County breaks ground on new jail

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:30 a.m.

Dorchester County broke ground on the new detention center Monday morning.

Chamber’s Candidate Forum Wednesday night

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 2:40 p.m.

Voters will have an opportunity to hear from House of Representatives candidates in Districts 94, 98 and 102 on Wednesday night.

Fatal accident investigation ongoing

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 1:03 p.m.

Investigators are still probing a fatal accident that occurred Oct. 9 on Berlin G. Myers Parkway at Richland Street in Summerville.

Lowcountry Healthy Living Expo

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 11:40 a.m.

Thank you to our title sponsor Pruitt Health and our healthy living vendors, Also thanks to our speakers, McPhail Chiropractic, Reeve Conover of …

DD2 goes up in AP, SAT scores

Monday, October 13, 2014 5:01 a.m.

Dorchester District Two is among five school districts in the state that have been named to the 2013 AP District Honor Roll, for increasing the …

Free Healthy Living Expo set for Oct. 13 UPDATED

Sunday, October 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Summerville Communications – the Goose Creek Gazette, Berkeley Independent, and Summerville Journal Scene – is hosting the Lowcountry Healthy Living Expo on Monday, Oct. 13, and you are invited!

KES treated to pep rally

Sunday, October 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

As part of its Future Green Wave program, Summerville High School held a pep rally at Knightsville Elementary School Oct. 2.

Rep. Mark Sanford visits the ARK

Saturday, October 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

For four years Sherry Sheppard has been the caregiver for her mom, who is a club member at the ARK.

Patriots earn coveted win over the Green Wave UPDATED

Saturday, October 11, 2014 1:03 a.m.

Fort Dorchester’s drought in its series with Summerville is over.

Perfectly Frank’s on the market

Friday, October 10, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Perfectly Frank’s is for sale. Sort of.

‘There are too many concerns’

Friday, October 10, 2014 12:30 p.m.

The new boutique hotel continues to reel in questions and issues among Summerville residents.

Sanford visits Kiwanis

Thursday, October 9, 2014 12:08 p.m.

It’s not quite end-of-times prophecy so much as given fact: the U.S. is headed for serious, even calamitous financial trouble if it doesn’t rein in …

Same sex marriage legality in flux UPDATED

Thursday, October 9, 2014 11:42 a.m.

The Charleston County Probate Court raised the hopes of gay couples across the state by accepting applications for same-sex marriages Wednesday, but Thursday reversed course and said it would await direction from higher courts before issuing the licenses.

Bond set at $460,000 for man accused of Sangaree kidnapping UPDATED

The Gazette

Thursday, October 9, 2014 6:06 p.m.

Bond was set at $460,000 for the man accused of holding captive and assaulting a 21-year-old man at a Sangaree home.

Truck hits, kills pedestrian UPDATED

Thursday, October 9, 2014 10:00 a.m.

A Summerville woman on her way to work Thursday morning was killed when she was hit by a truck on the Berlin G. Myers Parkway.

Senator Tim Scott visits DuBose

Thursday, October 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Zion Thomas just happens to be buddies with Sen. Tim Scott.

Remembering victims

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 12:28 p.m.

Two survivors of familial violence spoke Monday about the moments when someone saw them -- truly saw them – and reached out to help.

BAR takes no action on boutique hotel design

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 5:01 a.m.

With a number of concerns about traffic and keeping Summerville’s historic flavor alive, Summerville’s Board of Architectural Review (BAR) chose not …

Horne may be under scrutiny

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 3:01 p.m.

State and federal law enforcement agencies may be showing professional interest in several South Carolina legislators, including Summerville’s Rep. Jenny Horne, and how and why they voted during the February re-election of State Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean Toal.

Roof fire UPDATED

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 2:11 p.m.

At 12:25 p.m. Summerville Fire and Rescue and Old Fort Fire and Rescue responded to a fire that started on the roof of an apartment building at …

NAACP prepares for ‘change’

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 11:46 a.m.

On Oct. 11 “change” will be the theme of a very important dinner for the Summerville Branch of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People).

Fire trucks on parade

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 9:48 a.m.

Mayor Bill Collins, riding Bertha, leads a parade of fire trucks through town Monday night to the Fire Prevention Display. Trucks from Summerville, …

Human Services Commission seeks local help

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 8:00 p.m.

The Charleston Human Services Commission is seeking local help to further its mission.

Habitat celebrates 50th house built UPDATED

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 12:32 p.m.

Dorchester County Habitat for Humanity celebrated its 50th home built during a special dedication ceremony held Oct. 2.

‘We are not alone’

Monday, October 6, 2014 5:01 a.m.

She felt like she was walking in a fog – like it could not be happening to her.

Serving the community: Brandon Darby

Monday, October 6, 2014 1:12 p.m.

Before becoming a paramedic, 28-year-old Brandon Darby said he wanted to be a teacher.

Dispute over barking dogs continues

Saturday, October 4, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Douglas Briggs hopes his latest appearance in Dorchester County Magistrate’s Court will finally bury the bone his neighbor has to pick about Briggs’ …

Habitat for Humanity 50th Home Dedication

Friday, October 3, 2014 2:48 p.m.

Photos by Keri Whitaker

The price of progress

Friday, October 3, 2014 9:23 a.m.

Jerry and Donna Gosnell’s property was once so lovely that people regularly mistook it for a public park.

DCRP elects interim chair

Friday, October 3, 2014 9:29 a.m.

The Dorchester County Republican Party has elected a new interim chairman.

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