Gibbon sanctuary holds “prime-mate” contest for newest female

Friday, March 27, 2015 5:01 a.m.

The newest gibbon to retire at a Summerville primate sanctuary is a widowed female looking to mingle this season with one of four bachelor hopefuls. …

DD2 pursuing aquatics center with North Charleston UPDATED

Friday, March 27, 2015 8:19 a.m.

Dorchester District Two has opted to enter into contract negotiations with the city of North Charleston for an aquatics center.

New Knightsville grocery to reveal name in coming months

Thursday, March 26, 2015 5:01 a.m.

A new grocery store is on its way to Knightsville, but the name of the grocery store is still being withheld.

Man arrested on child porn charges

Thursday, March 26, 2015 2:01 p.m.

The S.C. Attorney General’s Office announced that a homeless man living in Dorchester County was arrested today on 16 counts of sexual …

Gregg Middle a “shining star” in DD2

Thursday, March 26, 2015 12:24 p.m.

Gregg Middle School’s gym was packed with excited, screaming students on March 24 when the entire school learned that Gregg Middle is a 2015 …

SCJET would change school district funding

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 5:01 a.m.

A very “dense” state bill is expected to bring more money to Dorchester District Two – but not so much to District Four.

WABCO expanding braking business

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 10:12 a.m.

A manufacturer is expanding operations in Dorchester County, creating 50 new jobs through 2016.

One arrested by U.S. Marshals UPDATED

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 2:45 p.m.

A Summerville man picked up by U.S. Marshals Wednesday morning is accused of using two dead people's identities.

DD2 schedules executive session for aquatics center UPDATED

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 5:21 p.m.

Dorchester District Two has scheduled a called board meeting and executive session on March 26 at 5:30 p.m., according to a press release from the district.

One in custody after standoff UPDATED

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 11:35 a.m.

One person is in custody after a standoff this morning on Carters Drive, near Embassy Drive.

Patients intend to sue facility that gave injections

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:30 p.m.

Four people have filed notices they intend to sue in Dorchester County after they say they contracted hepatitis B from improper injections at a …

Bracci found not guilty in son’s 2011 death UPDATED

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 7:04 a.m.

A jury found a Ridgeville mother not guilty last week in the 2011 death of her toddler son.

Harrison joins the Journal Scene

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:08 p.m.

Summerville Communications is happy to announce the addition of Jenna-Ley Harrison to the staff of the Summerville Journal Scene.

Sheriff’s office investigating woman killed in home

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 7:17 a.m.

A woman was killed in her home in the Drakesborough subdivision Monday.

Gregg MS named Palmetto’s Finest

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 2:03 p.m.

Gregg Middle School is this year’s Palmetto’s Finest middle school.

Moving out of ‘nooks and crannies’

Monday, March 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Two family advocates with the Dorchester Children’s Center are finally about to move out of an old garage and into an actual office building. …

One dead in early-morning shooting UPDATED

Monday, March 23, 2015 9:54 a.m.

Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet is reporting that one person died in a shooting this morning.

Behind the Apple -- Anne O’Sullivan

Monday, March 23, 2015 12:54 p.m.

The three physical education teachers at Beech Hill Elementary all have the same philosophy on getting children to move.

DD2 construction update

Sunday, March 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The ongoing construction in Dorchester District Two is as follows:

Summerville Artist Guild 2015 Annual Judged Show Winners

Saturday, March 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Artist: Lu Bentley

Math Madness Basketball Game

Friday, March 20, 2015 9:55 p.m.

Bracci not guilty UPDATED

Friday, March 20, 2015 1:08 p.m.

The jury has found Amber Bracci "not guilty" on both charges against her: homicide by child abuse and aiding and abetting homicide by child abuse. …

Summerville resident charged in fatal crash UPDATED

Friday, March 20, 2015 3:00 p.m.

Summerville resident Christie Jordan has been charged with reckless homicide in Charleston County, after a crash in Awendaw last night, according to The Moultrie News.

Local PTSD group offers solace for sufferers

Friday, March 20, 2015 5:01 a.m.

One local man is committed to helping tri-county citizens find healing from a past still haunting their present.

50,000 square feet to be added to the Fort

Friday, March 20, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Fort Dorchester High is expanding by 50,000 square feet.

Fifth Annual Money Rocks Event UPDATED

Thursday, March 19, 2015 3:27 p.m.

Photos from the Fifth Annual Money Rocks Event (By Katie Florimbio).

New cameras to crack down on littering

Thursday, March 19, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Dorchester County’s Public Works Department is planning to utilize a $5,000 grant to purchase video camera systems for two county vehicles to …

Bracci takes stand in her own defense

Thursday, March 19, 2015 10:36 p.m.

Day Three of the Amber Bracci homicide by child abuse trial ended with lawyers for both sides offering their final arguments to the jury before …

Key evidence emerges in testimony of child homicide trial

Thursday, March 19, 2015 12:16 p.m.

Nine witnesses took the stand this week in St. George as Ridgeville resident Amber Bracci stood trial for charges she killed her toddler son in …

Park system, outdoor recreation on county officials’ minds

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Members of Dorchester County’s Parks and Recreation Commission, including County Councilman Jay Byars, suited up in harnesses and cables …

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