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Cheaper insurance premiums announced for county residents

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 5:01 a.m.

A number of Dorchester County residents can expect cheaper insurance premiums in the future due to the county recently receiving an improved ISO fire …

Cabela’s coming to Summerville

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 5:01 a.m.

A store known for its hunting, fishing and outdoor gear is making its way into Summerville, with its doors set to open in fall 2016.

Forum addresses gun violence

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:15 p.m.

About 100 people came together Sunday afternoon to vent their frustrations about gun violence and search for tangible answers as to what they can do …

Troopers: Dorchester Co. deputy arrested for DUI UPDATED

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:54 p.m.

A Dorchester County deputy was charged Wednesday morning with suspicion of driving under the influence, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.

DD2 names two new principals

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 1:12 p.m.

DD2 has made a few big changes with some staff members’ positions.

Crash kills 2

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 5:39 p.m.

Two people are confirmed dead after a crash on S.C. 61 near Middleton Place, according to Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet.

Education Station's BTS Bonanza 2015

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 3:41 p.m.

Photos by Marcella McCray Newton"

YMCA says DD2 owes $21K for pool expenditures

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 12:18 p.m.

Dorchester District Two is being asked to reimburse the Summerville Family YMCA for expenses incurred when talks of an aquatic center first got …

Oakbrook Middle principal to be named

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 7:30 a.m.

With less than three weeks until the first day of school, Oakbrook Middle is in need of a principal, and while the superintendent has someone in mind, …

Walmart Neighborhood Market on Dorchester Road opens Aug. 5 UPDATED

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 7:07 a.m.

Summerville’s new Walmart Neighborhood Market is opening its doors to the public 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 5 – and staff members are ready to …

Council passes tax increase for SROs UPDATED

Monday, July 27, 2015 3:24 p.m.

Nearly 20 teachers, parents, school board members and other community residents flocked to the podium Monday afternoon in Dorchester County Council …

Advancing in medicine

Monday, July 27, 2015 12:01 p.m.

When she took her son to the doctor in 2007, Whitney Ringler was not prepared for the news of his diagnosis.

Murder warrant issued in Benedict Avenue shooting UPDATED

Monday, July 27, 2015 11:12 a.m.

The suspect in a fatal shooting on Benedict Avenue last week turned himself in Monday.

‘I’ve grown up in a police car’

Monday, July 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Patrolman First Class Jonathan Jourdan remembered peeking through a car window at crime scenes as young as age 5.

Shop tax-free for school supplies Aug.7-9

Sunday, July 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The state’s tax department will lift sales tax on back-to-school items beginning midnight Friday, Aug. 7, and ending at midnight Sunday, Aug. …

Toddler dead in apparent drowning UPDATED

Sunday, July 26, 2015 8:59 p.m.

A two-year-old from Bowman is dead following an apparent drowning around 6 p.m. Sunday near St. George, according to the Dorchester County …

Worker killed at Berkeley County plant, OSHA investigating

Sunday, July 26, 2015 9:07 p.m.

Berkeley and Charleston County Sheriff’s investigatrors are looking into a workplace fatality that occurred Saturday morning at

Sheriff’s Office boasts armored tactical vehicle

Saturday, July 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

What weighs 52,000-plus pounds of aluminum and stainless steel and can withstand bullets, ice and wind gales up to 150 miles per hour? Dorchester …

Shaggers tear up the dance floor

Friday, July 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

It is a beautiful Monday evening in Summerville – albeit very hot – and Shag enthusiasts have gathered to learn about the South Carolina …

County Republicans attack DD2, SRO funding

Friday, July 24, 2015 4:40 p.m.

Dorchester County’s Republican Party met for a special called meeting Thursday night to discuss its disdain for how Dorchester District Two is …

Presidential candidate stops by Summerville

Friday, July 24, 2015 3:26 p.m.

Summerville received its first visit from a Presidential candidate Friday morning with the 2016 race now underway.

Leadership Dorchester unveils class project

Friday, July 24, 2015 12:00 p.m.

This year’s Leadership Dorchester class is asking residents to be tourists in their own town – and embrace Summerville’s history. …

Pub crawl to benefit cystic fibrosis

Thursday, July 23, 2015 5:01 a.m.

An estimated 30,000 children and adults in the United States have cystic fibrosis.

Police seek help in hit-and-run

Thursday, July 23, 2015 11:19 a.m.

Summerville Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run Tuesday.

Orangeburg Road project revived

Thursday, July 23, 2015 12:16 p.m.

The last leg of a Dorchester County road project on hold since 2010 will soon be the site of construction crews.

Inmate fatally stabbed

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 9:36 a.m.

An inmate at a high priority penitentiary in Ridgeville succumbed to a stab wound he received earlier this month, according to the Dorchester County Coroner’s Office.

‘Be good to people’

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Barry Moultrie remembers being a kid and knowing how to address adults – it was “yes, ma’am, no ma’am – yes sir, …

DOT constructing traffic signal near new road

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Weeks after local residents protested for safety reasons the removal of a stop sign near two schools in the Summerville/Ladson area, a traffic signal …

BCSO investigates Ladson shooting

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 11:35 a.m.

A shooting death is being investigated in Ladson.

Gun violence forum on Sunday

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The public is invited to a forum on gun violence at Summerville High School at 4 p.m. this Sunday.

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