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Coroner: County death toll high

Monday, July 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Many may be unfamiliar with the fact that the county’s longest-serving elected official works with dead bodies.

Summers Corner taking shape

Monday, July 6, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Construction is under way along a tract of land to house residential, commercial and recreational properties for the Lowcountry.

Summerville man drowns in North Myrtle Beach

Sunday, July 5, 2015 8:05 p.m.

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH (AP) — Authorities say a 36-year-old father of four from Summerville has drowned while swimming in the ocean at North Myrtle Beach.

DNR seeking turkey survey volunteers

Sunday, July 5, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Annually, since 1982, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conducts a Summer Turkey Survey to estimate reproduction and recruitment of wild …

CSU creates Singleton Memorial Fund in wake of shooting

Sunday, July 5, 2015 10:01 a.m.

Charleston Southern University has created the Singleton Memorial Fund in memory of Chris Singleton’s mother, Sharonda Coleman-Singleton.

Red, White and Blue on the Green UPDATED

Saturday, July 4, 2015 10:19 p.m.

Folks at Gahagan Park's Red, White and Blue on the Green July 4th event got in a couple of hours of celebration before storms blew into the area, …

DNR conducting courtesy safety inspections; July 4 declared free fishing day

Saturday, July 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

In an effort to keep state waterways safe during the upcoming July 4 holiday, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division will …

District 2 race: Christine Czarnik

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:01 p.m.

More transparency, more citizen participation and no boutique hotel – these are three major elements in Christine Czarnik’s decision to …

Sean Alford named superintendent in Aiken County

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

After three years serving in Dorchester District Two, Sean Alford has a new job as the superintendent of Aiken County Public School District.

District 2 race: Terry Jenkins

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Terry Jenkins has seen Summerville Town Council take on a lot of projects – and he hopes to still be on council to see those projects …

Sheriff’s Office: Man claiming to be deputy targeting residents

Thursday, July 2, 2015 2:36 p.m.

Sheriff’s Office investigators said they are looking for a man claiming to be a deputy and calling residents for money, threatening to arrest them if they don’t comply.

DD2 committing to sheriff’s office, police department

Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:15 p.m.

DD2 is making moves on its school resource officer program, its bus drivers and its aquatic center.

N. Charleston man served DCSO warrant for March murder

Thursday, July 2, 2015 3:59 p.m.

A North Charleston man accused of killing a Ladson man in March was finally served a murder warrant in the case by Dorchester County investigators.

Summerville man charged with sharing child porn

Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:40 p.m.

A Summerville man has been arrested and charged with two counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

Public input wanted for waterway opportunities

Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Community members across the tri-county are investigating ways to provide additional recreational opportunities along area waterways.

Text to 911 feature coming UPDATED

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 3:02 p.m.

Residents who find themselves in an emergency situation will soon be able to text for help.

Skating “Uncle Sam” is back

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Summerville’s “Uncle Sam” has rolled back into town.

Summerville celebrates Fourth of July

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 12:25 p.m.

Hope for good weather and bring lots of sunscreen; Summerville’s Red, White and Blue on the Green event is this weekend.

Council members looking at A-tax funds

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 12:17 p.m.

Whether the Community Resource Center is going to get $2,500 for its Kwanzaa event is still up in the air.

Alford named new Aiken superintendent

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 8:13 p.m.

Dorchester District 2 is losing a top administrator to Aiken.

Nexton Elementary Ribbon Cutting UPDATED

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 11:44 a.m.

Folks gathered June 29 at Nexton Elementary's ribbon cutting ceremony.

Coroner: Summerville man shot in head UPDATED

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 9:05 a.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office is looking into the shooting death of an African-American man found lying in the middle of the street …

Walking for those who cannot

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 7:04 a.m.

After nine hours, nine cases of Gatorade, six cases of water, 40 pounds of bananas and 25-and-a-half miles of nothing but pavement…a group of …

One arrested in payday lender robbery

Monday, June 29, 2015 4:11 p.m.

Summerville Police have charged Alphonzo Ray McCutchen, 57, of 210 Pebble Creek Road, with the armed robbery of a payday lender earlier this month. …

DD2 schedules a workshop on SROs, bus drivers, aquatic center

Monday, June 29, 2015 2:17 p.m.

DD2 has scheduled a called meeting on June 30. According to a press release from DD2, the purpose of the meeting is to discuss the plan for school …

Women Build - Dorchester Habitat For Humanity UPDATED

Monday, June 29, 2015 2:27 p.m.

Photos by Nik Cokins

Trooper’s mission: Help people “until my last breath”

Monday, June 29, 2015 12:01 p.m.

While most across the tri-country and state know “Trooper Bob” as the coupon man looking to reward drivers wearing seatbelts, many may …

Chamber members give input on parks plan

Monday, June 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Local business leaders voiced their opinions on the need for a countywide parks system after hearing highlights of the current master plan during a …

Ribbon-cutting scheduled for Nexton Elementary

Sunday, June 28, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Nexton Elementary will be officially ready for the 2015-2016 school year following a 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 29, groundbreaking.

TV show to feature local woman’s 2010 attack, assault

Saturday, June 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Letisha Wilson will never forget the sound of a gun jamming while pointed at the base of her skull.

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