Johnson, council talk duties of mayor, town administrator

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Many town folks were pretty upset when Summerville council members reviewed some big amendments at the last council meeting on Nov. 11 that change …

Police officer Gayhart: ‘Expect the unexpected’

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 2:01 p.m.

Once a double major in marine science and biology at Coastal Carolina, Ray Gayhart is now a man of law and justice.

Disaster recovery center relocates to Summerville

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 4:57 p.m.

A disaster recovery center in Berkeley County is moving to town.

State sets new boundary between Dorchester and Berkeley counties UPDATED

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

More than 300 Dorchester County households will soon call Berkeley County home after a new boundary line goes into effect.

Coroner: Car strikes, kills man

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 9:59 a.m.

A man died Wednesday morning after a vehicle struck and killed him near a North Charleston gas station.

Nominations now open for Readers’ Choice

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dear Readers,

Locals residents rescue man, baby from Summerville apartment fire

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:28 a.m.

Jackie McGrail and her mother Marsha Linn were driving down Boone Hill Road Monday morning when McGrail smelled fire. The scent was a bittersweet …

Folks lend a hand on Day of Caring UPDATED

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 6:58 a.m.

Pinewood Preparatory students were disappointed when the October flood ruined their chance to lay down mulch in their school garden.

Police: 3 charged after stolen gun, meth seized in hospital parking lot

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:15 a.m.

Three people, including two Dorchester County residents, were arrested at Trident Medical Center Tuesday morning after North Charleston police …

Middleton Place Pioneer Days, Part 1 UPDATED

Monday, November 16, 2015 12:26 p.m.

Middleton Place Pioneer Days, Photos by Katie Florimbio

Flames rip through Summerville apartment complex

Monday, November 16, 2015 2:19 p.m.

Fire crews took 45 minutes to squelch flames flying from the roof of an apartment complex Monday morning on Boone Hill Road, across from Summerville …

Coroner’s office:1 killed, 1 injured in I-95 crash

Monday, November 16, 2015 12:17 p.m.

One person died after being ejected from a car in an accident that occurred Saturday in St. George.

Middleton Place Pioneer Days, Part 2 UPDATED

Monday, November 16, 2015 12:30 p.m.

Photos by Katie Florimbio

Behind the Apple - Tammy Parent

Sunday, November 15, 2015 12:01 a.m.

One of Tammy Parent’s favorite things to do as a teacher is make school fun.

HELP of Summerville tree dedication

Saturday, November 14, 2015 10:28 a.m.

HELP of Summerville dedicated a crape myrtle in Azalea Park in honor of its 40th anniversary.

Kennel Club treasurer pleads guilty to taking club funds

Friday, November 13, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Members of the Charleston Kennel Club are upset after one of their own escaped jail time for embezzling club funds.

Summerville Police Department unveils Christmas outreach

Friday, November 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Summerville Police Department is now collecting new and gently used toys and clothing for elementary and middle school-aged children as part of its first Christmas outreach program.

How to move a historic house

Friday, November 13, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Four old, empty houses once sat side by side on a plot of land across from Parks Funeral Home.

Council member Carroll Duncan wants Horne’s seat

Friday, November 13, 2015 9:01 a.m.

County Council member Carroll Duncan is ready to run for a higher political seat.

County hires new deputy administrator

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester County welcomes back its former deputy administrator, Charles (Charlie) Potts, who most recently served as chief financial officer for Mount Pleasant.

Students say ‘thank you’ to veterans

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:15 p.m.

Dorchester School District 2 students were proud to show their patriotism on Veterans Day, when schools held special programs to give a big …

Tensions rise over proposed ordinances UPDATED

Thursday, November 12, 2015 7:18 a.m.

It was a feisty crowd Wednesday night when town council passed first reading on two ordinances that would limit mayor-elect Wiley Johnson’s …

Red Cross: Mobile home blaze displaces Harleyville family

Thursday, November 12, 2015 4:28 p.m.

A mobile home blaze in Harleyville early Thursday left a family of seven homeless.

‘It’s a sacred day’: County celebrates veterans’ sacrifice

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:17 p.m.

Patriotic sounds of the “Star-Spangled Banner” and bagpipes filled the air Wednesday outside the county offices building in Summerville. …

Property tax deadline extended

Thursday, November 12, 2015 4:05 p.m.

Dorchester County residents have an extension on their property tax and don’t have to pay it until next year.

SBA officials to flood victims: We cover more than FEMA

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:32 p.m.

Officials with the Small Business Administration are urging all flood victims to apply for loan assistance even if they don’t think they need to.

Sparks fly over DD2 fiscal autonomy, single-member districts

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 6:01 a.m.

Words flew Monday between supporters and opponents of single-member districts and fiscal autonomy for Dorchester District Two.

Former Naval gunner’s mate reflects on haunting WW2 memories

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Despite being just 16, Ray Shaw enlisted in the U.S. Navy eager to fight. He had obeyed his dad’s words to follow in the footsteps of at least …

Veterans Day 2015 UPDATED

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 2:48 p.m.

Local veterans organizations hosted the annual Veterans Day ceremony at the county human services building on Wednesday.

Veterans Day: Tom Musolf

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 1:01 p.m.

When he was 15 years old, Tom Musolf was already thinking hard about enlisting in the Army.

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