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Public weighs in at DD2 budget meeting

Public weighs in at DD2 budget meeting
Thursday, April 21, 2016 7:08 a.m.

School resource officers and overall funding for the school district continue to be hot topics in Dorchester District Two.

Old Fort Fire voices concerns about contract termination with county

Old Fort Fire voices concerns about contract termination with county
Thursday, April 21, 2016 11:49 a.m.

Old Fort Fire Department’s board is not backing down from what its members said is an unfair contract termination between their agency and …

Summerville man arrested for DUI following wreck with school bus

Summerville man arrested for DUI following wreck with school bus
Thursday, April 21, 2016 11:21 a.m.

A Summerville man was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence following a wreck involving a school bus Thursday morning in Sangaree.

Summerville hairstylist comes full circle

Summerville hairstylist comes full circle
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 2:01 p.m.

Saturday morning was a little busy for Marvalene Hinton as she helped a group of women get ready for a family wedding.

Summerville’s Primate Protection League receives new gibbon

Summerville’s Primate Protection League receives new gibbon
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 7:01 a.m.

Her song is loud and demeanor shy, but the newest gibbon at the International Primate Protection League Wildlife Facility in Summerville has already …

Deputy, civilian identified in Summerville crash

Deputy, civilian identified in Summerville crash
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:07 p.m.

South Carolina Highway Patrol has released the names of a Dorchester County deputy and civilian driver involved in a crash in Summerville Monday that …

Resident fighting to install solar panels on her house

Resident fighting to install solar panels on her house
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:01 p.m.

A Summerville resident has been denied permission from her homeowners association to erect solar panels on her house, but she plans to put them up …

Highway Patrol: Pedestrians struck by car identified as Summerville teens

Highway Patrol: Pedestrians struck by car identified as Summerville teens
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 10:53 a.m.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol has released the names of three Summerville teens it said were struck by a car while they were on the side of …

Berkeley Sheriff’s Office seeks body cam grant

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 4:22 p.m.

When you encounter a Berkeley County Sheriff’s deputy, odds are he or she doesn’t have a dashboard camera on the patrol vehicle, and he or she definitely doesn’t have a body camera — something that has gained national attention for condemning or exonerating officers for use of force.

County passes automatic aid agreement between county, town fire agencies UPDATED

County passes automatic aid agreement between county, town fire agencies
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Dorchester County residents can expect the closest fire apparatus to respond to any future emergency they might have, regardless of their tax …

BCSD dubs Sedgefield’s Blackwood as Teacher of the Year

BCSD dubs Sedgefield’s Blackwood as Teacher of the Year
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 7:08 a.m.

Sharon Blackwood has earned top honors among Berkeley County public school teachers. Nominated by her peers and then selected among 42 …

Behind the Apple - Lydia Wallwork

Behind the Apple - Lydia Wallwork
Monday, April 18, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Lydia Wallwork’s passion for helping people has landed her big opportunities.

SNAP! Fruit of the Loom more than doubles its distribution center

SNAP! Fruit of the Loom more than doubles its distribution center
Monday, April 18, 2016 12:16 p.m.

Fruit of the Loom and local dignitaries opened a new addition with a snap Friday as officials cut the enlarged elastic waistband to commemorate the …

Husband and wife die of gunshots after altercation

Monday, April 18, 2016 1:56 p.m.

Dorchester County Coroner Alice Durr reported Monday that a husband and wife died of gunshots after a verbal altercation Sunday afternoon.

DCSO deputy involved in crash UPDATED

DCSO deputy involved in crash
Monday, April 18, 2016 4:44 p.m.

A Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been involved in a crash at North Main Street and U.S. 78, the sheriff’s office has …

Evan Guthrie contending for Bennett’s S.C. Senate seat

Evan Guthrie contending for Bennett’s S.C. Senate seat
Friday, April 15, 2016 2:01 p.m.

Local lawyer Evan Guthrie said South Carolinians need an unseasoned politician, a person not “entrenched in the system” to rise up and …

South Carolina’s jobless rate edges up a bit in March

Friday, April 15, 2016 10:56 a.m.

South Carolina’s unemployment rate edged up slightly last month, the first increase in more than a year.

DD2 aims for reading success

Friday, April 15, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Research shows that if a student can read by the end of third grade, it is a good indicator he or she is going to graduate.

DD2 teachers go on a chilly adventure

DD2 teachers go on a chilly adventure
Friday, April 15, 2016 5:01 a.m.

Magical, incredible, natural, breathtaking, untouched ... and cold.

Lowcountry women learn safety tactics for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Lowcountry women learn safety tactics for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Friday, April 15, 2016 11:01 a.m.

One in six women will be sexually assaulted during their lifetime, according to Lowcountry police officer Angie Elmer. And for those who do …

Sheriff’s Office: Two charged with grand larceny, burglary

Sheriff’s Office: Two charged with grand larceny, burglary
Thursday, April 14, 2016 7:10 a.m.

Dorchester County deputies said they have arrested a Holly Hill man and a Ridgeville man on grand larceny and burglary charges tied to incidents that …

Meet Summerville’s new assistant fire chief

Meet Summerville’s new assistant fire chief
Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:43 p.m.

As a boy in Miami, Florida, Summerville Assistant Fire Chief Jake Jenkins used to watch emergency vehicles speed by and think about how one day he, …

Town administrator could be working by end of month UPDATED

Town administrator could be working by end of month
Thursday, April 14, 2016 7:05 a.m.

Summerville’s new town administrator is slated to come on board April 25.

Shuttered public garden keeps in the black

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Despite being closed for seven months, Berkeley County’s No. 1 tourist destination will likely end the year without a deficit, according to county Deputy Supervisor of Finance Tim Callanan.

County prepares to absorb coverage of fire services in Knightsville/Jedburg

County prepares to absorb coverage of fire services in Knightsville/Jedburg
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 12:04 p.m.

Starting in January, the county will be one step closer to boasting about a larger and more consolidated county fire and rescue operation.

Keith Thompson challenging Larry Hargett for Council District 4

Keith Thompson challenging Larry Hargett for Council District 4
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 2:36 p.m.

County Councilman Larry Hargett has a challenger this election year. North Charleston resident Keith Thompson is vying for the Republican nomination …

Volunteers celebrate grand opening of the Saul Alexander Garden House

Volunteers celebrate grand opening of the Saul Alexander Garden House
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 5:01 a.m.

Saul Alexander will be there to greet visitors as they come to check out his garden house.

Blaze destroys Summerville home, displaces family

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 10:09 a.m.

American Red Cross officials are assisting a Summerville family after a press release said a fire destroyed a Keowee Court home Tuesday morning.

Summerville Miracle League

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 4:05 p.m.

Teacher Therapist Appreciation Day - April 9, 2016 Photos by Katie Florimbio

Rain to continue, with thunderstorms possible

Rain to continue, with thunderstorms possible
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 9:18 a.m.

Rain showers will continue today, bringing a possible thunderstorm with them later Tuesday afternoon, according to National Weather Service …

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