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.

Summerville man recalls career with U.S. Army Special Forces

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

After 24 years service in the U.S. Army, Reserves and National Guard, Summerville resident Jeff Fiorito has called it quits to start a new life …

Veterans Day focus: Dave Mellert

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Dave Mellert would like to visit Vietnam again. He saw it the first time as a flight engineer on cargo planes, and despite the threat of incoming …

One80 Place offering services to homeless veterans

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 3:01 p.m.

One80 Place wants no homeless veterans in 2016.

HELP of Summerville celebrating 40 years

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 12:56 p.m.

Forty years ago, DSS worker Mary Smart realized there were families falling through the cracks because they needed the kind of immediate, emergency …

Volvo exec talks entrance, education, infrastructure

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 7:04 a.m.

Dozens of suit-clad people lined up for the chance to meet her. For many in the Charleston business community, the opportunity arose: a chance to …

DD2 nearing end of attendance lines meetings

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 7:03 a.m.

Redistricting might be a necessary evil – but it is a fair one, says DD2 Superintendent Joe Pye.

FEMA officials: We’re still here to help, registration deadline approaching

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 10:45 a.m.

Nearly six weeks after flooding devastated South Carolina and forced thousands from their homes, federal aid workers are still daily receiving applications for assistance.

Business in the ‘ville

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 12:55 p.m.

In celebration of Veterans Day, multiple businesses are serving those who have served their country.

Behind the Apple - Dedra Scherer

Monday, November 9, 2015 9:42 a.m.

When Dedra Scherer walked into Fort Dorchester High for the first time, the school immediately became home.

Mayor Collins relinquishes power as administrator

Monday, November 9, 2015 12:59 p.m.

The Town of Summerville is making some changes to its administration.

Nominees sought for DOT commission

Saturday, November 7, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A joint legislative panel is accepting notice from residents living in South Carolina’s 1st, 3rd, and 5th congressional districts who are interested in running for a term on the South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission. The Joint Transportation Review Committee (JTRC) will receive notices of intent until noon on Wednesday, …

Challengers come out on top in election

Friday, November 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Summerville is getting a new mayor and councilwoman who have been critical of some of the town’s recent decisions.

Donut holes stymie would-be voters

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

Summerville officials have talked about annexation for years.

Czarnik to represent District 2

Friday, November 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Christine Czarnik had a good idea that election results hinged on the residents in Weatherstone.

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