Black Tie Music Academy Ribbon Cutting

Friday, August 21, 2015 1:18 p.m.

Black Tie Music Academy Ribbon Cutting (Photos by Marcella McCray)

Janet Huckabee: Mike is ‘my hero’

Friday, August 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Cure Alzheimer’s. That’s what Janet Huckabee, wife of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, would fight for if she were to become the …

Third Thursday - Aug. 20 UPDATED

Friday, August 21, 2015 1:05 p.m.

Photos by Nick Cokins

Coroner: 93-year-old struck, killed by car UPDATED

Friday, August 21, 2015 2:21 p.m.

A car struck and killed a 93-year-old Summerville woman Friday morning near Trolley Road.

Production crew spotted

Thursday, August 20, 2015 5:55 a.m.

Trucks and trailers could be seen in front of Pivotal Fitness on Old Trolley Road on Aug. 19. Reports indicate production crews were using the site …

Four-legged officers outfitted with vests

Thursday, August 20, 2015 11:52 a.m.

A number of four-legged officers throughout the tri-county were set to be outfitted with bulletproof vests this week.

Painting the town: Artist depicts local birds

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The utilitarian parking garage is perhaps the least admired structure in the modern cityscape.

Car plant could spinoff a lot more jobs

The Post and Courier

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:01 p.m.

While Volvo Cars North America is grabbing the spotlight in Berkeley County, economic development officials say businesses supplying car parts and …

Downtown mural UPDATED

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 4:17 p.m.

Roman artist Hitnes was in town Aug. 11-13 to paint a mural of the American redstart on the town parking garage. While here, he conducted a mural- …

County jumpstarts funding for park friends group

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 6:42 a.m.

A park friends group created as a fundraising tool for a countywide parks system in Dorchester County received necessary startup funds this month, …

Critics voice concern over overlay district ordinance

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 12:16 p.m.

The future of a restricted zoning district along the Ashley River is undergoing examination after Councilman Bill Hearn introduced an ordinance in …

Smoke detected at Summerville High - no fire

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 2:28 p.m.

Firefighters responded to smoke detected at Summerville High on Tuesday afternoon, but there was reportedly no fire.

Meet the county’s new SRO supervisor

Monday, August 17, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Come Monday, Sgt. Greg Thomas will officially start his newest leadership role as school resource officer supervisor for the county.

Nightime lane closures for Ashley Phosphate on-ramp

Monday, August 17, 2015 12:08 p.m.

Charleston County Government announces nighttime lane closures will begin Aug. 17. Crews will be working on Ashley Phosphate Road at the I-26 eastbound on-ramp. All work is weather permitting.

First Day

Monday, August 17, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Thousands of children returned to the classroom today for the first day of school in Dorchester District 2.


Monday, August 17, 2015 10:52 a.m.

DD2 went back to school Aug. 17

Community policing expanding across Summerville

Sunday, August 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Capt. Doug Wright hates to hear Summerville residents say they never see a cop in their neighborhoods.

Local teen faces health challenges, seeks wigs

Saturday, August 15, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Earlier this summer Haleigh Bragg couldn’t wait to start her eighth-grade year at Northwoods Middle School, but as the new school year …

Gunshot victims found in Ridgeville road UPDATED

Friday, August 14, 2015 8:52 a.m.

Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet has identified the two people found in a road this morning and ruled both their deaths as homicides.

No decision on BAR appeal yet

Friday, August 14, 2015 4:28 p.m.

Plaintiffs are challenging Summerville’s Board of Architectural Review’s approval of the hotel project, but the town’s attorney …

Firefighters rescue feline stuck in wall

Friday, August 14, 2015 12:09 p.m.

For three days, residents at Summerville Station apartments kept hearing faint “meows” but couldn’t figure out where they came …

DD2 High School Bands UPDATED

Friday, August 14, 2015 4:08 p.m.

Extra band photos

Bill McIntosh running for second term

Friday, August 14, 2015 2:01 p.m.

Bill McIntosh ran for office four years ago because he believed Summerville Town Council needed more reasoned voices who would put taxpayers first by …

DD2 hopes for smooth ride for bus riders

Friday, August 14, 2015 3:23 p.m.

Last year Dorchester District Two started school with roughly 118 bus drivers.

Back to band

Friday, August 14, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Scorching August temperatures stand no match to Dorchester District Two’s marching bands as they prepare for a new school year.

Bob Jackson running for reelection

Friday, August 14, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Bob Jackson wants to see the work he has started on Summerville Town Council come to fruition, which is why he has decided to run for re-election.

Applegate requests dismissal from boutique hotel case UPDATED

Thursday, August 13, 2015 3:01 p.m.

Plaintiffs in the boutique hotel case want Arthur Applegate and his company to be a part of the lawsuit, but his attorney is arguing the case needs …

Former SPAWAR contractor arrested on child porn charges

Post and Courier

Thursday, August 13, 2015 2:50 p.m.

A former information systems contractor at SPAWAR has been arrested after investigators said he stored massive amounts of child porn on a hospital …

Officer names, 911 calls released in fatal officer-involved shooting

Thursday, August 13, 2015 11:42 a.m.

Names have been released of the deputies involved in the fatal shooting of an African-American Ridgeville man Saturday in Dorchester County, after SLED officials said the man first fired at deputies following a car chase.

Council approves Hutchinson Square Master Plan

Thursday, August 13, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Overall response to the Hutchinson Square renovation project seems to be positive, though questions about financing later portions of the project …

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