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Teacher of the Year Luncheon UPDATED

Thursday, May 19, 2016 1:21 p.m.

Summerville Chamber hosts its annual Teacher of the Year Luncheon at Bethany United Methodist on May 19.

Coroner: Teen killed in U.S. 78 crash UPDATED

Coroner: Teen killed in U.S. 78 crash
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 11:18 a.m.

A Moncks Corner teen died after a wreck on U.S. 78 near the Drakesborough subdivsion Wednesday, according to the Dorchester County coroner’s …

Tackling traffic: A look at the town’s road plans

Tackling traffic: A look at the town’s road plans
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 12:01 a.m.

It is a project that has been the topic of discussion since summer 2015.

Dorchester County fire officials debut state’s first side-by-side mobile burn trailer

Dorchester County fire officials debut state’s first side-by-side mobile burn trailer
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 12:01 p.m.

It was a fiery weekend. A crowd fell silent as they watched flames melt furniture in a matter of minutes.

Local groups not seeking tax increase from county UPDATED

Local groups not seeking tax increase from county
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 9:23 a.m.

It appears the county will not be looking to taxpayers this coming fiscal year to cover any budget shortfalls identified by local nonprofits and …

DD2 holding out for funding

DD2 holding out for funding
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Dorchester County Council members heard Dorchester District 2’s appeal for more money during a budget hearing Monday but held off on any …

SRO funding debate goes to the courts

Monday, May 16, 2016 11:43 p.m.

The debate on school resource officers is back, this time with litigation.

Coroner: Two dead in Ridgeville crash

Coroner: Two dead in Ridgeville crash
Monday, May 16, 2016 3:34 p.m.

Two Eutawville men are dead following a two-car, head-on collision Monday afternoon on Highway 27 in Ridgeville, according to Dorchester County …

An alligator’s connundrum: swamp life or the streets

An alligator’s connundrum: swamp life or the streets
Monday, May 16, 2016 7:22 a.m.

“It’s springtime and it’s mating season,” said Old Santee Canal Park’s historical education coordinator, Mary Bell. …

Dorchester County Fire Rescue to hold community meeting

Dorchester County Fire Rescue to hold community meeting
Friday, May 13, 2016 4:13 p.m.

Dorchester County announced Friday that it will hold a community meeting next week about the fire protection plan for the Knightsville and Jedburg …

DD2 looks to close $1 million gap

Friday, May 13, 2016 1:50 p.m.

Dorchester District 2 officials said they won’t be making a specific request of County Council when they present their budget on Monday.

Town to ‘pick up the cost’ of homelessness one way or another, shelter officials say

Friday, May 13, 2016 9:32 a.m.

In less than two months, funding for an overcrowded men’s homeless shelter in Summerville will drastically decline. Since October, the town has been paying the rent for Home of Hope, located on Central Avenue.

Dorchester Habitat Women Build Groundbreaking Ceremony

Friday, May 13, 2016 3:32 p.m.

Dorchester Habitat Women Build Groundbreaking Ceremony with future Homeowner Ms. Shirley Gadson, May 5, 2016. Photos by Nick Cokins

Summerville native making it big in Hollywood

Summerville native making it big in Hollywood
Friday, May 13, 2016 1:50 p.m.

A Summerville native is making strides in Hollywood after winning a film contest that landed him a chance to film with Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Candidates for S.C. Senate, House take the Flowertown stage in chamber forum

Candidates for S.C. Senate, House take the Flowertown stage in chamber forum
Friday, May 13, 2016 6:57 a.m.

Four candidates each looking to win spots in the South Carolina General Assembly next year talked to voters in a forum-style event Thursday sponsored …

Dorchester County Career and Technology Center to reopen Trolley Road location

Dorchester County Career and Technology Center to reopen Trolley Road location
Friday, May 13, 2016 10:30 a.m.

The Dorchester County Career and Technology Center will reopen its Trolley Road satellite location in the fall so it can have more of a presence in …

Weatherstone residents file suit on town UPDATED

Friday, May 13, 2016 2:59 p.m.

Weatherstone residents who oppose the Bear Island Road extension are not giving up.

Judge grants bail to Colucci UPDATED

Judge grants bail to Colucci
Thursday, May 12, 2016 3:07 p.m.

A Summerville man and former jewelry store owner accused of fatally strangling his wife last May had bond set at $150,000 during a second court …

Customers want their heirlooms returned

Thursday, May 12, 2016 12:35 p.m.

Customers of a shuttered Summerville jewelry store are in limbo as they try to retrieve family heirlooms, while the only person apparently able to get to their possessions sits in jail, accused of murder.

Summerville seeking input from public on recycling UPDATED

Summerville seeking input from public on recycling
Thursday, May 12, 2016 7:05 a.m.

Some residents may want to keep recycling the way it is, some may be willing to pay a little extra each month to have it all collected.

‘A tribute to those who served, died honorably’

‘A tribute to those who served, died honorably’
Thursday, May 12, 2016 12:34 p.m.

They’ve paid the ultimate sacrifice. They’ve given their lives. Now they’re forever memorialized in the hearts and minds of …

County officials: “Difficult” budget taking shape

County officials: “Difficult” budget taking shape
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Limited revenue growth the last year and the rising cost of employee benefits has left county officials with a challenging task in balancing next …

BCSD: Administrators to decide transgendered bathroom use for now UPDATED

BCSD: Administrators to decide transgendered bathroom use for now
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 10:20 a.m.

Until a federal appeals court decision has been finalized, Berkeley County school administrators will manage all transgendered student requests for …

Meet Summerville’s new town administrator: Colin Martin UPDATED

Meet Summerville’s new town administrator: Colin Martin
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 11:34 a.m.

When people ask Colin Martin where he is from, he tells them, “I’m not from here, but I grew up in the South.”

Public invited to candidate forum Thursday UPDATED

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 10:06 a.m.

Republican voters will get a chance to hear from Statehouse candidates during a candidate forum Thursday in Summerville.

DD2 in ‘exciting times’ as summer draws near

DD2 in ‘exciting times’ as summer draws near
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 12:10 p.m.

Positive thoughts, positive results.

Coroner: One dead in motorcycle crash on I-26

Coroner: One dead in motorcycle crash on I-26
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 10:19 p.m.

A Greenwood man died Monday after his motorcycle crashed on Interstate 26 in Harleyville, according to the Dorchester County Coroner’s Office. …

DD2 prepares for county council

DD2 prepares for county council
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 6:47 a.m.

DD2 officials say they might have to cut 14 positions if they don’t get a tax increase.

Summerville man sentenced to federal prison for $45 million mortgage loan scheme

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 2:08 p.m.

A Summerville man is headed to federal prison for his involvement in a $45 million mortgage loan scheme targeting properties throughout South Carolina and Georgia, according to the United States Attorney’s Office.

Farmers Market

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 12:34 p.m.

Photos from Summerville's Farmers Market on Saturday. (by Katie Florimbio)

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