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Walking Club encourages exercise for seniors

Sunday, February 8, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Walking Club has been an activity at Dorchester Seniors, Inc. for several years. However, Activity Coordinator Jan Holloway wanted to make it …

Berkeley County adds more methane extraction wells to landfill

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

A mountain of trash generates enough electricity to power 800 homes, but only if the waste is fresh and actively producing methane.

Habitat 51st home dedication UPDATED

Saturday, February 7, 2015 11:45 a.m.

Dorchester Habitat for Humanity dedicated its 51st home Saturday.

Town of Summerville and SCDOT remove crosswalk on Berlin G. Myers Parkway

Friday, February 6, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Pedestrians wanting to cross the Berlin G. Myers Parkway at East Richland Street need to be mindful that there is no longer a crosswalk at that …

Judge rules for Diocese of SC

Friday, February 6, 2015 12:18 p.m.

If this week’s ruling in the Episcopal church property lawsuit brings some sense of closure, it doesn’t in any way affect the work …

Hope for road projects projected

Thursday, February 5, 2015 8:17 p.m.

2016 could be a big year for roads in Dorchester County.

Teen killed in single-vehicle crash

Thursday, February 5, 2015 8:50 p.m.

An 18-year-old was killed Thursday in a single-vehicle crash on Delemar Highway.

Berkeley awards $3M design contract for Sheep Island interchange

Thursday, February 5, 2015 6:50 a.m.

The future I-26 interchange between Summerville’s Exit 199 and Jedburg’s Exit 194 is one step closer toward reality.

Public invited to weigh in on Hutchinson Square plans

Thursday, February 5, 2015 12:01 p.m.

It looks like the future of Hutchinson Square will rest with Summerville residents.

Courtyard by Marriott at Nexton Ribbon Cutting UPDATED

Thursday, February 5, 2015 6:57 p.m.

Courtyard by Marriott at Nexton Ribbon Cutting. (Photos by Brooks Finneseth)

Chamber hosting Knightsville roads summit

Thursday, February 5, 2015 6:49 a.m.

The Knightsville Area Council, a council of the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce, will host a transportation summit 5:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at Pinewood Prep, 1114 Orangeburg Road.With the success of the one-cent transportation sales tax and the tremendous growth in the western part of Summerville, the Chamber will gather elected …

Seeing double

Thursday, February 5, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Man killed in Afghanistan back home UPDATED

Thursday, February 5, 2015 3:02 p.m.

Matthew Fineran, the former Summerville police officer who was killed last week in Afghanistan, returned to the Lowcountry on Tuesday.

Fort Dorchester to host Princess Ball; Time for dad to get down

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Polish up your Dougie, dads; it’s time to boogie.

DD2 Parents push for more recess

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 5:01 a.m.

When Andrea Sorensen’s 7-year-old son participates in recess, it’s at the end of the school day – and it’s 20 minutes …

Dorchester County to implement text-to-911 in spring

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 12:15 p.m.

Texting to 911 dispatchers is getting closer to reality for Dorchester County residents.

Court rules for Diocese of SC

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 9:23 p.m.

The breakaway Episcopal churches in South Carolina are the legal owners of their buildings and property, not the national Episcopal Church, First Circuit Court Judge Diane Goodstein ruled late Tuesday.

Town denies wrongdoing in The Dorchester case

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 7:08 a.m.

The town of Summerville defended itself in a court filing last week in response to the lawsuit initiated by residents who want to stop The Dorchester …

Palmetto Warrior Connection seeks to give veterans hope

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 12:17 p.m.

Jermaine Husser’s greatest hope is to give hope to veterans.

Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office cracks theft ring

Monday, February 2, 2015 4:54 p.m.

Three people have been arrested in connection with an area theft ring, with items recovered totaling more than $100,000 in value.

Planning commission approves sidewalk funding proposal

Monday, February 2, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The Dorchester County Planning Commission approved a proposal to use impact fees to pay for about 1.2 miles of sidewalk on S.C. 165.

Behind the Apple -- Keri Hayes

Monday, February 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The year 2001 proved to be a big year for Keri Hayes.

North Island hog hunts with dogs to remove destructive feral hogs

Sunday, February 1, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources will continue efforts to remove and eliminate feral hogs from North Island in Georgetown County by …

Lincolnville Fire Department awarded grant

Saturday, January 31, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Lincolnville Volunteer Fire Department has recently been notified it will be the recipient of a grant that will provide the department with new …

Summerville man killed in Kabul UPDATED

Friday, January 30, 2015 4:05 p.m.

Live 5 News reports that a Summerville man was killed in a terrorist attack in the airport in Kabul.  

Up close with the plants

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Forget studying genetics from books – a group of Summerville High students can say they’ve genetically engineered plants, right here in …

Taste of Coastal cooking competition UPDATED

Friday, January 30, 2015 8:20 a.m.

Residents and staff at the Coastal Center, a residential facility for people with developmental disabilities, enjoy the Taste of Coastal cooking …

CRDA looks to recruit talent

Friday, January 30, 2015 5:01 a.m.

If the tri-county can’t produce enough workers for the skilled jobs that are here, then the area’s economic development group will go …

Interested in moving a historic house?

Thursday, January 29, 2015 7:27 a.m.

Feeling like they’ve got their priorities straight, Heyward Hutson is happy with Summerville Commissioners of Public Works’ decision to …

Chamber gets good news for 2015 UPDATED

Thursday, January 29, 2015 11:54 a.m.

The outlook for the national economy is pretty good, even though the coming year could have some bumps.

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