County officials give update on new jail, road projects

Thursday, November 5, 2015 12:30 p.m.

Chamber members and local political leaders were invited to hear updates on county-related projects this week. County Administrator Jason Ward …

Town looking to replace ‘deteriorating’ bridge

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 9:01 a.m.

A utilitarian piece of Summerville history might soon be replaced.

‘Addiction can hit all walks’: Recovery home needs new site

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 2:01 p.m.

Seven months ago, Magdalene House in Charleston closed due to lack of funding, forcing out residents recovering from addiction. Now the nonprofit is …

Permit fees reduced for flood-damaged businesses UPDATED

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 1:00 p.m.

Business owners who received damage to their operations during last month’s historic statewide flooding can now apply for repairs at reduced costs.

Election Day 2015 UPDATED

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 2:53 p.m.

Voters in Dorchester County head to the polls on Election Day

Voters head to polls to choose mayor UPDATED

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 10:39 a.m.

Both of Summerville’s mayoral candidates have cast their votes - the rest is up to the voters.

Precincts reporting election results UPDATED

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 7:34 p.m.

The challengers have taken the race.

Parents invited to weigh in on redistricting

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 6:54 a.m.

Next year, 700 new kids will be in Dorchester District Two.

Johnson wins mayor’s race UPDATED

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 9:08 p.m.

In the end, voters decided that Summerville did need saving.

Troopers: 1 killed, 1 injured in I-26 crash

Monday, November 2, 2015 10:36 a.m.

One person died after his vehcle traveled off the side of Interstate 26 and struck a tree Saturday.

Muncipal elections Tuesday

Monday, November 2, 2015 1:00 a.m.

Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday for Summerville municipal elections.

Police: Man shot, killed at Summerville apartment complex UPDATED

Monday, November 2, 2015 10:24 a.m.

A 36-year-old Summerville man died after he was shot and killed Sunday night at Waters Edge Apartments, police said.

Behind the Apple - Kelsey Zakutney

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

Kelsey Zakutney was in college when she got an “aha” moment – one in which she realized she wanted to be a teacher.

Oakie 5K to get students active outside

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

DD2’s little Oakie Bears are working to promote healthy living within their community.

Forest Service seeks volunteers for fees committee

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

The U.S. Forest Service is seeking nominations to fill 11 positions on a new Southern Region Recreation Resource Advisory Committee for national forests across the Southeast. The committee will take on the important task of recommending whether forests in 13 southern states and Puerto Rico adopt new recreation fees or make changes to existing fees. …

BBQ fest to benefit kids with cancer

Saturday, October 31, 2015 11:01 a.m.

Volunteering does not always have to feel like work.

The perfect pumpkin

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

DCTA member questions road designs in wake of flooding

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

Requests for documents on county road projects sparked tension among members this month at a meeting for the Dorchester County Sales Tax …

Local firefighter joins 2016 coroner race

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

Randy Brown is the first 2016 coroner candidate to announce his run on the Democratic side.

Hurricane sent Summerville family to Mexican hideout

Thursday, October 29, 2015 12:46 p.m.

It was an eerie silence that fell across the room where the Summers family and thousands of other vacationers were staying in Neuvo Vallarta, Mexico …

Summerville High School Homecoming Parade UPDATED

Thursday, October 29, 2015 1:44 p.m.

Summerville High students held their annual Homecoming Parade on Oct. 28, followed by a bonfire at the stadium.

DD2 employee battles breast cancer

Thursday, October 29, 2015 5:01 a.m.

For the last year Kim Harvey has been fighting for her life. But had she not reached down to touch a scratch on her left breast in March and felt the …

Council, FEMA to hold public meeting for flood victims

Thursday, October 29, 2015 4:46 p.m.

County council is encouraging all flood victims — homeowners and business owners —to attend a special community meeting next month with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Taste of the Town UPDATED

Thursday, October 29, 2015 11:42 a.m.

Photos by Katie Florimbio

Trucking company to bring 300 jobs to Summerville

Thursday, October 29, 2015 3:18 p.m.

Summerville is set to be the new site of an equipment manufacturer for commercial trucks, bringing with it hundreds of area jobs.

Learning firsthand the dangers of impaired driving

Thursday, October 29, 2015 3:01 p.m.

Hundreds of Ashley Ridge High students received traffic citations last week – these citations are not real, but will hopefully prevent …

Haley visits Lowcountry for flood relief event

Thursday, October 29, 2015 12:51 p.m.

Gov. Nikki Haley stopped by the Goose Creek Recreation Center Wednesday to help package needed items for those affected by epic rainfall earlier this …

Mayoral candidate Q&A

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 5:01 a.m.

On Election Day voters will decide whether Mayor Bill Collins stays in office or Wiley Johnson becomes the new leader of the town. Both candidates …

District 2 candidate Q&A

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 12:35 p.m.

Not only is the mayor’s seat being challenged; Councilman Terry Jenkins is being opposed by Christine Czarnik to represent District 2 on …

Trade candy for cash after Halloween

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 6:01 a.m.

Join us for Reagin Orthodontics Candy Buy Back on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to noon at Summerville Soccer Club located at 130 Walden Ridge Road Summerville.

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