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County Fire & Rescue chief addresses district 209 rumors

County Fire & Rescue chief addresses district 209 rumors
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 6:54 a.m.

Dorchester County Fire & Rescue officials have worked to extinguish a heated contract debate that ignited weeks ago between the county and Old …

Library officials recommend 3 new branches over next decade

Library officials recommend 3 new branches over next decade
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 1:20 p.m.

Dorchester County could be the site of three new libraries over the next decade if library officials have their way – but it’s going to …

BCSO responds to shooting victim on North Main Street

Monday, May 2, 2016 4:00 p.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff’s deputies responded early this morning to a gunshot victim who appeared at a gas station on North Main Street.

Behind the Apple -- Patrice Leko

Behind the Apple -- Patrice Leko
Monday, May 2, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Patrice Leko enjoys an adrenaline rush.

County Republican Party holding debate in Summerville this week

Monday, May 2, 2016 9:55 a.m.

Dorchester Republicans will have the opportunity to see candidates in some of the most hotly contested primary contests during a debate this week.

ARHS students rally for SwampFest

ARHS students rally for SwampFest
Monday, May 2, 2016 2:21 p.m.

More than 350 special-needs students from across Dorchester District 2 gathered at Ashley Ridge High School on Friday for SwampFest, an annual field …

Oakbrook Ashley Riverfest UPDATED

Sunday, May 1, 2016 11:53 a.m.

Summerville came out for the Oakbrook Ashley Riverfest on Saturday, celebrating the Ashley River.

Meet Summerville officer Tyler Partin

Meet Summerville officer Tyler Partin
Saturday, April 30, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Tyler Partin always knew he wanted to be a police officer; he was just waiting on his family to give him the OK.

Red Cross urging donations for World Red Cross Day

Red Cross urging donations for World Red Cross Day
Saturday, April 30, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood and help save lives in honor of World Red Cross and Red …

Business in the ‘ville

Friday, April 29, 2016 12:01 p.m.

From new business ownerships to new housing to new places to get a haircut – Summerville continues to grow.

Summerville condo buyers released from their contracts

Summerville condo buyers released from their contracts

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Friday, April 29, 2016 7:30 a.m.

The developer of a beleaguered hotel and convention center project in the historic downtown area is returning earnest money to those who had hoped to …

Sheriff’s Office swears in new reserve deputies

Sheriff’s Office swears in new reserve deputies
Friday, April 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

It’s a tough time to wear a gun and badge. That was the opinion echoed multiple times during a swearing-in ceremony for seven Dorchester …

SwampFest UPDATED

Friday, April 29, 2016 2:03 p.m.

Ashley Ridge High School held the annual SwampFest on Friday, a field day for special needs students in Dorchester District 2.

Free Aetna Dental Access card offered online this week

Friday, April 29, 2016 1:10 p.m.

All South Carolinians will have the opportunity to download a free Aetna Dental Access card this week. This special offer was launched to help celebrate Rx Awareness Week. South Carolina Drug Card is a free statewide prescription assistance program that was launched in 2009.

Reps. Murphy, Horne differ on disturbing schools bill

Friday, April 29, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Two Dorchester County legislators differ on whether law enforcement should be allowed to charge students with disturbing schools.

Frances R. Willis SPCA reduces fees on Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

Thursday, April 28, 2016 2:25 p.m.

The Frances R. Willis SPCA in Dorchester County is inviting you to come join them in celebrating National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day this Saturday, April 30. It is a great excuse to look into adopting, rather than shopping for a new pet.

School board might nix public comments

School board might nix public comments
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:42 p.m.

DD2 is looking into scratching public comments off its agenda for future board meetings.

Parents speak out against what they see as overly harsh discipline

Parents speak out against what they see as overly harsh discipline
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Two Dorchester District Two moms describe their fifth-grade sons in a similar way: they are good children, they said. They make good grades and have …

Severe thunderstorm could bring damaging hail

Severe thunderstorm could bring damaging hail
Thursday, April 28, 2016 5:21 p.m.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Summerville and the surrounding Lowcountry until 6 p.m. Thursday.

Green Wave athlete battles through kidney failure

Green Wave athlete battles through kidney failure
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:35 p.m.

Emaleigh Tuggle needs a new kidney.

Delemar Hwy. on State Infrastructure Bank agenda, councilman calls roadway delay ‘madness’ UPDATED

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The county is running out of options to fund the lane-widening project for Delemar Highway.

Rid your medicine cabinets of old prescriptions at Drug Take-Back Day

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 9:29 a.m.

The Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) South Carolina District Office is partnering with national, state, local, and tribal law enforcement officials, as well as community coalition groups, to hold its 11th state-wide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30.

Lowcountry Harley Davidson Operation Military Child

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 1:33 p.m.

Lowcountry Harley Davidson Operation Military Child Photos by Katie Florimbio

DD2 working toward Givhans completion, aquatic center plans

DD2 working toward Givhans completion, aquatic center plans
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:15 a.m.

Givhans Alternative Program is slated to open this upcoming school year in its own facility, though it is going to be a tight deadline.

Southern Flame Food & Music Festival

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 1:27 p.m.

Southern Flame Food & Music Festival at The Ponds Benefitting Summerville Miracle League. Photos by Nick Cokins

A night to remember: Summerville teens with special needs attend prom

A night to remember: Summerville teens with special needs attend prom
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 11:01 a.m.

For weeks leading up to Ashley Ridge High School’s prom, students Monae Reynolds-Smith and Eli Evans took time during class to practice their …

Old Fort fire to continue community meetings until county changes mind

Old Fort fire to continue community meetings until county changes mind
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 2:01 p.m.

A petition may soon circulate to try to stop the shutdown of one Old Fort Fire Department station and the absorption of two others to Dorchester …

Zika virus prompts Berkeley Co. to spray more against mosquitoes

Zika virus prompts Berkeley Co. to spray more against mosquitoes
Monday, April 25, 2016 1:41 p.m.

Berkeley County Supervisor Bill Peagler announced Thursday that Berkeley County Mosquito Abatement is increasing its efforts to prevent the Zika …

Annual rain barrel sale under way in Summerville UPDATED

Monday, April 25, 2016 1:15 p.m.

The Town of Summerville has partnered with the Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium to offer 100 percent recycled rain barrels at a discounted rate. To encourage residents to conserve water resources and protect water quality, residents can purchase the rain barrels for $68. The normal retail price is $149.

Behind the Apple - Jana Hooks

Behind the Apple - Jana Hooks
Monday, April 25, 2016 9:26 a.m.

It is a different world in Jana Hooks’s art class, where students prove they know their way around an iPad and have a knack for creating paper …

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