Exercising the vote UPDATED

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 8:09 a.m.

UPDATE: As the work day wound down, poll activity stayed steady.

AP: Haley captures second term as governor

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 7:11 p.m.

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is projected to win re-election against her Democratic rival Vincent Sheheen. The Associated Press projected Haley as …

BAR puts off vote on hotel

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 12:52 p.m.

Members of Summerville’s Board of Architectural Review liked some of the changes made to The Dorchester design, but it appears the downtown boutique …

DD2, Statehouse seats decided UPDATED

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 9:31 p.m.

All precincts have reported in the Dorchester District 2 Board of Trustees election and the races for Statehouse seats 94 and 98.

Scott, Graham cruise to victory

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 7:13 p.m.

South Carolina’s two U.S. Senate races lacked drama on Tuesday – and that suited incumbents Lindsay Graham and Tim Scott just fine.

Wrapping up Bullying Prevention month

Monday, November 3, 2014 1:01 a.m.

Statistics show that 28 percent of students in grades six through 12, throughout the United States, have experienced bullying behavior.

Democratic education candidate stumps in Summerville

Monday, November 3, 2014 1:55 p.m.

Tom Thompson, Democratic candidate for State Superintendent of Education, paid a visit to the Dorchester County Democratic party office today.

Buh-bye! UPDATED

Monday, November 3, 2014 5:23 p.m.

Workers began removing the Heritage Square sign Monday. The shopping center at U.S. 78 and the Berlin Myers Parkway has sat desolate and …

Tennis teams weigh affect of bell schedule change

Sunday, November 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The sport that stands to be affected the most if proposed changes to high school bell schedules are implemented is tennis.

Summerville’s downtown featured in Southern Living

Saturday, November 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Eight downtown businesses are featured in the November issue of Southern Living; highlighting the diversity that abounds in Historic downtown. The …

Freeze Watch in effect for Dorchester County

Saturday, November 1, 2014 5:26 p.m.

As a cold and wet weekend continued Saturday afternoon, the National Weather Service issued a Freeze Watch in effect for Dorchester County until 8 a.m. Sunday morning, and possible frost conditions for the entire Lowcountry.

DD2 board members idle with new aquatic center location

Friday, October 31, 2014 12:12 p.m.

Dorchester District Two board members are opting to take their time with selecting a location for a new aquatic center.

DD2 Candidates talk buses, goals and skills

Friday, October 31, 2014 5:01 a.m.

The six DD2 school board candidates got a chance to weigh in on their strengths, their goals and their opinions at a candidate forum Oct. 29.

Two arrested in Legend Oaks meth lab bust UPDATED

Friday, October 31, 2014 4:02 p.m.

Two people arrested after the Metro Narcotics squad found a methamphetamine lab in a residence in a Summerville area subdivision will remain behind …

Race for District 114 still up in the air

Friday, October 31, 2014 2:49 p.m.

A special election to fill the seat of former House Speaker Bobby Harrell could be held two days before Christmas.

Delegation breaks bread with business community UPDATED

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:38 p.m.

Members of the Berkeley and Dorchester County business communities heard updates from members of the legislative delegation during a special luncheon …

New take on old world beverage

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A new flavor of tea is brewing in Summerville.

Haley stumps in Summerville

Thursday, October 30, 2014 6:19 p.m.

Gov. Nikki Haley swung through Summerville this afternoon to rally the faithful and hammer home her message.

Democratic Dinner Party UPDATED

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 9:13 a.m.

The 2014 Annual Cicenia Dinner was hosted Oct. 25. Democratic candidates were invited to the event.

Beidler dedicates boardwalk

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:03 p.m.

Back in the 1970s, Norman Brunswig and three others built by hand a boardwalk through the Francis Beidler Forest near Harleyville.

House Rep. Bakari Sellers takes Democratic party on ‘journey’ during annual dinner

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:01 a.m.

Bakari Sellers did not come to the 2014 Annual Cicenia Dinner to deliver a campaign speech, he said. Instead, he decided to talk about a journey.

Republican challenges longtime Democratic representative

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:01 a.m.

S.C. Rep. Joe Jefferson will defend his seat against retired homicide detective and Navy torpedo-man John Mondo on Nov. 4.

‘It’s still on target’

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 7:10 a.m.

Good weather has contributed to DD2 being able to move forward with construction on the new schools.

Literary Tea series starts Nov. 9

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:01 p.m.

Looking for a chance to meet interesting authors and discover new reads?

Legislative luncheon draws crowd

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 4:40 p.m.

More than 100 people gathered for the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce Legislative Delegation Luncheon.

DD2 candidates interact in forum

Monday, October 27, 2014 5:01 a.m.

Dorchester District Two school board candidates were invited to a Summerville 9-12 Project meeting Oct. 16 for a meet-and-greet, and to answer …

Scarecrows on the Square

Monday, October 27, 2014 12:15 p.m.

Austin Fuller, kindergartener from Spann Elementary, poses with one of the scarecrow displays during a field trip at Hutchinson Square on Oct. 23.

Summerville officer dies UPDATED

Monday, October 27, 2014 1:19 p.m.

A Summerville Police officer has died after collapsing during a routine traffic stop.

Farmers Market - Oct. 25

Sunday, October 26, 2014 3:42 p.m.

Halloween is around the corner -- vendors and children got festive for the Farmers Market on Oct. 25.

Murphy touts leadership, expertise in law, business

Sunday, October 26, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Chris Murphy said he wants to continue to work for Dorchester County and the state and hopes to earn the voters’ trust again to do just that.

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