Contract signed for new jail

Monday, September 1, 2014 11:21 a.m.

Dorchester County has awarded the bid and signed the contract to start construction on the new detention center.

Third Thursday

Monday, September 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Final canning classes of the summer

Monday, September 1, 2014 11:19 a.m.

Two final summer canning classes are scheduled during the month of September. Jams and Jellies will be taught Sept. 6 in Moncks Corner.

Green Wave volleyball team out to make some noise

Sunday, August 31, 2014 9:21 a.m.

Green Wave volleyball coach Rachel Page is expecting her team to improve on last year’s performance.

DMV closed Monday for holiday

Sunday, August 31, 2014 9:19 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles will be closed on Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of the Labor Day state holiday.

Kids talk capitalism

Saturday, August 30, 2014 12:50 p.m.

On Aug. 23 Summerville’s Farmer’s Market was bustling with its usual crowd of people looking for fresh produce or maybe a craft or two.

Business Expo Summerville Chamber UPDATED

Friday, August 29, 2014 12:20 p.m.

‘Comparing apples to oranges’

Friday, August 29, 2014 5:15 a.m.

Dorchester District Two’s ACT scores are somewhat lower this year than last, but the district is not seeing it as a “decline” or a “dip” because officials were expecting a low composite score.

TriCounty Link seeking public input for possible changes

Friday, August 29, 2014 1:08 p.m.

TriCounty Link wants to know what you think.

Parks and Recreation Committee meets new director

Friday, August 29, 2014 3:01 p.m.

Dorchester County’s new incoming Parks and Recreation Director spent a few minutes with the county Parks and Recreation Committee during its meeting Tuesday night.

Differing opinions on new DD2 bell schedule

Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:37 a.m.

The stated purpose of a new bell and bus schedule for Dorchester District Two is to “advance academic achievement for all students,” but some …

DNR offering free boat inspections

Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:42 a.m.

In an effort to keep state waterways safe during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division will again be conducting courtesy safety inspections at some public boat landings.

‘Life is short, you might as well laugh’

Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:25 p.m.

Growing up, Julie R. Smith remembers when her dad would come home every night: he would get the newspaper, sit down and read the paper – front, back, …

‘I consider myself a voice for the voiceless’

Thursday, August 28, 2014 5:00 a.m.

Two years ago Louis L. Smith learned the school board business is not a job to take lightly.

Getting inked

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:50 a.m.

Goose Creek resident Emily Elegado has been “on vacation” for much of the summer ...

Local contractor featured on debut DIY TV show

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 2:08 p.m.

“American Rehab: Charleston,” a new television show featuring home renovations from across the country, with this edition focused on the Charleston …

A Dose of Daly

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 8:46 p.m.

No tax increase for Summerville

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 5:14 a.m.

Summerville residents can expect no millage increase for 2015.

SHS student’s arrest now a legal matter

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Questions about exactly what led to the arrest of a Summerville High School student will probably have to be answered in court.

CVSC honors Bennett for environmental record

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 12:01 a.m.

State Sen. Sean Bennett was recently recognized for his environmentally friendly voting record by the Conservation Voters of South Carolina.

Expungement clinic offered Wednesday UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 2:34 p.m.

The Dorchester Prosperity Center is partnering with the First Circuit Solicitor's Office to host a Dorchester Expungement Clinic.The clinic will educate residents about:Expungement ProcessCharges Eligible for Expungement Cost of Expungements Expungement Contacts at the Dorchester County First Circuit Solicitor's Office This event will help those …

More students, more mobile units

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:41 a.m.

This school year most Dorchester District Two schools are welcoming more students -- and as a result four schools are welcoming a bundle of mobile …

Southbound 78 now open after accident UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 5:18 p.m.

A portion of U.S. 78 was closed for about 20 minutes today to allow a medical helicopter to land. The S.C. Highway Patrol said there was a collision near S.C. 27 and I-26 at 3 p.m. involving a dump truck filled with rock. One person had to be airlifted to MUSC in unknown condition, according to the highway patrol. Southbound 78 was closed but …

Summerville man plans for his $1 million winnings UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 12:34 p.m.

A Summerville man’s cautious plans for his lottery winnings have apparently irked his wife, according to the S.C. Education Lottery.

Manufacturer to create 45 jobs

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:09 a.m.

Innovative Machining Technology, Inc. (IMT), a global supplier of original equipment manufacturer (OEM) components for the power generation industry, is opening a new manufacturing facility in Dorchester County. The $7.8 million investment is expected to create 45 new jobs.

Serving the community: Andy Smith

Monday, August 25, 2014 12:01 a.m.

When choosing a career, paramedic Andy Smith knew he wanted a field that would offer variety.

Red Cross seeks donations for Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Monday, August 25, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help ensure a stable and diverse blood supply by giving blood in honor of National Sickle Cell Awareness Month this September.

Summerville man dies in Okla. crash UPDATED

Monday, August 25, 2014 1:35 p.m.

A Summerville man has died after a crash in Comanche County, Oklahoma. William Crubaugh, 47, died Saturday. His wife, Barbara Crubaugh, 47, was in critical condition at OU Medical Center. Read more in the Lawton Constitution: http://bit.ly/1ztj88m

Summerville history shakes out

Monday, August 25, 2014 12:18 p.m.

Just how did Summerville’s history shake out the way it did?

Palmetto Bronze rings in a new year

Saturday, August 23, 2014 12:01 a.m.

On Aug. 17 at Summerville Baptist Church handbells could be heard jingling – ring-ting-tingling, too.

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