‘I consider myself a voice for the voiceless’

Thursday, August 28, 2014 5:04 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.

Property lawsuit targets county

Friday, August 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Change is coming to West Richardson Avenue, moving westward from the town center toward the railroad tracks, property by property.

‘We’re the best of the best’

Friday, August 22, 2014 12:30 p.m.

Tanya Robinson remembers going on a field trip with her son’s class when he was 7 years old.

Third Thursday -- Aug. 21 UPDATED

Friday, August 22, 2014 3:42 p.m.

Sideline Slip ‘N Slide

Thursday, August 21, 2014 1:28 p.m.

Town plans budget retreat

Thursday, August 21, 2014 9:25 a.m.

The town of Summerville’s annual budget retreat will be held Friday at a councilman’s house on the Toogoodoo River.

Hamlet, NC man arrested for sending obscene material to 15 year old girl remains behind bars

Thursday, August 21, 2014 4:18 p.m.

A Hamlet, N.C. man arrested in July on multiple charges of disseminating obscene material and criminal solicitation of a minor is now behind bars in …

Cane Bay Publix sells $1M unclaimed lotto ticket

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:38 a.m.

A Cane Bay area grocery store has sold a Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million, according to a S.C. Education Lottery press release.

Dorchester County to stay with CRDA for now UPDATED

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The recent announcements that Charleston County plans to leave and Berkeley County plans to hold funding for the Charleston Regional Development Alliance has many wondering what the future approach to economic development will look like in the tri-county area.

Sires Elem receives final permit

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Bob Folkman is excited about the next Dorchester District Two board meeting; when he provides his construction update he can tell the board and audience members that he is no longer waiting on a land disturbance permit for Sires Elementary.

Council receives Delemar Highway 165 update

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:01 p.m.

The Delemar Highway project is going well — in fact, it’s currently more than $2.1 million under budget.

Myrtle Beach Police seek help from public

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 5:17 p.m.

It was Saturday night at the Atlantic Beach BikeFest and the streets were crowded.

Checkpoint this weekend

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 2:01 p.m.

The Summerville Police department, along with Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol, will be conducting a DUI checkpoint on Saturday, Aug. 23rd, 2014 on Miles Road near Trolley Road. Any questions can be directed to Lt. Allison or Sgt. Shingler at the Summerville Police Department at (843) 871-2463.

TriCounty Link holding public meetings

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:28 p.m.

Transit provider TriCounty Link will be holding seven public meetings throughout the region to gather public input on existing TriCounty Link routes and proposed route changes aimed at improving service to local residents.

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