Three accused of jury tampering

Friday, December 19, 2014 5:01 a.m.

Tyrone Ellison is sentenced to spend the rest of his life behind bars for armed robbery.

DCSO investigating Greenhurst shootings UPDATED

Thursday, December 18, 2014 12:08 p.m.

Driving through the Greenhurst neighborhood, one would not immediately see anything that would give rise to suspicion or a feeling of danger. Just …

Legislators pre-file bills

Thursday, December 18, 2014 5:01 a.m.

Local legislative delegation members have pre-filed a number of bills dealing with issues ranging from term limits to education funding.

Humanist group ‘applauds’ DD2

Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:58 p.m.

After threatening legal action over Oakbrook Elementary School’s recent fundraiser, a humanist group is praising Dorchester District Two for agreeing “not to sponsor or endorse churches and religious institutions in the future,” according to a press release from the group.

Kids talk kindness, respect

Thursday, December 18, 2014 12:16 p.m.

Fifth-grade students at Summerville Elementary were recently introduced to a boy named August.

Sober or slammer?: Officers remind folks to not drink and drive UPDATED

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 7:19 a.m.

‘Tis the season to be participating in Christmas and New Year’s Eve parties, but local law enforcement is encouraging everyone to not spend their …

Former firefighter looks to the skies for business

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 12:00 p.m.

After veteran firefighter Chris Rawley broke his leg while responding to a house fire Feb. 14, he had a lot of time on his hands. A lot.

Man gets 25 years for sexual assaults

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 11:32 a.m.

With a jury trial scheduled to begin on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 22-year-old Salvatore Maniche of North Charleston, pleaded guilty in Dorchester County on Monday to five counts of assault and battery in the first degree. Circuit Court Judge Maite Murphy handed down a sentence of 25 years plus five years of probation.

Up on the rooftop

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 8:47 a.m.

When Steven Mandell wanted the students at Pinewood Preparatory to raise money for juvenile diabetes research, he decided to come up with a gimmick …

DCSO investigating fatal shooting UPDATED

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 10:47 a.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left two Summerville men dead.

DCSO reserve deputies play vital role

Monday, December 15, 2014 5:01 a.m.

James Watson has been in law enforcement for more than 20 years, and he’s never been paid a dime for it.

Behind the Apple -- Kelsey Nelson

Monday, December 15, 2014 12:18 p.m.

Growing up, Kelsey Nelson enjoyed participating in professional theater.

Summerville Christmas Parade UPDATED

Sunday, December 14, 2014 7:00 p.m.

The annual Christmas parade was Dec. 14 in downtown Summerville.

Haley: Be kind to others this month

Sunday, December 14, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Gov. Nikki Haley announced the 2014 South Carolina Christmas Challenge on Monday, Dec. 1, at the 48th Annual Governor’s Carolighting.

115 Years and Counting, Volunteers Get Ready for Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Saturday, December 13, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The National Audubon Society invites birdwatchers to participate in the longest-running citizen science survey in the world, the annual Audubon …

Local authors signing books Saturday

Friday, December 12, 2014 12:30 p.m.

Summerville is known as a thriving home for artists and crafters, but there’s also a burgeoning contingent of authors in town.

Summerville works to amend noise ordinance, business license rates

Friday, December 12, 2014 5:01 a.m.

Residents need to be aware of how loud they play, use or operate any “sound-amplifying” devices at night.

Chamber holiday breakfast UPDATED

Friday, December 12, 2014 9:25 a.m.

The Greater Summerville Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual holiday breakfast at Spann Elementary with performances by DD2 …

County moving ahead with water projects

Thursday, December 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester County Council is making investments it believes will pay major dividends for the county for years to come.

Trolley tours here to stay UPDATED

Thursday, December 11, 2014 11:45 a.m.

An interesting occasional visitor is about to become a regular fixture in Summerville Tourism.

Summerville woman accused of embezzling over $100K UPDATED

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 6:53 p.m.

According to a Live 5 news report, a 51-year-old Summerville woman accused of embezzling more than $100,000 from a North Charleston company has turned herself in.

Low Country Singing Tree takes its last bough UPDATED

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 5:00 a.m.

For the past 24 years the Low Country Singing Christmas Tree has been a part of the yuletide traditions at Summerville Baptist Church.

Town seeking federal funding

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 12:15 p.m.

Summerville is seeking federal funding for ongoing projects by contracting with a consulting group out of Washington, D.C.

County honors memory of respected public servant

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 1:04 p.m.

Dorchester County Council took time out to honor the memory of Carl Walters Jr., a much loved and well respected public servant, volunteer, and …

DREAM Holly Days Arts & Crafts UPDATED

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 12:27 p.m.

Photos by Keri Whitaker

New bell schedule passes

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 7:22 a.m.

Looks like Dorchester District Two high school students get to sleep in a little later next school year.

Council ups CRDA funding

Monday, December 8, 2014 12:01 p.m.

It appears that Dorchester County Council and the Charleston Regional Development Alliance have resolved their differences, at least for the moment. …

One week left to sign up for health insurance for Jan. 1

Monday, December 8, 2014 4:32 p.m.

The open-enrollment period in the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace runs through Feb. 15, but anyone wanting health insurance coverage to begin …

New elementary school construction plows on

Monday, December 8, 2014 5:01 a.m.

Despite recent rain and delays in receiving permits, the three new elementary schools in DD2 seem to be making headway in construction.

Money for Meals

Sunday, December 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Meals on Wheels of Summerville recently received a $10,000 grant from Bi-Lo Holdings Foundation. Meals on Wheels is community supported and receives …

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