Residents weigh in on future public transit options

Friday, April 24, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Summerville residents had the opportunity Tuesday night to voice their opinions and gain information on a potential future public transit system …

Throat singers coming to Summerville

Thursday, April 23, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Music-lovers have a rare opportunity Sunday – the chance to see a group of Tuvan throat singers right here in Summerville.

DD2 talks budget, SROs

Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:11 p.m.

It’s a better budget than this year, but for next year Dorchester District Two is looking at increased costs for salaries and benefits and …

Mother still missing after date

Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:24 p.m.

There are no updates in the case of a young mother missing since April 4, Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Tony Phinney said Thursday. …

Woman charged with DUI in fatal wreck UPDATED

Thursday, April 23, 2015 9:15 a.m.

One person is dead after a two-vehicle crash on Miles Road Wednesday night.

DD2 budget talks

Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:11 p.m.

A schedule for ongoing discussion of the budget is as follows:

Soldier convicted in 2013 stabbing death

Thursday, April 23, 2015 7:22 a.m.

JOINT BASE-LEWIS MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) — A soldier was convicted Wednesday of unpremeditated murder after prosecutors said he stabbed a comrade through the heart two years ago.

Houses need a home

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:15 p.m.

If visitors were to walk up to the white house at 123 W. 1st North Street today, they would be greeted by a happy little sidewalk lined with pink …

Soldier claims self-defense in fatal stabbing

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 4:02 p.m.

JOINT BASE-LEWIS MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) — A soldier accused of fatally stabbing a comrade through the heart two years ago testified that he acted in self-defense during a confrontation between two groups of soldiers.

Council OK with first look at parks plan

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 5:01 a.m.

A more than $14 million county parks plan received mostly positive feedback from council members during a meeting Monday night in St. George.

State gives $30 million to finish local road project

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 7:26 a.m.

A long-standing Dorchester County road project that’s been on the minds of citizens and public officials alike for more than four decades …

Membership warehouse planned for Summerville

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:00 p.m.

A new membership warehouse club could be coming to the Berkeley County portion of Summerville.

Gahagan Park getting new trail

Monday, April 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Summerville is finally acting on an old federal enhancement grant from the mid-2000s.

Behind the Apple -- Sandy Burris

Monday, April 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A career change for Sandy Burris resulted in her finding a place to call home at Givhans Alternative Program.

Collins to seek second term

Monday, April 20, 2015 4:57 p.m.

Mayor Bill Collins has thrown his hat into the ring in this year’s election, hoping for another term as mayor.

Mushrooming Growth: Agriculture chief sees bright future for farmers

Sunday, April 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A giant refrigerated room full of decomposing matter isn’t exactly where you’d expect to see the future of agriculture in Berkeley …

DD2 construction update

Saturday, April 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

According to Bob Folkman, capital improvements facilitator for DD2, construction updates in the district are as follows:

Historic homes UPDATED

Friday, April 17, 2015 11:10 a.m.

CPW purchased property at North Cedar and West 1st North for its new administration building. It's looking for people willing to take the four homes …

Taking over the buses

Friday, April 17, 2015 10:01 a.m.

Operating school bus service in-house will save Dorchester District 2 between $200,000 and $400,000.

Local tribe seeks federal recognition

Friday, April 17, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Since the 1970s the Edisto Natchez-Kusso Indians have been asking the federal government to recognize their existence and Lowcountry heritage.

Sheriff seeks funding for extra staffing UPDATED

Friday, April 17, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Sheriff L.C. Knight presented the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office budget at county council's capital improvement planning retreat on April 9. …

One arrested for obstruction UPDATED

Thursday, April 16, 2015 10:52 a.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office said it has arrested Edward Primo Bonilla, 30, of Hanahan for obstruction of justice in the case of …

DD2 extends elementary recess

Thursday, April 16, 2015 3:07 p.m.

Elementary students can look forward to a few extra minutes of lunch and playtime next school year.

Bond denied for accused shooter UPDATED

Thursday, April 16, 2015 11:46 a.m.

Bond was denied a second time Thursday morning for a Texas man accused of shooting and killing a Summerville woman on Trolley Road earlier this month. …

No prison time for man who put dead squirrel, Satanic note in church mailbox

Thursday, April 16, 2015 5:20 p.m.

A North Charleston man accused last year of twice vandalizing a Dorchester County church including one time involving Satanic pictures and messages will see no time behind bars following a court hearing Thursday in St. George.

DOJ files suit against two tax preparers

Thursday, April 16, 2015 5:17 p.m.

Two local tax preparation companies are under scrutiny, with the U.S. Department of Justice asking the courts to bar their owners from preparing federal tax returns.

Family waits on word from missing woman

Thursday, April 16, 2015 7:40 a.m.

When Brandy Chance thinks of her sister, her mind takes her to the most gut-wrenching possibilities.

County officials tour new detention center UPDATED

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 7:24 a.m.

County officials joined Sheriff L.C. Knight and detention center deputies Thursday afternoon in touring construction progress at the site of the new …

School board member’s brother-in-law charged

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Another family member has been arrested as part of the tangled case of arson and burglary at a school board member’s home.

DCSO searching for missing woman

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:31 p.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in finding a woman who has been missing for more than a week.

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