Sportsman Boats expanding

Friday, July 18, 2014 10:04 a.m.

Sportsman Boats Manufacturing, a manufacturer of saltwater fishing boats, is more than doubling the size of its existing facility in Dorchester County. The $3.5 million investment is expected to create 150 new jobs.

Summerville man convicted of child rape

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Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:19 p.m.

A Summerville man was sentenced to life in prison on three counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

Museum hosts Third Thursday event

Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Rollins Edwards will be the featured speaker for a special event to be held at the Summerville Dorchester Museum Thursday.

‘I want to make a positive difference’

Thursday, July 17, 2014 10:20 a.m.

Justin Farnsworth has a goal to help turn Dorchester District Two into a “world-class district.”

Severe thunderstorm causes damage UPDATED

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 10:42 a.m.

A severe thunderstorm blasted through the Lowcountry early Tuesday evening, taking down trees and limbs and knocking out power to some 1,600 homes in …

Gentlemen, start your grills

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:01 a.m.

An upcoming TV show will have grills sizzling and food flying as two Summerville men compete for $10,000.

Ideas for National Guard Armory going to Parks and Rec

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 9:14 a.m.

Summerville’s Parks and Recreation Committee will now be handling ideas for what will be done to the empty National Guard Armory on North Hickory Street.

Iconic restaurant here to stay UPDATED

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:06 p.m.

To walk into the quaint, bustling hive of conversation and activity that is Eva’s Restaurant is to step through a door back into time.

Summervillian first from state on Shriner International board

Monday, July 14, 2014 4:04 p.m.

On July 7 at the 140th Imperial Session (annual meeting) of Shriners International, representatives of the world-renowned fraternity elected …

Free clinic for struggling homeowners

Sunday, July 13, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Due to an overwhelming amount of calls and requests, the Dorchester Prosperity Center will be hosting a Default Mortgage Clinic on July 23 from 3-7 p.m.

Serving the Community — Michelle Pierce, Dorchester County EMS

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Saturday, July 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Paramedic Michelle Pierce of Moncks Corner is a Summerville High School graduate. She earned her associate degree in criminal justice from Trident …

MWV to fund planning positions

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:01 p.m.

The 38,000-acre East Edisto development is so complex that MeadWestvaco will be funding three new positions in the county planning office to review its plans.

Second and final reading of Vision Plan passes

Friday, July 11, 2014 4:06 p.m.

Summerville Town Council approved the Vision Plan by a vote of 5-2 Wednesday night.

New hotel to be built downtown

Thursday, July 10, 2014 6:28 a.m.

A new $30 million economic development project will bring a hotel, conference center and condos to downtown Summerville.

Sheriff’s Office warns of phone scam

Thursday, July 10, 2014 7:51 p.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office is warning of a phone scam from people impersonating law enforcement and demanding money.

DCSO Citizens Academy graduates 13

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Thursday, July 10, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office recently finished another session of its Citizens Police Academy.

Could Summerville get its own beer brewery? New law paves the way

Thursday, July 10, 2014 8:42 p.m.

Summerville could be brewing more than just sweet tea in the coming months.

Church lawsuit begins in St. George UPDATED

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Thursday, July 10, 2014 8:41 p.m.

Shock and disbelief were the two immediate reactions Rev. Jim Lewis told the court he felt upon receiving an email in November 2012, under the name …

Production could cost Flowertown Players; town threatens funds

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The musical performance “Rent” might have been too controversial for some people’s taste; the recent performance selection might cost the Flowertown …

Summerville Medical Center’s new CEO

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Meet Lisa Valentine, Summerville Medical Center’s new CEO.

Corrections officers hurt at Lieber

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 9:23 a.m.

RIDGEVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Three corrections officers have been hurt after a disturbance at a state prison in Dorchester County.

Thousands enjoy July 4 celebration UPDATED

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014 11:20 a.m.

What a difference a couple of hours can make!

103 years and going strong

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 2:01 p.m.

On July 1 Harold Land was surrounded by family and friends as he munched on birthday cake and slurped on some cola.

Legend Oaks raises concerns about proposed development

Monday, July 7, 2014 10:54 p.m.

A developer’s plan to create an idyllic community in which children walk to a nearby elementary school backfired Monday when residents of a neighboring subdivision objected.

One arrested in July 4 murder UPDATED

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Sunday, July 6, 2014 11:48 a.m.

A North Charleston man has been charged with murder in connection with a Fourth of July shooting that left one dead.

Serving the Community — Christopher Coleman Bayles, Summerville Fire Department

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Sunday, July 6, 2014 12:01 p.m.

For Assistant Engineer Christopher Coleman Bayles, 22, of Moncks Corner, fighting fires and helping people has long been in his blood. His uncle is a …

Shrimp City Slim brings blues to Summerville

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Sunday, July 6, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Gary Erwin, known around the Lowcountry and parts beyond as Shrimp City Slim, is bringing his brand of the blues back to Summerville.

Museum offers unique programs

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Saturday, July 5, 2014 11:01 a.m.

Looking for something informative and entertaining to do during upcoming Third Thursdays? Try taking a field trip back in time at the Summerville …

Summerville resident publishes book

Saturday, July 5, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Mark Nunn and his wife of 37 years, Sharon, have lived in Summerville more than seven years and love it so much that Nunn decided to write a novel …

Registration opens for 15th annual Race for the ARK

Friday, July 4, 2014 8:44 a.m.

Registration is open for the 15th annual Thrivent Financial Race for the ARK.

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