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 …

Chase After A Cure receives Walmart grant

Saturday, December 6, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Chase After a Cure has received a $41,394 grant from the Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program to support its mission of raising awareness of …

Area arts group brings new twist to old classic

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

Art and Soul’s Very Merry Players are bringing a special holiday treat to the Lowcountry.

Building up Bethlehem

Friday, December 5, 2014 2:00 p.m.

This year marks the 20th year that Bethany United Methodist Church has presented ‘The Living Christmas Story,’ a drive-through presentation of 19 …


Friday, December 5, 2014 12:14 p.m.

Town of Summerville celebrates Arbor Day in Gahagan Park.

‘Let the pine be sacred’ UPDATED

Friday, December 5, 2014 1:18 p.m.

Summerville officials are encouraging people to take care of their environment and go plant trees this December.

Palmetto Goodwill hosting hiring event

Friday, December 5, 2014 9:30 a.m.

Palmetto Goodwill has been selected by The Pantry to conduct a hiring event on Tuesday, Dec. 9 for immediate management and staff openings at their Lowcountry Subway & Aunt M’s Fried Chicken restaurants. The event will be held at the Palmetto Goodwill Community Service Center, 2150 Eagle Drive, Building 100 and begins at 10 a.m.

Dorchester Children’s Center getting $1 million

Friday, December 5, 2014 5:00 a.m.

The Dorchester Children’s Center has gotten an early Christmas gift of $500,000 – and another $500,000 will follow up in the future.

Summerville Christmas Tree Lighting UPDATED

Friday, December 5, 2014 9:07 a.m.

Photos by Keri Whitaker

Hutchinson Square is all lit up UPDATED

Thursday, December 4, 2014 12:00 p.m.

It was not particularly cold and everything was still a little wet from the afternoon rain, but that did not stop hundreds of Summerville residents …

The Living Christmas Story - Behind the Scenes UPDATED

Thursday, December 4, 2014 12:25 p.m.

It takes many people to put together the Living Christmas Story at Bethany United Methodist Church. Here's a look at the work that's been happening …

Bond denied for accused shooter

Thursday, December 4, 2014 12:20 p.m.

A man in jail accused of shooting a 15-year-old male in North Charleston last month will not be going anywhere for awhile.

Dispute led to lockdown at Oakbrook Middle

Thursday, December 4, 2014 3:54 p.m.

Oakbrook Middle School was placed in a soft or precautionary lockdown on the morning of Dec. 4 after the school received an anonymous telephone …

Behind the Apple - Kristy Mitchell

Thursday, December 4, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Kristy Mitchell teaches a broad variety of technology; with her job, no two days look the same.

His century, his life

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 12:15 p.m.

If there’s anything John Rhett has learned in his life, it’s that there’s no place like home.

Contractor warns against paving base material for Bacons Bridge Road

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Dorchester County Sales Tax Authority is considering changing the base paving material being used on the Bacons Bridge Road widening project.

Summerville's Christmas Tree Lighting event UPDATED

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 9:52 a.m.

Hundreds of folks gathered downtown to watch the lighting of the town's Christmas tree on Dec. 2.

Bond denied for man charged with wife’s murder

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 5:59 p.m.

A Ladson man charged with murder in the shooting death of his wife will have to wait for a circuit court judge to set a bond.

DD2 talks aquatic center, bell schedule

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 7:17 a.m.

With support from the majority of administrators, if not necessarily parents, the proposed new bell schedule for high schools appears to be on track …

Council takes step to dissolve DCTA UPDATED

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 12:07 p.m.

Is it the end of the road for the Dorchester County Sales Tax Authority?

Deputies respond to shooting UPDATED

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 11:16 a.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office was responding to reports of a shooting at press time Tuesday.

Victim identified in morning shooting UPDATED

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 4:09 p.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Ladson man in conection with the shooting death of his wife.

Christmas is coming

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

23-month-old Bohden Poplaski enjoyed looking at the holiday decor in store windows, such as that of Maggie Rose on Hutchinson Square during Third …

DD2 Education Foundation wraps up employee campaign

Monday, December 1, 2014 12:15 p.m.

Dorchester District Two’s Education Foundation has concluded its six-week employee campaign. Altogether DD2 raised $33,201 for the foundation.

Sanford stops by Summerville for ‘Pancakes and Politics’

Sunday, November 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

About a dozen area residents gathered at Alex’s Restaurant in Summerville Monday for Congressman Mark Sanford’s “Pancakes and Politics” session.

Rams buck Patriots out of the playoffs

Saturday, November 29, 2014 12:39 a.m.

The best season the Fort Dorchester football program has seen in years came to an end Nov. 28 with a loss to an elusive Hillcrest team.

Summerville woman wants family artifact back

Friday, November 28, 2014 12:01 p.m.

On a rainy day about a week ago Sandra Bodine discovered that someone had stolen a major part of her life.

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