Folks comment on hotel, town passes 2015 budget

Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:24 p.m.

Nearly all the seats in Town Hall were filled when Summerville residents came to provide mixed emotions about The Dorchester, the planned new …

Archiving our history

Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:01 a.m.

With the primary mission of researching, recording and protecting the history of Dorchester County, the Dorchester County Archives and History Center …

DD2’s new schools could open in 2016, not 2015

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A rough winter might cause a setback in the new schools opening in Dorchester District Two.

Town to vote on annual budget

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

On Nov. 12 Summerville Town Council will meet to pass the second and final reading of an ordinance to adopt the town’s 2015 budget.

Residents protest downtown hotel

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:01 p.m.

More than 50 “concerned citizens of Summerville” crowded into the County Council chambers in Summerville Nov. 6 to voice a multitude of concerns on …

State Supreme Court rules for poor school districts UPDATED

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:18 p.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Supreme Court ruled Wednesday for poor, rural school districts in a 21-year-old education funding lawsuit, saying legislators have failed to ensure that their students receive the opportunity to succeed.

Silent auction starts Thursday

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 3:01 p.m.

Looking to do some holiday shopping and help a good cause?

Council wants road project audit

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester County Council wants a set of fresh eyes on the road, or roads, as it were.

Town looks to renovate Hutchinson Square

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 12:53 p.m.

The public will be able to provide input on the design plans for renovating Hutchinson Square.

Teen pleads guilty in fatal ‘brake-checking’ crash

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 11:36 a.m.

An 18-year-old Summerville man pleaded guilty Monday to reckless homicide and leaving the scene of an accident involving death.

Veterans honored

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 12:30 p.m.

Even the very elements -- stately blue skies, pleasant temperatures, and soft, peaceful breezes – seemed to pay homage to those who have sacrificed …

Honoring Service

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Veterans and their families were invited to place stars on this map at Coastal Coffee Roasters on Sunday to mark where they had been stationed while …

Dragway sued for wrongful death

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 11:39 a.m.

A local dragway and a racer are being sued over the death of a driver at the racetrack in 2011.

Parks and Rec reveals Hutchinson Square update ideas

Monday, November 10, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Summerville is looking to give Hutchinson Square a facelift.

County ups salaries to attract key employees

Monday, November 10, 2014 12:01 p.m.

With an improving economy comes an unexpected challenge to public agencies.

Veteran’s Day ceremony Nov. 11

Sunday, November 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Knights of Columbus Assembly 1900 invite you to attend Summerville’s annual Veterans Day Ceremony.

Record number of storks nest in S.C.

Saturday, November 8, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Overall, 2014 was an excellent year for wood storks (Mycteria americana) nesting in South Carolina.

Citizens meet to discuss boutique hotel

Friday, November 7, 2014 10:13 a.m.

More than 50 people crowded into the County Council chambers in Summerville to voice a multitude of concerns on the town’s pending boutique hotel.

Summers Corner putting down roots

Friday, November 7, 2014 10:30 a.m.

“A community in a garden.”

Robinson, Hughes, Mitchum and Farnsworth win DD2 school board election

Friday, November 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Two new faces are joining Dorchester District Two’s school board – and two more are here to stay another four years.

MUSC investigating possible but ‘not probable’ Ebola case UPDATED

Friday, November 7, 2014 8:41 a.m.

UPDATE: The patient’s condition was downgraded from “low-risk to no-risk” on Friday afternoon. The state health depaartment determined a blood test was not necessary. Read more at the Post and Courier (subscription required).

Horne, Murphy, keep their seats

Friday, November 7, 2014 2:05 p.m.

Jenny Horne and Chris Murphy will be returning to Columbia for another two years.

IRS scammers blanket area with phony calls

Thursday, November 6, 2014 3:46 p.m.

If you get a call from someone claiming to be from the IRS and demanding you pay back taxes, hang up; it’s just another scam.

Ghost Bike

Thursday, November 6, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A ghost bike was chained to the street sign at Richland Street and Berlin G. Myers Parkway last week, where Leslie Derrick was killed while bicycling …

30-year sentence for bank robber

Thursday, November 6, 2014 12:02 p.m.

A judge handed down two concurrent 30-year sentences Wednesday to a man who robbed a SunTrust Bank last year.

Council hears from residents

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 12:15 p.m.

Dorchester County Council will be looking into some traffic and drainage issues after several residents voiced concerns during Monday night’s county …

Town parks and rec to discuss plans for renovating armory

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Summerville’s Parks and Recreation Committee is moving forward with plans to have the empty National Guard Armory be turned into a community center. …

Parks and Recreation investigating water access options

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 2:09 p.m.

The Dorchester County Parks and Recreation Commission wants to explore ways to use funds available through state and federal agencies for water …

New senior living facility development planned

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A new senior living facility is coming to North Charleston.

Exercising the vote UPDATED

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 8:09 a.m.

UPDATE: As the work day wound down, poll activity stayed steady.

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