Knights of Columbus first responder honors UPDATED

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 10:02 a.m.

The Knights of Columbus gathered Feb. 24 for an annual dinner to honor the Summerville firefighter of the year, Summerville police officer of the …

Lincolnville inviting public into planning process

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 6:01 a.m.

You are invited to participate in Lincolnville’s Comprehensive Planning update process, which will determine a vision for the future of Lincolnville. This planning process will ensure quality growth, assist Lincolnville in prioritizing expenditure of funds and coordinate future development efforts. The plan will focus on land use, housing, …

DD2 might steer away from drivers ed

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 6:49 a.m.

Fewer and fewer students have shown an interest in getting driving lessons in DD2’s high schools, so DD2 might discontinue drivers education …

Men at work UPDATED

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:12 p.m.

Crews tear up the pavement Friday on the town-owned parking lot that’s slated to become part of The Dorchester hotel/condo development. Town …

Preservation Society speaker to discuss Civil War prison camps Feb. 26

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 2:46 p.m.

The public is invited to attend what promises to be an interesting Summerville Preservation Society meeting on Thursday, Feb. 26.

Behind the Apple - Megan Hatcher

Monday, February 23, 2015 1:03 p.m.

Megan Hatcher did not initially have plans to become a teacher.

Public invited to hear from Collins, Peagler and MWV’s Brody

Monday, February 23, 2015 9:05 a.m.

The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce’s March 4 North Area Council meeting promises to provided a wealth of …

County adjusts procurement ordinance

Monday, February 23, 2015 12:01 p.m.

A wholesale replacement of the county’s procurement ordinance will allow Dorchester County to take advantage of more opportunities, according …

DD2 closes schools for Feb. 24 UPDATED

Monday, February 23, 2015 4:17 p.m.

Dorchester School District Two will be closed on Tuesday, Feb. 24 due to hazardous weather. According to the National Weather Service, winter weather …

Summerville amends noise ordinance

Sunday, February 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Summerville’s noise ordinance asks folks to tone it down between the hours of 11 p.m. and 7 a.m.

Mayor delivers state of the town address

Saturday, February 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Mayor Bill Collins is wishing Summerville citizens a “happy, healthy and prosperous 2015.”

Lowcountry Black Historical Society honoring pillars of community

Friday, February 20, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Remembering and honoring the past is crucial to the future.

County to fund conservation easement

Friday, February 20, 2015 12:15 p.m.

An ambitious goal to protect the Ashley River got a boost Tuesday when Dorchester County Council agreed to spend $12,900 for a conservation easement. …

Group works to help families remain intact

Thursday, February 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A new group in Dorchester County has been quietly working to help families in disarray, but the group is far from new to the Lowcountry.

Assistant principal transferred

Thursday, February 19, 2015 1:18 p.m.

An assistant principal who was arrested for DUI in December has been transferred out of the school and is now assisting the district’s new …

Arrested Berkeley deputy suspended without pay

Thursday, February 19, 2015 10:47 a.m.

A Berkeley County sheriff’s deputy arrested on a charge of criminal domestic violence Thursday morning has been suspended without pay pending …

Haley appoints interim Berkeley Sheriff

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 12:02 p.m.

For a third time this year, someone will assume duties as Berkeley County Sheriff.

Get it in writing

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 5:01 a.m.

There is a certain passion and magic in writing that Jade Howard wants her students to attain.

One80 Place holding open house Friday UPDATED

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Just because Palmetto House is “Palmetto House” no longer doesn't mean it has abandoned its mission or that it doesn't need community …

Wednesday declared “Unclaimed Property Day”

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:15 a.m.

South Carolinians have more than $462 million in unclaimed property, and State Treasurer Curtis Loftis wants everyone to know about it.

Summerville man arrested on child pornography charges

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 4:16 p.m.

According to Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office reports, authorities have arrested a Summerville man on child pornography charges.

Five arrested for auto break-ins

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 6:58 a.m.

Five teens started the morning in jail Jan. 31, after Summerville Police say they spent the night breaking into cars.

One arrested, one wanted for auto break-in

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 11:57 a.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office split up a young couple last week, but detectives are hoping for a reunion – in jail.

More development on the horizon

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 4:48 p.m.

A large new retail store could be coming to Summerville near I-26.

Behind the Apple – Todd Bradbury

Monday, February 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

As a kid, Todd Bradbury knew he always wanted to become a teacher. There was something about being able to help someone understand something that …

County seeks to suspend state Sunday work prohibitions

Monday, February 16, 2015 12:11 p.m.

Berkeley County has read into record the first of three readings seeking suspension of South Carolina’s Sunday work prohibitions, commonly …

Folkman gives construction update

Sunday, February 15, 2015 12:01 a.m.

During Dorchester District Two’s board meeting Feb. 9, Bob Folkman, capital improvements facilitator for the district, offered the following …

Red Flag Warning issued for region

Saturday, February 14, 2015 11:45 a.m.

A reported wildfire near Cross in Berkeley County is under control Saturday - but a Red Flag Warning is in effect for the region.

In the loop

Saturday, February 14, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Mayor Bill Collins christened the Spirit of Summerville trolley Feb. 9. The trolley began operating in town this week. Lowcountry Loop Trolley …

Fire claims two in Summerville

Friday, February 13, 2015 10:20 a.m.

A house fire claimed the lives of two people and two dogs Thursday night in Summerville.

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