Local man wins $1 million

Friday, March 13, 2015 11:28 a.m.

A Dorchester County man left work this week with a $1 million winning ticket in his pocket.

The Write Idea

Friday, March 13, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Daniel Finley has a solution to a problem in South Carolina, and his proposal has landed him a chance to win $1,000.

Rep. Sanford visits Lowcountry

Friday, March 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Some of Summerville’s small-business owners had the opportunity Wednesday morning to voice any local, state and federal government issues …

Law enforcement, citizens unite to solve cold murders

Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:10 p.m.

Details in nearly a dozen cold case murders from around the tri-county area were presented at a public forum Tuesday evening in Lincolnville.

Couple to stand trial for toddler’s death

Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:59 p.m.

Two Dorchester County residents accused in the death of their toddler son more than four years ago could spend life in prison if convicted in a trial …

Planning workshop reviews county site lighting requirements

Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester County’s Planning Commission recently met to discuss requirements and recommendations for site lighting in larger area parking lots …

Controversy heats up over police body-camera bill

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:01 p.m.

A current bill in the South Carolina Senate that is pushing for all law enforcement officers to wear body cameras could become a law as soon as next …

Summerville man charged in Ladson murder UPDATED

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 2:04 p.m.

A Summerville man has been apprehended and charged in the shooting death of a Ladson resident.

Kids go for robots

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:01 a.m.

An affinity for technology and robots – and Legos – brought elementary and middle school-aged kids to Summerville High on March 7 to …

Summerville Masons celebrate 100 years of community service

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 12:18 p.m.

The Summerville Masonic Lodge (#234) had a centennial celebration March 7.

DD2 meets with prospective aquatic center managers

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 7:09 a.m.

The same two entities are still showing an interest in Dorchester District Two’s future aquatic center.

Dorchester Co. deputies: Man shot, killed in Summerville UPDATED

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 9:50 p.m.

Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office is investigating its second homicide both this year and this month after investigators said a man was shot …

FIRST LEGO League - East State Championship

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 3:03 p.m.

Elementary and middle school -aged teams gathered at Summerville High School on March 7 for a robotics competition.

Manufacturer: ‘We’re paying for somebody else’s sin’

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Impulse Manufacturing of North Carolina knew about nearly a quarter of a million dollars owed in back taxes to Berkeley County before purchasing …

Apartment blaze displaces three local families

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 11:34 a.m.

An apartment fire over the weekend displaced three Dorchester County families including five adults and three children, American Red Cross officials said.

Man wanted in connection with fatal shooting

Monday, March 9, 2015 4:44 p.m.

Investigators are on the hunt for the person they said shot and killed a Ladson man last week.

Town moving forward with property purchase for hotel project

Monday, March 9, 2015 1:41 p.m.

Summerville is using $500,000 from its savings to get started on The Dorchester project.

One dies in I-26 crash

Monday, March 9, 2015 11:42 a.m.

One person died in a car crash on I-26 in the Harleyville area on Sunday.

Chamber gets North Area update

Monday, March 9, 2015 11:01 a.m.

Chamber members and others interested in the Summerville’s north area got an update Wednesday morning from some key figures.

Summerville Masonic Lodge Ceremony

Monday, March 9, 2015 10:38 a.m.

Summerville Masonic Lodge #234 celebrates its 100th anniversary March 7 with the laying of the cornerstone and re-dedication of the lodge.

Behind the Apple – Beth Allan

Monday, March 9, 2015 7:31 a.m.

Beth Allan has wanted to be a teacher since she was in first grade.

County officials: Assessment more than halfway complete

Sunday, March 8, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester County residents can expect to receive their 2015 property appraisals this fall.

Student painting business starts this summer

Saturday, March 7, 2015 12:01 a.m.

They may be young but two College of Charleston students mean business this summer.

Bids for boat landing well under budget

Friday, March 6, 2015 10:01 a.m.

It looks like Summerville will be proceeding with the Jessen Boat Landing rehabilitation project well under budget.

DD2 to launch campaign supporting public schools

Friday, March 6, 2015 3:40 p.m.

Dorchester District Two will hold its upcoming board meeting at a different – bigger – location because board members are hoping for a …

Former county detective’s career spans 40 years

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:30 p.m.

From one Sheriff Knight to the next, Dale Nevins’s career with the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office has spanned more than four …

Mercedes announces North Charleston plant, 1,300 jobs

Friday, March 6, 2015 9:39 a.m.

Mercedes-Benz Vans, a division of Daimler, announced today plans to invest around half a billion dollars to establish a new, full van manufacturing plant in Charleston County. The new production plant in North Charleston, S.C. will supply the North American market with the next-generation Sprinter, creating 1,300 new jobs over the next several …

Legacy of Hope

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.


Red Cross urges smoke alarm checks when you ‘spring forward’

Friday, March 6, 2015 11:50 a.m.

When people turn their clocks for Daylight Saving Time this weekend, the American Red Cross suggests they take a minute to test their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. This simple step could save their lives as nearly two‐thirds of all fire‐related deaths occur in homes that have no functioning smoke alarms.

Investigators continue to probe fatal shooting case

Thursday, March 5, 2015 3:41 p.m.

Deputies have yet to make an arrest in a fatal shooting this week that resulted in the death of a 35-year-old Ladson man.

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