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Oakbrook: ‘a multitude of things to talk about’

Friday, February 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Heavy traffic, large potholes and a closed grocery store —these are a few things people might notice about the Oakbrook area.

Two students to be charged following threat

Thursday, February 26, 2015 5:02 p.m.

Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office deputies said they have decided to charge an Ashley Ridge High School student accused of making statements …

Pro Se Bankruptcy Clinic UPDATED

Thursday, February 26, 2015 11:56 a.m.

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina, Charleston Division, is hosting a pro se bankruptcy clinic on Friday, Feb. 27, from noon to 2 p.m. at 145 King Street, Suite 225, Charleston, SC 29401.

New tax property assesments coming UPDATED

Thursday, February 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

In the next few months, letters will start going out to property owners with information that will affect their taxes for the next four years: their …

Public weighs in on Hutchinson Square ideas UPDATED

Thursday, February 26, 2015 12:12 p.m.

More than 60 people turned out at Town Hall to participate in the Hutchinson Square workshop.

DD2: threat of potential ARHS shooting not credible

Thursday, February 26, 2015 9:22 a.m.

Dorchester District Two sent a press release regarding a threat made by a student of a potential shooting at Ashley Ridge High School.

Town hosting Hutchinson Square workshop tonight

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:15 p.m.

Ideas are still on the table for the Hutchinson Square facelift.

County Council Chair: Tax increase might be needed this year

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Dorchester County Council Chair David Chinnis wants to make this clear: The county will likely have to consider a property tax increase this year, …

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.

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