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Council passes tax increase for SROs

Monday, July 27, 2015 3:24 p.m.

Teachers, parents, school board members and other community residents flocked to the podium Monday afternoon in Dorchester County Council chambers to …

Advancing in medicine

Monday, July 27, 2015 12:01 p.m.

When she took her son to the doctor in 2007, Whitney Ringler was not prepared for the news of his diagnosis.

Murder warrant issued in Benedict Avenue shooting UPDATED

Monday, July 27, 2015 11:12 a.m.

The suspect in a fatal shooting on Benedict Avenue last week turned himself in Monday.

‘I’ve grown up in a police car’

Monday, July 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Patrolman First Class Jonathan Jourdan remembered peeking through a car window at crime scenes as young as age 5.

Shop tax-free for school supplies Aug.7-9

Sunday, July 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The state’s tax department will lift sales tax on back-to-school items beginning midnight Friday, Aug. 7, and ending at midnight Sunday, Aug. …

Toddler dead in apparent drowning UPDATED

Sunday, July 26, 2015 8:59 p.m.

A two-year-old from Bowman is dead following an apparent drowning around 6 p.m. Sunday near St. George, according to the Dorchester County …

Worker killed at Berkeley County plant, OSHA investigating

Sunday, July 26, 2015 9:07 p.m.

Berkeley and Charleston County Sheriff’s investigatrors are looking into a workplace fatality that occurred Saturday morning at

Sheriff’s Office boasts armored tactical vehicle

Saturday, July 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

What weighs 52,000-plus pounds of aluminum and stainless steel and can withstand bullets, ice and wind gales up to 150 miles per hour? Dorchester …

Shaggers tear up the dance floor

Friday, July 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

It is a beautiful Monday evening in Summerville – albeit very hot – and Shag enthusiasts have gathered to learn about the South Carolina …

County Republicans attack DD2, SRO funding

Friday, July 24, 2015 4:40 p.m.

Dorchester County’s Republican Party met for a special called meeting Thursday night to discuss its disdain for how Dorchester District Two is …

Presidential candidate stops by Summerville

Friday, July 24, 2015 3:26 p.m.

Summerville received its first visit from a Presidential candidate Friday morning with the 2016 race now underway.

Leadership Dorchester unveils class project

Friday, July 24, 2015 12:00 p.m.

This year’s Leadership Dorchester class is asking residents to be tourists in their own town – and embrace Summerville’s history. …

Pub crawl to benefit cystic fibrosis

Thursday, July 23, 2015 5:01 a.m.

An estimated 30,000 children and adults in the United States have cystic fibrosis.

Police seek help in hit-and-run

Thursday, July 23, 2015 11:19 a.m.

Summerville Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run Tuesday.

Orangeburg Road project revived

Thursday, July 23, 2015 12:16 p.m.

The last leg of a Dorchester County road project on hold since 2010 will soon be the site of construction crews.

Inmate fatally stabbed

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 9:36 a.m.

An inmate at a high priority penitentiary in Ridgeville succumbed to a stab wound he received earlier this month, according to the Dorchester County Coroner’s Office.

‘Be good to people’

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Barry Moultrie remembers being a kid and knowing how to address adults – it was “yes, ma’am, no ma’am – yes sir, …

DOT constructing traffic signal near new road

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Weeks after local residents protested for safety reasons the removal of a stop sign near two schools in the Summerville/Ladson area, a traffic signal …

BCSO investigates Ladson shooting

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 11:35 a.m.

A shooting death is being investigated in Ladson.

Gun violence forum on Sunday

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The public is invited to a forum on gun violence at Summerville High School at 4 p.m. this Sunday.

Horne relates flag epiphany; churchgoers wrestle with nation’s racial past

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 2:15 p.m.

Racial tension ebbs and flows in the U.S. But right now, churchgoers said Thursday, right now feels like a moment when we could finally overcome the …

Clock ticking on SRO debate

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 7:39 a.m.

Dorchester District Two is one step closer to obtaining additional funding to enhance its school resource officer program next school year.

Summerville Shag Club UPDATED

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 11:34 a.m.

Summerville Shag Club hosts free lessons and an open dance floor every Monday night -- pictures taken July 20.

Troopers to battle for Special Olympics

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 12:41 p.m.

Troopers across South Carolina and Georgia are gearing up for their second rival softball game Thursday at the Charleston RiverDogs stadium for Law …

SCHP seeking information on hit-and-run

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 10:05 a.m.

The S.C. Highway Patrol is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run July 12.

Summerville cop charged with fondling, assaulting woman

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 7:30 p.m.

A Summerville cop, Pleas Challie Faglie III was arrested Sunday at 1012 Martins Creek Boulevard for allegedly fondling and assaulting a woman, …

New details emerge in Summerville man’s shooting death

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 7:45 p.m.

Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office investigators have released further details in the case of Ben Wagner, 21, shot in the chest around 8:11 p.m. Monday.

Chorale asking for help getting to prestigious performance

Monday, July 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Cane Bay High School Cobra Chorale can hit all the notes and has earned national attention. One such national honor requests the presence of the …

Town to help fix parking at Oakbrook YMCA

Monday, July 20, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The Summerville Family YMCA plans to improve parking at its Oakbrook location because of ongoing flooding problems.

Teen charged in hotel killing

Monday, July 20, 2015 10:07 a.m.

A 17-year-old has been charged in the shooting death of a Summerville teen early Sunday morning.

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