Sean Alford named superintendent in Aiken County

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

After three years serving in Dorchester District Two, Sean Alford has a new job as the superintendent of Aiken County Public School District.

District 2 race: Terry Jenkins

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Terry Jenkins has seen Summerville Town Council take on a lot of projects – and he hopes to still be on council to see those projects …

Sheriff’s Office: Man claiming to be deputy targeting residents

Thursday, July 2, 2015 2:36 p.m.

Sheriff’s Office investigators said they are looking for a man claiming to be a deputy and calling residents for money, threatening to arrest them if they don’t comply.

DD2 committing to sheriff’s office, police department

Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:15 p.m.

DD2 is making moves on its school resource officer program, its bus drivers and its aquatic center.

N. Charleston man served DCSO warrant for March murder

Thursday, July 2, 2015 3:59 p.m.

A North Charleston man accused of killing a Ladson man in March was finally served a murder warrant in the case by Dorchester County investigators.

Summerville man charged with sharing child porn

Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:40 p.m.

A Summerville man has been arrested and charged with two counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

Public input wanted for waterway opportunities

Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Community members across the tri-county are investigating ways to provide additional recreational opportunities along area waterways.

Text to 911 feature coming UPDATED

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 3:02 p.m.

Residents who find themselves in an emergency situation will soon be able to text for help.

Skating “Uncle Sam” is back

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Summerville’s “Uncle Sam” has rolled back into town.

Summerville celebrates Fourth of July

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 12:25 p.m.

Hope for good weather and bring lots of sunscreen; Summerville’s Red, White and Blue on the Green event is this weekend.

Council members looking at A-tax funds

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 12:17 p.m.

Whether the Community Resource Center is going to get $2,500 for its Kwanzaa event is still up in the air.

Alford named new Aiken superintendent

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 8:13 p.m.

Dorchester District 2 is losing a top administrator to Aiken.

Nexton Elementary Ribbon Cutting UPDATED

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 11:44 a.m.

Folks gathered June 29 at Nexton Elementary's ribbon cutting ceremony.

Coroner: Summerville man shot in head UPDATED

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 9:05 a.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office is looking into the shooting death of an African-American man found lying in the middle of the street …

Walking for those who cannot

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 7:04 a.m.

After nine hours, nine cases of Gatorade, six cases of water, 40 pounds of bananas and 25-and-a-half miles of nothing but pavement…a group of …

One arrested in payday lender robbery

Monday, June 29, 2015 4:11 p.m.

Summerville Police have charged Alphonzo Ray McCutchen, 57, of 210 Pebble Creek Road, with the armed robbery of a payday lender earlier this month. …

DD2 schedules a workshop on SROs, bus drivers, aquatic center

Monday, June 29, 2015 2:17 p.m.

DD2 has scheduled a called meeting on June 30. According to a press release from DD2, the purpose of the meeting is to discuss the plan for school …

Women Build - Dorchester Habitat For Humanity UPDATED

Monday, June 29, 2015 2:27 p.m.

Photos by Nik Cokins

Trooper’s mission: Help people “until my last breath”

Monday, June 29, 2015 12:01 p.m.

While most across the tri-country and state know “Trooper Bob” as the coupon man looking to reward drivers wearing seatbelts, many may …

Chamber members give input on parks plan

Monday, June 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Local business leaders voiced their opinions on the need for a countywide parks system after hearing highlights of the current master plan during a …

Ribbon-cutting scheduled for Nexton Elementary

Sunday, June 28, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Nexton Elementary will be officially ready for the 2015-2016 school year following a 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 29, groundbreaking.

TV show to feature local woman’s 2010 attack, assault

Saturday, June 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Letisha Wilson will never forget the sound of a gun jamming while pointed at the base of her skull.

Palmetto Goodwill to host Hire Me! event for Burger King

Saturday, June 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Palmetto Goodwill has been selected by Burger King to conduct a hiring event for immediate General Manager, Assistant General Manager, Shift Leader and Team Member openings. The July 1 event will begin at 10 a.m. at the Palmetto Goodwill Community Service Center, 2150 Eagle Drive, Building 100, North Charleston.

President Obama's Charleston Arrival UPDATED

Friday, June 26, 2015 4:15 p.m.

President Barack Obama arrived in Charleston Friday afternoon to deliver the eulogy at the funeral of Rev. Clementa Pinckney. Photos by Jenna-Ley …

Local “hate group” leader denies connection to Dylann Roof

Friday, June 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Following the racially motivated shooting that took nine black church members’ lives this month at the hands of a white gunman in Charleston, emotions are amped up across the globe as investigators attempt to probe any possible connection to the shooting and suspect.

New bill could bring DD2 fiscal autonomy - with single member districts

Friday, June 26, 2015 5:01 a.m.

A new bill passing through the General Assembly could give DD2 fiscal autonomy – under the condition the school board switches to single …

Call to take over for McKissick

Friday, June 26, 2015 11:24 a.m.

Longtime assistant coach and offensive coordinator Joe Call has been named the interim football coach for Summerville High School.

SCDOT to work on sharp curve this summer

Friday, June 26, 2015 11:01 a.m.

SCDOT is working to improve the sharp curve near the Five Points intersection this summer, and SCDOT is removing pine trees in the process – …

State budget to provide $5M for county roads

Friday, June 26, 2015 10:18 a.m.

Dorchester County may receive $5 million this fiscal year as part of the state’s budget package to fix deteriorating roadways.

DD2 delves into naming new middle school of the arts UPDATED

Thursday, June 25, 2015 12:05 p.m.

While three of DD2’s new schools have been named, the new middle school of the arts remains nameless.

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