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.

Wrongful death suit filed in fatal crash UPDATED

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

Pin Pin Tee and his wife, Jane Long Tee, were on their way home from Bible study last July when a brutal car crash killed Jane.

5-year-old student wanders off school grounds

Friday, February 13, 2015 12:01 p.m.

William R. Reeves Elementary plans on buckling down on the checklist of student walkers after a 5-year-old was found in a nearby neighborhood.

2015 tourism looking sweet

Thursday, February 12, 2015 12:09 p.m.

With the branding of the Sweet Tea Trail and recent launch of the daily trolley tours, Mayor Bill Collins is optimistic about tourism traffic for …

Habitat celebrates 51st house

Thursday, February 12, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Saturday was a long time coming for Shantell Smith.

Traffic signals along US-17A are being updated to adaptive signals

Thursday, February 12, 2015 3:54 p.m.

The Town of Summerville is partnering with the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) to upgrade traffic signals at 14 intersections on US-17A from Richardson Avenue to Beauregard Road on the north side of I-26.

Daycare for DD2

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Dorchester District Two employees might be getting a place to watch their kids while they are at work.

Council members consult on consultants

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

A few Summerville council members have raised concerns about how much money the town is spending on hiring consultants.

Family members arrested after arson, burglary

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 2:43 p.m.

A school board member’s sister is among those arrested after the board member’s family home was burglarized and set on fire in November. …

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