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Body of missing man found in Georgia UPDATED

Thursday, May 14, 2015 12:17 p.m.

The body of a local man who had been missing since February has been found in Georgia.

40 years for 2013 shooting incident

Thursday, May 14, 2015 6:52 p.m.

A 20-year-old man will spend the next 40 years behind bars without possibility for parole in connection with a 2013 shooting incident in Summerville. …

Man dies a week after moped crash UPDATED

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 9:36 a.m.

A 60-year-old York, S.C., man died a week after his moped crashed in Dorchester County.

Smith begins board protests

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Community activist Louis Smith drew a straight line Monday from slavery-era laws prohibiting teaching slaves to read or write to the current state of …

Court staffing requests total more than $400K UPDATED

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 12:34 p.m.

The Dorchester County offices for the First Circuit Solicitor and Public Defender have together requested more than $450,000 in county funding next year to increase staffing and alleviate rising case loads.

Bus service could be cut for some in DD2

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Dorchester District 2 students who live within 1.5 miles of school could find themselves hoofing it next year.

County: Tax increase needed for public safety

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 12:35 p.m.

Dorchester County Councilmen have voiced their opinions about a proposed 2016 county tax increase intended to cover costs related to citizen …

BCSO searching for Summerville man

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 8:16 p.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an elderly Summerville man Tuesday evening.

BAR gives final approval UPDATED

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 7:07 a.m.

Despite some heated comments from the crowd, The Dorchester hotel has the Board of Architectural Review’s final approval.

Free Wi-Fi in downtown Summverville expanded

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 1:41 p.m.

At 3 p.m. on May 14 in the Town of Summerville Municipal Complex courtyard, Mayor Bill Collins and Eric Wages, Google Data Center Operations Manager, will announce the expansion of the free high-speed Wi-Fi network in Historic Downtown Summerville.

Teacher of the Year luncheon

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 1:53 p.m.

The Greater Summerville Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce presented the annual Teacher of the Year awards luncheon, honoring teachers of the year …

Wiley Johnson running for mayor

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 7:09 a.m.

A packed room full of hooting and hollering greeted Wiley Johnson as he announced his plans to run in this year’s mayoral election. He will be …

Council requesting more info on intersection improvements

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 1:39 p.m.

Council members are hoping to get more information from SCDOT on plans to improve a sharp curve in Summerville, and would like to get a SCDOT …

More arrests possible in Pegram case UPDATED

Monday, May 11, 2015 1:25 p.m.

There could be more arrests in the case of Ashley Pegram, 28, the missing Summerville woman whose body was found in the woods near Harleyville over …

Volvo plant to open in Berkeley County

Monday, May 11, 2015 8:30 a.m.

Volvo Cars will set up its first U.S. car plant in Berkeley County, according to an early Monday morning press release by the company.

Three trips, two continents, one summer

Monday, May 11, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Pren Woods has a passion for learning, his students and traveling – and that last item is going to be a big perk for him this summer.

Volvo to build first US car plant in Berkeley County

Monday, May 11, 2015 4:10 p.m.

Volvo Cars will set up its first U.S. car plant in Berkeley County.

Pegram’s family asks for prayers

Monday, May 11, 2015 4:30 p.m.

The best way for everyone to help Ashley Pegram’s family is to pray, her sister Brandy Chance said Monday.

Behind the Apple -- Tricia Andrews

Monday, May 11, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Tricia Andrews tells her students every year: “Come visit me.”

Toddler dies 2 days after wreck UPDATED

Monday, May 11, 2015 10:35 p.m.

A 2-year-old died Monday from injuries sustained in a weekend wreck on U.S. 78, three miles west of Ridgeville.

State association to manage 211 hotline

Sunday, May 10, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Trident United Way (TUW) is excited to announce a new strategic partnership with the United Way Association of South Carolina (UWASC) that will allow …

Recovered body identified as Ashley Pegram UPDATED

Sunday, May 10, 2015 6:26 p.m.

A body recovered yesterday in the Harleyville area has been identified as missing Summerville mom Ashley Pegram.

Business booms downtown

Saturday, May 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Downtown Summerville is home to several new businesses for residents and tourists alike to wine, dine and shop.

Ana continues to moves northward; Berkeley and Charleston under watch

Saturday, May 9, 2015 9:28 a.m.

Berkeley and Charleston counties remain under a tropical storm watch Saturday as Tropical Storm Ana continues to slowly move northward, with landfall expected to take place early Sunday along the upper South Carolina / lower North Carolina coast.

Body found in Harleyville

Saturday, May 9, 2015 5:54 p.m.

Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet said Saturday afternoon that his office had retrieved a body discovered in a heavily wooded area off Brown Town Road in Harleyville.

Full house for foster family

Friday, May 8, 2015 12:01 a.m.

More than 100 children call Summerville resident Deborah McCall “mom.”

Tropical storm warning issued

Friday, May 8, 2015 11:21 a.m.

MIAMI (AP) — A tropical storm warning has been issued for parts of North and South Carolina as Ana approaches the U.S. coast.

Proposed county tax increase for 2016

Friday, May 8, 2015 12:37 p.m.

For the first time in a decade, Dorchester County property-owners could be paying a higher property tax for the county’s operating costs after …

SCDOT looking to improve sharp intersection

Friday, May 8, 2015 10:20 a.m.

Between 2011 and 2014 there were 32 accidents at the intersection of US 17A and Pine Grove Avenue — the 90-degree curve on South Main Street …

Taryn Floyd is DD2’s Teacher of the Year

Friday, May 8, 2015 9:41 a.m.

Dorchester District Two has announced Taryn Floyd as its 2015 Teacher of the Year.

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