Assault, burglary charges dropped in case of rape accusation

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 5:01 a.m.

All charges against a Summerville man accused of attempting to rape a woman in her home have been dropped.

DD2 on normal schedule for Thursday

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 5:06 p.m.

Dorchester District Two schools will operate on a normal schedule on Jan. 8 working with information from the county emergency preparedness agency and National Weather Service, according to a press release from the district. All staff members will take necessary measures to ensure that students are safe and warm during the school day with no …

Writer recollects older Summerville

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 12:25 p.m.

When she thinks about Summerville, Eleanor Allan McPhail thinks of a simpler time when she and her friends rode bikes everywhere, played in the woods …

Hotel project moves forward; Board of Architectural Review votes 5-1 for preliminary approval UPDATED

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 5:00 a.m.

The developer of the controversial downtown hotel project unveiled plans Monday that address nearly every objection raised thus far about the design …

EMS vehicle involved in crash

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 12:01 p.m.

An EMS worker driving a first responder vehicle was involved in an accident Wednesday morning.

Chinnis new council chair UPDATED

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 12:22 p.m.

David Chinnis will take the helm of Dorchester County Council for the next two years.

Winners selected in state parks photo contest; New contest open

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 7:11 a.m.

Three winners were selected for the second quarter of the State Park Service’s “Making Memories” photo contest, an effort that invites people to …

Contractor charged with clear-cutting

Monday, January 5, 2015 12:20 p.m.

A contractor building a new gas station has been charged with 24 violations of the town’s tree ordinance.

Giving a late Christmas gift

Monday, January 5, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Antiques Roadshow coming to Charleston

Monday, January 5, 2015 12:11 p.m.

South Carolina ETV announces that Antiques Roadshow, PBS’s most-watched ongoing series and a production of WGBH Boston, will visit Charleston as part of a six-city summer tour. Antiques Roadshow and ETV will host an all-day appraisal event on Aug. 8. Antiques Roadshow airs locally on ETV Mondays at 8 p.m.

The Dorchester gets preliminary approval from BAR

Monday, January 5, 2015 8:52 p.m.

Designs for The Dorchester, the controversial boutique hotel project in downtown Summerville, have received preliminary approval from the Board of …

One killed in car crash UPDATED

Monday, January 5, 2015 5:15 p.m.

A Summerville man was killed Monday as he sat in his truck waiting to turn onto Dorchester Road.

Scott to speak at MLK celebration at Cane Bay High

Sunday, January 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott will be the keynote speaker at Goose Creek’s celebration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in January.

Entries sought for sculpture competition

Saturday, January 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Sculpture artists are invited to participate in the 10th annual National Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition.

Boutique hotel makes big changes in 2014

Friday, January 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Among the items talked about on Summerville Town Council this year, news about the boutique hotel has continued to be one of the bigger discussions. …

2014: The Year in crime

Friday, January 2, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The one constant about law enforcement is that there are few, if any constants.

Police capture attempted murder suspect

Friday, January 2, 2015 3:16 p.m.

A midnight run for fireworks ended at the Dorchester County Detention Center for a man wanted by three agencies.

Third Thursday throughout the year

Thursday, January 1, 2015 12:01 a.m.

There were bands, school performances and carolers. There were folks enjoying wine, kids playing tag on the square and dogs tugging on their leashes. …

Looking back at DD2’s year

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 12:15 p.m.

2014 turned out to be an active one for Dorchester District 2 — from overcoming ice storms, to naming new elementary schools, to firing the …

Third Thursday

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 4:00 p.m.

2014: Year in Review Economic developments bring progress to Dorchester County UPDATED

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 5:01 a.m.

Despite a few hiccups and the occasional disagreement along the way, Dorchester County seemed to enjoy a year of positive progress in 2014.

Murder suspect surrenders

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 11:21 a.m.

The hunt for the second suspect in a double homicide is over.

Aquatic center committee trying to come up with game plan UPDATED

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester District Two’s new aquatic center committee is trying to figure out how to involve the community in deciding on a partnership.

Jail construction on track

Monday, December 29, 2014 6:01 a.m.

Despite a hiccup which resulted in a $190,000 change order, construction on the new Dorchester County Detention Center is on track and on budget.

Assistant principal arrested for DUI

Monday, December 29, 2014 1:04 p.m.

A Dorchester County District 2 administrator has been arrested for driving under the influence.

Lincolnville trying to bolster police presence

Monday, December 29, 2014 12:01 a.m.

It’s a modest, quiet little place, at first glance a calm island surrounded by a storm of rampant urban development.

Behind the Apple – Elise Stuck

Monday, December 29, 2014 12:01 p.m.

When she was a child, Elise Stuck spent seven years with her family in Pakistan.

South Carolina among fastest growing states

Sunday, December 28, 2014 9:50 a.m.

Folks keep flocking to the Palmetto State, according to new numbers released by the U.S. Census.

Berkeley Sheriff arrested for DUI

Sunday, December 28, 2014 1:38 p.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff Wayne DeWitt has been arrested for DUI and leaving the scene of an accident.

Discarded Christmas Trees can be put to good use

Saturday, December 27, 2014 10:42 a.m.

Instead of letting your Christmas tree take up space in a landfill this year, state natural resources officials suggest giving it a second life by …

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