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.

Area students bringing tunes May 9

Friday, May 8, 2015 2:01 p.m.

The problem with a Mini Cooper is: one cannot fit a large instrument such as a bass inside the car.

Ceremony honors fallen officers UPDATED

Thursday, May 7, 2015 7:06 a.m.

Law enforcement officers from around the Lowcountry gathered Wednesday morning to remember brothers in blue who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

South Carolinians like to give

Thursday, May 7, 2015 12:44 p.m.

South Carolina appears to be full of givers.

Letter carriers seek to Stamp Out Hunger

Thursday, May 7, 2015 12:45 p.m.

The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its 23rd annual nationwide Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 9. Stamp Out Hunger is the nation’s largest single-day food drive. Last year, with the help of thousands of volunteers, letter carriers all across America collected more than 74.4 million pounds of non- …

Bond denied for Bonilla UPDATED

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 9:18 a.m.

A judge denied bond Wednesday morning for a Hanahan man accused of killing a Summerville mom of three.

Plaintiffs in hotel case seeking standstill agreement

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 5:01 a.m.

While the town of Summerville proceeds with The Dorchester hotel, plaintiffs in the ongoing lawsuit against the town are determined to reach a …

Summerville High students recognized for video

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 12:18 p.m.

Nearly 5,000 students across the country teamed up to submit 2,280 entries to C-SPAN’s annual student video documentary competition called …

Murder charge to be filed in case of missing mom UPDATED

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 12:18 p.m.

Evidence indicates missing Summerville mom Ashley Pegram, 28, is most likely deceased, the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday. …

Lewis captures close Berkeley County Sheriff GOP runoff win

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 8:54 p.m.

Duane Lewis has captured a dramatic victory in the GOP runoff for Berkeley County Sheriff.

Legislators discuss DOT, gas tax hike

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Summerville residents had the opportunity to fill up on cheap gas last week as part of one local group’s initiative to raise awareness and …

Council approves budget’s first reading UPDATED

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 7:10 a.m.

During a Monday night meeting in Summerville, Dorchester County Council approved by title only the first reading of the county budget ordinance for …

Behind the Apple – Jamie McDowell

Monday, May 4, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Jamie McDowell grew up with Dorchester District Two.

Following in his father’s footsteps

Monday, May 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Thomas Woods has been fighting fires for only a month but he’s more than certain it’s his life’s call.

DMV begins issuing new plates, starting with specialties

Sunday, May 3, 2015 11:31 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles began issuing redesigned license plates on May 1, in accordance with state law.

Goose Creek man killed in Summerville

Saturday, May 2, 2015 10:20 a.m.

A Goose Creek man died at Trident Medical Center after being shot in Summerville on Friday evening.

Thailand-bound for Christ

Saturday, May 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

From the Bible Belt streets of a Southern small town to the heart of Buddhist country in Southeast Asia, local resident Wendy Alexander is headed on …

Police: Man, 37, killed in shooting UPDATED

Saturday, May 2, 2015 12:16 a.m.

A 37-year-old man died at a local hospital after a reported shooting in the area of North Cedar and West 3rd North streets in Summerville on Friday night.

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