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. …

Paving the way to a smooth commute

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 12:30 p.m.

Could 2016 be the Year of the Road in Dorchester County?

ERT trailer, tools stolen from church

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:28 a.m.

The S.C. Early Response Team was there after the ice storm last winter, helping people with the physical recovery, and it was there after a tornado …

Walterboro man dies in motorcycle crash

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 8:47 p.m.

A Walterboro man was killed in a motorcycle crash on U.S. 17A Sunday night.

Grand jury indicts former Berkeley County Sheriff DeWitt

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 3:28 p.m.

A grand jury indicted former Berkeley County Sheriff Wayne DeWitt on multiple charges related to his Dec. 28, 2014 DUI arrest

Aquatic center RFP moves forward UPDATED

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 6:44 a.m.

By March Dorchester District Two should know who is going to manage and operate its future aquatic center.

Student loan debt workshop this week

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 9:36 a.m.

The Dorchester Prosperity Center, in partnership with Family Services, will host a Managing Your Student Loan Debt workshop this Thursday, Feb. 12 from 5-6 p.m.

Valentines for Vets

Monday, February 9, 2015 5:01 a.m.

One by one the Valentines piled up, but the girls didn’t stop.

Behind the Apple – Colleen Murphy

Monday, February 9, 2015 12:15 p.m.

Growing up, Colleen Murphy was always around children.

Reader's Choice

Sunday, February 8, 2015 9:08 p.m.

Photos by Amy Bevers

Walking Club encourages exercise for seniors

Sunday, February 8, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Walking Club has been an activity at Dorchester Seniors, Inc. for several years. However, Activity Coordinator Jan Holloway wanted to make it …

Berkeley County adds more methane extraction wells to landfill

Saturday, February 7, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A mountain of trash generates enough electricity to power 800 homes, but only if the waste is fresh and actively producing methane.

Habitat 51st home dedication UPDATED

Saturday, February 7, 2015 11:45 a.m.

Dorchester Habitat for Humanity dedicated its 51st home Saturday.

Town of Summerville and SCDOT remove crosswalk on Berlin G. Myers Parkway

Friday, February 6, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Pedestrians wanting to cross the Berlin G. Myers Parkway at East Richland Street need to be mindful that there is no longer a crosswalk at that …

Judge rules for Diocese of SC

Friday, February 6, 2015 12:18 p.m.

If this week’s ruling in the Episcopal church property lawsuit brings some sense of closure, it doesn’t in any way affect the work …

Hope for road projects projected

Thursday, February 5, 2015 8:17 p.m.

2016 could be a big year for roads in Dorchester County.

Teen killed in single-vehicle crash

Thursday, February 5, 2015 8:50 p.m.

An 18-year-old was killed Thursday in a single-vehicle crash on Delemar Highway.

Berkeley awards $3M design contract for Sheep Island interchange

Thursday, February 5, 2015 6:50 a.m.

The future I-26 interchange between Summerville’s Exit 199 and Jedburg’s Exit 194 is one step closer toward reality.

Public invited to weigh in on Hutchinson Square plans

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

It looks like the future of Hutchinson Square will rest with Summerville residents.

Courtyard by Marriott at Nexton Ribbon Cutting UPDATED

Thursday, February 5, 2015 6:57 p.m.

Courtyard by Marriott at Nexton Ribbon Cutting. (Photos by Brooks Finneseth)

Chamber hosting Knightsville roads summit

Thursday, February 5, 2015 6:49 a.m.

The Knightsville Area Council, a council of the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce, will host a transportation summit 5:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at Pinewood Prep, 1114 Orangeburg Road.With the success of the one-cent transportation sales tax and the tremendous growth in the western part of Summerville, the Chamber will gather elected …

Seeing double

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

Man killed in Afghanistan back home UPDATED

Thursday, February 5, 2015 3:02 p.m.

Matthew Fineran, the former Summerville police officer who was killed last week in Afghanistan, returned to the Lowcountry on Tuesday.

Fort Dorchester to host Princess Ball; Time for dad to get down

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Polish up your Dougie, dads; it’s time to boogie.

DD2 Parents push for more recess

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 5:01 a.m.

When Andrea Sorensen’s 7-year-old son participates in recess, it’s at the end of the school day – and it’s 20 minutes …

Dorchester County to implement text-to-911 in spring

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 12:15 p.m.

Texting to 911 dispatchers is getting closer to reality for Dorchester County residents.

Court rules for Diocese of SC

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 9:23 p.m.

The breakaway Episcopal churches in South Carolina are the legal owners of their buildings and property, not the national Episcopal Church, First Circuit Court Judge Diane Goodstein ruled late Tuesday.

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