DCC to stay with CRDA for now

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 10:01 a.m.

The recent announcements that Charleston County plans to leave and Berkeley County plans to hold funding for the Charleston Regional Development Alliance has many wondering what the future approach to economic development will look like in the tri-county area.

Sires Elem receives final permit

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Bob Folkman is excited about the next Dorchester District Two board meeting; when he provides his construction update he can tell the board and audience members that he is no longer waiting on a land disturbance permit for Sires Elementary.

Checkpoint this weekend

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 2:01 p.m.

The Summerville Police department, along with Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol, will be conducting a DUI checkpoint on Saturday, Aug. 23rd, 2014 on Miles Road near Trolley Road. Any questions can be directed to Lt. Allison or Sgt. Shingler at the Summerville Police Department at (843) 871-2463.

TriCounty Link holding public meetings

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:28 p.m.

Transit provider TriCounty Link will be holding seven public meetings throughout the region to gather public input on existing TriCounty Link routes and proposed route changes aimed at improving service to local residents.

Class is back in session

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 7:08 a.m.

Armed with pencils, paper and Spiderman and Barbie-themed bookbags, thousands of kids took over Dorchester District Two schools when classes started …

County’s first parks director ready for challenge

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 2:22 p.m.

Dorchester County’s first parks and recreation director has a big job ahead.

Summerville High student charged with disruption of school UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:03 p.m.

A Summerville High School student is being charged with disturbing school after writing a threatening message within an assignment.

School's back in UPDATED

Monday, August 18, 2014 9:57 a.m.

Photos from the first day of school at Dorchester School District Two Schools.

Serving the community: Matthew Schneider

Monday, August 18, 2014 12:01 p.m.

Engineer Matthew Schneider, 32, prides himself on being a “big joker” around the Summerville Fire Department.

Body identified

Monday, August 18, 2014 10:12 a.m.

The Dorchester County Coroner identifed the body found in Bulow Landing last week as Abner Lopez, 28, of North Charleston.

Prepping for school

Monday, August 18, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Myrtle Beach seeking help in triple-murder

Monday, August 18, 2014 2:09 p.m.

The Myrtle Beach Police Department will be in Summerville Wednesday asking for help in a triple-murder that killed two people from Summerville and one person from Ladson.

Sheriff’s office investigating possible neglect case

Friday, August 15, 2014 11:15 a.m.

Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office investigators are looking into a case of possible abuse or neglect of a 21-year-old Summerville woman.

Thurmond Visits Summerville Kiwanis


Friday, August 15, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Kiwanis Club of Summerville welcomed state Sen. Paul Thurmond during the club’s regular meeting August 13.

Citizens, police discuss community issues


Friday, August 15, 2014 12:01 p.m.

Nearly two dozen people ignored turbulent weather to attend a special town hall-style meeting at Doty Field Aug. 12.

DHEC, local business come to terms

Friday, August 15, 2014 2:31 p.m.

A Summerville business has agreed it won’t resume operations, unless it’s willing to pay a $9,000 fine to the state Department of Health and Environmental Control.

County backs Sawmill Branch upgrade

Thursday, August 14, 2014 3:25 p.m.

At its meeting Monday, Dorchester County Council voted unanimously to contribute $10,000 to Leadership Dorchester’s latest community project effort.

County hires parks director

Thursday, August 14, 2014 11:21 a.m.

Dorchester County announced today it’s hired Eric Davis as its first Parks and Recreation Director.

“Hands of Christ” event outfits students for school


Thursday, August 14, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Summerville Presbyterian’s large gym, filled with neat rows of boxes with colorful clothes and happy volunteers, was a welcome sight for parents …

‘We don’t want to lose four historic houses’

Thursday, August 14, 2014 3:20 p.m.

The Summerville Preservation Society is on a mission to keep the town’s historic atmosphere intact, starting with four houses that might be in danger …

County Council increases jail budget

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:01 p.m.

After a lengthy executive session, Dorchester County Council passed motions to approve funding to cover a $5.46 million shortfall in the new detention center construction budget.

Historic Bethel AME Church celebrates family and friends week


Wednesday, August 13, 2014 1:01 p.m.

Bethel AME Church’s Family and Friends Week kicks off this evening and the public is invited to join the celebration.

Democrats forecast change at the polls


Wednesday, August 13, 2014 3:01 p.m.

Three statewide Democratic candidates came to Summerville on Saturday selling hope: hope that Democrats could win the state’s top spots, despite the …

Body found at landing UPDATED

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 9:23 a.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a body was found near Bulow Landing about 8 a.m. Aug. 13.

AR baseball team has to forfeit games

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:36 p.m.

The Ashley Ridge baseball team is being forced to forfeit several games due to a rules violation.

Town votes in favor of allocating funds to Flowertown Players

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:01 a.m.

It looks like the Flowertown Players should be getting their funding after all.

DD2 pleased with PASS performance

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Scores for the South Carolina Palmetto Assessment of State Standards are in and Dorchester Two is pleased with the overall results.

Shots fired during interrupted burglary

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:49 a.m.

A 78-year-old Ladson woman reported a terrifying encounter with a burglar -- with the subject firing shots toward her -- early Tuesday morning.

Bosch implements reclaimed water system


Tuesday, August 12, 2014 12:17 p.m.

Bosch officially kicked off implementation of a new reclaimed water system Monday.

Eugene Sires Elementary falls behind schedule

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 6:41 a.m.

Dorchester District Two officials have been looking forward to opening three brand-new elementary schools for the 2015-2016 school year.

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