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Cardboard and paper to still be picked up at no extra cost

Thursday, August 18, 2016 7:27 a.m.

If people choose not to opt-in for streamlined recycling, they will still get their paper and cardboard picked up.

Business in the ‘ville

Business in the ‘ville
Thursday, August 18, 2016 12:14 p.m.

Summers Corner is starting to blossom.

Football Talk, Week 0: Berkeley and Dorchester schools UPDATED

Football Talk, Week 0: Berkeley and Dorchester schools
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 10:05 a.m.

Rob Gantt and Roger Lee talk about Week 0 of the 2016 football season.

Old Fort Fire celebrates lowered ISO rating

Old Fort Fire celebrates lowered ISO rating
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Residents and businesses receiving fire protection coverage from Old Fort Fire Department might see lowered insurance rates this fall.

Dorchester County Detention Center Ribbon Cutting

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 9:50 a.m.

Photos by Nick Cokins

Summerville’s homeless housing crisis: Pastors want women’s shelter re-opened

Summerville’s homeless housing crisis: Pastors want women’s shelter re-opened
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:01 a.m.

When Gary Beson once spotted a woman walking alone along the street near his church, he couldn’t just let her pass by.

State approves more than $100,000 to fund body cameras locally

State approves more than $100,000 to fund body cameras locally
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 7:05 a.m.

While some South Carolina officers wore body cameras prior to legislation passed last year mandating them, it’s rare to find an officer now …

Moncks Corner man killed in 17-A wreck in Summerville UPDATED

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 10:59 a.m.

A Moncks Corner man died in a wreck Tuesday on 17-A near the I-26 overpass.

New year, new schools

New year, new schools
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 7:12 a.m.

After years of planning, constructing, preparing…Dorchester District 2’s three new elementary schools finally opened on Monday.

Dorchester County Detention Center now open

Dorchester County Detention Center now open
Monday, August 15, 2016 1:53 p.m.

Not a place one should want to go on holiday, but the new Dorchester County Detention Center is officially open.

First Day of School 2016 UPDATED

Monday, August 15, 2016 8:10 a.m.

With backpacks on shoulders and lunch boxes in hand, children headed back to school Monday morning in Dorchester District Two, some for the first …

County officials aim to expedite S.C. 165 construction with new funds

County officials aim to expedite S.C. 165 construction with new funds
Friday, August 12, 2016 12:01 a.m.

County officials are planning to speed up the construction of the Delemar Highway widening project with additional funds from the County …

Preparing the classrooms

Preparing the classrooms
Friday, August 12, 2016 12:01 a.m.

This time next week, local students and teachers will have powered through their first week of school.

Panel to look at economic development plan

Friday, August 12, 2016 12:01 p.m.

A panel discussion next week will focus on Dorchester County’s role to play in the tri-county’s One Region economic development strategy.

SC DOT seeking public input on statewide plan

Thursday, August 11, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is seeking public review and comment for the 2017-2022 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). The STIP is the state’s six-year transportation improvement program for all projects and program areas receiving federal funding including:

Think safety this school year

Think safety this school year
Thursday, August 11, 2016 8:44 a.m.

There is a good chance nobody wants to pay $1,062.50 or lose six points on their drivers license.

Summerville eyes 2020 to implement possible change of government

Summerville eyes 2020 to implement possible change of government
Thursday, August 11, 2016 9:37 p.m.

While supporters of Summerville Mayor Wiley Johnson are hoping for change as soon as possible, should voters approve a switch in the town’s …

Bonilla testifies: Pegram accidentally died in my arms UPDATED

Bonilla testifies: Pegram accidentally died in my arms
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 7:11 p.m.

The man charged with murder in the death of a Summerville mom testified Wednesday that Ashley Pegram, 28, died in his arms while he was attempting to …

New county detention center to open Thursday

New county detention center to open Thursday
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 10:01 a.m.

Nearly two years after the county broke ground on a new jail site, the doors will be opened.

Summerville form of government petition signatures verified

Summerville form of government petition signatures verified
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 5:21 p.m.

A referendum on this year’s ballot could change Summerville’s town government.

Behind the badge: Spouses, fiancees of Lowcountry cops speak out

Behind the badge: Spouses, fiancees of Lowcountry cops speak out
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Summerville resident Lauren Ann always knew the dangers her fiance could face each day, simply by suiting up in his not-so-popular law enforcement …

Summer vacation coming to a close

Summer vacation coming to a close
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Binders, notebooks, pens and pencils galore…

Council postpones vote on hospitality tax

Council postpones vote on hospitality tax
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 7:56 a.m.

For the second time this summer, Dorchester County Council has opted to postpone voting on a third and final reading of an ordinance that could …

Continuing with aquatic center plans

Continuing with aquatic center plans
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 2:01 p.m.

It’s going to be a couple of years before a pool actually surfaces.

Sales tax could fund Summerville-to-Charleston bus rapid transit

Sales tax could fund Summerville-to-Charleston bus rapid transit

For the Journal Scene

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 7:47 a.m.

If Charleston County Council gives final approval to the half-cent sales tax referendum Tuesday, voters will decide on Nov. 8 not only if they want …

Bonilla trial begins; charged in death of Ashley Pegram

Bonilla trial begins; charged in death of Ashley Pegram
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 9:07 a.m.

The trial for a Hanahan man accused of killing a Summerville mother of three began with jury selection on Monday.

Summerville’s Carvin Nkanta loses Olympic berth to Kenya passport snafu UPDATED

Summerville’s Carvin Nkanta loses Olympic berth to Kenya passport snafu

For the Journal Scene

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 2:47 p.m.

A bureaucratic fumble has apparently cost Summerville High School graduate Carvin Nkanata his spot on the Kenyan team in the Olympic Games.

Trial Day 1: Jurors hear testimony on DNA evidence in Summerville murder case

Trial Day 1: Jurors hear testimony on DNA evidence in Summerville murder case
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 5:40 p.m.

The state called 12 witnesses to the stand Tuesday during the first trial day for Edward Bonilla, a Hanahan man accused of killing Ashley Pegram of …

Berkeley County flood maps ready for public viewing

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 8:25 a.m.

Newly revised preliminary digital flood insurance rate maps for Berkeley County will be available for residents to review at a public open house, 4-7 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Berkeley Electric Co-op Meeting Hall in Goose Creek.

Summerville hesitates on security system

Summerville hesitates on security system
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Incredulous that the real world could intrude upon Summerville’s small-town charm, some council members were not convinced Monday of the …

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