For Firefighter Ramon Tucker, firefighting is in his blood.
At 8 a.m., the work site was a concrete slab surrounded by muddy yard.
As Dorchester County’s Economic Development Director, Jon Baggett has scored a number of goals for the county’s economic development game.
Richard Wood doesn't know what compelled him to put the family camcorder in his car on the way to work hours before Hurricane Hugo struck the Charleston area.
Fort Dorchester football fans may have done a double take during a recent performance.
After Hurricane Hugo everyone had a story to tell: where they were, when it hit, what their thoughts were.
The generations of our elders were made of tough stock. Margaret Goodwine remembers her Aunt Susie walking from her home in Knightsville to …
The crews at Summerville CPW learned at lot from Hugo.
When Hurricane Hugo struck on Sept. 21, 1989, sleepy little Summerville was still adjusting to a growth spurt that would see the town grow from a …
When he thinks about Hurricane Hugo, Harry Avant remembers the emergency calls he received that night.
Heyward Hutson, then a county councilman as well as president of the Historic Preservation Society, said all he could see were trees down everywhere. …
Before Hurricane Hugo, Joe Pye didn’t think there were that many trees around his house, but after the storm hit he found 23 downed trees covering …
A little over two years into its mission, the Community Resource Center has accomplished much and is focused on new goals.
As Hugo bore down on the Lowcountry, a command post was established at the main Summerville Fire Department — the present day police department was …
When DD2 Superintendent Joe Pye emerged from his house the day after Hugo, he didn’t recognize his own street.
Frank Nigro, now a major with the Summerville Police Department, noted that all the training in the world cannot truly prepare one for the actual event. Nonetheless, many lessons were learned during Hugo that have gone a long way in improving emergency operations, not only here but around the country.
Barbara Dunning was living and working in Virginia when Hurricane Hugo hit.
The third community meeting on the proposed new bell schedule for Dorchester District Two will be held Sept. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at Oakbrook Middle …
Dorchester County Council unanimously approved recommendations for disbursement of Accommodations Tax funds during Monday night’s meeting.
Construction on an Earth Fare-anchored shopping center in Summerville should start within 30 days.
A Summerville police officer who works as a school resource officer has been arrested on child porn charges.
When Crhistian Rodriguez was about to start middle school his parents paid for a private course in English.
Dorchester District Two is officially breaking ground on three of its new schools.
Jon Baggett is leaving his position as Dorchester County’s Economic Development Director.
Paramedic Jared Starr, 40, credits his 20-year EMS career to happenstance.
The town of Lincolnville recently took steps to beef up its public safety presence.
Superintendent Joe Pye scored “exemplary” on his annual evaluation.
Autumn fast approaches.The intense Southern summer heat has begun to wane. Football season has kicked into high gear.
The Summerville Dorchester Museum is proud to announce a new monthly program for students of American History.
A Summerville woman died on Friday, Sept. 12 following a traffic accident on College Park Road in Berkeley County.