Residents urged to stay home; curfew imposed for second night

Sunday, October 4, 10:27 a.m.

Dorchester County has again imposed a curfew of 6 p.m. Sunday through 7 a.m. Monday for the unincorporated areas of the county and the towns of Ridgeville, Harleyville, St. George and...

Kitchen Tour cancelled

Saturday, October 3, 10:51 a.m.

The Scrumptious Summerville Kitchen Tour scheduled for Sunday has been cancelled.

Curfew imposed on Dorchester County

Saturday, October 3, 3:41 p.m.

Dorchester County has imposed a curfew of 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. in the unincorporated portions of the county.

Officials brace for weather impacts

Friday, October 2, 10:08 a.m.

Dorchester County officials say they’ve worked through emergency scenarios, they have their plans and procedures in place, and now they’re waiting to see what happens with the...

Lady Green Wave still perfect in region

The Summerville High School girls’ tennis team notched its fourth straight region victory Tuesday.

Pinewood swim team hosts invitational

The Panthers hosted the Pinewood Invitational on Saturday in Mount Pleasant.

Fort Dorchester boys claim region swim title

With the high-school swim season quickly winding down, swimmers from across Dorchester School District Two came together Tuesday for a final regular season meet.

Patriots expect a battle in West Ashley

The Patriots have a good news, bad news scenario this week.

Students teach the parents

Newington Elementary School held a ‘Parent Information Night’ on Sept. 10. The Technovators (the afterschool technology club) hosted three technology sessions in a computer lab for...

DD2 students top state average on ACT WorkKeys

In recently released state ACT WorkKeys® scores, 90.3 percent of Dorchester School District Two high school juniors demonstrated work readiness in the first statewide administration of this job...

Governor’s School for Science & Math accepting applications

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is accepting applications through Feb. 1, 2016 for its Class of 2018. Online applications are available at

Governor’s School hosting info session in Summerville

The Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is hosting an information session for prospective students and their families on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 6 p.m. at Trident Technical...

FDHS grad serving as intelligence specialist at sea

A 2001 Fort Dorchester High School graduate and Charleston, South Carolina native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of the staff of Commander, Submarine Group Ten.

Oktoberfest with Summerville Orchestra Friends

The Summerville Orchestra Friends is sponsoring an Oktoberfest to be held 5–9 p.m. Oct. 18 at Summerville Country Club located at 400 Country Club Boulevard in Summerville.

Pets of the Week

Logan is a 2-year-old neutered and microchipped male Domestic Shorthair. Logan is a real crybaby. He is so sweet and loves to be scratched under his chin. He is calm and gentle and loves to be held.

Fire Safety Parade and Demo on Monday

The Summerville Fire & Rescue Department along with Old Fort Fire Department will kick off Fire Prevention Week with the Annual Fire Prevention Parade and Display on Monday.

Football fever

Some of us would follow that pigskin on most any field, most anytime. For others it’s all about connections. As a former high school football star – alas before I knew him...

To get started is easy, but to finish is....

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