Minus Bridge on US 78 among roads closed; more water expected

Tuesday, October 6, 2:18 p.m.

Water on the Minus Bridge means drivers cannot currently get between Summerville and St. George on U.S. 78.

Red Cross aiding flood victims

Tuesday, October 6, 11:43 a.m.

Red Cross workers opened 35 shelters in North and South Carolina – 30 in South Carolina alone – where more than 200 people spent Sunday night. The Red Cross has mobilized nearly 400 Red...

Damage estimates still to come

Tuesday, October 6, 12:01 a.m.

Only about 10 percent of South Carolina homeowners carry flood insurance, and most of those who do live in historic flooding areas, according to Russ Dubisky, executive director of South Carolina...

County warns of contractor scams

Tuesday, October 6, 2:23 p.m.

Dorchester County is asking residents to report suspicious contractors to prevent price gouging.

Green Wave falls to Kngihts

Stratford football coach Joe Marion’s intel about the rain was it wasn’t going to stop Friday or over the weekend.

Cross country teams trounce through the mud

The Ashley Ridge and Summerville cross-country teams continue to hold their own in large meets this season.

Green Wave splits tri-match with Fort, Bluffton

The Green Wave volleyball team notched a victory over one of its cross-town rivals Tuesday.

Class of 2016: Summerville running back Chris Felder

Chris Felder is the guy who runs the ball for the Green Wave on Friday nights, but he is equally as comfortable riding a horse or sitting behind a drum set.

Happy Homecoming

Faith Christian School celebrated homecoming on Sept. 25, with the crowning of Homecoming Queen Katherine Miller, and a 57-14 victory over the North Myrtle Beach Stallions.

Elks offering national, local scholarships

The Elks National Foundation awards $2.4 million in college scholarships to a total of 500 high school seniors nationwide through the Most Valuable Student Scholarship.

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

North Charleston Arts Festival seeking artists

The City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department is seeking applications from artists in music, theater, dance, visual art, crafts, photography, media arts and literature for participation in...

Mezzo-soprano Laquavia Alston to be in concert

Summerville Music Club will host Laquavia Alston at 7 p.m. Oct. 20 in St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 206 Central Ave. Alston is a Charleston Southern University alumnus. She and her colleague...

F3 Ruck for Hunger 5K

F3 Summerville is hosting a 5K “Ruck for Hunger” starting at 9 a.m. Oct. 17 to benefit the Lowcountry Food Bank. The Ruck (walk) will begin and end at Coastal Coffee Roasters...

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.

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...

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