Damage estimates still to come UPDATED

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...

Man helps rescue runaway coffin in flooded Ridgeville cemetery

Monday, October 5, 8:02 p.m.

Givhans resident Wayne Reeves has been assisting with local rescue missions in flooded communities for days but never did he imagine he’d be involved in retrieving a 900-pound casket.

School cancelled for Tuesday; no curfew Monday night

Monday, October 5, 3:32 p.m.

Dorchester District 2 has cancelled school for Tuesday, the third school day in a row amidst historic flooding.

Officials hope for minimal infrastructure damage

Monday, October 5, 3:58 p.m.

No one will know for sure until the waters recede, but on Monday officials were optimistic that local roads were minimally affected by the flooding, compared to roads and bridges elsewhere in the...

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.

No Monday night football for the Foxes UPDATED

Both Ashley Ridge and Pinewood Prep have cancelled their football games that were rescheduled for early 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.

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...

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.

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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