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Future of Ashley River Fire Department in question

Future of Ashley River Fire Department in question
Thursday, July 28, 2016 1:22 p.m.

Dorchester County is considering contracting with the City of North Charleston for the city’s fire department to assume coverage of the Ashley …

USTA Play Day at Doty Park

Thursday, July 28, 2016 5:16 p.m.

Pictures from the USTA Play Day at Doty Park July 27. Photos by Roger Lee/Jounral Scene

Bennett to review S.C. pension system

Bennett to review S.C. pension system
Thursday, July 28, 2016 2:06 p.m.

State Sen. Sean Bennett, R-Summerville, has been asked to represent the South Carolina Senate on a Special Joint Committee to evaluate and recommend …

Summerville student raising $5,000 for sick children

Summerville student raising $5,000 for sick children
Thursday, July 28, 2016 4:01 p.m.

Summerville student Madison Pittman knew as soon as she started volunteering at local hospitals she had discovered her future career path.

Business in the ‘ville

Business in the ‘ville
Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Another pizza place is joining Summerville’s business family.

Taking a look at tourism

Taking a look at tourism
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 2:01 p.m.

Summerville is on a mission to show the world why it is such a “sweet” place to live.

Fall completion date for Bacons Bridge Road project

Fall completion date for Bacons Bridge Road project
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 10:01 a.m.

Drivers said goodbye to bright orange construction barrels last week. The objects had become a near permanent fixture to many residents driving to …

Three die after Dorchester County wrecks UPDATED

Three die after Dorchester County wrecks
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 7:25 a.m.

Two people died in Dorchester County wrecks Tuesday, and a third died from injuries she sustained in a July 15 wreck.

‘It’s magical’: Summerville police escort senior residents to prom UPDATED

‘It’s magical’: Summerville police escort senior residents to prom
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

At least 15 Summerville police officers went from transporting suspects to jail Thursday to escorting senior residents to prom.

Fifty miles for 50 years: Fire chief to run in full gear for charity

Fifty miles for 50 years: Fire chief to run in full gear for charity
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Four years ago David Moore made a decision to save his life. He was overweight, had high cholesterol and blood pressure and visited the doctor once a …

Residents, student address DD2 on transgender bathrooms

Residents, student address DD2 on transgender bathrooms
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 11:33 a.m.

A month ago, residents upset about Dorchester District Two letting a female transgender student use the girls’ restroom urged board members to …

Coroner: Ridgeville woman dies from injuries sustained in earlier wreck

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 11:52 p.m.

A Ridgeville woman died Tuesday from injuries sustained in a wreck earlier this month.

Summerville group collects 6,000 signatures to force form of government question onto ballot

Summerville group collects 6,000 signatures to force form of government question onto ballot

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016 6:13 a.m.

Summerville residents may soon get to vote on which type of government they prefer.

Snake hyssssteria

Snake hyssssteria
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 1:01 p.m.

Ask Mike Dawson the definition of a “snake-a-phobe” and the answer will likely be: “someone who suffers anything from a mild …

Colonial Dorchester Sign Hanging

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 4:28 p.m.

Photos by Brooks Finneseth

Vistelan Grand Opening UPDATED

Monday, July 25, 2016 9:44 a.m.

Photos by Nick Cokins

‘Keeping your heart in it’: Summerville fire chief practices compassion

‘Keeping your heart in it’: Summerville fire chief practices compassion
Monday, July 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

From saving people to salvaging wildlife, Summerville Fire Chief Jacob Evans seems to have encountered it all during his 14-year career.

Third Thursday

Monday, July 25, 2016 10:18 a.m.

Photos by Nick Cokins

Coroner: Lieber inmate strangled to death UPDATED

Coroner: Lieber inmate strangled to death
Saturday, July 23, 2016 10:56 p.m.

An inmate who died in his cell at Lieber Correctional Institution this month was strangled, according to a press release Dorchester County Coroner …

Camp serves as a place for gathering

Camp serves as a place for gathering
Saturday, July 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Sitting on 53 acres full of hiking trails, ponds, an archery range, an arts and crafts center and a few animals, Maren Anderson’s property …

Man dead after tree loading accident in Summerville

Saturday, July 23, 2016 11:10 p.m.

A Moncks Corner man is dead from injuries sustained while a tree was loaded onto a truck in Summerville Saturday, the Dorchester County Coroner’s Office said.

Litter, public safety top list of concerns for the Edisto

Litter, public safety top list of concerns for the Edisto
Friday, July 22, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Residents and business owners living and working in and around the Edisto River gathered Tuesday to comment on the waterway’s future.

Residents oppose request for multi-family rezoning

Friday, July 22, 2016 8:01 a.m.

A rezoning request with the potential to allow additional housing near Summerville’s Crestwood community failed to get a Planning Commission recommendation this month after residents spoke out against it.

A push for commercial use of Cooks Crossroads, future grocery store

A push for commercial use of Cooks Crossroads, future grocery store
Friday, July 22, 2016 5:05 a.m.

The desire for more commercial use in certain strict zoning areas of the Ashley River Historic Overlay District has been a central focus for county …

New mascots, fewer trailers for DD2

New mascots, fewer trailers for DD2
Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Three new species of animals are popping up in Dorchester District Two this upcoming school year: the Sand Hill Sandpipers, the Sires Stingrays and …

Station II ready to fight fires

Station II ready to fight fires
Thursday, July 21, 2016 6:38 a.m.

Summerville Fire-Rescue Station II is up and running at 110 Luden Drive.

Lieber inmate dies after fight with cellmate

Lieber inmate dies after fight with cellmate
Thursday, July 21, 2016 11:51 a.m.

An inmate at Lieber Correctional Institution in Ridgeville died just before 2 a.m. Thursday after a fight with his cellmate, according to the South …

Dorchester County Water and Sewer undergoing software upgrade over the weekend

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 5:00 p.m.

The Dorchester County Water and Sewer Department is notifying its customers of a computer billing system software upgrade beginning at 2 p.m. Friday. The system upgrade is expected to be complete and systems functional by 8 a.m. Monday.

Foster for a day: When Jackie came to play

Foster for a day: When Jackie came to play
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

So, I’ve never been much of a dog person. Not that I dislike dogs; I just prefer cats. Go ahead and boo, hiss or let out an appalling sigh of …

Council delays vote on hospitality tax

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 9:57 a.m.

Dorchester County Council agreed Monday to move the third reading of an ordinance seeking to impose a 2 percent countywide hospitality tax to its Aug. 8 meeting in St. George. There also will be a public hearing prior to council’s vote.

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