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Man gets 30 years for attempted murder, armed robbery in 2014 incident

Thursday, February 11, 2016 4:55 p.m.

A Summerville man is going to prison for the next three decades after he was convicted this week of attempted murder, armed robbery and kidnapping in …

Town moving forward with Bear Island

Thursday, February 11, 2016 7:17 a.m.

Despite the number of concerns residents have posed about the project, Summerville is moving forward with the Bear Island Road extension as planned. …

Town denies request for larger signs at future Walmart neighborhood market

Thursday, February 11, 2016 12:59 p.m.

“It’s not fair.” That was the public’s unified cry to the town’s Board of Zoning Appeals Tuesday during a meeting …

Durr named interim coroner UPDATED

Thursday, February 11, 2016 3:49 p.m.

Former chief deputy coroner Alice Durr confirmed today that she has been named interim Dorchester County Coroner until the general election in …

Council passes mayoral powers ordinance in 4-3 vote

Thursday, February 11, 2016 9:54 a.m.

The heavily-discussed ordinances relating to the mayor and town administrator have passed second and final reading – but not without backlash. …

Absentee voting under way in South Carolina

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 7:15 a.m.

For those who don’t need to watch another debate or hear another speech to know who they want for the next president of the United States, absentee voting is under way in South Carolina.

South American virus brings worry to Lowcountry moms

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 7:06 a.m.

With news of a South American virus that affects fetal development, at least one Summerville mom will look at delaying a planned pregnancy until …

Berkeley County hosts 2nd Annual Tri-County Literacy Celebration UPDATED

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 11:52 a.m.

Their mission was to greet and entertain young readers at the second annual Tri-County Literacy Celebration at Old Santee Canal Park Saturday.

Ashes offered in drive-thru service at local church

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 2:34 p.m.

Suspended county coroner Chris Nisbet resigns

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:30 p.m.

Suspended Dorchester County Coroner Christopher Nisbet has resigned from office, according to the county’s human resources director Leonitta …

Celebrating the Patriots

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 7:12 a.m.

It was a sea of Patriot blue and the energy was palpable as students, staff and families waved pom-poms and towels in celebration of this …

Police identify man accused of stabbing, sexually assaulting women UPDATED

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 2:04 p.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has added its own charges to a man arrested by Summerville police earlier this month.

Behind the Apple - Lauren Dean

Monday, February 8, 2016 6:58 a.m.

In math, each question is its own puzzle. It is a lot of problem-solving, which is why Lauren Dean enjoys math.

Palmetto Goodwill hosts Hire Me! events this month

Monday, February 8, 2016 11:37 a.m.

Palmetto Goodwill is hosting a series of Hire Me! events in February.

Dorchester 2 single-member district bill advances to Senate

Monday, February 8, 2016 12:38 p.m.

By Paul Bowers

Deputies looking for new leads in 2013 death of Summerville woman

Monday, February 8, 2016 4:39 p.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the 2013 death of a Summerville woman after the coroner’s office reclassified …

Mr. K’s raises concerns on increased signage for new Walmart store UPDATED

Monday, February 8, 2016 3:24 p.m.

A local grocery store is raising the alarm about a national grocer’s request for a variance in zoning regulations.

New Neighborhood Market coming to Knightsville

Saturday, February 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A new Walmart Neighborhood Market is slated to open in late August or early September.

Workers fined after lots clearcut

Friday, February 5, 2016 12:17 p.m.

Workers for a homebuilder that was fined three years ago for clearcutting have been fined for clearcutting two more lots.

Police searching for attempted murder suspect UPDATED

Friday, February 5, 2016 10:17 p.m.

Summerville police are searching for a man they said is charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent …

Working on roads

Friday, February 5, 2016 3:48 p.m.

Summerville has a lengthy to-do list concerning roads this year.

Woman’s 2013 death reclassified as homicide UPDATED

Friday, February 5, 2016 4:34 p.m.

The Dorchester County Coroner’s Office has reclassified a death that was previously ruled accidental.

St. George embarks on Rosenwald school restoration

Friday, February 5, 2016 6:01 a.m.

Ralph James was just a first-grader when he attended St. George Colored School in the 1950s. It was one of two schools in Dorchester County that were …

Home of Hope lending a hand in homeless male population

Thursday, February 4, 2016 12:03 p.m.

In the four months it has been open, Home of Hope has seen some success stories.

Councilman challenges position of mayor’s adviser

Thursday, February 4, 2016 7:20 a.m.

The position of the mayor’s adviser is being questioned by some of town council.

SCE&G warns customers of phone scam

Thursday, February 4, 2016 11:54 a.m.

South Carolina Electric & Gas urges business and residential customers to be aware that scam artists are posing as SCE&G employees on telephone calls.

Working toward improving, funding school districts

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 6:40 a.m.

Lawmakers have a deadline to develop a funding plan for public school districts. By the end of the current legislative session elected officials hope to report that they comply with a state Supreme Court ruling.

Athletes sign with college programs UPDATED

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 4:06 p.m.

Some athletes and college coaches alike should rest easier now that National Signing Day has arrived.

Future bus rapid transit system a possible traffic reducer for Lowcountry

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 6:39 a.m.

With the possible addition of a new public transit system in the Lowcountry within the next three to five years, residents may be able to cut down …

Bills included in House Education Reform package

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 6:40 a.m.

1) H. 4783 - Redefine the expectations of a South Carolina high school graduate

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