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GOP debate: Nash, Knight turn up the heat in sheriff’s race; candidates contest for coroner, House District 94

GOP debate: Nash, Knight turn up the heat in sheriff’s race; candidates contest for coroner, House District 94
Friday, May 6, 2016 12:58 a.m.

Council chambers witnessed a packed house Thursday evening as supporters of Nash and Knight filled the audience and lined walls to see the two GOP …

County considers a hospitality tax

County considers a hospitality tax
Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester County taxpayers may soon be paying extra on their dining out tabs. The county is considering imposing a hospitality tax to generate more …

Highway Patrol: Dorchester County deputy at fault in Summerville wreck

Friday, May 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol has found a Dorchester County deputy at fault in a crash that occurred in Summerville last month, according to Lance Cpl. Matt Southern.

Resurrecting the fallen

Resurrecting the fallen
Thursday, May 5, 2016 11:56 a.m.

Their lives are cut short, and communities mourn. But what happens to the memory of fallen law enforcement officers in the months, years and even …

Biddle suspends campaign for Dorchester County sheriff UPDATED

Biddle suspends campaign for Dorchester County sheriff
Thursday, May 5, 2016 2:22 p.m.

One of Dorchester County’s candidates for sheriff announced Thursday he’s suspending his campaign.

Mayor’s committee on disabilities awards scholarship

Mayor’s committee on disabilities awards scholarship
Thursday, May 5, 2016 7:00 a.m.

Every spring, the Summerville Mayor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities shines a spotlight on those who go out of their way …

SLED: Summerville man charged with murder in wife’s 2015 death UPDATED

SLED: Summerville man charged with murder in wife’s 2015 death
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 12:01 p.m.

A Summerville man has been denied bond after being charged with murder in the 2015 death of his wife.

Never again: Holocaust survivor shares his story with Fort Dorchester High

Never again: Holocaust survivor shares his story with Fort Dorchester High
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 11:01 a.m.

A total of 1.5 million children were killed in the Holocaust.

Summerville Mayor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities UPDATED

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 3:49 p.m.

The mayor's committee met May 4 to award scholarships, honor local businesses and hear from an alumna.

Arrest made in April car chase case

Arrest made in April car chase case
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 11:06 a.m.

A man wanted on charges of attempted murder, failure to stop for blue light and child endangerment was arrested Tuesday evening by the U.S. Marshals …

Residents give input about future facilities

Residents give input about future facilities
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 1:01 p.m.

Field lights, basketball courts and safety for children who walk to school, among other concerns, were popular topics Monday night at a community …

Local GOP candidates take center stage at women’s luncheon

Local GOP candidates take center stage at women’s luncheon
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The GOP primary is less than two months away and candidates are hitting the campaign trail hard in Dorchester County. Many in contested races took …

County Fire & Rescue chief addresses district 209 rumors

County Fire & Rescue chief addresses district 209 rumors
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 6:54 a.m.

Dorchester County Fire & Rescue officials have worked to extinguish a heated contract debate that ignited weeks ago between the county and Old …

Library officials recommend 3 new branches over next decade

Library officials recommend 3 new branches over next decade
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 1:20 p.m.

Dorchester County could be the site of three new libraries over the next decade if library officials have their way – but it’s going to …

BCSO responds to shooting victim on North Main Street

Monday, May 2, 2016 4:00 p.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff’s deputies responded early this morning to a gunshot victim who appeared at a gas station on North Main Street.

Behind the Apple -- Patrice Leko

Behind the Apple -- Patrice Leko
Monday, May 2, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Patrice Leko enjoys an adrenaline rush.

County Republican Party holding debate in Summerville this week

Monday, May 2, 2016 9:55 a.m.

Dorchester Republicans will have the opportunity to see candidates in some of the most hotly contested primary contests during a debate this week.

ARHS students rally for SwampFest

ARHS students rally for SwampFest
Monday, May 2, 2016 2:21 p.m.

More than 350 special-needs students from across Dorchester District 2 gathered at Ashley Ridge High School on Friday for SwampFest, an annual field …

Oakbrook Ashley Riverfest UPDATED

Sunday, May 1, 2016 11:53 a.m.

Summerville came out for the Oakbrook Ashley Riverfest on Saturday, celebrating the Ashley River.

Meet Summerville officer Tyler Partin

Meet Summerville officer Tyler Partin
Saturday, April 30, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Tyler Partin always knew he wanted to be a police officer; he was just waiting on his family to give him the OK.

Red Cross urging donations for World Red Cross Day

Red Cross urging donations for World Red Cross Day
Saturday, April 30, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood and help save lives in honor of World Red Cross and Red …

Business in the ‘ville

Friday, April 29, 2016 12:01 p.m.

From new business ownerships to new housing to new places to get a haircut – Summerville continues to grow.

Summerville condo buyers released from their contracts

Summerville condo buyers released from their contracts

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Friday, April 29, 2016 7:30 a.m.

The developer of a beleaguered hotel and convention center project in the historic downtown area is returning earnest money to those who had hoped to …

Sheriff’s Office swears in new reserve deputies

Sheriff’s Office swears in new reserve deputies
Friday, April 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

It’s a tough time to wear a gun and badge. That was the opinion echoed multiple times during a swearing-in ceremony for seven Dorchester …

SwampFest UPDATED

Friday, April 29, 2016 2:03 p.m.

Ashley Ridge High School held the annual SwampFest on Friday, a field day for special needs students in Dorchester District 2.

Free Aetna Dental Access card offered online this week

Friday, April 29, 2016 1:10 p.m.

All South Carolinians will have the opportunity to download a free Aetna Dental Access card this week. This special offer was launched to help celebrate Rx Awareness Week. South Carolina Drug Card is a free statewide prescription assistance program that was launched in 2009.

Reps. Murphy, Horne differ on disturbing schools bill

Friday, April 29, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Two Dorchester County legislators differ on whether law enforcement should be allowed to charge students with disturbing schools.

Frances R. Willis SPCA reduces fees on Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

Thursday, April 28, 2016 2:25 p.m.

The Frances R. Willis SPCA in Dorchester County is inviting you to come join them in celebrating National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day this Saturday, April 30. It is a great excuse to look into adopting, rather than shopping for a new pet.

School board might nix public comments

School board might nix public comments
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:42 p.m.

DD2 is looking into scratching public comments off its agenda for future board meetings.

Parents speak out against what they see as overly harsh discipline

Parents speak out against what they see as overly harsh discipline
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Two Dorchester District Two moms describe their fifth-grade sons in a similar way: they are good children, they said. They make good grades and have …

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