Summerville Orchestra seeks new director

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:22 p.m.

As the Summerville Orchestra launches a new season, it also launches the search for a new conductor.

Giving thanks: Flood victims feel blessed

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Dana Evans banged a hammer against his house as work crews streamed into his yard this month trying to get his Holly Street house back in livable …

Questions linger after deputy car chase ends in crash UPDATED

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 3:35 p.m.

Dorchester County sheriff’s officials aren’t saying much about a crash that involved one of their own this month, but they are showing …

Berkeley voters ‘Feel the Bern’ at Democratic presidential hopeful event

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 7:18 a.m.

A small crowd greeted U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont with chants of “Bernie, Bernie, Bernie!”

Knitting with love UPDATED

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 12:25 p.m.

Frances Garrett may be blind in one eye, but that hasn’t stopped the 99-year-old Summerville resident from using her hands to bless others.

FDHS Butts & Wings Competition UPDATED

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:52 a.m.

Organized by the school's Beta Club, the Fort's recent barbecue competition raised funds for Camp Happy Days, an organization that benefits children …

Behind the Apple - Amanda Detrich

Monday, November 23, 2015 9:57 a.m.

Amanda Detrich’s love of literature first sparked her interest in being a teacher.

Crantford Meehan, Attorneys At Law - Ribbon Cutting

Monday, November 23, 2015 1:23 p.m.

Crantford Meehan, Attorneys At Law - Ribbon Cutting – November 19, 2015. (Photos by Nick Cokins)

Mt. Pleasant man dies from crash injuries

Monday, November 23, 2015 11:59 a.m.

A Mt. Pleasant man died Sunday from injuries he suffered in a crash earlier this month.

B.I.R.D.S. - Pileated Woodpecker UPDATED

Monday, November 23, 2015 1:31 p.m.

B.I.R.D.S. unveiling the Pileated Woodpecker at the Summerville Dorchester Museum November 19, 2015. (Photos by Nick Cokins)

Drayton Hall director emeritus honored for work

Friday, November 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Visiting Drayton Hall or Middleton Place, you can stand on the banks of the Ashley River and imagine yourself back in time when the Draytons and …

Fire hydrant testing underway in Summerville

Friday, November 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Town of Summerville Fire and Rescue Department will be conducting flow tests of fire hydrants in Summerville now through mid-December. Hydrants located in heavily traveled areas will be tested on Sunday mornings.

Business in the ‘ville

Friday, November 20, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Maybe after getting legal advice, people can go and get their nails done.

Meet Fire Capt. Billy Penn Jr.

Friday, November 20, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The worst day of Fire Capt. William “Billy” Penn Jr.’s career was the day he lost a childhood friend in the Charleston Nine …

Local legislators discuss roads, refugees, workforce, schools

Thursday, November 19, 2015 2:46 p.m.

Three of Dorchester County’s top legislators offered updates and forecasts for county officials and Chamber members Thursday on hot political …

County unveils new cost-saving recycling plan

Thursday, November 19, 2015 10:48 a.m.

A new countywide recycling plan will save the county money and keep items from ending up in the landfill.

Council disputes 2016 meeting schedule

Thursday, November 19, 2015 7:07 a.m.

The long-held rivalry between the upper and lower parts of Dorchester County reared its head Monday during council’s discussion on amending …

Waste Pro no longer collecting tin, glass, plastic

Thursday, November 19, 2015 10:48 a.m.

This week started like any other week — Summerville residents put their trash and recycling out for Waste Pro to come and pick up.

Johnson, council talk duties of mayor, town administrator

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Many town folks were pretty upset when Summerville council members reviewed some big amendments at the last council meeting on Nov. 11 that change …

Police officer Gayhart: ‘Expect the unexpected’

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 2:01 p.m.

Once a double major in marine science and biology at Coastal Carolina, Ray Gayhart is now a man of law and justice.

Disaster recovery center relocates to Summerville

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 4:57 p.m.

A disaster recovery center in Berkeley County is moving to town.

State sets new boundary between Dorchester and Berkeley counties UPDATED

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

More than 300 Dorchester County households will soon call Berkeley County home after a new boundary line goes into effect.

Coroner: Car strikes, kills man

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 9:59 a.m.

A man died Wednesday morning after a vehicle struck and killed him near a North Charleston gas station.

Nominations now open for Readers’ Choice

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dear Readers,

Locals residents rescue man, baby from Summerville apartment fire

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:28 a.m.

Jackie McGrail and her mother Marsha Linn were driving down Boone Hill Road Monday morning when McGrail smelled fire. The scent was a bittersweet …

Folks lend a hand on Day of Caring UPDATED

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 6:58 a.m.

Pinewood Preparatory students were disappointed when the October flood ruined their chance to lay down mulch in their school garden.

Police: 3 charged after stolen gun, meth seized in hospital parking lot

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:15 a.m.

Three people, including two Dorchester County residents, were arrested at Trident Medical Center Tuesday morning after North Charleston police …

Middleton Place Pioneer Days, Part 1 UPDATED

Monday, November 16, 2015 12:26 p.m.

Middleton Place Pioneer Days, Photos by Katie Florimbio

Flames rip through Summerville apartment complex

Monday, November 16, 2015 2:19 p.m.

Fire crews took 45 minutes to squelch flames flying from the roof of an apartment complex Monday morning on Boone Hill Road, across from Summerville …

Coroner’s office:1 killed, 1 injured in I-95 crash

Monday, November 16, 2015 12:17 p.m.

One person died after being ejected from a car in an accident that occurred Saturday in St. George.

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