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

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

Pulled from the flames: Summerville officer, anonymous Good Samaritan save crash victim

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 12:05 p.m.

Summerville Police Capt. Doug Wright has seen hundreds of car crashes in his career, including seven years on the fatality investigation team.

Robbers arrested, mayor says

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 11:26 a.m.

Summerville Mayor Wiley Johnson posted on Facebook Monday morning that police had arrested those responsible for burglaries in the historic district.

Council approves rezoning on Beech Hill Road

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 12:33 p.m.

Residents were outraged last month when the county held a public meeting about the possibility of putting more housing units on a 75-acre property …

Smithsonian exhibit to come to Dorchester Archives & History Center

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 9:28 a.m.

The Dorchester County Archives & History Center has been chosen as one of six sites in South Carolina to host the Smithsonian travelling exhibit “The Way We Worked”.

County parks get financial boost for design, construction UPDATED

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 7:14 a.m.

Dorchester County Council approved $275,000 in bond referendum money to improve one current county park and help develop another.

One shot in leg

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 4:03 p.m.

Summerville Police are investigating a shooting that occurred within the last hour.

Chellis announces run for County Council UPDATED

Monday, February 1, 2016 3:13 p.m.

A local insurance agent has announced he’s running for a seat on Dorchester County Council.

Students to return to Givhans for next school year

Monday, February 1, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Givhans students are slated to return to their former stomping grounds next school year.

3rd Annual Battle of the Badges UPDATED

Monday, February 1, 2016 12:51 p.m.

Lowcountry Firefighters Association hosts annual flag football game between firefighters and law enforcement at Gahagan Park in Summerville. Proceeds …

Behind the Apple – Amelia Galloway

Monday, February 1, 2016 12:49 p.m.

Every year Amelia Galloway gets a new set of kindergartners.

Firefighter of the Year

Saturday, January 30, 2016 1:01 p.m.

Summerville Firefighter Michael Lord received the Elks Club’s Firefighter of the Year award this month.

Residents speak out about future public transit

Saturday, January 30, 2016 3:25 p.m.

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

Carolina Teen Center pushing forward UPDATED

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

One thing Lisa Hart really loves about running a help center for teenagers is seeing their growth.

Police seek armed robbery suspect

Friday, January 29, 2016 9:59 a.m.

Summerville Police are seeking a man who robbed a gas station at gunpoint and ran off in the direction of an apartment complex.

Sheriff’s office seeking public comments for accreditation

Friday, January 29, 2016 4:34 p.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office is scheduled to undergo an on-site assessment Feb. 17-18 as part of state accreditation.

Summerville pastors encourage racial unity through upcoming conference

Friday, January 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Overcoming South Carolina’s racial divide is “not an easy fix” but “a necessary fix,” according to a group of …

Summerville Officer Shayne Musgrave: ‘We’re all human’

Friday, January 29, 2016 7:01 a.m.

Officer Shayne Musgrave isn’t afraid to admit he’s imperfect or that his law enforcement counterparts are, too. But he said …

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