Dorchester Road now closed again after being reopened UPDATED

Thursday, October 8, 9:35 a.m.

Dorchester County Emergency Management announced Thursday afternoon Dorchester Road is being closed again after briefly being open to motorists at the Sawmill Branch.

Taking time for tutoring

Thursday, October 8, 12:01 a.m.

At 12:20 p.m. Fort Dorchester High’s 2,200 students move through the halls, eager to grab lunch and mingle with their friends. Some head to classrooms, a few assemble with school clubs and...

‘It’s a miracle’: Firefighters evacuate Summerville teen in labor

Wednesday, October 7, 7:01 p.m.

Summerville teen Tyshenequia McLean snuggled in a hospital bed with her newborn baby boy Wednesday morning — her fingers intertwining with his.

Tow truck driver charged

Wednesday, October 7, 4:52 p.m.

A tow truck driver was arrested Wednesday after being accused of taking advantage of people trying to help during the flood.

Class of 2016: Fort Dorchester lineman John Simpson

John Simpson is a big man on the Fort Dorchester campus, but he would rather not hear about it.

Pinewood to play Augusta Christian Friday

Pinewood Prep’s varsity football team will play Friday.

Cobras’ Zehr expects tight region race

The Cane Bay Cobras got a break on Friday - a chance to sit, heal and get refocused - the kickback for opening the season in Week 0.

Game on, Patriots and Wave to play

It looks like the varsity football game between Fort Dorchester and Summerville will be played as scheduled.

Happy Homecoming

Faith Christian School celebrated homecoming on Sept. 25, with the crowning of Homecoming Queen Katherine Miller, and a 57-14 victory over the North Myrtle Beach Stallions.

Elks offering national, local scholarships

The Elks National Foundation awards $2.4 million in college scholarships to a total of 500 high school seniors nationwide through the Most Valuable Student Scholarship.

DD2 students top state average on ACT WorkKeys

In recently released state ACT WorkKeys® scores, 90.3 percent of Dorchester School District Two high school juniors demonstrated work readiness in the first statewide administration of this job...

Governor’s School for Science & Math accepting applications

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is accepting applications through Feb. 1, 2016 for its Class of 2018. Online applications are available at

Sit a spell

Leadership Dorchester Class of 2015 drops off benches to Summerville Museum for the outside garden. Each bench will have a sponsor’s plaque on it. This is one of many enhancements to the...

Ferrell joins Ryland Homes

Ryland Homes has named Amanda Ferrell to the sales team in the Charleston area.

Fun with food

In the spirit of fall season, the new ALDI in Oakbrook brought in celebrity food stylist Janice Stahl to provide shoppers with expert tailgating and seasonal entertaining tips during an in-store...

North Charleston Arts Festival seeking artists

The City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department is seeking applications from artists in music, theater, dance, visual art, crafts, photography, media arts and literature for participation in...

Football fever

Some of us would follow that pigskin on most any field, most anytime. For others it’s all about connections. As a former high school football star – alas before I knew him...

To get started is easy, but to finish is....

Surely I have ADD. I can’t spend three minutes on one task before I get distrac—SQUIRREL!

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