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New roadway aims to decrease congestion

Thursday, May 28, 11:44 a.m.

County traffic congestion will be decreased in portions of Ladson and Summerville with the opening this month of Old Fort Drive extension, though the project has proved controversial in recent weeks.

DD2 talks SROs, single member districts

Thursday, May 28, 7:11 a.m.

It would be more expensive to hire next year’s school resource officers in-house, but outsourcing could mean less control.


Rain garden installed to clean stormwater

Wednesday, May 27, 12:38 p.m.

The prime impediment to clean water across the Lowcountry is its prime user – people.


Ugandan orphans share song, dance, faith

Wednesday, May 27, 5:01 a.m.

Sixteen-year-old Oguttu Godfrey has been an orphan since the age of 5. His mother died when he was 3 followed by his father two years later. He spent years in poverty living with his uncle and...

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Sports

Green Wave must fill key positions

Friday, May 29, 12:01 a.m.

The Green Wave football team wrapped up its spring practice last week and Summerville coach John McKissick is optimistic about Summerville’s next season.

Soccer players receive All-region honors

Thursday, May 28, 2:01 p.m.

Ashley Ridge, Fort Dorchester and Summerville all had three players named to the 2015 Region 8-AAAA Boys Soccer All-region Team.


Hursey signs with Stingers

Thursday, May 28, 10:04 a.m.

The Stingers will have two Summerville southpaws on their pitching staff next school year.


Pinewood’s Ray signs with Claflin University

Wednesday, May 27, 12:01 p.m.

Pinewood senior Ahmad Ray last week signed his national letter of intent to play basketball for Claflin University.

Education

Reading through generations

Friday, May 29, 12:01 a.m.

Residents from the Village of Summerville make a special trip every Tuesday to Flowertown Elementary School to read to second grade students. The purpose of this community involvement program is to...

Kicking off graduation season

Thursday, May 28, 12:16 p.m.

DD2 and DD4 Adult Education graduates bow their heads during the benediction at the Dorchester County Adult Ed commencement on May 27. The celebration was held at Ashley Ridge High School. Students...


Making memories with mom

Thursday, May 28, 12:01 a.m.

Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School Media Center sponsored a “Making Memories with Mom (or another loved one)” event in conjunction with the Reading Warehouse Spring Book Fair.


History buffs

Wednesday, May 27, 12:01 p.m.

On May 20, Gregg Middle School held its first History Bee. Organized and led by seventh-grade social studies teacher Annie Herb, students answered a variety of sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade...

Community News

Local artists win at exhibition

Thursday, May 28, 10:05 a.m.

A Summerville artist’s work was among those chosen to become part of North Charleston’s permanent public art collection.

Local author gets ideas everywhere

Friday, May 29, 12:01 a.m.

Richard Standring is a Summerville author who has been writing since 1967. He has always enjoyed writing short stories, but he has some novels as well. His works range from humorous to mystery. Not...


Keep Dorchester County beautiful

Wednesday, May 27, 12:01 a.m.

Keep Dorchester County Beautiful has won two Keep South Carolina Beautiful Awards. Keep Dorchester County Beautiful nominated one of its board members for Volunteer of the Year. KDCB also won gold...


Soil and Water honors photo winners, scholarship recipients

Wednesday, May 27, 12:01 a.m.

The Dorchester Soil and Water Conservation District held its annual Affiliate and Awards Banquet on May 4 at Brosnan Forest. District Chairman Jimmy Fender welcomed everyone. All affiliate members...

Opinion

An old favorite done a new way

Friday, May 29, 12:01 a.m.

If it’s okay with St. Peter – and if I get a pass through those gates – I’m taking my crockpot with me to heaven. That slow cooking magician has been one of my...

Whatever happened to being polite?

Wednesday, May 27, 12:01 a.m.

Sometimes I think people are going crazy faster than I can keep up.

Deserving of attention

Wednesday, May 27, 12:01 a.m.

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