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Sheriff seeks funding for extra staffing

Friday, April 17, 12:01 p.m.

Sheriff L.C. Knight presented the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office budget at county council’s capital improvement planning retreat on April 9.

Taking over the buses

Friday, April 17, 10:01 a.m.

Operating school bus service in-house will save Dorchester District 2 between $200,000 and $400,000.

Local tribe seeks federal recognition

Friday, April 17, 5:01 a.m.

Since the 1970s the Edisto Natchez-Kusso Indians have been asking the federal government to recognize their existence and Lowcountry heritage.

DD2 extends elementary recess

Thursday, April 16, 3:07 p.m.

Elementary students can look forward to a few extra minutes of lunch and playtime next school year.



Green Wave seniors sign with college programs

Friday, April 17, 9:01 a.m.

Three Lady Green Wave basketball players, two Green Wave soccer players and a lacrosse player all signed a national letter of intent formally committing them to a college program this week.

Swamp Foxes ink deals in five sports

Friday, April 17, 12:01 a.m.

This week five Ashley Ridge seniors signed a national letter of intent that formalizes their choice of which college athletic program they will join next school year.

Green Wave softball team downs Fort in extra innings

Thursday, April 16, 4:34 p.m.

The Lady Green Wave softball team took the first game of a two-game series with cross-town rival Fort Dorchester.

Pinewood track team sets more PRs

Thursday, April 16, 4:30 p.m.

The Pinewood Track team has had a busy two weeks.


Volunteer Appreciation

Friday, April 17, 12:01 p.m.

More than 150 people, including volunteers, school administrators and school board members, gathered on April 9 for the Dorchester School District Two Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast, held at the...

Steel band

Friday, April 17, 12:01 a.m.

On March 28 the Summerville High School Green Wave Steel Band traveled to Columbia to perform and compete in the inaugural ‘Steel Band Festival’ hosted by the South Carolina Chapter of...

S’ville student wins architectural drafting contest

Thursday, April 16, 1:51 p.m.

Summerville resident and Dorchester County Career & Technology senior Cody Palfreyman took first place in the Architectural Drafting contest at the 2015 SKILLS USA State Championships held at...

DD2 signs Articulation Agreement with Claflin University

Thursday, April 16, 3:02 p.m.

Through the Early College Program (ECP), Dorchester School District Two high school students will be offered an opportunity to take advantage of a partnership with Claflin University.

Community News

Pets of the Week

Friday, April 17, 12:01 p.m.

Farrah is a 2-year-old microchipped and spayed female Domestic Shorthair. “OK folks, I’m packed and ready to move onto to my forever home! I would prefer to be an only cat and I enjoy...

Oswald joins Carolina One

Friday, April 17, 12:01 a.m.

Jeremiah Oswald has called the Charleston area home since moving to Summerville in 2003. A Realtor® since 2008, Oswald recently moved his license to the Summerville Trolley Road office of...

Fundraiser to benefit Junior Jazz Foundation

Thursday, April 16, 2:57 p.m.

A Jazz, Wine and Desserts Fundraiser will be held on Sunday, April 19 from 2 to 5 p.m. at 127 Spring Meadows Drive in Summerville. The cost is $25 per person; call (843) 486-3966 for more information.

Aldrich releases bee book

Thursday, April 16, 1:51 p.m.

April Aldrich is Summerville’s resident beekeeper and author. Her first book is now available. “A History of Honey in Georgia and the Carolinas,” published by The History Press,...


Salmon, soda bread and sweet spot desserts

Friday, April 17, 12:01 a.m.

We Hills are a partying lot. It doesn’t take much for us to get together and everybody bring something. Our last gatherings were based on special themed events: St. Patrick’s...

Me, myself and I

Wednesday, April 15, 10:12 a.m.

“Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.”~ Sun Tzu, Chinese general and author of “The Art of War.”

Letters to the editor

Friday, April 17, 12:01 a.m.

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