Sheriff’s office investigates body found in Givhans

Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating a murder after a body was found Friday morning in the Givhans area of Ridgeville off U.S.-61.

Ibis slaughtered at White Gables

Tuesday, April 15, 10:03 a.m.

Sometime between midnight and 8 a.m. on Friday, April 11, someone shot and killed six White Ibis in the green space at White Gables in Summerville.

DD2: Palmetto Gold, Silver...again

Friday, April 11, 12:01 a.m.

Eleven DD2 schools placed in the Closing the Achievement Gap Awards and a total of 17 placed in the Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards for General Academic Performance.

Serving the Community — Joey Fougerousse, Summerville Fire Department

Friday, April 11, 12:01 a.m.

Firefighter Joey Fougerousse, 22, of West Ashley has been with Summerville Fire Department a year and a half. A graduate of Bishop England High School, he came to firefighting through one of his...

Tree protection laws in county closer to update

Friday, April 11, 12:01 a.m.

It’s likely tree protection restrictions will soon be loosened for single family residences and tightened for land developers within Dorchester County.

Green Wave 10-runs Bobcats

Tuesday, April 15, 4:09 p.m.

The Green Wave baseball team made a late push against Bluffton Friday to keep its hopes of defending the Region 8-AAAA championship alive.

Swamp Foxes preparing for showdown with Summerville

Tuesday, April 15, 4:11 p.m.

The Ashley Ridge baseball team picked up two key region wins last week.

Finding Mudville: On being first

Friday, April 11, 12:01 a.m.

Being first.

The Chase Challenge is fun for adults and children

Friday, April 11, 12:01 a.m.

Chase After a Cure and On Purpose Adventures are partnering to create The Chase Challenge in which teams of adults and children participate in field day style contests and activities.

Getting students college and workforce ready

Friday, April 11, 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester School District Two and industry leaders are working to get students not only college-prepared, but prepared for the workforce and other alternatives for when high school seniors graduate.

DD2 adjusts policies to foreign exchange program

Friday, April 11, 12:01 a.m.

The Dorchester School District Two Board of Trustees recently updated the policy and administrative rule governing the foreign exchange program for students. Students desiring to attend Ashley Ridge...

Behind the Apple

Wednesday, April 9, 12:01 a.m.

Growing up, Lesley Brantley always had a love for math and children – enough so that her parents expected her to grow up to be a teacher.

Students excel in QUEST competition

Wednesday, April 9, 12:01 a.m.

Students from 42 public schools throughout the tri-county area battled for top honors at the 28th Annual QUEST Academic Competition held in March at Trident Technical College.

Magnolia mascot to greet egg hunt guests

Friday, April 11, 12:01 a.m.

Eggbert Hopps, Magnolia Plantation and Garden’s mascot, has stuffed thousands of plastic eggs with candy and prizes for the 2014 Easter Egg Hunt on April 19.

Magnolia Gardens and Terrace Theater hugging for ‘Bears’

Friday, April 11, 12:01 a.m.

The Terrace Theater and Magnolia Plantation and Gardens are hugging again on April 19 for the premier of “Bears.”

Good Friday movie screening

Friday, April 11, 12:01 a.m.

On Friday, April 18, Bethany United Methodist Church will present Passion at the Ponds at 8 p.m. at The Ponds of Summerville Amphitheater.

CSU jazz combo to perform for music club

Friday, April 11, 12:01 a.m.

The Summerville Music Club will host the Charleston Southern University Jazz Combo on Friday, April 18 at 6 p.m. The Jazz Combo, directed by Mark Sterback, will perform a program of jazz standards.

Ribbon cutting

Friday, April 11, 12:01 a.m.

Carnes Crossroads adds associate

Wednesday, April 9, 12:01 a.m.

Carnes Crossroads Real Estate, the company responsible for new home sales within the developing master planned community of Carnes Crossroads in the Summerville/Goose Creek area of Charleston, has...

Real estate looking up in 2014

Wednesday, April 9, 12:01 a.m.

House sales in Dorchester County are looking up for 2014.

Heritage Trust donates $7k to March of Dimes

Friday, April 4, 7:57 a.m.

Throughout January and February, Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union employees and members supported the March of Dimes 2014 fundraising initiatives through bake sales, employee luncheons, personal...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Wednesday, March 26, 12:01 a.m.

With the nasty weather we've been having it is hard to believe it's Spring. This is the season when Summerville is at its most spectacular. Dogwoods, azaleas, Japanese tulips and wisteria create a...

Life’s most embarrassing moments …

Wednesday, March 26, 8:15 a.m.

There are two things I fear: 1) Dying and 2) Being embarrassed. And there’s a difference between looking foolish and feeling stupid.

Just two feet, too much to ask?

Friday, April 11, 12:01 a.m.

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