Trident Health to consolidate obstetric and neonatal services at Summerville Medical Center on July 9

(photo by Stacy Pearsall)

Next month, Trident Health to consolidate obstetric, neonatal services at Summerville Medical: Trident Health has announced the consolidation of obstetric and neonatal services at Summerville Medical will take place on July 9. More information here.

Clear weather ahead: Today will be partly sunny, with a high near 88 and west wind 6 to 13 mph. Tonight is expected to be partly cloudy, with a low around 60 with southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. On Friday it should be sunny, with a high near 83 and north wind 6 to 8 mph. Read the full forecast here.

Cheapest average round-trip flights in nearly 25 years: More airlines flying to more destinations — with some competing for the same markets — brought airfares down in 2018 to the lowest rate in nearly 25 years at Charleston International Airport. Read the full story here. 

SC Attorney General Alan Wilson speaks to Summerville Rotary Club: South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson spoke at the Summerville Rotary meeting on Wednesday June 12th. Full story here.

Dorchester County shifting funding for road improvements in areas experiencing economic growth: Dorchester County is shifting some road project funding to pay for improvements in areas experiencing economic growth.County officials say they requested to reallocate over $3 million in state grants that was originally intended for road work in the Ridgeville area and now use it on roads around the Winding Woods Industrial Park, near Saint George. See the full story here. 

Prepare now for hurricane season: The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season is upon us and Dorchester County, in coordination with its municipal partners and community organizations, have been preparing for another active season. More information here.