A Flood Warning has been issued for Dorchester County, according to the National Weather Service.
One private school and five public schools across the Palmetto State were recognized in the “Exemplary High Performing Schools" category, meaning they are among the state’s highest-performing schools as measured by state and national assessments.
Dorchester County continues with on-going large-scale rezoning plans after settling dispute with Knightsville property owner.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today recognized six South Carolina schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2020. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performanc…
The already overcrowded, Dorchester Paws, in Summerville recently received four new abandoned tenants, but the four terrier pups will probably not be homeless for long, after being dropped over the fence at the facility in Summerville.
DO bring your shell to the nearest shell recycling center. Drop-off locations are available online. If a center is not shown near you, please call 843-953-9397.DO separate shell from trash. Sh…
Oyster lovers take note: The 2020-2021 season for recreational harvest of shellfish (clams and oysters) in coastal waters of South Carolina is set to open one-half hour before official sunrise…
Dozens of residents of the South Pointe neighborhoods in Summerville spoke out at a town meeting to stop the development of a new apartment complex.
It all started with a call to dispatchers in Summerville on Sept. 2, regarding a drug overdose. Police said when they arrived on scene they found a man being revived by EMS and a visiting maid…
For many Dorchester District 2 students, this week marks the first time they will step foot in a school building for a full day of class since schools were abruptly shuttered.
The Air Force Sergeants Association hosted an event in honor of prisoners of war and missing in action service members on Sept. 18 at Joint Base Charleston, S.C.
One good thing about the Quarantine? More time for the Autumn Clean. There’s just something about the early weeks of Autumn, a bit cooler, a shift in the breeze, the promise of holidays to com…
U.S. Coast Guard Sector Charleston crewmen conducted a harbor patrol as part of Operation Bubba Gump here, Aug. 29.
Operation Bubba Gump is a took place in South Carolina, Georgia state and federal waters. Joint agencies worked together to protect and enforce state and federal fishing regulations with a focus on shrimping fishery. The operation started Aug. 24 and is slated to end Sept. 6, 2020.
A new car wash with character-themed wash experiences is coming to the outskirts of Summerville near Goose Creek.
State Superintendent Molly Spearman has threatened to pull Berkeley County School District's 209 state-owned buses if they do not implement the state education agency's face covering policy.
Deputies with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office arrested a detention officer following an investigation over illegal contraband inside the Hill Finklea Detention Center.
Summerville and Mount Pleasant have been the center of mask debates in the Lowcountry, with updated ordinances recently approved.
Those wanting to foster better dialog and understanding inside the community met at Hutchinson Square in Summerville for a new grassroots effort put together by the Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy called the Dignity Project.
Weather forecasters are calling for several days of rain showers as Hurricane Sally pushes up from the Golf Coast.
This year the town's annual Sweet Tea Festival has been remodeled as the Sweetest Week Ever. This week, the town is hosting a series of events that commemorate the areas position as the "birthplace of the sweet tea."
It was announced recently by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources that a non-native lizard species is trying to make South Carolina its home. In August the SCDNR confirmed the first sighting of the Argentine black and white tegu in South Carolina.
The greatest issues that Dorchester Paws currently faces are facility and maintenance issues, and consistent overcrowding.
On Sept. 10, Summerville Town Council passed a new emergency ordinance requiring the public to wear face coverings inside businesses where face-to-face interaction occurs effective 11:59 p.m. …
On Sept. 11, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced a transition in leadership of its deputy area of Public Health.
The Community Resource Center has scheduled a food drive for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Rawlins Edwards Community Center, 301 N Hickory St, Summerville.
At a Thursday night council meeting, officials voted 5-2 to amend its emergency mask ordinance to only apply to grocery stores, pharmacies and town-owned buildings.
Summerville firefighter David Moore will set out on a 100-mile trek Friday to honor and raise money for U.S. veterans, local first responders and their families.
After seeing a peak in new coronavirus cases in July and five weeks of dropping numbers, 28 of South Carolina's 46 counties are no longer seeing a downward disease trend, according to a presentation given to state public health officials on Thursday.
Eligible businesses seeking assistance should operate in the tri-county and be able to provide evidence of revenue loss since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Business owners may apply for a one-year, interest-deferred and/or an interest-free loan ranging from $10,000 to $100,000.
While 2020 has been a year of adapting to the new normal as the country copes with the COVID-19 pandemic, the old normal remains in place as it pertains to high school football in the Lowcountry.
Two Pinewood Preparatory School students, Price LeNoir and Matthew Morris, have been named semifinalists in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Students and teachers in Dorchester District Two will transition to the school-based hybrid instructional model beginning Sept. 21. This means students will attend school in-person, rather tha…
On Friday, the Palmetto Community Action Partnership will be connecting with residents from their cars in the parking lot of the Old Fort Baptist Church on Dorchester Road. The goal is to walk residents through financial assistance options provided by the organization, the state and the federal government.
The start of the 2020-21 school year Tuesday was anything but normal for families across the Palmetto State.
Dorchester County Council has voted 6-1 to drop its mask ordinance. Council members opposed to the ordinance highlighted concerns for local businesses.
The City of North Charleston’s Cultural Arts Department is pleased to announce that works by members of the Summerville Artist Guild will be on display at Park Circle Gallery through Sept. 29. The group exhibition is free and open to the public.
Summerville’s 9th Annual Sweet Tea Festival has been re-imagined this year due to the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic.
After completing their LEAP Week activities on Friday, several fifth-grade students at Beech Hill Elementary packed up their district-issued laptops, applied hand sanitizer, and lined up ‘five…
Tornadoes ripped through Moncks Corner in April and because of the pandemic and other factors the recovery process has been slow. Tornado victims like Teri Bradshaw and R.B. Mixson are still trying to rebuild their lives.
Berkeley County School District is welcoming more than 100 new teachers to the district this upcoming school year.
Children are invited to explore their artistic side at the Public Works Art Center’s new children’s classroom.
Amari Tra-Vaughn President was laid to rest Saturday a Hillcrest Cemetery in Summerville, 11 days after he died unexpectedly after coming home from football practice.
In a statement released on Sept. 3, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) aimed to clarify misunderstandings around newly released data from the U.S. Centers…
At barely 16 years old, Amari Tra-Vaughn President was memorialized for his "infectious passion and light" by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, for whom he campaigned.
In the rural farming community of St. George, surrounded by fields of nearly-mature cotton and peanuts, the state’s first and only malt house operates around the clock to create a malt made from locally-grown barley.
Dozens of South Carolina volunteers and utility workers have gone to Texas and Louisiana to help with recovery from the devastating Hurricane Laura.
When Deborah Peek of Givhans wanted to find a special way to honor her father and father-in-law, she turned to a special organization, the Quilts of Valor Foundation.
South Carolina African American History Calendar
The construction had to be delayed because of the efforts to stop the work but soon there will be a ceremonial ribbon cutting marking its completion.
The Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) confirmed that a raccoon located near Eagle Landing Boulevard and Audubon Drive in Hanahan tested positive for rabies. One person was …