Law enforcement and the coroner’s office are investigating a fatal hit and run that happened during the early morning hours of Oct. 19.
The College of Nursing at Charleston Southern University announced an exceptional 95.3 percent NCLEX-RN pass rate for its 2019-2020 nursing graduates per the National Council of State Boards o…
The number of Dorchester County deaths related to opioid use decreased during the previous year, according to a recent study released this week by the South Carolina Department of Health and E…
The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce recently submitted a questionnaire by email to the candidates for the upcoming Dorchester School District Two Board election.
Town officials, business leaders and lovers of art attended Thursday’s ribbon cutting ceremony at the Public Works Arts Center in downtown Summerville.
Election Day is just weeks away and local counties are seeing a brisk turnout with early in-person absentee voting. In Berkeley County they are reporting that since in-person absentee voting started on Oct. 5, there have been 4,807 votes an average of about 600 per day. More still, thousands of requested ballots are starting to arrive in voter’s mailboxes.
Rotary members in Summerville are taking action on World Polio Day, recognized this year on Oct. 24, to raise awareness, funds, and support to end polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that still threatens children in parts of the world today.
USS Paul Hamilton, named after Paul Hamilton, the third U.S. Secretary of the Navy, born in St. Paul, South Carolina, returned to its home port on Oct. 13.
Teams from across the state competed in North Charleston Oct. 10-11 during the South Carolina High School League Swimming Championships.
A mass enlistment and reenlistment ceremony for 21 current and future 315th Airlift Wing members took place Sunday at Joint Base Charleston.
In an emailed statement sent of Oct. 13, Berkeley County Coroner George Oliver identified the victims as 49-year-old Chad Freeman, 48-year-old Andrea Freeman and 74-year-old Meredith Freeman. All three are from Summerville.
Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic helped the Marine Corps obtain U.S. Space Force (USSF) certification this summer for next-generation GPS technology that will make warfighters …
The Summerville Family YMCA announced Thursday that Jan Parsons will serve as the interim CEO, effective Oct. 19. She will succeed Chris Sapp, who served as CEO for a year.
In an emailed statement to the media the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) issued a public health order requiring all nursing homes and community residential…
The S.C. Department of Natural Resources has named its State and Regional Officers of the Year for 2020. Dorchester County Officer PFC Tanner Riley has been chosen as the State Officer of the Year.
Charleston GI has added another facility to its ranks with the opening of Lowcountry Endoscopy Center, located in Carnes Crossroads. Super convenient and state-of-the-art facility for Summerville and surrounding area patients.
The Pinopolis Navigational Lock on Lake Moultrie at Jefferies Hydroelectric Station will be out of service from Monday, Oct. 19, through Sunday, Nov. 8, for planned maintenance. Winter hours begin on Monday, Nov. 9, and the lock will operate from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (or 30 minutes before sunset, whichever is earlier).
Charleston County Elections Commissioner Joe Debney demonstrates how to use the new paper-based voting machines.
At only 18 years old, Summerville’s Faith Schueler has already had some early acclaim for her pop country music with a soulful twist.
After requests were received, Dorchester County is reporting that more than 10,000 absentee ballots are scheduled to go out by mail on Monday Oct. 5, they should begin showing up in mailboxes …
South Carolinians voting absentee by mail must now have their signatures on ballot return envelopes witnessed according to a United States Supreme Court late Tuesday.
It was a simple mammogram a decade ago that forever changed Lisa Swiney’s life, setting her on a course of courage and survival.
Little Beauty was a tiny baby born in rural South Carolina — a tiny little baby with tiny little hands. But her grandfather knew she would do something special with them one day.
Gov. Henry McMaster today issued Executive Order 2020-63, which lifts all occupancy limitations in restaurants throughout South Carolina, effective immediately.
Summerville Medical Center has launched an awareness campaign to draw attention to breast cancer during the month of October.
There’s a spot just inside the swinging door that separates the dining room from the kitchen at Crowfield Golf Club’s bar & grill. It’s a spot that Executive Chef Mark Kerwood, who joined the Crowfield staff earlier this year, knows well.
When Nexton Elementary students returned to school this month, there was a new item in the hallway outside of the media center: a vending machine.
Dorchester School District Two will discontinue curbside meal pickup service at Ashley Ridge High School due to lack of participation beginning on Oct. 5.
After a couple months of speculation about the move, Boeing Co. confirmed Thursday it will consolidate production of its 787 Dreamliner jet in South Carolina, marking a major shift for the company.
In the outskirts of Summerville, homeowners in the new Azalea Ridge portion of the Summers Corner neighborhood have been experiencing ongoing issues with mail delivery, emergency assistance and school registration.
John McCray was arguably the state’s most important Black journalist ever, and his newspaper, The Lighthouse and Informer, one of the most progressive. It called aggressively and repeatedly for racial equality, rejecting accommodation and incrementalism.
At Bottles Beverage Superstore in Summerville the focus is about more than meeting the bottom line and making the next sale. Owners and staff at one of Flowertown’s newest beer, wine and liquo…
Complete with a Color Guard, the Community Resource Center put together an event to recognize the efforts of the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office. The resource center, with help from the Sum…
With two months remaining in the 2020 hurricane season, Lowcountry residents have remained largely unaffected by serious storms generated in the Atlantic.
With the start of the 2020-2021 school year, Dorchester School District Two has implemented a new technology plan to provide instructional resources for students and teachers.
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.
From low level offenders trying to get back on track to those who simply can’t afford to a pay a traffic ticket, fines and court fees sometimes have to be put on hold just to keep the lights on. It’s a decision that sometimes will only make things worse. But more and more people continue to get stuck deeper in the criminal justice system because they just don’t have enough money to pay a fine.
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…
Jovita Carranza, the administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration, stopped by three veteran-owned business that utilized Paycheck Protection Program funds.
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.
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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.