Developers with Dan Ryan Builders and South Pointe Ventures were denied approval to annex nearly 16 acres of land from Dorchester County into the town of Summerville to build townhomes.
During a recent Summerville Town Council meeting, officials voted to allocate $225,000 toward home repairs and weatherization in low- and moderate- income communities.
In the coming week, Dorchester School District 2 will send Dubose and Oakbrook Middle Schools to temporary virtual learning.
KKR & Co. of "Barbarians at the Gate" fame recently closed on a 1 million-square-foot distribution center in Summerville, paying a whopping $109 million for the property.
Town officials are weighing whether to increase impact fees to fund needed resources and infrastructure concerns with community growth.
A new 24-acre, mixed-use development in Nexton will feature a supermarket and 351 apartments after a Charlotte-based developer paid just over $12 million for the site in December.
In addition to looking at candidates within the district and statewide, Dorchester School District 2's board will also be searching across the country for the next superintendent.
Dorchester County Community Outreach is a private charity organization that oversees the only two homeless shelters in Summerville. Home of Hope, a shelter for men, and Hope's House for women.
The original merry-go-round at the Saul Alexander Park, also known as the South Laurel Street Park, will be removed and placed at Alston Middle School.
Starting Jan. 1, Dorchester County Library will be waiving all of its existing late fines for its users. It will also no longer be charging late fines for items in the future.
More development plans have returned for the front of a neighborhood off U.S. Highway 78 and residents have committed to seeing them dissolve.
Dorchester Paws announced this week that it has officially closed on a piece of property at the corner of U.S. Highway 17A and Central Avenue in Summerville.
A new interchange on Interstate 26 in Summerville hasn't developed much in the three years since it opened, but that will soon change as several projects are in the works on different quadrants where Nexton Parkway meets the interstate.
Dorchester School District 2 will be saying goodbye to more of its administrative leaders who have been with the schools for decades.
The life-sciences company that focuses on nutritional supplements research and manufacturing is building a 360,320-square-foot warehouse in the Omni Industrial Campus off Interstate 26.
Out dozens of nominees across the state, Beech Hill Elementary School Principal Rene Harris has been named the 2022 S.C. Elementary Principal of the Year.
The Summerville High School CTE program offers students the opportunity to get training and education in subjects like manufacturing, culinary arts and media technology.
Amid lockdowns and a tragic school shooting in Michigan this week, Dorchester School District 2 Superintendent Joseph Pye and his staff now have the authority to potentially add more security.
Nearly two years after the pandemic-induced shutdown, Summerville's music and theater community is coming back to life with live performances through the holidays and into the new year. Performances from groups like Flowertown Players and the Summerville Orchestra began this fall and will continue into the new year.
After spending more than 20 years as the Dorchester District 2's Superintendent, Joseph Pye has announced his retirement at the end of the school year.
During a Nov. 22 County Council meeting, Berkeley officials voted to approve the one-time payment of $2,000 to all of its full-time employees and $500 to all of the temporary and part-time staff members.
The initiative will consist of a crisis intervention team of two trained Summerville officers and a civilian mental health clinician.
Bus drivers in South Carolina are leaving their jobs when the state is already struggling to fill these positions because they are frustrated over the conflicting guidance they got from the S.C. Department of Education and local school districts about how to handle unmasked students.
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and other officials see the Summerville Berlin G. Myers Parkway's final phase approval as a case study in getting a project "unstuck."
Ashley Ridge High School went under a precautionary lockdown on Veterans Day as law enforcement and school administrators tracked down a missing student.
The Dorchester Trust Foundation is a nonprofit that owns the nearby Rosebrock Park off of Beech Hill Road. The foundation filed a lawsuit on Nov. 5 against the county calling for a zoning amendment to be declared null and void.
Barbara Crosby was recently accepted into South Carolina's Pretrial Intervention Program. As a result, the charges against her are now placed on a hold.
As of Nov. 4, Dorchester Paws' adoption, intake and processing floors were completely maxed out. Organizers were reporting that in 62 days, the shelter had taken in nearly 750 cats and dogs.
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For the past six years, Summerville Medical Center's NICU nurses, have gotten together to create hand-made Halloween costumes for the newborns in their care.
To help sustain their transformations, Summerville and Goose Creek are both banking on attracting businesses to feed resources and amenities to keep residents within their town limits and not driving to Charleston.
On Oct. 25, the district reported it is down nearly 30 drivers from a combination of vacancies and drivers being absent.
After more than 17 years of waiting, a permit for the third and final phase of the Berlin G. Myers Parkway has finally been approved.
During a recent October committee meeting, the Summerville Town Council voted and approved the purchase of nearly $55,000 in security camera equipment for the town's Hutchinson Square area.
Legend Oaks Golf and Tennis Club was sold to Summerville Real Estate Group LLC of a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based company for $2.8 million on Oct. 11, according to Dorchester County land records.
The first phase of North Creek Marketplace, a new retail center located where North Creek Drive meets U.S. Highway 176, is open for business.
SUMMERVILLE — In his first varsity start at quarterback for Summerville, junior Harrison Weston led the Green Wave to a 63-12 win over Stall.
On Oct. 18, the Dorchester County Planning, Development and Building Committee will have its regularly scheduled meeting. One of the items that will be addressed will be a public hearing for a rezoning request for nearly 180 acres of land located near Campbell Thickett Road in Ridgeville.
The global pandemic meant the cancellation of one of South Carolina's largest events, the Summerville Flowertown Festival. Now, with the event's October 2021 return, many are hoping that it also allows the community to reconnect again.
Konnor Frink lives with a rare genetic condition called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome — more specifically, hypermobile EDS. People with it often face reoccurring joint dislocations and chronic pain.
Downtown Charleston now has a new furniture store while North Charleston and West Ashley soon will see new restaurants. A new food and brew hall is on the way near the City Market.
Dorchester School District 2 Board members are holding off on deciding whether or not to commit to a mask mandate. The reason: lower COVID and quarantine numbers.