Saturday, August 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Swamp Foxes win shootout with Trojans

Saturday, August 29, 2015 1:07 a.m.

It was a bad night to be on the defensive side of the ball.

White Knoll rallies past Wando

Saturday, August 29, 2015 1:42 a.m.

Wando High School head coach Jimmy Noonan likes a tough early schedule to get ready for a long Class AAAA season, and the Warriors got all they bargained for Friday night.


Friday, August 28, 2015 8:45 a.m.

Editor’s note: According to information provided Wednesday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects were still at large. All photos provided by reporting agency.

Patriots open with win UPDATED

Friday, August 28, 2015 6:48 a.m.

The Fort Dorchester volleyball team opened its season Tuesday on a positive note.

Mira Winery Opens Napa Valley Education Center and Tasting Room in Charleston

Friday, August 28, 2015 12:24 p.m.

The opening of the Mira Winery Napa Valley Education Center & Tasting Room (NVEC) in the historic heart of downtown Charleston, South Carolina is a perfect fit for a city that has become renowned for its fine dining and craft beverage scene.

Sheriff’s office seeks double murder suspect

Friday, August 28, 2015 4:06 p.m.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Quadrik Michael Sean Willis, 30, of 303 Duck Pond Lane, in connection with the double …

District employee pleads guilty to ethics breach, misconduct in office UPDATED

Friday, August 28, 2015 3:37 p.m.

Berkeley County School District Communications Director Amy Kovach pleaded guilty Friday, Aug. 28, to one count of common law misconduct on office …

Denmark, defense power Hanahan in rout

Friday, August 28, 2015 11:25 p.m.

Sam Denmark was Sam Denmark and the Hanahan High School defense was as opportunistic as ever.

St. Stephen cyclist killed in truck mishap

Friday, August 28, 2015 3:06 p.m.

A St. Stephen cyclist was killed in a collision with a pickup truck.

Crime blotter

Friday, August 28, 2015 6:46 a.m.

Deputies responded to a middle school in St. George on Aug. 19 after receiving reports that two boys had been abused by their father. Each child told deputies similar stories of being hit in the head and other assaults while at home, the report said. DSS later responded to the location. Deputies said they also called and talked to the boys’ …

West Ashley deals Bishop England season-opening shutout

Friday, August 28, 2015 11:35 p.m.

No starting quarterback, no problem for West Ashley in a 41-0 season-opening rout of Bishop England Friday.

Young singer-songwriter to release third CD

Friday, August 28, 2015 1:43 p.m.

Karoline Rhett, East Cooper’s very own young singer and songwriter, will release her third CD, called “Brave,” in October. …

Citadel’s Coach Houston radio show debuts next week UPDATED

Friday, August 28, 2015 11:04 a.m.

The Mike Houston Radio Show will broadcast live from Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ in West Ashley this season.

Patriots expect competitive rematch with Panthers

Friday, August 28, 2015 3:36 p.m.

Patriots’ coach Steve LaPrad isn’t exactly expecting a trip to the beach Friday.

Future City encourages students to plan cities of future

Friday, August 28, 2015 9:26 a.m.

Over the years, cities and towns have managed their ever-expanding piles of trash in a variety of ways, including dumping it into landfills, burning it in incinerators, or shipping it off in trucks and barges. Such waste management systems contribute to air and water pollution and can be expensive and energy intensive. Today, engineers around the …

Welding helmets going to technology center UPDATED

Friday, August 28, 2015 6:48 a.m.

The Mechanical Contractors Association of South Carolina provided the Dorchester County Career & Technology Center with a grant to purchase 20 Lincoln Electric “auto darkening” welding helmets. The new helmets provide an additional level of safety for students in the welding program and allows them to establish an arc more …

Activists call for Hughes’ resignation UPDATED

Friday, August 28, 2015 4:52 p.m.

Louis Smith continues to push for a new leader for Dorchester District Two.

A long, strong life – still!

Friday, August 28, 2015 6:47 a.m.

The car that rammed hers last April totaled it and nearly totaled Ritha Tuten. Resultant injuries included a split knee with a three-inch bolt holding it together; a broken leg complete with a long pin down one side secured with a half dozen screws; five breast plates from several broken ribs; a broken wrist; a hand with four protruding pins, and …

How to prepare for a hurricane

Friday, August 28, 2015 9:27 a.m.

The Atlantic Basin hurricane season begins June 1 and Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page called on all citizens to remain alert and be prepared.

Pets of the Week

Friday, August 28, 2015 12:01 p.m.

All kittens & adult cats half price! Many adult dogs half price!

Local group donates burial gowns for newborns

Friday, August 28, 2015 5:26 a.m.

The death of a newborn is loss at its most tragic. After nine months of planning and a lifetime of expectations, parents are left with little more …

Summerville Rotary Club

Friday, August 28, 2015 6:49 a.m.

Amber Lange spoke to the Summerville Rotary Club about Clemson University’s Emerging Scholars Program. This program targets high schools in South Carolina with the highest poverty rate (which is a proven indicator of low graduation rates) and works with high school students starting in the 10th grade. When students start this program they …

Lady Hawks have new coach UPDATED

Friday, August 28, 2015 10:40 a.m.

The first Hanahan High School volleyball team Ashton Jarrett will lead is short on depth but tall in heart and hustle.

Man shoots would-be robbers

Friday, August 28, 2015 11:07 a.m.

Tim Penninger shot Eugene Ricky Perry last week while defending his mother, owner of Seewee restaurant.

District employee pleads guilty to ethics breach, misconduct in office UPDATED

Friday, August 28, 2015 3:17 p.m.

Berkeley County School District Communications Director Amy Kovach pleaded guilty Friday, Aug. 28, to one count of common law misconduct on office …

Girls Golf UPDATED

Friday, August 28, 2015 4:37 p.m.

The AR, FD and SHS girls golf team competed at Summerville Country Club Wednesday.

Local politicans to judge ‘nutty’ contest

Friday, August 28, 2015 3:38 p.m.

Ridgeville resident Michael Parker is getting nutty on Saturday with Summerville Mayor Bill Collins and Sen. Sean Bennett.

Chamber accepting applications for Leadership Dorchester

Friday, August 28, 2015 9:04 a.m.

The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Dorchester program is accepting applications for the Class of 2016.

Neighbors concerned with Bear Island Road project

Friday, August 28, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The I-26 Sheep Island Interchange project is meant to alleviate traffic in Summerville, but some residents are not too happy with the idea of a busy road cutting through their neighborhood.

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