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Keep Dorchester County beautiful

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Keep Dorchester County Beautiful has won two Keep South Carolina Beautiful Awards. Keep Dorchester County Beautiful nominated one of its board …

Ugandan orphans share song, dance, faith

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Sixteen-year-old Oguttu Godfrey has been an orphan since the age of 5. His mother died when he was 3 followed by his father two years later. He spent …

Keur walks away with Chick Miler title

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Big South Champion is now the Chick Miler Champion.

Crime beat

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Deputies said they responded to a home on Pleasant Ridge Drive in North Charleston on May 20 in reference to a medical call. The mother of a juvenile at the home told deputies she called because her son had been smoking marijuana and had a .38-special handgun, which an officer at Fort Dorchester High School had seized from him a day earlier. The …

Stono Ferry makes huge jump in standings

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Roughly halfway through the season, the chase after the Charleston Area Men’s Interclub Golf Association trophy remains competitive.

Deserving of attention

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dear Editor:

Soil and Water honors photo winners, scholarship recipients

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Dorchester Soil and Water Conservation District held its annual Affiliate and Awards Banquet on May 4 at Brosnan Forest. District Chairman Jimmy …

For laughs

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Sheree Young’s kindergarten class at Summerville Elementary recently participated in Red Nose Day, a campaign dedicated to raising money for …

Whatever happened to being polite?

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Sometimes I think people are going crazy faster than I can keep up.

DD2 construction update

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

As of May 11, construction updates in Dorchester District Two are as follows:

Graham planning June 1 presidential announcement

Associated Press

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham all but confirmed Monday that he will run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, saying he believes …

DD2 schedules called meeting, workshop

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:38 a.m.

Dorchester District Two has scheduled a workshop and called meeting after the Adult Ed graduation ceremony on May 27.

Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market set to open June 3

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market at 1635 Redbank Road will employ nearly 100 associates.

Park West Developers file suit

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 9:16 a.m.

A lawsuit has been filed by Park West Developers related to Parcel 12B located along Park West Boulevard and The Gates right-of-way. They have named as defendants the Town of Mount Pleasant and individual Town Council members. This suit appears to focus on the developer’s basic claim that council approval is not needed for zoning changes.

Ravenel Bridge shut down due to leaking fuel UPDATED

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:57 a.m.

UPDATE 4:50 p.m.

Thin, blue line made of real heroes

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:07 a.m.

Dear Editor:

Coastal’s Williams signs with Converse

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 3:54 p.m.

Coastal Christian equestrian senior Julia Williams accepted a scholarship offer from Converse College last week.

Obituaries

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:08 a.m.

Stephen Anthony “Stevie” Gamble, 43, husband of Connie Meares Gamble, died Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Louisiana.

Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar – Ribbon Cutting UPDATED

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 9:07 a.m.

Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar - May 21 (Photos by Nick Cokins)

2015 Chick Miler Invitational

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 3:57 p.m.

Photos from Day 3 of the Chick Miler Invitational golf tournament held at Summerville Country Club.

Eisert joins Southern Shores Real Estate Group

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 1:29 p.m.

Justin Eisert has recently joined Southern Shores Real Estate Group, LLC. Originally from Erie, Pa., Eisert is active duty United States Air Force and a graduate of Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science degree in workforce education and development. Eisert has been stationed in Charleston since 2006 and currently supervises a …

Road to remembrance – Sullivan’s Island dedicates street to Mayor Perkis

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 9:59 a.m.

It’s what you leave behind that touches the most lives. Chances are you’ll never even meet most of the people you affected and …

Meet the Doc: Jennifer Grady, MD UPDATED

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 8:26 a.m.

Dr. Jen Grady remembers the pain of ear infections. She had many while growing up in Louisville, Ky., until she had ear tube surgery at the age of 12. …

Great news for family caregivers

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 1:46 p.m.

Ten professionals representing the Tri-County, Orangeburg and Colleton counties were trained and certified to be class leaders for “Powerful Tools for Caregivers (PTC) on April 30 - May 1. This two-day Class Leader Training (CLT) class was taught by Peg Lahmeyer and Micky Styslinger, CLT Master Trainers from The ARK, Alzheimer’s …

Where did our manners go?

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:15 a.m.

Sometimes I think people are going crazy faster than I can keep up.

Ridgeville Church of God announces VBS

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 10:59 a.m.

The Ridgeville Church of God (444 School Street in Ridgeville) is hosting “Outback Rock” VBS for ages 3 to 12.

My connection with Dave

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:15 a.m.

I watched David Letterman’s final show last night with a sense of school pride.

Memorial Day drowning victim identified

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 1:28 p.m.

A man who drowned off Sullivan’s Island on Memorial Day has been identified.

Field trip with the football team

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 3:01 p.m.

Taryn Floyd, PE and Action Based Learning Teacher at Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School, took her Jump Start students on a field trip to …

County wants public input on future parks

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 12:36 p.m.

The Dorchester County Parks and Recreation Department will host a set of six public meetings across the county next month to obtain feedback on …

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