Snow flurries reported around Summerville

Saturday, January 23, 9:19 a.m.

Light snow flurries fell around Summerville beginning in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Senator refutes claims he participated in secret, illegal meetings

Friday, January 22, 12:01 p.m.

A local state senator is firing back after an online publication accused him and fellow lawmakers this month of meeting in secret to discuss a current roads bill.

Council strikes down motion aimed at changing how county funds SROs

Friday, January 22, 3:01 a.m.

Dorchester County Council denied a motion this week that would have forced local school districts to change the way they fund school resource officers.

DD2, DD4 talk common goals

Friday, January 22, 4:34 p.m.

Dorchester District Four has 32 school buses.

Bucs finish sixth in final FCS poll

Charleston Southern achieved its highest national rankings in school history on Jan. 11. CSU was ranked No. 6 in the final STATS FCS Top-25 Poll, while the Bucs finished seventh in the FCS Coaches...

Athletes named to HSSR All-State teams

All the public high schools in the Summerville area landed athletes on the High School Sports Report fall all-state teams.

Green Wave grapplers take down Cougars

The Green Wave grapplers clinched a playoff berth Wednesday with a 63-10 victory over Colleton County.

Doty Park courts will be hopp’n this year: Oyster roast set for Feb. 6

The town of Summerville will continue to offer a variety of adult and youth tennis activities at Doty Park in 2016.

Gatorbots take first

The Gatorbots Robotics team from Fort Dorchester Elementary School brought home a first-place win in the Robot Performance category at the Dorchester District Two Schools Regional FIRST Lego League...

4-H day to introduce livestock program

A 4-H Livestock Fun Day will take place 1-3:30 p.m. Jan. 30 at Orangeburg County Fairgrounds.

DCCTC hosts law enforcement for training

Law enforcement agencies from around the county are increasingly using the Dorchester County Career & Technology Center as a local training facility for continuing officer education.

‘I am a super coder!’

Nexton Elementary students participated in the Hour of Code by completing coding activities on the code.org website. The students pictured here were the top coders in the school completing 8,596...

Pets of the Week

Brandy is a 4-year-old spayed and microchipped female hound mix. She is heartworm positive and needs to go through heartworm treatment. Heartworm disease is not contagious to humans or other animals.

The Ponds organizing lecture series

The Ponds Conservancy is hosting a series of lectures in 2016 on various topics related to the history and culture of the land on which The Ponds is located.

Girls score big in Miss Green Wave Pageant

Three young women were crowned in this year’s Miss Green Wave Pageant.

Gray joins Southern Shores

Holly C. Gray has joined Southern Shores Real Estate Group LLC as a licensed Realtor.

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