Coroner: Woman shot to death in Harleyville

Sunday, September 20, 1:32 p.m.

Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet has confirmed a woman died in a shooting outside Club Exclusive in Harleyville Sunday morning. 

Dorchester, Berkeley farmers qualify for drought aid

Sunday, September 20, 12:01 a.m.

An unexpectedly severe drought joined forces this summer with a relentless heat wave in a one-two punch that is knocking many South Carolina farmers off their feet.

Planning Commission considers leaving overlay district alone

Saturday, September 19, 12:01 a.m.

It seems the people have spoken and support is lacking for one county councilman’s proposed ordinance to redraw the boundaries of the Ashley River Historic Overlay District.

Wannamaker admission increasing Oct. 1

Saturday, September 19, 12:01 a.m.

Starting Oct. 1, daily admission at Wannamaker County Park will increase to $2.

Swamp Fox volleyball team grabs bragging rights

Sunday, September 20, 9:01 a.m.

The Ashley Ridge volleyball team swept a tri-match with Fort Dorchester and Summerville Tuesday.

Shellhammer wins at Coaches Classic

Saturday, September 19, 2:01 p.m.

Summerville High School sophomore Victor Shellhammer was the individual winner in the Championship race at the 2015 Coaches Classic Cross Country Invitational.

Swamp Foxes are off to fastest start yet

Friday, September 18, 11:58 p.m.

Ashley Ridge earned its first victory at Ray Stackley Field, defeating Stratford 24-10 on Friday.

Lady Green Wave continues to roll

Friday, September 18, 2:01 p.m.

The Lady Green Wave tennis team downed crosstown rival Ashley Ridge Tuesday in The Swamp.

Time with grandma and grandpa

Friday, September 18, 12:01 p.m.

Beech Hill Elementary was filled with smiles, hugs and laughter as our Grand Beacons walked through the doors. On Sept. 8 and 9, Beech Hill’s “Beacons” enjoyed breakfast with...

Literacy Day

Thursday, September 17, 8:01 a.m.

Oakbrook Elementary is one of 700 schools in more than 25 countries that participated in International Literacy Day on Sept. 8. All classes, pre-K through fifth grade, did a literacy scavenger hunt...

Behind the apple - Beth Fiorito

Thursday, September 17, 8:01 a.m.

Beth Fiorito faces a lot of new challenges this school year – and she is up for it.

Local students named National Merit semifinalists

Thursday, September 10, 12:01 a.m.

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 61st annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high...

Pets of the Week

Friday, September 18, 9:04 a.m.

Fetty Wap is a 4-year-old neutered and microchipped Chihuahua mix. Fetty Wap is not your typical Chihuahua. He is a happy and sweet boy that loves to be held. He just wants to snuggle with you on the.

DD2 releases schedule of meetings on attendance lines

Friday, September 18, 10:01 a.m.

In preparation for the 2016 opening of Dorchester School District Two’s four new schools — three elementary schools and the middle school of the arts — proposed attendance line...

Tractor Supply hosting pet adoptions Saturday

Thursday, September 17, 12:50 p.m.

The Tractor Supply Co. store in Summerville will host activities for families and their pets, including pet adoptions Saturday as part of Pet Appreciation Week. Held Sept. 16 — 20, Pet...

Norton named Best & Brightest

Wednesday, September 16, 3:28 p.m.

Mayor Bill Collins and his wife Margaret Collins joined the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation on Tuesday, Sept. 10, to honor Tiffany Norton, Events & Media Coordinator and Public Information...

Tenderloin: aptly named

Friday, September 18, 12:01 a.m.

One of my favorite cuts of meat is pork tenderloin. I especially like it when it’s priced BOGO at the grocery store. I cook one and freeze one. This versatile cut is lean (any fat...

Something to think about

Wednesday, September 16, 12:01 a.m.

Musings while mopping on a rainy Sunday afternoon:

Thank you Frances Willis

Friday, September 18, 12:01 a.m.

Dear Editor:

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