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Dorchester, South Carolina is located in Dorchester County. Zip codes in Dorchester, SC include 29437. The median home price in Dorchester is $174,800.

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Local news for Dorchester, SC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Tuesday | Post and Courier

Gunman boarded school bus that stopped near scene of fatal shooting in Dorchester, report says

Stevie Elmore, 43, of Iris Lane was charged with murder after a man was shot to death outside his home near Dorchester on Friday, April 11, 2014.

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Tuesday | Post and Courier

Dorchester 2 tweaks exchange student policy

Students must be high school aged and participating in a foreign exchange program designated by the U.S. State Department.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Post and Courier

31-year-old man dead, suspect in custody after shooting west of Harleyville

Deputies have made one arrest in connection with a 31-year-old man's shooting death early Friday morning near the Dorchester community.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Post and Courier

Every S.C. homebuyer should know about the mortgage credit certificate, but few do

Homebuyers in South Carolina have been slow to discover the new Mortgage Credit Certifi- cate tax incentive, and that's a shame.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Island Packet

Senate bill would lift veil on some SC child-abuse cases

Lawmakers also want to make sure coroners are reporting suspicious child deaths.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Island Packet

SC House: Sex-ed classes should be medically accurate, not just focusing on abstinence

Whether pervasive access to digital technology or a move away from teaching cursive is to blame, S.C. students' poor handwriting has some state lawmakers plotting an academic intervention.

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Post and Courier

Jim Clyburn's Democrat primary challenger is more Republican than Democrat

The Dorchester County retiree challenging 11-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn in the Democratic primary has a history of voting Republican and describes herself as a "tea partier."

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

SC House Committee Passes "Emma's Law" to Reduce DUIs

The SC House judiciary committee passes "Emma's Law" a bill that requires an interlock ignition in cars who's drivers convicted of DUI with a blood alcohol content of .15 or higher.

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WTMA-AM North Charleston

Nine School Districts Spent More on Operations than Teacher Salaries

Nine school districts in South Carolina spent more money on operations in 2011-2012 than on teacher salaries.

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Tue Mar 18, 2014

Summerville Journal Scene

Dorchester County Fire Rescue gives awards after first year

Stefan Rogenmoser/Journal Scene From left: The inaugural Dorchester County Fire Rescue award winners are District Chief Tommy Williams , fire fighter Herman Hampton , Battalion Chief Ben Waring , District Chief Jack Kirlin , Firefighter Mike Smith .

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