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5 hrs ago | Summerville Journal Scene

Harleyville man arrested for shooting under the influence

A Harleyville man who said he was just trying to blow off steam after a bad day wound up cooling off in jail after cops arrested him for shooting a gun while under the influence of alcohol.

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Related Topix: Harleyville, SC

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

13 hrs ago | Summerville Journal Scene

Checkpoint this weekend

The Summerville Police department, along with Dorchester County Sheriff's Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol, will be conducting a DUI checkpoint on Saturday, Aug. 23rd, 2014 on Miles Road near Trolley Road.

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17 hrs ago | Goose Creek Gazette

Crime in the Creek

A police report states that a tow truck driver became suspicious when a woman staying at the Goose Creek Econo-Lodge contacted him June 20 about towing away a skid-steer, a forklift-type piece of construction equipment that can be used for front-end loading, scooping and other tasks.

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Related Topix: Orangeburg County, SC, Goose Creek, SC, Berkeley County, SC

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Post and Courier

Embattled Charleston industry-recruiting alliance looks at spending cuts

The embattled Charleston region's chief industry-recruiting agency doesn't plan to fold up its tent, but it is looking at contingency plans if full funding doesn't come through from its three main government donors.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Charleston County, SC, Berkeley County, SC

WIS-TV Columbia

SLED agents cleared in fatal July murder suspect shooting

A pair of SLED agents who fatally wounded a murder suspect outside a St. George hotel in June have been cleared of any criminal wrongdoing.

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Related Topix: St. George, SC, Charleston County, SC

Summerville Journal Scene

Body identified

The Dorchester County Coroner identifed the body found in Bulow Landing last week as Abner Lopez, 28, of North Charleston.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Post and Courier

Conservation, business partnerships evolve

Public or private conservation efforts have now protected more than three quarters of a million acres around Charleston - nearly one-third of the land mass of Charleston, Berkeley Dorchester and Colleton counties.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Colleton County, SC, Dorchester, SC, Edisto, SC

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Post and Courier

Cost of new Dorchester County jail grows to $23 million

The Dorchester County Council has decided to kick in an additional $5 million toward building a new jail, a project whose cost has risen from around $18 million to more than $23 million before the first brick is laid.

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Related Topix: St. George, SC, Summerville, SC

Bluffton Today

Sexual misconduct brings judge final scolding

An Abbeville County judge who pleaded guilty to official misconduct of trading money and preferential treatment for sex acts has received one final scolding.

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Related Topix: Abbeville County, SC

Post and Courier

Conduct counts, so why not grade it?

For instance, Larry Kobrovsky told me Friday that when he started his 1993-98 tenure on the Charleston County School Board, "I was a very liberal person."

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Related Topix: Charleston County, SC, Education Etc., Charleston, SC, Berkeley County, SC

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Post and Courier

Authorities identify man found dead at Bulow Boat Landing

Abner Lopez, 28, was found dead Aug. 13, 2014 at Bulow Boat Landing. His death is being investigated as a homicide.

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Post and Courier

Charleston area leaders rail against industry-recruiter's salary

As the main industry-recruiting group in the Charleston region fractures, one of the chief concerns among county contributors has been the salary of its leader.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Charleston County, SC, Berkeley County, SC

Summerville Journal Scene

Sheriff's office investigating possible neglect case

Dorchester County Sheriff's Office investigators are looking into a case of possible abuse or neglect of a 21-year-old Summerville woman.

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Related Topix: Summerville, SC, Charleston County, SC

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Bluffton Today

Judge's 'sexual contact' deals draw rebuke

A county judge from Abbeville County who pleaded guilty to official misconduct of trading money and preferential treatment for sex acts has received one final scolding.

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Related Topix: Abbeville County, SC

Post and Courier

Homicide victim's family says arrest brings justice in Ravenel home invasion

A man who survived several gunshots during a home invasion last month in Ravenel led authorities to the man who killed his fiancee during the same burglary, according to arrest affidavits.

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Related Topix: Ravenel, SC, Charleston County, SC, Hollywood, SC

Summerville Journal Scene

Democrats forecast change at the polls

Photos by Leslie Cantu/Journal Scene Gubernatorial candidate Vincent Sheheen greets Dorchester County Democratic Party Chair Ethel Campbell on Saturday.

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Related Topix: US News, Summerville, SC, Nikki Haley, US Governors

ABC News 4 Charleston

CCSO: Body found in Ravenel marsh

Charleston County deputies are responding to reports of a body found in Ravenel.

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Related Topix: Ravenel, SC, Charleston County, SC

Post and Courier

Things to do for Wednesday, August 13, 2014

What: At the half-acre MUSC Urban Farm, the Charleston community can come together to learn about the connection between land and food.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Dining, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Post and Courier

Charleston County pulls out of Regional Development Alliance

Charleston County will no longer provide funding or be a part of the main industry-recruiting agency in the Lowcountry and wants to create a new job-seeking alliance with Berkeley and Dorchester counties.

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Related Topix: Charleston County, SC, Berkeley County, SC, Charleston, SC, Dorchester, SC

Post and Courier

Dorchester County Council approves grant for Sawmill Branch project

Leadership Dorchester's Class of 2014 recently unveiled its plan to add a number of amenities to the Sawbranch Mill Trail, a hiker/biker path that runs along Sawbranch Creek in Summerville from East Richardson Road to the Oakbrook YMCA.

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Related Topix: Summerville, SC, Dorchester, SC

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