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Friday | Summerville Journal Scene

Parks and Recreation Committee meets new director

Dorchester County's new incoming Parks and Recreation Director spent a few minutes with the county Parks and Recreation Committee during its meeting Tuesday night.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Record

MDE shuts down shellfish from Dorchester waters

State environmental officials have closed parts of some waterways in Dorchester County to shellfish harvesting after unacceptable bacteria levels were detected.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science

The Summerville Journal-Scene

The ARK providing caregiving classes

Participants will receive a book, The Caregiver Helpbook. A donation of $30 to cover the cost of the book is appreciated but not required.

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

Summerville Journal Scene

Spa opens

Provided The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce and Bair's Garden Day Spa recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate their new location at 405 N. Magnolia Street in Summerville.

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Related Topix: Summerville, SC, Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Post and Courier

New Dorchester parks director being given a blank canvas

Eric Davis was recently hired as Dorchester County's first Parks and Recreation Director.

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

Charleston Business Journal

Number of physicians statewide up nearly 12% since 2009, report says

The total number of physicians in the S.C. workforce increased by 11.8% between 2009 and 2013, according to a new edition of the S.C. Health Professions Data Book .

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Summerville Journal Scene

SHS student's arrest now a legal matter

Questions about exactly what led to the arrest of a Summerville High School student will probably have to be answered in court.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Summerville Journal Scene

Expungement clinic offered Wednesday

The Dorchester Prosperity Center is partnering with the First Circuit Solicitor's Office to host a Dorchester Expungement Clinic.

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Charleston Business Journal

Charleston, SC

Innovative Machining Technology Inc. plans to create 45 jobs and invest $7.8 million in a new manufacturing facility in Dorchester County , according to a news release from the S.C. Commerce Department .

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Summerville, SC

Summerville Journal Scene

Manufacturer to create 45 jobs

Innovative Machining Technology, Inc. , a global supplier of original equipment manufacturer components for the power generation industry, is opening a new manufacturing facility in Dorchester County.

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Related Topix: Summerville, SC

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Post and Courier

Police see positive civil use in military surplus equipment

State and local police have obtained millions of dollars worth of surplus military gear under the Pentagon's 1033 Excess Property Program.

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Related Topix: Summerville, SC, Charleston County, SC

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Post and Courier

Should Summerville be more worried about a gun, or a dinosaur?

So Summerville High went on lockdown Tuesday after a student wrote that he was going to get a gun and take care of his neighbor's pet dinosaur.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, Summerville, SC

The Summerville Journal-Scene

Gamecock Club meets

The Gamecock Club, established in 1940, provides financial support to more than 500 student-athletes representing the University of South Carolina.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina

Summerville Journal Scene

Brooks celebrates 15 years at chamber

August 2014 marks 15 years of loyal service Joann Brooks has dedicated to the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce as the office assistant.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

ABC News 4 Charleston

Special Report part 3: The violence at home

Every 12 days, a woman in South Carolina dies at the hands of her significant other.

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Summerville Journal Scene

Hamlet, NC man arrested for sending obscene material to 15 year old girl remains behind bars

A Hamlet, N.C. man arrested in July on multiple charges of disseminating obscene material and criminal solicitation of a minor is now behind bars in Dorchester County.

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Related Topix: Summerville, SC

FITSNews

Attorney Issues Statement On Summerville Teen's Suspension

August 21, 2014 - Attorney David Aylor issued the following statement in the wake of a Summerville High School student arrested and suspended over a school creative writing assignment which included a fictional Facebook post.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Post and Courier

'Suspicious' death reported near North Charleston, Dorchester County sheriff's deputies report

The Post and Courier is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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

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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