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4 hrs ago | 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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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

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