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Yesterday | Post and Courier

Three officers injured during disturbance at Lieber prison

Three corrections officers were assaulted during what state officials called a "disturbance" overnight Tuesay at a prison in Dorchester County housing some of South Carolina's most dangerous criminals where a riot erupted less than three years ago.

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Related Topix: Prison, Riot, Maximum Security, State Prisons, Ridgeville, SC

Yesterday | Post and Courier

Business incubator to open location in downtown Summerville

The Harbor Entrepreneur Center is planning to open a location in downtown Summerville, the first expansion from the nonprofit's location in Mount Pleasant.

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Related Topix: Summerville, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC

Yesterday | Charleston City Paper

Blotter: Smellin' like an armadillo

A man was kayaking through some backwaters when he found a jon boat that appeared to have been abandoned.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Post and Courier

Dorchester GOP chairman's house destroyed n fire

Just after 9:30 a.m., Dorchester County Fire and Rescue received a call for a "structure fire with flames showing" on Tuggle Lane in Givhans, according to Deputy Chief Malcolm Burns.

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WTMA-AM North Charleston

Man Steals Oxycontin, Morphine from CVS

The North Charleston Police Department reports that Richard Lamar Dean, wearing a mask and armed with a knife, entered the CVS at Dorchester Road and Ashley Phosphate Road, where he demanded oxycontin and morphine.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC

The Summerville Journal-Scene

Thousands enjoy July 4 celebration

Jim Tatum/Journal Scene Summerville Mayor Bill Collins, granddaughter Lauren and his wife, Margaret, led a parade around Gahagan Park on the Fourth of July.

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Related Topix: Summerville, SC

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Post and Courier

Traffic, drainage issues worry neighbors of proposed Dorchester County development

It was a beautiful plan on paper: a neighborhood of large lots with plenty of green space, preserved 70-inch wide live oaks and a path for children to walk through an existing neighborhood to the nearby school.

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Post and Courier

Bulow Landing dispute continues, with questions about crime and public access

Charleston County is hoping to avoid a court fight with a developer who threatened to close off access to Bulow Boat Landing near Hollywood, but a month of on-and-off talks has yielded little progress.

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Related Topix: Charleston County, SC, Hollywood, SC

Post and Courier

Dorchester County man arrested and charged with Fourth of July killing

When deputies were called to a Dorchester County home on the Fourth of July for a reported fight, they commanded everyone inside exit the Cedar Grove home, according to officials.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Summerville Journal-Scene

North Charleston man killed

A North Charleston man was shot and killed on the Fourth of July, according to Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC

Sat Jul 05, 2014

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Man Steals Oxycontin, Morphine from CVS

The North Charleston Police Department reports that Richard Lamar Dean, wearing a mask and armed with a knife, entered the CVS at Dorchester Road and Ashley Phosphate Road, where he demanded oxycontin and morphine.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Post and Courier

Harbor Entrepreneur Center expanding with location in Summerville area

The Harbor Entrepreneur Center is planning to open a location in the town, the first expansion from the nonprofit's location in Mount Pleasant, officials said.

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Related Topix: Summerville, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC, Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC

The Summerville Journal-Scene

Bike team ready to ride to the rescue

Doug Warren, director of the Dorchester County EMS, said the EMS bike team is a group of specially trained medics who ride through Summerville events that draw a large crowd.

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Related Topix: Summerville, SC

Post and Courier

Johns Island man arrested after North Charleston pharmacy holdup

A man wearing a mask and armed with a knife held up a North Charleston pharmccy early Friday morning, and a suspect was taken into custody shortly afterward.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC, Johns Island, SC

The Summerville Journal-Scene

Dorchester recruits among new state troopers

The South Carolina Highway Patrol announced the graduation of 43 troopers from Highway Patrol Basic Class 94 on June 27, including two from Dorchester County.

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Related Topix: Dorchester, SC

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Summerville Journal Scene

Free business seminars

Area Entrepreneur Gray Somerville says he has a way to help people get from dream to reality in a year.

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The Summerville Journal-Scene

Public hearing on proposed boat landing

The SCDHEC-Division of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management has scheduled a public hearing on application P/N# OCRM-14-172-D, Larry Curtis, to construct a private, recreational dock on the Ashley River at 500 Shaftsbury Lane, Kings Grant, Summerville, Dorchester County, South Carolina.

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Summerville Journal Scene

Have a happy and safe Holiday

Fireworks and backyard cookouts will undoubtedly be the order of the day for many people celebrating the Fourth of July holiday this weekend.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Summerville, SC

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Summerville Journal Scene

Perry rallies Dorchester Republicans

Leslie Cantu/Journal Scene Gov. Nikki Haley and Jordan Bryngelson, chairman of the Dorchester County Republican Party, chat over barbeque.

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Related Topix: US News, Nikki Haley, US Governors, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Andrew Cuomo

Post and Courier

Church vandal left dead squirrel, 'Hail Satan' note; North Charleston teen arrested

A North Charleston teenager left a dead squirrel and a note saying "Hail Satan!" after vandalizing a church at least twice, according to investigators.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC

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