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  1. Developer files claim in hope of forcing Summerville hotel arbitrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Post and Courier

    ... of contract. Developer Applegate & Co. originally asked for $13 million to cover lost fees and profits for the Dorchester project, which was to include a hotel, condos, rooftop bar, restaurant, retail space, parking garage and conference center on ...

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  2. DD2 potentially facing tough budget yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Summerville Journal Scene

    Dorchester District Two is jumping into budget season and looking at what could be a "tough budget year" with a "pension crisis" and possible low student base costs. Every year DD2 is required to prepare and present a balanced budget for approval to Dorchester County Council.

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  3. Celebrating the history behind Bacons BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Summerville Journal Scene

    ... Preservation Society gathered Feb. 23 to remember a handful men who played a significant role in Summerville and Dorchester County's history. The bridge's historic marker has already been erected. Heyward Hutson, president of the Summerville ...

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  4. School district looks at paying for teachersa student loan debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... Horry County Schools, the district ranks fourth in the state in starting teacher pay at $36,011 per year. Aiken, Dorchester 2 and Richland 2 rank first through third, respectively. "There's just not a lot of people going to school in these (critical ...

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  5. Sales tax for roads needs to be extended to keep up with growth, Dorchester officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Post and Courier

    Dorchester County's transportation sales tax isn't set to expire until 2030, but there's already talk of extending it. "What we're trying to do is keep the momentum going and get going with the next batch of roads," said Mike Murphree.

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  6. Propane-powered school buses rolling in Berkeley, Dorchester countiesRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2017 | Charleston Business Journal

    Some students in the Berkeley County and Dorchester 2 school districts will need to pay extra attention while waiting to be picked up for school. The districts' 26 new propane-powered buses are so quiet that students in other states have missed their ride to school because they didn't hear the bus coming, according to Mark Terry, chief commercial officer of Blue Bird Corp. The company manufactures the Blue Bird Vision buses at its facilities in Fort Valley, Ga.

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  7. 'We're in crisis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Summerville Journal Scene

    Robby Robbins, DOT commissioner for the First Congressional District, provides an update on state roadway infrastructure during a Wednesday morning "Power Hour" session, sponsored by the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce. Robby Robbins, DOT commissioner for the First Congressional District, provides an update on state roadway infrastructure during a Wednesday morning "Power Hour" session, sponsored by the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce.

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  8. January home sales exceed 1,000 for 1st time in decadeRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2017 | Charleston Business Journal

    ... in price compared with January 2016. The association classifies the Lowcountry region as Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester and Orangeburg counties, as well as some outlying areas. "We are pleased to see the residential market starting on such solid ...

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  9. Department of Education Debuts New Propane Buses in Berkeley and DorchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Hampton County Guardian

    The S.C. Department of Education has gifted Berkeley County School District and Dorchester District 2 with 26 brand-new, lower-emission school buses to replace a portion of their aging, diesel-fueled fleet. Unveiled Thursday in a ceremony at Blanchard Machinery Co.

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  10. In a remote stretch of the Beidler Forest, a mystery surfaces and is finally solvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Post and Courier

    ... wasn't, but with the date narrowed down, the Air Force found a Jan. 7, 1957, crash "in a dense swamp northeast of Dorchester, S.C." The pilot, John West, was British. He reported hearing a loud explosion. His wingman, in a nearby jet, noticed a ball ...

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  11. Sulka 'super-enthused about the county ... taking the lead' for economic developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | The Island Packet

    ... you have guys on your team that have to travel abroad to get home, it's a concern." For Rep. Katie Arrington, R.-Dorchester, the findings in the Legislative Oversight Committee report on the Department of Juvenile Justice are shocking. Rep. Alan ...

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  12. Volvo listening session draws eager crowd to St. GeorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Summerville Journal Scene

    ... April, after which he'd like to take a break, then start a second round of sessions in early 2018. The next Dorchester County session is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Career and Technology School in Dorchester. Nearly an hour ahead of the ...

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  13. Fort Dorchester's Adonicas Sanders signs with Georgia TechRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Post and Courier

    Up until a few days ago, Fort Dorchester wide receiver Adonicas Sanders thought he was headed for a collegiate career at Presbyterian College. Those plans changed on Monday when the 6-1, 185-pound senior received a scholarship offer from Georgia Tech.

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  14. South Carolina Gamecocks National Signing Day: Damani Staley Commitment ProfileRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Garnet And Black Attack

    ... the same stats he put up at Ridge View High School at a higher profile program (think a South Pointe or Fort Dorchester in South Carolina or a Butler or Independence in North Carolina). But when it comes to diamonds-in-the-rough, he certainly looks ...

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  15. Raw footage from scene of fatal Columbia apartment fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | The Island Packet

    ... time at USC. The one-time starting quarterback is focused on baseball this spring. For Rep. Katie Arrington, R.-Dorchester, the findings in the Legislative Oversight Committee report on the Department of Juvenile Justice are shocking. Rep. Alan ...

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  16. Fort Dorchester star Adonicas Sanders commits to Georgia TechRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Post and Courier

    ... (Miss.) Junior College last season. (File/Alex Holt) Sanders, 6-1 and 185 pounds, transferred from Burke to Fort Dorchester two years ago, and played on the Patriots' state championship team in 2015. His commitment was first reported by 247Sports. ...

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  17. Dorchester board denies sand mine permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Post and Courier

    Sand needed for construction is again spurring sand mine proposals in rural Dorchester County, as the development boom resumes in more populated areas. File/Staff Sand needed for construction is again spurring sand mine proposals in rural Dorchester County, as the development boom resumes in more populated areas.

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  18. Resurrecting the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | Summerville Journal Scene

    ... experts at the facility. The above document is a well-preserved king's grant (circa 1737) for a land parcel in Dorchester County, with the original wooden seal still in tact. Teen Idella Simmons (left), mother of County Councilman Willie Davis, and ...

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  19. 'State of Crisis': Support grows for fix to crumbling state roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | WMBF

    ... to pay for road repairs. Bills in the Senate and House propose just that. Sponsors of each, Sen. Sean Bennett (R-Dorchester) and State Rep. Gary Simrill (R-York), sat on the panel. "It's pretty much, I plan my whole life around the road congestion," ...

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  20. Dorchester sand mine plans dig up old rural development conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Post and Courier

    ... about the trucks, the noise, the potential deterioration of the quiet country community where they live in rural Dorchester County. The problem is, the mine is more than that. The sand is needed for construction. The Charleston suburbs are booming ...

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