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  1. County football teams prepare for showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | Summerville Journal Scene

    For the second consecutive year, the Summerville and Woodland football teams will scrimmage as part of the Dorchester County Showdown. One local team will be in the stands rather than on the field, but this year's showdown should still be action packed.

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  2. SCDOT announces repaving plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | Summerville Journal Scene

    The S.C. Department of Transportation has awarded contracts in the first allotment to Dorchester County from the roads bill passed earlier this year, according to a press release. Dorchester and Colleton counties together will get a total of 22 miles of road repaved.

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  3. Report: Summerville man dies in single-vehicle crash on S.C. 61 FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Summerville Journal Scene

    A Summerville man died Friday morning in a single-vehicle crash, according to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety. According to Dorchester County Coroner Paul Brouthers, Nathan Matthew Jewell, 39, died from head trauma sustained in the crash.

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  4. Sand mine granted second chance for approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Summerville Journal Scene

    Residents fill council chambers in St. George Monday to show solidarity and speak out against a sand mining operation proposed for an area near them on Zion Road. Residents fill council chambers in St. George Monday to show solidarity and speak out against a sand mining operation proposed for an area near them on Zion Road.

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  5. County rolling out marketing strategy to promote its upper regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Summerville Journal Scene

    In an effort to promote tourism in the upper part of Dorchester County, also known as the "Villages of Dorchester," the county is rolling out a marketing strategy this spring to entice people to the area. County officials are eager to draw more foot traffic to the small towns of Dorchester, Harleyville, Ridgeville and St. George and hope paid media efforts, including billboard and social media advertising, will assist that goal.

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  6. Company wishing to mine sand in county files notice of appealRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2017 | Summerville Journal Scene

    A new sand mining site could still have a future home in Dorchester County now that the site's property owner and construction company have filed a notice of appeal. The appeal is in response to the county's decision earlier this year to deny a request to build the operation.

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

    Feb 27, 2017 | Summerville Journal Scene

    The Summerville Preservation had printed copies of this portrait of Bacons Bridge, paitned by artist George Parker. Heyward Hutson is still conducting research on the artist but has found Parker was born in Governeur, New York in 1888 and died in 1957 in New York City.

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

    Feb 3, 2017 | Summerville Journal Scene

    It was standing-room only for some community members who flocked to the county library in St. George Wednesday to hear details about the Volvo plant opening in Berkeley County next year. Attendees raised their hands to show if they were satisfied with the plant coming to the area.

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  11. Resurrecting the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | Summerville Journal Scene

    Teen Idella Simmons , mother of County Councilman Willie Davis, and midwife Minnie Chestnut , walk to work in St. George. Simmons conducted nursing duties for Chestnut, Davis said.

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  12. Lawmakers continue the roads funding debate at Statehouse workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Summerville Journal Scene

    State legislators gather Thursday in Columbia for a special workshop for reporters previewing top issues expected to dominate the new legislative session. : Sen. Sean Bennett, R-Dorchester, Sen. Vince Sheheen, D-Kershaw, and Sen. Majority Leader Shane Massey, R-Edgefield State legislators gather Thursday in Columbia for a special workshop for reporters previewing top issues expected to dominate the new legislative session.

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  13. Senators push gas tax options in ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | Summerville Journal Scene

    Rep. Chris Murphy , R-Dorchester, and Sen. Paul Campbell , R-Berkeley, at the annual legislative luncheon at Summerville Presbyterian Church. Rep. Chris Murphy , R-Dorchester, and Sen. Paul Campbell , R-Berkeley, at the annual legislative luncheon at Summerville Presbyterian Church.

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  14. Local legislators weigh in on upcoming sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Summerville Journal Scene

    Rep. Chris Murphy , R-Dorchester, and Sen. Paul Campbell , R-Berkeley, at Tuesday's annual legislative luncheon at Summerville Presbyterian Church. S.C. Rep-elect Katie Arrington, R-Summerville, pauses at Tuesday's legislative luncheon in Summerville to speak to Dorchester District Two board members Justin Farnsworth and Brian Mitchem .

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  15. Body ID'd as missing hunterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Summerville Journal Scene

    Jeremy Dunsil, 36, of Harleyville was hunting in the St. Paul area with another hunter on Oct. 23 but did not return home, according to the coroner's office.

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  16. SCDOT to head up debris removal in Dorchester CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Summerville Journal Scene

    SCDOT will perform all debris removal operations in Dorchester County with county assistance. An agreement between the two entities will allow debris operations to be performed more efficiently, economically and prevent overlap of work.

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  17. Berkeley, Dorchester under separate watches as Matthew approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | The Summerville Journal-Scene

    Dorchester County is under a tropical storm watch and Berkeley County is under a hurricane watch, according to the National Weather Service. The service said that Matthew could track close to the South Carolina coast as a category 2 or 3 hurricane.

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  18. No high school football this week at Hurricane Matthew loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | The Summerville Journal-Scene

    Gov. Nikki Haley announced Tuesday that all Charleston, Dorchester and Berkeley county schools were among those closed Wednesday through Friday. In turn, there will be no high school athletic events during that time.

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