Dorchester County Newswire

Dorchester County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Dorchester County, SC.

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  1. DCSO: Holly Hill man charged in Summerville gambling operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Summerville Journal Scene

    One of 10 illegal poker machines law enforcement seized from a Summerville building this month, according to the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office. One of 10 illegal poker machines law enforcement seized from a Summerville building this month, according to the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office.

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  2. Dorchester Co. YMCA: newest addition merging into YMCA of the ChesapeakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | WMDT

    We are told this merge was crucial because the Cambridge area was one section not included. Dorchester County YMCA was it's own private entity.

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  3. Visioning meetings by Summerville DREAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Summerville Journal Scene

    ... will be held on the following schedule: a Sept. 15, 8:30 a.m in the board room at the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce Zoning changes, data gathering and the idea of "people first" is what could be in store for downtown ...

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  4. Planning for downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Summerville Journal Scene

    Zoning changes, data gathering and the idea of "people first" is what could be in store for downtown Summerville in the years to come. Jessi Shuler, planning director with the town, and Michael Lisle, executive director of Summerville DREAM, weighed in on the town and DREAM's visions and plans for downtown at the Aug. 16 power hour event hosted by the Greater Summerville / Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce.

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  5. Children transported to hospital after chemical release at Summerville poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Emergency officials say five children were transported to the hospital and are in good condition following a chemical release at a Summerville pool Wednesday afternoon. Dorchester County officials say at 1:09 p.m. crews responded to the Ashborough Subdivision Pool on 208 Ashborough Ave. When Dorchester County EMS arrived they found seven patients, all between the ages of five and twelve, coughing and feeling sick.

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  6. Mayors discuss affordable housing, transportation at leaders' meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Post and Courier

    ... they don't have a lot of kids," he said. "If they don't build in North Charleston, they're going out into Dorchester County farther to build, and then they're driving through North Charleston, but they aren't paying for any of the infrastructure. ...

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  7. Tri-county school districts work together to help students read by third gradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Post and Courier

    ... fall behind and get them in some type of intervention services," said Morris Ravenell, superintendent of Dorchester County School District 4. "This is more of a proactive approach." Supported by $1.5 million in funding from Trident United Way, the ...

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  8. Undercover prostitution operations in Summerville net 13 arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Post and Courier

    Summerville police and the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office have arrested 13 people in connection with a pair of undercover prostitution stings, authorities announced on Tuesday. The first operation took place on June 8, 2017, and centered on a Quality Inn at 1005 Jockey Court, located on the outskirts of the town's limits near the Interstate 26-North Main Street interchange, said Lt.

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  9. 13 arrested in prostitution stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Summerville Journal Scene

    The Summerville Police Department and Dorchester County Sheriff's Office announced 13 arrests Tuesday in connection to undercover operations targeting prostitution at two hotels in the North Main Street area. According to police, six people were arrested resulting from the undercover operation conducted June 8 at the Quality Inn at 1005 Jockey Court.

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  10. Mystery "Project Turtle" to invest $8.5 million in countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Summerville Journal Scene

    It's been a year of industry announcements and investments in Dorchester County, including recent news of an $8.5 million mystery industrial project. According to an ordinance recognizing certain economic development incentives for the effort, it will increase the county's tax base and create 10 new jobs over the next five years.

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  11. County to unfold first-ever communications planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Summerville Journal Scene

    Dorchester County is working to more effectively engage internally with employees and externally with residents through a new official communication plan officials anticipate will increase transparency with the public over the next three years. After hearing a short presentation on the plan Monday in St. George, county council members voted 6-0 to approve it, with Councilman David Chinnis absent.

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  12. Teams knock the dust off at Dorchester ShowdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Summerville Journal Scene

    ... that we need to work on in practice. Hopefully next week we can figure some of that out." Annually, the Dorchester County Showdown serves a dual purpose in that it gives anxious football fans a glimpse of what local teams will look like a week prior ...

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  13. Council approves purchase of Ashley River tract for conservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Summerville Journal Scene

    Dorchester County Council members have approved a request to conserve a large tract of floodplain forest along the Ashley River, making it a potential site for camping and launching canoes and kayaks. During a meeting Monday in St. George, members voted 6-0, with Councilman David Chinnis absent, to approve the request to to use $127,900 in 2010 bond proceeds to purchase the 127.9 acres.

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  14. Where to find glassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Summerville Journal Scene

    ... the Great Lawn in Brighton Park Village and glasses will be handed out to the first 100 attendees. a Both Dorchester County Library locations will have glasses available on a first come, first serve basis the day of the event. Even once you have ...

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  15. Grapevine: South Carolina military attraction looks to settle an old debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Post and Courier

    ... 2028. The free ride appears to be over for guests at the local mixers organized by the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce. The group issued a reminder last week about its Business After Hours events, saying the get-togethers ...

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  16. The peanut butter caperRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | Post and Courier

    When an inmate at Lieber Correctional Institute in Dorchester county used a mobile phone, a dummy and a drone to help him escape the maximum security prison last month he received international news coverage - and helped give a new connotation to the term "cell phone." The exploit led to sensible new demands, including from First District Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., that the Federal Communications Commission authorize prisons to block cell phone signals, something they are not currently allowed to do.

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  17. Senior Citizens Privilege Cards offered by school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | Summerville Journal Scene

    ... admission to most band and choral concerts and other school activities for which admission is charged. The Dorchester County Community Learning Center allows cardholders a 25 percent discount on enrollment fees for all adult and community education ...

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  18. 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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  19. Dorchester Co. High School football teams face-off in pre-season jamboreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | WMBF

    The proceeds from the game will go back into the athletic programs in Dorchester County in addition to some charity organization.

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  20. 'We help everybody': A look inside Summerville's Community Resource CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Summerville Journal Scene

    ... including Ethel Campbell, a retired special education teacher for Dorchester District Two and chair of the Dorchester County Democratic Party. Smith considers her one of his top helpers and right-hand "men" at the center. The organization is ...

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