Dorchester County Newswire (Page 7)

Dorchester County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Dorchester County, SC. (Page 7)

Results 121 - 140 of 4,083 in Dorchester County, SC

  1. Thunderstorm warnings, tornado watch issued in coastal South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Post and Courier

    Upper Dorchester and Colleton counties were under a severe thunderstorm warning and a tornado watch was issued for the South Carolina Lowcountry coast at 3 p.m. Wednesday as storms that have pummeled the Midlands started to move through. "Damaging straight-line winds over 70 mph, large hail greater than golf ball size, and strong, long-track tornadoes are possible.

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  2. Summerville man charged with child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | WMBF

    George Henry Severson, 60, faces 20 charges after investigators discovered he had and was distributing child pornography, according to South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson. The man was arrested by Dorchester County Sheriff's deputies on Monday.

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  3. First Alert Weather: Rare 'high risk' severe weather alert issued for some Lowcountry countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | WMBF

    The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center has upgraded parts of the Lowcountry to "moderate" and "high" risks of severe weather. Parts of Colleton and Dorchester counties along I-95 are now at high risk, while the rest of the Lowcountry have been upgraded from enhanced to moderate.

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  4. First Alert Weather: Lowcountry under tornado watch until 8 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | WMBF

    The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center has upgraded parts of the Lowcountry to "moderate" and "high" risks of severe weather. Parts of Colleton and Dorchester counties along I-95 are now at high risk, while the rest of the Lowcountry have been upgraded from enhanced to moderate.

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  5. Scout Boats plans $10.9 million expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Summerville Journal Scene

    ... is planning a nearly $11 million expansion project expected to usher in hundreds of jobs, according to Dorchester County officials. The initiative includes a new facility on the site, located off Spaniel Lane, and will be an expansion of the Scout ...

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  6. Scout Boats plans $10.9 million expansion; Summerville facility will create up to 371 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Summerville Journal Scene

    ... is planning a nearly $11 million expansion project expected to usher in hundreds of jobs, according to Dorchester County officials. The initiative includes a new facility on the site, located off Spaniel Lane, and will be an expansion of the Scout ...

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  7. Power restored to thousands after storms move throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | WMBF

    The hardest hit county in terms of power outages was Dorchester County, where SCE&G and Edisto Electric Cooperative reported a total of nearly 10,000 outages early Monday evening.

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  8. Change coming soon to Dorchester County corner: Ordinance allows businesses at Cooks CrossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Post and Courier

    A convenience store could be coming to one corner of a busy intersection along one of South Carolina's oldest roads. After a public hearing Monday, Dorchester County Council gave unanimous approval to an amendment to development standards that would allow new businesses around Cook's Crossroads, where S.C. Highway 165 meets historic Ashley River Road, also known as S.C. Highway 61. The decision amended the Ashley River Historic Overlay District created in 2007 to promote responsible development by limiting residential density and commercial development.

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  9. Thousands left without power after storms move throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | WMBF

    ... listed in Berkeley County, according to the utility. Edisto Electric Cooperative reported 6,538 outages in Dorchester County, 4,235 in Orangeburg County, 94 in Berkeley County and 43 in Colleton.

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  10. Storms weakening as they near Charleston; death reported in UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Post and Courier

    Radar indicated that severe thunderstorms were losing some punch as they approached the coast just before 6 p.m. A severe thunderstorm warning had been issued for Colleton County as a line of the storms moved toward Dorchester and Charleston counties. National Weather Service, Charleston, meteorologist Doug Berry said at 5:45 p.m. that the worst of the weather should pass through over the next hour.

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  11. Blood, sweat and barbecueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Summerville Journal Scene

    ... March 25. Before the restaurant opened Swig & Swine did a fundraiser at Jessen Boat Landing for Friends of Dorchester County Parks. DiBernardo's advice for anyone entering the restaurant is to keep in mind is it is not easy; it's very ...

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  12. Opinion Shaper: Dorchester County growth is not a dirty wordRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | Summerville Journal Scene

    In Dorchester County we do have challenges but our challenges are good challenges. Growth is one of those challenges, but I have learned communities are either growing or dying; there is no way to stand still.

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  13. 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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  14. Waiting on the final leg of Berlin G. Myers ParkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Summerville Journal Scene

    ... project. The Summerville Journal Scene was referred by the town administrator, the town engineer and the Dorchester County public information officer to the South Carolina Department of Transportation for further information on the project. However, ...

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  15. Dorchester Co. Treasurer's Office locations to close Thursday for treasurer's funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | WMBF

    The Dorchester County Treasurer's Office will close early Thursday to allow staff to attend funeral services for the county's treasurer. The Treasurer's Office in Summerville will close at 11:30 a.m. Thursday and the Treasurer's Office in St. George will close at 11 a.m., Dorchester County spokesperson Tiffany Norton said.

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  16. Dorchester County mourns the loss of county treasurerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | WMBF

    ... peace covers her family as they celebrate her life and grieve this great loss" said Jay Byars, Chairman of Dorchester County Council. "It has been an honor to work with Mrs. Pearson since December 5, 2006." Jason Ward, County Administrator, added. ...

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  17. Dorchester County Treasurer Mary Pearson diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Post and Courier

    ... to know and serve with Mary." "It was a pleasure to observe her commitment to service to the citizens of Dorchester County," said County Administrator Jason Ward. "She will be sincerely missed by all who had the pleasure to know and work alongside ...

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  18. Troopers: I-26 wreck claims child's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Summerville Journal Scene

    A 9-year-old child was killed in a two-vehicle wreck Sunday morning on Interstate 26, according to the Dorchester County Coroner's Office. Coroner Paul Brouthers said Alivia Watson died around 3:27 a.m. at Trident Medical Center.

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  19. Some Maryland watermen hope for new rules to strengthen their crab harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... 4, the catch there is smaller and less plentiful until crabs pass through on their way south in the fall, Dorchester County watermen say. For much of the summer, they have to throw back a meaningful share of what they catch because it is smaller ...

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  20. Two Hurlock boys charged in connection to breaking into schools, destroying propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | WMDT

    The Dorchester County Sheriff's Office says a 12-year-old boy and a 13-year-old boy were arrested after they allegedly broke into North Dorchester Middle and North Dorchester High School on March 5th.

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