Dorchester County Newswire (Page 8)

Dorchester County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Dorchester County, SC. (Page 8)

Results 141 - 160 of 1,898 in Dorchester County, SC

  1. Unemployment up in county, down across stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Goose Creek Gazette

    ... 5.8. Even with the increase, the county had the eighth lowest unemployment rate in the state. Neighboring Dorchester County was number seven, and Charleston County posted the lowest unemployment rate at just 4.6 percent. The state's seasonally ...

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  2. DCSO investigating club shooting, four injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | The Berkeley Independent

    A shooting at a club in North Charleston early Saturday morning injured four, two of whom were seriously hurt, said the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office. The incident occurred sometime after 1 a.m. in the parking lot of Club Brandy, formerly called Club Antro, on Ashley Phosphate Road, according to a report.

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  3. Taking a look at tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Goose Creek Gazette

    ... from potential tourists. Touchpoint Communications, the Town of Summerville and the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to heighten the town's profile among travelers. The three entities met at Town Hall July ...

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  4. Fall completion date for Bacons Bridge Road projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Goose Creek Gazette

    ... Road - to Old Trolley Road, according to Mike Simpson with Davis and Floyd Construction. Headed by Dorchester County's One-Cent Sales Tax Transportation Authority, a group that's completed more than 20 county road initiatives since its creation in ...

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  5. Three die after Dorchester County wrecksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Goose Creek Gazette

    Two people died in Dorchester County wrecks Tuesday, and a third died from injuries she sustained in a July 15 wreck. The youngest victim was eight-month-old Amare Paige, who died after a wreck on I-26 westbound near mile marker 174.

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  6. Two fatal wrecks in Dorchester County TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Post and Courier

    A 30-year-old man and an 8-month-old boy died after two separate wrecks in Dorchester County Tuesday. The coroner's office identified them as Jamar Lary, 30, of Dorchester and Amare Paige, 8 months, of St. George.

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  7. Whether to change Summervillea s government a tis the questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Post and Courier

    ... but quickly reduced the job's power after Johnson was elected. Since then, the Concerned Citizens of Dorchester County group has taken to Facebook largely in support of Johnson, while the competing Positively Summerville page opened as an ...

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  8. Man killed in Harleyville crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | WMBF

    The Dorchester County Coroner says the crash happened around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday on the 2100 block of East Main Street.

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  9. Coroner: Ridgeville woman dies from injuries sustained in earlier wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Goose Creek Gazette

    According to the Dorchester County Coroner's Office, Natasia Somersall, 24, passed away at 4:33 p.m. at MUSC. Somersall was involved in a wreck July 15 while traveling south on Highway 61 near Old Beech Hill Road, a coroner's press release said.

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  10. Petition brings debate over mayor's powers to fall ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | WMBF

    Petition organizers submitted nearly 6,000 signatures Monday to Dorchester County Board of Elections calling for citizens to vote on those powers in a fall referendum. "We're supporting the mayor," petitioner Homer Gonzalez said.

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  11. Secretary man reportedly arrested after failing to appear in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | WMDT

    A deputy from the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office says they arrested a man, on Thursday, who was wanted for failure to appear in court, and for his involvement in a burglary. Trey Short, 29, of Secretary, reportedly failed to appear in Talbot County Circuit Court, and is also wanted by the Cambridge Police Department for his involvement in a burglary from July 13 on Willowmere Lane.

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  12. SC Arts Commission awards Dorchester County groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Goose Creek Gazette

    The South Carolina Arts Commission has awarded $3,148,120 in grants to South Carolina communities, artists, arts organizations and schools for the 2017 fiscal year as of July 1. “We are continuing our emphasis on arts education by expanding last year's pilot program to serve low income children through summer arts camps,” said S.C. Arts Commission Executive Director Ken May. “We worked with local school districts, nonprofit partners and the State Department of Education to deliver a high quality arts program designed to combat summer learning loss.” In addition, seven new Arts in Basic Curriculum sites have been awarded grants to strategically plan and implement arts education as part of the school day.

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  13. Summerville group collects 6,000 signatures to force form of government question onto ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Goose Creek Gazette

    Brenda Rindge/Post and Courier Peter Gorman turns in 575 pages of petition signatures to Summerville Town Clerk Lisa Wallace while Dorchester County Elections Director Todd Billman looks on. Peter Gorman, coordinator of a group of volunteers who circulated petitions, on Monday turned in to town and county officials 575 pages filled with 6,028 signatures asking that residents be allowed to decide if they want to change the town's form of government from council to mayor-council, which would make the mayor more powerful.

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  14. DD2 schedules events for beginning of 2016-2017 school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Summerville Journal Scene

    ... for new students: • A South Carolina Immunization Form, DHEC 2740, that is available from the Dorchester County Health Department or any physician's office • A proof of residency in the form of a utility bill in the name of the ...

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  15. Council passes $43 million voter referendum for county parks, librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Goose Creek Gazette

    Jenna-Ley Harrison/Journal Scene Dorchester County Council Chairman David Chinnis discusses a $43 million referendum for parks and libraries during Monday's meeting in Summerville. Deputy County Administrator Charlie Potts fills in for County Administrator Jason Ward.

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  16. Dorchester County Council votes to have library tax referendum on November BallotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | WMBF

    Dorchester County voters will be deciding on a new tax increase come November. Monday, County Council unanimously voted, 6-0, to add a library tax referendum to the ballot.

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  17. The Agenda: Could bike lane help West Ashley?; Adoption scammers; Millions in S.C. affected by hacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Charleston City Paper

    A few days before City Council is set to vote on whether to recommit to a proposed Ashley River Bridge bike lane, the city has published a report detailing how the bike lane could help with the revitalization of West Ashley. Source: P&C, City of Charleston Members of both Charleston and Dorchester County Councils will vote this week on whether to add major referenda to November ballots.

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  18. Window broken out at bank near SummervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Post and Courier

    The broken window on a side door at Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union on Trolley Road was discovered Monday morning and reported to the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office, according to the Summerville Journal Scene.

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  19. Dorchester County may ask voters for $43 million to fund parks, librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | Post and Courier

    The aging George H. Seago Library in Summerville will be replaced if Dorchester County voters approve a referendum in November. Dorchester voters could decide Nov. 8 if they want to pay higher taxes to fund $43 million in new parks and libraries.

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  20. Six people file for DD2 school board raceRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2016 | Goose Creek Gazette

    Six people have filed for the three seats available in this year's election for Dorchester District Two, though their status as candidates all still need to be officially confirmed by the Dorchester County Board of Elections & Voter Registration. Filing closed today at noon and those who have filed include incumbents Barbara Crosby and DD2 Chairwoman Lisa Tupper, as well as Evan Guthrie, who unsuccessfully ran for school board in the 2014 election, John Hull, Pat Parker and Christian Simmons.

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