Dorchester County, SC

Learn about NAMI Charleston Area (SC) – Providing support, education, and advocacy for people with mental health conditions and their families

SERVING BERKELEY, CHARLESTON, DORCHESTER, GEORGETOWN, AND HORRY COUNTIES. NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. What started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen...
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These Are the Counties in the Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area With the Most COVID-19

There have been 82,117,600 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States to date – and that number continues to grow. In the Charleston-North Charleston metropolitan area, located in South Carolina, a total of 222,975 cases of COVID-19 have been reported. Adjusted for population, there have been 29,368 confirmed infections for every 100,000 people in […]

Severe Thunderstorm Watch, Warning issued for parts of Lowcountry

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCIV) — UPDATE: (7p.m.): A Severe Thunderstorm Warning for parts of Berkeley, Colleton & Dorchester Counties until 8 p.m. UPDATE (6:30 p.m.): A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Colleton and Dorchester Counties until 7:30 p.m. UPDATE (5 p.m.): Beaufort County is now...
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Dorchester County obituaries for May 10-16

ADKINS, Shirley Brown, 86, of Summerville died May 9. Arrangements by James A. Dyal Funeral Home. ATKINS, Betty Huffman, 81, of Summerville died May 14. Arrangements by James A. Dyal Funeral Home. BARRINEAU, Richard Ingram, 74, of Summerville died May 6. Arrangements by Carolina Memorial Funeral Home of North Charleston.

Summer mosquito spraying to begin in Dorchester County

DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Dorchester County will begin work next week to control the mosquito population for the summer. The first treatment, which includes ground spraying, will tentatively begin the week of May 23 in the Dorchester and Ashley Phosphate Road area. County leaders say the spraying will happen between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 […]

South Carolina House District 114 Representative Lin Bennett Endorses Republican Latrecia Pond For South Carolina House District 15

South Carolina House District 114 Republican Representative Lin Bennett has endorsed Republican Latrecia Pond in her bid for South Carolina House District 15. Rep. Bennett’s 114 District covers West Ashley in Charleston County and Summerville in Dorchester County. If elected, Pond’s representation for House District 15 will include North...

Lanes back open along I-26 East in Dorchester County after crash

DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCIV) — A crash temporarily halted traffic along the eastbound side of Interstate 26 in Dorchester County on Wednesday morning. According to the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), the collision was reported just before 7 a.m. four miles east of Exit 177. Current Roadway Conditions:...

Republican Robby Robbins wins special election for District 97

DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Republican Robby Robbins has won the special election for the State House of Representatives District 97 race, according to unofficial results. Robbins received 1,511 votes (63.41%) to Democrat ReZsaun Leiws’ 862 votes (36.17%). District 97 includes Berkeley, Dorchester and Colleton counties. “I am humbled...

Eastbound lanes reopen after I-26 crash near Harleyville

DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The eastbound side of I-26 has fully reopened after an early-morning crash in Dorchester County blocked all lanes. The crash was reported near mile marker 182, about four miles east of the Harleyville exit, at 6:50 a.m., the Highway Patrol says. For more than an hour, all eastbound lanes had been blocked.