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Prosecutor has several options on ethics case against House Speaker Bobby Harrell

...jury investigation has ended and that Wilson transferred the case to Pascoe, the Democratic chief prosecutor for Calhoun, Dorchester and Orangeburg counties.It could be a first in the 25-year existence of the state grand jury. Legal experts know of no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-25/prosecutor-has-several-option
SC House Speaker Bobby Harrell says state grand jury investigation has ended

...Wilson removed himself and passed responsibility to Democratic Solicitor David Pascoe, the chief prosecutor for Calhoun, Dorchester and Orangeburg counties.Harrell, R-Charleston, said the grand jury's probe expired June 30, days after a hearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-16/sc-house-speaker-bobby-harrel
SC judge scolded for taking sexual favors

...required to be lawyers, periodically find themselves in trouble.In May of last year, the Supreme Court reprimanded a former Dorchester County magistrate for various missteps, including an incident in which the judge decreased a criminal defendant's bond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-14/sc-judge-scolded-takin
3 hurt in SC prison fight

RIDGEVILLE, S.C. - Three corrections officers have been hurt after a disturbance at a state prison in Dorchester County.Emergency crews were called to Lieber Correctional Institution in Ridgeland around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.Corrections...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-09/3-hurt-sc-prison-fight
Dorchester offers close community

...neighborhood with no through-traffic, makes Dorchester a good place to call home for both young...close-knit." Built on an old dairy farm, Dorchester is off Skinner Mill Road not far from...Gene Norris, the president of the Dorchester Neighborhood Association, said he has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/20/ric_13699.shtml
Richmond Neighbors
Fort Dorchester ends North Augusta's season

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- North Augusta got down early and fell to Charleston's Fort Dorchester 45-22 in the first round of the Class AAAA Division II playoffs Friday night. Patriots junior quarterback Eddie Conover broke...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/13/hig_274078.shtml
High school
Weather service issues SC heat advisory

...in the mid- to upper-90s and high humidity.The advisory is in effect in Allendale, Berkeley, Colleton, Charleston, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Hampton, Horry, Jasper, Marion and Williamsburg counties.Forecasters warn the combination of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-28/weather-service-issues-sc-he
Property on Skinner Mill Road won't be developed

...the land on Skinner Mill Road ranged from the upper 100s to nearly $1 million.More than 100 residents living in Waverly, Dorchester, Park Place and other nearby neighborhoods signed a petition to block Gilmer from rezoning the six acres to multifamily residential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-04/property-sk
Testimony in South Carolina Episcopal church split winds up

...resolutions not in keeping with the local constitution.About 100 people, including clergy, crowded into the courtroom at the Dorchester County Courthouse for the last day of the trial. Lawrence sat on the opposite side of the aisle from Bishop Charles vonRosenberg...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-25/testimony-south-carolina-epis
Alpha "Al" Newman - (DORCHESTER, Mass.)

DORCHESTER, Mass. - Entered into rest Saturday, January 16, 2010, in Dorchester, Mass., Mr. Alpha "Al" Newman was the son of the late Edna Williams Newman and James Cassel Newman. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 23...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/22/obi_564223.shtml
Obituaries