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Dorchester County and the Town of St. George are pleased to announce the opening of a weekly Farmers’ Market beginning April 24, 2014. The Market will serve St. George and surrounding communities by providing fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, flowers, baked goods, jams & jellies, and local specialty foods and merchandise.
Posted Date: 4/17/2014 9:45 AM
Dorchester County activated debris contracts on March 3, 2014, to accelerate the debris removal pro-cess on county roads. At that time, SCDOT advised the county not to perform work on state roads, as they would have their own contractor handling state roads.
Posted Date: 4/4/2014 11:45 AM
Dorchester County Fire Rescue and the Dorchester County Career and Technology Center each received a South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association (SCSFA) grant for volunteer recruitment and retention.
Posted Date: 4/1/2014 4:05 PM
Throughout the month of April, Dorchester Children’s Center (DCC), Dorchester County Council, and the Town of Summerville are joining the National Children’s Alliance and its thousands of members and supporters across the country to bring much needed attention to the issues of child abuse intervention and prevention. In a concerted effort, the Children’s Advocacy Center movement has launched the Stand Up, Step Forward campaign is intended to inspire victims to find the courage to disclose their abuse and adults to find the courage to take action and report it.
Posted Date: 3/27/2014 5:00 PM
On Wednesday, February 26, Dorchester County Council approved spending up to $800,000 from the County Reserve Fund for the purpose of activating contracts for debris removal and monitoring. Use of the County Reserve Fund requires a supermajority approval per Section IVX of the budget ordinance. At present, the fund has $3,804,145 in balance. The County is hopeful that these expenditures may be eligible for FEMA reimbursement. Any funds received by FEMA or the State will be returned to the County Reserve Fund.
Posted Date: 2/27/2014 3:00 PM
Dorchester County yard debris sites are now open seven days per week from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at 374 Sandy Pines Road in Dorchester and 130 Suburban Lane in Summerville. Public works continues to pick up branches, trees and shrubs from the roadside. Residents are asked not to place any other type of garbage by the roadside, and not to dispose of debris in any location other than the yard debris sites, including ditches and storm drains. Illegal dumping or littering on public or private property carries a minimum fine of $200.
Posted Date: 2/21/2014 5:15 PM

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