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State adopts new education standards

Friday, March 13, 2015 1:04 p.m.

South Carolina has adopted its own education standards, effectively replacing the federal standards known as Common Core.

Cane Bay schools placed on lockdown

Friday, March 13, 2015 11:01 a.m.

A lockdown has been lifted at all three Cane Bay schools after two students from another high school allegedly trespassed at Cane Bay High.

Lady Knights setting lofty goals UPDATED

Friday, March 13, 2015 11:45 a.m.

With 12 players returning from a group that advanced to the Lower State's final four, the Stratford Lady Knights have lofty expectations this spring. …

District to ban clothing depicting weapons

Friday, March 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

An updated policy that bans Berkeley County students from wearing clothing depicting weapons will soon be in place.

‘Snow day’ make up slated for March 20

Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The inclement weather day taken by Berkeley County students last month will be made up on Friday, March 20.

Atlanta shooting victim graduated from Berkeley High

Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A victim of a police shooting on March 9 in metro Atlanta was from Moncks Corner and a 2006 graduate of Berkeley High School.

Hawks clip county foe on diamond UPDATED

Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:45 a.m.

The Hanahan baseball team used a seven-run second inning to defeat Goose Creek 8-5 in a non-region baseball game on Wednesday at GCHS.

Suspect sought for shooting of Ladson man

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:27 a.m.

Investigators are on the hunt for the person they say shot and killed a Ladson man last week.

Merits of police body cameras debated

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:01 p.m.

A current bill in the South Carolina Senate that is pushing for all law enforcement officers to wear body cameras could become a law as soon as next …

Hanahan Mayor ‘finished’ with school district

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 9:40 p.m.

A tight Berkeley County school board vote Tuesday did not improve an already-strained relationship between the City of Hanahan and Berkeley County …

Prescribed fires have multiple benefits

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The use of prescribed fire as a land management tool has deep and ancient roots in South Carolina’s heritage.

Antler measuring session set for March 18 in county

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Antlers will abound throughout the Palmetto State as the search for new state record deer antlers gets underway during the S.C. Department of Natural …

Flower Power: Annual show draws a crowd at Cypress Gardens

Monday, March 9, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The 2015 Breath of Spring flower Show paid homage to America’s Broadway greats.

Federal grant to fund aeronautical training center at TTC

Monday, March 9, 2015 11:07 a.m.

The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to Trident Technical College to fund the construction of an on-campus aeronautical training center.

One dies in I-26 crash

Monday, March 9, 2015 11:42 a.m.

One person died in a car crash on I-26 in the Harleyville area on Sunday.

Only nine of 66 Shar Peis remain at shelter

Monday, March 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Shelter manager Amanda King got a few surprise kisses from some very wrinkly faces Friday.

Manufacturer: ‘We’re paying for somebody else’s sin’

Sunday, March 8, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Impulse Manufacturing of North Carolina knew about nearly a quarter of a million dollars owed in back taxes to Berkeley County before purchasing …

Employment numbers set record in 2014

Saturday, March 7, 2015 12:01 a.m.

According to the SC Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW), newly-released figures show that 2014 was a record-breaking year for South Carolina. …

Lady Gators lose in state championship UPDATED

Friday, March 6, 2015 9:22 p.m.

COLUMBIA – Spring Valley's victory celebration at midcourt figures to leave an indelible mark in the minds of Goose Creek players as they head …

Is it time to change South Carolina’s alimony laws?

Special to The Gazette

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

“Till death do us part.”

Goose Creek seeking vendors for barbecue fest

Friday, March 6, 2015 12:02 p.m.

The City of Goose Creek Recreation Department is currently accepting applications for food vendors for the upcoming Goose Creek BBQ Festival.

Mercedes plant to bring 1,300 jobs to Lowcountry

Friday, March 6, 2015 9:37 a.m.

Mercedes-Benz Vans, a division of Daimler, announced today plans to invest around half a billion dollars to establish a new, full van manufacturing plant in Charleston County. The new production plant in North Charleston, S.C. will supply the North American market with the next-generation Sprinter, creating 1,300 new jobs over the next several …

Mayor issues patient safety proclamation

Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler signed a proclamation declaring the week of March 8-14 “Patient Safety Awareness Week” in Goose …

Defense stands out in CSU spring game

Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Charleston Southern’s defense stood out again as the Bucs held their annual Blue-White Spring Football Game on Feb. 28 at Buccaneer Field. An …

New era begins for Knights

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A new era has dawned for the Stratford High School baseball program but the philosophies about how to reach success will remain the same.

Bucs to face Crimson Tide this fall

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Road trips to face Alabama, Troy and The Citadel, in addition to Big South home games against Coastal Carolina and Liberty, highlight the 2015 …

Annual flower show set for March 5-8

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Spring is here.

County, Water & Sanitation begin combining services

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:20 p.m.

Berkeley County and Water & Sanitation, which have operated as separate entities, have begun the process of combining administrative services.

County OKs $8 million in debt refinancing UPDATED

Monday, March 2, 2015 11:50 a.m.

Berkeley County Council has approved third and final reading for a general obligation bond that could result in a $600,000 interest rate savings.

BCSO accepting applications for reserve deputies

Monday, March 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the position of reserve deputy.

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