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South Carolina’s jobless rate edges up a bit in March

South Carolina’s jobless rate edges up a bit in March
Friday, April 15, 2016 1:28 p.m.

South Carolina’s unemployment rate edged up slightly last month, the first increase in more than a year.

Legislative solution to save Mount Holly smelter facing difficult road

Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A disagreement over how legislation should be crafted to keep Century Aluminum’s Mount Holly smelter operating could end up dooming the Goose Creek facility.

Sheriff, agencies host fourth warrant sweep

Sheriff, agencies host fourth warrant sweep
Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

For the fourth time since being elected last year, Sheriff Duane Lewis gathered 100 law enforcement officers from various agencies and then set them …

Cane Bay robotics team is headed to national championship

Cane Bay robotics team is headed to national championship
Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:01 p.m.

One visit to the Cane Bay High School robotics team is all it took to see that FRC Team 3490 Viper Drive is serious about learning and what they do. …

Crime

Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A man with unauthorized checks was able to walk away with $3,124.86 from a Moncks Corner bank before heading to St. Stephen in an attempt to try his luck again. The teller at that bank however, reported suspicious activity to a branch manager. According to an incident report, after the man was told the bank was going to verify the check, he …

Shuttered public garden keeps in the black

Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Despite being closed for seven months, Berkeley County’s No. 1 tourist destination will likely end the year without a deficit, according to county Deputy Supervisor of Finance Tim Callanan.

Huger boy, 5, dies in Sunday traffic crash

Huger boy, 5, dies in Sunday traffic crash
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 1:32 p.m.

A 5-year-old Huger boy died Sunday in a traffic crash in the Francis Marion National Forest.

Murky well water haunts some rural county residents UPDATED

Murky well water haunts some rural county residents
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 10:03 a.m.

You don’t drink the water on Poplar Hill Drive, and you probably shouldn’t wash your clothes in it either.

HHS girls at 10-win mark

HHS girls at 10-win mark
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Hanahan girls soccer coach David Johnson gives his defense a big pat on the back for their recent performances.

Morrison stymies West Ashley

Morrison stymies West Ashley
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 3:01 p.m.

Stratford senior pitcher Jacob Morrison clamped down on West Ashley in a key Region 7-AAAA baseball game on Monday.

Big finish propels Stratford past rival

Big finish propels Stratford past rival
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:01 p.m.

A strong finish gave Stratford’s softball team a season sweep in the city rivalry on Monday at GCHS.

Summerville Miracle League

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 4:05 p.m.

Teacher Therapist Appreciation Day - April 9, 2016 Photos by Katie Florimbio

Rain to continue, with thunderstorms possible

Rain to continue, with thunderstorms possible
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 9:18 a.m.

Rain showers will continue today, bringing a possible thunderstorm with them later Tuesday afternoon, according to National Weather Service …

Golf tournament to help school children and families in the school district

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 10:18 a.m.

The Berkeley County School District will host the One Berkeley Golf Tournament on June 17 to benefit students and families in the district.

County reaches preliminary settlement in transportation fee lawsuit UPDATED

County reaches preliminary settlement in transportation fee lawsuit
Monday, April 11, 2016 6:06 p.m.

Berkeley County has settled a lawsuit that alleged the county did not spend millions of dollars in impact fees within the time allowed by state law. …

Gator Crawl to celebrate late GCHS role model

Gator Crawl to celebrate late GCHS role model
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:44 a.m.

So what exactly is a Gator Crawl?

Watson shines at Redhawks practice UPDATED

Watson shines at Redhawks practice
Sunday, April 10, 2016 1:04 p.m.

The Carolina Redhawks held a practice at Westview Middle School in Goose Creek on Saturday, giving players from that area an opportunity to have a …

Golf tournament to help school children and families in the school district

Friday, April 8, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County School District will host the One Berkeley Golf Tournament on June 17 to benefit students and families in the district.

Stratford back in win column

Stratford back in win column
Friday, April 8, 2016 10:44 a.m.

The Stratford girls soccer team returned to full strength and the win column on Thursday night.

MaxReps field day and oyster roast on April 16

Friday, April 8, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A MaxReps Academy event on April 16 will introduce a new opportunity for young athletes to hone their skills and also benefit the Charleston Animal Society.

Prep sports publication honors local student-athletes

Prep sports publication honors local student-athletes
Thursday, April 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The High School Sports Report has announced its all-state teams for basketball and wrestling.

Sheriff seeks to build community relationships over coffee

Thursday, April 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

As local police departments strive to make lasting connections with the communities they serve, Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department (BCSD) is doing its part by taking part in the initiative supported by the U.S. Department of Justice known as “Coffee with a Cop.”

Crime

Thursday, April 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Officers were sent to a residence in reference to a complaint of an alleged pornographic video that was posted to a Facebook page. The complainant said she was a member of a local Facebook group advertising items for sale and while browsing through her news feed, saw that a video was posted to the group’s page portraying child pornography. …

School resource officer brings Prom Promise to Stratford High School

Thursday, April 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Stratford High School Resource Officer David Coffey said he is looking forward to educating Stratford students on the importance of safety during the week of April 4-8 through the Prom Promise initiative.

Riders wanted: bike-a-thon takes aim at childhood cancer

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 11:06 a.m.

Goose Creek Police Chief Harvey Becker is calling on all Goose Creek area residents to join the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s “Making a Difference for St. Jude” Bike-a-thon April 9.

Confederate flag to return to Statehouse in July

Confederate flag to return to Statehouse in July

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Secessionist Party plans to return the Confederate battle flag to Statehouse grounds exactly one year after it …

Goose Creek denies request for public information in recent double homicide

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 11:08 a.m.

The city of Goose Creek’s blanket denial of a request for more information on a double homicide is not consistent with the state’s Freedom of Information Act, according to an attorney for the S.C. Press Association.

Thermal thinning and pruning with prescribed fire benefits longleaf pine stands

Thermal thinning and pruning with prescribed fire benefits longleaf pine stands
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 11:07 a.m.

The benefits of prescribed fire in the Southern “pineywoods” are many and varied—and because of the passion of folks who love …

South Carolina jobless rate again steady at 5.5 percent

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 11:08 a.m.

South Carolina’s unemployment rate was unchanged again in February.

Charleston-area residents arrested on state tax-evasion charges

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 11:07 a.m.

State income-tax investigators have arrested 11 Charleston-area residents on evasion charges.

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