S.C. House District 15 remains red

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 12:15 p.m.

Voters of S.C. House District 15 have overwhelmingly decided to remain Republican and send incumbent Samuel Rivers Jr. back to Columbia.

Graham, Scott projected to claim U.S. Senate wins UPDATED

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 7:13 p.m.

South Carolina’s two U.S. Senate races lacked drama on Tuesday – and that suited incumbents Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott just fine.

Rivers captures big victory UPDATED

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 9:56 p.m.

Rep. Samuel Rivers has won re-election to represent District 15 in the S.C. House of Representatives.

Election 2014: Big wins for House, school board, and roads tax UPDATED

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 1:57 p.m.

Rep. Samuel Rivers successful re-election bid, three school board races and a tax referendum highlighted the 2014 elections in Berkeley County. …

Hotline available for voting problems

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 2:30 p.m.

As voting continues in Berkeley County Tuesday afternoon, few problems have been reported at the polls.

Henry Brown calls for big Republican win on election day

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 4:04 p.m.

Retired U.S. District One Congressman Henry Brown made the rounds through Berkeley County on Election Day to keep his finger on the pulse of voting …

AP projects Haley as winner of governor’s race

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 7:11 p.m.

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is projected to win re-election against her Democratic rival Vincent Sheheen. The Associated Press called the race …

Goose Creek voters experience short lines UPDATED

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Goose Creek voters are encountering short lines with about 15-20 minute waits at polls Tuesday.

Election makes it official for Peagler, other uncontested candidates

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 8:48 p.m.

A host of uncontested races appeared on Berkeley County voting ballots today.

‘Coffee with a Cop’ set for Saturday

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 10:49 a.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office will host “Coffee with a Cop” on Nov. 8 in Goose Creek. The event gives citizens the chance to meet law enforcement officers in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships and drink coffee.

Scott, Graham, Haley favorites on Election Day

Associated Press

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 11:23 a.m.

South Carolina voters will pick their candidates today in 11 statewide races along with the state’s U.S. House members and state House members. …

District touts money-saving for school construction

The Gazette

Monday, November 3, 2014 12:10 a.m.

If you’re familiar with Cane Bay Middle, you’re going to be familiar with the school district’s newest school now under construction.

Red Ribbon Week observed in county

Monday, November 3, 2014 12:01 p.m.

The last week in October was declared Red Ribbon Week throughout Berkeley County.

Santee Cooper Regional Water System marks 20 years of service

Sunday, November 2, 2014 1:01 a.m.

The Santee Cooper Regional Water System celebrated 20 years of operation Wednesday, Oct. 29, in Moncks Corner.

County council OKs second quarter CRDA funding UPDATED

The Gazette

Saturday, November 1, 2014 9:56 a.m.

A regional economic development group will receive the second portion of Berkeley County’s pledged annual buy-in.

Cobras can’t piece together region victory UPDATED

Saturday, November 1, 2014 1:05 a.m.

The Cane Bay Cobras will slither into their regular season finale on Friday in dire need of a victory if they want to make the Class AAAA playoffs.

Freeze Watch in effect for parts of Berkeley County

Saturday, November 1, 2014 5:28 p.m.

As a cold and wet weekend continued Saturday afternoon, the National Weather Service issued a Freeze Watch in effect for inland Berkeley County until 8 a.m. Sunday morning, and possible frost conditions for the entire Lowcountry.

New sidewalk gives Boulder Bluff students a safer route

The Gazette

Friday, October 31, 2014 8:21 a.m.

Boulder Bluff Elementary School students have for years had to navigate a treacherous stretch of Amy Drive to walk to school.

Lowcountry fishing tournament open to all kids

Friday, October 31, 2014 12:39 p.m.

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with several coastal partners, is sponsoring the inaugural Reel ‘em In Rodeo Saltwater …

Pilot program asks, ‘Where are your favorite Berkeley Co. places?’

The Gazette

Thursday, October 30, 2014 1:15 p.m.

Berkeley County is special. That’s not just the opinion of many who live in the Sportsman’s Paradise, now it’s proven with computer models.

County receives a ‘B’ on school report card

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:37 a.m.

Berkeley County School students in all grade levels continue to surpass the state standards with an 85.6 percent — or a B — according to a state and …

Smoak picked up by Toronto Blue Jays UPDATED

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Former Stratford and South Carolina baseball standout Justin Smoak will have a new team next spring.

Possible investments, jobs in store for county

The Gazette

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:12 a.m.

Three companies are in active economic development talks with Berkeley County.

Crowfield golf fundraiser nets $6,685 for Skipton family

The Gazette

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 2:48 p.m.

More than 50 golfers took part Monday, Oct. 27, in the “Take a Swing for Skip” golf tournament and fundraiser for the family of Steve Skipton Sr. at …

Miss Goose Creek Teen USA’s collection efforts continue

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:13 a.m.

Miss Goose Creek Teen USA Jordyn Rogge is continuing to collect items for the Moncks Corner SPCA.

County to ask state officials for GenEarth meeting

The Gazette

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:40 p.m.

Berkeley County has a message for Gov. Nikki Haley: send someone — anyone high up — from the Governor’s Office or the state health agency to come …

Cypress Gardens Haunted Swamp - Oct. 25 UPDATED

Monday, October 27, 2014 12:51 p.m.

Photos by Katherine Florimbio

Voters to decide fate of S.C. House District 15

The Gazette

Monday, October 27, 2014 1:05 p.m.

Blue or red? Berkeley County voters in S.C. House District 15 will have their first chance to choose between two party candidates since the …

CSU announces 2015 baseball slate

Monday, October 27, 2014 8:01 a.m.

Charleston Southern’s baseball team will play 31 home games and make road trips to South Carolina, Clemson, and West Virginia as part of its 2015 …

Searchers find body of missing Ohio man UPDATED

Sunday, October 26, 2014 1:02 a.m.

The body of a missing Ohio man has been found in Berkeley County after a search that lasted over 24 hours.

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