From the couch to a 5K: Running program offered at Goose Creek Rec

Thursday, September 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A nine-week running program offered by Goose Creek Recreation is designed to move participants off of the couch, with a goal of participating in a 5K race in December.

Post 166 helps kids with flag etiquette

Thursday, September 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

On Sept. 10, American Legion Post 166 Goose Creek with their Honor Guard trained six 5th graders of Devon Forest Elementary School the proper raising …

Update on drought slated for Sept. 24

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 2:31 p.m.

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources will conduct a South Carolina Drought Response Committee Conference Call on 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 24.

School board member, Berkeley county officials owe money to Ethics Commission

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Three politicians in Berkeley County have been called out for violations of the Ethics Reform Act and owe fees to the state Ethics Commission.

Shrimp season opens for waterways

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 12:29 a.m.

The 2015 shrimp-baiting season opened noon on Friday, Sept. 11, in South Carolina waters.

Berkeley Co. bookstore offers ‘sanity-savers’ for kids in foster care

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 6:15 p.m.

The front door doesn’t stay closed for long at the used bookstore on South Goose Creek Boulevard. Patrons walk into a maze of books, stacked …

GCHS cross country teams eyeing growth UPDATED

Monday, September 14, 2015 2:18 p.m.

The Goose Creek High School cross country teams have hit the trails this fall.

Teen charged after bringing air pistol to school, threatening girl with it

Monday, September 14, 2015 6:28 p.m.

A 14-year-old boy was charged earlier this month after allegedly bringing an air pistol to a Goose Creek school and threatening to shoot a 13-year-old girl with it.

Wounded deputy takes oath under Sheriff Lewis

Monday, September 14, 2015 8:05 p.m.

Lt. Will Rogers stood to take the oath of office under Sheriff Duane Lewis. As required by state law, all deputies must swear-in under a new sheriff. …

Bucs can’t capitalize on chances at Troy

Monday, September 14, 2015 1:07 a.m.

Troy scored 23 unanswered points to open the second half, handing Charleston Southern its first loss, 44-16, on Saturday night at Veterans Memorial …

Lady Hawks can win one for county

Sunday, September 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Hanahan High School is the lone Berkeley County school participating in powder puff football as a club sport for now but Lady Hawks coach Travis Dodd …

Lady Gators off to 8-4-1 start

Friday, September 11, 2015 11:39 a.m.

Jay Watterworth said the Goose Creek High School volleyball team has been a bit topsy turvy this season.

Wave ends Goose Creek's Lowcountry streak UPDATED

Friday, September 11, 2015 10:24 p.m.

One lengthy streak came to an end and perhaps another one dawned.

Crime blotter: Man allegedly flashes deputy UPDATED

Special to the Gazette

Friday, September 11, 2015 12:01 a.m.

As an officer left the Commons subdivision, headed toward Planters Boulevard, a man stepped into the streetlight with no shirt and, what the deputy …

‘I’m just trying to go forward with it’

Thursday, September 10, 2015 4:01 p.m.

Justin Mood would rather be snagging wayward passes out of the air from unsuspecting quarterbacks and juking clumsy offensive linemen on his way to …

Stratford alum first female in Citadel athletics Hall of Fame

Thursday, September 10, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Stephanie McNeill fielded the phone call early in the morning following a night shift at Tulane University Medical Center and wasn’t quite …

Dates set for migratory bird hunting

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:50 p.m.

The S.C. Natural Resources Board, the policy-making body of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR), recently approved the 2015-2016 late …

Hanahan man shares his story to inspire faith

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Even at church, some people averted their eyes from the man in the wheelchair. His face is dented in an odd way. His speech is slurred.

Santee Cooper generates 1 millionth megawatt hour of ‘green’ electricity

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:49 p.m.

A Moncks Corner state-owned utility has hit a renewable energy milestone, generating enough electricity to power more than 74,000 average-sized homes.

Wait over for Crowfield golfers

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 4:01 p.m.

The wait is almost over for golfers in Goose Creek and around the Lowcountry.

Ready to learn piano?

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 10:01 a.m.

The City of Goose Creek’s Casey Center is hosting beginner piano lessons for all ages beginning in September. Courses are taught in semi-private formats, with students learning in a group setting. The comprehensive courses teach theory, composition, ear training, sight reading, technique and more.

Berkeley Co. school board terminates convicted employee

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 10:23 p.m.

The Berkeley County School Board has terminated Amy Kovach following her conviction on one count of common law misconduct in office and one count of …

Bridge Run fund taking applications for healthy lifestyle grants

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 8:01 a.m.

The Cooper River Bridge Run Fund of Coastal Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2015-2016 grant cycle. Started in 2006, the fund distributes grants ranging from $500-$1,500 for projects that support the group’s mission of “the promotion of regular physical activity for a healthy lifestyle.”

Gitmo detainees in Berkeley Co.? County, state officials balk

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 4:01 p.m.

County and state elected officials are banding together to say no to a Berkeley County military prison accepting prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, where …

Berkeley misses out, again, on being Beer-keley

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Beer-keley County will have to wait.

DNR seeks hunter input on deer regulations

Monday, September 7, 2015 4:01 p.m.

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources has scheduled seven public meetings to receive input from hunters concerning DNR supported legislation …

Former American LaFrance workers to receive 6-weeks severance packages

Monday, September 7, 2015 10:14 a.m.

U.S. District Court has approved a six-week severance package for the former employees at a Berkeley County firetruck manufacturer that abruptly …

Stratford cross country teams have youthful makeup

Monday, September 7, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Stratford High School cross country teams are off and running this fall in the same mindset they always are.

AARP seeking volunteers for tax season

Monday, September 7, 2015 12:01 a.m.

With tax season upon us, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is looking for volunteers for next year to assist in preparing free income taxes for the elderly and anyone who needs help with their income taxes. Training is provided on a self-paced program with individual assistance as needed. Use of your own laptop may be necessary. There is one week of …

District sees increase in seniors taking ACT

Monday, September 7, 2015 4:01 p.m.

With the gaining popularity of a college application test nationwide, 11 percent more senior high schoolers in Berkeley County opted to take the ACT last year.

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