Schools closed Tuesday as county braces for wintry mix

Monday, February 23, 2015 4:21 p.m.

Berkeley County schools will be closed Tuesday, as Berkeely County braces for a wintry mix overnight.

Sheriff race gets crowded UPDATED

Monday, February 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A total of nine Berkeley County Sheriff GOP candidates walked into the election office at to file for office on Friday.

Trident Health disagrees with latest court decision

Monday, February 23, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Trident Health has responded to the Feb. 18 court ruling by the South Carolina Court of Appeals which favors the two Certificate of Need applications …

Henerey takes the reins of Berkeley Sheriff’s Office

Sunday, February 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Retired Berkeley County Sheriff Chief Deputy Butch Henerey is now officially interim sheriff for the county after a swearing-in ceremony Friday, Feb. …

BCSO continues to make arrests in connection to burglary ring

Saturday, February 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Sheriff’s deputies with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office simultaneously executed four search warrants in the Goose Creek and …

Public invited to North Area Council meeting March 4

Friday, February 20, 2015 12:13 a.m.

The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce’s March 4 North Area Council meeting promises to provided a wealth of …

Experience now a plus for Hawks

Friday, February 20, 2015 12:07 p.m.

Eight current members of the Hanahan High School baseball team lived through one of the school’s toughest seasons ever in the spring of 2013. …

School district: Tanner elementary school opening delayed

Thursday, February 19, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Ongoing real estate negotiations have delayed the opening of a proposed elementary school in the Tanner/Foster Creek area between Goose Creek and …

GCHS creative writing program wins big

Thursday, February 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Creative writers from Goose Creek High School scored big in a recent competition.

Distribution company mulls bringing 30 jobs to Berkeley County

Thursday, February 19, 2015 10:48 a.m.

Known publicly only as “Project Jelly,” a distribution company is looking to bring 30 jobs and a $24-million investment to Berkeley County, according to county economic developer Barry Jurs.

Coaching search down to 6 finalists UPDATED

Thursday, February 19, 2015 9:56 a.m.

The search for the new Goose Creek High School football coach is down to six candidates.

Haley encourages South Carolinians to conserve as frigid cold arrives

Thursday, February 19, 2015 11:15 a.m.

Governor Nikki Haley joined energy providers in South Carolina on Thursday, Feb. 19 to encourage South Carolinians to conserve energy this week …

Berkeley County schools delayed 2 hours Friday, Feb. 20 due to cold

Thursday, February 19, 2015 12:34 p.m.

According to a statement by Berkeley County School District, all Berkeley County Schools will operate according to a two-hour delay on Friday, February 20, due to forecasts of extremely cold weather.

Arrested Berkeley deputy suspended without pay

Thursday, February 19, 2015 10:47 a.m.

A Berkeley County sheriff’s deputy arrested on a charge of criminal domestic violence Thursday morning has been suspended without pay pending …

Whitley’s victory certified by county

Thursday, February 19, 2015 11:35 a.m.

Berkeley County Elections and Voter Registration Director Adam Hammons announced Thursday morning that attorney and Berkeley County Republican Party Chairman Josh Whitley has been certified as the official winner of the special election for the District 2 seat on County Council.

Knights finish season with victory

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Stratford boys basketball team missed the playoffs but the season ended on a high note.

Haley names Butch Henerey interim BCSO Sheriff UPDATED

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 11:55 a.m.

For a third time this year, someone will assume duties as Berkeley County Sheriff.

Court of Appeals ruling: 2 hospitals OK

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 12:19 p.m.

The South Carolina Court of Appeals has upheld the Administrative Law Court’s conclusion that two hospitals can be built in Berkeley County.

Celebrate the Season donates $112,000 to local charities

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The holiday season of giving extended into late winter as Santee Cooper donated more than $112,000 to Berkeley County charities from its Celebrate …

Lady Gators start fast, win by 19 UPDATED

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 9:45 p.m.

The Goose Creek girls basketball team survived and advanced on Tuesday but did it get any better?

Community invited to Black Heritage stamp unveiling

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The Goose Creek NAACP and the U.S. Postal Service are partnering to celebrate Black History Month on Monday, Feb. 23, as all Lowcountry residents …

Teen arrested for Stratford High theft

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 9:43 a.m.

A 15-year old has been arrested following the discovery of stolen items at a Ladson residence.

School board approves Nexton attendance lines

Monday, February 16, 2015 11:52 a.m.

The Berkeley County school board has given final nod to attendance lines for the elementary school slated to open in August of this year.

Bring on the butterflies!

Monday, February 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Nearly one hundred community volunteers joined city and county leaders to break ground on the Keep Hanahan Beautiful and Hanahan library’s …

County SPCA scrambles to find room for 66 dogs from breeder

Sunday, February 15, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County’s animal shelter’s population swelled by 50 percent this week as a staggering 66 Shar-Pei dogs were dropped off by a …

Red Flag Warning issued for Berkeley County, region UPDATED

Saturday, February 14, 2015 11:42 a.m.

A reported wildfire near Cross is under control Saturday - but a Red Flag Warning is in effect for Berkeley County and the region.

District to return to four-by-four schedule for high schoolers

Saturday, February 14, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Blowback from a proposed schedule change for Berkeley County high school students has pushed the district to alter course.

Recycled Runway at Howe Hall AIMS brings new life to old clothes UPDATED

Friday, February 13, 2015 12:08 p.m.

What’s less fashionable than a 1980s prom dress?

‘I guess my number wasn’t up’

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

Ernie Drews was slapped in the face with a cancer diagnosis and nearly died from pulmonary embolisms in each lung.

Special election dates set for Sheriff’s race

Thursday, February 12, 2015 11:33 a.m.

Berkeley County Elections and Voter Registration Director Adam Hammons announced that the official dates for the special election of Berkeley County …

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