Settlement underway for deputies’ suit against county

The Gazette

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 8:04 a.m.

Berkeley County Council has authorized spending up to $285,000 to settle a federal lawsuit by eight Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office deputies …

Team set to examine, evaluate GCPD

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 2:37 p.m.

A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies is set to arrive on Aug. 3 to examine all aspects of the Goose Creek Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services.

City honors top employees

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 7:40 a.m.

Michelle Soderberg is the 2014 Goose Creek Employee of the year.

Hanahan author honored for children’s books

Monday, July 14, 2014 2:25 p.m.

The Eighth Annual 2014 National Indie Excellence Awards recognized The Lost Mermaid~Return to the Raspberry Kingdom by Jan DiRuzzo of Hanahan.

Walmart Neighborhood Market coming to Goose Creek

Monday, July 14, 2014 3:39 p.m.

A Walmart Neighborhood Market is coming to Goose Creek.

Red Cross offers summer safety tips

Sunday, July 13, 2014 12:54 p.m.

The American Red Cross reminds everyone of the steps they should take to stay safe as summer temperatures rise in South Carolina.

After Common Core, school district must prepare for new standards

The Gazette

Saturday, July 12, 2014 9:44 a.m.

Berkeley County students and teachers will have less than a year to pivot away from Common Core’s curriculum to a new state-developed standard’s …

Clemson Extension collecting recipes

Friday, July 11, 2014 4:56 p.m.

Calling all former and current Clemson Extension volunteers, 4-H members (past and present), farmers, EFNEP clients, and Extension employees: Berkeley County Clemson Extension Service needs your recipes.

‘Swamp Safari’ returning to Cypress Gardens

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:02 a.m.

It’s time to pull out your safari hat for Cypress Gardens’ annual Swamp Safari.

Governor makes Berkeley County visit

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:04 a.m.

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley made a stop in Berkeley County Thursday.

Cellphone saves sinking boat

Thursday, July 10, 2014 11:45 p.m.

A cellphone call proved to be good luck for three boaters on Lake Moultrie last week.

Rescue Squad Chief to boaters: Be careful

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 11:07 a.m.

With the summer boating season kicking into high gear with the Fourth of July weekend, Berkeley County Rescue Squad Chief Bill Salisbury is stressing …

DNR confirms bat disease in South Carolina

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 11:09 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources recently received confirmation that white-nose syndrome, a disease that has killed millions of bats in eastern North America, has been confirmed in a tri-colored bat in Richland County.

Bookmobile returns to rural Berkeley County

The Gazette

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 11:08 a.m.

More than 20 years ago, Berkeley County Library’s bookmobile made its last rounds in South Carolina’s largest county, but now, in the day of digital …

Scott to honor Vietnam era Veterans

Monday, July 7, 2014 3:25 p.m.

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) will host a special ceremony on Aug. 2 in Columbia to honor South Carolina’s Vietnam War era veterans for their service to our country.

Fire chief Barham retiring after 42 years

Monday, July 7, 2014 7:29 a.m.

When Jerry Barham looks back over the last four-plus decades, he can know he always attacked his job without fear in his heart or any hesitation.

School district passes budget without tax hike UPDATED

Saturday, July 5, 2014 9:11 a.m.

Berkeley County School Board unanimously passed a $223.5 million budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year, which began June 30.

Hanahan death ruled homicide

Friday, July 4, 2014 2:10 p.m.

A 19-year-old North Charleston man is dead from a gunshot wound, and Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury has ruled the death a homicide.

Big crowd expected at July 4 festival, fireworks show

Friday, July 4, 2014 7:58 a.m.

Goose Creek residents planning to attend the 25th annual Fabulous Fourth in the Creek festival Friday night are encouraged to come early, and share a …

County applies for FEMA grant

The Gazette

Thursday, July 3, 2014 11:17 a.m.

Not since Hurricane Hugo has Berkeley County seen such destruction. That’s been a common refrain following the wicked February ice storm.

Distribution center expansion to create 49 new jobs

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 9:43 a.m.

Fruit of the Loom has announced plans to expand the company’s Berkeley County distribution center.

Heavy travel expected for July 4 weekend UPDATED

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 3:20 p.m.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is urging motorists to plan early and leave plenty of time for travel over the long July 4 weekend.

Tropical Storm Arthur to become hurricane, skip past Charleston coast

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 9:32 a.m.

The National Hurricane Center has released its Wednesday forecast saying Tropical Storm Arthur, the first named storm of hurricane season, will …

The Lowcountry rocks the Fourth UPDATED

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 5:10 p.m.

 It always makes the holiday that much more special when Independence Day falls on a wide-open weekend night.

Special election expected to fill mayor position

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 8:35 a.m.

The county seat will soon need a new mayor.

Tropical Storm Arthur forecasted for Charleston area UPDATED

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 7:49 a.m.

The National Weather Service has forecasted for a tropical depression to drift toward the Southeast this week and intensify to a tropical storm.

County budget deferred until at least July UPDATED

The Gazette

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 3:22 p.m.

Berkeley County will close out the fiscal year June 30 without a new budget for 2014-2015.

Investigation continues into fatal shooting of teen UPDATED

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 9:24 a.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting of a teenager Monday night.

SCE&G warns of potential scams

Monday, June 30, 2014 8:28 a.m.

South Carolina Electric & Gas is urging business and residential customers to be aware of scam artists posing as SCE&G employees.

Feagin named Convenience Store Manager of the Year UPDATED

Monday, June 30, 2014 4:04 p.m.

Dale Feagin never saw this one coming. He thought he was getting a surprise store inspection at his Hess Express Store at 429 St. James Ave. in Goose …

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