Lions plan 20th annual barbecue contest

Thursday, September 1, 12:01 a.m.

The 20th annual Berkeley Barbecue Cookoff, sponsored by the Moncks Corner Lions Club, will be Sept. 16 at the Old Santee Canal Park in Moncks Corner. Gates at the park open to the general public at 6.

Staying busy with the bees

Wednesday, August 31, 10:40 p.m.

The buzz coming from a hive of busy bees tells most people to step away – a self-preservation instinct to prevent getting stung.

Beidler celebrates teachers with educator appreciation

Wednesday, August 31, 10:38 p.m.

This Saturday and Sunday, the Audubon Center at Francis Beidler Forest will be hosting the third annual Educator Appreciation Weekend at its center in Harleyville. Teachers will be granted free...

‘We’re not immune’: Active shooter training prepares Berkeley County residents

Wednesday, August 31, 12:01 a.m.

According to the Department of Justice, at least 160 active shooter incidents have occurred in the United States since 2000, including the Emmanuel AME Church massacre last year that claimed nine...

Turnovers help doom Chargers

The Northwood Academy football team hits the highway on Friday in search of its first victory celebration of the season.

Knights stumble out of gate

Stratford High School’s first and last quarter of its season opener at Berkeley High School weren’t too bad.

New Stratford coach expects productive season

New Stratford High School girls tennis coach Dan Ellis doesn’t see any reason the Knights can’t have a successful season on the court this fall.

Citadel, CSU agree to renew football rivalry

The Citadel and Charleston Southern have agreed to renew their football rivalry, Bulldogs athletic director Jim Senter said Monday.

Marching to a different beat

On this day everyone was forced inside due to a late afternoon storm, no doubt a welcomed change from the summer heat, but it still sounded the same.

Ultimate challenge awaits CSU in opener

Charleston Southern has turned the page to its long-awaited season opener at No.1 North Dakota State.

An easier A: Students will be graded on 10-point scale

In an effort to help Berkeley County’s public school students to match up to neighboring school district students and national students, the school board has unanimously passed a policy...

Moncks Corner Student Receives $1,000 Chick-fil-A Leadership Scholarship

Chick-fil-A Inc. has selected Moncks Corner resident Elliott Huxford as a recipient of the chain’s $1,000 Leadership Scholarship.

Historic preservation major got enriching summer experience at Berkeley County Museum and Heritage Center

Anna Harkins is a student at the College of Charleston and this summer she has been applying her major to gain the experience and knowledge that may pay off after graduation.

DNR offering free boat inspections for Labor Day weekend

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Law Enforcement Division will be conducting courtesy boat inspections at certain public boat landings in preparation for Labor Day weekend. This...

Report: County is eighth best in state in jobless rate

More Berkeley County residents found jobs — including the hundreds who joined the workforce — in July, leading to a sharp 0.4 percent dip in the county’s unemployment rate,...

Santee Cooper: Scammers are impersonating utility employees

State-owned utility Santee Cooper is warning all customers, both residential and commercial, of a scam currently operating in its service area, which includes parts of Berkeley County.

SC must shed idea of corruption as inevitable

Recently, I was talking with a woman who lives in Columbia and works with government contracting on the local, state and national level. She is a very accomplished professional who has...

American dream is on life support

What is the American Dream? Does it even exist anymore? What became of the idea that “you can be anything that you want to be?”

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