Berkeley deputy indicted on federal weapons charges

Monday, April 14, 2014 4:46 p.m.

United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated Monday, April 14 that Tony Allen Riley, 60, of Goose Creek, was charged in a two-count federal indictment.

Santee Cooper names Baxley as senior VP

Sunday, April 13, 2014 12:30 a.m.

The Santee Cooper Board of Directors has named Fourth Circuit Judge J. Michael Baxley as senior vice president and general counsel, effective July 1. Baxley will replace James E. Brogdon, who retires June 30.

A difficult wait

The Gazette

Sunday, April 13, 2014 12:16 a.m.

For the past two years, a modest home near Westview Middle School has clicked, beeped, whirred and sloshed with noises five times a night, every …

Goose Creek students host WWII vet

Saturday, April 12, 2014 11:41 p.m.

Marrington Elementary fifth grade students have been studying World War II ... and recently received a visit from an American hero from that era.

School district celebrates ‘Turnaround’ students

Saturday, April 12, 2014 11:32 p.m.

This is the story of children who didn’t fall through the cracks. Something stopped their fall.

Goose Creek 2014 election gallery UPDATED

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 5:13 p.m.

Goose Creek voters came out in large numbers to vote for the first contested mayoral race in 16 years. Three city council seats were also up for …

Steady voter turnout Tuesday morning

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 11:41 a.m.

At times the line stretched out the door of the municipal court that served as the polling place on Tuesday, April 8 for the Goose Creek mayoral and …

Heitzler wins! UPDATED

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 8:08 p.m.

Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler has won the 2014 Goose Creek mayoral election. He defeated Councilmember Jerry Tekac on Tuesday, April 8. …

Special election results: Hayes takes school board seat UPDATED

The Gazette

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 9:11 p.m.

The voters have spoken: Jim Hayes will fill the vacant seat on Berkeley County School District’s school board.

County begins spraying for mosquitoes

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 4:36 p.m.

The bugs are back in town.

Heitzler, Tekac speak at forum UPDATED

Monday, April 7, 2014 1:22 p.m.

A standing-room only crowd attended a mayoral candidate question-and-answer session that, at times, became heated.

Financial transaction card fraud suspect sought

Monday, April 7, 2014 12:10 p.m.

The Goose Creek Police Department needs help identifying an individual who appeared on surveillance footage at the St. James Avenue Publix.

Mark Phillips, City Council

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Mark Phillips, 65, has been on Goose Creek City Council for 20 years. He is up for re-election this year.

Reeder crowned Berkeley County’s Teacher of the Year

The Gazette

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County School District has its new Teacher of the Year: Lauren Reeder of Marrington Elementary.

Debra Green-Fletcher, City Council

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Debra Green-Fletcher, 62, is running for her first term on city council. She has been a resident for 33 years. Her daughter was raised in Goose Creek. …

Eagle Scout

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Skills gap in work force addressed

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:55 a.m.

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Trident Regional Education Center and Lowcountry Manufacturers Council to address the critical gap between the skills of potential employees and those needed by manufacturers.

Lacrosse UPDATED

Thursday, April 3, 2014 1:33 p.m.

Pictures from the Charleston Tribe boys’ lacrosse team's game with Camden Military Academy Tuesday.

5 candidates, 3 seats for city council

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Three Goose Creek City Council seats are open as five candidates seek votes by the public to put them there.

Heitzler and Tekac face off in mayoral race

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler will face Goose Creek City Councilman Jerry Tekac in this year’s mayoral race.

Gerald Stinson, City Council

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Gerald Stinson, 47, is seeking his first term on city council. He has lived in Goose Creek since 1997 and has served on the Goose Creek Zoning Board …

Republicans fill out county slate

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A second challenger entered the race for sheriff for June’s Republican primary.

Michael Heitzler, Mayor

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Michael Heitzler, 66, is seeking re-election for mayor. He has been the mayor since 1978. He was elected to city council in 1976.

Victoria Morrell, City Council

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Victoria Morrell, 54, is seeking her first term on city council. She has lived in the city for 24 years.

Area Episcopal mission becomes official

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Episcopal clergy and delegates from all over eastern South Carolina admitted five Continuing Worship Groups as official Missions of The Episcopal Church in South Carolina and The Episcopal Church, at the 223rd Annual Convention of The Episcopal Church in SC at All Saints Episcopal Church in Hilton Head.

County’s EMS director resigns

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The head of the county’s emergency services has resigned effective immediately, according to Berkeley County spokesman Chip Boling.

Jerry Tekac, Mayor

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Jerry Tekac, 48, is running for mayor for the first time. He will challenge incumbent and longtime Mayor Michael Heitzler.

Kimo Esarey, City Council

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Kimo Esarey, 60, has served on city council for 16 years. He is seeking re-election this year. He also serves as mayor pro-tem. He has lived in Goose …

Council candidates speak at forum UPDATED

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 4:42 p.m.

Four of five Goose Creek City Council candidates vying for three at-large council seats gathered at a forum Monday night to introduce themselves and …



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