Mystery plant: A fungus among us

Saturday, November 28, 2015 9:52 p.m.

Every now and then the Mystery Plant column features something that isn’t exactly a plant. Like this time.

Berkeley County patriot gets SAR Chapter

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Saturday, November 28, 2015 9:52 p.m.

Two hundred and twenty-six years after his death, a little-known patriot will have a Sons of the American Revolution chapter named after him.

State report card: District performing at or above average

Saturday, November 28, 2015 9:53 p.m.

Berkeley County School District Report Card shows that the district is performing at or above state averages, according to results released yesterday by the South Carolina Department of Education. The report cards provide a progress report on how schools and districts are performing across South Carolina. The report highlights graduation rates, …

Lady Chargers defending crown

Friday, November 27, 2015 12:03 a.m.

The Northwood Academy girls basketball team will be the hunted this winter.

Goose Creek High School graduate completes U.S. Air Force training in Texas

Friday, November 27, 2015 9:02 p.m.

Joint Hometown News Service announced that U.S. Air Force Airman Raydell T. Dingle graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Gators win thriller UPDATED

Friday, November 27, 2015 11:10 p.m.

This roll of the dice certainly worked out better than Chris Candor's first one this season.

Nonprofit group freezes funds to swamped Cypress Gardens

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

As federal and county officials begin repair assessments for Cypress Gardens, the nonprofit group that aids with thousands of dollars in expenses …

2015 Tinsel Trot

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 5:57 p.m.

The Tinsel Trot is a "sneaker peek" of the holiday lights before the Celebrate the Season opens at the Old Santee Canal Stare Park in Moncks Corner. …

What did the first Thanksgiving look like in Goose Creek?

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:18 a.m.

In Colonial times, the early European settlers to Berkeley County didn’t celebrate Thanksgiving as we know it today: an annual, one-day …

Nominations open for Best of Berkeley

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:19 a.m.

Dear Readers,

Residents invited to join Mayor for tour of historic church

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

Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler will conduct a tour of historic St. James Goose Creek Church on Saturday, Nov. 28 at 11 a.m.

Senior leadership finally a plus for Hawks

Sunday, November 22, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The Hanahan boys basketball team has eight seniors this season.

Bucs earn first-ever FCS playoff berth

Sunday, November 22, 2015 4:57 p.m.

Charleston Southern’s historic football season was rewarded with the No. 8 national seed and a first round bye in the 2015 FCS Playoffs. The …

Berkeley Co. school receives recycling grant

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

Sangaree Intermediate School received a $1,200 DHEC Recycling Education Grant to purchase recycling bins for classrooms and work areas throughout the school.

Creativity in motion

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

Gators ride fullbacks to next round UPDATED

Friday, November 20, 2015 11:39 p.m.

Goose Creek High School fullbacks Leandre Legree and Evan Ulery could have sore backs on Saturday morning.

Foundation offers funding up to $10,000 for nonprofits

Friday, November 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Giving Back to Berkeley County Fund of Coastal Community Foundation is now accepting requests for funding of up to $10,000 from Berkeley County nonprofits addressing any community need. Online applications are available at http://coastalcommunityfoundation.org/grants/ and must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8.

Help wanted for school district’s ‘most difficult job’

Friday, November 20, 2015 1:01 p.m.

Pedro Acosta has eight children in Berkeley County schools and it seems like they are always coming home or going to school late.

Stratford’s Davis follows heart to Citadel UPDATED

Thursday, November 19, 2015 9:43 p.m.

J.D. Davis earned some opportunities to play baseball or football at other colleges but ultimately honored a longtime commitment to the Citadel …

Fishing Rodeo for Disabled Citizens a success UPDATED

Thursday, November 19, 2015 1:15 p.m.

The fish may not have cooperated – but sunny skies and tasty barbecue more than made up for it at the City of Goose Creek’s Second …

School district receives AdvancED accreditation

Thursday, November 19, 2015 4:01 p.m.

Berkeley County School District (BCSD) hosted an AdvancED External Review Team from Sunday, Nov. 1, through Wednesday, Nov. 4, The External Review Team found that BCSD met the requirements for accreditation, and will recommend to the AdvancED Accreditation Commission that BCSD earn the distinction of accreditation.

Blotter: Man moons bartender, does donuts, gets arrested

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

Just before midnight on Nov. 4, an officer responded to a bar in Crowfield Plaza in reference to a disturbance, but when the officer got to the scene, …

Ripe for tradition: Monastery creche festival showcases a world of nativity scenes

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

Over the last decade, some families in the Lowcountry have adopted a new holiday tradition wholly unique to the region. For them, the season would …

Councilman: Paris attacks ‘prove’ point to stop refugees from resettling in Berkeley

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:42 p.m.

Berkeley County Councilman Tommy Newell doesn’t want what happened in Paris Friday to happen here.

Macedonia man erects Korean War monument

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:39 p.m.

Leonard Hood, Webber J. Gaskins, Richard L. Kinloch, Louis I. Mack, Roosevelt Basco, Charles R. Cooper, John W. Hill Jr., and C.A. Wrenn.

Mulberry Plantation for sale UPDATED

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:37 p.m.

One of the Lowcountry’s oldest and most historic properties is on the market, complete with more than 1,700 acres and two miles of frontage on …

Togetherness key for Gators this season UPDATED

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 5:01 p.m.

Blake Hall’s fourth basketball team at Goose Creek High School could be his favorite but not because of its potential. He thinks this group of …

March 14 named one of three flood make-up days

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:38 a.m.

Berkeley County School District Superintendent Brenda Blackburn has named the third school makeup day as Monday, March 14.

Gators not overlooking Carolina Forest

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 6:01 p.m.

Goose Creek football coach Chris Candor has a high opinion of the Gators’ first playoff opponent even though it has a losing record.

Man shot outside gas station

Monday, November 16, 2015 4:57 p.m.

A 22-year-old man was shot in the buttocks Sunday afternoon at a Goose Creek gas station, police said.

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