Haunted warehouse: Firetruck maker left behind more than just debt UPDATED

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:56 p.m.

Not many venture down this road. Brown felled trees — remnants of February’s ice storm — line the curvy stretch leading to a shuttered warehouse. The …

Hanahan High receives elite designation for performance, closing achievement gap UPDATED

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:11 p.m.

Hanahan High is one of 65 schools around the state and the only school in Berkeley County to receive a Palmetto Gold Award in both performance and …

Berkeley County man arrested on tax charges UPDATED

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 4:54 p.m.

Ralph Lewis Cooper Jr., 49, a Berkeley County resident, was arrested April 22 income tax charges.

Esarey prepares for next four years

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 2:18 p.m.

The election turnout numbers were historic, Goose Creek City Councilmember Kimo Esarey noted after being re-elected.

Immaculate Conception decorates for Easter

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 11:38 a.m.

Members of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church made special decorations in the days leading up to Easter.

Phillips ready for another term

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:34 p.m.

Goose Creek City Councilmember Mark Phillips was elected to another four-year term by voters this month.

Heitzler among Conservation Trust board members

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:39 p.m.

The Lord Berkeley Conservation Trust (LBCT) recently appointed Jim Rozier as its incoming president. LBCT also brought three individuals onto its board of directors: Mike Heitzler, Mac McQuillin and Bart Sabine.

County dispatcher named Telecommunicator of Year

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 11:38 a.m.

The Berkeley County 911 Communications Center named Ashley Taylor Telecommunicator of the Year for 2013 during National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, April 13–19.

Tree kills Hanahan man after falling on house

Monday, April 21, 2014 9:47 a.m.

Shortly after midnight on April 21 dispatchers received a 911 call saying a large tree fell onto a house at 5 Leone Court in the Otranto community of Hanahan.

‘Scotty’s Ride For Water’ raises $62k

Friday, April 18, 2014 5:10 p.m.

After he peddled the last stroke on the last leg of the five-day bicycle ride across the state, it was time to celebrate. The hugs did not end until …

County may enforce stricter rules on political signs UPDATED

Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A change could come to Berkeley County’s enforcement of political signs in public right of ways this month.

Bomb threat at Google cleared UPDATED

Thursday, April 17, 2014 3:04 p.m.

A bomb threat was reported at Google’s Berkeley County facility on Thursday.

DMV announces military waiver UPDATED

Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced last week that the agency will allow qualified military service members to waive the commercial skills test to obtain a commercial driver license. The new rule began April 14.

Cycling for a good cause

Thursday, April 17, 2014 9:51 a.m.

Goose Creek’s annual St. Judes Childrens Hospital Bike-A-Thon fundraiser took place Saturday.

Local lawmakers read to kids, urge early reading

The Gazette

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 9:49 p.m.

The 4-year-olds at Foster Academy in North Charleston didn’t really know who state Rep. Jenny Horne and Rep. Sam Rivers were — but they certainly …

Green-Fletcher elected to first term

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 9:48 p.m.

Goose Creek City Council will have one new face as it welcomes its newest member.

Heitzler reflects on election, looks ahead UPDATED

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 9:48 p.m.

Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler said he was not surprised but humbled by the mayoral election results. He called this a watershed election for the …

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.



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