County moves toward removing transportation impact fees

Friday, November 28, 2014 12:05 a.m.

County Council has passed the second of three readings needed to eliminate its transportation impact fee — a fee detractors say has hurt business …

Make the most of Thanksgiving leftovers – safely

Friday, November 28, 2014 12:06 a.m.

Making the most of Thanksgiving leftovers is practically an American tradition on its own.

Goose Creek teams inside top 10

Thursday, November 27, 2014 12:01 p.m.

Both Goose Creek High School basketball teams were ranked inside the top 10 in the first polls of the season released by the South Carolina …

GCPD earns 4th CALEA accreditation

Thursday, November 27, 2014 12:06 a.m.

The Goose Creek Police Department was awarded its fourth reaccreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. in …

State’s employment numbers hit high mark in October

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:06 p.m.

In October, South Carolina’s labor force hit an all-time high, while the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly to 6.7 …

MTV star, native of Berkeley County, gives back

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:25 a.m.

The late, great Beatle, George Harrison, wrote a song during the last years of his life that included the lyric, “If you don’t know where you’re …

SCHP offers holiday travel tips

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 10:16 a.m.

One of the busiest travel weeks of the year is underway – and the rainy weather is going to make the highways travel a challenge for Thanksgiving.

Goose Creek tattoo artist reflects on TV experience

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:04 p.m.

Goose Creek resident Emily Elegado was so confident she could win in the show “Ink Master” that she believed the title would have to be changed to …

‘Santa in the Swamp’ to return Dec. 6

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:48 a.m.

Cypress Gardens is inviting everyone to take a break from the holiday rush to enjoy its unique seasonal events in 2014, which are quickly becoming a …

Risk of carbon monoxide poisoning rises in winter

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:48 a.m.

With the onset of winter temperatures the Palmetto Poison Center is issuing a warning about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning. The risk of poisoning can increase throughout the state as individuals try to remain warm. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, tasteless toxic gas. It is produced when any fuel such as natural gas, …

Kirkpatrick family to appear on ‘Family Feud’

Monday, November 24, 2014 12:01 p.m.

Goose Creek is about to be in the middle of a feud.

Knights face questions on hardwood

Monday, November 24, 2014 1:01 a.m.

The Stratford Knights boys basketball team has to replace a star player and collection of solid contributors as a new season on the hardwood dawns.

Marrington Middle team advances to state mock trial competition

Sunday, November 23, 2014 8:01 a.m.

Marrington Middle School of the Arts’ Mock Trial Team competed against six other teams Saturday, Nov. 15, in the South Carolina Bar Middle School …

Severe weather possible Sunday night in Berkeley County

Sunday, November 23, 2014 10:17 p.m.

A tornado watch is in effect until 1 a.m. Monday morning in Berkeley County, the National Weather Service has announced.

SCRA cuts ribbon on new facility in Nexton

Saturday, November 22, 2014 11:38 a.m.

SCRA held the official dedication and ribbon cutting ceremonies Friday, Nov. 21, for its Applied Technologies Center at Nexton in Summerville, according to a news release from the company.

Bucs no match for No. 9 Georgia UPDATED

Saturday, November 22, 2014 5:37 p.m.

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia scored two touchdowns on its first three snaps, including an 83-yard touchdown run by Nick Chubb, and the No. 9 Bulldogs rolled …

Chargers claim championship UPDATED

Special to The Gazette

Saturday, November 22, 2014 7:44 p.m.

A perfect season ended in perfect fashion for the Northwood Academy football team on Saturday afternoon.

Goose Creek holiday kickoff Dec. 4

Saturday, November 22, 2014 11:37 a.m.

The City of Goose Creek will kick off its “Goose Creek Christmas” sponsored by Goose Creek Heating & Air on Thursday, Dec. 4, behind the …

Students grin and bear it ...

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:43 p.m.

The recent National Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work Day did not go uncelebrated at Boulder Bluff Elementary School.

Study focuses on deer movement, behavior UPDATED

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:33 p.m.

A recently completed cooperative study between the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Auburn University, and Brosnan Forest will help …

Early stages of drought spread statewide; Lowcountry not as dry UPDATED

Friday, November 21, 2014 11:30 a.m.

COLUMBIA – State officials say all of South Carolina is now in the early stages of drought.

Heitzler visits fifth grade class

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:07 a.m.

A group of fifth graders received a special visitor recently.

Stratford ousted from playoffs UPDATED

Friday, November 21, 2014 11:19 p.m.

Stratford football coach Joe Marion raved about Spartanburg's skill athletes earlier in the week and knew it could be tough to contain them all. …

Caution urged during right whale calving season

Thursday, November 20, 2014 11:59 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. — North Atlantic right whales are returning to the Southeast for calving season, and federal and state officials in three states are urging mariners to use caution.

Scott announces internship opportunities

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:05 p.m.

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) has announced that he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, DC, North Charleston, …

Stingrays visit Boulder Bluff students

Thursday, November 20, 2014 3:04 p.m.

Boulder Bluff Elementary students enjoyed a visit from players on the S.C. Stingrays minor-league hockey team Wednesday, Nov. 12.

Charleston Southern recognized for community service

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:36 a.m.

For the fourth consecutive year, Charleston Southern University has been recognized by the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll …

Postal carrier robbed at gunpoint; reward offered for information UPDATED

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:27 a.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, along with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the U.S. Marshall’s Fugitive Task Force, is investigating the armed robbery of a postal letter carrier.

S.C. begins issuing gay marriage licenses UPDATED

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 1:37 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A judge issued the first gay marriage licenses in South Carolina on Wednesday, even as the state attorney general asked the U.S. Supreme Court to step in and block the unions.

Cane Bay Middle students participate in mock trial

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:11 p.m.

The Cane Bay Middle School Mock Trial Team participated in the Mock Trial Competition on Saturday, Nov. 15.

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