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Red Cross asks to make blood donation a New Year’s resolution

Sunday, December 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The American Red Cross asks eligible blood donors to make a resolution to give blood regularly in 2015, beginning with National Blood Donor Month in …

Goose Creek teachers earn national accreditation

Saturday, December 20, 2014 9:46 a.m.

Four Berkeley County teachers have joined the ranks of National Board Certified Teachers.

SCHP graduates 40 new troopers

Saturday, December 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol announced the graduation of 40 troopers from Highway Patrol Basic Class 95 on Thursday, Dec. 18.

‘Bring Your Own Device’ approved for schools

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:42 a.m.

Berkeley County School District has passed a couple of policies that pave the way for students to bring their own electronic devices to school.

Victims ID’d in fatal Berkeley Co. traffic accidents

Friday, December 19, 2014 1:00 p.m.

Two traffic accidents resulted in fatalities Thursday evening, Dec. 18, in Berkeley County, according to Coroner Bill Salisbury.

Pitts named president of S.C. Chamber of Commerce

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:01 p.m.

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce has named Ted Pitts president and CEO, effective January 2015.

Goose Creek splits in home openers UPDATED

Friday, December 19, 2014 10:05 a.m.

Goose Creek's basketball teams had to settle for half the payoff in their home openers on Friday.

Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by car UPDATED

Thursday, December 18, 2014 11:56 a.m.

A 59-year-old man is in critical condition after being struck by a car on St. James Avenue in Goose Creek on Wednesday evening.

State 4-H program putting ‘Science on the Move’

Thursday, December 18, 2014 12:01 a.m.

South Carolina teens are building rockets to launch themselves – and their peers – to potential careers in science.

Mom who drove kids into ocean knows she needs help

Thursday, December 18, 2014 8:27 p.m.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A South Carolina mother who drove her three children into the ocean off Daytona Beach testified during a hearing to determine whether she should be forcibly confined that she recognizes she is mentally ill and wants to do whatever is necessary to get better.

Mother of murder victim increases reward money UPDATED

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 12:17 a.m.

Kendra Morgan-Stevens just wants some answers.

Peagler announces new hires

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 8:16 p.m.

Berkeley County Supervisor-Elect Bill Peagler took a moment during his final meeting as Mayor of Moncks Corner to announce the members that will …

County eyes Goose Creek school for emergency shelter

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:19 a.m.

Berkeley County Council has approved funding that will go toward making the county’s first and only special-needs emergency shelter should a federal …

Johnson, Tekac playing for state pride UPDATED

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:09 p.m.

The last high school football game for Goose Creek running back Tyrik Johnson and Stratford kicker Tyler Tekac has arrived.

Knights building as season goes along

Monday, December 15, 2014 12:11 p.m.

Stratford wrestling coach Willie Nearhood said the Knights are putting the pieces together as the year unfolds.

County allows campgrounds on rural property

Monday, December 15, 2014 3:24 p.m.

County Council unanimously voted Dec. 8 to allow campgrounds to operate outside of commercial areas in unincorporated Berkeley County.

Lowcountry favorite set for its final performance Monday night

Monday, December 15, 2014 12:01 a.m.

For the past 24 years the Low Country Singing Christmas Tree has been a part of the yuletide traditions.

Sober or Slammer! campaign returns

Sunday, December 14, 2014 12:06 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) launched the 2014-2015 Sober or Slammer! enforcement blitz on Friday, Dec. 12, to combat …

Overtime changed to time-and-a-half for detention officers

Sunday, December 14, 2014 12:07 a.m.

Berkeley County detention officers will begin receiving time-and-a-half for overtime work beginning the Dec. 14 pay period after Berkeley County Council passed a resolution at the Dec. 8 meeting.

Choir director gets closer to Grammy Award

Saturday, December 13, 2014 12:07 a.m.

Cane Bay Director of Choirs William Bennett has become one of 10 finalists for the 2015 Grammy Music Educator Award.

District floats shifting attendance lines to deal with overcrowding

Friday, December 12, 2014 12:22 a.m.

The premise is simple, according to Berkeley County School District staff.

Cane Bay Duals set for Saturday

Friday, December 12, 2014 7:01 a.m.

The Cane Bay Duals will be held Saturday at CBHS.

Trident United Way to hold predatory lending workshop

Friday, December 12, 2014 12:22 a.m.

Trident United Way will hold a predatory lending workshop Tuesday, Dec. 16, from 2-4 p.m. at the Summerville Prosperity Center, 222 Old Trolley Road.

Supervisor Davis, Councilwoman Davis say goodbye UPDATED

Friday, December 12, 2014 12:10 p.m.

Supervisor Dan Davis sported a wry smile at the beginning of his last Berkeley County Council meeting in that role.

Berkeley County terminates transportation impact fees

Thursday, December 11, 2014 12:01 p.m.

Effective immediately, Berkeley County will no longer impose transportation impact fees on businesses and builders coming into the county.

Goose Creek amends ordinance to deal with run-down properties

Thursday, December 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Run-down property isn’t a rampant problem in Goose Creek, and city officials want to make sure it stays that way.

Smits counting on backcourt to lead way

Thursday, December 11, 2014 5:11 p.m.

Moving forward.

County wraps up negotiations to bring in nearly 80 jobs

Thursday, December 11, 2014 12:04 p.m.

Berkeley County Council has given final reading to two economic development agreements that could bring 78 full-time jobs and $16 million in …

School Board: No more legal funding for Kovach forgery charge

Thursday, December 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County school board will stop reimbursing a district employee for legal fees incurred on a felony charge, according to the Post and Courier. …

Manufacturing company announces job expansion

Thursday, December 11, 2014 10:36 a.m.

Mankiewicz Coatings, LLC, a worldwide leader in the manufacturing of high-quality coating systems for the aviation, automotive and general industry markets is expanding its operations in Berkeley County.

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