Peagler administration proposes tax increase; majority of council balks

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Supervisor Bill Peagler framed a proposed property tax increase as a choice between people and politics. He asked Berkeley County Council to do the …

Split vote: School board asks staff to plan for tax increase in budget

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County School District staff will prepare a budget presentation with a proposed tax increase after a split vote from the school board.

Sen. Graham planning presidential announcement June 1

Associated Press

Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 p.m.

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham all but confirmed Monday that he will run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, saying he believes …

School board hires interim superintendent while search continues

Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The school board has hired an interim superintendent to fill the shoes of its embattled schools chief while a search for his replacement continues.

Memorial Day UPDATED

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 10:45 a.m.

Goose Creek American Legion Post 166 and Fleet Reserve Association Branch 50 hosted a Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 25 at Carolina Memorial …

‘Stuff the Bus’ school benefit gets rolling

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County School District is inviting everyone to “get on the bus” to support education in Berkeley County by participating and …

Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market set to open June 3

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market at 1635 Redbank Road will employ nearly 100 associates.

Memorial Day drowning victim identified

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 1:28 p.m.

A man who drowned off Sullivan’s Island on Memorial Day has been identified.

Barbados citizens group thanks Heitzler; Cookoff winners honored

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler was honored at the start of the city’s regular May council meeting by a Barbados citizens group thanking …

Post 166 opens June 1

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Goose Creek’s American Legion baseball team will be in a new league this summer.

America’s fallen heroes ‘were not perfect ... but they made a pledge’ UPDATED

The Gazette

Monday, May 25, 2015 12:09 p.m.

On a holiday filled with barbecues, beaches and fun, a crowd of several dozen were reminded what Memorial Day is really about.

Text-to-911 service launched countywide

Monday, May 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County has launched Text-to-911 effective Thursday, May 21.

Red Cross encouraging donations of blood, platelets

Sunday, May 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The American Red Cross is encouraging the donation of blood or platelets during its “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope” campaign, …

Cane Bay Venom starts season May 27

Saturday, May 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Cane Bay Venom junior American Legion baseball team will begin its 2015 season on May 27 with a game at Andrews – the start of a 16-game …

St. James CVS Pharmacy robbed

Saturday, May 23, 2015 2:42 p.m.

Police are searching for an armed man who robbed the CVS Pharmacy located on St. James Avenue this morning.

Gators’ camp set for June 8-10

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The third annual Blake Hall Basketball Camp will be held June 8-10 and run daily from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Rescue Squad stresses boating safety as holiday weekend arrives

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:01 p.m.

With the summer boating season kicking into high gear, Berkeley County Rescue Squad Chief Bill Salisbury is stressing the importance of safety and …

Suspect killed in shootout identified UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:43 a.m.

The suspect in the shooting of Berkeley Deputy Lt. Will Rogers has died following a shootout in downtown Charleston.

School CFO: Property tax increase could be on horizon

Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The chief financial officer for Berkeley County schools delivered grim news during a school board budget workshop Tuesday: non-owner occupied homes …

SLED questions students in Berkeley deputy shooting, asks for DNA samples UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:04 a.m.

SLED questions students in Berkeley deputy shooting, asks for DNA samplesState Law Enforcement Division officers are questioning a number of teens, …

Domestic incident leads to drug arrests

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 3:09 p.m.

Goose Creek Police say a domestic violence call at a home Wednesday morning, May 20 led to the discovery of a bag of meth-making materials.

Dangerfield taking good care of hallowed ground

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

If ever there was a grass-roots hero, George Dangerfield is that man.

Welch released by Chicago Sky UPDATED

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 7:09 p.m.

COLUMBIA — The Chicago Sky of the WNBA have released former South Carolina star Aleighsa Welch, who was the team's second-round draft pick in …

Gator removed from grocery store parking lot UPDATED

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 11:37 a.m.

Hanahan police successfully corralled a gator Wednesday morning at a grocery store parking lot and released it into Goose Creek Reservoir.

GCPD seeks public’s help in identifying photo subject

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 11:32 a.m.

The Goose Creek Police Department needs help identifying the individual seen in the image taken from Wal-Mart in Goose Creek.

County’s Vietnam Veterans honored

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Over 200 people attended a Vietnam War Survivors and Remembrance Service earlier this month at the Berkeley County Veterans Monument in Moncks …

Hanahan Middle donates thousands to charity

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Hanahan Middle School’s Service Learning Extraordinaire, United Teens Helping Society Club (SLEUTHS) raised and donated $6,689.85 to the …

Reward offered as search for shooter continues

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 2:27 p.m.

Law enforcement has announced an $11,000 reward for information leading to the capture of an unidentified suspect who ambushed and shot a Berkeley …

Fall Festival set for Oct. 10; special rates announced

Monday, May 18, 2015 11:57 a.m.

The Fall Festival is coming.

Goose Creek resident in Flowertown comedy cast

Monday, May 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A life-sized, talking plant will devour humans as they dance and sing this month on the Summerville stage.

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