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Should litter control officers carry guns? County Council discusses issue

Tuesday, April 21, 12:01 a.m.

Qualified litter control officers in Berkeley County have been authorized to carry county-issued lethal weapons since 2009.

GOP Sheriff hopefuls share vision; primary is Tuesday

Monday, April 20, 12:01 p.m.

The GOP primary for the Berkeley County Sheriff special election is April 21.

Council decides against bridge jumping prohibition

Monday, April 20, 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County Council has affirmed citizens’ right to jump off bridges.

County man’s death ruled suicide

Monday, April 20, 12:25 p.m.

A St. Stephen man’s death has been ruled a homicide by Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury.



Hiott leads Knights past West Ashley

Monday, April 20, 9:33 p.m.

The Stratford baseball team salvaged a game in its three-game series with West Ashley last week.

Hawks eyeing region crown

Monday, April 20, 10:40 p.m.

Hanahan’s baseball team enters the final week of the regular season with a chance to win the Region 8-AAA title. All the Hawks have to do is beat defending champion Berkeley twice.

Hawks blank Timberland

Friday, April 17, 12:35 p.m.

The Hanahan Hawks scored five runs in the first inning and went on to earn a 10-0 victory over Timberland in a non-region baseball game on Thursday.

Defense leads way in GCHS shutout

Friday, April 17, 11:40 a.m.

Goose Creek goalie Erin Odgers recorded her fourth shutout of the season and defenders Taylor Vega and Maddie Ellison helped limit Northwood Academy to five shots on goal in a 3-0 victory for the...


History comes alive at College Park Elementary

Tuesday, April 14, 11:17 a.m.

Third graders in Mrs. Mellis’ class at College Park Elementary School recently treated all of the school’s third graders to a living wax museum.

Franchini Scholarship deadline nears

Monday, April 20, 11:28 a.m.

Berkeley County high school seniors interested in pursuing a college degree in teacher education have the opportunity to apply for the Archie Franchini Scholarship.

Free science camp offered to middle schoolers

Monday, April 20, 11:32 a.m.

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Math is bringing iTeams Xtreme, a free day camp for rising seventh and eighth graders, to Berkeley County.

Sedgefield Middle award tech grant

Tuesday, April 14, 11:19 a.m.

Sedgefield Middle School was recently awarded a $6,000 grant from the Tides Foundation on the recommendation of Google Data Centers Grants Fund.

Community News

Watermelon experts share insight

Tuesday, April 14, 11:18 a.m.

Pending rains will put watermelons at risk for gummy stem blight and anthracnose.

Free boating course set for April 18

Monday, April 6, 11:22 a.m.

Youngsters ages 12 to 18 are invited to attend a free boating safety course at the Berkeley County Library in Moncks Corner on April 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Charleston Lowcountry Rose Society Show set for Cypress Gardens

Tuesday, March 31, 11:55 a.m.

Colorful modern hybrid teas, old garden roses and many others blooms will be on display during the 23rd Annual Charleston Rose Show on April 25 in the Heritage Museum at Cypress Gardens.

Military graduations for local soldiers announced

Wednesday, March 25, 4:22 p.m.

Air Force Reserve Airman Matthew T. Principio graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.


Quality of friends more important than quantity

Monday, April 13, 10:50 a.m.

“Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.”~ Sun Tzu, Chinese general and author of “The Art of War.”

Carter is a handful

Monday, April 13, 10:50 a.m.

I spent three days with my grandson Carter.

Par for the course?

Monday, April 6, 11:13 a.m.

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