Report: County is eighth best in state in jobless rate

Tuesday, August 23, 12:01 p.m.

More Berkeley County residents found jobs — including the hundreds who joined the workforce — in July, leading to a sharp 0.4 percent dip in the county’s unemployment rate,...

Marching to a different beat

Wednesday, August 24, 12:01 a.m.

On this day everyone was forced inside due to a late afternoon storm, no doubt a welcomed change from the summer heat, but it still sounded the same.

Former county baseball star lands in USC hall

Tuesday, August 23, 12:56 a.m.

A Stratford High School baseball legend is now a hall-of-famer at the college he starred for, too.

Historians: Blackbeard the pirate a native of Goose Creek

Tuesday, August 23, 12:33 a.m.

Let Summerville have its sweet tea. Goose Creek may have an even sweeter claim: birthplace of the famous Blackbeard the pirate.

ROUNDUP: Singleton heading for First Baptist

Northwood Academy girls basketball coach Presley Singleton is making a move to First Baptist Church School.

Chargers counting on explosive offense

Northwood Academy football coach Philip Keefe and the Chargers enter a new season with the same expectation as everyone else: to compete for a state championship.

Muschamp focused solely on South Carolina, not redemption

COLUMBIA — Will Muschamp isn’t worried about what did or didn’t happen at his only other head coaching stop. Everything the new coach does is all about South Carolina.

Clemson aiming for College Football Playoff again

CLEMSON — When Clemson came back from its national championship loss to Alabama, coach Dabo Swinney showed his Tigers a handful of plays that could have changed the result.

Shoppers can save millions with tax-free weekend Aug. 5-7

Shoppers can save about $2.25 million during the state’s 17th annual Sales Tax Holiday weekend, Friday through Sunday, according to state officials.

An easier A: Students will be graded on 10-point scale

In an effort to help Berkeley County’s public school students to match up to neighboring school district students and national students, the school board has unanimously passed a policy...

Moncks Corner Student Receives $1,000 Chick-fil-A Leadership Scholarship

Chick-fil-A Inc. has selected Moncks Corner resident Elliott Huxford as a recipient of the chain’s $1,000 Leadership Scholarship.

Marrington Elementary returns to school

Marrington Elementary students came back to school on Monday, Aug. 15. They were greeted by Principal Jennifer Theilmann and Assistant Principal Cyndi Infinger. Parents were invited to a...

Military news update

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Austin-Eugene G. Burkett graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Miller graduates from basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class William C. Miller Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Williams: Reasons why staying in school is a good idea.

So it’s back to school for what is yet another school year. Holidays have expired, and the shopping and other activities have been completed. I can hear the parents breathing a sigh of relief.

Audition dates set for gospel choir

The Charleston Gospel Choir and Charleston Spiritual Ensemble are seeking new volunteer members.

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