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Haley encourages South Carolinians to conserve as frigid cold arrives

Thursday, February 19, 2015 11:15 a.m.

Governor Nikki Haley joined energy providers in South Carolina on Thursday, Feb. 19 to encourage South Carolinians to conserve energy this week …

Berkeley County schools delayed 2 hours Friday, Feb. 20 due to cold

Thursday, February 19, 2015 12:34 p.m.

According to a statement by Berkeley County School District, all Berkeley County Schools will operate according to a two-hour delay on Friday, February 20, due to forecasts of extremely cold weather.

Arrested Berkeley deputy suspended without pay

Thursday, February 19, 2015 10:47 a.m.

A Berkeley County sheriff’s deputy arrested on a charge of criminal domestic violence Thursday morning has been suspended without pay pending …

Whitley’s victory certified by county

Thursday, February 19, 2015 11:35 a.m.

Berkeley County Elections and Voter Registration Director Adam Hammons announced Thursday morning that attorney and Berkeley County Republican Party Chairman Josh Whitley has been certified as the official winner of the special election for the District 2 seat on County Council.

Knights finish season with victory

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Stratford boys basketball team missed the playoffs but the season ended on a high note.

Haley names Butch Henerey interim BCSO Sheriff UPDATED

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 11:55 a.m.

For a third time this year, someone will assume duties as Berkeley County Sheriff.

Court of Appeals ruling: 2 hospitals OK

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 12:19 p.m.

The South Carolina Court of Appeals has upheld the Administrative Law Court’s conclusion that two hospitals can be built in Berkeley County.

Celebrate the Season donates $112,000 to local charities

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The holiday season of giving extended into late winter as Santee Cooper donated more than $112,000 to Berkeley County charities from its Celebrate …

Lady Gators start fast, win by 19 UPDATED

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 9:45 p.m.

The Goose Creek girls basketball team survived and advanced on Tuesday but did it get any better?

Community invited to Black Heritage stamp unveiling

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The Goose Creek NAACP and the U.S. Postal Service are partnering to celebrate Black History Month on Monday, Feb. 23, as all Lowcountry residents …

Teen arrested for Stratford High theft

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 9:43 a.m.

A 15-year old has been arrested following the discovery of stolen items at a Ladson residence.

School board approves Nexton attendance lines

Monday, February 16, 2015 11:52 a.m.

The Berkeley County school board has given final nod to attendance lines for the elementary school slated to open in August of this year.

Bring on the butterflies!

Monday, February 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Nearly one hundred community volunteers joined city and county leaders to break ground on the Keep Hanahan Beautiful and Hanahan library’s …

County SPCA scrambles to find room for 66 dogs from breeder

Sunday, February 15, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County’s animal shelter’s population swelled by 50 percent this week as a staggering 66 Shar-Pei dogs were dropped off by a …

Red Flag Warning issued for Berkeley County, region UPDATED

Saturday, February 14, 2015 11:42 a.m.

A reported wildfire near Cross is under control Saturday - but a Red Flag Warning is in effect for Berkeley County and the region.

District to return to four-by-four schedule for high schoolers

Saturday, February 14, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Blowback from a proposed schedule change for Berkeley County high school students has pushed the district to alter course.

Recycled Runway at Howe Hall AIMS brings new life to old clothes UPDATED

Friday, February 13, 2015 12:08 p.m.

What’s less fashionable than a 1980s prom dress?

‘I guess my number wasn’t up’

Friday, February 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Ernie Drews was slapped in the face with a cancer diagnosis and nearly died from pulmonary embolisms in each lung.

Special election dates set for Sheriff’s race

Thursday, February 12, 2015 11:33 a.m.

Berkeley County Elections and Voter Registration Director Adam Hammons announced that the official dates for the special election of Berkeley County …

Cane Bay artist’s work heads to New York

Thursday, February 12, 2015 12:02 p.m.

Cane Bay High School junior Jayven Ahrenholz’s artwork is going to New York after earning a Gold Key Award in the Scholastic Art & Writing …

Supervisor, legislator want restoration of state funds

Thursday, February 12, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A Berkeley County legislator has introduced a bill restoring the state’s local government fund, and has received support from tricounty …

Stratford student, 15, brings semi-automatic handgun to school

Thursday, February 12, 2015 2:51 p.m.

A Stratford High School student faces charges after carrying a handgun to school.

Committee studies technological divide in SC schools

Thursday, February 12, 2015 11:27 a.m.

South Carolina’s Education Oversight Committee is evaluating the technological divide between school districts as the state moves to online end-of-year testing for every school, agency director Melanie Barton said Monday.

Tri-county Literary Celebration

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 4:10 p.m.

Photos by Katie Florimbio

The end of Blue Laws in Berkeley County?

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 12:05 p.m.

Berkeley County has read into record the first of three readings seeking suspension of South Carolina’s Sunday work prohibitions, commonly …

Santee Cooper announces bond sale

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Santee Cooper will begin a revenue bond issue this week of between $700 million and $1.2 billion, with some of the bonds sold through retail outlets. …

Grand jury indicts former Sheriff DeWitt

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 3:03 p.m.

A grand jury indicted former Berkeley County Sheriff Wayne DeWitt on multiple charges related to his Dec. 28, 2014 DUI arrest

Local authors show their stuff at Cypress Gardens

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 12:01 p.m.

They say everybody has a story to tell. They also say, the only bad story is the story that’s never told.

Ollic takes over sheriff duties

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Chief Deputy and acting Berkeley County Sheriff Rick Ollic issued a statement on Thursday, Feb. 5, regarding the current state of affairs with the …

School board gives first nod to Nexton attendance lines

Monday, February 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

An elementary school slated to open in August of this year will draw from Sangaree schools, Cane Bay Elementary and College Park Elementary, …

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