Rare blooms lure botanists to Berkeley County’s orchid hotspot

Sunday, May 29, 12:01 a.m.

Welcome to Orchid Alley. Google mapping the name won’t help you find this location, however. Its secrets are spread by word of mouth among botanists and anyone with an eye for flora.

Berkeley top students recognized at Breakfast of Champions

Saturday, May 28, 12:01 a.m.

On May 24, students, administrators, parents, and faculty gathered at Charleston Southern University for the 19th Annual Breakfast of Champions. The Breakfast of Champions recognizes top students in...

Tropical storm warning still in effect for coast

Saturday, May 28, 8:14 a.m.

A storm now swirling about 265 miles southeast of Charleston did not strenghten overnight as forecasters predicted, but the South Carolina coast remains under a tropical storm warning nonetheless.

Hanahan High student awarded Association of Counties scholarship

Friday, May 27, 5:57 p.m.

The South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC) has awarded a 2016 Board of Directors Scholarship to Julie M. Rowland of Hanahan High School.

Smith commits to Salkehatchie

Stratford High School catcher Asher Smith is the fifth member of the Knights’ 2016 baseball team to complete the climb to the next level.

CSU assistant inducted into hall of fame

Charleston Southern associate men’s basketball coach BJ McKie was inducted into the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame earlier this month in a ceremony at the Columbia Metropolitan...

Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame Releases 2016 candidates

The Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame’s advisory committee has released its candidates for the Class of 2016, and enshrinement will be conducted by voting from local fans.

Gators exit spring feeling optimistic

In terms of returning starters, Goose Creek High School won’t wow you.

College Park Elementary reaching adults as well

Several non-English speakers from Mexico, Central America, and South America fulfill steps to honor their American dream with the help of College Park Elementary’s literacy program. These men..

Local students awarded Accelerate scholarships

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce awarded 75 Accelerate Greater Charleston (AGC) Scholarships on May 10 in front of a packed room of business and educational leaders, proud parents and family...

BCSD distributes books for summer reading

Berkeley County School District’s Title 1 Office is sponsoring a free book giveaway for students entering Kindergarten through 5th grade on June 2, 3, 6 and 7, from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Nine Berkeley County residents earn degrees from FMU

FLORENCE – Nine of the 346 Francis Marion University graduates from the spring commencement are from Berkeley County.

Ellington Elite Youth Football Camp set for June 11

Two of the Lowcountry’s National Football League players, Andre Ellington and Bruce Ellington, will host the Ellington Elite Youth Football Camp on Sat., June 11 in Moncks Corner.

Area native keeps Navy wing flying high

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A 2006 Berkley High School graduate and Moncks Corner, South Carolina native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard Naval Air Station Jacksonville, the largest base in the...

Masons introduce 2016 officers

Goose Creek Masonic lodge #401 introduces its elected officers for 2016.

Legislative delegation lunches with the Chamber

Berkeley County’s legislative delegation spoke at the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce’s annual legislative luncheon Friday at Red Bank Club.

Kennard: Newest grad has proud father

Pardon me for a minute while I brag about my children, specifically my youngest child, Tall Sam. Sam is the youngest of our four children. He’s got an older brother who actually may have a...

Fight poverty by investing in opportunity

Growing up in poverty was not fun. To be certain, there was a lot of love in my house, and I will never be able to repay my mother for the sacrifices she made to keep a roof over our head. But when...

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