Floodwaters take 5-ton rescue truck off the road UPDATED

Tuesday, October 6, 11:42 a.m.

The people who chose to stay behind on French Quarter Creek Road in Huger needed to get out.

Supervisor: Berkeley Co. will be named disaster area

Tuesday, October 6, 11:04 a.m.

Berkeley County was not one of the initial counties to be named federal disaster areas, but Supervisor Bill Peagler said the county will not miss out on Federal Emergency Management Agency assistance.

Travelers still stranded in Berkeley County UPDATED

Tuesday, October 6, 9:00 a.m.

Many weekend travelers were still stranded in Berkeley County on Monday.

Cross prepped for Burke, Baptist Hill

Tuesday, October 6, 12:39 a.m.

Cross High School football coach Shaun Wright was less concerned with the postponed game against Burke High School than he was with the downtown Charleston school itself.

From Athletics to Academics, Misty Burges Focuses on the Future

Tucked in a towering tuft of trees, deep in Berkeley County and far from the tar, noise and two-way traffic is the Burges home.

Berkeley takes Timberland

Nevermind Berkeley defeated Timberland 42-32 Friday, five just may be the magic number for Berkeley football coach Jeff Cruce.

Trojans come up short against Lake Marion

The Cross Trojans will enter region play this week coming off a hard-fought setback to rival Lake Marion.

Cobras can’t pin first loss on Ashley Ridge

A year ago, Ashley Ridge’s defense allowed more than 600 yards rushing in a loss to Cane Bay. On Friday night, the Swamp Foxes’ defense was determined not to be the goat.

‘LOL’ with Sangaree Elementary

Sangaree Elementary School’s Learning Outdoor Lab (LOL) is officially open. The LOL is the result of a $5,000 Lowes Toolbox for Education grant and a $1,000 Bosch Energy, Science &...

Berkeley Middle College student earns National Merit’s Commended Student designation

Berkeley Middle College senior Garrett Wright has been named a Commended Student in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program.

BCSD students outperform peers on WorkKeys assessments

The South Carolina State Department of Education announced the results of each district’s WorkKeys assessments. Berkeley County School District (BCSD) students received more National Career...

Governor’s School for Science & Math accepting applications

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is accepting applications through Feb. 1, 2016 for its Class of 2018. Online applications are available at

Pickin’ and grinnin’: Bluegrass fest comes to Old Santee Canal Park

The “high lonesome sound” of bluegrass music comes to Old Santee Canal Park for the inaugural Biggin Swamp Bluegrass Festival on Saturday, Oct. 10. Gates for this family event open at...

Trilogy: Taste of St. Philip’s, Men’s Program

The Saint Philip Benizi Catholic Church will conduct the “Taste of Saint Philips” 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 3 at the church hall. Offerings will include Italian, Mexican, German,...

St. Stephen Library Celebrates Grand Opening

The Grand Opening for the new St. Stephen Library was held on Sept. 20. Over 150 people attended and were excited to see the new facility. There was a wonderful program, with many local...

News from St. Stephen

The members of St. Stephen United Methodist Church, 183 Hood Street, would like to extend a warm welcome to the public, to join them for their annual Fall Bazaar Fundraiser. The fundraiser will be at...

Guest Column

Starting is easy, but finishing is....what’s that?

Surely I have ADD. I can’t spend three minutes on one task before I get distrac—SQUIRREL!

Guest Column

Why is waiting such a hard thing to do?

Two friends of mine were trying to purchase a house recently. They did everything they were asked to do. Produced all the documents they were asked to present. As a matter of fact the comment of the...


We in S.C. have an attitude problem

This week the leadership of the S.C. Legislature basically told the S.C. Supreme Court to go to Hell.

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