Top two candidates Law and Sweatman prepare for runoff UPDATED

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 1:50 p.m.

Local businessmen Jay Law and Chad Sweatman will battle toe-to-toe in two weeks for the lone vacant seat on Moncks Corner Town Council.

DNR courtesy boating inspections announced for holiday weekend

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 12:01 p.m.

In an effort to keep state waterways safe during the upcoming July 4 holiday, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division will …

Drought status upgraded as scorching heat hits Berkeley County

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Drought Response Committee, meeting via conference call on June 19, has upgraded the drought status to the first level of drought, …

Former county police officer’s story featured on TV

Monday, June 29, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Letisha Wilson will never forget the sound of a gun jamming while pointed at the base of her skull.

Community says goodbye to beloved coach

Post and Courier

Monday, June 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Sharonda Ann Coleman-Singleton was a mom so proud that she called a friend during a football game to proclaim, “My baby got a sack!” …

Volvo pledges $100k to Mother Emanuel fund

Sunday, June 28, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The newest member to the Lowcountry manufacturing community will donate $100,000 to a fund benefiting the families of the nine people shot and killed …

CSU creates Singleton Memorial Fund in wake of shooting

Saturday, June 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Charleston Southern University has created the Singleton Memorial Fund in memory of Chris Singleton’s mother, Sharonda Coleman-Singleton.

Major sweep nets 24 arrests

Friday, June 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A major sweep by Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has ended with more than 20 arrests.

11 leave sheriff’s office under Lewis

Friday, June 26, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office already looks different just a few weeks after Duane Lewis won the office in a special election.

Cane Bay baseball squad tasting summer success

Thursday, June 25, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Pitching and defense continue to carry Cane Bay’s junior legion baseball team this summer.

County budget talks tabled as fiscal year comes to a close

Thursday, June 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Another year and another county budget kicked down the road.

School board raises property taxes

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 11:25 a.m.

Berkeley County school board has approved its 2015-2016 general fund budget to include a roughly 11-percent millage increase.

Santee Cooper proposes rate adjustment to begin in 2016

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Santee Cooper Board of Directors has authorized a public comment period for a proposed three-year rate adjustment beginning in 2016.

Stags ‘Find a Way’ to teach younger players

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The good news about last week’s Berkeley Stags Find a Way Baseball Camp was that it didn’t rain.

Embattled school employee indicted on three more charges

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 5:24 p.m.

A Berkeley County grand jury has added three new indictments of Berkeley County School District’s communications director, who is already …

Moncks Corner vs. Pepper Hill National - Machine Pitch All-Stars

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 7:40 p.m.

Moncks Corner defeated Pepper Hill National on Tuesday to stay alive in the Dixie Youth Machine Pitch all-stars tournament in Hanahan. (Photos by Rob …

Curbing teen violence focus of forum

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Residents and community activists united in Lincolnville last week to determine solutions to area violence, particularly criminal acts involving …

Berkeley County to SC lawmakers: Take down the flag

Monday, June 22, 2015 11:24 p.m.

Berkeley County has become the first governing body to call on state lawmakers to take down the Confederate battle flag on the Statehouse grounds in Columbia.

Beware of fire ants as summer begins

Clemson University

Monday, June 22, 2015 12:01 p.m.

A barefoot frolic through your yard on a warm spring day can change from joyful to agonizing in a flash with just one wrong step onto a fire ant nest. …

Seven candidates seek vacant town council seat

Monday, June 22, 2015 12:22 a.m.

Moncks Corner voters head to the polls next week to select a new town council member.

CSU prayer service held in wake of shooting

Sunday, June 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A mission for revival was at the heart of religious leaders’ prayers Thursday evening as community members gathered at Charleston Southern …

District teachers, students face more changes with new standards

Saturday, June 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Ah, summer break: No school. No homework. For kids, that is.

Voters opt for fewer fictional candidates for write-ins

Friday, June 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Only one vote out of 12,637 ballots cast for Berkeley County sheriff went to fictional TV deputy Barney Fife.

St. John’s trio earns all-state, all-star honors

Friday, June 19, 2015 12:14 p.m.

St. John’s Christian Academy capped an historic baseball season, which included a trip to SCISA’s Final Four, by placing three players …

Local leaders react in wake of Charleston shootings

Thursday, June 18, 2015 1:23 p.m.

With the eyes of the nation upon it, the Lowcountry is coming to grips with one of the worst mass shootings in South Carolina history.

Beloved Berkeley County coach among Charleston shooting victims UPDATED

Thursday, June 18, 2015 9:37 a.m.

Goose Creek High School girls track and field coach Sharonda Coleman-Singleton was one of the shooting victims Wednesday night at the Emanuel …

Mass shooting suspect arrested in North Carolina UPDATED

Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:31 a.m.

A 21-year-old white man who opened fire at a Bible study meeting at a downtown African-American Charleston church Wednesday night, striking nine, has been arrested.

Bookmobile returning this summer to Macedonia

Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County Bookmobile will be out again this summer.

Area coaches reflect on McKissick’s retirement

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 12:23 p.m.

The last of the Lowcountry old guard has called it a day.

Invite a hummingbird to lunch this summer!

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Hummingbirds, which artist John J. Audubon called “glittering fragments of the rainbow,” are once again darting around flowers and …

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