Thanksgiving leftovers: Safe food handling a must

Thursday, November 27, 2014 12:03 a.m.

Making the most of Thanksgiving leftovers is practically an American tradition on its own.

Start time to state title game changed

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 10:03 a.m.

The kickoff to the AA Div. II state championship game between Timberland and Keenan has been changed from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28.

State awards ‘excellent’ rating for school district

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:29 a.m.

Berkeley County Schools have scored “excellent” on the State Report Card for the first time.

Clemson Extension’s Arena offers firewood advice UPDATED

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:52 p.m.

Does your home have a fireplace?

SCHP plans extra enforcement for holiday

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 10:12 a.m.

One of the busiest travel weeks of the year is underway – and the rainy weather is going to make the highways travel a challenge for Thanksgiving.

Early childhood business leadership cohort celebrated

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:46 a.m.

Berkeley and Dorchester County First Steps local legislators and community leaders came together Saturday, Nov. 22, at Cypress Gardens to celebrate …

Victim in fatal accident identified

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 11:30 a.m.

A man killed in a head-on collision on Old State Road on Monday, Nov. 24, has been identified as Douglas Soles, 36, of Orangeburg, according to Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury.

Needy families get Thanksgiving dinner thanks to BCSO

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:09 p.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office helped make Thanksgiving a little more special for needy families as “Operation Stuffing” came to an end Monday, …

Charlamagne remembers his roots with turkey giveaway UPDATED

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 4:53 a.m.

The late, great Beatle, George Harrison, wrote a song during the last years of his life that included the lyric, “If you don’t know where you’re …

Carbon monoxide risks increase with cold weather

Monday, November 24, 2014 9:01 a.m.

With the onset of winter temperatures the Palmetto Poison Center is issuing a warning about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning. The risk of poisoning can increase throughout the state as individuals try to remain warm. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, tasteless toxic gas. It is produced when any fuel such as natural gas, …

County family plays the ‘Feud’

Monday, November 24, 2014 1:25 p.m.

The Kirkpatrick family of Goose Creek represented Berkeley County on the popular game show “Family Feud” at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24 on the local Fox …

Seventh graders receive veggie tutorial

Monday, November 24, 2014 1:01 a.m.

Seventh grade students on the College of Charleston team at Berkeley Middle School are growing a variety of vegetables this school year from a grant- …

Bonner students take part in canned food drive, host professor

Monday, November 24, 2014 12:40 p.m.

Kindergarten classes at Bonner Elementary School are getting into the spirit of Thanksgiving this year.

Students savor tasty solar energy lesson

Sunday, November 23, 2014 12:12 a.m.

Who could have imagined that using solar energy would result in such a tasty treat?

Strong storms possible, tornado watch in effect for Berkeley County

Sunday, November 23, 2014 10:15 p.m.

A tornado watch is in effect until 1 a.m. Monday morning in Berkeley County, the National Weather Service has announced.

SCRA cuts ribbon on new facility in Nexton

Saturday, November 22, 2014 11:38 a.m.

SCRA held the official dedication and ribbon cutting ceremonies Friday, Nov. 21, for its Applied Technologies Center at Nexton in Summerville, according to a news release from the company.

Stags’ Cinderella run ends with 55-0 loss to Hartsville UPDATED

Saturday, November 22, 2014 12:53 a.m.

The Hartsville Red Foxes played the role of the evil stepmother in ending the Berkeley Stags’ Cinderella run through the Class AAA playoffs with a 55- …

Early stages of drought spread statewide; Lowcountry not as dry UPDATED

Friday, November 21, 2014 11:30 a.m.

COLUMBIA – State officials say all of South Carolina is now in the early stages of drought.

Fourth Celebrate the Season premieres Nov. 28 UPDATED

Friday, November 21, 2014 11:41 a.m.

You know it’s the holiday season when the lights begin appearing in store shop windows, and along the hedges and rooftops of family homes.

Middle schoolers shine in mock trial competition

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:03 a.m.

The Cane Bay Middle School Mock Trial Team participated in the Mock Trial Competition on Saturday, Nov. 15.

Town approves construction of new Foxbank fire station UPDATED

Thursday, November 20, 2014 1:58 a.m.

The Town of Moncks Corner approved a $1.8 million general obligation bond that includes funding for a new fire station in the Foxbank community, a …

‘Santa in the Swamp’ returns to Cypress Gardens

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:05 p.m.

Cypress Gardens is inviting everyone to take a break from the holiday rush to enjoy its unique seasonal events in 2014, which are quickly becoming a …

Caution urged during right whale calving season

Thursday, November 20, 2014 11:59 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. — North Atlantic right whales are returning to the Southeast for calving season, and federal and state officials in three states are urging mariners to use caution.

State plans forum to address wild hogs issue

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:31 a.m.

To combat the scourge of highly destructive feral pigs throughout the state, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in conjunction with …

Clemson Extension offers food protection course

Thursday, November 20, 2014 3:15 p.m.

Clemson Extension Service will be conducting the Servsafe Food Protection Managers Certification Course on Dec. 2.

S.C. begins issuing gay marriage licenses UPDATED

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 1:37 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A judge issued the first gay marriage licenses in South Carolina on Wednesday, even as the state attorney general asked the U.S. Supreme Court to step in and block the unions.

Berkeley Middle student musicians honored

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:06 a.m.

Several Berkeley Middle School students have been selected to perform in the All-County Orchestra.

Stags face tall test against Hartsville

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 1:22 p.m.

When the Berkeley Stags line up against Hartsville on Friday night, there will be very little margin for error against the top-ranked Red Foxes.

Reward offered for information on robbery of postal carrier

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:34 a.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, along with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the U.S. Marshall’s Fugitive Task Force, is investigating the armed robbery of a postal letter carrier.

DNR study to focus on deer movement, behavior

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.

A recently completed cooperative study between the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Auburn University, and Brosnan Forest will help …

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