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 …

DMV announces testing changes

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 1:35 p.m.

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will implement changes to commercial driver skills testing standards as a result of new federal motor carrier safety regulations.

Scott announces internship opportunities

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 12:05 a.m.

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) has announced that he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, DC, North Charleston, …

Stags track legend inks deal with Gamecocks

Monday, November 17, 2014 12:32 p.m.

LeAnna Morrison, the most decorated athlete in Berkeley High School history, has signed a scholarship to run track for the University of South …

St. Stephen’s Wadford receives Battalion Chief promotion

Monday, November 17, 2014 12:18 a.m.

Congratulations to Lee Wadford on his promotion to Battalion Chief for the North Charleston Fire Department.

Berkeley chartering bus for Hartsville playoff game

Monday, November 17, 2014 5:07 p.m.

According to BHS principal Steven Steele, a charter bus has been arranged for those wishing to travel to Hartsville on Friday night for the Stag’s …

Tornado watch, lake wind advisory and freeze watch issued

Monday, November 17, 2014 2:06 p.m.

With the rain activity already arriving in Berkeley County and the Lowcountry, the National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for a 10-county area until 6 p.m. to include Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties.

Still perfect: Simmons leads Wolves to 31-7 playoff win

Sunday, November 16, 2014 1:09 p.m.

The Timberland Wolves are one win away from an opportunity to play for the 2014 Class AA Div. II state championship behind Brandon Simmons’ pair of …

THS seniors learn about college, career choices

Sunday, November 16, 2014 12:12 a.m.

Timberland High School’s Guidance Department sponsored Francis Marion University Interview Day on Nov. 7 at the school.

Joseph Dress scores two TDs to lead Stags to 28-21 playoff win

Saturday, November 15, 2014 12:38 a.m.

Last week, his team carried Joseph Dress off the field.

Berkeley schools recognized for AP courses, exams

Saturday, November 15, 2014 7:15 a.m.

Berkeley County School District is the only Lowcountry school district and one of six South Carolina school districts to make the national Advanced …

District moves closer to allowing cell phones in school

Friday, November 14, 2014 1:21 a.m.

Berkeley County students could soon be allowed to bring electronic devices like tablets and cell phones to school.

TV’s ‘Finding Bigfoot’ coming in January

Friday, November 14, 2014 12:53 p.m.

Animal Planet wants to know, is Berkeley County “squatchy?”

BCSO receives $62K grant

Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:13 a.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded a federal grant through the SCDPS Highway Safety and Justice Programs for the third consecutive …

Chickens scratch way out of county committee

Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:28 p.m.

Berkeley County Council could soon hear first reading on an amendment allowing chicken keeping in residential zones.

BCSO begins ‘Operation Stuffing’ UPDATED

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:22 p.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is giving folks a chance to help feed poor families this holiday season.

Veterans remembered at county war memorial UPDATED

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:16 a.m.

Their numbers are declining as time passes, and the opportunity to honor these heroes wanes with each passing year.

Former Timberland student victim of apparent murder-suicide

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 2:40 p.m.

A former Timberland High School student is the apparent victim of a murder-suicide at a Columbia apartment complex.

Superintendent released from contract, offered teaching position

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 10:24 p.m.

The school district has agreed to release its chief employee from his position effective July 31, 2015.

MMS Red Ribbon Week takes a stand against drugs

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 12:06 a.m.

Macedonia Middle School celebrated Red Ribbon Week with a host of activities and fun events – all with the lofty goal of taking a stand against drugs. …

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