Santee Cooper announces revenue bond sale

Sunday, October 12, 2014 10:18 a.m.

Santee Cooper will offer a revenue bond issue next week of approximately $550 million, with a portion of the 2014CD Series bonds sold through retail …

Hayley Singletary crowned SJCA 2014 Homecoming Queen UPDATED

Saturday, October 11, 2014 2:23 a.m.

St. John’s Christian Academy senior Hayley Singletary was crowned the 2014 Homecoming Queen during halftime of the Cavaliers’ homecoming game against …

Timberland’s Elizondo nets 100th volleyball win

Friday, October 10, 2014 12:37 p.m.

Timberland Lady Wolves volleyball coach Joy Elizondo notched the 100th win of her career against Andrews earlier this month, a milestone reached in …

Latest round of hospital talks more of the same

Friday, October 10, 2014 8:16 a.m.

Five years ago, in July of 2009, after both Trident Health and Roper-St. Francis Hospital filed suit in regard to who should build a hospital in …

Red Cross encourages lifetime habit of blood donation

Thursday, October 9, 2014 1:28 p.m.

The American Red Cross reminds eligible donors that it’s never too late – or too early – to make blood donation a lifelong habit.

County mulls allowing chickens in residential zones

The Independent

Thursday, October 9, 2014 7:01 a.m.

Years behind a national trend toward municipalities and counties allowing backyard chickens, Berkeley County is trying to catch up.

Man dies in accident at Moncks Corner scrap facility UPDATED

Thursday, October 9, 2014 12:32 p.m.

The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office has identified an employee who was killed Thursday, Oct. 9, at a Moncks Corner scrap recycling site.

Probate judge: County will ‘stay the course’ with same-sex marriage ban

The Independent

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 11:32 a.m.

Berkeley County has not received any same-sex marriage license requests in the wake of what gay-marriage proponents have called a victory for their …

Cruce, Stags look for another road win Friday

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 5:42 a.m.

Perhaps the nearly two-hour bus ride to Beaufort last week turned out to be a good thing.

Five arrested in Goose Creek-area drug raid

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 2:29 p.m.

The Drug Enforcement Unit of the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office arrested five people and are searching for one more following the execution of …

Proper disposal of deer remains part of hunters’ job

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 12:03 a.m.

Disposal of deer remains may not be the highlight of a hunting trip, but the state’s Deer Program coordinator says it’s an important aspect of …

School board District 4 candidates talk with voters

The Independent

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 2:01 p.m.

The second of three Gazette Conversation with the Candidates events featured the Berkeley County School District school board candidates running to …

Free Healthy Living Expo set for Oct. 13 UPDATED

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Summerville Communications – the Berkeley Independent, Goose Creek Gazette, and Summerville Journal Scene – is hosting the Lowcountry Healthy Living Expo on Monday, Oct. 13, and you are invited!

Friends of Library meeting Oct. 14

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 12:02 a.m.

The Friends of the Berkeley County Library System are excited to announce that the group’s Annual Meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at the Goose Creek Library, 325 Old Moncks Corner Road.

Lecture series focuses on Carnes Crossroads

Monday, October 6, 2014 12:51 p.m.

Carnes Crossroads today is a burgeoning slice of suburbia that sits along the intersection of U.S. 176 and U.S. 17A in Berkeley County.

Stags cross country show season’s best times

Monday, October 6, 2014 12:52 p.m.

Lowcountry Invitational provides springboard to big meets

‘TIP’ of the hat to BMS parents

Monday, October 6, 2014 7:55 a.m.

The Berkeley Middle School Guidance Department hosted a parent night on Sept. 15 for students that qualified for the Duke TIP Talent Search. …

Bonner receives special donation in honor of Jerry Dixon

Sunday, October 5, 2014 10:37 a.m.

Bonner Elementary School first grade teacher Lisa Dixon has donated picnic tables to the school in memory of her younger brother, Jerry O. Dixon. …

Lady Stags lose matches to Mother Nature

Saturday, October 4, 2014 11:08 a.m.

The toughest opponent the Berkeley Lady Stags tennis team faced over the past two weeks wasn’t Summerville, Hilton Head, Hanahan or even Beaufort.

One-third of Berkeley Co. students fail history test

Saturday, October 4, 2014 11:08 a.m.

End-of-course exam scores are rising across the state and in Berkeley County, but still more than 30 percent of county students are failing the U.S. history/Constitution exam and nearly 20 percent are failing the English exam.

Conversation with the School Board District 4 Candidate: Jeff Reuer UPDATED

The Independent

Saturday, October 4, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Jeff Reuer sat down with the staff of the Gazette and voters during the Oct. 1 Conversation with the Candidates event at Sangaree library.

Conversation with the School Board District 4 Candidate: Shannon Lee UPDATED

The Independent

Saturday, October 4, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Shannon Lee sat down with the staff of the Gazette and voters during the Oct. 1 Conversation with the Candidates event at Sangaree library.

County attorney resigns from post UPDATED

Friday, October 3, 2014 2:24 p.m.

Berkeley County attorney Nicole Scott Ewing has resigned from her post, according to county human resources Director Denise Mitchum and the attorney’s new employer Nexsen Pruet LLC.

Interstate accident claims 2

Friday, October 3, 2014 4:28 p.m.

A 26-year-old New York man and a 43-year-old North Carolina woman were killed Friday in an accident on I-26 in Berkeley County.

Moncks Corner PD warns of possible scam

The Independent

Friday, October 3, 2014 7:01 a.m.

The Moncks Corner Police Department has issued a warning to residents about a possible scam involving curb address painting.

Pinson sisters share tough love on the court

Friday, October 3, 2014 2:06 p.m.

If you’re expecting stuffed animals and unicorns with this story, you’re not going to get it. Not with these sisters.

Just what the doctor ordered, Stags win 27-21 UPDATED

Friday, October 3, 2014 10:18 p.m.

What a difference a month makes.

Deer hunting returns to Bonneau Ferry WMA

Thursday, October 2, 2014 7:41 a.m.

Deer hunting has returned to the 10,700-acre Bonneau Ferry Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Berkeley County, where a variety of hunting …

Cypress Gardens Road bridge reopened UPDATED

Thursday, October 2, 2014 1:35 p.m.

The Cypress Gardens Road bridge damaged five months ago in a train derailment reopened at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2.

Man arrested after reported road rage incident

Thursday, October 2, 2014 7:01 a.m.

A Moncks Corner man was arrested after police say he was seen on video punching a man in the face at a middle school parking lot following a road …

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