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Lowcountry Harley Davidson Operation Military Child

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 1:33 p.m.

Lowcountry Harley Davidson Operation Military Child Photos by Katie Florimbio

Relay for Life

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 1:42 p.m.

Berkeley H.S. Relay for Life, Friday April 22. Photos by Katie Florimbio

Gator Crawl clears first hurdle

Gator Crawl clears first hurdle
Monday, April 25, 2016 1:43 a.m.

It was a picture perfect day to race around the track, carry a partner 20 yards or get on all fours and move like a grizzy bear, a crab or an …

13-year-old accused of pulling out gun in fight after school

Monday, April 25, 2016 6:44 p.m.

A 13-year-old Cane Bay Middle School student took his stepfather’s pistol to school Friday, April 22, and pointed it at another student in an after-class brawl, according to the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office.

County administration seeks to protect rural communities UPDATED

County administration seeks to protect rural communities
Monday, April 25, 2016 11:10 a.m.

Berkeley County staff has a new mission: protect the rural character of Berkeley County.

Lecture highlight’s George Washington’s southern visit

Sunday, April 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County Museum and Heritage Center is hosting author Warren Bingham for a lecture and book signing at 6-7 p.m. on May 6.

South Carolina’s jobless rate edges up a bit in March

South Carolina’s jobless rate edges up a bit in March
Sunday, April 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

South Carolina’s unemployment rate edged up slightly last month, the first increase in more than a year.

American Legion Legacy Scholarship fund ride

Saturday, April 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The American Legion Riders of South Carolina (ALRSC) are preparing for the fifth annual scholarship fund motorcycle benefit ride April 23-24.

Cross claims region crown

Cross claims region crown
Saturday, April 23, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Cross High School’s softball team is yet to become a state power in Class A but the Trojans leave little doubt who the big dog is in Region 6- …

Recycling company inches closer to opening Berkeley County plant

Saturday, April 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

What if 65 percent of what Berkeley County residents throw away didn’t add to the mountain of trash on Oakley Road? What if it was repurposed and used for electricity? What if it generated jobs?

Officers support harsher penalties for people who kill police dogs UPDATED

Associated Press

Saturday, April 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Officers whose K-9 partners were killed in the line of duty asked South Carolina legislators Thursday to stiffen penalties for people who kill a …

Google continues investing in Berkeley Co. site

Friday, April 22, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Google is still investing in its Berkeley County facility near Goose Creek. That’s the premise behind a new county ordinance that will extend the search company’s tax incentive agreement investment period.

Sheriff’s Office seeks body cam grant

Friday, April 22, 2016 12:01 a.m.

When you encounter a Berkeley County Sheriff’s deputy, odds are he or she doesn’t have a dashboard camera on the patrol vehicle, and he or she definitely doesn’t have a body camera — something that has gained national attention for condemning or exonerating officers for use of force.

Burris optimistic about future of Stags program

Burris optimistic about future of Stags program
Friday, April 22, 2016 11:47 p.m.

When Michael Burris grabbed the keys to the Berkeley boys soccer program, he wasn’t focused on just the first part of open road he saw. He was …

Mukuamu one of nine area winners in Tri-County Championships

Mukuamu one of nine area winners in Tri-County Championships
Friday, April 22, 2016 12:05 a.m.

Berkeley County track and field athletes competed in the Tri-County Meet of Champions on Wednesday at Summerville High School.

Lecture highlight’s George Washington’s southern visit

Friday, April 22, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County Museum and Heritage Center is hosting author Warren Bingham for a lecture and book signing at 6-7 p.m. on May 6.

School board inches closer to purchasing Williams Lane property UPDATED

Thursday, April 21, 2016 1:01 p.m.

Years of tangoing over buying property for a proposed Hanahan elementary school may come to an official end soon, but some who pushed for the effort remain unsatisfied, citing traffic concerns.

Goose Creek welcomes new firefighters UPDATED

Goose Creek welcomes new firefighters
Thursday, April 21, 2016 8:01 a.m.

When word got out the Goose Creek Fire Department was hiring, the applications came pouring in.

Summerville man arrested for DUI after wreck with school bus

Summerville man arrested for DUI after wreck with school bus
Thursday, April 21, 2016 11:19 a.m.

A Summerville man was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence after a crash involving a school bus Thursday morning in Sangaree.

Crime in the county

Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Law enforcement responded to a call on Cooper Store Road April 9 regarding a disturbance. A female suspect told a deputy a female victim hit her and produced what the deputy deemed as an “old mark, not freshly committed” according to the report. Still the suspect insisted she wanted the victim locked up. Also according to the report, …

Local Subway owners star in new ad campaign

Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:01 a.m.

If the faces and names in the Subway commercials look familiar, that’s because they are neighbors and leaders in the community.

Berkeley deputies working officer-involved shooting after chase ending near Santee UPDATED

Berkeley deputies working officer-involved shooting after chase ending near Santee

For the Independent

Thursday, April 21, 2016 11:39 a.m.

Berkeley County deputies were involved in an officer-involved shooting after a long chase that ended on Interstate 95 near Santee.

Sexual harassment complaint filed against Moncks Corner representative UPDATED

Sexual harassment complaint filed against Moncks Corner representative

croldan@postandcourier.com

Thursday, April 21, 2016 5:28 p.m.

A report of sexual harassment has been filed against state Rep. Edward Southard of Moncks Corner.

Former Sheriff Rogers dies at N. Charleston hospital at age 82 UPDATED

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 1:47 p.m.

Former sheriff of Berkeley County James Rogers Sr., 82, died Tuesday, April 19, at a North Charleston hospital, according to a Dial-Murray Funeral Home obituary.

SNAP! Fruit of the Loom more than doubles its distribution center

SNAP! Fruit of the Loom more than doubles its distribution center
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 10:02 a.m.

Fruit of the Loom and local dignitaries opened a new addition with a snap Friday as officials cut the enlarged elastic waistband to commemorate the …

BCSD Announces 58 Seventh Graders as Duke TIP Scholars

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County School District (BCSD) has released the names of the 58 seventh-grade students who qualified for and have been recognized as Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) Scholars.

Relay for Life Moncks Corner

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 9:56 a.m.

For months now, big purple bows have added a new look to Moncks Corner. Tied to tree trunks, adorning doors and windows, the bows, sold for $10 each, are part of the fundraising effort to raise money for the American Cancer Society’s 2016 Relay for Life Moncks Corner.

Timberland High School signing ceremony

Timberland High School signing ceremony
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 9:55 a.m.

Graduation day is approaching and coaches will soon bid farewell to senior athletes.

Crosby: The State Capitol Report

Crosby: The State Capitol Report

For the Independent

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The House of Representatives amended Senate amendments on H.3579, legislation that includes DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION RESTRUCTURING AND ROAD …

Street party planned for Carnes Crossroads UPDATED

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The streets of Carnes Crossroads will take on a festive vibe on May 15 when the community hosts its fourth annual Street Party at the Village Green, featuring food trucks, live music, entertainment and activities for residents and visitors of all ages. Hosted by Carnes Crossroads Real Estate, the event takes place from 1-4 pm in the heart of the …

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