Moncks Corner man dies in accidental fall aboard cruise ship

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 3:57 p.m.

An Associated Press report says a 20-year-old man from Moncks Corner has died in an accidental fall aboard a cruise ship in Miami.

Cross Rural FD to hold board member elections Oct. 7

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 12:54 p.m.

The Cross Rural Fire Dept. will hold its CRFD board member election on Tuesday, Oct. 7 from 5-7 p.m. at the Cross Rural Fire Dept. station house on Ranger Drive in Cross.

Boy Scout trailer stolen in Sangaree

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 5:10 p.m.

A Summerville Boy Scout troop trailer was reportedly stolen from the troop leader’s Sangaree home Monday, Sept. 29.

Simmons captures Yard of the Month honors

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 2:54 p.m.

Members of the Belle Isle Garden Club have honored Alberta Simmons of Thomas Walters Road in Pineville with the September Yard of the Month Award. …

Man pleads guilty to 2012 murder

Monday, September 29, 2014 7:08 p.m.

A man was sentenced Monday to 30 years in prison for the 2012 shooting death of a 31-year-old man, according to reports.

Whitesville Elementary students to design new stamp

Monday, September 29, 2014 7:50 a.m.

Students from Whitesville Elementary School made their annual visit to the U.S. Post Office branch in Moncks Corner as part of a Social Studies …

Tanner/Foster Creek school site presentation Sept. 30

Monday, September 29, 2014 7:49 a.m.

Berkeley County School District Superintendent Rodney Thompson said at least one proposal will be offered as the new Tanner/Foster Creek elementary school site during a special community meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, at Goose Creek Primary.

Council expresses intent to fix law enforcement overtime

The Independent

Monday, September 29, 2014 3:22 p.m.

County Council passed a resolution during the Sept. 22 meeting expressing its intent to fix overtime pay for Sheriff’s Office deputies.

Lady Cavs battle it out against JIC

Sunday, September 28, 2014 11:20 a.m.

In the end, it proved to be too much serve by the James Island Christian Lady Lions.

SCDOT official: Sunshine needed to finish, open Cypress Gardens Road UPDATED

The Independent

Saturday, September 27, 2014 10:05 a.m.

Blame it on the rain.

Dispose of old drugs Saturday UPDATED

Friday, September 26, 2014 7:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity Saturday to prevent pill …

Santee Cooper offers free LED bulbs

Friday, September 26, 2014 2:01 p.m.

Santee Cooper will be giving away highly efficient LED bulbs to its residential customers beginning Monday, Oct. 6, as a way to promote energy …

Wolves stay perfect with 22-15 win over Stags

Friday, September 26, 2014 11:54 p.m.

The Timberland Wolves decided the best defense was a meticulous offense, winning the game of ball control to down the Berkeley Stags 22-15 before a …

School board member resigns before completion of term

Thursday, September 25, 2014 7:25 a.m.

Berkeley County School Board member Sheldon Etheridge has tendered his resignation less than two months before the expiration of his final term on the board.

Fire and Smoke Shak roasts cookoff competition

Thursday, September 25, 2014 2:20 p.m.

The team of Fire and Smoke Shak, captained by Jack Fulton, took home the Frank Wilson trophy at the 18th Annual 2014 Berkeley Lion’s Club BBQ Cookoff. …

Man dies almost nine years after shooting

Thursday, September 25, 2014 2:01 p.m.

A Wando man has died from complications of wounds he suffered in a 2005 shooting in the Cainhoy area, according to Berkeley County coroner Bill Salisbury.

Public parks approved for Berkeley County

The Independent

Thursday, September 25, 2014 7:23 a.m.

A special tax will be levied on the planned Nexton community to develop public parks and a 50-mile trail system.

Man dies in Goose Creek standoff UPDATED

The Gazette

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 1:16 a.m.

A man who barricaded himself in a Goose Creek home Tuesday night, Sept. 23, died after exchanging gunfire with police officers, according to Berkeley …

Mystery company promises $35m investment, 30 jobs

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 7:15 a.m.

Berkeley County has finalized an economic development agreement to offer to a monickered company known as Project Douglas.

Police seek gas station burglars

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 1:45 p.m.

Goose Creek and Moncks Corner police department investigators request assistance identifying the persons and vehicle suspected of committing recent …

Thompson to resign as school superintendent UPDATED

The Independent

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 9:35 p.m.

District Superintendent Rodney Thompson has expressed intent to step down from his position by summer 2015.

County asks DHEC for help with GenEarth problem UPDATED

The Independent

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7:39 a.m.

Berkeley County has promised to supersede state action if the state’s environmental agency does not stop the smell coming from a bioenergy plant.

Flash flood warning issued for Berkeley County

Monday, September 22, 2014 7:44 p.m.

The National Weather Service out of Charleston has extended its flash flood warning to include southern Berkeley County, central Charleston County, and southeastern Dorchester County until 8:30 p.m. EDT

Pineville native celebrates special birthday

Monday, September 22, 2014 2:22 p.m.

Family and friends traveled from near and far to participate in a special birthday celebration for Barbara Jefferson-Ragin, formerly of Pineville, a …

The final push: Crew fights elements to open bridge by Sept. 26 UPDATED

Monday, September 22, 2014 7:33 a.m.

A solid white bridge now spans across the railroad tracks, linking the two sides of Cypress Gardens Road.

Accident claims Moncks Corner man

Monday, September 22, 2014 7:47 a.m.

A 44-year-old Moncks Corner man died on Sunday after a one-car accident in the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 21.

Remembering Hugo: ‘I thought the world had ended’

Sunday, September 21, 2014 9:05 a.m.

“I thought the world had ended.”

Berkeley BBQ Cookoff enjoys near record turnout

Saturday, September 20, 2014 9:44 a.m.

If you cook it they will come, as the line of cars trailing out of Old Santee Canal Park attested on the night of Friday, Sept. 19.

DNR to begin survey for removal of illegal buoys

Friday, September 19, 2014 1:08 p.m.

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division will begin a survey Oct. 1 to locate illegal buoys along state waterways and lakes. …

Berkeley youth starts Republican Kids’ Club

Friday, September 19, 2014 7:50 a.m.

Last May, 12-year-old Mayson Merritt asked her grandmother if she could start a Republican Kids’ Club in Berkeley County.

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