Prescribed fires have multiple benefits

Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The use of prescribed fire as a land management tool has deep and ancient roots in South Carolina’s heritage.

Good news for biking enthusiasts as trail expands

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission has announced the expansion of the popular Wannamaker North Trail.

Antler measuring session set for Bonneau on March 18

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Antlers will abound throughout the Palmetto State as the search for new state record deer antlers gets underway during the S.C. Department of Natural …

Illness still being reported at Whitesville Elementary

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 7:04 p.m.

A mysterious illness is still sweeping through a Berkeley County elementary school five days after it was first reported.

County, Water & Sanitation begin combining services

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County and Water & Sanitation, which have operated as separate entities, have begun the process of combining administrative services.

Salisbury’s double leads Stags to 6-2 win over Cane Bay

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:13 p.m.

An RBI double by Dillon Salisbury in the bottom of the fifth broke a scoreless deadlock as the Berkeley Stags erupted for five runs and held on to …

Hundreds of students sick at Whitesville Elementary

Monday, March 2, 2015 4:34 p.m.

The unidentified sickness at Whitesville Elementary affected more children and faculty Monday.

St. Stephen in mourning after Humbert’s passing

Monday, March 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Everyone in St. Stephen will definitely miss the smiling face of Mr. Robert Lee “Rock” Humbert.

Unidentified sickness sparks disinfecting at Whitesville Elementary

Monday, March 2, 2015 9:39 a.m.

Forty students and nearly 30 adults at Whitesville Elementary felt sick Friday, causing the district to clean and disinfect the school for Monday.

Fifteen file for Berkeley County Sheriff race

Monday, March 2, 2015 2:52 p.m.

Filing closed Monday for candidates wanting to become the county’s chief law enforcement officer. The tally is at 15 candidates as of Monday …

Breath of Spring flower show set for March 5-8

Monday, March 2, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Spring is here.

County’s first African-American principal honored

Sunday, March 1, 2015 12:28 a.m.

The life and legacy of Ethel Gethers Davis was celebrated on Feb. 21 at the Mt. Carmel AME Church in Moncks Corner.

Timberland dishes out state champ rings

Saturday, February 28, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The first sign guests see upon entering says, “Excellence is not an act, it’s a habit.”

GCHS assistant principal resigns; Thompson releases statement

Friday, February 27, 2015 7:25 p.m.

Berkeley County School Superintendent Rodney Thompson released a public statement Friday addressing the recent arrest of a Goose Creek High School assistant principal, Paul Jette Herman.

Is it time to tweak state’s alimony laws?

Friday, February 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

By Deborah Swearingen

County approves $8M debt refinancing

Friday, February 27, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County Council has approved third and final reading for a general obligation bond that could result in a $600,000 interest rate savings.

Shuckin’ in the Park set for March 14 at Old Santee Canal Park

Thursday, February 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The 16th annual Shuckin’ in the Park Oyster Roast is Saturday, March 14, from noon to 6 p.m. at Old Santee Canal Park in Moncks Corner.

Former deputy supervisor demands full payment for accrued leave

Thursday, February 26, 2015 11:51 a.m.

A public battle is shaping up between the county’s new administration and a terminated employee.

Peagler: New county slogan aims to attract business

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:26 p.m.

It’s a mouthful, but no worries, county employees won’t answer the phone with the county’s new slogan:

County to simulate hurricane landfall for emergency preparedness

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

It doesn’t quite feel like hurricane weather yet in Berkeley County but the county remains vigilant.

Bail set for GCHS assistant principal accused of sex with student UPDATED

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 9:07 a.m.

A Goose Creek High School assistant principal who is accused of having a sexual relationship with a student watched her on the school's surveillance cameras, an attorney for the girl said at a bond hearing Tuesday morning.

St. John’s Christian Academy launches early college academy

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Beginning in 2015-2016, qualifying juniors and seniors at St. John’s Christian Academy will be given the opportunity to earn 36 or more …

More details revealed as GCHS assistant principal faces judge UPDATED

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 5:14 p.m.

A Berkeley County assistant principal has been suspended and faces possible jail time after his arrest Tuesday.

Weather advisory in effect until 5 p.m.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 2:33 p.m.

The current winter weather advisory that includes freezing precipitation and icing for much of Berkeley County will remain in effect until 5 p.m. …

Excel Club announced at Cane Bay High

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The National Exchange Club has announced a new Excel Club at Cane Bay High School.

Semifinalists for Rookie Teacher of the Year announced

Monday, February 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County schools have nominated their Rookie Teacher of the Year for the district’s annual award.

Macedonia Middle honors teachers

Monday, February 23, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Macedonia Middle School has selected Lyndi Valicek as the Teacher of the Year. She teaches sixth grade math and social studies.

Forecast calls for wintry mix overnight; school closings announced UPDATED

Monday, February 23, 2015 1:49 p.m.

Berkeley County schools and St. John’s Christian Academy will be closed Tuesday, as Berkeely County braces for a wintry mix overnight.

Overnight fire damages Moncks Corner Applebees UPDATED

Monday, February 23, 2015 6:49 a.m.

A fire broke out in the office area of the Moncks Corner Applebees restaurant during the overnight hours of Monday, Feb. 23.

Berkeley Middle School weight training program pays dividends

Sunday, February 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

When Berkeley Stags Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Jeff Cruce took over the Stags’ athletic program in the spring of 2011, he had …

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