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Golf tournament raises money for Timberland

Golf tournament raises money for Timberland
Sunday, July 3, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The weather outside was sweltering but the skies were clear and blue for the 10th annual Herbie Orvin Memorial Golf Tournament.

SEASON PREVIEW: RedHawks ‘playing with house money’

SEASON PREVIEW: RedHawks ‘playing with house money’
Sunday, July 3, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Perhaps it was by design. Perhaps it was simply the way the chips fell.

Buccaneers heading to Toronto on mission trip

Sunday, July 3, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Charleston Southern’s mens basketball team will embark on a five-day trip to Canada from Aug. 6-11.

Public asked to submit dead birds to DHEC for West Nile testing

Public asked to submit dead birds to DHEC for West Nile testing

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Saturday, July 2, 2016 12:01 a.m.

In an effort to stop the spread of West Nile, the public is being asked to safely retrieve “freshly dead” birds, and transport them to …

DHEC seeks public’s help to track mosquito-borne diseases

Friday, July 1, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is seeking the public’s help in tracking the spread of mosquito-borne diseases.

Family of property owner where dead animals found: Get the sheriff involved UPDATED

Family of property owner where dead animals found: Get the sheriff involved
Friday, July 1, 2016 1:04 p.m.

The family of an 84-year-old woman living at the residence where more than 30 dead animals were found June 29 has stated they want the …

A bang for bucks

A bang for bucks
Friday, July 1, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Brightly colored containers have appeared along the roadsides throughout Berkeley and Dorchester counties as entrepreneurs are setting up shop for …

Goose Creek municipal judge resigns

Friday, July 1, 2016 1:41 p.m.

A longtime Goose Creek municipal judge has submitted her resignation effective July 1.

Moncks Corner employee of the quarter

Moncks Corner employee of the quarter
Friday, July 1, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Parker “Cole” Tracy was named Moncks Corner’s employee of the quarter. He was recognized and presented with a plaque at a June …

‘She taught me so much’

‘She taught me so much’
Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Cancer tends to have a way of not discriminating.

Crime in the county

Thursday, June 30, 2016 7:47 a.m.

According to a report from the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, a man refused to return his ex-girlfriend’s car after she loaned it to him to go on a job interview. After attempts to reach the man for the return of the vehicle were unsuccessful, a deputy responded to Miami Street June 16 and also attempted to make contact with the …

30-plus dead animals discovered at Moncks Corner home

Thursday, June 30, 2016 6:11 p.m.

Berkeley County Animal Control has issued 12 citations to a Moncks Corner resident Courtney Heatley of Honey Bee Road after finding the remains of more than 30 animals and taking nine live animals away at her residence last night, according to a county press release.

USDA: Avoid foodborne bacteria on the Fourth of July

Thursday, June 30, 2016 7:48 a.m.

No matter where you find yourself on the Fourth of July, you will probably see lots of food, beverages and grass-stained sneakers.

University of SC approves largest tuition hike in 5 years

Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The University of South Carolina has passed its biggest tuition hike in five years.

Alcohol ordinance approved

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:01 p.m.

A second reading and public hearing to amend an ordinance restricting the hours of operation of establishments that allow for the consumption of alcohol was approved unanimously without public comment Tuesday at Moncks Corner town council meeting.

Farmers affected by flooding have new web site for info

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

COLUMBIA — A website to assist flood-affected farmers who are applying for grants was launched Friday by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture.

School board ends practice of reciting Lord’s Prayer UPDATED

School board ends practice of reciting Lord’s Prayer
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 9:14 a.m.

A moment of silence began the June 28 Berkeley County School Board meeting. The moment has temporarily replaced the board’s longstanding …

Sen. Scott stands with GOP on gun rules

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

U.S Senator Tim Scott, R-S.C. stated Thursday that more should be done to keep guns away from terrorists.

Meet new Moncks Corner representative Sylleste Davis

Meet new Moncks Corner representative Sylleste Davis
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

In her first days in office, freshman legislator Sylleste Davis traveled to Columbia and found herself saying, “aye” to the …

Help animals beat the heat this summer

Help animals beat the heat this summer
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 3:41 p.m.

Cody knows how to keep his cool. The 15-year-old pinto horse drinks plenty of water – possibly up to 24 gallons in one day – and hangs …

Driver killed on Highway 311 near Cross UPDATED

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 11:13 a.m.

A Moncks Corner man was killed near Cross in Berkeley County Tuesday morning, June 28.

BCSD OKs first reading of annual operating budget

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 3:46 p.m.

Berkeley County School District’s Fiscal Year 2016-2017 General Fund Operating Budget received first reading June 14.

The Citadel is seeking applicants for teaching scholarship

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 3:53 p.m.

The Citadel is seeking applicants for a prestigious, fully funded teaching scholarship open to college graduates or professionals in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Jamestown man killed in roadway of 17-A

Monday, June 27, 2016 8:46 a.m.

A Jamestown man, lying in the road, was struck and killed by a vehicle at 3:33 a.m. Sunday, June 26, on Highway 17-A, according to a report from the Berkeley County Coroner’s Office.

Alston triple threat for RedHawks UPDATED

Alston triple threat for RedHawks
Monday, June 27, 2016 12:18 a.m.

Pass catcher. Check.

County tandems top 10 at state high school fishing tournament

County tandems top 10 at state high school fishing tournament
Monday, June 27, 2016 11:19 a.m.

A pair of Berkeley County high school fishermen cast their lines into Lake Marion hoping to reel in a state championship.

New legislation makes its way through system

Sunday, June 26, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The House of Representatives concurred in Senate amendments to S.1258, legislation addressing road funding and Department of Transportation restructuring, and enrolled the bill for ratification. The legislation allows for an estimated total of up to $4.5 billion to be devoted to the state’s roads over the next ten years. This includes: $950 …

Old Santee Canal Park

Sunday, June 26, 2016 2:18 p.m.

Spend a quiet afternoon with history when you visit the Old Santee Canal Park. Photos by Ann Mack

MUSC Medical Center at Carnes Crossroads - Grand Opening

Sunday, June 26, 2016 12:26 p.m.

Photos by Brooks Finneseth

Moncks Corner AA all-stars a defensive machine UPDATED

Moncks Corner AA all-stars a defensive machine
Sunday, June 26, 2016 3:14 p.m.

Moncks Corner’s Dixie Youth AA machine pitch all-stars are a group that should have a bright future on the diamond.

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