Extension’s military programs outlined

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 1:11 p.m.

South Carolina military families have a partner to help deal with the stresses of frequent deployment, relocation and separation.

Finding Mudville: Perfection is 14-0

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 1:09 p.m.

I watched the best football team in the state play Friday night. Including any of the state champions among the other classes, seven all told when …

THS Army JROTC takes part in National Youth Cyber Defense Competition

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Timberland High School Army JROTC participated in the seventh season of CyberPatriot’s National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. 

DUI memorial service Dec. 2 UPDATED

Monday, December 1, 2014 11:22 a.m.

A memorial candlelight service for families of DUI victims will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 6:30 p.m. at the Moncks Corner AME Church located at …

County rarity receives $20k for tourism upgrades UPDATED

Monday, December 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County’s only remaining one-room classroom is stepping into the 21st century.

One-time bonus approved for all county employees

Sunday, November 30, 2014 12:02 a.m.

Berkeley County employees will get a little something extra in their December paychecks after County Council approved a one-time bonus.

Huger man charged with money laundering

Sunday, November 30, 2014 12:03 a.m.

Huger resident John Nick, 59, has been charged with money laundering by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Columbia.

PERFECTION! Undefeated Timberland wins second state title 35-12 over Keenan UPDATED

Saturday, November 29, 2014 12:14 a.m.

Josh Alston recovered a fumble to score a touchdown less than a minute into the game, and blocked a punt to set up a second TD as the Timberland …

County moves toward removing transportation impact fees

Saturday, November 29, 2014 6:41 a.m.

Berkeley County Council has passed the second of three readings needed to eliminate its transportation impact fee — a fee detractors say has hurt …

Existing companies set to bring 78 jobs to county

Friday, November 28, 2014 12:03 a.m.

Two county-to-business tax agreements could bring nearly 80 jobs to Berkeley County as existing companies seek expansions.

Lady Trojans look to dominate in 2014-2015

Friday, November 28, 2014 12:24 p.m.

The Cross Lady Trojans have become a force to be reckoned with among the ranks of girls basketball, and not just in Region 6A, where they won a …

State’s labor force hits high mark in October

Thursday, November 27, 2014 12:01 p.m.

In October, South Carolina’s labor force hit an all-time high, while the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly to 6.7 …

Thanksgiving leftovers: Safe food handling a must

Thursday, November 27, 2014 12:03 a.m.

Making the most of Thanksgiving leftovers is practically an American tradition on its own.

Start time to state title game changed

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 10:03 a.m.

The kickoff to the AA Div. II state championship game between Timberland and Keenan has been changed from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28.

State awards ‘excellent’ rating for school district

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:29 a.m.

Berkeley County Schools have scored “excellent” on the State Report Card for the first time.

Clemson Extension’s Arena offers firewood advice UPDATED

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:52 p.m.

Does your home have a fireplace?

SCHP plans extra enforcement for holiday

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 10:12 a.m.

One of the busiest travel weeks of the year is underway – and the rainy weather is going to make the highways travel a challenge for Thanksgiving.

Early childhood business leadership cohort celebrated

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:46 a.m.

Berkeley and Dorchester County First Steps local legislators and community leaders came together Saturday, Nov. 22, at Cypress Gardens to celebrate …

Victim in fatal accident identified

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 11:30 a.m.

A man killed in a head-on collision on Old State Road on Monday, Nov. 24, has been identified as Douglas Soles, 36, of Orangeburg, according to Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury.

Needy families get Thanksgiving dinner thanks to BCSO

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:09 p.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office helped make Thanksgiving a little more special for needy families as “Operation Stuffing” came to an end Monday, …

Charlamagne remembers his roots with turkey giveaway UPDATED

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 4:53 a.m.

The late, great Beatle, George Harrison, wrote a song during the last years of his life that included the lyric, “If you don’t know where you’re …

Carbon monoxide risks increase with cold weather

Monday, November 24, 2014 9:01 a.m.

With the onset of winter temperatures the Palmetto Poison Center is issuing a warning about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning. The risk of poisoning can increase throughout the state as individuals try to remain warm. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, tasteless toxic gas. It is produced when any fuel such as natural gas, …

County family plays the ‘Feud’

Monday, November 24, 2014 1:25 p.m.

The Kirkpatrick family of Goose Creek represented Berkeley County on the popular game show “Family Feud” at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24 on the local Fox …

Seventh graders receive veggie tutorial

Monday, November 24, 2014 1:01 a.m.

Seventh grade students on the College of Charleston team at Berkeley Middle School are growing a variety of vegetables this school year from a grant- …

Bonner students take part in canned food drive, host professor

Monday, November 24, 2014 12:40 p.m.

Kindergarten classes at Bonner Elementary School are getting into the spirit of Thanksgiving this year.

Students savor tasty solar energy lesson

Sunday, November 23, 2014 12:12 a.m.

Who could have imagined that using solar energy would result in such a tasty treat?

Strong storms possible, tornado watch in effect for Berkeley County

Sunday, November 23, 2014 10:15 p.m.

A tornado watch is in effect until 1 a.m. Monday morning in Berkeley County, the National Weather Service has announced.

SCRA cuts ribbon on new facility in Nexton

Saturday, November 22, 2014 11:38 a.m.

SCRA held the official dedication and ribbon cutting ceremonies Friday, Nov. 21, for its Applied Technologies Center at Nexton in Summerville, according to a news release from the company.

Stags’ Cinderella run ends with 55-0 loss to Hartsville UPDATED

Saturday, November 22, 2014 12:53 a.m.

The Hartsville Red Foxes played the role of the evil stepmother in ending the Berkeley Stags’ Cinderella run through the Class AAA playoffs with a 55- …

Early stages of drought spread statewide; Lowcountry not as dry UPDATED

Friday, November 21, 2014 11:30 a.m.

COLUMBIA – State officials say all of South Carolina is now in the early stages of drought.

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