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 …

Peagler among speakers at North Area Council meeting March 4

Saturday, February 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce’s March 4 North Area Council meeting promises to provided a wealth of …

Lady Trojans survive furious comeback bid to advance UPDATED

Friday, February 20, 2015 12:20 p.m.

The Cross Lady Trojans survived a second round matchup with Hannah-Pamplico Thursday to win 55-49 and advance to the third round of play in the Class …

Filing opens for sheriff special election

Friday, February 20, 2015 1:20 p.m.

A total of nine Berkeley County Sheriff GOP candidates walked into the election office at to file for office on Friday.

Trident responds to law court ruling

Friday, February 20, 2015 12:12 a.m.

Trident Health has responded to the Feb. 18 court ruling by the South Carolina Court of Appeals which favors the two Certificate of Need applications …

Henerey sworn in as interim sheriff UPDATED

Friday, February 20, 2015 4:38 p.m.

Retired Berkeley County Sheriff Chief Deputy Butch Henerey is now officially interim sheriff for the county after a swearing-in ceremony Friday.

Berkeley County schools under 2-hour delay for Friday, Feb. 20 UPDATED

Thursday, February 19, 2015 12:24 p.m.

According to a statement by Berkeley County School District, all Berkeley County Schools will operate according to a two-hour delay on Friday, February 20, due to forecasts of extremely cold weather.

BCSO accepting reserve deputy applications

Thursday, February 19, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the position of reserve deputy.

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