Sanford makes county visit

The Independent

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 12:53 p.m.

Second chances, states’ rights and health care were all topics of discussion for U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford at Monday night’s monthly Goose Creek NAACP …

Manufacturer eyes Berkeley County

The Independent

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 7:35 a.m.

More technician jobs could be coming to Berkeley County.

Cane Bay lottery ticket claimed by Summerville man

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 1:02 p.m.

The winning lottery ticket sold in Cane Bay last week has been claimed by a Summerville man.

Santee Cooper approves $10.85 million in loans

Monday, August 25, 2014 12:35 p.m.

The Santee Cooper Board of Directors has approved $10.85 million in loans to advance four commercial and industrial development projects that will benefit rural South Carolina.

Man pleads guilty in neglected dogs case

Monday, August 25, 2014 2:26 p.m.

The Berkeley County man accused of 43 counts of ill-treatment of animals has pleaded guilty to the charges.

Free boat inspections set for Aug. 30

Monday, August 25, 2014 7:39 a.m.

In an effort to keep state waterways safe during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement …

Habitat partners with Town to revitalize Wall St. community

Monday, August 25, 2014 1:02 p.m.

The popular cliche “It takes a village,” carries some substance in this instance.

From Wildcat to Bulldog, Kory Brown comes home UPDATED

Sunday, August 24, 2014 9:26 a.m.

Kory Brown has decided to come home.

Expectations high at St. John’s despite early setbacks UPDATED

Saturday, August 23, 2014 9:16 a.m.

The St. John’s volleyball team played well during its first week of the 2014 season, but came away empty handed, dropping a pair of close losses to …

Moncks Corner police seek robbery suspect

Friday, August 22, 2014 3:25 p.m.

Moncks Corner police continue to search for a suspect in an armed robbery of the Sunoco convenience store at 101 S. Live Oak Dr.

Berkeley Intermediate teachers take the ice bucket challenge

Friday, August 22, 2014 4:22 p.m.

They’d been called out.

Cheating uncovered at nuclear power training site

Friday, August 22, 2014 11:37 a.m.

At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site in Goose Creek, and 10 others are under criminal investigation, the admiral in charge of the Navy’s nuclear reactors program told The Associated Press.

St. Stephen youngster makes a fishing memory

Friday, August 22, 2014 6:58 a.m.

There are two rules about fishing. First, never divulge the location of your prize fishing hole.

Community invited to football celebration

Thursday, August 21, 2014 4:23 p.m.

Are you ready to celebrate the upcoming football season?

4-H wildlife program accepting applications

Thursday, August 21, 2014 11:00 a.m.

The South Carolina 4-H Program is accepting applications from youth ages 5-19 who are interested in participating in the 2014 SC Wildlife Food Plot Project.

Moncks Corner mayor targets bioenergy company’s odor UPDATED

The Independent

Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:07 p.m.

Something smells in Moncks Corner.

Peagler says thanks; town election dates set

Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:37 a.m.

Moncks Corner Mayor Bill Peagler said a big “thank you” to members of town council and the town of Moncks Corner as a whole.

Molina Healthcare helps Helping Hands UPDATED

The Gazette

Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:41 p.m.

Molina Healthcare partnered with Helping Hands of Goose Creek to help feed some hungry families Thursday, Aug. 21.

Red Cross assists Pineville family

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 8:16 a.m.

The American Red Cross assisted a Pineville family of three adults and two children after their home on Matilda Circle was destroyed by fire damage …

‘Sober or Slammer’ campaign begins

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 1:10 p.m.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety partnered with local hospitals, first responders, and law enforcement agencies across the state today …

$1 million! Cane Bay store sells winning lottery ticket UPDATED

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:28 a.m.

A Cane Bay area grocery store has sold a Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million, according to a S.C. Education Lottery press release.

BBQ Cook-off set for September

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 8:15 a.m.

The 18th Annual Berkeley BBQ Cook-off sponsored by the Moncks Corner Lions Club will be held Sept. 19-20 at Old Santee Canal State Park.

Man arrested in hit-and-run case UPDATED

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 9:58 a.m.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol made an arrest Thursday, Aug. 21, in a hit-and-run fatality Tuesday, according to SCHP and Berkeley County …

Tip leads to meth arrests UPDATED

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 10:37 p.m.

The Drug Enforcement Unit of the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office arrested four people Wednesday, Aug. 20, on methamphetamine charges.

Berkeley County students return to school

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:24 a.m.

Berkeley County students returned to school Tuesday for the start of the 2014-2015 school year.

BCSO arrests 3 meth suspects in Moncks Corner

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:06 a.m.

Deputies with the Drug Enforcement Unit of the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office arrested three people on methamphetamine charges on Monday, Aug. 18. …

Jobless rate continues to increase in Berkeley County

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 7:01 a.m.

Berkeley County’s jobless rate continued to increase in July, according to numbers released by the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce.

Inmates being treated after ‘respiratory reaction’ UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 3:13 p.m.

Some Berkeley County prisoners are being treated at Trident Hospital Tuesday.

Fumes force evacuation of some inmates at Hill-Finklea UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:43 p.m.

Maintenance work at Hill-Finklea Detention center in Moncks Corner released chemical fumes and forced the evacuation of some prisoners Tuesday, according to Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Dan Moon.

Students and teachers return to school UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:36 p.m.

While the calender says fall won’t arrive until Sept. 21, summer officially ended locally on Aug. 19 as the doors of Berkeley County schools opened …

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