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Legislative solution to save Mount Holly smelter facing difficult road

Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A disagreement over how legislation should be crafted to keep Century Aluminum’s Mount Holly smelter operating could end up dooming the Goose Creek facility.

Sen. Paul Campbell talks about first-ever opponent, Senate goals

Sen. Paul Campbell talks about first-ever opponent, Senate goals
Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

For the first time in his legislative career, District 44 Republican Sen. Paul Campbell has an opponent. After serving in the Statehouse nearly nine …

Cane Bay robotics team is headed to national championship

Cane Bay robotics team is headed to national championship
Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:01 p.m.

One visit to the Cane Bay High School robotics team is all it took to see that FRC Team 3490 Viper Drive is serious about learning and what they do. …

Crime

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 9:50 a.m.

A man with unauthorized checks was able to walk away with $3,124.86 from a Moncks Corner bank before heading to St. Stephen in an attempt to try his luck again. The teller at that bank however, reported suspicious activity to a branch manager. According to an incident report, after the man was told the bank was going to verify the check, he …

Sheriff, agencies host fourth warrant sweep

Sheriff, agencies host fourth warrant sweep
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 9:49 a.m.

For the fourth time since being elected last year, Sheriff Duane Lewis gathered 100 law enforcement officers from various agencies and then set them …

Cavs on learning curve UPDATED

Cavs on learning curve
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The St. John's Christian baseball team is learning on the go this spring but it has managed to put together some winning efforts.

Summerville Miracle League

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 4:05 p.m.

Teacher Therapist Appreciation Day - April 9, 2016 Photos by Katie Florimbio

Rain to continue, with thunderstorms possible

Rain to continue, with thunderstorms possible
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 9:18 a.m.

Rain showers will continue today, bringing a possible thunderstorm with them later Tuesday afternoon, according to National Weather Service …

Murky well water haunts some rural county residents

Murky well water haunts some rural county residents
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:01 p.m.

You don’t drink the water on Poplar Hill Drive, and you probably shouldn’t wash your clothes in it either.

Gator Crawl to celebrate late GCHS role model

Gator Crawl to celebrate late GCHS role model
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:49 a.m.

So what exactly is a Gator Crawl?

County reaches settlement in transportation fee lawsuit UPDATED

County reaches settlement in transportation fee lawsuit
Monday, April 11, 2016 6:06 p.m.

Berkeley County has settled a lawsuit that alleged the county did not spend millions of dollars in impact fees within the time allowed by state law. …

Huger boy, 5, dies in Sunday traffic crash UPDATED

Huger boy, 5, dies in Sunday traffic crash
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:39 p.m.

A 5-year-old Huger boy died Sunday in a traffic crash in the Francis Marion National Forest.

Watson shines at Redhawks practice UPDATED

Watson shines at Redhawks practice
Sunday, April 10, 2016 1:04 p.m.

The Carolina Redhawks held a practice at Westview Middle School in Goose Creek on Saturday, giving players from that area an opportunity to have a …

Thermal thinning and pruning with prescribed fire benefits longleaf pine stands

Thermal thinning and pruning with prescribed fire benefits longleaf pine stands
Saturday, April 9, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The benefits of prescribed fire in the Southern “pineywoods” are many and varied—and because of the passion of folks who love …

Winningham sparkles again

Winningham sparkles again
Saturday, April 9, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley High School’s baseball team could board a plane, fly to The Bronx and suit up against the New York Yankees and would expect to win …

More questions than answers for proposed railroad through Cross

More questions than answers for proposed railroad through Cross
Friday, April 8, 2016 9:20 a.m.

“A big waste of time,” “Not a lot of answers,” and “All I did was sign up for an email.” Those were some of …

REPORT: Randy Robinson Named as Berkeley High School Varsity Football Coach UPDATED

REPORT: Randy Robinson Named as Berkeley High School Varsity Football Coach
Thursday, April 7, 2016 12:38 p.m.

PRESS RELEASE

New DMV online title transaction available

Thursday, April 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) now has a new online transaction designed for customers applying for a duplicate title certificate. Customers who use the new online service will receive their title by mail at the address on file.

BP’s Berkeley Co. plant gets $170M upgrade

BP’s Berkeley Co. plant gets $170M upgrade
Thursday, April 7, 2016 10:24 a.m.

BP Cooper River is more than halfway through a $170 million upgrade. Part of the upgrade is for the reactor installation. BP Cooper River is one of …

School resource officer brings Prom Promise to Stratford High School

Thursday, April 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Stratford High School Resource Officer David Coffey said he is looking forward to educating Stratford students on the importance of safety during the week of April 4-8 through the Prom Promise initiative.

Boeing tax-evasion arrests include Berkeley Co. residents UPDATED

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 2:39 p.m.

Thirteen Boeing South Carolina employees have been arrested on charges of tax evasion, according to the S.C. Department of Revenue. Of those arrested, five are residents of Berkeley County.

Goose Creek denies request for public information in double homicide UPDATED

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The city of Goose Creek’s blanket denial of a request for more information on a double homicide is not consistent with the state’s Freedom of Information Act, according to an attorney for the S.C. Press Association.

South Carolina jobless rate again steady at 5.5 percent

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

South Carolina’s unemployment rate was unchanged again in February.

Cloudy with the chance of a coach?

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Talking weather is one way to pass the time unless you’re a Berkeley Stags fan or perhaps more importantly, a varsity football player.

Coffee with a cop comes to Moncks Corner

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 5:01 p.m.

As local police departments strive to make lasting connections with the communities they serve, Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department (BCSD) is doing its part by taking part in the initiative supported by the U.S. Department of Justice known as “Coffee with a Cop.”

Catfish Festival 2016

Catfish Festival 2016
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 12:42 p.m.

Rain threatened to dampen the day but attendees at the 25th Catfish Festival in St. Stephen didn’t seem to mind meandering through the mud and …

Cobras strike for win in eighth

Cobras strike for win in eighth
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Cane Bay baseball coach Shane Todd has little doubt it’s going to be a tight race all the way to the end for playoff spots out of the region. …

Crime

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 7:01 p.m.

Officers were sent to a residence in reference to a complaint of an alleged pornographic video that was posted to a Facebook page. The complainant said she was a member of a local Facebook group advertising items for sale and while browsing through her news feed, saw that a video was posted to the group’s page portraying child pornography. …

Confederate flag to return to Statehouse in July

Confederate flag to return to Statehouse in July

Post & Courier

Monday, April 4, 2016 12:01 a.m.

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Secessionist Party plans to return the Confederate battle flag to Statehouse grounds exactly one year after it …

Catfish Festival

Monday, April 4, 2016 10:11 a.m.

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