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Discarded Christmas trees have potential uses

Thursday, December 25, 12:01 a.m.

Instead of letting your Christmas tree take up space in a landfill this year, state natural resources officials suggest giving it a second life by putting it to good use for fish or...

Ravenells capture Yard of the Month honors

Wednesday, December 24, 12:56 p.m.

The Belle Island Garden Club has chosen Mack and Delores Ravenell as the recipients of the “Yard of the Month” for December.


Red Cross asks to make blood donation a New Year’s resolution

Wednesday, December 24, 12:01 a.m.

The American Red Cross asks eligible blood donors to make a resolution to give blood regularly in 2015, beginning with National Blood Donor Month in January.


Accident claims 2 on Halfway Creek Road

Wednesday, December 24, 9:58 p.m.

A Mt. Pleasant man and a Huger man died Wednesday in a two-car accident on Halfway Creek Road in Berkeley County.

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Sports

Lady Cavs survive tough test against PSA 58-55

Sunday, December 21, 10:46 p.m.

If royalty was ever a consideration at St. John’s Christian Academy, Hayley Singletary would be first in line for a tiara and scepter.

Cobras have no bite, chomped by Stags 61-23

Saturday, December 20, 9:37 a.m.

Berkeley Stags basketball coach Joe Wallace was interested to see how his team responded following its first loss of the season on Dec. 16 to Goose Creek.


Lady Stags finding their way with 39-24 win over Timberland

Tuesday, December 16, 12:06 a.m.

The Berkeley Lady Stags are finding their way. The team rebounded from a heartbreaking, season-opening 34-33 loss to Cane Bay, to post a pair of wins over Stratford, the latest, a 46-16 thrashing on...


Lady Stags lose heartbreaker at buzzer, 34-33

Monday, December 8, 11:55 p.m.

Not 90 minutes into the opening of the 2014-2015 season, the young Berkeley Lady Stags got a good taste of what heartbreak felt like, taking a dagger to the heart in a 34-33 loss to Cane Bay on Dec.

Education

Choir director gets closer to Grammy Award

Friday, December 19, 9:37 a.m.

Cane Bay Director of Choirs William Bennett has become one of 10 finalists for the 2015 Grammy Music Educator Award.

Teachers earn national accreditation

Friday, December 19, 9:41 a.m.

Four Berkeley County teachers have become National Board Certified Teachers.


They’re Terrific!

Sunday, December 14, 12:03 a.m.

Berkeley Elementary School recently released the names of its Terrific Kids for the month of November. The focus for the month was “Citizenship.”


Grabbing for a Grammy: Cane Bay chorus director makes Top 10

Tuesday, December 9, 12:01 a.m.

Cane Bay High Chorus Director William Bennett has made it into the Top 10 finalists for the Grammy Award for Music Educators.

Community News

American Heritage Girls raise $700 for Operation Christmas Child

Monday, December 15, 12:21 p.m.

The Victory Baptist Church American Heritage Girls Troop 1603 packed 98 boxes and raised $700 in donations for Operation Christmas Child in St. Stephen.

Hood’s Chapel UM Church fills 70 Christmas stockings for children

Monday, December 22, 2:58 p.m.

The Ladies Circle and other congregation members at Hood’s Chapel UM church filled 70 Christmas stockings that were delivered on Dec. 18 to the MUSC children’s hospital.


Winners of St. Stephen Christmas festivities announced

Tuesday, December 16, 9:17 a.m.

The Town of St. Stephen would like to thank each and every person that participated in the 2014 Annual Christmas Tree Walk and Parade.


Betaw Christian Church Homecoming set for Dec. 14

Monday, December 8, 11:59 p.m.

Betaw Christian Church, Santee River Road, Hwy 45 East in St. Stephen will celebrate with a homecoming worship service on Sunday, Dec. 14 beginning at 11 a.m. Minister Claude Hydrick will...

Opinion

Guest Column

A Christmas carrot cake to remember

Tuesday, December 23, 11:14 a.m.

Most folks have a collection of special holiday recipes they pull out every year. I do, too. They’re filed in my mother’s old wooden recipe box, organized from appetizers to dessert. Every...

Guest Column

What type of cheese was that?

Tuesday, December 23, 11:18 a.m.

This one is worth repeating because no one believed me the first time.

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Reader addresses chicken issue

Wednesday, December 3, 11:59 p.m.

Dear Editor:

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