Music and ministry: Moncks Corner band finds its calling

Friday, April 24, 2015 12:01 p.m.

A mutual love for music and ministry made Cassie and Amy friends 13 years ago.

Coroner rules moped death accidental UPDATED

Friday, April 24, 2015 2:16 p.m.

Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury ruled the cause of death in a moped and pickup truck collision as accidental.

Town consolidates trash pickup schedule

Friday, April 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Town of Moncks Corner is working to make the process of picking up your trash a lot easier.

Recount confirms: Sheriff candidate Lewis in GOP runoff with Adams

Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:33 p.m.

Berkeley County’s election board has certified the Republican party’s results from Tuesday’s election: Brian Adams will face …

School board interviewing 6 superintendent candidates this week

Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County School District school board members are holding six interviews over three nights this week for superintendent candidates.

District amends school calendar for earlier winter break

Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County public school parents and teachers have had their voices heard: the 2015-2016 instructional calendar will now include a winter break …

Body of missing Berkeley County man found UPDATED

Thursday, April 23, 2015 3:48 p.m.

MONCKS CORNER, SC – The body of a missing Berkeley County man has been found in Cross.

Threat of bad weather forces Relay for Life indoors UPDATED

Thursday, April 23, 2015 10:59 p.m.

The threat of bad weather forecast for Saturday, April 25, has forced Relay for Life organizers to opt for PLAN B - move the event indoors.

Middle schooler receives Young Citizenship Award

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 6:01 a.m.

Mai Cameron, an active member of Moncks Corner Baptist Church, was recently nominated by the church to receive a Young Citizenship Award. …

Council debates: Should litter control officers carry guns?

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Qualified litter control officers in Berkeley County have been authorized to carry county-issued lethal weapons since 2009.

Saturday’s Relay for Life set for 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

If you show up at dusk for this year’s Relay for Life celebration at Berkeley High School’s Bonner Stadium you will have missed all the …

Berkeley Athletics Hall of Fame 2015 class announced

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The Berkeley Athletics Hall of Fame announced its latest selection of former Berkeley Stags sports legends with the Class of 2015.

Double murder accomplice sentenced to 25 years

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 11:57 a.m.

Arthur Ray Chavis, an acccomplice in the double murder of two Berkeley County women, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.

Adams finishes first in GOP primary; Lewis edges Ollic for spot in runoff UPDATED

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 7:03 p.m.

Republicans Brian Adams and Duane Lewis are heading to the May 5 runoff in the GOP sheriff race.

THS senior receives appointment to Air Force Academy

Monday, April 20, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Mason Knox, a senior at Timberland High School, has received the high honor of being appointed to the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado. …

GOP candidates share visions for Sheriff’s Office

Monday, April 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The GOP primary for the Berkeley County Sheriff special election is April 21.

No love from rain as Hanahan match halted

Sunday, April 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

In a battle for third place in Region 8AAA, the Berkeley Stags and Hanahan Hawks received no love from Mother Nature as a presistent drizzle halted …

Red Cross launches new app with emergency info

Saturday, April 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The American Red Cross has announced the release of its new Emergency App, which gives instant access to weather alerts, life-saving information and …

BCSO captures statewide honors

Friday, April 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office Highway Enforcement Aggressive Team (HEAT) and several BCSO deputies received statewide awards last week. …

Longtime school board member resigns for medical reasons

Friday, April 17, 2015 1:52 p.m.

Berkeley County School Board Member Wilhelmina Jager Moore has resigned from the Berkeley County School Board due to medical reasons, according to a …

St. Stephen man’s death ruled homicide UPDATED

Friday, April 17, 2015 10:04 a.m.

A St. Stephen man’s death has been ruled a homicide by Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury.

Filing period for vacant town council seat opens

Friday, April 17, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The 10-day filing period for Mike Lockliear’s vacated Moncks Corner Town Council seat is open.

Four arrested in Shar Pei surrender case UPDATED

Friday, April 17, 2015 10:39 a.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has arrested four people in connection with Shenanigan Shar Peis, which inundated Doc Williams SPCA on Jan. …

Search continues for missing woman

Thursday, April 16, 2015 11:08 a.m.

When Brandy Chance thinks of her sister, her mind takes her to the most gut-wrenching possibilities.

District CFO: Property tax increase needed for schools’ deficit

Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Get ready to dig into those pockets. Berkeley County School District CFO Brantley Thomas said the district is facing a $10 million deficit in next …

Manufacturer proposes 4,000 jobs in Lebanon/ Pringletown area

Thursday, April 16, 2015 5:55 p.m.

Near an area known for idyllic pastures and country homes, a manufacturer seeks to bring 4,000 jobs over 10 years for an advanced manufacturing and …

Chick-fil-A opens in Moncks Corner

Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Chick-fil-A restaurant opened its doors for business at 6 a.m. Thursday morning, April 16, in Moncks Corner after first giving away 100 free …

Thompson indicted; Franchini takes over as interim Superintendent UPDATED

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 4:22 p.m.

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced Wednesday the State Grand Jury has returned an indictment against Berkeley County School …

County Council declines to outlaw bridge jumping

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County Council has affirmed citizens’ right to jump off bridges.

Experts share watermelon growing insight

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Pending rains will put watermelons at risk for gummy stem blight and anthracnose.

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