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Adams wins, will face Lewis in runoff

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

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Lady Knights, Hawks county champs

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

The Stratford girls and Hanahan boys staked a claim to the Berkeley County track and field titles.

Should litter control officers carry guns? County Council discusses issue

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

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


Adams wins, will face Lewis in runoff UPDATED

Tuesday, April 21, 7:05 p.m.

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


Double murder accomplice sentenced to 25 years

Tuesday, April 21, 12:00 p.m.

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

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Sports

Lady Hawks clip Beaufort

Tuesday, April 21, 12:24 p.m.

Hanahan pitcher MacKenzie Dyson had 12 strikeouts and gave up three hits in blanking Beaufort 1-0 on Monday in a key Region 8-AAA softball game for the Lady Hawks.

DIAMOND NOTES: Greene sizzling in Mexico

Tuesday, April 21, 10:55 a.m.

Former Stratford baseball standout Justin Greene has crossed the border to continue his playing career.


Hiott leads Knights past West Ashley

Monday, April 20, 9:33 p.m.

The Stratford baseball team salvaged a game in its three-game series with West Ashley last week.


Hawks eyeing region crown

Monday, April 20, 10:40 p.m.

Hanahan’s baseball team enters the final week of the regular season with a chance to win the Region 8-AAA title. All the Hawks have to do is beat defending champion Berkeley twice.

Education

Students knit hats for Looms of Love

Tuesday, April 21, 3:34 p.m.

Boulder Bluff Elementary students participated in the “Looms of Love” Project, an after school program at Boulder Bluff Elementary.

Rookie Teacher of the Year finalists selected

Tuesday, April 21, 3:39 p.m.

Berkeley County School District’s Rookie Teacher of the Year Committee has narrowed the list of candidates to just three.


Sombrero 5K benefits Sangaree Middle

Tuesday, April 21, 3:32 p.m.

Sangaree Middle School in Ladson will host its 2015 Sangaree Sombrero 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 2, beginning at 8 a.m. All proceeds will be used to support the school.


Franchini Scholarship deadline nears

Monday, April 20, 11:28 a.m.

Berkeley County high school seniors interested in pursuing a college degree in teacher education have the opportunity to apply for the Archie Franchini Scholarship.

Community News

Watermelon experts share insight

Tuesday, April 14, 11:18 a.m.

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

Free boating course set for April 18

Monday, April 6, 11:22 a.m.

Youngsters ages 12 to 18 are invited to attend a free boating safety course at the Berkeley County Library in Moncks Corner on April 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Charleston Lowcountry Rose Society Show set for Cypress Gardens

Tuesday, March 31, 11:55 a.m.

Colorful modern hybrid teas, old garden roses and many others blooms will be on display during the 23rd Annual Charleston Rose Show on April 25 in the Heritage Museum at Cypress Gardens.


Military graduations for local soldiers announced

Wednesday, March 25, 4:22 p.m.

Air Force Reserve Airman Matthew T. Principio graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

Opinion

Is it hot in here?

Tuesday, April 21, 3:31 p.m.

If anyone knows why I’m laughing, sobbing and screaming simultaneously, give me a clue.

Aging gracefully is not easy

Tuesday, April 21, 3:30 p.m.

I suffered a mishap the other night.

Federal employees deserve our gratitude

Tuesday, April 21, 3:31 p.m.

Dear Editor:

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