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Deadly equine disease reported in Berkeley County

Tuesday, August 30, 12:01 p.m.

A case of a deadly, mosquito-borne disease that affects horses has been reported in Berkeley County.

Staying busy with the bees

Tuesday, August 30, 12:21 a.m.

The buzz coming from a hive of busy bees tells most people to step away – a self-preservation instinct to prevent getting stung.


Two killed in SC 45 crash

Tuesday, August 30, 9:24 a.m.

Two people died in a single-vehicle crash on SC 45 Monday night.


Gas prices jump ahead of holiday weekend

Tuesday, August 30, 12:24 a.m.

Gasoline prices climbed for a second straight week ahead of the upcoming holiday weekend, but they are not expected to rise much higher as the summer driving season comes to a close.

Stags volleyball team not short on athleticism

The Berkeley volleyball team has experience, but in some ways is starting off fresh.

Cavaliers improve to 2-0

The St. John’s Christian Academy Cavaliers improved to 2-0 Friday night with a 64-34 victory over the Charleston Collegiate Sun Devils.


Citadel, CSU agree to renew football rivalry

The Citadel and Charleston Southern have agreed to renew their football rivalry, Bulldogs athletic director Jim Senter said Monday.


Wolves get in win column; Cross on deck

Timberland High School coach Art Craig was certainly glad to get the Wolves’ Week 1 game behind him.

Education Briefs

Dara Harrop has been named the new principal of Marrington Middle School of the Arts in Goose Creek, South Carolina. The Berkeley County School Board approved the appointment on July 26.

Education briefs: 31,777 students at county public schools

Berkeley County public school students returned to school Aug. 15. By the fourth day of school, the district announced it has 31,777 kindergarten through 12th grade students and has hired 378 new...


An easier A: Students will be graded on 10-point scale

In an effort to help Berkeley County’s public school students to match up to neighboring school district students and national students, the school board has unanimously passed a policy...


Trident Medical Center plans $13.5M expansion

Citing a need for additional access to emergency and surgical services Trident Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Todd Gallati has announced the hospital will embark on a $13.5 million expansion.

Republican Women meet

The Berkeley County Republican Women had their August dinner Aug. 27 at The Barony House.

Hood: Construction on new Dollar General store underway

Construction is coming along with the Dollar General Store being built on Highway 17-A by the fire department. I was told it is expected to open in September.


Second Chance Thrift Shop in Pinopolis opens, donations accepted

Tommy and Robin Dantzler are celebrating the opening of a new business and the residents of Berkeley County are pleased to see their county resources continue to grow.


Williams: Care for family with mental illness takes vigilance

I am one of those people that you may call not very curious; or probably, you may say I am selectively curious.

Guest Column

SC must shed idea of corruption as inevitable

Recently, I was talking with a woman who lives in Columbia and works with government contracting on the local, state and national level. She is a very accomplished professional who has built a...

Guest Column

American dream is on life support

What is the American Dream? Does it even exist anymore? What became of the idea that “you can be anything that you want to be?”

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