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Rare blooms lure botanists to Berkeley County’s orchid hotspot

Wednesday, May 25, 12:01 a.m.

Welcome to Orchid Alley. Google mapping the name won’t help you find this location, however. Its secrets are spread by word of mouth among botanists and anyone with an eye for flora.

Crime in the county

Wednesday, May 25, 12:01 a.m.

A man came home from work to find an open window minus a screen and $10 in miscellaneous loose change missing from his bedroom floor. The man told police he suspects his roommate/ex-girlfriend as the...


Winningham inks deal with USC Sumter

Tuesday, May 24, 1:31 p.m.

If pitcher Josh Winningham were a boxer, he could easily dub himself something catchy like the Cerebral Assassin.


Beach wrestling on tap at Folly

Tuesday, May 24, 2:44 p.m.

A unique opportunity is on the horizon for current and former amateur wrestlers in the Lowcountry.

Wolves MVP McKinney signs with Lander

Timberland High School senior Dailyn McKinney signed a letter of intent with Lander University.

Ellington Elite Youth Football Camp set for June 11

Two of the Lowcountry’s National Football League players, Andre Ellington and Bruce Ellington, will host the Ellington Elite Youth Football Camp on Sat., June 11 in Moncks Corner.


Cane Bay athletes ink deals

It’s days like Wednesday, May 18 that make Tim McDowell’s job especially enjoyable.


Stags finish first spring under Robinson

New Berkeley High School football coach Randy Robinson didn’t waste a minute of spring practice.

St. Stephen teacher named rookie teacher of the year

Berkeley County School District has named St. Stephen Elementary’s Dorian Palladino, a Special Education teacher, as the 2016 Rookie Teacher of the Year. The District honored Palladino and 139.

Nine Berkeley County residents earn degrees from FMU

FLORENCE – Nine of the 346 Francis Marion University graduates from the spring commencement are from Berkeley County.


BES names ‘Terrific Kids’ for honesty, integrity

Berkeley Elementary School recently recognized children in grades K4-2nd grade for demonstrating April’s virtues of honesty and integrity for its monthly Terrific Kids.


Local governor’s school students bring home science awards

Forty-five students from the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics recently brought home 59 awards from the SC Junior Academy of Science Annual Spring Meeting.

Guest Editorial: Rep. Joe Jefferson

The House of Representatives amended, approved, and sent the Senate H.4776, the “South Carolina Education School Facilities Act.” The legislation makes provisions for state financial...

Macedonia Newsline: Bonner Elementary students celebrate end of year

Providence Baptist Church will have a special singing service by Peggy Sineath, at 11 a.m. May 29. There will be a covered-dish dinner following the service.


Be encouraging when sharing gospel with others

A dear church member went to be the Lord a few weeks ago. As I was preparing to preach his funeral, the word that came to my mind that described him was the word, “encourager.” I...


Trilogy: Community invited to spring revival services at Day Dawn Baptist Church

The Rev. Joshua Prioleau, officers and the entire Day Dawn Baptist Church family has invited the community to revival services 7 p.m. nightly, June 1-3 on Highway 45 in Pineville.

Guest Column

Kennard: Newest grad has proud father

Pardon me for a minute while I brag about my children, specifically my youngest child, Tall Sam. Sam is the youngest of our four children. He’s got an older brother who actually may have a...

Guest Column

Smith Says: Questions: Why are we so tired? Cocktails anyone?

Random thoughts while washing my car and wondering why every bird within 50 miles apparently has GPS leading directly to my windshield:

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