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School board reopens superintendent search UPDATED

Monday, May 4, 7:20 p.m.

Berkeley County school board voted 5-3 Monday to reopen its superintendent search, just days after three finalists met the public.

New license plates in SC begin with specialty tags

Monday, May 4, 12:01 p.m.

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles began issuing redesigned license plates on May 1, in accordance with state law.

School board approves bump in pay for interim superintendent

Monday, May 4, 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County School Board has approved a $5,000 per month bump in pay for Interim Superintendent Archie Franchini.

Body identified as missing St. Stephen man

Monday, May 4, 12:33 p.m.

Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury has identified the body found in the Rediversion Canal north of St. Stephen on Monday morning, May 4.



Area teams remain alive in playoff brackets

Monday, May 4, 11:00 p.m.

Berkeley High School principal Steven Steele said, “Today, Monday, May 4, is a great day to be a Stag.”

Stags ranked third in final SCBCA regular season poll

Friday, May 1, 12:09 p.m.

The good news: the Berkeley Stags were ranked third in the final regular season South Carolina Baseball Coaches Assocation poll.

Hanahan, Beaufort capture Region 8AAA crowns, Stags fourth

Wednesday, April 29, 2:46 p.m.

The Hanahan Hawks boys track team took what was billed to be an intense battle among the top three teams in Region 8AAA and made it a laugher.

Cavs sweep first round series to advance, Richard Winn next

Tuesday, April 28, 7:21 p.m.

The competition is about to get stiff.


County teacher elected to head state PTA

Thursday, April 30, 3:56 p.m.

Donna Timko, a registered nurse and Health Science teacher at Hanahan High School, has been elected to be the next President of the Parent Teacher Association for the state of South Carolina.

Alvin’s Hamilton among Teacher of Year finalists

Monday, May 4, 10:04 a.m.

Kim S. Hamilton has been selected as one of the finalist for the Williamsburg County School District Teacher of the Year.

County principal tapped for state superintendent council

Friday, May 1, 12:07 p.m.

College Park Middle School Principal Ingrid Dukes has been selected to serve on State Superintendent of Education Mollie Spearman’s Principal Advisory Council.

Berkeley Co. school bus driver takes top prize at Road-E-O

Monday, April 27, 4:04 p.m.

A Berkeley County school bus driver has won the 2015 School Bus Road-E-O hosted by the South Carolina Association for Pupil Transportation.

Community News

SSE captures award for 2015 Bridge Run

Monday, April 20, 11:14 a.m.

St. Stephen Elementary School is the Peyton Moore Wellness Award winner for the 2015 Cooper River Bridge Kids Run.

Antioch Deacon’s Program set for May 16

Monday, May 4, 9:56 a.m.

The Antioch Baptist Associations’ Deacons Auxiliary will present its annual Banquet Program on May 16 at 4 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the Day Dawn Baptist Church.

Sons of American Revolution Chapter starting in Berkeley County

Thursday, April 30, 3:32 p.m.

The call is out for descendants of American Revolutionary War patriots in Berkeley County.

Murphy graduates from basic training

Wednesday, April 29, 7:01 a.m.

Army Pvt. Kevin T. Murphy has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia.


Guest Column

Explaining the chicken biscuit

Monday, April 27, 4:04 p.m.

A new Chick-fil-A opened in town last week. Many of my former northern friends — Yankees — asked me, “Why is this news?”

Guest Column

Julie weighs in on Jenner

Monday, April 27, 4:05 p.m.

Lord, what a flap over Bruce Jenner’s interview with Diane Sawyer last week.


Federal employees deserve our thanks

Monday, April 20, 11:25 a.m.

Dear Editor:

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