Crime in the county

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

An incident of road rage resulted in an accident assisted by SC Highway Patrol but required local law enforcement after the two drivers exited their vehicles and got into a physical fight.

Former Rep. Southard: I’m not going to take my name off ballot

Tuesday, May 3, 5:06 p.m.

Moncks Corner Rep. Eddie Southard’s name may still be on the ballot and he could win his old seat in the November general election despite his recent resignation.

SJCA athletes named to Class A team

Tuesday, May 3, 12:01 p.m.

St. John’s Christian Academy athletes Hope Glover and Claire Gilmore were named to the High School Sports Report Class A All-State team and presented with their awards at a banquet in Columbia...

Sweet success: BHS tennis team ends regular season on high note

Tuesday, May 3, 1:58 a.m.

For Berkeley varsity boys tennis, it was a good week.

SJCA defeats Clarendon Hall Academy

St. John’s Christian Academy girls varsity softball team faced Clarendon Hall and walked away with a 13-12 win at home Friday.

Wolves, Stags qualify for Lower State

Timberland High School’s track and field teams swept the Region 7-AA titles last week.

Berkeley coasts in playoff opener

Berkeley’s baseball team coasted in its Class AAA playoff opener on Friday.

Berkeley wins in softball playoffs

Berkeley softball coach Boogie Grooms didn’t think it was his team’s best effort but the end result was what you want come playoff time, to simply win and move on.

BMS eighth graders raise money

It all started one morning when Mrs. Afshar picked up our Pennies for Pizza collection box, shook it, and announced that it was sad and pathetic how empty it was, and how we could do so much better.

Timberland High’s Ag students know their tools

Students on the Timberland High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) Agricultural Tool Identification Team placed second in the FFA Lower State Regional Agricultural Tool Identification Career...

Technology camp for students planned for summer

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Math (GSSM) is bringing iTEAMS Xtreme, a free day camp for rising 7th- and 8th-graders, to Berkeley County again this summer. The day...

American Legion Legacy Scholarship fund ride

The American Legion Riders of South Carolina (ALRSC) are preparing for the fifth annual scholarship fund motorcycle benefit ride April 23-24.

Farmers’ Market at Green Barn returns in May

The Farmers’ Market at the Green Barn at Carnes Crossroads is returning May 4. The local market, located on North Main Street between Summerville and Goose Creek, will take place weekly on...

Flooding drops visitors to Congaree National Park by 27 percent

(AP) — South Carolina’s only national park saw a 27 percent drop in visitors in 2015 after massive flooding in October inundated trails and knocked out bridges on routes into the park.

Hill Street ditch in Moncks Corner could get improvements

MONCKS CORNER — A deep ditch that some consider dangerous could get improved soon, but some question how the bill will be paid.

46th Annual Hell Hole Swamp Festival runs through May 7

Be sure to put the 46th Annual Hell Hole Swamp Festival, which runs through May 7 in Jamestown, on your calendar now.

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