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Be careful! Memorial Day kicks off summer boating season

Friday, May 22, 12:01 a.m.

With the summer boating season kicking into high gear, Berkeley County Rescue Squad Chief Bill Salisbury is stressing the importance of safety and awareness when taking to the water.

Suspect dead after shootout identified

Thursday, May 21, 6:39 a.m.

The suspect in the shooting of Berkeley Deputy Lt. Will Rogers has died following a shootout in downtown Charleston.

Red Cross encourages donation of blood, platelets

Thursday, May 21, 12:01 a.m.

The American Red Cross is encouraging the donation of blood or platelets during its “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope” campaign, officially sponsored by Suburban Propane.

Timberland HS evacuated due to bomb threat

Thursday, May 21, 9:50 a.m.

For the second straight day, the Berkeley County School District has had to deal with a bomb threat.



Cross hoops star joins Flying Fleet

Wednesday, May 20, 2:03 p.m.

When the 2014-2015 school year started, Jaywuan Washington didn’t have many interested colleges knocking on his door wanting to talk basketball. The Cross Trojans hoops star had accepted the...

Karate instructor earns black belt

Wednesday, May 20, 12:28 p.m.

Local karate instructor Senpai Riley Albritton, an assistant instructor at the Japan Karate Institute in Moncks Corner, was presented with his Black Belt at a recent awards ceremony.

Stags eliminated in nightmare 9-4 loss to Hartsville

Wednesday, May 20, 12:33 p.m.

The Berkeley Stags had not played a truly bad game all season. At 23-4, the Stags found themselves with a chance to win every game on their schedule.

Stags snatch control of Lower State Championship tournament

Wednesday, May 13, 11:33 a.m.

The second ranked Hartsville Red Foxes suffered a couple ignominious firsts against the Berkeley Stags in the opening round of the Lower State Championship tournament. The Stags were the first South...


They’re Terrific!

Friday, May 15, 2:41 p.m.

Berkeley Elementary School recently announced its Terrific Kid honorees for the month of March.

Berkeley Elementary teacher elected to represent District One

Monday, May 18, 11:19 a.m.

Berkeley Elementary School teacher Stephanie Wallace has been elected to serve as the District One Director on the Board of Directors for the Palmetto State Teachers Association.

Berkeley Middle College students graduate ‘a year ahead’

Tuesday, May 12, 10:16 a.m.

Eighteen students from Berkeley Middle College completed associate degree and certificate programs at Trident Technical College a full month before graduating from high school.

Berkeley Intermediate teacher wins ‘Founders Future’ competition

Monday, May 11, 2:04 p.m.

Bertha Wright, computer lab instructional assistant at Berkeley Intermediate School, won the Founders of the Future competition for teachers sponsored by Achieve3000.

Community News

County resident among off Broadway comedy cast

Monday, May 18, 11:43 a.m.

A life-sized, talking plant will devour humans as they dance and sing this month on the Summerville stage.

Johnson graduates from basic training

Wednesday, May 20, 12:30 p.m.

Air Force Airman First Class Donnell R. Johnson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, TX.

Disaster Awareness Expo set for May 30

Tuesday, May 19, 11:21 a.m.

A Disaster Awareness Expo sponsored by the Interfaith Disaster Council of Goose Creek will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 30 at Lowe’s in Goose Creek.

Goose Creek fest seeks non-profit participants

Monday, May 18, 11:18 a.m.

The City of Goose Creek will present its 2015 Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. behind the Marguerite H. Brown Municipal Center.


Guest Column

My family and food

Wednesday, May 20, 12:29 p.m.

I have written about this topic often before. My family has a thing for food.

Guest Column

Random thoughts from Julie

Wednesday, May 20, 12:30 p.m.

Random thoughts while eating cashews and waiting for a load of socks to dry:


A disappointing discovery ...

Tuesday, May 12, 10:17 a.m.

Dear Editor:

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