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

Sweet success: BHS tennis team ends regular season on high note
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 1:58 a.m.

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

BCSO responds to shooting victim on North Main Street

Monday, May 2, 2016 4:01 p.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff’s deputies responded early this morning to a gunshot victim who appeared at a gas station on North Main Street.

Wolves, Stags qualify for Lower State

Wolves, Stags qualify for Lower State
Sunday, May 1, 2016 8:09 p.m.

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

Officials break ground on Charleston Trade Center

Officials break ground on Charleston Trade Center
Sunday, May 1, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The new Charleston Trade Center is under way in Summerville.

Political series kicks off with county council race May 4

Sunday, May 1, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley Independent and Goose Creek Gazette’s political series Conversation with the Candidates kicks of Wednesday, May 4, with candidates vying for County Council District 3 invited to attend.

Berkeley wins in softball playoffs

Berkeley wins in softball playoffs
Saturday, April 30, 2016 10:36 a.m.

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, …

State approves $5 million for African American Museum

Friday, April 29, 2016 12:01 p.m.

COLUMBIA — A proposal to have the state contribute another $5 million to the International African American Museum this year cleared its first hurdle on Thursday.

Farmers’ Market at Green Barn returns in May

Farmers’ Market at Green Barn returns in May
Friday, April 29, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The Farmers’ Market at the Green Barn at Carnes Crossroads is returning May 4. The local market, located on North Main Street between …

Legislation moving forward in Columbia

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Friday, April 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The House amended, approved, and sent the Senate H.4763, legislation designated as “ALICIA’S LAW” to acknowledge the advocacy …

Corner Renaissance converges at Depot, discusses plans for future

Corner Renaissance converges at Depot, discusses plans for future
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The revitalization of Moncks Corner is a “program not a project,” said Beppie LeGrand of the Municipal Association of South Carolina. …

County crime

Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A substance that tested positive to be crack/cocaine was found in the vehicle of a driver with a suspended license pulled over for speeding. It was the man’s third driving under suspension offense in five years.

Public input sought for Volvo industrial site

Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will accept public comment until May 5 on development of the industrial park in Berkeley County that will hold Volvo’s first U.S. car plant.

Berkeley County Bright Ideas Expo puts summer fun into perspective

Berkeley County Bright Ideas Expo puts summer fun into perspective
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Vivid visions of fun is soon what’s in store for summer. It was also the goal of the Berkeley Bright Ideas Expo.

Berkeley County Clemson Club event on Friday UPDATED

Berkeley County Clemson Club event on Friday
Thursday, April 28, 2016 11:09 a.m.

The Berkeley County Clemson Club invites Tiger fans to join co-offensive coordinator Tony Elliott at Tiger Talks 2016.

Clemson Extension opens new office at county admin building

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:15 a.m.

The Berkeley County Cooperative Extension Service has opened a new office after its former location was left underwater by last fall’s historic flood.

Curbside shopping on rise UPDATED

Curbside shopping on rise
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:12 a.m.

Online shopping with curbside pickup is a perk now offered by Wal-Mart in Goose Creek.

‘Best High Schools’ list includes Cross, Goose Creek

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:15 a.m.

Cross and Goose Creek High Schools are on U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 Best High Schools list.

Skull found near Berkeley Co. school ID’d as missing Upstate woman

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 11:21 a.m.

Law enforcement searched an area near Cainhoy Elementary School in Huger for more evidence Wednesday, April 27, following the finding of a woman’s skull.

Moncks Corner lawmaker resigns from office UPDATED

Moncks Corner lawmaker resigns from office
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 1:44 p.m.

Moncks Corner Rep. Eddie Southard turned in a letter of resignation to the House Speaker’s office Wednesday, April 27.

Coleman, Thompson drop out of Republican primary

Coleman, Thompson drop out of Republican primary

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016 12:14 p.m.

Two GOP candidates have dropped out of local priamry races in Berkeley and Dorchester counties.

Zika virus prompts Berkeley Co. to spray more against mosquitoes

Zika virus prompts Berkeley Co. to spray more against mosquitoes
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 9:39 a.m.

Berkeley County Supervisor Bill Peagler announced Thursday that Berkeley County Mosquito Abatement is increasing its efforts to prevent the Zika …

Lowcountry Harley Davidson Operation Military Child

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 1:33 p.m.

Lowcountry Harley Davidson Operation Military Child Photos by Katie Florimbio

Relay for Life

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 1:42 p.m.

Berkeley H.S. Relay for Life, Friday April 22. Photos by Katie Florimbio

Gator Crawl clears first hurdle

Gator Crawl clears first hurdle
Monday, April 25, 2016 1:43 a.m.

It was a picture perfect day to race around the track, carry a partner 20 yards or get on all fours and move like a grizzy bear, a crab or an …

13-year-old accused of pulling out gun in fight after school

Monday, April 25, 2016 6:44 p.m.

A 13-year-old Cane Bay Middle School student took his stepfather’s pistol to school Friday, April 22, and pointed it at another student in an after-class brawl, according to the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office.

County administration seeks to protect rural communities UPDATED

County administration seeks to protect rural communities
Monday, April 25, 2016 11:10 a.m.

Berkeley County staff has a new mission: protect the rural character of Berkeley County.

Lecture highlight’s George Washington’s southern visit

Sunday, April 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County Museum and Heritage Center is hosting author Warren Bingham for a lecture and book signing at 6-7 p.m. on May 6.

South Carolina’s jobless rate edges up a bit in March

South Carolina’s jobless rate edges up a bit in March
Sunday, April 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

South Carolina’s unemployment rate edged up slightly last month, the first increase in more than a year.

American Legion Legacy Scholarship fund ride

Saturday, April 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

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

Cross claims region crown

Cross claims region crown
Saturday, April 23, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Cross High School’s softball team is yet to become a state power in Class A but the Trojans leave little doubt who the big dog is in Region 6- …

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