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University of SC approves largest tuition hike in 5 years

Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The University of South Carolina has passed its biggest tuition hike in five years.

Alcohol ordinance approved

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:01 p.m.

A second reading and public hearing to amend an ordinance restricting the hours of operation of establishments that allow for the consumption of alcohol was approved unanimously without public comment Tuesday at Moncks Corner town council meeting.

Farmers affected by flooding have new web site for info

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

COLUMBIA — A website to assist flood-affected farmers who are applying for grants was launched Friday by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture.

School board ends practice of reciting Lord’s Prayer UPDATED

School board ends practice of reciting Lord’s Prayer
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 9:14 a.m.

A moment of silence began the June 28 Berkeley County School Board meeting. The moment has temporarily replaced the board’s longstanding …

Sen. Scott stands with GOP on gun rules

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

U.S Senator Tim Scott, R-S.C. stated Thursday that more should be done to keep guns away from terrorists.

Meet new Moncks Corner representative Sylleste Davis

Meet new Moncks Corner representative Sylleste Davis
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

In her first days in office, freshman legislator Sylleste Davis traveled to Columbia and found herself saying, “aye” to the …

Help animals beat the heat this summer

Help animals beat the heat this summer
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 3:41 p.m.

Cody knows how to keep his cool. The 15-year-old pinto horse drinks plenty of water – possibly up to 24 gallons in one day – and hangs …

Driver killed on Highway 311 near Cross UPDATED

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 11:13 a.m.

A Moncks Corner man was killed near Cross in Berkeley County Tuesday morning, June 28.

BCSD OKs first reading of annual operating budget

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 3:46 p.m.

Berkeley County School District’s Fiscal Year 2016-2017 General Fund Operating Budget received first reading June 14.

The Citadel is seeking applicants for teaching scholarship

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 3:53 p.m.

The Citadel is seeking applicants for a prestigious, fully funded teaching scholarship open to college graduates or professionals in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Jamestown man killed in roadway of 17-A

Monday, June 27, 2016 8:46 a.m.

A Jamestown man, lying in the road, was struck and killed by a vehicle at 3:33 a.m. Sunday, June 26, on Highway 17-A, according to a report from the Berkeley County Coroner’s Office.

Alston triple threat for RedHawks UPDATED

Alston triple threat for RedHawks
Monday, June 27, 2016 12:18 a.m.

Pass catcher. Check.

County tandems top 10 at state high school fishing tournament

County tandems top 10 at state high school fishing tournament
Monday, June 27, 2016 11:19 a.m.

A pair of Berkeley County high school fishermen cast their lines into Lake Marion hoping to reel in a state championship.

New legislation makes its way through system

Sunday, June 26, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The House of Representatives concurred in Senate amendments to S.1258, legislation addressing road funding and Department of Transportation restructuring, and enrolled the bill for ratification. The legislation allows for an estimated total of up to $4.5 billion to be devoted to the state’s roads over the next ten years. This includes: $950 …

Old Santee Canal Park

Sunday, June 26, 2016 2:18 p.m.

Spend a quiet afternoon with history when you visit the Old Santee Canal Park. Photos by Ann Mack

MUSC Medical Center at Carnes Crossroads - Grand Opening

Sunday, June 26, 2016 12:26 p.m.

Photos by Brooks Finneseth

Moncks Corner AA all-stars a defensive machine UPDATED

Moncks Corner AA all-stars a defensive machine
Sunday, June 26, 2016 3:14 p.m.

Moncks Corner’s Dixie Youth AA machine pitch all-stars are a group that should have a bright future on the diamond.

Volunteers needed to participate in DNR’s annual Summer Turkey Survey

Sunday, June 26, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to help with its annual Summer Turkey Survey.

Smart tablets rolling out to Berkeley County schools

Saturday, June 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County School District (BCSD) has announced its new 1:1 initiative to begin in the fall of 2016. Phase 1 one of the initiative will complete with 23 of 43 schools receiving Chromebook devices for each student/teacher in 3rd-8th grade. Phase 2 will include the implementation of 1:1 in the remaining 3rd-8th grade schools.

Cape Romain NWR lighthouse tour set for June 26

Saturday, June 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Take a tour in time to Cape Romain’s historic Lighthouse Island on Sunday, June 26th, 2016.

BCSO: Search underway near CSU for escaped Dorchester County inmates

BCSO: Search underway near CSU for escaped Dorchester County inmates
Saturday, June 25, 2016 6:24 p.m.

A search was underway Saturday in a wooded area behind Charleston Southern University for three inmates who escaped the jail in St. George early …

Moncks Corner Dixie Angels roar to district crown

Moncks Corner Dixie Angels roar to district crown
Saturday, June 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Moncks Corner’s Dixie Angels all-stars have cleared their first hurdle this summer, winning the district tournament at Hanahan last week.

County readies for proposed ‘one-stop shop’ in Moncks Corner

County readies for proposed ‘one-stop shop’ in Moncks Corner
Friday, June 24, 2016 8:01 p.m.

Berkeley County is moving forward with its project to add more government services at its current administration building in Moncks Corner.

Chamber hosts community discussion UPDATED

Chamber hosts community discussion
Friday, June 24, 2016 5:49 p.m.

The Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce gave mayors of cities across the county a chance Friday to update local business leaders about progress and …

District announces initiative to get technology in the hands of every student

District announces initiative to get technology in the hands of every student
Friday, June 24, 2016 10:30 a.m.

The Berkeley County School District (BCSD) has announced its new 1:1 initiative to begin in the fall of 2016. Phase 1 one of the initiative will …

MUSC opens medical facility at Carnes Crossroads

MUSC opens medical facility at Carnes Crossroads
Friday, June 24, 2016 10:42 a.m.

Many Berkeley County residents no longer have to drive to Summerville, North Charleston, West Ashley or Mount Pleasant for family healthcare with the …

BCSD to host recruitment fair

Friday, June 24, 2016 5:54 p.m.

The Berkeley County School District will host a recruitment fair to fill vacancies in its Transportation, Child Nutrition and Maintenance departments.

Berkeley Co. seeks grant to fund 8 deputies

Friday, June 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County will apply for a grant that could fund up to eight Berkeley County Sheriff’s deputy positions for community policing. During the June 13 meeting of council, members approved seeking the grant, which could be awarded by Sept. 1.

New Cross QB learning on the move

New Cross QB learning on the move
Thursday, June 23, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Cross High School football coach Shaun Wright will have a new quarterback this fall.

Plan for Singleton Baseball Complex gains momentum

Plan for Singleton Baseball Complex gains momentum
Thursday, June 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

As CSU commemorates the one-year anniversary of the Emanuel AME tragedy and remembers the loss of a member of the CSU family, fundraising is …

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