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Summerville SPCA shelter seeks ‘no-kill’ status

Summerville SPCA shelter seeks ‘no-kill’ status
Thursday, September 29, 2016 10:17 p.m.

Dorchester County hopes to achieve status as the second “no-kill community” in the state, second only to Charleston County, and stop …

Reported cases of Zika virus dropping in South Carolina

For the Independent

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:45 a.m.

Reported Zika cases in South Carolina have dropped in recent weeks, a trend experts are cautiously optimistic about as summer fades.

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

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Moncks Corner woman makes a deal on TV game show UPDATED

Moncks Corner woman makes a deal on TV game show
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 9:40 a.m.

When actor, comedian and now-host of CBS’ “Let’s Make A Deal” game show Wayne Brady invited Moncks Corner resident Margie …

Portion of Pimlico Blvd named for former coroner Glenn Rhoad

Portion of Pimlico Blvd named for former coroner Glenn Rhoad
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:43 a.m.

S.C. Rep. Bill Crosby announced Sept. 19 that a portion of Pimlico Boulevard, from Cypress Gardens Road to Live Oak Avenue, would be named the Glenn …

Google’s water demands “a threat to public health and safety” says Mt Pleasant Councilman

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:48 a.m.

A proposal to pump up to 1.5 million gallons of water daily from an aquifer in order to cool Google’s server farm near Goose Creek and Moncks Corner could imperil the area’s drinking water, a town councilman said.

Dorchester County deputy fired after arrest on prostitution charge UPDATED

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 1:04 p.m.

North Charleston Police said they arrested a Dorchester County deputy accused of soliticing sex from an undercover officer on Friday.

Andrew Jackson pulls away from St. John’s Christian

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:50 a.m.

The St. John’s Christian Academy Cavaliers showed great effort Friday night, but fell short of breaking Andrew Jackson Academy’s 18-game win streak.

Lederhosen, bratwurst & beer: Germans polka at Nexton UPDATED

Lederhosen, bratwurst & beer: Germans polka at Nexton
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:43 a.m.

Oktoberfest celebrates all things German

Four rural fire departments fail to provide public records

Four rural fire departments fail to provide public records
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:32 a.m.

Four rural fire departments that receive tax payer dollars have refused to provide financial information as part of a formal public records request. …

Football talk, episode 7

Football talk, episode 7
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 11:30 a.m.

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Berkeley High academic booster club invites new members

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:42 a.m.

The Berkeley High School Academic Booster Club (ABC) is seeking new officers and active members for the 2016-2017 school year.

To spray or not to spray: County works to comply with residents’ wishes UPDATED

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:44 a.m.

There have been a lot of calls recently to Berkeley County’s mosquito abatement office in Moncks Corner — but not all of them are requesting service.

Domestic-related death speaks to S.C.’s high ranking of women murdered by men UPDATED

Domestic-related death speaks to S.C.’s high ranking of women murdered by men
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:42 a.m.

About 14 hours before the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office received a call about an unconscious woman lying facedown in a Sangaree home, South …

RedHawks eyeing move to spring league

RedHawks eyeing move to spring league
Monday, September 26, 2016 3:01 p.m.

The Lowcountry RedHawks minor league football team finished the summer with a 3-8 record, ending up 10th out of 12 teams in the Central Carolina …

Local unemployment rate rises slightly

Local unemployment rate rises slightly
Monday, September 26, 2016 7:01 a.m.

While the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped for the fourth consecutive month, Berkeley County saw a slight increase in the …

Summerville man dead after car strikes tree

Monday, September 26, 2016 12:50 p.m.

A Summerville man died Saturday, a month after his vehicle ran off the roadway and struck a tree, according to the Berkeley County Coroner’s Office.

Mosquito spraying to take place on Wednesday

Mosquito spraying to take place on Wednesday
Monday, September 26, 2016 5:47 p.m.

The Berkeley County Mosquito Abatement aerial application over Daniel Island, Thomas Island, the Clouter Creek and Yellow House Dredge Disposal Sites, …

Trojans blank rival, turn focus to region UPDATED

Trojans blank rival, turn focus to region
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:39 a.m.

Cross High School’s football team used a strong second half to repel a rival on Friday. The Trojans also built up some momentum for the start …

Litter’s long journey to Old Santee Canal Park

Litter’s long journey to Old Santee Canal Park

For the Independent

Sunday, September 25, 2016 8:44 p.m.

On a map Old Santee Canal Park is a speck on the Cooper River, a long, winding seam of water connecting Lake Moultrie to the Atlantic Ocean. There is …

Bucs road warriors again

Bucs road warriors again
Sunday, September 25, 2016 10:08 p.m.

Charleston Southern’s football team has been a road warrior the first half of the season.

Cobras hoping trails lead to state

Cobras hoping trails lead to state
Saturday, September 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Cane Bay High School boys cross country team is planning on punching its first-ever ticket to the state championships later this fall.

Homicide suspect to be extradited

Friday, September 23, 2016 12:07 p.m.

A man accused of killing his wife and fleeing from Sangaree to Georgia in her vehicle has been cleared for extradition, according to Berkeley County Chief Deputy Mike Cochran.

Gus Moody Memorial Tournament of Bands returns

Gus Moody Memorial Tournament of Bands returns
Friday, September 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The music is returning to celebrate a notable Dorchester School District 2 icon.

Douglas leads Stags past Timberland UPDATED

Douglas leads Stags past Timberland
Friday, September 23, 2016 10:49 p.m.

ST. STEPHEN -- Big offensive plays and timely defensive stops pushed the Berkeley Stags past Timberland, 35-13, on Friday night, and giving Berkeley …

High enrollment at public schools ‘surprises’ district staff prepared for growth UPDATED

High enrollment at public schools ‘surprises’ district staff prepared for growth
Thursday, September 22, 2016 12:01 a.m.

There were plenty of new faces at the start of the new school year: 755 to be exact.

Highway Patrol stepping up enforcement along I-26

Thursday, September 22, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Although the 100 Deadly Days of Summer are over, the Highway Patrol has partnered with local agencies to focus on enforcement on I-26 and remind motorists that driving safely is important all year.

U.S. Senate pass harbor deeping, earmarks federal funds for water authority

Thursday, September 22, 2016 12:33 a.m.

Berkeley County’s economic development efforts could be bolstered by a new federal act making its way through Congress.

Berkeley public students to report to school Oct. 17 for Hermine makeup

Thursday, September 22, 2016 12:32 a.m.

Tropical Storm Hermine hasn’t made her last impression on the Lowcountry. After Berkeley County School District schools closed due to the threat of rain and wind Sept. 2, the school district had to select a makeup day.

Senator Tim Scott awarded ACU’s Conservative Excellence Award

Senator Tim Scott awarded ACU’s Conservative Excellence Award
Thursday, September 22, 2016 12:41 a.m.

For the third consecutive year, Sen. Tim Scott, R-South Carolina, will be awarded the Conservative Excellence Award from the American Conservative …

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