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‘Keep Berkeley Beautiful’ proposed for county

Friday, February 12, 1:06 p.m.

A Berkeley County Water and Sanitation staffmember has proposed the county open a local affiliate of a national program that coordinates businesses and volunteers to clean up and beautify spaces.

Heritage girls making valentines for vets

Thursday, February 11, 1:01 p.m.

The American Heritage Girls Troop SC9212 at Palmetto Land Baptist Church have been making Valentines for Veterans in the Lowcountry for four years. The first year they made about 200. The second year...


S.C. forest industry lost $100M last year SCFC raises estimate of forestry’s economic impact

Thursday, February 11, 12:01 a.m.

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Forestry Commission has raised its estimate of economic impact loss to the state’s forest products industry from last year’s historic flooding to...


Baseball tournaments on horizon

Wednesday, February 10, 12:01 p.m.

The sounds of baseballs pinging off bats and the subsequent applause is about to return for county fans of America’s favorite pastime.

Long signs with Limestone

Berkeley High School senior Danny Long recalls not being allowed to play football on the rec team because of his size.

Officials clear court after Timberland, Andrews brawl Friday night

At second place in the region, Timberland finished with a win over Andrews Friday but, the girls varsity basketball team will likely head into the playoffs minus a few key players.


Player Profile: Janazia Halls

Janazia Halls walked into the auditorium at Cross High School carrying a plastic container stuffed with cake covered in frosting.


Cross senior signs with SC State

Malcom Garrett, a senior at Cross High School will play football in the fall for SC State on a full athletic scholarship.

Berkeley Middle College student accepted to SPAWAR apprenticeship

O’Dhori Prioleau, a junior at Berkeley Middle College, was accepted into the Science and Engineering Summer Apprenticeship Program at SPAWAR. Typically, the program only accepts six to eight...

Scott accepting applications for summer interns

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) announced he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the summer of 2016. The...


Heritage stamp will feature Richard Allen, founder of AME Church

Richard Allen, the founder of the AME Church and it’s first bishop, will be featured as the next issue in the U.S. Postal Service’s Black Heritage Commemorative Series.


District announces community meeting for new Hanahan elementary

Berkeley County School District will host a meeting for members of the community to view the conceptual site and floor plans for the new Tanner/Foster Creek Area Elementary School in Hanahan.

Community outreach

Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis met with resident of Cane Bay during an Exchange Club meeting on Jan. 27.

Beidler Forest hosting workshop for Great Backyard Bird Count

The Great Backyard Bird Count, an annual census of winter birds conducted each February by the National Audubon Society and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, will take place this weekend, Feb.


Red Cross urges blood donations in February

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients by giving blood this February.


Macedonia Newline: Valentine social, meeting with county representatives

Providence Baptist Church has planned its Valentine Social for 6 p.m. Feb. 14 in the fellowship hall.

Guest Column

Smith Says: Country living is pretty good ‘out here’

My husband won’t like this column, but I’ve been living it long enough to write it.

Guest Column

Zika virus is nothing to sneeze at

The Zika virus has the media abuzz.

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