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Berkeley Middle School students inspire youth

Sunday, December 21, 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley Middle School’s Gateway to Technology class visited Berkeley Elementary, Whitesville Elementary, and Berkeley Intermediate School on Dec. 11.

Cavs give Guerry first win in 67-65 OT thriller

Saturday, December 20, 12:22 a.m.

Six games and 32 minutes wasn’t enough for St. John’s Christian Academy Coach Steve Guerry to notch that first win with the Cavaliers.


SCHP graduates 40 new troopers

Saturday, December 20, 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol announced the graduation of 40 troopers from Highway Patrol Basic Class 95 on Thursday, Dec. 18.


School district OKs cell-phones-in-schools policy

Friday, December 19, 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County School District has passed a couple of policies that pave the way for students to bring their own electronic devices to school.

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Sports

Lady Cavs survive tough test against PSA 58-55

Sunday, December 21, 10:46 p.m.

If royalty was ever a consideration at St. John’s Christian Academy, Hayley Singletary would be first in line for a tiara and scepter.

Cobras have no bite, chomped by Stags 61-23

Saturday, December 20, 9:37 a.m.

Berkeley Stags basketball coach Joe Wallace was interested to see how his team responded following its first loss of the season on Dec. 16 to Goose Creek.


Lady Stags finding their way with 39-24 win over Timberland

Tuesday, December 16, 12:06 a.m.

The Berkeley Lady Stags are finding their way. The team rebounded from a heartbreaking, season-opening 34-33 loss to Cane Bay, to post a pair of wins over Stratford, the latest, a 46-16 thrashing on...


Lady Stags lose heartbreaker at buzzer, 34-33

Monday, December 8, 11:55 p.m.

Not 90 minutes into the opening of the 2014-2015 season, the young Berkeley Lady Stags got a good taste of what heartbreak felt like, taking a dagger to the heart in a 34-33 loss to Cane Bay on Dec.

Education

Choir director gets closer to Grammy Award

Friday, December 19, 9:37 a.m.

Cane Bay Director of Choirs William Bennett has become one of 10 finalists for the 2015 Grammy Music Educator Award.

Teachers earn national accreditation

Friday, December 19, 9:41 a.m.

Four Berkeley County teachers have become National Board Certified Teachers.


They’re Terrific!

Sunday, December 14, 12:03 a.m.

Berkeley Elementary School recently released the names of its Terrific Kids for the month of November. The focus for the month was “Citizenship.”


Grabbing for a Grammy: Cane Bay chorus director makes Top 10

Tuesday, December 9, 12:01 a.m.

Cane Bay High Chorus Director William Bennett has made it into the Top 10 finalists for the Grammy Award for Music Educators.

Community News

American Heritage Girls raise $700 for Operation Christmas Child

Monday, December 15, 12:21 p.m.

The Victory Baptist Church American Heritage Girls Troop 1603 packed 98 boxes and raised $700 in donations for Operation Christmas Child in St. Stephen.

Winners of St. Stephen Christmas festivities announced

Tuesday, December 16, 9:17 a.m.

The Town of St. Stephen would like to thank each and every person that participated in the 2014 Annual Christmas Tree Walk and Parade.


Betaw Christian Church Homecoming set for Dec. 14

Monday, December 8, 11:59 p.m.

Betaw Christian Church, Santee River Road, Hwy 45 East in St. Stephen will celebrate with a homecoming worship service on Sunday, Dec. 14 beginning at 11 a.m. Minister Claude Hydrick will...


MMS band concert Dec. 11

Monday, December 8, 11:59 p.m.

Macedonia Middle School will have its band concert on Thursday,Dec, 11 at 7 p.m. and again on Friday, Dec. 12 at 1:30 p.m. MMS will also be represented at the Celebrate the Season at Santee...

Opinion

Guest Column

Twas the Day After Christmas

Wednesday, December 17, 12:07 a.m.

Clement Clarke Moore wrote the poem “Twas the Night Before Christmas” in 1822. With the poem being read around the tree this year, here’s my version.

Guest Column

Some birthday advice ...

Wednesday, December 17, 12:07 a.m.

My birthday was last week, and it’s astonishing that I’ve survived 54 years on this planet relatively unscathed. I say “relatively” because I’ve had my heart broken (by a human) and my...

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Reader addresses chicken issue

Wednesday, December 3, 11:59 p.m.

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