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Jordyn Rogge places in top 15 at Miss SC Teen USA Pageant

Monday, December 22, 12:13 p.m.

Goose Creek’s Jordyn Rogge placed in the top 15 at the recent Miss South Carolina Teen USA Pageant.

Ackerman powers Lady Knights to third win

Monday, December 22, 12:01 a.m.

The Stratford girls basketball team won its third game of the season last week.


Chamber leader brings in firm to develop county strategic plan

Monday, December 22, 9:42 a.m.

The county’s leading business organization has hired a national firm to develop a strategic growth plan over the next 10 months.


Red Cross asks to make blood donation a New Year’s resolution

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

The American Red Cross asks eligible blood donors to make a resolution to give blood regularly in 2015, beginning with National Blood Donor Month in January.

Sports

Former Gators standout Turner returning home

Sunday, December 21, 5:29 p.m.

Charleston Southern head football coach Jamey Chadwell has announced that former University of South Carolina defensive lineman Gerald Turner is transferring to CSU and will enroll and join the team..

Johnson, Tekac playing for state pride

Tuesday, December 16, 12:09 p.m.

The last high school football game for Goose Creek running back Tyrik Johnson and Stratford kicker Tyler Tekac has arrived.


Wieters, Smoak set to have numbers retired

Monday, December 15, 6:12 p.m.

Former baseball coach John Chalus remembers Matt Wieters and Justin Smoak as players that did things the Stratford way.


County standouts in all-star game

Friday, December 12, 12:45 p.m.

Fifteen Lowcountry football all-stars will take part in the 2014 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives North-South all-star football game on Saturday.

Education

A random act of kindness at Stratford

Monday, December 22, 3:04 p.m.

The Stratford High School Freshman Board recently decided to do something nice for a group of people who are always doing nice things for the school.

BBE Kindergarten classes spread recycling message

Wednesday, December 17, 12:13 a.m.

The Kindergarten classes at Boulder Bluff Elementary recently partnered with Publix grocery store in Goose Creek to spread the word about styrofoam recycling as part of their Berkeley County Kids Who...


Registration still open for 2015 STEM competition

Tuesday, December 9, 10:58 a.m.

There is one week left for schools and businesses to register teams for the South’s most exciting STEM competition.


BBE students enjoy Navy visitor

Wednesday, December 3, 12:06 a.m.

ETC Travis Hauser recently visited James Lawrence’s fifth grade class at Boulder Bluff Elementary School.

Community News

Gourdine-Barnett celebrates 87th birthday

Tuesday, December 16, 1:22 p.m.

Florence Rebecca Gourdine-Barnett celebrated her 87th birthday Monday, Dec. 8.

Calorie count to appear with many prepared foods

Sunday, December 14, 11:42 p.m.

Diners will soon know how many calories are in that bacon cheeseburger at a chain restaurant, the pasta salad in the supermarket salad bar and even that buttery tub of popcorn at the movie theater.


‘Santa in the Swamp’ a hit at Cypress Gardens

Sunday, December 14, 11:43 p.m.

Cypress Gardens’ annual Santa in the Swamp event was enjoyed by all this past weekend at the popular locale. Dozens of youngsters attended, and the Man in Red arrived via boat.


National Bishop coming to Goose Creek

Thursday, December 4, 12:08 a.m.

The community is invited to come hear a special Advent message by the national bishop of the North American Lutheran Church (NALC), Sunday, Dec. 7 at St. Timothy Lutheran Church.

Opinion

The Day After, ‘Twas

Wednesday, December 17, 11:24 p.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.

Some sage advice on my birthday

Wednesday, December 17, 11:26 p.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...

Reader weighs in on chicken issue

Thursday, December 4, 12:07 a.m.

Dear Editor:

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