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Pitts named president of S.C. Chamber of Commerce

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

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce has named Ted Pitts president and CEO, effective January 2015.

Goose Creek splits in home openers

Friday, December 19, 10:05 a.m.

Goose Creek's basketball teams had to settle for half the payoff in their home openers on Friday.


‘Bring Your Own Device’ approved for schools

Friday, December 19, 12:42 a.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.


Victims ID’d in fatal Berkeley Co. traffic accidents

Friday, December 19, 1:00 p.m.

Two traffic accidents resulted in fatalities Thursday evening, Dec. 18, in Berkeley County, according to Coroner Bill Salisbury.

Sports

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.


DNR to conduct youth duck hunting clinic Jan. 19

Friday, December 12, 8:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Take One Make One program will be hosting a free youth duck clinic on Jan. 19, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Education

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.


BCSD assistant principals finalists for state awards

Thursday, November 27, 12:13 a.m.

Two Berkeley County School District assistant principals have been selected as finalists for the prestigious South Carolina Elementary Assistant Principal of the Year Award and the South Carolina...

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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