County ‘digs into fund balance’ to pass $61M budget

Monday, July 28, 11:15 p.m.

Berkeley County Council has passed its budget for the current fiscal year after months of wrangling and a slew of last-minute amendments that, in the words of one councilman, “dig into the fund...

County begins selecting, prioritizing road projects for referendum

Monday, July 28, 7:09 a.m.

The county has begun assembling a list of crumbling roads and nightmarish intersections to address should the voters renew the one-cent sales transportation tax in November.


Day of Caring moved to November

Sunday, July 27, 10:14 a.m.

Trident United Way’s Day of Caring is moving from September to Friday, Nov. 14.


School board approves $40M bond for paying down debt

Saturday, July 26, 10:09 a.m.

The Berkeley County School District school board has approved a resolution seeking a $40 million general obligation bond to pay down debt and save on interest rates.

Wolves’ Wyatt Craig commits to Newberry

Monday, July 28, 7:10 a.m.

Wyatt Craig wants to enjoy his senior season as much as possible and with that, wanted to eliminate any unnecessary distractions.

Trojans expect a war in Region 6A

Saturday, July 26, 1:17 p.m.

Ever since Trojans football coach Shaun Wright returned home to Cross to take over the reins of what was then a tread-water football program, he knew in order for his team to play at that next level...


Wolves take schedule steps to deal with Dillon

Friday, July 25, 11:09 a.m.

The Timberland football team does not like to put the cart before any horses when talking about beating Dillon in 2014.


CSU to play first home night game

Thursday, July 24, 9:01 a.m.

Charleston Southern University has announced the kickoff times for its season-opening, four-game home stand, the Buccaneers’ first home stand under its new lights.

BHS sophomore receives national honor

Monday, July 21, 9:41 a.m.

The National Honor Society of High School Scholars has announced that Berkeley High School student Alayah M. Jones of Moncks Corner has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization.

Kids’ Day scheduled for Aug. 25 at Cross High

Friday, July 25, 10:02 a.m.

The 17th Annual Kids’ Day is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at Cross High School in Cross.


Salkehatchie campers repair area homes

Thursday, July 17, 12:09 p.m.

Moncks Corner United Methodist Church is sponsoring the annual Salkehatchie Camp this week.


Free computer classes offered at TTC

Tuesday, July 15, 3:17 p.m.

The Public Computer Center at Trident Technical College’s Berkeley Campus is offering the following computer courses to the public, free of charge.

Strickland, Vinson to wed

Monday, July 28, 4:24 p.m.

Mr. and Mrs. Tim Hutto of Cross, and Mr. JoJo Strickland of Darlington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Seabrook Strickland to Steven Blake Vinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Vinson.

Church a haven for senior citizens

Monday, July 28, 7:09 a.m.

Redeemer Reformed Episcopal Church of Pineville, located on Highway 45, provides a refreshing setting for senior residents of the upper Berkeley County every Thursday, between the hours of...


American Heritage Girls Working on unique project

Friday, July 25, 11:12 a.m.

The American Heritage Girls Troop SC 1603 and Victory Baptist Church are working to ship 100 Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes this fall.


Goertzens announce birth of grandson

Thursday, July 24, 9:02 a.m.

Mike and June Goertzen are pleased to announce the birth of their newest grandson, Graham Bennett Wascak. He was born May 1 and weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce.

Guest Column

Technology: I still don’t get it

Wednesday, July 23, 10:09 a.m.

Life as I know it has become manifested in the dim, blinking brake lights in the distance, having left me behind.

Guest Column

HGTV is giving me a complex

Wednesday, July 23, 10:10 a.m.

I have to stop watching HGTV. It’s giving me a complex.

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