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South American virus brings worry to Lowcountry moms

Tuesday, February 9, 2:21 p.m.

Susie Cales is 15 weeks pregnant and she has plenty to worry about but the virus linked to microcephaly in babies will not be one of those things that keeps her stressed.

Filing deadline gone for Goose Creek general elections

Tuesday, February 9, 2:22 p.m.

The filing deadline for Goose Creek general elections was noon Friday.


Absentee voting under way in South Carolina

Tuesday, February 9, 2:21 p.m.

For those who don’t need to watch another debate or hear another speech to know who they want for the next president of the United States, absentee voting is under way in South Carolina.


Judge agrees to let former Berkeley official Amy Kovach remain out of jail

Tuesday, February 9, 9:27 a.m.

The former communications director for Berkeley County School District said she got bad advice from a previous lawyer that landed her in court Monday to prove she shouldn’t go to prison.

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.


Slow to spark, SJCA girls get their playoff push

What started as a sputter has turned into the spark of sweet success for St. John’s Christian Academy varsity girls.


AAU Basketball Tryouts

Calvin Davis is looking for basketball players.

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.

Berkeley farmer to chair AgSouth Farm Credit board of directors

AgSouth Farm Credit CEO Bill Spigener recently announced that William T. Robinson of Berkeley County has been elected chairman of AgSouth Farm Credit’s board of directors.

Valentine’s Day is a chance to put a price on romance

When this newspaper reaches your hands you will either be enjoying the lingering victory of the Carolina Panthers or trying to forget the defeat. Of course you know which way the sentiments run in...


Major General Abraham Tuner to speak at Cross HS

Cross High School will be favored with the presence of retired Maj. Gen. Abraham J. Turner as the Black History Speaker for Cross High School on Feb. 23.


Wallace: Exalt Jesus through Biblical community

I am someone who enjoys having a predictable and scheduled day. Even if I don’t enjoy what I have scheduled for that day, I do appreciate knowing what is on the horizon.

Guest Column

Zika virus is nothing to sneeze at

The Zika virus has the media abuzz.

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.

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