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DEW: Jobless rate falls, workforce grows in Berkeley County

Tuesday, January 27, 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County’s labor force is growing, and its number of jobless persons is shrinking from November to December, according to numbers released by S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce.

County OKs backyard chickens for large lots

Tuesday, January 27, 12:01 a.m.

The chickens have finally come home to roost in Berkeley County.

Protesters ask County Council to denounce DeWitt

Tuesday, January 27, 10:44 a.m.

Protesters greeted attendees of the Jan. 26 regular meeting of Berkeley County Council.

BCSO reserve deputy arrested on domestic violence charge

Monday, January 26, 5:05 p.m.

A Berkeley County reserve sheriff’s deputy was arrested Sunday on a charge of criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature, as well as cited for simple possession of marijuana.



Cavs comeback falls short in 59-58 thriller

Sunday, January 25, 10:15 a.m.

Sometimes the best games are the ones where a team comes up a little on the short end of the stick, and loses only by what the scorebook says.

Brown resigns at Spring Valley

Sunday, January 25, 10:19 a.m.

Former Berkeley Stags athletic director and football coach Jerry Brown has resigned as head football coach at Spring Valley High School.

Stags stake claim to region top spot with 51-50 win

Wednesday, January 21, 12:20 p.m.

The Berkeley Stags basketball team has staked a claim to the top spot in Region 8AAA and shown the rest of the boys on the court that they’re a serious contender for a region championship.

Who’s Next? Search for Goose Creek coach begins

Friday, January 16, 10:29 a.m.

Who’s next?


Clemson researcher to fly drone to aid farmers

Wednesday, January 14, 11:29 a.m.

Unmanned aircraft have been cleared for takeoff above the farm fields at Clemson University’s Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville.

Berkeley Middle College begins enrollment lottery

Tuesday, January 20, 9:59 a.m.

Berkeley Middle College High School is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year.

TTC offers kids’ culinary classes

Wednesday, January 14, 11:30 a.m.

Trident Technical College Division of Continuing Education and Economic Development is pleased to offer through its Kids’ College program, a variety of culinary classes designed specifically...

Community News

Carolina vs. Clemson blood drive Feb. 1 in Bonneau

Wednesday, January 14, 11:46 a.m.

There will be a Carolina vs. Clemson blood drive on Sunday, Feb. 1 from 12 until 5 p.m. hosted by First Baptist Church of Bonneau (108 West Church Street in Bonneau).

THS announces Accelerated Readers

Monday, January 26, 12:13 p.m.

The Timberland High School Media Center hosted a celebration for its Top 25 AR Readers for the Second Nine Weeks on Jan. 22 in the Media Center.

Trident United Way offers free tax help

Thursday, January 22, 11:30 a.m.

Trident United Way and SC Thrive will offer free tax filing help at more than a dozen Lowcountry sites starting Jan. 30. Families earning less than $95,000 may be eligible for free tax preparation...

Local authors invade Cypress Gardens Feb. 7

Wednesday, January 21, 12:01 a.m.

 The TriCounty Literary Celebration will begin Feb. 7 at Cypress Gardens.


Guest Column

They’re everywhere!

Tuesday, January 20, 10:16 a.m.

Coyotes, like armadillos, are now apparently everywhere. And by “everywhere” I mean near my house.

Guest Column

I did it

Tuesday, January 20, 10:16 a.m.

By the time you read this I will have finished my latest novel, “A Faerie’s Tear,” that is due for publication on Feb. 1, and will debut at the Berkeley Reads...


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