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Berkeley Co. passes $68.3M budget without property tax increase

Monday, July 27, 10:57 p.m.

Nearly a month into the new fiscal year, Berkeley County government finally has a budget.

Park and Rec all-stars honored by town council

Monday, July 27, 12:01 p.m.

The Moncks Corner Park and Recreation baseball and softball all-star teams were honored before Town Council during their regular July 21 town council meeting for producing a pair of district...

Survey finds new recreation complex vital to downtown’s resurgence

Sunday, July 26, 12:01 p.m.

A nearly yearlong survey soliciting opinions and feedback from downtown Moncks Corner businesses and consumers indicated the new recreation complex plays a key factor in the resurgence of the...

Battlefield Berkeley County: New study will uncover county’s role in independence

Sunday, July 26, 12:01 a.m.

Pop quiz, and no Googling: Who is Henry Laurens?


Stags’ Bonner Stadium gets new scoreboard

Saturday, July 25, 2:28 p.m.

The facelift and improvement of Berkeley High School’s sports facilities continued over the summer with the installation of a new scoreboard for Gerald Moody Field at Bonner Stadium and new...

Finding Mudville: Summer youth camps paying dividends between the lines

Monday, July 20, 4:49 p.m.

Moncks Corner’s Park and Recreation Department hasn’t seen a district champion or sent a baseball or softball team to the state tournament since 2010.

Quinton Washington’s new lease on life

Monday, July 20, 4:49 p.m.

Growing up in St. Stephen, Quinton Washington was no stranger to cars. He attended drag races on weekends, he admired classic vehicles, he even tinkered underneath the hood. It all turned out to be...

Second Ellington Elite camp continues to amaze

Sunday, July 19, 1:04 p.m.

If there is ever a First Family of football royalty in Moncks Corner, it is the Ellingtons.


Moncks Corner, Cross students wow at The Citadel

Friday, July 24, 12:01 a.m.

Four Moncks Corner and Cross natives have earned top honors at The Citadel for the spring 2015 semester.

County students begin Governor’s School virtual engineering program

Tuesday, July 21, 12:42 p.m.

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) welcomed the third cohort of students to Accelerate, the School’s virtual engineering program, during Base Camp,...

Leadership class focuses on third graders

Thursday, July 9, 3:51 p.m.

The Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce and Berkeley County School District honored three exceptional third grade scholars for their history projects submitted in the first ever “Tell Us a...

District raises funds with ‘Shaggin’ Under the Stars’ July 16

Friday, July 3, 10:00 a.m.

Berkeley County School District is inviting everyone to “get on the bus” and support education in Berkeley County by attending Shaggin’ Under the Stars, the second event of the...

Community News

Something eating your tomatoes? Learn organic pest management July 29

Thursday, July 16, 6:58 p.m.

Insects and pests present an ongoing challenge for even the most seasoned gardeners. Organic gardening is taking off as more and more people incorporate long-term pest management strategies that...

Clemson extension 4H workshop planned

Saturday, July 25, 12:01 a.m.

The local 4-H Youth Development Program is offering a 2-day workshop for youth ages 9-and-older who would like to learn about food and cooking.

St. Stephen Police hosts summer camp

Monday, July 20, 4:50 p.m.

The St. Stephen Police Department will be hosting the inaugural “Joshua L. Milligan” summer camp. The camp will be offered to all students entering the 4th-8th grade and will cost $30...

Trilogy: Group hopes to promote small-town restoration efforts

Monday, July 20, 4:50 p.m.

Two years ago, a few concerned residents of the St. Stephen, Pineville, Russellville and Alvin Communities, organized themselves in an effort to restore portions of the Town of St. Stephen. The Town...


Guest Column

Living longer and enjoying it

Monday, July 20, 4:58 p.m.

My family is always tossing around pearls of wisdom. At my high school graduation Uncle Charles announced, “After you turn fitty, it’s all doctors, all the time. Enjoy your...

Guest Column

Wise Words: Can we live without absolutes?

Monday, July 20, 4:51 p.m.

The world in which we live today is quickly being redefined. It’s not just being redefined by the medical, technological or scientific breakthrough of our times, but unfortunately by...


Putting God’s values and priorities first

Tuesday, July 14, 12:06 p.m.

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