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County passes $5 fee increase for rural fire departments

Tuesday, September 1, 4:26 p.m.

Berkeley County Council unanimously passed a $5 fee increase that benefits rural fire departments — though not without a vigorous debate — during its Aug. 24 regular meeting.

Taxpayer-owned plant readied for sale

Monday, August 31, 10:10 a.m.

A raw, chemical smell lingers in places on the 7-acre site that once housed one of the most odiferous businesses to operate in Berkeley County.


Hammer Time: Knights pound Stags 47-24

Saturday, August 29, 11:31 a.m.

It was not a pretty night in Goose Creek, despite the cotton candy sunset to the west, the smiling full moon rising in the east, and the flock of geese fly-bys before kickoff.


District employee pleads guilty to ethics breach, misconduct in office

Friday, August 28, 3:17 p.m.

Berkeley County School District Communications Director Amy Kovach pleaded guilty Friday, Aug. 28, to one count of common law misconduct on office and one count of violation of the state Ethics Act,...

Wolves stumble out of gate

Saturday, August 29, 3:01 p.m.

Timberland football coach Art Craig has been in this profession for quite some time. He knows it’s true some nights are just bad no matter what you do.

RedHawks joining CCFL, seeking players

Thursday, August 27, 9:58 a.m.

Still dream about scoring the game-winning touchdown or making a tackle to save the day? Maybe you want some film to promote yourself?


Confidence on display as CSU caps fall camp

Wednesday, August 26, 12:02 a.m.

Charleston Southern wrapped up fall camp on Thursday night with its second scrimmage of the preseason. The Bucs engaged in a partial contact scrimmage for over two hours, and focused primarily on...


Finding Mudville: Analytics adds numbers to Berkeley’s X’s and O’s

Wednesday, August 26, 12:01 a.m.

Take everything you know about Berkeley Stags football and throw it out the window.

One hundred dads show up for the first day of school at BMS

Tuesday, August 25, 1:14 p.m.

On the first day of school for Berkeley County students, 107 fathers participated in Berkeley Middle School’s Million Father March (MFM). Fathers took their children to school and signed a...

More fruit offered at four schools in county

Tuesday, August 25, 11:57 p.m.

Cross Elementary, J.K. Gourdin Elementary, St. Stephen Elementary, and Cainhoy Elementary and Middle schools will participate in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) during the 2015-2016...


Benton tapped for president of forensic coach association

Friday, August 14, 2:49 p.m.

Jess Benton, full-release teacher mentor with Berkeley County School District, will serve as president of the South Carolina Forensic Coaches’ Association during the 2015-2016 academic year.


Ravenell graduates from Coastal Carolina

Friday, August 14, 2:49 p.m.

Lacey Ravenell of St. Stephen has graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Coasta Carolina University during the university’s summer graduation ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 8, at the...

Engagement: LeQuanda Davis and Dominic Wiggerton

Tuesday, August 25, 11:57 p.m.

The late Mr. Leroy Davis and Mrs. Beatrice Davis of Cross would like to announce the engagement of their daughter LeQuanda Davis to Dominic Wiggerton, the son of Mr. Johnny (Carzenia) Brown of Huger.

New St. Stephen library set to open

Tuesday, August 25, 11:57 p.m.

St. Stephen Library closed at its location at 1104 South Main Street on Aug. 15. The Library is expected to re-open on Sept. 8 at 10 a.m. at its new location on the corner of Highway 52...


NAACP announces Youth Day Celebration

Wednesday, August 19, 5:31 p.m.

The Moncks Corner Branch of the NAACP wants to celebrate area youth.


Full house at Chamber’s Volvo impact presentation

Tuesday, August 18, 12:46 p.m.

More than 300 people turned out for the Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce’s Exploring Volvo’s Impact event Aug. 13 at the Redbank Club in Goose Creek. Speakers were Ashely Teasdel of...

Guest Column

They’re watching

Wednesday, August 26, 12:01 a.m.

Do you ever get the feeling, creeping like the itsy-bitsy spider climbing up the waterspout of the back of your neck, that somebody is watching you?

Guest Column

Smith Says: A slave to stuff

Wednesday, August 26, 12:01 a.m.

How often do you purge? You know, when you grab a trash bag and run through the house tossing in anything that doesn’t breathe.

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Guest Editorial: Jimmy Carter — A life of simple virtue

Wednesday, August 26, 12:01 a.m.

It was announced this week that Jimmy Carter has cancer. I don’t know what will happen or if it will cut short his life – though I’m not sure “cut short”...

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