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Is it time to tweak state’s alimony laws?

Friday, February 27, 12:01 a.m.

By Deborah Swearingen

Former deputy supervisor demands full payment for accrued leave

Thursday, February 26, 11:51 a.m.

A public battle is shaping up between the county’s new administration and a terminated employee.


Shuckin’ in the Park set for March 14 at Old Santee Canal Park

Thursday, February 26, 12:01 a.m.

The 16th annual Shuckin’ in the Park Oyster Roast is Saturday, March 14, from noon to 6 p.m. at Old Santee Canal Park in Moncks Corner.


Peagler: New county slogan aims to attract business

Wednesday, February 25, 12:26 p.m.

It’s a mouthful, but no worries, county employees won’t answer the phone with the county’s new slogan:

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Wolves harpoon Whale Branch 74-68 to reach Class AA Final Four

Thursday, February 26, 12:01 a.m.

The Timberland Wolves utilized some wicked long distance aerial artillery to harpoon Whale Branch in the Lower State semi-finals to advance to the Class AA Final Four with a 74-68 win over the...

Stags advance with playoff win over Marlboro County

Friday, February 20, 11:16 p.m.

Overcoming a sluggish start, especially at the line, the Berkeley Stags caught fire in the second half and won the game going away at the line, downing Marlboro County 46-41 in the opening round of...


Trojans accept no gifts in playoff blow out

Thursday, February 19, 6:52 a.m.

Beware Greeks bearing gifts, is a warning to all things Trojan to be aware and on guard, according to Homer’s epic tale “The Iliad.”


AAU basketball coming to Moncks Corner

Tuesday, February 17, 9:54 a.m.

St. John’s Christian Academy Steve Guerry announced the formation of a new 9th-grade AAU basketball team called the Charleston Stampede to be based out of Moncks Corner.

Education

BMS congratulates Rookie Teacher of the Year

Monday, February 9, 9:45 a.m.

The faculty and staff of Berkeley Middle School have selected Molly McClure as their “Rookie Teacher of the Year.”

TTC hosting college financial aid sessions

Tuesday, February 17, 11:04 a.m.

Trident Technical College is hosting College Goal S.C. events as part of a nationwide effort to help students and parents learn more about college financial aid.


Arts magnet school now accepting applications for lottery

Wednesday, February 11, 10:22 p.m.

Howe Hall Arts Infused Magnet School is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 academic year. Applications must be postmarked by Tuesday, March 31.


Early reading program receives grants for expanded services

Tuesday, February 10, 11:02 a.m.

Since the first of the year, Berkeley County First Steps has received $6,100 from three companies and foundations to sustain and expand its early literacy and language development programs. The funds...

Community News

Mystery Plant found near dune line

Tuesday, February 24, 9:49 a.m.

Winter at the beach: cold winds along the dunes, clouds scudding along above us, and where last summer the children and dogs romped, the beach now is dominated by plaintive little wading birds...

FBLA students shine at district competition

Tuesday, February 24, 9:32 a.m.

Congratulations to Timberland High School students for their amazing accomplishments on Feb. 7 at the FBLA District IV competition.


Francis Marion 220th Anniversary event Feb. 27

Tuesday, February 24, 9:33 a.m.

The public is invited to the Remember the Swamp Fox event on Friday, Feb. 27 at 11 a.m.


Magnolia Gardens Photo Contest opens March 1

Tuesday, February 17, 9:52 a.m.

The Fifth Annual Magnolia Plantation and Gardens Photography Contest begins Sunday, March 1.

Opinion

Guest Column

60 seconds of smiles

Tuesday, February 24, 9:30 a.m.

My best friend said if I smiled for 60 seconds it would be impossible to have a negative thought.

Guest Column

Never a dull moment on the way to work

Tuesday, February 24, 9:31 a.m.

If you have a job in the tri-county area, the odds are good that you commute to work. (Unless your job is being a full-time wife and mother, in which case you don’t commute because...

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Leave the turkey hunting season alone in SC

Tuesday, February 3, 10:14 p.m.

South Carolina has a great amount of diversity in topography, climate, and outdoor opportunities. We are truly blessed to live here.

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