• Coroner: Women On Moped Killed After Collision With Pickup Truck

    GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–On Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 10:24 p.m. a pick-up truck and a moped collided at the intersection of Howe Hall Road and Red Bank Road in Goose Creek, Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury stated. Salisbury added that the operator of the moped, Lisa J. Rast, 44, of Goose Creek died on the scene. She was wearing a helmet. Goose […]

    Coroner: Women On Moped Killed After Collision With Pickup Truck
  • Cainhoy Fire Department Installs 70 Smoke Detectors In Area Homes

    BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Cainhoy Fire Department kicked off its new ‘Smoke Detector Program’ on Saturday, August 22th with great success, Deputy Chief Steve Goodwin stated. Members of Cainhoy Fire Department were joined by volunteers from the Hearts of Huger Community Group, the American Red Cross, and Nucor Steel to take part in a smoke detector blitz, reaching approximately 70 homes in the […]

    Cainhoy Fire Department Installs 70 Smoke Detectors In Area Homes
  • Lt. Will Rogers Back Home, Continues To Recover From Shooting

    Live5News.com | Charleston, SC | News, Weather, Sports BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Will Rogers, a longtime deputy with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, continues to make a miraculous recovery after being shot in the head three months ago. Rogers’ daughter sat down with Live 5 News Wednesday, telling the TV station that she actually wasn’t sure her father would survive his injuries. “I thought he would […]

    Pictured: Lt. Will Rogers (Via Facebook)
  • Hanahan High To Honor One Of Its Own, A Fallen Hero

    HANAHAN, S.C.–On Friday, August 28, 2015, Hanahan High School will honor the memory of Staff Sergeant Girard “Jerry” Gass, Jr. before its home football game against Timberland High School. Prior to the 7:30 p.m. kick-off of Friday night’s game, Gass’ family and friends will join Hanahan High School students, faculty and staff as they dedicate Wiley Knight Stadium’s new flagpole […]

    Staff Sergeant Girard “Jerry” Gass, Jr.
  • Officials: Berkeley County Schools See Increase In ACT Scores

    BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Berkeley County School District (BCSD) continues to maintain a steady performance on the ACT college admissions exam despite an 11 percent increase in test takers, BCSD officials stated. The five-year trend in BCSD student ACT scores showed an increase of .5 points on the English portion of the exam, compared to the state’s increase of .4 points. Likewise, […]

    Officials: Berkeley County Schools See Increase In ACT Scores
  • Goose Creek Police: Multiple Vehicle Break-Ins Caught On Camera

    GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–During the early morning hours of August 24, 2015, several suspects were captured on home surveillance video tampering with and removing items from motor vehicles in the Hayden Ponds Subdivision, police say. On Monday shortly after 8 a.m., police say they responded to a home on Pagoda Tree Drive in reference to someone tampering with a motor vehicle. […]

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  • Santee Cooper’s Green Power Program Produces 1 Million Megawatt Hours Of Electricity

    MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Santee Cooper’s Green Power program hit a major milestone when it generated its 1 millionth megawatt hour (MWh) of electricity this week. That’s enough renewable energy to power more than 74,000 average-sized homes for a year.* Santee Cooper’s 1 millionth MWh of Green Power was produced just before 1 p.m. yesterday, Aug. 25. Santee Cooper was […]

    Santee Cooper’s Green Power Program  Produces 1 Million Megawatt Hours Of Electricity
  • Goose Creek Police Looking For Two Men Accused Of Credit Card Fraud

    GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–The Goose Creek Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the two male subjects pictured in reference to utilizing a stolen credit card. On July 19th at 3:50 p.m., police say the suspects attempted to utilize a stolen credit card at Wal-Mart located at 605 St. James Avenue. If you have any information regarding this incident, or […]

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  • Local Law Firm Creates Game That Shows Dangers Of Texting & Driving

    We know the dangers of texting while driving, but studies indicate that the vast majority of people continue to do it anyway. Now a computer game gives users the opportunity to learn about the dangers and consequences of texting and driving first hand while participating in a South Carolina-specific, retro-revision of the original video game that so many of us grew […]

    Local Law Firm Creates Game That Shows Dangers Of Texting & Driving
  • Mayor Proclaims ‘Fleet Reserve Association Days’ In Goose Creek

    GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler has proclaimed Sept. 10-13 as “Fleet Reserve Association Days” in Goose Creek. Mayor Heitzler was joined at City Hall by several FRA Branch 269 and FRA Auxiliary members as he signed the proclamation on Aug. 17. The FRA is a service organization with more than 70,000 active duty, retired and reserve members of […]

    Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler is joined by (l-r) John Tharp, FRA Convention Chairman Chuck Hines, Southeast Regional FRA President Larry Cox, FRA Branch 269 President Laurie Bailey, FRA Auxiliary Convention Co-Chair Mary Lopez, FRA Branch 269 Auxiliary President Theresa Milligan, Marilyn Tharp and Tyler Malmgren.
 
 

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Coroner: Women On Moped Killed After Collision With Pickup Truck

Coroner: Women On Moped Killed After Collision With Pickup Truck

August 27, 2015 at 1:46 pm

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–On Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 10:24 p.m. a pick-up truck and a moped collided at the intersection of Howe Hall Road and Red Bank Road in Goose Creek, Berkeley...

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Santee Cooper’s Green Power Program  Produces 1 Million Megawatt Hours Of Electricity

Santee Cooper’s Green Power Program Produces 1 Million Megawatt Hours Of Electricity

August 26, 2015 at 1:43 pm

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Santee Cooper’s Green Power program hit a major milestone when it generated its 1 millionth megawatt hour (MWh) of electricity this week. That’s...

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Officials: Berkeley County Schools See Increase In ACT Scores

Officials: Berkeley County Schools See Increase In ACT Scores

August 26, 2015 at 2:19 pm

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Berkeley County School District (BCSD) continues to maintain a steady performance on the ACT college admissions exam despite an 11 percent increase...

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4-H Accepting Participants For Wildlife Food Plot Project

4-H Accepting Participants For Wildlife Food Plot Project

August 24, 2015 at 1:08 pm

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The SC 4-H Program is accepting applications from youth ages 5-19 who are interested in participating in the 2015 SC Wildlife Food Plot Project. Participants...

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Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler is joined by (l-r) John Tharp, FRA Convention Chairman Chuck Hines, Southeast Regional FRA President Larry Cox, FRA Branch 269 President Laurie Bailey, FRA Auxiliary Convention Co-Chair Mary Lopez, FRA Branch 269 Auxiliary President Theresa Milligan, Marilyn Tharp and Tyler Malmgren.

Mayor Proclaims ‘Fleet Reserve Association Days’ In Goose Creek

August 25, 2015 at 1:21 pm

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler has proclaimed Sept. 10-13 as “Fleet Reserve Association Days” in Goose Creek. Mayor Heitzler was joined at...

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DHEC Releases Safe Fish Eating Advisory For S.C. Waters

DHEC Releases Safe Fish Eating Advisory For S.C. Waters

July 10, 2015 at 8:44 pm

Fishing in South Carolina is a summer hobby for many people, and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has updated the fish consumption advisory...

 

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Berkeley High To Host First Annual Food Truck Rodeo

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Berkeley High School will host its First Annual Food Truck Rodeo on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at the school (406 West Main Street, Moncks Corner) from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Berkeley High’s Principal, Steven Steele, said, “We came up with the idea when we were brain storming about how to increase parent attendance at Open House. One […]

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4-H Accepting Participants For Wildlife Food Plot Project

4-H Accepting Participants For Wildlife Food Plot Project

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The SC 4-H Program is accepting applications from youth ages 5-19 who are interested in participating in the 2015 SC Wildlife Food Plot Project. Participants will prepare, establish maintain and observe a small food plot that will provide food and cover establishment for game animals and other wildlife species.  The project lasts through January. Youth will record observations […]

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Art Classes For Kids Offered At Goose Creek’s Casey Center

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Looking for a fun and educational activity for your child? Goose Creek Recreation is offering three art classes in the coming months at the city’s Casey Community Center. “Everything Art” for ages 7 to 12 meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday from Sept. 3 to Oct. 8.  Participants will create 2D and 3D masterpieces, and will […]

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Police Still Following Leads In Earl Johnson Housing Fraud Investigation

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–GCPD investigators say they continue to follow leads in the Earl Johnson housing fraud investigation. Police say they have identified 11 cases that are being investigated related to Johnson and his conspirators illegally renting homes over which they have no legal rights. Investigators say they have shared information with other local authorities who are developing similar cases and […]

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Berkeley County Coroner: SLED Investigating Inmate Death

Berkeley County Coroner: SLED Investigating Inmate Death

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–According to Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury, on August 21, at approx. 1:30 a.m., Dustin James Powell, 28, of Cottageville was found hanging and unresponsive in his cell at the Hill-Finklea Detention Center. He was transported by EMS to a local hospital and pronounced dead, Salisbury stated. The coroner stated that Powell was alone in his cell. The […]

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Goose Creek Police Looking For Woman Accused Of Using “Cloned Credit Card”

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–The Goose Creek Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the woman seen in this photo. Officers say she used a cloned credit card to make a fraudulent purchase. This incident occurred on July 26, 2015 at the Circle K in Goose Creek, police say. According to officers, the alleged victim attempted to purchase gas the […]

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Cypress Gardens To Host Lunch And Botanical Event

Cypress Gardens To Host Lunch And Botanical Event

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Katie Dickson, Horticulturist from Moore Farms Botanical Garden in Lake City, South Carolina, will be the special keynote speaker at Cypress Gardens’ popular Lunch and Learn series later this month. Dickson will demonstrate how to incorporate succulents into a traditional summer bouquet to create a one-of-a-kind piece. She will also offer tips and tricks for floral arrangement success. […]

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‘Sober or Slammer’ DUI Enforcement Blitz Underway

‘Sober or Slammer’ DUI Enforcement Blitz Underway

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety has announced plans to focus on impaired driving enforcement as the summer winds down. SCDPS is partnering with local law enforcement agencies across the state to launch the annual Sober or Slammer! impaired driving crackdown, which began August 20 and runs through the end of Labor Day, September 7. The campaign includes high visibility […]

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Berkeley Co. Man Convicted Of Beating Child To Death Hoping For A Second Chance

Berkeley Co. Man Convicted Of Beating Child To Death Hoping For A Second Chance

SUMMERVILLE, S.C.–A Berkeley County man convicted of murdering his girlfriend’s 22-month-old son in 2008 is hoping to overturn his current sentence. Justin Hillerby, 34, was sentenced to life without parole for child abuse by homicide in 2010. He’s currently incarcerated at the Broad River Correctional Institute in Columbia. “He has Post-Conviction Relief (PCR) Hearing scheduled for September 8th at the Charleston County […]

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DNR Courtesy Boating Inspections Set During Labor Day Weekend

In an effort to keep state waterways safe during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division will again be conducting courtesy safety inspections at some public boat landings. S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) boating safety and enforcement officers will perform a quick, but thorough, inspection for items such as required safety […]

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