• Country singer Jason Aldean to perfom in the lowcountry

    Jason Aldean will bring his 2015 ‘Burn It Down Tour’ to the North Charleston Coliseum on Saturday, February 14th. The two-time ACM “Male Vocalist Of The Year” Jason Aldean released his sixth studio album Old Boots, New Dirt on October 7th, 2014. The release’s lead single “Burnin’ It Down” earned platinum certification in only nine weeks, making it the fastest selling single of […]

    Country singer Jason Aldean to perfom in the lowcountry
  • Local doctor raises awareness of the dangers of atrial fibrillation

    Recently on The Bryan Crabtree Show, Dr. Michael Gold recently spoke out about his efforts to inform lowcountry residents of the dangers of atrial fibrillation (also known as AFib). A condition that affects 2.5 million Americans, atrial fibrillation occurs when the two top chambers of the heart beat erratically. Instead of the usual 60 to 70 beats per minute, the […]

    Local doctor raises awareness of the dangers of atrial fibrillation
  • Berkeley Co. schools honored in Washington, D.C.

    BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Principals and representatives from this year’s Berkeley County Blue Ribbon School award winning schools, Hanahan Elementary and Hanahan Middle, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to be recognized and receive their Blue Ribbon Awards. The National Blue Ribbon Schools award recognizes public and private elementary, middle and high schools based on their academic excellence or progress in closing achievement […]

    Berkeley Co. schools honored in Washington, D.C.
  • Troopers urging patience, caution as drivers navigate rainy weather, heavy traffic

    The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is urging motorists to expect heavy traffic and rain-soaked roadways as they head out for Thanksgiving. Troopers have already begun to see minor collisions causing traffic delays on some interstates. Thanksgiving is traditionally one of the most heavily traveled holiday periods of the year. AAA Carolinas is predicting heavy travel due to falling gas […]

    Troopers urging patience, caution as drivers navigate rainy weather, heavy traffic
  • Goose Creek Police Dept. awarded CALEA accreditation

    GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–The Goose Creek Police Department (GCPD) was awarded its fourth re-accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®) in Albuquerque, New Mexico on November 22, 2014. The department received its initial accreditation award in 2002. The Goose Creek Police Department had to undergo a thorough and rigorous on-site review inspection in August by a […]

    Captain Dave Aarons, Captain John Grainger, Police Chief Harvey Becker, City Administrator Dennis Harmon, Captain Shawn Laffey    
Photo Taken By: Captain Dave Soderberg
  • Man killed after colliding with van carrying five children

    BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–On November 24th at 2 p.m., Douglas Soles, 36, of Orangeburg was traveling east on Old State Road in Berkeley County when a van with five children and their mother were traveling west and collided head-on, stated Coroner Bill Salisbury. Soles was pronounced dead on the scene, and the mother and children were transported to MUSC in Charleston. […]

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  • SCRA holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for new Nexton facility

    BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–This week SCRA  held the official dedication and ribbon cutting ceremonies for its “Applied Technologies Center” located at Nexton in Summerville. Construction began on the 78,000 square foot facility, which houses SCRA’s Charleston-area operations, last October. The longest-serving and newest SCRA associates held the ribbon for the ceremony, signifying SCRA’s history and showcasing SCRA’s future. Working with Choate […]

    SCRA holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for new Nexton facility
  • Hanahan woman arrested for Georgetown Co. home invasion

    Georgetown County Sheriff’s investigators have charged 40-year-old Theresa D. Crawford of Hanahan with illegally forcing her way into a person’s home. According to deputies, around 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday deputies responded to a home invasion in the Pawleys Island community of Georgetown County. Investigators say the homeowner was inside the home, heard a noise and noticed the front door open. […]

    Pictured: Theresa D. Crawford (Courtesy: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office)
  • Berkeley County’s ‘Teacher of the Year’ honored during ESPN tournament

    BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.– On Thursday night, Lauren Reeder, Berkeley County School District’s Teacher of the Year, was celebrated at the Charleston Classic, an ESPN college basketball tournament held in Charleston every year. Reeder, a second grade teacher at Marrington Elementary, was recognized alongside Dorchester County School District’s Teacher of the Year as well as Charleston County School District’s Teacher of […]

    Berkeley County’s ‘Teacher of the Year’ honored during ESPN tournament
  • Goose Creek kicks off Christmas celebrations starting Dec. 4th

    GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–The City of Goose Creek will kick-off its “Goose Creek Christmas” sponsored by Goose Creek Heating & Air on Thursday, December 4th behind the Municipal Center. This FREE, family event will run from 6:00-8:00 pm. Come out and enjoy the lakeside light display and children’s parade around the lake led by the Mayor. Following the parade, Santa will […]

    Goose Creek kicks off Christmas celebrations starting Dec. 4th
 
 

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Troopers urging patience, caution as drivers navigate rainy weather, heavy traffic

Troopers urging patience, caution as drivers navigate rainy weather, heavy traffic

November 26, 2014 at 2:37 pm

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is urging motorists to expect heavy traffic and rain-soaked roadways as they head out for Thanksgiving. Troopers have already...

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140 million shoppers to take advantage of Thanksgiving weekend deals

140 million shoppers to take advantage of Thanksgiving weekend deals

November 25, 2014 at 6:10 pm

Americans are readying for the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend by making sure they have a menu for their family gathering and a complete shopping list for their weekend shopping...

EDUCATION »

Berkeley Co. schools honored in Washington, D.C.

Berkeley Co. schools honored in Washington, D.C.

November 26, 2014 at 2:48 pm

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Principals and representatives from this year’s Berkeley County Blue Ribbon School award winning schools, Hanahan Elementary and Hanahan Middle,...

Entertainment »

Country singer Jason Aldean to perfom in the lowcountry

Country singer Jason Aldean to perfom in the lowcountry

November 26, 2014 at 3:29 pm

Jason Aldean will bring his 2015 ‘Burn It Down Tour’ to the North Charleston Coliseum on Saturday, February 14th. The two-time ACM “Male Vocalist Of The Year” Jason...

Government »

From left to right: Mayor Michael J. Heitzler and Lisa Collins (Tribal Administrator)

Goose Creek mayor declares November “SC Native American Heritage Month”

November 17, 2014 at 9:57 am

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler signed a proclamation declaring November “South Carolina Native American Heritage Month” in the City of Goose...

Health »

Local doctor raises awareness of the dangers of atrial fibrillation

Local doctor raises awareness of the dangers of atrial fibrillation

November 26, 2014 at 3:08 pm

Recently on The Bryan Crabtree Show, Dr. Michael Gold recently spoke out about his efforts to inform lowcountry residents of the dangers of atrial fibrillation (also known...

 
 
 

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140 million shoppers to take advantage of Thanksgiving weekend deals

140 million shoppers to take advantage of Thanksgiving weekend deals

Americans are readying for the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend by making sure they have a menu for their family gathering and a complete shopping list for their weekend shopping activities. According to the National Retail Federation’s Thanksgiving Weekend Expectations survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, which provides a preliminary look at shopping expectations over Thanksgiving weekend, six in 10 (61.1%) […]

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Santee Cooper demonstrates how deadly power lines can be

Santee Cooper demonstrates how deadly power lines can be

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Electrocution is the second leading cause of death for construction workers; however, it’s not just the people working in that particular field who should worry about the dangers associated with live wires—especially power lines. “A lot of people don’t really understand the danger or how fast you can come in contact with a power line,” stated Claud Wessinger, […]

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Falling gas prices to increase Thanksgiving holiday travel for South Carolinians

Falling gas prices to increase Thanksgiving holiday travel for South Carolinians

Almost 90% of South Carolinians traveling this Thanksgiving holiday will be celebrating with a road trip, while enjoying the lowest gas prices in five years, according to AAA Carolinas. A total of 656,000 South Carolinians are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home. About 591,000 of those travelers will drive, an increase of about 24,000 than last year. […]

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Pictured L to R: Berkeley Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Sheriff Marion Wright and Patrolman William Bell of the Summerville Police Department

Berkeley Co. Sheriff’s Office remembers two officers killed in the line of duty

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.—The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office recently paused to remember two officers killed in the line of duty twelve years ago. On November 19, 2002 Berkeley Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Marion Wright and Patrolman William Bell with the Summerville Police Department were struck and killed around 6:00 pm on Highway 17A by a driver, Brian L. Nelson, who was under […]

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Monster Jam tickets now on sale

Feld Motor Sports® announced today that tickets for Monster Jam®, the world’s premier Monster Jam truck series, are now on sale. Monster Jam events are affordably priced for the whole family with all Kid’s Tickets (ages 2-12) half-off*.Tickets are also available at the arena box office and all Ticketmaster outlets. Monster Jam will be performing at the North Charleston Coliseum […]

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Pictured: Roy Caffey

SC trooper killed in line of duty in 1972 honored with I-26E memorial

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety held a dedication ceremony today remembering the life and service of Patrolman Roy O. Caffey who was shot and killed in the line of duty in 1972. He was a 25-year veteran of the Patrol. Patrolman Caffey, a native of Temple, Texas, was survived by his wife, Mildred, and son, Robert who was […]

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He gave up a $37 million contract to start a potato farm & then gives them away! What!?

He was one of the best centers in the NFL. He had a 5-year, $37 million contract and he found it all meaningless. His agent was floored. CBS News reported that St. Louis Rams center Jason Brown quit football to be a farmer in Louisburg, N.C. He bought 1,000 acres and farms crops including cucumbers and sweet potatoes. He says […]

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Berkeley County to begin accepting same-sex marriage applications

WCIV-TV | ABC News 4 – Charleston News, Sports, Weather BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.—Shortly after two lesbian couples made South Carolina history by getting the first legal same-sex marriage license and exchanging vows outside the Charleston Courthouse, comes the news that Berkeley County will begin accepting same-sex marriage license applications starting tomorrow. According to WCBD-TV, Berkeley County court clerks will begin […]

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Three Berkeley Co. high schools rank among the ‘best in the state’

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.— Niche.com recently ranked 14,431 high schools in the country and gathered 4.6 million opinions from 280,000 students and parents in order to compile a list of the 100 best schools in each of the fifty states. Out of its “100 best in the state” list, Berkeley High School, Hanahan High School and Goose Creek High made the […]

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Cypress Gardens ushers in the season with popular holiday events

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Cypress Gardens invites guests to take a break from the holiday rush to enjoy their unique seasonal events, which are quickly becoming a tradition for many across the lowcountry. On Saturday, December 6th, bring the entire family to “Santa in the Swamp” from 10:00am – 2:00pm.  At 11:15 a.m., Santa Claus will arrive by boat on the blackwater […]

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