• 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
  • 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, […]

    Santee Cooper demonstrates how deadly power lines can be
  • 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. […]

    Falling gas prices to increase Thanksgiving holiday travel for South Carolinians
  • 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 […]

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

    Pictured: Roy Caffey
  • 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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Pictured: Theresa D. Crawford (Courtesy: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office)

Hanahan woman arrested for Georgetown Co. home invasion

November 21, 2014 at 4:42 pm

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...

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SCRA holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for new Nexton facility

SCRA holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for new Nexton facility

November 22, 2014 at 4:24 pm

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–This week SCRA  held the official dedication and ribbon cutting ceremonies for its “Applied Technologies Center” located at Nexton...

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Berkeley County’s ‘Teacher of the Year’ honored during ESPN tournament

Berkeley County’s ‘Teacher of the Year’ honored during ESPN tournament

November 21, 2014 at 4:27 pm

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...

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Goose Creek kicks off Christmas celebrations starting Dec. 4th

Goose Creek kicks off Christmas celebrations starting Dec. 4th

November 21, 2014 at 4:13 pm

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...

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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...

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Gov. Nikki Haley announces ‘World Diabetes Day’ in South Carolina

November 17, 2014 at 2:09 pm

Governor Nikki Haley issued a statewide proclamation Friday designating November 14, 2014 as World Diabetes Day in South Carolina. The Governor’s Mansion was also lit blue...

 
 
 

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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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Harry Connick, Jr. tickets on sale this Friday

Award-winning singer and television personality, Harry Connick, Jr. will be playing one show at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m. Over his career, Connick has released 29 albums and has won 3 Grammys and 2 Emmys. His current tour will focus on this latest release, “Every Man Should Know,” though fans will be […]

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Ladson woman charged with embezzling $325,000 from Heritage Trust

Ladson woman charged with embezzling $325,000 from Heritage Trust

United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated that his office has filed information charging Yvondia “Susan” Young, age 57, with bank fraud in violation of 18 U.S.C. §1344. The information alleges that from 2007 to 2013, Young embezzled approximately $325,000 from her employer, the Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union, by issuing official credit union checks to make payments on her credit […]

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After mail lady robbed at gunpoint, $10,000 reward offered

After mail lady robbed at gunpoint, $10,000 reward offered

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the U.S. Marshall’s Fugitive Task Force all are investigating the recent armed robbery of a postal letter carrier. The carrier was robbed at gunpoint at about 1:00 PM on November 14, 2014 in the vicinity of Cambridge Road and Eaton Way in the Sangaree area of Summerville, […]

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Are you leaving thousands of dollars with your employer without knowing it?

Are you leaving thousands of dollars with your employer without knowing it?

Why are Americans leaving billions of dollars on the table allowing their employers to keep a slice of their future? In one example, a familiar company’s employees let the stockholders keep $98 million instead of taking the free money for their individual retirement accounts. How likely is it that YOU are doing the SAME? An average American can give themselves […]

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USC’s ‘Cocky’ pays Cainhoy students a surprise visit

USC’s ‘Cocky’ pays Cainhoy students a surprise visit

CAINHOY, S.C.–BP Chemical Company and the University of South Carolina teamed up Tuesday morning to surprise Cainhoy Elementary/Middle School students and promote reading among elementary schools students. With the help of “Cocky’s Reading Express,” ten undergraduate students from USC came and read to the students of Cainhoy with a special guest, Cocky the Gamecock. “Cocky’s Reading Express” is a collaboration […]

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Gov. Nikki Haley announces ‘World Diabetes Day’ in South Carolina

Governor Nikki Haley issued a statewide proclamation Friday designating November 14, 2014 as World Diabetes Day in South Carolina. The Governor’s Mansion was also lit blue in recognition of this day. Approximately 800,000 South Carolinians are affected by type 1 or type 2 diabetes and more than 250 million people around the world suffer from diabetes with only 25-50 percent […]

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SC ranks 36th in the nation for child homelessness

SC ranks 36th in the nation for child homelessness

The National Center on Family Homelessness recently released America’s Youngest Outcasts, a report card on child homelessness. The report ranked South Carolina 36th in the nation. Alabama was deemed the worst state for homelessness coming in dead last. The state that fared the best was Minnesota. It came in at number one. The report ranked each state based on the […]

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