• Moncks Corner Police: Suspect Armed with Rifle Robs Gas Station, Arrested Shortly After

    MONCKS CORNER, S.C.–According to Moncks Corner Police Chief Rick Ollic, on Friday morning his officers responded to 605 North Highway 52  (The Pantry BP Station) in reference to an armed robbery. Ollic says a suspect robbed the store clerk while armed with a rifle. Approximately $100 was taken, he says. Through information, investigation and forensic evidence from the scene, Ollic says officers […]

    Moncks Corner Police: Suspect Armed with Rifle Robs Gas Station, Arrested Shortly After
  • DHEC: No Confirmed Cases of Zika Virus in South Carolina

    According to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, there are no confirmed cases of Zika virus in South Carolina as of Friday. In response to an outbreak of Zika virus in South America, the Centers for Disease Control and Protection has issued travel advisories for anyone traveling to areas where the virus is common. The advisory is particularly […]

    DHEC: No Confirmed Cases of Zika Virus in South Carolina
  • Erin Moffett Named Berkeley Middle School Rookie Teacher of the Year

    BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Erin Moffett, a sixth grade social studies teacher, was recognized as the Berkeley Middle School 2016 Rookie Teacher of the Year. Administrators surprised Moffett with this honor Thursday afternoon, February 5. Rookie Teacher of the Year is an award selected by school administrators to recognize an outstanding first year teacher. Moffett, originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan, majored in […]

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  • Five Candidates Running for Goose Creek City Council, Three Councilmen Not Seeking Re-election

    GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Goose Creek councilman Jerry Tekac is the latest council member who won’t be seeking re-election. He made the announcement Friday via social media. “I have been proud to serve as a council member for Goose Creek, and it is truly an honor to represent the residents and businesses where I have called home for the past 18 years,” […]

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  • Berkeley County Deputies Actively Looking for Armed Robbery Suspect

    BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect of an armed robbery that occurred on January 24th at the Kangaroo convenience store, located at 1044 Red Bank Road in Goose Creek. During the morning hours of January 24th, Sheriff’s deputies responded to an armed robbery at the Kangaroo convenience store. At […]

    Berkeley County Deputies Actively Looking for Armed Robbery Suspect
  • Online Petition Launched to Bring Back Former EMS Director Bob Mixter

    BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. – Just weeks after former EMS Director Steve Cotter resigned from his position, support is growing to bring back the man who was in the position prior, Bob Mixter. Mixter was employed by Berkeley County EMS for more than twenty years as a crew member, training officer, deputy director, and director before he resigned from the position […]

    Pictured: Bob Mixter
  • BCSD’s Athletic Signing Day Ceremony Rescheduled after District Employee Collapses

    BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–On Wednesday afternoon, February 3, Charlie Davis, BCSD Coordinator of Pupil Services, collapsed during the BCSD Athletic Signing Day Ceremony, stated BCSD Spokesperson Katie Orvin. District officials and school administrators responded immediately, performing CPR until emergency officials arrived. “BCSD is thankful to report that Mr. Davis is expected to make a full recovery,” stated Orvin. “We appreciate the quick […]

    Pictured: Charlie Davis (Via Berkeley County School District)
  • Santee Cooper Initiates Spill at Santee Spillway

    MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Due to current lake levels and forecasted rainfall upstream, Santee Cooper began spilling operations today at the Santee Dam. The controlled spill began at 2,500 cubic feet of water per second into the Santee River. Spilling, which is a normal part of Santee Cooper’s hydroelectric operations in periods of increased flows into the lakes, is expected […]

    Santee Cooper Initiates Spill at Santee Spillway
  • Charlie Harrison Named New Athletics Director for Berkeley High, Search Continues for Head Coach

    BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. —More than a month after Berkeley High’s former athletic director Jeff Cruce filed a wrongful termination against the Berkeley County School District, the BHS stags are looking ahead to the future and a fresh start. Recently, Berkeley High School Assistant Principal Charlie Harrison was chosen to serve as the school’s new athletic director, a role Harrison, who’s already […]

    Pictured: Charlie Harrison (Provided)
  • Berkeley County to Vote Monday on Resolution Opposing Guantanamo Bay Transfer to Hanahan

    MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Berkeley County Supervisor Bill Peagler has placed a resolution on Monday’s County Council meeting agenda that opposes the closing of Guantanamo Bay and opposes the transfer of terrorists to the Naval Brig in Hanahan. “I am introducing this resolution for two reasons: the safety of the people of Berkeley County and the safety of the economy […]

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Moncks Corner Police: Suspect Armed with Rifle Robs Gas Station, Arrested Shortly After

Moncks Corner Police: Suspect Armed with Rifle Robs Gas Station, Arrested Shortly After

February 5, 2016 at 11:09 pm

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.–According to Moncks Corner Police Chief Rick Ollic, on Friday morning his officers responded to 605 North Highway 52  (The Pantry BP Station) in...

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BCSD Accepting Applications for School Bus Drivers; February Training Scheduled

BCSD Accepting Applications for School Bus Drivers; February Training Scheduled

January 28, 2016 at 2:14 pm

WHO & WHAT: Berkeley County School District is currently accepting applications for school bus drivers and will host a training for drivers who apply. WHEN & WHERE:...

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Erin Moffett Named Berkeley Middle School Rookie Teacher of the Year

February 5, 2016 at 6:06 pm

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Erin Moffett, a sixth grade social studies teacher, was recognized as the Berkeley Middle School 2016 Rookie Teacher of the Year. Administrators...

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City of Hanahan to Air Original Star Wars Movie During Community Event

January 6, 2016 at 5:21 pm

HANAHAN, S.C.–Listen up, Star Wars fans! The City of Hanahan has announced that on January 23rd inside the Mabeline Gym, it will show the original 1977 Star Wars...

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Five Candidates Running for Goose Creek City Council, Three Councilmen Not Seeking Re-election

February 5, 2016 at 3:51 pm

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Goose Creek councilman Jerry Tekac is the latest council member who won’t be seeking re-election. He made the announcement Friday via social...

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DHEC: No Confirmed Cases of Zika Virus in South Carolina

DHEC: No Confirmed Cases of Zika Virus in South Carolina

February 5, 2016 at 6:53 pm

According to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, there are no confirmed cases of Zika virus in South Carolina as of Friday. In response to...

 

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Moncks Corner’s New Police Chief Sets Goals, Works for “the Common Good of Others” in First Month

Moncks Corner’s New Police Chief Sets Goals, Works for “the Common Good of Others” in First Month

MONCKS CORNER, SC – It’s been one month since Chief Rick Ollic raised his right hand, took an oath, and stepped into his new position, heading up the Moncks Corner Police Department. He has come to work these past 30 days he says, “humbled and ready to serve others.” Chief Ollic says during this time he’s been working toward getting […]

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Registered Berkeley County Voters Able to Cast Absentee Ballots for the Presidential Preference Primaries Now

Registered Berkeley County Voters Able to Cast Absentee Ballots for the Presidential Preference Primaries Now

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Registered Berkeley County voters can now cast their absentee ballots for the Presidential Preference Primaries at the Berkeley County Elections Office, located at 6 Belt Drive in Moncks Corner. For the Republican Presidential Preference Primary, voters can cast their absentee ballots from 9AM – 5PM, Monday – Friday through Friday, February 19th. For the Democrat Presidential Preference Primary, […]

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Prescribed Burn Taking Place in Area of Cainhoy Road

Prescribed Burn Taking Place in Area of Cainhoy Road

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The United States Forest Service is currently performing a prescribed burn on 450 acres on the east side on Cainhoy Road between Clements Ferry Road and Charity Church Road. The burn is expected to last until 5 p.m. today. The Forest Service does not expect a road closure but states that one is possible on Cainhoy Road at […]

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$1.4 Million Berkeley County Plantation Considered for National Historic Registry

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Built in 1852, Gippy Plantation is full of rich history and fascinating stories. Now the current owner hopes its more than century old history is enough to land on a major U.S. registry. From 1927-1971 it was the site of “Gippy Dairy” which supplied milk products to schools and companies throughout the lowcountry. “In the 1950’s era, it […]

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Miss South Carolina to Visit Howe Hall AIMS for Recycled Runway Show

Miss South Carolina to Visit Howe Hall AIMS for Recycled Runway Show

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Miss South Carolina, Daja Dial, will visit Howe Hall AIMS on Thursday, February 11, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. to participate in the school’s Recycled Runway show. The fashion show will feature 12 upcycled designs created and modeled by AIMS students. This year students focused on the impact plastic shopping bags have on the environment. Fourth grade students will […]

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Young Mother Battling Breast Cancer Inspires Others, Finishes 5k in Goose Creek

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–On any given Saturday, you could expect to see life-long runner Rebekah Broome pounding the pavement. She says it is what she has always done for years. “I’ve always been pretty active,” Rebekah said. A Facebook event lead her to the Fit Family 5k at Middleton Park in Goose Creek. She says she frequently scans groups in search […]

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John Darrieux Sentenced to 30 Years for Moncks Corner Home Invasion

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. – On Friday, Solicitor Scarlett A. Wilson announced that a Berkeley County jury convicted John Darrieux for three counts of armed robbery, three counts of kidnapping, burglary in the first degree and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime. Circuit Court Judge Benjamin Culbertson sentenced Darrieux to 30 years for each of those charges […]

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Tanner/Foster Creek Area Elementary  Community Meeting

Tanner/Foster Creek Area Elementary Community Meeting

WHO & WHAT: Berkeley County School District will host a meeting for members of the community to view the conceptual site and floor plans for the new Tanner/Foster Creek Area Elementary School. WHEN & WHERE: The community meeting will be on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, beginning at 6 p.m. at Goose Creek Primary School, located at 200 Foster Creek Road […]

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Berkeley Middle College Student Accepted to Science and Engineering Summer Apprenticeship Program

Berkeley Middle College Student Accepted to Science and Engineering Summer Apprenticeship Program

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–O’Dhori Prioleau, junior at Berkeley Middle College, was accepted into the Science and Engineering Summer Apprenticeship Program at SPAWAR. Typically, the program only accepts six to eight students each year. “I am very thankful for this opportunity. The experience that I will gain from this program will be with me for the rest of my engineering career. I […]

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Santee Cooper Begins Controlled Spill at Santee Dam

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Due to current lake levels, Santee Cooper began spilling operations at the Santee Dam. The controlled spill began Thursday at 5,000 cubic feet of water per second into the Santee River. Spilling, which is a normal part of Santee Cooper’s hydroelectric operations in periods of increased flows into the lakes, is expected to continue until further […]

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