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L TO R: Shameka Washington and Rebecca Davis.

Shameka Washington Named New Goose Creek High Principal; Rebecca Davis Interim Principal At Sedgefield Middle

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Shameka Washington, former principal at Sedgefield Middle, has been named the new principal of Goose Creek High and Rebecca Davis, former assistant principal at Sedgefield Middle, has been named Interim Principal at Sedgefield Middle. Both schools are located in Goose Creek, South Carolina. Washington and Davis will begin their new assignments on July 1 to prepare for the […]

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Sangaree Traffic Stop Leads To Discovery Of Meth, Heroin, Stolen Guns

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Three people are in jail following a traffic stop recently in the Sangaree area. On Tuesday, detectives with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshals Task Force stopped a white in color Ford Explorer on Beauregard Road. This vehicle was determined to be the same vehicle that had been in a pursuit with the South Carolina […]

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Deputies: Biggby Coffee Target Of Three Recent Burglaries

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is seeking your assistance in identifying a person caught on surveillance video burglarizing Biggby Coffee at 514 Saint James Ave. in Goose Creek. There have been three burglaries there recently. These took place on May 20, 2017 between 1:50 a.m. and 2:10 a.m., June 7, 2017 between 12:15 a.m. and 12:30 a.m.  and June 8, 2017 between 12:40 […]

Pictured: John McCants

Goose Creek Mourns Passing Of Former Council Member John McCants

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–The City of Goose Creek is mourning the loss of longtime public servant John McCants. McCants, whose quiet, steady leadership played an integral role on Goose Creek City Council for 24 years, died on Friday, June 9. He was 83 years old. Mr. McCants’ 1992 election to City Council began a quarter-century of service that helped guide the […]


BCD Council Of Governments Seeks Public Input On New Transportation Plan

BERKLELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) is currently developing the region’s 2040 Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) – and the agency is seeking public input in doing so. The federally mandated LRTP is a multimodal plan that sets priorities for spending federal funds on transportation projects in the region over the next 25 years. This includes highways, roads, bridges, […]

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Man Accused Of Exposing Himself To Little Girl At Fast Food Restaurant

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–A Summerville man is in custody for exposing himself to a child in a fast food restaurant, deputies stated. On June 7th, 2017 at approximately 3 p.m. deputies with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office responded to the McDonald’s located 302 College Park Road in Ladson regarding a report of an indecent exposure. Upon arrival, deputies found a male […]


Bi-Lo Recalls Baby Lima Beans For “Possible Presence Of Foreign Objects”

Southeasters Groceries, the parent company of BI-LO, is issuing a voluntary recall of multiple Southern Home frozen products containing baby lima beans. These products were sold in 10-,16-, and 32-ounce packages. The recall is due to a possible presence of foreign objects. These frozen products were sold in BI-LO and Winn-Dixie stores in South Carolina. The affected products and corresponding UPC codes are: […]