Author: Nikki Gaskins Campbell

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Berkeley County Bus Assistant Accused of Choking Autistic Student

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–A Berkeley County school bus assistant has been fired after authorities say surveillance video shows him choking a special needs student on a school bus recently. Police say the video shows the 17-year-old autistic child pinned down by a bus assistant, who then put his hands around the child’s neck. The bus assistant has been identified as 36-year old […]

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Business

New Urgent Care Center Opens in Goose Creek

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Starting Tuesday morning, Trident Health’s newest medical facility, CareNow® urgent care, will begin seeing patients for the first time in Goose Creek. On Monday,  hospital representatives along with the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce and local officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new facility. Trident Health is affiliating with the Texas-based CareNow® for its newest […]

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Health

Possible Virus Outbreak Sends 100+ Westview Primary Students, Staff Home

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control confirms that the agency is working with the Berkeley County School District to determine the cause of a recent illness outbreak at a Goose Creek school. On Friday, SCDHEC officials issued the following statement: DHEC is working closely with Westview Primary School in Berkeley County to determine the cause […]

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Goose Creek Council to Allow Beehives in City

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–For bee enthusiasts who call Goose Creek home, they are now in luck. This week, in a 5-to-1 vote, Goose Creek City Council approved an ordinance that would allow homeowners to have beehives on their property. Before council voted, some residents, however, expressed their concern. “Has anyone considered the number of children or adults allergic to bees?” stated […]

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Video: Three People Caught Snooping Around Pinopolis Home

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying three individuals caught on camera snooping around a homeowner’s house while he was recently out of town. The incident occurred on Almond Street in Pinopolis on November 12th. The homeowner’s surveillance video shows a black in color, four-door Chevy truck pull into the driveway around 12:30 […]

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Business

Goose Creek Lidl Store Opens for Business on November 30th

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Lidl, one of the world’s largest retailers, recently confirmed that it’s getting ready to open its first Lowcountry location in a few weeks. The German-based chain will open its 36,170-square-foot supermarket at 8 a.m. Nov. 30 at 435 St. James Ave. in Goose Creek. Construction on the building started earlier this year. It’s the 10th location in South […]

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Health

Goose Creek Woman Battling Cancer Weds at Hospital

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Not even Stage 4 cancer could keep Kizzie Priestly, 39, from recently marrying the love of her life. On Thursday, the Goose Creek woman exchanged wedding vows with her fiance, David Hall, at Trident Hospital in North Charleston. The happy couple was supposed to get married Sunday, but after Priestly’s condition recently worsened, it required her to be admitted to […]

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Entertainment

T-Rex Directing Traffic Attracts Stares, Lots of Laughs

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Some drivers were left doing double takes after an unusual sighting of “prehistoric” proportions Tuesday morning. As parents dropped off their kids at Devon Forest Elementary on Halloween, they were met by a T-Rex perfectly directing traffic like a pro. Fortunately, this dinosaur was friendly, and students, parents and faculty couldn’t help but chuckle at the sighting. “This […]

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91-Year-Old WWII Vet Gets New Home After Irma Damages Previous One

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–After Hurricane Irma damaged the home of a World War II veteran in September, a Berkeley County community–along with the help of BP and U.S. Senator Tim Scott–recently joined forces to provide this local hero with a brand new home. Volunteers made up of individuals, businesses and community organizations recently rallied together to condemn and replace the vet’s […]

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27-Month-Old Child Fatally Struck By Car Identified

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office has released the identity of a child struck by a car on Sunday. According to Coroner Bill Salisbury, the child has been identified as 27-month old Royalty Adams of Tabby Creek Circle. She was pronounced dead at Trident Hospital in North Charleston. The auto-pedestrian accident occurred shortly before 1 p.m., less than a […]