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Roper St. Francis Breaks Ground On New Berkeley County Hospital
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Roper St. Francis Breaks Ground On New Berkeley County Hospital

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Roper St. Francis celebrated the groundbreaking of its future Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital and medical office building with a Blessing of the Land ceremony on Thursday night. Roper St. Francis began clearing trees on the site in May. Construction will take place on the hospital’s  90-acre campus at Carnes Crossroads, where Highway 17A and 176 intersect. The […]

Pictured: Joseph McGowan (VIA BERKELEY COUNTY SHERIFF"S OFFICE)
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Summerville Man Arrested On Child Porn Charges

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–A Berkeley County man is jail for allegedly possessing and distributing child pornography. Joseph Wheeler McGowan, 51, faces 16 counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and one count of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, according to the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office. He was taken into custody on Monday. Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force […]

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Moncks Corner Police: Suspect Caught On Camera Breaking Into Vehicles

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.–Moncks Corner police say they are actively looking for a man caught on a camera breaking into several cars. “Our detectives are following up on this situation and are requesting everyone keep an eye out for this individual,” stated Lieutenant Steve Meadows. The recent break-ins occurred over the weekend in the area of Oak Hill Plantation, police say. […]

PICTURED: SPENCER NIETO WITH AWARD
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Despite Cancer Diagnosis, New Trooper Graduates With Honors

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Nearly 1.7 million people will be diagnosed with cancer in 2017, according to the American Cancer Society. For one young man recently diagnosed with the disease, he is not letting it slow him down. Spencer Nieto of Goose Creek became the recipient of the Colonel P.F. Thompson Outstanding Achievement Award following his graduation Wednesday from the South Carolina Highway […]

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Elderly Man Dies 5 Days After Vehicle Accident Involving Tree

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–A Manning man succumbed to his injuries Monday following an accident that occurred last week. According to Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury, on June 7 at 7:15 p.m., Toliver Harrill, 75, was traveling south on Highway 52 north of Moncks Corner when he ran off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree. He was admitted to […]

Wendy's on Redbank Road in Goose Creek, SC
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Police Looking For Suspect In Shooting At Goose Creek Wendy’s

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Police say two men were about to place a food order inside the Wendy’s on Redbank Road before gunshots were fired in their direction Thursday. The Goose Creek Police Department is now actively trying to identify the pair. According to the incident report, the restaurant’s on duty manager stated that the two black males were standing in the […]

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CSX Railroad To Temporarily Close Several Crossings For Repair

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–According to Berkeley County officials, CSX Railroad has notified the county of several crossings scheduled to be closed for repair. Drivers are urged to plan their route accordingly. Signage will be in place marking detour routes. Each crossing will be closed for approximately two to five days depending on any unforeseen issues or weather. Dates are subject to […]

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Coroner: Pineville Man Killed In Motorcycle Accident

PINEVILLE, S.C.–A Pineville man has died following a fatal accident with his motorcycle. According to Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury, around 9:50 p.m., Daniel Flagler Jr., 48, of Pineville was traveling on Highway 35 in Russellville when his motorcycle ran off the right side of the roadway.  He struck a mailbox and a ditch. He was pronounced dead Salisbury stated […]

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Moncks Corner Man Killed On Black Tom Road In Traffic Accident

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.–A Moncks Corner man has died following a traffic accident on Black Tom Road on Friday evening. According to Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury, around 5:15 p.m. James Lanier, 57, of Moncks Corner was traveling on Black Tom Road near S Live Oak Drive when his pickup truck ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a […]