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Police: PE Student Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting Stratford High Student

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–A student PE teacher has been charged with the sexual battery of a 16-year-old female Stratford High School student, according to Major John Grainger with the Goose Creek Police Department. Police arrested Kendrick Roach, 23, on Monday. With his attorney present, officers say he turned himself into GCPD investigators where he was then transported to the Berkeley County […]

Pictured: Lee Dell Bradley (Courtesy: BCSO)
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Berkeley County Jury Convicts Man For Stabbing Girlfriend To Death In 2014

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Solicitor Scarlett A. Wilson announced that on Friday, July 15, a Berkeley County jury convicted defendant Lee Dell Bradley of murder. Judge Deadra L. Jefferson sentenced Bradley to life in prison without the possibility of parole pursuant to the pre-trial notice served by the Ninth Circuit Solicitor’s Office. The victim, Frances Lawrence, was found stabbed to death on […]

Suspect Wanted In Church’s Chicken Attempted Armed Robbery Caught
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Suspect Wanted In Church’s Chicken Attempted Armed Robbery Caught

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–According to authorities, the suspect wanted for an attempted armed robbery at the Church’s Chicken in Moncks Corner on Wednesday afternoon is now behind bars. This suspect has been identified as 56-year-old Alfred Singleton of Moncks Corner. On Wednesday around about 4:35 p.m. officers with the Goose Creek Police Department responded to the Speedway convenience store located at 509 N. Goose Creek […]

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High-Speed Chase on I-26W Ends in Berkeley County after Driver Strikes Tree

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Shortly after 3 a.m. on Rivers Avenue and Morningside Drive in North Charleston, Charleston County deputies say they ran the tag to a Buick Lacrosse and learned the vehicle was stolen out of Berkeley County. Deputies say they activated their blue lights and sirens in an attempt to get the driver, Andrew Kluczinsky, to pull over.  However, they […]

Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis at a press conference. He says Daniel Ward is accused of kidnapping and a chase that started in Berkeley County and ended in an officer involved shooting in Orangeburg County.
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Sheriff: Man Accused Of Kidnapping & Fleeing from Deputies Opened Fire on Officers

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–A man kidnaps his wife, holds her at gunpoint, leads deputies on a chase spanning multiple counties, and then gets into a shootout with deputies, Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis said Thursday. It ended with the suspect being shot and airlifted to the hospital, he said. Deputies say that 34-year-old Daniel Brooks Ward of Moncks Corner is accused in […]

Annual Shuckin’ in the Park Oyster Roast Saturday
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Annual Shuckin’ in the Park Oyster Roast Saturday

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–It’s time, once again, to break out your oyster knives and make plans for the 17th annual Shuckin’ in the Park Oyster Roast on Saturday, March 12, at Old Santee Canal Park. The festival runs from 1-6 p.m. The Shuckin’ in the Park oyster roast will also feature activities for the children, including a jump castle, and live […]

‘The Berkeley Observer’ Gets a New Look
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‘The Berkeley Observer’ Gets a New Look

We’ve grown a lot in the more than two years since we’ve launched! We average about 100,000 page views a month. For a hyper local online publication–that’s a lot. With that growth comes some much needed changes. We are currently in the process of redesigning our website. With that said, please bare with us as we give the site a […]