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Santee Cooper Board Approves 2018 Budget

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – The Santee Cooper Board of Directors approved a $2.1 billion budget for 2018 at its regular monthly meeting this week. The 2018 budget includes $1.7 billion for the electric system, $9.8 million for the water systems and $378.6 million for capital expenditures. Approximately 42 percent of the $1.7 billion electric system budget is allocated for fuel […]

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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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Santee Cooper Crews Traveling to U.S. Virgin Islands to Help Restore Power

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Santee Cooper crews departed today for the U.S. Virgin Islands to help restore power to the region ravaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria in September. Some residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands of St. Croix and St. Thomas have been without power since Sept. 6. A total of 13 Santee Cooper employees, including 12 line technicians […]

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Holiday Market Returns to Historic Green Barn at Carnes Crossroads

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–One of Summerville’s hottest emerging communities is hosting a holiday celebration and artisan market on Saturday, December 9th. Carnes Crossroads, located on Hwy 17A, will be the location of the third annual Holiday Market at the Green Barn, featuring vendors selling all kinds of local, handmade gifts, goodies and treats. Festive decor will adorn the Green Barn, the […]

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Berkeley Electric Coop: Rates Stable, Growth Increasing

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Berkeley Electric Cooperative held its Annual Meeting of Members on Saturday, November 11th at the Exchange Park Fairgrounds in Ladson. During his keynote speech, CEO Dwayne Cartwright assured members that there is no need for rate increases in the coming year and predicted stable rates for the next several years. Cartwright also noted that early next year Berkeley […]

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Celebrates Grand Opening

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Summerville. The new hotel boasts 111 rooms including suites with all the modern conveniences of home. All rooms contain high-speed wireless internet, refrigerators, microwaves, Keurig Coffee makers, irons with ironing boards and safes. A full hot […]

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AA Auto Protection Providing Work-at-Home Opportunities for Employees

AA Auto Protection is looking ahead to the future by providing flexible work options for their employees who want to have access to more telecommute opportunities. While these options are currently available, the company wants to expand its efforts to ensure a happy and more productive workforce. “With so many businesses starting to offer telecommuting options to their staff, we […]

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Crowfield Golf Club Improvements have Historical Theme

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–A unique renovation project is nearing completion at the City of Goose Creek’s public golf course. The bar area of Crowfield Golf Club, including its patio, has received a facelift under the direction of Stacey Quinn Williams of Quinn Williams Design. City residents can see the improvements firsthand at an open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]

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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 […]