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Lecture on Battery Warren Jan. 19; Tour of Site Jan. 20

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County Museum and Heritage Center in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service is launching its “History in Your Backyard” series. Events begin Friday, Jan. 19, with a 5:30 p.m. lecture at Goose Creek City Hall, followed by a tour on Jan. 20 of Battery Warren located on the Santee River. The lecture is by Robert Pasquill, […]

Pictured: Crowfield Golf Club is one of eight Charleston locations for the U.S. Kids Golf Local Tour.
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Crowfield set to host U.S. Kids Golf tour

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Some of the area’s best young golfers will show off their skills at Crowfield Golf Club on Saturday, Dec. 16. Crowfield is one of eight golf courses hosting the U.S. Kids Golf Winter Local Tour for the Charleston area. Saturday’s one-day tournament is the tour’s second competition. Last week saw the first tour event held at Dunes West […]

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Queen Charlotte Coming to Moncks Corner

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.–Her most gracious royal majesty Queen Charlotte, wife to King George III, is coming to Moncks Corner! The Queen has heard much of the distant colony of Carolina and is anxious to see this enchanting land and meet its nobility. All young princes, princesses and true friends of the Crown, are invited to visit with her at The […]

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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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Berkeley County Library To Host Community Genealogy Event

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County Library System (BCLS) is excited to partner with the General Marion’s Brigade Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Colonel Hezekiah Maham Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) to bring you “Tapping into Your Roots,” a genealogy research event and celebration for all ages. This event will be held at the […]

Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler’s history lectures are open to the public.
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Free Lecture Series Brings Goose Creek History To Life

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Armed with humor, insight and a lifetime of research, Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler will bring Goose Creek’s past to life as only he can this fall, as his popular historical lecture series returns in October. The free series – “Goose Creek Backyard History” – will be held at City Hall from 6 to 8 p.m. every Thursday […]

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Old Santee Canal Park In Moncks Corner To Close Friday

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–As a precaution and in preparation for Hurricane Irma, Old Santee Canal Park in Moncks Corner will be closed until further notice beginning tomorrow (Friday, Sept. 8). The park is open today until 5 p.m. The park is located at 900 Stony Landing Rd. in Moncks Corner. Beyond its historical offerings, the park is a popular destination for bird […]

These folks love peanuts! (Courtesy: Henry Cales)
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Bonneau Peanut Festival Organizers Looking For Vendors, Parade Participants

BONNEAU, S.C.–The town of Bonneau’s annual Peanut Festival is right around the corner. The two-day event is scheduled for October 13th and October 14th. The fun kicks off Friday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The parade will kick off at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday. Line up starts at 9:00 a.m. Come enjoy live music, entertainment, rides, great food and more […]

Photo: Chloe Carr (left) and Amiyah Haynes are enrolled in City of Goose Creek Gymnastics.
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Young Gymnasts Notch Top 100 National Scores

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Two young Goose Creek gymnasts are poised to make a splash on the national stage. Amiyah Haynes and Chloe Carr, both 8-years-old, are enrolled in City of Goose Creek Gymnastics. Both girls scored in the top 100 in the nation in recent competition. Amiyah and Chloe participate in USA Gymnastics’ Talent Opportunity Program (TOPs), which identifies the nation’s […]

PICTURED: Kinslee Abigail Mitchum
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Moncks Corner’s Kinslee Mitchum Crowned “Little Miss Tiny Tot SC 2017”

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Little Miss & Teen Miss South Carolina Pageant was held recently in Hartsville, SC. The pageant had 135 contestants from across South Carolina compete during the week. The winner of Little Miss Tiny Tot South Carolina was Kinslee Mitchum of Moncks Corner. She is the daughter of Jason & Kimberly Mitchum. Kinslee won $2000 in scholarships, round […]