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Pictured: Goose Creek City Hall
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City awarded recreational trail grant

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–The South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism recently awarded the City of Goose Creek  a $100,000 Recreational Trails Program grant to construct a new trailhead with a 60-space parking facility and 1,000 linear feet of hiker/biker trail for the Wannamaker North Trail. The Wannamaker North bike trail is an 8-mile loop that runs through a wooded […]

Brian Crabtree hopes to be the next sheriff of Berkeley County.
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Sheriff candidate: “I’m opposed to legalizing marijuana.”

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.—As a graduate of Stratford High School and longtime resident of Berkeley County, Brian Adams, who has more than twenty years in law enforcement, has his heart set on this year’s upcoming election for sheriff, a position he has decided to run for. On Friday, Adams appeared on The Bryan Crabtree Show to explain his reason for running […]

Mayoral, council election set for April 8th
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Mayoral, council election set for April 8th

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–The Berkeley County Elections & Registration Board has announced that the General Election for the City of Goose Creek will be held on April 8, 2014. In the polling booth, voters will cast their ballot for mayor as well as three city council seats. For anyone interested in filing as a candidate for the above listed offices, there […]

Gov. Haley’s recent Christmas gift draws criticism
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Gov. Haley’s recent Christmas gift draws criticism

Governor Nikki Haley’s recent posting to her social media accounts have a whole lot of people talking. One day after Christmas, Haley took to the web to post the following message to Instagram and Twitter: “Our family had a wonderful Christmas together! I must have been good. Santa gave me a Beretta PX4 Storm.” The message included a photo of […]

SC House Speaker’s ethics case sent to grand jury
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SC House Speaker’s ethics case sent to grand jury

An ethics investigation into House Speaker Bobby Harrell appears to be intensifying. Harrell’s case has now been turned over to the state Grand Jury. Mark Powell, a spokesperson for Attorney General Alan Wilson, confirmed the move in a press release Monday afternoon. “In response to various inquiries to this Office regarding the status of the Speaker Bobby Harrell matter, this […]

Nancy Mace seeks longtime U.S. senator’s seat
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Nancy Mace seeks longtime U.S. senator’s seat

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.—The 2014 election for South Carolina’s GOP race could get interesting. Nancy Mace, the first female graduate of the Citadel and a small business woman, will formally announce her plans to run for the seat currently held by longtime, outspoken U.S. senator Lindsey Graham. Graham was elected to the Senate in 2002 and reelected in 2008. He was […]

Governor Nikki Haley
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Governor, DSS celebrate welfare-to-work success

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Governor Nikki Haley joined with South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) Director Lillian Koller in recognition of the 18,000 South Carolinians who have transitioned from welfare to work since 2011. CR Bard in Moncks Corner is one of hundreds of companies in South Carolina which have hired former welfare recipients. “From the start, getting South Carolinians off […]