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Francis Marion National Forest Road Repair and Maintenance To Begin

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Francis Marion National Forest has awarded two three-year contracts to address road repairs and maintenance throughout the district road system. Recent weather events, such as the severe storms and flooding in the fall of 2015 and Hurricane Matthew in 2016, produced historic rainfall which led to widespread erosion and damage affecting 157 National Forest System roads. Repairs […]

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Goose Creek Tax Return Preparer Sentenced to Prison for Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–United States Attorney Beth Drake stated today that Stacy B. Middleton, age 47, of Goose Creek was sentenced in federal court in Charleston on two felony counts of Willfully Preparing and Filing a False Income Tax Return, in violation of Title 26, United States Code, Section 7206(2). Senior United States District Court Judge Patrick Michael Duffy sentenced Middleton […]

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27-Month-Old Child Fatally Struck By Car Identified

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office has released the identity of a child struck by a car on Sunday. According to Coroner Bill Salisbury, the child has been identified as 27-month old Royalty Adams of Tabby Creek Circle. She was pronounced dead at Trident Hospital in North Charleston. The auto-pedestrian accident occurred shortly before 1 p.m., less than a […]

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Coroner: Body of Missing Scuba Diver Recovered

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The two-day search for a missing scuba diver has come to a tragic end. During a news conference Monday, Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury announced that rescue crews recovered the diver’s body from the Cooper River around 12:30 p.m. The Berkeley County Rescue Squad, the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office and SCDNR had spent several days looking for the […]

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Berkeley County Coroner: 2 Traffic Fatalities in a 10-Hour Period

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Within ten hours, Berkeley County had 2 traffic deaths a mile apart on I-26 near the 187-mile marker.  At approximately 4 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 5), a sedan and an 18-wheeler collided in the west bound lane at mile marker 186 ½. The driver of the sedan, 88-year-old, James Reynolds of Dorchester, S.C. collided with a truck and then […]

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Berkeley Rescue Squad, Sheriff’s Office, DNR Searching For Missing Diver

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–A diver has gone missing on the Cooper River, according to Berkeley County first responders. The Berkeley  Rescue Squad, the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office and DNR are actively searching for the diver. First responders were notified of the diver’s disappearance shortly after 12 p.m. Saturday. A command post has been set up at the Cypress Garden boat landing. […]

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Goose Creek Police: Forgery Suspect’s Identity Sought

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–The Goose Creek Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the individual involved with the forging of a check on 09/22/2017. Police say the subject pictured above utilized a forged check to purchase merchandise at 605 St James Avenue (Walmart) in Goose Creek. If you have any information as to identity of this subject, please contact […]

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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 […]

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Police: 3 Teens Arrested Following Shooting Of Elderly Woman

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–GCPD investigators say they have arrested three teens for the September 21st shooting of 79-year-old Joan Dixon on Pecan Grove Ave. Dequian Dawson, 17; Joshua Smith, 18; and Christopher Burnell, 19, have all been charged with attempted murder. “Investigators are continuing to attempt to identify a reported fourth suspect that may have been in the suspect vehicle,” stated […]