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Two Hanahan Firefighters Struck by Firetruck While Responding to Accident

HANAHAN, S.C.–Two firefighters were rushed to the hospital following injuries they sustained while responding to an accident Wednesday morning, according to Hanahan officials. The accident occurred around 9 a.m. on Henry Brown Boulevard. According to authorities, both firefighters were responding to an accident on the North Rhett Avenue bridge when another responding fire truck came onto the bridge and began to spin […]

Pictured: Berkeley County Government Building
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Berkeley County Government Offices Closed on Thursday Due to Snow

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Berkeley County Government offices will be closed Thursday, January 4 due to hazardous road conditions caused by Wednesday’s freezing rain and snow. Berkeley County Emergency Preparedness Department will move to OPCON level 3 at 3 p.m. Wednesday. This level shows full or partial activation of Berkeley County Emergency Operations Center. The citizen call center is open from 7 […]

Snow falling on the ground in Goose Creek, SC
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Goose Creek City Offices Closed on Thursday; Updated Trash Pick-Up

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–All City of Goose Creek offices, including Municipal Court, will remain closed on Thursday, Jan. 4 due to the snow and ice accumulation. The Goose Creek Community Center and Crowfield Golf Club will also remain closed. The city is planning to re-open on Friday. Trash pick-up scheduled for Wednesday and Friday will now both take place on Friday; and […]

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Berkeley County Residents Embrace the Snow

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–It’s not every day that it snows in Berkeley County, but shortly after 12 p.m. on Wednesday plenty of the “white stuff” began to blanket the ground, roads, homes and more throughout the Lowcountry. Of course, this isn’t the first time it has snowed in Berkeley County. On January, 23rd, 2016 residents witnessed snowfall, too. However,  it quickly melted […]

Pictured: Fountain in front of City Hall. (Via City of Hanahan)
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Berkeley County Closings Announced

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Due to the possibility of snow in the forecast, the following municipalities in Berkeley County have announced closings for Wednesday. Town of Moncks Corner The Town of Moncks Corner offices will be closed tomorrow, January 3, 2018, due to inclement weather. It will reopen Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 8am. Emergency services will run as normal. If you […]

Strengthening low pressure will pass offshore Wednesday with wintry precipitation (snow, sleet, and freezing rain) expected to impact much of southeast SC/GA. The greatest potential for accumulating snowfall is across the coastal areas, especially around Charleston
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Chance of Snow and Sleet in the Forecast for Wednesday

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Berkeley County and the surrounding counties may experience snow and sleet this week, according to the National Weather Service. A Winter Storm Watch will be in effect from Wednesday morning to Wednesday evening. [VIEW THE CURRENT LOCAL TEMPERATURE HERE] This means some accumulations of snow and/or ice are possible as a storm system passes offshore. A chance of […]

Pictured: Goose Creek UMC, one of several warming shelters.
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Warming Shelters Open in Berkeley County

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–With freezing temperatures expected this week, Berkeley County Emergency Preparedness Department has announced warming shelter locations. Fresh Anointing Ministries, located at 551 Myers Road in Summerville, will serve as a warming center Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Goose Creek UMC, located at 142 Redbank Road in Goose Creek, will serve as a warming center Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Ridge […]

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Teen Arrested in Goose Creek Home Invasion, Sexual Assault

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–An arrest has been made in the home invasion and sexual assault of an 81-year-old woman. GCPD investigators stated that they worked Friday night into the early morning hours of Saturday to identify and apprehend the suspect responsible for Thursday’s incident that occurred in the Cadbury subdivision. Investigators have identified and arrested Aaron Capers, an 18-year-old, who had […]

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Police Seek Suspect in Home Invasion, Sexual Assault of Elderly Woman

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–GCPD investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the man seen in the above photo. Authorities say he is a person of interest in a home invasion that occurred in the Cadbury subdivision in Goose Creek on Thursday afternon. During the home invasion, police say an 81-year-old female was forced at knife-point to perform a sexual act on […]

Pictured: Mark Sanford
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Why I Voted “Yes” on the Tax Bill

I voted yesterday for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 because I believe the whole of the bill represents more good than bad for our country and the people of coastal South Carolina. Some components – like opening up the Arctic Refuge, temporary tax changes for individuals versus permanent for corporations, a lack of simplification, and more – […]