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Berkeley County Man Convicted Of 2016 Kidnappings, Armed Robbery

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–A Berkeley County jury convicted Chris Nathaniel Williams this week for the May 7, 2016 armed robbery that took place at a residence located in the Hamlets subdivision of Goose Creek. He was also convicted of two counts of kidnapping, assault and battery, and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime in connection to […]

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Santee Cooper, SCE&G Accepts Nearly $2.2 Billion From Toshiba For Nuclear Plant

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G), principal subsidiary of SCANA Corporation (SCANA) (NYSE:SCG), and Santee Cooper, have entered into a definitive agreement with Toshiba Corporation (Toshiba) for Toshiba to pay $2.168 billion ($1.192 billion to SCE&G for its 55% and $0.976 billion to Santee Cooper for its 45% project ownership) in full satisfaction of its guaranty of […]

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Do You Qualify For Reduced Property Taxes In Berkeley County?

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Janet Brown Jurosko, Berkeley County Auditor, wants to be sure all Berkeley County property owners are receiving all the property tax exemptions that may be available to them.  The following information will help you determine if you qualify for an exemption. The Homestead Exemption Act applies to the primary residence of homeowners who qualify in one of three […]

PICTURED: DUANE BRIGHT (VIA BERKELEY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE)
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Deputies: Man Wanted For Attempted Murder Arrested Near Sangaree

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Deputies recently arrested a man facing attempted murder charges out of Charleston County. On July 25, 2017, members of the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office Community Action Team and Members of the U.S. Marshals Task Force arrested Duane Bright. Bright, 40, of Crooked Creek Drive in the Sangaree area of Summerville was being sought for charges of attempted murder and […]

PICTURED: JERRY HURD (VIA BERKELEY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE)
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Moncks Corner Man Charged With Military Desertion

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–A Moncks Corner man faces jail time after authorities say he deserted the army 15 years ago. Berkeley County Sheriffs Office detectives and members of the U.S. Marshals Task Force have arrested Jerry Dale Hurd. Hurd, 33, of Silver Oak River, Moncks Corner was arrested for the charge of Military Desertion. A warrant was issued by the United States […]

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Red Cross Assists Moncks Corner Family After House Fire

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.–American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers are assisting a family whose home, located on Gillians Lane in Moncks Corner, was damaged by a fire Monday night.   The Moncks Corner Fire Department responded to the blaze. The Red Cross is helping three adults and one child by providing financial assistance for food, clothing, lodging and other essentials, and comfort kits containing personal hygiene items.

PICTURED: WILLIE KRUMPTON JR. (VIA BERKELEY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE)
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Deputies Arrest Man Wanted For Armed Robbery, Kidnapping

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–On Monday night, deputies arrested a man they say is responsible for a recent home invasion. Willie Krumpton Jr. is facing burglary, kidnapping and armed robbery charges. On July 23rd, deputies responded to the 1700 block of Black Tom Road in unincorporated Moncks Corner regarding a residential burglary that was in progress. It was reported that there was possibly […]

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Arrest Made In Moncks Corner Graffiti Case

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.–One person is behind bars for painting illegal graffiti around town, authorities stated. Quinton Devon Young was arrested Monday and has been charged with three counts of illegal graffiti which carries a penalty of 90 days in jail. Three days before his arrest, police say they were called to the Sunoco Gas Station on South Live Oak Drive […]

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Truck Driver Dies After Crashing Into I-26 Overpass In Ridgeville

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–A tractor-trailer crashed into an Interstate 26 overpass early Friday morning near Ridgeville, killing the driver. The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office has identified the driver as 40-year-old Johnathan Jamison of Columbia. Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury has ruled Jamison’s death as accidental. The deadly wreck shut down the road near mile marker 191 in the Ridgeville/Jedburg area. While […]