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DHEC Confirms Season’s First Flu-Related Death in South Carolina

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced this week that the state has suffered its first flu-associated death of the season. “Sadly, an individual from the Upstate region has become our first lab-confirmed, influenza-associated death of the season,” said Teresa Foo MD, MPH, DHEC Immunization Medical Consultant. “Unfortunately we see many deaths, hospitalizations and other serious complications […]

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Berkeley Electric Coop: Rates Stable, Growth Increasing

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Berkeley Electric Cooperative held its Annual Meeting of Members on Saturday, November 11th at the Exchange Park Fairgrounds in Ladson. During his keynote speech, CEO Dwayne Cartwright assured members that there is no need for rate increases in the coming year and predicted stable rates for the next several years. Cartwright also noted that early next year Berkeley […]

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Celebrates Grand Opening

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Summerville. The new hotel boasts 111 rooms including suites with all the modern conveniences of home. All rooms contain high-speed wireless internet, refrigerators, microwaves, Keurig Coffee makers, irons with ironing boards and safes. A full hot […]

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Video: Three People Caught Snooping Around Pinopolis Home

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying three individuals caught on camera snooping around a homeowner’s house while he was recently out of town. The incident occurred on Almond Street in Pinopolis on November 12th. The homeowner’s surveillance video shows a black in color, four-door Chevy truck pull into the driveway around 12:30 […]

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Parent Files Complaint after Deputy Asks Student to Stand During Pledge of Allegiance

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–To stand or not to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance? It’s a pretty simple question that has continued to divide the nation following ex-NFL player Colin Kaepernick’s controversial decision to kneel rather than stand for the American flag. According to a recent poll by Remington Research Group, almost two-thirds of Americans, 64%, state that NFL players should stand […]

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AA Auto Protection Providing Work-at-Home Opportunities for Employees

AA Auto Protection is looking ahead to the future by providing flexible work options for their employees who want to have access to more telecommute opportunities. While these options are currently available, the company wants to expand its efforts to ensure a happy and more productive workforce. “With so many businesses starting to offer telecommuting options to their staff, we […]

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Crowfield Golf Club Improvements have Historical Theme

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–A unique renovation project is nearing completion at the City of Goose Creek’s public golf course. The bar area of Crowfield Golf Club, including its patio, has received a facelift under the direction of Stacey Quinn Williams of Quinn Williams Design. City residents can see the improvements firsthand at an open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]

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Goose Creek Lidl Store Opens for Business on November 30th

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Lidl, one of the world’s largest retailers, recently confirmed that it’s getting ready to open its first Lowcountry location in a few weeks. The German-based chain will open its 36,170-square-foot supermarket at 8 a.m. Nov. 30 at 435 St. James Ave. in Goose Creek. Construction on the building started earlier this year. It’s the 10th location in South […]

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Body Found in Crowfield Lake in Goose Creek Identified

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office has released the name of the woman whose body was found over the weekend in Goose Creek. On Saturday, November 11th, at 12:49 p.m., GCPD officers responded to Crowfield Lake adjacent to Crowfield Blvd. in reference to a body found in the lake by two fishermen.  Police say the body had been pulled […]