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BCSD: October 16th, March 19th & March 30th Weather Make-Up Days

MONCKS CORNER, SC– Berkeley County School District (BCSD) Superintendent Dr. Eddie Ingram has announced that Monday, October 16, 2017; Monday, March 19, 2018; and Friday, March 30, 2018 will serve as the make-up days for Friday, September 8, 2017; Monday, September 11, 2017; and Tuesday, September 12, 2017. The announcement was made Tuesday evening at the rescheduled Berkeley County Board […]

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Goose Creek Police: 79-Year-Old-Woman Shot, Recovering From Injuries

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–An elderly woman is recovery from injuries following a Thursday shooting, according to the Goose Creek Police Department. GCPD officers were recently dispatched to a residence on Pecan Grove Ave. in reference to a shooting. Officers discovered that 79-year-old Joan Dixon had been shot in the right shoulder. The investigation determined that a person known to Dixon’s grandson […]

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Goose Creek Police Department Awarded Traffic Safety Grant

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–This week GCPD was notified by the S.C. Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) Office of Highway Safety and Justice Programs that it was awarded $120,440 to fund one dedicated DUI enforcement officer for one year. In addition to the full salary and fringe benefits, the funding will pay for the patrol vehicle and all associated vehicle and personal […]

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Berkeley County Government Offices To Open September 12th

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.–Berkeley County Government offices will be open and fully operational Tuesday, September 12. Berkeley County leaders made the decision Monday afternoon after assessing the initial damage caused by Tropical Storm Irma. While leaders understand the storm caused some damage in the Tri-County area, they feel the County needs to provide services to citizens and visitors and begin the […]

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Coroner: Goose Creek Man Stabbed To Death

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–A man has died following a fatal stab wound inside a home. On Sunday at approximately 3 a.m. Bernard Reid, 59, of Goose Creek was stabbed at a residence in Goose Creek. He was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead. An autopsy will be conducted Tuesday and more information will then be released by Coroner Bill […]

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Goose Creek Trash Pick Up Schedule Announced For Next Week

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Due to potential storm impacts and the closure of the Berkeley County Landfill, the City of Goose Creek’s Sanitation Collection schedule for next week will be as follows: Monday, Sept. 11: No sanitation collection (Goose Creek Department of Public Works Office closed) Tuesday, Sept. 12: Monday and Tuesday routes collected (DPW Office open) Wednesday, Sept. 13: normal Wednesday […]

From National Weather Service: update shifts track a little further west. Significant impacts to our area still expected, especially SE GA. Evacuate if instructed!
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Berkeley County’s Emergency Operation Center To Move To OPCON 2

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Berkeley County’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will move to OPCON 2 at 12:00 P.M. Friday, September 8, 2017. Berkeley County leaders have been meeting and discussing preparations for any potential impacts Hurricane Irma could have on South Carolina. While the path of the storm is still uncertain, it poses threats to Berkeley County. The County is closely monitoring […]

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Goose Creek City Offices to Close Monday & Tuesday; Council Meeting Postponed

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Goose Creek City offices, including Municipal Court, will be closed on Monday and Tuesday (Sept. 11 and 12) due to Hurricane Irma. Goose Creek City Council’s Sept. 12 meeting has been postponed until Tuesday, Sept. 19. Additional closings and cancellations: The Goose Creek Community Center and Crowfield Golf Club will be closed from Sunday through Tuesday. All scheduled […]

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Library Closings: Book Due Dates Extended, Free Wifi Offered

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–All Berkeley County library branches will be closed Friday through Monday due to the threat from Hurricane Irma. NO MATERIALS DUE! In the interest of safety of its customers, during the week of 9/11 – 9/16: No items are due; No overdue fines; All items due during this time will have a new due date of 9/18. Library employees […]

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Berkeley County Council Issues “State of Emergency”

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Berkeley County council issued a State of Emergency at 3 p.m. Thursday, September 7 as preparations continue for Hurricane Irma. Council approved this at a special called meeting Thursday afternoon. Additionally, the decision was made that all Berkeley County Government offices, including courthouses, will be closed, effective tomorrow, September 7. This closure will continue through Monday, September 11, […]