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Dan Davis discusses the issues, seeks re-election
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Dan Davis discusses the issues, seeks re-election

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. —Dan Davis has been serving Berkeley County as its supervisor for almost seven years. He recently dropped by The Bryan Crabtree Show on WQSC 1340 and 950 AM to discuss issues facing Berkeley County. Davis is also seeking re-election.  So far, he faces two challengers:  Moncks Corner mayor Bill Peagler and Jerry Beckley.  Voters in Berkeley County […]

Man killed in County Line Road wreck
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Man killed in County Line Road wreck

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–According to Berkeley County coroner, Bill Salisbury, on Monday 34-year-old Shannon Lloyd Jones of Eutawville, S.C. was traveling on County Line Road in Berkeley County when his vehicle was struck by a large truck. The accident occurred at the intersection of County Line Road and Hwy. 311. Salisbury says Jones was transported to a local hospital where he […]

South Carolina’s overall unemployment drops, Berkeley County’s increases
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South Carolina’s overall unemployment drops, Berkeley County’s increases

For eight consecutive months unemployment in South Carolina has decreased, according to the annual benchmarking report from the governor’s office. January’s report showed unemployment at 6.4 percent, which is a drop from December’s report showing 6.6 unemployment, both of which were under the national average.  This is reportedly the lowest unemployment has been since June 2008. “Today’s news is a […]

Berkeley Co. man, wife denied bond in Heather Elvis murder
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Berkeley Co. man, wife denied bond in Heather Elvis murder

According to The Sun News, a circuit judge denied bond for married couple, Sidney and Tammy Moore. The two are charged with the murder of Heather Elvis, a 20-year-old woman who vanished in Myrtle Beach in late December. Sidney is originally from Berkeley County, having graduated from Lord Berkeley Academy in 1995. After graduation, he later moved to Myrtle Beach […]

Pictured: Matt Smoak with his wife and three young daughters.
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Charleston officer announces candidacy for Berkeley Co. Sheriff

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Another candidate has announced plans to run for Berkeley County sheriff, seeking the Republican nomination. According to Matt Smaok, “The time has come for the residents and visitors of Berkeley County to feel safe and secure in their homes, schools and businesses. The time has also come to have a county that will provide the services that so […]

Bus accident sends 12 students to the hospital.  (Courtesy: Sarah Johnson Sims)
Education

School bus involved in early morning accident

BONNEAU, S.C.–According to Susan Haire, a spokesperson for the Berkeley County School District, around 6:30 a.m. a bus carrying 45 Macedonia Middle and Bonner Elementary students was involved in a minor crash. Haire says a car rear-ended the bus, and authorities were called to the scene.  Luckily, there were no serious injuries. As an added precaution, 12 students were transported […]

Trident Technical College students Charles Tilley and Angelina Barchi practice their nursing skills using a patient simulator in the college’s new Nursing and Science Building. Instructors can program the simulators to create a variety of health care scenarios.
Education

Trident Technical College unveils new $30 million Nursing & Science Building

On Friday, Trident Technical College hosted a breakfast reception and tour of its new 90,000-square-foot Nursing and Science Building, showcasing the high-tech, energy efficient building. The new building is located on the college’s Main Campus in North Charleston. Teddie Pryor, chairman of the Charleston County Council, told The Post & Courier recently that Berkeley County contributed $7.5 million to the […]

Pictured: Mark Sanford
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Mark Sanford to make several stops in Berkeley Co. this week

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.—United States Congressman Mark Sanford will be making his rounds around the lowcounty this coming week with multiple stops here in Berkeley County. Here is his schedule below: MONDAY, MARCH 17th 2:00 p.m.  Alcoa Mt. Holly 3575 Highway 52, Goose Creek TUESDAY, MARCH 18TH 12: 45 p.m. Goose Creek Rotary Gilligan’s Restaurant 219 St. James Avenue in Goose […]

Gov. Nikki Haley establishes Governor’s Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Council
Health

Gov. Nikki Haley establishes Governor’s Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Council

Governor Nikki Haley today issued Executive Order 2014-22 creating the Governor’s Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Council – established with the task of developing a comprehensive and proactive plan to combat prescription drug abuse across the state. South Carolina Inspector General Patrick Maley previously released a report highlighting that prescription drug regulation in South Carolina could benefit from a more coordinated […]

Hanahan man wins $125,000 with lottery scratch off ticket
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Hanahan man wins $125,000 with lottery scratch off ticket

HANAHAN, S.C.–A Hanahan man says he’s bought his last lottery ticket. He’s calling it quits following a $125,000 win on a $5 scratch-off this week, figuring he can’t get much luckier than that. “I’ve been playing forever,” said the husband, whose patience was rewarded on a Giant Jumbo Bucks ticket he bought at the Circle K on Meeting St. in […]