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Education

BCSD provides update on new school planned for Daniel Island & Cainhoy

DANIEL ISLAND–Officials with the Berkeley Co. School District and McMilan Pazdah Smith architecture recently held a community meeting on Daniel Island, updating parents on the new high school that will serve both the Cainhoy and Daniel Island communities. The new high school will be built on the Cainhoy Plantation, which is near Clements Ferry Road, and will be named after […]

Pictured: Henry McMaster
Politics

Former SC Attorney General Henry McMaster runs for Lt. Governor

Former attorney general, Henry McMaster, is running for lieutenant governor of South Carolina. The former chair of the Republican Party of South Carolina said, if elected, he intends to spearhead ethics reform and incentives for economic growth, which he thinks are both interconnected. McMaster recently appeared on The Bryan Crabtree Show to elaborate on the issues. McMaster’s intentions to run […]

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AAA: Recent winter leads to potholes, flat tires for Carolina drivers

With spring’s arrival, and summer approaching, the climate in the Carolinas (with the exclusion of a few tornadoes) has returned to a state of relative normalcy. This past year, the southeast was barraged with unusually wintery conditions. Potholes on Carolina roads were a significant result of last winter, causing an increase in tire repairs and headaches for local motorists. AAA […]

Pictured: Haley signs bill into law.
Politics

Gov. Nikki Haley signs Emma’s Law, making SC roads safer

Gov. Nikki Haley was joined Wednesday by the South Carolina Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), General Assembly members, David and Karen Longstreet, and the family of Josiah Jenkins for the ceremonial signing of Senate Bill 37, “Emma’s Law,” into effect. “Emma’s Law,” written in memory of Emma Longstreet, a victim of a drunk driving accident, is an effort […]

Portion of the collapsed bridge/overpass on Cypress Gardens Road.
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SCDOT announces replacement plan for Cypress Gardens Road bridge

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–After reviewing many options, including the use of a temporary bridge, the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) will move forward with a plan to replace the Cypress Gardens Road Bridge with a permanent structure in an expedited manner utilizing emergency procurement procedures. The cost estimate for a permanent replacement bridge is approximately $2 million and the project […]

Berkeley County Council passes second reading of an ordinance to prohibit roadside vending.
Politics

Berkeley Co. council passes 2nd reading of an ordinance banning roadside vendors

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Berkeley Co. council members are inching closer to passing an ordinance that would put some pretty tough restrictions in place for roadside solicitation. During this week’s regular council meeting, members passed 2nd reading of an ordinance that would, for the most part, ban anyone from approaching drivers from public streets and highways for money. Under the proposed ordinance, […]

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Local Red Cross sends volunteers to NC tornado aftermath

Tornado victims in Elizabeth City, N.C are receiving help from Red Cross volunteers from two chapters of the Palmetto SC Region American Red Cross. One volunteer from Charleston’s Carolina Lowcountry Chapter, and two from the Myrtle Beach Coastal SC Chapter, deployed from Myrtle Beach.  While there in Elizabeth City they will provide logistical assistance and operate Emergency Response Vehicles (ERV). […]

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Entertainment

Cute pup from St. Stephen appears on popular late night show

ST. STEPHEN, S.C.–Move over, Lassie.  A new cute pup has captured the hearts of American audiences everywhere–okay, well, at least for a few minutes anyway. On Tuesday, St. Stephen resident, Kirby Easler, and her dog, Grabel, appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman on CBS. The segment was called ‘Stupid Pet Tricks’, and Grabel’s trick was the ability to […]