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Mayor issues proclamation in Goose Creek
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Mayor issues proclamation in Goose Creek

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler met with representatives of Berkeley County First Steps and local residents to sign a proclamation declaring the week of April 6-12, 2014 “Week of the Young Child” in Goose Creek. The National Association for the Education of Young Children along with Berkeley County First Steps are working to improve early learning opportunities, including […]

Police cadets ride “Making a difference for St. Jude”
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Police cadets ride “Making a difference for St. Jude”

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Goose Creek Bike-A-Thon coordinator, Chief Harvey Becker of the Goose Creek Police Department, announced today that the Goose Creek Police Cadets, Explorer Post 400, will participate in the Saturday, April 12th, “Making a Difference for St. Jude” Bike-A-Thon. The event will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the lake and hiker-biker trail behind Goose Creek City Hall. The coordinator […]

Thief steals AC units from D’s Jewelers, Heads Up Hair Design
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Thief steals AC units from D’s Jewelers, Heads Up Hair Design

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.—It was no April Fool’s joke when employees of D’s Jewelers and Heads Up Hair Design walked into their businesses Tuesday and found their AC units apparently not working. Darrel Trout, who owns D’s Jewelers and the shopping center it sits in, says he walked to the back of his business and got quite the surprise. He noticed […]

Pictured: Howe Hall AIMS
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mayor congratulates Howe Hall for top honors

Open letter from Moncks Corner Mayor Bill Peagler: I was very honored to be invited by Christopher D. Swetckie, M.Ed., Principal of Howe Hall Arts Infused Magnet School (AIMS) and his staff to attend a March 26th Assembly in Goose Creek. Each spring since 1978, the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA) has recognized a few schools which offer […]

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UPDATE: 1 arrested in Berkeley Motel meth lab

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. –Around 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, Moncks Corner Police and the Moncks Corner Fire Department responded to a reported meth lab at the Berkeley Motel. Officials say people inside the motel were forced to evacuate while officers on scene then sealed off much of the building with yellow caution tape. Unmarked police vehicles blocked both entrances to the motel […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Brian Adams on staffing the detention center
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Brian Adams on staffing the detention center

Open letter from Brian Adams (candidate for Berkeley Co. Sheriff): Recently, the Berkeley County Detention Center has been a major topic for the Sheriff’s Office. The detention center had a new extension constructed adding badly needed space. Construction was completed over three years ago, but has been laying dormant and has not been used due to lack of personnel required […]

Accident leaves 1 adult, child in critical condition
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Accident leaves 1 adult, child in critical condition

HUGER, S.C.—Shortly before 3 p.m. on Monday, rescue crews responded to an accident near Highway 41 and Charity Church Road. According to crew members, three vehicles were involved in the wreck. They say the accident happened when one of the vehicles sideswiped another, causing it to spin out of control and hit another vehicle in oncoming traffic. The driver and […]

City council candidates to take part in forum
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City council candidates to take part in forum

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–There will be a forum sponsored by the Goose Creek 9/12 Project for the candidates that are running for the Goose Creek City Council on Monday, March 31, 2014. The forum will be held at the Berkeley Electric CoOp Building at 2 Springhall Drive, Goose Creek at 6:30 p.m. The candidates that are participating are Kimo Esarey (current […]

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Red Cross assists victim of home fire in Cross

CROSS, S.C. –The American Red Cross helped a local Berkeley County resident whose home was badly damaged in a fire Sunday. The fire took place on Spicers Landing Road in Cross, according to the American Red Cross. The local fire department quickly responded to the fire. Volunteers with the American Red Cross not only provided financial assistance for food and […]

Pictured: Ian McGaughey
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Deputies: 1 arrested, 2 more sought on meth charges

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.–According to Dan Moon, spokesperson for the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, the department’s drug enforcement unit arrested one man Friday on meth charges and issued warrants for two others. Ian McGaughey, 30, was charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and resisting arrest. Deputies say they discovered 1.5 grams of crystal meth, contained in a multitude of […]