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Pictured: Scarlett Wilson
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SC Attorney General will not investigate 9th circuit solicitor

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson says he will not launch an investigation into Scarlett Wilson’s office for alleged prosecutorial misconduct. Bobby Frederick, president of the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, had originally sent a letter to the attorney general on February 21. The letter accused prosecutors in her office of not sharing evidence with defense lawyers, tampering […]

Jerry Tekac, currently a city councilman, hopes to become Goose Creek's newest mayor.
Politics

Councilman looks to unseat longtime mayor

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.—Since 1978 the city of Goose Creek has only had one mayor. Michael Heitzler has run unopposed as mayor since 1998; however, city councilman Jerry Tekac is hoping to change that by throwing his hat into the ring. “We need commercial growth.  We do not have that right now, and if we don’t get that we are going […]

Based on an investigation by the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office on March 01, 2014 at approximately 200AM, the defendant, Freddie A. Amous, did violate section 16-3-29 of the South Carolina Code of Laws, Attempted Murder, in that the defendant did with malice and forethought, commit an assault upon [NAME REDACTED] victim, by shooting him resulting in injury that would normally cause death. The affiant knows this to be true due to the statement of the defendant confessing his actions. This incident did occur at 1331 Unity Road, Holly Hill, in the County of Orangeburg, State of South Carolina.
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Berkeley Co. man charged with attempted murdered in club shooting

ORANGEBURG CO., S.C.–Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell has announced the arrest of a 29-year-old Berkeley County man in a Saturday morning shooting. Ravenell explained,“Officers were called to the Cornfield Club on Unity Road in Holly Hill shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday. When officers arrived they observed a 24-year-old Holly Hill man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.” While investigating the shooting, […]

(L to R): 
First Row: Elle Wilson, Abi Noy, Mayor Michael Heitzler, Rhiannan Gottlieb, Milena Fix
Second Row: Charlise Fischetti, Loretta Graham (CEO, Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina), Wendy Blair (Field Director, Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina), Donna Lee (Communications Manager, Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina), Caitlyn Hester
Politics

Mayor proclaims “Girl Scout Week” in Goose Creek

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler met with Girl Scout Troop 863 and representatives of Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina to sign a proclamation declaring the week of March 9-15, 2014 “Girl Scout Week” in Goose Creek. Girl Scouts of the USA offer a unique leadership development program where girls define leadership by making the world a better […]

22nd annual catfish festival is back in St. Stephen
Entertainment

22nd annual catfish festival is back in St. Stephen

ST. STEPHEN, S.C.–All right, Berkeley County people.  You know that 90% of ya’ll just loooooove to fish.  Why not try to win some money in the process? The town of St. Stephen is currently gearing up for its 22nd annual catfish festival scheduled for March 28th-30th. If you’re interested in taking part in the catfish cook-off competition, click here to […]

Shuckin’ in the Park Oyster Roast this Saturday
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Shuckin’ in the Park Oyster Roast this Saturday

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.–Wanna have some fun this coming weekend? It’s time, once again, to break out your oyster knives and make plans for the 14th annual Shuckin’ in the Park Oyster roast on Saturday, March 8, at the Old Santee Canal Park. Gates open at noon, and the festival runs from 1-6 p.m. The Shuckin’ in the Park oyster roast […]

Governor Nikki Haley today joined representatives from the South Carolina National Guard and the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) in officially launching Operation Palmetto Employment (OPE) – a statewide military employment initiative aimed at reducing the unemployment rate among South Carolina’s military community.
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Gov. Haley, National Guard announce ‘Operation Palmetto Employment’

Governor Nikki Haley recently joined representatives from the South Carolina National Guard and the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) in officially launching Operation Palmetto Employment (OPE) – a statewide military employment initiative aimed at reducing the unemployment rate among South Carolina’s military community. OPE is designed to streamline the process through which military men and women are […]

Pictured from left to right: Berkeley County Councilman Tim Callanan
Moncks Corner Town Councilman David Dennis
Moncks Corner Planning Commission Chair Charlotte Cruppenink
Richard Heckle, Jacobs Cove New Home Consultant
Chris Borriello, Jacobs Cove New Home Consultant
Jason Byham, Lennar Coastal Carolinas Division Director of Sales
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Mayor, others celebrate new 58-homesite subdivision

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.–On Wednesday Lennar,  a home builder headquartered in Miami, celebrated the closing of its first home in the Jacobs Cove neighborhood with a ribbon cutting ceremony. This new subdivision, which is located near the heart of downtown Moncks Corner, is yet another sign of the the growth that Berkeley County continues to experience.  The U.S. Census Bureau already […]

School make-up day doesn’t sit well with some parents
Education

School make-up day doesn’t sit well with some parents

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–On Tuesday night, the Board of Education designated April 21 (which had been a teacher work day) and May 26 (Memorial Day) as make-up instructional time for two of the four days recently missed due to inclement weather this school year. “Understanding the importance of the Memorial Day holiday and that families may have made plans for one […]