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Cainhoy students receive 60 new computers
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Cainhoy students receive 60 new computers

HUGER, S.C.–Learning is about to get even funner for many young Cainhoy students. On Wednesday, teammates from Nucor Steel Berkeley delivered 60 new computers to Cainhoy Elementary and Middle School. The donation was made possible through the generosity and partnership of Nucor, the Daniel Island Community Fund, and Cainhoy Elementary and Middle School. “Our students, faculty and staff would like […]

BCSD students get “cultured”
Education

BCSD students get “cultured”

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–For the very first time, some BCSD students were exposed to new and exciting cultures. On Tuesday, College Park Middle School hosted their first Culture Night. Students and families from other nationalities were invited to attend and pr ovide a native dish. College Park Middle also created resource packets for their ESOL (English speakers of other languages) families […]

BCSD seeks community input on 2014-2015 calendar
Education

BCSD seeks community input on 2014-2015 calendar

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The district is currently seeking community input as part of its 2014-2015 instructional calendar development. Feedback will be collected from now until January 27. Parent or guardians of students in a Berkeley County school are asked to use the following link to review the three calendar options and take an anonymous survey of five questions. Teacher or staff […]

American LaFrance
Business

Major manufacturer in Berkeley Co. closes

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.—On Friday American LaFrance, LLC announced the closing of its warehouse, production and service facilities in Moncks Corner, SC, Ephrata, PA and Los Angeles. The company, which had been in business for more than 150 years, was headquartered on Spring Grove Drive in Moncks Corner. Close to 200 people reportedly worked at the Moncks Corner location. American LaFrance, […]

Bass Pros Shop coming to the area
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Bass Pros Shop coming to the area

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–For all you hunters and outdoor enthusiasts in Berkeley County, pretty soon you will no longer have to drive to Myrtle Beach to visit the nearest Bass Pros Shop. The outdoor retailer, which specializes in hunting, fishing, camping and other related outdoor gear, has announced plans for a new store in the greater Charleston area. The 130,000- to […]

2 remaining Blockbusters close in Berkeley County
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2 remaining Blockbusters close in Berkeley County

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The end of an era has finally arrived. The only two Blockbuster stores in Berkeley County closed their doors for good Sunday evening. The one-time-giant video chain had a store in Goose Creek and one in Moncks Corner. Several months ago DISH Network Corporation announced that its subsidiary, Blockbuster L.L.C., would end its retail and by mail DVD […]

New yogurt shop opens for business
Business

New yogurt shop opens for business

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–If you love sweets, you’re in luck. A new yogurt shop has officially opened its doors for business. The company chain, SweetFrog, is fairly new. In business since 2009, it has over 320 stores operating in 25 states, with international locations in the United Kingdom and the Dominican Republic. It opened its latest shop in Berkeley County in […]

Kelly Gaskins
Business

Local perfume CEO reaches mega milestone

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Nearly three years ago, Kelly Gaskins, who was born and raised right outside Moncks Corner, made a bold move. She quit her job in TV news, moved back in with her parents, and had no steady income. “I was working during the heart of the economic downturn. The economy tanking added to a lot of tension in the […]

Ex-worker of former St. Stephen dentist sentenced
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Ex-worker of former St. Stephen dentist sentenced

ST. STEPHEN, S.C.–According to the Ninth Judicial Circuit Solicitor’s Office, Linda Branton Gregg, 54, was sentenced to six years in prison this week. Once out, she will then serve three years probation. Authorities said to avoid trial, Gregg decided to plead guilty to the charges. The St. Stephen woman was accused of stealing $80,000 from her employer, the late Dr. […]

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Police need help locating larceny suspects

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–The Goose Creek Police Department needs the public’s help identifying the individuals seen in the photo officers say was taken from the Wal-Mart in Goose Creek. Police say that on December 16, 2013, the suspects entered Wal-Mart in Goose Creek, where a woman used a stolen credit card to make a $1,110.00 purchase. When the card was declined, […]