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Red Cross celebrates the grand opening of its new lowcountry headquarters

The Red Cross for the Carolina Lowcountry Chapter has a brand new location.  The organization serves Berkeley County as well as several other neighboring counties.  Originally located along Rivers Aveune, the new Red Cross location is right by North Charleston city hall at 2424 City Hall Lane.  The new location allows the Red Cross to be much closer to I-26 […]

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SCDNR: Adult-youth fishing open at Bonneau Ferry

Bonneau Ferry Wildlife Management Area (WMA), located near Cordesville in Berkeley County, has opened for another season of fishing. . This adult/youth only fishing area provides a great family opportunity to enjoy good fishing in a less crowded natural setting. Adult/youth fishing on Bonneau Ferry WMA will be allowed on Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays during daylight hours only from March […]

Berkeley Co. mom charged with 3 counts of attempted murder of kids
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Berkeley Co. mom charged with 3 counts of attempted murder of kids

According to Volusia County deputies in Daytona Beach, Florida, as Ebony Wilkerson of Cross drove her minivan into the rough ocean surf at Daytona Beach Tuesday afternoon, she locked the doors of her 2012 Honda Odyssey, put up the windows and told her three frightened children to close their eyes and go to sleep. She reportedly then ignored the children’s […]

Murder suspect in Heather Elvis case is from Berkeley County
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Murder suspect in Heather Elvis case is from Berkeley County

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.—The Heather Elvis case has taken the national media by storm.  The young woman’s father, Terry Elvis, has made several appearances on Nancy Grace as well as countless pleas to the local media for his daughter’s safe return home. However, two months after Elvis’ disappearance, Sidney and Tammy Moorer were charged with the young woman’s murder and kidnapping.  […]

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Cops: Berkeley Co. mom drives van carrying 3 kids into ocean

According to reports from WESH-TV, Daytona Beach police say 32-year-old Ebony Wilkerson of Cross drove her van into the ocean Tuesday with her three children still inside. Wilkerson is said to be also pregnant. The police chief told the station that his officers had actually interviewed the mother prior to the incident after family members reported her acting strange. “Her […]

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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.
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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
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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 […]