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Kim Rose, Assistant Manager of the Moncks
Corner DMV office, was chosen as the
2013 SCDMV Employee of the Year for Field
Services Region 2.
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Moncks Corner DMV employee recognized

Kim Rose, Assistant Manager of the Moncks Corner DMV office, was recently chosen as the 2013 SCDMV Employee of the Year for Field Services Region 2. DMV announced the award at its  Annual Employee Awards Ceremony held at DMV headquarters in Blythewood, SC. Region 2. Manager Kim Fralick nominated Rose for her outstanding service and dedication to the citizens of […]

Brian Crabtree hopes to be the next sheriff of Berkeley County.
Politics

Sheriff candidate: “I’m opposed to legalizing marijuana.”

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.—As a graduate of Stratford High School and longtime resident of Berkeley County, Brian Adams, who has more than twenty years in law enforcement, has his heart set on this year’s upcoming election for sheriff, a position he has decided to run for. On Friday, Adams appeared on The Bryan Crabtree Show to explain his reason for running […]

City to offer self-defense class for women
Education

City to offer self-defense class for women

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–The Goose Creek Police Department in conjunction with the city will offer a women’s self-defense seminar on February 11.  The class runs from 6:00-8:30 p.m. and will be held at the police department. This class will teach women how to defend themselves and avoid dangerous situations. If you are interested in attending, please contact Kevin Scott, crime prevention […]

Berkeley Co. Council buys the old Food Lion building for $350,000.
Business

County agrees to purchase old Food Lion building

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.—Berkeley County supervisor, Dan Davis, has confirmed that the county will purchase the old Food Lion building for approximately $350,000. Council voted on the measure earlier this week. The abandoned building currently sits adjacent to the Berkeley County Government Building along U.S. Highway 52.  In 2005, the county moved its administration offices into the old K-mart building.  A […]

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Berkeley Electric warns of phone scam

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–According to Berkeley Electric officials, recently members have been receiving calls from scammers claiming to be with the Cooperative and threatening to disconnect service unless a payment is received. This has prompted Berkeley Electric to make changes in the way it makes courtesy calls to its members. The changes are as follows: ♦Courtesy calls will only be made […]

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Family of six loses home to fire

PINEVILLE, S.C.–The American Red Cross confirms that it helped a family of three adults with three children after their Pineville home was destroyed this afternoon by fire. The agency provided the family with lodging, financial assistance for seasonal garments, food and clothing, comfort kits with hygiene products and referrals to partnering agencies. To help the family or others who have […]

On Saturday, Jennifer Hill and Abbi Holcomb will raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.
Business

Through tragedy & heartache, two local women to give back

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.—For Jennifer Hill and Abbi Holcomb the last year and a half hasn’t exactly been easy. In September 2012, both women lost someone very important to them—tragically, senselessly and unexpectedly. For Holcomb, that person was her niece. For Hill, that person was her young daughter. To this day, the two sister-in-laws are still trying to make sense of […]

Elderly man burns face in house fire
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Elderly man burns face in house fire

SHULERVILLE, S.C.–Shortly after 12 p.m. on Wednesday, crews with the Jamestown Fire Department and Shulerville Fire Department responded to a house fire on Effie Road. Firefighters say the homeowner, an elderly man, was transported to the hospital for burns he received to his face. Crews say the house was destroyed, and the Red Cross was called in to assist the […]

The accident happened on Old Mill Road in St. Stephen.
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Slick roads cause car to overturn

ST. STEPHEN, S.C.–Firefighters say a Berkeley County woman is lucky to be alive tonight. Authorities say around 3:45 a.m. Wednesday, the driver lost control of her car on Old Mill Road. St. Stephen Fire and Rescue responded to the scene where they say they had to cut the woman out of the vehicle. She was taken to a local hospital […]

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Education

BCSD cancels school and programs Thursday due to icy weather

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–All Berkeley County School District schools and programs will be closed tomorrow due to icy conditions and road closures across the county. All school activities–including before- and after-school care, sporting practices and events, etc.–are cancelled. Staff should not report to work unless otherwise instructed. District officials ask that families and employees continue to stay posted–to media, the district […]