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Goose Creek Police Investigating St. James Avenue Murder

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Goose Creek police are actively looking for a suspect they say is responsible for a shooting that occurred on Wednesday night in the heart of the city. Around 8:30 p.m., a GCPD patrol officer heard what was believed to be shots fired from the area of St. James Ave. and Gainesborough Rd. A second officer located a vehicle […]

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Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office Awarded $1 Million to Hire 8 Additional Deputies

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Monday that $98,495,397 in grant funding has been awarded to 179 law enforcement agencies across the nation–including the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office. The funding was made possible through the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP). “This is a tremendous opportunity for the Berkeley County […]

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BCSD to Expand “Clear Bag or No Bag” Entry Procedure to all Winter Varsity Sporting Events

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Berkeley County School District (BCSD) leaders will expand implementation of the “Clear Bag or No Bag” entry procedure to all winter varsity sporting events to take effect at the beginning of the regular season. This proactive measure is part of an on-going safety initiative by the BCSD Safety and Security Office to continue to improve and advance district […]

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Santee Cooper Crews Traveling to U.S. Virgin Islands to Help Restore Power

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Santee Cooper crews departed today for the U.S. Virgin Islands to help restore power to the region ravaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria in September. Some residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands of St. Croix and St. Thomas have been without power since Sept. 6. A total of 13 Santee Cooper employees, including 12 line technicians […]

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Wanted: Thieves Caught on Camera Stealing Trailer in Hanahan

HANAHAN, S.C.–Hanahan police needs the public’s help in identifying two suspects caught on camera stealing a homeowner’s trailer. On November 15, 2017, a resident of the Tamp Street area filed a police report with the Hanahan Police Department regarding the missing item. Video surveillance footage shows two individuals hooking up the trailer to a truck at 4:30 p.m. and driving […]

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Driver Slams Into Berkeley County Deputy’s Tahoe

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating an accident involving a Berkeley County Sheriff’s deputy. In the early morning hours of November 18th, officials say a deputy was conducting business checks along Highway 17A when his Tahoe was struck in the rear by a work truck. Alcohol was believed to be a factor in the crash, according to BCSO […]

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Goose Creek Police Officer Involved in St. James Avenue Wreck

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–If you’re traveling on St. James Avenue, expect some delays. For about the last two hours drivers say that traffic has been moving slowly after a police cruiser and truck collided near the Zaxby’s in Goose Creek by Huntsman Drive and Highway 176. No word on how the accident occurred, however, video from ABC News 4 shows the […]

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Possible Virus Outbreak Sends 100+ Westview Primary Students, Staff Home

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control confirms that the agency is working with the Berkeley County School District to determine the cause of a recent illness outbreak at a Goose Creek school. On Friday, SCDHEC officials issued the following statement: DHEC is working closely with Westview Primary School in Berkeley County to determine the cause […]

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Holiday Market Returns to Historic Green Barn at Carnes Crossroads

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–One of Summerville’s hottest emerging communities is hosting a holiday celebration and artisan market on Saturday, December 9th. Carnes Crossroads, located on Hwy 17A, will be the location of the third annual Holiday Market at the Green Barn, featuring vendors selling all kinds of local, handmade gifts, goodies and treats. Festive decor will adorn the Green Barn, the […]

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Berkeley Chamber Rural Initiative Receives Funding

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.–The Berkeley County Delegation secured a $25,000.00 grant for certified teachers for the Berkeley Chamber’s Rural Initiative.  On Thursday, November 16th, Berkeley Chamber, Berkeley School District, and Google SC joined the Berkeley County Delegation to announce a grant that will fund certified teachers for Rural Initiative. “The Berkeley Chamber thanks both our Legislative Delegation and Google for their […]