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43 min ago | WMBF

Berkeley Co. Google complex evacuated after bomb threat

The Google Data Center in Berkeley County has been evacuated after receiving a bomb threat Thursday morning, according to the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Moncks Corner, SC, Pawleys Island, SC, Georgetown County, SC

43 min ago | Data Center Knowledge

Bomb Threat at Google Data Center Prompts Evacuation

The Google data center in South Carolina was evacuated this morning after a report of a bomb threat, according to local media .

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Related Topix: Charleston County, SC

7 hrs ago | Goose Creek Gazette

District celebrates students who have overcome, achieved

For 25 Berkeley County students, that something varies. It ranges from overcoming anger issues to joining ROTC to making the move from the big city to the big country.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Goose Creek, SC, Moncks Corner, SC

12 hrs ago | Goose Creek Gazette

Heitzler reflects on election, looks ahead

Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler said he was not surprised but humbled by the mayoral election results.

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Related Topix: Goose Creek, SC

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Post and Courier

Murder suspect punched Berkeley County detention officer, authorities say

Benjamin Walter Dubois III, 30, of Huger is charged in the death of his roommate, 55-year-old Jerry Miles.

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Related Topix: Huger, SC

Post and Courier

Berkeley County deputy sold revolver, shotgun to people facing felony charges, indictment alleges

A Berkeley County Sheriff's Office deputy sold a shotgun and a revolver to people facing felony charges in December, according to a federal indictment.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, ATF, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Summerville Journal Scene

Sheriff's office investigates body found in Givhans

Dorchester County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a murder after a body was found Friday morning in the Givhans area of Ridgeville off U.S.-61.

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Related Topix: Dorchester County, SC, Ridgeville, SC, Moncks Corner, SC

Post and Courier

Lindsey Graham reports raising $873,178 for the quarter

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham's campaign reported raising $873,178 during the first quarter of 2014, giving him more than $6.85 million cash-on-hand.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Spartanburg, SC, Orangeburg, SC

Post and Courier

Thomas Ravenel, Kathryn Dennis of "Southern Charm" reality show are parents of baby girl

Kensington Calhoun Ravenel, the daughter of Thomas Ravenel and Kathryn C. Dennis, cast members of the Bravo TV reality show "Southern Charm," was born on March 24, according to her father.

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Related Topix: Ravenel, SC, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham

Post and Courier

Dept. of Education pulls out of Smarter Balanced testing on Common Core standards

South Carolina's top education administrator has decided to withdraw the state from the consortium that would test Common Core standards in the coming school year.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Charleston County, SC, Charleston, SC

Fort Mill Times

Dorchester County officials say death was homicide

Coroner Chris Nisbet says 24-year-old Drew Mitsuo Shumway of Moncks Corner died from a single gunshot wound to the back of the head.

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Related Topix: Dorchester County, SC, Moncks Corner, SC, Fort Mill, SC

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Goose Creek Gazette

Berkeley deputy indicted on federal weapons charges

United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated Monday, April 14 that Tony Allen Riley, 60, of Goose Creek, was charged in a two-count federal indictment.

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Related Topix: Prison, Goose Creek, SC

Post and Courier

Eleven people killed statewide in weekend wrecks, Public Safety reports show

The S.C. Department of Public Safety reported 199 people killed statewide in fatal wrecks between Jan. 1 and April 13. In 2013, 202 deaths were reported during the same time period, state officials said.

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Related Topix: Charleston County, SC

Post and Courier

Man fatally struck by train in Goose Creek, authorities say

The wreck occurred around 10 p.m. near Hollywood Boulevard and Highway 52, according to a Goose Creek police report.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Goose Creek, SC, Suicide

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Post and Courier

Residents want raised crosswalk at Sangaree schools

Crossing guard Sandra Squire and Cpl. S. Platt with Berkeley County Sheriff's Office direct traffic at the intersection of Royle Road and Sangaree Parkway.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Post and Courier

Goose Creek, school board elections certified

The results of Tuesday's elections for Goose Creek City Council and the Berkeley County School Board District 9 have been certified.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Berkeley Independent

BCSO reports shooting near Moncks Corner

On April 9 at about 8:30 p.m., Berkeley County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a shooting off Kitfield Road near Moncks Corner.

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Related Topix: Moncks Corner, SC

Post and Courier

New South Carolina teacher evaluation system gets closer to approval

The State Board of Education on Wednesday gave initial approval to a plan that ties teachers' performance more closely to student achievement.

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Related Topix: Hampton County, SC, Charleston County, SC

Post and Courier

Berkeley Communications Director Kovach pleads not guilty

Kovach, 43, was given a $10,000 personal recognizance bond by Judge Kristi Harrington in General Sessions Court.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Post and Courier

Bond hearing scheduled for Huger man accused of beating roommate with golf club

A Huger man accused of using a gulf club to hit one of his roommates will face a bond court judge this week.

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Related Topix: Huger, SC

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