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6 hrs ago | Goose Creek Gazette

Hanahan High receives elite designation for performance, closing achievement gap

Hanahan High is one of 65 schools around the state and the only school in Berkeley County to receive a Palmetto Gold Award in both performance and closing the achievement gap.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

6 hrs ago | Goose Creek Gazette

Haunted warehouse: Firetruck maker left behind more than just debt

Photos by Lindsay Street/Gazette These firetruck engines won't a part of the county's auction of American LaFrance's property, but they might not escape the auction block, since the property owner might auction the inventory to recoup costs.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Goose Creek Gazette

Heitzler among Conservation Trust board members

The Lord Berkeley Conservation Trust recently appointed Jim Rozier as its incoming president.

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Related Topix: The Citadel, University of South Carolina, Goose Creek, SC, Daniel Island, SC, Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

Overturned truck blocks westbound traffic on Interstate 26 in Berkeley County

An overturned truck on Interstate 26 is blocking traffic in the westbound lanes near mile marker 193 in Berkeley County, the S.C. Department of Public Safety reports.

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WBTV

Hanahan teenager risks her life to help 72-year-old killed by fallen tree

A 72-year-old man is dead after a tree fell on a home in Hanahan early Monday morning, according to the Berkeley County Coroner's Office.

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Related Topix: Hanahan, SC, Home Listing, Home, North Charleston, SC

The Berkeley Independent

Berkeley deputy arrested 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, Charleston, SC

WMBF

Airport restaurant server gets big tip, very special note

Mijai Wallace works at Bad Daddy's inside the airport. Last Thursday was a lot like any other day.

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Related Topix: Horry County, SC, Hanahan, SC, Florence, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Post and Courier

Tree falls on Hanahan house, kills 72-year-old old man

A large oak tree rests on a home at 5 Leone Court in Hanahan on Monday after it fell and killed 72-year-old William Klein, who was sitting inside.

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Related Topix: Hanahan, SC

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Post and Courier

Berkeley detectives investigate domestic-related shooting

Berkeley County detectives are investigating a shooting Sunday night at a home in the Spring Grove Plantation subdivision in Moncks Corner.

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Related Topix: Moncks Corner, SC

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Post and Courier

Schools, businesses, homes coming to Nexton

Construction crews have laid footings for the walls of the activity building at the new Nexton Elementary School in Berkeley County.

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Related Topix: Summerville, SC, Moncks Corner, SC, Goose Creek, SC, Dorchester, SC

ABC News 4 Charleston

Berkeley deputies looking for missing elderly woman

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office is asking for help finding a missing elderly woman who walked away from a gas station Friday afternoon.

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Goose Creek Gazette

NWS issues flood warnings

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for tidal Berkeley County and Moncks Corner, and a flash flood watch for Dorchester County, after a 'persistent band of moderate to heavy rainfall' throughout Friday and into Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Moncks Corner, SC, Dorchester County, SC

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Post and Courier

Road widening in Goose Creek will impact wetlands at Sophia Swamp

After the S.C. Department of Transportation widens Henry Brown Boulevard in Goose Creek, between Red Bank and Liberty Hall roads, this is what the road will look like according to DOT.

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Related Topix: Goose Creek, SC, Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

Uncertainty lingers over South Carolina's withdrawal from Smarter Balanced

Education officials and advocates are frustrated and confused following a decision by South Carolina's top education administrator to withdraw from the consortium that would test Common Core standards next school year.

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Related Topix: Charleston County, SC

The Berkeley Independent

BHS junior brings home Miss South Carolina Teen crown

Erica Wilson, a 17-year-old junior at Berkeley High School, was crowned Miss South Carolina Teen at the 2014 Miss South Carolina Teen Pageant in March.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Post and Courier

Berkeley County arrest recovers three stolen vehicles, Sheriff's Office says

Samuel Daniel Cooper III, 51, of Old Gilliard Road in Ridgeville is accused of operating a chop shop for stolen cars.

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Related Topix: Ridgeville, SC, Summerville, SC

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

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

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

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

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