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7 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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

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

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