Berkeley County

World War II veteran from Ladson turns 104 years old

Pinckney has 12 living children, 45 grandchildren, 76 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great grandchildren. He lives in the College Park area.

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  Several road improvement projects happening on Highway 17A

  State records slight drop in first-time unemployment claims over past week

  Some concerned following changes to Lowcountry Rapid Transit System route

Man shot, killed at apartment complex in Goose Creek

Goose Creek Holiday Festival to be held Saturday

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Police: Accused ‘porch pirate’ arrested when he shows up at court in same shirt from surveillance pics

Thousands of Tri-county area students return to classrooms

  Woman arrested for hit-and-run that left bicyclist with serious injuries in Hanahan

  Some Berkeley Co. high school students concerned about missed music education

  Red Cross hosts blood drive in Berkeley Co. building with offices shut down due to COVID-19 cases

  Thousands of students shifting schedules in Berkeley County schools

One man transported to the hospital following shooting at Ladson bar

It happened at the Honkytonk Saloon on 192 College Park Road just before midnight where deputies with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office initially responded to an altercation.

Goose Creek police introduce new department cat

The Goose Creek Police Department is welcoming a new member to their team.

  Rep.-Elect Mace: ‘I’m deeply humbled' by victory in U.S. House race

Rep.-Elect Nancy Mace said she had a dream, set goals, worked hard and achieved it, becoming the first Republican woman elected to Congress in the state of South Carolina.

  Cunningham concedes loss to Mace in U.S. House race

Rep. Joe Cunningham, who election results show lost his reelection bid for the First Congressional District Tuesday, will hold a news conference Friday morning.

15 Berkeley County government employees test positive for COVID-19

Power restored after truck comes in contact with power lines in Goose Creek

  More Berkeley County students could return to classrooms on Nov. 11

  Troopers: Berkeley ATV crash leaves 1 dead, 1 hospitalized

  Mace celebrates projected U.S. House race victory

  Former CFO claims Berkeley County EMS bilked Medicare

3 new members, 2 incumbents elected to Berkeley County School Board

The Berkeley County School Board will have three newly-elected members and two reelected incumbents based on Tuesday’s election results.

Cunningham says he will not concede election until every ballot counted

Joe Cunningham’s office has released a statement saying he will not cede the election to challenger Nancy Mace until all ballots are counted.

  Election day begins in Berkeley County

Citizens are watching the clock as it ticks closer to the polls opening across South Carolina.

SCDOT: Crash reported in Berkeley County leaves injuries

Reports say a crash in Berkeley County has left injuries on Bushy Park Road.

  Berkeley Co. election officials expect shorter lines Tuesday than for absentee voters

With dozens of polling locations open across Berkeley County on Election Day, voters should be able to expect a shorter wait to cast their ballot.

364K-square-foot furniture distribution center planned for Berkeley County

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control says they are accepting public comment on their website regarding plans for a new industrial distribution center.

  Berkeley Co. keeps one in-person absentee voting location open, day before election

Berkeley County voting officials say there is only one in-person absentee voting location in Berkeley County and it may be best to wait until tomorrow to cast ballots.

Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office resolve ‘disturbance’ in Summerville, man taken into custody

Deputies say there is no threat to the public.

  Berkeley County voters wait more than five hours to vote in-person absentee Saturday

Voting locations across the Lowcountry are seeing long lines Saturday, just three days before Election Day.

  Authorities identify woman who drowned at Isle of Palms beach

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office said 21-year-old Taylor Lawson from Moncks Corner died on Thursday at 5:22 p.m. at East Cooper Medical Center as a result of drowning.

Convicted Goose Creek man accused of having multiple files of child sex abuse material

Attorney General Alan Wilson said 69-year-old Ronald Stephen Wojdyla is charged with 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, third degree. Wojdyla was previously convicted on related charges in 2008.

Lowcountry fire department helps in Sumter warehouse fire

The Whitesville Rural Volunteer Fire Department say they will be heading to the midlands to help with warehouse fire raging in Sumter.

SCDPS: Hit and run leaves injuries in Berkeley Co.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety says authorities are responding to a hit and run near Goose Creek.

  Berkeley County School District announces phased-in re-entry plan for students in 2021

The Berkeley County School District has plans to bring all students back to school for traditional in-person learning starting in January with some exceptions.

One dead, another injured after RV overturns on I-26 in Berkeley County

South Carolina Highway Patrol said it happened on the eastbound lanes of the interstate near mile marker 187 just before 6 p.m.

  Deputies: Man shot while attempting to steal catalytic converter from Berkeley Co. auto dealer

Berkeley County deputies say the attempted theft of a catalytic converter led to an early-morning shooting.

Pedestrian dies after being struck by car in Goose Creek

According to Trooper Tyler Tidwell, the pedestrian was struck by a 2015 Nissan Altima on Red Bank Road near Fanwood Road at 3 p.m.

Troopers: 2 dead after crash in Berkeley Co.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a crash in Berkeley County has left two dead and four hospitalized.

  Deputies respond to shooting in Berkeley Co.

Deputies with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office have responded to an early-morning incident in Berkeley County.

Driver killed after truck crashes into tree in Berkeley County

Highway Patrol officials said it happened in the Cross area on SC-6 near Short Cut Road at 3:21 p.m.

Coroner identifies victim of hit-and-run as troopers search for vehicle involved

The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office said a Goose Creek man died in a hit and Run Wednesday night on Highway 52.

  Several detained for questioning as police investigate report of shots fired

Hanahan Police are investigating a reported shooting at an apartment complex.

Troopers searching for vehicle in fatal hit-and-run in Berkeley County

Authorities are asking for the public’s help to locate a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run in Berkeley County. It happened Wednesday night at 7:50 p.m. on U.S. 52 near Blanding Road.

Expect lane closures in Berkeley County during bridge replacement

Construction crews are working on a bridge replacement over Deans Swamp right at the Berkeley and Orangeburg County line.

  Century Aluminum plant in Mt. Holly could shutdown over power costs

Century Aluminum notified its employees at its Mount Holly aluminum plant that it could shut down by the end of 2020, affecting 295 jobs.

  Berkeley County offering parking shuttle for in-person absentee voters

Berkeley County Election officials say they are offering a free shuttle service for voters because of the large voter turnout.

Free COVID-19 tests offered this week in Berkeley County

The Hanahan Fire Department will offer free COVID-19 tests from Monday to Friday.

Police seek public’s help in finding stolen purple truck

The Hanahan Police Department says a vehicle was stolen sometime Friday night from the Bill Shopping Plaza in Hanahan.

  Berkeley Co. student with autism paid almost $200k in settlement with school district

The family of a Berkeley County student has been paid almost $200,000 after they said their son with autism was assaulted by a school bus aide years ago.

DHEC reports 1,483 COVID-19 cases associated with South Carolina schools

According to the latest DHEC report, there are currently 1,038 student cases and 445 school employee cases.

  Tri-County school districts join project to increase classroom resiliency during crisis

All four school districts in the Tri-county area are participating in a national project to make classrooms more resilient in times of crisis.

Crash blocked 2 eastbound lanes on I-26

A crash during the Thursday morning commute blocked two eastbound lanes of I-26 near College Park Road.

Goose Creek firefighters contain semi-trailer blaze

The Goose Creek Fire Department says they have contained a fire that started at a Goose Creek Lowe’s.