Joseph R. Pye Elementary School will host a school-wide blood drive on Dec. 7 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. The event is the first blood drive hosted at the school in the past several years and wil…
New warnings are out from consumer advocates and law enforcement about potential scams this holiday season as some of the current economic trends give scammers a fresh batch of ideas.
Berkeley County Prevention Board will host its 32nd annual Candlelight Memorial Service on Dec. 7 at Moncks Corner A.M.E. Church.
This week, Berkeley County Library System (BCLS) marketing/public relations coordinator Laurie O'Tool reviews children's book "Avocado Asks" written and illustrated by Momoko Abe. The book, pu…
There’s always something new to see, wherever you are.
W International has opened a new state-of-the-art workforce development center to train individuals in welding, fitting, forklift and lifting and handling operations.
Trident United Way is calling on community members to help raise $100,000 for the organization's 211 Helpline, according to a Trident press release.
It’s been a tough year for the Lowcountry Food Bank, which serves 10 coastal counties that include Berkeley and Dorchester. Its partner agencies include the Community Resource Center (CRC) in …
About 100 people turned out for the annual holiday luncheon held for senior citizens in the Goose Creek community who want to stay active and social or who don’t want to feel alone during Than…
When she was 16, Sydney Solley picked up her first cigarette and started to smoke it.
For seven years, Sherry Martschink, who owns Antiques and Artisans Village in Summerville, has brought a little extra holiday cheer to the town.
A hickory tree is just a way for a hickory nut to make more nuts.
There have been a few times over the years that I didn't go "home" for Thanksgiving.
Summerville's annual Christmas tree lighting will take place at the Old Time Summerville Christmas Celebration on Nov. 30.
Members of Goose Creek's Cultural Arts Commission are asking residents to fill out a survey on how to promote the arts around the city.
On Nov. 17, Goose Creek United Methodist Church, located at 142 Redbank Road, celebrated Thanksgiving with the community.
Berkeley County Library System offers more than books — there are myriad resources and events at the system's seven branch libraries and full-service Mobile Library, as well as opportunities f…
If the fruit be not ripe it will draw a man's mouth to much torment.
This week, Berkeley County Library System (BCLS) marketing/public relations coordinator Laurie O'Tool reviews children's book "Different: A Great Thing to Be!" by Heather Avis and illustrated …
Staff at the Moncks Corner Medical Center are holding a food drive in support of the work of Helping Hands of Goose Creek, an emergency assistance center and food pantry that serves individual…
Staff from Trident United Way are asking community members to help fund hygiene kits and other necessities for displaced individuals throughout the Tri-county area.
Even before the pandemic hit, the health care industry was suffering a worker shortage.
Chamber to host Volvo Cars event
For years, the chunk of land in Goose Creek was a forgotten dilapidated, overgrown baseball field, but the site has now been transformed into a new park.
Four Tri-county Habitat for Humanity affiliates are teaming up to build playhouses for children in need during the holidays.
As Thanksgiving nears on the calendar, staff at Father to Father are gearing up for their annual Thanksgiving meal giveaway on Nov. 23.
Heigh-ho! sing heigh-ho! unto the green holly.
For the first time since 2019, the Coastal Carolina Fair took over the Exchange Park in Ladson.
Steeplechase of Charleston will return to its full capacity this year at the Stono Ferry Racetrack on Nov. 14.
H.F. Help No Kill Rescue is hosting Cow Patty Bingo and Donkey Drop to benefit the rescue, according to a flyer sent by the organization.
The identity of the Marine’s remains was never discovered.
Santee Cooper's annual Celebrate the Season charitable event begins on Nov. 26 this year with the Holiday Lights Driving Tour in Old Santee Canal Park.
It's beginning to be a busy time of year for local Red Cross volunteers trained to aid those whose homes are damaged by fires. In a recent two-week span, volunteers were dispatched to six dama…
Trident Medical Center and Summerville Medical Center received more than 300 pounds of unused prescription drugs from community members at its annual "Crush-the-Crisis opioid day."
Winter is still a long way off, but the leaves have been falling for several weeks now. Won’t be long before sweaters and jackets will be part of the morning routine … along with a steaming bo…
Dorchester County is hosting a parade and other celebrations in St. George on Nov. 6 in honor of local veterans.
Just a few exits away from the hum of the rapidly growing Summerville area is a quiet forest home to bald cypress trees, rooted deeply into soil that has supported their nearly 1,000-year lifetime.
On Oct. 25, the director of the Hill-Fiklea Detention Center in Berkeley County went to the county council for help with what he called a “semi-crisis.”
Job-seekers in the Summerville area can attend a hiring event at Trident Tech on Nov. 5.
The town of Moncks Corner gave the greenlight to a company to begin the process of developing 69 acres of land off Highway 52 for future townhomes.
For the last couple of weeks, an array of scarecrows — some dressed as witches, others as farmers and even one dressed as Harry Potter — decorated Hutchinson Square in downtown Summerville.
Local garden clubs will present a juried competition of floral arranging and horticulture in conjunction with the Coastal Carolina Fair.
They'll welcome you in their club, but they don't want to.
I could be accused of featuring plants in the mint family too often, probably. It is definitely one of my favorite plant families. This week we have yet another member, and I think you’ll agre…
Moncks Corner will be home to Berkeley County's first Miracle League Field within the next year, officials hope.
Coastal Kids Dental and Braces is forming its own fundraising teams to participate in this year's Light the Night event hosted by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
The Association of South Carolina Mayors has elected Goose Creek Mayor Greg Habib as its president for 2021-2022, according to a city press release issued earlier this month.
This year Trident Medical Center’s Emergency Care facility in Moncks Corner is 20 years old. It has served the tight-knit community in Berkeley County through numerous highs and lows over the …
Berkeley County Prevention Board will host the 30th annual Family Fest, Picnic in the Park on Oct. 24 to kick off Red Ribbon Week, according to a Kennedy Center press release.
Trident United Way has opened registration for volunteers for its three-day Days of Caring service event in November.