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SC teachers in grade-change probe

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. - A Berkeley County high school principal and athletic director are on administrative...a student-athlete's grades. WCIV-TV reports that Acting Berkeley County Superintendent Michael Turner on Wednesday informed school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-13/sc-teachers-grade-change-pro
Man crushed at SC steel plant

HUGER, S.C. - The Berkeley County coroner says an out-of-state contractor has died at the...he could be freed.The name of the man has not been released.Berkeley County deputies and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-26/man-crushed-sc-steel-plant
US home sales hit fastest pace since early 2007

...increased in 2015, according to a new analysis by the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at the University of California, Berkeley."Later marriage, rising rents, and a not-strong-enough jobs recovery probably all contribute," said Jed Kolko...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-20/us-home-sales-hit-fastest-
Indicted SC school chief voted pay boost

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. - The indicted Berkeley County school superintendent has been given a satisfactory...part of an investigation of a referendum in 2012 that provided Berkeley County schools almost $200 million. Thompson has been on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-11/indicted-sc-school-chief-vot
'Bloom County' blooms, at least once, after 25-year absence

...cartoon character from "Bloom County" has made an unexpected comeback in a comic strip posted Monday on Facebook by creator Berkeley Breathed. In the strip, Opus awakens after what he discovers was a 25-year nap.Separately, a posted photo of Breathed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-13/bloom-county-blooms-least-
North Augusta's Matt NeSmith wins The Players Amateur

...rolled in a 20-foot putt for birdie on the final hole on Sunday to win The Players Amateur by one shot over Chase Koepka on Berkeley Hall Golf Club's North Course.NeSmith, who began the final round five shots back of Koepka, closed with 6-under-par...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-12/north-augustas-matt-nesmith-
Report: Berkeley County sheriff drove 100 mph after hit-and-run

CHARLESTON, S.C. - State police reports accuse Berkeley County Sheriff Wayne DeWitt of driving more than 100 mph...discharging the duties of the office of the Sheriff of Berkeley County and restoring the public's trust in me."A crash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-05/report-berkeley-county
Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground on both coasts

...Napolitano, who oversees 10 campuses, including UCLA and Berkeley, said of Wednesday's action. "It's the right thing to...cities of Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley have approved phased-in increases that eventually will take...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-23/higher-minimum-wage-propos
Overtime

...Junior Challenge Match.Dunagan, who also qualified for this event last year, defeated Nick Willis, of Cowpens, 1-up on Berkeley Hall Club's south course.Georgia won four of the eight matches and halved two.In today's final round, Dunagan will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-24/overtime
Push for higher minimum wage ignites worry about enforcement

...legislatures and set wages much higher.Seattle, Los Angeles, and San Francisco and its Bay Area brethren, Oakland and Berkeley, have all begun phasing in a minimum wage that will hit $15 per hour within the next few years. Labor groups in California...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-10/push-higher-minimum-wage-i