Aiken County superintendent finalists all Palmetto State educators

...County, an associate superintendent from Berkeley County, an assistant superintendent from...District Superintendent Mark D. Petersen, Berkeley County School District Associate Superintendent...board to complete."Before moving to Berkeley County in 2012, O'Gorman served as...

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...

SC cops shoot dog, miss suspect in chase

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. - A Labrador retriever was shot in the hindquarters by Berkeley County deputies trying to apprehend a suspect who stole an SUV. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports 67-year-old Thomas...

Climate data skewed

...Tech and Michael Mueller of the University of California at Berkeley in 2011. The study indicated that global warming had stalled...data sets that I have confidence in are the UK group and also Berkeley Earth. This short paper in Science (magazine) is not adequate...

Aiken County School Board of Education names 4 finalists in it superintendent search

...O'Gorman previously held that position. O'Gorman currently is associate superintendent for instruction and accountability in Berkeley County.Alford is assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction in Dorchester County, while Petersen is superintendent...

Buford's S.M. Lee sets scoring record in winning Georgia Junior in wire-to-wire fashion

...I played well, I thought," Dunagan said.Finishing in the top eight, Dunagan earned a spot on the Georgia-South Carolina Junior Challenge Match team, which will be played at Berkeley Hall in Bluffton, S.C., on July 24-25.

SC lawmakers send Haley budget with $216 million for road repairs

...roadwork leaves the state borrowing $53 million to fund an interchange off Interstate 26 and a road to the future plant in Berkeley County. The infrastructure is part of more than $200 million in state incentives promised in securing Volvo's first North...

SC Senate rejects last-ditch effort to force roads debate

...Committee agreed with the House's plan to use $70 million to pay cash for part of the roadwork to Volvo's future plant in Berkeley County, leaving $53 million to borrow for that piece of the promised incentives.The full Senate will take up Thursday the...

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...

Borrowing costs of Volvo incentives package could tally $87 million due to creative financing

...top of the $123 million the state would borrow to fund the site preparation and road improvements for the future plant in Berkeley County.The House Ways and Means Committee advanced a supplemental budget bill on Monday that would put $70 million of a...