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6:11 am on Saturday May 19, 2012

A video tour of Google's data center security in Mount Pleasant

If you've ever been lucky enough to receive an invite to visit the Google data center in Berkeley County, you'll have learned of the intense security that abounds. Even if you haven't been there in person, thanks to a video showing off Google's data...
9:11 am on Thursday May 17, 2012

North Charleston Arts Festival Judged Fine Art & Photography Competition Winners Announced

Fine artists and amateur and professional photographers from across the state were invited to participate in the 2012 Judged Fine Art and Judged Photography Competitions & Exhibitions, presented annually as a component of the North Charleston...
9:08 am on Saturday January 14, 2012

Green Flash, Fullsteam to start distributing beer in South Carolina

Over the past couple of weeks, North Charleston-based Advintage Distributing has announced, leaked, or otherwise let on that they have picked up two particularly awesome breweries, and we should start seeing their wares in bars and bottle shops in...
12:48 am on Friday October 28, 2011

Missing pilot's body found in crashed plane

Kenneth Tollett.On October 13 Kenneth Tollett went missing and for two weeks officials, friends, and family have searched for him. On Thursday they found his boddy in his Cessna 150 plane that had crashed in the woods near the Berkeley County...
11:16 pm on Thursday October 6, 2011

Three years on, DuPont's $500 million Kevlar plant opens

Image by Michael T. Gams/USMC Marine Corps Sergeant Mark Dean and Major Trent A. Gibson sort out the pieces of a Kevlar helmet used to help absorb the blast of a grenade. (Update: The Post and Courier has followed up with a better report — I've...
2:00 pm on Wednesday September 14, 2011

Umphlett family donates $17,000 to Berkeley County’s Callen-Lacey Center for Children

Image by Carolina Youth Development CenterCallen-Lacey Center for Children, an emergency shelter program of Carolina Youth Development Center, has received a $17,000 donation from the family of late South Carolina Representative C. David Umphlett,...
12:00 pm on Wednesday June 29, 2011

Tire recycling company comes from China to Lowcounty with jobs

Image by Flickr user vagawi Yes, you read that right: Tire International, a U.S.-based tire recycling company, is moving its operations to the Lowcountry from China. And the best news is that they're bringing 150 job openings with them. Tire...
12:15 pm on Thursday June 2, 2011

Fires destroy Moncks Corner and James Island homes

Image by Flickr user matthewvennEarly this morning, two fires broke out in the area: one in Moncks Corner, and one in James Island. At about 5:40 a.m., Moncks Corner Rural and Whitesville firefighters responded to a call regarding a fire at a home...
12:04 pm on Wednesday June 1, 2011

Moncks Corner's 125th anniversary to be celebrated using Google SketchUp

Image by Flickr user Jesper Egelund Just one of the many things that can be done with Google SketchUp.To mark the 125th anniversary celebration of the Town of Moncks Corner, the town is partnering up with Google and the Berkeley County Schools...
7:00 am on Tuesday May 31, 2011

Two new hospitals planned for Berkeley County (update: two years later, no progress made)

Update May 31: Back in 2009, the S.C. Department of Health and Environment Control approved plans from both Trident Health System and Roper St. Francis Healthcare to build 50-bed hospitals in Berkeley County. Believing that if both hospitals were to...

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