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Collision claims two Goose Creek residents

The Charleston County Coroner, Bobbi Jo O’Neal, released the names of two victims following a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on Dorchester Road at Michaux Parkway on July 1, 2022, at approximately 0118 hours. Mary Alice Dent, a 32-year-old female, and Shamricka Latrice Dent, a 36-year-old female, both from the Goose Creek area, died on the scene due to injuries sustained in the collision. South Carolina Highway Patrol is the investigating agency.
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Public Auctions - auction 7-19

IRS NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2022, Time: 1:00 PM (Registration 12:30 PM) Location: Williamsburg County Courthouse, 209 County Rd S-45-226, Kingstree SC 29556 (outside at the entry doors) Description of Property being Sold: Agricultural, unimproved real estate located in the Mouzon Township. APN# 45-128-002 (51 acres, more or less) AND APN# 45-128-005, 45-128-006 and 45-128-007 (202.69 acres, more or less) Minimum Bid $233,893.00 Under the authority in IRC Sec. 6331 the property described above has been seized for nonpayment of IRS taxes due from Toni Cooke-Evans. The property will be sold at public auction sale as provided by IRC Sec. 6335 and related regulations. Only the right, title, and interest of Toni Cooke-Evans in and to the property will be offered for sale. If requested, the IRS will furnish information about possible encumbrances, which may be useful in determining the value of the interest being offered for sale. Terms of Payment: Deferred- 20% deposit required upon acceptance of the highest bid, remaining balance due not later than 08/22/2022. All payments must be by cash, a certified, cashier's, or treasurer's check drawn on any bank or trust company incorporated under the laws of the United States or under the laws of any State, Territory, or possession of the United States, or by a United States postal, bank, or express money order. Make check or money order payable to U.S. Treasury Dept. Mail-in bids must be accompanied by full payment of the highest amount of the bid. Terms of Payment: Full payment required on acceptance of the highest bid. For additional information, access our web site at or contact Sloane Wilkinson, Property Appraisal and Liquidation Specialist at or 910-508-2754. AD# 2007586.

Awendaw Blue Crab Fest returning in August

Awendaw's Blue Crab Festival is returning in August after a two-year hiatus. The festival, now in its 25th year, will have over 1,000 buckets of blue crab, more than 75 arts, food and retail vendors and live music by the Secrets. The event is family-friendly and will have an area for kids.
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Meeting Notices - BZA 7/19

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BERKELEY COUNTY BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS THE BERKELEY COUNTY BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2022, AT 6:00 P.M IN THE ASSEMBLY ROOM OF THE BERKELEY COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE COMPLEX, LOCATED AT 1003 HIGHWAY 52 IN MONCKS CORNER, SC. THE FOLLOWING APPLICATIONS ARE SCHEDULED FOR CONSIDERATION: 1. TMS#: 071-00-02-070. Request from William Easterly II for a variance to §6.4.5 to construct an accessory structure that exceeds 65% of the size of the principal classification and §6.4.11 to place it in front of the principal dwelling at/near 1151 Walter Road in the Bonneau community. (PLVA 042513-2022) 2. TMS#: 197-00-01-034. Request from Renfroe Outdoor LLC C/O Jacob Barker for a variance to §18.10 for relief of the locational requirements for an intended off-premises sign (Billboard) at/near 2690 Hwy 52 in near the Foxbank community. (PLVA 042662-2022) 3. TMS#: 211-15-02-193. Request from Larry Krause for a variance to the Spring Grove Planned Development District (Ord# 14-04-06) for relief of primary structure setback requirements a home addition at/near 204 Goshen Road in the Spring Grove Gables community. (PLVA 042618-2022). 4. TMS#: 226-00-00-001. Request from Carver Maritime on behalf of DUPONT SPECIALTY PRODUCTS USA LLC for a variance to §7.5.5(D) for relief of the screening requirements for an outdoor storage lot at/near 3300 Cypress Gardens Rd and 1001 Dupont Way in the Bushy Park vicinity. (PLVA 042646-2022) 5. TMS#: 232-00-02-190. Request from Robert Simmons on behalf of 3 W REAL ESTATE LLC for a variance to §17.7 for relief of bufferyard requirements at/near 155 Royle Rd in the Ladson community. (PLVA 042661-2022) 6. TMS#: 244-14-01-033. Request from Robert Ashton for a variance to §5.1.9 for relief of primary structure setback requirements for a home addition at/near 1 Wilson Street in the Goose Creek community. (PLVA 042567-2022) 7. TMS#: 271-03-02-030. Request from Trent Watts on behalf of PAMELA M VISINTIN for a variance to §5.1.4 and §5.1.9 for relief of setback requirements for a swimming pool, at/near 439 Sanders Farm Ln in the Wando vicinity. (PLVA 042653-2022) 8. TMS#: 722-00-00-044. Request from Joseph Ritchey on behalf of EQUITY TRUST COMPANY CUSTODIAN FBO DAVID TROY CROSBY IRA for a variance to §18.10 for relief of the locational criteria for off-premises directional signage at/near 570 Jedburg Rd near Landfill Road in the Jedburg vicinity. (PLVA 042633-2022) AD# 2010709.

Berkeley Co. School’s budget includes higher salaries for employees

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (WCSC) - All employees under Berkeley County School District will receive a 4% or higher salary increase under the newly approved 2022-2023 budget. BCSD has projected a $369 million budget for the next fiscal year. This budget includes pay increases higher than 4% for custodians, instructional assistants, bus drivers and bus assistants. Classroom teachers will receive a 4% salary increase and an additional $1,000 in ESSER-fund.
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NAACP leaders question GCSD's increase to $13 an hour

GEORGETOWN — Is a salary of $13 an hour enough to raise a family?. That was the question put to the Georgetown County School District Board of Education during its June 28 meeting by two NAACP presidents who took the board to task during the public comment period. “I’m...

Police investigating vandalism at Goose Creek golf course

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities in Goose Creek are looking to find those responsible for repeatedly vandalizing a Lowcountry golf course. Staff at the Crowfield Golf Club has spent a lot of time repairing damage over the past few weeks – and even days – as acts of vandalism increase during the summer months. […]
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Meet Wando's salutatorian, Sarah Rickborn

My post-graduation plans are to attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for aerospace engineering and physics with a minor in Mandarin. I also want to eventually get a doctorate. As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?. I’ve always known since I’ve been a kid that I...

New Chipotle location opening in Goose Creek

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCBD)- The drive to Chipotle is about to get shorter for Goose Creek residents. The fast-casual Mexican restaurant is opening a new location at 220 St. James Avenue in Goose Creek on June 30. This location features a ‘Chipotlane’, a drive-thru pickup lane so customers can pick up online orders without leaving […]