Putting First Responders First

Berkeley Co. Council budget discussions reveal change in delivery of emergency services BY: CHARLIE MORRISON Change is on the horizon in Berkeley County - and not just in the way the government is organized. A pending referendum proposing the county change its form of government remains the biggest potential difference in how the county will … Continue reading Putting First Responders First

Berkeley County To Create A New 9-1-1 Call Center

Berkeley County To Create A New 9-1-1 Call Center Public safety infrastructure in pro-forma budget BY: CHARLIE MORRISON Last Monday, Berkeley County Council passed a second reading on a number of ordinances tied to the county’s prospective 2017-2018 budget, bringing the passage of the body’s working budget for the coming fiscal year one step closer … Continue reading Berkeley County To Create A New 9-1-1 Call Center

Fleshing out Clements Ferry’s Four-Lane Future

Peter Valiquette Discusses road widening

Berkeley County updates residents on phase two of Clements Ferry widening project at April 27 “drop-in” meeting By Charlie Morrison The last half-decade has born witness to a continuous debate between elected officials, South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) officials and members of the Daniel Island, Cainhoy and Clements Ferry Road communities over the future … Continue reading Fleshing out Clements Ferry’s Four-Lane Future

Can you hear me now?

Roundabout Project Moving Ahead on Schedule It’s been almost four months since Berkeley County hosted an information session to gather community feedback on a proposed plan to add a roundabout to the intersection of Seven Farms Drive and Daniel Island Drive. By all accounts the gathering appeared to be a success; residents asked questions, elected … Continue reading Can you hear me now?

Answering the Call

Berkeley County Council approves additional positions for County 911 Call Center BY: CHARLIE MORRISON The Berkeley County Government’s 911 call center is understaffed, operating below state standards, and has been for 12 consecutive years. That was the report of Berkeley County 911 director Sam Gaither to Berkeley County Council at the body’s January 23 meeting, … Continue reading Answering the Call