Berkeley County to Return to OPCON 3, Resume Normal Operations Sunday, Oct. 2

Berkeley County to Return to OPCON 3, Resume Normal Operations Sunday, Oct. 2

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Saturday, October 1, 2022) – Berkeley County Government is planning to return to OPCON level 3, normal operating conditions, at 8 a.m. on Sunday, October 2, 2022. Recovery efforts and damage assessment is underway across the County. STORM DAMAGE: To report storm damage, please go HERE.…

Oct 1, 2022

Emergency Response Vehicles Delayed in Berkeley County Throughout Ian

Emergency Response Vehicles Delayed in Berkeley County Throughout Ian

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Friday, September 30, 2022) – Emergency responses across Berkeley County are currently delayed. Due to high winds, high-profile vehicles (i.e. ambulances, fire trucks, and utility vehicles) are periodically suspended from roadways. The duration of the delay is dependent on the weather. Berkeley County is currently under…

Sep 30, 2022

Berkeley County to Partially Activate Emergency Operations Center Friday, Sept. 30

Berkeley County to Partially Activate Emergency Operations Center Friday, Sept. 30

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Thursday, September 29, 2022) – Berkeley County will move from OPCON 3 to OPCON 2 at 6 a.m. on Friday, September 30, partially activating its Emergency Operations Center (EOC). OPCON 2 means a disaster or emergency is likely to affect the County and emergency operations plans…

Sep 29, 2022

Berkeley County Government Announces Office Closures Ahead of Hurricane Ian

Berkeley County Government Announces Office Closures Ahead of Hurricane Ian

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Wednesday, September 28, 2022) – Berkeley County is under a Hurricane Watch and Tropical Storm Warning as Hurricane Ian inches closer to South Carolina. A watch does NOT mean that hurricane conditions will occur; it means that these conditions are possible. Ian is a Category 4…

Sep 28, 2022

Berkeley County Prepares for Possible Impacts from Hurricane Ian

Berkeley County Prepares for Possible Impacts from Hurricane Ian

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Tuesday, September 27, 2022) – Berkeley County remains under a Tropical Storm Watch as Hurricane Ian approaches Florida. As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, September 27, 2022, Ian is a Category 3 storm with sustained maximum winds of 120 mph. The storm is moving North at 10…

Sep 27, 2022

Berkeley County to Hold Delinquent Tax Sale October 24 in Nexton

Berkeley County to Hold Delinquent Tax Sale October 24 in Nexton

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Thursday, September 22, 2022) – Berkeley County will hold its annual Delinquent Tax Sale on Monday, October 24, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. inside the Azalea Ballroom at the Lowcountry Conference Center in Nexton, located at 406 Sigma Drive in Summerville. If additional days are…

Sep 22, 2022

Berkeley County Receives $500,000 Grant to Fund Revitalization in St. Stephen Area

Berkeley County Receives $500,000 Grant to Fund Revitalization in St. Stephen Area

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Thursday, September 15, 2022) – At its meeting on Monday, September 12, 2022, Berkeley County Council approved a $500,000 EPA Brownfields Assessment grant to help fund a large-scale revitalization initiative to greatly improve quality of life opportunities in the St. Stephen/Russellville area. Watch the full Council…

Sep 15, 2022

Will Rochester Named New Berkeley County Emergency Management Director

Will Rochester Named New Berkeley County Emergency Management Director

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Monday, September 12, 2022) – Will Rochester has been named the new Director of Berkeley County Emergency Management. Rochester’s first official day in the new position is today, Monday, September 12, 2022. Rochester most recently served as an Emergency Management Specialist with Charleston County Emergency Management.…

Sep 12, 2022

Berkeley Animal Center Joins State of Emergency Declared for SC Shelters

Berkeley Animal Center Joins State of Emergency Declared for SC Shelters

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Tuesday, September 6, 2022) – Berkeley Animal Center, in cooperation with dozens of animal shelters across South Carolina, has announced a State of Emergency with regard to overcrowding. Statewide animal welfare organizations, such as South Carolina Animal Care and Control Association (SCACCA), No Kill South Carolina…

Sep 6, 2022

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