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Inaugural Joshua Milligan Police Summer Camp UPDATED

Sunday, August 2, 2015 8:09 p.m.

The Joshua Milligan Police Summer Camp was held in St. Stephen. (Photos by Ann Mack)

Bee sweet: Honey from a Hanahan homestead UPDATED

Sunday, August 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A modest brick home next to Hanahan Middle School offers a surprising bounty. It’s not the shrubs, which offer blackberries and blueberries, …

Fetter health care launches rapid HIV testing in the Lowcountry

Saturday, August 1, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Fetter Health Care Network launches Rapid HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) testing in six primary healthcare centers in Berkeley, Charleston, …

Dates for annual Stags Roundup set

Saturday, August 1, 2015 12:01 p.m.

All incoming Berkeley High School freshmen are expected to attend the Stag Stampede on Friday, Aug. 14,from 7:45 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

Forum addresses gun violence

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:01 a.m.

About 100 people came together Sunday afternoon to vent their frustrations about gun violence and search for tangible answers as to what they can do …

Utility’s used motor oil recovery program collected 30 million gallons in 25 years

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:01 p.m.

South Carolina’s largest used motor oil collection effort, Santee Cooper’s Give Oil for Energy Recovery (GOFER) program, has collected …

Grants offered to FFA chapters

Friday, July 31, 2015 9:56 a.m.

Tractor Supply Company is excited to announce a new program that allows opportunities for local FFA chapters to make their communities a better place to live.

Former Stag gets his shot at Coastal

Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Good things come to those who wait.

Couponing workshop set for Aug. 4

Thursday, July 30, 2015 2:35 p.m.

The Berkeley Prosperity Center, in partnership with Family Services Inc., will host Shop Smart 101, a couponing workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 10 am- noon.

School district hosting NCAA eligibility meetings

Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County School District will host a pair of college athlete eligibility meetings for parents of students in grades 8-11 who are interested in …

Cordesville home destroyed by blaze

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:47 a.m.

A Cordesville family of six has been displaced after a July 17 fire destroyed its mobile home.

North Charleston man arrested in Moncks Corner drive-by shooting UPDATED

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 11:29 a.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis announced via press release July 29 the arrest of Jamez Deondre Kelly, 19, of North Charleston for the July 24 …

County preps site for Volvo’s first US plant

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 5:05 p.m.

Workers in Sweden take their summer vacations seriously, which is why there has been little movement by that country’s leading carmaker on a Volvo manufacturing plant — the first in the U.S. — to be built in Berkeley County.

Deadly kiss? Bug could spread deadly disease to the Lowcountry

The Post and Courier

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:49 a.m.

The kissing bug is no beauty. A half-inch long, it looks like a cross between a roach and a paper wasp, with wings folded back like a bat.

Presidential candidate stops by Summerville UPDATED

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:49 a.m.

Summerville received its first visit from a Presidential candidate Friday morning with the 2016 race now underway.

School board announces superintendent finalists, meetings

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 8:42 a.m.

Berkeley County school board named three finalists for the superintendent position on July 28.

Sweatman stuns Law 356-334 in runoff redo UPDATED

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 12:39 p.m.

Chad Sweatman fought the Law and won.

Practice set to begin for area football teams

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The official start to the high school fall sports season is right around the corner, set to begin over the weekend.

Berkeley Co. passes $68.3M budget without property tax increase UPDATED

Monday, July 27, 2015 10:57 p.m.

Nearly a month into the new fiscal year, Berkeley County government finally has a budget.

Park and Rec all-stars honored by town council

Monday, July 27, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The Moncks Corner Park and Recreation baseball and softball all-star teams were honored before Town Council during their regular July 21 town council …

Battlefield Berkeley County: New study will uncover county’s role in independence

Sunday, July 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Pop quiz, and no Googling: Who is Henry Laurens?

Survey finds new recreation complex vital to downtown’s resurgence

Sunday, July 26, 2015 12:01 p.m.

A nearly yearlong survey soliciting opinions and feedback from downtown Moncks Corner businesses and consumers indicated the new recreation complex …

Three wounded in Moncks Corner drive-by shooting

Saturday, July 25, 2015 5:38 p.m.

Two people were airlifted to Medical University Hospital on Friday night after being gunned down on their way home from a birthday party.

Clemson extension 4H workshop planned

Saturday, July 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The local 4-H Youth Development Program is offering a 2-day workshop for youth ages 9-and-older who would like to learn about food and cooking.

NUCOR Steel worker killed in industrial accident UPDATED

Saturday, July 25, 2015 8:20 p.m.

Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury reported a worker had been killed in an industrial accident at NUCOR Steel.

Stags’ Bonner Stadium gets new scoreboard UPDATED

Saturday, July 25, 2015 2:28 p.m.

The facelift and improvement of Berkeley High School’s sports facilities continued over the summer with the installation of a new scoreboard …

Moncks Corner, Cross students wow at The Citadel

Friday, July 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Four Moncks Corner and Cross natives have earned top honors at The Citadel for the spring 2015 semester.

Crime blotter: Jewelry stolen in Cross UPDATED

Special to The Independent

Friday, July 24, 2015 12:02 p.m.

On June 8 in Cross, a man and woman said that their jewelry was missing from their residence. They both stated that there was no sign of forced entry …

Sertoma Classic seeking two national anthem singers

Thursday, July 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Sertoma Club is looking for Charleston’s top two high school student talents to perform the National Anthem at the 45th Annual Sertoma …

County’s jobless rate holds steady in June

Thursday, July 23, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County hasn’t had any big changes to its jobless rate since May, according to the state’s June unemployment data released by S. …

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