4H Youth Gardening contest accepting applications

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 11:29 a.m.

The South Carolina 4H Youth Development Programs have a new short-term project for area youth interested in gardening.

Alligator meat gaining popularity as food

Special to The Independent

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 11:31 a.m.

It’s big, green, scary and, apparently, very tasty.

Bradley Blake Foundation to host ball

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 11:28 a.m.

The Bradley Blake Foundation will host its Inaugural Commemoration Ball on May 17 at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge (1320 South Live Oak Drive …

Church food and bake sale a success

Monday, April 21, 2014 9:29 a.m.

Hood’s Chapel UM Church’s April 12 The food and bake sale to raise money for a new roof was a success.

Cross family excited about trip to Africa

Monday, April 21, 2014 9:29 a.m.

Sandra and Jack Cross, Kenny and Melba Cross, Tommy Cross and friend Bill were excited as they departed for the airport for a once-In-a-lifetime trip for most of the continent of Africa. We look forward to hearing details of the exciting journey.

BHS junior brings home Miss South Carolina Teen crown

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:11 p.m.

Erica Wilson, a 17-year-old junior at Berkeley High School, was crowned Miss South Carolina Teen at the 2014 Miss South Carolina Teen Pageant in …

MMS recognizes new Beta Club members

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:01 a.m.

By Janette Hood

Churches announce Easter plans

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:09 p.m.

Zion United Methodist Church will have Sunrise Service at 6:30 a.m. on Easter. Many other churches will also have this special service to celebrate Easter as well as Easter Cantatas.

CHS to host discussion, awards program

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:09 p.m.

All female students in grades 8 to 12 will be participants. Mrs. Diane Wilson is the scheduled presenter. Parents and other women of the community interested in attending are encouraged to contact MSG Bobby J. Matthews at (843) 899-8900, ext. 2203 or by email at matthewsb@bcsdschools.net.

Lowcountry Arts Day May 6

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:11 p.m.

The Charleston Regional Alliance for the Arts, in partnership with the Coastal Community Foundation, will facilitate Lowcountry Arts Day on May 6 to raise awareness and funds for its members throughout the Tri-County’s diverse arts community and will be supplemented by an anonymous gift of $110,000.

43rd Hell Hole Swamp Festival fast approaching UPDATED

Sunday, April 13, 2014 12:28 a.m.

The 43rd Hell Hole Swamp Festival is fast approaching. For general information, contact Chris Pipkin at 257-2233, and for arts and crafts and food, …

To Berkeley and Williamsburg County: Thank you!

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Williamsburg County Public School Foundation conducted its Third Annual Hall of Fame Induction Scholarship Gala, in the Kingstree Senior High School Gymnasium in Kingstree on March 28.

Opening ceremonies for HHSF announced

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Hell Hole Swamp Festival will hold its annual Opening Ceremonies at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 27 at the Steel Shed.

SSE’s Leadership Day set for April 10

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

St. Stephen Elementary will hold its annual Leadership Day 2014 on April 10.

WIRE meeting set for April 17 UPDATED

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Quarterly Meeting of WIRE will be at noon on April 17 at Berkeley Electric Co-op in Moncks Corner. The speaker for this will be Carlene Bailey, who will discuss couponing.

American Heritage Girls Tea set for May 3 UPDATED

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Troop SC1603 of the American Heritage Girls will be putting on a “She and Tea” on May 3 at 2 p.m. at Victory Baptist Church on 1126 Mail Route Road.

Pinckney celebrates 62nd birthday

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Family, friends and church members joined together on March 16 in the Day Dawn Baptist Church Hall to celebrate the life and contributions of Deacon …

THS FFA chapter places fifth in competition UPDATED

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 5:26 p.m.

The FFA Chapter Agricultural Tools and Materials Identification Team at THS placed fifth at the 2014 South Carolina State FFA Agricultural Tools and …

Community invited to SSE Leadership Day

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 5:27 p.m.

St. Stephen Elementary will hold its annual Leadership Day on April 10.

MMS carnival a hit

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 5:27 p.m.

The fundraiser carnival at Macedonia Middle School on March 22 and 23 went wonderfully. The money raised from the carnival will buy new technology for the school.

Red Cross helps St. Stephen family

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 5:26 p.m.

The American Red Cross assisted a family of three, two adults and one child, whose St. Stephen residence on Union Lane was destroyed by fire last week.

HOPE Center dedicated in Moncks Corner UPDATED

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 5:27 p.m.

The Seventh Day Adventist Church of Moncks Corner (1243 Hwy 402) held a dedication ceremony on March 16 for its recently completed community services …

Thoughts on understanding priorities UPDATED

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 5:27 p.m.

We never seem to have enough time to do everything we want to do.

MMS Drama Club comedy set for April 3

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 8:13 a.m.

On April 3 at 7 p.m. the Macedonia Middle School Drama Club will present the comedy “10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse.”

Kickboxing class offered

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 8:13 a.m.

How about an enjoyable activity to keep your heart healthier while perhaps losing a few inches or pounds to look grand in those new summer outfits?

DAR honors Mescher for 25 years

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 8:14 a.m.

General Marion’s Brigade recently honored Kitty Mescher for 25 years of service in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).

Kittrell wins state contest UPDATED

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 8:13 a.m.

Each year, Timberland High School participates in the South Carolina Young Adult Book Award and Banner Program.

Is our society in trouble?

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

We have advanced more technologically. We have conquered outer space. It seems as if there is little we cannot do. It is wonderful the progress mankind has made.

Arts events planned at Bonner Elementary

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

On March 5 Bonner Elementary School had “All That” come and it was absolutely awesome.

Town ready for Catfish Fest

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

By Betty W. Delk

Berkeley Independent

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