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Saturday, May 28, 2016 12:22 p.m.

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Berkeley top students recognized at Breakfast of Champions

Berkeley top students recognized at Breakfast of Champions
Saturday, May 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

On May 24, students, administrators, parents, and faculty gathered at Charleston Southern University for the 19th Annual Breakfast of Champions. The …

Tropical storm warning still in effect for coast

Saturday, May 28, 2016 8:14 a.m.

A storm now swirling about 265 miles southeast of Charleston did not strenghten overnight as forecasters predicted, but the South Carolina coast remains under a tropical storm warning nonetheless.

Moncks Corner recognizes employees

Moncks Corner recognizes employees
Saturday, May 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Moncks Corner Mayor Michael Lockliear honored town employees Marilyn Baker, Lisa Hancock and Doug Polen for their achievements and service at the May …

Coastal Community Foundations awards $65k to 16 area nonprofits

Saturday, May 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Giving Back to Berkeley County Fund of Coastal Community Foundation has awarded $65,000 to 16 nonprofits improving quality of life in Berkeley County. This year’s funded projects will support a variety of nonprofit programs addressing areas such as free health care, adult literacy, child hunger, therapy for children with autism and more. …

Timberland High class of 2016 UPDATED

Saturday, May 28, 2016 7:18 a.m.

School board silent as citizens continue transgender discussion

School board silent as citizens continue transgender discussion
Friday, May 27, 2016 3:45 p.m.

The school year will end without a definitive answer to Berkeley County’s “bathroom issue.”

Prep baseball developmental league set for June

Prep baseball developmental league set for June
Friday, May 27, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The inaugural high school developmental baseball league looks like a win-win for coaches, players and fans this June.

Cross High School graduation UPDATED

Friday, May 27, 2016 6:54 a.m.

Class of 2016

Legislative report

Friday, May 27, 2016 3:53 p.m.

The House of Representatives and the Senate voted to override the Governor’s veto on H.4717 to allow the bill to become law. The legislation responds to the unprecedented damage of the October 2015 floods by creating the “South Carolina Farm Aid Fund” to assist farmers in order to prevent the economic collapse of many of the …

The gardens are growing

The gardens are growing
Friday, May 27, 2016 7:18 a.m.

The Moncks Corner organic community garden is growing.

Moncks Corner ranked as No. 2 most stressful city in SC

Thursday, May 26, 2016 9:29 a.m.

You’d think living near a lake and a national forest in a town of less than 9,000 people would be relaxing, but according to a newly released list of South Carolina’s most stressed-out cities, Moncks Corner residents are just an eye-twitch away from banging their heads against the wall of the town’s train depot.

Berkeley Middle College 2016 Graduation UPDATED

Thursday, May 26, 2016 11:40 a.m.

Berkeley Middle College graduated 49 students Wednesday evening at Berkeley High School. The 2016 class celebrated a total of more than $1.7 million …

Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame Releases 2016 candidates

Thursday, May 26, 2016 10:11 p.m.

The Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame’s advisory committee has released its candidates for the Class of 2016, and enshrinement will be conducted by voting from local fans.

S.C. House candidate featured in next Conversation with the Candidates

Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:01 a.m.

S.C. House District 15 challenger Steven Smith will sit down with Berkeley Independent reporter Lindsay Street and voters during the last installment of Conversation with the Candidates 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, at Pimlico Community Center.

Ellington football camp set for June 11

Ellington football camp set for June 11
Thursday, May 26, 2016 10:11 p.m.

Two of Moncks Corner’s National Football League players, Andre Ellington and Bruce Ellington, will host the third annual Ellington Elite Youth …

Rare blooms lure botanists to Berkeley County’s orchid hotspot

Rare blooms lure botanists to Berkeley County’s orchid hotspot
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Welcome to Orchid Alley. Google mapping the name won’t help you find this location, however. Its secrets are spread by word of mouth among …

Crime in the county

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A man came home from work to find an open window minus a screen and $10 in miscellaneous loose change missing from his bedroom floor. The man told police he suspects his roommate/ex-girlfriend as the thief because the two were arguing previously and the girlfriend was taken off the lease and her key confiscated.

Athletic awards presented to Berkeley Co. student athletes

Athletic awards presented to Berkeley Co. student athletes
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 1:54 p.m.

Berkeley and Timberland high schools (BHS, THS) along with St. John’s Christian Academy, recognized their athletes for a job well done and a …

Winningham inks deal with USC Sumter

Winningham inks deal with USC Sumter
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:31 p.m.

If pitcher Josh Winningham were a boxer, he could easily dub himself something catchy like the Cerebral Assassin.

Beach wrestling on tap at Folly

Beach wrestling on tap at Folly
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 2:44 p.m.

A unique opportunity is on the horizon for current and former amateur wrestlers in the Lowcountry.

Jackson promoted to captain of community outreach at BCSO

Jackson promoted to captain of community outreach at BCSO
Monday, May 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Sheriff Duane Lewis announced that Lt. Annie Jackson has been promoted to Captain of Community Outreach.

Stags finish first spring under Robinson UPDATED

Stags finish first spring under Robinson
Monday, May 23, 2016 1:43 a.m.

New Berkeley High School football coach Randy Robinson didn’t waste a minute of spring practice.

One killed in I-26 crash UPDATED

Monday, May 23, 2016 12:29 p.m.

A Charlotte man died shortly before 6 a.m. today in a wreck on I-26.

From heart murmur to heartbreak to happiness

Monday, May 23, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Kathy Bull remembers the pure delight she felt 33 years ago gazing at the tiny face of her newborn.

One files for Moncks Corner house special election

Monday, May 23, 2016 12:06 p.m.

S.C. House District 100’s unexpired term will go to the singular filer Sylleste Davis before the seat comes back up for reelection in November.

Redhawks release schedule

Redhawks release schedule
Monday, May 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The newest member of the Central Carolina Football League faces a daunting task right out of the gate.

Miss Timberland pageant UPDATED

Monday, May 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Paddling through: Brevard students trek through Berkeley County’s blueways

Paddling through: Brevard students trek through Berkeley County’s blueways
Sunday, May 22, 2016 12:01 a.m.

They were late, but that’s not unusual when you’re paddling 23 miles instead of the planned 11 miles for the day.

County has another state champion UPDATED

County has another state champion
Sunday, May 22, 2016 12:16 p.m.

A high school softball coaching legend and her final Stratford team rode off into the sunset with a Class AAAA state championship, capping a special …

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