Lions Club BBQ cookoff set for Sept. 19

Sunday, September 7, 2014 11:28 a.m.

Autumn fast approaches.The intense Southern summer heat has begun to wane. Football season has kicked into high gear.

Haley touts Berkeley’s business success

The Independent

Saturday, September 6, 2014 7:16 a.m.

Business is good in Berkeley County.

Stags look to ride Green Wave

Friday, September 5, 2014 2:39 p.m.

If Stags’ head football coach Jeff Cruce were to draw up a game plan for success and winning football games, he might draw up the game plan to …

Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce annual meeting

Friday, September 5, 2014 3:34 p.m.

Members of the Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce got together Friday at the North Charleston Convention Center for their annual meeting. Gov. Nikki …

DOT official: Cypress Gardens Road to open at ‘end of month’

The Independent

Friday, September 5, 2014 7:43 a.m.

Four months after a derailing trail collapsed a Berkeley County bridge, a transportation official has said the repairs will be finished by the end of …

Berkeley Chamber September Mixer

Friday, September 5, 2014 9:03 a.m.

The Berkeley Chamber September Mixer was hosted by Moncks Corner Holiday Inn Express. (Photos Ann Mack)

Rock debris causes traffic jam on I-26

Friday, September 5, 2014 4:01 p.m.

A debris spill of gravel and rocks has wreaked havoc on traffic along westbound I-26 near Ladson.

Class of 2014 BHS Hall induction set for Sept. 12

Thursday, September 4, 2014 12:30 p.m.

The Berkeley Athletics Hall of Fame stands ready to induct its third Hall of Fame class during halftime of the Friday, Sept. 12 football game with …

Cane Bay home invasion suspect denied bond UPDATED

The Independent

Thursday, September 4, 2014 8:44 p.m.

Brandon Keith Sigmon, the man accused of assaulting a family in the Cane Bay area Wednesday, was denied bond at a hearing Thursday evening at Hill- …

County to hear GenEarth complaints Monday

The Independent

Thursday, September 4, 2014 9:02 a.m.

Berkeley County Council has added an open discussion on a noxious bioenergy plant during Monday’s regular water and sanitation committee meeting.

Santee Cooper warns customers of phone scam UPDATED

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 12:27 p.m.

A telephone scam in Horry County has prompted Santee Cooper to warn all its customers, especially restaurants and other small businesses to be …

Suspect named, details released in Cane Bay home invasion and assault UPDATED

The Independent

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 4:19 p.m.

A man arrested Wednesday evening as a suspect in a home invasion and assault has been identified as Brandon Keith Sigmon, 31, of 257 Westbrook St. in …

District honors ‘Legacy Legends’

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 7:01 a.m.

Berkeley County School District recognized three former teachers during the Aug. 26 school board meeting.

Medal of Honor recipient shares story with Rotarians

The Independent

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 1:35 p.m.

James Livingston is on a mission, a familiar situation for a retired Marine Corps major general.

Stags begin preparing for Green Wave

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 6:22 a.m.

The last time the Berkeley Stags beat Summerville, George Bush “43” was seeking election to a second term. Bruce Ellington was in seventh grade. And …

Berkeley sheriff’s citizen academy set

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 3:11 p.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has set the next class of its Citizen Police Academy for Sept. 29 through Oct. 27, according to a release from …

Superintendent briefs public on county school delays

The Independent

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 6:23 a.m.

Weeks after city of Hanahan officials made public comments at the Berkeley County School District school board meeting, the district’s superintendent …

Red Cross helps family after Sunday fire

Monday, September 1, 2014 10:35 a.m.

American Red Cross volunteers provided assistance to a family of four on Sunday, Aug. 31.

Lady Cavs notch first win of season

Monday, September 1, 2014 10:12 a.m.

If any team on St. John’s volleyball schedule could have been the first win, rival Faith Christian Academy would be the choice.

Moncks Corner Baptist hosts Queen for a Year contest UPDATED

Sunday, August 31, 2014 8:56 a.m.

The Antioch Baptist Associations’ Women’s Auxiliary conducted its Annual Queen for a Year Coronation at the Moncks Corner Baptist Church last week. …

Moncks Corner NAACP announces election process

Sunday, August 31, 2014 9:42 a.m.

General Membership meetings of the Moncks Corner Branch NAACP are set for September, October and November, for the purpose of election of officers and at-large members of the executive committee.

Victim identified after truck strikes pedestrian; charges filed UPDATED

Saturday, August 30, 2014 4:14 a.m.

One person is dead after an overnight auto-pedestrian hit and run accident in Moncks Corner.

Knights too much for Berkeley, 38-21

Saturday, August 30, 2014 12:55 a.m.

It was one of those “Knights” for the Berkeley Stags.

Crash claims 30-year-old Moncks Corner man

Saturday, August 30, 2014 11:00 a.m.

A 30-year-old Moncks Corner man is dead after a 2 a.m. car accident on Highway 45.

Chamber, Haley ready to celebrate county

Friday, August 29, 2014 7:51 a.m.

The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce will formally celebrate Berkeley County and the companies and individuals who have been a mainstay of its success on …

Moncks Corner UMC hosts missionary

Friday, August 29, 2014 12:08 p.m.

Moncks Corner United Methodist Church welcomed Rukang Chikomb on Sunday, Aug. 17, a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The …

Superintendent: School starts with ‘few hiccups,’ greater enrollment

The Independent

Thursday, August 28, 2014 8:14 a.m.

Berkeley County schools saw more than 800 new students join the district during the first week of school, according to numbers released by …

St. Stephen man sentenced to three years for domestic assault

Thursday, August 28, 2014 1:42 a.m.

A St. Stephen man who severely beat a woman was sentenced to three years in prison Tuesday, Aug. 26, according to the 9th Circuit Solicitor’s Office. …

American LaFrance’s remaining assets sold to recover private debt

The Independent

Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:34 p.m.

The winding road to the shuttered American LaFrance facility in Berkeley County will come alive again in the coming weeks as winning bidders retrieve …

City seeks vendors, sponsors for fall festival

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:25 a.m.

The City of Goose Creek will present its 2014 Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Marguerite H. Brown Municipal Center. …

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