Cobras heading to Westside

Sunday, November 15, 2015 5:32 p.m.

Twenty-one Cane Bay seniors enter the final stretch of their high school football careers on Friday.

Macedonia man erects Korean War monument

Saturday, November 14, 2015 8:07 p.m.

Leonard Hood, Webber J. Gaskins, Richard L. Kinloch, Louis I. Mack, Roosevelt Basco, Charles R. Cooper, John W. Hill Jr., and C.A. Wrenn.

UPDATE: Robbery suspect caught UPDATED

Friday, November 13, 2015 4:47 p.m.

An armed robbery suspect sought by Berkeley County Sheriff’s office has been found according to Berkeley County officials.

Fall Festival for Berkeley Center of the Arts set for Saturday

Friday, November 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley Center for the Arts will present its Fall Festival at Goose Creek High School (1137 Redbank Road, Goose Creek) 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

Wolves roll, Dillon next UPDATED

Friday, November 13, 2015 9:30 p.m.

Timberland coach Art Craig said his team couldn't afford to let a team like Battery Creek hang around.

Jamestown nonprofit donates to flood relief

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Hell Hole Inc. made a $1,000 donation to the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church Disaster Relief Fund and presented the check to …

Berkeley Co. school receives recycling grant UPDATED

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Sangaree Intermediate School received a $1,200 DHEC Recycling Education Grant to purchase recycling bins for classrooms and work areas throughout the …

Volvo exec talks entrance, education, infrastructure

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Dozens of suit-clad people lined up for the chance to meet her. For many in the Charleston business community, the opportunity arose: a chance to …

Crime in the County: Navy base student reports scam

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 11:34 a.m.

An active member of the navy and student at the naval base may have been the target of a scam in which a man accused him of sending nude pictures to a 16-year-old girl. A Berkeley County Sheriff’s deputy responded to the Hanahan Police Department on Nov. 1 where the student first reported the incident. He told the deputy that he met a girl …

Cherry Hill Comm. Ctr. UPDATED

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Local veterans were honored Sunday at Cherry Hill Community Center

Vietnam to Desert Storm: Veteran thankful for military service UPDATED

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 11:36 a.m.

Serving the handful of regulars, a veteran pours the mugs at the Goose Creek VFW on Stephanie Drive.

First Christian Church Trunk or Treat 2015

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 6:55 p.m.

First Christian Church Trunk or Treat 2015 . (Photos by Katie Florimbio)

Schools chief earns positive views from staff, parents

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 11:32 a.m.

“Legitimate,” “breath of fresh air,” “authentic” — just a few words describing the new public …

Local veterans honored at Cherry Hill Community Center UPDATED

The Independent

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 12:36 p.m.

Chilly temperatures and wet weather didn’t deter residents from attending a ceremony Sunday to honor local veterans at the Cherry Hill …

Butterfly life UPDATED

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 11:22 a.m.

A buckeye takes a breakfast break

Cobras expect long trip for playoffs

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 12:01 a.m.

As far as Cane Bay football coach Russell Zehr can tell, the Cobras will hit the road to some far-off school for the opening round of the Class AAAA …

Moncks Corner 2nd Annual BBQ Festival UPDATED

Monday, November 9, 2015 2:39 a.m.

And the winners are ...

Berkeley Co. says no to refugees seeking to resettle in U.S. UPDATED

Monday, November 9, 2015 9:38 p.m.

Berkeley County has closed its doors to those seeking asylum in the United States from war-torn regions — or at the very least vocally opposed …

Wolves cruise into playoffs

Monday, November 9, 2015 12:17 p.m.

The final regular season game was more of the same for the Timberland Wolves.

Cross gets revenge shot at Estill

Sunday, November 8, 2015 4:33 p.m.

The Cross High School football team should be extra motivated for its opening playoff game on Friday. The Trojans get a crack at the squad that ended …

St. John’s Christian Academy: prayer at the pole with a purpose

The Independent

Saturday, November 7, 2015 12:01 a.m.

St. John’s Christian Academy’s marketing director and computer instructor Michelle Driggers said there’s always something going …

Woman's death in Berkeley County is 40th S.C. police shooting of 2015 UPDATED

Friday, November 6, 2015 11:28 a.m.

The death of a woman alleged to have pointed a gun at deputies Thursday night in the Goose Creek area was the 40th shooting involving a South Carolina officer this year and the third for the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office, a state official said.

Moncks Corner BBQ Festival UPDATED

The Independent

Friday, November 6, 2015 12:37 p.m.

The time to truly treat the taste-buds was at the second annual Moncks Corner BBQ Festival.

Devon Forest receives $50,000 Google grant for one-to-one technology

Friday, November 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Devon Forest Elementary School received the $50,000 Getting on the Tech Track Google grant in August to promote the school’s one-to-one …

Council reinstates raises for newer hires, looks to give $2k increase to first responders

Thursday, November 5, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County Council is increasing the pay for more county employees after two separate votes during the Oct. 26 meeting in Moncks Corner.

Berkeley Co. students outperform national, statewide peers on assessments

Thursday, November 5, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina State Department of Education has released each district’s ACT assessments given to students throughout the state for the …

Wassamassaw Recreation League holds first Fall Festival UPDATED

The Independent

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

It’s hard not to notice the peeling paint on the buildings dotting the sprawling mass of land located at 1023 Queenie Road.

County to address dilapidated houses, lots with new ordinance

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Without any discussion, Berkeley County Council has given third and final reading to an ordinance that levies fines on property owners and places …

16 Cypress Gardens employees administratively separated

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A popular, county-owned tourism destination has administratively separated 16 employees following its closure due to the historic flooding in October. …

Blotter: Four-wheeler driver attempts to evade police

Special to the Independent

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

While on patrol on Oct. 25, a deputy noticed a man driving a four-wheeler on Byrnes Drive in Moncks Corner. The deputy turned on his lights and …

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