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Shewtzuk found guilty of murder, receives life sentence

Shewtzuk found guilty of murder, receives life sentence
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 11:56 a.m.

A jury found Thomas Robert Shewtzuk guilty of murder in the death of Travis Aaron Gordon, 23, of Goose Creek on June 13, 2015. Shewtzuk shot and …

Berkeley Co. named top place in S.C. for investments

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 11:47 a.m.

A new study by an online financial firm ranks Berkeley County No. 1 for investment in South Carolina.

Hermine gusts topple steeple of St. Stephen church

Hermine gusts topple steeple of St. Stephen church
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 11:47 a.m.

As tropical storm gusts reached up to 50 mph the night of Sept. 2, the steeple of Triumphant Church of Christ on Forty One Road in St. Stephen came …

Industry Appreciation Luncheon 2016 UPDATED

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 3:47 p.m.

County industry leaders united at Bethany United Methodist Church Tuesday for the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce's annual …

BCSO seeks help finding missing woman

BCSO seeks help finding missing woman
Monday, September 12, 2016 4:15 p.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing woman.

Cross coasts; Familiar foe next

Cross coasts; Familiar foe next
Monday, September 12, 2016 7:01 a.m.

Several partial suspensions and one significant injury couldn’t keep Cross High School out of the win column on Friday.

9/11 HEROES RUN 2016 UPDATED

Monday, September 12, 2016 11:34 a.m.

First responders from across the Lowcountry (including Berkeley County Sheriff's Office, Summerville Fire Department and Summerville Police …

County plans aerial spraying to kill mosquitoes UPDATED

County plans aerial spraying to kill mosquitoes
Monday, September 12, 2016 3:24 p.m.

In response to a large salt-marsh mosquito hatch-off, Berkeley County Mosquito Abatement plans to spray by aircraft on Wednesday, Sept. 14, in …

BCSO searching for man wanted on domestic violence charge

BCSO searching for man wanted on domestic violence charge
Monday, September 12, 2016 10:05 a.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who deputies say threatened the mother of his children with a pump action shotgun.

Wolves, Cane Bay set for physical battle UPDATED

Wolves, Cane Bay set for physical battle
Sunday, September 11, 2016 3:26 p.m.

Is Cane Bay the best football team in the Lowcountry?

1,500 flags retired during 9/11 ceremony UPDATED

1,500 flags retired during 9/11 ceremony
Sunday, September 11, 2016 8:04 p.m.

A bugle playing “Taps” echoed over the neighborhoods surrounding Goose Creek American Legion Post 166 Sunday during the semi-annual …

Depleted Bucs no match for Florida State UPDATED

Depleted Bucs no match for Florida State
Saturday, September 10, 2016 6:16 p.m.

Florida State scored 28 first quarter points to take control early and defeat Charleston Southern, 52-8, on Saturday at Doak Campbell Stadium. The …

Former Goose Creek Police Chief Ruonala dies

Former Goose Creek Police Chief Ruonala dies
Friday, September 9, 2016 4:29 p.m.

A former police chief of Goose Creek, Richard P. Ruonala, died Sept. 4. He was 81.

Former FDNY instructor in Summerville sheds tears recalling 9/11 attacks

Former FDNY instructor in Summerville sheds tears recalling 9/11 attacks
Friday, September 9, 2016 9:24 a.m.

A decade and a half after terrorists attacked the United States and left nearly 3,000 victims dead, tears still roll down the cheeks of former New …

Stags win thriller UPDATED

Stags win thriller
Friday, September 9, 2016 10:57 p.m.

They aren't region rivals anymore but Berkeley and Hanahan went after each hard other for county bragging rights on Friday.

Shrimp baiting season opens Sept. 9

Shrimp baiting season opens Sept. 9
Thursday, September 8, 2016 11:04 a.m.

The 2016 shrimp-baiting season opens at noon on Friday, Sept. 9, in South Carolina waters.

Industries invited to apprentice workshop

Thursday, September 8, 2016 7:16 a.m.

Trident Technical College Division of Continuing Education and Economic Development will host the upcoming South Carolina Apprenticeship Initiative Regional Workshop on Thursday, Sept. 29 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at TTC’s Main Campus in North Charleston in the Continuing Education Building (Bldg. 910), Rm. 122.

CSU’s Singleton Baseball Complex moving forward UPDATED

CSU’s Singleton Baseball Complex moving forward
Thursday, September 8, 2016 5:52 p.m.

Construction of the Singleton Baseball Complex at Charleston Southern University will begin this fall and is expected to be complete during the …

Sumter couple indicted in chop shop case

Sumter couple indicted in chop shop case
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 12:48 p.m.

Acting United States Attorney Beth Drake announced Wednesday that Frederick Deon Galloway, 40, and his wife, Tawania Moneik Galloway, 41, both of …

Volvo seeks community comment ahead of 2018 plant opening

Volvo seeks community comment ahead of 2018 plant opening
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 11:28 a.m.

When David McNair got the call his father had been in a car accident and transported to the hospital, he feared the worst. His father had passed out …

Lead-abatement slated for Sangaree water tower

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 12:18 p.m.

A Berkeley County water tower covered with lead-based exterior paint will be renovated.

Football Talk, Episode 4: Find a preview of Friday’s high school games in Dorchester and Berkeley counties. UPDATED

Football Talk, Episode 4: Find a preview of Friday’s high school games in Dorchester and Berkeley counties.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 11:18 a.m.

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Hanahan woman accused of smuggling contraband into jail surrenders to Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office

Hanahan woman accused of smuggling contraband into jail surrenders to Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office

For the Independent

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 11:08 a.m.

A Hanahan woman accused of smuggling contraband items to her inmate son at Georgetown County Detention Center turned herself in to authorities …

Dove season opens with new daily bag limit

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 11:06 a.m.

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Board has approved all migratory bird hunting seasons for 2016-2017. The seasons, daily bag limits, …

Teen dies in ATV crash UPDATED

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 9:35 a.m.

An Alvin teen died Monday after an ATV crash.

Timberland student selected for virtual engineering program

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 11:07 a.m.

A Timberland High student will participate in a statewide virtual engineering program.

Bucs romp; FSU up next

Bucs romp; FSU up next
Monday, September 5, 2016 12:52 p.m.

Charleston Southern has already tangled with the king of the mountain in FCS. Now, the Bucs are rolling into the Sunshine State to take on one of the …

Top Honor for Berkeley County School Resource Officer

Top Honor for Berkeley County School Resource Officer

For the Independent

Saturday, September 3, 2016 9:01 p.m.

You are easily overlooked when tucked deep into rural Berkeley County. Ignored farm pastures are most times the only break in the thick pine forests …

Moncks Corner native dances at Rio opening ceremonies

Moncks Corner native dances at Rio opening ceremonies
Saturday, September 3, 2016 10:00 a.m.

A Moncks Corner woman who claims to have two left feet found herself dancing at the opening of the Olympic Games in Rio.

Two men who reported home invasion arrested after deputies find stolen goods, drugs

Two men who reported home invasion arrested after deputies find stolen goods, drugs

For the Independent

Saturday, September 3, 2016 10:03 a.m.

Two Goose Creek men who reported being victims of a home invasion Aug. 30 have been arrested.

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