Berkeley chartering bus for Hartsville playoff game

Monday, November 17, 2014 5:07 p.m.

According to BHS principal Steven Steele, a charter bus has been arranged for those wishing to travel to Hartsville on Friday night for the Stag’s …

Tornado watch, lake wind advisory and freeze watch issued

Monday, November 17, 2014 2:06 p.m.

With the rain activity already arriving in Berkeley County and the Lowcountry, the National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for a 10-county area until 6 p.m. to include Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties.

Still perfect: Simmons leads Wolves to 31-7 playoff win

Sunday, November 16, 2014 1:09 p.m.

The Timberland Wolves are one win away from an opportunity to play for the 2014 Class AA Div. II state championship behind Brandon Simmons’ pair of …

THS seniors learn about college, career choices

Sunday, November 16, 2014 12:12 a.m.

Timberland High School’s Guidance Department sponsored Francis Marion University Interview Day on Nov. 7 at the school.

Joseph Dress scores two TDs to lead Stags to 28-21 playoff win

Saturday, November 15, 2014 12:38 a.m.

Last week, his team carried Joseph Dress off the field.

Berkeley schools recognized for AP courses, exams

Saturday, November 15, 2014 7:15 a.m.

Berkeley County School District is the only Lowcountry school district and one of six South Carolina school districts to make the national Advanced …

District moves closer to allowing cell phones in school

Friday, November 14, 2014 1:21 a.m.

Berkeley County students could soon be allowed to bring electronic devices like tablets and cell phones to school.

TV’s ‘Finding Bigfoot’ coming in January

Friday, November 14, 2014 12:53 p.m.

Animal Planet wants to know, is Berkeley County “squatchy?”

BCSO receives $62K grant

Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:13 a.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded a federal grant through the SCDPS Highway Safety and Justice Programs for the third consecutive …

Chickens scratch way out of county committee

Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:28 p.m.

Berkeley County Council could soon hear first reading on an amendment allowing chicken keeping in residential zones.

BCSO begins ‘Operation Stuffing’ UPDATED

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:22 p.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is giving folks a chance to help feed poor families this holiday season.

Veterans remembered at county war memorial UPDATED

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:16 a.m.

Their numbers are declining as time passes, and the opportunity to honor these heroes wanes with each passing year.

Former Timberland student victim of apparent murder-suicide

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 2:40 p.m.

A former Timberland High School student is the apparent victim of a murder-suicide at a Columbia apartment complex.

Superintendent released from contract, offered teaching position

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 10:24 p.m.

The school district has agreed to release its chief employee from his position effective July 31, 2015.

MMS Red Ribbon Week takes a stand against drugs

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 12:06 a.m.

Macedonia Middle School celebrated Red Ribbon Week with a host of activities and fun events – all with the lofty goal of taking a stand against drugs. …

Thanksgiving food drive underway

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 1:19 p.m.

The Berkeley Independent has joined with Curves of Moncks Corner and Music Man Barbecue to sponsor the Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive.

First Presbyterian Church honors local vets with breakfast UPDATED

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 9:22 a.m.

There is something uniquely American about a November sunrise in Smalltown USA.

Fire and Smoke Shak wins SBN’s BBQ Team of the Year

Monday, November 10, 2014 1:29 p.m.

Jack and Kim Fulton, of Fire and Smoke Shak were all smiles as they accepted the $10,000 first place prize as the SBN BBQ Team of the Year.

My Dead Cat, Nosey, for County Council: Voters write-in more options

Monday, November 10, 2014 7:01 a.m.

Two deceased pets earned four votes across four races during the Nov. 4 election.

‘Buy Local’ week announced for the county

Monday, November 10, 2014 2:01 p.m.

Berkeley County businesses are signing up for “Buy Local” week Nov. 24-29.

BBQ Festival and Chili Cook Off UPDATED

Monday, November 10, 2014 3:20 p.m.

Photos by Ann Mack

Lady Stags enjoy season to remember on tennis court

Sunday, November 9, 2014 10:34 a.m.

The Berkeley Lady Stags’ quest for a return trip to the Lower State finals was derailed in the second round by number one seeded Aiken, 5-1 on Monday, …

Fire and Smoke Shak claims SBN Grand Champion prize UPDATED

Sunday, November 9, 2014 11:41 a.m.

The first, and obvious choice, cook meat. The second, these guys know how to keep score.

Second annual Tinsel Trot kicks off Celebrate the Season

Saturday, November 8, 2014 11:10 a.m.

It’s that time of year again, time to celebrate the holiday season.

Stags cross country runners qualify for state... again

Friday, November 7, 2014 3:41 p.m.

The Berkeley Stags cross country team took another giant leap forward as a program by qualifying for the Class AAA cross country meet for the second …

MUSC investigating possible but ‘not probable’ Ebola case UPDATED

Friday, November 7, 2014 8:41 a.m.

UPDATE: The patient’s condition was downgraded from “low-risk to no-risk” on Friday afternoon. The state health depaartment determined a blood test was not necessary. Read more at the Post and Courier (subscription required).

Rec complex to be ready for BBQ Festival

Friday, November 7, 2014 12:06 a.m.

The Moncks Corner Regional Recreation Complex will be ready and open for business by the time the 13 barbecue cookers fire up their smokers and …

Marvin Wiggins, 79, remembered as a dear friend of Moncks Corner UPDATED

Friday, November 7, 2014 10:52 a.m.

The death of Berkeley County businessman Marvin Wiggins, on Thursday, Nov. 6, has left the town of Moncks Corner shocked and saddened.

Berkeley County says ‘yes’ to extending roads’ penny sales tax

The Independent

Thursday, November 6, 2014 7:01 a.m.

The penny sales tax aimed at improving roads around the county is here to stay — at least until 2022 when it is set to expire.

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