Town seeking solution to intersection issue

Thursday, March 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Getting the expansion project involving the busiest intersection in Moncks Corner off the ground has become a lot like pulling teeth.

County jobless rate rises as more join workforce in January

Thursday, March 19, 2015 12:26 p.m.

Berkeley County’s unemployment rate has risen compared with the previous month and this time last year.

Fifth Annual Money Rocks Event UPDATED

Thursday, March 19, 2015 3:36 p.m.

Photos from the Fifth Annual Money Rocks Event, which was held at Charleston Southern (by Katie Florimbio)

Body of missing man found in Wando River

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 10:31 p.m.

The Berkeley County Coroner found the body of a Charleston man missing since February 27, floating in the Wando River.

Turkey season expected to attract 50,000 hunters

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 12:01 p.m.

An estimated 50,000 hunters will take to the woods during the upcoming turkey season, generating an estimated $30 million in direct expenditures for …

Berkeley County’s Moody to compete in Miss South Carolina pageant

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Nicole Moody will wear Berkeley County’s crown in the June Miss South Carolina pageant.

Writers Workshop set for March 28

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The 2015 Berkeley Reads Program, aimed at recognizing local authors, will culminate in a Writers Workshop at Hanahan High School on March 28.

Body cameras for police debated in SC Senate

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A current bill in the South Carolina Senate that is pushing for all law enforcement officers to wear body cameras could become a law as soon as next …

One charged after deadly crash UPDATED

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 5:37 p.m.

A Moncks Corner man has been charged with felony DUI and failure to stop for blue lights after a car crash that resulted in the death of one person …

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Monday, March 16, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County Supervisor Bill Peagler will officially name the month of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Berkeley County through a …

Moncks Corner man killed in single car accident

Monday, March 16, 2015 12:17 p.m.

A Moncks Corner man was killed in a single car accident over the weekend.

Independent wins first place honor at SCPA awards UPDATED

Monday, March 16, 2015 12:13 p.m.

The Berkeley Independent captured first place in the General Excellence category at the 2015 South Carolina Press Association Awards banquet on …

Dads Club continuing to make a positive difference

Monday, March 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The old saying goes, “It takes a village to raise a child,” and the members of J.K. Gourdin Elementary Schools’ Dads Club have …

Lowcountry unsolved crimes take center stage at event

Sunday, March 15, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Details in nearly a dozen cold case murders from around the tri-county area were presented at a public forum March 10 in Lincolnville.

Hell Hole oyster roast attracts 80

Saturday, March 14, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Close to 80 people enjoyed the recent Hell Hole Swamp Festival oyster roast.

Lady Stags trounce Cane Bay 9-0, edged by Stratford 5-4 UPDATED

Friday, March 13, 2015 12:47 p.m.

Berkeley Lady Stags Coach Boogie Grooms has a plan for this season to get his team playoff ready.

State replaces federal education standards

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

South Carolina has adopted its own education standards, effectively replacing the federal standards known as Common Core.

3 Stags combine to toss second no-hitter of 2015

Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:38 a.m.

Craig Mims, Zach Ganey and Chase Ganey combined to toss the Berkeley Stags’ second no-hitter of the season, a 15-0 shelling of Timberland on …

District to ban clothing depicting weapons

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

An updated policy that bans Berkeley County students from wearing clothing depicting weapons will soon be in place.

Berkeley County Council moves to put up $600,000 for SCDOT project

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County Council voted to move forward paying $600,000 of a state road project during a committee meeting March 9.

Timberland honors top teachers

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:18 a.m.

The faculty at Timberland High School recently selected their Teacher of the Year.

One injured in Berkeley County home invasion shooting

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 3:04 p.m.

One person was injured in what law enforcement officials are calling a home invasion style shooting in Berkeley County on March 10.

‘Snow day’ make up slated for March 20

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

The inclement weather day taken by Berkeley County students last month will be made up on Friday, March 20.

St. Stephen man charged in death of man who drank pesticide

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 12:23 p.m.

Two St. Stephen men are at the center of a pesticide theft and involuntary manslaughter investigation, according to a S.C. Attorney General’s Office press release Tuesday.

Prioleaus celebrated for 43 years of ministry

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

The Day Dawn Baptist Church celebrated the legacy and service of Pastor the Rev. Joshua Prioleau and First Lady Bettye Prioleau, on Feb. 22. …

Free job expo for teens set for March 14 at CBHS

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 10:34 a.m.

Berkeley County School District and the Exchange Club of Cane Bay will host a free summer job expo for Berkeley County students 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 14 at Cane Bay High School.

5 Stags hurlers combine to no-hit Andrews 10-0

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 10:34 a.m.

Five pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter for Berkeley Stags in a 10-0 win in six innings over Andrews on Friday, Feb. 27 at Jim Bradley Field.

Atlanta shooting victim a 2006 Berkeley High School graduate UPDATED

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 11:46 a.m.

A victim of a police shooting on March 9 in metro Atlanta was from Moncks Corner and a 2006 graduate of Berkeley High School.

Dozens attend Francis Marion Memorial Service

Monday, March 9, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Over 80 people attended the Francis Marion Memorial Service on Friday, Feb. 27.

Breath of Spring flower show honors Broadway hits

Monday, March 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The 2015 Breath of Spring flower Show paid homage to America’s Broadway greats.

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