Quantcast

Dead body found at College Park Road McDonald’s UPDATED

Friday, February 6, 2015 11:25 a.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff’s deputies continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a man found in a car in a …

Special election for new Berkeley County Sheriff announced

Friday, February 6, 2015 1:12 p.m.

Berkeley County Elections and Voter Registration Director Adam Hammons announced that the official dates for the special election of Berkeley County …

Ollic assumes Sheriff’s duties as replacement search begins

Thursday, February 5, 2015 2:21 p.m.

Chief Deputy, and acting Berkeley County Sheriff Rick Ollic issued a statement on Thursday, Feb. 5, regarding the current state of affairs with the …

Senators recommend SLED agent for interim Sheriff position

Thursday, February 5, 2015 12:37 p.m.

The Berkeley County Senate Delegation has recommended former SLED agent and county resident Chab Clarke as the temporary replacement for Sheriff Wayne DeWitt, who resigned Wednesday, Feb. 4, amid charges of DUI and hit-and-run, according to a Post and Courier report.

Red Cross helping Moncks Corner family after fire

Thursday, February 5, 2015 11:33 a.m.

American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers are assisting a family of five whose home, located on Skyland Lane in Moncks Corner, caught on fire Thursday, Feb. 5.

Santee Cooper exceeds national average in customer satisfaction survey

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

Santee Cooper continues to exceed the national average in residential customer satisfaction and specifically excels in customer service, reliability, …

Red Cross: All blood types needed

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

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help ensure a sufficient and diverse blood supply by giving blood this February.

Sheriff Wayne DeWitt resigns: What’s next?

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 4:28 p.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff Wayne DeWitt resigned barely a month into his fifth term of office on Wednesday, Feb. 4.

Berkeley County Sheriff Wayne DeWitt resigns UPDATED

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 3:12 p.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff Wayne DeWitt has resigned.

Moncks Corner legislator, supervisor seek to restore state funds for local governments

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

A Moncks Corner legislator has introduced a bill restoring the state’s local government fund, and has received support from tricounty leaders, …

Feral hog hunt to take place Feb. 12-14

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Feral hogs are a growing problem in Berkeley County and across the state.

SC Chamber honors Rivers

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Rep. Samuel Rivers Jr. has received a perfect score from the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.

Sheriff’s Office to draw on insurance proceeds from totaled vehicles

Monday, February 2, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Nearly one vehicle a month has bitten the dust at the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office. That’s due to some wrecks and some repairs not …

Oil leak sparks school bus fire; no injuries reported

Monday, February 2, 2015 11:44 a.m.

A 20-year-old school bus at Berkeley Elementary School in Moncks Corner caught fire at 6:50 a.m. Monday, according to school district spokeswoman Aimee Murray.

Sheriff’s Office cracks area theft ring

Monday, February 2, 2015 4:42 p.m.

Three people have been arrested in connection with an area theft ring, with items recovered totaling more than $100,000 in value.

Feb. 2, Groundball Day as Stags start practice

Monday, February 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Historically, Feb. 2 is Groundhog Day, when the little furry fellow pops out of his hole, and whether or not he sees his shadow can mean six more …

County finances get clean audit for 2014

Sunday, February 1, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A third party accounting firm has given Berkeley County an “unmodified opinion” — the best rating an organization can receive …

County awards $3M design contract for Sheep Island interchange

Saturday, January 31, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The future I-26 intersection between Summerville’s Exit 199 and Jedburg’s Exit 194 is one step closer toward reality.

Grooms makes case for school choice at SJCA

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:20 p.m.

Larry Grooms didn’t mince words when it came to his opinion on education.

County adds more methane extraction wells to landfill

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A mountain of trash generates enough electricity to power 800 homes, but only if the waste is fresh and actively producing methane.

Longtime Goose Creek Rural Fire Chief Haines dies

Friday, January 30, 2015 5:16 p.m.

Longtime Goose Creek Rural Fire Dept. Chief Michael Haines, who has served since Dec. 1973, passed away on the morning of Jan. 29.

Cypress Gardens presents ‘Frozen in Time’ fossil show

Thursday, January 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The “Frozen in Time” Winter Fossil Show kicks off a new year of exciting family-friendly events Cypress Gardens.

Moncks Corner man dies in Performing Arts Center fall

Thursday, January 29, 2015 3:58 p.m.

A Moncks Corner man died in an accident at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center following a 40-foot fall on Wednesday afternoon.

Youth coon hunt to be held in Ridgeville Saturday

Thursday, January 29, 2015 12:20 p.m.

A youth coon hunt will be held in Ridgeville on Saturday, Jan. 31, sponsored by the Summerville Coon Hunters Association. It’s part of a …

Council moves to refinance existing debt

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County Council is mulling an $8 million bond that could result in $600,000 in interest rate savings.

Lady Stags edge Hanahan 41-39, earn most wins under Coach Peace

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:00 p.m.

The Berkeley Lady Stags have turned the corner. With their 41-39 win over visiting Hanahan Tuesday, Jan. 27, the Lady Stags evened their season …

Dog Show UPDATED

Thursday, January 29, 2015 1:33 p.m.

The Charleston Kennel Club held its annual dog show at Exchange Park in Ladson Jan. 24-25.

Chamber encourages everyone to take survey

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 11:14 a.m.

As Berkeley County is growing and changing, are high-value job creation and its quality of life keeping pace?

County OKs backyard chickens for large lots

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The chickens have finally come home to roost in Berkeley County.

DEW: Jobless rate falls, workforce grows in Berkeley County

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County’s labor force is growing, and its number of jobless persons is shrinking from November to December, according to numbers …

Upcoming Events
 Latest News
Print Ads
Latest Videos


The Berkeley Independent

© 2015 The Berkeley Independent an Evening Post Industries company. All Rights Reserved.

Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Parental Consent Form.