Wolves lock up another region title UPDATED

Monday, November 2, 2015 12:15 p.m.

The Timberland Wolves football team will end the regular season in a familiar position.

Cane Bay churns out win over Wando

Sunday, November 1, 2015 11:56 p.m.

Cane Bay High School’s ground game was too strong for Wando on Friday night.

No. 1 Bites the Dust

Sunday, November 1, 2015 5:13 p.m.

Charleston Southern football coach Jamey Chadwell has probably taken as many Gatorade baths as any coach in the school’s history.

Town of Moncks Corner employee of the quarter Jessica Morgan

The Independent

Saturday, October 31, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Moncks Corner mayor Michael Lockliear presented Jessica Morgan with an employee of the quarter plaque at town council meeting on Oct. 20, praising …

Free vision clinic offered Nov. 14 in Moncks Corner UPDATED

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

Two Berkeley County state representatives are bringing a free vision event to Moncks Corner.

Packaging company to establish operations in Moncks Corner

Friday, October 30, 2015 10:58 a.m.

A&R Bulk-Pak Inc., a contract packaging company specializing in the packaging and distribution of plastics for overseas export, is establishing operations in Berkeley County.

Hawks defeat rival Berkeley UPDATED

Friday, October 30, 2015 10:47 p.m.

Hanahan would have still gotten to play for the region title if it had come up short to rival Berkeley on Friday but it wouldn't have been with the …

Crime in the County: Puppy theft and urine threats

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

Sometime between midnight and 3 a.m. on Oct. 20, someone snuck onto a Cross man’s properties and stole seven pit bull puppies. The owner of the puppies told a Berkeley County Sheriff’s deputy that he suspected a man known for stealing and reselling dogs who the owner had had encounters with in the past. Another man who lives with the …

Heart to Heart hosts PULSE, NAACP joins the Celebration

The Independent

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

The beat at Heart to Heart International Ministries was going strong Saturday as members of PULSE performed at the community center formerly known as …

Berkeley County Announces Emergency Mosquito Abatement Plan

Thursday, October 29, 2015 5:23 p.m.

MONCKS CORNER, SC – In response to a major, countywide mosquito hatch-off resulting from the 1000-year rains, Berkeley County Mosquito Abatement will be launching a significant effort of aerial spraying over areas with the highest mosquito counts.

State, federal agencies gather to help Berkeley Co. residents weather the flood

Thursday, October 29, 2015 8:41 a.m.

The rains came through the roof and then the musty smell began. Janet Snipes of Goose Creek said her insurance asked for a $2,500 deductible to fix …

DHEC: Mosquitoes thrive after flooding, take precautions

Thursday, October 29, 2015 12:01 p.m.

In the wake of recent flooding, residents are urged to take steps to reduce breeding grounds for mosquitoes, the Department of Health and Environmental Control advised last week.

Domestic violence victims remembered at Goose Creek vigil

Special to the Independent

Thursday, October 29, 2015 12:01 p.m.

“This is not easy, but I will do my best.”

Thousands register for federal disaster assistance following heavy rains

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 10:44 a.m.

More than 3,000 people have registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for disaster assistance following the epic rainfall earlier this month, according to FEMA spokesman William Lindsey as of Friday.

Flu fatality reported in Lowcountry

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 10:49 a.m.

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Tuesday, Oct. 20, that the state has suffered its first four flu-associated deaths of the season.

Moncks Corner family pushes to bring ‘Potties for the People’ UPDATED

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 10:42 a.m.

Imagine living in a rural farming village in Belize. The air is hot, the plants are green, and you really need to pee. You look around but, in this …

Berkeley Homecoming Parade UPDATED

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

Berkeley homecoming photo gallery

Meet the Moncks Corner Town Council candidates UPDATED

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 11:05 a.m.

Town Council elections will be held Tuesday in Moncks Corner. A total of three seats are available on town council with five candidates vying for them. The seats will go to the three with the highest number of votes.

Public meetings scheduled with superintendent

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 11:04 a.m.

Berkeley County School District will host drop-ins at several schools throughout the district to allow members of the community to meet and speak …

Student caught with gun at Berkeley High School

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 3:44 p.m.

Moncks Corner police arrested an unidentified 16-year old Berkeley High School student after a loaded revolver was found in the student’s book bag Tuesday the Post and Courier reported. Read more ... http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20151027/PC16/151029386/1006/student-16-caught-with-loaded-revolver-at-berkeley-high-school-police-say …

Governor to make stop in Goose Creek Wednesday for flood relief event

Monday, October 26, 2015 11:38 a.m.

Gov. Nikki Haley will visit Goose Creek on Wednesday, Oct. 28, for the next Team South Carolina flood relief event. Team South Carolina for Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Goose Creek Community Center.

Trojans roll on homecoming UPDATED

Monday, October 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Cross football coach Shaun Wright said he was blown away on Friday.

Cobras blank James Island

Sunday, October 25, 2015 10:04 p.m.

The Cane Bay Cobras are making a run at their first home playoff game as a Class AAAA school.

Bucs set up showdown with No. 1 Coastal

Sunday, October 25, 2015 11:51 a.m.

Austin Brown threw a career high three touchdown passes and the Charleston Southern defense held a third consecutive opponent under 150 total yards …

Stags slam Stall on homecoming UPDATED

The Independent

Sunday, October 25, 2015 12:32 p.m.

Put a victory into perspective and it’s still sweet.

Study: Breaking up banks could hurt consumers

Saturday, October 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

As calls for shrinking the size of the nation’s largest banks continue following the 2007-08 economic meltdown, research by a Clemson University economics professor and a Federal Reserve Bank expert suggests doing so may result in more harm than good.

Red Ribbon Festival

Saturday, October 24, 2015 7:20 p.m.

The Kennedy Center Located in Moncks Corner and Goose Creek had their 25th annual Red Ribbon Picnic in the Park Family Fest on Oct. 18, 2015. It is …

Virus-killing robot could save lives in hospitals

The Post and Courier

Saturday, October 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Ten years ago, Jeff Deal stuck pie plates on the wall in his brother’s garage, swiped them with infectious staph bacteria, then turned on an …

Wolves handle Andrews, 33-7 UPDATED

Friday, October 23, 2015 11:45 p.m.

Brandon Simmons rushed for 122 yards and Drake Campbell had 110 yards receiving to power Timberland past Andrews in a region game on Friday night. …

Small Business Administration aid available to homeowners, renters

Friday, October 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The first thing to know about why the U.S. Small Business Administration is in town is that the agency’s disaster aid isn’t limited to businesses. The SBA is actually an important source of federal disaster recovery assistance for homeowners and renters as well as businesses, said Richard Daigle, public affairs specialist.

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