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Incumbents trounce challengers in Tuesday’s primary UPDATED

Incumbents trounce challengers in Tuesday’s primary
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday was a day for incumbents in Berkeley County across four Republican primary races.

Police seeking information about missing teen UPDATED

Monday, June 13, 2016 5:35 p.m.

The Goose Creek Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 14-year-old Brianna Allen.

Berkeley tradition on display at Ellington camp UPDATED

Berkeley tradition on display at Ellington camp

For the Independent

Sunday, June 12, 2016 11:34 p.m.

The third annual Ellington Football Camp, held on Saturday morning at Berkeley High School, was even bigger than the previous two. And, the growth is …

Policeman with Confederate flag underwear says North Charleston fired him because he’s white

Policeman with Confederate flag underwear says North Charleston fired him because he’s white

For the Independent

Sunday, June 12, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A former North Charleston police officer who appeared on Facebook in Confederate flag underwear says he was fired because he’s white.

Beauford wily veteran for RedHawks UPDATED

Beauford wily veteran for RedHawks
Sunday, June 12, 2016 11:55 a.m.

An electrician by day and purveyor of football and track and field wisdom the rest of the time, Lowcountry RedHawks defensive back Jomary Beauford …

Discover Berkeley’s hidden passageways

Discover Berkeley’s hidden passageways
Saturday, June 11, 2016 7:01 a.m.

You can pass right by it every day and never know the treasures hidden just beyond the flora flanking the road.

Berkeley Artist Guild annual show winners

Berkeley Artist Guild annual show winners
Saturday, June 11, 2016 7:01 p.m.

Becky Taylor of Mt. Pleasant judged artwork in seven categories for the Berkeley County Artist Guild’s annual show. The artwork will be on …

$200,000 Palmetto Cash 5 Ticket Sold in Goose Creek

Friday, June 10, 2016 7:50 p.m.

Thursday night’s Palmetto Cash 5 drawing produced a ticket worth $200,000. The ticket was sold at the Circle K Stores No. 8115 at 1306 Redbank Rd. in Goose Creek.

Baseball strong in Moncks Corner UPDATED

Baseball strong in Moncks Corner
Friday, June 10, 2016 7:08 p.m.

It’s no secret American children don’t seem to be as blown away by the country’s favorite pastime as they once were.

Sheriff’s office asks SLED to investigate ethics allegations against county, state officials

Friday, June 10, 2016 5:08 p.m.

Did Berkeley County’s top officials offer a county position to a Republican challenger of an incumbent county councilman?

County accepting accommodations tax applications

Thursday, June 9, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee Chairman Jim Rozier announced that requests for funding from the Special Accommodations Tax Committee are now being accepted for the next fiscal year.

Sertoma matchups announced

Sertoma matchups announced
Thursday, June 9, 2016 2:47 p.m.

A tradition for nearly five decades, the Sertoma Classic is less than two months away.

Sylleste Davis certified for House Seat 100

Sylleste Davis certified for House Seat 100

For the Independent

Thursday, June 9, 2016 3:28 p.m.

The only candidate to file for the state House of Representatives seat left vacant when Eddy Southard resigned has been certified as the winner.

Red Cross urges blood donation for World Blood Donor Day

Thursday, June 9, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The American Red Cross is partnering with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor to urge eligible blood and platelet donors to give this June in honor of World Blood Donor Day on June 14.

Crime in the county UPDATED

Crime in the county
Thursday, June 9, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A woman entered a neighbor’s home to retrieve her daughter May 24 and was accused of breaking a borrowed cellphone then told to go away and not …

Frontline Berkeley County: The war on mosquitoes covers more than just Zika

Frontline Berkeley County: The war on mosquitoes covers more than just Zika
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Something deadly could be lurking and breeding in your backyard, in your home’s gutters, in the children’s toys strewn about the yard, …

From Cross High to Hollywood UPDATED

From Cross High to Hollywood
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Ian Stylezz said he remembers where he came from and that’s due in part to Berkeley County teachers who used to tell Stylezz that, if he …

The State Capitol Report

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:01 a.m.

• The House of Representatives concurred in Senate amendments to S.1258, legislation addressing ROAD FUNDING AND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION RESTRUCTURING, and enrolled the bill for ratification. The legislation allows for an estimated total of up to $4.5 billion to be devoted to the state’s roads over the next ten years. This …

Future Stags Softball camp

Future Stags Softball camp
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Boogie Grooms is passionate about his team, the game and winning.

Berkeley basketball: Stags start season prep

Berkeley basketball: Stags start season prep
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 11:54 a.m.

Berkeley Stags coaches Crystal Peace and Shanara Pou are at it again.

Conversation with the Candidate: S.C. House District 15 challenger Steven Smith

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 11:15 a.m.

S.C. House District 15 GOP nominee hopeful Steven Smith sat down with voters and the Berkeley Independent May 31 for the final installment of Conversation with the Candidates leading up the June 14 primary.

Suspect in Moncks Corner, Goose Creek robbery attempts arrested in Charleston

Suspect in Moncks Corner, Goose Creek robbery attempts arrested in Charleston

The Post and Courier

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 12:00 p.m.

A Moncks Corner man who police said held up a gas station just minutes after failing to rob a fast-food restaurant was arrested June 2 after an …

Cross High to improve common area with Lowe’s grant

Cross High to improve common area with Lowe’s grant
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 5:38 a.m.

A $5,000 grant will go toward a new greenspace and new building skills for students at Cross High School.

Hats in the air: Berkeley County’s public school seniors graduate UPDATED

Hats in the air: Berkeley County’s public school seniors graduate
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 11:57 a.m.

Ready or not, here they come. Eight public schools graduated more than 1,800 seniors this year.

Ready for adventure?

Ready for adventure?
Monday, June 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The jewel of Berkeley County is starting to sparkle again.

Here comes the judge: Brett Baty sets sights on bench

Here comes the judge: Brett Baty sets sights on bench
Monday, June 6, 2016 12:01 p.m.

For an athlete, the last place one wants to be is on the bench but that’s where Brett Baty said she’s going to sit someday.

Berkeley County School District summer feeding program

Sunday, June 5, 2016 12:01 a.m.

School’s out for summer but six schools in the Berkeley County school district (BCSD) will remain open Mon -Fri to provide free, hot meals to children throughout the summer.

Tropical Storm Colin heading toward Charleston UPDATED

Tropical Storm Colin heading toward Charleston
Sunday, June 5, 2016 11:23 p.m.

A tropical storm is expected to bring heavy rain and possible flash flooding to the Charleston area Monday and Tuesday as it travels along the coast. …

Officials urge vaccination of horses after discovery of early case of deadly encephalitis UPDATED

Saturday, June 4, 2016 7:58 p.m.

COLUMBIA — State veterinary officials are urging South Carolina horse owners to vaccinate their animals following the discovery of an unusually early case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in a horse in Horry County.

Athletes selected all-state by prep sports publication

Athletes selected all-state by prep sports publication
Saturday, June 4, 2016 7:59 p.m.

The High School Sports Report has announced its spring sports all-state teams.

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