MCPD officer named town’s Employee of the Quarter

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Moncks Corner Police Officer Thelma Lewis has been honored as the town’s Employee of the Quarter.

Rec Complex to be ready for ball games Sept. 12

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Moncks Corner Park and Recreation Director Ralph Jones announced that construction has been completed on the Regional Recreation Complex Press Box …

Boating safety class announced by DNR

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources’ Virtual Boating Trainer is a unique educational tool that allows the operator to maneuver a Pioneer …

Trojans look to repeat 2012’s success

Monday, June 1, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Each spring, every football coach approaches the coming fall with the same optimism.

Wounded deputy discharged from hospital

Monday, June 1, 2015 2:03 p.m.

The Medical University of South Carolina has discharged Berkeley County Sheriff deputy Lt. Will Rogers from care due to his continued health improvements, according to Berkeley County spokesman Michael Mule.

Voters to decide top law chief on June 9

Monday, June 1, 2015 12:01 p.m.

A few will choose for all during the Tuesday, June 9, special election for Berkeley County sheriff as Republican Duane Lewis vies with Democrat …

Firefighters rescue one in Moncks Corner mobile home fire UPDATED

Sunday, May 31, 2015 8:15 p.m.

Mark one in the win column for the home team.

Pineville native elected to insurance company board

Sunday, May 31, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Southern Mutual Church Insurance Company has elected the Rev. Dr. Whittaker V. Middleton to its Board of Directors.

St. John's Christian Academy Graduation UPDATED

Sunday, May 31, 2015 10:40 p.m.

Photos by Dan Brown

Summerville man arrested after knife attack in Berkeley County bar

Sunday, May 31, 2015 3:50 p.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Summerville man early Saturday, May 30, on charges the man assaulted two people with a knife at …

Child advocate training begins June 18 UPDATED

Saturday, May 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Child advocates are needed in Berkeley County, and the Guardian ad Litem program is hosting training for guardians beginning Thursday, June 18.

Stags take first steps toward region title defense UPDATED

Saturday, May 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Stag Nation has taken its first look at the 2015 Berkeley football team and the initial reviews are promising.

Peagler administration proposes tax increase; majority of council balks UPDATED

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Supervisor Bill Peagler framed a proposed property tax increase as a choice between people and politics. He asked Berkeley County Council to do the …

Motorcycle accident claims life

Friday, May 29, 2015 10:19 a.m.

An early morning motorcycle accident has claimed the life of a Moncks Corner man.

Birthday, family celebration draws a crowd in Alvin

Special to The Independent

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The 94th birthday of World War II Veteran Jack Greene was recently celebrated in Alvin.

Red Cross assists Lowcountry families

Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 p.m.

American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers have been assisting 10 people in the Lowcountry after fires destroyed three separate homes this week, …

Split vote: School board asks staff to plan for tax increase in budget

Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County School District staff will prepare a budget presentation with a proposed tax increase after a split vote from the school board.

School board hires interim superintendent while search continues

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The school board has hired an interim superintendent to fill the shoes of its embattled schools chief while a search for his replacement continues.

SLED investigating BCSO deputies’ gunfire exchange UPDATED

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 10:29 p.m.

The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating why Berkeley County Sheriffs Office deputies exchanged gunfire during a vehicle pursuit that …

Graham planning June 1 presidential announcement

Associated Press

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham all but confirmed Monday that he will run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, saying he believes …

‘Stuff the Bus’ school benefit gets rolling

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County School District is inviting everyone to “get on the bus” to support education in Berkeley County by participating and …

American heroes ‘made a pledge’ to the country

The Independent

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Moncks Corner was not alone in honoring America’s fallen heroes on Memorial Day.

Moncks Corner remembers the fallen

Monday, May 25, 2015 11:24 a.m.

The line of American flags stretches from one end of Main Street to the other, as far as the eye can see. They stand silent sentinel over this quiet …

Cane Bay baseball team opens season May 27

Monday, May 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Cane Bay Venom junior American Legion baseball team will begin its 2015 season on May 27 with a game at Andrews – the start of a 16-game …

Antioch Fellowship program enjoyed by all

Sunday, May 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Antioch Baptist Association conducted its Annual Fellowship Program May 16 at Day Dawn Baptist Church, with the Rev. Joshua Prioleau as host …

Stanley earns All-State honors

Saturday, May 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley Lady Stags’ junior Jessica Stanley has been on a mission since the conclusion of the 2014 season.

Toddler dies in St. Stephen accident

Friday, May 22, 2015 10:13 a.m.

A 22-month-old boy died on Thursday, May 21 in an apparent drowning in St. Stephen.

Be careful! Memorial Day kicks off summer boating season

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

With the summer boating season kicking into high gear, Berkeley County Rescue Squad Chief Bill Salisbury is stressing the importance of safety and …

Text-to-911 service launched in Berkeley County

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County has launched Text-to-911 effective Thursday, May 21.

Timberland HS evacuated due to bomb threat

Thursday, May 21, 2015 9:50 a.m.

For the second straight day, the Berkeley County School District has had to deal with a bomb threat.

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