Voter hotline available for problems at poll

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 2:38 p.m.

As voting continues in Berkeley County Tuesday afternoon, few problems have been reported at the polls.

Election Day: Republicans heavy favorites up and down ballot UPDATED

Associated Press

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 11:16 a.m.

South Carolina voters will pick their candidates today in 11 statewide races along with the state’s U.S. House members and state House members. …

Scott, Graham projected to cruise to victory UPDATED

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 7:15 p.m.

South Carolina’s two U.S. Senate races lacked drama on Tuesday – and that suited incumbents Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott just fine. The Associated …

AP: Haley captures second term as governor

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 7:09 p.m.

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is projected to win re-election against her Democratic rival Vincent Sheheen. The Associated Press projected Haley as …

Peagler heads list of uncontested winners

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 8:58 p.m.

A host of uncontested races appeared on Berkeley County voting ballots today.

Student trainers do more than just fetch water

Monday, November 3, 2014 12:00 p.m.

They roam the sidelines or occupy seats on the bench.

Free session to focus on Obamacare

Monday, November 3, 2014 12:00 p.m.

The Berkeley Prosperity Center and Fetter Health Care Network will offer a free information session on the Affordable Care Act/Obamacare Market Place on Wednesday, Nov. 5 from 3 to 4:30pm.

County releases second quarter buy-in to regional development

Monday, November 3, 2014 12:11 a.m.

A regional economic development group will receive the second portion of Berkeley County’s pledged annual buy-in.

Red Ribbon Week declared in Berkeley County UPDATED

Monday, November 3, 2014 12:03 a.m.

The last week in October was declared Red Ribbon Week throughout Berkeley County.

Playoff brackets set: Stags host Greenville Berea

Sunday, November 2, 2014 1:36 p.m.

The tickets to the Big Dance were handed out Saturday, Nov. 1, and the Berkeley Stags hope to play more than a Cinderella role in this year’s Class …

BHS announces ‘Romeo and Juliet’ performances

Sunday, November 2, 2014 1:04 a.m.

Berkeley High School will present Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in November, in the school’s biggest dramatic production in almost a decade. …

Freeze Watch in effect for upper Berkeley County

Saturday, November 1, 2014 5:22 p.m.

As a cold and wet weekend continued Saturday afternoon, the National Weather Service issued a Freeze Watch for Moncks Corner and upper Berkeley County until 8 a.m. Sunday morning, and possible frost conditions for the entire Lowcountry.

District touts money-saving during construction

The Independent

Saturday, November 1, 2014 9:44 a.m.

If you’re familiar with Cane Bay Middle, you’re going to be familiar with the school district’s newest school now under construction.

St. John’s savors state championship

Friday, October 31, 2014 12:24 p.m.

A week has passed since the Cavaliers’ boys cross country team made history by winning the first team state championship since the school became St. …

Who’s on the Berkeley Co. ballot Nov. 4?

Friday, October 31, 2014 7:01 a.m.

Berkeley County voters head to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 4. Here’s what the ballot will look like:

State report card: Berkeley County gets a B

Thursday, October 30, 2014 1:23 p.m.

Berkeley County School students in all grade levels continue to surpass the state standards with an 85.6 percent — or a B — according to a state and …

Accident claims Pineville men

Thursday, October 30, 2014 1:04 p.m.

An accident early on the morning of Thursday, Oct. 30 on Highway 17A has claimed the lives of a father and son from Jamestown.

County works on tax deals to lure more jobs

The Independent

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:28 a.m.

Three companies are in active economic development talks with Berkeley County.

Berkeley Blue Brigade band earns superior rating

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:00 p.m.

The Berkeley Stags Blue Brigade marching band earned a superior rating and a third place finish at the Blue Jacket Fanfare competition at Aynor High …

Bonner students experience live theater

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:13 a.m.

Students at H.E. Bonner Elementary School recently experienced live theater on their own school’s stage.

GOP Breakfast to hear from candidates

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:16 a.m.

All Berkeley County School Board candidates have been invited to speak and answer questions at the monthly Republican Breakfast, set for Nov. 1. To date, Mac McQuillian (District 2), Jeff Reuer (District 4) and Sally Wofford (District 6) have confirmed their attendance.

County wants meeting to address GenEarth odor

The Independent

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:10 a.m.

Berkeley County has a message for Gov. Nikki Haley: send someone — anyone high up — from the Governor’s Office or the state health agency to come …

JV and B team Stags enjoying banner seasons UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 12:16 p.m.

The Berkeley football teams are enjoying a banner season in 2014, so far. All of them.

THS places 10th at FFA competition

Monday, October 27, 2014 7:26 a.m.

The Timberland FFA Tractor Driving Team placed 10th overall in the State FFA Tractor Driving Career Development Event at the SC State Fair on Oct 14. …

Girl Scouts hold dedication ceremony

Monday, October 27, 2014 11:36 a.m.

Girl Scout Troop 099, with the Eastern South Carolina Council, held its Investiture and Rededication ceremony on Oct. 19, investing nine girls as …

Cypress Gardens Haunted Swamp - Oct. 25

Monday, October 27, 2014 12:48 p.m.

Photos by Katherine Florimbio

Body of missing Ohio man found by search team UPDATED

Sunday, October 26, 2014 12:57 a.m.

The body of a missing Ohio man has been found in Berkeley County after a search that lasted over 24 hours.

CHS Homecoming Parade a hit in Cross

Sunday, October 26, 2014 11:44 a.m.

Cross High School’s recent Homecoming Parade drew a great crowd and topped off a festive week at the school.

Republican challenges longtime Democratic representative

Sunday, October 26, 2014 11:41 a.m.

S.C. Rep. Joe Jefferson will defend his seat against retired homicide detective and Navy torpedo-man John Mondo on Nov. 4.

Stags rout Stall 48-0, region championship showdown next

Saturday, October 25, 2014 9:42 a.m.

This one was over by the 10 minute mark of the first quarter.

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