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911 dispatcher helps family save a mother’s life

Saturday, August 8, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Margaret Wyndham woke up in the early morning hours of Aug. 4 and then died.

‘It ain’t over until God says it’s over’

Friday, August 14, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Nestled on the couch between her two sisters, Kaylee enjoys playing on one of her parents’ iPads.

Highway Patrol urges more pedestrian safety on roads

Friday, August 7, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Three people have died in the last month as pedestrians on Highway 17-A near Sangaree: Joe Travis Vickery of Summerville on Aug. 3, Jordan Gailey of …

Four more arrested in Moncks Corner drive-by shooting

Friday, August 7, 2015 3:41 p.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has arrested four additional suspects allegedly involved in the July 24 drive-by shooting outside a party in …

Red Cross: Help combat blood shortage by donating

Friday, August 7, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The American Red Cross is facing a looming shortage of the blood types most needed by patients and is calling on eligible donors with O negative, B …

Blotter: Firefighters fight

Special to the Independent

Thursday, August 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

On July 22, an officer arrived to Old Fort Road in Moncks Corner. The victim (a volunteer firefighter) stated between 4 and 4:30 p.m. at the Moncks …

County educators learn about power production at Santee Cooper’s Energy Educators Institute

Thursday, August 6, 2015 12:01 p.m.

MONCKS CORNER – This summer, Santee Cooper provided hands-on experience in critical fields of the energy industry to seven Berkeley County …

Cavs enjoy historic year under A.D. Guerry

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 12:01 a.m.

When former St. John’s Christian Academy Athletic Director Bob Winters retired at the end of the 2014 school year, headmaster Eric …

Trojans look to make a deep run in 2015

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Looking back over the last two months since the spring game in May, Cross Trojans Coach Shaun Wright has been happy with his team’s effort …

Gerber Childrenswear building distribution center in Berkeley

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 2:20 p.m.

Gerber Childrenswear LLC, a leading marketer of children’s apparel, is constructing a new distribution center in Berkeley County. The $33 million investment is expected to create 45 new jobs over the next five years.

After two years, Simmons still missed in Cross

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 12:24 a.m.

Whenever the name Antonio Simmons comes up in a conversation with Cross Athletic Director Shaun Wright, his reply is immediate, heartfelt, and …

Moncks Corner’s MTV celebrity hosts back-to-school event

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 11:49 a.m.

To millions of MTV viewers, he’s known as Charlamagne Tha God. To most in Moncks Corner, he’s simply known as Larry.

Credit union hosts supply drive for children

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 12:25 p.m.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union will host a school supply drive to benefit Lowcountry Orphan Relief. Charleston-area financial centers will be outfitted with bins for community donations from Aug. 3-31.

Sheriff sweep of Sangaree nets 82 arrests UPDATED

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 12:14 p.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office conducted a multi-agency warrant sweep and criminal saturation patrol last week that ended with 82 arrests.

Pedestrian collision claims life of Summerville man UPDATED

Monday, August 3, 2015 12:02 p.m.

A man was killed after being struck by a car in Summerville Monday morning.

Reward to find Ariel Morgan’s killer increased to $10,000

Monday, August 3, 2015 10:45 a.m.

The reward to find out who killed Ariel Morgan has been increased to $10,000, Crime Stoppers announced today.

Inaugural Joshua Milligan Police Summer Camp UPDATED

Sunday, August 2, 2015 8:09 p.m.

The Joshua Milligan Police Summer Camp was held in St. Stephen. (Photos by Ann Mack)

Bee sweet: Honey from a Hanahan homestead UPDATED

Sunday, August 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A modest brick home next to Hanahan Middle School offers a surprising bounty. It’s not the shrubs, which offer blackberries and blueberries, …

Fetter health care launches rapid HIV testing in the Lowcountry

Saturday, August 1, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Fetter Health Care Network launches Rapid HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) testing in six primary healthcare centers in Berkeley, Charleston, …

Dates for annual Stags Roundup set

Saturday, August 1, 2015 12:01 p.m.

All incoming Berkeley High School freshmen are expected to attend the Stag Stampede on Friday, Aug. 14,from 7:45 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

Forum addresses gun violence

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:01 a.m.

About 100 people came together Sunday afternoon to vent their frustrations about gun violence and search for tangible answers as to what they can do …

Utility’s used motor oil recovery program collected 30 million gallons in 25 years

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:01 p.m.

South Carolina’s largest used motor oil collection effort, Santee Cooper’s Give Oil for Energy Recovery (GOFER) program, has collected …

Grants offered to FFA chapters

Friday, July 31, 2015 9:56 a.m.

Tractor Supply Company is excited to announce a new program that allows opportunities for local FFA chapters to make their communities a better place to live.

Former Stag gets his shot at Coastal

Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Good things come to those who wait.

Couponing workshop set for Aug. 4

Thursday, July 30, 2015 2:35 p.m.

The Berkeley Prosperity Center, in partnership with Family Services Inc., will host Shop Smart 101, a couponing workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 10 am- noon.

School district hosting NCAA eligibility meetings

Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County School District will host a pair of college athlete eligibility meetings for parents of students in grades 8-11 who are interested in …

Cordesville home destroyed by blaze

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:47 a.m.

A Cordesville family of six has been displaced after a July 17 fire destroyed its mobile home.

Study: Your tax dollars go far in Berkeley County UPDATED

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A private financing corporation’s national study of county tax rates has named Berkeley County as one of its top ten counties in South …

North Charleston man arrested in Moncks Corner drive-by shooting UPDATED

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 11:29 a.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis announced via press release July 29 the arrest of Jamez Deondre Kelly, 19, of North Charleston for the July 24 …

County preps site for Volvo’s first US plant

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 5:05 p.m.

Workers in Sweden take their summer vacations seriously, which is why there has been little movement by that country’s leading carmaker on a Volvo manufacturing plant — the first in the U.S. — to be built in Berkeley County.

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