The Warrior Ride

Friday, March 27, 2015 12:38 a.m.

The Town of St. Stephen was honored to welcome "The Warrior Ride." The St. Stephen Elementary School was their first stop of the day. The …

Rozier: ‘Our roads need to be fixed’

Friday, March 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The head of the state’s roads commission took the General Assembly to task during a recent business breakfast in Berkeley County.

School board approves 2015-16 instructional calendar

Friday, March 27, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Get ready to start planning around the 2015-2016 school year. The Berkeley County School District school board unanimously approved its instructional …

Berkeley County schools ban clothing depicting guns

Thursday, March 26, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The Berkeley County School Board unanimously passed a policy prohibiting students from wearing clothing depicting or suggesting weapons during the …

10-run inning caps Stags’ 16-1 rout of Colleton County

Thursday, March 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Up 4-1 going into the top of the second inning, the Berkeley Stags sent 15 hitters to the plate and tacked on 10 runs to win 16-1 in five innings …

Haley proclaims March Prescribed Fire Awareness Month

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has proclaimed March 2015 Prescribed Fire Awareness Month in South Carolina.

Jackson and Gadsden savor twin state titles

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The Berkeley High School wrestling program borrowed a page from Star Trek, going where no man – or Berkeley wrestler – has gone before. …

County suspends Blue Laws

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County has unanimously suspended South Carolina’s Sunday work prohibitions, commonly known as Blue Laws, during a final reading …

District touts ‘huge savings for taxpayers’

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:10 p.m.

A new credit rating for Berkeley County schools could save taxpayers millions of dollars, according to a Berkeley County School District press …

SCHP honors local trooper for service, expertise

Monday, March 23, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Corporal Rupert B. Pope has been honored as a South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper of the Year for Troop 6.

Young wrestlers win SCYWA state championships

Monday, March 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley Stags future wrestlers Gavin Canady and Jackson Proctor won state championships during the recent South Carolina Youth State Wrestling …

Athletic directors Cruce, Craig and McDowell honored

Sunday, March 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Three Berkeley County School District Athletic Directors were named Athletic Director of the Year for their regions.

Berkeley Bass Fishing Club making a splash

Saturday, March 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley Stags Bass Fishing Club has enjoyed great success in its first year of competition, winning at Summerton’s John C. Land …

Stags dethrone Monarchs in best outing of tennis season

Friday, March 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley Stags tennis team is firing on all cylinders as the 2015 season enters its second month.

Red Cross assists after Moncks Corner residential fire

Friday, March 20, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The American Red Cross assisted a family whose Moncks Corner residence, located on Hillcrest Drive, sustained fire damage on Thursday, March 19.

2 former town policemen sue Moncks Corner police chief

Friday, March 20, 2015 4:01 p.m.

A pending lawsuit accuses Moncks Corner Police Chief Chad Caldwell of favoritism and retaliation.

Town seeking solution to intersection issue

Thursday, March 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Getting the expansion project involving the busiest intersection in Moncks Corner off the ground has become a lot like pulling teeth.

County jobless rate rises as more join workforce in January

Thursday, March 19, 2015 12:26 p.m.

Berkeley County’s unemployment rate has risen compared with the previous month and this time last year.

Fifth Annual Money Rocks Event UPDATED

Thursday, March 19, 2015 3:36 p.m.

Photos from the Fifth Annual Money Rocks Event, which was held at Charleston Southern (by Katie Florimbio)

Body of missing man found in Wando River

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 10:31 p.m.

The Berkeley County Coroner found the body of a Charleston man missing since February 27, floating in the Wando River.

Turkey season expected to attract 50,000 hunters

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 12:01 p.m.

An estimated 50,000 hunters will take to the woods during the upcoming turkey season, generating an estimated $30 million in direct expenditures for …

Berkeley County’s Moody to compete in Miss South Carolina pageant

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Nicole Moody will wear Berkeley County’s crown in the June Miss South Carolina pageant.

Writers Workshop set for March 28

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The 2015 Berkeley Reads Program, aimed at recognizing local authors, will culminate in a Writers Workshop at Hanahan High School on March 28.

Body cameras for police debated in SC Senate

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A current bill in the South Carolina Senate that is pushing for all law enforcement officers to wear body cameras could become a law as soon as next …

One charged after deadly crash UPDATED

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 5:37 p.m.

A Moncks Corner man has been charged with felony DUI and failure to stop for blue lights after a car crash that resulted in the death of one person …

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Monday, March 16, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County Supervisor Bill Peagler will officially name the month of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Berkeley County through a …

Moncks Corner man killed in single car accident

Monday, March 16, 2015 12:17 p.m.

A Moncks Corner man was killed in a single car accident over the weekend.

Independent wins first place honor at SCPA awards UPDATED

Monday, March 16, 2015 12:13 p.m.

The Berkeley Independent captured first place in the General Excellence category at the 2015 South Carolina Press Association Awards banquet on …

Dads Club continuing to make a positive difference

Monday, March 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The old saying goes, “It takes a village to raise a child,” and the members of J.K. Gourdin Elementary Schools’ Dads Club have …

Lowcountry unsolved crimes take center stage at event

Sunday, March 15, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Details in nearly a dozen cold case murders from around the tri-county area were presented at a public forum March 10 in Lincolnville.

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