Magnolia Gardens Photo Contest opens March 1

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 9:52 a.m.

The Fifth Annual Magnolia Plantation and Gardens Photography Contest begins Sunday, March 1.

CHS grad Daniels completes basic training

Thursday, February 12, 2015 11:14 a.m.

Army Pvt. Eddric D. Daniels has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia.

Ready for Valentine’s Day?

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 10:22 p.m.

Betaw Christian Church (Hwy 45 East) will host a Valentine Fellowship Dinner on Sunday, Feb. 15 after the morning worship service. The youth will give a special presentation during the worship hour.

Day Dawn Church to honor Pastor and First Lady Prioleau

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Day Dawn Baptist Church family will celebrate its pastor, the Rev. Joshua Prioleau, and First Lady Bettye Prioleau, on the occasion of their 43rd Anniversary of Church Ministry.

Free computer classes offered in February at TTC

Monday, February 9, 2015 9:37 a.m.

The Public Computer Center at Trident Technical College’s Berkeley Campus is offering the following computer courses to the public, free of charge:

Skinner graduates from USAF basic training

Thursday, February 5, 2015 12:08 a.m.

Air Force Airman First Class Johnathan G. Skinner has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio..

Parish to celebrate Valentine’s Day with special events

Thursday, February 5, 2015 12:08 a.m.

The Catholic Community of St. Philip Benizi and Our Lady of Peace will conduct a Parish-Wide Valentine’s Day Dinner, Feb. 13, 6 p.m., at Our Lady of Peace Mission, 224 Murray’s Ferry Road in Bonneau.

Friendship Ladies meet monthly

Thursday, February 5, 2015 12:09 a.m.

The Friendship Ladies Circle usually meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m.

Mystery Plant is beautiful ... and invasive

USC Herbarium

Thursday, February 5, 2015 12:10 a.m.

When clouds appear, wise men put on their cloaks;

Tickets on sale for ‘Anne of Green Gables’ at Cypress Gardens

Thursday, February 5, 2015 11:43 a.m.

Tickets are on sale now for the acclaimed Anne of Green Gables – A New Musical.

Valentine dinner set for Feb. 15 at Betaw Christian Church

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 10:26 a.m.

Betaw Christian Church (Hwy 45 East) will host a Valentine Fellowship Dinner on Sunday, Feb. 15 after the morning worship service. The youth will give a special presentation during the worship hour.

Church needs more volunteers for monthly event

Monday, February 2, 2015 11:10 p.m.

Macedonia Church of God is holding a food bank, hair cuts, minor car care, and more every third Thursday of each month from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Sumpter Free Health Clinic offering flu vaccines

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 11:30 a.m.

It is not too late to get the flu vaccine.

Roosevelt ‘Rabb’ Greene retires UPDATED

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 11:47 a.m.

The DAK Americas employees of the Moncks Corner Company Branch, and its Area D Team, came together in great fashion, on Jan. 19 at the Berkeley …

THS announces Accelerated Readers

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:13 p.m.

The Timberland High School Media Center hosted a celebration for its Top 25 AR Readers for the Second Nine Weeks on Jan. 22 in the Media Center.

Trident United Way offers free tax help

Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:30 a.m.

Trident United Way and SC Thrive will offer free tax filing help at more than a dozen Lowcountry sites starting Jan. 30. Families earning less than $95,000 may be eligible for free tax preparation with this service.

Local authors invade Cypress Gardens Feb. 7 UPDATED

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

 The TriCounty Literary Celebration will begin Feb. 7 at Cypress Gardens.

Registration opens for Baptist Annual Session

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 9:46 a.m.

Sister Mary Alice Graham has sent information to all Antioch Baptist Association and area members, indicating that registration is now open for the Annual Session.

Cross ‘Lunch Bunch’ meets monthly

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 9:46 a.m.

“Lunch Bunch” is a community group in Cross that meets monthly at Friendship Fellowship Hall.

DAR to honor Berkeley County Veterans

Friday, January 16, 2015 10:33 a.m.

The Daughters of the American Revolution (General Marion’s Brigade) plan to have a recognition ceremony for Veterans within the next year. Help is needed to identify Vietnam Veterans living in Berkeley County.

Foster Parent Association continues tradition

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 11:30 a.m.

The Berkeley County Foster Parent Association conducted its annual Christmas Dinner with amazing flair in 2014.

Remember our military in 2015

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 11:47 a.m.

Tom and Jackie Cravens of Pineville want everyone to remember the men and women in the military, especially those who are serving our country overseas.

Carolina vs. Clemson blood drive Feb. 1 in Bonneau

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 11:46 a.m.

There will be a Carolina vs. Clemson blood drive on Sunday, Feb. 1 from 12 until 5 p.m. hosted by First Baptist Church of Bonneau (108 West Church …

Oak Grove blood drive set for Jan. 27

Sunday, January 11, 2015 10:22 a.m.

Oak Grove PH Church is having a blood drive with the American Cross on Tuesday, Jan. 27 from 3 to 8 p.m. in the Family Life Worship Center.

Timberland girls shine in holiday tournament

Sunday, January 11, 2015 10:22 a.m.

The Timberland Varsity girls placed fourth in the annual Hanahan Holiday Classic.

‘Berkeley Reads’ kicks off with local author event

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 11:25 a.m.

The inaugural Tri-county Literary Celebration (TLC) and kickoff event for Berkeley Reads aims to recognize published authors residing in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties, foster interest in the arts, increase the number of avid Lowcountry readers, and connect writers and readers of all ages with published authors.

Mystery Plant prefers the sun

Special to The Independent

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 11:37 a.m.

Maybe we should have had this Mystery Plant back at Thanksgiving … some people think that the leaves of this little tree resemble a turkey’s foot, …

Bonner Elementary enjoys busy month

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 11:36 a.m.

The chorus at Bonner Elementary School sung for the Berkeley Electric Cooperative W.I.R.E. on Dec. 4.

Hood’s Chapel UM Church fills 70 Christmas stockings for children

Monday, December 22, 2014 2:58 p.m.

The Ladies Circle and other congregation members at Hood’s Chapel UM church filled 70 Christmas stockings that were delivered on Dec. 18 to the MUSC children’s hospital.

Winners of St. Stephen Christmas festivities announced

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 9:17 a.m.

The Town of St. Stephen would like to thank each and every person that participated in the 2014 Annual Christmas Tree Walk and Parade.

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