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Wise Words from Williams: Gone but not forgotten: In memory of officers Lonnie Wells and Marcus Stiles

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 1:45 p.m.

It doesn’t seem that long. Sometimes it seems like just the other day. But it happened in 2007.

Take time to remember truth of Easter holiday

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 1:45 p.m.

Easter is this Sunday. Across the nation, many people will be attending a church. Some will be attending church for the first time in a while. Others will be attending like they always do, week after week. But, whatever one’s church attendance pattern is like, Easter Sunday is the one day of the year where Christians across the globe …

Barnes: Woman’s Baptist Convention annual Tea

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 1:45 p.m.

The Woman’s Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina will conduct its annual Rainbow Tea, 2 -5 p.m., April 9 at the Royal Missionary Baptist Church Banquet and Conference Center, 4750 Abraham Ave., North Charleston.

Meeting and greeting

Meeting and greeting
Saturday, March 19, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County Republican Women hosted a “Meet and Greet” on March 7 at the Berkeley Electric Cooperative for the elected …

Macedonia Newsline: The community is staying busy

Friday, March 18, 2016 12:01 a.m.

On Friday Oak Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church men and women’s ministries will have a barbecue fundraiser. Plates are $8 and include barbecue, hash and rice, candied yams, cole slaw, bread, and pound cake. Lunch deliveries can be made to area businesses (Moncks Corner, Goose Creek, and other surrounding areas). Contact Ryan Wiggins at …

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:14 a.m.

The Town of St. Stephen and Berkeley County Water and Sanitation will sponsor an annual town clean-up day on Saturday. Volunteers are needed to pick up trash on every street. Everyone is needed to participate in this community wide clean-up. Group participation is strongly suggested. Call Town Hall at 843-567-3597 with a head count from your …

Coulter completes training, serving in South Korea

Coulter completes training, serving in South Korea
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:50 a.m.

Airman Macy Coulter graduated in August 2015 from the U.S. Air Force Basic Military Training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. …

Trilogy:

Trilogy:
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:15 a.m.

The Moncks Corner Baptist church conducted its annual World Day of Prayer Breakfast program on March 5. The program began with a moving devotional …

BCSD students to compete at National Geographic State Bee

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:14 a.m.

Logan Agnew, an eighth-grade student at Cane Bay Middle School, and Daniel Poch, an eighth-grade student at Daniel Island School, both have qualified for and will compete in the National Geographic State Bee in Columbia.

Meeting and greeting

Meeting and greeting
Sunday, March 13, 2016 8:34 p.m.

The Berkeley County Republican Women hosted a “Meet and Greet” on Monday night at the Berkeley Electric Cooperative for the elected …

Berkeley graduate completes USAF basic training

Sunday, March 13, 2016 8:35 p.m.

U.S. Air Force Airman first Class Gregory D. Butler graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen …

Jamestown Loop: St. Stephen Elementary Holds Parents as Leaders Class

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:19 p.m.

St. Stephen Elementary will host its monthly “Parents As Leaders” class at 10 a.m. March 9. Please come out and support this event. Contact Rosalind Banks for more information at 843-567-2813.

Macedonia Newsline: Macedonia Middle students are Quiz Bowl champs

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:18 p.m.

Congratulations to the Macedonia Middle School Quiz Bowl Team! Level 1 students placed first in social studies and third in writing composition. Level 2 students placed first in math and third in social studies. The level 2 team tied for the overall Berkeley County School District Quiz Bowl winner.

Wise Words from Williams: Ugliness is contagious

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:18 p.m.

Don’t be misled by the title at the top of this page. I am not talking about looks. When it comes to good looks or beauty I disqualify myself. Rather, I am talking about behavior. But behavior for many people is a means to a greater end; at least a greater end in their minds. We behave a certain way because we want to achieve a certain end. …

Trilogy: Pan Hellenic Council Members join community awareness efforts

Trilogy:  Pan Hellenic Council Members join community awareness efforts
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:17 p.m.

In a show of fraternal camaraderie and support, members of the Moncks Corner Pan Hellenic Council joined with the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority State …

Things we can’t help but think about

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 10:27 a.m.

I have a 3-year-old daughter who can be a little bossy at times. When she was 2 years old and learning to talk more she went through a stage where when I gave her instruction she would tell me: “You can’t say that.” It kind of became a running joke in the family. Here is this little toddler telling me what I can and cannot say. …

Will Fulmore photos to be on display

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 10:27 a.m.

Looking Past, photographs by Will Fulmore will be on view March 5 to April 16 at the McClellanville Arts Center, 733 Pinckney St. in McClellanville.

Macedonia Newslines: Bonner Elementary Celebrated Terrific Kids For the Month UPDATED

Macedonia Newslines: Bonner Elementary Celebrated Terrific Kids For the Month

For the Independent

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 10:26 a.m.

H.E. Bonner celebrated 33 Terrific Kids for displaying the character traits of kindness and compassion in February.

Williams: A changed and changing world

Thursday, February 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Culture can accelerate rather quickly. And it can go in both directions. Up or down. It would seem as if it accelerates quicker going down, which would be in keeping with certain natural laws of physics.

Wallace: Telling the truth may be offensive to some

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 11:52 a.m.

Have you ever decided to not tell the truth? I’m sure you have. Why? What were you afraid of? Upsetting someone? Disappointing someone? Offending someone? I’m convinced that many Christians do not tell the truth of the Gospel in our present day. Why? This article will explore those reasons:

Day Dawn Baptist marks pastoral anniversary

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 11:52 a.m.

The Day Dawn Baptist Church family will celebrate the 44th Pastoral anniversary of Reverend Joshua Prioleau, February 28, 2016, 4 pm, in the Sanctuary. The program’s theme is “Celebrating the Journey through God’s Vision and Provision,” and the speaker for the occasion is the Reverend Fred Addison of Union Baptist …

Seler graduates from basic military training

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 11:49 a.m.

U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman Brooke A. Seler graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Macedonia Newsline: County Supervisor and Councilmen speak to Community

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 11:51 a.m.

On Feb. 16, the Macedonia Community Action Project had County Supervisor William Peagler and County Councilmen Steve Davis and Jack Schurlknight at its meeting to speak with the community.

Diaper Derby and Youth Dash to encourage fitness

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 12:37 p.m.

Berkeley County First Steps and the Berkeley - Dorchester Head Start programs were jointly awarded a $1,000 grant by The Cooper River Bridge Fund to host the 2nd Annual Early Childhood Diaper Derby, Youth Dash and Family Wellness Festival on March 19 at Berkeley Intermediate School.

True Christians believe in the whole truth

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 12:35 p.m.

Last week I wrote about the nature and elements of biblical community. This week we’re going to look at the effects of biblical community. What happens when the true elements of biblical community are activated?

A 90th birthday celebration to remember UPDATED

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 12:35 p.m.

At 4 p.m. on Jan. 30 in the Samuel Theirse Fellowship Hall, Messiah Reformed Episcopal Church in Pineville, family and friends gathered to celebrate the 90th birthday of Leroy McCray.

High school seniors, brothers plan for the future

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 12:36 p.m.

St. Stephen Elementary will host its Title I & SIC Planning Meeting at 5 p.m. on Feb. 29 and Black History Program at 6 p.m. Please come out and support these events. Contact Rosalind Banks for more information at 843-567-2813.

Wise Words from WilliamsAre things changing in our world?

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 12:36 p.m.

Many people are concerned about the direction our country is taking.

Macedonia Newslind: Busy Time for Oak Grove PH Church

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 12:38 p.m.

Speaker and meal: On Feb. 28, Oak Grove will have its Friends and Family Day at 10:45 a.m. The guest speaker will be Jeff Krontz, director of Fair Haven Home for Men in St. Stephen. A dinner will follow in the Family Life Worship Center.

County artist recognized for Emanuel AME tribute art

County artist recognized for Emanuel AME tribute art
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 12:30 p.m.

Berkeley County’s pointillist has earned his 67th award in his artistic career for his tribute piece for the nine people killed in a downtown …

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