The St. Stephen Community History Room and Café will be open 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday for lunch.
Macedonia Community Action Project is planning a Storm Training class for 7-9 p.m. Jan. 26 at Hood’s Chapel United Methodist Church.
Hell Hole Inc., sponsor of the annual Hell Hole Swamp Festival, will have an Oyster Roast 6-9 p.m. on Feb. 6 at the Steel Shed.
Have you ever fired a shotgun at a range or a target? What does the spread look like? If you have, you’ll know that the spread is usually wide.
Ejhazz Milford of St. Stephen has been named to Trident Technical College’s Part-Time Dean’s List for the Fall Semester of 2015. Ejhazz is attending TTC through Berkeley County’s Middle College. Congratulations to Ejhazz and all the other students who have accomplished this high honor.
To help those who can’t immediately get beyond the headline, let me say that strictly speaking partial honesty is dishonesty, just like telling a part of the truth and not the whole truth is a form of lying.
Welcome to 2016! A new year holds the promise of a better future. If you are a believer in Jesus Christ, no doubt one of your New Year’s resolutions is to continue to grow into the likeness of his image. If it’s not, it should be, because that’s what you have been saved to do.
The past few weeks we’ve been learning how God used all types of people in the lineage of Jesus to bring him into the world through his birth. We saw how God used unknowns as well as wealthy people. As God blessed Israel, he used kings and privileged people. However, when the line of Jesus became enslaved by foreign nations, the line became …
The Cross High School JROTC, under the leadership of Master Sgt. Bobby Matthews, is continuing to implement activities that touch lives beyond the school’s in-house community. Most recently, Olivia Shaudai Harrison, a sophomore at Cross High School, is coordinating a clothing drive for the homeless in the Cross and neighboring communities. …
The excitement of Christmas is at its zenith as I write. In just about a week Christmas day will be here.
The Santee Cooper Board of Directors approved two new officers Dec. 7.
It is a great pleasure and an honor to report this event to my public readers. The United Daughters of the Confederacy, South Carolina Division held their 119th Annual Convention at the Columbia Marriott in downtown Columbia, SC. This event took place Oct. 1-3.
U.S. Air Force Airman Giovonni D. Ravenell graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
If you were able to design your family tree for the express purpose of accomplishing a certain goal, what type of people would you look for? I imagine you’d look for mature, responsible, high-character people.God, however, in building the family tree for Jesus Christ, chose many different kinds of people. Let’s take a look at a few …
Goose Creek Recreation Center is collecting letters to Santa Claus before Christmas. The Independent ran several last week. Here are a few more of …
Macedonia Middle School conducted its spelling bee Dec. 8. The winners, Haley Thompson, Kieran Sumpter and Jasmine Benekin, will represent MMS in the …
Former St. Stephen Native Receives Service Award
On a beautiful warm day in November, family members and friends gathered at the Redeemer Reformed Episcopal Church, Highway 45 in Pineville to …
“14 killed in San Bernardino, California attack.”
One Summerville family’s frontline work in the war on hunger earned them a special honor this fall.
The food drive at Bonner Elementary School has collected a 2,728 non-perishable food items.
A 2015 graduate of Cane Bay High School has graduated from basic infrantry training at Fort Jackson. U.S. Army Pvt. Carlton W. Mazyck is the son of Shirlene and Thaddis Mazyck of Moncks Corner.
A 2013 graduate of Cane Bay High School in Summerville and a Moncks Corner native serving in the U.S. Navy was selected to participate in a special event that reunited service members stationed in Norfolk, Va., with their families for Thanksgiving.
U.S. Army Pvt. Carlton W. Mazyck has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson.
The craft/bake sale at Hoods Chapel on Saturday, Nov. 21 was very successful. The ladies had worked hard for months making all kinds of crafts. They were steadily making hot dogs that day. It was a busy time but a joyful one. Everyone was laughing and having a good time. It was very nice to see so many people coming in that we hadn’t seen …
By the time this newspaper gets into your hands and you read this column Thanksgiving 2015 would have already been a memory, families would have returned home; there would have been the Black Friday face-off and fight to get the most sought after bargains, and most people are back to work.
You are invited on Friday to participate in the annual Town of St. Stephen Christmas Parade and Tree Walk 2015. The applications are available at Town Hall. The cost per tree is $60. The Christmas Tree Walk will be lit after the Town Parade and the Town Christmas Tree lighting.
A Moncks Corner native and 2013 graduate of Cane Bay High School serving in the U.S. Navy was selected to participate in a special event which reunited service members stationed in Norfolk, Va., with their families for Thanksgiving.