Garden club celebrates National Garden Week

Thursday, June 5, 2014 11:01 p.m.

The Town and Village Garden Club of Moncks Corner and Pinopolis capped National Garden Week with a garden fair on Saturday, June 7 in the parking lot …

BCSO Summer Deputy Camp dates set

Friday, May 30, 2014 12:14 a.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is having its annual Summer Deputy Camp for students 8 to 12 years of age.

Ravenell crowned Miss Timberland 2014

Friday, May 30, 2014 12:13 a.m.

By Donna Shuler-Rodin

Santee Cooper’s Overton Park opens May 24

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 3:55 p.m.

Santee Cooper’s Overton Park, a 400-foot beachfront swimming area on Lake Moultrie, opens Saturday, May 24, and remains open through Labor Day.

Bakers honored with Yard of the Month designation

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 3:44 p.m.

The Belle Isle Garden Club has presented its Yard of the Month Award for May to Shawn and Frenchie Baker of Longpoint Road in Cross.

St. Stephen Mayor John Rivers sworn in

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 3:37 p.m.

Congratulations to Mayor John Rivers who was sworn in as the Mayor of the Town of St. Stephen by Mayor Robert B. Hoffman during the monthly council …

Sports Camp at Bonneau Park set for June UPDATED

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Screven Baptist Association will host the Champions for Christ Sports Camp at the Bonneau Recreation Park, June 16- 20.

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Appreciation Week Spotlights Providers UPDATED

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:36 a.m.

Trident, Summerville and Moncks Corner medical centers are celebrating EMS Appreciation Week. On Wednesday, May 21, EMS providers are asked to join …

COM Church Pastor Moore retires

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:15 a.m.

Christian Outreach Ministry Church members and friends held a Pastor Appreciation event on Sunday, May 11 to honor Pastor Larry Moore on his …

JROTC cadets excel at competitions

Friday, May 16, 2014 10:38 a.m.

Congratulations to the following Timberland cadets, who competed in their first 10K race at the Hell Hole Swamp Gator Run: Benjamin Wadford, Ricky …

Personal development a key to real success

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 5:08 p.m.

Steven Covey tells the story of a leadership development cruise he had with a number of managers and leaders of various businesses. All of these people were accountable for many employees.

CIS presents ‘Music Tells The Story’

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 9:37 p.m.

Communities In Schools (CIS) of the Charleston Area, a dropout prevention organization that is part of the national Communities In Schools network, is proud to announce a new partnership with composer/songwriter/performer Ayala Asherov-Kalus that will culminate in a special performance on May 16 at 9:30 a.m. in the Edmund A. Burns Elementary …

Bonner wins ‘Cool School Award’

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 9:37 p.m.

Octavia Mitchell visited Bonner Elementary School on May 5 to present the News 2 Cool School Award.

Youth choir celebrates 42 years

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 9:36 p.m.

The Day Dawn Baptist Youth Choir celebrated its 42nd Anniversary on May 4 in the church sanctuary in Pineville, with the Rev. Joshua Prioleau as host pastor.

DayLily Club sale set for June 7

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 9:37 p.m.

The LowCountry DayLily Club will hold its annual daylily sale at the Moncks Corner Piggly Wiggly on Saturday, June 7 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. Piggly Wiggly is located on the corner of West Main St. (Hwy. 6) and Live Oak Drive (Hwy 17-A).

Timberland’s FFA scores big at Lower State

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 9:39 p.m.

The FFA Chapter Leadership Team at Timberland High School competed in the Lower State Regional Leadership Career Development Event Competition at …

Spotlight Concert Series features Stoudenmire, Elshazly

Monday, May 12, 2014 3:53 p.m.

The Spotlight Concert Series continues May 25 with A Piano Salon, at 3 p.m. at the College of Charleston’s Cato Center (room 234).

UDC conducts ceremony for soldier

Special to The Independent

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 10:45 p.m.

An “Iron Cross” dedication ceremony for Private Isaac Newell Wilson, Company D, 4th South Carolina Cavalry, CSA, took place on Saturday morning, …

Hell Hole Swamp opens with ceremony

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 10:45 p.m.

The 43rd Annual Hell Hole Swamp Festival conducted its opening ceremonies on April 27 at the Steel Shed.

Kappa Alpha Zeta supports March for Babies

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 10:44 p.m.

By Yvonne Barnes

Meeting to provide information on earning degree

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 10:44 p.m.

There will be a meeting on Thursday May 8 at 4:30 p.m. in the Parenting Room at the St. Stephen Elementary School, 1053 Russellville Road. The public is invited to attend and learn about the opportunity to earn a college degree in St. Stephen.

MMS announces spring concerts

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Macedonia Middle School’s Spring Concert will be on Thursday, May 1 at 7 p.m. and on Friday, May 2 at 1:30 p.m.

Annual Deacon’s Banquet May 17

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Antioch Baptist Association will conduct its 18th Annual Deacon’s Banquet on May 17 at 4 p.m., in the Day Dawn Baptist Church Fellowship Hall (2057 HWY 45 in Pineville).

St. Stephen High School reunion May 3

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 11:14 a.m.

There will be a high school reunion on Saturday, May 3 at 3 p.m. for the St. Stephen High School classes of 1962 and 1963. The reunion will be held at the Spring Grove Hunting Preserve (225 Covey Rise Lane in St. Stephen). School memorabilia is welcome. The joint class reunion is being hosted by David and Bettye Shealy. To RSVP or if more …

THS’s Ravenell crowned Technology Champion

Monday, April 28, 2014 11:44 a.m.

Timberland High School’s Allyshia Ravenell is the 2014 Technology Champion for the Trident Region.

4H Youth Gardening contest accepting applications

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 11:29 a.m.

The South Carolina 4H Youth Development Programs have a new short-term project for area youth interested in gardening.

Alligator meat gaining popularity as food

Special to The Independent

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 11:31 a.m.

It’s big, green, scary and, apparently, very tasty.

Bradley Blake Foundation to host ball

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 11:28 a.m.

The Bradley Blake Foundation will host its Inaugural Commemoration Ball on May 17 at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge (1320 South Live Oak Drive …

Church food and bake sale a success

Monday, April 21, 2014 9:29 a.m.

Hood’s Chapel UM Church’s April 12 The food and bake sale to raise money for a new roof was a success.

Cross family excited about trip to Africa

Monday, April 21, 2014 9:29 a.m.

Sandra and Jack Cross, Kenny and Melba Cross, Tommy Cross and friend Bill were excited as they departed for the airport for a once-In-a-lifetime trip for most of the continent of Africa. We look forward to hearing details of the exciting journey.

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