Several weeks ago the Macedonia Fire Department received a code OBGYN over the radio. A woman on Harristown Road was in labor and the crew arrived in time to deliver a baby girl; she was breech but mom and baby did fine. First-responders had both ready to be transported when the ambulance arrived. There were lots of volunteers there, but Jerry D …
It is not wrong to dream. To a certain extent we all do. Which of us have not at one time or another sat down and begin to project into the future the life we would like to have or at the least the way we would want a portion or area of our life to be.
Margie Brown, first lady of the United Methodist Cross Charge Church of Cross will present a seminar, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Aug. 20, for young ladies 12 years of age and older, at the Jerusalem United Methodist Church Life Center.
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class William C. Miller Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
It’s catching on fast.
The second annual Back-To-School Bash is scheduled for 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 at the Steel Shed located at 116 Steel Shed Lane, Jamestown. Enjoy inflatable jump castles, games and activities for children and adults. Prizes and raffles will also be distributed. A light meal will be provided. Several agencies will be on hand to share information. …
Many residents in the community have enjoyed the summer time by traveling or having relatives to visit.
So it’s back to school for what is yet another school year. Holidays have expired, and the shopping and other activities have been completed. I can hear the parents breathing a sigh of relief.
The second annual Joshua L Milligan Police Summer Camp took place July 25-29.
It seems as if it was only a few weeks ago that I was writing about school getting ready to go on vacation. Now I am looking at school getting ready to start a new school year. How time flies.
The Center for Heirs Property Preservation is sponsoring a free wills clinic at 2:30 p.m., at the Cross-Community Center-Community Room, 1690 Old Highway 6 in Cross.
The Charleston Gospel Choir and Charleston Spiritual Ensemble are seeking new volunteer members.
Hood’s Chapel United Methodist Church will celebrate Fifth Sunday Service on July 31 and its sister churches Berea United Methodist and Eccles United Methodist will join it.
The Day Dawn Baptist Church Missionary Auxiliaries conducted its annual Women Day Program on July 24 during regular service in Pineville.
Thanks to all those people who either sent me feedback on the fire prevention series of articles or spoke to me in person.
Dr. Drew K. McPhail teamed up this past season to support and encourage the donation of used or new instruments to the North Charleston POPS! for its …
I’d like to thank the management of the Independent who graciously allowed me to take a few weeks off from writing this column while I was out of town on a two-week vacation. As many of you know, the pastorate has many physical, emotional and spiritual demands. Therefore, time off is always welcome, appreciated, and needed.
There has been no shortage of conflict in our nation since the presidential campaigns began and even before. It seems as if a climate of intolerance has developed that has led people to rather extreme and cruel behavior. The situation is that hostility and hatred is somewhat like drinking and driving. When you engage in it you think it is a …
In my last column I left you with this question: what is the leading cause of deaths resulting from residential fires?
The St. Stephen Community History Room and Café will be open 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Thursday. The menu will consist of baked lasagna, tossed garden salad, Texas toast, dessert and more.
Sweltering temperatures didn’t deter Addison “Jack” Greene from braving the heat to ride in The Alvin Community Festival parade …
The Berkeley-Dorchester Head Start Program has provided guidance for parents wishing to have their children enrolled for the 2016-17 school year.
As a follow up to last week’s column, I would like to share with you some of the recommendations of the fire department to prevent or minimize fire damage in your home.
On June 26, Hood’s Chapel welcomed its new pastor, The Rev. Karen Dowell-Wells from Goose Creek. She has for the last year served at Berea United Methodist Church in Bethera and Eccles UM in Huger.
Jarrard, Nowell & Russell, LLC (JNR), a Charleston-based accounting and business advisory firm, has named Kristi Rudd as office manager and Trey …
The 128th annual session of the Women’s Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina, Dr. Audrey Neal, President, was conducted June 13-17 in Florence. The membership convened at the Savannah Grove Baptist Church in Effingham with Dr. Ralph Canty.
On June 18 the congregation at Hood’s Chapel United Methodist Church had a very nice farewell dinner for Rev. Janice Mabey. There was lots of food, fellowship and a time of tears as the next day was her last day at Hood’s Chapel.
It’s hot out there, but the hottest temperature you will ever experience on this side of life is the one you will feel if your house should ever catch fire.
For two consecutive years, the Upper Berkeley branch of the NAACP in St. Stephen has turned out winners for fundraising efforts at the Alvin Center. …
Deacon Jerry will present a PowerPoint and video presentation on Divine Mercy at 7 p.m., June 22, and 9 p.m. on June 25 in the Saint Philip Benizi Catholic Church hall, 1404 Old Highway 52 South, Moncks Corner.