Longleaf pines shed needles in summer

Friday, August 1, 2014 7:58 a.m.

Longleaf pine trees are shedding their needles across the sandhills and coastal plain, a normal occurrence this time of year, according to the S.C. …

St. Stephen October Fest dates set

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 7:59 a.m.

The Town of St. Stephen’s annual October Festival is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 10 and Saturday, Oct. 11. Vendors are needed.

Strickland, Vinson to wed

Monday, July 28, 2014 4:24 p.m.

Mr. and Mrs. Tim Hutto of Cross, and Mr. JoJo Strickland of Darlington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Seabrook Strickland to …

Church a haven for senior citizens UPDATED

Monday, July 28, 2014 7:09 a.m.

Redeemer Reformed Episcopal Church of Pineville, located on Highway 45, provides a refreshing setting for senior residents of the upper Berkeley …

American Heritage Girls Working on unique project

Friday, July 25, 2014 11:12 a.m.

The American Heritage Girls Troop SC 1603 and Victory Baptist Church are working to ship 100 Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes this fall.

Goertzens announce birth of grandson

Thursday, July 24, 2014 9:02 a.m.

Mike and June Goertzen are pleased to announce the birth of their newest grandson, Graham Bennett Wascak. He was born May 1 and weighed 8 pounds, 1 …

Reid family prepares for 19th reunion

Thursday, July 24, 2014 9:30 a.m.

Hundreds of descendents of Stanley and Rebecca Reid will come “Back to their Moncks Corner Roots: Home Again” Aug. 1 to 3 for a family reunion.

Walmart Neighborhood Market coming to Goose Creek

Monday, July 21, 2014 9:43 a.m.

A Walmart Neighborhood Market is coming to Goose Creek.

Filipino outreach event Aug. 2

Monday, July 21, 2014 8:32 a.m.

The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C., in cooperation with the Filipino Community Center Inc. in Charleston, has announced that it will conduct a Consular Outreach Mission.

Hibiscus family member attracted to marshes

Saturday, July 19, 2014 8:47 a.m.

Everybody around here is heading to the beach! Are you? Need something to read? Here’s a short novel:

Medical mission trip to Guatemala planned

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 10:53 a.m.

The International ministries Department of the Diocese of Charleston hosts the next mission trip to San Pedro La Laguna in Sept. 21-28.

SCWF Women’s Outdoor Retreat planned for September

Monday, July 14, 2014 12:59 p.m.

The South Carolina Wildlife Federation Women’s Outdoor Retreat is a weekend event designed for women to experience nature and outdoor recreation with like-minded ladies in a non-competitive environment.

Clemson Extension asks for recipes

Sunday, July 13, 2014 12:56 p.m.

Calling all former and current Clemson Extension volunteers, 4-H members (past and present), farmers, EFNEP clients, and Extension employees: Berkeley County Clemson Extension Service needs your recipes.

Seedlings for winter planting season available

Saturday, July 12, 2014 9:46 a.m.

The South Carolina Forestry Commission is now taking orders for seedlings for the winter planting season.

To resist change is to resist growth

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:13 a.m.

A pastor once shared with a group of us the difficulty he was having getting his church to implement some much-needed changes. Many church members did not believe in doing anything different from the way it was always done.

Annual Swamp Safari returns to Cypress Gardens

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:11 a.m.

It’s time to pull out your safari hat for Cypress Gardens’ annual Swamp Safari.

Community on alert after recent thefts

Monday, July 7, 2014 8:53 a.m.

To those who haven’t lost any items to theft, beware. There seems to be a group of people who are going around the St. Stephen, Alvin and Jamestown area stealing golf carts, four-wheelers and any type of metal from citizens. They are even breaking into and stealing items from locked buildings.

AmeriCorps seeks new members

Friday, July 4, 2014 8:34 a.m.

Do you care about your community and the people in it who are struggling to find food, shelter and other necessities for their families?

Interaction with hummingbirds a treat for many

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 8:24 a.m.

Hummingbirds, which artist John J. Audubon called “glittering fragments of the rainbow,” are once again darting around flowers and feeders in South …

Kennedy speaks at VFW program

Monday, June 30, 2014 8:21 a.m.

St. Stephen VFW Post 7723 conducted its Memorial Day Program in honor of Veterans at the American Legion Hut.

Jamestown road paving set for 2015 completion

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10:27 a.m.

Many of you are probably wondering why the repaving of Highways 17-A and 45 from Jamestown going toward Moncks Corner and St. Stephen has not started.

Festival seeks vendors; ‘Baby of the Day’ announced

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10:29 a.m.

The South Carolina Pecan Festival is currently accepting vendor applications for arts and crafts and food. You can pay your vendor fees online, by …

Berkeley County Museum and Heritage Center holds reception

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10:27 a.m.

The Berkeley County Museum and Heritage Center held a reception for members and invited guests on May 29 to re-engage the community after the recent completion of extensive refurbishing projects.

Bradwell, Cross, Grooms reunion July 5

Monday, June 23, 2014 10:23 a.m.

As is their tradition, three extended families will gather in the Fellowship Hall at Friendship U.M. Church in Cross on Saturday, July 5.

Gallery to exhibit works by Berkeley Artists Guild

Friday, June 20, 2014 4:19 p.m.

The City of North Charleston’s Cultural Arts Department has announced that works by members of the Berkeley Artists Guild will be on exhibit at the …

Kitfield basketball tourney set for Saturday

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10:47 a.m.

The Kitfield Community Park is hosting a basketball tournament on Saturday, June 21 beginning at 6 p.m.

Library hosting ‘We <3 Art Fest’ June 21

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10:47 a.m.

The Berkeley County Library System is excited to announce that it will be hosting the first annual “We <3 Art Fest” at the Sangaree Library, 595 Sangaree Parkway in Summerville on Saturday, June 21 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Singleton celebrates 80th birthday

Monday, June 16, 2014 9:08 a.m.

Mrs. Bernice Lee Singleton celebrated her 80th birthday surrounded by her siblings, children, grandchildren, sons and daughters-in-law, along with …

Health clinic nears 5-year mark

Thursday, June 12, 2014 10:47 a.m.

A sincere thank-you goes out to all of the volunteers at the Sumpter Free Health Clinic located at 1083 Hwy 35, for their hard work and support. …

Mr. and Miss Cross High crowned

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 9:05 a.m.

Allysha Wigfall and Jamarial Pringle were crowned Miss. and Mr. Cross High School at the pageant on May 17 at CHS.

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