Goose Creek tattoo artist competes on Spike TV’s ‘Ink Master’

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:28 a.m.

Goose Creek resident Emily Elegado has been “on vacation” for much of the summer ...

Berkeley County Blueways needs volunteers

Monday, August 25, 2014 2:44 p.m.

The annual Beach Sweep/River Sweep for 2014 will be held on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. until noon.

DeHays enjoy trip to DC, Vermont and NYC

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 8:17 a.m.

Lynn DeHay has just returned from a vacation with daughter Dawn, her husband Rufus Prince and their sons, Ryan, Logan and Carson.

Do you qualify for reduced property taxes? UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 4:10 p.m.

The Berkeley County Auditor wants to be sure that all Berkeley County property owners are receiving all the property tax exemptions that may be available to them.

Clinic receives community support

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:01 a.m.

The Sumpter Free Health Clinic volunteer members recently had a surprise visit from Lt. Gov. Yancey McGill, Rep. Joe Jefferson and Mayor Johnny …

MCAP meets Aug. 26

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:01 a.m.

The Macedonia Action Project will be having its next meeting on Tuesday, Aug.26 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Fellowship Hall at Hood’s Chapel UM Church.

MMS’s ‘Meet the Teacher’ Aug. 14 UPDATED

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 2:49 p.m.

Macedonia Middle School will hold Meet the Teacher on Aug. 14 from 4 to 7 p.m

Community Awareness Day Aug. 16 in Bonneau UPDATED

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 2:47 p.m.

The Bradley Blake Caring and Sharing Foundation will conduct a Community Awareness Day on Aug. 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bonneau Park, 420 Municipal Lane in Bonneau.

Strickland, Vinson exchange vows

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 3:08 p.m.

Jessica Seabrook Strickland of Cross and Steven Blake Vinson of Florence were united in marriage on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at Berkeley Baptist …

Donations needed at health clinic UPDATED

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 2:47 p.m.

The Sumpter Free Health Clinic is in need of donations to help patients purchase their medication. To donate, check should be made out to: Sumpter Free Health Clinic, and mailed to PO Box 340, St. Stephen, SC 29479.

Former resident finds his nitch UPDATED

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 2:47 p.m.

Jamie DeHay,formerly of the Bannisterdown community and now a resident of Orlando, FL, has found his calling.

Back to school program set for THS UPDATED

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 2:47 p.m.

Timberland High School will host “Empowering Your Child for the Future” in the school auditorium on Aug. 13.

Junior Explorers hosting blood drive Aug. 11

Thursday, August 7, 2014 7:34 a.m.

A blood drive will be hosted by the Macedonia Fire Department Junior Explorers at the Macedonia Fire Department located at 2108 North Hwy 17-A on Monday, Aug. 11 from 2 until 7 p.m.

Back to School Bash set for Cross Park

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 8:17 a.m.

A local group named “Togetherness” is asking for our assistance. Togetherness is planning a Back to School Bash on Aug. 9 at the Cross Park from 4 to 6 p.m.

Community welcomes new pastor

Sunday, August 3, 2014 10:19 a.m.

Hood’s Chapel United Methodist Church has welcomed its new pastor, Janice Mabey. She replaced Pastor Bill Tanner who retired in June.

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.

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