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Hood’s Chapel UM Church says Farewell and Welcome to Their Reverends

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 3:51 p.m.

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.

Keep you and your family safe from fires at home

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 3:51 p.m.

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.

Women of the Year honored

Women of the Year honored
Friday, June 24, 2016 10:33 a.m.

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. …

Join local congregation to learn about Divine Mercy

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 5:23 p.m.

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.

Ministerial Alliance issues statement on Orlando tragedy

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 5:23 p.m.

By this time everyone has heard about the tragedy of the lives lost in Orlando. It is another occasion for us as Americans to weep and wonder what is happening. It seems as if violence of one form or the other is always only a step behind us.

It’s busy time for churches in Macedonia community

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 5:23 p.m.

Oak Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church had six high school graduates:

Farmers Roadside Market App supports healthy eating and local growers

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has launched the new S.C. Farmers and Roadside Market App, a free, interactive map that makes it easier to find and buy fresh produce locally.

Sleep disorders may increase risk of heart events after procedure to open blocked arteries

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 5:25 p.m.

People with sleep disorders may have a higher risk of death, heart failure and stroke after having a procedure to open blocked heart arteries, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Cinnamon berry shortcake that isn’t at all short on flavor UPDATED

Associated Press

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 5:22 p.m.

Strawberry shortcake has always been a favorite dessert of mine — it reminds me of the carefree days of summer at my grandparent’s …

DELK: Golf tournament raising money for student scholarships

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 5:21 p.m.

The Herbie Orvin Memorial Golf Tournament will take place Sunday, June 26 at the Berkeley Country Club in Moncks Corner.

Women of the Year honored

Women of the Year honored
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:01 a.m.

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. …

Cape Romain NWR lighthouse tour set for June 26

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 9:13 a.m.

Take a tour in time to Cape Romain’s historic Lighthouse Island on Sunday, June 26th, 2016.

Rodin: Wesley AME plans 40th annual homecoming celebration

Friday, June 17, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Wesley AME has announced plans for its 40th Homecoming Celebration.

Association stages 20th Annual Deacon’s Banquet

Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The 20th Annual Deacon’s Fellowship Banquet of the Antioch Baptist Association Deacon’s Auxiliary was conducted at 2 p.m. May 21 in the …

It’s time to remember and reflect on the triumph of love and forgiveness

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 11:23 a.m.

I suspect that many of the readers of this column might not be of the twitter and Facebook generation. Therefore, the comments I get via social media are very small. This is an assumption on my part, but one thing I know for certain is that many of our readers are thoughtful thinkers when it comes to the issues that matter to them and impact their …

African American Leadership Council donates books to St. Stephen students for summer reading

African American Leadership Council donates books to St. Stephen students for summer reading
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 11:22 a.m.

At rural St. Stephen Elementary School in Berkeley County, the correlation between poverty and reading level is clear.

Charleston-area home sales sizzled in May

Charleston-area home sales sizzled in May
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 11:20 a.m.

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Wise Words from Williams: Staying safe this summer

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:01 a.m.

As I travelled the roads at a certain time of the day I was struck by the fact that the traffic was much less than it used to be. Further, along the way I saw some young people on their bikes riding around on the streets, while others were just strolling along engaged in what seems like friendly chatter. This change of scenery reminded me that …

Community Pride announces awards at annual luncheon

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Community Pride, Inc. of Charleston County held its 50th Annual Awards Luncheon on Friday, May 13 to announce Incentive and Pride Award winners being honored for their outstanding efforts to improve our community in 2016.

Wallace: Do not seek to impress your fellow man with your piety

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Believers in Jesus Christ are called to have a desire to bring glory to God more than bringing glory to themselves. This idea, however, is counter intuitive. Growing in this way includes much grace from Jesus and our reliance on the Holy Spirit to help us change our thoughts and actions.

Macedonia Newsline: Activities are important to our rural community

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 5:35 a.m.

On Sunday, May 29, Hood’s Chapel honored all their graduates from all levels of school. Mason Litchfield graduated from Berkeley Middle College and Allison Moyer from Timberland High School. They were presented with a Bible and a gift. Brooke Moyer graduated from Coastal Carolina College, Todd Shealey graduated from Macedonia Middle School …

St. Stephen View: Come out for community lunch

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 11:15 a.m.

The St. Stephen Community History Room and Café will be open 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 9. The menu will consist of pork loin roast, seasoned rice, steamed cabbage, dessert and more.

Wise Words: What comes after summer?

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 12:01 a.m.

When this column reaches you another Memorial Day with its multiplicity of celebrations would have just slipped past you. Public schools have closed for another school year, and we have set our sights on summer. I hope this will be a safe and enjoyable one for you. …

Macedonia Newsline: Sheriff’s Office needs community help

Macedonia Newsline: Sheriff’s Office needs community help

For the Independent

Monday, May 30, 2016 12:01 a.m.

On Tuesday night, May 24, the Macedonia Action Project invited Sheriff Duane Lewis to speak. There wasn’t as large a group of people as there …

Military News: Moncks Corner native keeps Navy wing flying high

Military News: Moncks Corner native keeps Navy wing flying high
Monday, May 30, 2016 12:01 a.m.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A 2006 Berkley High School graduate and Moncks Corner, South Carolina native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard Naval Air …

St. Stephen Baptist Missionary recognizes graduates

St. Stephen Baptist Missionary recognizes graduates
Friday, May 27, 2016 3:40 p.m.

St. Stephen Baptist Missionary Church held its first annual graduation recognition program on Sunday, May 22.

Trilogy: Community invited to spring revival services at Day Dawn Baptist Church

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Rev. Joshua Prioleau, officers and the entire Day Dawn Baptist Church family has invited the community to revival services 7 p.m. nightly, June 1-3 on Highway 45 in Pineville.

Be encouraging when sharing gospel with others

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 10:01 a.m.

A dear church member went to be the Lord a few weeks ago. As I was preparing to preach his funeral, the word that came to my mind that described him was the word, “encourager.” I believe that Scripture shows us that encouraging others is a sign of one’s true faith in Christ. Today I want to show you a few ways God’s …

Macedonia Newsline: Bonner Elementary students celebrate end of year

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Providence Baptist Church will have a special singing service by Peggy Sineath, at 11 a.m. May 29. There will be a covered-dish dinner following the service.

Williams: You don’t have to be a victim of circumstance

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 4:41 p.m.

The gentlemen were exchanging pleasantries. They laughed, they told stories, and they seemed to have been having a genuinely good time. Suddenly one of them got a little more serious. You could see the change in his demeanor and hear the concern in his voice. “So, how are you doing?” he asked. The other gentleman did not miss a beat …

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