McGill meets with local leaders

Saturday, September 13, 2014 9:23 a.m.

 South Carolina Lt. Gov. Yancey McGill met in Jamestown recently with local leaders.

Mystery Plant on the spooky side

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 12:40 p.m.

It’s a long time until Halloween, but here’s a spooky little plant.

American Heritage Girls plan September events

Monday, September 8, 2014 7:30 a.m.

The American Heritage Girls at Victory Baptist Church are hosting an Operation Christmas Child Countdown on Thursday, Sept. 11 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. …

Dragons plan multi-class reunion

Sunday, September 7, 2014 11:29 a.m.

The Russellville High School Dragons 52nd class reunion will be conducted Dec. 26 at the Alvin Community Recreational Center.

Vendors needed for St. Stephen’s October Fest

Saturday, September 6, 2014 7:16 a.m.

Vendors are needed for the upcoming October Festival in St. Stephen, which will take place Oct. 10 and 11.

Mystery Plant a relative of Palmetto Tree

USC Herbarium

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 11:12 a.m.

Did you know that there are four different palm species that are native to the southeastern USA?

Class of 1964 plans reunion

Monday, September 1, 2014 10:21 a.m.

A member of the Class of 1964 recently called to say that her classmates were planning to get together to celebrate 50 years in October.

Gibbs-Forde graduates

Sunday, August 31, 2014 9:42 a.m.

Air Force Airman Michael L. Gibbs-Forde graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, TX.

MCAP fundraiser set for Oct. 18

Friday, August 29, 2014 7:49 a.m.

The Macedonia Community Action Project will hold a dinner fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Oak Grove PH Church Life Worship Center.

Gun show returns to Ladson

Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:34 a.m.

Mike Kent’s Original Charleston Gun and Knife Show returns to Ladson on Saturday, Sept. 6 and Sunday, Sept. 7 at Exchange Park Fairgrounds.

Gibbs-Forde graduates from basic training

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:31 a.m.

Air Force Airman Michael L. Gibbs-Forde graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, TX.

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. …

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