2nd Annual Turkey Giveaway & Healthfair UPDATED

Monday, November 23, 2015 2:05 a.m.

Over 600 turkeys were given away to the community at the 2nd Annual Turkey Giveaway & Health Fair.Moncks Corner's Charlamagne tha god, Third Eye …

Tough ending for Wolves; 2016 outlook bright again

Monday, November 23, 2015 3:56 p.m.

For now, Timberland’s second-round playoff loss at Dillon on Friday night will hurt badly.

Berkeley voters ‘Feel the Bern’ at Democratic presidential hopeful event UPDATED

Sunday, November 22, 2015 5:30 p.m.

A small crowd greeted U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont with chants of “Bernie, Bernie, Bernie!”

Industrial park receives ‘shovel-ready’ designation

Thursday, November 19, 2015 12:28 p.m.

Five years after 500 workers lost their jobs at the massive wholesale nursery Carolina Nursery outside Moncks Corner, the mostly vacant site is ready …

David Berry Benefit

The Independent

Thursday, November 19, 2015 12:01 p.m.

For David Berry, a mild Monday in September seemed like the ideal day to burn a bit of trash.

Blotter: Man cuts himself on bottle of moonshine

Special to the Independent

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:01 p.m.

On Nov. 10, a Berkeley County sheriff’s deputy responded to Rainey Drive in Ladson in response to a disturbance. When the deputy turned onto …

DAR honors Vietnam veterans

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:31 p.m.

The General Marion’s Brigade Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored Vietnam veterans on Saturday at a ceremony at the …

School district receives AdvancED accreditation

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County School District (BCSD) hosted an AdvancED External Review Team from Nov. 1, through Nov. 4. The External Review Team found that BCSD …

Foundation offers funding up to $10,000 for nonprofits

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Giving Back to Berkeley County Fund of Coastal Community Foundation is now accepting requests for funding of up to $10,000 from Berkeley County nonprofits addressing any community need. Online applications are available at http://coastalcommunityfoundation.org/grants/ and must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8.

Help wanted for school district’s ‘most difficult job’

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Pedro Acosta has eight children in Berkeley County schools and it seems like they are always coming home or going to school late.

Ripe for tradition: Monastery creche festival showcases a world of nativity scenes

Special to the Independent

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Over the last decade, some families in the Lowcountry have adopted a new holiday tradition wholly unique to the region. For them, the season would …

Middleton Place Pioneer Days, Part 2 UPDATED

Monday, November 16, 2015 12:46 p.m.

Photos by Katie Florimbio

Middleton Place Pioneer Days, Part 1 UPDATED

Monday, November 16, 2015 12:40 p.m.

Photos by Katie Florimbio

March 14 named one of three flood make-up days

Monday, November 16, 2015 11:39 a.m.

Berkeley County School District Superintendent Brenda Blackburn has named the third school makeup day as Monday, March 14.

Berkeley Boutique Sip and Shop

Sunday, November 15, 2015 5:57 p.m.

The Berkeley Boutique hosted their first of many more to come "Sip and Shop". What a great way for ladies to enjoy a night out with a little …

Cobras heading to Westside

Sunday, November 15, 2015 5:32 p.m.

Twenty-one Cane Bay seniors enter the final stretch of their high school football careers on Friday.

Macedonia man erects Korean War monument

Saturday, November 14, 2015 8:07 p.m.

Leonard Hood, Webber J. Gaskins, Richard L. Kinloch, Louis I. Mack, Roosevelt Basco, Charles R. Cooper, John W. Hill Jr., and C.A. Wrenn.

UPDATE: Robbery suspect caught UPDATED

Friday, November 13, 2015 4:47 p.m.

An armed robbery suspect sought by Berkeley County Sheriff’s office has been found according to Berkeley County officials.

Fall Festival for Berkeley Center of the Arts set for Saturday

Friday, November 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley Center for the Arts will present its Fall Festival at Goose Creek High School (1137 Redbank Road, Goose Creek) 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

Wolves roll, Dillon next UPDATED

Friday, November 13, 2015 9:30 p.m.

Timberland coach Art Craig said his team couldn't afford to let a team like Battery Creek hang around.

Jamestown nonprofit donates to flood relief

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Hell Hole Inc. made a $1,000 donation to the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church Disaster Relief Fund and presented the check to …

Berkeley Co. school receives recycling grant UPDATED

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Sangaree Intermediate School received a $1,200 DHEC Recycling Education Grant to purchase recycling bins for classrooms and work areas throughout the …

Volvo exec talks entrance, education, infrastructure

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Dozens of suit-clad people lined up for the chance to meet her. For many in the Charleston business community, the opportunity arose: a chance to …

Crime in the County: Navy base student reports scam

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 11:34 a.m.

An active member of the navy and student at the naval base may have been the target of a scam in which a man accused him of sending nude pictures to a 16-year-old girl. A Berkeley County Sheriff’s deputy responded to the Hanahan Police Department on Nov. 1 where the student first reported the incident. He told the deputy that he met a girl …

Cherry Hill Comm. Ctr. UPDATED

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Local veterans were honored Sunday at Cherry Hill Community Center

Vietnam to Desert Storm: Veteran thankful for military service UPDATED

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 11:36 a.m.

Serving the handful of regulars, a veteran pours the mugs at the Goose Creek VFW on Stephanie Drive.

First Christian Church Trunk or Treat 2015

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 6:55 p.m.

First Christian Church Trunk or Treat 2015 . (Photos by Katie Florimbio)

Schools chief earns positive views from staff, parents

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 11:32 a.m.

“Legitimate,” “breath of fresh air,” “authentic” — just a few words describing the new public …

Local veterans honored at Cherry Hill Community Center UPDATED

The Independent

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 12:36 p.m.

Chilly temperatures and wet weather didn’t deter residents from attending a ceremony Sunday to honor local veterans at the Cherry Hill …

Butterfly life UPDATED

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 11:22 a.m.

A buckeye takes a breakfast break

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