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Volvo seeks community comment ahead of 2018 plant opening

Volvo seeks community comment ahead of 2018 plant opening
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 11:28 a.m.

When David McNair got the call his father had been in a car accident and transported to the hospital, he feared the worst. His father had passed out …

Hanahan woman accused of smuggling contraband into jail surrenders to Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office

Hanahan woman accused of smuggling contraband into jail surrenders to Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016 11:08 a.m.

A Hanahan woman accused of smuggling contraband items to her inmate son at Georgetown County Detention Center turned herself in to authorities …

Dove season opens with new daily bag limit

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 11:06 a.m.

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Board has approved all migratory bird hunting seasons for 2016-2017. The seasons, daily bag limits, …

Teen dies in ATV crash UPDATED

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 9:35 a.m.

An Alvin teen died Monday after an ATV crash.

Timberland student selected for virtual engineering program

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 11:07 a.m.

A Timberland High student will participate in a statewide virtual engineering program.

Bucs romp; FSU up next

Bucs romp; FSU up next
Monday, September 5, 2016 12:52 p.m.

Charleston Southern has already tangled with the king of the mountain in FCS. Now, the Bucs are rolling into the Sunshine State to take on one of the …

Top Honor for Berkeley County School Resource Officer

Top Honor for Berkeley County School Resource Officer

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Saturday, September 3, 2016 9:01 p.m.

You are easily overlooked when tucked deep into rural Berkeley County. Ignored farm pastures are most times the only break in the thick pine forests …

Moncks Corner native dances at Rio opening ceremonies

Moncks Corner native dances at Rio opening ceremonies
Saturday, September 3, 2016 10:00 a.m.

A Moncks Corner woman who claims to have two left feet found herself dancing at the opening of the Olympic Games in Rio.

Two men who reported home invasion arrested after deputies find stolen goods, drugs

Two men who reported home invasion arrested after deputies find stolen goods, drugs

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Saturday, September 3, 2016 10:03 a.m.

Two Goose Creek men who reported being victims of a home invasion Aug. 30 have been arrested.

Green Wave drops Stags

Green Wave drops Stags
Saturday, September 3, 2016 10:04 a.m.

The momentum the Stags built with a win over Stratford in Week 1 didn’t help them in their road trip in Week 2.

Experts question procedure in animal investigation

Saturday, September 3, 2016 10:08 a.m.

A deer skeleton with a leash around its neck, a sick reptile missing three of four legs, rabbits dead in cages, a horse head and hooves, and several dead dogs are among the horrors discovered at a Moncks Corner property earlier this summer.

Olympia Gymnasts preparing for national competition

Olympia Gymnasts preparing for national competition
Friday, September 2, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Along Highway 52 in Moncks Corner there sits a mostly unremarkable building. Most locals pass by it without giving it a second thought, and most …

Wolves stave off Cross upset bid UPDATED

Wolves stave off Cross upset bid
Friday, September 2, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Given the history of the Timberland-Cross series, Thursday’s final score seems out of place.

Hermine heads up the Atlantic UPDATED

Hermine heads up the Atlantic
Friday, September 2, 2016 7:13 a.m.

Weather officials have reported significant rainfall Friday as Hermine returned to Tropical Storm strength earlier in the day.

Lions plan 20th annual barbecue contest

Lions plan 20th annual barbecue contest
Thursday, September 1, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The 20th annual Berkeley Barbecue Cookoff, sponsored by the Moncks Corner Lions Club, will be Sept. 16 at the Old Santee Canal Park in Moncks Corner. …

Smith leading SJCA resurgence

Smith leading SJCA resurgence

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Thursday, September 1, 2016 7:01 a.m.

What a difference a year makes.

Hermine heads to Dorchester, Berkeley counties: schools, government offices announce closings UPDATED

Hermine heads to Dorchester, Berkeley counties: schools, government offices announce closings
Thursday, September 1, 2016 6:55 a.m.

Tropical Storm Hermine has strengthened to hurricane status, the National Hurricane Center said Thursday afternoon.

Historic preservation major got enriching summer experience at Berkeley County Museum and Heritage Center

Historic preservation major got enriching summer experience at Berkeley County Museum and Heritage Center
Thursday, September 1, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Anna Harkins is a student at the College of Charleston and this summer she has been applying her major to gain the experience and knowledge that may …

Berkeley schools closed Friday for Tropical Storm Hermine

Thursday, September 1, 2016 2:20 p.m.

Due to the forecast of heavy rain and winds resulting from Tropical Storm Hermine, Berkeley County School District has canceled classes and closed offices for Friday, Sept. 2.

Report: Student ACT scores low, but climbing

Report: Student ACT scores low, but climbing
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Only 14 percent of 51,000 students tested statewide who graduated this year met the ACT’s “college readiness” benchmarks in all …

Cross aiming high

Cross aiming high

For The Independent

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 3:03 p.m.

Damian Johno likes to know what is team is made of early on during the season.

‘We’re not immune’: Active shooter training prepares Berkeley County residents

‘We’re not immune’: Active shooter training prepares Berkeley County residents
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:01 a.m.

According to the Department of Justice, at least 160 active shooter incidents have occurred in the United States since 2000, including the Emmanuel …

DNR internships train next generation of wildlife professionals

DNR internships train next generation of wildlife professionals
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The summer internship program of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division, geared to train the …

High school football games moved up UPDATED

High school football games moved up
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 4:18 p.m.

It will be Thursday Night Lights this week.

Clemson nears completion of North Charleston graduate center, names director

Clemson nears completion of North Charleston graduate center, names director

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016 12:30 a.m.

Workers are still putting the final touches on Clemson’s graduate school building in North Charleston, but the university is getting closer to …

Staying busy with the bees

Staying busy with the bees
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 12:21 a.m.

The buzz coming from a hive of busy bees tells most people to step away – a self-preservation instinct to prevent getting stung.

Library considers Cane Bay branch

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 12:23 a.m.

Combining a workout for your brain and your body, the Berkeley County Library System and the YMCA of Greater Charleston are considering placing a new library branch in the planned Cane Bay YMCA.The idea is still a “big-picture” concept, according to county officials, who stressed there’s no contract in place and no firm …

Two killed in SC 45 crash

Two killed in SC 45 crash
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 9:24 a.m.

Two people died in a single-vehicle crash on SC 45 Monday night.

Gas prices jump ahead of holiday weekend

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 12:24 a.m.

Gasoline prices climbed for a second straight week ahead of the upcoming holiday weekend, but they are not expected to rise much higher as the summer driving season comes to a close.

Deadly equine disease reported in Berkeley County

Deadly equine disease reported in Berkeley County
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 12:01 p.m.

A case of a deadly, mosquito-borne disease that affects horses has been reported in Berkeley County.

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