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Week 1 a family affair for Craig

Week 1 a family affair for Craig
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Timberland coach Art Craig is adamant Friday’s encounter with Woodland High School is not Craig Bowl I or anything catchy like that.

Cavs aiming for more victory celebrations

Cavs aiming for more victory celebrations

Special to Summerville Communications

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

With nearly his entire team returning, along with several transfers, St. John’s Christian Academy football coach John McCall is optimistic …

Cross aiming for Class A crown

Cross aiming for Class A crown
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:00 p.m.

Cross High School has a new region and new quarterback but the Trojans expect their penchant for winning games to remain the same.

Wolves eyeing another region crown

Wolves eyeing another region crown
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:00 p.m.

Timberland High School football coach Art Craig has guided the Wolves to nine region titles in 10 seasons, including four straight after coasting …

School board to resume opening meetings with prayer UPDATED

School board to resume opening meetings with prayer

For the Independent

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 9:34 a.m.

Berkeley County School Board in September will again open its meetings with a prayer, despite the threat of a lawsuit.

Marching to a different beat

For the Independent

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

On this day everyone was forced inside due to a late afternoon storm, no doubt a welcomed change from the summer heat, but it still sounded the same. …

Round 1 begins for Robinson

Round 1 begins for Robinson
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Randy Robinson said if he was afraid of a challenge, he wouldn’t have pursued a career in coaching high school football.

4 of 5 school board races contested for Nov. 8 election

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Of the five seats facing reelection for Berkeley County school board, two freshman incumbents will try to retain their seats in a challenged race. The three other, more seasoned incumbents will not run for reelection.

Report: County is eighth best in state in jobless rate

Report: County is eighth best in state in jobless rate
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:01 p.m.

More Berkeley County residents found jobs — including the hundreds who joined the workforce — in July, leading to a sharp 0.4 percent …

Northwoods Mall barring unaccompanied minors during some hours

Northwoods Mall barring unaccompanied minors during some hours

For the Independent

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:29 a.m.

One of the region’s largest shopping malls is cracking down on unattended teenagers and other minors.

Local Red Cross helps shelter, feed more than 10,000 in Louisiana

Local Red Cross helps shelter, feed more than 10,000 in  Louisiana
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The flooding in Louisiana has been called by some the worst natural disaster since Superstorm Sandy and American Red Cross disaster volunteers are …

Historians: Blackbeard the pirate a native of Goose Creek

Historians: Blackbeard the pirate a native of Goose Creek
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:33 a.m.

Let Summerville have its sweet tea. Goose Creek may have an even sweeter claim: birthplace of the famous Blackbeard the pirate.

RedHawks fall to league-leading Outsiders

RedHawks fall to league-leading Outsiders
Monday, August 22, 2016 10:47 a.m.

The Lowcountry RedHawks were aiming to win on back-to-back weeks but came up short against the CCFL-leading Triad Outsiders on Saturday.

Muschamp focused solely on South Carolina, not redemption

Muschamp focused solely on South Carolina, not redemption

AP Sports Writer

Monday, August 22, 2016 12:01 p.m.

COLUMBIA — Will Muschamp isn’t worried about what did or didn’t happen at his only other head coaching stop. Everything the new …

Mosquitoes in North Charleston test positive for West Nile

Monday, August 22, 2016 11:51 a.m.

Mosquitoes collected at the Naval Weapons Station recently tested positive for West Nile virus, a military spokesman said Monday.

Clemson aiming for College Football Playoff again

Clemson aiming for College Football Playoff again

AP Sports Writer

Monday, August 22, 2016 12:01 a.m.

CLEMSON — When Clemson came back from its national championship loss to Alabama, coach Dabo Swinney showed his Tigers a handful of plays that …

Coroner identifies 19-year-old as victim fatally shot at Goose Creek party

Sunday, August 21, 2016 10:38 p.m.

A 19-year-old died early Sunday after a shooting at a Goose Creek party.

Ultimate challenge awaits CSU in opener

Ultimate challenge awaits CSU in opener
Sunday, August 21, 2016 2:40 p.m.

Charleston Southern has turned the page to its long-awaited season opener at No.1 North Dakota State.

Old team foils Robinson's BHS opener UPDATED

Saturday, August 20, 2016 12:13 a.m.

CENTRAL — On Friday the Berkeley High School football had a lot of big plays, but D.W. Daniel played more consistently to best the visiting Stags 33-21 on a wet, humid Week 0 contest at Singleton Field.

Cobras topple Ashley Ridge UPDATED

Saturday, August 20, 2016 12:21 a.m.

Two of the top teams in the Lowcountry kicked off the 2016 season on Friday night at Ashley Ridge, with the visiting team from Cane Bay taking a wild 40-29 win.

Panel to look at economic development plan

Friday, August 19, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A panel discussion next week will focus on Dorchester County’s role to play in the tri-county’s One Region economic development strategy.

State agencies team up to promote student driving safety

Friday, August 19, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The S.C. Departments of Education, Public Safety, and Transportation kicked off a joint effort to bring school and community awareness to the importance of student driving safety.

Berkeley Middle School First Day UPDATED

Friday, August 19, 2016 6:46 p.m.

Photos by Katie Florimbio

An easier A: Students will be graded on 10-point scale

Thursday, August 18, 2016 12:01 a.m.

In an effort to help Berkeley County’s public school students to match up to neighboring school district students and national students, the school board has unanimously passed a policy changing the grading scale to 10-points.

Robinson headed back to Lions den UPDATED

Robinson headed back to Lions den
Thursday, August 18, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Randy Robinson's first test as the Berkeley High School football coach could be the three-plus hour bus ride to the Upstate and the time he has to …

Aircraft to spray Sunday for mosquito abatement

Aircraft to spray Sunday for mosquito abatement
Thursday, August 18, 2016 3:51 p.m.

Berkeley County Mosquito Abatement announced Thursday that it will spray, by aircraft, on Sunday from 6:30-9:30 a.m. in Southern Berkeley County.

In Berkeley Co., workforce development starts long before high school graduation

Thursday, August 18, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The state’s top educators say Berkeley County School District is a great example for the state and nation in preparing children for the workforce.

Football Talk, Week 0: Berkeley and Dorchester schools UPDATED

Football Talk, Week 0: Berkeley and Dorchester schools
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 10:05 a.m.

Rob Gantt and Roger Lee talk about Week 0 of the 2016 football season.

County officials mull restricting gunfire, this time in just Sangaree

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 10:49 p.m.

Want to shoot your gun at a target in your backyard in Sangaree? That could be a $500 fine, if a new ordinance is passed through Berkeley County Council.

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