Man killed in wreck on Old State Road

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:15 a.m.

A Eutawville man has died after the minivan he was riding in struck a logging truck head on, according to Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury.

School board candidates make case for Nov. 4 election

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 7:01 a.m.

The Independent’s Conversation with the Candidates wrapped up Oct. 15 with the school board District 6 candidates Tommy McPherson and Sally Wofford. …

Lady Stags serve up success on Senior Night

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:26 p.m.

In their last home match of the season, the Berkeley Lady Stags tennis team wanted to go out with a bang.

School bus driver fired for texting while driving students

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 5:34 p.m.

Berkeley County School District has fired a bus driver this week after a short video allegedly shows him texting on the job.

Alcoa Mt. Holly announces $155,542 in grants

Monday, October 20, 2014 7:24 a.m.

Alcoa Mt. Holly announced $155,542 in Alcoa Foundation grants to four local non-profit organizations last week: the South Carolina Aquarium, Junior …

Homecoming parade a storied Berkeley and Moncks Corner tradition UPDATED

Monday, October 20, 2014 1:53 p.m.

The fans came back.

St. Stephen's Octoberfest

Monday, October 20, 2014 11:14 a.m.

Photos by Ann Mack

Jefferson, Mondo debate in Summerville forum

Sunday, October 19, 2014 12:49 a.m.

Candidates vying for House District 102 — one of only two contested S.C. House seats in Berkeley County for the General Election — squared off during …

Blown Away: Stags spank Bruins 41-15 UPDATED

Saturday, October 18, 2014 12:11 a.m.

Six turnovers will not win many football games.

Macedonia Middle faculty takes stand against breast cancer

Saturday, October 18, 2014 9:20 a.m.

Macedonia Middle School faculty and staff dressed in pink to raise breast cancer awareness on Friday, Oct. 10.

AG to BCSD: Cease paying legal fees for indicted employee

Friday, October 17, 2014 11:54 a.m.

The state’s Attorney General’s Office issued a letter to Berkeley County School District Oct. 14 saying it may seek legal action to recover money the district has spent on defending an indicted employee.

Conversation with the school board candidates: Tommy McPherson UPDATED

The Independent

Friday, October 17, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County school board District 6 candidate Tommy McPherson sat down with voters and the Independent Oct. 15 for the final installment of …

Santee Cooper board approves 2014 Series CD bond sale

Friday, October 17, 2014 1:00 p.m.

The Santee Cooper Board of Directors has approved the sale of $736 million in revenue obligation bonds, with proceeds designated to refinance a …

Detention officers ordered to pay $3M in wrongful-death suit

Friday, October 17, 2014 8:48 p.m.

A jury has issued a $2.95 million verdict against five Berkeley County corrections officers accused of standing by while an inmate at Hill-Finklea Detention Center suffered and later died.

Court approves final settlement for deputy overtime pay suit

The Independent

Friday, October 17, 2014 7:55 a.m.

A district court has approved settlement of a lawsuit over Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office’s fluctuating overtime policy.

Conversation with the school board candidates: Sally Wofford UPDATED

The Independent

Friday, October 17, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County school board District 6 candidate Sally Wofford sat down with voters and the Independent Oct. 15 for the final installment of …

Lady Cavs volleyball season ends with loss UPDATED

Thursday, October 16, 2014 7:40 a.m.

The St. John’s Christian Academy Lady Cavaliers volleyball team ended its season on something of a down note on Monday, Oct. 13 with a straight game, …

Accident claims Moncks Corner man

Thursday, October 16, 2014 10:24 a.m.

A 65-year-old Moncks Corner man died on Oct. 15 after a single-car accident on Highway 402.

Good Samaritan aids in car fire rescue

Thursday, October 16, 2014 12:25 p.m.

Walter Dean can consider himself a lucky man today.

Free computer classes continue at Tech

Thursday, October 16, 2014 7:43 a.m.

The Public Computer Center at Trident Technical College’s Berkeley Campus is offering computer courses to the public, free of charge.

DNR breaks down 2014 turkey hunting stats

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:58 a.m.

Over 45,000 turkey hunters take to the woods annually in South Carolina with hopes of harvesting a wily gobbler, and the 2014 spring turkey season …

County tables chicken question

The Independent

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 7:56 a.m.

The chickens haven’t come home to roost in residential zones in Berkeley County — at least not yet.

Breast Cancer Awareness Walk set for Oct. 18 in St. Stephen

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 1:58 p.m.

Everyone is invited to attend a Breast Cancer Awareness Walk sponsored by Zeta Amicae of Moncks Corner.

Berkeley Co. students score above state average on SAT

The Independent

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 12:48 a.m.

Berkeley County high school seniors taking a national college admissions exam surpassed the state average for the fourth year in a row.

Jefferson, Mondo expected to take part in forum

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 2:54 p.m.

Voters will have an opportunity to hear from House of Representatives candidates in Districts 94, 98 and 102 on Wednesday night.

St. John’s homecoming joins past and present students UPDATED

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 1:50 p.m.

The public address announcer made the comment midway through the St. John’s Christian Academy homecoming football game against Beaufort Academy that …

McElveen, BCSD announce collaborative effort

The Independent

Monday, October 13, 2014 7:34 a.m.

Business and education converged Friday, Oct. 10, in a collaborative effort to help Berkeley County students.

Man wanted on drug charges surrenders

Monday, October 13, 2014 7:34 p.m.

A man wanted in connection with a drug raid on two Rutt Lane residences has surrendered to Berkeley County authorities, according to Berkeley County …

Prediction: Fall colors may peak sooner than normal

Monday, October 13, 2014 3:42 p.m.

A rare summer cool snap may mean that fall colors in the Southern Appalachians could peak a few days sooner than normal, according to Clemson …

State’s first 2014 flu-related death reported

Sunday, October 12, 2014 10:18 a.m.

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has announced that it has been notified of the state’s first flu-associated death of the season.

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