Stags third in midweek meet at CBHS

Monday, March 28, 2016 12:50 a.m.

Berkeley High School’s track and field teams journeyed over to Cane Bay High School for a midweek meet against a pair of county rivals and out- …

Riverdogs having national anthem tryouts

Sunday, March 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Each season, a group of Major League hopefuls with dreams of one day playing in the Bronx arrive to the Lowcountry. While each summer Charleston showcases the future stars of the “The Show,” the RiverDogs also offer a shot to any star performer dreaming of a chance under the bright lights at The Joe this year.

Great trail cleanup to attack litter, illegal dumpsites

Sunday, March 27, 2016 10:07 a.m.

Palmetto Conservation Foundation (PCF) and PalmettoPride kicked off the Great Trail Cleanup of South Carolina today to attack litter and illegal …

Athletes recognized by HSSR

Sunday, March 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The High School Sports Report has announced its all-state teams for basketball and wrestling.

Statewide Environmental Awareness Award nominations due by April 22

Sunday, March 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The state of South Carolina is seeking nominations for an award to recognize individuals who are doing extraordinary work for the natural environment. Nominations will be accepted through April 22.

Adult education employees recognized

Sunday, March 27, 2016 8:08 p.m.

Three Berkeley County Adult Education employees received recognition and awards for their work in adult education during the Adult Education Spring …

Red-shouldered hawk returns home after mild head trauma

Saturday, March 26, 2016 2:03 p.m.

She didn’t miss a stroke. When the lid of the box opened, the red-shouldered hawk lifted her head and shot out of the container into the wind, …

Grooms hoping for strong finish

Friday, March 25, 2016 3:23 p.m.

Berkeley High School’s softball team posted some impressive stats the first part of the season but fourth-year coach Boogie Grooms hopes his …

Law enforcement not easing up on security measures at Cooper River Bridge Run

For the Independent

Friday, March 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Ever since security at the Cooper River Bridge Run and Walk was ramped up following the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, the event has presented no …

Moncks Corner Recreation Complex opening day ceremonies slated for April 2

Friday, March 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

April 2 is a big deal for Moncks Corner community.

Charleston airport unveils plans for Emanuel shootings memorial

For the Independent

Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:01 p.m.

A memorial honoring the nine victims of last summer’s Emanuel AME Church shooting will be installed at Charleston International Airport.

Cargo volumes back on the rise at Port of Charleston

For the Independent

Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Port of Charleston has had a 3 percent increase in containerized cargo volumes this fiscal year compared to the same period in 2015. The Port of …

Free CPR classes

Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Moncks Corner Fire Department is providing free CPR classes every Saturday (except holiday weekends) in the fire station at 116 Carolina Avenue, Moncks Corner. Classes begin promptly at 9 a.m. and last approximately 2-3 hours depending on the number of students.

SC House Legislative Roundup

Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

MONEY LAUNDERING: The House of Representatives amended, approved and sent the Senate H.4554, the “South Carolina Anti Money Laundering Act” which establishes new provisions for the regulation and oversight of money transmission services. The legislation is offered as a means of rectifying South Carolina’s current status as the …

Beauty and the Beast comes to Cane Bay UPDATED

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Be their guest and expect surprises.

Shovels in the dirt

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Right now it is just a large path of dirt cutting through thousands of trees, but two years and $83 million from now, the new Nexton Parkway will be …

District practices during simulated crisis

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County School District personnel practiced its responses to a simulated crisis at Whitesville Elementary on Thursday.

Local DAR chapter presents plaque to Patriots Point UPDATED

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

In partnership with the Department of Defense, Daughters of the American Revolution General Marion’s Brigade Chapter, NSDAR, presented a …

Only bid for plant, equipment rejected

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The open bid process for a taxpayer-owned plant was off to a promising start. More than 100 companies downloaded the information from govdeals.com, where it was posted for two months.

Former publisher to lead association

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Ellen Priest, president and publisher of The Star in North Augusta and the Aiken Standard, was elected president of the S.C. Press Association at the …

Wells shines at Redhawks practice

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Carolina Redhawks are closing in on the 10-week mark before opening day on June 4.

Future Berkeley County hospital begins design phase UPDATED

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 1:25 p.m.

Allen Carroll knows how long Berkeley County has waited for its own hospital: too long.

Injured raptor narrowly escapes being roadkill

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 1:25 p.m.

Editor’s Note: Reporter Lindsay Street was on her way to work Friday when she came upon an injured bird in traffic. This is her first-person …

Moncks Corner mayor names new admin

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 1:26 p.m.

Moncks Corner Mayor Michael Lockliear has named Jeffery Lord as the new Moncks Corner town administrator.

Crime news

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 1:38 p.m.

Two bicyclists in Bonneau believed they were the targets of a shooter and called police. The victims called law enforcement to report “a white male who fired a gun as they were riding their bicycles past the location,” the report said.

Stags improve to 9-1

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 1:07 a.m.

Berkeley High School’s baseball team withstood a pair of serious challenges last week in its bid for a fourth straight region crown.

Bucs in ESPN FCS Kickoff

Monday, March 21, 2016 9:39 a.m.

Charleston Southern’s football program will find out where it really stands in the FCS right out of the gate this fall.

Filing underway in Berkeley County for public offices

Sunday, March 20, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Filing is underway now through noon March 30 for a variety of county and state offices.

Berkeley County wage dispute transferred from state to federal court UPDATED

Saturday, March 19, 2016 10:00 a.m.

A lawsuit stemming from an ongoing wage dispute in Berkeley Court was transferred recently from state to federal court.

Coker to head Berkeley Museum

Saturday, March 19, 2016 8:26 p.m.

Goose Creek native Michael Coker has been tabbed as the new manager of Berkeley Museum in Moncks Corner.

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