EMS ‘Ugly Sweater’ Christmas Party a hit

Monday, December 22, 2014 12:15 p.m.

The recent EMS Christmas Party was a hit, and was highlighted by an Ugly Sweather/Tutu contest.

Moncks Corner man found murdered; suspect arrested UPDATED

Monday, December 22, 2014 3:23 p.m.

An arrest has been made after a 51-year-old Moncks Corner man was found stabbed to death Sunday morning, Dec. 21.

Chamber brings in firm to develop county strategic plan

Monday, December 22, 2014 9:40 a.m.

The county’s leading business organization has hired a national firm to develop a strategic growth plan over the next 10 months.

Pitts named president of S.C. Chamber of Commerce

Monday, December 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce has named Ted Pitts president and CEO, effective January 2015.

Berkeley Middle School students inspire youth

Sunday, December 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley Middle School’s Gateway to Technology class visited Berkeley Elementary, Whitesville Elementary, and Berkeley Intermediate School on Dec. 11. …

Cavs give Guerry first win in 67-65 OT thriller

Saturday, December 20, 2014 12:22 a.m.

Six games and 32 minutes wasn’t enough for St. John’s Christian Academy Coach Steve Guerry to notch that first win with the Cavaliers.

SCHP graduates 40 new troopers

Saturday, December 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol announced the graduation of 40 troopers from Highway Patrol Basic Class 95 on Thursday, Dec. 18.

School district OKs cell-phones-in-schools policy

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County School District has passed a couple of policies that pave the way for students to bring their own electronic devices to school.

Rec complex games delayed until fall of 2015

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:49 a.m.

With the Moncks Corner Regional Recreation Complex now more than two years behind its original first pitch completion date of spring 2012, it looks …

School attendance line meetings announced

Friday, December 19, 2014 9:42 a.m.

Berkeley County School District will host three public viewings showcasing maps of proposed changes to the 2015-2016 attendance lines.

Victims ID’d in fatal Berkeley Co. traffic accidents

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:42 p.m.

Two traffic accidents resulted in fatalities Thursday evening, Dec. 18, in Berkeley County, according to Coroner Bill Salisbury.

Mom who drove kids into ocean knows she needs help

Thursday, December 18, 2014 8:25 p.m.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A South Carolina mother who drove her three children into the ocean off Daytona Beach testified during a hearing to determine whether she should be forcibly confined that she recognizes she is mentally ill and wants to do whatever is necessary to get better.

Berkeley goes stagnant in second half, falls to Gators 58-48

Thursday, December 18, 2014 11:55 a.m.

There is one tried and true method known to keep a high-powered offense from scoring.

Casey brings inspiring Christmas message

Thursday, December 18, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The annual Omega Jefferson Christmas Breakfast Program, conducted by the Adult Missionary Auxiliary of the Day Dawn Baptist Church was held Dec. 10 …

Hehn resigns as Town Administrator, replacement announced

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 12:12 a.m.

Marc Hehn, Moncks Corner Town Administrator, announced his resignation during an executive session at the end of the Dec. 16 town council meeting.

Huger man among 3 arrested on cocaine charges

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 3:50 p.m.

A Huger man was among three people arrested Friday, Dec. 12, on weapon and narcotic charges after members of the Charleston Police Department Special Investigations Unit executed a search warrant at 138-E Alexander Street, according to a Charleston P.D. report.

14-0: Perfection a work in progress

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 12:12 a.m.

It is an overused cliché that state championships aren’t won or lost in August in September. Seasons are 10 games long for a reason.

THS honor clubs hold combined inductions

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 1:34 p.m.

The Timberland High School Beta Club, National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society held a combined …

Volunteer birdwatchers needed for survey

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:05 p.m.

The National Audubon Society invites birdwatchers to participate in the longest-running citizen science survey in the world, the annual Audubon …

Peagler announces county hires

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 7:49 p.m.

Berkeley County Supervisor-Elect Bill Peagler took a moment during his final meeting as Mayor of Moncks Corner to announce the members that will …

Stags stay perfect on hardwood

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:06 a.m.

The newly painted mural in the Berkeley High School gymnasium says, “Fear the Deer.”

County allows campgrounds on rural property

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:07 a.m.

County Council unanimously voted Dec. 8 to allow campgrounds to operate outside of commercial areas in unincorporated Berkeley County.

District floats shifting attendance lines to deal with overcrowding

Monday, December 15, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The premise is simple, according to Berkeley County School District staff.

Moody represents Berkeley County Farm Bureau at convention

Monday, December 15, 2014 12:20 p.m.

Nicole Moody of Moncks Corner represented Berkeley County Farm Bureau as youth ambassador at South Carolina’s annual Farm Bureau Convention.

Sober or Slammer! campaign begins

Monday, December 15, 2014 12:02 p.m.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) launched the 2014-15 Sober or Slammer! enforcement blitz on Friday, Dec. 12, to combat …

Overtime changed to time-and-a-half for detention officers

Sunday, December 14, 2014 12:09 a.m.

Berkeley County detention officers will begin receiving time-and-a-half for overtime work beginning the Dec. 14 pay period after Berkeley County Council passed a resolution at the Dec. 8 meeting.

County wraps up negotiations to bring in nearly 80 jobs

Sunday, December 14, 2014 12:03 a.m.

Berkeley County Council has given final reading to two economic development agreements that could bring 78 full-time jobs and $16 million in …

Moncks Corner P.D. joins neighborhood social media site

Saturday, December 13, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Chief Chad Caldwell has announced that the Moncks Corner Police Department has joined the Next Door Community.

More Moncks Corner Christmas Parade Photos

Friday, December 12, 2014 4:26 p.m.

Photos by Dan Brown

Annual Christmas parade largest in years

Friday, December 12, 2014 12:01 p.m.

The Town of Moncks Corner showed Berkeley County it is the center of holiday spirit as well as the county seat, putting on the largest Christmas …

Upcoming Events
 Latest News
Print Ads
Latest Videos

Berkeley Independent

© 2014 Berkeley Independent an Evening Post Industries company. All Rights Reserved.

Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Parental Consent Form.