Independent publisher meets with Rotarians

Friday, July 31, 2015 10:35 a.m.

Summerville Communications Publisher Steve Wagenlander spoke at the July 30 meeting of Rotary Club of Moncks Corner. Summerville Communications …

Grants offered to FFA chapters

Friday, July 31, 2015 9:56 a.m.

Tractor Supply Company is excited to announce a new program that allows opportunities for local FFA chapters to make their communities a better place to live.

Clemson extension 4H workshop planned

Saturday, July 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The local 4-H Youth Development Program is offering a 2-day workshop for youth ages 9-and-older who would like to learn about food and cooking.

Want to be a vendor for Volvo? Check out this workshop

Monday, July 20, 2015 4:51 p.m.

The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce will hold a Berkeley County Small & Minority Owned Business Workshop 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, in Cross.

St. Stephen Police hosts summer camp

Monday, July 20, 2015 4:50 p.m.

The St. Stephen Police Department will be hosting the inaugural “Joshua L. Milligan” summer camp. The camp will be offered to all students entering the 4th-8th grade and will cost $30 per student. The camp will be held the week of July 27-31 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the St. Stephen Middle School. Contact Town Hall 567-3597 for …

Trilogy: Group hopes to promote small-town restoration efforts

Monday, July 20, 2015 4:50 p.m.

Two years ago, a few concerned residents of the St. Stephen, Pineville, Russellville and Alvin Communities, organized themselves in an effort to restore portions of the Town of St. Stephen. The Town was once the major business and shopping hub for area residents.

Something eating your tomatoes? Learn organic pest management July 29

Thursday, July 16, 2015 6:58 p.m.

Insects and pests present an ongoing challenge for even the most seasoned gardeners. Organic gardening is taking off as more and more people …

Jolly graduates USAF basic training

Thursday, July 16, 2015 6:55 p.m.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Shawn R. Jolly graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Command changed at Naval Health Clinic

Thursday, July 16, 2015 6:56 p.m.

Capt. Marvin L. Jones, commanding officer of Naval Health Clinic Charleston, has relinquished command to Capt. Elizabeth A. Maley during a change of command ceremony June 26 at NHCC.

Wise Words: Four responses to a common question

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 12:10 p.m.

As a rule I like hearing other people’s opinions on various issues. I especially enjoy it when I am able to ask questions and they respond without being defensive. Engaging each other in meaningful conversation is a great way to learn about things. But it also tells us a lot about each other.

Get the latest economic update for Berkeley Co.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County NAACP invites the public to a session with representatives of the Berkeley County Economic Development Board to receive answers …

Bay Village Estates offering Lowcountry charm

Monday, July 13, 2015 11:07 a.m.

If you’ve ever entertained the idea of living close to the lake, Bay Village Estates is the answer to your most special dreams. Located off …

Trident Technical College to offer free church security seminar UPDATED

Thursday, July 9, 2015 1:06 p.m.

Trident Technical College will offer a free church security seminar for leaders of all faiths and religious organizations, congregants and the …

Workshop planned for student loan debt management

Thursday, July 9, 2015 1:38 p.m.

The Berkeley Prosperity Center, in partnership with Family Services, will host a Managing Your Student Loan Debt workshop on Tuesday, July 14 from 6:00-7:30 pm.

Women’s Day Program set for July 19

Monday, July 6, 2015 10:59 a.m.

Day Dawn Baptist Church invites the public to its annual Missionary and Women’s Day Program on July 19 (third Sunday), at 10 a.m. during regularly scheduled services.

Arnette receives appointment to state medical board

Friday, July 3, 2015 9:57 a.m.

Former Berkeley County Coroner and longtime community leader Wade Arnette recently received a new responsibility.

Pineville Russellville Fire Department seeks board candidates

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 8:05 a.m.

Fire Chief Henry Gadsden Jr. is seeking support of the volunteer fire department.

Wesley AME Hosts 39th Homecoming

Monday, June 29, 2015 9:37 a.m.

Wesley AME at 2883 French Sanatee Road in Shulerville is holding its 39th Annual Homecoming Celebration.

Lunch program begins at Bonner Elementary

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 11:20 a.m.

 Bonner Elementary’s Schools’ lunch program is underway.

Caddell, Segars to wed

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 12:59 p.m.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Caddell of St. Stephen announce the engagement of their daughter Casey Renee Caddell to Ryan Anthony Segars, son of Mr. and Mrs. …

‘Common’ Mystery Plant sports unique features

Thursday, June 11, 2015 11:31 a.m.

I remember an early summer road trip in 1982. The route: Meriden CT to Middlebury VT, and seemingly everywhere in between.

Community Lunch continues in St. Stephen

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 11:20 a.m.

The St. Stephen Community History Room and Café will be open on Thursday, June 11 from 11a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The menu will consist of pork loin, field peas, steamed cabbage and much more.

VBS dates set at area churches

Monday, June 1, 2015 3:50 p.m.

As summer begins, community churches are preparing for Vacation Bible School.

Mauldin, Padgett wed

Monday, June 1, 2015 3:48 p.m.

Brandon Allen Mauldin and Ashley Anne Padgett were united in holy matrimony in a private ceremony on Saturday, May 16, at Azalea Park in Summerville, …

Girl Scouts say thanks to law enforcement

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:14 p.m.

Girl Scouts Troop 099 recently gave police officers a special “thank you.”

Ridgeville Church of God announces VBS

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 10:59 a.m.

The Ridgeville Church of God (444 School Street in Ridgeville) is hosting “Outback Rock” VBS for ages 3 to 12.

Bonner students give first rate performance

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:08 a.m.

Bonner Elementary School students shared their rendition of “Netherland” at Timberland High School on Thursday, May 21 at 6 p.m.

Mystery Plant has many good points

Special to The Independent

Friday, May 22, 2015 10:57 a.m.

How could anyone not love this lovely little plant?

Johnson graduates from basic training

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:30 p.m.

Air Force Airman First Class Donnell R. Johnson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, TX.

Disaster Awareness Expo set for May 30

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 11:21 a.m.

A Disaster Awareness Expo sponsored by the Interfaith Disaster Council of Goose Creek will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 30 at Lowe’s in Goose Creek.

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