Trilogy: Thank you to businesses helping children in foster care

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County Foster Parent Association acknowledges Orvin’s Insurance of St. Stephen, Berkeley Electric Cooperative of Moncks Corner and The Greater St. James Church of Summerville through the assistance provided by Mrs. Frances Taylor and Mrs. Angelyn Simmons as they support with their time, efforts and gifts children placed in …

Wetherington elected to property manager board

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 1:25 p.m.

Moncks Corner resident Eric D. Wetherington was elected to the board of the National Association of Residential Property Managers at the …

Town of St. Stephen Community Lunch

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 1:24 p.m.

The St. Stephen Community History Room and Café will be open 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12 . The menu will consist of turkey with dressing, candied yams, green beans, cranberry sauce, plus more.

Wise Words from Williams: How is your self control?

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 1:24 p.m.

For most people life is a real challenge. It’s not just in times of bad weather, as recently happened to us; neither is it just when something unfortunate happens that life becomes challenging. Some people find life challenging almost all the time. What that means is that we can always benefit from some words of encouragement, or something …

‘Music City - Nashville’ theme of fall flower show at Coastal Carolina Fair

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 1:24 p.m.

Expect a little bit of country and a little bit of rock ‘n’ roll at the “Music City - Nashville” fall flower show held …

Jamestown Loop: A munster good time to be had in Jamestown

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 10:46 a.m.

Hell Hole, Inc. announces Munster Mash, a Halloween Party for young and old. It will be held on Saturday from 5-9 p.m. at the Steel Shed in Jamestown. It will feature games, prizes, haunted house and hayride, as well as a “Trunk or Treat,” and a costume contest for all ages. Look for the event on Facebook. This is sponsored by Hell …

Macedonia Newsline: Busy time in the community

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 10:47 a.m.

Oak Grove PH Church will be having their Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 1-6 p.m., with free face painting, carnival games, and inflatables. There will be gospel music from 2-5 p.m., and food will be sold from 5-6 p.m. Hot dogs will be available for $1; chips and drinks for 50 cents. They will also be having a Chili Cook-Off; for $5, get …

The David and Goliath Business Parable

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 10:46 a.m.

When it comes to inspirational stories, ideas, and thoughts there is no book that comes close to the bible in my opinion. Let me make it clear, the bible is a lot more than that to me and many others; but even if we viewed it as just a body of great inspiring literature, as some people do, it is unbeatable. People have gone to the bible for hope, …

Trilogy: Jefferson honored by Sheriff’s Advisory Board

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 10:48 a.m.

At the Oct. 20 Sheriff’s Advisory Board, Rep. Joseph Jefferson was presented with the matted and framed “Old 1940 Dodge Truck” …

St. Stephen View: ‘Shocktober’ walk set for Halloween

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 10:48 a.m.

This is an invitation for Halloween Fun with the little ones in the community with an adult chaperoning. This fun but scary event will be held at Rosewood Lane in St. Stephen. Name of the event is the “Shocktober” Yard Walk and will begin at 7 p.m. and last until 10:30 p.m. This is a Relay for Life Fundraiser. Please bring a …

Moncks Corner resident is recognized as new member of Sigma Alpha Lambda

Thursday, October 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Lauren Brooke McKnight of Moncks Corner was recently recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, a national leadership and honors organization at …

Macedonia Newsline: Rev. Caison to speak; fall festival at Victory Baptist

Thursday, October 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Providence Baptist Church located at 2069 North Highway 17-A, in the Macedonia Community will have its annual “Homecoming Day” on Oct. …

A salute to first responders

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 11:38 a.m.

The rains are behind us and the cleaning up continues. But even more difficult than the physical cleaning up of debris and repair of roads and bridges, as expensive as some of those will be, is the cleaning up and repair of lives after the disruption and damage that has been done to so many individuals and families. Long after the debris is gone, …

Chase After a Cure donates $120K for pediatric cancer research

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 11:37 a.m.

Celebrating the end of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September, local nonprofit Chase After a Cure made its annual donation to the Medical …

Trilogy: NAACP presents the Spirit of Expression

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 11:39 a.m.

The Berkeley County Chapter of the NAACP, will present the Claflin University Dance Company, in a special performance of the “Legacy: A tribute to the African American Experience,” and a rendition of Broadway’s “the Lion King.”

Blessings and BBQ

Sunday, October 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

St. Mary’s Holiness Church in St. Stephen will be holding a “Praise and Blessing” Program at the church at 4 p.m. on Sunday. The speaker will be evangelist Mazie Wilson Greene of Baltimore, Maryland. She formerly lived and grew up in Shulerville. The program will also feature saxophonist Brother Sean Greene. The pastor of St. …

Reflections from the Flood

Saturday, October 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Whenever a natural disaster occurs there are always questions. What do I do now? Where do I go from here? Will my life ever be the same? Will I survive this? Why did God allow this to happen? These are all common and appropriate questions to ask during times like these. The Flood of 2015 caught all of us off guard and its legacy will endure for …

Raising funds to raise the roof

Thursday, October 15, 2015 8:31 a.m.

On Sept. 25 the teachers at Macedonia Middle School wore pink for Lee Denim Day and to kick off October’s breast cancer awareness month. …

Looking at the storm after the storm

Thursday, October 15, 2015 8:30 a.m.

At first glance some people might say, but we didn’t actually have a storm, it was just heavy rainfall. Yes, that might be so, but a real storm created another kind of “storm” in the lives of the people in the lowcountry and South Carolina. …

Antioch Baptist Association to conduct annual Day of Prayer

Thursday, October 15, 2015 8:29 a.m.

The Antioch Baptist Association Women’s Auxiliary, under the leadership of Sister Lillie Whitten, will conduct its Annual Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer Program, Nov. 2 at St. Matthews Baptist Church, St. Stephen at 7 p.m. with the Reverend Rivers as Host Pastor.

DAR turns 125 UPDATED

The Independent

Monday, October 12, 2015 8:57 a.m.

Sunken plantations, patriotism, bloodbaths, battles and ancestry, the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) turns 125 years old.

Jamestown Loop: BBQ Cook-Off in Pineville

Friday, October 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Junior Vestry of Redeemer Reformed Episcopal Church family cordially invites all to the Taste of Pineville Festival BBQ Cook-Off on Oct. 24. The cook-off will begin at noon at Redeemer, 2173 Highway 45, Pineville. The church will provide the pork.

A Survivor’s Story: Megan Cavanagh and Menopause the Musical

The Berkeley Independent

Thursday, October 8, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Change is good unless it’s to celebrate the estrogen-deprived and then it’s hilarious.

Macedonia Newsline: Showing Respect

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Macedonia Middle School Students Blake Brown, John Gaskins and Kevin Hartley won the Character Trait for September which was Respect. Congratulations to these three fine students.

Trilogy: Celebration of Mother Victoria Middleton

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:01 a.m.

At a recent Jefferson Heirs Family Reunion gathering, in Orlando, Fla., members of the Middleton family surrounded their mother, Mrs. Victoria …

Wallace: The power of God’s word

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:01 a.m.

In verse 9, the Psalmist states “the fear of the Lord is clean, enduring forever.” Fearing God means to give him reverence. It means to hold him in high esteem. The culture we find ourselves in does not model this idea of revering people or things very well. We are quick to do the opposite. Therefore, I feel we can often struggle in …

Pickin’ and grinnin’: Bluegrass fest comes to Old Santee Canal Park

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 12:08 p.m.

The “high lonesome sound” of bluegrass music comes to Old Santee Canal Park for the inaugural Biggin Swamp Bluegrass Festival on …

Trilogy: Taste of St. Philip’s, Men’s Program

Saturday, October 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Saint Philip Benizi Catholic Church will conduct the “Taste of Saint Philips” 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 3 at the church hall. Offerings will include Italian, Mexican, German, and American food. There will be something for everyone in the family. Tickets for the event are just $1. It is a great deal, and you are invited to come for …

St. Stephen Library Celebrates Grand Opening

Friday, October 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Grand Opening for the new St. Stephen Library was held on Sept. 20. Over 150 people attended and were excited to see the new facility. There was a wonderful program, with many local leaders attending and speaking, including Rep. Joe Jefferson, County Councilman Caldwell Pinckney, Jr., Deputy County Supervisor Tim Callanan, St. Stephen Mayor …

Baby showers and community action

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 11:31 a.m.

On Saturday, Sept. 19 the ladies of Hood’s Chapel United Methodist Church gave a real nice bridal shower for Jaclyn Nobles. There were lots of people, gifts and tons of food. It was really a nice event and Jaclyn was very excited and happy. She is to be married on Oct. 17. All the gifts Jaclyn received from the shower will give her a lot to …

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