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Rodin: Wesley AME plans 40th annual homecoming celebration

Friday, June 17, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Wesley AME has announced plans for its 40th Homecoming Celebration.

Association stages 20th Annual Deacon’s Banquet

Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The 20th Annual Deacon’s Fellowship Banquet of the Antioch Baptist Association Deacon’s Auxiliary was conducted at 2 p.m. May 21 in the …

It’s time to remember and reflect on the triumph of love and forgiveness

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 11:23 a.m.

I suspect that many of the readers of this column might not be of the twitter and Facebook generation. Therefore, the comments I get via social media are very small. This is an assumption on my part, but one thing I know for certain is that many of our readers are thoughtful thinkers when it comes to the issues that matter to them and impact their …

African American Leadership Council donates books to St. Stephen students for summer reading

African American Leadership Council donates books to St. Stephen students for summer reading
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 11:22 a.m.

At rural St. Stephen Elementary School in Berkeley County, the correlation between poverty and reading level is clear.

Charleston-area home sales sizzled in May

Charleston-area home sales sizzled in May
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 11:20 a.m.

By the Numbers

Wise Words from Williams: Staying safe this summer

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:01 a.m.

As I travelled the roads at a certain time of the day I was struck by the fact that the traffic was much less than it used to be. Further, along the way I saw some young people on their bikes riding around on the streets, while others were just strolling along engaged in what seems like friendly chatter. This change of scenery reminded me that …

Community Pride announces awards at annual luncheon

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Community Pride, Inc. of Charleston County held its 50th Annual Awards Luncheon on Friday, May 13 to announce Incentive and Pride Award winners being honored for their outstanding efforts to improve our community in 2016.

Wallace: Do not seek to impress your fellow man with your piety

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Believers in Jesus Christ are called to have a desire to bring glory to God more than bringing glory to themselves. This idea, however, is counter intuitive. Growing in this way includes much grace from Jesus and our reliance on the Holy Spirit to help us change our thoughts and actions.

Macedonia Newsline: Activities are important to our rural community

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 5:35 a.m.

On Sunday, May 29, Hood’s Chapel honored all their graduates from all levels of school. Mason Litchfield graduated from Berkeley Middle College and Allison Moyer from Timberland High School. They were presented with a Bible and a gift. Brooke Moyer graduated from Coastal Carolina College, Todd Shealey graduated from Macedonia Middle School …

St. Stephen View: Come out for community lunch

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 11:15 a.m.

The St. Stephen Community History Room and Café will be open 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 9. The menu will consist of pork loin roast, seasoned rice, steamed cabbage, dessert and more.

Wise Words: What comes after summer?

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 12:01 a.m.

When this column reaches you another Memorial Day with its multiplicity of celebrations would have just slipped past you. Public schools have closed for another school year, and we have set our sights on summer. I hope this will be a safe and enjoyable one for you. …

Macedonia Newsline: Sheriff’s Office needs community help

Macedonia Newsline: Sheriff’s Office needs community help

For the Independent

Monday, May 30, 2016 12:01 a.m.

On Tuesday night, May 24, the Macedonia Action Project invited Sheriff Duane Lewis to speak. There wasn’t as large a group of people as there …

Military News: Moncks Corner native keeps Navy wing flying high

Military News: Moncks Corner native keeps Navy wing flying high
Monday, May 30, 2016 12:01 a.m.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A 2006 Berkley High School graduate and Moncks Corner, South Carolina native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard Naval Air …

St. Stephen Baptist Missionary recognizes graduates

St. Stephen Baptist Missionary recognizes graduates
Friday, May 27, 2016 3:40 p.m.

St. Stephen Baptist Missionary Church held its first annual graduation recognition program on Sunday, May 22.

Trilogy: Community invited to spring revival services at Day Dawn Baptist Church

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Rev. Joshua Prioleau, officers and the entire Day Dawn Baptist Church family has invited the community to revival services 7 p.m. nightly, June 1-3 on Highway 45 in Pineville.

Be encouraging when sharing gospel with others

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 10:01 a.m.

A dear church member went to be the Lord a few weeks ago. As I was preparing to preach his funeral, the word that came to my mind that described him was the word, “encourager.” I believe that Scripture shows us that encouraging others is a sign of one’s true faith in Christ. Today I want to show you a few ways God’s …

Macedonia Newsline: Bonner Elementary students celebrate end of year

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Providence Baptist Church will have a special singing service by Peggy Sineath, at 11 a.m. May 29. There will be a covered-dish dinner following the service.

Williams: You don’t have to be a victim of circumstance

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 4:41 p.m.

The gentlemen were exchanging pleasantries. They laughed, they told stories, and they seemed to have been having a genuinely good time. Suddenly one of them got a little more serious. You could see the change in his demeanor and hear the concern in his voice. “So, how are you doing?” he asked. The other gentleman did not miss a beat …

Area native keeps Navy wing flying high

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:16 p.m.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A 2006 Berkley High School graduate and Moncks Corner, South Carolina native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard Naval Air …

Macedonia Newsline: Help send a youth to Summer Camp

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 10:00 a.m.

Macedonia Middle School will have its drama performance, “Good Cop, Bad Cop” at 1:15 p.m. May 25 in the multipurpose room. The performance is free to the public.

Guest Editorial: Rep. Joe Jefferson UPDATED

Guest Editorial: Rep. Joe Jefferson

For the Independent

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 9:59 a.m.

The House of Representatives amended, approved, and sent the Senate H.4776, the “South Carolina Education School Facilities Act.” The …

Republican Women’s Tea

Republican Women’s Tea
Friday, May 13, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County Republican Women had their annual membership tea at the lovely home of Betty and Keith Gourdin in Pineville.

Republican Women’s Tea

Republican Women’s Tea
Thursday, May 12, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County Republican Women had their annual membership tea at the lovely home of Betty and Keith Gourdin in Pineville.

Macedonia Newsline: Come out for MCAP meeting

Thursday, May 12, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Oak Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church has scheduled its VBS date and time. “Encounter the God of the Universe” at its “To the Edge VBS” this summer.

Teachers are our great unsung heroes

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 12:01 a.m.

I might be a little late but it’s always “better to be late than never,” as the saying goes. Last week, Monday, May 2nd to Friday, May 6th was teacher appreciation week this year; and if there was ever a group of people in our society that deserves special accolades for what they do it is our teachers. …

Moore recognized with auditorium dedication

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 12:04 p.m.

Community residents, members of the Berkeley County Board of Trustees, and district superintendent, Cross High School officials and staff, various …

Mental health awareness walk brings providers together for a common cause

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 12:02 p.m.

The truth about mental health is that in America virtually every family has a relative whose life’s story is told through the lens of someone battling mental health issues.

Town of St. Stephen plans community lunch

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 12:02 p.m.

The St. Stephen Community History Room and Café will be open on 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday. The menu will include barbecue chicken, baked beans, slaw and more.

Aetna dental to provide free care

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 12:03 p.m.

All South Carolinians will have the opportunity to download a free Aetna Dental Access card this week. This special offer was launched to help celebrate Rx Awareness Week. South Carolina Drug Card is a free statewide prescription assistance program that was launched in 2009.

Macedonia Newsline: There’s always something happening in the community

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 10:01 a.m.

Oak Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church will having a Friendship Breakfast at 9:15 a.m. May 15. If you don’t have a home church, you are invited to join in the Family Life Worship Center for a hearty country breakfast of grits, eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy and more.

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