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Delk: Local Lowcountry Firefighters Honor 9/11

Delk: Local Lowcountry Firefighters Honor 9/11

For the Independent

Friday, September 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Lowcountry firefighters honored those killed on Sept. 11, 2001, by walking Charleston’s Arthur Ravenel Bridge in silence.

Groups to clean up Palmetto Trail

Thursday, September 22, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The Palmetto Conservation Foundation (PCF), PalmettoPride and Keep the Midlands Beautiful will team up for a trail cleanup in honor of National …

Senior Center named for

Senior Center named for
Thursday, September 22, 2016 12:34 a.m.

The Berkeley Seniors building will be named for its former president and former Santee Cooper employee Charles H. Rhodes, according to a proclamation …

Too many in trouble, but not troubled enough

Thursday, September 22, 2016 12:44 a.m.

When “Tom” heard that my name was “Halloween Brown” a rather broad smile spread across his face.

Thursday, September 22, 2016 12:45 a.m.

Bonner Elementary has planned for a Chick-Fil-A night 4-7 p.m. on Sept. 22. The restaurant gives the school 10 percent if it makes a certain amount of money.

Barnes: Berkeley Class of 1964 continues scholarship efforts

Thursday, September 22, 2016 12:44 a.m.

The Berkeley Training High School Class of 1964, donated $600 in scholarships to three deserving students as they transitioned into the higher education system.

Delk: Harristown Full Gospel Holiness Church

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The public is invited to the Harristown Full Gospel Holiness Church, 2217 Harristown Road in St. Stephen for the annual Homecoming Revival Sept. 19-25 at 7:30 p.m. nightly.

Barnes: Garden Club begins New Year of Beautification Services

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Belle Isle Garden Club had the first meeting of its physical year on Sept. 6 at Belle Isle Presbyterian Church. The club’s president, Betty Gourdin, presided over the meeting, A delicious luncheon catered by Laura McCray for Wilma Martin, was provided prior to receiving the speaker for the day’s session. The guest speaker, Rita …

Williams: On elections, we can find good in every bad situation

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

When I was growing up I used to hear the older folks say, “In every bad situation you can find something good if you look long and hard enough.”

Column will continue despite sadness from husband’s passing

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

It’s been a very hard two weeks for me since my beloved husband passed away.

Mary Garey Grantham celebrates 100th UPDATED

Mary Garey Grantham celebrates 100th
Thursday, September 8, 2016 7:18 a.m.

Berkeley County Council has declared Sept. 16, 2016, as “Mary Garey Grantham Day” in celebration of Grantham’s 100th birthday.

Jamestown Loop: Bottled water drive to help Louisiana flood victims

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

On Sept. 12, St. Stephen Elementary School will host its Annual Title I Meeting at 4:30 p.m. It will be followed by the Title I and School Improvement Council Planning Meeting at 5 p.m. and the PTA/Open House at 6 p.m. Parents are invited to come out to these events and support your children and school. Contact Rosalind Banks at 567-8152 for …

St. Stephen View: Retirement celebration planned for Eddie Brown

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

There will be an IGA Community Celebration to honor Eddie Brown 3-8 p.m. Sept. 16 in the Alice Price Park, next to the St. Stephen Library.

Williams: Life has too much meaning to suggest we here by chance

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

We are in the month of September, and I know I am not the only one who is aware of how much time flies.

19th Deacon’s Oratorical Contest

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Antioch Baptist Association’s Deacons Auxiliary will conduct its annual oratorical contest 2 p.m., Oct. 15 at the Day Dawn Baptist Church fellowship hall, Highway 45, Pineville.

Historic preservation major got enriching summer experience at Berkeley County Museum and Heritage Center

Historic preservation major got enriching summer experience at Berkeley County Museum and Heritage Center
Thursday, September 1, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Anna Harkins is a student at the College of Charleston and this summer she has been applying her major to gain the experience and knowledge that may …

Town of St. Stephen community lunch planned

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The St. Stephen Community History Room and Café will be open 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 8. The menu will include hamburger steak with gravy, mash potatoes, field peas, dessert and more.

Barnes: Charleston’s Northwood’s Mall implements new policy

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The North Charleston Police Department wants parents and students to know that a “Youth Escort Policy” will take effect at Northwood’s Mall beginning Sept. 15. This means there will be a curfew on Friday and Saturday nights from 6 p.m. until closing, and anyone who is 17 years of age or under must be accompanied by a parent or …

Local church food bank makes food available to senior citizens in need

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Church of God of Prophecy on Church of God Road has its food bank open 5:30-7:30 p.m. every third Thursday evening. The church takes applications for senior citizens 60 years and older with a certain amount of income to get a free box of monthly food from the government.

Wesley AME collecting water for flood relief

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Lucinda R. Snider Women’s Missionary Society at Wesley AME is sponsoring a bottled water drive to help victims of the Louisianan flood.

We should be looking beyond the elections

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Let me start out this week by saying thanks to all those people who expressed their appreciation and encouragement to me recently for the wonderful and informative articles printed in the Berkeley Independent week after week.

Republican Women meet UPDATED

Republican Women meet
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 12:25 a.m.

The Berkeley County Republican Women had their August dinner Aug. 27 at The Barony House.

Hood: Construction on new Dollar General store underway

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:34 a.m.

Construction is coming along with the Dollar General Store being built on Highway 17-A by the fire department. I was told it is expected to open in September.

Second Chance Thrift Shop in Pinopolis opens, donations accepted

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:33 a.m.

Tommy and Robin Dantzler are celebrating the opening of a new business and the residents of Berkeley County are pleased to see their county resources continue to grow.

Williams: Care for family with mental illness takes vigilance

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:31 a.m.

I am one of those people that you may call not very curious; or probably, you may say I am selectively curious.

Macedonia Newsline: Community Fire Department responds to urgent call

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 10:53 p.m.

Several weeks ago the Macedonia Fire Department received a code OBGYN over the radio. A woman on Harristown Road was in labor and the crew arrived in time to deliver a baby girl; she was breech but mom and baby did fine. First-responders had both ready to be transported when the ambulance arrived. There were lots of volunteers there, but Jerry D …

Williams: Live in the now and focus on the person you are becoming

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 10:53 p.m.

It is not wrong to dream. To a certain extent we all do. Which of us have not at one time or another sat down and begin to project into the future the life we would like to have or at the least the way we would want a portion or area of our life to be.

Young ladies prepare for womanhood

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 10:54 p.m.

Margie Brown, first lady of the United Methodist Cross Charge Church of Cross will present a seminar, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Aug. 20, for young ladies 12 years of age and older, at the Jerusalem United Methodist Church Life Center.

Miller graduates from basic training

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 10:52 p.m.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class William C. Miller Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Pops! Resident orchestra gains quick following

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016 11:54 a.m.

It’s catching on fast.

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