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.

Williams: Things and times have changed

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 10:05 a.m.

I have often heard people older than I am say things and times have changed. But the reference was usually to the positive advances of technology, the impact of science on all phases of life, the advances in medicine and the consequent changes those and other things have brought about in our lives.

Let us a imitate God in all we do

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 10:02 a.m.

When I was a child I remember my mother telling me, “Now Charlie…you don’t have to speak every thought that comes into your mind…” I had a habit of speaking out loud what I was thinking. As a parent, I have one child who has “inherited” that trait from me. I often find myself telling her the same, …

St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church plans for 50th anniversary

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 10:03 a.m.

The initial planning meeting for the 50th Anniversary Celebrating St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church, Moncks Corner, was April 5 at the parish office. …

Flooding drops visitors to Congaree National Park by 27 percent

Sunday, May 1, 2016 12:01 a.m.

(AP) — South Carolina’s only national park saw a 27 percent drop in visitors in 2015 after massive flooding in October inundated trails and knocked out bridges on routes into the park.

Farmers’ Market at Green Barn returns in May

Farmers’ Market at Green Barn returns in May
Friday, April 29, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The Farmers’ Market at the Green Barn at Carnes Crossroads is returning May 4. The local market, located on North Main Street between …

Macedonia Newsline: H. Bonner Elementary students Recognized

Macedonia Newsline: H. Bonner Elementary students Recognized

For the Independent

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:33 a.m.

Students demonstrating the March character trait of Perseverance are as followed: Gracen Thomas, Emma Casselman, Michael LaSalle, Dylan Pipkin, …

Clemson Extension opens new office at county admin building

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:15 a.m.

The Berkeley County Cooperative Extension Service has opened a new office after its former location was left underwater by last fall’s historic flood.

46th Annual Hell Hole Swamp Festival runs through May 7

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:32 a.m.

Be sure to put the 46th Annual Hell Hole Swamp Festival, which runs through May 7 in Jamestown, on your calendar now.

Hill Street ditch in Moncks Corner could get improvements UPDATED

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:18 a.m.

MONCKS CORNER — A deep ditch that some consider dangerous could get improved soon, but some question how the bill will be paid.


Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:20 a.m.

Retired physician and outdoorsman Frank Middleton is familiar with both infectious diseases and tick bites.

Small Town Restoration Golf Tournament planned for June

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:29 a.m.

The Small Town Restoration Inc., will conduct its annual golf tournament, at 10 a.m., June 11 at the Walker Creek Golf Course, St. Stephen.

Williams: The weather changes and so does life

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Warm weather is approaching us again. This time to stay. I hope. We are past the middle of April and it is about time for the weather to settle down. I have heard people blame the weather for a number of different illnesses. The explanation is that the weather changes so often and quickly you never really know how to dress. Which leads me to a …

Work to build loving relationships

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Today I want to give you three ways that loving relationships are built in the church. First, they are built in unity. These traits are found in the first part of Ephesians 4.

Macedonia Newsline: The Young and Old Have been Busy UPDATED

Macedonia Newsline: The Young and Old Have been Busy

For the Independent

Monday, April 18, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The spaghetti dinner fundraiser at Hood’s Chapel UM Church on Friday, April 8 was very successful. Thanks to everyone that helped with the …

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