Lowcountry firefighters honored those killed on Sept. 11, 2001, by walking Charleston’s Arthur Ravenel Bridge in silence.
The Palmetto Conservation Foundation (PCF), PalmettoPride and Keep the Midlands Beautiful will team up for a trail cleanup in honor of National …
The Berkeley Seniors building will be named for its former president and former Santee Cooper employee Charles H. Rhodes, according to a proclamation …
When “Tom” heard that my name was “Halloween Brown” a rather broad smile spread across his face.
The Berkeley Training High School Class of 1964, donated $600 in scholarships to three deserving students as they transitioned into the higher education system.
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.
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 …
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.”
It’s been a very hard two weeks for me since my beloved husband passed away.
Berkeley County Council has declared Sept. 16, 2016, as “Mary Garey Grantham Day” in celebration of Grantham’s 100th birthday.
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 …
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.
We are in the month of September, and I know I am not the only one who is aware of how much time flies.
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.
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 …
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.
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 …
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.
The Lucinda R. Snider Women’s Missionary Society at Wesley AME is sponsoring a bottled water drive to help victims of the Louisianan flood.
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.
The Berkeley County Republican Women had their August dinner Aug. 27 at The Barony House.
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.
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.
I am one of those people that you may call not very curious; or probably, you may say I am selectively curious.
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 …
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.
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.
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.