Lowcountry firefighters honored those killed on Sept. 11, 2001, by walking Charleston’s Arthur Ravenel Bridge in silence.
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.
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.
The second annual Back-To-School Bash is scheduled for 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 at the Steel Shed located at 116 Steel Shed Lane, Jamestown. Enjoy inflatable jump castles, games and activities for children and adults. Prizes and raffles will also be distributed. A light meal will be provided. Several agencies will be on hand to share information. …
Many residents in the community have enjoyed the summer time by traveling or having relatives to visit.
So it’s back to school for what is yet another school year. Holidays have expired, and the shopping and other activities have been completed. I can hear the parents breathing a sigh of relief.
The second annual Joshua L Milligan Police Summer Camp took place July 25-29.
It seems as if it was only a few weeks ago that I was writing about school getting ready to go on vacation. Now I am looking at school getting ready to start a new school year. How time flies.
The Center for Heirs Property Preservation is sponsoring a free wills clinic at 2:30 p.m., at the Cross-Community Center-Community Room, 1690 Old Highway 6 in Cross.
The Charleston Gospel Choir and Charleston Spiritual Ensemble are seeking new volunteer members.
Hood’s Chapel United Methodist Church will celebrate Fifth Sunday Service on July 31 and its sister churches Berea United Methodist and Eccles United Methodist will join it.