New utility means $48 fee for taxpayers

Wednesday, July 30, 7:50 a.m.

If the October county tax bills could fit more letters, the county’s newest tax could have had a different name: “Unfunded EPA federal mandate stormwater fee.”

Accident claims St. Stephen man

Thursday, July 31, 9:02 p.m.

A St. Stephen man died Thursday in a one-vehicle accident on Hoodtown Road.


McDaniel joins Independent staff

Thursday, July 31, 7:54 a.m.

Veteran journalist Steve McDaniel has joined The Independent’s editorial staff as a news and crime reporter.


Col. Derrin Williams assumes defense logistics command

Tuesday, July 29, 10:23 a.m.

United States Army Colonel Derrin E Williams, a Moncks Corner native and Berkeley High School graduate, took command of the Defense Logistics Agency-Central (DLA) during a recent ceremony at MacDill...

Cruce sees Region 8AAA battle brewing

Thursday, July 31, 7:56 a.m.

Berkeley Stags football coach Jeff Cruce can’t wait for the 2014 football season to start.

Football pre-season begins Aug. 1

Tuesday, July 29, 7:59 a.m.

Al Davis, the late maverick owner of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders, said it best when he coined the phrase, “Just win baby.”


Wolves’ Wyatt Craig commits to Newberry

Monday, July 28, 7:10 a.m.

Wyatt Craig wants to enjoy his senior season as much as possible and with that, wanted to eliminate any unnecessary distractions.


Trojans expect a war in Region 6A

Saturday, July 26, 1:17 p.m.

Ever since Trojans football coach Shaun Wright returned home to Cross to take over the reins of what was then a tread-water football program, he knew in order for his team to play at that next level...

BHS sophomore receives national honor

Monday, July 21, 9:41 a.m.

The National Honor Society of High School Scholars has announced that Berkeley High School student Alayah M. Jones of Moncks Corner has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization.

Moncks Corner’s Baxley among GSSM board members

Thursday, July 31, 7:55 a.m.

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) Foundation has announced the following new board members for the 2014-2017 Board of Directors term:


Kids’ Day scheduled for Aug. 25 at Cross High

Friday, July 25, 10:02 a.m.

The 17th Annual Kids’ Day is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at Cross High School in Cross.


Salkehatchie campers repair area homes

Thursday, July 17, 12:09 p.m.

Moncks Corner United Methodist Church is sponsoring the annual Salkehatchie Camp this week.

Strickland, Vinson to wed

Monday, July 28, 4:24 p.m.

Mr. and Mrs. Tim Hutto of Cross, and Mr. JoJo Strickland of Darlington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Seabrook Strickland to Steven Blake Vinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Vinson.

St. Stephen October Fest dates set

Tuesday, July 29, 7:59 a.m.

The Town of St. Stephen’s annual October Festival is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 10 and Saturday, Oct. 11. Vendors are needed.


Church a haven for senior citizens

Monday, July 28, 7:09 a.m.

Redeemer Reformed Episcopal Church of Pineville, located on Highway 45, provides a refreshing setting for senior residents of the upper Berkeley County every Thursday, between the hours of...


American Heritage Girls Working on unique project

Friday, July 25, 11:12 a.m.

The American Heritage Girls Troop SC 1603 and Victory Baptist Church are working to ship 100 Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes this fall.

Guest Column

Taking this lying down

Thursday, July 31, 7:52 a.m.

The defiant cry of outrage, “I’m not going to take this lying down!” you all have heard before.

Guest Column

No more horsing around

Thursday, July 31, 7:52 a.m.

We live in a pastoral little hamlet, Widdle Baby and I.

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