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Clemson nears completion of North Charleston graduate center, names director

Clemson nears completion of North Charleston graduate center, names director

For the Independent

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 12:30 a.m.

Workers are still putting the final touches on Clemson’s graduate school building in North Charleston, but the university is getting closer to …

Staying busy with the bees

Staying busy with the bees
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 12:21 a.m.

The buzz coming from a hive of busy bees tells most people to step away – a self-preservation instinct to prevent getting stung.

Library considers Cane Bay branch

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 12:23 a.m.

Combining a workout for your brain and your body, the Berkeley County Library System and the YMCA of Greater Charleston are considering placing a new library branch in the planned Cane Bay YMCA.The idea is still a “big-picture” concept, according to county officials, who stressed there’s no contract in place and no firm …

Two killed in SC 45 crash

Two killed in SC 45 crash
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 9:24 a.m.

Two people died in a single-vehicle crash on SC 45 Monday night.

Gas prices jump ahead of holiday weekend

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 12:24 a.m.

Gasoline prices climbed for a second straight week ahead of the upcoming holiday weekend, but they are not expected to rise much higher as the summer driving season comes to a close.

Deadly equine disease reported in Berkeley County

Deadly equine disease reported in Berkeley County
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 12:01 p.m.

A case of a deadly, mosquito-borne disease that affects horses has been reported in Berkeley County.

Wolves get in win column; Cross on deck

Wolves get in win column; Cross on deck
Monday, August 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Timberland High School coach Art Craig was certainly glad to get the Wolves’ Week 1 game behind him.

Newest BHS Hall of Fame class announced UPDATED

Monday, August 29, 2016 1:29 p.m.

Berkeley High School is close to adding to the legacy of four past student-athletes and one championship team.

Citadel, CSU agree to renew football rivalry

Citadel, CSU agree to renew football rivalry

For the Independent

Monday, August 29, 2016 1:04 p.m.

The Citadel and Charleston Southern have agreed to renew their football rivalry, Bulldogs athletic director Jim Senter said Monday.

RedHawks 2-5 heading into off week

RedHawks 2-5 heading into off week
Sunday, August 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Lowcountry RedHawks head into a short break with a 2-5 record.

Stags smash Stratford UPDATED

Stags smash Stratford

For the Independent

Sunday, August 28, 2016 4:36 p.m.

One of the first things new Berkeley High School football coach Randy Robinson said when he got to Moncks Corner was he wanted the Stags to compete …

Heartbreak in Fargo

Heartbreak in Fargo
Sunday, August 28, 2016 5:30 p.m.

FARGO, N.D. – Charleston Southern just missed a monumental victory on Saturday night.

Goose Creek man arrested after allegedly uploading child porn to social media

Goose Creek man arrested after allegedly uploading child porn to social media

For the Independent

Friday, August 26, 2016 5:22 p.m.

A Goose Creek man is behind bars after he allegedly uploaded child pornography to a social networking website.

Football Talk, Episode 2 UPDATED

Football Talk, Episode 2
Friday, August 26, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Roger Lee and Rob Gantt analyze last week's high school football action and give a glimpse of what's to come on Friday night.

Fox ready to lead Wolves

Fox ready to lead Wolves

For the Independent

Friday, August 26, 2016 6:01 p.m.

The Andrea Fox era has dawned and the new Timberland High School volleyball coach couldn’t have been more pleased with the first result of the …

Thousands of county property owners to receive $674 from class action settlement

Thursday, August 25, 2016 12:00 p.m.

Thousands of Berkeley County property owners will receive refunds of transportation impact fees that were paid to the county, but not spent on infrastructure improvements.

Santee Cooper: Scammers are impersonating utility employees

Thursday, August 25, 2016 11:59 a.m.

State-owned utility Santee Cooper is warning all customers, both residential and commercial, of a scam currently operating in its service area, which includes parts of Berkeley County. Scammers are calling businesses claiming to be Santee Cooper employees and demanding immediate payment of bills.

Cordesville native releases historical fiction about Jesus’ twin brother

Cordesville native releases historical fiction about Jesus’ twin brother
Thursday, August 25, 2016 11:58 a.m.

“I’m hoping to offend a whole lot of people,” the author said with a chortle, adding that maybe it would land him on “The …

Australian-born Goose Creek man’s art celebrates Lowcountry life at City Hall

Australian-born Goose Creek man’s art celebrates Lowcountry life at City Hall
Thursday, August 25, 2016 11:58 a.m.

See the Lowcountry through the eyes of a man raised thousands of miles from here now through the end of the month at Goose Creek City Hall.

Cross product Wilson making mark as coach

Cross product Wilson making mark as coach
Thursday, August 25, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Cross High School product Rod Wilson reached the highest level of the game as a player and is proving to be just as talented as a football coach.

Week 1 a family affair for Craig

Week 1 a family affair for Craig
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Timberland coach Art Craig is adamant Friday’s encounter with Woodland High School is not Craig Bowl I or anything catchy like that.

Cavs aiming for more victory celebrations

Cavs aiming for more victory celebrations

Special to Summerville Communications

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

With nearly his entire team returning, along with several transfers, St. John’s Christian Academy football coach John McCall is optimistic …

Body identified as teacher suspected in underage sex case

Body identified as teacher suspected in underage sex case
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 1:01 p.m.

Gregory Yee

Cross aiming for Class A crown

Cross aiming for Class A crown
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:00 p.m.

Cross High School has a new region and new quarterback but the Trojans expect their penchant for winning games to remain the same.

Wolves eyeing another region crown

Wolves eyeing another region crown
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:00 p.m.

Timberland High School football coach Art Craig has guided the Wolves to nine region titles in 10 seasons, including four straight after coasting …

School board to resume opening meetings with prayer UPDATED

School board to resume opening meetings with prayer

For the Independent

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 9:34 a.m.

Berkeley County School Board in September will again open its meetings with a prayer, despite the threat of a lawsuit.

Marching to a different beat

For the Independent

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

On this day everyone was forced inside due to a late afternoon storm, no doubt a welcomed change from the summer heat, but it still sounded the same. …

Round 1 begins for Robinson UPDATED

Round 1 begins for Robinson
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Randy Robinson said if he was afraid of a challenge, he wouldn't have pursued a career in coaching high school football.

4 of 5 school board races contested for Nov. 8 election

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Of the five seats facing reelection for Berkeley County school board, two freshman incumbents will try to retain their seats in a challenged race. The three other, more seasoned incumbents will not run for reelection.

Report: County is eighth best in state in jobless rate

Report: County is eighth best in state in jobless rate
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:01 p.m.

More Berkeley County residents found jobs — including the hundreds who joined the workforce — in July, leading to a sharp 0.4 percent …

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