Moncks Corner police seek robbery suspect

Friday, August 22, 2014 3:25 p.m.

Moncks Corner police continue to search for a suspect in an armed robbery of the Sunoco convenience store at 101 S. Live Oak Dr.

Berkeley Intermediate teachers take the ice bucket challenge

Friday, August 22, 2014 4:22 p.m.

They’d been called out.

Cheating uncovered at nuclear power training site

Friday, August 22, 2014 11:37 a.m.

At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site in Goose Creek, and 10 others are under criminal investigation, the admiral in charge of the Navy’s nuclear reactors program told The Associated Press.

St. Stephen youngster makes a fishing memory

Friday, August 22, 2014 6:58 a.m.

There are two rules about fishing. First, never divulge the location of your prize fishing hole.

Community invited to football celebration

Thursday, August 21, 2014 4:23 p.m.

Are you ready to celebrate the upcoming football season?

4-H wildlife program accepting applications

Thursday, August 21, 2014 11:00 a.m.

The South Carolina 4-H Program is accepting applications from youth ages 5-19 who are interested in participating in the 2014 SC Wildlife Food Plot Project.

Moncks Corner mayor targets bioenergy company’s odor UPDATED

The Independent

Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:07 p.m.

Something smells in Moncks Corner.

Peagler says thanks; town election dates set

Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:37 a.m.

Moncks Corner Mayor Bill Peagler said a big “thank you” to members of town council and the town of Moncks Corner as a whole.

Molina Healthcare helps Helping Hands UPDATED

The Gazette

Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:41 p.m.

Molina Healthcare partnered with Helping Hands of Goose Creek to help feed some hungry families Thursday, Aug. 21.

Red Cross assists Pineville family

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 8:16 a.m.

The American Red Cross assisted a Pineville family of three adults and two children after their home on Matilda Circle was destroyed by fire damage …

‘Sober or Slammer’ campaign begins

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 1:10 p.m.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety partnered with local hospitals, first responders, and law enforcement agencies across the state today …

$1 million! Cane Bay store sells winning lottery ticket UPDATED

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:28 a.m.

A Cane Bay area grocery store has sold a Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million, according to a S.C. Education Lottery press release.

BBQ Cook-off set for September

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 8:15 a.m.

The 18th Annual Berkeley BBQ Cook-off sponsored by the Moncks Corner Lions Club will be held Sept. 19-20 at Old Santee Canal State Park.

Man arrested in hit-and-run case UPDATED

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 9:58 a.m.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol made an arrest Thursday, Aug. 21, in a hit-and-run fatality Tuesday, according to SCHP and Berkeley County …

Tip leads to meth arrests UPDATED

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 10:37 p.m.

The Drug Enforcement Unit of the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office arrested four people Wednesday, Aug. 20, on methamphetamine charges.

Berkeley County students return to school

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:24 a.m.

Berkeley County students returned to school Tuesday for the start of the 2014-2015 school year.

BCSO arrests 3 meth suspects in Moncks Corner

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:06 a.m.

Deputies with the Drug Enforcement Unit of the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office arrested three people on methamphetamine charges on Monday, Aug. 18. …

Jobless rate continues to increase in Berkeley County

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 7:01 a.m.

Berkeley County’s jobless rate continued to increase in July, according to numbers released by the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce.

Inmates being treated after ‘respiratory reaction’ UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 3:13 p.m.

Some Berkeley County prisoners are being treated at Trident Hospital Tuesday.

Fumes force evacuation of some inmates at Hill-Finklea UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:43 p.m.

Maintenance work at Hill-Finklea Detention center in Moncks Corner released chemical fumes and forced the evacuation of some prisoners Tuesday, according to Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Dan Moon.

Students and teachers return to school UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:36 p.m.

While the calender says fall won’t arrive until Sept. 21, summer officially ended locally on Aug. 19 as the doors of Berkeley County schools opened …

Timberland High assistant principal named Assistant Principal of the Year UPDATED

Monday, August 18, 2014 2:01 p.m.

Berkeley County School District has named its 2014 Principals and Assistant Principals of the Year.

Dream of health clinic a reality

Monday, August 18, 2014 7:18 a.m.

More than 30 years ago, a group of concerned citizens and community leaders in Cross dreamed of bringing to its residents a facility to address their …

Deputy involved in accident leaves BCSO

The Independent

Monday, August 18, 2014 12:44 p.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s deputy involved in an automobile accident last week has resigned after it was found that he was driving with a …

Ridgeville man killed in crash

Monday, August 18, 2014 8:54 a.m.

A 55-year-old Ridgeville man died Sunday in a Berkeley County traffic accident.

BCSO urges caution on first day of school

Monday, August 18, 2014 2:14 p.m.

School starts Tuesday, and the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is preparing for heavy traffic.

School board filing closes: Race features five nonincumbents

The Independent

Sunday, August 17, 2014 7:01 a.m.

Filing has officially closed for Berkeley County school board candidates, and every district except one will have two candidates vying for the seat. …

Back to School: Stag freshmen stampede

The Independent

Saturday, August 16, 2014 7:01 a.m.

Berkeley High’s incoming freshman class got a sneak peak at their new school Friday. During the annual Stag Stampede, freshmen got their schedules …

Online program gets first nod from school board

The Independent

Friday, August 15, 2014 2:01 p.m.

Berkeley County school board approved the first of two readings to establish an online educational program Aug. 12.

BCSO deputy in wreck identified

Friday, August 15, 2014 7:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s deputy involved in a traffic accident Monday night has been identified by the S.C. Highway Patrol as Justice Jenkins.

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