Photos: Berkeley County grapples with unprecedented flood

Tuesday, October 6, 4:01 p.m.

Independent reporter Lindsay Street rode around with Berkeley County Sheriff’s Deputy Lt. Obie Pittman Monday to survey damage around Berkeley County. Some of the areas, like around Wadboo...

Classes cancelled Wednesday; Employees will report

Tuesday, October 6, 1:19 p.m.

Students in the Berkeley County School District will have another day off on Wednesday, officials announced on Tuesday.

Floodwaters take 5-ton rescue truck off the road

Tuesday, October 6, 11:42 a.m.

The people who chose to stay behind on French Quarter Creek Road in Huger needed to get out.

Supervisor: Berkeley Co. will be named disaster area

Tuesday, October 6, 11:04 a.m.

Berkeley County was not one of the initial counties to be named federal disaster areas, but Supervisor Bill Peagler said the county will not miss out on Federal Emergency Management Agency assistance.

25 years and counting: Jim Rozier is the voice of the Stags

Jim Rozier supposedly retired nine years ago.

From Athletics to Academics, Misty Burges Focuses on the Future

Tucked in a towering tuft of trees, deep in Berkeley County and far from the tar, noise and two-way traffic is the Burges home.

Cross prepped for Burke, Baptist Hill

Cross High School football coach Shaun Wright was less concerned with the postponed game against Burke High School than he was with the downtown Charleston school itself.

Wolves turn focus to Johnsonville

Timberland's path in football became clearer on Tuesday when the Wolves solidified dates for the Kingstree and Johnsonville games.

Avant-garde art with Berkeley Middle

Berkeley Middle art students got “Cubistic” for the day as they learned about cubism.

Berkeley Elementary recognizes these Terrific Kids for ‘Respect’

Berkeley Elementary named its Terrific Kids for September. That month’s theme was “Respect.”

Berkeley Middle College student earns National Merit’s Commended Student designation

Berkeley Middle College senior Garrett Wright has been named a Commended Student in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program.

BCSD students outperform peers on WorkKeys assessments

The South Carolina State Department of Education announced the results of each district’s WorkKeys assessments. Berkeley County School District (BCSD) students received more National Career...

Pickin’ and grinnin’: Bluegrass fest comes to Old Santee Canal Park

The “high lonesome sound” of bluegrass music comes to Old Santee Canal Park for the inaugural Biggin Swamp Bluegrass Festival on Saturday, Oct. 10. Gates for this family event open at...

Trilogy: Taste of St. Philip’s, Men’s Program

The Saint Philip Benizi Catholic Church will conduct the “Taste of Saint Philips” 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 3 at the church hall. Offerings will include Italian, Mexican, German,...

St. Stephen Library Celebrates Grand Opening

The Grand Opening for the new St. Stephen Library was held on Sept. 20. Over 150 people attended and were excited to see the new facility. There was a wonderful program, with many local...

News from St. Stephen

The members of St. Stephen United Methodist Church, 183 Hood Street, would like to extend a warm welcome to the public, to join them for their annual Fall Bazaar Fundraiser. The fundraiser will be at...

Guest Column

Starting is easy, but finishing is....what’s that?

Surely I have ADD. I can’t spend three minutes on one task before I get distrac—SQUIRREL!

Guest Column

Why is waiting such a hard thing to do?

Two friends of mine were trying to purchase a house recently. They did everything they were asked to do. Produced all the documents they were asked to present. As a matter of fact the comment of the...


We in S.C. have an attitude problem

This week the leadership of the S.C. Legislature basically told the S.C. Supreme Court to go to Hell.

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