Dedicated and determined, Ephraim Butler’s world revolves around basketball.
At the first regular monthly Moncks Corner council meeting of 2016, Mayor Michael Lockliear read the appointments of John West (Town Attorney, four-year term), Marilyn Baker (Clerk-Treasurer, two-year term), George Bishop (municipal judge, four-year term) and Robert E. Watson (municipal administrative judge, four-year term)
High fives greet the students who cross the finish line and, those that struggle, receive encouragement and help until they get across.
The annual Berkeley County School District athletic scholarship signing ceremony was postponed until a later date due to a medical emergency …
Berkeley County Council will consider a resolution that opposes closing of Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility and housing its detainees at the U.S. Naval Brig in Hanahan.
Lawmakers have a deadline to develop a funding plan for public school districts. By the end of the current legislative session, elected officials hope to report that they comply with a state Supreme Court ruling.
1) H. 4783 - Redefine the expectations of a South Carolina high school graduate
Due to current lake levels and forecasted rainfall upstream, Santee Cooper began spilling operations today at the Santee Dam, according to a statement released Wednesday afternoon. The controlled spill began at 2,500 cubic feet of water per second into the Santee River.
The tiny two-inch word ‘believe’ with little bits of bling –attached to a lanyard and worn by Kristine Shaffer – sparkled …
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Health officials say three people in South Carolina are being tested for the Zika virus, but no cases of the disease have been confirmed yet. Media outlets report that state Department of Health and Environmental Control officials announced the three patients Friday.
By Petty Officer 3rd Class Robert Jackson
Berkeley County’s Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) chapter is growing and has scheduled its next meeting Feb. 4.
A signing first for Berkeley Middle College (BMC), family, coaches and school administrators looked on as senior Danielle Hood made the commitment …
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Health officials say three people in South Carolina are being tested for the Zika virus, but no cases of the disease have been confirmed yet.
The high school wrestling season has turned into the home stretch.
By watching them right now, it would be hard to believe Timberland’s girls basketball team was once 1-9 this season.
It’s not every day that a public official gets a 100 percent pay increase, but that’s exactly what Berkeley County Council did during …
The City of North Charleston’s Cultural Arts Department said works by members of the Goose Creek Artists Guild will be on exhibit at the North Charleston City Gallery Feb. 4-27.
The Charleston Battery will host preseason matches with USL’s Saint Louis FC and Wilmington Hammerheads in a nine-game tune-up schedule that …
Berkeley County School District is currently accepting applications for school bus drivers and will host a training for drivers who apply.
The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors to make an appointment to give this winter. Eligible blood donors of all types are needed, especially those with O, AB, B negative and A negative.
Add some homegrown flavor to your winter meals. From microgreens to tomatoes, it is possible to grow produce indoors.
Overcoming South Carolina’s racial divide is “not an easy fix” but “a necessary fix,” according to a group of …
Forget the rose-colored glasses. A year after predicting the best year for Berkeley County’s economy since the Great Recession, the annual …
What would happen if for every 20 vehicles on Interstate 26, one vanished? Would your commute be 5 percent faster? Would you have 5 percent less frustration? Or would you be one of those 5 percent, relaxing on your commute to work with Wi-Fi?
Moncks Corner’s new police chief E.B. “Rick” Ollic didn’t follow in his father’s footsteps and that was OK by …
Moncks Corner fire department responded to an early morning commercial structure fire today on East Main Street in Moncks Corner.
Citations are coming for 22 properties considered “blighted” by Berkeley County codes enforcement — but first, the county’s legal team is working out the process for notifying owners.
The Berkeley Independent office at 100 Gulledge St. has changed its hours to 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. The office will no longer be open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
The revitalization of Moncks Corner is underway and planning director Doug Polen has invited the public to share their perspectives.