Plickert graduates from basic training

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

U.S. Air Force Airman Katie L. Plickert graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

DAR welcomes new members

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 7:18 p.m.

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), General Marion’s Brigade Chapter welcomed Susan Jones and Gloria St. Pierre as prospective members …

Judkins graduates from basic training

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 7:22 p.m.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jessica R. Judkins graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Practice begins for Carolina Redhawks football

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 7:24 p.m.

The Carolina Redhawks minor league football team will be holding practices and all operations in St. Stephen. The Carolina Redhawks held their recent practice on Saturday, January 9 at the old St. Stephen High School at 1265 Russellville Road. There were thirty players in attendance at the first practice since the holiday break, five of which …

Hood: Music and brotherhood coming up

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 7:23 p.m.

Mercy’s will be in concert at at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24 at Victory Baptist Church. Also the Men’s Brotherhood Annual kick-off is at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29.

Lack of focus produces two traps

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 7:24 p.m.

After his resurrection, Jesus Christ gave a charge to his disciples. He wanted them to maintain their focus of making disciples of all nations.

Wise Words: Life is what you make it, not how you fake it

Saturday, January 16, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Who are you? I am a husband, I am a dad, and I work for “Sam’s Technology.”

Republican Women

Friday, January 15, 2016 12:01 a.m.

State Rep. Joe Daning installed new officers of the Berkeley County Republican Women. The new officers are President Sandy Donahue, Vice President …

Delk: St. Stephen Community New Year lunch Thursday

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 11:36 a.m.

The St. Stephen Community History Room and Café will be open 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday for lunch.

Storm spotter training to begin

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 11:35 a.m.

Macedonia Community Action Project is planning a Storm Training class for 7-9 p.m. Jan. 26 at Hood’s Chapel United Methodist Church.

Timberland department adopts local family for Christmas

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 11:38 a.m.

Hell Hole announces oyster roast and meeting

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 11:35 a.m.

Hell Hole Inc., sponsor of the annual Hell Hole Swamp Festival, will have an Oyster Roast 6-9 p.m. on Feb. 6 at the Steel Shed.

Wallace: Focus on Christ by avoiding distractions

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 11:35 a.m.

Have you ever fired a shotgun at a range or a target? What does the spread look like? If you have, you’ll know that the spread is usually wide.

Jamestown Loop: Milford named to dean’s list

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Ejhazz Milford of St. Stephen has been named to Trident Technical College’s Part-Time Dean’s List for the Fall Semester of 2015. Ejhazz is attending TTC through Berkeley County’s Middle College. Congratulations to Ejhazz and all the other students who have accomplished this high honor.

A little honesty is better than no honesty

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 11:36 a.m.

To help those who can’t immediately get beyond the headline, let me say that strictly speaking partial honesty is dishonesty, just like telling a part of the truth and not the whole truth is a form of lying.

WALLACE: It’s time to grow your faith

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 11:37 a.m.

Welcome to 2016! A new year holds the promise of a better future. If you are a believer in Jesus Christ, no doubt one of your New Year’s resolutions is to continue to grow into the likeness of his image. If it’s not, it should be, because that’s what you have been saved to do.

Wallace: Exiles in Jesus’ lineage

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 10:17 a.m.

The past few weeks we’ve been learning how God used all types of people in the lineage of Jesus to bring him into the world through his birth. We saw how God used unknowns as well as wealthy people. As God blessed Israel, he used kings and privileged people. However, when the line of Jesus became enslaved by foreign nations, the line became …

Yvonne Barnes: Cross High JROTC sponsors clothing drive

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 10:16 a.m.

The Cross High School JROTC, under the leadership of Master Sgt. Bobby Matthews, is continuing to implement activities that touch lives beyond the school’s in-house community. Most recently, Olivia Shaudai Harrison, a sophomore at Cross High School, is coordinating a clothing drive for the homeless in the Cross and neighboring communities. …

Wise Words from Williams: It is the season to be goodly, not just jolly

Friday, December 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The excitement of Christmas is at its zenith as I write. In just about a week Christmas day will be here.

Bennett, Singleton named as Santee Cooper officers

Friday, December 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Santee Cooper Board of Directors approved two new officers Dec. 7.

St. Stephen View: Merritt earns service award

Thursday, December 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

It is a great pleasure and an honor to report this event to my public readers. The United Daughters of the Confederacy, South Carolina Division held their 119th Annual Convention at the Columbia Marriott in downtown Columbia, SC. This event took place Oct. 1-3.

Ravenell graduates basic training

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 10:19 a.m.

U.S. Air Force Airman Giovonni D. Ravenell graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Wallace: Who is part of Jesus’ family tree?

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 10:19 a.m.

If you were able to design your family tree for the express purpose of accomplishing a certain goal, what type of people would you look for? I imagine you’d look for mature, responsible, high-character people.God, however, in building the family tree for Jesus Christ, chose many different kinds of people. Let’s take a look at a few …

Dear Santa: Children write letters to Santa Claus

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 9:34 a.m.

Goose Creek Recreation Center is collecting letters to Santa Claus before Christmas. The Independent ran several last week. Here are a few more of …

Macedonia Newsline: Congratulations to spelling bee winners

For the Berkeley Independant

Friday, December 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Macedonia Middle School conducted its spelling bee Dec. 8. The winners, Haley Thompson, Kieran Sumpter and Jasmine Benekin, will represent MMS in the …

St. Stephen View: Former St. Stephen Native Receives Service Award

Friday, December 18, 2015 3:48 p.m.

Former St. Stephen Native Receives Service Award

Trilogy: Friends, family gather to celebrate Wiggins’ 90th birthday

For the Berkeley Independant

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 1:33 p.m.

On a beautiful warm day in November, family members and friends gathered at the Redeemer Reformed Episcopal Church, Highway 45 in Pineville to …

Wise Words: Wake - up America

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 11:27 p.m.

“14 killed in San Bernardino, California attack.”

Summerville family helps stamp out hunger

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 11:23 p.m.

One Summerville family’s frontline work in the war on hunger earned them a special honor this fall.

Macedonia Newsline: Students collect food for those in need

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 12:46 p.m.

The food drive at Bonner Elementary School has collected a 2,728 non-perishable food items.

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