Gators stave off monumental upset UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Given the state of the two programs heading into the football season, Cane Bay High School seemed a foe completely incapable of ending Goose Creek …

County mulls allowing campgrounds on rural property

The Gazette

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 7:39 a.m.

Berkeley County Council will decide soon whether or not to allow campgrounds outside of commercial areas.

County asks legislature to pony up

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 6:52 a.m.

After six years Dorchester County Council wants the state legislature to make a decision one way or the other.

School board candidates make case for Nov. 4 election

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 7:01 a.m.

The Independent’s Conversation with the Candidates wrapped up Oct. 15 with the school board District 6 candidates Tommy McPherson and Sally Wofford. …

Police Blotter – Where have you been?

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 7:14 a.m.

Police were called to the drive-thru of a fast food restaurant because a couple got into a fight while in their car.

CSU stymied in conference opener

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:07 a.m.

Presbyterian held No. 22 Charleston Southern out of the end zone for the first time in the Jamey Chadwell era to hand the Buccaneers a 7-3 loss in …

Chargers roll to 8-0 start

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Northwood Academy’s football team had it in cruise control by the second quarter and kept its unbeaten record intact on Friday. Northwood defeated …

Lady Knights win on court

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:02 a.m.

The Stratford girls tennis team knocked off city rival Goose Creek 5-2 on Oct. 16 to earn a spot in the Class AAAA playoffs.

Justiniano completes basic training

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 7:42 a.m.

Army Pvt. Alejandro D. Justiniano has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia.

Bethesda deals Palmetto Christian third region loss UPDATED

Monday, October 20, 2014 12:39 p.m.

Palmetto Christian’s playoff hopes began to dwindle in a 56-7 loss to Bethesda Academy Friday at home.

Beaufort Academy outlasts Coastal UPDATED

Monday, October 20, 2014 12:41 p.m.

Coastal Christian turned in one of its most competitive performances of the season in a 56-30 loss at Beaufort Academy Friday.

Alcoa Mt. Holly announces $155,542 in grants

Monday, October 20, 2014 7:24 a.m.

Alcoa Mt. Holly announced $155,542 in Alcoa Foundation grants to four local non-profit organizations last week: the South Carolina Aquarium, Junior …

Alcoa Mt. Holly announces community grants

Monday, October 20, 2014 1:54 p.m.

Alcoa Mt. Holly announced $155,542 in Alcoa Foundation grants to four local non-profit organizations last week: the South Carolina Aquarium, Junior …

Registration capped for Sweet Tea Half MarathonCourse for race unveiled UPDATED

Monday, October 20, 2014 12:00 p.m.

Interest in the inaugural Sweet Tea Half Marathon has exceeded expectations.

Serving the Community

Monday, October 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Like many firefighters, firefighting was a family affair for Brian Bozman. His cousin was a lieutenant in the Isle of Palms Fire Department and his …

Wando names Week 7 Players of the Week

Monday, October 20, 2014 12:05 a.m.

Nick Taylor, Ross Cary, Darius Wade, Ben Jacques and Thomas Murray were named Wando football’s Week 7 Players of the Week.

New agreement offers access to Laurel Hill Plantation trails

Monday, October 20, 2014 12:35 p.m.

The Charleston County Parks Commission will partner with the Town of Mount Pleasant if officials approve, to provide access to Laurel Hill Plantation.

Police Blotter – Stop the arguing

Monday, October 20, 2014 12:19 p.m.

A girl, mad at her boyfriend, allegedly began breaking some of his belongings in the home they share, according to a police report. He called police to explain that he was moving out of the residence and his girlfriend was keeping him from collecting his things.

Berkeley High School Homecoming Parade

Monday, October 20, 2014 9:28 a.m.

Photos by Dan Brown

Choose an anti-cancer lifestyle

Monday, October 20, 2014 9:54 a.m.

According to the American Cancer Society, the most important modifiable determinants of cancer risk (outside of smoking) are weight control, diet and levels of physical activity. Approximately one-third of all cancer-related deaths are influenced by diet and physical activity and one-third are caused by tobacco. The other third, well we don’t have …

Bishops soar past Falcons for second region win UPDATED

Monday, October 20, 2014 1:50 a.m.

Last week’s spark ignited this week’s fire Friday in North Charleston.

Hanahan vs. Stall - Oct. 17 UPDATED

Monday, October 20, 2014 3:33 p.m.

Photos by Brooks Finneseth

Homecoming parade a storied Berkeley and Moncks Corner tradition UPDATED

Monday, October 20, 2014 1:53 p.m.

The fans came back.

St. Stephen's Octoberfest

Monday, October 20, 2014 11:14 a.m.

Photos by Ann Mack

Carnes Crossroads farmers’ market Wednesday

Monday, October 20, 2014 2:01 p.m.

Carnes Crossroads is holding a fall farmers’ market at the Green Barn on Wednesday, Oct. 22, from 3-7 p.m.

Presidential campaign: Former Warrior gaining notice at Auburn UPDATED

Monday, October 20, 2014 9:10 p.m.

Auburn defensive end Gimel President had run onto the field at Jordan-Hare Stadium countless times – but never before like this.

CCSD Board of Trustees Candidates Forum set for Oct. 30

Monday, October 20, 2014 6:26 a.m.

A 2014 CCSD Board of Trustees Candidates Forum will be held Thursday, Oct. 30, at 6:30 p.m. at Thomas Cario Middle School in Park West.

THS students receive inspirational visit

Monday, October 20, 2014 7:34 a.m.

Students and faculty at Timberland High School were recently treated to internationally renowned motivator, educator and author, Principal Baruti …

Goose Creek vs. Cane Bay - Oct. 17

Monday, October 20, 2014 12:29 p.m.

Photos by Brooks Finneseth

Aging in Place Coalition honors older adults

Monday, October 20, 2014 10:52 a.m.

To celebrate National Aging in Place Week, Oct. 13-19, the South Carolina Aging in Place Coalition (SCAIPC) will recognize older adults who are examples of successfully aging in place here in the Charleston community.

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