Quantcast

Celebrate July 4 with Declaration of Independence reading

Friday, July 3, 2015 6:18 a.m.

Everyone knows that the Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4, 1776. But, did you know it was not read aloud to the public until four days later?

Moncks Corner man dies in single car crash

Friday, July 3, 2015 9:55 a.m.

A Moncks Corner man was killed in a single car crash on Old Whitesville Road.

District raises funds with ‘Shaggin’ Under the Stars’ July 16

Friday, July 3, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Berkeley County School District is inviting everyone to “get on the bus” and support education in Berkeley County by attending …

Wanted

Friday, July 3, 2015 10:01 a.m.

Editor’s note: According to information provided Wednesday by the Summerville Police Department, the following suspects were still at large. …

The 25th Annual Charleston Sprint Triathlon series continues July 12 & 26

Friday, July 3, 2015 7:34 a.m.

The area’s premier swim, bike and run competition, the Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series (CSTS), is celebrating its 25th year. The first race …

Grant takes the reins of the Lady Swamp Fox basketball program

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

It has been a few years since Tron Grant coached girls’ basketball, but this summer he is getting back into the swing of things.

Class of 2016: Summerville forward Tru’Shaun Moorer

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Rising Summerville High School senior Tru’Shaun Moorer is planning on going out with a bang.

Powder Magazine offers special July 4th program

Friday, July 3, 2015 11:27 a.m.

The Powder Magazine is offering an educational program on one of the nation’s most historic days, the Fourth of July.

Drop off old cell phones at your county parks this summer to help U.S. soldiers call home

Friday, July 3, 2015 7:32 a.m.

Starting July 1 and continuing through the end of August, several Charleston County Park locations will be collecting used mobile phones for recycling to benefit U.S. soldiers. Through the Cell Phones for Soldiers program, these donated phones will be exchanged for calling cards to be used by those serving in the United States military overseas.

SJCA standout signs with Limestone College UPDATED

Friday, July 3, 2015 9:55 a.m.

Josh Carter, a three sport standout with St. John’s Cnristian Academy becomes the latest in the Cavalier’s history-making school year …

Crime blotter

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

• A traffic stop along I-95 on June 26 resulted in a marijuana seizure. Deputies stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation just before midnight near mile marker 78, according to a report. Deputies said they observed the driver throw an object out of the window — later determined to be a tied plastic bag containing the illegal drug. …

Arnette receives appointment to state medical board

Friday, July 3, 2015 9:57 a.m.

Former Berkeley County Coroner and longtime community leader Wade Arnette recently received a new responsibility.

District 2 race: Christine Czarnik

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:01 p.m.

More transparency, more citizen participation and no boutique hotel – these are three major elements in Christine Czarnik’s decision to …

Sheriff offers tips for safe, fun July 4 weekend

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis released a number of safety tips to help the public have a safe and memorable holiday weekend.

Sean Alford named superintendent in Aiken County

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

After three years serving in Dorchester District Two, Sean Alford has a new job as the superintendent of Aiken County Public School District.

Celebrate July 4 at Uncle Sam Jam

Friday, July 3, 2015 10:44 a.m.

Charleston County Parks invites the Lowcountry to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday at the Mount Pleasant Pier. Known as the Uncle Sam Jam, this …

HALOS receives competitive funding from The Duke Endowment and Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:44 p.m.

HALOS has received $1,017,014 from The Duke Endowment and The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina to expand its successful Kinship Care Program.

Become a master gardener

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Meet fellow gardeners. Learn from horticulture professionals. Give back to your community through the Clemson Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program.

Pets of the Week

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Many adult dogs half price!

District 2 race: Terry Jenkins

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Terry Jenkins has seen Summerville Town Council take on a lot of projects – and he hopes to still be on council to see those projects …

Salisbury to boaters: Stay safe on the water

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:01 p.m.

With the summer boating season hitting its midway point during the July 4 weekend, Berkeley County Rescue Squad Chief Bill Salisbury is stressing the …

NWS issues a severe thunderstorm warning until 2:15 p.m.

Friday, July 3, 2015 2:04 p.m.

Be careful, your Fourth of July weekend is about to get rained on.

Four arrested for cooking meth in Crowfield Plantation

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The quiet streets of Crowfield Plantation became a crime scene June 24 after police discovered four people manufacturing an illicit drug inside a …

Drive sober or get pulled over

Friday, July 3, 2015 8:46 a.m.

The Mount Pleasant Police Department is Cracking Down on Drunk Driving this July 4th

22 creative problem-solvers selected as Liberty fellows

Friday, July 3, 2015 11:44 a.m.

A fighter pilot, an award-winning novelist and a state attorney general – these are a few of the “firsts” represented by the newest class of Liberty fellows. Dynamic and diverse, these 22 fellows are standout leaders in the business, government and nonprofit sectors.

Art Central features jeweler’s work

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Art Central is proud to feature new designs by jeweler Judy Jacobs. “I’m inspired by nature, especially birds,” Jacobs said. …

Sheriff’s Office: Man claiming to be deputy targeting residents

Thursday, July 2, 2015 2:36 p.m.

Sheriff’s Office investigators said they are looking for a man claiming to be a deputy and calling residents for money, threatening to arrest them if they don’t comply.

New scoreboard in the works at BHS

Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Football fans will notice some changes this fall when the Berkeley High School football team takes the field.

SC BlueCross Foundation approves more than $10 Million in grants statewide

Thursday, July 2, 2015 11:05 a.m.

The BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation has approved more than $10.7 million in its latest grant cycle to health-related organizations serving South Carolina’s economically disadvantaged citizens.

Cougars’ Clarke, Wise named Perfect Game All-Americans UPDATED

Thursday, July 2, 2015 11:03 a.m.

College of Charleston’s Taylor Clarke (Ashburn, Virginia) and Carl Wise (Lexington, South Carolina) were selected to the Perfect Game All- …

Upcoming Events
Poll
 Latest News
Print Ads
Latest Videos


The Berkeley Independent

© 2015 The Berkeley Independent an Evening Post Industries company. All Rights Reserved.

Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Parental Consent Form.