Acrylic Artist Jennifer Wurz 1st Place Autumn Tumbler shows Less Is More In Autumn Colors Art Exhibition

Friday, December 4, 2015 1:49 p.m.

Focus Point & Shape Online International Art Gallery invites fine art lovers and enthusiasts to enjoy it’s Autumn Colors Juried Online Art …

FEMA mitigation specialists to offer repair tips

Friday, December 4, 2015 5:01 a.m.

As South Carolinians rebuild and repair after the recent historic floods, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and local home improvement stores have teamed up to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes stronger and safer.

Wave boys looking to be in the mix

Friday, December 4, 2015 9:01 a.m.

The Green Wave boys’ basketball team isn’t as green as it was this time last year.

Santee Cooper rejects Century Aluminum request Mount Holly company asks to buy all its power from another utility

Friday, December 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Santee Cooper’s board of directors voted 10-0 Monday to reject Century Aluminum’s proposal to buy all of its power from an out-of state supplier, instead urging the company to extend an existing deal that has saved the Mount Holly smelter about $130 million since 2012.

Rollings Middle School of the Arts accepting applications

Friday, December 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester District 2 is now accepting student applications for R.H. Rollings Middle School of the Arts for the 2016-2017 school year. About 212 students will be accepted for next year’s sixth-grade class.

Jericho, Inc. presents: Working Man: The Art of Steve Stegelin

Friday, December 4, 2015 10:47 a.m.

Opening January 13, 2016 - 5:30-8:30pm

Windsor Hill Elementary hosts food drive

Friday, December 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Students at Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary recently held a food drive for deserving families in their community. Items were also received from …

Moncks Corner Revitalization Project moves forward

The Independent

Friday, December 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Moncks Corner Mayor Michael Lockliear and members of town council introduced Doug Polen as the new Town Planner at a monthly meeting last month. …

Moncks Corner man pleads guilty to child porn charges

Friday, December 4, 2015 3:20 p.m.

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced Dec. 4 that the office’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) division secured a guilty plea and conviction in Berkeley County General Sessions Court.

Higgins graduates basic training

Friday, December 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

U.S. Army Pvt. John E. Higgins has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson.

Woman fails to stop for blue lights during Biden motorcade to airport Charged with DUI 1st UPDATED

Friday, December 4, 2015 11:35 a.m.

Sheriff’s Deputy Eric Watson, the agency’s public information officer, has released a report detailing a DUI arrest that took place …

Cherish the Ashley

Friday, December 4, 2015 7:22 a.m.

Dear Editor,

Ho! Ho! Ho! Merry Christmas!

By Tim Bullard

Special to the Moultrie News

Friday, December 4, 2015 2:05 p.m.

Ho! Ho! Ho! Merry Christmas! A Russian jet was shot down this morning. Refugees are scrambling to find a new home. My stocking is going to have a …

Pure Theatre opens “You can always take it back”

Friday, December 4, 2015 11:36 a.m.

PURE Theatre continues its 13th season with

Crime beat

Friday, December 4, 2015 8:01 a.m.

A 10-year-old and 16-year-old told their father they thought someone was trying to break into their Clemson Drive home on Nov. 24.

Roll the cameras: young journalists earn national recognition

Friday, December 4, 2015 12:31 p.m.

Wave TV students can say they have won a Pulitzer – or at least the equivalent of the award for high school journalists.

This Week in Print - Schooling east of the Cooper was top notch

Friday, December 4, 2015 6:40 a.m.


Marrington students dance, donate

Friday, December 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Marrington Middle School students danced the night away on Nov. 20 at their “Fall into the Grooves” holiday party. Students also …

Hanahan boys vs. Cane Bay

Friday, December 4, 2015 12:40 p.m.

Hanahan defeated Cane Bay 70-57 on Wednesday at CBHS. (Photos Rob Gantt/Gazette)

Police Blotter -

Friday, December 4, 2015 10:10 a.m.

A gas station clerk called police after a customer came in her store and started yelling at her.

Obituary - Renee Cousar Benefield UPDATED

Friday, December 4, 2015 9:27 a.m.

Renee Cousar Benefield, 56, wife of Douglas Glass Benefield, died Wednesday, December 2, 2015, at her residence.

Sen. Marlon Kimpson Pre-files Comprehensive Gun Reform Package and $15 per hour Minimum Wage Legislation

Friday, December 4, 2015 10:29 a.m.

Charleston, South Carolina—State Senator Marlon Kimpson (D-Charleston) pre-filed the following legislative bills yesterday aimed at reducing the number of illegal guns, ban assault weapons, strengthen background checks, and implement a gun registration system so tracking can be made easier in South Carolina. For further details, please …

Isle of Palms Holiday Street Festival on Dec. 5

Friday, December 4, 2015 11:12 a.m.

The 4th Annual Isle of Palms Holiday Street Festival will be Saturday, Dec. 5 from 2:00 to 7:00pm on Ocean Boulevard at the Front Beach area of Isle …

Earth Fare takes on #FeedTheVille

Friday, December 4, 2015 3:44 p.m.

Ordinarily, Summerville DREAM’s #FeedTheVille initiative would end at the November Third Thursday.

Burnell returns from deployment

Friday, December 4, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Army Spc. Brian D. Burnell is returning from a nine-month deployment to the Middle East in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.

A Premiere New Year’s Eve event in the Low country Dec. 31

Friday, December 4, 2015 1:24 p.m.

Charleston Wonderland 2016, benefiting Carolina Studios will be held to ring in the New Year Charleston Wonderland is hosting its ultimate annual celebration to ring in 2016 benefiting Carolina Studios.

Emergency officials train for maritime rescue

Friday, December 4, 2015 6:32 a.m.

Area emergency officials went through a tabele-top maritime rescue drill recently Fire Station 2 to better coordinate their work in case of an actual …

Roads ‘single biggest issue’: S.C. group seeks funds for repairs

Friday, December 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A statewide grassroots organization is pushing for major road improvements throughout the state.

Pets of the Week

Friday, December 4, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Terry is a 5-year-old neutered and microchipped male bobtail medium hair. Josh is a 5-year-old neutered and microchipped male domestic medium hair. …


Friday, December 4, 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. …

Upcoming Events
 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.