Pets of the Week

Saturday, October 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Tilly is a 3-year-old spayed and microchipped female Domestic Shorthair. Tilly is an amazing cat. She is so sweet and so playful. She is also very …

Reflections from the Flood

Saturday, October 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Whenever a natural disaster occurs there are always questions. What do I do now? Where do I go from here? Will my life ever be the same? Will I survive this? Why did God allow this to happen? These are all common and appropriate questions to ask during times like these. The Flood of 2015 caught all of us off guard and its legacy will endure for …

County recognizes ‘Red Ribbon Week’ with proclamation

Saturday, October 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

On Monday Oct. 12, Berkeley County Prevention Board was joined by the Berkeley County Council, the Sheriff’s office, and area Mayors and …

Local dancer wins national title

Saturday, October 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Kodi Oliver is a man on the move, in more ways than one.

BCSD and Lowcountry Food Bank partner to provide meals to flood victims

Saturday, October 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County School District and the Lowcountry Food Bank collaborated to provide families affected by the recent severe rain and flooding with …

Say “No!” for goodies at MNE’s Red Ribbon week

Saturday, October 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Red Ribbon week at Marrington Elementary begins Monday, Oct. 26. Students are encouraged to not take drugs and are given strategies to say “No! …

Wilson Hall hands Pinewood its first loss

Saturday, October 17, 2015 12:57 a.m.

Turnovers were costly for Pinewood Prep, which suffered its first loss of the season Friday.

Withstanding the storm - Infrastructure stands up, meets demand

Friday, October 16, 2015 5:27 a.m.

Various factors can be attributed to the minimal damage Mount Pleasant saw after non-stop rain and minor flooding.

Singer-songwriter releases book with concert

Friday, October 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

On Friday, Stefanie Potter will release her book with a concert. The event is free, family-friendly, and open to the public, and will include live music and trivia from 7 to 9 p.m. at Coastal Coffee Roasters, 108 E. 3rd N. St.

Crime beat

Friday, October 16, 2015 7:01 a.m.

• A Summerville man said he left his home on Shamrock Drive to go to work and when he returned in the afternoon he saw someone had placed a lawn chair under his living room window, then realized they must have removed the window a/c unit to enter his home. He said a can of pennies, which he estimated contained $5, and a Smith & Wesson . …

Autumn nostalgia

Friday, October 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

It’s all about vivid color.

Honeybee Sanctuary opening Saturday

Friday, October 16, 2015 6:01 a.m.

Surrounded by thousands of acres of pesticide-free land, a handful of honeybee hives at Middleton Place are forming a sanctuary for the vital honeybee.

Superintendent-elect Blackburn begins meeting with stakeholders

Friday, October 16, 2015 3:14 p.m.

Berkeley County is getting its first glimpse at the woman who will take the helm of its school district Nov. 1.

Disaster Recovery Center opens in North Charleston

Friday, October 16, 2015 9:57 a.m.

A new disaster recovery center for flood victims is now open in Charleston County, at Charleston County Public Works

Sheriff’s Office: Man wanted for robbing bank

Friday, October 16, 2015 4:12 p.m.

Dorchester County Sheriff’s investigators are searching for a man they said robbed a bank Friday afternoon.

DD2 talks redistricting

Friday, October 16, 2015 6:54 a.m.

Knightsville Elementary’s student body will be cut in half under a restricting plan unveiled Thursday.

Jellies, Jewelry, Pork, Produce and more UPDATED

The Independent

Friday, October 16, 2015 4:39 p.m.

Eighteen vendors set up to sell wares and services at the inagural Moncks Corner Farmers Market on Thursday where

Making lemonade from lemons

Friday, October 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Caydence Coyle, Pacey Coyle, Kamryn Jewell, Lilah Hart, Reilly Kaye Weaver, Olivia Beaudry, Karina Olszewski, Meredith Earling and Sloan Weaver …

Business in the ‘ville

Friday, October 16, 2015 12:01 p.m.

No amount of rain is stopping Summerville from expanding in business.

Blessing of the Animals 2015 UPDATED

Friday, October 16, 2015 9:41 a.m.

Blessing of the Animals at Summerville Catholic 2015

Oyster roast goes from backyard fun to annual event to Help Local Children

Friday, October 16, 2015 3:12 p.m.

HALOS will host its 4th Annual Oyster Roast on Oct. 18 from 4-7 p.m. at Harborside

ON Vacation - Baltic Sea

Friday, October 16, 2015 7:46 a.m.

Patriots edge out Bobcats for region golf championship

Friday, October 16, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Fort Dorchester came in with a two-stroke lead over Bluffton Monday to claim the 2015 Region 8-AAAA Girls’ Golf Championship.

Collins, Jenkins engage in Chamber forum

Friday, October 16, 2015 5:01 a.m.

It was meant to be an evening for all candidates, but only Mayor Bill Collins and Councilman Terry Jenkins participated in Tuesday night’s …

Lady Patriots rally to stay unbeaten

Friday, October 16, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The Fort Dorchester powder puff football team finished the regular season with a perfect record on Tuesday.

SPCA hosts first adoption event since flood damage

Friday, October 16, 2015 3:26 p.m.

Flooding may have waterlogged the Frances R. Willis SPCA facility in Summerville this month, but it didn’t crush the shelter’s spirit …

Supporting Dorchester Children’s Center

Friday, October 16, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The Summerville Exchange Club presented a check to Executive Director Kay Phillips of the Dorchester Children’s Center from funds made at …

What to expect when you register with FEMA

Friday, October 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Registering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency is the first step to getting federal disaster assistance.

Small Business Administration aid available to homeowners, renters UPDATED

Friday, October 16, 2015 2:27 p.m.

The first thing to know about why the U.S. Small Business Administration is in town is that the agency’s disaster aid isn’t limited to businesses.

Brouthers announces candidacy for coroner

Friday, October 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A former state highway patrolman and funeral services director is hoping to win the Dorchester County coroner’s seat in 2016.

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