Fourth of five suspects identified in fatal home invasion in Huger

Wednesday, July 27, 2:02 p.m.

UPDATED Wednesday, July 27, 2016 4:56 pm

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s office released the identity of one of the two remaining men still at large after a fatal home invasion July 21 in Huger.

Hummingbirds bring a sweet sight to backyards

Wednesday, July 27, 12:01 p.m.

What does Goose Creek and Moncks Corner have that downtown Charleston doesn’t have? Well, for one, a lot more hummingbirds.

Find shelter in hurricane season

Wednesday, July 27, 12:01 a.m.

During a hurricane, the safest place — other than leaving — may be your child’s school.

DCSO investigating club shooting, four injured

Wednesday, July 27, 3:18 p.m.

A shooting at a club in North Charleston early Saturday morning injured four, two of whom were seriously hurt, said the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office.

Bucs favored to win Big South

Charleston Southern is the Big South Conference preseason favorite for the first time in the football program’s history.

Moncks Corner all-star Ponytails

Moncks Corner Dixie Youth all-star Ponytail team came home to Moncks Corner ranked third in the state.

Seven CSU players preseason all-conference

A league-high seven Charleston Southern football players were named to the Big South’s preseason all-conference team, announced Tuesday.

Football teams reach starting line

When the sun rises on Friday, a new era officially begins for Berkeley High School football.

Education Briefs

Senfronia Smith has been named the new principal of Cross High School. The Berkeley County School Board approved the appointment at its board workshop on July 12.

Education briefs: Rochester Institute of Technology, USC-Upstate, School District, Wofford

The following students made the Dean’s List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the spring 2016 semester:

Sangaree Middle band director selected for directors association

Brian Trauger, band director at Sangaree Middle School, was recently elected to membership at the American School Band Directors Association, held in Lexington, Kentucky June 29 to July 1.

Education briefs: Craig, Baumgarten, & CSU grads

The following Berkeley County residents received degrees from Charleston Southern University May 7 at North Charleston Coliseum:

Women counseled to stand always on the truth

The Day Dawn Baptist Church Missionary Auxiliaries conducted its annual Women Day Program on July 24 during regular service in Pineville.

We are all on the same side – the right side

Thanks to all those people who either sent me feedback on the fire prevention series of articles or spoke to me in person.

Local chiropractor encouraging donations of instruments

Dr. Drew K. McPhail teamed up this past season to support and encourage the donation of used or new instruments to the North Charleston POPS! for its education initiative, the POPS!KidZ. The vision...

God’s servants recharged after vacation

I’d like to thank the management of the Independent who graciously allowed me to take a few weeks off from writing this column while I was out of town on a two-week vacation. As many of you...

Guest Column

Playboy model fails lesson on human decency

A former Playboy model got schooled in sisterhood this month.

Guest Column

Kennard: A good car is a bonus in stormy weather

Let’s talk about the weather for a minute. It’s hot. It’s rainy. It’s humid. It’s cool – well not really cool. And that’s all in one minute.


County, school district should be working together

County, school district should be working together

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