Calvary Church wants to turn on the light at 50th celebration UPDATED

Special to the Berkeley Independent

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 1:05 a.m.

In many ways, September 20 looked like any other Sunday morning at the Calvary Church of the Nazarene in Goose Creek.

Berkeley bands compete in inaugural honorary event UPDATED

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 1:08 a.m.

McKissick Field in Summerville came to life Saturday as 10 high school bands from around the tri-county and one from the Upstate performed a variety …

Shellfish season set to open Oct. 1

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The 2015-2016 season for harvesting shellfish (clams, oysters, mussels and other bivalves) in coastal waters of South Carolina will open one half hour before official sunrise on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. The shellfish season will remain open through May 15, 2016, unless conditions warrant extending or shortening the season. Season dates apply to …

Lady Hawks eyeing strong finish

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 1:11 a.m.

The Hanahan volleyball team plunged headfirst into the second half of the season with a back-and-forth tussle against Academic Magnet on Sept. 23.

Andrew Lefferts Ramsey UPDATED

Monday, September 28, 2015 9:14 p.m.

Andrew Lefferts Ramsey of Charleston, SC, departed this life on September 25, 2015.

St. John the Beloved presents Island Close By Steel Drum Band

Monday, September 28, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Church of Saint John the Beloved is delighted to present the second concert for the Seventh Annual SJB Concert Series featuring the Island Close …

Lady Gators drop key matches

Monday, September 28, 2015 11:26 p.m.

The Goose Creek volleyball team had a couple chances to make a case for one of the top spots in Region 7-AAAA last week but were on the losing end of …

Cobras can’t pin first loss on Ashley Ridge UPDATED

Special to The Gazette

Monday, September 28, 2015 10:20 a.m.

A year ago, Ashley Ridge’s defense allowed more than 600 yards rushing in a loss to Cane Bay. On Friday night, the Swamp Foxes’ defense …

C4W celebrates 25 years and unveils the 2015 SC Women Status Report

Monday, September 28, 2015 8:46 a.m.

Begun in 1990 as a counseling center, the Center for Women (C4W) is celebrating 25 years as a nonprofit organization. To celebrate, the Center for Women will host a special event on Wednesday, October 14 at Founders Hall in Charleston. The highlight of the dinner will be the unveiling of the 2015 Status of SC Women Report – Charting the …

Deputies: Colleton Co. men accused in March killing UPDATED

Monday, September 28, 2015 11:31 a.m.

Two Colleton County men are scheduled to be charged in connection with the March slaying of a Summerville man.

Joyner, Fort D blast Wando UPDATED

By Andrew Miller


Monday, September 28, 2015 10:48 a.m.

Fort Dorchester’s Dakereon Joyner is considered one of the top sophomore high school quarterbacks in the nation.

Trojans come up short against Lake Marion

Monday, September 28, 2015 6:01 a.m.

The Cross Trojans will enter region play this week coming off a hard-fought setback to rival Lake Marion.

Man killed in Moncks Corner home invasion ID’d

Monday, September 28, 2015 3:31 p.m.

The Berkeley County Coroner on Monday publicly identified the man killed during a home invasion Sunday.

Behind the Apple: Megan Seitz and Lorraine Gaede

Monday, September 28, 2015 12:01 a.m.

From learning good manners to seeing how a flower’s petals can change color with dye, the little ones at Beech Hill Elementary stay busy.

“Circus Adventure,” presented by Columbia Marionette Theater, coming to the Darby Building Oct. 9

Monday, September 28, 2015 3:53 p.m.

Join the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department for its first performance of the season: “Circus Adventure” presented by Columbia …

Charleston Breast Center hosts “We’ve Got You Covered” event on Oct. 1

Monday, September 28, 2015 7:44 a.m.

The Charleston Breast Center, a division of East Cooper Medical Center, is hosting the “We’ve Got You Covered” event on Thursday, Oct. 1. The event will celebrate breast cancer survivors and discuss diagnosis, treatment and recovery through a physician panel.

Two join Trident Tech foundation board

Monday, September 28, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Two Summerville residents have joined the Trident Technical College Foundation Board of Trustees. Ervette Broadnax, plant manager at DuPont, and …

Wando names Week 4 Players of the Week

Monday, September 28, 2015 2:20 p.m.

Kevin Brown, Brennan Mahoney, Parker White, Cameron Johnson and Miller Whitten have been named Wando’s Week 4 Players of the Week.

Charleston says thanks to Mayor Joe Riley for a lengthy service

Monday, September 28, 2015 4:25 p.m.

Charlestonians will have an opportunity to express their appreciation for Mayor Joe Riley’s 40 years of service at a special “Thanks, Joe!” extravaganza on Sunday, Oct. 4. The celebration begins with a FREE, fun, family gathering at Brittlebank Park from 3 – 7 p.m. Amidst festive arts and entertainment, there will be …

Summerville man killed during home invasion

Monday, September 28, 2015 3:28 p.m.

The Berkeley County Coroner on Monday publicly identified the man killed during a home invasion Sunday.

Students teach the parents

Monday, September 28, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Newington Elementary School held a ‘Parent Information Night’ on Sept. 10. The Technovators (the afterschool technology club) hosted …

Ocktoberfest 5K sponsored by East Cooper Breakfast Rotary UPDATED

Monday, September 28, 2015 2:30 p.m.

Ocktoberfest 5Kwas sponsored bythe East Cooper Breakfast Rotary at Laurel Hill Plantation last Saturday. Almost 200 runners participated. Visit www. …

Mount Pleasant Business & Community Expo UPDATED

Monday, September 28, 2015 11:50 a.m.

The Expo, sponsored by the Mount Pleasant Business Association, was held from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Omar Shrine Convention Center on …

Lady Swamp Foxes flush out the Cobras

Monday, September 28, 2015 9:01 a.m.

The Ashley Ridge volleyball team rolled to a victory over Cane Bay Tuesday.

Swamp Foxes edge past Cobras

Special to the Journal Scene

Monday, September 28, 2015 2:01 p.m.

A year ago, Ashley Ridge’s defense allowed more than 600 yards rushing in a loss to Cane Bay. On Friday night, the Swamp Foxes’ defense …

Palmetto Christian shuts out Bible Baptist for first win

Monday, September 28, 2015 1:47 p.m.

What a difference a couple of weeks can make.

High school and college leaders address math pathways

Monday, September 28, 2015 12:50 p.m.

Educators and senior administrators from five universities and four public school districts serving Lowcountry students have formed a collaborative team to focus on improving “math pathways” between high school and college. The team includes senior officials from Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester School Districts Two and Four, …

Charleston Southern tops Citadel for third straight year UPDATED

BY Jeff Hartsell


Monday, September 28, 2015 11:00 a.m.

In most college football rivalries, bragging rights last for just a year before they have to be renewed. But Charleston Southern will be able to …

Overtime header lifts Battery over Richmond in playoff opener UPDATED

Monday, September 28, 2015 12:29 p.m.

A bad break, a textbook goal and a moment of magic saw the Charleston Battery into the second round of the USL Playoffs Saturday.

Jefferson, Profit lift Gators UPDATED

Monday, September 28, 2015 10:32 p.m.

The Goose Creek Gators have lost more in recent weeks than they’re used to but they’ve not lost focus of the course they’re on. …

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