Moncks Corner business robbed

The Independent

Friday, September 12, 2014 7:01 a.m.

An assistant manager of a Family Dollar store in Moncks Corner was the victim of an attempted armed robbery Aug. 17, according to a police report.

Two Summerville-area teams move to 4-0

Friday, September 12, 2014 11:53 p.m.

Two Summerville teams moved to 4-0 this week, but it may not be the two you predicted.

Child hit by vehicle dies UPDATED

Friday, September 12, 2014 10:23 a.m.

A child struck by a vehicle on Domingo Drive on Friday morning has died, Berkeley County Coronor Bill Salisbury said.

Pets of the week

Friday, September 12, 2014 2:01 p.m.

Summer is a 6 year 6 month old spayed female Border Collie mix. Summer is a pretty mellow girl who loves to sit out in the sunshine. She is unique …

District: 7th grade students must be vaccinated by Sept. 22

Friday, September 12, 2014 8:11 a.m.

Berkeley County School District is taking vaccines seriously.

Patriots expect battle from Knights

Friday, September 12, 2014 11:01 a.m.

The Patriots received a battle from Cane Bay last week and Fort Dorchester coach Steve LaPrad is expecting another one this Friday.

Berkeley Hall of Fame inducts 2014 class

Friday, September 12, 2014 8:14 a.m.

They are a little older. A little grayer at the temples. Decades removed from their time as high school athletes.

Troublesome intersection improving

Friday, September 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

For people trying to traverse the troublesome intersection at Dorchester and Bacons Bridge roads, relief appears to be at hand.

Gators represent tough task for Green Wave

Friday, September 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Two of the Lowcountry’s top high school football teams will square off Friday.

Police Blotter – Bar brawl

Friday, September 12, 2014 9:07 a.m.

It’s not often we hear of a female having a confrontation with a bartender, but it happened recently and of course the two stories vary greatly.

Man charged with murder in Aug. shooting

Friday, September 12, 2014 10:11 p.m.

Goose Creek Police Department investigators have identified and charged Christopher James Smalls of Summerville with the murder of Bryant Kinsey, …

Cane Bay snake-bites Stags 3-0 on late field goal

Friday, September 12, 2014 10:47 p.m.

In a game where the majority of the highlights came from Mother Nature, Cane Bay kicker Phillip Jackson’s 34-yard boot with 10 seconds remaining on …

Residents weigh in on National Guard Armory usage

Friday, September 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Many people support the idea of the old National Guard Armory being turned into a community recreational center.

Cane Bay snake-bites Berkeley 3-0 on late field goal

Friday, September 12, 2014 11:00 p.m.

In a game where the majority of the highlights came from Mother Nature, Cane Bay kicker Phillip Jackson’s 34-yard boot with 10 seconds remaining on …

South Carolina Ports Authority Presents $15,000 to the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry

Friday, September 12, 2014 12:43 p.m.

The grant from the South Carolina Ports Authority will be used to provide free field trips to the Children’s Museum for four Charleston Promise Neighborhood schools

Kudos to Kitchen Tour volunteers

Friday, September 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

When Marlena Myers, chair and guiding spirit for Summerville’s Scrumptious Kitchen Tour, knocked on Jane Askeland’s door a few seasons ago and asked …

More concerns raised over bell schedule

Friday, September 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The second community meeting on the proposed new bell schedule for Dorchester District Two brought up more concerns from parents.

Library cards, part one

By Susan McSwain

Reference Department

Friday, September 12, 2014 9:33 a.m.

What’s the most valuable card in my wallet? I would have to say my library card.

Marilyn’s place…

Friday, September 12, 2014 12:01 p.m.

Around this time of year I get the hankering to head for the hills – the North Carolina Mountains, actually – and this year the itch is coming on …

DD2 trys to hold on to bus drivers

Friday, September 12, 2014 10:15 a.m.

This is the third year Durham School Services has been providing Dorchester District Two with bus drivers.

Woman reports discomfiting sales outfit

Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:02 p.m.

An aggressive trio of purported vacuum cleaner salespeople came to a Summerville woman’s home Sept. 3 — the same day of an attack in Cane Bay that deputies say was carried out by a man claiming to sell vacuum cleaners.

AR golfer claims Golfweek title

Thursday, September 11, 2014 2:01 p.m.

Ashley Ridge golfer Zak Butt was hampered by some minor injuries this summer, but he seems to be returning to form.

FEMA focuses on disaster readiness in September

Thursday, September 11, 2014 8:04 a.m.

September is National Preparedness Month, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency encourages everyone to make disaster preparedness a priority.

CSU hosts top college students at leadership summit

Thursday, September 11, 2014 3:48 p.m.

Charleston Southern University, recognized as one of America’s best Christian colleges, will host a student leadership summit on Saturday, Sept. 13, in the Drew Conference Room in the Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership.

Nutcracker auditions scheduled for Oct. 11

Thursday, September 11, 2014 1:51 p.m.

The Moscow Ballet announces open auditions for its performance of the “Nutcracker”.

Consider project management

Thursday, September 11, 2014 10:53 a.m.

If you are in need of upgrading and developing your skills and your career, you must consider Project Management. Internationally recognized project management training company Cheetah Learning is offering 5 Scholarships, per quarter, worth $500 each, to use towards either their Cheetah Online PMP Exam Prep training if you are considering your PMP …

School bus routes to be overhauled for efficiency

The Independent

Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:56 p.m.

Berkeley County School District will pay more than $37,000 to increase efficiency in bus routes.

Lady Patriots notch pair of wins

Thursday, September 11, 2014 3:01 p.m.

The Fort Dorchester volleyball team swept a tri-match with Beaufort and the Charleston Charter School for Math and Science Tuesday.

Robinson competes for Team USA in Canada

Thursday, September 11, 2014 1:57 p.m.

Elizabeth Robinson represented the United States on Team USA during the International Triathlon Union World Championships held in Edmonton, Canada.

Summerville vs. Goose Creek in B-Team and JV Football

Thursday, September 11, 2014 10:45 p.m.

Photos by Rob Gantt

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