Patriots Point celebrates 40 years of being open to the public (w/video) UPDATED

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 1:05 p.m.

The Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will mark 40 years of being open to the public on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016. To celebrate, the museum is …

Mount Pleasant lacks discrimination protections for LGBTs

By Jake Lucas


Wednesday, December 30, 2015 5:21 a.m.

Right now in the Town of Mount Pleasant, a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) person could be turned down for a job, denied an apartment or …

Raffle for Tolomea fund raises over $20,000

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 2:57 p.m.

The sudden passing of Mount Pleasant resident Jody Tolomea in February certainly came as a shock to many. And by September, friends began to see that …

Local business brings back popular community challenge to Lose 1 ton of weight

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 10:20 a.m.

Locally owned business Fleet Feet Sports Mount Pleasant and Summerville are once again challenging the Charleston community to lose a ton of weight to kick-off the new year. The 2000-pound weight loss goal is part of the 12-week Ton of Fun Challenge, which focuses on nutrition, weight loss, and positive lifestyle changes.

Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce announces 2016 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 11:03 a.m.

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce announces the 2016 slate of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors. Seventy-three executives from the business community serve as volunteer leaders to enhance the Chamber and the economic environment for businesses in the region. Board members represent businesses and corporations of all sizes …

Two prominent South Carolina businesses found liable for millions in damages to a group of former and current employees UPDATED

Monday, December 28, 2015 1:52 p.m.

A group of former and current employees of South Carolina based ArborGen, Inc., have been awarded damages of $53,508,288 against ArborGen, Inc., and …

Undergrounding of power lines begins at Mathis Ferry Road UPDATED

Monday, December 28, 2015 7:16 a.m.

The Town of Mount Pleasant and the South Carolina Electric & Gas Company will partner in the second phase of the Mathis Road power line …

Over 100 animals seized in cruelty operation UPDATED

Monday, December 28, 2015 1:20 p.m.

The animal society is treating ill and injured animals. At least 108 animals were rescued last night by Charleston County Sheriff’s Office and Charleston Animal Society in what may be the largest animal cruelty rescue operation ever in Charleston County. As of last night, 72 rabbits, 32 cats and 4 dogs were taken in by Charleston Animal …

Sheriff’s office announces traffic safety checkpoint advisory UPDATED

Monday, December 28, 2015 9:57 a.m.

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office Selective Traffic Enforcement and Target Zero Units will be conducting safety checkpoints on Thursday, Dec. 31, starting at 8 p.m. on SC Hwy 162 near SC Hwy 165, and additional safety checkpoints on River Road near Brownswood Road on Johns Island. The checkpoints are expected to last several hours.

Ethiopian rhythm and taste coming to Summerville Kwanza Jan. 1

Monday, December 28, 2015 3:29 p.m.

Ethiopians from Charleston will bring the taste, rhythm and dance of East Africa to Summerville’s Kwanzaa Celebration’s Finale on …

Former Army Col. and Citadel staffer publishes terrorism thriller

Sunday, December 27, 2015 7:04 a.m.

Retired Army Col., former Citadel instructor and Mount Pleasant resident James MacArthur Dorton has published an international terrorism thriller …

MPBA presents annual gifts

Sunday, December 27, 2015 1:11 p.m.

This Week in Print - It’s good to be in business in Mount Pleasant

Sunday, December 27, 2015 5:19 a.m.

Businesses come and go, but it’s fun to look back and remember those that occupied familiar landmarks east of the Cooper. In 1978, a new art …

Rotary collects bikes for Toys for Tots

Saturday, December 26, 2015 1:17 p.m.

The East Cooper Breakfast Rotary participated once again in a bike collection for Toys For Tots.

Mayor Page proclaims Arbor Day with Trident Maple Planting

Saturday, December 26, 2015 8:43 a.m.

Mayor Linda Page recently proclaimed Arbor Day with the planting of a Trident Maple at Memorial Waterfront Park and urged residents to assume …

Sully’s Scoop -

Saturday, December 26, 2015 6:59 a.m.

Q. I wondered if you know what the night-time utility work is on Mathis Ferry Road between Muirhead Road and 6th Street? What’s odd is there’s new silt fencing on the north side of Muirhead at the roundabout, and new survey spray paint notes on the rumble part of that roundabout. - Jody Muldrow, Mount Pleasant

Shop with Cops - MPPD makes dreams come true for 18 local children

Friday, December 25, 2015 5:53 a.m.

At first glance, it appeared as if something terrible had happened inside the Wal-Mart at Oakland Market. There were Mount Pleasant Police Department …

The Beach Club accepted into Leading Hotels of the World

Thursday, December 24, 2015 7:31 a.m.

The Beach Club at Charleston Harbor Resort is still under construction, but it has already been accepted into an elite group of the Leading Hotels of …

A Shem Creek Shrimpmas Carol

By Suzannah Smith Miles

Thursday, December 24, 2015 5:42 a.m.

T’was the night before Christmas,

What to give to the one who made everything?

Thursday, December 24, 2015 9:51 a.m.

By Fr John Parker

Lt. Col. Timothy Smith to lead Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes in 2016

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 10:26 a.m.

Cmdr. Alverson retires after building program into one of world’s premier military college bands

Restaurant reinvented - Sawyers on The Boulevard caters to foodies and music lovers UPDATED

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Sometimes you have to reinvent yourself. When things go stale or burnout sets in, change is the very thing that can reignite your perseverance.

Celebrating Christmas in someone else’s home

By Jake Lucas


Wednesday, December 23, 2015 6:21 a.m.

A couple weeks before Thanksgiving, Chuck and Edy Mimms got an unexpected call asking them to move out of their house the following week. They were …

Pre-filed bills focus on dropout age, military members

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 1:14 p.m.

Lowcountry legislators are ready for the upcoming General Assembly session next month and have pre-filed bills related to the state’s school dropout age and property tax deadlines for military members.

Give ‘The Perfect Gift’ during the Season of Giving

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 10:33 a.m.

Give blood with the American Red Cross, News 2 and Magic 107.3

Kids invited to submit ideas for new Light Displays at the Holiday Festival of Lights

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 9:34 a.m.

Kids throughout the Lowcountry and beyond are invited to tell Charleston County Parks what they would like to see in lights! With over 750 displays shining bright, the Holiday Festival of Lights features lighted images of all shapes, sizes and themes at James Island County Park. Now through Jan. 3, kids ages 12 and under are invited to present …

Contest adds incentive for New Year’s Resolutions to quit smoking

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 1:55 p.m.

Smokers can win $1,000 through “Quit & Win” contest

Garris Landing Public Boat Launch to close Jan. 4

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 10:16 a.m.

Dredging at the Garris Landing public boat launch, Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, will begin on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. Dredging the boat launch at Garris Landing will allow greater ease of access for boaters as it will remove the sediment in the affected waterway. It is anticipated that the launch will re-open on Saturday, Jan. 16.

Rotary Club of Panama recognizes East Cooper Rotary Gift of Life recipient

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 8:38 a.m.

For many years, the East Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club’s Gift of Life program has brought children from countries where heart surgery and other …

CARTA rolls out trio of new express buses

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 11:08 a.m.

CARTA rolled out a trio of new Express buses today, the latest move in a long-term strategy aimed at updating the agency’s vehicle fleet.

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