On-Ramp construction underway along Longpoint Road

Thursday, November 19, 2015 1:50 p.m.

The Town of Mount Pleasant is improving the intersection of Longpoint Road at the I-526 west bound on ramp by extending the existing ramp and creating a dedicated right turn lane. The limits of the construction are from Belle Hall Parkway to the I-526 intersection.

2015 Parade of Boats calls for registrations UPDATED

Thursday, November 19, 2015 11:50 a.m.

The Charleston Sail and Power Squadron today is seeking captains, pleasure boaters and boating club members from power, sailing and fishing clubs …

Delinquent tax sale to take place Dec. 7 for Charleston County

Thursday, November 19, 2015 11:32 a.m.

Tax sale details online: http://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/delinquent-tax/tax-sale.php

South Carolina Ports Authority container volume up seven percent

Thursday, November 19, 2015 2:29 p.m.

The South Carolina Ports Authority announced a fiscal year-to-date container volume increase of seven percent, with 678,033 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) handled since July.

EWTN launches on Berkeley Cable in Moncks Corner and Daniel Island UPDATED

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:13 p.m.

EWTN Global Catholic Network is pleased to announce that it has just been made available to Berkeley Cable TV/Home Telecom customers in Moncks Corner and Daniel Island. EWTN will be available 24 hours a day on channel 114, while EWTN HD will be available on channel 342.

Holiday Festival of Lights Kicks off its 26th year

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 2:21 p.m.

Awards presented to the Giant Greeting Card and Gingerbread House Finalists

Tennis legends coming to Volvo Cars Open

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 11:41 a.m.

The 2016 PowerShares Series tour, a competitive tennis circuit featuring legendary icons and world-renowned champions, is coming to Charleston as part of the Volvo Cars Open on Saturday, April 9th.

Public Workshop for Mount Pleasant Property Located on Rifle Range Road

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 11:31 a.m.

The public is invited to talk about the development of 245 acres of land on Rifle Range Road in Mount Pleasant.

South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond announces Scrooges and Angels for 2015

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 2:22 p.m.

South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced today the 20th annual Scrooges and Angels list of 2015. Ten Angels as well as one Honorary Angel were recognized at a press conference and honored with a reception in the Secretary of State’s Office following the announcement.

Isle of Palms fireman loses job after sex charges filed UPDATED


Wednesday, November 18, 2015 11:17 a.m.

A Berkeley County man is no longer working as an Isle of Palms fireman after he was charged last week with criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

Owens and Haynie discuss future goals

Thursday, November 26, 2015 5:39 a.m.

Three Mount Pleasant Town Council candidates faced off last Tuesday night in a historical runoff for two seats.

Coleman wreck sends two to hospital

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:47 a.m.

A two-car collision sent two people to the hospital Monday night and snarled traffic on West Coleman Boulevard. Mount Pleasant Police reported that a vehicle attempted to turn left from Patriots Province onto Coleman Boulevard about 7 p.m. when it was struck by a vehicle headed south toward the Ravenel Bridge. The collision is still under …

Senator Kimpson announces grant award winners from his senatorial compensation

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 10:57 a.m.

Senator Marlon Kimpson, his wife Kimberlyn and the Time To Give Back Committee are pleased to announce the non-profit organizations that have been selected to receive grant funding from his South

Tecklenburg coasts to win; will be Charleston’s next mayor UPDATED

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 8:57 p.m.

City of Charleston voters gave businessman John Tecklenburg a huge runoff win on Tuesday, and he’ll soon be sworn in as Charleston’s first new mayor in 40 years.

EPA recognizes Charleston County School District for reducing food waste

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 9:21 a.m.

Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the Charleston County School District for the District’s achievements in reducing food waste. The District cultivated one of the state’s first student-driven commercial composting programs which grew from 11 participating schools to now include 48 schools.

First graders learn about farming

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:40 a.m.

Mount Pleasant Academy 1st graders headed out to the farm last week for the inaugural fall field trip to The Stables at Boals Farm.

Support the Lowcountry Food Bank and save on admission to the Holiday Festival of LightsDiscount offered Monday through Thursday with canned food donation

Monday, November 16, 2015 10:21 a.m.

James Island County Park’s Holiday Festival of Lights opens its gates on Nov. 13, featuring over 700 bright, beautiful light displays of all …

Charleston County School District accepts CFOO’s resignation

Monday, November 16, 2015 11:14 a.m.

Terms of Michael Bobby’s severance is as outlined in his employment contract

Ultramarathon set for November at Laurel Hill County Park

Monday, November 16, 2015 10:07 a.m.

Think you have what it takes to go the distance? How about a 50k foot race?

Public workshop to focus on Rifle Range Road park

Monday, November 16, 2015 10:32 a.m.

Officials from Mount Pleasant and Charleswton County Parks and Recreation want the public’s advice on the development of a jointly owned 245-acre park site located along Rifle Range Road.

Shem Creek Phase 2 to Deliver Greater Creek Access

Sunday, November 15, 2015 6:55 a.m.

Building on the character and history of the creek, the second phase of Shem Creek Park will bring more accessibility by creating a world-class …

This Week in Print - Beachfront condos coming to Isle of Palms

Saturday, November 14, 2015 10:03 a.m.

The first oceanfront condominiums were underway on East Cooper beach in 1977. According to the Moultrie News, the condos were to be under …

Parks employees honored for excellence

Saturday, November 14, 2015 10:12 a.m.

Two employees of the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) have been honored for excellence in their fields.

Charleston Symphony and Gaillard hosting Viennese New Year’s Eve Ball

Saturday, November 14, 2015 10:55 a.m.

Charleston will have a new way to ring in the New Year with a Viennese New Year’s Eve Ball.

Emergency officials train for maritime rescue

Friday, November 13, 2015 6:32 a.m.

Area emergency officials went through a tabele-top maritime rescue drill recently Fire Station 2 to better coordinate their work in case of an actual …

Grey Sheep Productions presents a one-time showing of ‘I Approve This Message’ at Cinebarre tonight

Thursday, November 12, 2015 10:56 a.m.

Charlestonbased film production outfit Grey Sheep Productions LLC will hold a private screening of the documentary film I Approve This Message on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 6:30 p.m. The theatre is located at 963 Houston Northcutt Blvd, in Mount Pleasant, SC.

Melvin’s Barbecue hosts open interviews

Thursday, November 12, 2015 11:53 a.m.

Charleston, SC – Melvin’s Barbecue will host open interviews on Thursday, November 12th from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at both the Mount …

Sailors coming to Patriots Point for Day of Caring

Thursday, November 12, 2015 1:20 p.m.

Some 500 sailors from the Naval Nuclear Power Training Command at Joint Base Charleston will volunteer at Patriots Point on Friday as part of the …

Public sea turtle release scheduled for today

Thursday, November 12, 2015 9:39 a.m.

Botany, a 120-pound loggerhead sea turtle, is preparing for a trip back into the deep blue sea. Following 5 ½ months of rehabilitative care by …

Furry affair

Thursday, November 12, 2015 2:47 p.m.

The Charleston Marriott hosted the 11th annual Fur Ball presented by Charleston Magazien on Friday, Nov. 6. This James Bond-inspired gala on Friday, …

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