Beach shuttle service to islands stalls

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 5:01 p.m.

A proposed beach shuttle service to Sullivan’s Island and the Isle of Palms was put on hold at Wednesday’s CARTA board meeting. A committee including Sullivan’s Island Mayor Pat O’Neil and Isle of Palms City Councilman Marty Bettelli were tasked with investigating the possibility of such a service returned the decision …

DU supporters go quacky over oysters – East Cooper Ducks Unlimited top fundraising chapter

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 9:14 a.m.

Once again, the masses crowded the Bus Shed downtown for the East Cooper Ducks Unlimited (DU) 18th annual Oyster Roast and Lowcountry Cookout. The …

Local author releases first novel set in Charleston

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 9:09 a.m.

In her debut novel, “Hopetown Road,” local author Amy Cross Hile takes readers on a dramatic journey that explores the destruction of a …

Police Blotter – Late snack run leads to a night in jail

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 10:19 a.m.

If your tags are expired and you’re carrying illegal drugs, you might want to avoid bringing attention to yourself. But according to a police …

Record crowd celebrates port success at gala

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 9:15 a.m.

More than 600 maritime community leaders assembled Friday, Jan. 30, at the Charleston Area Convention Center to celebrate the 89th anniversary of the …

Protect your plumbing from freezing weather

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 3:05 p.m.

Important steps before the temperature drops

SCE&G advises customers to conserve energy during peak periods

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 3:09 p.m.

Due to extremely cold temperatures later this week SCE&G expects energy use to be high Thursday and Friday. SCE&G is advising customers to conserve energy where possible and to unplug non-essential appliances and devices during the hours of 6 to 9 a.m. on Thursday and Friday.

Reading Patrol celebrates loving one another

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 3:07 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Reading Patrol will appear at Mount Pleasant Towne Centre, from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 21. The program is free and meets at Barnes & Noble every third Saturday of the month. It is geared to children ages 4 to 11. The theme of this month’s reading will center on loving one another. Officer Bryce Gregory will …

Wando powers past Summerville in first round UPDATED

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 10:20 p.m.

Wando head coach David Eaton’s message to his team before it entered the postseason was simply to go have fun.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Visits Charleston’s Wando Welch Terminal

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 11:50 a.m.

Highlights the importance of transportation infrastructure investments

Explore Your County Parks For Free

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 2:48 p.m.

Customer Appreciation Day is March 15

TV personality Troy Dunn hosts family seminar

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 12:21 p.m.

Troy Dunn is better known by some as “Troy the Locator” – a label he is trying to reinvent as he begins a national tour in support of his latest book about the trials and tribulations of family life and marriage in America today. As the host and executive producer of his international TV show, “The Locator,” Dunn …

Heirs of tomorrow – Local man works to unite youth in civic matters

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 9:08 a.m.

Imagine returning to your hometown after almost 30 years abroad. You’ve traveled the world only to find the sleepy coastal community you once …

Whitesides celebrates literacy every day

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 9:12 a.m.

Whitesides celebrates literacy every day and particularly on “Book Character Day” on February 13th. The school also celebrated the …

Upcoming 2015 Estate Workshops Offered by Charleston County Probate Court

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 2:21 p.m.

Register now for one of the upcoming monthly workshops

Vice President Biden to Travel to Mount Pleasant UPDATED

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:13 a.m.

On Wednesday, Feb. 18, Vice President Biden will visit the Port of Charleston to discuss the importance of investing in America's infrastructure. The …

IOP says paid parking plan not likely this beach season UPDATED

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 11:00 p.m.

All eyes were on Isle of Palms Town Hall Tuesday evening as city officials provided an update on the island’s beach parking plan …

11th annual Mardi Crawl coming to Shem Creek on Saturday

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 9:46 a.m.

The Lowcountry Parrot Head Club Invites You to “Party with a Purpose” on Parrot Head Day

CARTA to consider beach transit options UPDATED

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 12:37 p.m.

The CARTA Board will consider a report on options for returning public transit to the beaches east of the Cooper on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at their board meeting. The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. at 4045 Bridgeview Dr., North Charleston.

Artists guild draws stellar guest speakers

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 8:53 a.m.

Cyd Moore, a very successful and well-known book illustrator, was the guest speaker at the Feb. 2 Mount Pleasant Artists Guild (MPAG) meeting. …

Charleston County Clemson Club’s realtor sponsored Clemson football recruiting recap Saturday

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 9:04 a.m.

The Charleston County Clemson Club and local Realtors welcome Clemson University Assistant Coach, Recruiting Coordinator, and Quarterbacks Coach Brandon Streeter* to the Lowcountry for a family-friendly Clemson football recruiting recap on Saturday, Feb. 21 6 – 9 p.m, at Harbor Breeze Restaurant in Mount Pleasant.

Community teams catapult to success (w/ video) UPDATED

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 1:04 p.m.

Mining the past to gain engineering know-how for today was the big goal at this year's “Storm The Citadel” competition. Kicking off The …

Charleston Dentists provide free care day to local uninsured children

Monday, February 16, 2015 9:36 a.m.

Kool Smiles “Sharing Smiles” Sunday Event Gives Children a Reason to Smile

Alhambra Hall 2016 and 2017 dates opening soon, booked by appointment only

Monday, February 16, 2015 11:54 a.m.

The Town of Mount Pleasant will begin scheduling appointments to rent Alhambra Hall in 2016/2017 on Wednesday, Feb. 18. The first appointments will …

Sewee Fire Fest ignites March 21

Monday, February 16, 2015 12:00 p.m.

South Carolina’s once-expansive longleaf pine forests depended on an unlikely ally: fire. On March 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the Sewee Longleaf Conservation Cooperative are putting the focus back on fire and nature at the Sewee Fire Fest, a longleaf pine and prescribed fire festival. Attendees to the free event will be treated to …

Charleston Supported Art announces details for second year

Monday, February 16, 2015 8:00 a.m.

Charleston Supported Art (CSA) is set to launch the second year of its innovative program of art sponsorship and distribution. Inspired by the buy- …

Mayoral forum to explore ‘quality of place’

Sunday, February 15, 2015 2:07 p.m.

A group of community-based organizations have announced plans to hold a public forum for mayoral candidates in September that will explore issues related to “quality of life and quality of place,” including the topics of the local economy, the city’s growth, and affordability. Lowcountry Local First, the Preservation Society …

Local diocese receives $19K Episcopal Church grant

Sunday, February 15, 2015 10:15 a.m.

The Episcopal Church in South Carolina (TECSC) has been awarded a $19,000 grant for 2015 from the Episcopal Church’s Roanridge Trust, one of …

This Week in Print – From beaches to boats and pets on the lam

Sunday, February 15, 2015 11:00 p.m.

As the two East Cooper islands delve into parking plans, we look back at how the Isle of Palms in 1992 was concerned about transportation needs.

Author releases third book in inspirational series

Sunday, February 15, 2015 7:00 a.m.

Author Cindy L. Hanson has announced the nationwide release of her new book, “Soar Higher Eagle,” the third book in her endearing “A Beloved Bird: The Search for Love” series. The first two books in her series are “A Mighty Eagle” and “Be Loved Eagle.”

On Vacation

On Vacation with the Moultrie News - Tbilisi, Georgia

Thursday, February 19, 10:43 a.m.

Jim and Ann spent the holidays in Tbilisi, Georgia with son Richard,daughter-in-law Deb, and grandchildren Mason and Clarissa.

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