Lowcountry woman honored for gift of life

Saturday, December 20, 2014 1:02 p.m.

A Mount Pleasant woman, Caroline Walters, will be honored for giving the “gift of life” to four organ recipients and the gift of sight to another. …

Keeper of the Wild in search of donated land

Saturday, December 20, 2014 7:53 a.m.

Keeper of the Wild is an organization for orphaned, injured and misplaced wildlife. For 14 years, founder Janet Kinser and her army of volunteers …

Wando vocalists wow MPBA

Saturday, December 20, 2014 1:18 p.m.

SC Bar Foundation announces new Ambassadors

Friday, December 19, 2014 11:10 a.m.

The South Carolina Bar Foundation welcomes Charleston attorneys Elizabeth F. Fulton, Robert B. Hawk and Thomas J. Rode as Foundation Ambassadors. In these leadership positions, Fulton, Hawk and Rode will work with other Ambassadors from around the state to promote the Bar Foundation’s mission and programs and to help raise additional resources to …

CCSD to launch national search for superintendant

Friday, December 19, 2014 9:17 a.m.

The Charleston County School District has faced a number of significant and well documented circumstances in recent weeks. The Board met today to ensure that every member - including the three recently elected representatives - were fully apprised of all relevant legal issues as we move into the heart of the holiday season and begin a new calendar …

Race with Rudolph and skydive with Santa in the countdown to Dec. 24

Friday, December 19, 2014 10:10 a.m.

December may mean snow days in Denver, Colorado or beach days in Sydney, Australia, but in Santa’s Village, it means the countdown to Santa’s big night. Starting today, the elves are back on the clock in the North Pole. And throughout the month of December, you can join the elves as they unlock a new project or game each day in preparation for …

City of Charleston and Historic Foundation partner to hire Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company

Friday, December 19, 2014 1:49 p.m.

The City of Charleston and Historic Charleston Foundation have partnered to engage the services of Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company to study how to plan for, design, approve and create new buildings in Charleston.

Holiday Festival of Lights honored as third best public lights display in the US

Friday, December 19, 2014 1:37 p.m.

Charleston’s own Holiday Festival of Lights at James Island County Park has been honored as third Best Public Lights Display in the United States by the 10Best Readers’ Choice Award contest! Chosen by readers of USA TODAY and a panel of experts, the Holiday Festival of Lights was in the running against 19 other public lights displays from …

Mount Pleasant Christmas Parade dazzles thousands (w/video)

Thursday, December 18, 2014 9:00 a.m.

More than 100 floats rolled down Coleman Boulevard as the Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade delighted thousands, followed by the annual tree …

Freeze Your Bills Off at Folly’s Bill Murray look-a-like Polar Plunge

Thursday, December 18, 2014 10:37 a.m.

2nd Annual Bill Murray Look-a-Like Polar Bear Plunge is set for New Year's Day at 1 p.m.

City Market goes all out for holidays

Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:41 a.m.

City Market Preservation Trust is pleased to announce Christmas in the Market set for Dec. 20. Join organizers at the fifth annual Night Market, every Friday and Saturday night, 6:30-10: 30 p.m., where local artists, food vendors and musicians create a festive street fair atmosphere inside the city’s most popular public attraction, voted “No. 1 …

Start-up Episcopal Church formed in Mount Pleasant

Thursday, December 18, 2014 10:00 a.m.

In January of last year, Bishop Charles G. vonRosenberg held a meeting with Episcopalians in the Mount Pleasant area who wished to remain with the …

Charleston Animal Society delivering pets Dec. 24 and 25

Thursday, December 18, 2014 1:02 p.m.

Public Encouraged to Pick Out Pets Now Through December 23rd for Free Delivery

Annual Mount Pleasant Toys for Tots Gala

Thursday, December 18, 2014 12:03 p.m.

Several hundred party-goers turned out for the annual Mount Pleasant Toys for Tots Gala.

Birds of a feather – Avian Conservation Center spreads its wings (w/ video) UPDATED

Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:00 a.m.

Tucked away on more than 150 acres of Awendaw forest sits one of the area's best-kept secrets. Many may be aware of the Avian Conservation Center, …

Winners of the Parade of Boats announced

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 12:22 p.m.

The 33rd Annual Holiday Parade of Boats, produced by the City of Charleston and the Charleston Sail and Power Squadron, was held in Charleston Harbor on Saturday, Dec. 13. Thousands of spectators viewed the parade along the route from Mt. Pleasant to Charleston.

Parade of Boats aboard The Osprey

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 12:00 p.m.

The Parade of Boats is an annual tradition in Charleston Harbor. Thousands of spectators line the shore as dozens of boats run single file along the …

Rotary brings happy holidays to tots

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Three candidates vie for mayor of Sullivan’s Island

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Keith W. Blandford, Jerry A. Kaynard and Pat M. O’Neil have been certified as candidates in the Jan. 6 special municipal election for the office of …

Peagler announces new county leadership team

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 11:46 a.m.

Berkeley County Supervisor-Elect Bill Peagler announced today the leadership team of his new administration.

Help make a student’s dreams come true

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 9:17 a.m.

This year, the entire community east of the Cooper has celebrated the opening of the Center for Advanced Studies at Wando High School. The opening of the new center on the Wando campus expands the curriculum offerings to include expanded academic programs, not only for students looking to continue their education at the college level but also for …

A collaborative, multi-agency Farm-To-School Initiative is set to go statewide

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 1:32 p.m.

A College of Charleston-based, multi-agency farm-to-school initiative funded by grants from Boeing will go statewide beginning in 2015.

Former SC Department of Corrections Director receives statewide award

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 2:03 p.m.

The South Carolina Bar Foundation is proud to announce the Honorable William R. Byars Jr. as the 2014 DuRant Distinguished Public Service Award recipient for meritorious service to the law and community. This annual recognition is the most prestigious statewide award members of the South Carolina Bar can bestow on a fellow attorney. The award will …

County 911 center receives agency honor

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 1:10 p.m.

The Charleston County Consolidated 911 Center is now a certified Public Safety Communications Agency after receiving the distinction from the …

AT&T announces more than 180 new jobs in South Carolina in 2014

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 1:37 p.m.

AT&T has announced that it filled more than 180 new jobs in South Carolina in 2014, part of more than 300 jobs filled statewide this year. Further, the company has hired more than 26,000 people across the U.S. during that same period.

MPPD Officer saves choking child during Christmas parade

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 4:33 p.m.

A Mount Pleasant police officer is credited with saving the life of a choking toddler Sunday evening during the Town's annual Christmas Parade.

SCRA Technology Ventures announces new SC launch companies

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 2:05 p.m.

SCRA Technology Ventures today announced the acceptance of five new companies into its SC Launch Program. Charleston-area companies GreenTex Solutions and Job Market Maker, and Greenville-area companies Accessible Diagnostics, Aptus and Constructis became client companies this month.

Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week® 2015 extends submission deadline for their third annual Fashion And Film Contest

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 1:35 p.m.

Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week®is pleased to announce that they have extended the deadline for their annual Fashion and Film Contest. The contest is open to and invites seasonal film veterans, aspiring filmmakers, or a filmmaking team to enter the 2015 competition. The mission of the competition is to provide a platform for aspiring …

Best Friends of Lowcountry Transit forms

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 2:20 p.m.

Best Friends of Lowcountry Transit will announce it's formation during the public comment period of the CARTA board meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 17. The meeting will begin at 1:30 pm and will be held on the Second Floor of the Lonnie Hamilton County Office Building, 4045 Bridge View Dr., Charleston, SC 29405 (CARTA 103 Bus Route). The public comment …

Charleston County Veterans Affairs Office has a new home

Monday, December 15, 2014 12:21 p.m.

Office relocation providing more convenient access to public

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