Island to hold special election

Friday, October 24, 2014 8:18 a.m.

The Town of Sullivan’s Island will host a special election to fill the seat of mayor, after the recent passing of Mike Perkis.

Local researcher receives grant from Lupus Foundation

Thursday, October 23, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The Lupus Foundation of America, the only national force dedicated to solving the cruel mystery of lupus, announced four grants that will allow lupus investigators to continue critical lupus research. Another grant will be used to develop a groundbreaking diagnostic tool for children with lupus-related kidney inflammation, or lupus nephritis. …

Secretary of State Hammond issues $1 million fine against professional fundraiser UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 1:56 p.m.

Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced that his office has issued a fine against professional solicitor Strategic Fundraising Inc. in the amount of $1,054,000 for numerous violations of the South Carolina Solicitation of Charitable Funds Act.

Feast of the Fishes set for Dec. 11

Thursday, October 23, 2014 2:06 p.m.

The Local Palate magazine and Cannon Green present an evening with esteemed chefs celebrating sustainable seafood and holiday pairings. Five renowned Southern chefs will participate and each will prepare a course of the family-style meal throughout the evening. The event will take place on Thursday, Dec. 11, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Cocktails will …

South Carolina Sheriffs’ Association seeking new members

Thursday, October 23, 2014 10:52 a.m.

Sheriff Al Cannon of Charleston County excitedly announced the 2014 Fall Membership Drive for the South Carolina Sheriffs' Association would soon be underway. Sheriff Cannon went on to explain that he is an active member of the South Carolina Sheriffs' Association and invited the citizens of Charleston County to join the Association as an Honorary …

Palmetto Goodwill to host hiring event UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 1:43 p.m.

Palmetto Goodwill has been selected by Arby's to conduct a hiring event on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 10 a.m. at the Palmetto Goodwill Community Service …

Are you listening? – Our Community Listens provides communication training UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Many of the communication pitfalls that cause havoc in our relationships come from violating the basic principle of being quick to listen and slow to …

Development halt to be considered - Councilman to propose building permit allocation

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:57 a.m.

By Sully Witte

EcoHealth hosts ‘Breasts and Brunch Open House’ UPDATED

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:15 a.m.

EcoHealth Wellness Center and Detox Spa will host “Breasts and Brunch Open House” on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1051 …

Parents learn tips and strategies

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 5:42 p.m.

What do you do when your kids are bickering in the backseat of the car? Refusing to do homework? Experimenting with drugs and alcohol? These questions and more were addressed at a recent community event featuring nationally certified parent coach Christine Donavan and a panel of local experts including Lucy Beckham, Wando principal; Michael …

Local man sues for defamation and wrongful termination

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:51 a.m.

Bryan Crabtree and ADC Engineering are being sued by local resident Jim Owens.

Charleston Women in International Trade hosts auction

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:53 p.m.

Charleston Women in International Trade (CWIT) hosts its ninth annual fundraiser to support higher education scholars. The event will be held at energetic 10 Storehouse Row on the former Navy Base on Thursday, Oct. 23, 6-9 p.m.

Moultrie News celebrates Community Day

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:12 a.m.

Once again, the Moultrie News hosted a successful celebration in honor of the newspaper's 50th anniversary.

Planning commission to hear high-density development proposal today at 4 p.m. UPDATED

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:19 p.m.

A special planning commission meeting is scheduled today at 4 p.m. to approve a high-density development on Vincent Drive right off of Coleman Boulevard. The proposed plan calls for a four-story, multi-family building plus seven attached townhouses to be built on a half-acre lot. The request is for approval of Preliminary Plat for Tract G, …

SEWE general admission tickets now on sale

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:15 a.m.

Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) general admission tickets for the 2015 event are now on sale. Ticket prices range from $10 to $40 and are available for purchase on www.sewe.com. A special 15 percent off promotion will run through Oct. 31 with the code “SEWE15.” The 33rd annual event will open Feb. 13 and close Feb. 15 at nine …

Charter high school possibly coming to Mount Pleasant UPDATED

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:21 a.m.

It’s no secret that East Cooper’s only public high school is overcrowded – and that’s even with the availability of a handful of private schools in …

Corps holds meeting on Charleston Harbor deepening

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 1:17 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers is meeting with the public to discuss the half-billion dollar deepening of the Charleston Harbor shipping channel.

Charleston named No. 1 City in US

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:06 p.m.

For the fourth year, the readers of Condé Nast Traveler have voted Charleston the No. 1 U.S. City. Known for rich history, well-preserved architecture, a celebrated restaurant community and mannerly people, the city also ranked No. 2 in the world by Condé Nast Traveler 2014 Readers' Choice Awards.

Chick-fil-A Corn Maze at Boone Hall Plantation receives national attention

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:22 p.m.

The Chick Fil-A Corn Maze at Boone Hall Plantation got national attention Friday when a shout out to Boone Hall Plantation and the two Chick-fil-A operations in Mt. Pleasant and North Mt. Pleasant was posted on the corporate Facebook page that has over 7.6 million followers. 

Isle of Palms seafront condos appeal seawall fine

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 1:21 p.m.

ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. (AP) — An Isle of Palms condominium complex is appealing a heavy fine for what state regulators say is an illegal seawall.

Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault expands social media campaign

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:20 p.m.

To increase awareness of the issues of domestic and sexual violence in local communities, the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (SCCADVASA) will expand its social media campaign with the hashtag #SCSaysNoMore. By encouraging community members and direct service agencies to use #SCSaysNoMore on their issue- …

New agreement offers access to Laurel Hill Plantation trails

Monday, October 20, 2014 12:35 p.m.

The Charleston County Parks Commission will partner with the Town of Mount Pleasant if officials approve, to provide access to Laurel Hill Plantation.

Choose an anti-cancer lifestyle

Monday, October 20, 2014 9:00 a.m.

According to the American Cancer Society, the most important modifiable determinants of cancer risk (outside of smoking) are weight control, diet and levels of physical activity. Approximately one-third of all cancer-related deaths are influenced by diet and physical activity and one-third are caused by tobacco. The other third, well we don't have …

CCSD Board of Trustees Candidates Forum set for Oct. 30

Monday, October 20, 2014 6:00 a.m.

A 2014 CCSD Board of Trustees Candidates Forum will be held Thursday, Oct. 30, at 6:30 p.m. at Thomas Cario Middle School in Park West.

Aging in Place Coalition honors older adults

Monday, October 20, 2014 10:00 a.m.

To celebrate National Aging in Place Week, Oct. 13-19, the South Carolina Aging in Place Coalition (SCAIPC) will recognize older adults who are examples of successfully aging in place here in the Charleston community.

MPSC Booster Club meeting Oct. 20

Sunday, October 19, 2014 9:12 a.m.

The Advisory Board of the Mount Pleasant Senior Center will meet Monday, Oct. 20 at the center at 5:30 p.m. A full agenda for discussion and …

Bulls Island hosts archery hunts

Sunday, October 19, 2014 1:00 p.m.

Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge will host the first of two white-tailed deer archery hunts on Bulls Island on Nov. 3-8. Hunters must possess the required state hunting license and must check in and register before setting up camp and starting to hunt. Archers under the age of 16 must have successfully completed a state-approved hunters …

Bankruptcy Court opens Public Service Area

Sunday, October 19, 2014 2:00 p.m.

The Charleston Division of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina will open its Public Service Area to allow individuals Internet access for retrieving documents in existing cases or completing credit counseling.

Checklist for fall garden and landscape care

By Melinda Myers

Garden Expert

Sunday, October 19, 2014 8:26 a.m.

You can see and feel the change of seasons. Fall color is starting to appear; pansies, mums and asters are in the garden center and your thoughts are …

This week in print – After just six years, Bridge Run was wildly popular

Saturday, October 18, 2014 9:00 a.m.

By the early 1980s, more homes were being built on the Isle of Palms and a call to residents was being made to ensure they had house numbers in …

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