This Week in Print - How outside traffic pits neighbors against each other

Sunday, October 11, 2015 7:05 a.m.

Residents of The Groves are once again up in arms with each other over whether traffic calming or deterrent devises should be placed within their …

On the ground action

Sunday, October 11, 2015 7:31 a.m.

On Saturday, Sept. 26 there were 84 highly energized people at the Cape Romain National Wildlife Sewee Center in Awendaw who showed how they care …

Charleston Artist Richard “Duke” Hagerty Debuts American Surrealist

Saturday, October 10, 2015 6:34 a.m.

On Oct. 1 Evening Post Books released American Surrealist: The Art of Richard Hagerty, a full-color publication highlighting the 40-year career of …

Player of the Week contest offers weekly prize for voters UPDATED

Friday, October 9, 2015 2:12 p.m.

Jon Olson voted in the Tidelands Bank Player of the Week contest and was one of the randomly selected voters to receive a gift card to Juantia …

Crave’s Mac Daddy food truck to provide lunch for local first responders

Friday, October 9, 2015 9:19 a.m.

The Mac Daddy Presented by Crave Kitchen & Cocktails will be serving lunch and raising money for first responders’ charity of choice on Friday, October 9. Crave’s Mac Daddy Food Truck will be outside of St. Andrews Public Service District providing free lunch to local first responders to express gratitude for their tremendous …

Flood victim resources and volunteering information

Friday, October 9, 2015 1:56 p.m.

Please find below a listing of some of the resources available to flood victims as well as information about donations and volunteering.

Author Luncheon with Aïda Rogers and Josephine Humphreys discussing “State of the Heart Vol. 2”

Friday, October 9, 2015 9:13 a.m.

Attend the author series Thursday, Oct. 22 at noon for Blue Bicycle Books Charleston Author Series luncheon atHalls Chophouse with award-winning authors Aïda Rogers and Josephine Humphreys for the launch of the new book, State of the Heart Vol. 2. Rogers is the editor and Humphreys is one of the distinguished writers that contributed essays …

Candidate forum to be held for north-end residents at Laing Middle School

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Friday, October 9, 2015 7:12 a.m.

Laing Middle School Improvement Council, the Moultrie News and residents living in the northern area subdivisions of Mount Pleasant have joined …

Butterfly symposium to be held at Sewee visitor Center

Thursday, October 8, 2015 10:36 a.m.

The 2015 Carolina Butterfly Society Symposium will be held on Saturday, October 10 at the Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center of US …

A Community “High-Five” For South Carolina

Thursday, October 8, 2015 3:19 p.m.

The South Carolina Aquarium has reopened and is ready to host families for a fun day of adventure and learning. Now through Sunday, Oct. 11, the Aquarium is giving the community a “high-five”; guests will receive $5 off admission when purchasing a ticket at the gate. It’s a chance to enjoy a few hours of much needed family fun …

7 year-old wins National American Miss

Thursday, October 8, 2015 7:03 a.m.

Saylor Porcaro, daughter of Michael and Michelle Porcaro, is 7 years-old from Mount Pleasant and has won the title of National American Miss (NAM)... …

SCDOR to offer tax relief to those impacted by severe storms and flooding UPDATED

Thursday, October 8, 2015 2:06 p.m.

South Carolina taxpayers impacted by the severe storms and flooding that began Oct. 1 may qualify for tax relief from the South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR).

Pregnant woman rescued from flood gives birth UPDATED

Thursday, October 8, 2015 1:32 p.m.

On Sunday, Oct. 4 in the midst of the Lowcountry’s historic rainfall, a pregnant woman was rescued from her Summerville home by emergency …

A social justice organization achieving equality and acceptance

Thursday, October 8, 2015 2:38 p.m.

Since 1998, the Alliance For Full Acceptance (AFFA) has strived to achieve equality and acceptance for gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgender (LGBT) people by changing hearts and minds. One of AFFA’s most successful and familiar programs has been its ambitious annual media campaign which spreads positive, factual messages about the LGBT …

Swamp Garden gets new naturalist for improved maintenance

Thursday, October 8, 2015 3:14 p.m.

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens has embarked on a multi-year environmental project to re-establish and diversify native plants varieties and rejuvenate the wildlife habitat in the 60-acre Audubon Swamp Garden.

Wando’s ‘Deadly Double Feature’ is twice the fun

Thursday, October 8, 2015 1:32 p.m.

Audiences will get two helpings of laughter, mixed with some mystery and a ghost, when students from Wando High School Theatre present a modern farce …

Water Missions provides water purification systems in response to emergency situation in Columbia

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 10:53 a.m.

Water Missions responds at request of municipalities to help provide safe drinking water for residents of Columbia, S.C.

Flood victims find refuge at ECCO

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 10:44 a.m.

East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) has already begun assisting the victims of the weekend’s flood. Assistance with food and clothing were given Monday to almost 20 families. Jack Little, Executive Director, said “We had people of all kinds coming in for food and clothing Even though everyone was encouraged to stay home today, we …

Adult day care helps seniors be as independent as possible for as long as possible UPDATED

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 10:51 a.m.

Adult day care, on average, can put the need for assisted living or nursing home placement on hold by six to 18 months.

The City of Isle of Palms is now in Operating Condition 3 UPDATED

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 11:47 a.m.

The City of Isle of Palms is now in Operating Condition 3 which means an emergency has occurred. Water remains on some roads so motorists should use …

Eighth Annual Autumn on the Ashley Oct. 10-11 at Magnolia Gardens

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:07 p.m.

More than 50 vendors will exhibit wood carvings, paintings, textiles, pottery, jewelry, culinary oils and photographs during the 8th Annual Autumn on the Ashley Crafts Fair at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens.

Beer, Bavaria, and Man’s Best Friend UPDATED

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Wannamaker County Park’s 2nd annual Bark in the Park Oktoberfest celebration

Biannual fire hydrant flushing begins in October

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 10:47 a.m.

Each October, the Mount Pleasant Fire Department (MPFD) flushes hydrants at various locations throughout Mount Pleasant. The work is performed to ensure hydrants are functioning properly and to observe the flow capacity to address the requirements and standards. In addition, the hydrants are flushed to clear accumulated sediments out of the water …

The Big Book Sale is this weekend

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 11:17 a.m.

Where can you find thousands of books for prices starting at just $.50 and enjoy live music from Finnegan Bell while you shop? That BIG Book Sale.

Communications director position reinstated and filled at recreation department.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 10:51 a.m.

After several years of being frozen, an essential employee position within the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department has been reinstated and filled. …

Art on the Beach & Chefs in the Kitchen Nov. 8

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 9:47 a.m.

From 1 to 5 p,m, on Sunday, Nov. 8 there will be a tour of Sullivan’s Island homes, art sale, chef demonstrations & tastings. The eagerly …

Text.Gives account set up to help SC Flood Victims UPDATED

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 10:09 a.m.

Carolina has been rocked by deadly and historic flooding. People have lost their homes, vehicles and other valuable belongings. Bidr.co has set up a Text.Gives campaign to help the victims. All proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross.

CCSD to open tomorrow UPDATED

Monday, October 5, 2015 10:25 a.m.

Charleston County School District announced on Twitter Tuesday afternoon that all CCSD schools and offices will open on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 …

Inaugural Ultra Chili 50K coming to Laurel Hill UPDATED

Monday, October 5, 2015 11:43 a.m.

Charleston County Parks is introducing a new trail race with a distinguishing feature that very few races in South Carolina have – extreme …

Coroner release identity of victim in Mill Street/Coleman Boulevard collision UPDATED

Monday, October 5, 2015 6:38 p.m.

Bobbi Jo O’Neal, Chief Deputy Coroner with the Charleston County Coroner’s office said in a news release that Pamela Williams, a 63 year old white female from Mount Pleasant, died on Oct. 4 at MUSC from Blunt trauma injuries sustained in a motor vehicle collision that occurred on October 1 on Coleman Boulevard in Mount Pleasant.

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