Riders invited to help plan future of public transit

Sunday, September 14, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Transit riders from the East Cooper area are invited to join the Hungryneck Straphangers and members of American for Transit in providing public input in on the statewide plan for public transportation for the next 25 years on Sept. 23.

Lt. Dan Band Weekend rocks out

Sunday, September 14, 2014 1:00 p.m.

Lt. Dan is coming to Charleston and he's putting on a show. The Independence Fund, a 501(3)(c) 100 percent volunteer nonprofit organization, will be hosting their 5th annual Lt. Dan Band Weekend (LDW5) event in Charleston, South Carolina on Saturday, Sept. 19-20.

This Week in Print - And around and around they went

Sunday, September 14, 2014 11:00 a.m.

We don't have very many hard-copy pictures left in our archives due to the fire we had in our building years ago. But some came away unscathed. Most …

Chase After a Cure marks Childhood Cancer Month with fundraisers

Sunday, September 14, 2014 2:30 p.m.

Cancer is the No. 1 cause of disease-related death among children. About 15,780 children between birth and age 20 are diagnosed with cancer each year.

Senior citizens advocate marks first anniversary at center

Sunday, September 14, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Donna German, a senior citizens advocate with the Mount Pleasant Police Department, is celebrating her one-year anniversary with the Thomasena Stokes-Marshall Senior Services Center. Stationed at the bustling facility serving the needs of nearly 3,000 members, German brings to the position five years of citizen advocacy with the police department. …

VA holds Mental Health Summit

Sunday, September 14, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center invites community partner mental health and veteran service organizations to attend its second annual Mental Health Summit on Sept. 12 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Charleston Dorchester Mental Health Center, 2100 Charlie Hall Blvd., Charleston.

Citizen Police Academy resumes classes Sept. 18

Saturday, September 13, 2014 12:30 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Police Department (MPPD) is recruiting citizens to enroll in the upcoming Mount Pleasant Citizen Police Academy beginning Sept. 18. Classes are free.

Scout helps students manage stress

Saturday, September 13, 2014 2:00 p.m.

Maddie Hayes earned her Girl Scout Gold Award. Her project is called “Don't be SAD: Conquering Stress, Anxiety and Depression.” …

MUSC assist in new treatment discovery

Saturday, September 13, 2014 1:00 p.m.

Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) researchers played a vital role in the landmark PARADIGM-HF clinical trial, recently announced at the European Society of Cardiology congress in Barcelona, Spain (published simultaneously in the New England Journal of Medicine), which revealed NOVARTIS’ investigational heart failure medicine (LCZ696) was …

Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy names Business Sponsor of the Year

Saturday, September 13, 2014 8:02 a.m.

Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy is proud to announce Kickin’ Chicken as their 2014 Business Sponsor of the Year.

Charleston Animal Society unveils 2015 Firefighter Calendar and 2015 Models

Saturday, September 13, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The 2015 Firefighter Calendar Debut Party on Friday, September 12th!

Memorial for slain officer set up

Friday, September 12, 2014 12:11 p.m.

A memorial fund have been established for Deputy Sheriff Joseph Matuskovic by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Matuskovic. Anyone wanting to donate money to this fund can do so at South Carolina Federal Credit Unit, account number 1356291-00. Deputy Matuskovic was killed in the line of duty on September 8, 2014. The funds will be used to help support his …

Volunteers raise awareness for ovarian cancer

Friday, September 12, 2014 2:00 p.m.

Hundreds of volunteers in more than seven locations throughout the region will be armed with ribbons, banners, posters and wristbands as they …

Senior center to hold Wu-Tai Chi intensive workshop

Friday, September 12, 2014 11:35 a.m.

The Mount Pleasant Senior Center is inviting senior center members to enroll in a six-week intensive workshop to begin to learn the Wu style of Tai Chi.

Review transit proposals

Friday, September 12, 2014 12:41 p.m.

George Hopkins Adrian Barry and William Hamilton have worked up a draft of 15 proposals to improve SC public transit. They plan to submit these to a vote on Monday at Sept. 15 meeting of the SC Progressive Network, Charleston Chapter which will be held at 7 p.m. at the International Longshoreman’s Hall at 1142 Morrison Drive in North Central …

South Carolina Ports Authority Presents $15,000 to the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry

Friday, September 12, 2014 12:43 p.m.

The grant from the South Carolina Ports Authority will be used to provide free field trips to the Children’s Museum for four Charleston Promise Neighborhood schools

Patriots Point Marking 9/11

Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:18 p.m.

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — Visitors to the Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum in Mount Pleasant are remembering the almost 3,000 people who died in the 9/11 terror attacks.

Area organizations join for Banned Books Week

Thursday, September 11, 2014 9:50 a.m.

In recognition of Banned Books Week, an annual celebration of Americans' right to access books without censorship, a number of Charleston-based …

Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence to meet in Charleston

Thursday, September 11, 2014 10:43 a.m.

The Society of Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence will hold their fall meeting in Charleston Oct. 10-12.

Joint Base Charleston holds 9/11 remembrance

Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:17 p.m.

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Joint Base Charleston is holding a ceremony to commemorate those lost in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and those killed in the line of duty since that time.

Deputy administrator says town will grow by chance or choice

Thursday, September 11, 2014 1:00 p.m.

The city of Pickens might seem like small potatoes when compared to Mount Pleasant, the state's fastest-growing municipality, but much like our …

Mt. Pleasant Business Expo returns Sept. 18

Thursday, September 11, 2014 9:53 a.m.

The annual Mount Pleasant Business and Community Expo will be held Sept. 18 at the Omar Shrine Convention Center. This popular event drew approximately 1,000 attendees in 2013 and is anticipated to be bigger and better than ever for 2014.

Sully’s Scoop – Grading Mt. Pleasant Fire Dept.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 7:00 a.m.

Q. I have learned that the rating of the Mount Pleasant Fire Department has recently been downgraded from Class 2 to Class 3. While I am confident …

Attorneys: College, Wojcik reach settlement

Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:16 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Attorneys for fired College of Charleston coach Doug Wojcik say a settlement has been reached with the school.

Jenkins Institute announces the opening of the Safe Harbor Family Care Center

Thursday, September 11, 2014 10:44 a.m.

Jenkins Institute announces the opening of the Safe Harbor Family Care Center (SHFCC), a new program and array of services for women suffering from substance use disorder. Located in North Charleston, the Safe Harbor Family Care Center allows women and their children a stable, safe environment to address their disorder and gain assistance with …

Subject arrested for filing a false police report UPDATED

Thursday, September 11, 2014 11:44 a.m.

Drake Michael Snide of 1590 Hatteras Sound in Mount Pleasant was arrested for filing a false police report, according to a statement released by …

It’s a full house

Thursday, September 11, 2014 9:52 a.m.

Honor Flight Lowcountry takes off UPDATED

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 11:37 a.m.

Every soldier has a story. Whether it's the day-in, day-out grind of serving in the military or how war shapes life at home, every brave man and …

MUSC President Cole announces interim leadership for College of Medicine

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 11:50 a.m.

Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) President David J. Cole, M.D., FACS, has announced that two well-respected leaders within the College of Medicine (COM) will assume the administrative roles of dean and vice president of medical affairs. Deborah Deas, M.D., MPH, senior associate dean for medical education and professor of Psychiatry and …

Tree bank applications due Sept. 15

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 10:11 a.m.

The Town of Mount Pleasant Culture, Arts and Pride Commission is reminding residents of a tree bank program available to civic clubs, groups or individuals who want to beautify or enhance Mount Pleasant by planting trees. The deadline to submit is Sept. 15.

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