SC author urges facing of silver lining in every hardship UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 10:43 a.m.

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — Walk with author Martha Stewart Hoover on a journey that transformed her life and she will show how to accept when everything cries reject. “Down Strong: The Amazing Life of William Sunday Trampus Hoover” is a story of perseverance and looking on the bright side in the face of incredible obstacles. This …

Arts for Arthritis student exhibit opens Aug. 3

Monday, July 21, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Nineteen local kids are creating art to raise funds to cure arthritis, the disease that they struggle with every day.

Meet a few pets awaiting adoption UPDATED

Monday, July 21, 2014 11:31 a.m.

The Charleston Animal Society has plenty of loving animals looking for a proper home. Here are just a few.

Junior League of Charleston announces new president

Saturday, July 19, 2014 9:15 a.m.

The Junior League of Charleston, Inc. (JLC) is pleased to announce the installation of its new president, Julie Daniels, and the 2014-15 board of …

Fresh on the Farm set for Aug. 3

Saturday, July 19, 2014 1:00 p.m.

Charleston Culinary Tours presents the second Fresh at the Farm Dinner of the series that will be held Aug. 3 at Geechie Boy Farm on Edisto Island, …

Children’s Museum announces new party options

Friday, July 18, 2014 8:00 a.m.

The Children's Museum of the Lowcountry (CML) is excited to announce four new birthday party themes, offering more choices for play and fun. Children of all ages are welcome to join CML to make their birthday party unforgettable and celebrate their day with family and friends.

CCPL receives grant to promote reading, animal welfare

Friday, July 18, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) received a $3,500 grant to encourage reading and hold events to raise awareness of animal welfare issues and welfare-related organizations in the Lowcountry.

Parks department events for Aug.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:01 p.m.

The Charleston County Parks Department has plenty of great events lined up for August.

Gibbes receives $100,000 for reinstallation of collection

Thursday, July 17, 2014 10:18 a.m.

The Gibbes Museum of Art has received a grant award in the amount of $100,000 from the prestigious Henry Luce Foundation for the reinstallation and reinterpretation of the permanent collection as part of the Gibbes renovation.

Moultrie News welcomes Jonathan Owen as multimedia consultant UPDATED

Thursday, July 17, 2014 9:15 a.m.

Earlier this year, we brought you Q and A's with a majority of our staff. We have a few more to introduce and are excited to announce we have a new …

National Hot Dog Day at The Roo

Thursday, July 17, 2014 11:15 a.m.

Kangaroo Express, the leading independently operated convenience store chain in the southeastern United States, operated by The Pantry, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTRY), today announced it will once again celebrate National Hot Dog Day on July 23. As a token of appreciation for our Armed Services, Kangaroo Express will offer a free hot dog to any customer with …

Centura College offers free health screenings for community

Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:19 p.m.

Centura College is opening its doors on Saturday, July 19 to offer free health screenings to the community at its campus located in North Charleston. The event is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. until noon.

Reading Patrol celebrates patriotism

Thursday, July 17, 2014 10:41 a.m.

The Mount Pleasant Reading Patrol will celebrate patriotism at Barnes and Noble (Mount Pleasant Towne Centre) on Saturday, July 19 from 11 a.m. to noon. The theme of this month’s reading will center on patriotism. Mount Pleasant police officers and firefighters will share their passion for reading with young children.

Abiding Word Family Ministries to host flapjack fundraiser Saturday

Thursday, July 17, 2014 11:03 a.m.

The Apple Gold Group, a franchisee of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar, is proud to partner with the members from Abiding Word Family Ministries, to host a Flapjack Fundraiser on Saturday, July 26. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Church's building fund in an effort to expand its community youth program.

Community events

Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:34 p.m.

When: July 21, 11:30 a.m. Sign-in and lunch lasting from noon to 1 p.m.

Exciting new workshops at Cypress Gardens

Thursday, July 17, 2014 10:22 a.m.

Cypress Gardens is offering up two wonderful workshops, taking place July 26 and 27, where anyone can learn to create their very own garden ornaments.

Short film marks National Coming Out Day

Sunday, July 13, 2014 5:37 p.m.

What if you had to come out smart the way you come out gay? What if the reactions were just as ludicrous and hurtful?

‘Leadership in Action’ debuts for students

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 11:10 a.m.

Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina (GSESC) proudly announces the kickoff of the Leadership in Action Program, targeting 10th-12th grade girls. Leadership in Action will meet on the main campus of Trident Technical College in North Charleston every third Saturday of the month starting July 19 from 9-11 a.m. Snacks and light refreshments will be …

Local photographer releases book on Hurricane Hugo

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 9:03 a.m.

It has been 25 years since Hurricane Hugo came upon our shores here in the Charleston County area. This unwelcomed weather event hit South Carolina …

Community Events

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 10:58 a.m.

What: Community Bridge at Franke at Seaside

Mosaic Cafe donates portion of profits

Saturday, July 5, 2014 2:00 p.m.

WINGS for kids – a local nonprofit that focuses on social and emotional learning (SEL) and teaches kids how to behave well, make good decisions and build healthy relationships – will receive 13 percent of all food sales at Mosaic Café on Wednesday, July 2 from 5-9 p.m. when customers mention WINGS. WINGS will also be on site providing …

Creative Spark kicks off summer camps

Friday, July 4, 2014 12:00 p.m.

Creative Spark Center for the Arts offers all ages the opportunity to explore the multifaceted art world in their summer camp programs. Creative Spark invites children and teens to enhance their individual creativity in camps that will teach drama, musical theatre, visual arts and much more.

Operation Home hosts fundraising event July 17

Thursday, July 3, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Operation Home will once again host Gimme Shelter, one of the nonprofit's annual fundraising events, at The Alley in downtown Charleston at 131 …

Mackey and Armfield to wed

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 10:06 a.m.

Mr. and Mrs. Joe C. Mackey of Bedford, Virginia, announce the engagement of their daughter Caila Shannon Mackey of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, to …

Help the American Red Cross prevent a summer shortage UPDATED

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 3:20 p.m.

July 1, 2014 - The American Red Cross urges eligible blood donors to roll up a sleeve and give to help prevent a summer blood shortage. Blood donors …

Meet pets available at your local shelters

Monday, June 30, 2014 10:54 a.m.

Plenty of wonderful pets are waiting at your local animal shelters. These dogs and cats are just hoping to find a happy, safe home. Here are just a …

Nonprofit offers hurricane preparedness tips UPDATED

Monday, June 30, 2014 2:24 p.m.

According to the National Hurricane Center, the area of low pressure off the Florida coast has a high chance of forming into a tropical cyclone over …

Local student joins Society of Collegiate Scholars

Saturday, June 28, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Taylor L. Alston of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS).

Revolutionary War cannon on display at Fort Moultrie

Friday, June 27, 2014 9:02 a.m.

Fort Sumter National Monument has added a new cannon to its world class collection. You can see this gun on temporary display at Fort Moultrie on …

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Thursday, June 26, 2014 9:32 a.m.

WHEN: Saturday June 28, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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