Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 1:27 p.m.

Once again, Moultrie News to the rescue! Those of us who live in Wakendaw Lakes, especially those of us who border the school, have been concerned about the sale of said property. After unsuccessfully attempting to gather information to alleviate our concerns that have gone unanswered, we have been overwhelmed with an unsettling feeling. Today, …

Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:36 p.m.

A group of neighbors have gotten together to place these signs in strategic locations throughout our area, mainly along Highway 41, to bring …

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 10:39 a.m.

In a packed meeting at Mount Pleasant’s waterfront park, consultants hired by the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce urged Town Council to continue down the path of urbanization, turning our community into a city like Charlotte or Atlanta.

Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 2:05 p.m.

My third-graders need your help! I would love for you to share with them postcards from around the great state of South Carolina! As you travel – or from where you live – I am asking that you send cute postcards that include a picture of the city’s name or landmark from that city.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 5:26 a.m.

Isle of Palms managed parking is a plan to waste our tax dollars. Council paid Stantec thousands of dollars last Memorial Day (2014) to study what we already knew about parking and traffic. Now they want to spend $1.2 million of our money over 10 years to implement a plan that will do nothing to alleviate the traffic problems. But it will add 180 …

Community Development Tax Credit, a tool for financing residential energy efficiency programs in communities that need them the most

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 10:29 a.m.

It was recently reported that SCE&G has increased electricity rates for its ratepayers by 26% since 2010 (“Big utility rate hikes need more scrutiny,” Post & Courier, June 28) marking the seventh such rate hike tied to the construction of two nuclear reactors at V.C. Summer. So, it’s no coincidence that South …

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 5:50 a.m.

My daughter, granddaughters and I were having breakfast on Thursday, July 2, at IHOP in Mount Pleasant when our server explained that a couple sitting nearby had paid our bill.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 5:54 a.m.

Sometimes my wife tells me I’m too analytical and direct; this may be another one of those days.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 1:16 p.m.

As the pastor of a biblical Presbyterian church in Mount Pleasant, I was alarmed by the recent decision of the Supreme Court on marriage.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 9:27 a.m.

MADabolic Charleston celebrated its one-year anniversary. They held an anniversary party Saturday, June 6, from 5:30-9:30 p.m. The event was open to the community, inviting anyone in the community to stop in and meet the trainers, as well as the option to participate in a workout and drawings for fitness prizes and other prizes donated from other …

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 9:15 a.m.

Dear Ms. Cousino and members of the Planning Committee,

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 6:22 a.m.

With all due respect to the writer of the June 10 “Traffic” letter published in the June 10 Moultrie News, when you have two rivers and only two bridges (the 41 bridge is an excuse and does not count) that separate multi-thousands of cars all over the regional Lowcountry area, the suggestions, as excellent, thoughtful and meaningful …

Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 3:03 p.m.

The Moultrie News is to be commended for the excellent and interesting article about war hero Art Cobert, a former Flying Tiger. I know Art personally and he is everything the article said about him, and more! There is another former Flying Tiger in Mount Pleasant at the Patriots Point Medal of Honor Museum. His name is Brigadier General James H. …

Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 2:02 p.m.

I was so thrilled to read the article in the Moultrie News that the Town of Sullivan’s Island so graciously named the street serving Sullivan’s Island Elementary School after Mike Perkis. I know he is smiling from heaven as a former Marine Corps-trained mayor today, saying, “Ooh Rah!” Please pass my thanks on to Jerry …

Police Blotter – Smart move

Sunday, May 31, 2015 7:37 a.m.

A restaurant owner may have made a smart move in firing an employee for stealing, because the employee didn’t take it too well and allegedly threw a set of keys at another owner.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:26 p.m.

I am bursting with pride that the Mount Pleasant Town Council voted, unanimously, to defeat that devious proposed ordinance that would have forced volunteers of commissions and boards to resign from those positions if they decided to run for public office. I think we all need to keep an eye on any public official who would dare to consider …

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:14 a.m.

Thanks to our wonderful beaches, getting off Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s Island on weekend afternoons, especially Saturday afternoons, is already a nightmare and only promises to get worse when schools let out for the summer.

Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 9:51 a.m.

(Last week, the Moultrie News published persuasive letters from Laurel Hill Primary School second-grade students addressed to Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page and Town Council.)

Letters to the Editor

Thursday, May 7, 2015 10:57 a.m.

Sunny days. Children laughing and playing in the front yard. A car speeding by. Then another car, followed by another and another.

Letters to the Editor

Thursday, April 30, 2015 9:07 a.m.

Neighbors, as the Town of Mount Pleasant has ended another successful Blessing of the Fleet, I would like to share a thought: A community of citizens and businesses supports the Blessing of the Fleet.

Transit and tomatoes

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 10:34 a.m.

Transit in the Lowcountry needs your support today. While we’ve been working to plan a better system for the future long standing problems and exposure to the dysfunctions of our national politics threaten the survival of CARTA bus transit service here.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:34 p.m.

On Monday, April 27, the Mount Pleasant Board of Zoning Appeals will consider a request to allow a variance in the height limit to allow a 100-room hotel on a very small lot next to All Saints Lutheran Church on Highway 17 North.

Balanced Growth: An Open Letter from Mayor Linda Page

Monday, April 20, 2015 8:58 a.m.

In March, Town Council and I introduced the framework of a Town Growth Management Plan. Our goal was – and remains – to balance quality of life with development and livability for residents.

Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 2:15 p.m.

Our hometown has grabbed the global spotlight this week, showcasing poor decision-making skills on every news and media outlet. Being born and raised …

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 6:13 a.m.

Per the latest April 1 article in the Moultrie News, it is unclear to me whether the appeal, by Councilman Santos, of the zoning administrator’s decision on the zoning of the proposed Shem Creek garage was made within the 30-day window required under the appeals process.

Second-graders get persuasive

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 8:35 a.m.

Editor’s note: The following persuasive letters were written by second-grade students at Laurel Hill Primary School, as assigned by teacher Julie Blackwell.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 5:40 a.m.

The knowledge of what Boeing has done for South Carolina is amazing. It is a part of our state and community.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 5:48 a.m.

The next stop for the project named The Atlantic is the Planning Committee of council and then to the full council for consideration.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 6:59 a.m.

The National Response Center (NRC), a branch of the U.S. Coast Guard, collects information regarding hazardous waste spills. By law, oil companies are required to report all spills to the NRC. However, even the NRC admits that only a fraction, 25 percent by some estimates, of actual oil spills are reported.

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 10:46 a.m.

Approximately two years ago, I wrote a letter here that questioned two issues in the design of the widened Highway 17.

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