“Very Merry Christmas Tour” here in Dec. 3

Sunday, November 29, 2015 10:00 a.m.

GRAMMY®-nominated NewSong is set to bring their popular “Very Merry Christmas Tour”—one of Christian music’s top holiday tours—to Charleston’s Ashley River Baptist Church (1101 Savannah Highway) on December 3 at 7:30 PM.

This Week in Print - Did you know Charleston once produced scallops?

Sunday, November 29, 2015 7:45 a.m.

In 1978, Mount Pleasant was a sleepy little town, with very little to report on to include crime. So the article about a nine and ten year old being …

Local author debuts with The Writer’s Table

Sunday, November 29, 2015 3:34 p.m.

Charleston native and children’s Author Julian Simmons has published The Writer’s Table, his first fantasy novel and the first in a …

Mount Pleasant girl designed new Belk’s Bear

Saturday, November 28, 2015 4:35 a.m.

An 11-year-old from Mount Pleasant won the 2015 Belkie Bear design contest held at Belk’s SantaFest, and her bear was unveiled at …

Shrimp, Collards and Grits Volume II, My Southern Kitchen to be released Dec. 1

Saturday, November 28, 2015 11:02 a.m.

Shrimp, Collards and Grits, Volume II, celebrates author Patricia Banning’s My Southern Kitchen with recipes, stories and fine art capturing …

Girl Scouts celebrate founder’s birthday

Saturday, November 28, 2015 5:13 a.m.

Girl Scout troops from across the East Cooper area gathered at the Charles Pinckney Historical site recently to celebrate the birthday of Juliette …

Accreted Land Litigation over for Sullivan’s Island

Friday, November 27, 2015 7:34 a.m.

The Town of Sullivan’s Island learned late last week that Judge Mikell R. Scarborough issued an order granting the town’s motion for …

Emanuel A.M.E. Church plans to donate over $1MM to Mother Emanuel families and survivors

Friday, November 27, 2015 11:30 a.m.

Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) has indicated it is ready to start distributing the funds from donations made to the church in honor of the tragedy there the night of June 17 when nine parishioners, many of them acting in official ministerial roles, were tragically gunned down during a Bible study.

Morning crowds light on Black Friday UPDATED

By Jerry Adams


Friday, November 27, 2015 12:21 p.m.

Traffic was light but steady around Mount Pleasant shopping areas on Friday morning with folks out looking for Black Friday deals.

The Citadel’s 78th Christmas Candlelight Services Dec. 4 – 6

Friday, November 27, 2015 10:26 a.m.

Come one, come all, come early

Legare Farms Holiday Open House on Saturday

Friday, November 27, 2015 1:44 p.m.

Legare Farms is holding its annual Holiday Open House this Saturday, November 28 from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m.

5,000 people raise $350,000 to save animals

Friday, November 27, 2015 12:29 p.m.

5,000 people raised over $350,000 at Charleston Animal Society’s 16th Annual Celebrity Chili Cook-off & Oyster Roast, presented by The …

Fix It! program helps those who can’t fix it themselves

Thursday, November 26, 2015 11:14 a.m.

The East Cooper Faith Network is partnering across the community to “Fix It!” and help take care of health and safety issues at homes …

SC Bar Young Lawyers host Bowling Buddies to benefit S.C. Special Olympics

Thursday, November 26, 2015 12:46 p.m.

The SC Bar Young Lawyers Division (YLD) is hosting its second annual Bowling Buddies, a fundraiser for the SC Special Olympics. At the event local …

Berkeley County Receives Bond Rating Increase

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 11:26 a.m.

Berkeley County Supervisor Bill Peagler announced today that top credit-rating agency Standard and Poor’s has raised the bond ratings for the county’s utility bonds to ‘AA,’ up from ‘AA-.’ The ‘AA’ rating is only two upgrades away from the highest rating of ‘AAA.’

MPFD presents Turkey Frying Safety Video UPDATED

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 2:41 p.m.

The Town of Mount Pleasant and the Mount Pleasant Fire Department have released a video to help make sure people are safe when frying or cooking …

Preliminary Summary Findings on the Causes of District Overexpenditures

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 11:01 a.m.

As has previously been reported, in reconciling the fiscal year 2015 finances, the Charleston County School District calculated that revenues fell short of expectations by $9,365,652. At the same time, expenditures exceeded the final budget by $8,750,450.

The Queen is Coming to Charleston- princes and princesses invited

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:41 p.m.

Her most gracious royal majesty Queen Charlotte, wife to King George III, is coming to Charleston (although she calls it Charles Town). The Queen has …

Owens and Haynie to be sworn in Monday at 8 a.m.Mayors makes new committee assignments

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 2:36 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page will swear in two new councilman Monday morning at 8 a.m. The swearing in will take place in Building A where committee meetings are traditionally held. Jim Owens and will Haynie will take the oath of office just before committee meetings begin at 8:15 a.m.

Troopers urge motorists to slow down, buckle up and prepare for congested traffic this Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 11:19 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is reminding motorists to pack some extra patience as traffic will likely be heavy this Thanksgiving …

Lowcountry treasure ready to return to her berth - The Easy Lady restoration almost complete

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 6:49 a.m.

The Easy Lady has belonged solely to Cpt. Kenneth Ezell for 10 years.

2016 Piccolo Spoleto Craft Shows call for artists

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:46 a.m.

Fine Crafts Shows Charleston, LLC is issuing a call for fine craft artists to participate in the 2016 Piccolo Spoleto Craft Shows, which will be held May 27-29 and June 3-5, 2015. This will be the 37th year for these shows, which are part of the 2016 Piccolo Spoleto Festival, a 17-day city-wide arts festival produced by the City of Charleston …

Postal Service Letters FROM Santa Program ramps up

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 1:33 p.m.

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus — and the Postal Service can help you prove it when Santa replies to your child’s letter, …

Palmetto Carriage Works sets the pace for the holidays - pre and post

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 7:12 a.m.

Palmetto Carriage Works, the oldest carriage company to offer guided horse and mule-drawn tours in the historic city of Charleston, S.C., will be …

This Week in Print - A Who’s Who of East Cooper

Monday, November 23, 2015 7:10 a.m.

In 1978 more than 8,000 copies of the Moultrie News were delivered each week. The newspaper had rooted itself into the community as the trusted …

Announcing the winners of Perfect Pitch

Monday, November 23, 2015 11:49 a.m.

Two teams each received $10,000 grand prize

Waterworks’ Moody’s Rating Improves

Sunday, November 22, 2015 10:36 a.m.

Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Mount Pleasant Waterworks (MPW) from Aa2 to Aa1 rating.

Make-your-own holiday ornaments

Sunday, November 22, 2015 1:40 p.m.

Holiday decorating is a big part of the holiday season. Bins are taken out of the attic or garage, and decorations are once again given their …

Come to Archie’s Table

Sunday, November 22, 2015 7:26 a.m.

Have you ever wanted to have a meal with a true hero? Archie’s Table on Wednesday mornings usually starts off with hot coffee, bacon, fresh …


Saturday, November 21, 2015 1:24 p.m.

New Year’s Eve is a festive occasion, full of lavish parties or more intimate gatherings at home where food and drink are important components …

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