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IOP renourishment plans held up by Civil War blockade

IOP renourishment plans held up by Civil War blockade
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 6:41 a.m.

More than 150 years ago, the Union Navy sank a fleet of 13 old whaling vessels filled with stone off the coast of Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s …

Remembering one man’s role in history UPDATED

Remembering one man’s role in history
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 2:42 p.m.

Near the end of August in 1945, after Japan had already announced its surrender but before the country made it formal aboard the USS Missouri, Jack …

Weather Service says stay out of water amid rip current risk

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 10:44 a.m.

The National Weather Service is saying stay out of the water in coastal Charleston County through this evening.

On Vacation - Juneau, Alaska

On Vacation - Juneau, Alaska
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 11:07 a.m.

Charleston County: Tropical Depression Nine now Tropical Storm Hermine

Charleston County: Tropical Depression Nine now Tropical Storm Hermine
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 1:04 p.m.

Charleston County’s Emergency Management Department is monitoring Tropical Depression Nine. The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) remains at …

It Doesn’t Take a Hurricane to Sink a Boat

It Doesn’t Take a Hurricane to Sink a Boat
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 10:10 a.m.

BoatUS: Tips for Preparing for Tropical Depression Nine

PCA cheerleading rakes in awards at camp UPDATED

PCA cheerleading rakes in awards at camp
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 1:09 p.m.

Palmetto Christian Academy’s varsity cheerleading squad recently returned from a Universal Cheerleader Association camp where they won first …

CCSD to decide on Friday school Thursday afternoon

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 5:29 p.m.

Key Charleston County School District (CCSD) leaders convened at 4 p.m. today to discuss the severe weather that may affect the area on Friday.

Town to host Shem Creek phase III talks

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 1:29 p.m.

The Town of Mount Pleasant invites members of the general public to join us for a drop-in meeting in council chambers at Town Hall in Building C on Thursday, Sept. 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. for the next phase of Shem Creek Park. The Phase II boardwalk along Vickerys and WatersEdge recently opened, and Town Council authorized the funding to create Phase …

Dove season to begin Sept. 3 with new bag limit

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 1:05 p.m.

Dove season to open Sept. 3 with new daily bag limit The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Board has approved all migratory bird hunting seasons for 2016-2017. The seasons, daily bag limits, and methods of harvest have been published in the federal register by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. *It is important to note the mourning …

Charleston African-American Book Festival debuts Sept. 17

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 1:47 p.m.

Nearly 40 African-American authors and hundreds of book club members and readers will converge at Burke High School for the first annual Black Ink: The Charleston African-American Book Festival on Sept. 17. The event is from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and will feature a keynote address from Marcus Amaker, Charleston’s first poet laureate.

Mt. Pleasant offices closed on Labor Day, trash schedule modified UPDATED

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 1:51 p.m.

Please note that the Mount Pleasant Administrative Offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, due to the observance of the Labor Day holiday. The Mount Pleasant Public Services Department has announced the following garbage and trash schedule:

UPDATE: Tennessee man dead after Isle of Palms drowning UPDATED

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 5:00 p.m.

A Tennessee man died Monday after a drowning on Isle of Palms, according to the Charleston County Coroner’s Office.

Crossing guard bumped in front of Moultrie Middle School UPDATED

Crossing guard bumped in front of Moultrie Middle School
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 10:18 a.m.

At approximately 8:22 a.m. a crossing guard, Laverne White was bumped by a vehicle on Coleman Blvd. near Simmons St. according to Mount Pleasant …

Mount Pleasant Waterworks receives Best Places to Work Award

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 11:02 a.m.

Mount Pleasant Waterworks was recently named one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina. This program was created by SC Biz News in partnership with the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies Group.

I just finished my 2nd long distance hike

I just finished my 2nd long distance hike
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 1:20 p.m.

Editor’s note: Hiking from Springer Mountain Georgia to Maine in 2014 was an amazing trek for Phyllis Sheffer, so what is the next great …

Bar association holds voter registration drive throughout Charleston area

Monday, August 29, 2016 12:31 p.m.

The Charleston County Bar Association (CCBA) is holding a voter registration drive for the 2016 general election. “Spread the L.O.V.E.” (Law Office Voting Effort) runs from now until Sept. 15 and is a campaign to encourage participation in the electoral process.

Darkness to Light names new chairman of the board

Sunday, August 28, 2016 10:30 a.m.

Jamie Tozzi was recently elected as chairman of the board of Darkness to Light (D2L), a leading organization in the fight to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. Tozzi fills the role previously held by David Repinski, who served two terms as chairman.

Dunes West Bike Lane project finished

Dunes West Bike Lane project finished

By Martine Wolfe-Miller

Mt. Pleasant Communications Manager

Sunday, August 28, 2016 1:28 p.m.

The Dunes West Bike Lane project is complete. The Mount Pleasant Transportation and Planning and Development Departments completed the project as …

Patriots participate in work parties

Saturday, August 27, 2016 9:26 a.m.

Each year the crew of the Destroyer USS Laffey, DD-724, returns to Patriots Point two or three times for work parties. These men and their families …

Owner of Embler’s Jewelers elected president of industry board

Owner of Embler’s Jewelers elected president of industry board
Saturday, August 27, 2016 7:54 a.m.

Mitch Embler of Embler’s Jewelers in Mount Pleasant was elected to serve as president of the board of directors for the South Carolina …

Charleston County to hold public workshop on historical survey

Saturday, August 27, 2016 11:51 a.m.

Charleston County and New South Associates (NSA), Inc. will host a public workshop on Wednesday, Aug. 31, at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers, located at 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. At this meeting, NSA will provide an overview of the recently completed historical and architectural survey report, including a discussion of properties …

Citizens Planning College kicks off fall open enrollment season

Friday, August 26, 2016 9:05 a.m.

Would you like to learn more about the planning process in our town? The Mount Pleasant Planning & Development Department is kicking off its Fall Open Enrollment Season for its 2016 Citizens Planning College. The classes are free of charge and will be offered every Thursday in October, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 100 Ann Edwards Lane. …

East Cooper area Constituent School Board race one to watch

Friday, August 26, 2016 10:33 a.m.

Candidate filing for school boards in Charleston County has closed and Moultrie Constituent School District No. 2 Board of Trustees may see new faces without opposition. The five member school board mainly that over sees zoning, transfers and discipline, has three seats up this November. All the candidates filed for each of the three seats have no …

Firefighter Calendar celebrates ‘Justice for Caitlyn’

Firefighter Calendar celebrates ‘Justice for Caitlyn’
Friday, August 26, 2016 12:41 p.m.

On May 27, 2015, Caitlyn the dog was found in North Charleston with her muzzle clamped so tightly with electrical tape that her tongue had turned …

MPFD cuts ribbon on Station 6 in Carolina Park

MPFD cuts ribbon on Station 6 in Carolina Park
Friday, August 26, 2016 9:48 a.m.

In 2014, the Mount Pleasant Fire Department broke ground on Fire Station 6 in Carolina Park as part of a series of capital improvement projects …

Merengue to the music of Latin America

Merengue to the music of Latin America
Friday, August 26, 2016 9:22 a.m.

25th Annual Latin American Festival set for Oct. 2

S.C. Aquarium 200th turtle release UPDATED

Friday, August 26, 2016 2:02 p.m.

Photos from the 200th turtle release by the South Carolina Aquarium. Members of the community came together at the Isle of Palms County Park for the …

Celebrate the release of the 200th sea turtle rehabilitated by the South Carolina Aquarium UPDATED

Celebrate the release of the 200th sea turtle rehabilitated by the South Carolina Aquarium
Thursday, August 25, 2016 9:16 a.m.

Head out to the Isle of Palms to Bid Moon and Marsh Farewell

Homeless hound wins hearts and spot in Firefighter Calendar

Homeless hound wins hearts and spot in Firefighter Calendar
Thursday, August 25, 2016 9:48 a.m.

2017 Firefighter Calendar features “Houdini” found named Gumby

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