ECCO announces location in Huger

Monday, March 30, 2015 10:37 a.m.

Have you ever experienced the aligning of the stars and planets…you know, Aquarius?

Take back your lawn from meddlesome moles

Sunday, March 29, 2015 8:49 a.m.

Have you ever been riding through a neighborhood and see a yard and think, “Wow, they have a mole problem”? If that is your yard, here are some quick pointers. For the long version, go to Possumsupply.com under the Horticulture Hotline tab and look in the archives, or go by your local Possum’s Landscape and Pest Control Supply …

The case for ‘unplugging’

Sunday, March 29, 2015 6:25 a.m.

Is technology interfering with your relationships?

Visit the ‘other’ Mount Pleasant library

Saturday, March 28, 2015 6:26 a.m.

How many East Cooper residents can answer this question: “What is the name and location of the other public library in Mount Pleasant?” The answer is “Village Branch Library.” It is located at 430 Whilden St. in what is commonly referred to as the Old Village.

Remembering Toler’s Cove

Thursday, March 26, 2015 5:36 a.m.

The Highway 703 causeway to Sullivan’s Island offers one of the most beautiful marshland views in the Lowcountry. This was called “The …

There is only time for one thing during Holy Week

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

There is no experience like Holy Week in an Orthodox Church (this year, April 6-11, one week later than the Western Christian tradition, March 30 through April 4). The ancient hymns are deep and rich. The atmosphere of the church changes with the day’s commemorations — joy in the air, in the décor, in the incense, in the …

Legislative update covering a strange month

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 2:40 p.m.

Let’s face it: February is a weird month. It doesn’t always have a consistent number of days; the temperature bounces from freezing …

Truth is in substance, not source

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 4:54 a.m.

“When people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty.” (Attribution disputed)

An exciting new venue on very old grounds

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 5:59 a.m.

Well I can’t think of a better way to usher in daylight saving time than winding down with a glass of vino in a graveyard while waiting on the …

Charleston Listens - The Power of Empathy

By Julie Chapman

Special to the Moultrie News

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 4:53 a.m.

Imagine a world where escalating discord, decreases to a point of near extinction. A place where people feel connected every day, and can view …

Rest easy with these tips on battling bedbugs

Sunday, March 22, 2015 9:57 a.m.

Does all the talk about bedbugs have you scared to travel? When you are in a hotel do you feel phantom insects crawling on you as you sleep? Does your work or sports with the kids require you to stay in hotels, when you would rather be at home in your cozy bed with the dog and his fleas? The worst thing about bedbugs is bringing them home to …

ECCO announces location in Huger

Saturday, March 21, 2015 7:37 a.m.

Have you ever experienced the aligning of the stars and planets, you know, Aquarius?

Sunshine Week and the importance of transparency

Thursday, March 19, 2015 5:49 a.m.

It’s Sunshine Week in South Carolina and the nation.

Managing grief after losing a loved one

Thursday, March 19, 2015 3:34 a.m.

So, who is enjoying daylight saving time? What are you doing with the extra daylight? I am now able to walk dogs after work, enjoy the dog park later, enjoy the beach after a long day, and on and on. Now if it will get me going on all the chores with the extra energy of increased daylight and spring not far off can bring. Please let me know what …

Riding boots, snake boots and stilettos

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 7:30 p.m.

I grew up hearing stories of my great grandfather, Edward Hyrne Hutchinson, affectionately known as “Judge.” I was always told of what …

Development, traffic and growth may not be the only issues concerning residents

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 6:22 a.m.

Tonight, residents from all over east of the Cooper will ensure one of the largest turnouts in Mount Pleasant history for a Planning Commission meeting.

On Vacation – Super Bowl 49

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 1:49 p.m.

Brush up on your writing with other local authors

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 6:54 p.m.

“All the words I use in my stories can be found in the dictionary; it’s just a matter of arranging them into the right sentences.” – W. Somerset Maugham

What to do if you find your partner drifting away

Sunday, March 15, 2015 6:50 a.m.

It’s March; it’s March! Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. March 8, so don’t forget to spring ahead one hour.

It’s time to see what SeaHume can do for you

Sunday, March 15, 2015 7:55 a.m.

One product you should be using now to bring your turf and plants out of dormancy is SeaHume G, a combination of cold-water seaweed from Norway (Ascophyllum nodosum) and humic acid (Utah).

March is National Women’s History Month

Saturday, March 14, 2015 6:00 a.m.

This past September, Barbra Streisand released her 34th studio album, “Partners.”

Public Records and You

Friday, March 13, 2015 10:06 a.m.

The annual nationwide Sunshine Week is celebrated this year from March 15 - 21. USA newspapers publish stories about public records and the difficulty in obtaining some of them. “Public records” are generally defined as records regardless of their physical form (so email would be included) made or received in connection with the …

Unlocking our natural resources means more offshore development needed UPDATED

Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:40 p.m.

As gas prices reach five-year lows, adding fuel to Americans’ household budgets, it’s important to remember that we would not be in this position were it not for the U.S. Energy Revolution. Nothing impacts our overall economy more than energy. Not only does it power our cars and warm our homes, but natural gas and petroleum are used …

Keeping a smile while staying Southern

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 2:08 p.m.

“Southern barbecue is the closest thing we have in the U.S. to Europe’s wines or cheeses; drive a hundred miles and the barbecue changes.” – John Shelton Reed

Treated lumber is a bigger problem for marine wildlife than plastics

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 9:20 a.m.

My name is Rudy Socha and I run a 501c3 non-profit called Wounded Nature – Working Veterans. Our mission is removing trash and debris located in hard to access coastal areas. We do not study or talk about coastal environmental problems, we take remedial action to fix the problem. We travel to these hard-to-reach coastal areas, usually by …

Charleston County could learn from a workshop UPDATED

By Tim Bullard

Special to the Moultrie News

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 2:09 p.m.

How to market an event and using the Internet to maximize your advertising were the topics of a helpful workshop held recently by Visit Winston Salem, …

New federal offshore drilling plan fails to seize energy ppportunity

Monday, March 9, 2015 12:15 p.m.

The Interior Department recently announced a new plan to open up 14 offshore areas for oil and gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, Alaskan coast, and Atlantic Ocean.

A few clever ways to kill a tree

Sunday, March 8, 2015 7:54 a.m.

Buy a tree on sale that has been starved for water, food and is pot-bound. The tree will probably have a weak structure; this is why no one has purchased it. Get that really tall 3-gallon planter that should be in a 15-gallon pot. To be sure you are buying a root-bound plant, make sure there are big roots coming out of the holes in the bottom of …

A battle of books begins in March

Friday, March 6, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Most of you have presumably heard about the NCAA basketball tournament affectionately referred to as March Madness. But do you know that there is another tournament that takes place each March called the Tournament of Books? Well, there is. It is run by an online magazine, The Morning News, and it began in 2005.

Politics won’t fill potholes, but it will cost drivers more everyday

Friday, March 6, 2015 1:16 p.m.

The South Carolina Alliance to Fix Our Roads says the House of Representatives is stuck in a traffic jam because of political gamesmanship

On Vacation

On Vacation – Palm Beach

Wednesday, March 18, 1:49 p.m.

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