Another year has almost gone by. What a year! The ice in the spring, a very wet September and then the dry fall.
By Tim Bullard
Special to the Moultrie NewsFriday, November 21, 2014 10:52 a.m.
A Charleston native son has one of the best museums named after him in Charlotte.
Accompanying this article is a close-up from an 1863 map showing Shem Creek and the original village of Mount Pleasant. At the top is the name “Lucas. …
Judge Richard Gergel's stay on his on ruling enabling same-sex marriage in our state expires tomorrow. That means this could be a landmark week in South Carolina both legally and culturally.
Hard to believe but it’s time for the holidays once again. Maybe you like to cook the exact same dishes for Thanksgiving each year, and if so, you’re all set.
While walking my dog (no, I do not have a ‘possum) the other day, I noticed some serious mole cricket tunneling/damage around a light post.
Yesterday was Veterans Day and I wonder how many of us thought about the people it honors. I like the bumper sticker which states, “Freedom Is Not Free” because freedom takes a huge toll on the ones who are out there defending it.
Breaking news last week from MUSC indicated a patient was undergoing Ebola screening protocol. Experts agree that our chances of getting Ebola are unbelievably low and require certain conditions such as close contact, caregiving and so forth. Our bigger risk is the flu and the other bugs that invade, especially between now and the end of March. …
Those of you who live off Highway 41 in the Phillips Community, Horlbeck Creek and parts of Park West are on land where two of South Carolina’s most …
By Tim Bullard
Special to the Moultrie NewsWednesday, November 12, 2014 11:22 a.m.
It’s the time of year that we all should be thankful, thankful for family, God’s blessings and the gift of voting.
I love elections. Election Day to me carries the combined excitement of a meaningful holiday observance and the competition of a big college football game.
Fall is for planting, so here is a recipe for amending the soil for flower beds. You could use the same recipe for trees and shrubs with some slight modification. Test soil first, if possible, and wait 30 days to plant if you're able.
I hope your household is past its Halloween sugar high and now enjoying the countdown to the holidays. The annual questions about planning, budgeting, travel, health and sanity are coming in. So let's put our heads together and see if we can make this our calmest, most reasonable one yet!
Almost two years ago, my brother-in-law received a kidney-pancreas transplant. He had suffered from Type 1 diabetes since the age of six. One of many complications of this disease is kidney failure; my brother-in-law started having renal problems in his late thirties. Over the years, his kidneys functioned less and less and at the end he needed …
As a young Citadel cadet, I went to one of my leadership mentors and in great detail described a particular problem. After I finished, he just waited. And waited. Then he said, “If you come to me with a problem and don’t offer a solution, then you sir are part of the problem.”
BY John F. Abess, MD
Special to the Moultrie NewsWednesday, November 5, 2014 9:29 a.m.
Similar to evolving fashion, it has come to my awareness that there exists a new form of shame. I call it the NEW SHAME. The new shame is different …
Sitting across from a friend, I listened to her story. I nodded my head and expressed empathy with my eyes. I intently paid attention without coming …
Ahoy there, Jack Sparrow! Ye might have known some of the patriarchs of Charleston’s most illustrious families.
Yes, it is time to winterize your turf. SeaHume should be used alone or with the 00-00-25, depending on the results from your soil test.
My library branch recently received a new book for our collection, “Good Leaders Ask Great Questions” by John C. Maxwell. It’s the latest in a series of books written by this leadership expert, and it’s a good one.
By Tim Bullard
Special to the Moultrie NewsThursday, October 30, 2014 11:11 a.m.
“Dad! We don’t have any Internet! My Destiny game won’t work on xBox.”
How did things spiral so out of control for Dr. Nancy McGinley, Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendant? Yesterday she resigned.
By Mayor Linda PageWednesday, October 29, 2014 9:58 a.m.
This Nov. 4, Charleston County voters will be asked to support extending a 1-cent sales tax for capital improvements in Charleston County School …
Separated from Hogg Island (now Patriots Point) by a narrow tidal creek, what we now know as Bayview Acres was once such an enviable farm it gained …
Vote “yes” for Charleston libraries. You’ve noticed the signs, the bumper stickers, TV ads and Facebook postings. What does this mean for you and all residents of Mount Pleasant?
Last week, I was preparing to write this column saying that after a period of struggle and indecision, followed by a close examination of the information provided to me by the campaign arm of the sales tax referendum for school facilities, I was going to reluctantly support the referendum. Then like the rest of the Lowcountry, heck like the rest …
Since many of you will be changing out containers this fall, here is a little information about a top-selling potting soil that is perfect for your high-value plants, flowers, window boxes, hanging baskets, containers or vegetables.