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Staying one step ahead of weeds

Sunday, December 21, 2014 9:59 a.m.

Do you want to control dollarweed and other weeds this winter? Dollarweed seems to be a hot topic recently.

Taming the climate debate

Friday, December 19, 2014 9:34 a.m.

The climate controversy is one of the world’s most important discussions. At stake are billions of dollars, countless jobs, and, if U.N. climate negotiators are right, the fate of the global environment itself. We need leaders in science, engineering, economics and public policy to contribute to the debate without fear of retribution.

Holiday inspiration found in card aisle

Thursday, December 18, 2014 5:00 a.m.

I tell this story every year. It's not about me, but it is a way to share a gift that was given to me that I will never forget.

Origins of the Phillips Community

Thursday, December 18, 2014 10:03 a.m.

This African-American community along Highway 41, now squeezed between Rivertowne and Dunes West, was established by freedmen in the 1870s on what …

And the beat goes on

Thursday, December 18, 2014 7:14 a.m.

The winter holidays have arrived. It’s a busy time of the year where everyone seems to have a list of to-dos with little time to do them. These lists are in addition to our normal everyday tasks at work, spending time with family, and volunteer responsibilities. It can be overwhelming. Christmas is a time of celebration about the birth of our …

Christmas brought peace during World War I

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 9:00 a.m.

World War I broke out in Europe in 1914. It was a war like no other because of all the new technology and airplanes that were used for the first time in battle.

Setting the record straight

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 7:05 a.m.

With reference to the rant that council member Glasson had in the last edition of the Moultrie News, I wanted to take this opportunity to set the …

Casting On Solid Ground Christmas Pageant

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 3:58 p.m.

The Christmas season is upon us, so it’s time for the On Solid Ground column Christmas pageant, Lowcountry edition.

Legislative update

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 1:15 p.m.

With the end of 2014 approaching, it is time to bring the year’s legislative happenings in for a much-anticipated landing.

More top products and performers in 2014

Sunday, December 14, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Invict Gold Cockroach Gel Single 35-gram Tube With Plunger has proven to be a fast-acting and effective roach gel bait for the do-it-yourselfer. “The Big Gun” (300 grams) works in a standard caulk gun and is designed for the big user who plans to kill roaches in a large apartment complex or some other commercial situation.

Christmas specials for those young and old

Sunday, December 14, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Did you know that this year marks the 50th anniversary of a Christmas special starring a red-nosed reindeer? In 1964, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” took his very first flight into the television airwaves on the NBC network and has been making that trip to the Island of Misfit Toys every year since.

Legendary locals of East Cooper

Friday, December 12, 2014 11:24 a.m.

My friend and fellow historian Mary Preston (Bitsy) Foster and I are doing a joint book signing this coming Saturday at Pitt Street Pharmacy. Nothing …

A missed opportunity

Thursday, December 11, 2014 12:48 p.m.

Climbing into the deer stand, I secured my backpack, chambered a round in my rifle and settled in for my morning hunt. The sun was rapidly rising and would soon melt off the thick layer of frost I walked through on my way down the power line in the early darkness. The crunch, crunch, crunch of the frozen grass was a welcome sound, as compared to …

Using a smartphone without a case is foolhardy

By Tim Bullard

Special to the Moultrie News

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 10:02 a.m.

Otterbox cases are top sellers in the United States and Canada, and now that the iPhone 6 is out, you can trust your new phone to the Defender Series. …

Honor and duty in Town Council

By Ken Glasson

Mount Pleasant Town Council

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 12:46 p.m.

I would like comment on Mr. Lambert’s article in last week’s Moultrie News.

Grains of sand on the beach? Cars? Who’s counting?

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 8:48 a.m.

A little Internet research helped me discover that Earth’s beaches contain roughly 5,000 billion billion, or 5 sextillion, grains of sand (props to quickanddirtytips.com).

Top products and performers of 2014

Sunday, December 7, 2014 7:00 a.m.

Products and people recognized for their top performance in 2014:

Remaining thankful after the holidays

Thursday, December 4, 2014 7:42 a.m.

We open our hearts to others during the holidays, but what happens after the holidays are over? Many people go back to their normal routines, stress of everyday life, sorrows, grumpiness, etc.

Romancing the palate

Thursday, December 4, 2014 2:56 p.m.

I’m a lifelong lover of Southern eating and cooking. My curious palate has obliged some doozies, but I draw the line at possum and coon. Oh, and that pot of pig tails and rice. Alligator, rattlesnake and turtle soup have been the extent of my adventure.

Vanderhorst and Vandross: One in the same

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 11:55 a.m.

I belong to lively Lowcountry history Facebook group and we recently enjoyed a lively discussion about the name “Vanderhorst.” Given the unique way …

Maybe what happens in the middle...

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 11:51 a.m.

“Beginnings are scary. Endings are sad. It’s what happens in the middle that counts.” – from the movie “Hope Floats,” Fortis Films, 1998

Mail call: Your gardening questions answered

Sunday, November 30, 2014 9:58 a.m.

A few questions that I have been asked recently:

Che-wa-la and the Magic Mud Rocks

Thursday, November 27, 2014 10:15 a.m.

For Thanksgiving, here’s a bit of a respite from the usual history. Hope you enjoy this fictional story (written especially for children) about the original East Cooper inhabitants, the Sewee Indians.

Gratitude, attitude and health

Thursday, November 27, 2014 10:21 a.m.

Did you know having a thankful attitude is good for your mental and physical health and well-being?

How Thanksgiving got its start

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 4:03 p.m.

Every year on the fourth Thursday of November, people throughout America are thankful for whatever strikes their fancy. It is one of several traditional “American” holidays, celebrated with family, friends and turkey dinners – unless you feel, after reading last week’s column written by Lua Wells, a little more adventurous. Check out cookbooks …

Shop local this Small Business Saturday UPDATED

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Gallup did a survey this summer. It asked people how much confidence they had in various institutions.

Charleston Listens - reflective listening is an art

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Special to the Moultrie News

Keep your Christmas tree fresh all season long

Sunday, November 23, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Another year has almost gone by. What a year! The ice in the spring, a very wet September and then the dry fall.

Museum named after Charlestonian

By Tim Bullard

Special to the Moultrie News

Friday, November 21, 2014 10:52 a.m.

A Charleston native son has one of the best museums named after him in Charlotte.

Getting back on the market after losing a spouse

Thursday, November 20, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Dear Liz,

On Vacation

On Vacation – Hawaii

Wednesday, December 10, 12:51 p.m.

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