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.

Tuesday night runoff for Mount Pleasant Town Council UPDATED

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 11:13 a.m.

Mount Pleasant Town Council candidates faced off Tuesday night in a runoff for two seats. Candidates Jim Ownes and will Haynie faced incumbent Chris …

Owens and Haynie discuss future goals

Thursday, November 26, 2015 5:39 a.m.

Three Mount Pleasant Town Council candidates faced off last Tuesday night in a historical runoff for two seats.

Three candidates in council runoff

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 2:47 p.m.

The atmosphere at the Liberty Cafe was vibrant Tuesday where council candidate Chris O’Neal was hostng a gathering. But the mood soon turned …

Notice of Violation to Save Shem Creek circulated at council meeting - Chairman disputes wrongdoing UPDATED

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 2:59 p.m.

The South Carolina Secretary of State’s office sent a notice of violation to Save Shem Creek Corporation on Nov. 4 allowing them 15 days to either stop soliciting money online or register as a Public Charity.

Students get it right with town council election predictions UPDATED



Wednesday, November 4, 2015 3:26 p.m.

Students from the University School of the Lowcountry conducted exit polls across Mount Pleasant on Election Day to project the outcome of the race …

How will Tuesday night’s council meeting play out? UPDATED

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Wednesday, November 4, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Joe Debney of the Charleston County Election Commission announced that there will be a runoff in the Mount Pleasant Town Council Election on Nov. 17. …

There will be a runoff - Haynie, Owens and O’Neal to face off for two seats UPDATED

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Tuesday, November 3, 2015 8:51 p.m.

Joe Debney of the Charleston County Election Commission announced that there will be a runoff in the Mount Pleasant Town Council Election on Nov. 17. …

Man arrested in case of campaign sign theft and destruction UPDATED

Monday, November 2, 2015 5:35 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Town Council candidates Ben Bryson and Ken Glasson (incumbent) were the victims of having campaign signs not only stolen, but …

Q and A with Jim Owens

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 6:17 a.m.

Jim Owens

Q and A with Dodge Hindman

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 6:03 a.m.

Dodge Hindman

Candidates seek votes at North End forum UPDATED



Wednesday, October 28, 2015 11:38 a.m.

Twelve candidates for Mount Pleasant Town Council made their pitch for votes Tuesday night as the municipal campaign entered its final week.

Q and A with Chris Nickels

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 6:13 a.m.

Chris Nickels

Q and A with Mac Jenkinson

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 5:21 a.m.

Mac Jenkinson

Q and A with Diane Lauritsen

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 5:53 a.m.

Diane Lauritsen

Q and A with Bob Brimmer

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 6:12 a.m.

Name: Bob Brimmer

Q and A with Nick Collins

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 6:08 a.m.

Q. Should the control of short-term rentals be: an issue that should be handled by each individual local neighborhood through the covenants and …

Your town council candidates answer the questions

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 4:54 a.m.

Mount Pleasant Town Council candidates and Mount Pleasant Waterworks Commission candidates have been asked to participate in a questionnaire to give …

Q & A with Ken Glasson

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 5:42 a.m.

Ken Glasson

Know your polling place

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 12:27 p.m.

So that there’s no confusion on election day, Mount Pleasant citizens living in Mount Pleasant precincts 18 and 19 should take note of their polling location.

Understanding the referendum language

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 12:28 p.m.

“Must a five mil tax be imposed in Mount Pleasant with the revenue of the tax used to pay, directly or indirectly, the cost of the following public projects in Mount Pleasant:

Candidates respond to Charleston Moves

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 9:21 a.m.

Kurt Cavanaugh, Executive Director of Charleston Moves announced that candidates’ responses to their questionaire have been posted. To read those, visit http://charlestonmoves.org/mtpleasantvote2015.

Charleston County still in need of Poll Managers

Monday, October 19, 2015 9:17 a.m.

The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration (BEVR) is still in need of additional poll managers for downtown Charleston and Mount Pleasant for the upcoming 2015 municipal election, which will be held on Nov. 3. An additional 25 more poll managers for downtown Charleston are needed as well as 30 more poll managers for Mount …

Get to know your candidates - You can only choose 4 on Nov. 3 UPDATED

Thursday, October 15, 2015 3:07 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Business Association hosted a candidate forum at their monthly luncheon. All 12 of the Mount Pleasant Town Council candidates …

Eckstrom acts to hold state agencies accountable for financial reporting deadlines

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 11:51 a.m.

Acting to hold state entities accountable for their financial reporting deadlines under South Carolina law, state Controller Richard Eckstrom has begun publicly announcing agencies that fail to submit their required audited financial statements to his office by the due dates established by the S.C. General Assembly.

Candidate forum to be held for north-end residents at Laing Middle School

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Friday, October 9, 2015 7:12 a.m.

Laing Middle School Improvement Council, the Moultrie News and residents living in the northern area subdivisions of Mount Pleasant have joined …

Candidate forum scheduled for Oct. 8

Sunday, October 4, 2015 11:37 a.m.

Save Shem Creek Corp. will host a public Candidate Forum for the twelve candidates for Mount Pleasant Town Council and the three candidates for Commissioners of Public Works (CPW) on Thursday evening Oct. 8 at Moultrie Middle School. This event is being co-sponsored with the League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area (LWVCA). The purpose of the …

November Referendum...Property tax calculator now available

Saturday, October 3, 2015 7:43 a.m.

Did you receive your new Charleston County Tax Assessment for your home? If not, you should be receiving it this week.

Mount Pleasant Town Councilman Chris O’Neal announces re-election bid

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 11:22 a.m.

As Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Town of Mount Pleasant Town Councilman Chris O’Neal helped lead the town to a AAA bond rating for …

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