12 candidates file for Mount Pleasant town council UPDATED

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 3:21 p.m.

There will be 12 candidates running for four seats on Mount Pleasant Town Council Nov. 3. All of them are male and three of them are incumbents.

Owens announces run for Town Council

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:35 p.m.

Mount Pleasant resident Jim Owens announced that he intends to run for Mount Pleasant Town Council.

Mount Pleasant Town Council candidates forum announced UPDATED

Monday, August 24, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area (LWVCA), Save Shem Creek Corp. (SSCC) is pleased to announce it will host a candidates forum for the upcoming Mount Pleasant Town Council election on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 6:30 p.m. at Moultrie Middle School. All candidates will be invited to participate. This will be an excellent …

Charleston Metro Chamber supports the Beach Company’s Sgt. Jasper project appeal UPDATED

Thursday, August 20, 2015 9:59 a.m.

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce supports The Beach Company’s appeal regarding the City of Charleston’s Board of Architectural Review’s (BAR) decision to reject The Beach Company’s most recent proposal to redevelop the Sgt. Jasper site in downtown Charleston.

SC Ports Authority, Representative Jim Merrill and Senator Larry Grooms Announce Daniel Island Land Transfer

Thursday, August 20, 2015 10:43 a.m.

SC Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism to manage 50-acre parcel

Mike Seekings elected chairman of CARTA board

Thursday, August 20, 2015 10:19 a.m.

The CARTA Board of Directors today voted unanimously to elect Mike Seekings as its new chairman. Seekings, a City of Charleston councilman, was formerly the CARTA secretary treasurer and has been a board member since 2010.

Election season in the Lowcountry: filing has opened UPDATED

Thursday, August 20, 2015 12:35 p.m.

Election Day, Nov. 3, will be here before Lowcountry residents know it. Filing has opened for candidates interested in running for mayor or City …

Power the Vote! LWV hosts forum for empowering voters in the community UPDATED

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 11:58 a.m.

The League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area (LWVCA) will host a community forum with a panel of experts to discuss strategies and resources anyone can use to empower voters in their communities. Topics will be aimed at increasing voter registration and turnout at the polls by promoting civic engagement through civic education, voter advocacy, …

Lauritsen running for re-election as commissioner

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 8:57 a.m.

Diane Lauritsen has filed for re-election as a commissioner of Mount Pleasant Waterworks. She was the first woman elected to the commission, in 2002, …

Tecklenburg officially enters race for mayor

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 8:57 a.m.

Charleston businessman and former director of Economic Development for the city of Charleston John Tecklenburg issued the following statement after …

Deerin files candidacy for mayor of Charleston

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 8:57 a.m.

Mayoral candidate Ginny Deerin, the founder and former CEO of WINGS for Kids, officially filed to run for mayor at the City of Charleston Legal …

Rodly Millet announces candidacy for Mount Pleasant Town Council

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 10:39 a.m.

Mount Pleasant resident and retired businessman Rodly Millet has announced his candidacy for Mount Pleasant Town Council.

Hindman announces bid for commissioner

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 10:39 a.m.

Dodge Hindman, 58, has announced his candidacy for commissioner of Public Works for the Town of Mount Pleasant.

Town Council approves recommendations on Growth Management Plan for next step in approval process UPDATED

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 7:00 p.m.

Hundreds of citizens have made their voices heard in regards to the Town of Mount Pleasant’s proposed Growth Management Plan. Since March, staff has drafted ordinances to meet the vision of elected officials and citizens’ comments. Those ordinances have had first reading. Upon further review, those ordinances have made their way to …

Senate bill oks exporting SC oil and has no 50 mile protection buffer

Friday, August 7, 2015 9:43 a.m.

The U.S. Senate Energy Committee has passed legislation eliminating a 40-year ban on exportation of U.S. crude oil in anticipation of new drilling off the coast of South Carolina and three other South Atlantic states.

College of Charleston to host mayoral debate

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 10:52 a.m.

The College of Charleston’s Department of Political Science, in partnership with ABC News 4 (WCIV-TV), welcomes the City of Charleston mayoral candidates for a debate on October 14, 2015, at 7 p.m. at the College’s Sottile Theatre (44 George St.).

Town Council approves Mill Creek development UPDATED

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 11:03 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Town Council voted 7-2 to approve the first reading of the impact assessment and conceptual plan for the Mill Creek project on Highway 41, across from Planter’s Pointe.

New Town Hall groundbreaking ceremony to be held July

Friday, July 10, 2015 1:17 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page and Mount Pleasant Town Council will host a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, July 21 at 10:30 a.m. at the municipal …

Tax increase could bring improved and expanded parks and recreation to Mount Pleasant UPDATED

Monday, July 6, 2015 12:36 p.m.

Additional fire department resources were needed to keep up with growth, and Mount Pleasant Town Council approved and funded Fire Station 6 at Carolina Park. Twelve employees have now been hired to operate Station 6, which is in a temporary facility in the old Berkeley Electric Co-Op building.

Councilman Smith appointed to Council of Aging

Monday, July 6, 2015 7:00 a.m.

Mark M. Smith, co-owner of McAlister-Smith Funeral Home and town councilman for Mount Pleasant, has been commissioned to serve a two-year term as a …

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