Getting crabby in Awendaw – 19th annual Blue Crab Festival

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 4:41 p.m.

The Town of Awendaw Crab Festival is a hometown favorite, but neighbors to the north and south of this rural area are joining in on the fun too. Each …

Salvage for Our Seas on display at aquarium

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 8:25 a.m.

Marine animals come to life through recycled metal, tools and old engine parts in the South Carolina Aquarium's newest art installation, Salvage for Our Seas. The exhibition, on display through Jan. 15, features sculptures by Charleston artist Daniel Miner representing the Lowcountry's diverse animals and landscapes.

Beach Sweep cleans up coast

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 8:25 a.m.

This year's annual Beach Sweep/River Sweep litter cleanup was a great success. The vast majority of coastal site captains and volunteers participated …

Marching band festival set for Oct. 4

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 8:25 a.m.

On Saturday, Oct. 4, Mount Pleasant will once again welcome marching bands from around the Lowcountry and the Southeast for the annual Lowcountry …

Good news for a generation: 2 Cents Collective offers advice to kids UPDATED

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 12:50 p.m.

Growing up is hard, and for many, the most difficult part comes with leaving behind the ones you love. Moving to New York City to pursue a career in …

IOP Connector Run set for Oct. 4

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 9:18 a.m.

On Oct. 4 at 8 a.m., the Isle of Palms and Mount Pleasant Exchange Clubs will host the 22nd annual Isle of Palms Connector Run and Walk.

Food Network star visits local patients

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 9:17 a.m.

Team Left Hand breaks $1 million raised for MS

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 11:58 a.m.

Team Left Hand (TLH) has successfully raised $1 million for Multiple Sclerosis. The community team, led by Left Hand Brewing Company, broke the million dollar mark this year in their seventh year of riding Bike MS, a series of coast-to-coast rides presented by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. TLH is a national team participating in three …

Centennial Legion to hold annual meeting locally

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 9:17 a.m.

The Washington Light Infantry will host the Centennial Legion of Historic Military Commands (CLHMC) for their annual meeting in Charleston from Oct. 30 through Nov. 2.

French Legion of Honor presented to local businessman

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 9:35 a.m.

The French Legion of Honor was awarded to U.S. Army Col. Dave McNeil the on June 6 in Sainte Mere Eglise, Normandy, France. Colonel McNeil is a local …

CCSD candidate debate Sept. 30 UPDATED

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 12:17 p.m.

On Sept. 30, the candidates for Charleston County School District (CCSD) School Board and superintendent will meet at Wando High School Auditorium, 1000 Warrior Way in Mount Pleasant, for a series of debates. The forum is free and open to the public.

Exhibit showcases ‘Southern Light’

Monday, September 29, 2014 12:00 p.m.

During the month of October, the corner of King and Broad streets will have an unusual glow as the featured monthly show at Mary Martin Gallery will be “Southern Light.” The public is invited to the opening reception which will be held Oct. 3, from 5-8 p.m., at Mary Martin Gallery, 103 Broad St. The show will remain for the month of …

Dust off your boots for Lowcountry Hoedown

Monday, September 29, 2014 8:00 a.m.

It's that time once again to suit up in your finest plaid and cowboy boots for the third annual Lowcountry Hoedown presented by Bottles Beverage …

Healthy Canned Food Drive begins Sept. 29 UPDATED

Monday, September 29, 2014 12:13 p.m.

The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department is partnering with East Cooper Meals on Wheels for a “Healthy Canned Food Drive” during the week of Sept. 29 through Oct. 2. The Mount Pleasant Sanitation Division will be picking up non-perishable food items during their regularly scheduled collection routes to help stock the pantry at East …

Tips on dealing with flooded roadways

Monday, September 29, 2014 12:48 p.m.

Heavy rain could cause flooding in the area. The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) reminds residents to “Turn Around, Don’t Drown!” More deaths occur due to flooding each year than from any other thunderstorm or hurricane-related hazard. Many of these casualties are the result of careless or unsuspecting motorists who attempt to …

Southeastern Education Conference unites schools

Monday, September 29, 2014 7:00 a.m.

Nonprofit educational center, LifeManagement Center (LMC), is pleased to announce the 15th Southeastern Educational Conference: Bringing Schools Together taking place on Wednesday, Oct. 1, on the campus of Porter-Gaud School. The conference will feature author and professor of psychology, Daniel Willingham, Ph.D., who will talk with local …

MUSC Waring Library announces competition winners

Sunday, September 28, 2014 8:45 a.m.

The Waring Historical Library at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) announced the winners of the 2014 W. Curtis Worthington Jr. Research Paper Competition. First prize in the graduate category is awarded to Chris Willoughby, a history Ph.D. candidate at Tulane University for his paper “Running away from Drapetomania: Rethinking …

Chase After a Cure donates $130k to MUSC

Sunday, September 28, 2014 1:00 p.m.

Local nonprofit Chase After a Cure presented a donation of $130,000 to the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) for pediatric cancer research. …

Mt. Pleasant man to appear on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

Sunday, September 28, 2014 12:21 p.m.

Mount Pleasant resident Scot Epling is set to appear as a contestant on “Wheel of Fortune” Thursday, Sept. 25.

This Week in Print – Headlines from 1982

Sunday, September 28, 2014 7:00 a.m.

On Feb. 17, 1982, the Moultrie News ran a front page story entitled, “40 years ago, riding down Coleman Blvd. was like going through a dark …

Jewish Bookfest features national talent

Sunday, September 28, 2014 12:00 p.m.

The third annual Jewish Bookfest, hosted by the Charleston Jewish Community Center (JCC), will begin Sunday, Oct. 19. The Oct. 19 event features Tim Kelly, author The event will take place at the Charleston JCC, 1645 Wallenberg Blvd. Admission is $10 for members and $14 for non-members. Fee includes brunch, served from 10 a.m. and throughout the …

Sully’s Scoop – Tree trimming gone too far?

Saturday, September 27, 2014 7:51 a.m.

Q. SCE&G recently cut a Magnolia tree in my front yard and other yards in the Shemwood subdivision. This should not be allowed. I have applied …

Gibbes Museum groundbreaking set for Oct. 10

Saturday, September 27, 2014 2:21 p.m.

The Gibbes Museum has temporarily closed for major renovations that will begin in October. The groundbreaking ceremony will take place on Oct. 10 at 11 a.m. Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. will be joined by the board of directors of the Carolina Art Association, the project committee and other notable community members to officially launch the …

Charleston-area resident next big hit in children’s lit

Saturday, September 27, 2014 12:00 p.m.

Little Miss P Books (LMPB) is excited to announce the new children's book “Little Miss P.” The first book written by children's author Anne Magill Payne of Huger, “Little Miss P” shares a journey through the eyes of a little girl who trades princesses for paleontology.

Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall coming to Patriots Point

Friday, September 26, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The largest traveling replica of the iconic Vietnam Memorial Wall will be on display at the Patriots Point Naval and Maritime museum Oct. 9-12.

Rising above the oaks – Jennie Moore and Laing building construction underway

Friday, September 26, 2014 7:00 a.m.

Nestled just off Hamlin Road is an educational campus under construction. It's been home to Jennie Moore Elementary School for over 50 years. With …

Children’s author Rebecca Petruck hosts writing workshop

Friday, September 26, 2014 12:41 p.m.

A well-structured story creates room for a unique voice, and those two elements are what catch the attention of agents and editors. Children’s author Rebecca Petruck will teach a deceptively simple tool to “see” the entirety of your novel, then will plot two sample novels, one of them yours. The process is thought-provoking, interactive, and fun. …

Workshop helps promote Gullah Geechee artists

Friday, September 26, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Gullah Geechee artists can learn how to promote their artwork in a free workshop being offered by Charleston County Public Library and the South Carolina Arts Commission.

MUSC to host Ebola expert panel discussion

Thursday, September 25, 2014 10:54 a.m.

MUSC Center for Global Health will screen PBS Frontline documentary “Ebola Outbreak” and host a panel discussion to highlight the struggles containing and managing the Ebola crisis in West Africa. The panelists will share their insights on issues ranging from infectious control challenges, the mental health challenges facing the …

Charleston Scottish Games and Highland Gathering comes to Boone Hall

Thursday, September 25, 2014 6:17 p.m.

The 43rd annual Charleston Scottish Games and Highland Gathering at Boone Hall Plantation was held Sept. 20. Beginning in 1971, this event is the …

On Vacation

On Vacation – Alaska

Wednesday, October 1, 8:26 a.m.

Eric Anderson and JoAnna Eason enjoyed a cruise to Alaska. This photo was taken on their final day at sea when they encountered 15-foot swells.

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