Recycled Art Show to benefit Habitat for Humanity

Sunday, April 19, 2015 9:10 a.m.

East Cooper Habitat for Humanity, an organization dedicated to the cause of eliminating poverty housing, will host a Recycled Art Show on Saturday, …

Mayors meet to talk land conservation

Sunday, April 19, 2015 12:37 p.m.

The East Cooper Land Trust (ECLT) held the inaugural meeting of the Mayors Council on Land Conservation April 1. The meeting was hosted by the Town …

Daniel Island resident produces top-rated series

Sunday, April 19, 2015 7:55 a.m.

Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame recipients, Grammy winners and legendary iconic musicians are featured on the all-new public television …

Patriots Point hosts welcome home party for Vietnam vets

Sunday, April 19, 2015 12:02 p.m.

On Friday, April 24, the Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum and the USS Yorktown Foundation will host a “welcome home” party to honor Vietnam War veterans, many of whom never received the proper reception they deserved.

Rotary Duck Race hits the water June 6

Sunday, April 19, 2015 6:42 a.m.

The Rotary Club of Daniel Island and other participating Rotary clubs in the Charleston area will hold the ninth annual Rotary Charity Duck Race on …

Local band launches Kickstarter campaign

Sunday, April 19, 2015 1:09 p.m.

Introducing Bizness Suit: a Charleston-based band comprised of Sean Barry (vocals/guitar), Drew Tapp (bassist) and Jeremy Hunton (drums). They are a hot new band on the local music scene, who have played the Music Farm, Awendaw Green and the 2015 Cooper River Bridge Run, among other popular area venues. They describe their sound as “bluesy …

Certified Carolina Yards benefit the environment

Sunday, April 19, 2015 2:25 p.m.

When your yard is recognized by the Clemson Extension Carolina Yards program, you will get a cool sign to display in your garden.

Meals on Wheels succeeds with online fundraiser

Saturday, April 18, 2015 11:24 a.m.

East Cooper Meals on Wheels is pleased to announce success in their MatchingFund.org fundraising campaign, raising more than $20,000 for the nonprofit organization. During the month of March, East Cooper Meals on Wheels appealed to donors to consider making their contributions within that monthlong campaign period. Success in reaching the set $10, …

Drop off unwanted gear during Clean Marine days

Saturday, April 18, 2015 8:38 a.m.

The public is invited to drop off unwanted fishing and boating gear during Clean Marine disposal days, April 24-26, at nine boat landings in …

This Week in Print – Wedding tips for the 1993 bride-to-be

Saturday, April 18, 2015 6:24 a.m.

Teenagers from the early 1990s will remember an organized effort to curb underage drinking. It was set in motion by parents and teachers in the …

SC BlueCross Hosting Walk@Lunch Events in 3 Cities

Saturday, April 18, 2015 2:24 p.m.

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina will sponsor three public events in observance of National Walk@Lunch DayTM.

New outreach program engages students at Lincoln

Saturday, April 18, 2015 12:08 p.m.

In September 2014, East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) embarked on a new community outreach project with McClellanville’s Lincoln Middle- …

Mega regatta on tap in Charleston

Friday, April 17, 2015 12:50 p.m.

286 boats and 2,500 racers ready for action

Regional Organizations Express Concern Over Mt. Pleasant Growth Management Plan

Friday, April 17, 2015 2:23 p.m.

Seven area business and membership organizations are collectively urging Mt. Pleasant Town Council to change the Growth Management Plan which was given initial approval (by a vote of eight to one) at the Town Council Meeting on Tuesday night, April 14th. The organizations are:

East Cooper residents encouraged to attend April 20 Transit Planning Meeting

Friday, April 17, 2015 2:42 p.m.

Citizens from Mount Pleasant and the East Cooper Region can help bring better transit and less traffic congestion to their communities by attending the April 20-21 ALT I26 meetings on bring regional rapid transit to the Lowcountry being held by the Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester Council of Governments.

14 Percent Container Volume Growth at SC Ports

Friday, April 17, 2015 10:39 a.m.

SC Inland Port achieves record number of rail moves

IOP Exchange Club serves up Easter fun

Friday, April 17, 2015 3:44 p.m.

Ask Isle of Palms Exchange Club members the question, “What’s better than a hot breakfast on a cool morning?” and they will most …

Special Needs Swim Night returns May 9 at Splash Zone

Friday, April 17, 2015 3:54 p.m.

After-hours waterpark event for guests with special needs

First American Cancer Society Hope Ball

Friday, April 17, 2015 3:38 p.m.

Local cancer survivors, caregivers, volunteers, businesses and community members will unite to kick-off the American Cancer Society Hope Ball and the Coastal Community Foundation’s Lowcountry Giving Day at the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Carol Grotnes Belk Campus. Giving Day is a 24-hour online giving event that enables nonprofits in …

2015 Holocaust Remembrance Program:A rededication of the Charleston Holocaust Memorial in Marion Square

Friday, April 17, 2015 2:12 p.m.

Featuring S.C. Chief Justice Jean Toal

African American Leaders Unite to Strengthen the Education

Friday, April 17, 2015 10:35 a.m.

Out of a need to adequately to promote and represent the collective giving power of black and minority professionals, Trident United Way will launch the African American Leadership Council (AALC) on Wednesday, April 22. The AALC is being formed to improve the education and financial lives of families and children in the Tri-County area.

What you need to know before getting on the water UPDATED

Friday, April 17, 2015 11:43 a.m.

Berkeley County Auditor Janet Brown Jurosko would like to help the residents of Berkeley County with their questions concerning marine equipment.

Charleston County Community Development holds presentation in observance of National Fair Housing Month

Friday, April 17, 2015 11:22 a.m.

State housing expert will make presentation and answer questions related to fair housing

Town earns prestigious Ragan Awards recognition

Friday, April 17, 2015 9:41 a.m.

The Town of Mount Pleasant was recently awarded Honorable Mention in the Ragan’s 2014 Employee Communications Awards for Best Informational or …

Meals on Wheels succeeds with online fundraiser

Friday, April 17, 2015 10:09 a.m.

East Cooper Meals on Wheels is pleased to announce success in their MatchingFund.org fundraising campaign, raising more than $20,000 for the …

Spearman Calls on Communities to Prepare for ACT Tests

Friday, April 17, 2015 11:35 a.m.

Today, State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman called on teachers, parents, and students to prepare for the new timed ACT tests that will be administered across the State April 28-30.

MPPD expands Nextdoor

Friday, April 17, 2015 12:42 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Police Department is expanding their community outreach through the social media site Nextdoor (www.nextdoor.com).

Commemorate the End of the Civil War

Friday, April 17, 2015 12:41 p.m.

Have you seen the single spotlight above Fort Sumter this week? Two beams became one on April 14th, symbolizing the reunification of the nation on the 150th Anniversary of the re-raising of the United States flag over Fort Sumter. The Fort Sumter-Fort Moultrie Historical Trust & our community partners invite you to participate in several free …

Speed Hump Installation Slated for 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015 10:40 a.m.

The Town of Mount Pleasant will begin installing traffic calming devices (speed humps) within the community beginning tomorrow. Work is scheduled to be completed within the next 30 days. Below is the schedule subject to weather conditions.

New service allows callers to text 911

Friday, April 17, 2015 4:11 a.m.

Charleston County Consolidated 911 Center announced the launch of Text-to-911 in Charleston County. Text-to-911 allows individuals to text message 911 through their cellular phones if they are within Charleston County when sending the text message. Consolidated Dispatch director Jim Lake made the announcement during a press conference on April 7. …

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