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Preservation partnership at Oyster Point – Fort Palmetto now open to the public

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 3:38 p.m.

Today, Fort Palmetto is eerily silent. The occasional chirp gets lost in the sound of the breeze. But in 1861, it was a hotbed of activity. Slaves …

Whatever happened to being polite?

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Sometimes I think people are going crazy faster than I can keep up.

CARTA to Propose Bus Service Cuts Wed. June. 3

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 1:55 p.m.

The CARTA Route Advisory Committee will meet on Wednesday, June 3rd. at 9 am in the Lonnie Hamilton County Services Building in N. Charleston at 4045 Bridge View Dr (Leeds Ave), Charleston, SC 29405 to consider a consultant’s report on which routes will be “adjusted” for greater efficiency. It’s expected that several …

On Vacation – Camp Raven Knob

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:29 p.m.

IOP unveils new water treatment plant UPDATED

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 10:44 a.m.

It may seem like a dirty job, but the new Forest Trials Wastewater Treatment Plant on the Isle of Palms is doing it better and cleaner than ever …

Baseball, softball all-state announced

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 11:16 p.m.

Three East Cooper baseball players were selected to South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association all-state teams.

‘Stuff the Bus’ school benefit gets rolling

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Berkeley County School District is inviting everyone to “get on the bus” to support education in Berkeley County by participating and …

SLED investigating BCSO deputies’ gunfire exchange UPDATED

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 10:29 p.m.

The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating why Berkeley County Sheriffs Office deputies exchanged gunfire during a vehicle pursuit that …

East Cooper athletes fill Optimist all-star teams

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 9:09 p.m.

Wando track’s Rosa Marie Compton was named Female Athlete of the Year at the 39th annual Optimist Banquet Tuesday at the Charleston Yacht Club. …

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:26 p.m.

I am bursting with pride that the Mount Pleasant Town Council voted, unanimously, to defeat that devious proposed ordinance that would have forced volunteers of commissions and boards to resign from those positions if they decided to run for public office. I think we all need to keep an eye on any public official who would dare to consider …

The best control for leaf gall is to pick the infected leaves off

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:26 p.m.

“Bill,

DD2 construction update

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

As of May 11, construction updates in Dorchester District Two are as follows:

Registration now open for Junior Golf Open

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:25 p.m.

Registration is now open for the 14th annual Mount Pleasant Junior Golf Open, a two-day golf tournament hosted by the Mount Pleasant Recreation …

State Treasurer Curtis Loftis announced third annual PalmettoBaby Grant Program at MUSC

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 3:56 p.m.

State Treasurer Curtis M. Loftis, Jr. announced the third annual PalmettoBaby grant program at the Medical University of South Carolina. The PalmettoBaby grant program celebrates the record setting success of South Carolina’s Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan, administered by the Office of State Treasurer. In celebration of National …

Story by local sixth-grader wins national prize

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:20 p.m.

The Charleston County School District is proud to announce that School of the Arts (SOA) Middle School student Logan Baker came in first place at the …

Lowcountry Hurricane Protection and Shutters expands

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:16 p.m.

Lowcountry Hurricane Protection and Shutters Inc, a provider of decorative and hurricane-rated products, announced that it has expanded its operation, doubling its manufacturing and office space.

Swig and Swine celebrates one year with free ribs

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:28 p.m.

It’s been one year since Swig and Swine opened its doors to barbeque lovers near and far, and the restaurant is inviting all its “swiners” to celebrate with a One Year Anniversary Party on Wednesday, May 27, starting at 11 a.m.

Graham planning June 1 presidential announcement

Associated Press

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham all but confirmed Monday that he will run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, saying he believes …

SC High School Entrepreneurs Rival to Win Cash and Chance to Compete in New York City

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 2:31 p.m.

Eighteen high-school students from around South Carolina will go head to head June 17 for the 4th annual YEScarolina State Business Plan Competition …

College of Charleston to Ooffer free Math Camp to high school students

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 4:01 p.m.

The College of Charleston Department of Mathematics and the Office of Institutional Diversity will host a “Cougar Math Achievement Program” (CMAP) summer camp from June 8-12, on the main campus of the College.

DD2 schedules called meeting, workshop

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:38 a.m.

Dorchester District Two has scheduled a workshop and called meeting after the Adult Ed graduation ceremony on May 27.

Drivin’ and Chooglin’ #4

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 2:36 p.m.

After working through an Asian folk album I didn’t know that well (see D&C #3), I wanted to introduce the boys to a classic I know inside and out. My eldest, Dougie, has long been a fan of Van Halen’s “Unchained”, and given his fondness for the tune, I considered using “Fair Warning” as the intro album. …

On Vacation – St. Thomas

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:29 p.m.

Fashion Week announces record attendance and $3.5 million in 2015 impacts

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:24 p.m.

Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week (CFW), one of the leading fashion weeks in the U.S., continues to grow and exceed expectations. With record attendance of more than 7,500 attendees, sponsor participation and international media attention, the event made a significant impact to the local economy in 2015. According to Dr. Wayne Smith at …

Legislative Update: A look at what’s to come

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:24 p.m.

Legislatively speaking, the next two weeks are going to be messy.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House Brings the Sizzle to Market Street

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 2:40 p.m.

Iconic American steakhouse now open in Charleston

Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market set to open June 3

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market at 1635 Redbank Road will employ nearly 100 associates.

Park West Developers file suit

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 9:16 a.m.

A lawsuit has been filed by Park West Developers related to Parcel 12B located along Park West Boulevard and The Gates right-of-way. They have named as defendants the Town of Mount Pleasant and individual Town Council members. This suit appears to focus on the developer’s basic claim that council approval is not needed for zoning changes.

Ravenel Bridge shut down due to leaking fuel UPDATED

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:57 a.m.

UPDATE 4:50 p.m.

Thin, blue line made of real heroes

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:07 a.m.

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