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An ocean of possibility: Mount Pleasant native takes family on two-year sailing trip

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:25 p.m.

Between demanding careers and long commutes, Philip and Aimee Nance felt like they were missing something. Barely able to spend time together with …

Matt Moore Announces Campaign for SCGOP Chairman; Garners Huge Statewide Support

Monday, January 26, 2015 9:37 a.m.

Matt Moore announced his campaign for re-election as Chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party. Moore is currently the youngest State Party Chairman in either of America’s two major political parties. He made the announcement at the quarterly meeting of the SCGOP’s State Executive Committee in Columbia.

Aging in Place Coalition joins national council

Monday, January 26, 2015 7:00 a.m.

To better serve the community and help individuals find the resources to age in place, the South Carolina Aging in Place Coalition has become a …

Cold shelter to open tomorrow evening in Mount Pleasant

Monday, January 26, 2015 9:45 a.m.

Due to the cold weather forecast the Hibben UMC Emergency Cold Shelter (HECS) at 690 Coleman Blvd, Mt. Pleasant will be open Tuesday, Jan. 27. If the cold temperatures persist, it will also be open Wednesday, January 28. Warmer temperatures are predicted beginning Thursday.

Gov. Haley celebrates “South Carolina School Choice Week” – 149 events planned across Palmetto State

Monday, January 26, 2015 9:44 a.m.

Governor Nikki Haley has issued a proclamation officially recognizing Jan. 25-31, 2015 as South Carolina School Choice Week

Lowcountry Local First offers certificate in Sustainable Agriculture for farmer apprentices

Monday, January 26, 2015 10:59 a.m.

Lowcountry Local First is partnering with the College of Charleston Center for Continuing & Professional Education (CCPE) to expand upon Lowcountry Local First’s current Growing New Farmers apprentice program. In 2015, a new non-credit Certificate of Sustainable Agriculture will be offered to the participants of the program. The 5-month …

Charleston County wins award for Composter of the Year

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:40 p.m.

U.S. Composting Council recognizes the county’s compost program

Fleet Reserve toy drive a success

Monday, January 26, 2015 11:46 a.m.

Cancer center tech upgrades continue

Sunday, January 25, 2015 11:00 a.m.

New technology installed at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Hollings Cancer Center’s Mount Pleasant location now offers improved imaging capabilities for patients, as well as several types of external beam radiation therapy. TrueBeam is an advanced cancer-treatment system offering the latest radiation therapy techniques, …

This Week in Print – The idea of recycling takes off in 1990

Sunday, January 25, 2015 10:00 a.m.

In July of 1990, the Sullivan’s Island Park Foundation was formed to assist in the restoration of the historic bandstand and surrounding …

Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market accepting applications

Saturday, January 24, 2015 8:00 a.m.

Spring is just around the corner and with it comes the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market. Applications for the 2015 season are now available for farmers and food vendors.

DNR director elected chair of Sea Grant Consortium

Saturday, January 24, 2015 7:00 a.m.

Col. Alvin A. Taylor, director of the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, has been elected chair of South Carolina Sea Grant …

Local business leaders step up

Saturday, January 24, 2015 2:00 p.m.

Those who will lead the Mount Pleasant Business Association (MPBA) during the coming year officially took office at the association's monthly board …

Home improvement contest winners crowned UPDATED

Saturday, January 24, 2015 9:00 a.m.

The Moultrie News and sponsoring businesses hosted an online home improvement contest.

Haley recognizes Charleston mayor in State of the State

Friday, January 23, 2015 10:15 a.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Nikki Haley recognized a Democrat in her State of the State address.

SC Ports: Court should let permit stand for cruise terminal

Friday, January 23, 2015 10:16 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Court of Appeals should let stand a state permit for a $35 million cruise terminal in Charleston, attorneys for the South Carolina Ports Authority argue.

Social Security to expand field office hours nationwide

Friday, January 23, 2015 10:09 a.m.

Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 allows agency to restore some service hours

IOP Rec goes to the dogs

Friday, January 23, 2015 11:27 a.m.

On Saturday, Feb. 7, the Isle of Palms Recreation Department will be taken over by man’s best friend. Dogs of all breeds and sizes are invited …

Wando ties on a good cause

Friday, January 23, 2015 12:29 p.m.

Recently at Wando High School, the upperclassmen challenged the lowerclassmen to a tie challenge. An incredible number of students wore ties to raise …

HRC highlights South Carolina’s LGBT protections, laws and legislative proposals in inaugural national report

Friday, January 23, 2015 10:11 a.m.

New Report Reveals that Equal Treatment Remains Out of Reach for LGBT Americans in Most States - Discrimination Continues Even With Marriage Equality

Creative Spark offers class for special-needs students

Friday, January 23, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Creative Spark is hosting Broadway Stars, a program that promotes creativity, positive expression and peer interaction for students with special needs in a safe and fun environment. Each performer with special needs (ages 11 to 25) is paired with a typically developing buddy who has been trained in interaction with students with special needs. …

Building Inspection Division goes paperless with digital submittal to increase efficiencies

Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:33 a.m.

The Mount Pleasant Building Inspection Division’s online submittal process has transformed the way this busy 16-staff division does business. Fully implemented since April 2014, the online module has increased communications with contractors and clients, reduced paper footprint and cut the turnaround time in half. Last year, the Building …

DSW joins Dick’s, Nordstrom Rack and Kitchen & Co.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:29 a.m.

Columbus, Ohio based DSW, Inc (Designer Shoe Warehouse) has signed a lease for a new store at Bowman Place in Mount Pleasant, S.C. The 15,000-square-foot store is scheduled to open in the 3rd quarter of this year. Bowman Place is owned and managed by Charleston based Grove Property Fund LLC.

Churches celebrate Feast of Theophany

Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:00 a.m.

SC Ports Authority Container Volumes Climb to 12 Percent in 2014

Thursday, January 22, 2015 1:31 p.m.

The South Carolina Ports Authority reported container business up 12 percent in 2014, a year highlighted by strong volume growth and substantial forward progress on the harbor deepening project.

Abused dog admitted to Pet Helpers for severe neck wounds

Thursday, January 22, 2015 2:13 p.m.

Yesterday, a struggling and emaciated pit bull mix named Allan, after the good samaritan who found the animal, was admitted to Pet Helpers for …

Tourism leaders warn industry suffering from bad roads

Thursday, January 22, 2015 7:50 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The chorus calling for lawmakers and Gov. Nikki Haley to fix South Carolina’s roads got louder on Tuesday as tourism officials warned deteriorating roads are threatening the state’s $18 billion tourism industry.

Jury finds Philip Morris liable in Engle-Progeny Cigarette case UPDATED

Thursday, January 22, 2015 3:00 p.m.

A Florida federal jury found that Philip Morris USA is liable to Florida resident Donna Brown and awarded her $17.2 million in compensatory and punitive damages in the first federal court Engle-progeny cigarette trial of 2015. Ms. Brown began smoking cigarettes as a minor, became addicted, and now suffers from a painful disease that cost her the …

New bus shelters at Towne Centre increase transit connectivity

By Martine Wolfe-Miller

Communications Officer

Thursday, January 22, 2015 1:19 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page, a longtime advocate of public transit, Mount Pleasant Town Council and CARTA officials joined Towne Centre …

Call for Submissions: Artists get to work

Thursday, January 22, 2015 7:55 p.m.

It is with anticipation the Charleston City Market, Charleston’s number one attraction, presents the second Annual Night Market Poster Competition.

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On Vacation – Seabrook Island

Wednesday, January 21, 8:50 a.m.

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