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Long Point Road On-Ramp Reopens on Jan. 30

Friday, January 29, 2016 10:45 a.m.

Long Point Road Improvements Belle Hall Parkway to I-526

Daniel Island Community Association picks residents to sit on board UPDATED

By Jake Lucas

news@moultrienews.com

Thursday, January 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

CORRECTION: A report in the January 27 edition misstated the identity of a defendant in a lawsuit brought by the board of Greg Turner’s office …

Little T takes Big T to the massesLocal woman launches her crab dip product in Wal-Mart in March

Thursday, January 28, 2016 1:48 p.m.

Tracy Blanchard, the “little t” behind Big T Coastal Provisions, recently landed a deal to sell Charleston-made crab dip at over 1,000 …

Sullivan’s Island takes action on coyotes, moves toward new parking rules UPDATED

By Jake Lucas

news@moultrienews.com

Thursday, January 28, 2016 5:41 p.m.

Sullivan’s Island is taking steps to address two issues looming large over East Cooper’s barrier islands: parking and coyotes.

Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce releases 2015 Wage and Benefits survey results

Thursday, January 28, 2016 8:20 a.m.

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce and its Center for Business Research (CBR) announce the release of the 2015 Charleston Region SC Wage and Benefits Survey results, which the CBR conducted in the fall of 2015. The result is a study of benefit and compensation practices among employers in the three county Charleston region (Berkeley, …

TD Bank partners with local community to support the East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO)

Thursday, January 28, 2016 2:13 p.m.

As part of its “Bring Change” campaign, TD Bank’s Penny Arcade will serve as a designated hub to support the East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO). Tomorrow, TD is inviting people to participate in a community coin counting event and fundraiser. TD will match up to $2,000 in coins counted and donate it to the organization.

Flood Relief Extension Deadline: February 16, 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:10 a.m.

South Carolina taxpayers impacted by the October 2015 floods were offered an extension for returns and payments due between Oct. 1, 2015 and Feb. 16. The February 16 extension deadline is approaching.

Chicken salad restaurant open in Northcutt Plaza

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 11:20 a.m.

Chicken Salad Chick, the nation’s only southern-inspired, fast casual chicken salad restaurant concept, announced its first location in Mount Pleasant will open on Tuesday, Jan. 26 in the Northcutt Plaza Shopping Center at 280 West Coleman Blvd., Suites F and G. The new restaurant is owned and operated by franchisee team Michelle Singleton …

The Shucker’s Guide: Lowcountry Oyster Festival - Jan. 31

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:47 a.m.

Local oysters, new parking shuttle service, VIP access and more

Vendors can now apply for the Sullivan’s Island farmers market

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 10:49 a.m.

The Town of Sullivan’s Island is now accepting vendor applications for an inaugural farmers market slated to begin Thursday, April 7.

A family’s Little Free Library

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 10:51 a.m.

Joel and Guang Ming Whitley moved to Mount Pleasant from Alaska 10 months ago, and as a family of book-lovers, they decided to put a Little Free …

Police investigating bicycle collision on Hwy. 17

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 1:15 p.m.

On January 27, 2016 at approximately 1:41 a.m., officers from the Mount Pleasant Police Department were dispatched to Highway 17 northbound at Shelmore Boulevard in reference to a collision. A Chevrolet Silverado was heading northbound when a bicyclist heading westbound was struck while crossing Highway 17. The bicyclist was transported to an area …

March of Dimes to host March for Babies kick off January 28

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 11:28 a.m.

The March of Dimes will kick off their 2016 March for Babies fundraising campaign in Charleston on January 28 at 12:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge in West Ashley.

Help police find missing juvenile UPDATED

Staff Reports

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 7:10 p.m.

Megan Crosby has been located and is safe.

The S.C. African American Chamber of Commerce has identified seven major legislative goals for the S.C.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 10:37 a.m.

Legislature in 2016. The Chamber will work to advance these goals through public advocacy and outreach to the S.C. General Assembly.

Be a part of the art

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 11:27 a.m.

ArtFields represents an exciting and proud moment in the Lake City community as the event becomes the focus for a truly unique and inspiring artfest. …

Two views on accreted land management collide UPDATED

By Jake Lucas

news@moultrienews.com

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 9:43 a.m.

The Sullivan’s Island town council spent over two hours at a special meeting Monday night hashing out two plans for how to manage the 100-foot …

Patriots Point Development Authority announces addition to board of directors

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 10:17 a.m.

Former Michelin North America top executive Richard Wilkerson appointed by S.C. Adjutant General

Free carriage tours for locals in the Lowcountry UPDATED

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 10:01 a.m.

On Jan. 31 Palmetto Carriage Works will host its 6th annual “Free Day.” Lowcountry residents are invited to visit the Big Red Barn, meet the animals, and take a free ride. Tours leave from 8 Guignard Street in Downtown Charleston and will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

10th annual Author’s Event sells out to raise funds for local literacy education (w/video) UPDATED

Monday, January 25, 2016 1:44 p.m.

On Saturday, January 23, Wild Dunes Resort hosted the 10th annual Author’s Event featuring authors Debbie Macomber, Mary Alice Monroe, Angela …

Town Crier - Capital Improvement projects listed

Monday, January 25, 2016 2:04 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Town Councilman Gary Santos hoped to see some funding for one turf field. He’s long maintained that turf fields would be beneficial to the town’s recreation department offerings.

Get organized with professional organizers

Sunday, January 24, 2016 10:25 a.m.

The Charleston chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) celebrates GO (get organized) Month every January by spreading awareness to the community through a variety of programs. This year, NAPO Charleston is once again partnering with the Charleston County Public Library to present an Organizing & Productivity …

Sully’s Scoop

Saturday, January 23, 2016 7:18 a.m.

Q. When will the new library be started at Carolina Park? I believe we passed the vote on this in November 2014.

I-26 Alt study meetings set for next week

Friday, January 22, 2016 2:10 p.m.

For the past 15 months, the Berkeley Charleston Dorchester Council of Governments’ (BCDCOG) I-26 Alternative study has been looking at feasible fixed-route transit alternatives between Charleston, North Charleston and Summerville. A fixed-route transit alternative is a transit option that has its own guideway or path that operates separatly …

Tracy Gansrow exhibits in the Mayor’s Office

Friday, January 22, 2016 1:51 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page and the Mount Pleasant Culture, Arts & Pride Commission continue to promote awareness of local artists and …

Doggie Day coming to the IOP Rec Department

Friday, January 22, 2016 9:48 a.m.

The tenth annual Doggie Day at the IOP Rec will be held Saturday, February 6. The event is free to attend with an opportunity to purchase rabies …

Opening of new jail floor set for Monday

Friday, January 22, 2016 1:53 p.m.

Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis announced that the opening of the third floor of the Hill-Finklea Detention Center to inmate housing is set for Monday, January 25, 2016. This announcement follows last year’s work by Supervisor Bill Peagler and County Council to include funding the necessary personnel to open the third floor.

CARTA proposes bus route revisions for Mount Pleasant

Friday, January 22, 2016 7:48 a.m.

A comprehensive system and route evaluation of CARTA has been carried out to develop short- and mid-range transit service recommendations. This has resulted in recommended route revisions for Mount Pleasant. In addition, Wi-Fi was added independent of this comprehensive system and route evaluation to all routes.

Light The Night - Free Bike Light Set Giveaway UPDATED

Thursday, January 21, 2016 2:44 p.m.

Light The Night - free Bike Light Set Giveaway

Red Cross has urgent need for blood and platelet donations to prevent a winter shortage

Thursday, January 21, 2016 10:44 a.m.

The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donations to prevent a shortage this winter. Busy holiday schedules in November and December contributed to about 1,700 fewer blood drives held across the country compared to the two previous months, which has resulted in about 50,000 fewer donations and reduced the blood supply. …

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