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Sharpen knives at Coastal Cupboard charity event

Monday, May 25, 2015 6:18 a.m.

Help the Coastal Cupboard raise $5,000 for East Cooper Meals on Wheels (ECMOW) at the store’s semiannual Charity Knife Sharpening Event this June. This year the event has been extended an extra day and will be held Thursday, June 11, through Sunday, June 14, during regular store hours (10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. …

Woodhouse Spa celebrates grand opening

Sunday, May 24, 2015 11:27 a.m.

The Woodhouse Spa recently opened in Mount Pleasant at 725 Johnnie Dodds Blvd.

Lowcountry AED and CPR Alliance look to improve your chances of surviving Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Sunday, May 24, 2015 10:22 a.m.

Saving a life starts with you! Know CPR and the location of your closest AED

Harley-Davidson offers free training to military members

Sunday, May 24, 2015 1:21 p.m.

From the flight deck of the USS Yorktown, Harley-Davidson announced it is offering all current and former U.S. military free Riding Academy motorcycle training. The new “Learn to Ride” program, open to active-duty, retired, reservists and veterans, began on Armed Forces Day, May 16, and runs through Sept. 13.

Celebrate July 4 on the Mount Pleasant Pier with Uncle Sam Jam

Sunday, May 24, 2015 12:52 p.m.

Charleston County Parks invites the Lowcountry to celebrate the 4th of July holiday at the Mount Pleasant Pier! Known as Uncle Sam Jam, this annual …

Tips on protecting your tomatoes from rot

Sunday, May 24, 2015 5:19 a.m.

Blossom end rot is a very common problem for tomatoes. (It can also get on peppers, squash and watermelons.) A dark water-soaked spot appears on the blossom end, which is opposite the stem end of the tomato. This spot usually gets bigger and turns black, and then mold will grow on the surface. Ways to avoid blossom end rot include soil testing to …

Patriots Point Memorial Day Ceremony

Sunday, May 24, 2015 6:50 a.m.

On Monday, May 25th, Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will host a Memorial Day ceremony to honor the men and women who have died serving in …

This Week in Print: Island parking issues not a new thing

Sunday, May 24, 2015 4:13 a.m.

Creating parking plans for both the Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s Island are not new issues to the Lowcountry.

Sand sculpting competition returns to IOP

Saturday, May 23, 2015 7:05 a.m.

On Saturday, May 30, at 9 a.m., Front Beach on Isle of Palms will be taken over by sand sculptors as the Isle of Palms Recreation Department hosts …

Red Cross urges summer blood and platelet donations to prevent seasonal shortage

Saturday, May 23, 2015 3:09 p.m.

Eligible donors can choose their day to help save lives during “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope.” campaign

Carol Grotnes Belk Campus Awarded Grant from McKesson Foundation

Saturday, May 23, 2015 12:47 p.m.

Grant will support American Cancer Society’s Road To Recovery transportation program for cancer patients

Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center to host Memorial Day Ceremony

Friday, May 22, 2015 9:56 a.m.

The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center will host a Memorial Day ceremony Friday, May 22, at 10 a.m. in honor of the sacrifices of all Veterans and their families.

Seaside Farms honors community volunteers

Friday, May 22, 2015 10:25 a.m.

Park Service 50th anniversary Walking Classroom is in session

Friday, May 22, 2015 7:59 a.m.

The National Park Service “Walking Classroom” is in session. Sixty-five youth from 29 states and 150 general public marchers began the first day of the 54-miles trek from Selma to Montgomery in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the historic voting rights march of 1965.

Sully’s Scoop – When is Bowman Place going to be completed and open?

Friday, May 22, 2015 1:06 p.m.

Q. Does Mount Pleasant have a noise ordinance, and if so, are ice cream trucks breaking it – in my particular neighborhood (which, by the way, has a “No Soliciting” rule)? The volume of the music emanating from these trucks is extremely loud, even with all the windows closed in my house. – Nancy Rinn-O’Donnell, …

Buying a better tomorrow – Boutique benefits those in need

Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:45 a.m.

Imagine shopping without the guilt. Imagine giving back just by getting yourself something. Imagine the little shop around the corner helping others …

Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center to host Memorial Day Ceremony

Thursday, May 21, 2015 8:45 a.m.

The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center will host a Memorial Day ceremony Friday, May 22, at 10 a.m. in honor of the sacrifices of all Veterans and their families.

Guild is picture perfect at Blessing of the Fleet

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:36 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Artists Guild exhibit at Blessing of the Fleet awarded more than $1,700 in cash and prizes this year. Two of this year’s …

Kick Off Summer with the South Carolina Aquarium this Memorial Day Weekend

Thursday, May 21, 2015 7:42 a.m.

Celebrate World Turtle Day® and the New Shark Shallows Exhibit

Sanford Votes to Extend Public Transit Funding for 60 Days UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:43 p.m.

On May 19 the US House of Representatives passed a two month extension of transportation funding to keep public transit running and road maintenance and construction moving until August 1, 2015. Mark Sanford voted in favor of the extension which will allow transit riders to continue to get to work, shop, see their doctors and move through their …

Migration to Memminger promises to inspire

Thursday, May 21, 2015 1:46 p.m.

Mark the date for a thrilling evening with the Center for Birds of Prey in historic Memminger Auditorium on Thursday, October 8, 2015.

Folly Beach County Park named one of America’s Best Restored Beaches

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:43 p.m.

The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) announced today that Folly Beach County Park is a winner of its 2015 Best Restored …

Charleston Challenge tests local knowledge

Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:00 a.m.

HALOS is partnering with Dan Ryan Builders to present the inaugural Charleston Challenge, Thursday, May 21, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Harborside East in Mount Pleasant.

Coastal Community Foundation Announces Lowcountry Giving Day 2015 Results

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:13 p.m.

Second year of crowdfunding event raises $6.8 million with widened participation, national recognition

Town switches to new phone system, minimal disruption expected May 21

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 1:09 p.m.

On May 21 at 5 p.m., the Town of Mount Pleasant will switch over to a new phone system to streamline operations and maximize efficiencies. Residents may expect minimal phone disruption as the switch is implemented. Telephones in the Annex building will switch over to the new system beginning at 5 p.m., followed by the Mount Pleasant Police …

Going back in the water – Where does S.C. rank in shark attacks?

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:08 a.m.

Beachgoers were reminded returning to the water brings its own risks Friday when a 30-year-old man suffered a shark bite to the foot. On the …

SC Ports box volume up nearly 15 percent

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 3:24 p.m.

SC Ports Authority has handled nearly 15 percent more pier containers fiscal year to date than the same period last year, with total box volume through April climbing to nearly 900,000 containers.

Berkeley County to Launch Text-to-911 Tomorrow

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 1:10 p.m.

Berkeley County Government announced today that it will launch its Text-to-911 service tomorrow – Thursday, May 21, 2015. The Text-to-911 service allows individuals to text message 911 through their cellular phones if they are in Berkeley County when sending the text message.

Bartenders to compete at Lowcountry Bistro’s 2nd Annual Moonshine Throwdown

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:17 a.m.

Guests will enjoy Firefly Moonshine cocktail tastings, hors d’oeuvres, live music, and more on June 14

Start your (Thurs)day the Moultrie News way: Announcing our NEW e-newsletter system

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 2:44 p.m.

Starting Thursday, May 21, 2015, the Moultrie News team will officially begin using a new e-newsletter and e-mail database vendor, SailThru. The change to SailThru will allow the Moultrie News to interact with readers in a more engaging way. We are working to make this transition as seamless as possible for our audience. Here is what readers need …

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