Change your clock, change your battery urges MPFD

Friday, October 31, 2014 1:03 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Fire Department (MPFD) reminds you to “Change your clock. Change your battery” on Sunday, Nov. 2, as you move your clock back one hour and mark the end to daylight saving time.

James Island Connector closed Saturday morning

Friday, October 31, 2014 9:17 a.m.

The sixteenth annual James Island Connector Run will take place this Saturday, Nov. 1. The Connector will be closed to all vehicular traffic from 8:15 a.m. to 10 a.m. Residents will have to use an alternative route to get on and off the island.

Sully’s Scoop – Update on Central Mount Pleasant

Friday, October 31, 2014 1:12 p.m.

Residents in Laurel Lakes long ago expressed concern about a proposed planned development on the old Hassell Tract, located adjacent to their …

Meet your school board candidates

Friday, October 31, 2014 11:54 a.m.

The League of Women Voters of the Charleston area hosted a school board candidate forum Thursday night. The Moultrie News sponsored the event in which candidates for East Cooper, North Charleston and West Ashley answered questions from the audience. Candidates noted that it was the largest crowd they had spoken before, although less than 100 …

Local historians gather for Mapping East Cooper

Friday, October 31, 2014 7:30 a.m.

Local historians and history buffs recently gathered at the Charleston Harbor Fish House for the unveiling of Suzannah Smith Miles’ new map, …

Charleston County Consolidated 911 leaders recognized for achievements

Thursday, October 30, 2014 9:17 a.m.

Director named top in the state and deputy director steps into new role

YA book fest returns to Charleston

Thursday, October 30, 2014 2:48 p.m.

The fourth annual YALLFest, the largest and only author-run Young Adult (YA) book festival in the country, will bring 60 acclaimed authors, including …

BATAAN ARG returns home; Charleston sailors among them

Thursday, October 30, 2014 9:19 a.m.

More than 4,000 Sailors and Marines serving in the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (BAT ARG) are scheduled to arrive at their homeports in Norfolk, Va. and Virginia Beach, Va. Oct. 31; and Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 28.

Stop Light Observations releases “Smilers of the Night”, tonight UPDATED

Thursday, October 30, 2014 2:19 p.m.

Stop Light Observations, an all-local group will release their new music video for “Smilers of the Night” tonight.

And the winner is...

Thursday, October 30, 2014 7:00 a.m.

Heather Speizman was the Moultrie News' winner of the olive oil gift basket donated by Crescent Olive. The Moultrie News held its Community Day event …

Pinckney Project launches in Charleston

Thursday, October 30, 2014 2:20 p.m.

Recently, the Eliza Lucas Pinckney Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution launched the Pinckney Project, a …

Intertex Transloading Services, Inc. establishes Berkeley County facility

Thursday, October 30, 2014 9:12 a.m.

Worldwide Distributor Of Synthetic Rubber, Carbon Black And Process Oils Investing $3.2 Million In Berkeley County

CCSD approves Wando cafeteria expansion – Construction to take place during school year

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:00 p.m.

For many students, lunch can be the best part of the day, but for the nearly 3,500 kids at Wando High School, it has become a problem due to …

Sully's Scoop – Will we have to pay to park?

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 9:58 a.m.

Q. When the parking garage at Towne Centre is completed, will there be a charge for parking in it?

Local hospice groups merge

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 4:24 p.m.

Hospice of Charleston, which has been serving the Charleston community for the past 33 years, and Odyssey Hospice, which has been serving the …

Help those in need ‘Dress for Success’

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:37 a.m.

The volunteers and friends of Dress for Success Charleston County (DFSCC) are hosting the organization’s first clothing sale on Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Greater St. Luke AME Church located at 78 Gordon St., Charleston. There will be gently used designer brands, jewelry and accessories.

Charleston Declares “Extra Mile Day” on November 1

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:56 p.m.

Mayors across the United States are recognizing a growing movement that is dedicated to encouraging individuals and organizations to “go the extra mile” in service and volunteerism. On November 1, 500 mayors are expected to declare “Extra Mile Day.”

Mellow Mushroom recycles old parts into art

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:15 a.m.

YEScarolina Gala to highlight local entrepreneurship

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:06 p.m.

More than 450 guests will attend YEScarolina's fifth annual gala Thursday, Oct. 23, at Memminger Auditorium to celebrate and fundraise for youth entrepreneurship. The sold-out event is complete with hors d'oeuvres and a three-course dinner by Hall's Chophouse, Duvall Events and The Lee Bros. Guests will be entertained by The Plantation Singers, …

Down ballot races draw attention in SC

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:41 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — In an election year topped by races for governor and both U.S. Senate seats, several down-ticket races are also drawing attention in South Carolina as Democratic challengers question the ethics of some Republican incumbents.

Underwater masterpiece created from 120-pound pumpkin at the S.C. Aquarium UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:17 p.m.

Divers Carve Intricate Designs into One of the Largest Pumpkins in the Lowcountry

Vietnam Experience Exhibit to open November 8

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:32 a.m.

The Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum is using state-of-the-art technology to bring the history of the Vietnam War to life in a new 2.5-acre …

15 Military units to participate in Centennial Legion of Historic Military Commands Annual Meeting UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:11 p.m.

Fifteen historic militia organizations will be in Charleston beginning Thursday, Oct. 30 through Sunday, Nov. 2 to conduct their annual meeting and Change of Command Ceremony.

College president’s house being repaired

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:42 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Glenn McConnell has been president of the College of Charleston more than three months but has yet to move into the college president' house.

Guerrilla Cuisine event to benefit LifeManagement Center

Monday, October 27, 2014 12:43 p.m.

Guerrilla Cuisine, Charleston’s original underground supper club, will feature Executive Chef Bryan Lindsay of Rutledge Cab Co. as it presents a dinner benefiting LifeManagement Center.

S.C. Aquarium introduces Good Catch program

Monday, October 27, 2014 1:35 p.m.

The South Carolina Aquarium is proud to introduce Good Catch, a program previously known as the Sustainable Seafood Initiative. Good Catch was developed to bolster the success of the organization’s Sustainable Seafood Initiative while heightening awareness of sourcing and selling sustainable seafood – all in an effort to provide consumers, diners …

IOP Rec Dept. scares up fun

Monday, October 27, 2014 7:00 a.m.

Carnival games, jump castles, balloon artist, face painter, photo booth, haunted room and more will be free for the whole family at the annual Isle …

Wando Class of 1974 celebrates

Sunday, October 26, 2014 7:10 a.m.

The Wando High School class of 1974 reunion occurred at Gilligan’s Restaurant in Mount Pleasant on Saturday. Renee Ballam Shaw arranged the event and …

Coast Guard plans to close S.C. helicopter station

Sunday, October 26, 2014 8:00 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man and his daughter were clinging to the hull of their flooded kayak in vast St. Helena Sound in August when they heard the chirring rotor blades and saw the familiar orange fuselage of the U.S. Coast Guard search and rescue helicopter.

World Affairs Council discusses lasting effects of WWI

Sunday, October 26, 2014 11:00 a.m.

The World Affairs Council of Charleston will present its second speaker of the season on Monday, Nov. 3, at 6 p.m. at The Citadel Alumni Center. The subject is “1914-2014: The Strong, Continuing Relevance of World War I Today.”

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