Annual ‘Migration to Memminger’ fundraiser returns

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 6:17 p.m.

CHARLESTON, SC — The third annual Migration to Memminger fundraiser for the Avian Conservation Center and Center for Birds of Prey is …

Expect another excellent expo on Sept. 24

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 9:46 a.m.

Where can you network with business professionals from across the Lowcountry, win great prizes and enjoy a few hours of music, free food provided by local restaurants and a beer or glass of wine?

Ken Glasson seeks re-election for a third term

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 9:46 a.m.

Mount Pleasant Town Councilman Ken Glasson said it has been an honor to serve Mount Pleasant for the past nine years and hopes to serve another term. …

MUSC Waring Library’s Sawyer Lecture Scheduled

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 12:22 p.m.

“This Extraordinary Corpus: ‘Comparative Photography’ and the Science of Race”

College of Charleston’s REACH Gala returns Oct. 2

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 6:06 p.m.

CHARLESTON, SC --- The REACH Program at the College of Charleston will host its sixth-annual auction gala on October 2, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. …

Town accepting applications for 2015 Christmas Light Parade

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 1:29 p.m.

Apply now to be part of one of the Lowcountry’s favorite holiday traditions, the 20th Annual Town of Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade on …

SCPA container volume up four percent

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 9:52 a.m.

Organizational realignment plans announced

I-26 Lowcountry Safety Project is ‘substantially complete’

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 11:27 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) announced that the safety project on I-26 in Berkeley and Dorchester Counties reached …

National drug take-back day is Saturday

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 10:47 a.m.

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office will participate in the National Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 26. Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., the community is encouraged to bring expired or unused prescription drugs to the Charleston County Law Enforcement Center at 3691 Leeds Avenue, North Charleston. The National Drug Take-Back program is …

Roller Derby to benefit Pet Helpers

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 10:56 a.m.

Join the Lowcountry Highrollers Saturday, Sept. 26 for an action packed, roller derby double header. The Bruisin’ Betties are out for blood in a re-match against the Spartanburg Deadly Dolls. The first whistle will sound at 5 p.m. You’re going to want to stick around after as The LCHR All-stars take on the Carolina Rollergirls at 7 p. …

Hollings Cancer Center immunotherapy researcher awarded $6.7 million grant

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 12:24 p.m.

Zihai Li, M.D., Ph.D., to serve as principal investigator for the NIH-funded grant supporting multi-institution research on endoplasmic reticulum chaperones in cancer

National Forests in South Carolina waive fees for National Public Lands Day on Sept. 26

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 12:15 p.m.

Forest Service officials announced today that the Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests will again waive all day-use fees charged at recreation sites and trails on September 26 in celebration of National Public Lands Day.

Avery Research Center to present “Excellence in Black Education Award” to radio host Tom Joyner

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 3:11 p.m.

The College of Charleston Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture will present the first-ever Septima P. Clark award for Excellence in Black Education to radio personality and philanthropist Tom Joyner on September 26, 2015. The award will be presented to Joyner during a fundraiser reception honoring philanthropists and …

Friends rally to support best friend’s family UPDATED

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 10:36 a.m.

The Tolomea Family Fund has been set up at SunTrust Mortgage in memory of Jody Tolomea, who passed away suddenly of a Pulmonary Embolism. He was an …

World War II Veterans coming to Lowcountry

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 12:05 p.m.

Seventy years ago members of the 449th (Four Forty-Ninth) Bomb Group from World War II were flying B-24 Liberator heavy bombers over Central and Eastern Europe in some of the toughest missions of the war. Now these veterans – all in their 90’s – face a different challenge: keeping their pledge to hold reunions in a different …

Emanuel District dedication set outside Mother church

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 2:25 p.m.

The Bishops of the African American Episcopal Church will join hands with Charleston city officials and members of Emanuel A.M.E. Church on Wednesday to officially name a portion of Calhoun Street the “Mother Emanuel Way Memorial District.”

Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week hosts open model casting call

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 11:25 a.m.

International model scout Karen Lee Grybowski and other key event leadership will be hosting a casting call to find the next top industry models to join the growing roster of internationally recognized models who have gotten their career start by walking the runway at Charleston Fashion Week®.

Middleton Place to host public opening of new bee sanctuary UPDATED

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 2:28 p.m.

STAFF NOTE: This event has been moved to Oct. 17, 2015 at 2 p.m.  ----

USCIS to celebrate grand opening of new Charleston field office

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 11:08 a.m.

U.S. Citizenship and Services (USCIS) announced the Grand Opening of the new USCIS Charleston Field Office located at 1821 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407. The opening ceremony will take place Sept. 29at 10 a.m. The office services area applicants for immigration documentation and citizenship.

Ethen Richardson Foundation sponsoring billboard

Monday, September 21, 2015 12:12 p.m.

The Ethen Richardson Foundation is sponsoring a billboard to coincide with Childhood Cancer Awareness month with the gracious support and donation …

Gaillard Center announces opening week events

Monday, September 21, 2015 4:10 p.m.

The Charleston Gaillard Center announced a first look at programming for opening week in the Martha and John M. Rivers Performance Hall, along with individual tickets sales for the 2015-2016 fall season.

Honoring POWs and those missing in action

Monday, September 21, 2015 1:15 p.m.

Joint Base Charleston honored all former prisoners of war and those missing in action during a series of events which began Sept. 17 and concluded …

Berkeley County set to Celebrate National Voter Registration Day tomorrow

Monday, September 21, 2015 1:31 p.m.

The Board of Voter Registration and Election of Berkeley County, in conjunction with the South Carolina State Election Commission, will be joining Americans across the nation to celebrate National Voter Registration Day Tuesday, Sept. 22.

Hughes works to prevent international conflicts

Monday, September 21, 2015 11:47 a.m.

To many, the Middle East is a quagmire of perpetual war and ISIS brutality, with an endless stream of refugees fleeing to safety.

Charleston County offering free small business seminar

Sunday, September 20, 2015 3:32 p.m.

Charleston County Government’s Contracts and Procurement Department announces a free seminar for small business owners. It will be held from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. on Sept. 24, in the County’s Lonnie Hamilton Public Services Building located at 4045 Bridge View Drive in North Charleston, SC, 2nd floor, Room A214.

Cooper River Bridge Run fund accepting Applications for 2015-2016 grant cycle

Saturday, September 19, 2015 7:14 a.m.

The Cooper River Bridge Run Fund of Coastal Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2015-2016 grant cycle. Started in 2006, the Fund distributes grants ranging from $500-$1,500 for projects that support the group’s mission of “the promotion of regular physical activity for a healthy lifestyle.”

DAR recognizes long-time members UPDATED

Saturday, September 19, 2015 9:11 a.m.

Wando fends off Summerville for first win UPDATED

Saturday, September 19, 2015 12:13 a.m.

Wando outgunned Summerville 64-49 Friday to capture its first win of the regular season.

Island hosts community wellness fair

Friday, September 18, 2015 7:04 a.m.

The City of Isle of Palms has teamed up with East Cooper Medical Center to offer free fasting blood work at the Isle Of Palms Community Wellness Fair …

Mandatory 10-digit local dialing starts in 10 days for 843 area code

Friday, September 18, 2015 7:09 a.m.

South Carolina residents and businesses in the 843 area code are reminded that 10-digit dialing becomes mandatory on Sept. 19. All local calls placed …

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