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Celebrate the release of the 200th sea turtle rehabilitated by the South Carolina Aquarium UPDATED

Celebrate the release of the 200th sea turtle rehabilitated by the South Carolina Aquarium
Thursday, August 25, 2016 9:16 a.m.

Head out to the Isle of Palms to Bid Moon and Marsh Farewell

Homeless hound wins hearts and spot in Firefighter Calendar

Homeless hound wins hearts and spot in Firefighter Calendar
Thursday, August 25, 2016 9:48 a.m.

2017 Firefighter Calendar features “Houdini” found named Gumby

Night Paving Slated at Winnowing Way on Aug. 25

Thursday, August 25, 2016 10:14 a.m.

Night paving will take place on Winnowing Way on Thursday, Aug. 25. The operation will require the closure of the inside southbound thru traffic lane and the turn lane on Highway 17 South at the Winnowing Way and Porchers Bluff Road intersection. The remaining two southbound traffic lanes will remain open to traffic.

Historian casts doubt on S.I. reputation as slave landing point

Historian casts doubt on S.I. reputation as slave landing point
Thursday, August 25, 2016 5:57 a.m.

Just three sentences into the Wikipedia page for Sullivan’s Island is the statement, “Sullivan’s Island was the point of entry …

DNR summer internship program trains next generation of wildlife professionals

Thursday, August 25, 2016 10:38 a.m.

The summer internship program of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division, geared to train the next generation of wildlife biologists and technicians and give them “real world” experience, has wound down for this year as students begin fall classes.

New Oceana Animated Maps show dolphins and whales threatened by seismic airgun blasting in Atlantic Ocean

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 8:33 a.m.

Despite widespread opposition and recent decision to protect Atlantic from offshore drilling, seismic airgun Permits still being pursued

Mount Pleasant man charged with attempted murder

Mount Pleasant man charged with attempted murder

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Moultrie News

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 3:08 p.m.

According to Charleston County inmate records, Mount Pleasant resident 21-year-old Lawton Ellis Sterling was charged with assault of a high and …

‘Sacred ground’ - As development looms, a community worries for historic McDowell Cemetery

‘Sacred ground’ - As development looms, a community worries for historic McDowell Cemetery
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 6:28 a.m.

Tucked away in the woods of the Cainhoy Peninsula, a few hundred feet off Clements Ferry Road where it slips into the community of Wando, is an old …

UPDATE: Missing person found UPDATED

UPDATE: Missing person found
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:41 p.m.

UPDATE: Today, while conducting a search for a missing vulnerable adult, shortly before 1 p.m., our Charleston County Sheriff deputies found the …

Free, peer-led workouts gaining ground east of the Cooper UPDATED

Free, peer-led workouts gaining ground east of the Cooper
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A community of women whose mission is to make each other stronger in all aspects of life has arrived in Charleston.

Treasurer Curtis Loftis’ Unclaimed Property Program joins MissingMoney.com

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 11:26 a.m.

South Carolina Treasurer Curtis M. Loftis, Jr. announced that citizens can now search for unclaimed property on the State Treasurer’s website, treasurer.sc.gov, and on MissingMoney.com, a national database that includes unclaimed property being held by 42 states and provinces.

Patriots Point & Moondog Animation create virtual reality space voyage

Patriots Point & Moondog Animation create virtual reality space voyage
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:56 p.m.

Onboard the USS Yorktown, there’s a new, simple way to get kids excited about the possibilities of space exploration: Take them there.

Marjorie Bailey named CCSD School Nurse of the Year

Marjorie Bailey named CCSD School Nurse of the Year
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 11:29 a.m.

Charleston County School District (CCSD) announced Marjorie Bailey as its 2016-2017 School Nurse of the Year. Bailey is the school nurse at Moultrie …

Joe’s Buddies: More than a decade after succumbing to cancer, local fisherman lives on UPDATED

Joe’s Buddies: More than a decade after succumbing to cancer, local fisherman lives on
Monday, August 22, 2016 3:12 p.m.

Joe Shuford loved to enjoy life outdoors.

Countdown to the Business Expo - Mount Pleasant seeking nominations for Town Anchors Historic Business Award UPDATED

Countdown to the Business Expo - Mount Pleasant seeking nominations for Town Anchors Historic Business Award
Monday, August 22, 2016 1:34 p.m.

Boats have them. Shopping centers have them. Now, Mount Pleasant is looking for them.

U.S. Forest Service releases draft record of Decision, Revised Plan, and Final Environmental Impact Statement for Francis Marion National Forest

Monday, August 22, 2016 10:41 a.m.

U.S. Forest Service officials today released a draft Record of Decision, a revised version of the Francis Marion National Forest Land Management Plan (revised plan) and its accompanying Final Environmental Impact Statement for a 60-day objection period. The revised plan, four years in the making, provides direction for managing the forest’s …

Ribbon cut on Shem Creek Park Phase II UPDATED

Ribbon cut on Shem Creek Park Phase II
Monday, August 22, 2016 12:41 p.m.

It’s been open most of the summer, but Shem Creek Park Phase II was officially unveiled Monday night.

Mt. Pleasant cemetery guardian to speak at round table on Johns Island

Monday, August 22, 2016 11:26 a.m.

Charleston County Councilwoman Anna B. Johnson of District 8 will hold her round table discussion on Wednesday, Aug. 24. The meetings normally are held at 12:30 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday quarterly at the John’s Island Regional Library, located at 3531 Maybank Highway on Johns Island.

Adaptive recreation weekend to include wheel to surf clinic again

Adaptive recreation weekend to include wheel to surf clinic again
Monday, August 22, 2016 1:53 p.m.

Charleston County Parks hosting recreation events for people with physical limitations

On Vacation - Muir Woods, Calif.

On Vacation - Muir Woods, Calif.
Sunday, August 21, 2016 4:20 p.m.

Owner of local yoga studio publishes novel

Owner of local yoga studio publishes novel
Sunday, August 21, 2016 8:37 a.m.

Kate Smith, a Mount Pleasant resident and owner of Gaea Yoga on Coleman Boulevard, recently published the novel Brine.

Bark West Park temporarily closed for special water quality testing

Bark West Park temporarily closed for special water quality testing
Friday, August 19, 2016 9:23 a.m.

The Town of Mount Pleasant Stormwater Division is conducting special tests due to recent concerns about water quality and to better understand the …

Northwoods Mall introduces Youth Escort Policy

Friday, August 19, 2016 9:23 a.m.

Northwoods Mall today announced plans to implement a Youth Escort Policy (YEP) designed to provide all of its shoppers and retailers with a family-friendly, convenient and enjoyable shopping experience. The new policy — which will be enforced beginning Friday, September 16, 2016 — requires all mall visitors under 18 years of age to …

Seniors ride CARTA, Tri-County Link for free Aug. 21

Friday, August 19, 2016 10:24 a.m.

Ages 55-plus eligible to ride for free with ID

Grove Plantation closed to all public use effective August 20 UPDATED

Friday, August 19, 2016 11:06 a.m.

Effective August 20th, the Grove Plantation portion of the Edisto Unit of the Ernest F. Hollings ACE Basin NWR will be closed to all public use until further notice. This closure is in the interest of public safety due to Grove House renovations and several miles of roadwork on the property.

McLeod Plantation historic site awarded for Wayside Exhibits

McLeod Plantation historic site awarded for Wayside Exhibits
Friday, August 19, 2016 9:11 a.m.

The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC)’s McLeod Plantation Historic Site was recently recognized by the National …

LEGO® Brick Animal Sculptures now on display at the South Carolina Aquarium

LEGO® Brick Animal Sculptures now on display at the South Carolina Aquarium
Friday, August 19, 2016 9:23 a.m.

BricksALIVE Experience unveiled today

Silhouette artist Clay Rice publishes new children’s book

Silhouette artist Clay Rice publishes new children’s book
Thursday, August 18, 2016 4:22 p.m.

What would you do with ants in your pants? After stepping in an ant bed, the uncle in award-winning author and artist Clay Rice’s new …

Drought declared in additional South Carolina counties

Drought declared in additional South Carolina counties
Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:20 a.m.

The South Carolina Drought Response Committee, meeting via conference call on August 17, upgraded the drought status for 17 counties in the state.

Chics of the sea fundraiser benefits working commercial boats

Chics of the sea fundraiser benefits working commercial boats
Thursday, August 18, 2016 5:22 a.m.

The Chics of the Sea hosted their second annual Shem Creek Fisheries fundraiser. The sold-out event raised money to outfit the 10 working commercial …

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