Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:26 p.m.

I am bursting with pride that the Mount Pleasant Town Council voted, unanimously, to defeat that devious proposed ordinance that would have forced volunteers of commissions and boards to resign from those positions if they decided to run for public office. I think we all need to keep an eye on any public official who would dare to consider …

The best control for leaf gall is to pick the infected leaves off

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:26 p.m.


DD2 construction update

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

As of May 11, construction updates in Dorchester District Two are as follows:

Registration now open for Junior Golf Open

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:25 p.m.

Registration is now open for the 14th annual Mount Pleasant Junior Golf Open, a two-day golf tournament hosted by the Mount Pleasant Recreation …

Story by local sixth-grader wins national prize

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:20 p.m.

The Charleston County School District is proud to announce that School of the Arts (SOA) Middle School student Logan Baker came in first place at the …

Lowcountry Hurricane Protection and Shutters expands

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:16 p.m.

Lowcountry Hurricane Protection and Shutters Inc, a provider of decorative and hurricane-rated products, announced that it has expanded its operation, doubling its manufacturing and office space.

Swig and Swine celebrates one year with free ribs

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:28 p.m.

It’s been one year since Swig and Swine opened its doors to barbeque lovers near and far, and the restaurant is inviting all its “swiners” to celebrate with a One Year Anniversary Party on Wednesday, May 27, starting at 11 a.m.

Graham planning June 1 presidential announcement

Associated Press

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham all but confirmed Monday that he will run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, saying he believes …

DD2 schedules called meeting, workshop

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:38 a.m.

Dorchester District Two has scheduled a workshop and called meeting after the Adult Ed graduation ceremony on May 27.

On Vacation – St. Thomas

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:29 p.m.

Fashion Week announces record attendance and $3.5 million in 2015 impacts

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:24 p.m.

Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week (CFW), one of the leading fashion weeks in the U.S., continues to grow and exceed expectations. With record attendance of more than 7,500 attendees, sponsor participation and international media attention, the event made a significant impact to the local economy in 2015. According to Dr. Wayne Smith at …

Legislative Update: A look at what’s to come

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:24 p.m.

Legislatively speaking, the next two weeks are going to be messy.

Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market set to open June 3

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market at 1635 Redbank Road will employ nearly 100 associates.

Park West Developers file suit

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 9:16 a.m.

A lawsuit has been filed by Park West Developers related to Parcel 12B located along Park West Boulevard and The Gates right-of-way. They have named as defendants the Town of Mount Pleasant and individual Town Council members. This suit appears to focus on the developer’s basic claim that council approval is not needed for zoning changes.

Ravenel Bridge shut down due to leaking fuel UPDATED

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:57 a.m.

UPDATE 4:50 p.m.

Thin, blue line made of real heroes

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:07 a.m.

Dear Editor:

Coastal’s Williams signs with Converse UPDATED

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 3:54 p.m.

Coastal Christian equestrian senior Julia Williams accepted a scholarship offer from Converse College last week.


Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:08 a.m.

Stephen Anthony “Stevie” Gamble, 43, husband of Connie Meares Gamble, died Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Louisiana.

Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar – Ribbon Cutting UPDATED

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 9:07 a.m.

Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar - May 21 (Photos by Nick Cokins)

2015 Chick Miler Invitational

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 3:57 p.m.

Photos from Day 3 of the Chick Miler Invitational golf tournament held at Summerville Country Club.

Eisert joins Southern Shores Real Estate Group

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 1:29 p.m.

Justin Eisert has recently joined Southern Shores Real Estate Group, LLC. Originally from Erie, Pa., Eisert is active duty United States Air Force and a graduate of Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science degree in workforce education and development. Eisert has been stationed in Charleston since 2006 and currently supervises a …

Road to remembrance – Sullivan’s Island dedicates street to Mayor Perkis

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 9:59 a.m.

It’s what you leave behind that touches the most lives. Chances are you’ll never even meet most of the people you affected and …

Meet the Doc: Jennifer Grady, MD UPDATED

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 8:26 a.m.

Dr. Jen Grady remembers the pain of ear infections. She had many while growing up in Louisville, Ky., until she had ear tube surgery at the age of 12. …

Great news for family caregivers

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 1:46 p.m.

Ten professionals representing the Tri-County, Orangeburg and Colleton counties were trained and certified to be class leaders for “Powerful Tools for Caregivers (PTC) on April 30 - May 1. This two-day Class Leader Training (CLT) class was taught by Peg Lahmeyer and Micky Styslinger, CLT Master Trainers from The ARK, Alzheimer’s …

Where did our manners go?

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:15 a.m.

Sometimes I think people are going crazy faster than I can keep up.

Ridgeville Church of God announces VBS

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 10:59 a.m.

The Ridgeville Church of God (444 School Street in Ridgeville) is hosting “Outback Rock” VBS for ages 3 to 12.

My connection with Dave

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:15 a.m.

I watched David Letterman’s final show last night with a sense of school pride.

Memorial Day drowning victim identified

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 1:28 p.m.

A man who drowned off Sullivan’s Island on Memorial Day has been identified.

Field trip with the football team

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 3:01 p.m.

Taryn Floyd, PE and Action Based Learning Teacher at Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School, took her Jump Start students on a field trip to …

County wants public input on future parks

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 12:36 p.m.

The Dorchester County Parks and Recreation Department will host a set of six public meetings across the county next month to obtain feedback on …

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