Mount Pleasant Police Department rescues baby deer UPDATED


Wednesday, July 23, 2014 1:27 p.m.

A baby deer was rescued outside of a home in Hamlin Plantation off of Rifle Range Road yesterday by the Mount Pleasant Police Department (MPPD). The …

Team to examine 911 Center’s public safety standards

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 11:07 a.m.

A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will arrive on July 28 to examine all aspects of the Charleston County Consolidated 911 Center's policy and procedures, management, operations and support services.

2014 MPBA Expo hopes to duplicate 2013 success

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 11:08 a.m.

How will this year's Mount Pleasant Business and Community Expo be different from last year's version? It won't, for the most part, according to expo …

All systems go for new Apollo 8 exhibit at Patriots Point

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 11:08 a.m.

The Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum is taking visitors on a ride to the moon in their all-new interactive and immersive Apollo 8 Mission …

On Vacation – Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:13 p.m.

State Museum opens one-of-a-kind facility

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 1:46 p.m.

The South Carolina State Museum is about to be brighter than ever as it opens a one-of-a-kind facility on Saturday, Aug. 16 in the state’s capital, …

Red Cross issues urgent call for donors

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:58 p.m.

The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give.

Driver involved in fatality identified

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:50 p.m.

Motorists experienced delays on Hwy. 17 North at Hamlin Road yesterday. According to a statement released by the Mount Pleasant Police Department, At …

Sea turtle returns home after full recovery

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:43 a.m.

Over a year ago, Briar the loggerhead sea turtle was found covered in barnacles, stranded on the coast of Myrtle Beach. Extremely underweight and …

IOP Rec. hosts volleyball camp

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:47 a.m.

ECCO, MUSC and Roper St. Francis unite for new initiative UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:47 a.m.

East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) announces Partners in HealthCare, a new initiative serving low-income, uninsured adults that offers access to health care at no cost to the patient. In collaboration with the Medical University of South Carolina's College of Nursing and Department of Family Medicine, and Roper St. Francis Healthcare, the …

‘Taste of the World’ coming to Mount Pleasant this November

Monday, July 21, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The ninth installment of “Taste of the World,” the Charleston Port and Seafarers' Society's largest annual fundraiser, is coming to Alhambra Hall on Thursday, Nov. 13. The purpose of the event is to raise funds for the Charleston Port and Seafarers' Society (ChaPSS), an organization that welcomes and serves the needs of thousands of …

Lt. Governor McGill visits Mount Pleasant Senior Center

Sunday, July 20, 2014 12:00 p.m.

South Carolina's new lieutenant governor, J. Yancey McGill, visited the Town of Mount Pleasant's Stokes-Marshall Senior Services Center Wednesday on …

Lowcountry farming doc to debut this fall

Sunday, July 20, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Ru Concept, Inc., announced the premiere of the Charleston-based, food-centric documentary “Overalls and Aprons.” The film will explore sustainable farming through the lens of eight celebrated chefs and beloved Lowcountry farmers and fisherman in Charleston, South Carolina.

Legendary 1st Marine Division to reunite in Charleston

Sunday, July 20, 2014 12:00 p.m.

The 67th annual reunion of the veterans of the legendary “Blue Diamond Division,” the 1st Marine Division, will be conducted in Charleston, South Carolina during the week of Aug. 11-17.

This Week in Print – Two forts built to withstand

Saturday, July 19, 2014 2:11 p.m.

At the end of June, 1978, Fort Moultrie buried the remains of the man for whom the fort was named. In a pomp and circumstance ceremony, Maj. Gen. …

Free ‘Back to Work’ mortgage loan program workshop

Saturday, July 19, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Family Services, Inc. (FSI) is offering a valuable program to help individuals who have lost their home get back into a home. On July 24 from 6-8 p.m, FSI will host free informational workshops on the Federal Housing Administration's “Back to Work” mortgage loan program. This program is available to homeowners who have lost their homes …

LWV host evening with Shelby Knox

Saturday, July 19, 2014 9:00 a.m.

On Sunday, July 27, join the Charleston Area League of Women Voters (LWV) for the screening of an award-winning film on sex education and meet the woman whose story is told in this film. “The Education of Shelby Knox” will be shown at the Cinebarre, 963 Houston Northcutt Blvd., Mount Pleasant, from 5-7 p.m.

Patriots Point to host Teacher Recertification Program

Saturday, July 19, 2014 11:00 a.m.

As part of its new Blended Learning Initiative, the Patriots Point Institute of History, Science and Technology (PPIHST) is excited to host the third annual Teacher's Recertification Professional Development Program on board the USS Yorktown on Aug. 6-7. The two-day program is designed to inform, engage and inspire educators through a series of …

SweetWater campaigns to keep water clean

Friday, July 18, 2014 12:00 p.m.

Although water is one of the most vital resources on the planet, waterways continue to decline in quality and quantity in virtually every part of the world.

Mount Pleasant local to be featured in worldwide Harley Davidson campaign UPDATED

Friday, July 18, 2014 11:21 p.m.

Sara Campbell paused to touch up her mascara in the reflection of the chrome that glistened on the Harley Davidson motorcycle.

Budding author gives children of divorce hope UPDATED

Thursday, July 17, 2014 10:16 a.m.

In elementary school, most children are in the midst of planning what they want to be “when they grow up.” Jaiden Smith knows exactly …

The American Red Cross calls on eligible donors with all blood types to help maintain a sufficient blood supply this summer

Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:44 p.m.

The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate blood soon to help prevent a shortage.

We’ve extended the deadline - Send in your essays

Thursday, July 17, 2014 10:20 a.m.

Due to overwhelming interest in our annual essay contest, we’ve extended the deadline for entries to July 30 at noon.

Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center receives National Cancer Institute Designation Renewal

Thursday, July 17, 2014 10:33 a.m.

Hollings Cancer Center One of Only 68 U.S. Cancer Centers with NCI Designation and Only NCI-Designated Center in South Carolina

Sea Turtle Release UPDATED

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 4:06 p.m.

After a full recovery, a loggerhead sea turtle is released back into the Atlantic Ocean

Mission Incredible: Shaffer hits the half-way point

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 1:12 p.m.

Well, she's made it. Almost. We just got word from Phyllis Shaffer, our blogger who is hiking the Appalachian Trail. She has made it over the hump. …

New Highway 41 bridge set for fall 2016

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 10:53 a.m.

The public has been hearing about the “latest plans” for the Highway 41 replacement bridge since 2003 – maybe even longer than that. …

Mount Pleasant author releases first novel

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 10:41 a.m.

Holladay House Publishing announced the release of fiction novel “Rocks, Paper, Flowers” by Katie Sullivan, of Mount Pleasant, South …

A community rallies for a cause: Family in need finds new home

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:31 p.m.

Several weeks ago, the Moultrie News ran an article entitled “Fighting to stay,” profiling the very real struggle of one local family …

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Wednesday, July 23, 12:13 p.m.

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