How to prepare for a hurricane

Friday, August 28, 2015 9:27 a.m.

The Atlantic Basin hurricane season begins June 1 and Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page called on all citizens to remain alert and be prepared.

Local group donates burial gowns for newborns

Friday, August 28, 2015 5:26 a.m.

The death of a newborn is loss at its most tragic. After nine months of planning and a lifetime of expectations, parents are left with little more …

Man shoots would-be robbers

Friday, August 28, 2015 11:07 a.m.

Tim Penninger shot Eugene Ricky Perry last week while defending his mother, owner of Seewee restaurant.

Park Foundation, Town Council at odds over park study

Thursday, August 27, 2015 6:30 a.m.

Plans by the Park Foundation to refurbish “The Mound” at Stith Park are in limbo following a decision by Sullivan’s Island …

From beauty school to the end of a beautiful career: Arlene’s closes after 40 years

Thursday, August 27, 2015 1:22 p.m.

A good hairdresser is cheaper than a good shrink and for almost 45 years Arlene Henderson has played the role of both.

Councilman Santos elected CARTA secretary, treasurer

Thursday, August 27, 2015 12:17 p.m.

At the August CARTA board meeting, Mount Pleasant Councilman Gary Santos was elected to the position of secretary/treasurer.

Charleston County Needs More Poll Managers for Charleston, North Charleston and Mount Pleasant Elections

Thursday, August 27, 2015 11:35 a.m.

The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration (BEVR) is in need of additional poll managers for and Charleston, North Charleston and Mount Pleasant for the upcoming 2015 municipal election, which will be held on November 3, 2015.

Love your dog? So does Pet Helpers

Thursday, August 27, 2015 12:12 p.m.

Pet Helpers is offering a $20 spay or neuter for any breed.

Virginia TV station employees fatally shot on-air UPDATED


Wednesday, August 26, 2015 10:45 a.m.

STAFF NOTE: The Moultrie News is heartbroken for employees of WDBJ-TV and their loved ones. Our thoughts are with them during this tragedy.

Environmental tech program moving to Trident’s Mount Pleasant campus

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 2:07 p.m.

Trident Technical College’s Mount Pleasant campus is opening its doors to TTC’s environmental technology program beginning fall …

Francis Marion and Sumter Resource Advisory Committee accepting proposals

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 3:03 p.m.

The Francis Marion & Sumter Resource Advisory Committee (FMS RAC) is seeking applications for projects that enhance forest ecosystems or restore and improve land health and water quality on the Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests in Berkeley, Newberry and Union counties. According to Designated Federal Official Rick Lint, the RAC …

12 candidates file for Mount Pleasant town council UPDATED

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 3:21 p.m.

There will be 12 candidates running for four seats on Mount Pleasant Town Council Nov. 3. All of them are male and three of them are incumbents.

Local team rides for a cause

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:04 p.m.

Two Charleston-area men are embarking on a three-week 3,000-mile motorcycle ride with a goal to raise $15,000 for The Buoniconti Fund to Cure …

Police: Missing Myrtle Beach teen found safe UPDATED


Wednesday, August 26, 2015 6:58 p.m.

A 16-year old Socastee High School student has been found more than six days after Horry County authorities reported her missing.

Sully’s Scoop: Questions for the traffic department

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 7:06 a.m.

Q. What will it take to get some turn directional arrows painted on Alexandra Drive where it meets Wingo Way? Per an earlier call to Mount Pleasant, I was told Alexandra Drive is too narrow, but I have seen other streets that are narrower with turn arrows. Turning left off Alexandra during rush-hour traffic (morning, lunch and evening) is already …

Owens announces run for Town Council

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:35 p.m.

Mount Pleasant resident Jim Owens announced that he intends to run for Mount Pleasant Town Council.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Adds 19-acre Barrier Island to Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 2:05 p.m.

One of last remaining private inholdings inside Refuge border is transferred to Refuge ownership by The Nature Conservancy

Brimmer seeks election to Mount Pleasant Town Council

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:34 p.m.

Robert “Bob” Brimmer, a longtime resident and two-term planning commissioner, announced his candidacy for a seat on Mount Pleasant Town …

The Muscadines are ready for picking

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:23 p.m.

Get Stomping For The 12th Annual Irvin~House Vineyard and Firefly Distillery Grape Stomping Festival

MPW Commissioner Jenkinson seeks re-election UPDATED

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:34 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Waterworks (MPW) Commissioner Mac Jenkinson recently announced he will be seeking re-election.

Christ Church serves Meals on Wheels recipients

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:37 p.m.

The Moultrie News has supported East Cooper Meals on Wheels throughout its 30 years of service in the East Cooper region. This story continues the …

2016 Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week® launches annual emerging designer competition

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:27 p.m.

Event celebrates 10th year with $40,000 Prize Package for Emerging Designer winner, including $10,000 cash

Mount Pleasant Town Council candidates forum announced UPDATED

Monday, August 24, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area (LWVCA), Save Shem Creek Corp. (SSCC) is pleased to announce it will host a candidates forum for the upcoming Mount Pleasant Town Council election on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 6:30 p.m. at Moultrie Middle School. All candidates will be invited to participate. This will be an excellent …

Power the Vote! LWV hosts forum for empowering voters in the community

Monday, August 24, 2015 8:51 a.m.

The League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area (LWVCA) will host a community forum with a panel of experts to discuss strategies and resources anyone can use to empower voters in their communities. Topics will be aimed at increasing voter registration and turnout at the polls by promoting civic engagement through civic education, voter advocacy, …

Trident Academy school facilities sold for $880,000: School to lease for 10 years UPDATED

Monday, August 24, 2015 3:02 p.m.

In April it was announced that the land where Trident Academy sits was up for sale. The buildings and school facilities have been sold to Trident …

Medal of Honor Museum receives donations UPDATED

Monday, August 24, 2015 11:40 a.m.

Two contributions were recently presented to Medal of Honor recipient General James E. Livingston, USMC ret., for the new National Medal of Honor …

This Week in Print – Preparing for the worst

Monday, August 24, 2015 6:48 a.m.

Moultrie News editor Brad Crafton interviewed members of the Mount Pleasant Council of Churches who had been working on formulating a disaster …

Classmates celebrate 60-year reunion

Sunday, August 23, 2015 11:12 a.m.

Charleston County launches new voting initiative: Vote in Honor of a Veteran

Saturday, August 22, 2015 1:16 p.m.

Charleston County’s Board of Elections and Voter Registration (BEVR) announced a new initiative, Vote in Honor of a Veteran, in an effort to increase voter participation. The program encourages the public to vote in honor of veterans, who have made sacrifices in order to protect citizens’ freedoms and rights, including the right to …

Rice culture days return to Middleton Place

Friday, August 21, 2015 10:53 a.m.

As an integral part of its educational programming, Middleton Place will celebrate Low Country Rice Culture Days again on Friday and Saturday, …

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