IOP businesses adjust to ban on plastic bags

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:25 a.m.

In the 50 years since their invention, plastic bags have become an everyday part of life. Gaining widespread use in the early ‘80s, …

Louie’s Kids

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 6:46 a.m.

Louie’s Kids presents a nine-week family fitness program to train kids and adults for the Isle of Palms Connector 10K.

Center for Women honors community members

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 4:17 a.m.

College of Charleston to host mayoral debate

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 10:52 a.m.

The College of Charleston’s Department of Political Science, in partnership with ABC News 4 (WCIV-TV), welcomes the City of Charleston mayoral candidates for a debate on October 14, 2015, at 7 p.m. at the College’s Sottile Theatre (44 George St.).

Berkeley County Council passes budget with no millage increase

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 11:24 a.m.

Berkeley County Council passed Supervisor Bill Peagler’s amended County Government budget tonight by a vote of 7-1, with Councilman Jack Schurlknight being the only dissenting vote. Council also unanimously passed Supervisor Peagler’s amended Berkeley County Water and Sanitation budget.

Kids Runway Show & Chidren’s Book Drive this saturday

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 12:35 p.m.

Charleston Children’s Fashion Week® will present the limited edition artisan quality children’s couture label Seam Collection of …

Mount Pleasant Police host National Night Out UPDATED

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 10:53 a.m.

On Aug. 4, 2015 join over 37 million people in 16,124 communities to celebrate America’s National Night Out Against Crime.

Mount Pleasant Police receive Reaccreditation with Excellence

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 11:09 a.m.

The Mount Pleasant Police Department received their 8th accreditation award on July 25th during a formal hearing in Colorado Springs, Colorado. For …

Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce hosts State Delegation Appreciation

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 11:17 a.m.

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce will host the State Delegation Appreciation on July 29 at Founders Hall at Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site. With the conclusion of the 2015 Legislative Session, the event will serve as an opportunity to thank our elected leaders for their courage to remove the Confederate Flag from our State House …

Flag For Hope humanitarian project visiting select county parks today

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 11:37 a.m.

World humanitarian project and social movement collecting hand impressions throughout the US

Mayor Page speaks with Newcomers Club

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 9:09 a.m.

Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page spoke to the East Cooper Newcomers Club about her “Vision for Mount Pleasant” on Wednesday, July 15. …

Nadeau opens off Johnnie Dodds UPDATED

Staff Reports

Monday, July 27, 2015 12:08 p.m.

Nadeau, closed their store on Coleman Blvd. and opened a new location off of Johnnie Dodds Blvd, taking over the old fire house casual building.

This Week in Print – Honoring the old guard

Monday, July 27, 2015 6:18 a.m.

Ten Mount Pleasant firefighters were responsible for re-establishing the department’s honor guard in 1993 after the original group disbanded. …

‘Antiques Roadshow’ returns to Charleston

Monday, July 27, 2015 7:20 a.m.

“Antiques Roadshow,” the Emmy-nominated production of WGBH Boston, returns to Charleston in search of local hidden treasures as part of a six-city 20th anniversary production tour. An all-day appraisal event will be held at the Charleston Area Convention Center on Saturday, Aug. 8.

Charleston County EMS director no longer employed by Charleston County UPDATED

Monday, July 27, 2015 2:57 p.m.

Charelston County issued the following statement regarding EMS Director Don Lundy on Monday, July 27, 2015:

MODE Mount Pleasant celebrates grand opening

Saturday, July 25, 2015 12:43 p.m.

Palmetto Goodwill to Host Hire Me! Event for Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Friday, July 24, 2015 10:24 a.m.

Hiring managers will be conducting interviews Thursday, July 30th • Registration is required.

Center for Jewish Life planned for Mount Pleasant UPDATED

Friday, July 24, 2015 10:07 a.m.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held July 19 for the Center for Jewish Life in Mount Pleasant. It is the first of its kind east of the Cooper. The …

Get started now at TTC’s Mount Pleasant campus

Friday, July 24, 2015 11:27 a.m.

High-tech, high-paying jobs are here now. That’s not just a marketing slogan; that’s the truth. Employers in the Lowcountry are looking …

SODA POP to hold Public Alert Day

Friday, July 24, 2015 2:08 p.m.

SODA POP (Stop Off Shore Drilling in the Atlantic Prevent Oil Pollution), a citizen-based grassroots group opposing offshore drilling in the Atlantic, is holding a Public Alert Day on Saturday July 25 to increase awareness and educate South Carolina residents on the dangers posed by seismic testing and offshore drilling for South Carolina’s …

Former USC star Welch to visit Charleston DMV

Thursday, July 23, 2015 1:46 p.m.

Former University of South Carolina women’s basketball player Aleigsha Welch is scheduled to visit DMVs all across the state over the next …

Meals on Wheels campaigns to feed homebound through summer

Thursday, July 23, 2015 2:36 p.m.

East Cooper Meals on Wheels is leading the 100-Meal Pledge, a summer campaign to help fund the service of daily meal delivery to homebound residents of the East Cooper region. Pledging only $2.50 a day for 100 days helps ensure that a nutritious meal reaches neighbors in need during the hottest season in the Lowcountry.

U.S. News and World Report: MUSC ranks as state’s number one hospital

Thursday, July 23, 2015 9:38 a.m.

MUSC was named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country’s best hospitals in the treatment of ear, nose and throat (ENT) disorders, as well as the number one hospital in South Carolina.

Wando grad wins book award

Thursday, July 23, 2015 12:35 p.m.

“Imaginations 2: Relaxation Stories and Guided Imagery” by Carolyn Clarke, San Diego area children’s yoga instructor and author, …

‘Only come if you’re messed up’ – Check out St. Thomas Church UPDATED

Thursday, July 23, 2015 6:53 a.m.

St. Thomas Church is just two years old but has already grown by leaps and bounds. So much so that they’re moving Sunday services from their …

Center for Women launches ‘Ready for Work’ program for Female Veterans

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 11:40 a.m.

The Center for Women will launch the next series of their ‘Ready for Work’ program next Tues, July 28, specific for female Veterans and open to those in the Lowcountry.

Local Chapter of the American Business Women Association hosting an Expo

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 10:31 a.m.

The Jessamine Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association is hosting a Business Expo. This expo will be held Saturday, Aug. 8 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church.

Groundbreaking for Center for Jewish Life

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 11:58 a.m.

A groundbreaking was held on Mathis Ferry Rd. for the new Center for Jewish Life.Photos by Andrew Allen

Friends of the Library hosts annual John’s Island book sale

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 9:00 p.m.

Book lovers and bargain hunters are in for a real treat when the Charleston Friends of the Library host its annual John’s Island Regional Book Sale. With great bargains, good books and a chance to support your library system, all are in invited to this free event held on Friday, July 24 & Saturday, July 25 at the John’s Island …

Dixon Hughes Goodman Donates $14,700 to the Reverend Pinckney Fund

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 1:03 p.m.

Following the tragedy that devastated the Emanuel AME Church and its Charleston, S.C. community, DHG donated $14,700 to the Reverend Pinckney Fund via the Palmetto Project, an organization dedicated to identifying innovative approaches to social and economic challenges facing South Carolina. Through the Palmetto Project, DHG was able to support …

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