MPSC Booster Club meeting Oct. 20

Sunday, October 19, 2014 9:12 a.m.

The Advisory Board of the Mount Pleasant Senior Center will meet Monday, Oct. 20 at the center at 5:30 p.m. A full agenda for discussion and …

Bulls Island hosts archery hunts

Sunday, October 19, 2014 1:24 p.m.

Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge will host the first of two white-tailed deer archery hunts on Bulls Island on Nov. 3-8. Hunters must possess the required state hunting license and must check in and register before setting up camp and starting to hunt. Archers under the age of 16 must have successfully completed a state-approved hunters …

Bankruptcy Court opens Public Service Area

Sunday, October 19, 2014 2:03 p.m.

The Charleston Division of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina will open its Public Service Area to allow individuals Internet access for retrieving documents in existing cases or completing credit counseling.

Checklist for fall garden and landscape care

By Melinda Myers

Garden Expert

Sunday, October 19, 2014 8:26 a.m.

You can see and feel the change of seasons. Fall color is starting to appear; pansies, mums and asters are in the garden center and your thoughts are …

This week in print – After just six years, Bridge Run was wildly popular

Saturday, October 18, 2014 9:35 a.m.

By the early 1980s, more homes were being built on the Isle of Palms and a call to residents was being made to ensure they had house numbers in …

Breathing easy – Reducing in-home air pollution

Saturday, October 18, 2014 12:16 p.m.

Air pollution isn’t just a problem for urban areas; the effects of this harmful agent can even reach those in their homes. Air pollution in the home can come from wood smoke, tobacco smoke, gas-burning furnaces, gas-burning appliances, radon gas, mold and allergens.

Community yard sale to benefit special-ed students

Saturday, October 18, 2014 1:59 p.m.

Moultrie Middle School is excited to announce its first annual community yard sale, taking place Saturday, Oct. 25 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mount Pleasant Farmers Market at 645 Coleman Blvd.

Hibben United Methodist opens pumpkin patch

Saturday, October 18, 2014 1:03 p.m.

The pumpkin patch at Hibben United Methodist Church, located at 690 Coleman Blvd. (across from Moultrie Middle School) is open for business through …

Good things in small packages – Tips on small-space gardening

Saturday, October 18, 2014 11:05 a.m.

Whether you are planning a small urban garden, considering a vertical garden for a balcony or deck, or landscaping a parking strip, small-space …

Charity tennis event to benefit local child

Friday, October 17, 2014 8:28 a.m.

Scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 19, Racquets for Rowan’s Recovery will benefit the Rowan Elizabeth Rice Trust. This charity tennis event will follow a …

Fundraiser to be held for shrimp-net lady

Friday, October 17, 2014 1:12 p.m.

Cindy Vaughn, a 58-year-old McClellanville resident was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and lymphoma. Known to most as “The Net Lady,” her …

Improving your health – one conversation at a time

By Julie Chapman


Friday, October 17, 2014 11:12 a.m.

Healthy communication contributes to healthy lifestyles. Less drama means less stress on the body.

Children’s Day Festival offers family fun

Friday, October 17, 2014 7:15 a.m.

Love music, carnival rides and magical moments? Then the event for you is the 27th annual Town of Mount Pleasant Children’s Day Festival presented by …

How to prepare a healthy breakfast option

Friday, October 17, 2014 12:55 p.m.

Schedules can be a little hectic now that school is in full swing. Make sure you’re powering your body with the energy it needs. A great way to do this is by maintaining a diet that’s packed with protein. Foods that are high in protein can make you physically and mentally strong while also helping you stay full.

Trident Health to open new behavioral health unit

Thursday, October 16, 2014 11:41 a.m.

On Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 4 p.m., Trident Health will hold a ribbon cutting for its new behavioral health unit, Lowcountry Transitions at Trident Medical Center. The $3.9 million in-patient unit is 8,400 square feet and will begin accepting patients on Oct. 23.

DHEC, MUSC announce plan for possible Ebola patients

Thursday, October 16, 2014 12:42 p.m.

The Medical University of South Carolina will accept patients as needed

Largest animal adoption event in state history scheduled this weekend

Thursday, October 16, 2014 11:28 a.m.

The 2014 ASPCA Mega-match-a-thon presented by Subaru is being taken to new heights in the Lowcountry. A total of 15 animal rescue organizations, pet events and pet stores are teaming up to provide great deals on pet adoptions in Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester, Colleton and Georgetown counties Oct. 17-19.

Charleston VA ranks among top nationwide

Thursday, October 16, 2014 12:28 p.m.

On Oct. 1, the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center was notified the facility achieved the highest possible rating according to VA’s Strategic Analytics for Improvement and Learning Value (SAIL) model in the third quarter of fiscal year 2014. This rating ranks the Charleston VA in the top 10 percent of VA medical centers nationwide for quality of …

Strategic Road project kicks off ambitious capital improvement program

Thursday, October 16, 2014 9:57 a.m.

A much-anticipated capital improvement project set to begin construction is kicking off a flurry of enhancements in the Town of Mount Pleasant. …

Interagency Port Partners train with Carnival Cruise Ship Security UPDATED

Thursday, October 16, 2014 9:55 a.m.

Members of numerous state, local and federal law enforcement and emergency services agencies met and trained onboard the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship.

Playing it safe in your own backyard – Smart tips for mosquito control

By Mary Anna Lewis

Mosquito Squad

Thursday, October 16, 2014 4:12 p.m.

When you were a child, mosquitoes were mainly pesky because they made you itch. Now, with the added concern and growing number of reported cases of …

The South Carolina Autism Society announces annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive

Thursday, October 16, 2014 10:02 a.m.

Over 550 Families in Need Have Been Served Since 2008

Fundraiser held to benefit horse rescue

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 10:57 a.m.

On Oct. 18, Hunter's Green Tack will host LEARN Appreciation Day, donating 10 percent of all purchases made that day to LEARN Horse Rescue. …

Moultrie News Community Day at Stith Park

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:27 a.m.

The Moultrie News is wrapping up its 50th anniversary celebration with a great Community Fun Day in partnership with Isle of Palms and Sullivan's …

Leaders of $210B Southeast tourism meet in SC

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:51 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Leaders of the Southeast's $210 billion tourism industry are meeting in Charleston to discuss a variety of topics.

Program provides free vaccinations to local schools

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:30 a.m.

In recent years, outcry against childhood vaccinations has been growing in American, citing these preventative treatments as a possible cause of …

Author releases new book on local history

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:20 a.m.

Sandra Oliver Becker announces the publication of her latest book, “Charleston in My Blood: My Bourdeaux, Smith, Johnson and Juhan Ancestors. …

Oktoberfest Run benefits local kids

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 1:00 p.m.

The East Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club hosted its annual Oktoberfest 5K Run and Walk last week at Memorial Waterfront Park.

Community invited to grand opening of One-Eighty Place facility

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:00 p.m.

One-Eighty Place will officially open the doors of its new, 30,000-square-foot homeless services center by welcoming the public to an open house on Friday, Nov. 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Members of the community are invited to attend and to help the organization celebrate its 30th anniversary.

New app may be moms' new best friend

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:23 a.m.

For many parents, running a household and managing a family requires juggling multiple roles: secretary, chauffeur, cook, nurse, teacher and agent. …

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