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9:52 am on Tuesday June 19, 2012

A perfect fit for a local beer tap line-up? Bowens Island

Image by Flickr user Dave77459 Draft local IPA and fresh fried fish? Sold.Bowens Island between James and Folly islands has long been the spot to hit for local oysters, shrimp, and other things from our waters, but in a we-can't-believe-it-wasn't-...
10:19 pm on Sunday June 3, 2012

Notes on Quotes-Edgar Allan Poe on Sweating It Out!

By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer         “The best things in life make you sweaty.”  Edgar Allan Poe, 1809-1849    Author and poet, Edgar Allan Poe, was stationed in the U. S. Army at Fort Moultrie on Sullivan’s Island under the name of...
5:29 am on Friday May 4, 2012

North Charleston Arts Festival Presents Annual Street Dances

The Olde Village section of East Montague Avenue in North Charleston will be transformed into a dance floor on Friday, May 11, 2012, for the North Charleston Arts Festival’s annual Olde Village and Reggae Street Dances. East Montague Avenue will be...
6:01 am on Friday April 6, 2012

RiverDogs return to The Joe: Opening day is today (Update: rained out)

Image by RiverDogsUpdate: Due to crummy weather of rain and lightning, the game was called off with the Rome Braves leading 1-0. But the series continues tonight with a 7:05 game against the Braves. First reporting: In four short days, the...
4:52 pm on Tuesday April 27, 2010

Gulf oil spill same size as Savannah to Charleston to St. George (updated)

Image by NASA The oil spill as of Sunday, April 25. Update April 27: Poor turnout today for a meeting in North Charleston about drilling off the coast of South Carolina. First reporting: The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is still growing as fears...
7:57 am on Thursday December 10, 2009

Coast holding its first cask event for Porter, Smoked (update x2)

Image by PeteVerdon via Wikimedia Commons Update (December 10): Good news for beer lovers with facial hair!  Members of the Holy City Beard & Moustache Society will get pints of this wonderful brew, which is standing at an A+ on beeradvcoate...
7:38 am on Tuesday December 1, 2009

Possible sonic boom, earthquake along South Carolina coast

Image by Flickr user ritwikdey A large noise heard along the South Carolina coast is being investigated as a possible sonic boom from offshore, likely caused by an earthquake. The Post and Courier's got the story.
9:00 am on Friday June 26, 2009

Coast takes the title at the Bacardi Mojito Challenge

Image by Flickr user emdotImage by 20090626-mojito.jpg The Bacardi Mojito Challenge at the South Carolina Aquarium on Tuesday, June 23 was a rum fest where, for the third year in a row, Coast took home the title of 'best mojito.' The Pop Rocks...
6:22 pm on Wednesday August 13, 2008

Offshore drilling could be more placebo than cure

Image by Flickr user Shereen MImage by 20080814oilandwater.jpg Oil and water don't play nice. The risks of offshore drilling; South Carolina's oil viability; if more drilling land is needed; and the politics behind the move: All are no small topics...
3:36 am on Thursday August 7, 2008

Clyburn, others bite back on oil drilling politics

In a sign that Democrats are holding the line on no offshore drilling, James Clyburn (Dem., S.C.) is making statements with other top-ranked democrats. Read more stories on this subject in our oil topic page.According to a prepared statement: “...