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11:55 am on Tuesday May 29, 2012

Isle of Palms 5k and 10k

The Isle of Palms Connector Run is celebrating our 20th year and we want to invite those with an interest in fitness, health, family and community to join. Our race offers a 5k run, 5k walk and a 10k run with one of the most scenic views in the...
12:37 pm on Wednesday April 25, 2012

RSFH Receives $1 Million For Cancer Wellness

The Roper St. Francis Foundation recently received a transformational commitment of $1 million from the Ronald H. Fielding family of Kiawah Island in honor of the late Donna M. Fielding. This generous, philanthropic gift will enable Roper St....
6:40 am on Tuesday April 3, 2012

High Cotton Hosts 8th Annual Benefit for Communities In Schools

For the 8th year, High Cotton has partnered with Communities in Schools for a special three course lunch in honor of Administrative Professionals Day, Wednesday, April 25, 2012 where 100% of the proceeds from the lunch will go towards Communities in...
10:57 am on Friday March 30, 2012

FREE Sports Healthfair for CCSD Students

WHAT:           Sports Medicine professionals from Roper St. Francis Healthcare will be offering a FREE sports healthfair which will include education and comprehensive physicals for Charleston County School District students.    Student athletes...
3:58 am on Friday April 22, 2011

Tips on how to quell the springtime mosquito population

Image by Flickr user GravitywaveUpdate April 22: I repost because I care. Also, it rained like the dickens yesterday, so be sure to dump out any stagnant sources of water in order to keep the skeeter babies at bay. First reporting: It may seem early...
1:01 pm on Wednesday April 8, 2009

N. Charleston police work to reduce crime through ex-con checkups

The Post and Courier's Glenn Smith writes about a North Charleston Police team that's out checking on repeat and/or violent criminals to both help keep people out of trouble, and to let them know they're being watched. Seems like a pretty smart...
4:15 am on Tuesday October 21, 2008

New local firefighter union president sets sights on safety

Engineer Bill Haigler will assume the position of firefighter union president and plans work closely with fire chief to prevent disasters like the Sofa Superstore tragedy. Since the catastrophe of the furniture franchise two summers ago Charleston'...
8:29 am on Monday June 9, 2008

United Way works to prevent suicides

Trident United Way is hosting a seminar Thursday on suicide, which claims 32,000 lives each year in the United States. ABC News 4 reports: Officials with the Trident United Way say one of the most important things anyone can do is talk about the...
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