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7:00 am on Monday July 9, 2012

Mount Pleasant home development would share space with Civil War fort site

Image by Google MapsA plan for the 600-home development Oyster Point on the rural outskirts of Mount Pleasant didn't sit well with neighbors when first announced, and the land's historic site designation will likely make the plans all that much...
5:41 am on Friday April 20, 2012

Beaufort SC Author Book Signing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Ellen or Carol McIntosh Book Shoppe 843-524-1119dstanard@sc.rr.com Book Signing for South Carolina Author Bonnie Rawls Stanard Columbia, SC, April 20, 2012 - South Carolina author Bonnie...
3:38 am on Monday January 30, 2012

'Town' speeding tickets given during primary coverage in S.C. cast a poor light

Image by Flickr user Salina CanizalesIt's a first rule of business: Where there's heightened demand, squeeze every penny you can out of the situation. So it's not surprising to hear that journalists covering the primary debates and voting are...
8:36 am on Sunday December 4, 2011

Program gives books to kids for free in rural Charleston-area ZIP codes

Image by Flickr user Horia Varlan A couple years back, two Charleston retirees worked to start the Begin With Books program. Today, kids in six rural Charleston-area ZIP codes can receive a book each month free of charge. So far the program has...
2:51 am on Wednesday July 20, 2011

USPS hiring rural and city drivers in Charleston at $19+ per hour

Image by Flickr user xeelizStarting today, the United States Postal Service is hiring rural drivers for Myrtle Beach, Charleston, Lexington, Spartanburg, Sumter, and Newberry.  The position is for part-time rural and city postal carriers with a...
5:00 am on Tuesday July 19, 2011

USPS hiring rural drivers

Flickr user xeeliz Starting today the United States Postal Service is hiring rural drivers for Myrtle Beach, Charleston, Lexington, Spartanburg, Sumter and Newberry.  The position is for part-time rural postal carriers with a salary of $19.45 an...
8:14 pm on Monday August 9, 2010

Preliminary study of Sea Islands Greenway for Johns Island to be shown

Image by Flickr user Wayan Vota Just as the debate about taking I-526 across James and Johns islands spins back into action, so does the debate about increasing capacity on Johns Island in the River and Bohicket roads area. The results of the Sea...
5:09 am on Sunday July 11, 2010

Sumpter Free Health Clinic opens to fix a growing need

Image by Flickr user a.drian Since December of 2009 the Sumpter Free Health Clinic has been working quietly and diligently in rural St. Stephen to lift some of the critical medical needs caused by a lack of health insurance.  The Post and Courier...
4:49 pm on Sunday January 10, 2010

10 train cars derail on way out of Charleston; no injuries

A freight train headed from Charleston to Atlanta partly derailed Sunday when it jumped the tracks. There's light reporting on this as there were no injuries. You can read a little more in this Associated Press report.
3:52 am on Saturday December 12, 2009

Massive East Edisto development coming back to life

Image by MeadWestvaco One of many "Corner Communities."Truth be told, I've been putting off sharing my two cents on the latest turn of the East Edisto project. First off there's the nagging since that our readership just doesn't care about a would-...