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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...
8:04 am on Thursday May 3, 2012

Wedgwood Pottery: Finding the Lost Ayoree Cherokee Indian Mine (A Historical 1767 Wedgwood Trip from Charles Towne)

 Notes on Quotes           Wedgwood Pottery: Finding the Lost Ayoree Cherokee Indian Mine (A Historical 1767 Wedgwood Trip from Charles Towne) By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer “The Indians set a high value on their white earth: however I...
7:12 pm on Monday April 23, 2012

Signs of Spring: The Terracotta Jungle

By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer Sign in window of plant nursery:  “It’s spring, I’m so excited I wet my plants!” “It’s time,” Marcia said, peering out the kitchen window excitedly, “for the wild azalea walk.”     The half circle path...
9:54 pm on Saturday April 14, 2012

Charleston Area Ghosts: Alice Flagg, 1833-1849

“Alice’s hand went to her heart. With this ring….” Nancy Rhyne, 1926-  Gordon Mercer & Marcia Mercer, Columnists                          The sun was setting near Pawleys Island and it was a cool evening.    “I’m going to the car to warm up. You...
7:03 am on Monday October 24, 2011

Bulldogs take down the Catamounts 35-7, return home Saturday

Image by Citadel SportsFive different Bulldogs rushed for a touchdown on Saturday as The Citadel racked up 435 rushing yards in a 35-7 victory over Western Carolina. Saturday's win marks the third victory for the Bulldogs in their last four road...
8:21 am on Monday February 28, 2011

Cougars close out the season with a loss at Western Carolina

Image by C of C SportsThe College of Charleston closed out their regular season on Saturday with a 70-62 loss to Western Carolina. This was the second straight loss for the Cougars, who regardless of the loss, have won the South Division No. 1 seed...
10:08 am on Friday October 1, 2010

The Citadel hosting Western Carolina in weekend SoCon matchup

Image by Flickr user Rick ClosnerThe Citadel will host Western Carolina in a Southern Conference matchup for Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, October 2nd at Johnson Hagood Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. The Citadel is 2-2 overall and is...
2:56 am on Tuesday January 26, 2010

Cougars' streak snapped, lose first SoCon game of the year

Image by C of C SportsThe Western Carolina Catamounts handed the College of Charleston men's basketball team its first Southern Conference loss of the season with a 100-90 victory last night. The loss snaps the Cougars’ current seven-game win streak...
11:30 am on Tuesday December 22, 2009

Cougars down the Catamounts 68-61

Image by C of C SportsThe College of Charleston women's basketball team battled back from a halftime deficit to defeat the Western Carolina Catamounts 68-61. The win brings the Lady Cougars to 8-3 overall and 4-0 in the Southern Conference. Check...
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