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Charleston's second annual "Eat Local Month" kicks off in April
April 2013 is the 2nd Annual Eat Local Month, a celebration of the bounty of local food available in the Lowcountry.
Organized by local non-profit Lowcountry Local First, Eat Local Month will provide fun and educational opportunities for those in the Charleston community and beyond, to actively engage in eating what is ripe and in season. There are multiple events planned throughout the month of April to celebrate eating local and support family farms.
Lowcountry Local First encourages the community to join in the month-long ‘Eat Local Challenge.’ Participation in the Challenge is easy. Join in one of the many events planned throughout the month of April, join a …
Scam artists posing as SCE&G employees
South Carolina Electric & Gas is urging business and residential customers to be aware of scam artists posing as SCE&G employees.
A number of customers have reported instances of individuals portraying themselves as SCE&G employees over the phone. In several instances, the individuals are requesting that customers purchase a payment card from a local convenience or drug store and then call back with the card’s information for immediate bill payment.
Important tips to keep in mind:When SCE&G employees call concerning an unpaid bill, they identify themselves. If customers are unsure of the caller’s identity, that identity can be verified by calling Customer Service at 1-800-251-7234.SCE&G does not ask customers to …
Charleston Battery defeats Carolina RailHawks in pre-season scrimmage
The Charleston Battery defeated the Carolina RailHawks 2-1 in a pre-season scrimmage played Tuesday afternoon at the WakeMed Soccer Park, in Cary, North Carolina.
The Battery jumped out to a two goal lead before half time thanks to goals from Quinton Griffith and Micheal Azira. After conceding midway though the second half the Battery held firm to take the win.
Charleston opened the scoring in the 18th minute with a superbly taken goal by midfielder Quinton Griffith. Jose Cuevas and Jarad van Schaik combined on the right side and slipped a pass through to Griffith who drilled a shot past the RailHawks goalkeeper from an acute angle.
The Battery doubled its lead on the 30 minute mark after Micheal Azira ran onto an errant clearance. …
Comics, toys, costumes and more at today's Captain's Comics Expo
Is your spider sense tingling? It should be, because the Captain's Comic Expo, Charleston's numero uno comic book and pop culture convention, is back today, March 9.
Hosted and organized by Captain's Comics and Toys, the expo mixes a love of comic books with local and professional artists, movies, music, toys, a jump castle, costumes, and other pop culture items. This community event is open to all ages with no comic book knowledge required.
Captain's Comic Expo will run from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Masonic Hall at …
Block party Mixson style this Saturday
An old fashioned “Block Party” is part of the fun this March at Mixson, a blossoming community that showcases sustainable living in the historic Park Circle district.
On March 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the vibrant community will host music, food and family-friendly activities to celebrate all that Mixson has to offer while providing a peek of exciting things to come.