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Schools open in a week – Are you ready?

Outfitting a child to go back to school will cost an average of about $650 this year.  Parents spend money on clothes, backpacks, shoes, haircuts, and school supplies. The one-time expense

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Dominion Energy reaches out to future Lowcountry customers

Dominion Energy external affairs representative Kristen Beckham addressed a group at the Lowcountry GOP Breakfast Club Saturday at Kelly’s BBQ near Summerville. The Richmond-based utility is in the process of

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Back to school festival set for Sunday at SC Aquarium

The annual First Day Festival will take place Sunday from 1 to 4 pm outside the South Carolina Aquarium, 340 Concord Street. Parking at the Aquarium and Calhoun Street parking

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Why the push for apartments in shopping centers?

There is a concerted effort in the Lowcountry to retrofit our suburban shopping centers with apartment units. That was an idea presented at the August meeting of the West Ashley

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Mt. Pleasant gets top priority in CCSD building plan

The 2018 high school football season is about to begin,  and Mt. Pleasant’s Wando High School will have a brand new,  multipurpose stadium. The facility, slated to open in August,

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West Ashley transportation on the agenda Wednesday

The West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) will discuss transportation issues at its August meeting Wednesday at 5:30 pm at the Town and Country Inn, 2008 Savannah Highway. The transportation section

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Mentors sought for new school year

The North Charleston non-profit Be A Mentor is seeking volunteers to work one-on-one with students in grades K – 12. Last school year, the program served 248 students in 18

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Sanford promotes park plan for Daniel Island

Congressman Mark Sanford announced his plans to start a non-profit to advocate for the creation of a 400-acre park on the southern tip of Daniel Island in a press conference

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West Ashley Whole Foods to open Aug. 29

Three years after the site announcement, Whole Foods is going to open its West Ashley store Wednesday, August 29 at 9 am. The store is located at 1125 Savannah Highway

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Orange Grove graduates its first 8th grade class

2018 marked the first year that Orange Grove Charter School held an 8th grade graduation ceremony. The school’s elementary program had long been recognized as a beacon of excellence in

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