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28 refugees resettled in Charleston area

Brian Evanger from the Charleston office of Lutheran Services Carolinas announced that five refugee families consisting of 28 people have been resettled in the Charleston area since January. According to

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Planet Fitness Summerville now open with 5th location coming soon

It has been only a few weeks since the Planet Fitness opened in the recently refurbished Collins Square at the corner of US 78 and Berlin G. Myers Parkway in Summerville, and management is already reporting nearly 2,500 new members.

Talent scouts seeking Charleston actors, models, singers and dancers

Discovery Spotlight will hold open call auditions in the ballroom of the Holiday Inn Charleston-Mount Pleasant hotel, located at 250 Johnnie Dodds Blvd in Mt Pleasant, on Saturday, January 21st from 1pm to 2pm. Novice and seasoned actors, models, singers and

Armadillo sightings becoming more frequent

Until recent years, armadillo sightings were very rare in Charleston County. The armored mammal made its first appearance in America in the late 1800s in East Texas. The species has been migrating north and east ever since. Armadillos are burrowing

Small business optimism skyrockets

The monthly small business survey conducted by the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) showed the largest increase in optimism since 1980 after Ronald Reagan defeated President Jimmy Carter. The overall small business optimism rating is at its highest level

West Ashley boutique combines gift shop and cafe

When approaching Magnolia Park Shopping Center at 1901 Ashley River Road, one is greeted with a collection of charming shops that include Simply Your Spa, Christophe’s Macaron et Chocolat, Rickborn Salon and Day Spa, Condon’s Bridal Boutique, and the Crab

Christmas celebration at The Citadel needs support

On Christmas Day, Sunday afternoon, the 5th annual Christmas celebration will be held at Johnson Hagood Stadium at 68 Hagood Avenue in downtown Charleston. More than 5000 guests and volunteers are expected to attend.  The celebration is open to the

‘Mingle with Kringle’ offers magical experience for children

If you are still planning to take the kids to visit Santa at James Island County Park this season, consider booking a private daytime meeting with Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick to avoid the long lines and cold evening weather. The

West Ashley author publishes second novel

Katherine (Kim) McDermott, a native Charlestonian, has just published her second novel, Abbey’s Tale. McDermott grew up in West Ashley, graduated from Middleton High School, received a B.A. in English from the College of Charleston, and earned Master’s Degree in Counseling from

Celebrate Christmas at Johnson Hagood Stadium

Without Walls Ministry pastor Gordon Cashwell was inspired by the bible verse Matthew 25:35 to give Charleston area residents the opportunity to serve others on Christmas Day. The Citadel made its football stadium available for the celebration in 2012, and

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