Charleston Mayoral candidates square off in Mt. Pleasant

Four of the six Charleston Mayoral candidates participated in the East Cooper Republican Club forum Monday. Incumbent Mayor John Tecklenburg and late entrant Michelle Orth were not on-hand. The filing

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West Ashley’s Brett Toth to sign NFL contract

Former West Ashley High School and West Point offensive tackle Brett Toth has received an active duty service waiver from the Army and is likely to sign a three-year NFL

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Cypress Gardens hosting a benefit for Berkeley Animal Center

Friends of Berkeley County Animal Center is holding a benefit for the county’s only public pet shelter Saturday, August 24 from 11 am to 4 pm at Cypress Gardens, 3030

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Clean Cans gets the stink out of trash cans

Clean Cans is a business that sanitizes trash cans, recycling bins, and other large containers. Charleston native Katherine Roper owns the business, services which customers in the Lowcountry. She offers

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Forte Jazz Lounge seeks to enrich Charleston cultural scene

Forte Jazz Lounge, located at 477 King Street, opened its doors August 1. It offers two jazz band shows per night at 7 pm and 9:30 pm Thursday through Saturday.

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Charleston to force drivers to stop at bicycle crossings

The City of Charleston wants to install a HAWK beacon on heavily-traveled St. Andrews Boulevard which would force drivers to stop if an individual cyclist wanted to cross on the

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Ashley Landing adds a full-service salon

Stella Nails is the newest tenant in Ashley Landing shopping center. The full-service salon faces Sam Rittenberg Boulevard. Among the services offered are manicures, pedicures, nail polishing, waxing, chemical peels

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West Ashley business helps smokers kick the habit with laser therapy

Fourteen years ago, Mary Maguire and Brian Murray were addicted to tobacco. The married couple both decided to receive treatment at a Anne Penman Laser Therapy center and have been

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Sojourn Coffee hosts inaugural Cars and Coffee event

Hundreds of car admirers assembled at the Old Towne Center on Old Towne Road in West Ashley Sunday morning for the inaugural Cars and Coffee event. The event was sponsored

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Ben Carson takes a different approach to public housing

Dr. Ben Carson is taking a different approach to public housing than his predecessors at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). He wants to use his department

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