Overall, pet ownership is great for your health. Lowering your blood pressure, reducing allergies in children and keeping you active are proven benefits. Just don’t let sleep deprivation offset these positives.
In an age where church attendance is declining in many houses of worship, Seacoast continues to grow, attracting parishioners with its contemporary worship, variety of ministries and community-based programs.
Redux and Make It Right have teamed up for a multidisciplinary art event series calling for the removal of the Calhoun monument in Marion Square.
At a recent lectureship hosted by the Medical University of South Carolina, experts touched on the question of whether marijuana is a gateway drug for opioid use. The consensus: There still needs to be more research.
They heard irony in someone who insisted he didn’t know the very language he was clearly speaking. I dare say you will experience this same sort of irony if you attempt to speak a language of faith that you don’t really know.
Instead of piling on new, exotic adventures to stimulate my life, Caw Caw helps me learn to process my daily experience slowly, intentionally and carefully.
Reviewer Howell Raines is a former executive editor of the New York Times, a political commentator on MSNBC and the author of "My Soul Is Rested," an oral history of the Southern civil rights movement.
After four well-received novels about LAPD homicide cop Elouise “Lou” Norton, Rachel Howzell Hall confidently delivers a highly entertaining stand-alone that pays homage to Agatha Christie while finding its own individual approach.
Charles Jenkins has left his time in the CIA far behind and now lives with his family on a farm on a remote island in Washington state. His wife is expecting their second child, and he runs a security consulting business to pay the bills. When financial issues force him to contemplate how to…
What do we call people with certain physical or mental challenges? The old word, now considered disparaging, was “handicapped.” A more recent, and generally more acceptable, word is “disabled.” But that’s not necessarily accurate. It’s a negative word, one that refers to a shortcoming or lim…
Palm Sunday, a religious festival that commemorates Jesus' entry into Jerusalem before his crucifixion, marks the beginning of Holy Week for Christians who recount the biblical events that lead to Jesus' resurrection. The week also includes the Passover celebration where Jews remember the Hebrews' liberation from Egyptian bondage.
At Lee Correctional Institution, South Carolina’s largest maximum-security prison, 37 inmates sing of love and loneliness, family and regret.
Studies have evaluated the health benefits of having a pet in one’s life and the data, generally, makes a compelling case for a pet being a key element to a plan for health and longevity.
While there primary focus is being a health provider, nurses have also organized events like baptisms, birthday celebrations and even a commitment ceremony.
The South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault is commemorating sexual assault awareness month with the extension of their REALationships101 campaign.
EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE: First Loves and Last Tales. By Oliver Sacks. Knopf. 275 pages. $26.95.
My career as a health care chaplain often leaves me feeling like I’m pastoring a parade. That’s because, by definition, my chaplain relationship with patients is a temporary one.
The Post and Courier has won the S.C. Press Association's 2018 President's Cup for Excellence and more.
The induction ceremony is held annually to recognize South Carolina’s distinguished writers, living and dead, and acknowledge their work by naming them to the state’s literary hall of fame.
The annual Plantasia event will satisfy even the most severe cases of plant fever. This one-day gardening extravaganza will be April 13 at Old Towne Creek County Park.
Library groups present screening of ‘The Public’
Even as LifeWay Christian Resources shuts down all 170 of its shops — including seven in South Carolina with one in North Charleston — other Christian book stores in the Lowcountry are staying open by offering non-Christian materials. The establishments are functioning less as a book store and more as community centers.
So this week's topic was sand dunes, and it's really a challenge to get great photos at the beach. The expanses are so big that it's hard to capture that feeling in an image.
In most multiple cat households, there are socially compatible groups that may or may not interact with each other unless forced to do so. It is important to take into consideration natural feline behavior and remember that cats do not have an inborn tolerance of feline strangers the way dogs may. They are more likely to cohabitate with siblings or other cats when introduced when both are young.
Students of the College of Charleston film studies program and college Film Club are joining film students from Trident Technical College to present a Spring Film Festival showcasing student-made movies.
Thousands pour into the Charleston area to participate in the Cooper River Bridge Run. But there's lots to do here besides run 10 kilometers. Why not take in some culture?
The Barrier Island Free Medical Clinic announced that as of this week they will officially expand their services to include residents of Folly Beach.
For a few years now, specialists have been doing a procedure called Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation as a form of therapy for Chronic pain.
Aimed at engaging youth, serving those in need, and attracting individuals who would otherwise be too intimidated to enter a church building, Charleston area congregations will combine preaching and prayers with food and fun through "praise in the parks" and other outdoors events this spring.
The 2019 Symphony Designer Showhouse at 16 Rutledge Ave. recently opened its doors after a myriad of challenges, including recent flood damage from a broken toilet.
When I went to my dentist last week, I was distressed to learn that I had three cavities, which are the first in many years. My dentist reminded me that I was at the age of the second peak of dental decay.
THE LADY FROM THE BLACK LAGOON: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick. By Mallory O’Meara. Hanover Square. 330 pages. $26.99.
Some have suggested that Norris Burkes refer to himself as "America’s Favorite Chaplain,” but he thinks "The Bomb-Dump Chaplain” might be a better fit.