There are plans for the bishops to vote on whether the USCCB's Committee on Doctrine should draft a document saying Biden and other Catholic public figures with similar views on abortion should refrain from Communion.
The North Charleston Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will host a virtual May Week Celebration at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 16. The event will include special recognition of community members and scholarship recipients. Since its founding in 1988, the chapter has distributed more than …
I met a man early last year named Jim Connor. He’d been diagnosed with advanced cancer, had no health insurance, and had recently tried to apply for Medicaid coverage in Dorchester County.
Whether on the beach or patio, it's the season to luxuriate in a book. Here are some with South Carolina connections for your reading pleasure.
The recent election of the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina's first female bishop aims to send a bold and resounding message: The Episcopal Church welcomes all.
There's a promising forecast for Mother's Day gatherings. And there's the continued and long-anticipated easing of some of the past year's challenges.
It has been said that man is the only creature who is able to anticipate his own death. If that’s true, we should be inspired to seek a passion for living beyond the mundane.
It’s been a year since we started beekeeping again. One recent sunny afternoon, we noticed the bees were more active than usual. They were swarming. Or, in other words, they were preparing to leave us.
After last year's pandemic-constrained if valiant season, plans are on for big sounds, bigger houses and grand ambitions. The overarching mission is to continue to be an orchestra accessible to the entire community.
The use of chemicals to kill nasty insects like mosquitoes and cockroaches that infest our yards have unintended consequences, as well as health risks to pets and people.
Two women who grew up Christian have been shaped by one of the most world-renowned spiritual leaders from the Eastern world. They both have brought their experiences back to the Bible Belt of South Carolina.
With Charleston's weather gaining perfection, there are plenty of ways throughout the area to take in this idyllic time of year.
The poem originally came to the attention of stateside collector(s) in 1948, when it was purchased from a London dealer as an intact single manuscript source, and which now resides in the South Caroliniana Library at the University of South Carolina.
Studies show that taking breaks and allowing the mind to drift can help folks of all ages to retain information better, refocus, gain fresh perspectives and make new connections between ideas.
Johns Island resident Tamar Myers has a new mystery out on May 5 called "Mean and Shellfish," published by Severn House. The book is available as a $28.99 hardcover or a $15.99 Kindle ebook.
The novel, as a whole, moves very quickly through a series of increasingly outrageous scenes. Yet it pauses again and again to ask the deepest philosophical questions.
Playwright and performer Donnetta Lavinia Grays holds true to her South Carolina roots in her artistry. Her love of her home state's culture and language is gaining significant attention.
An early model of self-sufficiency within the African American community, the historic town of Lincolnville is the launch site for what organizers hope becomes a national initiative to address food insecurity.
Charleston's city, law enforcement and clergy leaders stood together in a call for peace and unity in the city in anticipation of the verdict involving a former Minnesota officer who is facing murder charges over the death of a Black man.
There is a plethora of native plants that are worth looking into which thrive in the adverse conditions of the Lowcountry garden, many of which have often been overlooked for other plants that are often harder to grow and just seem out of place in a typical Charleston garden.
Laura Lewis' home garden has been certified by the National Wildlife Federation as a wildlife habitat. That designation not only comes with a special plaque but also the opportunity to commit to giving back to nature.
The church is looking to expand those efforts with the creation of a new nonprofit and plans to build a new homeless shelter on Remount Road, a busy North Charleston corridor.
Palmer Rivers is 6’5” and was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. After high school, he worked a variety of jobs ranging from payroll clerk to taking tolls at the different bridges and tunnels around the Big Apple.
Even with shifting numbers and rules, safety is still a must. That being said, Charleston arts and entertainment continue to next-level in ways that are both enriching and mindful.
Maybe we have two worlds. One that we belong to and one that belongs to us. One world out there that gives us a deﬁnite shape and bearing as we interact with its realities; one inside that ﬁlls that shape with meaning and with feeling, a more subtle reality.
Peter Geye has written a memorable mixed-bag of a book. There are characters you wish you could be like and characters you can’t stand, realism mixed with drippy romance, and privilege next to poverty.
The complications of COVID-19 are expounded in low-income countries like Honduras, where 2 out of 3 people live off less than $2.50 a day.
Succulents do best in full sun and well-drained soil. They don’t like it wet and, by and large, don’t care for shade. They’re adapted to hot and dry climate. That spells low maintenance.