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Family, friends and coworkers gathered to celebrate Vickey Boyd's retirement from the Moultrie News after a 50-year career in the newspaper industry. 

The Mount Pleasant Farmers Market is open on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at 645 Coleman Blvd. near Moultrie Middle School. The market offers fresh produce, food vendors and local goods.

Academic Magnet High School’s annual #PinkStrong game is in honor of Coach Jason Hamil’s friend Ben Pinkerton who died from stage 4 colon cancer in 2015. Over the years, Hamil said the game has evolved into a colon cancer awareness event as it raises money for the Colorectal Cancer Alliance.

Nurses at East Cooper Medical Center dressed babies in pink outfits to get in the spirit of Valentine's Day. 

The 26th annual Christmas Light Parade on Dec. 12 started with a fireworks show and continued with a parade of floats from local businesses, music from high school marching bands and ended with Santa Claus riding in the fire rescue boat.

Lowcountry Landscapes provides a place for our readers to share a photo of the beautiful places in our area. We are looking for natural landscapes, harbors, beaches, buildings, parks, bridges, marshes, and any other spot you, the reader, wants to share. No people, but birds, bees, turtles, d…

The Town of Mount Pleasant's mayor, Will Haynie, together with the Mount Pleasant Culture, Arts & Pride Commission regularly introduces new art works to the Town Hall. At the end of August the Mayor's Music & Art Reception was held and visitors got a chance to meet several of the art…

At Patriots Point visitors can step into the past by taking a walk through the Vietnam Experience exhibit. Designed to immerse a visitor in the sights and sounds of the Vietnam War, it is a place for reflection. for more information about Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum in Mount P…

Wando High School's Class of 2021's 929 graduates received their hard-earned diplomas during three separate ceremonies on June 18 and 19. "You represent the best in American Youth," said Dr. Sherry Eppelsheimer, principal at Wando. "You've come together as Wando Warriors and become a class t…

The Isle of Palms annual Sand Sculpting Contest held June 5 at Front Beach featured all kinds of creative and inventive constructions, from a dog playing the piano to a whale bursting out of the sand. Participants included teams of families and individuals, children and adults. 

Strawberry picking, pie eating and whirling carnival rides, along with two friendly competitions for Miss Berry Princess and Little Mr. John Deere were just a few of the family-friendly activities at this year's Strawberry Festival at Boone Hall Plantation. 

The Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission hosted a fairy house festival on Jan. 23 at Palmetto Island County Park. The outdoor event had a storytelling tour with the Charleston Public Library, selfie scavenger hunt, food trucks and of course, fairy house building. 

The Lowcountry Blessing Box Project allows those facing food insecurity to take items they need at any time of the day. The boxes are maintained individually and anyone can drop off non-perishable goods and toiletries. 

Claire Teuber retired from Moultrie Middle School after teaching art for almost 30 years. One of her favorite projects to teach was a collaborative portrait where each student worked on a small section and they would not know the final outcome until all of the pieces were put together. 

Ivybrook Academy in Mount Pleasant opened in November and held an open house event over the weekend for prospective parents and children. The preschool's education model focuses on students as individual learners whose gifts and strengths should be valued.