Book lovers and bargain hunters might want to check out the Charleston Friends of the Library’s 39th Annual “That BIG Book Sale.” Last year’s event was canceled because of the pandemic.

One of my favorite early East Cooper landowners is Captain George Dearsley of Hobcaw. George and I have become good friends over the years and have wonderful conversations (usually during cock…

Wando Boys tennis team has an undefeated regular season at 17-0 as of April 28. Parker Davis received the Varsity STAR award and Dylan Lucas received the JV STAR Award named in honor of former…

Charleston County School District's Science Instructional Specialist Deborah Batzer requested funds to acquire Gizmos for every CCSD elementary school. The district applied for a grant from the Bosch Community Fund and received nearly $20,000 for the purchase.

Did you know that April 28 is National Blueberry Pie Day? Apparently, it’s the day each year that observes the start of blueberry pie-making season, during blueberry harvest season. For the ne…

Having studied the Vietnam War and the Vietnam War veteran for many years, plus being one of ‘em, I’ve concluded that they (we), for the most part, are akin to the ancient Spartans in an Age o…

What do fielding groundballs and rolling fresh pasta have in common? Aside from requiring plenty of practice, both of those skills can be learned by children attending a youth summer camp at “…

April is National Poetry Month, part of which is Poem in Your Pocket Day (April 29 this year). Library staff are posting favorites on CCPL’s Instagram page (chascolibrary) and encourage others to do the same.

Thirty Charleston County School District students have earned the prestigious honor of finalist in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, which is run by the National Merit Schola…

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Wow. Get this. In December 1961, Santa arrived in Mount Pleasant for the town’s Christmas parade by airplane, flying directly from his North Pole workshop to the airport at Remley’s Point.

The Charleston County Public Library published its Strategic Vision Plan for 2021-2024, paving the way for new and innovative services and programs for the community of Charleston County. The …

Beginning on March 1, the Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) stopped quarantining library materials. Previously, as a precaution to protect against the spread of COVID-19, library materia…

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There were over 80 brickmaking concerns on both sides of the Wando river. Most were small. All provided an easily-obtained secondary “crop” found beneath the black topsoil that grew corn and cotton – a thick strata of red clay which provided a yield of fine red bricks.

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