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10:19 pm on Sunday June 3, 2012

Notes on Quotes-Edgar Allan Poe on Sweating It Out!

By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer         “The best things in life make you sweaty.”  Edgar Allan Poe, 1809-1849    Author and poet, Edgar Allan Poe, was stationed in the U. S. Army at Fort Moultrie on Sullivan’s Island under the name of...
1:44 pm on Friday May 18, 2012

Slow Money Alliance Establishing a SC Chapter - Meeting May 22, 2012

Josh Silverman of Jericho Advisors Named to InnoVenture Presenter ListSince mid-2010, local SLOW MONEY chapters have emerged in dozens of locales across the country and now one is being formed in South Carolina. Josh Silverman of Jericho Advisors...
8:04 am on Thursday May 3, 2012

Wedgwood Pottery: Finding the Lost Ayoree Cherokee Indian Mine (A Historical 1767 Wedgwood Trip from Charles Towne)

 Notes on Quotes           Wedgwood Pottery: Finding the Lost Ayoree Cherokee Indian Mine (A Historical 1767 Wedgwood Trip from Charles Towne) By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer “The Indians set a high value on their white earth: however I...
7:12 pm on Monday April 23, 2012

Signs of Spring: The Terracotta Jungle

By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer Sign in window of plant nursery:  “It’s spring, I’m so excited I wet my plants!” “It’s time,” Marcia said, peering out the kitchen window excitedly, “for the wild azalea walk.”     The half circle path...
9:54 pm on Saturday April 14, 2012

Charleston Area Ghosts: Alice Flagg, 1833-1849

“Alice’s hand went to her heart. With this ring….” Nancy Rhyne, 1926-  Gordon Mercer & Marcia Mercer, Columnists                          The sun was setting near Pawleys Island and it was a cool evening.    “I’m going to the car to warm up. You...
5:45 am on Friday April 13, 2012

Andrus Family Fund Awards Carolina Youth Development Center $82,000 Grant

Carolina Youth Development Center (CYDC), in partnership with One Economy Corporation (OE), has received an $82,000 planning grant from the Andrus Family Fund (AFF) for an innovative pilot to bring technology access, training and resources to foster...
12:26 pm on Tuesday April 3, 2012

JAC WEEK - Rhapsody in Blue in Green

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11 Charleston Jazz House 185 Saint Philip St. 7-9pm 6:30pm       Doors Open 7-8:30pm    Program + Concert 8:30-9pm    Mix & Mingle $250 per individual ticketONLY 20 SEATS AVAILABLEWINE INCLUDED Tommy Gill, pianoCharlton...
12:11 pm on Tuesday April 3, 2012

JAC WEEK - Rhapsody in Blue in Green

MONDAY, APRIL 9   Charleston Jazz House 185 Saint Philip St. 7-9pm 6:30pm       Doors Open 7-8:30pm    Program + Concert 8:30-9pm    Mix & Mingle $250 per individual ticketONLY 20 SEATS AVAILABLEWINE INCLUDED Tommy Gill, pianoCharlton Singleton...
1:14 pm on Wednesday March 28, 2012

CARTA drivers, staff bring home awards for excellence

Today, The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) recognized several representatives for their accomplishments in transportation during the monthly board meeting.  Dock Fogle, a fixed bus operator with 37 years experience, was...
2:49 am on Wednesday January 20, 2010

SPA doubles spending on cruise terminal plans

Image by Flickr user Frank KehrenThe State Ports Authority has opened their ears and wallet to suggestions from the public and have decided to double the amount of redevelopment spending to include a proper study of the entire 55-acre Union Pier...

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