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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...
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...
5:51 am on Tuesday March 27, 2012

New initiative challenges Charleston to 'Lighten Up' and lose 100,000 pounds

Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr., committee Co-Chairmen Dr. Marcus Newberry and Dr. Patrick O’Neil and members of the community steering committee are challenging the Charleston community to lose a combined 100,000 pounds in an effort to fight obesity....
8:40 am on Wednesday November 5, 2008

Charleston County snafus lead to vote tallying delays

The Post and Courier has a piece detailing the numerous issues Charleston County experienced, leading to vote tabulation delays. Read the details at The Post and Courier.
6:44 am on Tuesday November 4, 2008

Initial murmurs of poll problems

Nothing concrete yet, but I'm starting to see more and more chatter about possible polling place problems. Read more stories on this subject in our election topic page.Here's a roundup of reports of problems from Twitter -- note that I haven't...