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10:17 am on Thursday May 16, 2013

Monkey deaths at Lowcountry facility alarm animal activist group

Five monkeys have died at Yemassee medical facility Alpha Genesis, sparking concerns about treatment of animals at the facility and research lab.
12:50 pm on Monday February 11, 2013

Annual Chase After a Cure Gala raises $125,000 for childhood cancer research

Image by ProvidedUpdate February 11:  The fifth annual Chase After a Cure Gala on February 2 was the most successful to date in terms of attendance and the amount of money raised. Proceeds from the 2013 Gala totaled about $125,000 – far surpassing...
7:12 am on Tuesday June 5, 2012

Women helping women do business better!

Training and Events June Entrepreneurial Development: Creating Revenue through Customer SatisfactionDiscover how these tools can grow your business.   Curious about how improved customer service and employee  engagement can  impact the bottom line?...
1:49 pm on Thursday May 17, 2012

Dogs for a Cause Supports "I Will Reflect" Melanoma Awareness Initiative

Join The Spa at Charleston Place for a night of fun and awareness with the Charleston Riverdogs. Help support the "I Will Reflect" Melanoma Awareness Initiative while you enjoy a night out at 'The Joe.' Tickets are available for $10 and can be...
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...
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...
10:49 pm on Wednesday December 28, 2011

MUSC doctor arrested for alleged role in unauthorized stem cell treatment, harvesting

MUSC professor Vincent Dammai has been placed on leave following his arrest as part of an alleged conspiracy ring. That ring was disrupted on Tuesday when a judge unsealed records on Francisco "Frank" Morales of Texas who was the alleged...
8:27 am on Monday April 11, 2011

Charleston getting $98 million wind turbine research site (update: what's to come)

Image by Rebecca Dalhouse/Clemson UniversityUpdate April 11: Wind-turbine testing center has attracted interest from various energy companies, leading to plans to create a five-building campus. Over the next two years, $175 million will be invested...
10:32 am on Tuesday August 3, 2010

High-tech, high-speed inceptor M80 boat spotted in Charleston

Image by Lmedwards With an twin "M-hull" design that allows the craft to reach 70 mph, the M80 Stiletto was spotted in the Cooper River this weekend. The Post and Courier has a bit of info on why it was in town for a spell; read their brief here....
3:31 am on Monday July 12, 2010

Researchers documenting Mount Pleasant's historically black communities

Image by Flickr user Tim Brown ArchitectsResearchers from Clemson University and Ursinus College are documenting the history of 10 African-American communities in East Cooper area. Read more stories on this subject in our black history topic page....