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8:48 am on Thursday September 11, 2014

Myrtle Beach Middle School decision to drop Spanish, raises questions for parents

via WMBF News A month into school and changes are being made, not all parents are on board with these changes...One of those decisions was to drop Spanish class, to bring on a new class, Compass Odyssey; a digital based class Myrtle Beach Middle...
5:57 am on Thursday November 29, 2012

With a need of $20 million, group hopes to bring 1890s USS Olympia to Beaufort

Flickr user listentoreason The Olympia, currently at Philadelphia. Update November 29: The Island Packet has followed up again and notes that the field of competitors has narrow, with the Port Royal effort being one of only two bidders left....
1:43 pm on Wednesday May 23, 2012

Charleston Collegiate School Graduates Urged to "Listen to Your Inner Voice"

Charleston Collegiate School held its Commencement on Saturday, May 19, 2012. Twenty-eight seniors, several of whom had attended the school since kindergarten or first grade, were awarded diplomas. Members of the Class of 2012 will be attending...
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...
12:31 pm on Thursday March 15, 2012

Ancient Spanish artifacts found off Savannah?

Oddly shaped wooden cogs found on Tybee Island, some speculate it could be tied to Spanish explorers from the 16th century.
7:30 am on Sunday August 21, 2011

A Basque wine celebration: 5th Annual Txak Blok Txarleston

Image by Flickr user tirandofotos Txak BloK Txarleston (Tx is pronounced “cha” as in Tx(ch)arleston) Txakoli, pronounced cha-co-LEE, is the quintessential wine of tapas bars in the Basque region of Spain. On Wednesday, August 24th, at 6 p.m. the...
3:15 am on Saturday April 23, 2011

With a need of $20 million, group hopes to bring 1890s USS Olympia to Beaufort

Image by Flickr user listentoreason The Olympia, currently at Philadelphia.A story dated March 31 read "USS Olympia now on the market." And the cruiser commissioned in 1895 already has a half-dozen interested takers, including a Beaufort-based "...
11:44 am on Monday November 10, 2008

Spanish flamenco comes to the Gaillard

Image by Compania Flamenco Jose PorcelImage by 20081110-spanish.jpg Jose Porcel and Ballet Flamenco are coming to the Gaillard Auditorium on Tuesday, November 11, to give Charleston a taste of Spanish culture. Here's a description of this...
5:41 am on Saturday October 4, 2008

'Carmen' told as an opera dance

Image by 20081004carmen.jpg "Carmen" is a display of fiery passion charged by Lynn Seymour. One of the world's most-performed operas will be presented with Royal Ballet’s Lynn Seymour infusing much Spanish dance and movement, spicing up the 1875...
4:25 am on Monday September 8, 2008

Raval offers tasty tapas, drinks at a fair price

Image by RavalImage by 20080908raval.jpg Raval is such a downtown fixture that it's almost shocking that anyone would not be familar enough with it to need a review. But The Post and Courier took up that torch, reviewed them, and was fairly...