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9:05 am on Saturday May 18, 2013

Smithsonian to preserve, display Edisto slave cabin

After local restoration attempts failed, one of the last standing slave cabins in the Lowcountry was headed for imenent collapse — until the Smithsonian Institution stepped in to save the Edisto Island structure at Point of Pines.
5:46 am on Sunday February 24, 2013

Carteret Street Catholic reopens after extensive rennovation

The small Catholic chapel on Carteret Street has received months of long overdue repairs and renovations and reopened on Friday.  St. Peter's Chapel, built in 1846, was been closed since 2007.
3:04 am on Friday October 5, 2012

Carteret Street Catholic chapel to get much needed repairs

TheDigitel A statue in the chapel's graveyard. The small Catholic chapel on Carteret Street is slated to get some long overdue love in the form of repairs and renovations. The Island Packet's Erin Moody offers a nice report on the plan; read it here...
11:23 pm on Tuesday August 7, 2012

Historic Beaufort Foundation leader leaves as group looks to get more aggressive

Two years back in August 2010, the Historic Beaufort Foundation announced the hiring of Julia Paige Wylie Good as the private nonprofit's executive director. Earlier this week the group's board approved her resignation. No one is saying publicly why...
9:05 am on Thursday July 19, 2012

Dine well and for good at the Supper Society

TheDigitel The Supper Society is back on Thursday, July 26, and once again offers a chance for some great local food in a surprise setting and a way to support to local nonprofits. Tickets are still available for the 7 p.m. event to be held in a "...
3:25 am on Tuesday July 17, 2012

Charleston cruise ship lawsuit gets a hearing ahead of S.C. Supreme Court

Image by Flickr user cseemanUpdate July 17: To prepare a report before the South Carolina Supreme Court here's the Charleston cruise ship lawsuit, circuit court Judge Clifton Newman heard arguments in the case last week. The story, in some senses,...
1:35 pm on Thursday May 24, 2012

RPWB Continues ‘10 Months of Giving’ Campaign with $5k Donation to WINGS for Kids

Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman, LLC (RPWB) has awarded $5,000 to WINGS for Kids as part of its ’10 Months of Giving’ Campaign. The ’10 Months of Giving’ campaign represents an initiative to give $55k to area charities from January...
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...
2:23 am on Wednesday May 2, 2012

Charleston Architects' Redesign of Classic Marquee Makes National List

The Atlanta Cities names Sottile Theatre marquee as one of North America’s Most Distinctive May 2, 2012 (Charleston, SC) –  The redesign of the Sottile Theatre marquee in downtown Charleston, SC, a collaboration of architects Whitney Powers and...
12:35 pm on Wednesday April 25, 2012

RPWB Donates to SC Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital As Part of its ‘Ten Months of Giving’ Charity Campaign

 Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman, LLC (RPWB) announced today a gift of $5,000 to South Carolina Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital. This gift was made as part of RPWB’s “10 Months of Giving” campaign, an initiative to give $55,000 to area...