Articles by: Charleston Currents

CALENDAR, Oct. 26+: Mayoral history to spookiness galore

CALENDAR, Oct. 26+: Mayoral history to spookiness galore

History of Charleston’s mayor: 6 p.m., Oct. 28, Main Library, Calhoun Street, Charleston. Just in time for the 2015 election, the library will host a talk that delves into the evolution of Charleston’s executive office, from “intendant” to mayor. More.

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REVIEW: Moriarty

REVIEW: Moriarty

Moriarty is the second in the Sherlock Holmes series by Anthony Horowitz, the first being House of Silk. This is one of the few written works endorsed by Conan Doyle Estate Ltd. The plots from these two books are completely different and therefore they do not have to be read in order.

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LETTER:  Thanks for coverage of critical issues

LETTER: Thanks for coverage of critical issues

Harriett Smartt: Thank you so much for writing on these critical issues now made even more so by recent weather damage.

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FOCUS: 26th annual Holiday Festival of Lights is less than 3 weeks away

FOCUS: 26th annual Holiday Festival of Lights is less than 3 weeks away

By Sarah Reynolds, CCPRC | The beloved Holiday Festival of Lights is returning for its 26th year with even more to experience! Featuring an estimated 2 million shimmering lights, Charleston’s most popular holiday event is open nightly at James Island County Park Nov. 13, 2015, through Jan. 3, 2016.

More than 4 million people have toured the Holiday Festival of Lights, which is hosted by the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission at James Island County Park. The event has received many awards and mentions in publications throughout the country, and the three-mile driving tour delivers more every year.

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Debris lines Screven Street in Kingstree, S.C.  Photo by Linda W. Brown.

NEWS BRIEFS: Flood recovery to take months

In news briefs: Flood recovery to take months; Remembering Ken Burger; Remember to vote; Parris Island celebrates; Wheel of Time Companion to debut here.

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10/19 issue: Digital citizenship, Tecklenburg, great new book

10/19 issue: Digital citizenship, Tecklenburg, great new book

In the Oct. 19, 2015, issue:
PHOTO: Sunrise on the Chehaw River
FOCUS, Pamela Lackey: On digital citizenship
BRACK: Why I’m voting for John Tecklenburg for mayor
IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Morris Financial Concepts, Inc.
GOOD NEWS: Artists for Emanuel, more
FEEDBACK: Our children deserve better than legislators giving them
CALENDAR, Oct. 19+: From a block party to thanking Joe
REVIEW: The Ace Basin: A Lowcountry Legacy, by Pete Laurie
MYSTERY: It’s not Kansas, anyway
S.C. ENCYCLOPEDIA: Edisto Island

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CALENDAR, Oct. 19+:  From plant sale to thanking Joe

CALENDAR, Oct. 19+: From plant sale to thanking Joe

Oct. 19+ — North Charleston block party, native plant sale, Joe Riley

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LETTER: Our children deserve better

LETTER: Our children deserve better

I just wanted to thank you for your article in today’s Morning News in Florence [Brack: Stop shortchanging South Carolina]. You have certainly pointed out effectively the problems in South Carolina politics.

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Lackey

FOCUS: Citizenship in the brave new – digital – world

By Pamela Lackey | Regardless of where we consider “home,” we are all citizens of a digital world. Advances in communication and computer technology have revolutionized nearly every aspect of life, from how we work and play to how we stay in touch with others.

Some people seem to be completely at home in an online, interconnected community. For example, Beloit University’s “The Mindset List” notes that members of the Class of 2015 have never known a world without the Internet.

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MYSTERY:  You’re not in Kansas, here

MYSTERY: You’re not in Kansas, here

This may look like a scene from Kansas, but it’s in a rural part of Charleston County. Where? Second person to guess correctly gets a pair of tickets to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. Send your guess to: editor@charlestoncurrents.com — and be sure to include your name and hometown.

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