Congratulations go out to the 1,200 students from 42 tri-county schools that participated in the 29th annual Quest Academic Competition held Saturday at Trident Technical College in North Charleton.
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, one of America’s most dog-friendly destinations, is offering free annual memberships to families that adopt a dog from a Lowcountry animal shelter or pet adoption program.
Above is a photo of officials from MWV Specialty Chemicals & Community Development and Land Management presenting a check for more than $1 million to the Trident United Way. MWV is the first company in Lowcountry history to raise at least a million dollars for the charity.
Charleston Mayor Joe Riley will offer his last State of the City address at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27 from City Hall’s Council Chamber, 80 Broad Street, Charleston. Click to see more good news.
The Charleston County Consolidated 9-1-1 Center has launched “Smart911,” an innovative tool to enhance emergency 9-1-1 responses. It allows citizens to create a free Safety Profile for their household that includes any information that they want 9-1-1 and first responders to have in the event of an emergency. The service is free.
There are several events over the next few days to celebrate and commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which will be observed Jan. 19. Here is a list of events ahead for Charleston’s observance, considered the state’s largest tribute to the slain civil rights leader.