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GOOD NEWS: Dress up, but don’t wear spaghetti

GOOD NEWS: Dress up, but don’t wear spaghetti

News briefs about a spaghetti Western fundraiser, oil drilling resolutions, film winners, tax help and a big check.

by · 03/23/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
Calling all poets

Calling all poets

You’ve got two weeks left to submit a Romantic-style poem to win prizes totaling more than $2,000 in a contest by Magnolia Plantation and Gardens to capture the attraction as an idyllic “garden of romance.”

by · 03/16/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
100 dozen students had quest for fun Saturday

100 dozen students had quest for fun Saturday

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.

by · 03/09/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
South Carolina's own Boykin Spaniel.

Good News: Magnolia Plantation promotes dog adoptions

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.

by · 02/23/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
A picture is worth ... a million dollars.

This picture says a million things

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.

by · 02/16/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
From the State of the City to a new county park

From the State of the City to a new county park

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.

by · 01/26/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
County now offers Smart911 service for free

County now offers Smart911 service for free

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.

by · 01/21/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
Lots of events ahead to remember King

Lots of events ahead to remember King

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.

by · 01/12/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs