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Schematic drawing of the new Baxter Patrick James Island Library, set to open at the end of next year.

GOOD NEWS: Officials break ground for new James Island library

Staff reports  |  A new 20,000 square foot library on James Island should open by the end of 2018, according to library and county officials who kicked off construction of the facility at a Friday groundbreaking.

In related news, county officials last week gave the O.K. to designers and builders to move forward with a new library to replace the Cooper River Memorial Library in North Charleston.

PHOTO ESSAY:  Magnolias in Hampton Park

PHOTO ESSAY: Magnolias in Hampton Park

Contributing photographer Michael Kaynard took an annual trip to Hampton Park over the weekend to photograph magnolias in all of their glory. He writes, “Magnolias vary a great deal. Some are beautiful when they first bloom and others when they are near their end. They are all beautiful in their own way. I think there is a parallel that can be drawn regarding people. Embrace the beauty in all of us, no matter how different we are.”

by · 05/22/2017 · 1 comment · Photo Essay, Photos
This close-up of a hand-colored etching by Catesby is part of his two-volume treatise that was on display Friday at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens.

FOCUS: Gibbes to host works by Catesby from royal collection

Staff reports | The Gibbes Museum of Art will offer a special exhibition of works by 18th century artist and naturalist Mark Catesby titled Artist, Scientist, Explorer: Mark Catesby in the Carolinas. The show, which runs from May 12 to Sept. 27, will feature 44 watercolor paintings by the English artist, scientist and explorer from the British Royal Collection thanks to the generosity of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, according to a news release.

by · 03/13/2017 · 3 comments · Focus, Good news
GOOD NEWS:  C of C’s study abroad program ranks 4th nationally

GOOD NEWS: C of C’s study abroad program ranks 4th nationally

Staff reports | The Institute of International Education (IIE) has ranked College of Charleston as the No. 4 institution in the United States among the top 40 master’s level colleges and universities for the total number of study abroad participants for the 2014-2015 academic year, according to a press release.

by · 01/16/2017 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
Full issue, 5/25: Restored beach, Saturday wedding, more

Full issue, 5/25: Restored beach, Saturday wedding, more

The new issue for May 25 (Happy Memorial Day) shares how Folly Beach has been named one of the nation’s best restored beaches. Andy Brack shares thoughts on a Saturday wedding. There’s lots of good news as well as our mystery picture.

by · 05/25/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Full issue
Copyrighted photo by Michael Kaynard.

PHOTO: Moonlight and magnolias

It’s time for moonlight and magnolias — and sunlight and magnolias. Contributing photographer Michael Kaynard snapped this stunning picture of a magnolia bloom at Hampton Park over Memorial Day weekend. More: Kaynard Photography.

by · 05/25/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Photos