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Charleston City Paper

David White is also known as the Dropping Pin Guy

“We call him the Mayor,” people say. Of course, David White isn’t the actual mayor of Charleston but that’s the nickname that his friends and family lovingly refer to him as, said Tawana Tolbert, one of White’s “real friends.” White has a lot of friends. You might know him as the Dropping Pin guy. He’s a staple in the Charleston food and wine scene and if you know, you know.
CHARLESTON, SC
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Charleston Regional Business Journal

Work wraps up on North Charleston industrial park

Frampton Construction Co. LLC has completed the construction of TradePark East industrial campus in North Charleston. Developed by Trinity Capital Advisors, the 837,000-square-foot park features four Class-A industrial buildings located on Weber Boulevard in North Charleston’s rapidly growing Palmetto Commerce Park, a Frampton news release stated. The site offers convenient port and interstate access.
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC
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live5news.com

Lowcountry banker convicted on fraud charges seeks new trial

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The former Lowcountry bank CEO who was convicted in November on six counts relating to financial fraud is asking for a new trial. Russell Laffitte, the former chief executive officer of Palmetto State Bank, was convicted on Nov. 22 on one count each of conspiracy to commit wire or bank fraud, bank fraud and aiding and abetting bank fraud, and wire fraud and aiding and abetting wire fraud; and three counts of misapplication of bank funds and aiding and abetting misapplication of bank funds. Prosecutors accused him of conspiring with accused former Lowcountry attorney Alex Murdaugh in the fraud cases.
CHARLESTON, SC
Charleston City Paper

Artisans create unique gifts for the holidays

Handcrafted items make meaningful gifts because they have the weight of a story behind them. The Charleston area is abound with skilled artisans who create products that exude thoughtfulness and intricately capture the affection that gift givers want to show to their special someone. Here are some gifts and artisans whose crafts and stories caught the City Paper’s eye this holiday season.
CHARLESTON, SC
charlestondaily.net

Pony Rides with Santa – Saturday, December 10, 2022 (Moncks Corner)

You must either pre-book online at www.samtoney.com/equine ☝🏽-OR- TEXT “Santa pony rides” to 843-567-1805 to secure your booking. Adults and children can ride. Charleston Daily is a concept in community. Its mission is to promote, assist, and celebrate in everything Charleston, South Carolina. By partnering with businesses, community leaders, volunteers and events, we are spreading the love that is Charleston. As this city continues to grow and prosper, we want to help spread the message to all about how wonderful this community is. Charleston is about the people, community, water, land, history, heritage and the true southern warmth it brings with each and every day.
CHARLESTON, SC
Charleston City Paper

S.C. effort helps to bring back rare peach

Not all treasure hunters wear fedoras. Some wear overalls or baggy jeans and you can identify them by the fevered glow in their eyes as they talk about collards and rice and watermelon and the lemon cling peach. These modern-day treasure hunters are on the prowl for heirloom seeds, treasures...
CHARLESTON, SC

Christmas parade to impact Mount Pleasant traffic Sunday

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD)- The Mount Pleasant Police Department has announced multiple road closures scheduled for Sunday during the town’s annual Christmas Light parade. Festivities kick off with a fireworks display, then dozens of lighted floats–along with community groups and marching bands– will parade down Coleman Boulevard on Dec. 11 at 5:30 p.m. The parade […]
MOUNT PLEASANT, SC
thedanielislandnews.com

New tennis court facility on Daniel Island in the works

This week there are a large number of multifamily and large residential developments coming before the various City of Charleston boards and committees. Below are those items as well as the application results for specific items to Daniel Island and the Cainhoy area. More detailed agendas and results can be found at charleston-sc.gov/agendacenter.
CHARLESTON, SC
live5news.com

College of Charleston defeats Presbyterian 67-62

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Ryan Larson’s 15 points helped Charleston defeat Presbyterian 67-62 on Tuesday night. Larson had six rebounds for the Cougars (9-1). Raekwon Horton was 5 of 8 shooting, including 3 for 4 from distance, and went 2 for 5 from the line to add 15 points. Pat Robinson III shot 4 of 7 from the field and 3 for 6 from the line to finish with 12 points. The Cougars extended their winning streak to eight games.
CHARLESTON, SC
laurenscountysports.com

Charleston escapes PC ambush

The Presbyterian Blue Hose tried to set a trap when College of Charleston visited Templeton Center on Tuesday night. The College of Charleston (9-1) is just out of Top 25. The Cougars upset Virginia Tech in a tournament it hosted. The Blue Hose almost upset Charleston. Not quite. Charleston escaped...
CHARLESTON, SC
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New Parker’s Kitchen Opens in West Ashley Neighborhood in Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Parker’s – a nationally acclaimed convenience store company and food service leader – recently opened a new Parker’s Kitchen at 3570 Savannah Highway/Hwy. 17 in Charleston, S.C., deepening the company’s commitment to customers in the Charleston metro area. Strategically positioned in...
CHARLESTON, SC
Charleston City Paper

Pay it Forward Charleston steps in to help

Debt is such an ugly word. It means you owe something to someone. Whether it is a home mortgage, car payment or a credit card, most of us owe money somehow. On occasion, we can come up short on these bills. And it may not even be a big one. Car repairs, rent or utility payment. Sometimes, these bills can be devastating — especially in the food and beverage industry, where a lot of people live paycheck to paycheck.
CHARLESTON, SC
Charleston City Paper

Blotter: Piggie Stardust

The Blotter is taken from reports filed with area police departments. Blotter of the week: Someone stole Charleston Animal Society’s pot-bellied pig, Piggy Stardust, on Nov. 26, according to the North Charleston Police Department. Six days later, NCPD detectives arrested a 31-year-old man who confessed to the crime, police said. They returned Piggy Stardust to her home at the shelter. Let’s hope she’s listening to some relaxing David Bowie tunes.
CHARLESTON, SC