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April 2016
Speaking with poet, teacher, and Holy City Youth Slam founder Matthew Foley 

April 2016
Jenny and Michael Messner nurture a bold, green future for Charleston, from the Low Line to Laurel Island, wherever...

February 2016
Activist and educator DR. MILLICENT BROWN was a “first child” to integrate Charleston public schools in 1963 and today...

February 2016
Hundreds of volunteers pay biweekly visits to 14 local schools, helping the nonprofit Reading Partners boost students’...

November 2015
The poet and book editor continues to leave her mark for positive change in the Lowcountry

September 2015
How do you define “luxury”? Perhaps it’s an occasional indulgence, or a unique experience, or even something...

August 2015
To commemorate Charleston’s 40th anniversary, we honor 40 influential people and groups whose vision, passion, focus,...

July 2015
Heroic Charleston County Rescue Squad members volunteer their time to save Holy City lives

June 2015
Of all the stinging, biting, buzzing insects inhabiting the Lowcountry, mosquitoes may bug us most. Some 3,200 species...

June 2015
Join the conversation at the Arts Matter Mayoral Summit  

March 2015
Two local high schools offer fashion design majors  

March 2015
How the aerospace giant’s North Charleston presence continues to energize the local economy

March 2015
Meet the bird you’ve seen wading in local marshes and lowlands: the American wood stork (Mycteria americana), which...

February 2015
Take a seat and listen in: we gathered some of the top women in the city’s celebrated food and beverage scene for a fun...

January 2015
40 Ideas to Better Yourself—and Your City—in 2015

November 2014
As he heads down the homestretch, Mayor Riley seems to be gaining steam. He may need it

November 2014
In-school eye screenings help ensure good vision for thousands of Charleston preschoolers

October 2014
A local entrepreneur harvests the rain

September 2014
Everyone who went through Hurricane Hugo has a story—a memory as dramatic and unforgettable as the storm itself. Hugo...

August 2014
Thanks to a totally efficient design, an eco-minded family downsizes into the modern and sustainable home of their...

July 2014
The Charleston Fine Art Dealers’ Association puts paint on school palettes 

April 2014
A grand community garden opens in West Ashley

February 2014

January 2014
Beyond finger-painting—recreating kindergarten for the 21st century

January 2014
Giving young women hope and opportunity for a brighter future

January 2014
Is it “Back to the Future” as personalized learning shifts how we create forward-thinking learning spaces? Ye olde one-...

December 2013
Celebrating the lives of six remarkable Charleston citizens who left us this year after helping to shape the city we...

December 2013
Chef John Ondo transforms Meyer lemons into a meal

September 2013
The Charleston Academy of Music brings classical training to young students across the Lowcountry