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Recapping ‘City Paper’ writers’ top eats from 2020

Sam Spence

Memorable Meals Dining in the year 2020 wasn’t what anyone expected, but it led many to expand their palates — sometimes out of sheer boredom. From top takeout to red rice and pimento cheese-filled egg rolls, these are the meals our writers remember most from the past 12 months. Elise DeVoe Formaggio and champignon pizza […]


2,101 acres of undeveloped land in Charleston County under permanent protection

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) announced Friday that the third-largest undeveloped tract of land in Charleston County is under permanent protection through a conservation easement that supports agricultural, forestry and recreational use. The Willtown tract, 2,101 acres of undeveloped land, contributes to a 29-mile contiguous corridor of natural habitats for wildlife. The easement will keep the […]

5/7 COVID-19 update: 451 cases; 4.0% positive; 2 deaths

What to know today: Gov. Henry McMaster has demanded South Carolina stop participating in all pandemic-related federal unemployment programs, including $300 weekly payments that aren’t set to expire for several months, due to worker shortages across the state. Extra payments, jobless benefit programs and extended timelines to receive the aid have substituted for income for millions […]

Leeah’s Old Village Wine Shop owner reflects on 1st year

Leeah’s Old Village Wine Shop owner Ebony Mullins has settled in on Pitt Street after opening the Mount Pleasant shop in March 2020. And after a wild first year that started with supplying restless locals with bottles to get them through the lockdown, Mullins is expanding her offering with wine on tap, small plates, private […]

Friday headlines: Senate passes open carry gun law for permit-holders

South Carolina senators approved a bill Thursday, 28-16, allowing people with concealed weapons permits to carry guns in the open. The proposal would see residents joining 45 other states who can carry handguns openly in public, an idea that has frustrated gun-control advocates and top law enforcement leaders. More: Associated Press, The State, SC Public […]