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Letters: Wrong time for Earth Day pines; Med money; Why open carry?

Sam Spence

Editor’s note: Charleston City Paper publishes letters received each week. To submit your own reaction to City Paper coverage or local issues, we welcome letters to the editor. Planting Pines After reading Skyler Baldwin’s April 11 article entitled, “Record 3.3M trees to be planted in SC on Earth Day,” I wish Baldwin would have asked why pine seedlings are being […]

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Sutherland family reacts to video release, requests privacy and policy changes

The family of Jamal Sutherland, a Black man who died while in the Charleston County Jail on Jan. 5, called on news organizations to “do the right thing” in their handling of the video showing their loved one’s death, and pushed for policy changes to stop similar incidents in the future. “That hurt is not […]

Little Stranger’s Friendly Neighborhood Fest returns at Pour House with long roster of locals

Charleston’s alternative hip-hop duo Little Stranger is bringing Friendly Neighborhood Fest back to town on May 14 and 15 at The Pour House. The lineup is packed with local acts rounded out by a few out-of-towners, synth pop artist Pip the Pansy, reggae group Artikal Sound System and soul pop outfit Leisureville. The Pour House […]

Best of Charleston 2021: Special to 2020 Winners

After the tough year we’ve all had, City Paper is commemorating what voters chose as the best creative solutions local businesses offered for COVID-induced conundrums — and we don’t just mean the need for massive amounts of hand sanitizer, but the need to stay connected as a community. Whether that’s dog food delivery from Charleston Animal Society, […]

Best of Charleston 2021: Shops Winners

If your stimulus bucks are burning holes in your pockets, you’ve flipped to the right page. Whether you’re looking for a good read while you continue social distancing (Blue Bicycle Books has a few) or looking for a hot destination for your next shopping spree (King Street and Mount Pleasant Towne Centre may be on […]