Poetry Series makes a new start in Lance Hall

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Sullivan’s Island gallery steps up its game

Erica Jackson Curran

For the last few years, the Island Gallery next to Poe’s Tavern on Sullivan’s Island has churned out standard Lowcountry fare for the tourist crowd. Looking to switch up their offerings, owners Everrett White and Gamil Awad are rebranding themselves as the contemporary White Gallery.


How South Carolina’s prison population dropped 30% in 11 years

When S.C. Department of Corrections Director Bryan Stirling arrived on the job in 2013, his first order of business was to find out how prisoners who had done their time were released back into society. He was in for an eye-opening experience.  Typically around the end of the month, prisoners who had done their time […]

Brittain: SC House needs to slow down on Santee Cooper

As a major commercial customer of Santee Cooper, I know rates for the hotels and resorts we manage are low and that the reliability of utility service to our properties is high. I am worried about a potential change in ownership of Santee Cooper, and I have big concerns about the “sell Santee Cooper” debate […]

SC tallies another 3,400 cases Saturday

COVID-19 cases continue to add up in South Carolina, with another 3,435 cases reported by state health officials on Saturday. Sixty-three deaths were also reported, bringing the cumulative total to 5,855 deceased statewide since the beginning of the pandemic. Among 14,494 total cases reported, the new count represents a 23.7% positive rate. The state remains […]

1/23 COVID-19 update: 3,435 cases; 23.7% positive; 63 deaths

COVID-19 updates: South Carolina health officials reported 3,435 new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, with 63 additional confirmed deaths. With 14,494 tests reported Saturday, 23.7% were positive. As of 4:20 p.m. Jan. 23, via S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control: Confirmed cases in S.C.: 373,399 (+3,435)Total positive cases in Charleston County: 30,633 (+177)Total positive cases in Berkeley County: 11,824 (+79)Total […]