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Issue 2.96 | Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010 | We're all Mouseketeers

Legendary comedian Tim Conway left his audience in stitches Sunday when he performed his fumbling dentist routine at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center along with sidekick Chuck McCann, who played the patient. See photographer Chuck Boyd's review below.

:: Charleston Fine Art Annual coming


:: Fall color and parties

:: Five tips to fight childhood obesity

:: Google greening info superhighway

:: Giovanni to speak and green briefs

:: Send us your letters


___:: CALENDAR: This week ... and next

___:: REVIEW: Tim Conway is great

___:: HISTORY: Joseph Kershaw

___:: QUOTE: Ovid on rest

___:: SPOTLIGHT: Meet an underwriter


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Diverse, exciting art on display at Charleston Fine Art Annual
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OCT. 21, 2010 - Since 2004, the Charleston Fine Art Dealers' Association has donated more than $150,000 to Charleston County high schools that participate in the association's High School Art Competition, a part of the Charleston Fine Art Annual weekend.


On Nov. 3, 5 and 6, the association welcomes once again avid art collectors and nationally renowned artists to celebrate the diverse fine art that the growing art market of Charleston has to offer. As Charleston's premier weekend dedicated to the visual arts, the event features art openings at member galleries, plein air painting in Washington Park, an art auction and lectures.

With the donations provided by the association, art teachers at public high schools are able to provide all students, especially those who may be disadvantaged, with high-quality materials for creating art. It is critical that students are provided the opportunities to be creative, as children with a well-rounded arts education grow to be better students, better employees and citizens. Arts education strengthens students' problem solving and critical thinking skills.

The fine art weekend kicks off on Wednesday, Nov. 3 with the "Women in Art" lecture series. This three-part lecture series explores and celebrates the many contributions of women in art, and is presented by the Gibbes Museum of Art. For ticket information on the lecture series, go online.

The historic district will be buzzing with activity from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, as a mix of local and visiting art enthusiasts will find their way to 11 association member galleries. The November art exhibit is the most important art affair of the year for each gallery, which will present the most significant works of art by their artists. This art stroll is free and open to the public.

Hans Turner of the Charleston School of Arts wins the 2009 High School Art Competition sponsored by the Charleston Fine Art Dealers' Association.

On Saturday morning, Nov. 6, participants once again will mingle and watch artists at work in Washington Park. This is the most popular event of the weekend and a unique opportunity to meet renowned artists and watch them create their works of art, which will be auctioned off to benefit the Charleston County High Schools' art programs. The plein air event, Painting in the Park, takes place at Washington Park from 9 a.m. till noon.

The Seventh Annual High School Art Competition, a wonderful opportunity for local students to show off their best works, is part of the plein air event and will start at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6, at Washington Park.

Saturday evening is dedicated to the Charleston Art Auction. This elegant evening features a preview/reception at 6 p.m. followed by an art auction at 7 p.m. The auction features historically significant paintings and drawings, together with contemporary works by recognized American artists. The art works from Washington Park also will be for sale that evening.

The Charleston Art Auction will take place at the Renaissance Charleston Hotel in downtown Charleston. Tickets are $50 per person. For more information on the Charleston Fine Art Dealers' Association, please visit and for ticket reservations for the auction call 843-842-4433.

Vladia Jurcova-Spencer is in charge of marketing for the Charleston Fine Art Dealers' Association.

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Fall's finest: local color, and oyster soiree and a great party
By ANN THRASH, contributing editor

OCT. 21, 2010 - The state Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism has a great Web site with up-to-the-minute reports on the best spots to see fall color as the season progresses.


With all due respect, though, there ought to be at least a small mention somewhere of the seasonal colors that move through Lowcountry marshes. No, it's not the same as the often-fiery show in the Upstate, but it's still a beautiful sign of the changing seasons.

The next time you're heading over one of the bridges, take a minute (or if you're behind the wheel, at least a second or two) to appreciate the golden-yellow and darker amber tones that are weaving their way into the greens of the marshes here. It's one of my favorite sights at one of my favorite times of the year.

Meanwhile, though, if you're heading into the Upstate, the PRT suggests you check out Caesars Head Overlook and Raven Cliff Falls at Caesars Head State Park, Jones Gap State Park, Kings Mountain State Park, Chester State Park and Poinsett State Park for particularly awesome views.

Now that we're into mid-October and the nights are consistently cooler, expect the color changes to pick up their pace in the next few weeks - so get up there while the gettin' is good.

SEWE Fall Soiree this weekend

Fall means more than colorful leaves; yes, it means we're getting into oyster-roast season again. The folks at the Southeastern Wildlife Expo traditionally put on one of the best, most fun oyster roasts around, and that's what's on the calendar and on the menu Friday night during SEWE's annual Fall Soiree. Hosted by Ducks Unlimited, the party at the Charleston Visitor Center (375 Meeting St.) will be everyone's first chance to see the 2011 festival poster and welcome featured artist Eldridge Hardie of Denver, Colo.

The soiree, hosted by Ducks Unlimited, includes oysters, cookout fare, an open bar, and live and silent auctions. Palmetto Soul will tune things up with a mix of beach, oldies, classic rock and more. The party runs from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tickets are $40 in advance or can be purchased at the door for $50. Go online or call 723-1748.

Another party that builds on tradition

Being a chicken at heart, I've never been to the Old City Jail -- even during the daylight - because I've heard some pretty spine-tingling stories about it being the most haunted site in Charleston. If you're braver than I am (which clearly doesn't take much), you'll want to visit the jail on Oct. 28 for the RED Party, sponsored by the American College of the Building Arts as a fundraiser for the college. (Even being chicken-hearted, I managed to watch this video about the jail and the party without getting too jumpy.)

The historic jail, at 21 Magazine St. downtown, will be decked out in blood red colors for the party, and guests are asked to wear red - and masks, too.

"The Red Party is the kind of party that people are dying to get in," says John Paul Huguley, the college's founder. "But the main purpose is to raise awareness for our mission and emphasize the need for educated artisans in America."

The party features a silent auction including some incredible luxury trips, fine art, various adventures, and items crafted by the students of ACBA. Deejay Arthur Brouthers will provide music, Good Food Catering will serve up the party fare, and there's an open bar, too. All proceeds from the event will help support the education of ACBA's students.

Tickets are $55 in advance and $65 at the door. Call 577-5245 or click here - - to buy tickets. If you go and get spooked, don't say I didn't warn you.

Ann Thrash, a Mount Pleasant native, is a contributing editor to Charleston Currents. You can reach her at:

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Google helps to build clean energy superhighway
By GREG GARVAN, contributing editor


OCT. 21, 2010 - Internet search engine giant Google is investing in a mammoth project to build an underwater "superhighway for clean energy" that would funnel power from offshore wind farms to 1.9 million homes without overtaxing the already congested mid-Atlantic power grid, the company said.

Google is partnering with Good Energies, an environmentally focused international investment company based in New York, London and Switzerland, and Tokyo-based Marubeni Corp. to finance the project, which The New York Times reported could cost $5 billion. The project, dubbed the Atlantic Wind Connection, is being led by Trans-Elect, an independent electric transmission company based in Chevy Chase.

A greener big box

Wal-Mart has committed to sourcing much more of the food they sell from small- and medium-sized farmers in local communities throughout the world. The goal in the U.S. is 9 percent local, and they also plan to sustainably source 100 percent of its palm oil by 2015; sourcing only beef that doesn't contribute to the Amazon rainforest deforestation; lower food wastes between 10-15 percent at all stores and train over 1 million farmers in sustainable farming practices. Because of the size of Wal-Mart, this is expected to produce significant leadership tracks for other retailers to follow.

Greg Garvan of James Island is president of Money with a Mission, an 18-year-old, fee-only financial planning firm that specializes in socially responsible/ 'green' asset management. On the Web:

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Author Nikki Giovanni to speak at library friends' meeting

Poet, activist, mother, and professor Nikki Giovanni will speak Nov. 7 at the Charleston County Public Library main branch for the Friends of the Library's Annual Meeting. The Annual Meeting of the Board will begin at 2:30 p.m., and Giovanni will speak at 3:30 p.m.


After her presentation, Giovanni will answer questions and autograph books. Several of her book titles will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the Charleston County Public Library.

Giovanni's presentation will be free of charge and open to the public.

Over the span of thirty years, Giovanni has received 19 honorary degrees from colleges and universities; numerous achievement, humanitarian and recognition awards from government, private and public organizations including Woman of the Year for the YWCA, Ebony, Mademoiselle, Essence, and Ladies Home Journal magazines. Most recently, she was named the first recipient of the Rosa Parks Woman of Courage Award.

The author of 27 books, including the seminal "Black Feeling Black Talk/Black Judgment," Giovanni is University Distinguished Professor/English at Virginia Tech. For more information, call (843) 805-6882 or email

Programs offer incentives for saving energy

October is Energy Awareness Month, and South Carolina Electric & Gas would like to remind its customers that time is running out to take advantage of federal tax credits that provide incentives for upgrading their homes with energy efficient products. SCE&G also offers customers additional incentives for upgrading to natural gas appliances, which could mean hundreds of dollars in savings.

Consumers who purchased and installed qualified products, such as energy-efficient windows, insulation, doors, roofs and cooling systems in the home can receive a tax credit of 30 percent of the total installation costs up to $1,500 for the 2009 and 2010 tax years.

Customers also can qualify for the tax credits by upgrading their heating and water heating systems with high efficiency natural gas systems and appliances. For example, natural gas tankless water heaters, which provide a seemingly endless stream of hot water, also provide energy efficiencies that qualify them for the credit.

As an added incentive for customers to upgrade to natural gas systems from electric, natural gas water heaters (both tank and tankless) and heating systems may qualify for bill credits of $300 each, courtesy of SCE&G. The credit ends Dec. 31, 2010, so customers need to act now to take advantage of the offer. Certain restrictions apply.

To qualify for the federal tax incentives, improvements must be installed in the taxpayer's principal residence in the United States. Home improvement tax credits now apply for improvements made between Jan. 1, 2009, and Dec. 31, 2010. To learn more about federal tax credits and SCE&G natural gas bill credits, go online.

Charleston retrofits 19 city trucks for cleaner air

The city of Charleston used a $129,000 federal grant to retrofit 19 medium- and heavy-duty city trucks with devices designed to reduce pollutants released by diesel engines.

The city's fleet management personnel worked with several vendors to identify city trucks that were compatible with the federally required technology components. The candidate trucks had to be fitted with data monitors to determine if the baseline emissions and exhaust temperatures met the criterion for retrofit.

After a request for proposal bid process, the city chose Cummins Diesel for the project.

"Each step we can take to minimize the emissions from our fleet vehicles which travel the city makes a difference in the air quality in our city," Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. said. "Our fleet management staff has done a great job in utilizing this grant to benefit our city and its residents."

Tim Conway provides great kickoff to Best of Broadway series
Special to Charleston Currents

The Carol Burnett Show has been off television 32 years but there's still a favorite Tim Conway skit: the fumbling dentist who accidentally injects himself with Novocaine.

He numbed himself again Sunday in Charleston.

Tim Conway and Friends entertained about 1,000 people Sunday at the Performing Arts Center, bringing back The Dentist, The Old Man and Dorf, the short-statured golf pro. Sidekick Chuck McCann was in the dental chair, the role originally played by Harvey Korman who died in 2008.

The 90-minute show also featured Louise DuArt's many vocal impressions - from Barbara Walters to Cher to George Burns AND Gracie Allen. The 3 p.m. matinée was part of the PAC's Best Of Broadway series.

A stern announcement beforehand said, "Management allows NO photography" ... then added, "but what could they do if you DID take pictures? Go ahead, take all you want."

Tim Conway then announced he had saved $18 by doing his own announcing and introduced himself.

Chuck Boyd is the author of an online blog, chuckography.

HAVE A REVIEW? If you have a review or recommendation of a book, movie, restaurant or local arts endeavor, please send no more than 150 words to editor Marsha Guerard. Make sure to include your name and full contact information.

Kershaw helped form a city, county and nation

Joseph Kershaw was born in 1727 in Yorkshire, England. Around the mid-1750s he and two brothers, Ely and William, immigrated to South Carolina. Joseph became a clerk for the Charleston merchant James Laurens, the elder brother of Henry Laurens. In 1758, however, Kershaw struck out for the colony's interior, establishing a store northwest of Charleston near the Wateree River at Pine Tree Hill.

In 1763 Kershaw formed a partnership with his brother Ely, John Chesnut, William Ancrum, and Aaron Loocock. Centered in Charleston, the partnership used Kershaw to provide a base of operations to expand its trade into the interior. Although the partnership experienced mixed success, Kershaw's own mercantile operations made him the leading commercial, and subsequently political, figure in the Wateree River region. His business operations expanded to include a large flour and grist mill, indigo works, a warehouse, a brewery, and a distillery. He and his partners also acquired grants for several thousand acres of land across the colony. In 1769 Kershaw played a lead role in convincing his Pine Tree Hill neighbors to lay out a series of streets and lots, which became the town of Camden.

Kershaw was elected to the Commons House of Assembly in 1769, in which he was a member of the committee that drew up the Circuit Court Act, which established several new judicial districts in the interior. He was returned to three more assemblies before the start of the Revolutionary War and then was elected to the First (1775) and Second (1775-1776) Provincial Congresses and the first five General Assemblies (1776-1784). As a legislator and militia officer, Kershaw worked to secure interior settlers and Catawba Indians to the patriot cause. A major and later a colonel in the state militia, Kershaw saw action at Purrysburg and Stono River and was captured at the Battle of Camden (August 1780). He was imprisoned at British Honduras and then Bermuda, where he nevertheless was able to mortgage his Carolina lands to secure needed supplies for American forces (the vessel carrying the cargo was unfortunately captured). He was eventually exchanged and returned to South Carolina.

Kershaw spent the last years of his life trying to rebuild his war-torn business enterprises in Camden. He died on December 28, 1791, and was buried in the town's Episcopal cemetery. That year Kershaw County was named in his honor.

-- Excerpted from the entry by Tom Downey. To read more about this or 2,000 other entries about South Carolina, check out The South Carolina Encyclopedia by USC Press. (Information used by permission.)


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Five tips to fight childhood obesity


Here are five fast tips from Louis Yuhasz, founder of Louie's Kids, for parents who want to fight childhood obesity. Founded in 2001 in Alexandria, Va., and operated today from Charleston, Louie's Kids serves economically disadvantaged kids nationwide.

  • No one has soda at home -- or really ever. Water, water, water is what we teach our kids and try ourselves to live by (and some coffee for the older of us!)

  • Fast Food in the car is not dinner. Three meals together, at home, at a table, each week as a family is proven to be effective for weight control - amongst other things - drug and alcohol use in children as well!

  • Turn off the TV! No way around it, limit TV time as well as time spent on computers and games. Lights out should be at a reasonable time as well. Lack of sleep and weight gain often go hand in hand.

  • Run, walk, play -- do whatever but just do something. Do you or your kids need to get back in the swing? Check out Giving back is just as important as honoring yourselves.

  • BE THE EXAMPLE! Practice what you preach and get out there - do something and be a role model to your kid - and for yourself.

On the need for autumn vacations …

"Take a rest; a field that has rested gives bountiful crop."

-- Ovid, Roman poet (43 BC - 17AD)


Women in Defense events: 4 to 6 p.m., Oct. 21, Hyatt Place off Ashley Phosphate Road. The Women in Defense Palmetto Chapter will hold its second Speed Networking Event. Participants will be limited to 72. Admission: $11 (includes $1 PayPal fee) Each guest will receive one complimentary drink ticket. RSVP to Meg Rhodes . Second event: Col. Martha A. Meeker, commander, 628th Air Base Wing, Joint Base Charleston, will speak on her career, leadership experiences and Joint Base Charleston at the Women in Defense luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 22 at Carrabba's, 2150 Northwoods Blvd., North Charleston. Register emailing this address by close of business today. Cash payment only will be accepted at the door, $20 for members and $25 for non-members. More information.

Autumn in Summerville: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Oct. 21. Fall arrives with cooler weather, Scarecrows on the Square and Summerville D.R.E.A.M's Third Thursday program. The Third Thursday event features music around town with 26 East, an '80s music cover band on Hutchinson Square, as well as sneak previews of the new Flowertown Players show and Pinewood Prep's upcoming high school musical. Craft events arer planned at Village Knittery and Craft Happy, and the Classic Carolina Ford Car Club will be out with vintage cars. Short Central will have jazz entertainment. For more info, click here or phone (843) 821-7260.

Stone's Throw Dinner: 6:30 p.m., Oct. 21, The Jasmine Porch restaurant at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island. Four-course meal will feature ingredients procured from a "stone's throw" (within 100 miles) of Kiawah Island, focusing on first tastes of the fall, including local "game" from Joseph Fields Farm on Johns Island and MiBek farms in Barnwell. The dinner will benefit the Ronald McDonald House in Charleston. For more information and to make reservations, call 843-768-6253 or go online.

Visiting Mr. Green: 8 p.m., Oct. 21, 22, and 23, Charleston Acting Studio, 915 Folly Road. The Charleston Acting Studio presents "Visiting Mr. Green," a play about two men forced together through an accident who get to know and care for one another despite their antipathy. Adults: $17, Seniors: $15, Students: $10. For tickets, call 843-795-2223 or purchase online.

SEWE Fall Soiree: 7-11 p.m., Oct. 22, Charleston Visitor Center, 375 Meeting St. Hosted by Ducks Unlimited, the annual Southeastern Wildlife Expo Fall Soiree will include the unveiling of the new SEWE poster, and a meal of oysters, a Lowcountry cookout, open bar, and live & silent auctions. Palmetto Soul will play a mix of beach, oldies, rock classics, country, and more to keep the crowd dancing all night. Go online for tickets or call 843-723-1748.

(NEW) Bottles 'n Brushes painting class: 3 to 5 p.m., Oct. 23, under the Arthur Ravenel Bridge in Mount Pleasant. Bottles 'n Brushes, a local art studio that hosts weekly group painting classes in Mount Pleasant and Summerville, is partnering with the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission to host an outdoor painting class at the Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park under the Ravenel bridge. Participants will be led by teacher James Irving, while instructor Livy Conner provides live music. Cost is $45, which includes paint supplies and the finished canvas. Reservations are required and may be made by visiting online.

Dill Sanctuary Family Picnic: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 24, Dill Sanctuary, 1163 Riverland Drive, James Island. The Friends and Needed Supporters (FANS) of The Charleston Museum will host their Annual Family Picnic, including a nature walk with naturalist Billy McCord, a butterfly release, live music by the Susie Summers Duo, a Lowcountry dinner, children's games, hayrides, demonstrations by Birds of Prey and the SCDNR Touch Tank. Advance reservations are required; please call (843) 722-2996 ext. 264 or register online. No pets or outside coolers.


Poetry and paint: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Oct. 26, The Meeting Place, 1077 East Montague Ave., North Charleston. An adult workshop featuring Poetry and Paint taught by Mary Harris and Karole Turner Campbell. Participants will be inspired to combine poetry and paint in a unique experience that combines two art forms. Materials are provided. Fee: $5. Registration begins one month ahead and ends two days prior to class.

Garden Lunch and Learn: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10. Bring your lunch to the Clemson Extension Office located at 259 Meeting St. for garden programs. Individual sessions are $12 each or attend all four classes for $40. Go to Web site for registration and class descriptions.

Daisy Dash 5K: 8 a.m., Oct. 30, Riverland Terrace on James Island. The annual Daisy Dash 5K run/walk will raise awareness for Simply Divine Garden, an organization that plants healing gardens for individuals going through chemotherapy. Register at or or on-site at the Baptist Church at Riverland Terrace located at Wappoo Road and Maybank Highway. The cost per person is $20 before Oct. 20 and $25 after. 

Living History: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 30, Charleston Museum. In conjunction with the special exhibition "Threads of War: Clothing and Textiles of the Civil War," the Charleston Museum and Carolina Ladies Aid Society are to teaming up to offer a series of Civil War living history events. The series will kick off with a demonstration of the complexities of food preparation during the Civil War. Examine unusual 19th century cooking implements and utensils and learn the secrets of techniques like Dutch oven baking. The Civil War living history series is free with general Museum admission ($10/adult, $5/child 3-12, under three and members free). For more information, please visit or call 722-2996.

(NEW) Capital BookFest Charleston: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Nov. 6, at the Charleston County Public Library on Calhoun Street, Blue Bicycle Books on King Street and the College of Charleston. More than 60 writers, poets and children's authors will congregate in Charleston for a free, lively and informative day of storytelling, readings and panel discussions during the inaugural Capital BookFest Charleston, sister festival to the successful Capital BookFest in Washington. Headliners include Nikki Giovanni, Mary Alice Monroe, E. B. Lewis, Tananarive Due, Josephine Humphreys, Michelle Singletary, Victoria Rowell, Gary Smith, Sonia Sanchez and Margot Theis Raven. For more information, go online.

(NEW) 3rd Annual Rural Mission Oyster Roast: 3-6 p.m., Nov. 14, Bowen's Island Restaurant. Don't miss this terrific November oyster roast that supports the outreach programs of the Rural Mission, which helps those who have the least. Enjoy great roasted oysters, food, drinks, live music and a great sunset view. Tickets are $25 for adults, $5 for children and are available from the Rural Mission at 843-768-1720, or buy at the door or order online.

The art of negotiation workshop: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Friday, begins Nov. 15, 297 East Bay St. Erica Ariel Fox leads this workshop using the Beyond Yes Method to turn stressful personal or professional relationships into successful ones. Cost: $850. Go online for more information or phone the Sophia Institute, 843-720-8528.


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12/13: Joye: Court system vital
Barnette: The Nutcracker
Kaynard: Recycling ideas
Swayne: Health reform
Boisseau: Idea harvested
Hamilton: Operation Home
Humphreys: Being healthier
Dittloff: Saltmarsh
Guerard: Veterans Day
Stanfield: Metanoia invests
Hannah: Immunologix
Clements: Red Cross
Roberts: Road myths
Jones, Patrick: Schools
Spencer: Fine Art Annual
Duncan: 220 years of service
Colbert: Smartphones
Barnette: Ballet season
Bailey: YESCarolina book
Crosland: HeadsUp on injuries
Starland: Visual arts
Vural: Art, essay contest
9/23: Blanchard: House in order
Barry: Going "social"
9/16: Hutchisson: Being green
Schleissman: Wood workshop
9/9: Kirby: Sobering success
Brooks: Great volunteers
9/2: Graul: Lowcountry Loc 1st


12/9: Looking for perspective
Experience a gift
Ticket for downtown
11 /11:
Early for Christmas?
On sharpening knives
On voting decisions
Fall color, parties
Squirrel away some pecans
New film on Jews, baseball
Making It Grow
Diving into the Lowcountry
Curbing domestic violence
Shrimp-baiting time
Tail-wagging and -gating
Urban gardening
Nirvana, Class of '14
History is interesting
Robert, Variety Store
Lazy? Boiled peanuts
Purple Toes book
Art opens doors
Lots to do on 4th
Ways to nab skeeters
Dump the Pump, more
Lots to do locally
Dancin' for dollars


12/13: Inspiring entrepreneurs
Be careful what you ask for
Our linguistic heritage
Shared sacrifice
Media responsibility
11/8: No "new era" for SC
11/1: "Invest" isn't dirty word
10/25: Challenges ahead
10/11: Highway problem
Dupree and Senate
Haley-Sheheen race
Political, energy efficiency
British invasion
Meet Dave the Potter
Gulf pix make impact
Thank a teacher
Pharmacy, juice
Cherry juice, Gardner
Biden on Hollings
About Turkey
Campaign trash
Impatient electorate
Haley's thin record
Daddy-daughter trip
Gulf spill report


10/14: Restorative Physiology, ArborGen
Finance, accounting class
Busy with meetings
On biz interruptions
Pecha Kucha 7 coming
TwelveSouth again
Tech After 5 hits Chas
TwelveSouth scores praise
Facebook on privacy
Spark Charleston, more
Green Wizard, more
Encouraging biz signs
Biz fair, CED venture
Lowcountry tech hub
Advice on working with Boeing
1/21: Co-working group
1/7: Free library text questions


9/23: Shredding together
Saving money
Energy standards needed
Investing can be tied to ideals
8/5: Trident Tech green grant


12/13: 5 offbeat SC places
12/9: 5 financial sites
12/6: 12 uses of WD-40
12/2: 5 for Web traffic
11/29: 5 on dehydration
11/22: 5 for going back to school
11/18: 5 on foreclosure
11/15: 5 for exercising
11/11: 5 to rid roadblocks
11/8: 5 for keeping warm
11/4: 5 favorite ballets
11/1: 5 for your face
10/28: 5 parenting tips
10/25: 5 on long-term care
10/21: 5 on childhood obesity
10/18: 5 homeless myths
10/14: 5 on breast cancer
10/11: 5 beef cuts
10/7: 5 back helpers
10/4: 5 for recruiting
9/30: 5 kids' books
9/27: 5 for kayaks
9/23: 5 for pets
9/20: 5 at the Gibbes
9/16: 5 date nights
9/13: 5 fall plants
9/9: 5 wine resources
9/6: 5 magical moments
9/2: 5 great preachers
8/30: 5 local runs
8/26: 5 great cookbooks
8/23: Creative five
8/19: 5 local blogs
8/16: More plaudits
5 local dog romps
8/9: New heritage sites
8/5: 5 around Chucktown
Bedside reading
7/29: Five for fall
Hollings library
7/22: Wine + Food fest
New Chas app
Chas at top
7/7: SC films
7/1: Keeping cool

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