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Issue 3.75 | Monday, Aug. 1, 2011 | Wanted: More humidity


SOLAR PANELS: Workers begin the initial layout of individual solar panels on the roof of Charleston County’s detention center. The $325,000 solar power system was installed using $259,271 from a federal grant provided through the South Carolina Energy Office and $65,271 from the County. Dan Chandler, director of Charleston County’s Facilities Department, said power generated by the solar panels is fed directly into the building power system and used as it is produced to offset energy usage from the power company. Since the power is fed directly into the system, no energy storage system is required, further reducing the effect on the environment. The county expects an estimated savings of $888,372 over the 30-year life of the solar panels. Credit: Charleston County Photo by Mike Johnson in Facilities Management.


TODAY'S FOCUS
:: Join Charleston's celebrated choirs

CURRENTS
:: Comparing New Orleans and Charleston

THE LIST
:: Family Circle Cup stats

GOOD NEWS
:: Femivore, MOJA deadline, family fun

HISTORY
:: Blackville, SC

ALSO INSIDE

:: CALENDAR: This week ... and next

:: FEEDBACK: iPad addiction, gripe, correction

:: SPOTLIGHT: West Of

:: QUOTE: When the spirit falters


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Feel the power and join Charleston’s celebrated choirs
By ALLISON SAVICZ
Special to Charleston Currents

AUG. 1, 2011 — “Singing in CSO Gospel Choir is the most marvelous experience I’ve ever had in my life.”

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“Every rehearsal, event and performance is a joy. I feel very blessed to be here.”

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“This is the greatest blessing in my life after the gospel and my family.”

Such comments typify the feelings of members of the CSO Gospel Choir and CSO Spiritual Ensemble. Each performance is a spiritual feast. To watch the face of an audience member transform — whether in the blossoming of a smile, clapping their hands or brushing of a tear from the eye — is a joyful and moving experience.

CSO Spiritual Ensemble Voice Assessments
Monday, Aug. 1, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Monday, Aug. 8, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
John Wesley United Methodist Church, 626 Savannah Highway, West Ashley

Preparing for its holiday concert, Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute, Piccolo Spoleto performances, and other events in the tri-county area. Rehearsals are each Monday evening at John Wesley United Methodist Church. Nathan L. Nelson, Director. More: www.csospiritual.com.

CSO Gospel Choir Voice Assessments
Tuesday, Aug. 2, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Tuesday Aug. 9, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Second Presbyterian Church, 342 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Preparing for the CSO Gospel Christmas, Piccolo Spoleto Festivals and other regional performances. Weekly rehearsals are 5:30-7 p.m. at Second Presbyterian Church. Sandra Barnhardt, Director. More: www.csogospel.com.

In the coming week, the CSO Gospel Choir and its sister group the CSO Spiritual Ensemble, a 35-member group focusing on African-American Spirituals, are holding listening sessions for interested volunteer singers. We are looking forward to hearing community members come vocalize with us August 1-2 and August 8-9 and become part of one or both of these remarkable groups that have moved audiences for many years.

You don’t have to be a professional singer to join. We are looking for talented vocalists in all categories that are dedicated to performing this uplifting and spiritual music from the African-American musical tradition. 
This music’s inherent spirituality is very powerful and it’s in that powerful experience that our singers have come together. Many would not have ever crossed paths except to bring this divine inspiration to a growing audience of gospel and spirituals enthusiasts. The music performed brings us in direct connection with God and makes the relationship of these two groups all the more special.
 
The origins of both the Spiritual and Gospel music evolved during slavery: spirituals sung by slaves as a means to renew their faith in the face of unimaginably difficult times.

Other works are from various stages of American musical history, in particular the blues genre, which gave us Gospel and its strong church ties in the black community.

The 80-voice CSO Gospel Choir was formed in response to a need to grow the audience reach and diversity for Charleston’s symphony. The all-volunteer, racially diverse group debuted the First Annual CSO Gospel Christmas in December 2000 in concert with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra.

In 2008, the smaller CSO Spiritual Ensemble was born from the broad talent of the CSO Gospel Choir. The Ensemble honors the devout musical tradition that African-Americans formed as slaves after arriving in this country and in particular its relevant history here in South Carolina. Both groups were founded by Lee Pringle, who conceives and produces the concerts for both the Gospel Choir and Ensemble.

Allison Savicz is publicist for the Charleston Symphony Orchestra Gospel Choir.


Comparing the Big Easy with the Holy City
By ANDY BRACK, publisher

AUG. 1, 2011 – Walking around an Uptown neighborhood in New Orleans has the feel of Hampton Park in Charleston: airy homes on lots with lush trees in a semi-tropical climate where summer steaminess is as accepted as white on rice.


Brack

But there are differences in these two famous Southern cities, both heavily influenced to this day by early European settlers. Here are some observations on how Charleston and New Orleans are similar and different:

Outward appearance. While Charleston has some downtown loudness in bar areas, the community as a whole is more akin to a quiet church – a clean place where order trumps disorder. Not so in New Orleans, where a griminess seems to coat the city, more than three times the size of Charleston. The Big Easy is more like a noisy bar, not just in the French Quarter, but all over. It's fun, rowdy and larger than life, while Charleston's scale and temperament definitely seems more staid and English.

Diversity. New Orleans is filled with all kinds of people – Cajuns, Creoles, Indians, whites, blacks, Latinos and more. It has a palpable feel of being a real melting pot, compared to Charleston which is mostly black and white. New Orleans also has more people who hang around all over the place. They seem to do little. Again, it's part of the city's earthiness, compared to Charleston where the homeless and bums are less visible.

Religious influence. One resident noted how the prevailing religious influence on New Orleans is European Catholic, while the more conservative Christian Bible Belt ethos is dominant in Charleston. As a result, people in New Orleans are more relaxed about relaxing. They've got a different way of handling things. And while all of the partying, gambling and gluttony may be at odds with religious teaching, they roll with it.


In the French Quarter in New Orleans.

Schools. Both communities and their states have challenged public schools. While both offer private education alternatives, the parochial school system throughout New Orleans is fully developed and offers schooling at rates more affordable to working people than the hoity-toity private schools. This makes sense, though, as New Orleans is more tied to Catholicism.

Good food. Both communities are blessed to have outstanding restaurants and food. The major difference? The dives – the non-pretentious eateries that fill New Orleans and whose offerings – po' boys, jambalaya, red beans and rice, and mounds of fresh seafood – are a true delight. My wife Courtenay, a native of New Orleans, says (and rightly so) that Charleston could use a few more dives.

Infrastructure. If you think the roads and infrastructure in Charleston are bad, wait until you see New Orleans. Although some problems still exist from Hurricane Katrina, the city's pockmarked, pothole-ridden roads on which you can get lost at the drop of a hat need serious work. Some of the sidewalks, which reportedly have to be maintained by homeowners in residential areas, are so broken up by tree roots that it's obvious the community must keep a stable of slip-and-fall lawsuits on the court dockets.


A shotgun house in uptown New Orleans.

Traffic. It takes a long time to get from Point A to Point B in New Orleans – you have to allow yourself extra time for the traffic delays that are sure to happen. But one thing missing in Charleston that it used to have is a network of streetcars, which are fun ways to travel – and avoid traffic – in New Orleans.

Housing. Charleston has its single house. New Orleans has its shotgun house. They're similar in that they're both one room wide. But the single house has a side porch that leads to the front door on the side of the residence, while the shotgun house often has its front door on the front. As in Charleston, the old housing stock is constantly being repaired, beautified and upgraded, although Katrina's wrath still has some areas pretty down and out.

New Orleans is an entertaining place to visit, but after a few days in the Big Easy, I'm ready to get home to the Holy City.

Andy Brack, publisher of Charleston Currents, can be reached at: publisher@charlestoncurrents.com.


On iPad addictions

To Charleston Currents:

Loved your piece on the iPad and addictions. I’m right there with you.

Finally had to delete Spider solitaire app as I had spent so much time on it. 

I miss it — especially that hour I would play before going to sleep, but I feel “free.”

– Madeleine McGee, Sullivan's Island, SC

Editor’s Note: Yes, Spider solitaire is particularly addicting. But we take comfort in the fact that it reportedly was a favorite of Franklin D. Roosevelt. However, if he had owned an iPad, we probably wouldn’t have had the New Deal.

One gripe

To Charleston Currents:

Please don’t write “least well-known” or the more common “most well-known.” The correct terms are “least-known” and “best-known.” You have a chance to set another good example for The Post & Courier, which has retired almost all of its writers who were old enough to have learned that sort of thing in school.

– Mimi Dias, Charleston, S.C.

Editor’s Note: Mea culpa. Alas, I am one of those retired writers and editors from Charleston’s daily newspaper, and I am old enough to have learned that sort of thing in school. It may be that I’m old enough to have forgotten it, too.

Correction

An article in Thursday’s edition of Charleston Currents about a Charleston company, Immunologix, contained several errors. Here is the corrected information:

Immunologix filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 18 to raise an additional $250,000 in equity. A total of $1,125,000 already had been raised. The company, basked in the SCRA incubator, is an antibody development company founded on a proprietary method licensed from the Medical University of South Carolina.

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Femivore event celebrates women and food

Lowcountry Local First is holding Femivore, a celebration of women leading the Local Food movement on Aug. 23 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The event, which will be in the Ashley Hall School Dining Hall, 172 Rutledge Ave., will feature music from the Local Honeys, food from area women chefs, wine and champagne. The 4 Femivore finalists will be asked to present in the areas of Grow, Inspire, Nurture and Give. The audience will then vote on the woman with the project that most inspires them and she will receive $2,000 toward her project.

All participants will receive an “Entrepreneurship Package.” Free parking is available at the school’s Smith Street lot. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased online

Deadline nears for MOJA Arts Festival juried exhibition
  
The 28th Annual MOJA Arts Festival Juried Art Exhibition is open to all artists residing in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina, and the deadline to apply for inclusion is Aug. 18.

Work will be juried by JPEG-formatted CDs and should reflect the mission of the MOJA Arts Festival. MOJA is an 11-day festival of African-American and Caribbean art produced by the Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs. The 2011 festival will take place from Sept. 29 to Oct. 9.

Bonneau man wins $15,000 playing Fantasy Fishing

Ken Sheffield of Bonneau was stunned to hear that he won $15,000 by playing FLW Fantasy Fishing held in conjunction with the Walmart FLW Tour. Sheffield correctly picked National Guard pro Mark Rose of Marion, Ark., to win the Walmart FLW Tour event on Pickwick Lake in Minnesota.
 
“Tell the truth? Seriously?” asked a shocked Sheffield. “Wait until I tell my league buddy! Two years ago a buddy of mine set-up a Fantasy Fishing league and invited me to play. So far it is just he and I in the league, but boy do I have something to tell him now. I think he won a die cast boat the first year he started playing, this sure trumps that!
 
“I started bass fishing in ’97,” Sheffield, a retired Air Force master sergeant, said. “I’ve been hooked on bass fishing ever since. I have fished in a few local tournaments, but nothing like what these guys fish in. I try to pick my team based on how the anglers have performed there in the past. This time it really paid off. ”
 
Sheffield’s Fantasy Fishing team was led by Rose and earned him 2,342 valuable points that will continue to accumulate for the remainder of the season, putting himself in position to contend for the $100,000 grand prize.
  
Another South Carolinian, Al Odom of Chapin, won $5,000 when he finished in second place on the fantasy side for the Pickwick Lake event, and in third was Shauna Austin of Clovis, Calif., who won $1,000.
 
Fantasy Fishing is free to play. The 2011 Fantasy Fishing season consists of 10 tournaments surrounding the Walmart FLW Tour with cumulative and individual tournament prizes. Fans compete for more than $25,000 in cash and prizes from each of the 10 tournaments and a top prize of $15,000. The cumulative grand prize is $100,000 with the overall runner-up winning a Ranger Z-520 boat with a Ranger Trail Trailer, 250 Mercury outboard, Minn Kota Maxxum 80 trolling motor, Lowrance electronics and trolling motor batteries – all valued at $54,000.

McClellanville girl makes leap to track and field finals

Zeniyah Lawrence, a student at St. James Santee Elementary in McClellanville, will represent the state this weekend in the 11-12 girls’ standing long jump in the North American Track and Field Finals in Hershey, Penn.

The Aug. 4 to 7 final competition is part of a series of events in the Hershey’s Track and Field Games. Lawrence was selected from the state-level competition, held in Mount Pleasant, when she jumped 8 feet, 1 inch on June 4. The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission has been involved with the Hershey’s Track and Field Games since 1988.
 
The program works to encourage physical fitness in children through running, jumping and throwing, and is the largest youth sports program of its kind in the United States and Canada. More than 400,000 youth participate in the program annually. 

Thursday is Family Fun Night at Patriots Point

Patriots Point is offering Family Fun Nights with discounted admission and family movies on Thursdays, Aug. 4 and 11.

Admission will be only $5 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and military active duty personnel and children under age 6 will be free.

The Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum is at 40 Patriots Point Road in Mount Pleasant. Among the features at the museum are the USS Yorktown, the Medal of Honor Museum and a collection of historic aircraft.

Lane closures slated tomorrow for Summerville’s Main Street

South Carolina Electric & Gas Company will conduct maintenance work in downtown Summerville on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The work will be conducted in the outside southbound lane of North Main Street at the intersection of North Main Street and West 9th N. Street.

The lane closure will begin at Berkeley Circle and end at West N. 8th Street. Also incorporated in this lane closure will be the northbound turn lane into West 9th N. Street toward North Cedar Street.


Blackville began as a railroad town


Bustling market right by the railroad tracks in Blackville in the early 20th century

Incorporated in 1837, the town of Blackville originated as a depository on the South Carolina Railroad in Barnwell District. It was named for Alexander Black, a railroad superintendent, but was briefly renamed Clinton in honor of Revolutionary War hero General James Clinton. However, in 1851 the town name reverted to Blackville after sectional pride led residents to conclude that it was more fitting to honor a southern railroad entrepreneur than a northern general.

Prior to the Civil War, Blackville prospered as a cotton reception point, which stimulated the development of a bustling mercantile community. Although much of Blackville was destroyed by Union forces in February 1865, the town recovered quickly. In the years immediately following the war, Blackville briefly served as the county seat before that returned to the town of Barnwell in the mid-1870s. By the 1880s Blackville contained thirty-three stores, four churches, four schools, several saw and grist mills, and a population of almost one thousand. The town continued to thrive as a cotton market, shipping some four thousand bales of cotton annually.

Devastating fires struck Blackville in 1876 and 1887, but the town survived to maintain its role as a commercial and transportation center for Barnwell County farmers. Truck farming grew during the first half of the twentieth century, and large quantities of cucumbers, watermelons, and asparagus were sent from the town each year. Blackville residents further benefited from the establishment of the Commercial Bank of Blackville in 1917 and the installation of the town’s first water system in 1933. By 1940 the population stood at 1,456.

Although agriculture declined in importance throughout the region in the decades following World War II, Blackville experienced population growth over the same period, particularly in its African-American community. Between 1950 and 1980 the town’s population more than doubled, from 1,295 to 2,840, with African-Americans making up over two-thirds of the total. The location of the massive Savannah River Site plant in Barnwell County in the 1950s inspired some of the increase, but most came about from new manufacturing plants. By the 1960s factories operated by the Blackville Manufacturing Company (a maker of ladies’ apparel) and the Ducane Heating Corporation employed hundreds of Blackville inhabitants and attracted new residents. Only seven percent of the workforce remained in agriculture by 1980.


Also, the Blackville rail depot is now a public library.

The final decades of the twentieth century found Blackville struggling to maintain its position of economic importance within Barnwell County. In 1979 more than one-fifth of Blackville families lived below the poverty line, and the removal of the town’s railroad line in the late 1980s further added to difficulties. Like other areas of South Carolina, Blackville turned to recreation and tourism to revitalize the economy. In the 1990s residents cooperated with state agencies in attempts to restore and preserve the town’s historic downtown. Blackville was also designated as the site of a regional heritage center on the South Carolina National Heritage Corridor.

– 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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Family Circle Cup stats

It has been a few months since the April 10 close of the 2011 Family Circle Cup tennis championship on Daniel Island. That left time to crunch the numbers and learn that the Cup generated lots of great statistics for the city of Charleston, voted the “Best Tennis Town in America.”

  • The 39th year of the Family Circle Cup hosted 94,241 total attendees. More than 80 percent of local residents and 58 percent of visitors are repeat attendees from previous years.

  • More than 200 hours of global broadcast time on ESPN2 in the United States, as well as throughout Europe, Asia, South America, the Middle East and Australia, generated a nearly 46 percent increase in television viewership. The 2011 Cup generated an international audience of 8.54 million.

  • For the first time in 2011, the Family Circle Cup introduced QR codes, which directed tournament-goers to the Cup’s mobile website, and streamed matches on-line through its partnership with ESPN3.  Throughout the 10-day tournament, the mobile website had 21,682 visits, with 268,422 page views and over 37,000 people tuned in on their computer spending an average of 50 minutes watching the ESPN3 broadcast.

  • From 2010’s Family Circle Cup to 2011’s Family Circle Cup, familycirclecup.com surpassed three million page views.

  • 60 percent of overnight visitors stayed in hotels.

  • On average, each visitor spent $558 in Charleston during his visit.

  • 83.3 percent, or 10,273 visitors, claimed that the Family Circle Cup was the number one reason for their visit to Charleston.


When the spirit falters

"The majority of people perform well in a crisis and when the spotlight is on them; it’s on the Sunday afternoons of this life, when nobody is looking, that the spirit falters."

-- Alan Bennett



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Small Business Lunch: 12 p.m., Aug. 4, Hall's Chophouse. Speaker will be Roger Warren, president of Kiawah Island Golf Resort and past president of the PGA. He'll speak about the 2012 PGA Championship at Kiawah's Ocean Course and how it will shine an international spotlight on Charleston. Go online for more information and to purchase tickets.

(NEW) Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame Inductions: Prior to 7:05 p.m. RiverDogs game, Aug. 5. A day after he was enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., Roberto Alomar led the balloting for the Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame and will be inducted along with local philanthropist William Ackerman and former Wando High and Clemson pitcher Mike Kimbrell. Formal induction will take place on the field of Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park.

Play Auditions for Adults: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Aug. 7 and 8, South of Broadway Theatre Company (a non-profit organization),1080 E. Montague Ave.,North Charleston. Greater Park Circle Play Fest (3 plays on 3 separate weekends) audition dates for adults and older teens. Will provide sides from scripts.Minimal rehearsals (3 - 4). Performance dates will be Sept. 10, 17 and 24 at 7:30 p.m.

CALENDAR: ONGOING AND SOON

Family Fun Weekends: Saturdays and Sundays in August. South Carolina residents who want to enjoy a "staycation" can take advantage of reduced admissions at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. Weekend admission to the gardens and a nature train ride will be $40 for each vehicle carrying up to five passengers. Free snow cones and popcorn will be served at the Peacock Café. For more information, call 571-1266.


Evening on Queen by Rick Reinert will be on display at the exhibit.

(NEW) Facebook Seminar: 9 a.m. to noon, Aug. 9 and Aug. 23, Charleston Digital Corridor Flagship, 475 E. Bay St. (corner of East Bay and Calhoun streets). Step Ahead offers two seminars sharing tips for successfully using Facebook to promote and grow your business. Part 1 will focus on the basics of setting up a Facebook page, behind-the-scenes functions, posting strategy, photos, videos and tagging. The second will explain how to customize your page, strategies for generating results, Facebook apps and Insights (analytics). Each seminar is $65 or register for both and save $10 ($120 for both). For more information or to register, visit here or email here.

(NEW) Art Exhibit Opening Reception: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Aug. 19, The Wells Gallery at the Sanctuary on Kiawah Island. Opening of Rothwell/Reinert, a new show of works inspired by the scenery of the Lowcountry. The artists, Junko Ono Rothwell and Rick Reinert, both inspired by nature and sunlight, have created numerous new works that will be on display in the gallery Aug. 19 to Sept. 2. Both artists will attend the Opening Reception on the evening of Aug. 19.

Book Signing: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Aug. 19, Blue Bicycle Books, 420 King St. Author Maurita Corcoran will sign her book, A House Interrupted, a can't-put-it-down read about a wife's devastating discovery that her physician husband had been living a double life. Recently, Maurita and her husband appeared on national television on The Dr. Drew Show, where they discussed their successful efforts to rebuilding their lives together.

Auditions for Youth Plays: 1:30 p.m., Aug. 21 and 22, and 5:30 p.m. Aug. 22, South of Broadway Theatre Company (a non-profit organization),?1080 E. Montague Ave.,North Charleston. Ages 13-18: Power Play, remounting last year's popular production, with additional school performances in discussion. Ages 9-13: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, a creepy musical experience. Power Play performance dates: Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 20 at 3 p.m. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow performance dates: Nov. 12 at 7 p.m., Nov. 13 at 3 p.m.

The Bridge Ride: 6:30 a.m., Sept. 17, Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park. Includes a spin session at the park, as well as a bike ride across the bridge. Proceeds go to East Cooper Community Outreach. Registration is open.

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FOCUS ARCHIVES

11/14: Hills: Aviation hero Moffett
11/7:
Nikolajevs: Chamber music
10/31:
Whetzel: Waterway app
10/24:
Williams: On Charleston
10/17:
Kaufman: Sustainability film
10/10:
Wutzdorf: Education Foundation
10/3:
Echols: RiverDogs give back
9/26:
Raven: My Sister's House
9/19:
Dewhirst: Arthritis battle
9/19:
Blanton: "Neck" charrette
9/12:
Ginn: Scoring our economy
9/6:
Miller: Urban Horticulture Center
9/1:
Frazier: Magnolia's azaleas
8/29:
Stone: Helping ONE.org
8/25:
Blessing: Veterans to meet
8/22:
Haley: Grow businesses
8/18:
Harley: Better carriage law
8/15:
Hargett: Regional plan
8/11:
Renfroe: Bachelor Bid
8/8:
Saunders: Law school news
8/4:
Sarnoff: Cancer prevention
8/1:
Savicz: Charleston's choirs

DOUG BOSTICK:
CIVIL WAR HISTORY

11/14: Battle of Port Royal
10/17:
Fleet headed South
9/11:
Port Royal Sound
8/11:
Ohio native helps CSA
7/14:
Blockade intensifies
6/9:
Hampton's Legion
5/12: Beauregard prepares city
4/14: First shots fired
3/10: Student vs. instructor
2/10: War prep offsets horseracing

ANDY BRACK

11/14: Election reflections
11/7:
SC's immigration pickle
10/31:
Stop messing around
10/24:
Occupiers, tea partiers
10/17:
On campaigning, fixing stuff
10/10:
Our Civil War hangover
10/3:
Great day in SC, Charleston
9/26:
Do more to cut violent crime
9/12:
Aquarium birthday party
9/6:
Not the trip, the questions
8/29:
Report shows kids' challenges
8/22:
Metro Charleston impact
8/15:
Tea party zealots
8/8:
Fiddling with election law
8/1:
New Orleans vs. Charleston
7/25:
Time for Ard to go
7/18:
Camp Ho Non Wah
7/11:
Higher ed flexibility
7/6:
A different Eden

MARSHA GUERARD

9/1: Bill Regan, more
8/25:
Aware of bed bugs
8/11:
Violence and redemption
8/4:
Emily in perspective
7/28:
Yep, there's an app
7/21:
Sunscreen and tennis
7/14:
A good birthday
6/30:
Help name a dog
6/16:
Rain good; more needed
6/2:
Family lexicon
5/26:
Can Boomers earn encore?
5/19: Napa's not intimidating

ANN THRASH:
FOOD & DRINK

11/14: Franklin's turkey
10/17:
Perfect rice
10/3:
Free tastings
9/19:
Stack's Evening Eats
9/6:
Herrick's new cookbook
8/22:
Carter on Iron Chef
8/8:
Sivvy beans
7/25:
Figs on steroids
7/11:
Lady Baltimore cake
6/27:
Palette & Palate
6/13:
That's the Spirit
5/30:
Hook, Line & Dinner
5/2:
Royal wedding cake
4/18:
Brock on TV
4/4:
G&G food brackets
3/14:
Market counting
2/28:
Wine + Food
2/7:
Frozen Frogmore stew
1/27:
Home cooking
1/20:
SEWE 2011
1/13:
Dry-erase board of shame
1/6:
Restaurant Week

PETER LUCASH:
BUSINESS INDIGO

8/25: 2 tech companies move here
7/28: Discovery training
7/14: Business training
6/30:
Witty makes Inc. list
6/16:
Boeing opens
6/2:
Digital corridor expanding
5/19:
Manufacturing key?
5/5: PeopleMatter's funding
4/21:
AITP event
4/7: Enviro firm, more
3/24: April tech events
3/10: Networking about blogs
2/24: Internet addresses

2/10: Companies at conferences
1 /27: Levelwing head to speak
1/13: Health care reform

GREG GARVAN:
CHARLESTON GREEN

10/17: Contrarian nuke voice
10/3:
Recycling efforts
9/19:
Green roofs, more
9/1:
CharlestonWISE
8/18:
Single stream recycling
7/21:
Port gets nod
7/6:
Marketplace dissatisfaction
6/9:
New green jobs in Jasper
5/26:
Good for business
5/2:
Boeing and green power
4/14
: Green economy moving
3/17: New offering
3/3: Recycling more
2/17: Veggies profitable
2/3: Companies at conferences
1/20: Green initiative
1/6: Green initiative

LIST ARCHIVES

11/14: McCray's jazz list
11/7:
Home safety tips
10/31:
5 for fright night
10/24:
For ghouls, goblins
10/17:
Art busting out
10/10:
Getting outdoors
10/3:
Giving Back awards
9/26:
School improvements
9/19:
Top Outside towns
9/12:
Helping Sea Island kids
9/6:
Speaking out
9/1:
Homeless programs
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Small biz help
8/25:
Storm tips
8/22:
Back to school
8/18:
Savannah treats
8/15:
New photo site
8/11:
Charleston rum
8/8:
What to do in Charleston
8/4:
Debt ceiling list
8/1:
Family Circle stats

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