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My Friend Jim Edwards: A Special Tribute

By Thomas F. Hartnett • Former U. S. Congressman The day after Christmas last year, the country lost a great patriot, the state lost a former governor and I lost a dear friend. I visited Jim Edwards one afternoon about two weeks before he passed away. I had spent a wonderful couple of hours with […]

ENTERTAINMENT

FASHION & BEAUTY

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Rare Gems: A Diamond in Time

 It takes most men what seems like a lifetime to find someone they want to say “I do” to, so when the moment comes to pop the question, shouldn’t the ring be as unique and special as she is? The … Continue Reading

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The Dress: Jean’s Bridal

Some little girls dream of being a bride from their earliest childhood. They know what kind of dress they want. They know exactly where to go for everything bridal in Mount Pleasant. Jean’s Bridal … Continue Reading

FOOD

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Olive Love at The Crescent Olive

Whether you use it to dress a salad, sauté some shrimp or apply to your skin for a youthful glow, nutrient-rich olive oil is essential for zesting up your cuisine and your life. Legend has it that the … Continue Reading

HEALTH & WELLNESS

House & Home

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Let It Shine: Carolina Lanterns & Lighting

Chances are pretty good that Jan Clouse, owner of Carolina Lanterns & Lighting, can guess where you live if you tell her about the electric and gas service to your Mount Pleasant community. Her interest in lighting began in 1999 when she was building her own house. “Park West was one of the first neighborhoods […]

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Living Out of Doors: Lowcountry Life at its Best

The Lowcountry’s balmy, breeze-filled days give us the opportunity and the impetus to take full advantage of the steady stream of coastal sunshine. While folks in the Northeast are shoveling fluffy powder, we can be found on our patios, grilling kabobs and sipping margaritas. Several companies throughout Mount Pleasant are crafting outdoor spaces so divine, […]

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At Home in the Lowcountry: Arthur Rutenberg Homes

As I walk from room to room at 117 Rivergreen Place on Daniel Island, it’s easy to imagine the Daniel Island home might have been lovingly custom built by a fourth-generation Lowcountry builder. My eyes light on detail after detail: crisp shiplap, vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, the kind of screened porch overlooking the marsh that […]

BUSINESS

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Olive Love at The Crescent Olive

Whether you use it to dress a salad, sauté some shrimp or apply to your skin for a youthful glow, nutrient-rich olive oil is essential for zesting up your cuisine and your life. Legend has it that the … Continue Reading