Bird’s the Word: Chickens in Mount Pleasant

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Many residents of Old Mount Pleasant are experiencing a movement of sorts. That movement is strutting around their backyards, pecking at the ground and delivering a vehement squawk or windy flap every now and again. Yes, I am speaking about chickens, living as closely as beyond your neighbor's fence if not in your own yard. These inner city hens actually are doing a world of … [Read more...]

Carolina Park: Committed to Community

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It’s a sunny Sunday afternoon, the kind of breezy Lowcountry day that makes the soul well up with an equal mix of gratitude and homegrown pride. As I pull into Carolina Park, a 1,700 acre master-planned community in Mount Pleasant, I roll my car windows up. There’s only one thing to do on a day like this: explore. Now on foot, I start down an idyllic street flanked on either … [Read more...]

Elegant and Efficient Jilco Kitchen and Bath

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  Jilco Kitchen and Bath has been designing kitchens and baths for residential and commercial properties throughout the Lowcountry for 24 years. Locally owned and operated by Bryan Fletcher, the company is based on a foundation of good design and quality customer service, as well as on creating an inspiring culture for its many employees. With five designers on … [Read more...]

Let It Shine: Carolina Lanterns & Lighting

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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 in Mount Pleasant to have natural gas, and I quickly … [Read more...]

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, you’ll be tempted … [Read more...]