The Best Decision for Improving Hearing Health: Advanced Hearing Care

Dr. Casey Adkins runs hearing tests on patient Lib Tiller.

Advanced Hearing Care isn’t concerned about selling hearing aids. Instead, the doctors at the longtime East Cooper business concentrate on developing long-term relationships with their patients and providing “the highest quality hearing health care services in the Lowcountry,” according to Audiologist Dr. Mary Anne Larkin. That, most likely, is the major reason the readers … [Read more...]

Focusing on What They Do Best: The Pflug Law Firm


Five years ago, Chaun Pflug, Esq., left his job at one of the largest law firms in South Carolina to open his own practice in a 150 square-foot office in I’On. Since The Pflug Law Firm opened, it has grown to four attorneys and two support staff, a larger Mount Pleasant location and a second location in North Charleston. Most importantly, he has won the trust of his clients and … [Read more...]

Best Customer Satisfaction: C & C Myers Heating & A/C

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Jim Clark, owner of C & C Myers Heating & A/C, began his business as an environmental consultant. His job was to discover the source of mold, moisture and other problems and recommend what needed to be done to make life more comfortable for people suffering from the effects of allergens that had invaded their homes and businesses. Unable to provide the customer service he felt … [Read more...]

Showcasing at SEWE: East Cooper Artisans


  Every February, artists, outdoorsmen and nature lovers gather in the Lowcountry for a three-day event unlike any other. At The Southeastern Wildlife Exposition, attendees truly get to experience the best of the great outdoors. Where else can folks sip on the region’s tastiest bourbon, beneath mossy oaks, while getting to see a bald eagle show off his impressive … [Read more...]

Four New Faces – A Look at Mount Pleasant’s Incoming Councilmen


Bob Brimmer Until 2015, Bob Brimmer showed little interest in the political arena, choosing instead to get involved in his adopted hometown by donating his time and talent in a variety of appointed positions. His decision to place his name on the crowded Council ballot was based on his belief that he could do more to make Mount Pleasant a better place to live, work and … [Read more...]

A Town Favorite for French Cooking – Bistro Toulouse

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While there are a handful of other French restaurants in Mount Pleasant, Bistro Toulouse earned a place of honor on Mount Pleasant’s “Best Of” list thanks to its great service, culinary creativity and high-quality food and drink. Owners Candice Mahala and Matt Schulz met while attending The Culinary Institute of America. They’ve spent 15 years working around the East Coast – … [Read more...]

Breathe Easy – Charleston Allergy & Asthma


Dr. Bruce Ball didn’t start out to be a doctor but, luckily for his patients, he took a postgraduate anatomy class and worked in an emergency room, where he discovered that he “was fascinated by multiple areas of medicine.” Together with his colleagues, he sees patients of all ages at Charleston Allergy & Asthma, treating a variety of conditions from seasonal allergies … [Read more...]

Breaking Through Barriers: Mount Pleasant’s First Black Town Marshal, Edmund Jenkins

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Deborah Jenkins-Lewis never met her great-grandfather, but she’s made it her life’s mission he be remembered for breaking through racial barriers in a tumultuous time in South Carolina’s history. Jenkins-Lewis, 58, grew up hearing the stories about her grandfather’s father, Edmund Jenkins, an African-American veteran of the Civil War who was elected as Mount Pleasant’s first … [Read more...]

The Best is Yet to Come: Palmetto Christian Academy

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Since 1992, Palmetto Christian Academy has been shaping the lives of students through Christ-centered learning. What started with a few families trying to establish an ideal education for their children has blossomed into a school that is consistently voted “the best” in Mount Pleasant. One man who has played a vital role in PCA’s success is Dr. John Graham. As a parent … [Read more...]

Solving the Weight Loss Puzzle – Advice From Experts


Often the pieces of modern life – from a busy job to a hectic family schedule – leave little time for thoughtfully prepared meals or going to the gym. It’s easy to get stuck in an unhealthy place where things don’t fit – as in your clothes or all the things you need to squeeze into a single day. This is the time of year when a lot of us take a step back to re-arrange our … [Read more...]