Friends, Family, Community

Lowcountry Food Bank Grant from Carnival Foundation supports BackPack Buddies program to fight childhood hunger

The Lowcountry Food Bank announced June 17 that it has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Carnival Foundation to help fight childhood hunger in Charleston County. The grant helps fund the BackPack Buddies program, a weekend hunger-relief program that ensures children have adequate amounts of healthy food to eat at home on the weekends,…

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Wando Mount Pleasant Library Now Open to the Public

  Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) officially opened the Wando Mount Pleasant Library, located at 1400 Carolina Park Boulevard in Mount Pleasant, during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, June 10. “We are thrilled with this example of library innovation and accessibility for all of Charleston County’s residents,” said CCPL Executive Director Angela Craig. “This is…

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Charleston 9 Remembrance Ceremony Announced

The Charleston Fire Department will commemorate the 12-year anniversary of the loss of nine firefighters at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, June 18th, 2019. The ceremony will be conducted at the Charleston 9 Memorial Park, 1807 Savannah Highway. Members of the fire service and our community are welcome to attend. Standing Watch Charleston Fire Department personnel…

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