In Your City Of Charleston

A Reflection of The Lower State Football Champion Baptist Hill Bobcats

Baptist Hill High School has always maintained a low profile in the sports arena even though they are the Regional Lower State Football champions.  Prior to this accomplishment, they were the Regional 4A football Champions.  On November 24, 2017, the team defended their title for the Lower State Championship and the rest is history.  The…

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Future Champions Boxing Club Represents Lowcountry Well at Silver Gloves Regionals

Future Champions Boxing Club boxers, coached by Gerard Norton, participated in the the Silver Gloves Regionals Championship, held January 3-6 in Fort Washington, Maryland. Jaden Shepherd will be advancing to the Nationals held in Independence, Missouri on January 31st through February 4th. She is now Regional Champion of the following states which is Region 3: DC/Maryland, Florida,…

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The Social Justice Racial Equity Collaborative’s ‘Living Your Truth’ to feature the Honorable Lucille Whipper and Linda Ketner

Lucille Whipper and Linda Ketner, two recent recipients of Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Charleston NAACP, will share their experiences breaking barriers in Charleston and South Carolina at Emanuel AME Church on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The moderator of this conversation will be Patricia Williams Lessane, PhD, a cultural…

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Charleston Parks Conservancy to host ‘Pawdi Gras’ in Hampton Park

Bark for your beads as the Charleston Parks Conservancy hosts Pawdi Gras, a Bark Angel event for pets and their people in Hampton Park. The event is 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 11. Dress your pet (and yourself) in your best Mardi Gras-themed costumes and enjoy pet vendors, dog demonstrations and New Orleans-inspired music and…

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Celebrate The Power Of Mentoring During National Mentoring Month With Be A Mentor

Be A Mentor (BAM), a one-on-one, school-based mentoring initiative, will celebrate the power of mentoring throughout the month of January to recognize National Mentoring Month. Be A Mentor will hold National Mentoring Month events throughout the month of January. Events include hosting an aid station at the Charleston Marathon on January 13th, mentor networking events,…

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Charleston native selected as Senior Military Member of the Year

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class John Myers, a Cross High School graduate and Charleston, South Carolina, native with Cross, South Carolina, hometown ties, was selected as Senior Military Member of the Year (2017) for FY17 working as a logistics specialist serving with Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Atlantic located in San Diego,…

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2018 MLK Celebration Award Recipients Announced

Two community leaders and an organization from the Charleston area will be honored with awards at the 46th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration next week. Joan Robinson-Berry, vice president and general manager of Boeing South Carolina and Boeing Commercial Airplanes, and Reverend Nelson B. Rivers, III, pastor of Charity Missionary Baptist Church…

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Walter G. Brown, Jr. Honored With The Mount Pleasant Cresco Historical Stewardship Award

On December 12, 2017, Mr. Walter G. Brown, Jr. was bestowed with “The Mount Pleasant Cresco Historical Stewardship Award”.  This award recognizes an individual that has done exemplary work in studying, preserving, restoring or promoting the history of Mount Pleasant. Mr. Brown’s affiliations include:  former chairman and current advisor Historical Commission Town of Mount Pleasant;…

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