In Your City Of Charleston

Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach Services Selected as Part of 2018 Collaboration for Ministry Initiative Grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently announced the 2018 Collaboration for Ministry Initiative (CMI) grants totaling $95,000 to five organizations. This Initiative was established in 2003 with the intention to engage, support, and sustain the ministries of Catholic Women Religious in South Carolina. These ministries have been responsible for establishing schools, hospitals, and…

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Charleston County School of the Arts Graduate Caleb Smith Becomes South Carolina’s First Optimist International Oratorical World Champion

Caleb Smith went to St. Louis, MO to simply represent his family, the West Ashley Optimist Club, school, and state to the best of his ability at the Optimist International Oratorical World Championships. He did that, and more. Smith, who graduated from Charleston County School of the Arts (SOA) this spring, won the 2018 world…

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Universal Zulu Nation Presents Hip Hop 4 Humanity Tour’s Gullah/Geechee Nation Solidarity Event

  On July 7, 2018, The Universal Zulu Nation, Gullah/Geechee Angel Network, Unlocking Potential and Soul Power Productions will host a Call and Response event that encourages participation, cultural elevation, and liberation by building our nations. The purpose of this important event is to build solidarity and to provide material/financial support to the Gullah/Geechee Nation…

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Ebenezer AMEC Celebrates 115 Years

The historic Ebenezer AME Church, located at 44 Nassau Street in downtown Charleston, commemorated an historic milestone in the celebration of its 115th Church Anniversary June 22-24, 2018. From its humble beginnings in June 1903, when several trustees of the South Carolina Conference of the AME Connection purchased the church from the Presbyterian Board of…

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SCEMD releases free app to help citizens during natural disasters

The South Carolina Emergency Management Division released a free mobile app earlier this month to help citizens stay safe during natural disasters including hurricanes and tornadoes. The app features the latest information on S.C. state office closings and delays, helps users find their evacuation zone, includes information on planning for and recovering from emergencies, allows…

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