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Charleston County waterparks are open daily through August 11

Cool fun awaits kids (and adults) of all ages at the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission’s (CCPRC) three area waterparks – Splash Zone, Splash Island and Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark!  All three waterparks are open daily through Aug. 11. Weekend-only operations will begin Aug. 12 and continue through Labor Day. Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark…

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5 Tips to Save on Bills

Finding ways to curb your monthly spending may leave you feeling like you’re living to work, not the other way around. When you’ve trimmed the excess from your monthly budget and still need to cut back more, it may take some creative thinking to get those dollars and cents to start adding up. For most…

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City of North Charleston Seeking New Artist-in-Residence

Professional visual artist needed for outreach programs and more for FY2017/18 Each fiscal year the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department contracts a professional visual artist to serve as the City’s Artist-in-Residence. The department is currently seeking to fill the position for fiscal year 2017/18. The City’s Artist-in-Residence serves as a key resource for…

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NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet Features High Profile Attorney

By Patrice Smith South Carolina District 90 Representative Justin Bamberg is the featured speaker for the Colleton County NAACP’s 32nd annual Freedom Fund Banquet.  Bamberg, a personal injury trial lawyer has recently emerged as a rising star among his peers for serving clients in several high profile officer involved cases.  He represented the family of…

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The 6th Annual Charleston Natural Hair Expo Set For June 24

On Saturday, June 24, 2017, several hundreds from across the United States will travel to the Charleston Area Convention Center for fun educational workshops, blogger panel discussion, complimentary health screenings, a power packed CEO panel with 7 CEO’s of companies whose products can be found in your local Target, Sally’s, Wal-Mart, CVS & Rite Aid stores,…

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Charleston 9 Remembrance Ceremony

The Charleston Fire Department will commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the loss of 9 Charleston Firefighters at 7:00 PM on Sunday, June 18th, 2017. 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…

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Sixth Annual “Googlefest” to Focus on Equipping Educators for Success

Trident Technical College will once again host, Googlefest, on June 20. Educators from around the state  will gather for the free, 6th annual conference. The workshops will focus on how educators can best utilize Google tools and applications in unique and non-traditional settings. A final agenda is forthcoming and will be made available on the Googlefest…

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20th Annual Remembrance Program Set for June 10 Honoring Those Who Perished In The Middle Passage

On Saturday, June 10, 2017, The Charleston Remembrance Committee in partnership with ASALH/Charleston Branch will host its 20th Annual International Day of Remembrance at Fort Moultrie, Sullivan’s Island, SC from 9:00am – 1:00pm. The annual commemoration provides an opportunity for members of the African-descended community to remember the millions of Africans — men, women, and…

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