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  • H.L. Hunley: Submarine that sunk 150 years ago may offer clues as to its mysterious sinking!
    H.L. Hunley submarine hull to give up 150-year-old mystery of hand-cranked sub?
    The H.L. Hunley is a 40-foot hand-cranked submarine that sank off the coast of Charleston during the Civil War. The submarine's claim to fame was that it was the first sub to ever sink an enemy warship. It put the USS Housatonic in its watery...
  • Charleston, S.C. said ‘goodbye’ to Marine Nick Riccio this morning
    Charleston, S.C. said ‘goodbye’ to Marine hero Nick Riccio this morning
    Charlestonians gathered at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, West of the Ashley, this morning to say their final goodbyes to a local military hero. Former Marine Francis Nicholas Riccio, who cheated death during combat in Iraq, died at his home...
  • For history lovers, Charleston, South Carolina
    For history lovers, Charleston, South Carolina
    Do you love to visit historic sites which are testament to the settlement of European immigrants, churches reflecting the diversity of those early settlers, and buildings that evoke the memory of the American Civil War? If you have answered with...
  • Charleston, South Carolina
    Charleston: A Modern-Day Southern Belle
    It is no wonder Charleston, South Carolina, consistently tops travel destination lists. This charming city is located just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina’s coastline. A mere hour in Charleston will enlighten visitors as...
  • A perfect day in Charleston off the flawless Crystal Serenity
    A perfect day in Charleston off the flawless Crystal Serenity
    If you love history, shopping and cruising this hybrid colonial America meets the tropics voyage on Crystal Cruises Serenity is just the ticket. It began in with an overnight in New York then continued on to Baltimore, Norfolk, and yesterday...
  • Bucket List Adventure: Well-Mannered Charleston and Wild Dunes Resort
    Bucket List Adventure: Well-mannered Charleston and Wild Dunes Resort
    Founded in 1680 as Charles Town, Charleston is South Carolina’s oldest city and famous for its aggressively preserved architecture, white-glove good manners and abundance of historic treasures, many of them tucked out of view. But you can...
  • Things to do in Charleston, SC:  Carolina Salt Surf Lessons
    Things to do in Charleston, SC: Carolina Salt Surf Lessons
    If you live in or are visiting the Charleston, SC area, a surf lesson with Kyle (owner of Carolina Salt Surf Lessons) is a must-try.This summer, my boyfriend and I enjoyed a dual beach and city vacation (staying in both Folly Beach and downtown...
  • Cheating scandal ends military careers for 34 Charleston sailors
    Cheating scandal ends military careers for 34 Charleston sailors
    The Navy announced today that 34 sailors will involuntarily separate from the Navy for their part in a massive cheating ring that apparently flew under the radar of the military for the last seven years. The cheating scandal was first uncovered in...
  • Cat rescue
    Kittens rescued from creek in West Virginia
    Five small kittens and an adult cat are on the mend after being the victims of two separate cruelty situations in West Virginia, according to a local animal welfare group.On July 15 in Clendenin, a small town about a half-hour northeast of...
  • Middleton Place, Charleston
    Visit the gorgeous gardens at Middleton Place in South Carolina
    If you're looking to have an adventure into the past on your next trip to Charleston, South Carolina, consider heading out to Middleton Place. Fans of the Atlanta Botanical Gardens will love strolling through the grounds at this gorgeous...
  • Proposed Clemson - Charleston Architecture Center
    Charleston, SC approves modernistic building despite citizen opposition
    Architectural CritiqueClemson University’s Charleston Architecture Center is already being called “the eyesore building” by Charleston residents, in mocking reference to the squinting eye motifs on the planned structure&rsquo...
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    24 hours in Charleston, South Carolina
    There is no doubting the absolute “southern charm” experienced in every aspect of a typical day in the infamous “Holy City.” Charleston is simply unlike any seaside city destination you find throughout the United States....
  • Monsanto Rally
    Charleston’s ‘March Against Monsanto’ Demonstrates Against GMOs
    Demonstrations against genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) took place in six different continents and over 400 cities on May 24, including Charleston, South Carolina. About 80 people joined host Moms Across America in its third annual &ldquo...
  • "Coming Out"
    Charleston-bred Ryan Lill: music, debut album and being 'Zac Efron's underwear'
    Ryan Lill is sweet; very candy-esque. Ryan's smile is highly contagious, for it appears to have über-powers when it builds to an adorable grin. From promotional images, to having a chat face to face, his hands have a tendency to bury...
  • First Scots Presbyterian Church
    Sacrifices during the Civil War
    During this Sesquicentennial of the Civil War, we will from time to time look at certain aspects of the war and how it affected people and institutions during the war. One of those aspects is iron. For starters, the South did not have much...