Charleston’s Daily Bread: Regulating Retail Loaves from 1750 to 1858

Charleston’s Daily Bread: Regulating Retail Loaves from 1750 to 1858

June 11, 2021

You don’t have to be a foodie to recognize that bread has formed a significant part of Lowcountry foodways for centuries. While conversations about this delicious heritage often focus on recipes and ingredients, an interesting but obscure chapter ...

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CCPL closing Dorchester Road Library for renovation construction as part of referendum-funded project

CCPL closing Dorchester Road Library for renovation construction as part of referendum-funded project

June 9, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is closing the Dorchester Road Library, located at 6325 Dorchester Rd., on Saturday, July 3 at 5 p.m. to undergo renovations as part of the ongoing referendum-funded project. The librar...

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SC Works offers job seekers virtual workshops in June

SC Works offers job seekers virtual workshops in June

June 9, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - SC Works will offer a series of Virtual Employment Skills Workshops throughout the month of June. The workshops are free and open to all job seekers. Participants must register in advance. Click on the workshop title below to ac...

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CCPL renews #ThisIsForCynthia campaign to honor former librarian Cynthia Graham Hurd

CCPL renews #ThisIsForCynthia campaign to honor former librarian Cynthia Graham Hurd

June 8, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – This month, Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is honoring the lives of those lost at the Mother Emanuel AME Church six years ago by promoting acts of kindness around the county and sharing a special tribute documentary ...

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Parishes, Districts, and Counties in Early South Carolina

Parishes, Districts, and Counties in Early South Carolina

June 4, 2021

Scattered across coastal South Carolina, one finds a variety of saints’ names applied to numerous landmarks, institutions, and roads. Think, for example, of St. John’s High School on John’s Island, St. Andrew’s Boulevard west of the Ashley River, ...

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CCPL expands operating hours, services, and programs beginning June 1

CCPL expands operating hours, services, and programs beginning June 1

May 28, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – On Tuesday, June 1, Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will relaunch some of its operations expanding hours and pre-pandemic services, as well as offering free outdoor in-person programming to patrons. Indoor programs rem...

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CCPL goes fine free! Patrons no longer to incur late fees on any borrowed library materials after June 1

CCPL goes fine free! Patrons no longer to incur late fees on any borrowed library materials after June 1

May 27, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Beginning June 1, 2021 the Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will no longer charge fines for all overdue library materials, including DVDs and Blu-rays, CDs, Chromebooks, Hotspots, and other non-traditional items. The li...

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SC DEW offers workforce training money for area businesses

SC DEW offers workforce training money for area businesses

May 26, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - There is help for businesses in South Carolina who are struggling to provide training for their new hires and retain their workforce. The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce recently announced it has over $1 m...

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Passenger Trains between Charleston and Summerville, from the Best Friend to BRT

Passenger Trains between Charleston and Summerville, from the Best Friend to BRT

May 21, 2021

Automotive congestion is a fact of life on Lowcountry roads in the twenty-first century, while transportation alternatives struggle to gain traction in our community. Mass transit solutions, while popular in larger urban centers, appear to be cont...

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Join local authors Mary Alice Monroe and Angela May for a book signing event

Join local authors Mary Alice Monroe and Angela May for a book signing event

May 21, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will host New York Times bestselling author and Charleston local Mary Alice Monroe and her longtime colleague and co-author Angela May for a free in-person drive-thru book signing of t...

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