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Mount Pleasant COVID-19 Alerts for Businesses

21 Alerts
June 30, 2020 10:30 AM

Mount Pleasant Town Council Approves Ordinance Requiring Face Coverings

By John Greenberg, Mount Pleasant Communications and Marketing Coordinator

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 30, 2020) - At the June 29 Emergency Special Council Meeting, Council approved an Emergency Ordinance requiring face coverings in certain circumstances...

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May 19, 2020 10:40 AM

Being Mindful this Memorial Day with COVID-19 Reopening Guidelines

By John Greenberg, Mount Pleasant Communications and Marketing Coordinator

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 20, 2020) - Businesses across the Town are either preparing to reopen or are continuing to operate within suggested CDC and SC DHEC guidelines to prevent...

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May 11, 2020 1:18 PM

Limited Dine-In Service Details for Restaurants

Based on advice and recommendations from the “Response” component of accelerateSC, which includes input from S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control and the South Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association (SCRLA), Governor McMaster has...

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May 6, 2020 8:41 AM

Mount Pleasant Issues Emergency Ordinance to Allow for Outdoor Dining & Retail Operations

During their emergency Council meeting on May 5, Mount Pleasant Town Council approved an emergency ordinance to allow for the temporary suspension of regulations regarding outdoor dining and retail operations. The ordinance, which was championed by...

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April 21, 2020 11:06 AM

Businesses Reminded to Update Digital Presence as They Look Towards Reopening

By John Greenberg, Mount Pleasant Communications and Marketing Coordinator.

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (April 24, 2020) - On Thursday, April 23, Mayor Haynie updated a proclamation adopting the same provisions as Governor McMaster's executive order regarding...

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April 20, 2020 10:22 AM

New Instagram 'Gift Cards' & 'Food Orders' Stickers

By John Greenberg, Mount Pleasant Communications and Marketing Coordinator

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (April 20, 2020) - Instagram has rolled out new story stickers and action buttons to make purchasing your goods and services as easy as possible. The new...

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April 7, 2020 4:11 PM

Mayor Haynie Issues New Proclamation Adopting Governor McMaster’s “Home or Work” Order

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (April 7, 2020) – To help fight the spread of the coronavirus, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster issued a “Home or Work” executive order yesterday. The order goes into...

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April 2, 2020 1:46 PM

South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Extends Renewal Deadlines

Effective immediately, the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (LLR) is extending the license renewal deadline for licenses, registrations, and permits scheduled to renew during the months of April, May, June, July, and August....

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April 1, 2020 4:15 PM

Essential Mount Pleasant Businesses Encourage Safe Shopping

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (April 1, 2020) - In an effort to reinforce our community partnerships, Chief Ritchie met with the managers of Home Depot and both Lowes locations, today, and reviewed their efforts to join other Town businesses in protecting the...

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April 1, 2020 3:32 PM

Mayor Haynie Issues New Proclamation Adopting Governor McMaster’s Non-Essential Business List

By Martine Wolfe Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (April 1, 2020) – Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie today issued a new proclamation mirroring South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster’s Closure of Non-Essential Businesses...

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April 1, 2020 2:31 PM

Additional Resources Offered for Small Businesses and Individuals

By John Greenberg, Mount Pleasant Communications and Marketing Coordinator

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (April 1, 2020) – Additional resources are now available to small businesses and individuals via financial packages from the U.S. Treasury, U.S. Chamber of...

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March 31, 2020 2:49 PM

Mount Pleasant Mayor Haynie Issues Stay-at-Home Order Effective April 2-15

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 31, 2020) – Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie today issued a Stay-at-Home proclamation taking effect in Mount Pleasant on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 12:01 a.m....

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March 31, 2020

Business/Economic Development Conference Call today to discuss the Coronavirus/COVID-19.

The Charleston County Emergency Management Department will lead a conference call for Business/Economic Development today at 1:30 pm to discuss the Coronavirus/COVID-19.

Date: 03/31/2020 Time:
1:30 pm Phone Number: 1-843-793-0000
Access Code: 7463800...

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March 30, 2020 1:57 PM

Live Map for Town of Mount Pleasant Businesses

By John Greenberg, Mount Pleasant Communications and Marketing Coordinator

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 30, 2020) – The Town of Mount Pleasant is offering a resource for business owners that can keep residents up-to-date on your operations. Whether it is...

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March 27, 2020 5:35 PM

Town Council Adopts Additional Measures to Support Businesses

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 27, 2020) – At today’s Emergency Video Conference Meeting, and in response to the impact of COVID-19 on the business community, Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie...

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March 26, 2020 2:45 PM

Adapt & Overcome

By John Greenberg, Mount Pleasant Communications and Marketing Coordinator

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 26, 2020) - Businesses are currently having to adapt to the fluid operating environment created by COVID-19. Use our infographic to view some tips that...

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March 24, 2020 1:34 PM

Gatherings of Three or More People Discouraged in South Carolina

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 24, 2020) – South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster yesterday issued an executive order giving law enforcement officers more discretion to disperse groups of three...

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March 20, 2020 11:34 AM

Town to Defer Hospitality Tax, Accommodations Tax Collections Until June 1

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 20, 2020) - Due to the unprecedented COVID-19 virus, the Town of Mount Pleasant is deferring the collection of hospitality tax and accommodations tax until June 1, 2020. Please continue collecting and retaining these tax funds...

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March 19, 2020 5:31 PM

Small Business Administration Emergency Assistance Loan Applications Available Now

By Lauren Sims, Community & Government Affairs Chief

Mount Pleasant, S.C. (March 19, 2020) – The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses...

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March 19, 2020 3:26 PM

Submit Your Safe Business Services to Lowcountry Local First

By John Greenberg, Mount Pleasant Communications and Marketing Coordinator.

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 20, 2020) - If your business is offering special services to get your products safely to your customers in response to the impacts of Covid-19, use...

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March 18, 2020 1:50 PM

In Support of Governor McMaster’s Executive Order, Mayor Haynie Urges Support of Business Community

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 18, 2020) – Following yesterday’s briefing from South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie is affirming his support of the...

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Mount Pleasant COVID-19 Cancellations

6 Alerts
June 4, 2020 1:49 PM

33rd Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival Canceled

After careful consideration and to safeguard the community from the spread of COVID-19, the Town of Mount Pleasant has made the difficult decision to cancel the 33rd Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival.

April 6, 2020 4:46 PM

16th Annual Mount Pleasant Sweetgrass Festival Rescheduled

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 6, 2020) – The 16th Annual Mount Pleasant Sweetgrass Festival has been rescheduled. As many already know, the annual Cooper River Bridge Run had to be rescheduled for Aug. 1 this year due to COVID-19 containment efforts, which...

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March 26, 2020 3:24 PM

Recreation Dept. Cancels All Programs, Including Spring Break Camps Until Further Notice

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 25, 2020) – The Town of Mount Pleasant announced the closure of their programs in a statement to residents: “As the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department continues to receive updates and recommendations from the experts in the...

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March 26, 2020 3:16 PM

Pitt Street Bridge, Playground at Memorial Waterfront Park Are Closed

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 26, 2020) – The Town of Mount Pleasant today announced the closure of the Pickett Recreational Park Area (Pitt Street Bridge) and the playground at Memorial...

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March 26, 2020 1:01 PM

33rd Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival Postponed

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 25, 2020) – After careful consideration of the current unprecedented time our community is facing due to COVID-19, the Town of Mount Pleasant has made the difficult decision to postpone the 33rd Annual Blessing of the Fleet &...

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March 13, 2020 10:24 AM

ArtFest 2020 Slated for March 14 is Canceled

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 12, 2020) – The Town of Mount Pleasant announced today the cancellation of ArtFest, slated for Saturday, March 14, to safeguard against COVID-19 and the spread of the 2019 novel...

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Mount Pleasant COVID-19 Important Messages

23 Alerts
June 29, 2020 3:43 PM

Mount Pleasant Town Council Approves Ordinance Requiring Face Coverings

At the June 29 Emergency Special Council Meeting, Council approved an Emergency Ordinance requiring face coverings in certain circumstances throughout the Town of Mount Pleasant to reduce risk of exposure to COVID-19, effective July 1, 2020.

June 18, 2020 7:03 PM

Mount Pleasant Municipal Court to Remain Closed Through June 23 After COVID Exposure

Due to a COVID-19 exposure to a staff member at Town Hall, court was canceled on Thursday, June 18 to thoroughly clean and sanitize the facility. The Mount Pleasant Municipal Court will remain closed through Tuesday, June 23.

June 17, 2020 6:31 PM

Mount Pleasant Court to Close June 18 After COVID Exposure

Due to a COVID-19 exposure to a staff member at Town Hall, court will be canceled on Thursday, June 18 to thoroughly clean and sanitize the facility. The Mount Pleasant court will contact all affected parties for rescheduling.

June 10, 2020 9:15 PM

Whipple Road Tennis Facility to Close Thursday June 11 to Sanitize After COVID-19 Exposure

MPRD was informed that an individual within the Whipple Road Tennis Camp tested positive for COVID-19. The Whipple Road facility, courts, and office will be closed to the public Thursday, June 11 for cleaning and sanitizing... Read more

May 14, 2020 9:37 AM

Recreation Department Pools Set to Open May 18th at 3 pm

During Governor McMaster’s press conference on May 11, he announced that pools are approved for reopening on May 18. In accordance with the new state guidelines, the Recreation Department pools will reopen next week.

April 28, 2020 1:48 PM

Mount Pleasant Parks Set to Reopen Friday, May 1 with Restrictions

During the April 27 Emergency Council Meeting, Town Council voted to approve Phase 2 of the Parks Reopening Plan thereby opening all town parks by the weekend. This phase is the second part of a four-step plan to return the town’s recreational facilities...

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April 21, 2020 4:52 PM

Governor McMaster Allows for Limited Reopening of Retail Businesses

Mayor Haynie Adopts the Governor’s Phased In Approach While Emphasizing Continued Safety Measures

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (April 21, 2020) – In order to begin facilitating economic recovery and revitalization while still ensuring measures to protect the...

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April 8, 2020 4:06 PM

Mount Pleasant Essential Farm Goods Market to Open April 14

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (April 8, 2020) – To safeguard against the spread of the coronavirus and support local farmers, the Town of Mount Pleasant will operate an Essential Farm Goods Market,...

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April 7, 2020 4:03 PM

Mayor Haynie Issues New Proclamation Adopting Governor McMaster’s “Home or Work” Order

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (April 7, 2020) – To help fight the spread of the coronavirus, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster issued a “Home or Work” executive order yesterday. The order goes into...

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March 31, 2020 2:33 PM

Mount Pleasant Mayor Haynie Issues Stay-at-Home Order Effective April 2-15

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 31, 2020) – Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie today issued a Stay-at-Home proclamation taking effect in Mount Pleasant on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 12:01 a.m....

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March 25, 2020 8:04 PM

South Carolina Announces Additional 82 Cases of COVID-19

COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 25, 2020) — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is investigating 82 additional cases of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. This brings the total number statewide to 424 cases in 39 counties*.

Two...

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March 25, 2020 5:22 PM

Recreation Dept. Cancels All Programs, Including Spring Break Camps Until Further Notice

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 25, 2020) – The Town of Mount Pleasant announced the closure of their programs in a statement to residents: “As the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department continues to receive updates and recommendations from the experts in the...

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March 25, 2020 3:43 PM

Census Bureau Offers Statement on Coronavirus and the 2020 Census

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 25, 2020) - The U.S. Census Bureau is carefully monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and will follow the guidance of federal, state and local health authorities. The Census Bureau’s preparation and contingency...

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March 25, 2020 1:06 PM

South Carolina Announces Additional 44 Cases of COVID-19

COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 24, 2020) — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is investigating 44 additional cases of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. This brings the total number statewide to 342 cases in 36 counties*.

“As...

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March 25, 2020 12:43 PM

South Carolina Announces Two Additional Deaths Related to COVID-19

COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 24, 2020) — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announces two additional deaths related to the novel coronavirus COVID-19. This brings the state’s total number of deaths to seven.

“Sadly,...

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March 24, 2020 1:30 PM

Gatherings of Three or More People Discouraged in South Carolina

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 24, 2020) – South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster yesterday issued an executive order giving law enforcement officers more discretion to disperse groups of three...

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March 23, 2020 7:30 PM

South Carolina Announces Additional 103 Cases of COVID-19

COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 23, 2020) — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is investigating 103 additional cases of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. This brings the total number statewide to 298 cases* in 34 counties.

“We...

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March 21, 2020 11:42 AM

A message from Mount Pleasant Police Chief Ritchie

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 21, 2020) - The Mount Pleasant Police Department would like to send a reminder this weekend to our community. Spring is officially here and everyone wants to enjoy this beautiful weather, but please remember that our community...

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March 19, 2020 2:06 PM

Mayor Haynie Amends Emergency Proclamation, Restricts Gatherings to 10 or less

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 19, 2020) – To safeguard against the spread of COVID-19 and address the increase of confirmed cases across the nation and in South Carolina, Mount Pleasant Mayor...

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March 18, 2020 1:06 PM

In Support of Governor McMaster’s Executive Order, Mayor Haynie Urges Support of Business Community

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 18, 2020) – Following yesterday’s briefing from South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie is affirming his support of the...

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March 17, 2020 5:24 PM

Public Services Department Will Continue to Collect Garbage, Trash During Town’s Declared State of E

By Jen Jordan, Public Services Communications & Marketing Coordinator

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 17, 2020) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department will continue to perform essential functions at reduced staffing until state of emergency...

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March 17, 2020 1:40 PM

Mayor Haynie, Town Council Enact Emergency Ordinance

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 17, 2020) – Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie and Mount Pleasant Town Council today held a telephonic meeting to enact an emergency ordinance (Ord. 20025) to...

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March 17, 2020 9:11 AM

Mount Pleasant Important Contact Numbers

In effort to mitigate the impacts of the 2019 novel coronavirus, Town of Mount Pleasant Facilities and Offices are closed to the public until further notice. Mission critical services are still operational. For up to date information, please see...

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