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Posted on: April 15, 2014

Submit Your Ideas Online About the New Park at Town Hall!

By Martine Wolfe-Mille, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 15, 2014) - The Town of Mount Pleasant held its first Workshop for the New Town Hall Park today. The design team is currently designing the... Read on...

Submit your ideas!
Posted on: April 15, 2014

Garbage Collection Days Will Change for Some Residents

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 15, 2014) - Due to sustained growth in Mount Pleasant, garbage collection days will be changing for some residents in order to balance the increased demand for service. If you are affected... Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2014

The Farmers Market is Cancelled Today April 15

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Due to the forecast of severe weather, the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market will be cancelled today Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Thank you for your understanding and see you at the market next week!

Posted on: April 14, 2014

Wine and Design Celebrity Speed Painting to Benefit Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 14, 2014) – Wine and Design will host its sixth annual Fleet Week fundraiser on Wednesday, April 23, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Triangle Char + Bar in Mount Pleasant to benefit the Town of Mount... Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2014

Mayor Page to Appear on Stage at Crabpot Players Theatre’s Opening Night April 17

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 14, 2014) – Mayor Linda Page will appear on stage at the inaugural play of the Crabpot Players Theatre Company on Thursday, April 17.... Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2014

Mayor Linda Page to Promote Awareness of Local Artists

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 11, 2014) - The Town of Mount Pleasant and the Culture, Arts & Pride Commission invite Mount Pleasant artists to submit photos of completed... Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2014

Help Us Design the New Town Hall Park!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 10, 2014) - We are currently designing the new Mount Pleasant Town Hall on the grounds of the existing municipal site on Houston Northcutt... Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2014

Team MPPD to Compete at Second Annual Fire Truck Pull

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 10, 2014) – Friends and supporters of the Mount Pleasant Police Department are invited to show their support at the Second Annual Fire Truck... Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2014

Consolidated 9-1-1 Center Speeds Up Dispatch Time with Station Alerting

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 10, 2014) - The Charleston County Consolidated 9-1-1 Center implemented its first phase of station alerting on the morning of April 9, 2014. This first of three phases uses the Purvis... Read on...

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Posted on: April 9, 2014

Poll Managers Needed for Mount Pleasant

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 9, 2014) - The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration (BEVR) is in need of additional poll managers for Mount Pleasant, James Island, Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s Island... Read on...

Apply!
Posted on: April 9, 2014

Adopt-A-Highway Litter Cleanup Set for May 3

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 9, 2014) -Charleston County Adopt-A-Highway will hold its next litter cleanup on Saturday, May 3. In case of bad weather, the cleanup will be held on Saturday, May 10.

Throughout the... Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2014

County Spraying for Mosquitoes until April 14

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Charleston County Mosquito Control will be aerially spraying standing water for aquatic stage mosquitoes throughout the County of Charleston through April 14, 2014, between the hours of 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. For more information... Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2014

May is Building Safety Month

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 9, 2014) - The Building Officials Association of South Carolina (BOASC) and the Town of Mount Pleasant Building Inspection Division will celebrate “May as Building Safety Month,” by... Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2014

Don't Miss the Farmers Market Opening Tomorrow April 8!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 7, 2014) – Don't miss the opening of the much-awaited Mount Pleasant Farmers Market tomorrow Tuesday, April 8 at 3:30 p.m. at Moultrie... Read on...

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Posted on: April 6, 2014

MPPD Launches Free Summer Programs for Kids!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 6, 2014) – Hey kids! Would you like to bowl with a police officer this summer? Would you like to learn important safety tips at one of our... Read on...

Youth Programs Website
Posted on: April 4, 2014

MPPD Shares 2014 Cooper River Bridge Run Tips

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (April 4, 2014) – The Cooper River Bridge Run will kick-off tomorrow. Knowing where to park, at what time roads will close and where to claim lost property all will play a part in helping you to... Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2014

Biannual Fire Hydrant Flushing Slated for April

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 3, 2014) - Each April and October, the Mount Pleasant Fire Department (MPFD) flushes hydrants at various locations throughout Mount Pleasant. The work is performed to ensure hydrants are... Read on...

Posted on: April 2, 2014

“Get Fresh with the Locals” at the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market Opening April 8!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 2, 2014) – Save the date for the opening of the much-awaited Mount Pleasant Farmers Market on April 8 at 3:30 p.m. at Moultrie Middle School... Read on...

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Posted on: April 1, 2014

MPPD Launches New Bike Patrol Team

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 1, 2014) - The Mount Pleasant Police Department recently launched its new Bike Patrol Team. Officers Neal Sutler, Charles Long, David Triana... Read on...

Posted on: April 1, 2014

Lane Closures Slated on the IOP Connector

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 1, 2014) - Charleston County Government announces nighttime construction began last night as part of the Isle of Palms Connector Widening and Intersection Improvement Project.

• The lane... Read on...

Posted on: April 1, 2014

Second Annual Sweet Grass Music Festival is May 2-3

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 1, 2014) - - The second annual Sweet Grass Music Festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, May 2-3, 2014 at Patriots Point in Mount Pleasant, S.C., across from the beautiful Charleston... Read on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2014

Check Out the Reading Patrol's Latest Photos on Facebook!

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The Mount Pleasant Police Department Reading Patrol partnered with the first ever Book’n It 5K Fun Run/Walk to raise awareness for the Readers2Leaders campaign and to promote literacy across South Carolina. The race took... Read on...

Photo Gallery
Posted on: March 27, 2014

Don't Miss the Reading Patrol at the Book’n It! Race

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 27, 2014) – The Mount Pleasant Police Department Reading Patrol is partnering with the first ever Book’n It 5K Fun Run/Walk to raise... Read on...

Register!
Posted on: March 27, 2014

Register Now for MPRD Spring Break Camps!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 27, 2014) - Join Mount Pleasant Recreation Department and staff for a fun time at camp during Spring Break, April 14 – 17. Choose from a variety of camps ranging in ages from 3 to 14. Join... Read on...

Posted on: March 27, 2014

Help Name the County's New Recycling Mascot

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 27, 2014) - Charleston County Environmental Management is announcing a naming contest for its new recycling mascot costume. The costume is modeled after the recycling cart used in the... Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2014

Blessing of the Fleet Unveils New T-shirt Art by Local Talent

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 24, 2014) - Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page, Councilmember Elton Carrier, long-time Blessing emcee Tom Crawford and Magwood family guests... Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2014

Don't Miss the Rec. Dept. Public Input Meeting Tonight!

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Recreation Department Public Input Session @Alhambra Hall (131 Middle Street)
on Wednesday, March 26, from 6:00 – 7:30pm

The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department is seeking help from the residents of Mount... Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2014

MPPD Issues 2014 Cooper River Bridge Run Tips

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MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 24, 2014) – The Cooper River Bridge Run is set for April 5. Knowing where to park, at what time roads will close and where to claim lost property all will play a part in helping you to have... Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2014

MPPD Reading Patrol to Appear at Book’n It! Race

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 21, 2014) – The Mount Pleasant Police Department Reading Patrol is partnering with the first ever Book’n It 5K Fun Run/Walk to raise... Read on...

Register!
Posted on: March 21, 2014

MPFD Issues Natural Gas, Propane Gas Safety Tips

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 21, 2014) – The Mount Pleasant Fire Department has released natural gas and propane safety information for residents utilizing these... Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2014

ECCO Announces 2nd Annual Golf Ball

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 21, 2014) - East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) announces the return of their annual Tournament and Gala fundraiser, the Golf Ball. The two-day charity event will take place at the Daniel... Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2014

Don't Forget This Very Important Meeting! The Rec. Dept. Needs Public Input!

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Recreation Department Public Input Session @Alhambra Hall (131 Middle Street)
on Wednesday, March 26, from 6:00 – 7:30pm

The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department is seeking help from the residents of Mount... Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2014

Shaggin' on the Cooper Dance Series Kicks Off April 26

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 19, 2014) - Get ready for summer: Shaggin’ on the Cooper is back! This popular live beach music and shag dance event series returns April 26 to the Mount Pleasant Pier.

Celebrate the... Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2014

MPPD to Host "Police Officers Helping Seniors" Seminar

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 19, 2014) – The Mount Pleasant Police Department is hosting a “Police Officers Helping Seniors” meeting on March 29, 2014 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at The Palms, located at 937 Bowman Road. This... Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2014

East Cooper Meals on Wheels Hosts Community Champions Week

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 18, 2014) - East Cooper Meals on Wheels is hosting Community Champions Week from March 17 - 21 as part of its March for Meals campaign. The event is sponsored by the Meals on Wheels... Read on...

Posted on: March 14, 2014

Calling All Mount Pleasant Residents! The Rec. Dept. Needs Public Input!

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Recreation Department Public Input Session @Alhambra Hall (131 Middle Street)
on Wednesday, March 26, from 6:00 – 7:30pm

The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department is seeking help from the residents of Mount... Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2014

Home, Garden & Art Tour Slated for April 13

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 18, 2014) - Save the Date for the upcoming Home, Garden & Art Tour in the Old Village of Mount Pleasant, SC on Sunday, April 13, from 1-5 p... Read on...

American Red Cross
Posted on: March 17, 2014

Rec. Dept. Donates Tee-shirts to CofC Micro Finance Brigade

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 17, 2014) - The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department recently donated hundreds of tee-shirts to the College of Charleston’s School of... Read on...

Posted on: March 17, 2014

Don't Miss our Easter Egg Hunt @ Alhambra Hall!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 17, 2014) - Kids ages six and under, get your Easter baskets ready for an exciting Easter Egg Hunt with the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department! The Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Wednesday... Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2014

Service, Police Dogs to Appear with Reading Patrol at Barnes & Noble

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 11, 2014) – Make sure that you stop by Barnes & Noble during ArtFest on Saturday, March 15, from 11 to 12 noon, as the Mount Pleasant... Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2014

Mount Pleasant Town Council Takes Action to Improve Infrastructure

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 11, 2014) – Understanding that proper infrastructure is critical to the quality of life of Mount Pleasant residents and to local businesses... Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2014

MPPD Reading Patrol's Visit to Cinebarre

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 10, 2014) - The Mount Pleasant Reading Patrol led by Sgt. Les Mauldin and Cpl. William Dorfner joined Cinebarre in celebrating with man’s best friend on Saturday, March 8. They met in the... Read on...

View the album!
Posted on: March 7, 2014

MPFD Reminds You to Spring Forward on Sunday, March 9

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 7, 2014) – Mount Pleasant Fire Chief Herb Williams reminds you to “spring forward” on Sunday, March 9, by setting your clock ahead one hour... Read on...

Posted on: March 7, 2014

Like Mount Pleasant Waterworks New Facebook Page!

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Mount Pleasant Waterworks (MPW) has launched a Facebook Page! MPW is excited to add one more method of communication for customers. Like their page to receive news, tips and urgent information. View MPW online at: www... Read on...

Facebook Website
Posted on: March 7, 2014

Mount Pleasant Junior Receives President’s Volunteer Service Award

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 7, 2014) - Savannah Campbell, 17, of Mount Pleasant, a member of Clemson University Extension’s 4-H youth development program, has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a... Read on...

Posted on: March 7, 2014

Finance Staff Completes NIMS Training ICS 100 & 200

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 10, 2014) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Finance Division employees recently completed the National Incident Management System (NIMS) training ICS-100 and ICS-200 as required for Administrative... Read on...

Posted on: March 7, 2014

Basketball Teams Compete at 19th Annual Senior Primetimers Jim Ryckman Tournament

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 7, 2014) - On March 1, the Mount Pleasant Senior 3 on 3 Basketball League (age divisions 50-70+) topped off the season by competing in the... Read on...

Posted on: March 7, 2014

Councilmembers Travel to Columbia to Cheer Wando Warriors On

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 7, 2014) – Mount Pleasant Councilmembers Paul Gawrych and Chris Nickels will travel to Columbia today to cheer on Wando High School Boys... Read on...

Posted on: March 5, 2014

Reading Patrol to Appear at Cinebarre on March 8 for A Day with Man’s Best Friend!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 5, 2014) – The Mount Pleasant Reading Patrol led by Sgt. Les Mauldin and Cpl. William Dorfner will join Cinebarre in celebrating with man’s... Read on...

Posted on: March 5, 2014

Save the Date for ArtFest on March 15!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 5, 2014) - Do you appreciate all kinds of arts and delight in making crafts? If so, be sure to attend the 18th Annual ArtFest on Saturday, March 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. hosted by Mount... Read on...

Posted on: March 5, 2014

SCE&G to Host Tree Pruning Workshop at Alhambra Hall on March 18

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 5, 2014) – SCE&G will be pruning trees in Mount Pleasant this spring as part of the company’s five-year cycle to maintain public safety and electric system reliability. The company is... Read on...

Posted on: March 5, 2014

Pet Fest 2014 Slated for March 22 & 23 at Palmetto Islands County Park

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 5, 2014) - Our pets love us unconditionally – so why not give back to our best friends by bringing them out for some fun? Pets, their owners, and those in search of a pet are invited to... Read on...

Charleston County Parks Website
Posted on: March 4, 2014

Firefighters Recognized with Lifesaving Award

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 4, 2014) – The Mount Pleasant Fire Department will recognize this month more than 15 firefighters for saving the lives of Mount Pleasant... Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2014

East Cooper Medical Center to Host Free Health Event on March 15

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 4, 2014) - East Cooper Medical Center is hosting a free health event on Saturday, March 15. Our Shoot for Good Health event will offer free health screenings and physician consultations such... Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2014

Town Moves to Same Day Trash & Garbage Pick-up Effective March 17

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Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 3, 2014) – “To streamline operations, improve public safety and reduce traffic, the Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department will no... Read on...

Sanitation Website
Posted on: February 27, 2014

Lane Closures Slated for Long Point Road & Wando Park Blvd. Intersection Improvements

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 27, 2014) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Transportation Department has announced night-time lane closures at Wando Park Blvd. on Sunday, March... Read on...

Posted on: February 27, 2014

Enroll in the Upcoming Citizen Police Academy!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 27, 2014) - The Mount Pleasant Police Department is recruiting citizens to enroll in the upcoming Mount Pleasant Citizen Police Academy... Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2014

Wando Warriors to Compete at Lower State Game in Florence

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 26, 2014) – Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page and Mount Pleasant Town Council join the cheers of coaches, parents and athletes as the Wando... Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2014

Brand-Building Workshop for Small Business Owners Slated

South Carolina Women’s Business Center and Charleston County Government’s Minority/Women/Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (M/W/DBE) have announced a business development workshop for small business owners.

The workshop... Read on...

Posted on: February 25, 2014

CARTA Offers Free-ride Day on Friday, Feb. 28!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 25, 2014) – Mount Pleasant residents and visitors will have access to unlimited rides on all CARTA routes for the entire day on Friday, Feb. 28, courtesy of McDonald’s. The event is a great... Read on...

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Posted on: February 21, 2014

2014 Miss Mt Pleasant Scholarship & Teen Pageant Slated for Tomorrow

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 21, 2014) - Join Brooke Mosteller, Miss Mt Pleasant & Miss SC 2013, and Anna Holloway, Miss Mt Pleasant Teen 2013, as they crown their successors in the 2014 Miss Mt Pleasant Scholarship &... Read on...

Posted on: February 21, 2014

Time is Running Out to Enter Charleston County’s Recycling Awareness Student Video Contest

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 21, 2014) - Only three weeks left to enter and students can win cash prizes and appear in a Public Service Announcement

Charleston County Recycling Awareness Student Video Contest
https... Read on...

Check here!
Posted on: February 21, 2014

Town, MPPD Recognize Eagle Scouts Charlie and Zachary Worrall

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 21, 2014) – Mount Pleasant Council member Elton Carrier and Mount Pleasant Police Chief Carl Ritchie attended an Eagle Scout ceremony at... Read on...

Posted on: February 20, 2014

Town Commemorates African American History Month with New App

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 20, 2014) – The Mount Pleasant Historical Commission will commemorate African American History Month with the official launch of their new... Read on...

Posted on: February 20, 2014

Don't Miss Rumplestiltskin at the Darby Bldg. Friday, March 7

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 20, 2014) - The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department would like to invite you to attend the last performance of the season in the Children’s Performance Series. “Rumplestiltskin" will be... Read on...

Posted on: February 18, 2014

Mount Pleasant Assists Dorchester County with Aid

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 18, 2014) – Mount Pleasant Public Services crews and equipment left yesterday to honor a mutual aid agreement with Dorchester County. Seven... Read on...

Posted on: February 18, 2014

Early Registration for Jim Ryckman Basketball Tournament Ends Today!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 18, 2014) - The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department will host the 19th Annual Mount Pleasant Senior Primetimers Jim Ryckman Basketball... Read on...

Posted on: February 15, 2014

MPPD Launches Reading Patrol Program

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 15, 2014) - In partnership with Barnes & Noble, the Mount Pleasant Police Department launched the Reading Patrol Program today at the Mount... Read on...

Posted on: February 14, 2014

Ravenel Bridge is Open!

Following a daylight inspection of the weather conditions on the Ravenel Bridge, the Mount Pleasant Police Department, Charleston Police Department and SCDOT have determined that the bridge can be open to the motoring public... Read on...

Posted on: February 13, 2014

Town to Resume Normal Operations Tomorrow

Mount Pleasant Administrative Offices will open at 8 a.m. on Feb. 14

Posted on: February 13, 2014

Ravenel Bridge Remains Closed

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 13, 2014 @ 4:34 p.m.) - Following an afternoon inspection of the weather conditions on the Ravenel Bridge, the Mt. Pleasant Police Department, Charleston Police Department and SCDOT have... Read on...

Posted on: February 13, 2014

Don't Miss Our New Reading Patrol Program on Saturday, Feb. 15!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 13, 2014) – Sgt. Les Mauldin and Cpl. William Dorfner, in partnership with Barnes & Noble Bookstore, invite elementary school kids to the... Read on...

Posted on: February 13, 2014

Ravenel Bridge Still Closed, Large Chunks of Ice Continue to Fall from Upper Cables

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC - Last Update: 9:21 a.m.) - The Charleston Police Department, Mount Pleasant Police Department and SCDOT assessed the ice on the cables of the Ravenel Bridge all night. A joint assessment done at 7... Read on...

Posted on: February 12, 2014

Town Administrative Offices to Operate on 3-Hour Delayed Start for Thursday, Feb. 13

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 12, 2014) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Administrative Offices will operate on a delayed start for Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. Facilities will open... Read on...

Posted on: February 12, 2014

Administrative Offices Open with a 3-Hour Delay Today!

As a result of winter weather conditions continuing to affect our area, the Town of Mount Pleasant will open administrative offices with a 3-hour delay today, Feb. 12 at 11 a.m.

Posted on: February 11, 2014

Mount Pleasant, Local Communities Renew Commitment to Tackle Stormwater Pollution

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 11, 2014) — Join representatives from 13 local county and municipal governments Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 when mayors and other leaders will sign a joint resolution to renew a regional stormwater... Read on...

Posted on: February 7, 2014

“How to Use WordPress to Create Your Website” Workshop for Small Business Owners

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 7, 2014) - South Carolina Women’s Business Center and Charleston County Government’s Minority/Women/Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (M/W/DBE) announce a business development workshop for... Read on...

Posted on: February 5, 2014

Celebrate Gullah Heritage During March

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 5, 2014) - Celebrate Gullah heritage! The National Park Service, in partnership with the Town of Mount Pleasant, is sponsoring a series of free cultural programs at Charles Pinckney National... Read on...

Posted on: February 4, 2014

Jim Ryckman Basketball Tournament Slated for March 1

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 4, 2014) - The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department will host the 19th Annual Mount Pleasant Senior Primetimers Jim Ryckman Basketball... Read on...

Senior Center Website
Posted on: February 4, 2014

Harris Teeter to Co-Present Blessing of the Fleet with East Cooper Medical Center

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

Mount Pleasant, SC (Feb. 4, 2014) – Harris Teeter will join East Cooper Medical Center as Co-Presenting Sponsor of the 27th Annual Town of Mount Pleasant Blessing of... Read on...

Come On Over Website
Posted on: January 31, 2014

Construction Begins on Ben Sawyer Causeway Multi-use Path

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 27, 2014) - Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page along with Councilmembers Elton Carrier, Paul Gawrych and Gary Santos joined Charleston County government break ground today on the Ben Sawyer... Read on...

Posted on: January 31, 2014

Emergency Repairs Underway Near Horlbeck Creek

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Mount Pleasant, S.C. (Jan. 31, 2014) - Mount Pleasant Waterworks’ crews are working to make emergency repairs to a sewer main located along Highway 41 in front of Horlbeck Creek.

In order to keep traffic moving... Read on...

Posted on: January 31, 2014

Ravenel Bridge is Temporarily Closed

MOUNT PLEASANT POLICE DEPARTMENT UPDATE (Jan. 31, 2014 at 11:06 AM): Please note that the Ravenel Bridge is closed temporarily due to large pieces of ice falling from the super structure of the bridge. Several vehicles have... Read on...

Posted on: January 30, 2014

The Ravenel Bridge is Open!

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 30, 2014 at 3:15 PM) - The Arthur Ravenel Bridge is now open to vehicle traffic. Citizens are advised to use extreme caution and drive safely across the bridge. Law enforcement will close the... Read on...

Posted on: January 30, 2014

Charleston County Moves to OPCON 5: Normal Operating Condition

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 30, 2014) - Charleston County will move to Operating Condition (OPCON) 5 at 12:00 p.m. today. OPCON 5 is the normal operating condition for day to day activities. The Emergency Operations... Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2014

Mount Pleasant Waterworks Operations Center will Open at 10 a.m. Thursday

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 29, 2014) - Last updated: 3:55 p.m.- Due to the winter storm, Mount Pleasant Waterworks Operations Center will delay opening tomorrow until 10:00 a.m. The after-hours answering service and... Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2014

ALERT: Don Holt Bridge Open to Public Commuter Traffic

As of 3:30 p.m. today, January 29, the Don Holt Bridge is open to public commuter traffic. This was a collective effort by Charleston County Government, the Charleston County Sheriff’s office, City of Charleston, and the... Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2014

Charleston County Government offices will operate on a delayed start for Thursday, Jan. 30.

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 29, 2014) - Charleston County Government offices will operate on a delayed start for Thursday, January 30. Facilities will open at 12:00 p.m.

The late arrival also applies to the... Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2014

Administrative Offices Will Reopen with a 3-hour Delay on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 11 a.m.

As a result of winter weather conditions continuing to affect our area, the Town of Mount Pleasant will reopen administrative offices with a 3-hour delay on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 11 a.m.

Garbage and trash routes... Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2014

Mount Pleasant Waterworks Will Close Today

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 29, 2014) - LATEST UPDATE: MPW WILL NOW BE CLOSED TODAY Mount Pleasant Waterworks Operations Center will be closed today.

Posted on: January 29, 2014

Public Services Cancels Garbage and Trash Routes Today

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 29, 2014) - For the safety of our citizens and town employees and to minimize damage to equipment, garbage and trash routes for the Town of Mount Pleasant will be cancelled today, Wednesday,... Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2014

Charleston County Lists Warming Centers

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Charleston County Government is coordinating with Durham Transportation to arrange for pick-up and transfer to area warming centers. Service will be provided until the roadways are no longer safe for travel.

- Riders... Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2014

MPW Customers without Electricity Urged to Limit Wastewater System Use

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 28, 2014) - Mount Pleasant residents without electricity should limit the use of the wastewater system including flushing the toilet and running water for prolonged periods. Limiting use of... Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2014

County Will Hold News Conference at 5 p.m.Today

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Charleston County Government Emergency Management will hold a news conference at 5:00 p.m. today to update the public on the weather threat to the area. The conference will take place at the 9-1-1 Center / Emergency... Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2014

Charleston County will move to Operating Condition (OPCON) 3 at 4:00 p.m. today

Charleston County will move to Operating Condition (OPCON) 3 at 4:00 p.m. today. OPCON 3 means a disaster or emergency situation is likely or imminent. Charleston County will activate the Emergency Operations Center at that... Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2014

Laing Students to Compete at Black History Bowl

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 28, 2014) – The Mu Alpha Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity will hold its annual Black History Bowl at the Citadel on Saturday Feb. 8... Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2014

Remember These Winter Heating Safety Tips

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 28, 2014) – As the weather turns to frigid temperatures this week, Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page and Mount Pleasant Fire Chief Herb... Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2014

Administrative Offices Will Close at Noon Today, All Day Wednesday

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 28, 2014) – As a result of severe weather conditions expected in our area this afternoon, the Town of Mount Pleasant will close all... Read on...

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Posted on: January 27, 2014

Protect Your Plumbing from Freezing Weather

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Mount Pleasant, S.C. (Jan. 27, 2014) - Local residents are urged to implement protective measures for their water pipes as temperatures threaten to drop below freezing. Frozen water expands, potentially bursting the... Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2014

Charleston County Moves to OPCON 4 to Monitor Severe Weather Threat

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 27, 2014) - Charleston County Government participated in two conference calls today regarding the severe weather threat. The calls were initiated by the South Carolina Emergency Management... Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2014

Construction Begins on Ben Sawyer Causeway Multi-use Path Improvement Project

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 27, 2014) - Charleston County Government announces construction on the Ben Sawyer Causeway Multi-use Path Improvement Project at a ground breaking ceremony on Jan. 31 at 10 a.m. on Gold Bug... Read on...

Posted on: January 24, 2014

MPPD Launches New Reading Patrol Program

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 24, 2014) – Sgt. Les Mauldin and Cpl. William Dorfner, in partnership with Barnes & Noble Bookstore, invite elementary school kids to the... Read on...

Posted on: January 23, 2014

MPPD Participates in Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 23, 2014) – Mount Pleasant Police Department Cpl. William Dorfner, School Resource Division, attended a youth summit at Belle Hall Elementary... Read on...

Posted on: January 23, 2014

Cold Weather Emergency Shelter Opened Tonight

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Hibben United Methodist Church Pastor Kathryn Hunter has opened a Cold Weather Emergency Shelter at the Christian Life and Learning Center. The center will be open tonight, Thursday, Jan. 23, from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. The... Read on...

Posted on: January 22, 2014

Mount Pleasant Farmers Market Applications Available Online!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 21, 2014) - Interested farmers and food vendors are invited to submit their applications now for the 2014 Town of Mount Pleasant Farmers... Read on...

Apply online!
Posted on: January 16, 2014

Local Wings Restaurant Celebrates Men and Women in Blue

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 16, 2014) - East Coast Wings & Grill, a casual dining restaurant known for its fiery wings, celebrated its Mount Pleasant location Grand Opening on Jan. 14, with an all-day open house.... Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2014

Double the Snow, Double the Fun at Winterfest!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 16, 2014) – The forecast for Jan. 25 is calling for snow at the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina’s Winterfest from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: January 10, 2014

MPW Commissioners Eliminate $5 Penalty Charge

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC ( Jan.10, 2014) - In May 2013, Mount Pleasant Waterworks (MPW) changed the layout of the monthly bill and dates that delinquent charges were applied to past due accounts.

Following that change... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Waterworks Website
Posted on: January 9, 2014

Important Notice to Mount Pleasant Waterworks Customers

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 9, 2014) - In order to streamline operations and make water meter routes more efficient, many Mount Pleasant Waterworks (MPW) customers will experience a change from their present read, bill... Read on...

Billing Change Maps
Posted on: January 8, 2014

Area Recreation Agencies Offer Athletic Events for the 50+ Crowd

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 8, 2014) - The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC), along with several other area recreation organizations, is launching the Lowcountry Master Games in January.

The... Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2014

Please, Answer that Phone and Share What You Know about Water Quality!

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The Clemson Carolina Clear Program wants to gauge what Lowcountry residents understand about local water quality and what impact their actions can have on these resources.

During part of January, through a partnership... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: January 8, 2014

East Coast Wings & Grill Grand Opening to Honor Men and Women in Blue

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 8, 2014) - East Coast Wings & Grill, a casual dining restaurant known for its fiery wings, will celebrate its Mount Pleasant location Grand Opening on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, with an all day... Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2014

Construction Begins Today on Isle of Palms Connector Widening & Intersection Improvement Project

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 8, 2014) - Charleston County Government announces construction beginning Wednesday, Jan. 8, on the Isle of Palms Connector Widening & Intersection Improvement Project. Construction should be... Read on...

Charleston County Website
Posted on: January 7, 2014

Medal of Honor Bowl's Complimentary Tickets Available!

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The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department in cooperation with Darkness To Light is offering complimentary admission tickets to Charleston’s Inaugural MEDAL OF HONOR BOWL scheduled for 2:00 pm on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at the... Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2014

MPFD Offers Heating Season Fire Prevention Tips

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 7, 2014) – As the weather turns to frigid temperatures this week, Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page and Mount Pleasant Fire Chief Herb Williams... Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2014

SCE&G Customers May Experience Short Outages

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 7, 2014) – Due to the extremely cold weather in our area, SCE&G is experiencing high demand on its electric system and has lost part of its generating capacity due to weather driven mechanical... Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2014

Protect Your Plumbing from Freezing Weather

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 7, 2014) - Local residents are urged to implement protective measures for their water pipes as temperatures threaten to drop below freezing is warning Mount Pleasant Waterworks. Frozen water... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Waterworks
Posted on: December 20, 2013

Budget Technician Achieves CGFO Designation

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec. 20, 2013) - Peggy Conkel, Budget Support Technician with the Town of Mount Pleasant's Administrative Services Department, recently received CGFO designation at the annual GFOASC fall... Read on...

Posted on: December 20, 2013

Mount Pleasant Historical Makes its Public Debut, Offers 21st-Century History Lesson

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec. 20, 2013) - The Town of Mount Pleasant’s Historical Commission is pleased to announce the release of Mount Pleasant Historical, a free app for Android and iPhone users, which puts the history... Read on...

Check out the app here!
Posted on: December 20, 2013

MPPD Offers Home Burglary Prevention Tips

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec. 20, 2013) - The Mount Pleasant Police Department would like to provide you with some burglary prevention tips to help keep you and your family from being victimized this holiday season:

- ... Read on...

Posted on: December 18, 2013

Water Leak Causes Curb Lane Closure

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec. 18, 2013) - The southbound curb lane south of Cactus Car Wash, US Hwy.17, will be closed in order to facilitate repairs caused by a water main leak. Mount Pleasant Waterworks will perform the... Read on...

Posted on: December 18, 2013

Modified Hours Slated at Senior Center

Starting Monday, January 6, 2014, the operating hours of the Thomasena Stokes-Marshall Senior Center will change on a limited trial basis. These are the new hours:

Monday-Thursday: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 6 a.m. to 6... Read on...

Posted on: December 18, 2013

Town Earns Two Prestigious National Awards

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec. 17, 2013) – At the December Town Council Meeting, Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page and Mount Pleasant Town Council recognized the... Read on...

Posted on: December 13, 2013

Recycle Your Christmas Tree (and Other Tips to Lessen Your Environmental Impact this Season)!

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With the holidays approaching, Charleston County’s Environmental Management Department encourages citizens to start a new family tradition by taking simple steps that lessen their environmental footprint during the holiday... Read on...

Posted on: December 12, 2013

2013 Christmas Light Parade Winners Announced!

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The Town of Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade was held Sunday, December 8 on Coleman Boulevard. Thousands of people came out to enjoy the incredibly designed and brilliantly lit entries.

The following entries won in... Read on...

Posted on: December 9, 2013

Don't Be an Easy Target! Lock It or Lose It!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec. 9, 2013) - Imagine buying the perfect present for your child and losing it within a few hours. Imagine spending hundreds of dollars on a... Read on...

Posted on: December 9, 2013

Mount Pleasant Fire Department Issues Christmas Tree Safety Tips

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec. 9, 2013) – The Town of Mount Pleasant Fire Department would like to remind residents of simple steps they can take to ensure a safe and merry... Read on...

Posted on: December 6, 2013

Mayor Page Proclaims Arbor Day with Oak Planting

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec. 6, 2013) – Mayor Linda Page today proclaimed Arbor Day with the planting of a live oak on Sweetgrass Parkway. She urged residents... Read on...

Posted on: December 6, 2013

Follow These Easy Parade Tips on Sunday!

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec. 6, 2013) – Thousands of residents and visitors will gather along Coleman Boulevard on Sunday, Dec. 8 to enjoy more than 100 floats and... Read on...

Posted on: December 5, 2013

Former Mayor Swails to Grand Marshal Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec. 4, 2013) – Former Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails will be the Grand Marshal of the18th Annual Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade. On Dec... Read on...

Posted on: December 5, 2013

S.C. Women’s Business Center’s Local Lenders Workshop Hosted Dec. 10

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec. 5, 2013) - Charleston County Government will host the S.C. Women’s Business Center’s third session of the business workshop series, Lending: How to Get the Funds to Start Your Business, on... Read on...

Posted on: December 4, 2013

Mount Pleasant Named Outstanding Traffic Safe Community

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec. 4, 2013) - The Town of Mount Pleasant was named a Grand Winner in the 2013 South Carolina Traffic Safe Community Awards by the AAA Carolinas Foundation for Traffic Safety.

Corporal Traffic... Read on...

Posted on: December 4, 2013

Don't Miss the Holiday Farmers Market & Craft Show this Weekend!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec. 4, 2013) – The Mount Pleasant Holiday Farmers Market & Craft Show is the perfect place to find unique gifts and homemade goods on Dec. 7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Farmers Market Pavilion... Read on...

Posted on: December 3, 2013

Night Paving Work Begins at Hamlin/Rifle Range Intersection

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec. 3, 2013) - Paving on the Rifle Range Road and Hamlin Road intersection will begin tonight, Dec. 3 through Thursday night Dec. 5 and continue Friday night, if necessary. Paving with lane... Read on...

Posted on: December 3, 2013

How to View and Pay Your Tax Bills Online

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You’ve gotten your 2013 tax bill in the mail, what’s next? Here’s a breakdown of how two Charleston County Government offices are involved in the tax process:

• Charleston County Auditor: calculates the millage for and... Read on...

Posted on: November 26, 2013

MPPD Answers Parade Traffic Questions

The Mount Pleasant Police Department offers the following traffic safety tips and wishes residents and visitors a safe and happy holiday season.

Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony Traffic Details

-... Read on...

Posted on: November 26, 2013

Get in the Holiday Spirit with an Outdoor Movie and "Canned Food Festival"

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Nov. 26, 2013) – Is smiling your favorite pastime during the holidays? Then be sure to come watch Buddy’s hilarious attempts to win his father’s heart and get him back on the “nice” list at the... Read on...

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Posted on: November 26, 2013

Christmas Cheer to Parade Down Coleman on Dec. 8

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Nov. 26, 2013) – Thousands of residents and visitors will gather along Coleman Boulevard on Sunday, Dec. 8 to enjoy more than 100 floats and... Read on...

Posted on: November 25, 2013

Goodwill, ECCO Partner to Bring Employment Services to the East Cooper Community

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Nov. 25, 2013)- Goodwill Industries of Lower South Carolina and East Cooper Community Outreach have partnered together to bring employment services to the East Cooper Community through a new Job... Read on...

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Posted on: November 20, 2013

Come Enjoy Holiday Performances at the Darby Building!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (November 20, 2013) – The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department will offer two performances at the G. M. Darby Building during the upcoming holiday season.

The first, “Holiday Puppet Sing-a-long... Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2013

MPPD Citizen Police Academy Graduates Complete Course

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Nov. 20, 2013) – Mount Pleasant residents recently graduated from the 26th Class of the Mount Pleasant Police Department’s Citizen Police Academy... Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2013

Don't Miss the Mount Pleasant Holiday Farmers Market & Craft Show

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (November 20, 2013) – The Mount Pleasant Holiday Farmers Market & Craft Show is the perfect place to find unique gifts and homemade goods on Dec. 7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Farmers Market... Read on...

Holiday Market Website
Posted on: November 19, 2013

Children Invited to Visit Santa at the Darby Bldg.

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC - Children ages 6 and under and their families are invited to the Old Village on Thursday, Dec. 19 to enjoy the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department’s annual "Visit with Santa."

The fun... Read on...

Posted on: November 19, 2013

MPFD Urges Caution When Deep-Frying a Turkey

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Nov. 19, 2013) – With the holidays fast approaching, the Mount Pleasant Fire Department would like to share important safety tips with backyard... Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2013

18th Annual Town of Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade Rings in the Season

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Nov. 4, 2013) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Tree Lighting and Christmas Light Parade has become a highlight of the season in the Lowcountry. On Sunday, Dec. 8, more than 100 groups will participate... Read on...

Posted on: November 1, 2013

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Nov.1, 2013) – The Mount Pleasant Fire Department reminds you to “Change Your Clock - Change Your Battery” on Sunday, Nov. 3 as you move your... Read on...

Posted on: October 25, 2013

Mount Pleasant Commitment to Quality Leads to IAS Building Division Accreditation

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The Town of Mount Pleasant, S.C., earned building department accreditation by the International Accreditation Service (IAS) for its strong commitment to community, quality and efficiency.

“We are extremely proud of this... Read on...

Posted on: October 25, 2013

Got Drugs? MPPD Will Take Them Back on Oct. 26

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Oct. 25, 2013) – Do you have unused or expired prescription drugs in your home? If so, the Mount Pleasant Police Department offers a safe and easy... Read on...

Posted on: October 23, 2013

Master Gardeners Teach Local Youth Useful Skills

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Oct. 23, 2013) - Clemson Extension initiated Monday a gardening program at the Miriam Brown Community Center in the Old Village of Mount Pleasant. The purpose of this program is to teach youth to... Read on...

Posted on: October 21, 2013

MPRD to Celebrate Halloween with Local Youth

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Oct. 21, 2013) - Kids ages 2-5, get your costumes ready for some early trick-or treating fun with the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department!

Families from throughout Mount Pleasant and beyond... Read on...

Posted on: October 21, 2013

Team 4 to Don Super Hero Outfits to Launch New Trunk or Treat Program

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Oct. 21, 2013) – Mount Pleasant police officers disguised as crime fighting super heroes will treat 800 Belle Hall elementary school children to... Read on...

Posted on: October 11, 2013

MPFD Warns Against Kitchen Fires During Fire Prevention Week

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 10, 2013) – The Mount Pleasant Fire Department is promoting fire safety during Fire Prevention Week this month and will conclude with a... Read on...

Posted on: October 11, 2013

Don’t Miss Community Wellness Day Oct. 12 at Moultrie Middle School

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Oct. 11, 2013) – Mayor Billy Swails recently proclaimed Oct. 12 Community Wellness Day and urged that this day be dedicated to the efforts of... Read on...

Posted on: October 11, 2013

Travel Under the Sea at the 26th Annual Children’s Day Festival

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Oct. 9, 2013) – What do dolphins, baseballs and “wheeee!” have in common? You can find them all at the 26th Annual Town of Mount Pleasant... Read on...

Children's Day Festival
Posted on: October 10, 2013

South Carolina to #ShakeOut for Earthquake Awareness Week

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COLUMBIA, SC (Oct. 10, 2013) - South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is proclaiming Earthquake Awareness Week for 2013 be observed October 13-19 in South Carolina. The S.C. Emergency Management Division encourages... Read on...

Register!
Posted on: October 8, 2013

Mac-Off Competition Draws Local Chefs at The Grove Oct. 12

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 8, 2013) – Do you love mac and cheese? If so, this event is for you! A Snappy Event is offering up the best mac and cheese competition in the United States with the 2013 MAC-OFF on Oct. 12,... Read on...

A Snappy Event
Posted on: October 7, 2013

Don't Miss the Last Market of the Season on Oct. 8!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 7, 2013) – The 2013 season of the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market wraps up on Tuesday, Oct. 8. Now is the perfect time to stock up on your... Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2013

Poll Managers Needed in Mount Pleasant for Nov. 5 Election

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Sept. 26, 2103) - The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration (BEVR) is in need of additional poll managers for Mount Pleasant’s upcoming election on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013.... Read on...

Download an application!
Posted on: September 26, 2013

Don't Be an Easy Target! Lock It or Lose It!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 26, 2013) - Imagine buying the perfect present for your child and losing it within a few hours. Imagine spending hundreds of dollars on... Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2013

Jonathan Lucas Honored for Contributions to the Rice Mill Industry

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Sept. 26, 2013) – Nearly 230 years after shipwrecking on the Carolina coast, British millwright and inventor Jonathan Lucas was recognized last... Read on...

Our History Website
Posted on: September 24, 2013

MPPD Releases Smart Phone Application

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Sept. 24, 2013) - The Mount Pleasant Police Department is pleased to announce the release of our smart phone and tablet application to help increase the interactions we have with the community we... Read on...

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Posted on: September 24, 2013

Children’s Performance Series Begin Oct. 18

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Sept. 24, 2013) - The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department would like to invite families to attend the 2013 Children’s Performance Series set to begin Friday, Oct. 18, at the G. M. Darby Building. ... Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2013

Cheerleading Competition to Be Held Nov. 23 at Park West Gym

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Sept. 17, 2013) – Mount Pleasant Recreation Department’s 15th Annual Cheerleading Competition will be held Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013 at the Park West Gym. The competition caters to the recreational... Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2013

County to Treat for Adult Mosquitoes Sept. 14

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MOSQUITO SPRAY ALERT

Charleston County Government’s Mosquito Control Division will be conducting spray operations by air tomorrow to target areas for adult mosquitoes. The public can expect to see a low-flying... Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2013

Entrepreneurs Wanted for the Harbor Accelerator Program

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Sept. 12, 2013) - A new program has launched in Mount Pleasant that will help entrepreneurs take their startup idea from concept to reality. The Harbor Accelerator is a free 14-week program... Read on...

Information & Application
Posted on: September 16, 2013

9th Annual Mount Pleasant Junior Regatta a Huge Success

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 14, 2013) - The 9th Annual Mount Pleasant Junior Regatta was a huge success. Held at Hobcaw Yacht Club on Saturday, August 10, there were 51 sailors entered this year. The weather was... Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2013

Town Partners with Meals on Wheels, Whole Foods Market

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Sept. 12, 2013) – Council member Linda Page yesterday helped bag groceries during Whole Foods Market's 5% Day. As beneficiary, East Cooper Meals on Wheels received 5% of net sales at the Mount... Read on...

East Cooper Meals on Wheels
Posted on: September 12, 2013

View the Anti-Texting Ordinance Online!

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passed at the Sept. 10, 2013 Town Council Meeting.

Ordinance 13057
Posted on: September 11, 2013

Don’t Text and Drive!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 11, 2013) - At the Sept. 10 Town Council Meeting, Mayor Billy Swails and Mount Pleasant Town Council passed an ordinance prohibiting the... Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2013

Sweetgrass Basket Parkway Phase 4-A Public Meeting Slated

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The Town Mount Pleasant will hold a public information meeting on Thursday, September 26, 2013 between 5 p.m. and... Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2013

Night Lane Closures Slated on Long Point Road

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All driver should expect lane closures in the area of the roundabout being constructed at the intersection of Long Point Road and Needlerush Parkway starting Wednesday night Sept. 11.

The contractor will be using... Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2013

Support Miss South Carolina as America's Choice for Miss America

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Dear Friends and Family of Mount Pleasant,

"This is Brooke Mosteller, your former Miss Mount Pleasant and now Miss South Carolina asking for your help from the Miss America Pageant here in Atlantic City. I am excited... Read on...

Vote here!
Posted on: September 9, 2013

Sock Hops Begins Sept. 13 at Mount Pleasant Town Hall Gym

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Sept. 9, 2013) - Mount Pleasant Recreation Department’s sock hops are the place to be if you are a 4th or 5th grade student East of the Cooper. About 400 kids from all area schools show up for... Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2013

Town to Receive CCSD State of Education Report

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Aug. 26, 2013) - The Town of Mount Pleasant will hold a special Town Council meeting on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 6 p.m. to receive information from the Charleston County School District (CCSD)... Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2013

How to Prepare for a Major Hurricane

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller

MOUNT PLEASANT, SOUTH CAROLINA – (August 15, 2013) – As the peak of the hurricane season approaches the Atlantic Basin, Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails called on all citizens to remain... Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2013

PFC Haag Awarded Employee of the Month

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Aug. 14, 2013) – Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails and Mount Pleasant Town Council recognized at last night’s Council meeting PFC Ryan Haag with... Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2013

Don't Miss Business Appreciation Week Sept. 9-13

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Sept. 2, 2013) – The Town of Mount Pleasant will celebrate Business Appreciation Week from Sept. 9-13 by showcasing and recognizing the success of... Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2013

Save the Date for Business Appreciation Week Sept. 9-13

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Aug. 26, 2013) – The Town of Mount Pleasant will celebrate Business Appreciation Week from Sept. 9-13 by showcasing and recognizing the success of... Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2013

Register for Breakfast with the Mayor by Sept. 3

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Aug. 26, 2013) - Are you a Mount Pleasant business owner or entrepreneur interested in our local business climate? If so, help us celebrate the... Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2013

Don't Miss Breakfast with the Mayor on Sept. 12

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Aug. 19, 2013) - Are you a Mount Pleasant business owner or entrepreneur interested in our local business climate? If so, help us celebrate the... Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2013

Help Us Win the Rand McNally Best Food Award!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Aug. 24, 2013) - Rand McNally, Good Sam and Geocaching are searching for the Best Small Towns in America and for the Most Beautiful, Most Fun,... Read on...

Posted on: August 13, 2013

Town Celebrates Business Appreciation Week Sept. 9-13

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 13, 2013) – The Town of Mount Pleasant will celebrate Business Appreciation Week from Sept. 9-13 by showcasing and recognizing the success... Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2013

MPPD Hires New Youth Court Administrator

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 12, 2013) – Bill Henderson, a former Connecticut state trooper with 20 years of law enforcement experience has recently joined the ranks of... Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2013

Mount Pleasant Holiday Farmers Market & Craft Show Set for Dec. 7

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 9, 2013) - The Town of Mount Pleasant invites crafters, farmers and food vendors to apply for the 2013 Holiday Farmers Market to be held... Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2013

MPPD, Target Partner for National Night Out Today!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Aug. 6, 2013) – More than 1,500 communities across the nation will partner with Target and local police departments today for National Night Out.... Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2013

Help Mount Pleasant Win Best Food Award!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 2, 2013) - Rand McNally, Good Sam and Geocaching are searching for the Best Small Towns in America and for the Most Beautiful, Most Fun,... Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2013

August is Farmers Market Month in South Carolina

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 5, 2013) - Local farmers market vendors are asking everyone to come celebrate Farmers Market Month in August by shopping at a farmers market in your community.

“Our market offers what... Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2013

Join us for Breakfast with the Mayor on Sept. 12

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Aug. 5, 2013) - Are you a Mount Pleasant business owner or entrepreneur interested in our local business climate? If so, help us celebrate the... Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2013

Mathis Ferry Roadway Work Slated Tonight

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August 1, 2013Due to weather conditions on Wednesday night, Sanders Brothers Construction Company could not work on the roadway. Weather permitting, they will be working tonight (8/1/13) on shoulders of the... Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2013

BI-LO Returns for 8th Year as Children’s Day Festival Presenting Sponsor

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 2, 2013) – Presenting Sponsor BI-LO and Stage Sponsor East Cooper Medical Center once again are leading the way to a successful Children’s... Read on...

Posted on: July 31, 2013

Mathis Ferry Roadway Cleanup Continues

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July 31, 2013Sanders Brothers Construction Company will be working in several area Wednesday night (7/31/13) on shoulders of the roadway and continue to clean up several areas along Mathis Ferry Road. Lane... Read on...

Posted on: July 31, 2013

Hamlin Road/Rifle Range Road Intersection Improvements Continue

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Correction to previous release: Lane closure will be on Rifle Range Road not Six-Mile Road

July 31, 2013On Wednesday night (7/31/13) Gulf Stream Construction Company plans a lane closure on Rifle Range... Read on...

Posted on: July 31, 2013

MPPD Offers Golf Cart Safety Tips

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 31, 2013) - Crime Prevention Officer Bryce Gregory is asking residents to follow these simple guidelines for golf cart use.

“The Mount... Read on...

Posted on: July 31, 2013

Lock It or Lose It Warns MPPD!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 1, 2013) - Imagine buying the perfect present for your child and losing it within a few hours. Imagine spending hundreds of dollars on a... Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2013

Curious About the Police Department? Sign Up for the Citizen Police Academy!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 22, 2013) – The Mount Pleasant Police Department is inviting citizens to enroll in the free upcoming Mount Pleasant Citizen Police Academy... Read on...

Posted on: July 30, 2013

Work Slated at Hamlin Road – Rifle Range Road Intersection

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July 31, 2013On Wednesday night (7/31/13) Gulf Stream Construction Company plans a lane closure on Six Mile Road with a flagging operation just south of the Hamlin Road intersection. This work will take place... Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2013

Splash Back to School at Memorial Waterfront Park on Aug. 7!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 29, 2013) – Don’t miss our Splash Back to School Day on Wednesday, Aug. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Memorial Waterfront Park! Enjoy the last... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: August 27, 2013

MPPD Urges Caution with Golf Cart Usage

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Aug. 27, 2013) - Crime Prevention Officer Bryce Gregory is asking residents to follow these simple guidelines for golf cart use.

“The Mount... Read on...

Posted on: July 28, 2013

Mathis Ferry Roadway Resurfacing Work Continues

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 28, 2013) - Sanders Brothers Construction Company plans to begin road work on Mathis Ferry Road beginning at Wingo Way and stopping just short of Bowman Road starting tonight Monday, July 29,... Read on...

Posted on: July 26, 2013

Mathis Ferry Road Widening Starts on July 28

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Sanders Brothers Construction Company plans to begin road work on Mathis Ferry Road beginning at Wingo Way stopping just short of Bowman Road starting on Sunday, July 28, 2013. The work consists of widening the existing... Read on...

Posted on: July 26, 2013

Traffic Shift Slated For Mathis Ferry/Walt Miller Roundabout

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Gulf Stream Construction Company plans to shift traffic onto the new roundabout at the intersection of Mathis Ferry Road and Walt Miller Road effective at 6:00 am on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. The roundabout will be... Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2013

MPPD Offers Online Tool to Connect with Community, Reduce Crime

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Sept. 16, 2013) – The Mount Pleasant Police Department has implemented a powerful new online tool called CrimeReports™ aimed at improving... Read on...

Crime Reports Map
Posted on: August 12, 2013

Save the Date for the Next Planning Meet & Greet!

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 23, 2013) – The Town of Mount Pleasant Planning and Development Department is changing venue for its next Meet & Greet. This annual... Read on...

Posted on: September 3, 2013

Don't Miss the Upcoming Planning Meet & Greet!

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Sept. 3, 2013) – The Town of Mount Pleasant Planning and Development Department is changing venue for its next Meet & Greet. This annual... Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2013

Planning to Discuss Comprehensive Plan Update at Meet & Greet

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Aug. 26, 2013) – The Town of Mount Pleasant Planning and Development Department is changing venue for its next Meet & Greet. This annual... Read on...

Posted on: July 25, 2013

Follow These Flood Prevention Guidelines, Stay Safe During the Hurricane Season!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 25, 2013) - You may not know that the Town of Mount Pleasant provides several important services to residents and businesses within the Special Flood Hazard Areas (Zones AE and VE) as... Read on...

FEMA
Posted on: August 19, 2013

Planning Lines Up Numerous Topics for Meet & Greet

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Aug. 19, 2013) – The Town of Mount Pleasant Planning and Development Department is changing venue for its next Meet & Greet. This annual... Read on...

Posted on: July 23, 2013

Save the Date for the Next Planning Meet & Greet!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 23, 2013) – The Town of Mount Pleasant Planning and Development Department is changing venue for its next Meet & Greet. This annual... Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2013

Don't Miss the Business Event of the Year!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Sept. 6, 2013) - In its first two years, the Mount Pleasant Business and Community Expo provided local companies, professionals and organizations an excellent opportunity to market their products... Read on...

Expo Website
Posted on: July 23, 2013

Municipal Association of South Carolina Honors Mount Pleasant with Achievement Award

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GREENVILLE, SC (July 20, 2013) - The Town of Mount Pleasant received a Municipal Achievement Award for its employee public service announcement campaign. Officials were presented with the award during the Municipal... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Communications Office
Posted on: July 23, 2013

Mosquito Spray Alert Begins Today!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 13) - Charleston County Government’s Mosquito Control Division will be conducting spray operations by air over the next several days to target areas of standing water for mosquito larvae. The... Read on...

Posted on: August 30, 2013

The 2013 Business Expo Has a New Look!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Aug. 30, 2013) - In its first two years, the Mount Pleasant Business and Community Expo provided local companies, professionals and organizations an excellent opportunity to market their products... Read on...

Expo Website
Posted on: August 23, 2013

Save the Date for the Mount Pleasant Business and Community Expo!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Aug. 23, 2013) - In its first two years, the Mount Pleasant Business and Community Expo provided local companies, professionals and organizations an excellent opportunity to market their products... Read on...

Expo Website
Posted on: July 23, 2013

A New Look for The Mount Pleasant Business and Community Expo

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 23, 2013) - In its first two years, the Mount Pleasant Business and Community Expo provided local companies, professionals and organizations an excellent opportunity to market their products... Read on...

Reserve a booth!
Posted on: July 19, 2013

View Latest Planning Projects Online

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Would you like to know which project is coming up in your neighborhood? Would you like to stay informed of upcoming developments in the Town? The Planning Department has made it easy for you. Simply click on the map at the... Read on...

Projects and Applications Map
Posted on: July 18, 2013

Calling All Athletes to Register for the Fall 2013 Youth Sports Season!

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The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department is currently hosting registration for Youth Sports, ages 5 to 18. You can register online at www.tompsc.com or in person.

LOCATIONS
• R.L. Jones Center (391 Egypt Rod)• G.M.... Read on...

Register Online!
Posted on: July 16, 2013

Don't Miss Movies on the Grand Lawn July 19!

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Let your family get all tangled up in this hilarious, hair-raising tale at Movies on the Grand Lawn on Friday, July 19, 2013 at 8:30 p.m. Memorial Waterfront Park provides the ideal setting for this magical adventure! Bring... Read on...

Posted on: July 16, 2013

PFC Jenkins Named Employee of the Month

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 16, 2013) – At the July 9 Town Council Meeting, Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails and Town Council recognized PFC. Gerald Jenkins for his... Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2013

Don't Miss Our Christmas in July Craft Show Tomorrow!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 15, 2013) – Want to get a head start on your holiday shopping this year? Why not stop by the Christmas in July Craft Show at the Mount... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: July 12, 2013

The Senior Center Ceremony Photo Album Is on Facebook!

Mount Pleasant Town Council, staff, partners, volunteers and friends met at the Senior Center this afternoon to celebrate the expansion of this beautiful facility. Check out the album, visit the center and join us (for those... Read on...

Senior Center Photo Album
Posted on: July 9, 2013

Mosquito Spray Alert: County to Spray by Air Beginning Today!

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Charleston County Government’s Mosquito Control Division will be conducting spray operations by air over the next several days. The public can expect to see a low-flying helicopter and airplane beginning Tuesday, July 9... Read on...

Posted on: July 9, 2013

Don't Miss our Sunset Splash Day Tomorrow!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 9, 2013) – Don’t miss our 4th Annual Sunset Splash Day on Wednesday, July 10 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Memorial Waterfront Park! Welcome the dog... Read on...

Come on Over!
Posted on: July 3, 2013

Don’t Miss Sunset Splash Day at Memorial Waterfront Park on July 10!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 3, 2013) – Don’t miss our 4th Annual Sunset Splash Day on Wednesday, July 10 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Memorial Waterfront Park! Welcome the dog... Read on...

Posted on: July 3, 2013

Mount Pleasant Fire Chief offers fireworks safety tips, reminds of fireworks-free zone

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 3, 2013) – The Mount Pleasant Fire Department is urging residents to stay safe during the summer holidays with fireworks safety tips.... Read on...

Posted on: July 3, 2013

Holiday Garbage and Trash Schedule

All Mount Pleasant Administrative Offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2013, due to the observance of the Independence Day holiday. The sanitation collection schedule will be as follows:

GARBAGEMonday’s... Read on...

Posted on: July 3, 2013

Municipal Elections Filing Period Opens Aug. 15

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Election Day is Tuesday, November 5, 2013. The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration has scheduled the Certification of the Town’s Election results for Thursday, November 7 at 10:30 a.m. A Special Town... Read on...

Posted on: July 2, 2013

The Market Will Be Open Today!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 2, 2013) – Don’t let the rain showers fool you! The Mount Pleasant Farmers Market will open today at its regular time and place. Pick up... Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2013

Don't Miss Our Christmas in July Craft Show

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 1, 2013) – Want to get a head start on your holiday shopping this year? Why not stop by the Christmas in July Craft Show at the Mount... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: July 1, 2013

Heavy Rain Impacts Local Drains, Ditches

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 1, 2013) – Following recent heavy rain events, the Mount Pleasant Stormwater Division is reminding residents to monitor their drain and... Read on...

Stormwater Information
Posted on: June 26, 2013

Mayor Swails Won't Seek Second Mayoral Term

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Dear residents, dear friends,

It is with a sad heart that I come to you to share the news that I will not seek re-election for a second term as mayor of Mount Pleasant this fall. I have decided to focus on family and... Read on...

Posted on: June 20, 2013

Officer Gillespie Named May 2013 Employee of the Month

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 20, 2013)- At the June 11 Town Council meeting, Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails and Mount Pleasant Town Council recognized Officer Gillespie as Employee of the Month for May 2013.

On... Read on...

Posted on: July 3, 2013

Buyers Invited to Bid on Johnnie Dodds Property

INVITATION TO BID
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FOR SALE OF REAL PROPERTYTAX MAP NUMBER: Portion of 514-00-00-013

The Town of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, will accept sealed bids for the purchase of .40 acres of... Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2013

Buyers Invited to Bid on Johnnie Dodds Property

INVITATION TO BID
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FOR SALE OF REAL PROPERTYTAX MAP NUMBER: Portion of 514-00-00-013

The Town of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, will accept sealed bids for the purchase of .40 acres of... Read on...

Posted on: June 19, 2013

Buyers Invited to Bid on Johnnie Dodds Property

INVITATION TO BID
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FOR SALE OF REAL PROPERTYTAX MAP NUMBER: Portion of 514-00-00-013

The Town of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, will accept sealed bids for the purchase of .40 acres of... Read on...

See the map!
Posted on: June 19, 2013

Lane Shift Slated for Long Point Road Roundabout

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 19, 2013) - On Thursday, June 20, starting at 9:00 p.m. the in-bound lane into Needle Rush Parkway will be shifted to the out-bound lane. Traffic on the out-bound lane of Needle Rush will... Read on...

Posted on: June 17, 2013

Town to Mail Business License Renewals June 21

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 17, 2013) – On June 21, the Town of Mount Pleasant plans to mail approximately 9,200 Business License Renewal packages for 2013/2014.... Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2013

Mount Pleasant Junior Golf Open Results Announced!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC - June 13, 2013 – Seventy players from all over South Carolina participated in the 12th annual Mount Pleasant Junior Golf Open, a two day golf tournament hosted by the Mount Pleasant Recreation... Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2013

NY Style Pizzeria Opens on Hungryneck Boulevard

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 9, 2013) - Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails and Councilman Chris Nickels yesterday attended the ribbon cutting ceremony of Slice Pizzeria... Read on...

Slice Pizzeria and Restaurant
Posted on: June 7, 2013

Mount Pleasant Barely Touched by TS Andrea

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 7, 2013) – Mount Pleasant Public Services, Fire and Police this morning stood down their Emergency Operations Center after reporting minor... Read on...

Get Ready!
Posted on: June 6, 2013

Downtown County Government Buildings Delay Opening to 12 p.m. Friday

Clerk of Court Julie J. Armstrong announced that County judicial complex buildings will open to the public at 12 p.m. on Friday, June 7. The reason for the delay is due to anticipated high winds, rain and possible flooding... Read on...

Posted on: June 6, 2013

Public Services Issues Flooding Guidelines

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 6, 2013) – The Public Services Department is bracing for heavy rains as Tropical Storm Andrea bears down on the Lowcountry and wants to... Read on...

Posted on: June 6, 2013

NOAA Predicts Active 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season

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In its 2013 Atlantic hurricane season outlook issued today, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting an active or extremely active season this year.

For the six-month hurricane season, which begins June 1, NOAA’s... Read on...

Get Ready!
Posted on: June 5, 2013

U.S. Naval Academy's Sailing Squadron Docks

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 5, 2013) - Midshipmen of the United States Naval Academy will arrive in the port of Charleston on Friday, June 15, 2013 . They are sailing from Annapolis, Maryland on four 44-foot sail... Read on...

Naval Academy Sailing
Posted on: June 5, 2013

MPFD Dedicates Squad 507 Today!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 5, 2013) – The Mount Pleasant Fire Department dedicated Squad 507 this morning at Fire Station 7, Bowman Road, in the presence of Mayor... Read on...

QRV Dedication Photo Gallery
Posted on: June 4, 2013

Don't Miss BeerFest on June 8!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 4, 2013) – Join the Town of Mount Pleasant, A Snappy Event and Q104.5 for the best the LowCountry has to offer: GREAT BEER, GREAT FOOD and GREAT MUSIC at the Mount Pleasant International... Read on...

Posted on: June 4, 2013

Mosquito Spray Alert: County to Spray by Air Beginning June 5

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Charleston County Government’s Mosquito Control Division will be conducting spray operations by air over the next several days. The public can expect to see a low-flying helicopter and airplane beginning Wednesday, June 5... Read on...

Schedule
Posted on: May 31, 2013

Mathis Ferry Road Lane Closures Scheduled on June 3

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Lane closures for Mathis Ferry Road at Walt Miller Drive (with flagging operations) are scheduled for Monday night, June 3, 2013 from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. The lane closures are necessary to facilitate roadway paving. Please... Read on...

Posted on: May 31, 2013

Morning Closure Slated at Jones Center on June 5

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The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department would like to announce the morning closure of the R.L. Jones Center on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. SCE&G crews will replace a power pole on the property (391 Egypt Road). The Jones... Read on...

Posted on: May 29, 2013

Lane Closures Slated for Paving, Improvements

Johnnie Dodds Boulevard PavingThere will be daytime lane closures with flagging operations at various locations on the frontage roads from Anna Knapp Boulevard, South to the Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge from 8:00 am... Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2013

Road Closures Slated Beginning May 28

Walt Miller Road ClosureWalt Miller Road will closed temporarily at the intersection of Mathis Ferry Road from May 28, 2013 through August 1, 2013. The road closure is necessary to construct a new roundabout at the... Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2013

Town's Holiday, Garbage, Trash Schedules

Please remember that all Mount Pleasant Administrative Offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2013 due to the observance of Memorial Day. The Sanitation Collection schedule will be as follows:

Garbage... Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2013

Hungryneck Overpass Westbound Side Closure Slated May 22 & 23

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The westbound side of the new bridge over US 17 from Hungryneck Boulevard to I-526 will be closed at 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22 until 5:00 a.m. Thursday, May 23 and again at 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 23 until 5:00 a.m... Read on...

Posted on: May 10, 2013

Our National Police Week Photos Are Online!

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 10, 2013) - The Mount Pleasant Police Department is out in force at the Mount Pleasant Towne Centre today to commemorate National Police Week and to showcase the department’s resources to... Read on...

Facebook!
Posted on: May 8, 2013

May 28 Meeting Slated for Expansion of Shem Creek Park

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PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE
EXPANSION OF SHEM CREEK PARK INFORMATIONAL MEETING

The Town of Mount Pleasant would like to invite members of the community to an informational public meeting that will introduce the new... Read on...

Posted on: May 8, 2013

Incentive, Pride Award Winners to Be Honored

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CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (May 8, 2013) - Community Pride, Inc. of Charleston County will hold its 47th Annual Awards Luncheon on Friday, May 17 to announce Incentive and Pride Award winners being honored for their... Read on...

Posted on: May 7, 2013

Informational Seminar to be held at Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 7, 2013) - On Saturday, June 1, Mount Pleasant Waterworks along with the Town of Mount Pleasant and Charleston County will offer residents the opportunity to learn more about water, wastewater,... Read on...

Posted on: May 3, 2013

Town Celebrates National Bike Month in May

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 2, 2013) - Coinciding with National Bike Month in May, the Town of Mount Pleasant will be adopting the Mount Pleasant Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan. The plan celebrates the unique power of... Read on...

Posted on: May 3, 2013

Detour Slated for Simmons Street May 6-10

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TRAFFIC ALERT

Starting at 7 a.m. on Monday May 6 thru Friday May 10, 2013 at 6 p.m., Mount Pleasant Waterworks will close Simmons Street to thru traffic just before Live Oak Drive.

- Deliveries to business in... Read on...

Posted on: May 3, 2013

Registration Now Open for 12th Annual Mount Pleasant Junior Golf Open

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC - Registration is now open for the 12th Annual Mount Pleasant Junior Golf Open, a two-day golf tournament hosted by the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department and Patriots Point Golf Links.

Youth... Read on...

Posted on: May 3, 2013

MPPD to Kickoff National Police Week

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 2, 2013) – The Mount Pleasant Police Department will kickoff National Police Week on Friday, May 10, from noon to 7 p.m. at the Mount Pleasant... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Police Department
Posted on: May 2, 2013

Coast to Capital Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

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The Mount Pleasant Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies participated in the Coast to Capital Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics this morning. They departed from Sullivan's Island on their... Read on...

Photos
Posted on: April 26, 2013

Ronnie Boals Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 26, 2013) - Ronald M. “Ronnie” Boals, Jr., an institution in the restaurant business since 1962 and a fixture on Shem Creek since 1967, was... Read on...

Photo Gallery
Posted on: April 26, 2013

Wando High School Student Wins Tee-Shirt Contest

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 19, 2013) – The Charleston Miracle League sported a new look for its major fundraiser this spring thanks to the talented Miranda Mason.
... Read on...

The Miracle League!
Posted on: April 25, 2013

Utility Co. to Perform Maintenance on Router

AT&T network engineers will be performing preemptive maintenance on Columbia Access Router 1 on April 30, 2013 during the maintenance window of 12:00AM-6:00AM local router time. The Town of Mount Pleasant's service is... Read on...

Posted on: April 25, 2013

Mount Pleasant Waterworks Recognized

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April, 25, 2013) - Mount Pleasant Waterworks recently received the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Facility Excellence Award for the Rifle Range Road Wastewater... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Waterworks
Posted on: April 25, 2013

Blessing of the Fleet Unveils 2013 T-shirt

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 26, 2013) – The Town of Mount Pleasant unveiled its 2013 Blessing of the Fleet and Seafood Festival T-shirt last night at Red’s Ice House on... Read on...

Charlestoned Website
Posted on: April 24, 2013

MPPD Urges Caution with Golf Cart Usage

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 24, 2013) - Crime Prevention Officer Bryce Gregory is reminding residents to follow these simple guidelines for golf cart use this summer.... Read on...

Posted on: April 24, 2013

Mosquito Control to Spray Area Beginning Today.

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Charleston County Government’s Mosquito Control Division will be conducting spray operations by air over the next several days.

The public can expect to see a low-flying helicopter and airplane beginning April 24... Read on...

Mosquito Control Web
Posted on: April 19, 2013

Don't Miss Fleet Week April 23-27!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 19, 2013) – Fleet Week is back! Shrimp cooking demonstrations, free shagging lessons, wine and painting at Alhambra Hall, and Shaggin’ on... Read on...

Posted on: April 19, 2013

Bartons Toys Moves to Mount Pleasant

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 19, 2013) – Bartons Toys, a toy store located on Charleston's King Street since 1964, has moved to Mount Pleasant after nearly 50 years... Read on...

Bartons Toys Store
Posted on: April 18, 2013

The Ultimate Guide to the April 28 Blessing of the Fleet!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 18, 2013) - By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

26th Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival presented by East Cooper Medical Center
Memorial Waterfront Park, 99 Harry M.... Read on...

Blessing of the Fleet Website!
Posted on: April 17, 2013

Blessing of the Fleet to Support Local Outreach Charity Organization

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 16, 2013) – Do you plan to attend the Blessing of the Fleet and Seafood Festival this year? Will you buy concessions, souvenirs or festival... Read on...

Blessing of the Fleet Website
Posted on: April 16, 2013

Don't Miss the Lowcountry Strawberry Festival April 18-21!

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Shrieks of excitement coming from pulsing neon lights on things that go round and round and upside down into the night are usually some of the sights and sounds of fall as county fairs and festivals are in full swing. But... Read on...

Boone Hall Plantation
Posted on: April 12, 2013

Mayor Proclaims Barbershop Harmony Week

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 12, 20213) - Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails and Mount Pleasant Town Council welcomed The Palmetto Vocal Project at the April Town Council... Read on...

The Palmetto Vocal Project
Posted on: April 12, 2013

April 14-20 is Week of the Young Child in Mount Pleasant!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 12, 2013) - At the April 9 Town Council Meeting, Mayor Billy Swails invited Mount Pleasant Town Council and David Strickland, principal of... Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2013

We are on Twitter! Join Us for Real-Time News!

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For the latest on municipal news!

MtPleasantGov
Posted on: April 10, 2013

Coleman Boulevard Revitalization Implements Lane Shift on April 11

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TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE
Release Number: 002Release Date: April 10, 2013
By the Mount Pleasant Communications Office

CONTACT INFORMATION: J. E. (Ed) Barbee, CPPB, Transportation Construction... Read on...

Coleman Updates
Posted on: April 9, 2013

Get Fresh with the Locals! The Market Is Open!

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Check out the photos online!

Facebook
Posted on: April 9, 2013

MPPD Announces Recent Promotions

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Mount Pleasant Police Chief Carl Ritchie would like staff to join him in congratulating the following individuals on their recent promotions to the following ranks:

Captain: Brad Anderson

Lieutenant... Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2013

Rec. Dept. to Hold Annual Spring Carnival May 8

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 9, 2013) - Children of all ages are invited to join the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department on Wednesday, May 8, from 3 - 5:00 p.m. for our annual Spring Carnival and Celebration! Families... Read on...

Rec Special Events!
Posted on: April 9, 2013

Don't Miss the Opening of the Market Today!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 9, 2013) - Get Fresh with the Locals and don't miss the opening of the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market today at 3:30 p.m. at Moultrie Middle School! Admission and parking are free.

The... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Posted on: April 8, 2013

Large C-17 Formation to Take Off From Joint Base Charleston

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JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. (April 8, 2013) – A multi-ship C-17 formation is scheduled to take off Wednesday morning, April 10, to conduct a variety of training missions.

Up to 21 C-17s will take off in the... Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2013

Corral Panels Will be Placed on Coleman Blvd.

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Corral panels will be placed across the front of the Boulevard construction area tomorrow, Friday, April 5 at the same time they are placed for the rest of the route. They will sit in the bike lane, which is closed for... Read on...

Posted on: April 5, 2013

Night Ramp Closure Slated at Overpass April 9

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Please be advised that the closure of ramp from US 17 onto I-526 Westbound at Hungryneck Boulevard previously scheduled for tonight has been rescheduled to start at 9 pm Tuesday night, April 9 until 6 am on Wednesday morning... Read on...

Posted on: March 28, 2013

Road Closure Slated March 29 at Brickyard Plantation

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MEDIA ALERTA road closure has been scheduled for March 29, from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m, at Royall Trace Lane in Brickyard. The Public Services Department will be working on the bridge culverts in this area. A temporary... Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2013

Meet our 2013 Farmers Market Farmers and Growers!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 4, 2013) - Get Fresh with the Locals and don't miss the opening of the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market on April 9 at 3:30 p.m. at Moultrie... Read on...

Farmers Market Website
Posted on: April 4, 2013

Corral Panels Will be Placed on Coleman Blvd.

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Corral panels will be placed across the front of the Boulevard construction area tomorrow, Friday, April 5 at the same time they are placed for the rest of the route. They will sit in the bike lane, which is closed for... Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2013

Half-Staff Flag Observance Slated for April 6

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Flags will be flown at half-staff Saturday, April 6, 2013, in honor of CW5 Curtis Scott Reagan who passed away while serving our country in Afghanistan.

Posted on: April 4, 2013

Mount Pleasant Posts Lane Closure Details

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5:30 a.m. - Shuttle Buses Begin

5:45 a.m. - Contingent time to close Coleman Blvd from Whilden St. to Fairmont St. (Whilden traffic diverted into Old Village)

6:15 a.m. - Pedestrian Lane Closure... Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2013

Coleman Blvd. Lane Shift Slated Tonight

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GulfStream Construction will implement a lane shift on the East Bound lane of Coleman Blvd. between Fairmont and Pherigo Streets tonight April 3, 2013 at 9:00 pm, weather permitting. Drivers are asked to use caution when... Read on...

Posted on: April 2, 2013

Don't Miss the Opening of the Farmers Market on April 9!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 2, 2013) – Spring is in the air! Don't miss the opening of the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market on April 9 at 3:30 p.m. at Moultrie Middle... Read on...

The Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Posted on: March 26, 2013

All Mount Pleasant Administrative Offices Will Close on Friday, March 29

All Mount Pleasant Administrative Offices will be closed Friday, March 29, 2013 in observance of Good Friday

The Sanitation Collection Schedule will be as follows:

GARBAGE:

During the week of Monday, March... Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2013

Daytime Lane Closure Slated at Overpass

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- The right lane of US 17 North bound will be closed from the I-526 Overpass (just beyond the Bowman Road Overpass) to Hungry Neck Blvd. from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

- The left lane of US 17 South bound will be closed from... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2013

Phone Service Restored at Town Hall

Outgoing and incoming calls are now going through without any problem. We thank you for your patience and your understanding.

Posted on: March 25, 2013

Our Phone Lines Are Down!

MEDIA ALERT: The Town of Mount Pleasant telephone switchboard is experiencing difficulty at this time. The public is unable to call in and employees cannot call out. Please note that all 9-1-1 calls are routed to the... Read on...

Posted on: March 22, 2013

Full Night Closure Slated for Overpass Project North/South Bound Lanes

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Please be advised that there will be a full closure of US17 (all north bound and south bound lanes) starting at 10:30 pm on Friday, March 22 until 7:30 am on Saturday, March 23.

In the case of inclement weather,... Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2013

Our 2013 ArtFest Album is on Facebook!

View the main stage line up here!

Click here...
Posted on: March 18, 2013

Mayor Proclaims Earth Hour on March 23

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 18, 2013) – Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails is proclaiming 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013 as Earth Hour and urges residents to... Read on...

Earth Hour Website
Posted on: March 18, 2013

Coleman Revitalization Kicks-off with Lane Shift

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Phase 1 of Coleman Boulevard Revitalization Kicks-off with Lane Shift the week of March 18 (between Fairmont and Pherigo)

LANE SHIFT UPDATE

• An eastbound lane shift is slated over the... Read on...

Coleman Boulevard Revitalization Website
Posted on: March 15, 2013

Law Enforcement Torch Run Relay

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Law enforcement officers from across the state will be involved in the Torch Run for Special Olympics again this year and the officers from the Lowcountry are no exception.

Beginning at 11:00 am on May 2, law enforcement... Read on...

Posted on: March 15, 2013

Get Fresh with the Locals!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 14, 2013) – Save the Date for the opening of the much-awaited Mount Pleasant Farmers Market on April 9 at 3:30 p.m. at Moultrie Middle... Read on...

Farmers Market Website
Posted on: March 15, 2013

Mayor Proclaims Days of Remembrance

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 14, 2013) – Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails, Mount Pleasant Town Council and WWII survivors, their families and friends recently... Read on...

Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim
Posted on: March 14, 2013

Take a Walking Tour in the Old Village, Stay Healthy!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 14, 2013) – Utilizing historical markers created by the Town of Mount Pleasant Historical Commission, The Moultrie Middle School Wellness... Read on...

Our History Website
Posted on: March 14, 2013

Check Out These Great Classes and Programs!

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REGISTER NOW FOR SUMMER CAMPS!

SPRING BREAK KAYAK CAMP
Get ready to paddle! This spring break kayak camp is designed to teach the basics of paddling, proper technique and safety, while having fun on the water.... Read on...

Summer Brochure
Posted on: March 14, 2013

MPW Announces Poster Contest for Students K-3 and Grades 4-8

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Drinking Water Week is May 5-11, 2013

Mount Pleasant Waterworks is happy to announce their annual poster contest for 2013. Posters should be a celebration of our most precious natural resource - water.

The... For more information click on the link below...

Mount Pleasant Waterworks Website
Posted on: March 13, 2013

Easter Bunny a Big Hit at Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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Kids (ages 6 and under) gathered together on the front lawn of Alhambra Hall on Wednesday, March 13 to enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt with the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department! Children enjoyed hunting for eggs, jumping in... Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2013

MPPD Citizen Police Academy Resumes Classes on April 4!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 11, 2013) – The Mount Pleasant Police Department is inviting citizens to enroll in the free upcoming Mount Pleasant Citizen Police Academy... Read on...

MPPD Website
Posted on: March 8, 2013

Mount Pleasant ArtFest Celebrates 17th Year

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 8, 2013) – The arts will come alive during the Town of Mount Pleasant ArtFest at Mount Pleasant Towne Centre on Saturday, March 16, from 11... Read on...

ArtFest 2013
Posted on: March 7, 2013

MPFD Reminds You to Spring Forward on Sunday

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 7, 2013) – Mount Pleasant Fire Chief Herb Williams reminds you to “spring forward” on Sunday, March 10, by setting your clock ahead one hour... Read on...

Posted on: February 27, 2013

Town Sponsors Healthy Canned Food Drive

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The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department is partnering again with East Cooper Meals on Wheels for a “Healthy Canned Food Drive” during the week of April 1 through 4.

The Mount Pleasant Sanitation Division... Read on...

East Cooper Meals on Wheels
Posted on: February 27, 2013

Don't Miss The 17th Annual Town of Mount Pleasant ArtFest with Mount Pleasant Towne Centre

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The Town of Mount Pleasant Community Development and Tourism Office invites you to celebrate its very diverse artistic community on Saturday, March 16 at Mount Pleasant Towne Centre, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission and... Read on...

17th Annual Town of Mount Pleasant ArtFest
Posted on: February 27, 2013

Earth Day Art Contest Open to Local Students!

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The Earth Day Art Contest is designed to highlight the creative talents of Charleston County students, K-6, to promote the 2013 Charleston Earth Day Festival. The winner's artwork will be used as the design of the... Read on...

Entry Form
Posted on: February 21, 2013

New QRV Business Model Brings Success to MPFD

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (February 21, 2013) – A new business model for the Town of Mount Pleasant Fire Department (MPFD) is resulting in higher quality patient care,... Read on...

QRV Photo Gallery
Posted on: February 21, 2013

Slow Down! Give Us a Brake!

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We would like to remind you to use primary roads when commuting. Refrain from cutting through neighborhoods and observe all traffic regulations and remain alert. Together, let’s work to preserve the quality of life of our... Read on...

Watch our PSA!
Posted on: February 20, 2013

MPPD, MPFD Consolidate 9-1-1 Calls

The Mount Pleasant Police Department announced that beginning today at 6:00 A.M. the Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch Center began all telecommunications operations for Mount Pleasant Police and Fire Department.... Read on...

Posted on: February 13, 2013

Enjoy Coffee and Conversation!

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Talk business with other professionals in our business community and help us keep
Mount Pleasant great! Networking events provide opportunities to talk business and create it, so....come on over to Jimmy Johns 966 Houston... Read on...

Posted on: February 12, 2013

Night Road Closures Slated at Overpass Feb. 12 - 14

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Please be advised that the intersection of US 17 /I-526 exit 29/ and Hungryneck Boulevard will be closed:

• 10:30 pm on Tuesday, February 12 until 6 am Wednesday morning
• 10:30 pm on Wednesday, February 13 until 6 am... Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2013

Mount Pleasant ArtFest Celebrates 17th Year!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (February 8, 2013) – Come help the Town of Mount Pleasant support local arts during ArtFest at Towne Centre on Saturday, March 16, from 11 a.m. to... Read on...

ArtFest 2013
Posted on: February 7, 2013

REVISED! Senior Center Will Be Closed on Feb. 22

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UPDATE (posted 2/14/13): Due to the rain this week, the scheduled electrical work which required the closing of the Senior Center on February 15 has been moved to February 22. We will be open for business as usual on... Read on...

Posted on: February 5, 2013

Night Road Closures Slated Feb. 5-9 at Overpass

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Please be advised that the intersection of US 17 /I-526 exit 29 and Hungryneck Boulevard will be closed:

• 10:30 pm on Tuesday, February 5 until 6 am Wednesday morning
• 10:30 pm on Wednesday, February 6 until 6 am... Read on...

Posted on: February 5, 2013

REVISED MPW Issues Rifle Range Road Traffic Restrictions

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The outside west bound lane of Rifle Range Road between Mount Pleasant Waterworks and Whitesides Elementary School will be closed with limitations imposed on access to/from Mount Pleasant Waterworks. Estimated construction... Read on...

Posted on: February 4, 2013

Adventure TeamWorks Celebrates 10 Years of Helping People Work Together Better

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (February 4, 2013) -- For the last 10 years, Adventure TeamWorks has worked with businesses, organizations and educational institutions to help them develop a team culture where people freely collaborate... Read on...

Adventure TeamWorks Website
Posted on: February 4, 2013

Opening Ceremonies of the Special Olympics Midwinter Games Slated March 1

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WHEN: March 1, 2013 Registration 6:30PM/Run Start from Brittlebank Park 7:00PM
WHAT: Torch Run, “Lighting the way…for a brighter tomorrow!” WHERE: Meet at Brittlebank Park, Charleston, South Carolina
WHO: South... Read on...

Posted on: February 1, 2013

Night Closures Slated at Overpass Feb 1 - 2

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TRAFFIC ALERTPlease be advised that the intersection of US 17 /I-526 exit 29 and Hungryneck Boulevard will be closed from 10:30 pm on Friday, February 1 until 7:30 am on Saturday, February 2 and then again from 10... Read on...

Posted on: January 31, 2013

MPW Moving Forward with Asset Management

All water and wastewater systems are made up of assets. An “asset” is a component of a facility with an independent physical and functional identity and age. Assets can include: pipe, valves, tanks, pumps, wells, hydrants,... Read on...

View Map
Posted on: January 31, 2013

Students Asked to Submit Artwork for Earth Day 2013 Contest

Charleston County Government’s Environmental Management Department is once again asking students in kindergarten through sixth grade to submit artwork for the 2013 Charleston County Earth Day Festival design contest. The... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: January 31, 2013

Don't Miss These Exciting Rec. Classes!

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Private lessons available in piano, drums and percussion, voice, violin/viola, and guitar. Call 849-2061 for more information.

PHOTOGRAPHY ESSENTIALS II (Pre-requisite: Photography Essentials I)
This class will meet... Read on...

Posted on: January 18, 2013

New Bridge Opens to Thru Traffic on Sunday!

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Beginning at 9 a.m. on Sunday, January 20, traffic coming from I-526 Eastbound Exit 29 onto Hungryneck Boulevard and traffic from Hungryneck Boulevard onto I-526 Westbound will be able to follow the new overhead signs to... Read on...

Posted on: January 18, 2013

Night Lane Closure Slated at US 17 and IOP Connector

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Starting at 9 pm on Friday, January 18 and continuing until 6 a.m. on Tuesday, January 22, the fast (inside) lane on Highway 17 northbound will be closed between the intersection of US 17 and the IOP Connector and the... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: January 18, 2013

Night Closures Continue at I-526/Hungryneck Overpass

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Continues Friday through Saturday nights – Jan 18 –Jan 26

Please be advised that the intersection of US 17 /I-526 exit 29/ and Hungryneck Boulevard continues to be closed each night from 9 pm to 6 am this Friday,... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: January 18, 2013

Don't Miss Community Snow Day on Jan. 26!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 18, 2013) – Do you love winter, snow and wintry weather? If so, do not miss the Mount Pleasant Community Snow Day on Saturday, January 26... Read on...

Details...
Posted on: January 17, 2013

Check Out These Exciting Rec. Classes and Register!

Private lessons available in piano, drums and percussion, voice, violin/viola, and guitar. Call 849-2061 for more information.

ZUMBA
Park WestTuesdays
Ongoing 6:15 – 7:15 p.m.
$8 resident/$10... Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2013

Sidewalk Construction Begins on Anna Knapp Blvd. and Edwards Dr.

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Charleston County Government announces it will begin constructing sidewalks on Anna Knapp Boulevard and Edwards Drive on Wednesday, Jan. 16. Both projects are estimated to be completed by Jan. 31.

Anna Knapp Boulevard... Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2013

Voter ID Seminar Offered by Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration

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Voter ID Seminar Offered by Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration
Register in advance to reserve a seat in one of the upcoming free seminars

The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter... Read on...

Board of Elections and Voter Registration
Posted on: January 16, 2013

Senior Primetimers Basketball Tournament Slated for Feb. 23

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC - The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department will host the 18th Annual Mount Pleasant Senior Primetimers Jim Ryckman Basketball Tournament on... Read on...

Senior Center Website
Posted on: January 14, 2013

Mosquito Control Citizens Awareness Campaign January 15 – February 28

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County employees will visit the following neighborhoods between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. to distribute educational materials and check yards for containers that could lead to mosquito breeding problems:

EAST COOPER:... Read on...

County’s Mosquito Control Web Page
Posted on: January 7, 2013

Apply Online for the 2013 Farmers Market Season!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 17, 2013) - The Community Development and Tourism Office is inviting interested farmers and food vendors to submit applications for the... Read on...

Apply Online!
Posted on: January 14, 2013

Night Road Closures Scheduled Jan. 14-19

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Please be advised that the intersection of US 17 /I-526 exit 29 and Hungryneck Boulevard will be closed each night from 9 pm to 6 am starting Monday, January 14 and continuing nightly until Saturday, January 19 (ending at... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: January 11, 2013

Supreme Court Affirms Summary Judgment in Favor of Town of Mount Pleasant

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 11, 2013) – The South Carolina Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in favor of the Town of Mount Pleasant in a case arising from the Town’s denial... Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2013

Mount Pleasant Restaurants Featured During Charleston Restaurant Week!

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Kick-start 2013 with a visit to a Mount Pleasant restaurant during Charleston Restaurant Week! This special 10-day event takes place on Jan. 10 through Jan. 20. It is always a lot of fun and has become a favorite for locals... Read on...

Restaurants
Posted on: January 7, 2013

Intersection at HNB, Exit 29 Slated for Night Closures

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Please be advised that the intersection of US 17 /I-526 exit 29/ and Hungryneck Boulevard will be closed each night from 9 pm to 6 am starting Monday, January 7 and continuing nightly until Saturday, January 12 (ending at 6... Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2013

Medical Center's Expansion Fourth in the Region

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 7, 2013) - Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails, Mount Pleasant Council Members Elton Carrier, Ken Glasson and Chris Nickels and Heath First Medical Director Gaston (Bo) Machado today... Read on...

Posted on: December 27, 2012

Pinning Ceremony to Welcome New Police Chief

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (December 27, 2012) - Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails will host a pinning ceremony on Friday, December 28 at Mount Pleasant Town Hall Gym... Read on...

Posted on: December 24, 2012

More than 800 S.C. Army National Guardsmen Return in Time for the Holidays

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COLUMBIA, S.C.— More than 800 Soldiers of the South Carolina National Guard’s 4th Battalion, 118th Infantry, “Task Force Rifles,” will return to South Carolina Dec. 22-24 after a year-long mobilization and deployment... Read on...

Posted on: December 14, 2012

Hungryneck Boulevard to Close on Dec. 16

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Hungryneck Blvd, between US 17 and Venning, will close this Sunday morning, December 16, between the hours of 3 a.m. and 10 a.m. This closure is necessary for paving in the area. All traffic will be detoured via Venning... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: December 14, 2012

Food Mecca Gourmet Store Comes to Town

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (December 14, 2012) – Mayor Billy Swails and Charlie Way of The Beach Company yesterday flew to Chapel Hill, NC to finalize a recruiting deal that... Read on...

Southern Season
Posted on: December 13, 2012

Sober or Slammer Enforcement Blitz Begins Dec. 14

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The 9th Circuit Law Enforcement Network representing Charleston and Berkeley Counties in conjunction with the South Carolina Governor’s Office of Highway Safety will be conducting a Sober or Slammer Kickoff Enforcement Blitz... Read on...

Posted on: December 11, 2012

The Planning College Spring Session is Full!

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

PLEASE NOTE THE 2013 SPRING SESSION IS FULL

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC -Want to find out more about our planning and zoning laws? Interested in our Comprehensive Plan or... Read on...

Citizens Planning College Brochure
Posted on: December 10, 2012

Parade Results Announced!

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The Town of Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade was held Sunday, December 9. The following entries won in their divisions:

1st Prize $150
2nd Prize $100

Business1st - Kids Teeth
2nd - East Cooper Medical... Read on...

Posted on: December 9, 2012

Don't Miss the Christmas Light Parade Tonight!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (December 9, 2012) - Planning to attend the Mount Pleasant Annual Christmas Light Parade on December 9? Join us on Coleman Boulevard to enjoy one... Read on...

Website
Posted on: December 7, 2012

Mayor Swails Proclaims Arbor Day with Live Oak Planting

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer
MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (December 7, 2012) –
Mayor Billy Swails today proclaimed Arbor Day with the planting of a live oak on Sweetgrass Parkway and urged residents to... Read on...

Posted on: December 7, 2012

Dec. 10 Ceremony Celebrates Early Completion of Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Project

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Together at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 10, Charleston County Government and the Town of Mount Pleasant will hold a ceremony to celebrate the early completion of the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project. The event will... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: December 6, 2012

Recreation Dept. Releases Facilities Holiday Schedule

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Saturday, December 22, 2012• All facilities closed Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25• All facilities are CLOSED

Wednesday, December 26, through Saturday, December 29 • ... Read on...

Posted on: December 6, 2012

Ramp Closures Continue Through Dec. 11

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Ramp closure notification for I-526 Exit 29 Ramp to US 17/Hungryneck Boulevard and the ramp from US 17/Hungryneck Boulevard onto I-526 Westbound Each Night From Wednesday, December 5 through Tuesday, December... Read on...

Posted on: December 6, 2012

Night Road Closures at US 17/ I-526 Slated Over Weekend

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Closure of US 17 North and Southbound at I-526 and Hungryneck Blvd. Friday and Saturday nights December 7 and 8

Please be advised, there will be a full closure of US17 (all north bound and south bound lanes) at the... Read on...

Posted on: December 6, 2012

MPFD Urges Caution when Deep-frying a Turkey

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (December 6, 2012) – As Thanksgiving and Christmas approach, the Mount Pleasant Fire Department would like to share safety tips with backyard chefs... Read on...

Posted on: December 6, 2012

Don't Miss the Jan. 16 Tree Bank Application Deadline!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (December 6, 2012) – The Public Services Department is reminding residents of a tree bank program available to civic clubs, groups or individuals... Read on...

Tree Bank Application
Posted on: December 6, 2012

Adopt Sound Cooking Practices During the Holidays

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

With the holiday season fast approaching, the Mount Pleasant Stormwater Division urges residents to dispose of their cooking oil, grease and fat properly to preserve... Read on...

Water Quality
Posted on: December 6, 2012

Update to JDB Final Construction Schedule

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Construction managers changed the dates since regarding the work on Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project since yesterday’s news release. The following two items from the previous release have been updated to reflect... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: December 5, 2012

Don't Let Scrooge Burn Your Christmas Tree!

Town employees release new public service announcement!!

View the PSA!
Posted on: December 5, 2012

The Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Project Nears Completion

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Traffic Alert: Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Project Update – Final Construction Activities Continue Through Dec. 31

Drivers should expect to navigate through lane and ramp closures and traffic shifts, and encounter... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: December 5, 2012

Give Us Feedback on Our Draft Bike/Pedestrian Master Plan

The Town of Mount Pleasant is hosting a drop-in Public Meeting for the Draft Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan to receive input and feedback from residents. Meet us at Town Hall, Council Chambers, 100 Ann Edwards Lane on... Read on...

View the Draft Bike/Pedestrian Master Plan
Posted on: December 5, 2012

Don't Miss Our Holiday Market & Craft Show!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (December 5, 2012) – The Mount Pleasant Holiday Farmers Market & Craft Show is the perfect place to find unique gifts and homemade goods on... Read on...

Website
Posted on: November 30, 2012

How to Enjoy the Christmas Light Parade This Year?

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (November 30, 2012) - Planning to attend the Mount Pleasant Annual Christmas Light Parade on December 9? Join us on Coleman Boulevard to enjoy one... Read on...

Website
Posted on: November 30, 2012

Watch our Latest Lock It or Lose It PSA!

about the dangers of unsecured property.

Watch the Lock It or Lose It PSA!
Posted on: November 30, 2012

Lock it or Lose it Warns MPPD!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (November 30, 2012) - Imagine buying the perfect present for your child and losing it within a few hours. Imagine spending hundreds of dollars on... Read on...

Watch our Lock It or Lose It PSA!
Posted on: November 28, 2012

Check Out These Rec Holiday Happenings!

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Private lessons available in piano, drums and percussion, voice, violin/viola, and guitar. Call 849-2061 for more information.

ZUMBA
Park WestTuesdays
Ongoing 6:15 – 7:15 p.m.
$8... Read on...

Posted on: November 28, 2012

Closures Continue Through November 30

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Ramp closure notification for I-526 Exit 29 Ramp to US 17/Hungryneck Boulevard and the ramp from US 17/Hungryneck Boulevard onto I-526 Westbound Monday through Friday nights this week

The closures for the US 17-... Read on...

Posted on: November 28, 2012

Babington Way in Wando Lakes Subdivision Will Close to All Traffic

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DATE: December 3 - 31, 2012

TIME: Complete road shut down until project is complete – no through traffic access

DURATION: 4 weeks (estimated)

PURPOSE: Maintenance repair/ replacement of storm drainage... Read on...

Posted on: November 28, 2012

Oakhurst Drive Closed to All Traffic Nov. 28 - 30

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DATE: November 28, 2012 – November 30, 2012

TIME: Full Daytime Road Closure between 9 am – 4 pm with one lane access overnight

DURATION: 3 days

PURPOSE: Maintenance repair/ replacement of storm drainage... Read on...

Posted on: November 28, 2012

Want to Provide Feedback on the Draft Bike/Pedestrian Master Plan?

The Town of Mount Pleasant is hosting a drop-in Public Meeting for the Draft Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan to receive input and feedback from residents. Meet us at Town Hall, Council Chambers, 100 Ann Edwards Lane on... Read on...

View the Draft Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan!
Posted on: November 21, 2012

Shop Mount Pleasant Campaign Launches Today!

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (November 21, 2012) - The Town of Mount Pleasant is launching a campaign designed to encourage residents to spend their dollars within the... Read on...

Like us on Facebook!
Posted on: November 20, 2012

Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule Announced

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The Town of Mount Pleasant employees wish you a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

All Mount Pleasant Administrative Offices will be closed Thursday, November 22, 2012 and Friday, November 23, 2012, due to the observance of... Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2012

Kick-off your Christmas Shopping

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (November 20, 2012) – The Mount Pleasant Holiday Farmers Market & Craft Show is the perfect place to find unique gifts and homemade goods on... Read on...

Website
Posted on: November 16, 2012

I-526 Ramp Will Be Closed Tonight!

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Traffic Alert: I-526 Ramp Closure Tonight as part of Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Project
Ramp closure will occur from 12 a.m. - 4 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 16

Charleston County Government announces the following entrance ramp closure... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: November 16, 2012

Holiday Cheer to Parade Downtown on Dec. 9

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Office

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (November 16, 2012) - More than 100 floats will march down Coleman Boulevard on Sunday, December 9 as the Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade sets... Read on...

Christmas Parade Website
Posted on: November 15, 2012

Rambler Lane Will Close to All Traffic Nov. 26

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LOCATION: Rambler Lane between Talisman Road (Rosemead Subdivision) and North Shadow Drive (Hickory Shadows)DATE: November 26, 2012 – December 17, 2012 TIME:Complete road shut down until project is... Read on...

Posted on: November 15, 2012

Don't Forget to Sign up for our Citizens Planning College!

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC -Want to find out more about our planning and zoning laws? Interested in our Comprehensive Plan or the future development of Mount Pleasant?... Read on...

Citizens Planning College Brochure
Posted on: November 15, 2012

MPFD Offers Free CPR/AED Classes to Residents!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (November 16, 2012) - Julie Gathers, a local... Read on...

Register Online!
Posted on: November 15, 2012

Sign up for Our Holidays Camps!

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Private lessons available in piano, drums and percussion, voice, violin/viola, and guitar. Call 849-2061 for more information.

CHEERLEADING COMPETITION
Sign up for the 14th annual cheerleading competition. ... Read on...

Posted on: November 14, 2012

Are You a History Buff?

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Discover the rich heritage of Mount Pleasant here!

Watch the Video!
Posted on: November 13, 2012

Town Launches PSA Campaign

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Anti-texting public service announcement featured at tonight's Town Council meeting.

Watch the PSA!
Posted on: November 13, 2012

Ramp Closures Slated at Overpass

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The closures for the US 17/ Hungryneck Boulevard/I-526/ Exit 29 Interchange Improvement Project this week not only close I-526 Exit 29 to US 17, but they also close the ramp onto I-526 Westbound from US 17 and Hungryneck... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: November 12, 2012

Chief Sewell Issues Remarks on Upcoming Retirement

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It was with mixed emotions that I announced today my intent to retire as the Chief of Police of the Mount Pleasant Police Department, effective December 31, 2012.

I have truly had an amazing career working with the... Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2012

Town Maintains Excellence in Financial Reporting

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (November 9, 2012) – At a recent Finance Committee of Council, Mount Pleasant Town Council recognized the Finance Division staff for... Read on...

CAFR
Posted on: November 8, 2012

Check Out Our Holiday Calendar!

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Private lessons available in piano, drums and percussion, voice, violin/viola, and guitar. Call 849-2061 for more information.

CHEERLEADING COMPETITION
Sign up for the 14th annual cheerleading competition. ... Read on...

Recreation Department
Posted on: November 8, 2012

Night Road Closure Slated Nov. 10-11

Please be advised, there will be a full closure starting at 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10 until 9 a.m. on Sunday, November 11 of US 17 (all north and southbound lanes) at the intersection of I-526 and Hungryneck Blvd. ... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: November 1, 2012

New Traffic Pattern Slated for Hungryneck Boulevard

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Effective at 6 a.m. on November 2, there will be a new traffic pattern on Hungryneck Boulevard at US 17.

I-526 Exit 29 traffic traveling across US 17 onto Hungryneck Boulevard eastbound will be directed onto the new... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: October 31, 2012

Tree Bank Applications Due January 16!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 31, 2012) – The Public Services Department is reminding residents of a tree bank program available to civic clubs, groups or individuals... Read on...

Tree Bank Application
Posted on: October 31, 2012

Weekend Closure on Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Project for Mt. Pleasant Waterworks

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Mt. Pleasant Waterworks will be working on a sewer line repair that will affect traffic in the area of the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project as follows:

• Where: Johnnie Dodds Boulevard northbound... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: October 29, 2012

Farmers Market to Open on Election Day!

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Join us on Election Day for a special Farmers Market where you can load up on local produce and fresh handmade goodies! Come and enjoy time with your neighbors along with free kids activities and live music from 2 - 6 p.m... Read on...

Posted on: October 29, 2012

JDB Ramp/Lane Closures, Traffic Shifts Continue Through Nov. 26

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Drivers should expect to navigate through lane and ramp closures and traffic shifts, and encounter temporary delays as construction crews continue installing underground drainage pipes, curb and gutter, and preparing and... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: October 23, 2012

Multiple Closures Slated for Hungryneck Overpass Project

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ALERT I

The I-526 Exit 29 (the ramp from I-526 to Hwy 17 North) will be closed on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights October 24th through October 28th. Closure and opening times vary each day as... Read on...

Posted on: October 22, 2012

Mount Pleasant Citizens Planning College Launches Next Spring!

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC -Want to find out more about our planning and zoning laws? Interested in our Comprehensive Plan or the future development of Mount Pleasant?... Read on...

Citizens Planning College Brochure
Posted on: October 19, 2012

MPPD Tweets Halloween Safety Tips

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1. Clear your yard and sidewalk of any obstacles or decorations that may be hard to see in the dark, lest someone go bump in the night.
2. Keep your house well lighted, both inside and out; you wouldn’t want to miss any... Read on...

MPPD Website
Posted on: October 18, 2012

Register for these Exciting Rec. Classes!

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Private lessons available in piano, drums and percussion, voice, violin/viola, and guitar. Call 849-2061 for more information.

GYMNASTICS AT PARK WEST
Park WestAges 3 – 5
Mondays 10:00 – 10:45 a.m... Read on...

Posted on: October 18, 2012

Election Hotline to Help with Citizen Questions

The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration (BEVR) Board of Elections/Voter Registration (BEVR) Office is pleased to announce an increase in staffing on its regular phone line in order to enhance the... Read on...

Voting Information
Posted on: October 15, 2012

Come on Over Under the Big Top!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Oct. 15, 2012) – Calling young explorers and adventurers! Hop on over to the 25th Annual Town of Mount Pleasant Children's Day Festival... Read on...

Posted on: October 11, 2012

Mount Pleasant Uses New Public Safety Software

On Oct. 2, the Mount Pleasant Police and Fire Dispatch began using new public safety software to process 9-1-1 calls. This new software will improve information sharing with other public safety agencies within Charleston... Read on...

Posted on: October 11, 2012

Mount Pleasant to Celebrate Halloween with Neighborhood Youth

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Kids ages 2-5, get your costumes ready for some early trick-or treating fun with the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department! Families from throughout Mount Pleasant and beyond are invited to spend an afternoon of free... Read on...

Posted on: October 9, 2012

Adopt-A-Highway Litter Cleanup Set for November 3

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Charleston County Adopt-A-Highway will hold its next litter cleanup on Saturday, November 3. In case of bad weather, the cleanup will be held on Saturday, November 10.

Throughout the county, volunteers will be picking up... Read on...

Posted on: October 9, 2012

Sign Up For These Exciting Rec Programs!

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Private lessons available in piano, drums and percussion, voice, violin/viola, and guitar.

SOCK HOPS
Grades 4-5. DJ will provide music. The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department staff will chaperone. Town Hall... Read on...

Recreation Department
Posted on: October 3, 2012

Don't Miss the Planning Dept. Meet & Greet!

Town of Mount Pleasant Planning and Development Department
Meet and GreetThursday, October 4, 2012
5:00pm – 7:00pmCooper River Room, Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park

Please join the Town of Mount... Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2012

HNB Westbound Lanes Closed Next Week

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Please be advised that the westbound lanes from Hungryneck Boulevard between US 17 and Venning Road will be closed for five nights next week. These closures will begin at 9:00 pm each night and be cleared by 6:00 am the... Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2012

New Shem Creek Bridge on Bowman Road Opens Monday Night

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Charleston County Government announces that the new Shem Creek Bridge on Bowman Road will open to traffic for the first time on Monday, Oct. 1 at 11 p.m. The bridge is a major step toward the completion of the Johnnie Dodds... Read on...

Transportation Information Hub
Posted on: September 28, 2012

Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Project Construction Update

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Drivers should expect to navigate through lane and ramp closures and traffic shifts, and encounter temporary delays as construction crews continue installing underground drainage pipes, curb and gutter, and preparing and... Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2012

Wine, Brew, and Wishes Too!

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Make-A-Wish South Carolina has partnered with the Town of Mount Pleasant, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, and signature sponsor – Motley Rice to make wishes come true.

Wine, Brew, and Wishes Too! will be held on... Read on...

Purchase online!
Posted on: September 27, 2012

Don't Miss the Planning Dept. Meet & Greet!

Town of Mount Pleasant Planning and Development Department
Meet and GreetThursday, October 4, 2012
5:00pm – 7:00pmCooper River Room, Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park

Please join the Town of Mount... Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2012

Sign Up For Exciting Rec Dept. Classes!

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Private lessons available in piano, drums and percussion, voice, violin/viola, and guitar.

JAZZ/HIP HOP DANCE (beginner)G. M. Darby Building
Ages 6 – 9Mondays
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.September 24 –... Read on...

Recreation Department Website
Posted on: September 17, 2012

US 17/ Hungryneck Boulevard Interchange Improvements

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Next week is a busy one for the US 17/ Hungryneck Boulevard Interchange Improvements project. Two different closures are scheduled to occur each night next week from Sept.17 – Sept. 22.

Westbound Hungryneck Boulevard... Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2012

Permanent Traffic Changes at McGrath Darby Blvd. Begin Tonight

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Beginning 11 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17, Charleston County Government will make permanent changes to the intersection of McGrath Darby Boulevard and Johnnie Dodds Boulevard (U.S. Highway 17) as part of the Johnnie Dodds... Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2012

Shop Locally, Support Bowman Bridge Businesses!

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Business owners impacted by the Bowman Road bridge replacement want to remind shoppers that they are open for business and ready to tackle any customer’s request. Town Administrator Eric DeMoura is also reminding residents... Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2012

Planning Dept. to Host Meet & Greet Oct. 4

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Town of Mount Pleasant Planning and Development Department
Meet and GreetThursday, October 4, 2012
5:00pm – 7:00pmCooper River Room, Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park

Please join the Town of Mount... Read on...

Planning Department Website
Posted on: September 10, 2012

Nighttime Road Closures Slated for Hungryneck

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With new overhead sign structures in place over the westbound lanes, it is time to move over to the eastbound side. Hungryneck Blvd, between US 17 and Venning, is being closed to eastbound traffic (traffic heading from US... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: September 7, 2012

Nighttime Work on Mathis Ferry & Wingo Way Slated Sept. 7-10

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Charleston County Government announces a traffic alert as part of continuing road work on the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project in Mount Pleasant.

Traffic will be shifted on Mathis Ferry Road between Johnnie... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: September 7, 2012

Join Us for Beach Sweep/River Sweep 2012 on Sept. 15!

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The 24th annual Beach Sweep/River Sweep is almost here! Organized by the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Beach Sweep/River Sweep is the largest, one-day beach and... Read on...

For more info...
Posted on: September 6, 2012

Don't Miss the 2012 Entrepreneur & Business EXPO

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The Mount Pleasant Business Association Presents:

The 2012 Entrepreneur & Business EXPO
Supported by the Town of Mount Pleasant Thursday, September 6, 2012
Omar Shrine Temple – Patriots Point. From 10:00 am to 6:00... Read on...

Posted on: September 5, 2012

Hungryneck Blvd. Night-time Road Closures Slated Sept 5 - 7

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With nearly a foot of rain in three nights last week, Hungryneck Blvd, between Venning and US 17, is being closed again to westbound traffic (traffic heading to US 17) for three nights this week, starting on Wednesday night,... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: September 5, 2012

Permanent Traffic Changes Begin at McGrath Darby Blvd. on Sept. 17

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Beginning 11 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17, Charleston County Government will make permanent changes to the intersection of McGrath Darby Boulevard and Johnnie Dodds Boulevard (U.S. Highway 17) as part of the Johnnie Dodds... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: August 31, 2012

Check Our Great Classes at the Rec. Dept!

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TODDLER TIME PRE-SCHOOL
Join us as we open the doors to education and play. Your child will enjoy daily arts and crafts, storytime, and outside play. In addition, your child will participate in such activities as... Read on...

Recreation Department Website
Posted on: August 31, 2012

Enjoy Private Music Lessons at the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 31, 2012) - Children and adults of all ages are invited to join one of the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department’s private music instructors in learning the instrument of their choice. ... Read on...

Recreation Department
Posted on: August 23, 2012

HNB Closed to Westbound Traffic 8/20 -23

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Hungryneck Blvd, between Venning and US 17, will be closed to westbound traffic (traffic heading to US 17) for four weeknights, starting on Monday, August 20 and continuing each night through Thursday, August 23. The... Read on...

Transportation Website
Posted on: August 20, 2012

Mosquito Control, DHEC Aim to Prevent West Nile Virus

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So far in 2012 there has been one human case of West Nile virus in Charleston County, and 11 human cases in South Carolina overall (as of Aug. 20). Charleston County Government’s Mosquito Control Division and the S.C.... Read on...

Request Service
Posted on: August 17, 2012

Old Hull Historical Marker Unveiling Slated Aug. 21

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August, 17. 2012) - Mount Pleasant Billy Swails, Mount Pleasant Town Council and the Mount Pleasant Historical Commission will hold a historical marker unveiling ceremony at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 21,... Read on...

Our History Website
Posted on: August 16, 2012

Ramp/Lane Closures, Traffic Shifts Continue Through Sept. 19

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Drivers should expect to navigate through lane and ramp closures and traffic shifts, and encounter temporary delays as construction crews continue installing underground drainage pipes, curb and gutter, and preparing and... Read on...

Transportation Projects Website
Posted on: August 16, 2012

Sign Up For These Exciting Rec. Classes!

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Private lessons available in piano, drums and percussion, voice, violin/viola, and guitar. Call 849-2061 for more information.

TODDLER TIME PRE-SCHOOL
Join us as we open the doors to education and play. Your... Read on...

Recreation Department Website
Posted on: August 16, 2012

Don't Forget These Easy Back-to-School Driving Tips!

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The Town of Mount Pleasant Transportation Department is reminding commuters to stay safe during the upcoming Back to School week and throughout the year.

Drivers should be aware that road construction will be underway... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: August 13, 2012

Long Point Road Realignment Public Meeting Slated Aug. 16

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The Town Mount Pleasant will hold a public information meeting on Thursday, August 16, 2012 between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall at Christ Episcopal Church, located at 2304 Highway 17 North, Mount Pleasant... Read on...

Transportation Department Website
Posted on: August 7, 2012

Sign Up For Camps, Programs With the Rec Department!

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Private lessons available in piano, drums and percussion, voice, violin/viola, and guitar. Call 849-2061 for more information.

8th ANNUAL MOUNT PLEASANT JUNIOR REGATTA
Saturday, August 11$20 per sailor/$15 per... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Recreation Department
Posted on: August 6, 2012

ALERT: Splash Day Cancelled Today, Rescheduled Aug. 20

*** ALERT: Due to inclement weather Splash Day has been rescheduled for Aug. 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Back to School Splash, the last of a series of successful Splash Days at Memorial Waterfront Park, is almost... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: August 2, 2012

Hidden Boulevard Road Closure Slated Aug. 6 - 10

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The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department/ Stormwater Management has issued a ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE for Hidden Boulevard (between Boat Landing Alley and Leader Lane) in the Hidden Cove Subdivision. The road will be... Read on...

Posted on: July 25, 2012

All Lanes at US 17 & I-526 Will Be Closed Friday, Saturday Nights

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All lanes of US 17 at the intersection of Hungryneck and I-526 to Georgetown will be closed on Friday and Saturday nights.

• July 27th – All north and southbound lanes of US 17 at the intersection of US 17, I-526 exit for... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: July 25, 2012

Exit 29 Will Be Closed Tonight, Tomorrow Night

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I-526 Exit 29 to Georgetown will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday nights.

• July 25th - I-526 Exit 29 to Georgetown (US 17N) will close Wednesday night, July 25th between 10:30 pm and 5:30 am the next morning
• July... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: July 24, 2012

Sign Up for Classes at the Senior Center!

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The following programs and classes are scheduled at the Mount Pleasant Senior Center, 840 Von Kolnitz Road. Call 856-2166. Hours are 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. ... Read on...

Senior Center
Posted on: July 23, 2012

Mount Pleasant Is Named Tree City USA

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 23, 2012) – The South Carolina Forestry Commission recognized Mount Pleasant’s commitment to urban forestry yesterday with the Tree City USA... Read on...

Posted on: July 23, 2012

Sign Up for Great Classes This Summer!

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Private lessons available in piano, drums and percussion, voice, violin/viola, and guitar. Call 849-2061 for more information.

GOLF CAMP
Charleston National Golf CourseAugust 6, 7
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ... Read on...

Posted on: July 23, 2012

Come On Over Under the Big Top!

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By Martine Wolfe-MIller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 23, 2012) – Calling young explorers and adventurers! Hop on over to the 25th Annual Town of Mount Pleasant Children's Day Festival... Read on...

Children's Day Website
Posted on: July 20, 2012

Don't Miss the Junior Regatta on Aug. 11!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 20, 2012) - The 8th annual Mount Pleasant Junior Regatta is set for Saturday, August 11 at Hobcaw Yacht Club. The regatta is open to beginning sailors up to the most experienced.

One of... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Recreation Department
Posted on: July 20, 2012

Something for Everyone at the Senior Center!

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The following programs and classes are scheduled at the Mount Pleasant Senior Center, 840 Von Kolnitz Road. Call 856-2166. Hours are 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. Friday, and 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday. ... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Senior Center
Posted on: July 19, 2012

JDB Ramp/Lane Closures,Traffic Shifts Continue Through Aug. 19

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Traffic Alert: Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Project Construction Update – Ramp/Lane Closures and Traffic Shifts Continue Through Aug. 19

Drivers should expect to navigate through lane and ramp closures and traffic shifts,... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: July 18, 2012

July 19 Road Closure Cancelled @ I-526 & US 17

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The closure of US 17 at the intersection of I-526 and Hungryneck Boulevard scheduled for this Thursday night HAS BEEN CANCELLED. The placement of overhangs on the new Hungryneck/I-526 Bridge over US 17 still needs to occur... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: July 17, 2012

Christmas in July Craft Show at the Market Today!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 17, 2012) – Want to get a head start on your holiday shopping this year? Why not stop by the Christmas in July Craft Show at the Mount... Read on...

Sneak Peek
Posted on: July 17, 2012

US 17 Night Closure Slated @ Intersection of I-526/Hungryneck Blvd.

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Please be advised that there will be a full closure of US17 (all north bound and south bound lanes) starting at 11 pm on Thursday, July 19 through 5:00 am on Friday, July 20.

These closures are necessary to set overhangs... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: July 16, 2012

Christmas in July at the Farmers Market!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 16, 2012) – Want to get a head start on your holiday shopping this year? Why not stop by the Christmas in July Craft Show at the Mount... Read on...

Posted on: July 16, 2012

Partner With Us for the Expansion of the Senior Center!

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On behalf of our senior population, I am appealing to all segments of our community to help make the much needed Phase II of the Mount Pleasant Senior Services Center a reality. The growth of the senior population has been... Read on...

Posted on: July 16, 2012

Power Outage Reported in Building A

The utility company is working to remedy the problem. This could take several hours. Building A staff has been relocated to other locations on campus. Access to services provided by Executive Offices, Public Services... Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2012

Don't Miss Christmas in July at the Farmers Market on July 17!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 13, 2012) – Want to get a head start on your holiday shopping this year? Why not stop by the Christmas in July Craft Show at the Mount... Read on...

Take a sneek peek...
Posted on: July 12, 2012

I-526 Exit 29 Night Closure Slated July 16-20

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Please be advised that I-526 Exit 29 to Georgetown (US 17N) will close nightly between 10:30 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. the next morning starting Monday, July 16 and continuing each week night until 5:30 in the morning of Friday,... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: July 12, 2012

Sign Up for Classes at the Senior Center!

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MOUNT PLEASANT SENIOR CENTERThe following programs and classes are scheduled at the Mount Pleasant Senior Center, 840 Von Kolnitz Road. Call 856-2166.

Hours are 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.... Read on...

Senior Center Summer Brochure
Posted on: July 12, 2012

Charleston County Council Passes Budget

On Tuesday, June 26, 2012, Charleston County Council gave final approval to its budget for fiscal year 2013 (July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013).

The $428.2 million operating budget, presented by County Administrator Kurt... Read on...

Charleston County Website
Posted on: July 10, 2012

Register Your Family to Summer Camps!

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Private lessons available in piano, drums and percussion, voice, violin/viola, and guitar. Call 849-2061 for more information.

KIDS’ TIME
These week long playgroups are for ages 3 – 4 Monday - Friday ... Read on...

2012 Summer Brochure
Posted on: July 10, 2012

Mount Pleasant Junior Regatta Set for August 11

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 10, 2012) - The 8th annual Mount Pleasant Junior Regatta is set for Saturday, August 11 at Hobcaw Yacht Club. The regatta is open to beginning sailors up to the most experienced.

One of... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Recreation Department
Posted on: June 26, 2012

Senior Center Offers Summer Classes.

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MOUNT PLEASANT SENIOR CENTER
The following programs and classes are scheduled at the Mount Pleasant Senior Center, 840 Von Kolnitz Road. Call 856-2166. Hours are 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, and 8 a... Read on...

Senior Center Website
Posted on: June 26, 2012

So Many Camps, So Little Time!

KIDS’ TIME
These week long playgroups are for ages 3 – 4. Monday – Frida
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Ages 3 - 4
$70 resident/$84 non-resident/campR. L. Jones Center
July 23 – 27Park West
July 9 – 13July 16 –... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Recreation Department
Posted on: June 25, 2012

Learn More About the Police Department!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 25, 2012) – The Mount Pleasant Police Department is inviting citizens to enroll in the free upcoming Mount Pleasant Citizen Police Academy... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Police Department
Posted on: June 22, 2012

Exit 29 Road (I-526) Will Stay Open Tonight

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Please be advised that I-526 Exit 29 to Georgetown (US 17 North) scheduled to occur tonight, Friday, June 22, has been canceled.

To complete the installation of new overhead sign structures as part of the US 17... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: June 22, 2012

Limited JDB Road Closures Slated for Fourth of July

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Drivers should expect to navigate through lane closures and temporary delays as construction crews continue installing underground drainage pipes, curb and gutter, and preparing and placing asphalt for the Johnnie Dodds... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: June 21, 2012

County Will Spray for Mosquitoes Tomorrow

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Charleston County Mosquito Control will spray aerially for adult mosquitoes on Friday June 22 with Saturday June 23 as a backup date. This service will be conducted between the hours of 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.... Read on...

American Mosquito Control Association
Posted on: June 20, 2012

Mount Pleasant Pier Celebrates July 4 with Uncle Sam Jam

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This 4th of July, Charleston County Parks invites the Lowcountry to celebrate at the annual Uncle Sam Jam event on the Mount Pleasant Pier! Enjoy the cool harbor breeze and dance to live beach music by local favorite... Read on...

Unce Sam Jam
Posted on: June 20, 2012

Summer Classes Kickoff at the Senior Center

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The following programs and classes are scheduled at the Mount Pleasant Senior Center, 840 Von Kolnitz Road. Call 856-2166.

Hours are 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. ... Read on...

Senior Center Website
Posted on: June 19, 2012

Important Flood Information You Should Know

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Many residents may not know that the Town of Mount Pleasant provides several important services to residents and businesses within the Special Flood Hazard Areas (Zones AE and VE) as identified on the Flood Insurance Rate... Read on...

Storm & Flooding
Posted on: June 19, 2012

2012 Mount Pleasant Junior Golf Open Results

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8 – 9 boys (9 holes)Ethan Warner 48 42 90 WinnerGavin McEvoy 59 55 114 Runner-up
Dugger Niemer 58 60 118Aaron Causey 64 68 132

10 – 12 boys (9 holes)Drayton Stewart 39 ... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Recreation Department
Posted on: June 19, 2012

Save the Date for Summer Fun!

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The Town of Mount Pleasant Community Development & Tourism Office is presenting these exciting summer events.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Party in the Park Memorial Waterfront Park
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.Playing:... Read on...

Special Events
Posted on: June 13, 2012

Stay Safe During the Summer!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 13, 2012) -Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails issued a proclamation on Lightning Safety Awareness at the June 12 Town Council Meeting.

“I... Read on...

Emergency Preparedness
Posted on: June 11, 2012

LED Streetlight Retrofit Meeting Slated for June 19

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

TOWN OF MOUNT PLEASANT, SOUTH CAROLINA (June 11, 2012) – The Town of Mount Pleasant is inviting the public to a drop-in meeting to receive information on the LED... Read on...

Project Area Map
Posted on: June 8, 2012

Preparing for a Major Hurricane

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SOUTH CAROLINA – (June 8, 2012) – As hurricane season kicks off in the Atlantic, Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails called on all citizens to prepare... Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2012

Daytime Traffic Shifts Begin June 11 on Bowman.

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Drivers will encounter new traffic shifts on Bowman Road over the next 30 days as construction progresses on the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project in Mount Pleasant.

Details of the traffic shifts:... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: June 8, 2012

Summer Time Is Camp Time!

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KIDS’ TIME
These week long playgroups are for ages 3 – 4. Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Ages 3 - 4
$70 resident/$84 non-resident/campR. L. Jones Center
June 25 – 29July 23... Read on...

Summer Brochure
Posted on: June 6, 2012

Nighttime Ramp Closures Begin 6/6 at Bowman Rd.

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TRAFFIC ALERT:Drivers will encounter ramp closures over the next 30 days as construction progresses on the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project in Mount Pleasant.

Details of the closures are:... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: June 1, 2012

Party in the Park Rocks On in June!

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Join us every Tuesday night in June for Party in the Park presented by the Town of Mount Pleasant and WEZL and sponsored by Hardee’s. Bring your lawn chair or beach towel but leave your cooler and umbrella at home as we will... Read on...

Memorial Waterfront Park Events
Posted on: June 1, 2012

Town Receives Prestigious Beautification Awards

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The Community Pride, Inc. of Charleston County held its 46th Annual Awards Luncheon on May 11 to announce Incentive and Pride Award winners being honored for their outstanding efforts to improve our community in 2012. ... Read on...

Pride Committee
Posted on: June 1, 2012

Register for our numerous recreation programs!

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Private lessons available in piano, drums and percussion, voice, violin/viola, and guitar. Call 849-2061 for more information.

KIDS’ TIME
These week long playgroups are for ages 3 – 4. Monday - Friday ... Read on...

The Mount Pleasant Recration Department
Posted on: May 31, 2012

Immerse yourself in the Gullah Geechee culture this weekend @ the Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 1, 2012) – The 2012 Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival is coming back to Mount Pleasant with an exciting lineup this year. Named one of the “Top 20 Events in South Carolina” by the Southeastern... Read on...

Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival
Posted on: May 23, 2012

Tonight’s Closure of US 17 Is Cancelled

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All Lanes of US 17 North and Southbound at I-526 and Hungryneck Blvd. will be open tonight.

Thanks to the patience of local drivers, the efficiency of the construction crew, and good weather, all seven girders have... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: May 23, 2012

Mayor Proclaims National Beach Safety Week

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 23, 2012) – Mayor Billy Swails has proclaimed May 21-28 National Beach Safety Week in the Town of Mount Pleasant. He urged all residents to... Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2012

MPPD Honored During National Police Week

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 21, 2012) – Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails and Police Chief Harry Sewell met last week with staff to honor Police Week and publicly salute... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Police Department
Posted on: May 21, 2012

Don't miss the Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 21, 2012) – The 2012 Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival is coming back to Mount Pleasant with an exciting lineup this year. Named one of the “Top 20 Events in South Carolina” by the Southeastern... Read on...

Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival
Posted on: May 21, 2012

Closures for JDB Continue Through June 18

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Drivers should expect to navigate through lane closures and temporary delays as construction crews continue installing underground drainage pipes, curb and gutter, and preparing and placing asphalt for the Johnnie Dodds... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: May 18, 2012

Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission Unveils Management Plan

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC - The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission will present a preview of its developing management plan at 10 a.m., June 1, at the Mount Pleasant Waterworks Building, 1619 Rifle Range... Read on...

Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor
Posted on: May 18, 2012

Additional Full US 17 Closures Slated May 18-24

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US 17/I-526 Interchange Improvements at Hungryneck Boulevard US 17 Closure Notification.

Please be advised that there will be a full closure of US17 (all north bound and south bound lanes) between:

10:30 pm on Friday... Read on...

Posted on: May 15, 2012

Beers, Beats & Eats Lineup Announced

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The Mount Pleasant Beers, Beats & Eats is coming to town on Sunday, May 20 from 1 - 7 p.m. at the Park West Recreation Complex! Free admission, free parking, free kids' activities! This exciting event celebrates great... Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2012

Full Closure of US 17 Slated Between May 15 - 21


Please be advised that there will be a full closure of US17 (all north bound and south bound lanes) between:

- 11:30 pm on Tuesday, May 15 to 5:00 am on Wednesday, May 16- 11:30 pm on Wednesday, May 16 to 5:00 am on... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: May 9, 2012

Download the Coleman Boulevard Presentation!

More than 200 residents attended the Coleman Boulevard Revitalization Special Town Council meeting tonight to review and ask questions about key elements of the proposed design. Council and staff answered inquiries on a wide... Read on...

Coleman Boulevard Presentation
Posted on: May 9, 2012

Don't Forget the Coleman Blvd. Meeting Tonight!

Don't forget the Coleman Boulevard Revitalization meeting tonight at 6 p.m. at the Town Hall Gym, 100 Ann Edwards Lane. Follow the signs once you reach our campus. Council and staff will answer your questions on a wide... Read on...

Posted on: May 8, 2012

Staff, Students Build Oyster Reef at Shem Creek Park Today!

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Today, employees from the Town of Mount Pleasant will be partnering with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources SCORE program and several students from the Academic Magnet school to install an oyster reef in the... Read on...

Water Quality
Posted on: May 7, 2012

Save the Date for Beers, Beats & Eats at Park West on May 20!

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The Mount Pleasant Beers, Beats & Eats is coming to town on Sunday, May 20 from 1 - 7 p.m. at the Park West Recreation Complex! Free admission, free parking, free kids' activities! This exciting event celebrates great... Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2012

Special Council Meeting Slated for Coleman Blvd.

Mayor Billy Swails and Mount Pleasant Town Council will conduct a Special Town Council Meeting on May 9, 2012 at 6 p.m. at the Town Hall Gym to present elements of the proposed revitalization of Coleman Boulevard. A public... Read on...

Agenda
Posted on: May 4, 2012

Additional Closures Slated for US 17 May 5-12

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The Town of Mount Pleasant is announcing the closure of US 17 North and Southbound at I-526 and Hungryneck Blvd. Sat. night and again every night starting Tuesday, May 5 until Saturday morning May, 12.

Please be advised... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: May 2, 2012

Nighttime Work May 2-6 on Bowman/JDB Intersec.

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Charleston County Government announces temporary, nighttime work as part of the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project in Mount Pleasant. The purpose of the road work is to allow crews to paint the beams that support... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: May 2, 2012

Girders Installation Prompts US17 Lane Closures

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Please be advised that there will be a full closure of US17 (all northbound and southbound lanes) between 10:30 pm on Saturday, May 5 to 9:00 am on Sunday, May 6 and again at 11:30 pm on Sunday, May 6 to 5:00 am on Monday,... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: May 2, 2012

Lane Closure Slated for Phillips Community Sidewalk Project

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Charleston County Government announces a traffic alert extension regarding nighttime lane closures for the Phillips Community Sidewalk Project in Mount Pleasant:

• Drivers should expect lane closures to continue on S.C.... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: May 1, 2012

Earth Day Cleanup at Shem Creek a Success

More than 60 volunteers participating in The 2012 Shem Creek Clean Up marked Earth Day by removing more than 64 bags of trash from one of the most picturesque creeks in the region. On foot or paddling up and down the creek... Read on...

Water Quality Website
Posted on: April 27, 2012

Want to find out more about road improvements on Coleman Blvd.?

PROPOSED COLEMAN BOULEVARD (SC 703)
REVITALIZATION ROAD PROJECTChuck Dawley Boulevard to Mill Street
Town of Mount PleasantPublic Information Meeting – 2nd Meeting

Meeting:Monday April 30, 2012, from 5:00 p... Read on...

Transportation Information Hub
Posted on: April 27, 2012

All you Need to Know about the Blessing of the Fleet

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AlcoholAlcohol is sold only in the Beer Garden in the Cooper River Room/Visitor’s Center (beer only). The Pier Shop also sells beer and wine. Coolers are allowed. Alcohol must be in a cup or can with Koozie. No... Read on...

Blessing of the Fleet Website
Posted on: April 26, 2012

Pete the Pelican's Unveiling Album is on Facebook!

SOA students contribute art to Shem Creek Park.

Photo Album
Posted on: April 26, 2012

Free Shuttles Available for Blessing of the Fleet

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Why drive to Memorial Waterfront Park for the Blessing of the Fleet this Sunday when you can board our free shuttles and avoid traffic at or near the park during this famous festival? The Town of Mount Pleasant will run four... Read on...

Blessing of the Fleet Website
Posted on: April 25, 2012

Don't Miss the Upcoming Coleman Blvd. Meeting!

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PROPOSED COLEMAN BOULEVARD (SC 703)
REVITALIZATION ROAD PROJECTChuck Dawley Boulevard to Mill Street
Town of Mount PleasantPublic Information Meeting – 2nd Meeting

Meeting:Monday April 30, 2012, from 5:00 p... Read on...

Transportation Information Hub
Posted on: April 25, 2012

The Blessing of the Fleet Welcomes New Shrimp

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In honor of its silver anniversary, the Town of Mount Pleasant Blessing of the Fleet and Seafood Festival Committee is introducing a new shrimp logo to celebrate 25 years of bringing seafood lovers together with the... Read on...

Marine Marketing Group, Inc.
Posted on: April 24, 2012

Nighttime Entrance Ramp Closure April 24-26 on Johnnie Dodds Boulevard at U.S. 17 South

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Drivers should expect traffic pattern changes this week as construction progresses on the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project in Mount Pleasant.

The entrance ramp to U.S. Highway 17 South (coming from Bowman... Read on...

Transportation Information Hub
Posted on: April 24, 2012

Festival Celebrates 25th Anniversary Milestone

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 24, 2012) – The much awaited 25th Annual Town of Mount Pleasant Blessing of the Fleet and Seafood Festival Presented by East Cooper Medical... Read on...

Blessing of the Fleet Info
Posted on: April 23, 2012

Second Meeting for Coleman Slated April 30

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PROPOSED COLEMAN BOULEVARD (SC 703)
REVITALIZATION ROAD PROJECTChuck Dawley Boulevard to Mill Street
Town of Mount PleasantPublic Information Meeting – 2nd Meeting

Meeting:Monday April 30, 2012, from 5:00 p... Read on...

Transportation Information Hub
Posted on: April 22, 2012

April 23-24 Lane Closures Slated on Bowman Rd.

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The Town of Mount Pleasant Transportation Department has announced nighttime lane closures for the Bowman Road Widening Project, between Chuck Dawley Boulevard and Rifle Range Road, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Monday, April 23... Read on...

Transportation Information Hub
Posted on: April 22, 2012

Town Water Quality Staff, Agencies Partner for Earth Day

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More than 70 volunteers met at Shem Creek today to clean the creek on foot and by kayak.

The Great American Shem Creek Clean Up (2012)
Posted on: April 19, 2012

Pete the Pelican makes debut at Shem Creek Park April 25

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC – A spectacular marine sculpture created by Charleston County School of the Arts’ students will be unveiled on April 25 as part of Fleet Week. The... Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2012

More Closures/Delays Slated for JDB, Bowman through May 19

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With clear, spring weather forecasted, construction crews will continue installing underground drainage pipes, curb and gutter, and preparing and placing asphalt for the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project in Mount... Read on...

Transportation Information Hub
Posted on: April 18, 2012

Moultrie Middle School Students to Build Oyster Reef at Alhambra Hall Today!

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The Town of Mount Pleasant’s stormwater division will be working with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources SCORE program, 300 sixth graders from Moultrie Middle School, the State Ports Authority (SPA), and... Read on...

Water Quality Website
Posted on: April 17, 2012

Fleet Week is Back on April 24-28!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 17, 2012) – Fleet Week is back! A pelican sculpture unveiling, cooking demonstrations, free shagging lessons, wine and painting on the pier,... Read on...

Blessing of the Fleet Website
Posted on: April 13, 2012

MPPD celebrates National Public Safety Communications Week

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 13, 2012) – The Town of Mount Pleasant Police Department is highlighting the efforts of the unsung heroes of public safety during National... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Police Department
Posted on: April 13, 2012

New Bowman Road Overpass Opens Sunday

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 13, 2012) - This weekend, residents and visitors will get to drive on the newly constructed Johnnie Dodds Boulevard (U.S. Highway 17) overpass over Bowman Road, which is part of the County’s... Read on...

Transportation Information Hub
Posted on: April 11, 2012

The 2012 Farmers Market Opening Album is on Facebook!

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Check it out and become a friend! See you at the market next Tuesday!

Photo Album
Posted on: April 10, 2012

Meet Us at the Farmers Market Today!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 10, 2012) – The much awaited opening of the 2012 season of the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market is here! Join us today at 3:30 p.m. at Moultrie... Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2012

Stay Informed! Like Us on Facebook!

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Use this social media platform to find out about all our events!

Town of Mount Pleasant Facebook
Posted on: April 9, 2012

Nighttime road closures slated for US 17/SC 41 intersection

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The intersection of US 17 and SC 41 will close for nighttime work to all but US 17 southbound through traffic. The intersection will be closed from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. on Tuesday, April 10 and again on Wednesday, April 11.... Read on...

Transportation Projects Information Hub
Posted on: April 5, 2012

Guy Harvey Marks Festival Milestone with Commemorative Tee-shirt, Poster

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 5, 2012) - Guy Harvey, an internationally renowned marine life painter, scientist, scuba diver, photographer, and conservationist has... Read on...

Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival
Posted on: April 4, 2012

Lane Closure Slated Tonight for Intersection of US 17 /US 41

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Starting tonight, Wednesday, April 4 at 10:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 5, the intersection of US 17 and US 41 in Mount Pleasant, SC, will be closed to all but US 17 southbound through traffic. This... Read on...

Transportation Information Hub
Posted on: April 4, 2012

The Farmers Market Comes Back Next Week!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 4, 2012) – The much awaited opening of the 2012 season of the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market is upon us! The market will kick off the new... Read on...

Farmers Market Website
Posted on: April 3, 2012

Adopt-A-Highway Litter Cleanup Set for May 5

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Charleston County Adopt-A-Highway will hold its next litter cleanup on Saturday, May 5. In case of bad weather, the clean-up will be held on Saturday, May 12.

Throughout the county, volunteers will be picking up trash on... Read on...

SCDOT Website
Posted on: April 3, 2012

Holiday Sanitation Schedule Slated for Easter

All Town of Mount Pleasant Administrative Offices will be closed on April 6, 2012 in observance of Good Friday.

GARBAGE COLLECTION SCHEDULEThere will be no change in the garbage collection schedules.... Read on...

Sanitation Division
Posted on: March 30, 2012

Traffic Tips for the Cooper River Bridge Run

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The Mount Pleasant Police Department would like to remind residents and visitors that the 35th Annual Cooper River Bridge Run will be held on Saturday, March 31. The starting line is on Coleman Blvd. near Simmons St.... Read on...

Posted on: March 29, 2012

Nighttime Lane Closure for Phillips Community Sidewalk Project Begins April 2

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Charleston County Government announces the following traffic alert regarding nighttime lane closures for the Phillips Community Sidewalk Project in Mount Pleasant:

· Drivers should expect lane closures on S.C.... Read on...

Posted on: March 28, 2012

2012 Coast to the Capital Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics kicks off May 3

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Law enforcement officers from across the state are involved in the Torch Run for Special Olympics and the officers from the Lowcountry are no exception. Beginning at 11 am on May 3, local law enforcement officers, including... Read on...

Special Olympics
Posted on: March 28, 2012

Join the Great Shem Creek Clean Up on Earth Day!

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Join us for the Second Annual Shem Creek Clean Up on Sunday, April, 22 (Earth Day) at 9 a.m. at Shem Creek Park.

This event is presented by the Mount Pleasant Land Conservancy, Nature Adventures Outfitters, and the Town... Read on...

Clean Cities Sweep 2012
Posted on: March 28, 2012

MPPD Announces Road Closures for Cooper River Bridge Run

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The Mount Pleasant Police Department has released a road closure schedule for the upcoming Saturday, March 31 Cooper River Bridge Run. It is important to note that this schedule is subject to change to account for the safety... Read on...

Posted on: March 20, 2012

Fit Week is back with free classes March 23-30!

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Fit week is back! Spring is here and summer is not far behind! Following on the success of last year’s Fit Week at Memorial Waterfront Park, the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department wants you to stay active this season with... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Recreation Department Website
Posted on: March 20, 2012

Town awarded prestigious awards for use of pilot technology

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

Mount Pleasant, SC (March 20, 2012) – InSync, a pilot effort to reduce travel time, gas emissions and fuel expense along the most heavily traveled and congested... Read on...

InSync.
Posted on: March 20, 2012

Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival Offers Exciting Lineup

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 20, 2012) – The 2012 Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival is coming back to Mount Pleasant with an exciting lineup this year. Named one of the “Top 20 Events in South Carolina” by the... Read on...

Sweetgrass Festival
Posted on: March 19, 2012

Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival Celebrates its 25th Anniversary!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC – The 25th Annual Town of Mount Pleasant Blessing of the Fleet and Seafood Festival presented by East Cooper Medical Center is set for April 29 at the beautiful Memorial Waterfront Park.

“The... Read on...

Blessing of the Fleet Website
Posted on: March 16, 2012

Exit 29 will close overnight on Sunday, March 18

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Please be advised that a closure of Exit 29 on I-526 East (Georgetown/Highway 17 North) will take place from 9 p.m. on Sunday March 18, 2012 until 5 a.m. on Monday March 19, 2012. Please follow detour signage via Exit 28... Read on...

Transportation Information Hub
Posted on: March 16, 2012

Keep Mount Pleasant Clean and Green!

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This year, the Town of Mount Pleasant is excited to participate in Clean Cities Sweep -The Great American Cleanup. The Great American Cleanup, sponsored by Keep America Beautiful, is the largest organized cleanup and... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Clean Cities Sweep Website
Posted on: March 16, 2012

Expect Closure Delays for JDB through April 15

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A previously announced traffic alert will continue through Sunday, April 15 for the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project in Mount Pleasant as crews install underground drainage pipes, curb and gutter, and prepare and... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub Website
Posted on: March 15, 2012

2012 ArtFest Videos Showcase Great Talents

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View the videos on our Facebook page and become a friend!

ArtFest on Facebook
Posted on: March 15, 2012

Planning Dept. Releases 2012 Demographics Report

Check us out online for the latest update!

2012 Demographics Report
Posted on: March 14, 2012

Enjoy Memorial Waterfront Park at Night

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

Mount Pleasant, SC (March 14, 2012) – The pier at Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park is about to get even more popular with the extension of its closing hours.... Read on...

Posted on: March 14, 2012

Town offers Wi-Fi access in public meeting areas

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Do you want to access your smartphone, your tablet or your laptop during a town meeting? You can now do so and post live real-time comments on wireless devices during town meetings.

In an effort to become more... Read on...

Posted on: March 14, 2012

Mayor Billy Swails Issues State of the Town Address

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Mount Pleasant State of the Town Address
March 10, 2012

Ladies and Gentlemen,Good evening. I come before you to deliver my assessment of the state of our fine community. I am happy to report that the state of... Read on...

Posted on: March 13, 2012

Check us out on Facebook!

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We've posted hundreds of photos of ArtFest's Main Stage Talent online. Can you spot your children?

Photo Album
Posted on: March 8, 2012

Be Part of the Solution to Air and Water Pollution!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 8, 2012) - Come on over to Mount Pleasant for the 2012 Tri-County Lawn Mower Exchange event on March 24th.

Residents of Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties are encouraged to... Read on...

2012 Tri-County Lawn Mower Exchange
Posted on: March 8, 2012

Mount Pleasant Police Department Invites Public Comment

The Mount Pleasant Police Department, Chief of Police Harry Sewell, is pleased to announce that a team of two assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), will arrive on Sunday,... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Police Department Website
Posted on: March 7, 2012

Mount Pleasant ArtFest Celebrates 16th Year!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Office

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 7, 2012) – Come support the arts in Mount Pleasant during the 16th Annual ArtFest at Mount Pleasant Towne Centre on Saturday, March 10, from... Read on...

Special Events Website
Posted on: February 29, 2012

Mount Pleasant Artists Guild Juried Show an Anchor at ArtFest

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 29, 2012) – The Mount Pleasant Artists Guild will again present a juried art show at the 2012 Mount Pleasant ArtFest at Mount Pleasant Towne... Read on...

ArtFest 2012 Website
Posted on: February 28, 2012

View the Proposed Improvements on Coleman Blvd.

Coleman Boulevard Revitalization Project
Mill Street to Chuck Dawley BoulevardFebruary 28, 2012

Public Meeting - To provide information and solicit feedback concerning the roadway improvements to Coleman... Read on...

Proposed Improvements Flyer
Posted on: February 28, 2012

Deadline to Provide Comments on Coleman Blvd. is March 14!

PROPOSED COLEMAN BOULEVARD (SC 703) REVITALIZATION ROAD PROJECT
Mill Street to Chuck Dawley BoulevardTown of Mount Pleasant Public Information Meeting

MEETINGTuesday, February 28, 2012, from 5:00 p.m.... Read on...

Public Comments Form
Posted on: February 27, 2012

What is the Condition of our Roads, Drainage Infrastructure?

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The Town of Mount Pleasant Transportation and Public Services departments are assessing the condition of town roadways and drainage infrastructure and planning for the future. The completed survey will help plan for general... Read on...

Stormwater Website
Posted on: February 27, 2012

ArtFest 2012 Offers New Acts and Activities

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (February 27, 2012) – Draw on the sidewalks of a beautiful outdoor mall, create your own take-home craft projects, jump and slide on inflatable rides, have a free caricature drawing made after... Read on...

ArtFest Website
Posted on: February 22, 2012

New historical marker details cemetery, plantation on Rifle Range Road

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (February 22, 2012) – Christ Church Parish Preservation Society and the Town of Mount Pleasant recently erected a new historical marker to... Read on...

Our Town History
Posted on: February 22, 2012

Wando High School Student Wins Tee-Shirt Contest

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (February 22, 2012) – The Charleston Miracle League, one of the 2012 Cooper River Bridge Run’s charities of choice, will sport a new look for its... Read on...

The Charleston Miracle League
Posted on: February 20, 2012

Gregg Tract Applicant Defers Application

The Town of Mount Pleasant has received a request to defer the application associated with the 40-acre retail development known as the Gregg Tract, located on U.S. Highway 17, across from Mount Pleasant Towne Centre.

The... Read on...

Request to Defer
Posted on: February 27, 2012

TTC Offering Free Tax Clinics on March 2

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Trident Technical College is offering free tax clinics on Friday, March 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mount Pleasant Campus, 1004 Hungryneck Boulevard. Residents East of the Cooper are invited to attend, announced Mike... Read on...

Trident Technical College
Posted on: February 24, 2012

Coleman Boulevard Public Mtg. Slated for Feb. 28

PROPOSED COLEMAN BOULEVARD (SC 703) REVITALIZATION ROAD PROJECT
Mill Street to Chuck Dawley BoulevardTown of Mount Pleasant Public Information Meeting

MEETINGTuesday, February 28, 2012, from 5:00 p.m.... Read on...

Posted on: February 16, 2012

Pride Committee Receives Beautification Grant

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 16, 2012) – The Palmetto Pride Anti-Litter Organization recently awarded $4,000 to the Town of Mount Pleasant Pride Committee to beautify the... Read on...

Pride Committee Website
Posted on: February 16, 2012

Local business recognized for optical excellence

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (February 16, 2012) – Local Mount Pleasant business Preferred EyeCare Center has been named the 2011 Transitions Eyecare Practice of the Year by Transitions Optical, Inc. The practice was honored... Read on...

Posted on: February 16, 2012

Would you like to manage your pond better?

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The Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium would like to invite you the Charleston Area Stormwater Pond Management Conference

WHEN: Thursday, March 22, 2012, 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
WHERE: Trident Technical... Read on...

Register Online!
Posted on: February 15, 2012

Good News! Our Rating Has Been Upgraded!

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (February 15, 2012) – The Town of Mount Pleasant announced at last night's Town Council meeting that Moody's Investors Service has upgraded... Read on...

Moody's Website
Posted on: February 15, 2012

Coleman Boulevard Public Mtg. Slated for Feb. 28

PROPOSED COLEMAN BOULEVARD (SC 703) REVITALIZATION ROAD PROJECT
Mill Street to Chuck Dawley BoulevardTown of Mount Pleasant Public Information Meeting

MEETINGTuesday, February 28, 2012, from 5:00 p.m.... Read on...

Posted on: February 10, 2012

Black History Month Saturday Series Continue

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Black History Month begins today. Staffs at the Charles Pinckney National Historic Site have brought back their Saturday Series to celebrate the rich heritage of the Gullah Culture.

The programs are free and take place... Read on...

Saturday Series Flyer
Posted on: February 10, 2012

Coleman Boulevard Public Mtg. Slated for Feb. 28

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PROPOSED COLEMAN BOULEVARD (SC 703) REVITALIZATION ROAD PROJECT
Mill Street to Chuck Dawley BoulevardTown of Mount Pleasant Public Information Meeting

MEETINGTuesday, February 28, 2012, from 5:00 p.m.... Read on...

Posted on: February 10, 2012

Closures, Delays for JDB Slated Through March 12

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A previously announced traffic alert will continue through Monday, March 12 for the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project in Mount Pleasant as crews install underground drainage pipes, curb and gutter, and prepare and... Read on...

Visit Construction Land!
Posted on: February 8, 2012

Mosquito Control Awareness Campaign in Town Feb. 16 & 21

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Employees with the Charleston County Mosquito Control Division will visit areas of Hamlin Plantation, Quail Hollow and Crown Point between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. to distribute educational materials and check yards for containers... Read on...

Mosquito Control Program
Posted on: February 8, 2012

County Funds 100 Jobs for 2012 Summer Youth Work Program

Charleston County residents age 16-21 who are currently attending school and looking for summer employment may be interested in attending one of three recruitment sessions in May to apply for the 2012 program.

The... Read on...

Summer Youth Work Program Webpage
Posted on: February 1, 2012

Black History Month Saturday Series Return this Weekend

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Black History Month begins today. Staffs at the Charles Pinckney National Historic Site have brought back their Saturday Series to celebrate the rich heritage of the Gullah Culture.

The programs are free and take place... Read on...

Saturday Series Flyer
Posted on: January 30, 2012

Residents Reminded to Use Paper Bags for Yard Waste Disposal

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department is reminding residents of its new yard waste disposal protocol. Effective today, the Town of Mount Pleasant will... Read on...

Posted on: January 30, 2012

Reminder: Detour Slated for JDB Tonight

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Charleston County Government announces a traffic detour as part of the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project in Mount Pleasant:

• The detour will take place at night on Monday, Jan. 30, from 9 p.m. - 6 a.m.... Read on...

Visit Construction Land!
Posted on: January 26, 2012

Slow Down, Use Caution

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 25, 2012) – Construction is proceeding at a brisk pace in Mount Pleasant and Mayor Billy Swails is reminding drivers to exercise caution... Read on...

Transportation Information Hub
Posted on: January 23, 2012

Farmers, Vendors Needed for the 2012 Farmers Market Season!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 23, 2012) - The Community Development and Tourism Office is inviting farmers and food vendors to submit their applications for the 2012... Read on...

Farmers Market
Posted on: January 6, 2012

Closure, Detour Slated for JDB Work Jan. 8-12

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Traffic Alert: Nighttime Road Closure and Detour for Johnnie Dodds Improvement Project January 8-12

Charleston County Government announces a new traffic alert for the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project in... Read on...

Transportation Information Hub
Posted on: January 6, 2012

Offices are closed for MLK Day

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The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department has released the Holiday Garbage and Trash Collection Schedule for Martin Luther King Day (January 16, 2012). Administrative offices will be closed and all Town... Read on...

Posted on: December 30, 2011

Mid Town Avenue to close for next 8-10 weeks

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As part of ongoing work on the new interchange bridge at Hungryneck Boulevard, the Town of Mount Pleasant has announced the closure of Mid Town Avenue (Watermark Blvd.) to thru traffic, between Hungryneck Blvd. and Bowman... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: December 13, 2011

BCD Revolving Loan Fund Wants to Create Jobs

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The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments wants to create and retain jobs in the region with the help of loans. The BCDCOG Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) is a locally controlled source of capital that assists... Read on...

Revolving Loan Fund Flyer
Posted on: December 13, 2011

Christmas Parade featured on Christmas Day!

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Did you miss the Mount Pleasant Christmas Parade last Sunday? Take heart and re-live the event on Christmas Day (Dec. 25) as News 2 broadcasts the parade during a 30-minute special at 6 pm and at 11 pm on WCBD. Happy... Read on...

News 2 WCBD
Posted on: December 12, 2011

The 2011 Christmas Parade Results Are In!

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The Town of Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade was held Sunday, Dec. 11. The following entries won in their respective divisions:

1st Prize $150
2nd Prize $100

BUSINESSES1st Prize: Kids Teeth
2nd... Read on...

Posted on: December 12, 2011

Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Detour Rescheduled to Tonight

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Charleston County Government announces that the traffic detour for the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project in Mount Pleasant is being rescheduled for Monday, Dec. 12 due to poor weather the past few nights. Updated... Read on...

Transportation Information Hub
Posted on: December 8, 2011

Town Council Meeting Moves to Wando High School on Dec. 13

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As in years past, Mount Pleasant Town Council will hold its December meeting at Wando High School to the delight of attendees. Beginning at 6:30 pm will be holiday performances and the National Anthem by the Wando High... Read on...

Wando High School Website
Posted on: December 8, 2011

Town Facebook page is seeking more friends

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Help us reach 1,000 likes over the holiday season! Share our page with your friends and spread the word about all the great things Mount Pleasant has to offer. Anyone liking our daily post will be entered in a promotional... Read on...

Town of Mount Pleasant Facebook Page
Posted on: December 7, 2011

MPPD Launches Operation Rudolph

In an effort to reduce collisions during the holiday season the Mount Pleasant Police Department has begun its annual red-light enforcement campaign. Concentrated enforcement of motorists disregarding traffic signs/signals... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Police Department Website
Posted on: January 11, 2012

Reminder! Tree Bank Applications Are Due Jan. 25

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC – The Public Services Department is reminding residents of a tree bank program available to civic clubs, groups or individuals who want to beautify... Read on...

Pride Committee Website
Posted on: December 6, 2011

Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Detour Extended to Dec. 7

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Charleston County Government announces that a traffic detour for the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project in Mount... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: December 2, 2011

Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Detour Slated for Dec. 5 and 6

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Charleston County Government announces a traffic detour as part of the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project in Mount Pleasant:

• The detour will take place at night on Monday, Dec. 5, and Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 9 p... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: December 2, 2011

Chip, Buck Limehouse to Grand Marshal Christmas Parade

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (December 2, 2011) – On Sunday, December 11, “Buck” Limehouse, former secretary of the South Carolina Department of Transportation, and Rep. “Chip”... Read on...

Christmas Parade Website
Posted on: November 30, 2011

Adopt Sound Cooking Practices During the Holidays

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

With the holiday season fast approaching, the Mount Pleasant Stormwater Division urges residents to dispose of their cooking oil, grease and fat properly to preserve... Read on...

Water Quality
Posted on: November 29, 2011

Mortgage Companies Have Been Notified About Property Tax Bills

The Charleston County Treasurer’s Office reassures citizens that copies of Charleston County real property tax bills have been sent to mortgage companies, as has been the practice of their office. This is relevant for... Read on...

Posted on: November 28, 2011

Traffic Shift Begins at Hungryneck Blvd. Tonight

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For more information contact:
J. E. (Ed) Barbee, CPPB
Road Construction Information Officer
Senior Purchasing Agent
1603 North Highway 17
Office: (843) 388-6243
Mobile: (843) 640-2422
:

Transportation Information Hub
Posted on: November 28, 2011

Fire Department Issues Tree Safety Tips

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (November 28, 2011) – The Town of Mount Pleasant Fire Department would like to remind residents of simple steps they can take to ensure a safe and... Read on...

Fire Department Website
Posted on: November 28, 2011

Traffic Shift on JDB South Begins Tonight!

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Traffic Alert: Traffic Shift on US 17 Southbound for Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvement Project
Traffic shift to begin Monday night, November 28.

Charleston County Government plans to shift traffic on Johnnie Dodds... Read on...

Transportation Information Hub
Posted on: November 23, 2011

Stock Up on Original Gifts at the Mount Pleasant Holiday Market!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (November 28, 2011) – The time to stock up on local handmade crafts and gourmet goods is just around the corner as the 2011 Mount Pleasant Holiday... Read on...

Holiday Market Website
Posted on: November 23, 2011

MPFD Urges Caution when Deep-frying a Turkey

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (November 23, 2011) – As Thanksgiving and Christmas approach, the Mount Pleasant Fire Department would like to share safety tips with backyard... Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2011

Lane Closure Slated for East Frontage Rd. on Nov. 20

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Charleston County Government announces a traffic alert as part of the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project in Mount Pleasant that will affect East Frontage Road in front of BB&T Bank near Dragoon Dr. The work is... Read on...

Transportation Information Hub
Posted on: November 18, 2011

JDB road closures slated before/after Thanksgiving

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Charleston County Government announces a new, traffic alert as part of the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project in Mount Pleasant.... Read on...

Transportation Information Hub
Posted on: November 17, 2011

County tax bills are available online

On Tuesday, November 15, the real property tax bills were posted to Charleston County’s new tax system. As of 5:35 pm Wednesday, November 16, the real property tax bills were posted to the Charleston County website. ... Read on...

Charleston County Website
Posted on: November 16, 2011

Yesterday’s Town Council meeting will air tomorrow

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On Nov. 17, tune in to Channel 60 at 7 pm for our Council Meeting and Swearing In. Segment was rescheduled due to Comcast's technical difficulties.

Posted on: November 16, 2011

Partial road closures slated on Faison Road

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The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department announced today the partial road closure of Faison Road November 28 - 30, 2011. Patrons may access the Carolina Park Athletic Fields via Recreation Way. However, when leaving the... Read on...

Transportation Information Hub
Posted on: November 15, 2011

Council members-elect sworn in tonight

At tonight's Nov. 15 Town Council Meeting, incumbent council members-elect Thomasena Stokes-Marshall and Ken Glasson, along with newcomer council members-elect Chris Nickels and Chris O'Neal were sworn in to Town... Read on...

View the Committees of Council Assignments
Posted on: November 14, 2011

JDB construction delays expected through Dec. 11

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Crews will continue installing underground drainage pipes, curb and gutter, and preparing and placing asphalt through Sunday, December 11. All construction areas will be marked with construction cones and signs. To reduce... Read on...

Transportation Website
Posted on: November 14, 2011

Why not take the bus on Black Friday?

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During Thanksgiving weekend, the Town of Mount Pleasant and East Cooper CARTA Riders will cooperate to bring prosperity to businesses along the new CARTA 401 East Cooper Connector Bus route.

On Friday, Nov. 25, at 8 am,... Read on...

Posted on: November 11, 2011

Shrimp, crab boat owners invited to operate at Shem Creek Docks

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications OfficerThe Town of Mount Pleasant is inviting local shrimp and crab boat owners interested in docking and operating their vessels at the newly constructed fixed pier docks on... Read on...

Shem Creek Docks Lease
Posted on: November 9, 2011

Supporters of local agriculture invited to meeting

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (November 9, 2011) – The Mount Pleasant Planning Department has partnered with the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Program (ASAP) to develop a... Read on...

Local Food and Farm Assessment: Mount Pleasant, So
Posted on: November 9, 2011

Buy local and get a chance to win $1,000!

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Need another reason to shop local this holiday season? How about… $1,000?

The Town of Mount Pleasant will be holding a contest for shoppers providing sales receipts from designated Mount Pleasant Lowcountry Local First... Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2011

Municipal elections results are in!

Based on the unofficial results of the Charleston County Municipal Elections held Nov. 8, 2011 and posted on the Charleston County website on Nov. 9, incumbents Thomasena Stokes-Marshall and Ken Glasson were re-elected to... Read on...

Charleston County Website
Posted on: November 7, 2011

A letter from Recreation Director Ken Ayoub

I’m sure that you are now aware of the very disturbing news released last week about an individual connected with the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department who was arrested and charged with the molestation of several... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: November 7, 2011

FEMA, agencies to test alert system on 11/9/11 nationwide

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the National Weather Service (NWS) will conduct the first-ever national-level test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS).

The... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: November 2, 2011

Notice of Town Council Meeting Date Change

The Town of Mount Pleasant has issued a Notice of Town Council Meeting Date Change. Mount Pleasant Town Council will hold the regularly scheduled Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Town Council Meeting on Tuesday, November 15,... Read on...

Clerk of Council
Posted on: November 1, 2011

Residents encouraged to use paper bags for yard waste disposal

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

Effective January 30, 2012, the Town of Mount Pleasant will no longer accept yard waste bagged in plastic bags in order to comply with Charleston County’s new... Read on...

Public Services Department Website
Posted on: October 31, 2011

Follow these tips to prevent polluting your stormwater

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Fall is here and with it, cooler weather, shorter days, and preparation around the home and yard for winter. Use the following tips to help protect water quality in our community and minimize your influence on stormwater... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: October 31, 2011

Town, SCORE partner in new counseling venture

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

The Town of Mount Pleasant Community and Development Office has partnered with SCORE Coastal 285 to offer free counseling service to entrepreneurs and business... Read on...

Biz. Inc. website
Posted on: October 26, 2011

Stay Alert: Traffic shift on US 17 begins Oct. 27

Charleston County Government plans to shift traffic on Johnnie Dodds Boulevard this week in the northbound lanes. The traffic shift will be between Houston Northcutt Boulevard and Bowman Road, and will begin with the... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: October 26, 2011

Stormwater outfall monitoring program to begin

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"The Town of Mount Pleasant is expanding work on our Water Quality Protection program with the implementation of a Stormwater Outfall Monitoring program," announced Guinn Garrett, NPDES Coordinator. “This effort is... Read on...

Town Water Quality Website
Posted on: October 25, 2011

Town partners for Big Shrimp'n event

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Local restaurants are joining together with the Town of Mount Pleasant to put on the first-ever Big Shrimp’n. Mount Pleasant’s first official shrimp competition will be held from 5 - 10 pm on Nov. 3 at Alhambra Hall, 131... Read on...

Tickets available here!
Posted on: October 19, 2011

Don't miss the Planning Department's new Meet & Greet!

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.Cooper River Room
Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park99 Harry M. Hallman, Jr. Boulevard
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Please join the Town of Mount Pleasant Planning... Read on...

Posted on: October 12, 2011

Speed limit drops to 35 mph on Johnnie Dodds Blvd.

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Traffic Alert: Charleston County, in conjunction with SCDOT, Reduces Speed Limit on Johnnie Dodds Boulevard

Charleston County Government announces speed limit reduction as part of the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements... Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2011

Charleston County issues traffic alert extension

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Crews will continue installing underground drainage pipes, curb and gutter, and preparing and placing asphalt through Sunday, November 13. All construction areas will be marked with construction cones and signs. ... Read on...

Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements
Posted on: October 10, 2011

County announces traffic extension at intersection

Charleston County Government announces an extended, traffic alert as part of the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project in Mount Pleasant. The purpose of this closure is to allow construction crews to install storm... Read on...

Visit our Transportation Info Hub!
Posted on: October 10, 2011

Charleston County issues traffic alert extension

Crews will continue installing underground drainage pipes, curb and gutter, and preparing and placing asphalt through Sunday, November 13. All construction areas will be marked with construction cones and signs. ... Read on...

Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements
Posted on: October 7, 2011

Farmers Market season closes on Oct. 18

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 7, 2011) – The 2011 season of the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market will conclude in less than two weeks. Now is the perfect time to stock up... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Posted on: October 6, 2011

Children’s Day Festival coming up on Oct. 16

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 6, 2011) – Calling young explorers and adventurers! Hop on over to the 24th Annual Town of Mount Pleasant Children's Day Festival... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: September 29, 2011

New speed limit for Johnnie Dodds on Oct. 13!

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Charleston County Government announces speed limit reduction as part of the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project in Mount Pleasant to promote safety in the work zone.

Motorists traveling on US 17 need to watch... Read on...

Visit our Transportation Info Hub!
Posted on: September 29, 2011

Work slated at JDB intersection Oct. 2 - 6

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Charleston County Government announces a new, traffic alert as part of the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project in Mount Pleasant. The purpose of this closure is to allow construction crews to pave asphalt in the... Read on...

Visit our Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: September 28, 2011

Jenkins receives SCPRA award

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 28, 2011) – The South Carolina Recreation and Parks Association recently recognized Cambridge Jenkins, III with the 2011 Citizen/Lay... Read on...

South Carolina Recreation & Parks Association
Posted on: September 26, 2011

Fill out a community survey

The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments is working on three housing studies for communities in the tri-county region. As part of their information gathering process, they have created a questionnaire that... Read on...

Community Residents Questionnaire
Posted on: September 23, 2011

Road closures slated on JDB for 9/25 & 9/26

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Traffic Alert: Road Closures on Johnnie Dodds Boulevard this Sunday, September 25, and Monday, September 26

Charleston County Government announces a traffic alert as part of the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: September 21, 2011

How to drive in a traffic circle

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The Communications Office is offering tips for motorists who often use traffic circles in Mount Pleasant. Traffic circles are designed to make intersections safer and more efficient for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. But... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: September 21, 2011

Biz Inc. holds ribbon cutting at new facility

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The Town of Mount Pleasant has launched a new business incubator venture and it is already functioning at full capacity. A ribbon cutting was held recently to welcome the new tenants. Biz Inc., a brain child of the... Read on...

Biz Inc. is on Facebook!
Posted on: September 20, 2011

Stay alert for Anna Knapp Rd. night closures this week

Charleston County Government announces an additional road closure as part of continuing road work on the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project in Mount Pleasant. The road closure will affect a section of Anna Knapp... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: September 18, 2011

Councilman receives SCPRA award

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller

TOWN OF MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Sept. 18, 2011) – Town Councilmember and Chairman of the Recreation Committee Paul Gawrych was recognized at the Sept. Town Council meeting for receiving the... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Recreation Department
Posted on: September 14, 2011

Ceremony held at new campus

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Mount Pleasant and Trident Technical College officials, legislators and community leaders gathered today for a ribbon-cutting and tour of TTC’s new Mount Pleasant Campus, which is located on Hungryneck Boulevard near the... Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2011

Town earns CAFR for 23 consecutive years!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC - At the September 13 Town Council Meeting, Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails and Mount Pleasant Town Council recognized their Finance Division... Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2011

Beach Sweep/River Sweep 2011 is this weekend!

Organized by the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Beach Sweep/River Sweep is the largest, one-day beach and river clean-up in the state. Every third Saturday of... Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2011

Road closure postponed on E. Frontage Rd.

Traffic Alert: Week Long Road Closures on Portion of East Frontage Rd. Postponed and Rescheduled for Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project.

Charleston County Government planned to have new road closure that... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: September 11, 2011

POW/MIA Flag ceremony held at park

Veterans, boy scouts, musicians, speakers featured in our photo gallery.

Our Facebook Page
Posted on: September 9, 2011

Town debuts new government website

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 9, 2011) -- The Town of Mount Pleasant Communications Office, in partnership with the Community Development & Tourism Office, has... Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2011

An invitation to a POW/MIA flag ceremony

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As we take time to reflect on the 10th Anniversary of a day none of us will ever forget, we come together to grieve, to remember, to express our gratitude to those who demonstrated what it is to be a hero, and to pledge... Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2011

Senior staff contributes to Day of Caring

Administrator, managers kick off United Way Campaign with field work

Facebook Album
Posted on: September 8, 2011

The 2011 Business Expo Photo Gallery

View photos of the expo on our

Facebook Album
Posted on: September 8, 2011

First annual expo expected to draw large crowd

Support your local business community, the Town of Mount Pleasant and the Mount Pleasant Business Association by attending this important event!

The Business Expo starts at 11 a.m. and goes all day with local business... Read on...

2011 Business Expo
Posted on: September 8, 2011

Week-long closures slated on East Frontage Rd.

Charleston County Government announces a new road closure that will affect the East Frontage Road near Lakeview Drive beginning Tuesday, September 13 and ending Saturday, September 17. The... Read on...

Transportation Info Hub
Posted on: September 6, 2011

“The Bus is Up to Us”

East Cooper CARTA Riders will make transit system awareness the focus of their efforts on Saturday, Sept. 24. Following a 8 am Dutch treat breakfast at Page’s Okra Grill, 302 Coleman Boulevard, the volunteers will spread out... Read on...

East Cooper CARTA Riders
Posted on: August 30, 2011

Expect closures, delays on JDB thru Oct. 9

All construction areas will be marked with construction cones and signs. To reduce impact on travelers over the Labor Day holiday, lane closures will not occur from 6 a.m. on September 2 to 6 a.m. on September 6, 2011... Read on...

Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Info Hub
Posted on: September 1, 2011

Charleston County awarded third Triple-A Bond Rating

Charleston County earned the highest possible bond rating from all three major bond rating agencies when Fitch Ratings upgraded the county’s credit to “AAA” this month. Fitch joined Moody’s Investors Service which upgraded... Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2011

Charleston County moves to OPCON 4 at 3 a p.m. for Hurricane Irene

Charleston County Government participated in a conference call today (Wednesday, Aug. 24) regarding Hurricane Irene. The call was initiated by the S.C. Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) and included representatives from... Read on...

Posted on: August 23, 2011

Charleston County moves to OPCON 3

Operating Condition 3 means an emergency or disaster situation is likely or imminent

Charleston County Government participated in a conference call today (Tuesday, Aug. 23) regarding Hurricane Irene. The call was... Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2011

Charleston County moves to OPCON 4 today

Operating Condition 4 means there is a possibility of an emergency or disaster situation.

Charleston County participated in a conference call today (Monday, Aug. 22) regarding Hurricane Irene. The call was initiated by... Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2011

BBQ & Bluegrass featured at Boone Hall Festival

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. – Aug. 15, 2011 – Boone Hall Plantation is proud to present two of the most celebrated and accomplished acts in bluegrass and country music circles to headline the 2011 Piggly Wiggly BBQ and Bluegrass... Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2011

Rec latest offerings available online!

TODDLER TIME
Join us as we open the doors to education and play. Your child will enjoy daily arts and crafts, storytime, and outside play. In addition, your child will participate in such activities as kindermusik and... Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2011

JDB traffic shifts begin

Traffic Alert: Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Traffic Shifts to Bowman Road for the Next Two Weeks between 9 pm and 6 am

Charleston County Government announces a traffic shift as part of the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements... Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2011

Preparing for a major hurricane

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SOUTH CAROLINA – (August 11, 2011) – As hurricane season heats up, Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails called on all citizens to prepare for the worst and hope... Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2011

Applications available for holiday market 8/22

Applications for the Mount Pleasant Holiday Farmers Market & Craft Show Available Soon!

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 12, 2011) – Applications for the 2011 Mount Pleasant Holiday Farmers Market and Craft Show will be... Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2011

Local artists showcased at silent auction

Local artists showcased at silent auction
By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 11, 2011) – Art lovers are invited to participate in a monthly silent auction for a chance to win great... Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2011

Stay connected!

Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested. Check out Notify... Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: August 31, 2013

Give Our Town The Best Food Award!

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Aug. 31, 2013) - Rand McNally, Good Sam and Geocaching are searching for the Best Small Towns in America and for the Most Beautiful, Most Fun,... Read on...

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Posted on: December 28, 2012

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Posted on: August 30, 2012

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Posted on: March 29, 2012

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Posted on: March 1, 2012

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Posted on: February 1, 2012

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Posted on: December 29, 2011

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Posted on: December 1, 2011

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Posted on: November 10, 2011

ALERT: Planning & Development Committee Special Meeting is CANCELLED

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Posted on: November 8, 2011

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Posted on: October 27, 2011

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Posted on: October 7, 2011

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Posted on: September 29, 2011

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Town of Mount Pleasant Council Agendas

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Posted on: April 4, 2014

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Posted on: February 10, 2014

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Posted on: April 5, 2013

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Posted on: December 8, 2011

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Posted on: November 23, 2011

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Posted on: November 9, 2011

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Town of Mount Pleasant News (FIRE)

6 Stories
Posted on: April 24, 2012

We Are Family

It is often said that the Fire Department is like one big family. This has never been more exemplified than in the last couple of weeks. During a routine doctor’s visit in November, Renée Thomas received some shocking news.... Read on...

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Posted on: April 24, 2012

MPFD Receives Fire Prevention Grant

The Mount Pleasant Fire Department has received a $2,862 non-matching fire prevention grant from FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers.

FM Global representative, Coleman Cashion presented the... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Fire Department
Posted on: April 24, 2012

MPFD Participates in the Cooper River Bridge Run

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The Mount Pleasant Fire Department was represented at the 2012 Bridge Run. Chief Herbert Williams completed the run as part of a challenge by Station 2. Firefighter Ricky Barrett and Engineer Billy Barnes completed the... Read on...

Mount Pleasant Fire Department
Posted on: December 19, 2011

Grant for Fire & Life Safety Laptop

Chief Williams accepts grant

The Mount Pleasant Fire Department has received a $2,862 non-matching fire prevention grant from FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers.

FM Global representative, Coleman Cashion presented the... Read on...

Posted on: December 19, 2011

Annual Fire Department Awards

Mount Pleasant Fire Chief, Herbert Williams along with Battalion Chiefs and Awards Committee Chairman, Lt. Kurt Jacumin gave out annual awards to members of the Fire Department at their Christmas Party on Friday, December 16... Read on...

Posted on: November 3, 2011

MPFD participates in USS Yorktown Ghost Tours

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Members of the Mount Pleasant Fire Department led more than 1,100 guests through the dark passageways of the USS Yorktown aircraft carrier, on a journey of twists and turns, jumps and bumps as Blackbeard’s crew battled the... Read on...


Transportation News

1 Story
Posted on: March 18, 2013

Phase 1 of Coleman Boulevard Revitalization Kicks-off with Lane Shift

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Phase 1 of Coleman Boulevard Revitalization Kicks-off with Lane Shift the week of March 18 (between Fairmont and Pherigo)

LANE SHIFT UPDATE

• An eastbound lane shift is slated over the... Read on...

Coleman Boulevard Revitalization Website