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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Mount Pleasant Fire Rescue Launches Feedback Survey

by the Town of Mount Pleasant Communications Office

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (July 16, 2018) – Mount Pleasant Fire Rescue recently launched a feedback survey aimed at gauging residents, visitors and businesses’ level of satisfaction and awa...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Youth to Set Sail During Annual Regatta August 11

by Allison Lane, Recreation Marketing Coordinator 

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (July 11, 2018) Registration is now open for the 14th Annual Mount Pleasant Junior Regatta.The only youth-oriented regatta in the local area, this friendly competition will b...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Reminder: July 10 Town Council Meeting to be Held at Park West Gym

by the Town of Mount Pleasant Communications OfficeTOWN OF MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (July 10, 2018) - The Mount Pleasant Town Council Meeting set for July 10 will not be held at Town Hall as normal.

The meeting will be hosted at the Park West Recreation Center...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Simmons Street Paving Set for July 9

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (July 6, 2018) - Paving on Simmons Street is set to begin Monday, July 9.The street will be closed between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. to through traffic. The paving operation is scheduled to take three nights.Access...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Traffic Alert for U.S. 17 at Faison Rd., National Dr.

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (July 6, 2018) - The new traffic signal at the intersection of U.S. 17 and Faison Road/National Drive will begin flashing operations starting Wednesday, July 11, and will continue to operate in flashing mode until Monday, Jul...

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Accommodations Tax Fund Grant Applications Now Available

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 5, 2018) - The Town of Mount Pleasant is pleased to announce that applications for the Accommodations Tax Fund Grant are now available for qualified tourism and cultural arts projects occurring January 1 – June 30, 2019....

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Mayor to Host Mayor at the Market Community Engagement Event

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C (July 2, 2018) - Join Mayor Haynie Tuesday, July 3, from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market for Mayor at the Market, an informal, drop-in event. Ask questions, exchange ideas, or discuss whatever is important to you.For m...

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

Charleston County to Recognize National Mosquito Awareness Week

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 28, 2018) - National Mosquito Control Awareness Week will conclude on June 30 and Charleston County will use this opportunity to focus on educating citizens about the elimination of contai...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Six Mile Road Closure Slated June 28

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The SCDOT and Town of Mount Pleasant have approved the temporary closure of Six Mile Road between US 17 and Sweetgrass Basket Parkway on June 28, 2018 between the hours of 6:00 am and 2:00 pm. There will be signs directing traffic to the detour routes. Th...

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Posted on: June 24, 2018

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina Named 2018 All-America City Award Winner

DENVER, CO (June 24, 2018) - Mount Pleasant was recognized today as one of 10 All-America City Award winners. The National Civic League presented this honor to recognize Mount Pleasant’s work in inclusive civic engagement to address critical iss...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Nightly Road Closures at Simmons Street Begin June 17

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 15, 2018) - The transportation Department has issued a traffic alert announcing that Simmons Street will be closed between Coleman Boulevard and the second entrance to the Moultrie Plaza starting Sunday, June 17, between the hours...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming in Mount Pleasant This Week

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 12, 2018) – South Carolina Electric and Gas (SCE&G) will be pruning trees in Mount Pleasant beginning Thursday, June 14, as part of its five-year cycle to maintain publi...

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Mount Pleasant Fire Rescue Launches Feedback Survey

by the Town of Mount Pleasant Communications Office

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (June 8, 2018) – Mount Pleasant Fire Rescue (MPFR) today launched a feedback survey aimed at gauging residents, visitors and businesses’ level of satisfaction and ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

BCDCOG to Host Public Open House for Regional Transit Framework Plan

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (June 5, 2018) -- The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments will host a public open house to discuss the Regional Transit Framework Plan. The Alternatives Open House will take place Wednesday, June 6 at Charleston Sout...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Darrell Creek Trail Multi-Use Path Lane Closure Slated June 7

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 5, 2018 - The Mount Pleasant Transportation Department has announced a Darrell Creek Trail Multi-Use Path lane closure for June 7. 

  • A lane closure on Darrell Creek Trail in the vicinity of Commonwealth Road is scheduled fo...
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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Open House Community Feedback Meeting Slated June 5

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 1, 2018) - The Mount Pleasant Planning and Development Department invites you to join them, from 5 to 7 p.m., on June 5, for the next public input session of the 2018 Comprehensive Planning process. The Open House Communi...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

13th Annual Sweetgrass Festival arrives June 2

Get ready for the 13th annual Sweetgrass Festival taking place at the Mount Pleasant Waterfront Memorial Park June 2, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.!Deeply rooted in heritage, the Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Association promotes Gullah culture, heritage and tra...

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Wando River Bridge Reopens Saturday, June 2, Weather Permitting

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 31, 2018) - The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) announced the reopening of the Wando River Bridge's westbound lanes on Saturday,&a...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Hard Hat Alert: Portion of Town Hall Track to Close Until July 4

by Allison Lane, Recreation Marketing Coordinator

Mount Pleasant, SC (May 30, 2018) – The Town Hall track and a portion of the adjoining parking lot area are slated to be closed from June 1 through July 4, 2018, as Charles Blanchard Construction C...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Single Lane Closures on the New SC 41 Bridge over the Wando River during the night of May 31

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 30, 2018) - PCL Civil Constructors (PCL) in conjunction with the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) announces the following temporary lane closures for SC 41:

  • On Thursday May 31 from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM there will be...
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Posted on: May 29, 2018

Enter the Charleston Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan Citizen Survey

MOUNT PLEASANT SC (May 29, 2018) - The Charleston Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan, originally adopted in 1999, is a community-wide effort consisting of input from 31 local entities. These organizations include 16 local government jurisdictions wo...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Coleman Boulevard Traffic Lane Closures Slated

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 25, 2018) - Starting on May 29,  there will be lane closures on Coleman Boulevard at the intersection of Fairmont Avenue/Shem Drive nightly between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. The lane closures are necess...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments Hosts Open House

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 24, 2018) -- The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) will host a public open house to discuss the Regional Transit Framework Plan (RTFP). The Alternatives Open House will take place on Wednesday, June...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Crescent Care Veterinary Clinic Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Mount Pleasant

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 24, 2018) -  The Town of Mount Pleasant celebrated the grand opening of Crescent Care Veterinary Clinic on May 11, with Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie in attendance.

“We welcome Crescent Care Veterinary Clinic to Mount Pl...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

THE EXERCISE IS NOW OVER

UPDATE: THE EXERCISE IS OVER

THIS IS AN EXERCISE: The Town of Mount Pleasant is practicing an emergency response drill and the phones will not be manned for the next several minutes. Callers may leave a message and we will be back in touch as soon as the d...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

The Grit Counter Celebrates Grand Opening in Mount Pleasant

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (MAY 21, 2018) – Grace & Grit celebrated the grand opening of its newest concept, The Grit Counter, a quick-casual lunch counter serving Southern-influenced fare, with a ribbon cutting ceremony May 11. The grand opening was commemor...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Mayor Haynie Launches “Negate the Wait” Campaign to Help Mount Pleasant Businesses

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 18, 2017) – Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie called on the Business and Tourism Office staff to create a campaign to help Mount Pleasant businesses weather the...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Wando River Bridge Opens to Two-Way Traffic Sunday, May 20

By Town of Mount Pleasant, Charleston County and City of Charleston Public Information Officers

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 18, 2018) – In anticipation of SCDOT’s press conference, Mount Pleasant, Charleston County and Charleston public inf...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Mayor Haynie, Charleston Officials Devise Ramp Modification to Ease Traffic Flow

UPDATED: May 17, 2018 at 3:23 p.m. - Please use the two middle lanes to access I-26 on the Ravenel Bridge

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

 

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 17, 2018) - Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

In Wake of Bridge Closure, Mayor Haynie Offers Mitigation Steps

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications ManagerMOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 16, 2018) – Following the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) press conference today, Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie announced a series of steps the Town wi...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Mayor Haynie Discusses Wando Bridge Closure with Governor McMaster, Prompts Action

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 15, 2018) – Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie met today with South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster in Columbia and discussed the closure of the I-526 Wando Bridge and the tra...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

I-526 Westbound Traffic Alert (2)

Situation:

  • We are working with the South Carolina Department of Transportation as they determine the anticipated length of closure of the Wando Bridge
  • The Wando Bridge Westbound lanes have experienced structural damage to a cable
  • The Wando Bridge Westbound l...
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Posted on: May 14, 2018

I-526 Westbound Traffic Alert

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TRAFFIC ALERTMOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 14, 2018) - Traffic on I-526 westbound is being diverted to Long Point Rd. while the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) conducts emergency repairs on the Wando Bridge. No traffic will be allowed onto I...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Registration Open for Women’s 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

by Allison Lane, Recreation Marketing Coordinator

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 14, 2018) – The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department is excited to announce the inaugural Court Queens 3-on-3 Women’s Basketball Tournament to be held Saturday, June 23, 201...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

MPPD to Host National Police Week at Town Hall on May 15

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 11, 2018) – In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day, and the calendar week in which May 15th falls, as National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Town Receives Platinum, Gold International Hermes Creative Awards

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

 

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 9, 2018) – The Town of Mount Pleasant was awarded a Platinum and two Gold Hermes Creative Awards in an international competition for creative profess...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

Road Closure Alert

The southbound lane of Highway 41 at Joe Rouse Road will be closed for repairs between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.

There will be a flagging operation in place to assist motorist through the area. The driving public should use extra caution in thes...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Coast to the Capital Kicks-off in the Lowcountry

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 4, 2018) - On May 10, at 9:30 a.m., law enforcement officers from across the Lowcountry will begin a 130-mile relay of a Special Olympics Flame of Hope. Starting from the beach at Sullivan’s Island’s Station 22 ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Traffic Lane Closures Slated for Coleman Boulevard

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 4, 2018) - Lane closures on Coleman Boulevard at the intersection of Elizabeth Street will take place nightly between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. starting on Sunday, May 6 through Tuesday, May 8 for utility work to install...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Team Lowcountry Kicks-off Law Enforcement United Road to Hope

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 1, 2018) - Team Lowcountry is conducting their final Law Enforcement United bicycle training ride on May 6, beginning at 4 p.m., at Belk, located at 1218 Belk Drive. This training session is open to the public and will offer media ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Charleston Co. to Hold HWY 41 Improvements Meeting

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 1, 2018) - Charleston County will hold a Public Information Meeting for Alternatives on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, to provide project updates and present reasonable alternatives to the community for the Highway 41 Corridor Improvemen...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Town Awarded Prestigious Financial Reporting Award for 30th Consecutive Year

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications ManagerMOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 30, 2018) – The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada recently awarded the Town of Mount Pleasant the Comprehensiv...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

MPFD Staff Honored for Lifesaving Efforts

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

 

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 27, 2018) - Mount Pleasant Fire Chief Mike Mixon and Deputy Fire Chief Craig Oliverius yesterday held a Lifesaving Awards Ceremony at Town Hall Municipal Com...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Arbor Day Foundation Names Mount Pleasant Tree City USA

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 16, 2018) – The Town of Mount Pleasant was again named a Tree City USA Community by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest manag...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

New Fire Chief Mixon Takes Helm of Department

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 11, 2018) – At the April 10 Town Council meeting, Mayor Haynie and Mount Pleasant Town Council invited Mike Mixon to take the oath of office as new fire chie...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Charleston County to Hold FREE Shred Events April 21 for Earth Day

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 5, 2018) - Charleston County’s Environmental Management Department is celebrating Earth Day by hosting four free shred events located throughout the county. The shred events will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

MPFD to Host Car Seat Checkup

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The Mount Pleasant Fire Department, Isle of Palms Fire and Police Department, and Target are hosting a car seat inspection event where nationally certified technicians can help you properly install your car seat.

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

13th Annual Sweetgrass Festival Set for June 2

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Get ready for the 13th annual Sweetgrass Festival taking place at the Mount Pleasant Waterfront Memorial Park June 2, 2018, from noon to 4 p.m.!Deeply rooted in heritage, the Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Association promotes Gullah culture, heritage and tradi...

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

Bridge Run Road Closures Announced for Mount Pleasant

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April 6, 2018

  • Coleman Blvd. (9 a.m. - 4 p.m): Expect delays and congestion on Coleman Blvd for bridge run setup

April 7, 2018

  • Coleman Blvd. (3:00 a.m.): Road closures from Fairmont to Hibben
  • Coleman Blvd. (5:00 a.m.): Road closures from Chuck Dawley Blvd to L...
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Posted on: April 3, 2018

Drones Mandated to Avoid Vicinity of Ravenel Bridge Saturday

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 3, 2018) - Saturday, April 7, will mark the 41st anniversary of the Cooper River Bridge Run. The run is expected to draw 40,000 runners and up to 75,000 spectators along the 6.2-mile course from Mount Pleasant over the Ravenel Br...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Fire Hydrant Flushing Begins in April

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 2, 2018) - Each April, the Mount Pleasant Fire Department (MPFD) flushes hydrants at various locations throughout Mount Pleasant. The work is performed to ensure hydrants are functioning properly and to observe the flow ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2018

“Get Fresh with the Locals” at the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market Opening April 3!

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 24, 2018) – Wagons are overflowing! Mark your calendars for the opening of the 2018 Mount Pleasant Farmers Market April 3 at 3:30 p.m. at Moultrie Middle School.

The weekly market features vendors selling local farm-fresh produce,...

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Town Releases 2017 Annual Report

by Marquel Coaxum, Multimedia CoordinatorMOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 23, 2018) – The Town of Mount Pleasant released its annual report Friday, providing a snapshot look at the Town’s year-in-review, looking back at accomplishmen...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

State Farm Insurance Agent Celebrates Grand Opening in Mount Pleasant

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 22, 2018) – State Farm Insurance Agent Angela Holbert celebrated the grand opening of her Mount Pleasant office on Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.In attendance were Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie, Town Council Member ...

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

Town Named Finalist for Top National Award

by Marquel Coaxum, Multimedia Coordinator MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 21, 2018) – The Town of Mount Pleasant was named as a finalist for the 2018 All-America City Award in an announcement Wednesday by the National Civic League.Mount Pleas...

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Registration Now Open for Inaugural Mount Pleasant Pickleball Paddle Battle

by Allison Lane, Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 16, 2018) – Registration is now open for the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department’s Inaugural Pickleball Paddle Battle. This event will take place Saturday, April 21 an...

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

Town Wins Top Financial Award

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by Marquel Coaxum, Multimedia Coordinator 

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 15, 2018) – The Government Finance Officers Association recently presented the Town of Mount Pleasant with one of the nation's highest honors in financial reporting. &am...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

Mayor Haynie, Town Council Bolster Strong SRO Program, Enhance Security in Elementary Schools

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

 

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 9, 2018) – Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie and Mount Pleasant Town Council today announced their decision to enhance the School Resource ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Resources for the Aging Portal Offers Tips, Guidance

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 7, 2018) - Do you need to sign up for Social Security benefits from the comfort of your home? Can you make an educated comparison of assisted living facilities in the area? ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Mount Pleasant Police Seeks Re-Accreditation

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 2, 2018) - The Mount Pleasant Police Department's Chief of Police Carl Ritchie is pleased to announce that a team of two assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), will arrive on Mo...

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Mayor’s Office Art Program Features Fer Caggiano

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 2, 2018) – Local artist Fer Caggiano’s Laurel Hill Ave of Oaks was recently installed in the Mount Pleasant Mayor’s office as part of the Culture, Arts & Pride Commission Mayor’s Office Art Program, which aims to promote awar...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Calling All Art Lovers: 22nd Annual ArtFest is March 10!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (February 23, 2018) – Creativity will be overflowing in young hearts at the 22nd Annual Town of Mount Pleasant ArtFest on Saturday, March 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. hosted by Mount Pleasant Towne Centre.ArtFest includes fun FREE activiti...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Proposed Billy Swails Boulevard (Phase 4B) Public Information Meeting Slated February 27

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WHAT

Proposed Billy Swails Boulevard – Phase 4BSix Mile Road to Hamlin RoadMount Pleasant, Charleston County

WHENTuesday, February 27, 2018 - 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

WHERELaing Middle School, 2705 Bulrush Basket Lane, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466PROJECTThe T...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Proposed Long Point Road Extension Public Information Meeting Slated February 22

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WHATPublic Information MeetingProposed Long Point Road ExtensionUS Highway 17 to Rifle Range RoadMount Pleasant, SC, Charleston County

WHENThursday, February 22, 2018 - 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

WHEREChrist Church Fellowship Hall, 2304 N Hwy 17, Mount Pleasant, SC ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Coleman Boulevard Traffic Lane Closures Slated

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (February 16, 2018) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Transportation Department today announced the following traffic alerts.

  • The Harry Hallman Boat Ramp will reopen on Saturday, February 17th as scheduled.
  • The intersection at Live Oa...
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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Long Point Road Traffic Alert

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MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (Feb. 16, 2018) - Banks Construction Company will be milling and replacing asphalt on Long Point Road from Wando Park Boulevard to Belle Hall Parkway starting Sunday night through Thursday night from 8:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m....

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Carta Set to Roll Out Service Enhancements Sunday

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MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (FEB. 15, 2018) – The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority will roll out a series of service enhancements across the system beginning Sunday."These changes, whether it's serving a medical center in Mount Pl...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Representative Hosey to be Recognized During Black History Month

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Representative Hosey served with the First Marine Division during the Vietnam War

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (February 15, 2018)  – On Friday, February 23, South Carolina State Representative and Vietnam War Veteran Lonnie Hosey will be the focus of Patri...

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

Home2 Suites Holds Grand Opening in Mount Pleasant

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (February 7, 2018) – Home2 Suites by Hilton Mt. Pleasant Charleston celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony January 30. In attendance at the ceremony were Mount Pleasant Mayor Pro Tempore Gary Santos and Mount Pleasa...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Town of Mount Pleasant Accepting Submissions for New Poetry Project

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 2, 2018) - The Town of Mount Pleasant is accepting submissions for the first round of the Culture, Arts & Pride Commission’s new It’s Raining Art project until Feb. 12. Open to residents of the tri-county a...

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Posted on: January 24, 2018

Town Issues Leash Law Reminder

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 24, 2018) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Police Department is reminding pet owners to keep their animals on a leash when outside. The Town of Mount Pleasant Code of Ordinances requires the following:

“CONTROL or UNDER RE...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Coleman Boulevard Traffic Lane Closures Slated

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 13, 2018) - The following lane closures at the intersection of Coleman Boulevard and Mill Street will take place nightly between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. for the upgrading of the storm water drainage system.&nbs...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Simmons Street Road Closure @ Harry Hallman Boat Ramp Closure

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 23, 2018) - Simmons Street will be closed to through traffic from the intersection of Rue De Muckle Drive and Live Oak Lane to the Harry M. Hallman Boat Ramp starting Monday, January 29nd through February 16th for the relocatio...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Town to Hold Second Comprehensive Plan Open House

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Are you interested in what the future holds for Mount Pleasant?

Join us for our second Comprehensive Plan Open House! We will be talking about the direction being drafted by our Plan Forum, and sharing some of our analysis. We will also be looking for your...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Registration Now Open for Mount Pleasant’s Popular Senior Basketball Tournament

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 22, 2018) - Registration is available for the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department's popular 50+ Jim Ryckman Basketball Tournament. The 23rd annual event will take place Saturday, March 3, 2018, at the Park West Recreation Comp...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Deadline Approaching for Accommodations Tax Fund Grant Applications

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 19, 2018) - Applications for the Town of Mount Pleasant’s Accommodations Tax Fund Grants are available for qualified tourism and cultural arts projects occurring July 1 – December 31, 2018. Completed applications are due by Feb...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

BCDCOG to Host Public Open House for Regional Transit Framework Plan

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 19, 2018) - The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) will host a public open house to discuss the Regional Transit Framework Plan (RTFP) on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, and the public is invited to drop by t...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Lane Closure Slated at Highway 41/Joe Rouse Road Intersection

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 16, 2018) - A Lane closures on Highway 41 in the vicinity of Joe Rouse Road is scheduled to start on Tuesday, 1/16/18 and continuing through Thursday, 1/18/18 between the hours of 9:00 pm through 6:00 am. The lane closure is ne...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Southeast Tourism Society Selects Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival as an ‘STS Top 20 Event’

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Travel industry organization has saluted region’s best events since 1985

ATLANTA, Ga. (January 16, 2018) – Southeast Tourism Society has named the 31st Annual Town of Mount Pleasant Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival one of th...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Mount Pleasant Farmers Market Accepting 2018 Season Applications

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 16, 2018) – Spring is just around the corner and with it comes the return of the Town of Mount Pleasant’s Farmers Market! Applications for the 2018 season are now available for farmers and food vendors.

Prosp...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Blessing of the Fleet Beneficiary and Craft Show Applications Available Online

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 12, 2018) - The annual Town of Mount Pleasant Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival beneficiary and craft show applications are now available at ExperienceMountPleasant.com.Crafters and artists who conceive their own des...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Historical Commission Slates Black History Month Event Lineup

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 12, 2018) - The Town of Mount Pleasant's Historical Commission announces the 2018 Black History Month celebrations taking place every Saturday during February.All events start at 7 p.m. and are free and open to the general publ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2018

Mount Pleasant Fire Department Improves ISO Rating

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 10, 2018) – At the January 9 Mount Pleasant Town Council meeting, Deputy Chief Mike Mixon announced an upgrade of the fire department's ISO rating from a ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2018

Procurement Division Partners with Bonfire Interactive

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 10, 2018) - The Town of Mount Pleasant has partnered with Bonfire Interactive to create a new procurement portal for registering vendors to receive e-mail notifications when new solicitations pertaining to the goods or services...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

BCDCOG Extends Regional Transit Framework Plan Online Meeting Until Jan. 16

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 9, 2018) - The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) has extended its interactive Regional Transit Framework Plan (RTFP) Online Meeting until Jan. 16.

The eight-month RTFP will look at how we travel acro...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Traffic Alert on Coleman Blvd. Slated Jan. 8

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Jan. 8, 2018) -  Simmons Street will be closed in both directions at the intersection of Coleman Boulevard starting tonight (1/8/18) through Thursday night (1/11/18) from 9:00 pm until 6:00 am.

The lane closure is necessary to ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Town Still Accepting Submissions for Local Artist Showcase

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 8, 2018) - The Town of Mount Pleasant is still accepting submissions for its Mayor’s Office Art Program until January 9, 2018.Due to the weather closures last week, the Town is extending the deadline for applications.

Each selec...

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Posted on: January 7, 2018

Charleston County Issues Weather Update (#4)

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Charleston County Government will resume normal operations on Monday, Jan. 8. The Charleston County Emergency Operations Center will move back to OPCON 5 at 8:30 a.m. Monday, January 8.  

 

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Posted on: January 7, 2018

CARTA Service Updates for Monday, Jan. 8

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NORTH CHARLESTON – CARTA is resuming service, as possible, at regular times on Monday, Jan. 8. Below are projected service impacts, which are subject to change. Expect some delays.

 

Express Routes (except Express 2): Will be se...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Charleston County Issues Weather Update (#3)

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Charleston County Government will resume normal operations on Monday, Jan. 8. The Charleston County Emergency Operations Center will move back to OPCON 4 at 5:00 p.m. today.  The Charleston County Citizens Info Line (843-746-3900) will close at 5...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

CARTA Tel-A-Ride Paratransit Service Cancelled Jan. 5

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NORTH CHARLESTON – Tel-A-Ride, CARTA’s on-demand paratransit service, will  not be offered Friday, Jan. 5. Tel-A-Ride customers may call (843) 747-0007 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to reschedule trips. Any further updates will be...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Police Chief Urges Residents to Exercise Extreme Caution on the Roadways

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Town of Mount Pleasant Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 4, 2018) - Mount Pleasant Police Chief Carl Ritchie is urging residents of Mount Pleasant to stay home tonight as public safety staff continues to mitigate t...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Town Offices Will Remain Closed Jan. 5 Due to Severe Winter Storm Hazards

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Town of Mount Pleasant Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 3, 2018 - Update 4:38 p.m.) – Town of Mount Pleasant emergency and essential personnel have launched initial recovery efforts following Winter Stor...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

Charleston County Issues Weather Update (#2)

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Charleston County Government <http://www.charlestoncounty.org> continues to monitor the severe winter weather impacting the area. All Charleston County Government offices will be closed tomorrow, Friday, January 5. The Charleston County Emergency Op...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

CARTA Level of Service not yet Determined for Jan. 5

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NORTH CHARLESTON – CARTA officials continue to monitor road conditions on Thursday, Jan. 4, with service cancelled for the day. A determination for level of service on Friday, Jan. 5 has not yet been made.

Rural bus service provider TriCounty Lin...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Charleston County Winter Weather Update (#1)

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Charleston County Government continues to monitor the severe winter weather impacting the area. The Charleston County Emergency Operations Center moved to OPCON 3 at 2 p.m. today. The Charleston County Citizens Info Line (843-746-3900) remains active.

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Town Offices Will Remain Closed Tomorrow, January 4, Due to Winter Storm Conditions

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Town of Mount Pleasant Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 3, 2018 - Update 4:38 p.m.) – The Town of Mount Pleasant facilities will be closed Thursday, January 4, as the impacts of Winter Storm Grayson are felt throu...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

CARTA Suspends Operations

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NORTH CHARLESTON –   Due to deteriorating weather and roadway conditions, CARTA is suspending operations effective immediately and will resume service when the system can operate safely. Updates will be available via media updates and C...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Police Officers Responding to Car Accidents, Residents Urged to Stay Home

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Town of Mount Pleasant Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 3, 2018 - Update 9:49 AM) - As bitter cold creeps into the Lowcountry, the Town of Mount Pleasant Emergency Operations Center reminds motorists to stay home ...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

Protect Your Plumbing from Freezing Weather

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Mount Pleasant, SC (January 2, 2018) - 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 pipe and when it thaws leaks ...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

Winter Storm Grayson Prompts Town Closures, Cancellations

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 2, 2018) – The Town of Mount Pleasant facilities will be closed Wednesday, January 3, due to the expected snow and ice impacts of Winter Storm Grayson. The...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

CARTA Offers Free Service to County Warming Shelter

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NORTH CHARLESTON –  CARTA on Tuesday afternoon is providing free service to the Charleston County Warming Shelter on Leeds Avenue via Route 103 Leeds Avenue https://www.ridecarta.com/maps-schedules.

 

Those wishing to be transpor...

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Posted on: December 31, 2017

National Weather Service Issues New Year's Winter Weather Advisory

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by Marquel Coaxum, Multimedia CoordinatorMOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec. 31, 2017) - The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a wind chill advisory for Charleston County between 3 and 9 a.m. Monday. Very cold wind chills are expected in the range of...

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Posted on: December 29, 2017

Ravenel Bridge Closed Due to Inclement Weather

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by Marquel Coaxum, Multimedia CoordinatorMOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec. 29, 2017) - The Mount Pleasant Police Department is reporting that the Ravenel Bridge is closed due to the continued icy conditions brought on by the winter weather overnight.For the most u...

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Posted on: December 29, 2017

Ravenel Bridge Open for Transit

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by Marquel Coaxum, Multimedia CoordinatorMOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec. 29, 2017) - The Mount Pleasant Police Department is reporting that the Ravenel Bridge is now open in both directions.South Carolina Department of Transportation traffic cameras are also sho...

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Posted on: December 28, 2017

Charleston County Issues Winter Weather Advisory

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by Marquel Coaxum, Multimedia CoordinatorMOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec. 28, 2017) - Charleston County Government issued a winter weather advisory this afternoon due to the winter weather sweeping through the southeast overnight.The advisory goes into effect fro...

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

MPRD Looking to Boost Number of Volunteer Basketball Coaches for Upcoming Season

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by Marquel Coaxum, Multimedia CoordinatorMOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec, 27, 2017) – The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department is looking for additional volunteer coaches for this upcoming basketball season beginning in January. 

Both b...

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

Holiday Garbage & Trash Collection Schedule

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Here's the Town of Mount Pleasant holiday garbage & trash collection schedule for the weeks of Dec. 25, 2017, and Jan. 1, 2017.Monday's route on TuesdayTuesday's route on WednesdayWednesday's route on ThursdayThursday's route on Friday

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Posted on: December 21, 2017

Carta, Affordabike Partner To Give Away 20 Refurbished Lost-And-Found Bikes

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec. 7, 2017) – Many public transit trips begin with a walk or bike ride, and this holiday season the Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) wants to help riders overcome what's been dubbe...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Mount Pleasant Celebrates Arbor Day with Live Oak Planting

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Town of Mount Pleasant Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (December 20, 2017) – The Town of Mount Pleasant recently proclaimed Arbor Day with the planting of two Live Oaks at Memorial Waterfront Park and urged residents to a...

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Posted on: December 18, 2017

Recreation Dept. Names 2017 Volunteers of the Year

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Mount Pleasant, SC (December 15, 2017) – The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department honored their dedicated volunteers yesterday during the annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner held at historic Alhambra Hall.

Throughout the year, the Mount Pleasant...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

BCDCOG Kicks Off Regional Park-And-Ride Study

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Dec. 14, 2017) The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) has kicked off a Regional Park-and-Ride Study which is intended to produce a comprehensive plan identifying suitable sites for permanent satellite park...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Traffic Alert on Coleman Blvd. Slated Dec. 14

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (December 13, 2017) -  The west bound turn lane of Coleman Boulevard from the Shem Creek Bridge to Whilden Street will be closed on Thursday (12/14) between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Right turns onto Mill Street will...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Choate Construction Expands Regional Headquarters Operations in Mount Pleasant

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (December 13, 2017) – At today’s groundbreaking ceremony for the new Gateway Mount Pleasant office building, the Town of Mount Pleasant announced that Choate Construction will expand its Mount Pleasant-based regional headquarters. The C...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

CubeSmart Self-Storage Celebrates Grand Opening in Mount Pleasant

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MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (December 12, 2017) – Spartanburg, SC-based Johnson Development Associates, Inc. has built a state-of-the-art self-storage facility to complement the vibrant lifestyle in the Town of Mount Pleasant. The building, off of Highway 17 Sou...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Mayor’s Office Art Program Features Ginny Versteegen

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (December 11, 2017) – Local artist Ginny Versteegen’s Shem Creek Glow is currently on display in the Mount Pleasant mayor’s office as part of Culture, Arts & Pride Commission Mayor’s Office Ar...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Town Accepting Submissions for Local Artist Showcase

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (December 8, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant is accepting submissions for its Mayor’s Office Art Program until January 8, 2018. Each selected Mount Pleasant artist will have his or her artwork showcased at Town Hall to be v...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

BCDCOG To Host Online Meeting on Transit

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017) – The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester
Council of Governments
(BCDCOG) will host an online meeting to discuss the ongoing Regional Transit Framework Plan (RTFP).  The online meeting will be laun...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Vote for your favorite Holiday Window Display!

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The Holiday season has arrived on Coleman Boulevard! Now,
it’s time to vote on your favorite Holiday Window Display.

With seven festive participants, the Coleman Boulevard Holiday Window Decorating Contest is in full-swing. Remember to vote for your favor...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Updated Traffic Alert on Coleman Blvd.

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (December 5, 2017) - The following lane closures at the intersection of Coleman Boulevard and Simmons Street will take place nightly between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. 

  • Tuesday night (12/5) and Wednesday night (12/6) t...
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Posted on: December 4, 2017

CBC National Bank Celebrates Grand Opening

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (December 4, 2017) – CBC National Bank, headquartered in Fernandina Beach and with branches in Fernandina Beach, Ocala and The Villages, Fla., and Beaufort and Port Royal, S.C., held a holiday grand opening for its new Mount Pleasant mo...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Accommodations Tax Application Now Available

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (December 1, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant is pleased to announce that the application for Accommodations Tax Fund Grants are now available for qualified tourism and cultural arts projects occurring July 1 – December 31, ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Coleman Blvd. Traffic Lane Closures

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (December 1, 2017) - The following lane closures at the intersection of Coleman Boulevard and Simmons Street will take place nightly between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. 

  • Sunday night (12/3) and Monday night (12/4) traff...
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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Mayor Haynie Announces Committee Assignments

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Town of Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

 

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (November 22, 2017) – Newly elected Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie announced today his selection for the Committees of Council assignments. The ...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Public Information Open House to be held Nov. 13

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (November 9, 2017) - Charleston County Transportation Development will hold a Public Information Open House on Monday, November 13 at the Mount Pleasant Park West Gym, located at 1251 Park West Boulevard, to provide details to the commu...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Coleman Boulevard Window Decor Contest

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (November 8, 2017) - Join the Town of Mount Pleasant as we celebrate the tradition of holiday window decorating! This is an opportunity for our Coleman businesses to showcase their unique personalities, which make our community truly on...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Registration Open for 50+ Basketball League

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (November 8, 2017) - Registration is open for the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department's 50+ adult basketball league. The 3x3 league will run from December 2, 2017 – February 24, 2018 at the Park West Gym.

One of the most popul...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Utility Replacement Project Public Meeting Slated

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (November 7, 2017) - Mount Pleasant Waterworks and the Town of Mount Pleasant will hold a drop-in for residents to review information and ask questions regarding the Pitt Street and Venning Street Utility Replacement Project on Wednesda...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Town Budget Manager Wins Top Award

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by Marquel Coaxum, Multimedia Coordinator

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (November 6, 2017) – The Town of Mount Pleasant budget manager recently received the Charleston Chief Financial Officer Council “Rising Star” award at the CCFO Council monthly dinner meeting.Rach...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Hermosa Jewelry, Brown Fox Coffee Open

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Hermosa Jewelry and Brown Fox Coffee Celebrate New Locations in Mount Pleasant

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 25, 2017) – Hermosa Jewelry and Brown Fox Coffee celebrated the opening of their new locations with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, October 24...

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Comp Plan Survey is Available Online

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 23, 2017) - Calling all Mount Pleasant residents! 

Help guide the development of our upcoming Comprehensive Plan by taking our online survey! This survey will be open until November 17, 2017.

The information we collect h...

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Old Village Harbor 5K Returns for 18th Year

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Mount Pleasant, SC (October 23, 2017) – Race through historic Mount Pleasant during the only 5K road race held in the Old Village. Hosted by the Town of Mount Pleasant, the18th Annual Old Village Harbor 5K (OVH5K) will take place on November 11 ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Kick Start Your Career in Parks & Recreation

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Mount Pleasant Recreation Department Recruiting Lifeguards for Town Pools

Mount Pleasant, SC (October 20, 2017) – The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department (MPRD) is seeking candidates for its expanding aquatic lifesaving team. New and experienced lifeguard...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

New Bus Shelter Provides Relief to Commuters

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 20, 2017) – Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page and Town Council Members Elton Carrier, Jim Owens, and Mark Smith attended Wednesday the ribbon cutting of the ...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Park Playground Closed for Maintenance

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 18, 2017) - Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park's toddler playground will be closed for maintenance on Wednesday and Thursday, October 25 and 26. We thank patrons for their patience and understanding and look forward to re-...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Town Offers Parking Options

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Overflow Parking Options for Comprehensive Plan Open House on Oct.17

For tomorrow's Comprehensive Plan Open House, parking at Town Hall will be limited due to ongoing construction activities.  To ensure that Town residents are able to attend the O...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Coleman Blvd. Traffic Lane Shifts Slated Oct. 15

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 13, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant will be installing storm drainage across Coleman Boulevard beginning Sunday, October 15, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. There will be lane shifts between Mills Street and Liv...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Public Services Issues Debris Update #23

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 13, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department offers the following Tropical Storm Irma update: 

  • The Waste Management Division completed their first pass of debris removal from Tropical Storm Irma on ...
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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Traffic Enforcement Notice

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 12, 2017) - The Mount Pleasant Police Department, along with the State Transport Police, will be conducting selective enforcement of Commercial and non-Commercial vehicles on October 16, 2017. This joint enforcement be...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Public Services Issues Debris Update #22

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 12, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department offers the following Tropical Storm Irma update: 

  • The Waste Management Division completed their first pass of debris removal from Tropical Storm...
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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Lane Closures Slated Oct. 12

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Traffic Alert Rifle Range Road and Six Mile Road Lane Closures

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC ( October 11, 2017) - The Transportation Department has announced the following lane closures:

  • On Thursday night, October 12, there will be a lane closure on Rifle Ra...
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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Shem Creek Bridge Bike Lane Public Meeting Slated

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Public Notice for Shem Creek Bridge Bike Lane Capital Improvement Project

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 11, 2017) - In 2016, the Town of Mount Pleasant Transportation Department applied for and was awarded funds through the South Carolina Department of Trans...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Public Services Issues Debris Update #21

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 11, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department offers the following Tropical Storm Irma update: 

  • The Waste Management Division completed their first pass ofdebris removal from Tropical Storm ...
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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Highway 17 North Lane Closure Announced

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Traffic Alert: Highway 17 North Lane Closure

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 10, 2017) -  Beginning Wednesday, October 11, 2017,  the right lane of Highway 17 North will be closed from 9:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m., between the entrance road into...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Public Services Issues Debris Update #20

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 10, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department offers the following Tropical Storm Irma update: 

  • The Waste Management Division completed their first pass of debris removal from Tropical Storm...
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Posted on: October 9, 2017

Public Services Issues Debris Update #19

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 9, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department offers the following Tropical Storm Irma update: 

  • The Waste Management Division completed their first pass of debris removal from Tropical Storm ...
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Posted on: October 9, 2017

Don't Miss the Comp Plan Open House on Oct. 17

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Thinking about coming to the Comprehensive Plan Open House, but not sure if it’s worth your time? 

Consider this: The first step in the development of a Comprehensive Plan is to study the forces and trends at work in the Town, and to ide...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Tree Bank Applications Due Oct. 31

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“Spruce” Up Your Neighborhood! Tree Bank Applications Due Oct. 31

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 6, 2017) – Take part in making your community beautiful! The Town of Mount Pleasant Culture, Arts and Pride Commission want...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

New traffic patterns on SC 41 at Joe Rouse Rd

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC ( October 6, 2017) - Based upon post-improvement observation of traffic flows at the intersection of SC 41 and Joe Rouse Rd, the Town will implement revised laneage and signal timing beginning Monday, October 9. This is an effo...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

30th Annual Children’s Day Festival Rings in Fall

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Oct. 6, 2017) – Fall is here and that means it’s time for family fun at the 30th Annual Town of Mount Pleasant Children’s Day Festival presented by Publix at the Park West Recreation Complex on Sunday, Oct. 15 from noon to 5 p...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Shem Creek Park Restrooms Renovation

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Mount Pleasant Public Announcement

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 6, 2017) - Visitors and park patrons should be aware that the Shem Creek Park Restrooms will not be available the week of October 30 through November 3, 2017, due to maintenance and fl...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Public Services Issues Debris Update #18

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 6, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department offers the following Tropical Storm Irma update: 

  • The Waste Management Division completed their first pass of debris removal from Tropical Storm ...
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Posted on: October 5, 2017

Public Services Issues Debris Update #17

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 4, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department offers the following Tropical Storm Irma update: 

  • The Waste Management Division has completed their first pass of debris removal from Tropical St...
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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Mount Pleasant Senior Center to Host Open House

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Take a Look Inside Mount Pleasant’s Premier Senior Facility 

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 3, 2017) – The Town of Mount Pleasant’s Senior Center will open its doors Thursday, October 12, 2017 for an informative and fun-filled Open House. Fo...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Holds Grand Opening

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 4, 2017) – TownePlace Suites Charleston Mount Pleasant celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, October 3. The celebration featured live entertainment, food and beverages, door prizes and...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Public Services Issues Debris Update #16

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 4, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department offers the following Tropical Storm Irma update: 

  • The Waste Management Division has completed their first pass of debris removal from Tropical St...
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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Public Services Issues Debris Update #15

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 3, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department offers the following update: 

  • The Waste Management Division has completed their first pass of debris removal from Tropical Storm Irma. They conti...
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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Comp Plan Open House Slated for Oct. 17

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 2, 2017) - On Tuesday, October 17, the Town of Mount Pleasant will host the first Open House of its 2018-2028 Comprehensive Planning process.  The Open House will be held at Town Hall, in Council Chambers,100 Ann Edwar...

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Public Services Issues Debris Update #14

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 2, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department offers the following update: 

  • The Waste Management Division has completed their first pass of debris removal from Tropical Storm Irma.  ...
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Posted on: September 30, 2017

Wando Bridge/SC 41 Lane Closure Slated Oct. 1-3

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WHAT:          Upcoming Single-Lane Closure on SC 41 for the Wando River Bridge Replacement Project

LOCATION: Clements Ferry Road from Reflectance Road to the SC41 Bridge.

DATES:     &a...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Simmons St. Closure Begins Oct. 3

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager 

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 29, 2017) - Starting Tuesday October 3,  through the middle of December between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., Simmons Street be...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Public Services Issues Debris Update #13

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 28, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department offers the following update: 

  • The Waste Management Division has completed their first pass of debris removal from Tropical Storm Irma. &nb...
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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Ulma Named Planning & Development Director

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 29, 2017) - Mount Pleasant Town Administrator Eric DeMoura announced the appointment of Jeffery G. Ulma to the position of Director of Planning and Development. Mr. Ulma brings over 35 years of local government plann...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Park West Blvd. Public Mtg. Slated Oct. 26

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Park West Boulevard Widening Project - Public Information Meeting Notice

MeetingThursday, October 26, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Park West Gym, located at 1251 Park West Boulevard Mount Pleasant, SC 29466. The meeting will have a drop-in for...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Jury Service for Sept. 29 is Cancelled

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 28, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Municipals Court announced today that Jury Service for September 29, 2017 has been cancelled.  Your appearance is not required, however, you may called at a later date....

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Public Services Issues Debris Update #12

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 28, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department offers the following update: 

  • The Waste Management Division continues to collect vegetative debris on the normal Thursday route in Park West. ...
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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Wando Bridge/SC 41 Lane Closure Slated

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WHAT:          Upcoming Single-Lane Closure on SC 41 for the Wando River Bridge Replacement Project

LOCATION: Clements Ferry Road from Reflectance Road to the SC41 Bridge.

DATES:     &a...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Public Services Issues Debris Update #11

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 27, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department offers the following update: 

  • The Waste Management Division continues to collect vegetative debris on the normal Thursday route in Dunes West....
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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Town Celebrates Business Appreciation Week

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 27, 2017) - To highlight Mount Pleasant’s thriving business community, Mayor Linda Page has proclaimed the 2017 Mount Pleasant Business Appreciation Week as September 25-29. Business Appreciation Week’s goal is to sh...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Simmons Community Dock Closure Slated

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 26, 2017) – The Town of Mount Pleasant will close the David Simons Jr. Community Dock, from Monday, October 2 through Wednesday, November 1, 2017, to rep...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Public Services Issues Debris Update #10

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 26, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department offers the following update: 

  • The Waste Management Division continues to collect vegetative debris on the normal Thursday route. When the firs...
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Posted on: September 25, 2017

CARTA Launches Transit App

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CARTA today announced its partnership with Transit, the leading mobile app provider for public transportation.MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 25, 2017) - Riders will now be able to navigate the Charleston area with accurate real-time predictions, s...

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

Mayor’s Office Art Program Features Magdelain

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 25, 2017) – The latest artwork featured in the Mount Pleasant Culture, Arts & Pride (CAP) Commission’s Mayor’s Office Art program is Renée Magdelain’s stunning Sunrise at Porcher’s Bluff.

Magdelain’s inspiring oil on canva...

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

JRS Coding School Opens New Location

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JRS Coding School and Tabula Rasa HealthCare Celebrate New Location with Open House

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC  (September 25, 2017) – Tabula Rasa HealthCare’s (NASDAQ: TRHC) software development team and its web development school, JR...

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

Public Services Issues Debris Update #9

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 25, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department offers the following update: 

  • The Waste Management Division continues to collect vegetative debris on the normal Thursday route. When the firs...
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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Public Services Issues Debris Update #8

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 22, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department offers the following update: 

  • The Waste Management Division continues to collect vegetative debris on the normal Wednesday route. Do to the am...
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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Public Services Issues Debris Update #7

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 21, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department offers the following update: 

  • The Waste Management Division continues to collect vegetative debris on the normal Wednesday route. We hope to f...
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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Cops & Kids Pizza Night Slated for Oct. 2

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 20, 2017) - The Mount Pleasant Police Department is proud to partner with MidiCi to offer a Cops and Kids Pizza Night on Monday, October 2, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00pm. Mount Pleasant Police Officers will be on-scene in...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Public Services Issues Debris Update #6

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 20, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department offers the following update: 

  • The Waste Management Division continues to collect vegetative debris on the normal Wednesday route. We estimate ...
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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Rec Brochure Earns Pinnacle Award

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International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) Announces 2017 Pinnacle Award WinnersMOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 20, 2017) - The International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) paid tribute to the Blessing of the Fleet & Sea...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Public Services Issues Debris Update #5

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Public Services Department Tropical Storm Irma Update #5

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 19, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department offers the following update: 

  • The Waste Management Division continues to collect veget...
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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Public Services Debris Update #4

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Public Services Department Tropical Storm Irma Update #4

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 18, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Public Services Department offers the following update: 

  • The Waste Management Division continues to collect veget...
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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Park Playground Closed for Repairs

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 15,2017) - Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park's toddler playground will be closed for maintenance on Wednesday and Thursday, September 19 and 20. We thank patrons for their patience and understanding and look fo...

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Coleman CIP Construction Begins Sunday

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 15, 2017) - Construction of the Coleman Boulevard Capital Improvement project will begin on Sunday, September 17. The project involves installation of significant storm drainage infrastructure, enhanced bicycle and p...

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Public Services Debris Update #3

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Public Services Department Tropical Storm Irma Update #03

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 15, 2017) - The Waste Management Division continues to collect vegetative debris on the normal Monday route. We estimate that we will finish the first pass on ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Sept. 15 Jury Service is Cancelled

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Important Notice

Jury Service for September 15, 2017, has been cancelled.  Your appearance is not required, however, you may called at a later date.  Our office hours are from 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday.  At thi...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Popular Pickleball Gains More Space

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 14, 2017) – The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department recently added eight outdoor pickleball courts to its repertoire of play spaces. Pickleball, one of the country’s fastest growing sports, is rapidly inc...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Public Services Debris Update #2

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Public Services Department Tropical Storm Irma Update #02

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 14, 2017) - The Waste Management Division continues to collect vegetative debris on the normal Monday route. We estimate that it will take two more days to com...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Trash, Vegetative Debris Collections Begin

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 13, 2017) - The Public Services Department is continuing to conduct damage assessments of Town infrastructure. We are also beginning cleanup and repair efforts throughout the Town. We are starting to clean and line T...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Two-Day Delay for Trash, Garbage, Recycling Pick Up

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 13, 2017) - In the aftermath of the recent  storm, the trash and garbage collection schedule is as follows:

  • Monday’s route will be collected on We...
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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Mount Pleasant Cleans Up After Irma

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 12, 2017) - In less than 24 hours, Town emergency personnel (including Police, Fire and Public Services) are working hard to restore areas of Mount Pleasa...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Two-Day Delay for Trash, Garbage Pick Up

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 12, 2017) - In the aftermath of the recent  storm, the trash and garbage collection schedule is as follows:

  • Monday’s route will be collected on We...
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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Town, County Launch New Damage Assessment Tool

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 11, 2017) – Town of Mount Pleasant officials are beginning to evaluate the impacts caused by severe weather associated with Hurricane Irma. The ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2017

Town to Mitigate Storm Impacts

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 10, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant has made all operational preparations in anticipation of effects from Hurricane Irma and is prepared to mitigate th...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

MPW Will Be Closed on Monday

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 8, 2017 ) – Mount Pleasant Waterworks (MPW) will be closed Monday, September 11, 2017 due to the expected impacts of Hurricane Irma. MPW’s Operation Center will reopen on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. To report a wate...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Town is Ready for Storm Event

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 8, 2017) -The Town of Mount Pleasant has made all operational preparations in anticipation of Hurricane Irma and is prepared to mitigate the impacts of th...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

CARTA to Run Full Service on Friday, Sept. 8

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 7, 2017) - Riders are strongly encouraged to conduct all business – such as trips to the grocery store or doctor – as soon as possible on Friday.Complete service stoppage is highly likely on Saturday, Sept. 9, in acc...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

MPW Customers Urged to Prepare, Stay Connected

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 7, 2017) - Hurricane Irma has potential to impact Mount Pleasant causing power outages. Residents are asked to reduce their discharge into the wastewater system during and immediately after Hurricane Irma.

If your pow...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Town Issues Closures Ahead of Hurricane Irma

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 7, 2017) – The Town of Mount Pleasant facilities will close at noon on Friday, September 8 due to the expected impacts of Hurricane Irma. The To...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Town to Deploy Sandbags Stations Tomorrow Sept. 8

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (September 7, 2017) - To help mitigate the impacts of Hurricane Irma, the Town of Mount Pleasant will deliver 1,400 sandbags to the following locations on Friday, Se...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Mount Pleasant Prepares for Hurricane Irma Impact

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications ManagerMOUNT PLEASANT, SOUTH CAROLINA (September 6, 2017) – Hurricane Irma, a potentially catastrophic Category 5 hurricane, is heading toward Puerto Rico, Hispañola, the Bahamas ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Apply for the Holiday Farmers Market Now!

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Mount Pleasant Holiday Farmers Market & Craft Show Set for Dec. 9 - Applications Available Online 

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 31, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant invites crafters, farmers and food vendors to apply for the 2017 Holi...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

MPW System Prepared for Heavy Rain

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Mount Pleasant, SC (August 28, 2017) – As heavy rain and high winds are anticipated to impact Mount Pleasant, personnel at Mount Pleasant Waterworks (MPW) are ready to respond to customer needs. “While we do not anticipate impact to our drinking ...

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Posted on: August 27, 2017

MPW Issues Repeal Boil Water Advisory

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Residents in Dunes West no longer advised to boil water

Streets include: Rush Haven Dr, Greenspoint Ct, Spring Line Dr, Bowline, Mooring Line, Fountainhead, Stay Sail, Ayers Plantation, Yachtsman, Whisker Pole, Hatchway, Catamaran Ct, River Vista, Logbook,...

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

Let's Make Play More Accessible

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Town Hopes to Bring Recreation Closer & Make Play More Accessible

Mount Pleasant, SC (August 18, 2017) - What if your children could practice for upcoming games right in their own neighborhood? With this idea in mind, the Town of Mount Pleasan...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Town Launches Comprehensive Plan Website

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Manager

 

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 18, 2017) – The Town of Mount Pleasant launched today an educational website to inform citizens on everything related to the 2018-2028 Comprehensive Pla...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Bottom Line Digital Communications Relocates

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 16, 2017) – Bottom Line Digital Communications, a local printing and marketing solutions company, celebrated its relocation in Mount Pleasant with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, August 15. Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page,...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Closures, Cancellations Slated on Eclipse Day

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 15, 2017) - On August 21, the nation will experience a total solar eclipse that is expected to draw a large crowd to the Charleston area. The Town of Mount Pleasant wants everyone to be prepared for this once in a gener...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

MPPD Issues Eclipse Safety Tips

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 10, 2017) -  On August 21, 2017, the nation will experience a total solar eclipse that is expected to draw a large crowd to the Charleston area. The Mount Pleasant Police Department wants everyone to be prepared for thi...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Rifle Range Lane Closure Slated

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 10, 2017) - The South Carolina Department of Transportation is closing a lane on Rifle Range Road today and Friday to install driveways for new homes near 1781 Rifle Range Road. The  work and lane closure will be betwee...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Lane Closure Slated for Belle Hall Parkway

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 10, 2017) - The outbound lane of Belle Hall Parkway will be closed between Paul Foster Road and Seacoast Parkway on Monday, August 14, 2017 and Tuesday, August 15, 2017 for the removal of trees. This work is necessary t...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Shem Creek Park Receives APWA Award

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Manager

 

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 10, 2017) – At the August 8 Town Council meeting, the American Public Works Association awarded the South Carolina 2016 Project of the Year to  Shem Creek Park Ph...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Apply for Traffic Signal Box Art

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Town of Mount Pleasant Accepting Proposals for Traffic Signal Box Art

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 10, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant is accepting submissions for phase three of the Culture, Arts & Pride Commission’s Traffic Box Art project ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

ENGAGE Talent Hosts Town Staff

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Business Outreach Meeting Takes Town Hall to ENGAGE Talent

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 8, 2017) – The Town of Mount Pleasant recently hosted a business outreach meeting at ENGAGE Talent, a thriving Mount Pleasant-based technology...

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

MPW Offers Water Quality Update #6

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 2, 2017) - Following our release on Friday, we received requests for more detailed information relative to the test results presented by a resident of Dunes West and Mount Pleasant Waterworks (MPW) and to better clarify...

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Town Proud Reaches 100-mark Milestone

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“Town Proud” Certified Local Business Program Reaches 100 Participants Within Its First YearThe Town of Mount Pleasant and Lowcountry Local First celebrate businesses rooted in Mount Pleasant

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (August 3, 2017) – In October 2016, ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Astronomers to Host Eclipse Viewings

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College of Charleston Astronomers to Host Mount Pleasant Eclipse Viewings 

Mount Pleasant, SC (August 1, 2017) - In partnership with the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department, the College of Charleston will hold educational viewings for th...

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Apply for Town Anchor Awards

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Nominations are Underway for Mount Pleasant Town Anchor Awards

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 27, 2017) – Do you know a Mount Pleasant business with top-notch customer service? Nominate them for the 2nd Annual Town Anchor Awards.

Join the Town of Mount...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Tidal Creek Dental is Open

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Tidal Creek Dental Celebrates Grand Opening in Mount Pleasant

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 27, 2017) -  Tidal Creek Dental is officially open for business. The new state-of-the-art facility celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony o...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

MidiCi Delivers Authentic Pizza

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MIDICI: THE NEAPOLITAN PIZZA COMPANY TO DELIVER AUTHENTIC WOOD-FIRED PIZZA TO MOUNT PLEASANT, SC

Franchise Brings Friends Together at Its Newest Location

 

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 28, 2017) – MidiCi: The Neapolitan Pizza Company, ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Town Receives Achievement Award

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 27, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant received a Municipal Achievement Award for its Planning Public Outreach and Engagement Program. Officials accepted the award during the Municipal Association of South Carolina's Annu...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Farrell Appointed Assistant Town Administrator

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 25, 2017) - Mount Pleasant Town Administrator Eric DeMoura announced today the appointment of Christiane Farrell to the position of Assistant Town Administrator. Farrell brings nearly 18 years of municipal planning experience to o...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Apply Online for Comp Plan Planning Forum

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 24, 2017) - Do you live in Mount Pleasant and would you like to be involved in planning the Town’s future? If so, apply today to be part of the Town Comprehensive Plan Planning Forum.

The Forum is a steering committee tha...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

No Pesticides, Herbicides Found in MPW Water

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Third-party laboratory testing provides confirmation of no pesticides or herbicides in water provided to Mount Pleasant residents 

 

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 21, 2017) – After customer concerns surfaced on social media regarding p...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

MPW Offers Water Quality Update #6

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 20, 2017) -  MPW continues to await official results of all testing. We anticipate being able to release results by close of business Friday and announce the date and time for our next community meeting.

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Enjoy Waterfront Music & Movies Series (Part 1)

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Break Into Song & Dance at Week 1 of Waterfront Music & Movies!

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 28, 2017) – The Town of Mount Pleasant opens its Waterfront Music & Movies series presented by Y102.5 with the opportunity to sing and dance alon...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Waterfront Music & Movies Series Kicks Off

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 20, 2017) – Hot days call for cool nights under the stars at Memorial Waterfront Park. Every Friday in August, enjoy the final weeks of summer at the Town of Mount Pleasant’s Waterfront Music & Movies serie...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Cresco Historical Stewardship Submissions Sought

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 201 2017 ) - The Mount Pleasant Historical Commission honored Mary Julia C. Royall as the inaugural recipient of the Cresco Historical Stewardship Award last year. This award is to be presented annually to an individual, ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

MPW Offers Water Quality Update #4

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MPW continues to await the results from sampling conducted last week.  We have reached out to the lab to confirm that we are on target to receive those testing results later this week, and they confirmed but did not provide the exact day.

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Hunters Run Drive Lane Closure

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 19, 2017) - The Town currently has a storm water rehabilitation project in the Wando East/Wando Lakes community. On Wednesday, July 19th and Thursday, July 20th between the hours of 7:00 am and 9:00 pm, the Contractor will close o...

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

MPW Offers Water Quality Update #3

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 17, 2017) - MPW is awaiting the results from sampling conducted last week. Customers will be notified and a public meeting will be held when these results become available.  

Over the weekend, MPW received questions from c...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Lane Closure Slated on SC 41

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WHAT:           Upcoming Lane Closure on SC 41 for the Wando River Bridge Replacement Project 

LOCATION:  Southbound lane between Harpers Ferry Way and north end of existing bridge 

DAT...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Comp Plan Planning Forum Seeks Members

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 17, 2017) - Do you live in Mount Pleasant and would you like to be involved in planning the Town’s future? If so, apply today to be part of the Town Comprehensive Plan Planning Forum.

The Forum is a steering committee that is being...

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Apply Online! Newsroom
Posted on: July 16, 2017

Water Quality Concerns with Pesticides, Cancer

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Mount Pleasant Waterworks Update 2 – July 14, 2017 

How did these concerns come forward? 

Approximately two weeks ago, a group of mothers expressed their concerns on social media regarding the number of young males in a general area of Mou...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

US 17 Lane Closure Slated on July 11

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 10, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant is announcing a lane closure on Highway 17 North between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 11, 2017,  between the entrance road to the KOA Campground and Morgan P...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Apply for ATAC Funding Now

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (July 7, 2017) - The Town of Mount Pleasant has announced that applications for Accommodations Tax Funding are available now for qualified tourism- and cultural arts-related projects occurring January 1 – June 30, 2018. Completed applic...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Mount Pleasant Unveils New Website

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 30, 2017) – Mount Pleasant is proud to announce the launch of its new municipal website.

“We are excited to launch our new website as we move into our new Town Hall,” said Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page. “Our new web platform will...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Courtney Page Displays Art in Mayor’s Office

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 30, 2017) – Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page and the Culture, Arts & Pride Commission recently installed Golden Marsh by local artist Courtney Page (no Mayoral relation) to be displayed in the Mayor’s Office...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Shem Creek to Enhance Connectivity

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications ManagerMount Pleasant, SC (June 21, 2017) – As part of the third phase of capital project improvements at Shem Creek Park, the Town recently completed the drainage and road resurfacing of Ron...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Learn to Prepare for a Hurricane

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications ManagerMOUNT PLEASANT, SOUTH CAROLINA (June 26, 2017) – The Atlantic Basin hurricane season begins June 1 and Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page called on all citizens to remain alert and be prepared.&am...

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Posted on: June 25, 2017

Business Licenses Renewal Due July 31

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 25, 2017) - Every business operating in Mount Pleasant is required to obtain a Mount Pleasant Business License. Annual business license licenses expire on June 30, and renewals are due on July 31, 2017. Renewal packages w...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Town Parks Receive TripAdvisor High Marks

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 23, 2017) - We’re pleased to announce that both Shem Creek Park and Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park have been recognized by TripAdvisor with a 2017 Certificate of Excellence. A Certificate of Excellence is awarded...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Register for a Clinic with Olympian Jason Lezak

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 21, 2017) – The Town of Mount Pleasant is teaming up with the South Carolina Swim Club (SCSC) to host a Mutual of Omaha Breakout Swim Clinic featuring Olympian Jason Lezak on Saturday, June 24 at the R.L. Jones Center.

“So...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Indigo Market Drive Improvements June 25-26

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager 

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 21, 2017) - Beginning on Sunday, June 25 through Monday, June 26, the inside north and south bound lanes of traffic on Highway 17, between the inters...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Town Rehabs Pipes at Rivertowne on the Wando

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager  MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 19, 2017) – The Town of Mount Pleasant is in the final stages of rehabilitating stormwater pipes in the Rivertowne on the Wando neighborhood. The $6...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Hungryneck Blvd. Closure Slated June 19-23

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications ManagerMOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 16, 2017) - On Monday, June 19 through Friday, June 23, the outside north-bound lane of Hungryneck Boulevard will be closed to remove the bypass pipes and pump...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

SC-41 at Joe Rouse Road Improvement

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications ManagerMOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 16, 2017) - Construction of the intersection improvements at the intersection of SC-41 and Joe Rouse Road is scheduled to start on Monday June 19 and continue ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Sign Up to Sail the Wando River this August!

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 16, 2017) – Registration is now open for the 13th Annual Mount Pleasant Junior Regatta. The only youth-oriented regatta in the local area, this friendly competition will be held Aug. 12 at Hobcaw Yacht Club. 

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

AR Workshop Brings Out Inner Artist

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 16, 2017) - Charleston and Mount Pleasant residents now have a new way to express their passion for DIY design and styling, with the opening of AR Workshop in Mount Pleasant (Northcutt Plaza). The grand opening was celebr...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Aquifers, Groundwater and Their Importance

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A series  of articles brought to you by Mount Pleasant WaterworksMOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 16, 2017) - Aquifers and groundwater play a vital role in supplying water to the citizens of our area. Follow our four part education series and le...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Summer Means Extended Hours at the Rec

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 12, 2017) - Starting July 1, the Town of Mount Pleasant Recreation Department will extend its hours of operation at the Park West Pool, R.L. Jones Center Pool and the Thomasena Stokes-Marshall Senior Center. 

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Pelican’s SnoBalls Celebrates Grand Opening

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 8, 2017) – Pelican’s SnoBalls, a national franchise serving “Original New Orleans Snoballs,” recently opened its first Mount Pleasant location. The new establishment celebrated the occasion with a ribbon cutting ceremony ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Ronnie Boals Blvd. Near Complete at Shem Creek

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications ManagerMount Pleasant, SC (June 9, 2017) – The Town of Mount Pleasant is nearing completion on another capital improvement project named after local restaurateur and hospitality industry mogu...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Women-Focused The Barre Code Opens

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 7, 2017) – The Barre Code, a Chicago-based fitness franchise, is extending its mantra to Mount Pleasant with a brand-new studio at 1440 Ben Sawyer Blvd. Situated in Mount Pleasant Square, steps from Triangle Char & Ba...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

Stormwater Improvements Critical to Emergency

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications ManagerMOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 5, 2017) – As weather forecasters predict above-average activity during this hurricane season, the Town of Mount Pleasant views the integrity of its stormwater...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Fitness First USA Locates in Charleston Region

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 1, 2017)  –The Charleston region’s life sciences/pharmaceuticals sector has added a new player, Fitness First USA, a division of parent company, A&Z Pharmaceutical, Inc. Fitness First USA is a 20-year old brand origin...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

How to Prepare for a Hurricane

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications ManagerMOUNT PLEASANT, SOUTH CAROLINA (June 1, 2017) – The Atlantic Basin hurricane season begins June 1 and Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page called on all citizens to remain alert and be prepared.&...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Hungryneck Blvd. Lane Closure Slated June 2

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications ManagerMOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 30, 2017) - On Wednesday, May 31, through Friday, June 2, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., the outside northbound lane of Hungryneck Boulevard will be...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Goblet Ave. Road Closure Slated May 30

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager 

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 30, 2017) - On Tuesday, May 30, Mount Pleasant Waterworks will close Goblet Avenue to install a new gravity sewer main to connect Darlington Road to Goblet Ave...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Talerico Displays Art in Mayor’s Office

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 26, 2017) – If you have paid a visit to Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page’s office recently, you have likely admired the art of Kira Talerico, whose four-piece Mount Pleasant Ocean Set is adorning the walls. 

The set...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

STEM-Focused Learning Center Opens

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 26, 2017) – Lowcountry Learners, a STEM-focused (Science Technology Engineering and Math) child care provider and learning center, celebrated its grand opening in Mount Pleasant on Thursday, May 25. Mayor Linda Page, along...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

New HVAC System at Jones Center Pool

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications ManagerMOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 26, 2017) - As part of the R. L. Jones Center Renovation project, the Town of Mount Pleasant is replacing the 26-year old HVAC system for the pool with a new un...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Jim 'N Nick's Community B-B-Q Opens

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 24, 2017) - Jim ‘N Nick’s Community Bar-B-Q’s Mount Pleasant location opened on Tuesday, May 23.  The restaurant, located at 1486 Stuart Engals Blvd, is open for its regular business ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Mount Pleasant Farmers Market Closed May 23

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 23, 2017) - There are so many sayings about the weather! Our favorite is that we are open rain or shine. However, lightning is another story. We regret that the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market will not open today due to the relative ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

MTAG Services expanding Charleston County operations

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 23, 2017) -  MTAG Services, one of the nation’s leading providers of specialized financial asset servicing, is expanding operations in Charleston County by locating its corporate headquarters in Mount Pleasant, S...Read on...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Work Slated at Hungry Neck Boulevard, Midtown Avenue Intersection

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 18, 2017) - On Monday, May 22, the Town of Mount Pleasant will install  mast arm traffic signals at the intersection of Hungry Neck Boulevard and Mi...Read on...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Town Completes First Street Sign Replacement Zone, Begins Second Area

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 17, 2017) – To meet federal requirements, facilitate emergency vehicles' navigation around town, and increase the safety of residents and motorists, the To...Read on...

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Posted on: May 13, 2017

Town Completes Wakendaw, Point Pleasant Stormwater Rehabilitation Projects

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 13, 2017) – As part of its Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), the Town of Mount Pleasant recently cleaned and inspected 3.6 miles of stormwater pipes and rehabi...Read on...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

2017 Coast to the Capital Torch Run Relay for Special Olympics Kicks Off Today

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC - May 4, 2017 - At 9:30 a.m. this morning, law enforcement officers from around the Lowcountry began a 130-mile relay of a Special Olympics Flame of Hope from the beach of Sullivan’s Island&...Read on...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Town to Enhance Intersection at Hwy. 41, Joe Rouse Road

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Officer

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 3, 2017) – The Town of Mount Pleasant is pursuing construction of turn lanes at the intersection of Highway 41 and Joe Rouse Road to enhance the com...Read on...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Mobile Command Center Brings New Resources to Emergency Response

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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (May 3, 2017) – The Mount Pleasant mobile command center, recently deployed at the Blessing of the Fleet attended by more than 20,000 visitors, showcased a new c...Read on...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Great Tips to Enjoy the 30th Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival

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30th Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival
Memorial Waterfront Park Sunday, April 30, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

ATMs: ATMs are available outside the Beer Garden (Visitor’s Center) and near the playground. As with all ATMs, there is a fe...Read on...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Mount Pleasant Waterworks Performs Emergency Repairs

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 27, 2017) - Mount Pleasant Waterworks (MPW) is working to make emergency repairs to a water line that was hit by a private contractor along Highway 17 South, across from Mount Pleasant Towne Centre. A lane shift will be in place ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

The Annual Rain Barrel Sale is Underway!

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Charleston County Government and the Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium are offering 100% recycled rain barrels to residents at a discounted price through June 4. It is part of an effort to encourage residents to conserve water resourc...Read on...

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