September 18, 2019

“Flat Rock was one of the places my grandfather was the happiest,” says Frank Maybank. That grandfather, Dr. Joseph Maybank, along with his wife, owned the Dam House at Highland Lake in Flat Rock. Highland Lake and the Maybank, Rhett and Aiken families have a long hist...

September 9, 2019

August’s filing deadline formally set the field for those vying for Charleston City Hall. We asked the candidates about the issues that matter most for Charlestonians — flooding, traffic, planning and development. We hope what follows is informative and offers insight...

When adversity strikes, we are defined by how we respond; no one understood this better than our late friend, Earl “Baron” Fain IV, whose recent sudden death sent shockwaves through the Lowcountry and beyond. Baron was the man to meet and relish the moment — whatever e...

September 9, 2019

Three-and-a-quarter centuries of Jewish life in Charleston

Part III: A Synagogue, Communal Life and Dissension

We saw in last month’s article that Charleston’s Jews began to increase in numbers in the 1730s and played an active role in the commercial life of Charles Town...

September 9, 2019

There are many ways to increase your knowledge about our favorite drink. One of them is reading books. Others are visiting whisky festivals, becoming a member of a whisky club, attending whisky tastings — or doing all of the above.

However, if you want to take it to a m...

September 9, 2019

South Carolina’s lengthy season for white-tailed deer allows hunters many opportunities for recreation in the woods. The state’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) divides our state into four game zones. Regulations and the duration of the season differ by region, w...

September 9, 2019

South Carolinians have often sought the shade of the great live oaks that have proudly become so central to the beloved sea island aesthetic and places further inland. They, as avenues, line entrances to properties, have been a part of movies galore and are deeply symb...

September 9, 2019

It’s time for a back-to-school pop quiz.

Name one country in the developed world that allows Group One carcinogens to be served to children in schools.

Need a hint? It’s not Russia. That nation’s little comrades-in-the-making dine primarily on borscht and pelmeni in scho...

September 9, 2019

John Adams said that “[o]ur Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” In other words, without the moral restraints that people of faith impose upon themselves, the Constitution is of little use...

September 5, 2019

When picturing life aboard a sailing ship, the mind fills with scenes of endless seas and tropical ports. Sailors pass through, occupied by the cleaning of wooden decks or routine heaving and easing of ropes. Perhaps the occasional squall. Eyes squint under the indiscr...

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