October 2, 2019

I once fell asleep while flying a plane out of the Daytona Beach International Airport. Half way through my takeoff roll, I knew I was in trouble. 10,500 feet of paved asphalt can have a narcotizing effect on even the most well rested and enthusiastic pilot. Especially...

July 3, 2019

It’s hard to sustain sleep with a 56-pound monster perched on one’s chest. Still, I’ve had roughly a thousand consecutive days of practice, so I labored mightily to ignore it and set about trying to reclaim the mellow confines of the dream-state from which I’d just bee...

June 5, 2019

Two years into the Trump administration, the Right and Left can scarcely make eye-contact, much less fashion legislation in the country’s best interest. And while the economy is booming, debate over Trump’s effectiveness is ongoing. There should be no debate, however,...

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Nearly 20 years ago, an editor noted that we are “… not the West Ashley Mercury, not the Peninsula Mercury, not the James Island Mercury…” To this day, we remain a publication for the entire Lowcountry. We send each month’s print edition to fifty fine neighborhoods in our area and to subscribers in to 34 states.  For thousands of Charleston Mercury readers, we continue the mission as he simply stated it — “to bring attention to what makes the real Lowcountry tick.” We hope all those who care about our arts, culture, outdoors, quality of life and all that "pluff mud magic" that We People love so dear will enjoy these "salmon sheets."

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