February 14, 2019

As we welcome SEWE, let us welcome this trailer for a new outdoor TV show from the Integrity Broadcasting Network:  “Traditional Wild America,” executive producer:  Charles Waring, producer:  Ron Small and director:  Gus Smythe.

January 9, 2019

 As 2019 begins, we take a few minutes to chat with Mayor John Tecklenburg. We look to find out what’s on City Hall’s radar for the New Year, to ask serious questions that matter to locals and see if solutions are forthcoming for problems both old and new.

 It’s no smal...

December 19, 2018

In 2017, Charleston native Julia Pinckney was diagnosed with breast cancer. But that wasn’t the only difficult news for the family — her father was also diagnosed with cancer at the same time. They both underwent successful treatments, but their experiences were very,...

You got the big job and you’re well on your way through your first term. What’s been your biggest surprise since taking office?

First, I want to thank Charles, and the whole salmon-stained Mercury team, for giving me this chance to share my thoughts on some of the most...

David Ashby Farrow left this world for an eternal one the afternoon of Friday, April 13 — just ahead of happy hour and the traffic jams he hated. After fighting the “Big C” for the third title fight, this former boxing student of the legendary Mr. Matty Matthews caught...

Residents of the Lowcountry are well aware of the success of Explore Charleston — Charleston has, after all, been voted a top tourism destination for several years. But a lesser-known aspect of the Bureau’s work involves advocating for local quality of life.

It may seem...

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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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