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November 3, 2017

My esteemed wife gave me my first motorcycle as a 40th wedding anniversary gift. I never rode one before that; I fell in love with it. I traded up a few times and now, ten years later, I ride a Harley Davidson Road Glide, a big, honkin’ touring bike and I love everythi...

April 7, 2017

The German word “weltanshauung” is defined as “a comprehensive conception or image of the universe and of humanity’s relation to it.” Weltanshauung is the term used by “intellectuals” when describing the total concept of an individual’s view of life, or “worldview.” We...

August 4, 2016

I am writing this from Israel. Since my first visit in 1965 I have visited Israel many times, the last time before the current visit being just this past January. Each time that I come, my perspective on life changes with a richer appreciation for the gifts that G-d ha...

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Exploring art, culture and faith in Paris

January 10, 2020

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About "the Merc"

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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173 Meeting Street, rack

(just below Market St.)



Clair's Service Station, rack, 334 Folly Rd.



Harris Teeter, outside rack, Houston-Northcutt Blvd.

Page's Okra Grill

Mt. Pleasant Library, outside rack, Mathis Ferry Rd & Shelmore

Pitt St. Pharmacy

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