April 9, 2020

Our very hesitant governor may know about the law, given his experience as attorney general — but he appears to have a shallow grasp of history. He has said that his restraint on issuing executive orders was in deference to enumerated constitutional protections:  the r...

April 1, 2020

I was trying to think of what to say upon viewing the latest manifestations of the awesome destructive power wielded by those business and governmental entities who can lay claim to a “right-of-way.” Folks in these parts put a lot of stock in something called “quality-...

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(just below Market St.)



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

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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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