West Ashley Flashback — Pieces of The Parish, Part 4

West Ashley Flashback — Pieces of The Parish, Part 4

Revisiting some tidbits of history from the early days of St. Andrew’s Parish This is the fourth part of this who-knows-how-many-part series where I’ve started at the beginning of the journals/milk crates/digital information and shared random small tidbits entered...

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Taking Care of the Skin You’re in

Dermatology & Laser Center of Charleston provides free skin cancer screening for the public from Staff Reports For the 14th year, dermatologists and certified dermatological providers from Dermatology and Laser Center of Charleston will offer free skin cancer...

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A Plant Lovers Paradise

Plantasia 2019 offers a plethora of plants, a kids fairy garden, and more by Lorne Chambers | Editor The Lowcountry’s premiere garden festival and plant sale, Plantasia, returns to West Ashley this month for two days of activities and plants, plants, and more plants....

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West Ashley Flashback — The Stono Park Dream Team

The family that built one of West Ashley’s oldest neighborhoods At the end of every West Ashley Flashback there is a question that takes many forms but in essence says: “Can you add to the story?” The question is followed by a simple request: “Contact Donna at...

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West Ashley Flashback — Pieces of The Parish

Part 3 Revisiting some tidbits of history from the early days of St. Andrew’s Parish Part 3 of this who-knows-how-many-part series where I’m having to start at the beginning of the journals/milk crates/digital information and shared random small tidbits entered over...

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West Ashley Flashback — Pieces of The Parish

Part 2 Revisiting some tidbits of history from the early days of St. Andrew’s Parish Last month, I wrote about how many first sentences have developed into stories from St. Andrew’s Parish. Elements of these stories fill five journals, two milk crates, and over 10 GB...

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Good Enough Parenting

I Love You — A Mother’s Valentine Some version of feeling benevolent, enamored with or attached to another person is generally at the heart of defining what it means to LOVE. Yet, when I think of what loving can feel like as a parent I must confess that it’s often not...

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West Ashley Flashback

Where to Begin? There are many first sentences that have developed into stories from St. Andrew’s Parish. Some are short and sweet and to the point. Others are long threads that weave through the time, place, and fabric of the Parish. Elements of stories fill five...

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Guest Homes Were the Precursor To Short-Term Rentals

Tourism has been an important part of this area’s economy since boats started to set anchor in Charleston Harbor. This did not go unnoticed to the entrepreneurs in St. Andrew’s Parish; especially after the bridge connection was reestablished with the peninsula of...

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The River Between Us

Remembering the time a ship crashed into the Ashley River Bridge in 1955 "It seemed to me it was going to be a pretty dull day as far as getting any news pictures was concerned. I didn’t have a single assignment for the day when I reported for work,” said Richard...

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Revisiting the Underground Railroad

Perspectives in Freedom Conference held at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens Special to West Of Free Press Scholars, living historians, and enslaved descendants will gather in West Ashley at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens to show that the Underground Railroad was...

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