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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina is located in Charleston County. Zip codes in Mount Pleasant, SC include 29465, 29466, and 29464. The median home price in Mount Pleasant is $475,000 which is roughly $174/per square foot. More Mount Pleasant information.

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4 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Lowcountry flood advisory in effect until 8 p.m.

A flood advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. for downtown Charleston, Summerville, Awendaw, West Ashley and Mount Pleasant, according to Pete Mohlin of the Weather Service. In addition, there were reports of 1 1/2 feet of standing water on Patriot Boulevard near Westcott Plantation in Dorchester County and standing water at the intersections of King and Huger and Congress and Hagood in downtown Charleston, but those remained open.

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11 hrs ago | Charleston Business Journal

Hot Properties for Sept. 15, 2014

Hot Properties highlights recently sold or leased commercial properties in the Charleston region. Submissions should be sent to dailyjournal@scbiznews.com .

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15 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

S.C. Arts Commission presents Gullah Geechee workshops

The South Carolina Arts Commission, in partnership with local libraries, will present the first of three professional development workshops called "Promoting your Gullah Geechee Art Form," from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

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Mark Sanford's Ex-Fiancee Surprised By Facebook Breakup Post

U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., discusses his first months back in Congress during an Associated Press interview in his district office in Mount Pleasant, S.C. on Dec. 18, 2013. Maria Belen Chapur learned about South Carolina politician's Facebook breakup post the same way the rest of us did When Rep. Mark Sanford's announced the end of his engagement to the Argentine woman with whom he had an affair five years ago, it didn't just surprise his constituents - it also surprised his now ex-fiance , Maria Belen Chapur.

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Daily Mail

Mark Sanford's mistress-turned-fiancee discovered he had broken it off via FACEBOOK post

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The Moultrie News

Riders invited to help plan future of public transit

Transit riders from the East Cooper area are invited to join the Hungryneck Straphangers and members of American for Transit in providing public input in on the statewide plan for public transportation for the next 25 years on Sept.

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Post and Courier

Stereotyping school needs reinforces GOP stereotypes

So no one is too surprised the Charleston County GOP is considering a resolution to oppose the school district's 1 percent sales tax referendum on the November ballot. The funny thing is, the party concedes there are some definite district needs.

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Post and Courier

The Rev. Anthony Kowbeidu fears for family in Ebola-stricken homeland

Anthony Kowbeidu, associate rector at St. Andrew's in Mt.Pleasant and rector of its new church in Goose Creek, hails from Liberia. Leroy Burnell/Staff 9/7/2014 Africa's first republic, Liberia was founded by freed slaves from the United States.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Post and Courier

West Ashley bracing for impacts of mega-developments

When Linda Meggett Brown moved into the Shadowmoss subdivision in outer West Ashley more than 20 years ago, the surrounding area was largely rural with a subdivision here and there. Now, S.C. Highway 61 and Bees Ferry Road are lined with entrances to housing developments.

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Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

Constitution Week 2014

Join Charles Pinckney National Historic Site in celebration of Constitution Week by attending one of the free special events scheduled September 17-21, 2014 at 1254 Long Point Road in Mount Pleasant. The park preserves the last 28 acres of Snee Farm, a plantation that was once owned by Charles Pinckney, a principal framer and signer of the U.S. Constitution.

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The Moultrie News

Citizen Police Academy resumes classes Sept. 18

The Mount Pleasant Police Department is recruiting citizens to enroll in the upcoming Mount Pleasant Citizen Police Academy beginning Sept.

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The Moultrie News

Local business helps feed animals

Mosquito Squad of the Lowcountry sponsored a pet food drive to benefit the Charleston Animal Society .

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Telegram

Sweetgrass used to weave iconic baskets endangered in South Carolina

Lynette Youson of Mount Pleasant, S.C., harvests sweetgrass, used to make woven baskets on Sept. 3 near St. Stephen, S.C. - Photos by The Associated Press For most of his 80 years, Joe Mazyck has been harvesting the soft, pliable sweetgrass used to make the iconic baskets that have been woven by slaves and their descendants for centuries along the nation's Southeast coast.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Aiken Standard

U.S. Rep. Sanford calls off engagement to 'soul mate'

AP Photo/Bruce Smith, File In this file photo, U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., discusses his first months back in Congress during an Associated Press interview in his district office in Mount Pleasant, . Sanford said on Friday that he and his fiancee are calling off their engagement due to the ongoing contention with his ex-wife Jenny Sanford, four years after their divorce.

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The Daily Republic

Maritime official says port congestion a problem

A top federal maritime official said Friday that congestion in moving goods in and out of terminals is a growing problem facing America's ports. "All of the ports in general have some kind of congestion at the gate.

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Summerville Journal Scene

Woman charged in Summerville man's death

Hearn was a passenger in a truck that ran off the road on Cooper Store Road near the intersection with Black Tom Road in the Moncks Corner area at about 5:25 p.m. Hearn, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected and trapped under the vehicle. He was extricated by the fire department and flown by helicopter to MUSC, where he was pronounced dead at 7:52 p.m. Melanie Renee Maguire, 38, of Mount Pleasant, has been charged by the S.C. Highway Patrol with felony DUI resulting in death and driving under suspension as a result of the incident.

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Post and Courier

Mount Pleasant man's body found in Georgetown County; autopsy planned

An autopsy is planned on the body of a Mount Pleasant man found near a boat landing in Georgetown County. Deputy Coroner Chase Ridgeway tells local media outlets that the body of 58-year-old Leland Victor Leith was found Thursday afternoon near Browns Ferry Landing.

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The Georgetown Times

Goldfinch says federal criminal charge shouldn't be an election issue

S.C. Rep. Stephen Goldfinch, R-Murrells Inlet, wants to settle the discussion surrounding a federal criminal charge from last year and make the race between him and Democrat Vida Miller about issues and his legislative record. But Democrats say voters should think twice before voting for him.

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The Moultrie News

Red-carpet event hosted for game created by S.C. teacher

Normally the red carpet is reserved for the Hollywood starlets, but on Thursday, Sept.

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The Moultrie News

Deputy administrator says town will grow by chance or choice

The city of Pickens might seem like small potatoes when compared to Mount Pleasant, the state's fastest-growing municipality, but much like our growing town, Pickens has faced a few challenges of its own.

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