Based on a Post & Courier article, alternating school days, staggered schedules and floating teachers are all possibilities the Charleston County School district is considering as it plans to reopen schools this fall.  Some decisions depend upon guidance from the S.C....

June 18, 2020

  1. Phone chargers

  2. Toothpaste

  3. Swimsuit

  4. Laundry bag

  5. First aid kit

  6. Sunscreen

  7. Lip balm

  8. Umbrella or rain jacket

  9. Sunglasses

  10. Snacks

  11. Sweatshirts

  12. Painkillers

  13. Power cords

  14. Entertainment

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When I called Workmen's Cafe on Grimball Road, I did not have to leave a message for the owner.  That's because the self-described "one woman show," Angie Bellinger, picked up the phone. We sat down to chat briefly at 2pm: at least I sat down.  Angie rang up the remain...

For many graduates in the James Island community, this month should have been a month of celebration. While proms, parties, and formal graduation plans may have been disrupted, our appreciation for our graduates has never waned. That is why this installment of the LowC...

With all time low interest rates, some buyers are moving ahead with a home purchase during the pandemic.  Here are a few things to keep in mind during this unusual period: 

1. Stay Informed - keep in close contact with your realtor.  Industry reaction to the pandem...

 Given the current state of affairs, some buyers have decided to hit the pause button.  Others are jumping in and taking advantage of the all time low mortgage rates, and various options for staying "contact free" during the buying process.  Here is a round-up of conta...


Amidst the global pandemic, many wise homebuyers and sellers have recently decided to take a breather. The Coronavirus has affected our jobs and livelihood, and for many of us, a “wait and see” approach to the home market makes sense. I certainly have seen this approa...

Amber McQueen, is art teacher extraordinaire at Harbor View Elementary also a James Island resident.  I asked her to share her thoughts on why art can help now:

Our world is currently going through some tough times which can result in extra stress and anxiety.  Making a...