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August 2016
On the night of February 17, 1864, the Confederate submarine H. L. Hunley slipped out of Breach Inlet and headed for...

August 2015
Travel back to the Summer of 1975 as six local writers reflect on what life was like from Charleston to East Cooper to...

August 2015
Our contributing editor gets déjà vu when trying to wade through the June tragedy at Mother Emanuel AME

College of Charleston alum Glenn McConnell—formerly one of the state’s most powerful politicians—talks about taking the...

February 2014

October 2013
On the banks of the Cooper River lies Magnolia Cemetery, or the Garden of the Dead, where ancient oaks drip moss over...

August 2013
The Sustainable Warehouse rescues building materials destined for the landfill, then welcomes shoppers into the...

January 2013
Things Every Local Must Experience Whether your bloodline dates back generations or you just moved to town, check out...

January 2012
Corroded metals on sunken ships and drawings on ancient walls inspire Paul Mardikian’s abstract paintings

April 2011
Secession, slavery, states’ rights. Flag controversies, reenactments, monuments. The Civil War conjures ghosts and...

August 2010
Living in Charleston, we often take history for granted—as if every city has cobblestone streets and a park where...

August 2010
In a hidden center on North Charleston’s Navy Yard, a diminutive vessel harbors big history

July 2010

February 2009
Defining moments that shaped our city