Charleston International Airport has just announced some amazing news! Beginning in April of 2019, British Airways will be offering nonstop flights between the Charleston International Airport and Heathrow Airport in London.

Did you know that the Town of Mount Pleasant has an Historical Marker Program? The program allows property owners to apply for Historical Roadside Markers for any property of historic significance within the town limits. The program is funded by the Town of Mount Pleasant Accommodations Tax and is administered by the Town of Mount Pleasant Historical Commission.

The mission of the Historical Marker Program is to identify and interpret places important to...

A majority of seniors (nearly 90 percent, according to AARP) say they want to stay in their own home for a long as possible, and there can be many financial and emotional advantages to this choice. But this decision also can ultimately lead to social isolation, especially if a spouse, partner, or long-time friends and neighbors pass away or leave the home because they require inpatient healthcare services...

Through the month of December, the Mount Pleasant Historical Commission is highlighting historical attractions and museums within the town. The USS Yorktown currently houses the Medal of Honor Museum. However, efforts are underway to construct the National Medal of Honor Museum on a site within Patriots Point (architect's rendering above). The National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation, a 501(c)(3) educational institution, has been established to design, fund, build and maintain the National Medal of Honor Museum and Education Center, with funding largely through private sector donations. 

Written by Christian Senger on behalf of ABC News 4

Following up on their January announcement, the Charleston Library Society and The Charleston Trust U.K. last week announced details for a new collaborative literary festival taking place in Charleston, SC from November 2-5, 2017. The festival, called Charleston to Charleston, is modeled on, and formed in collaboration with, the Charleston Farmhouse in Sussex, home to the Charleston Festival, one of England’s premier literary gatherings.

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