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Shem Creek Waterfront Park Dedicated

Tue, Oct 18th 2011 9:07 pm by Joe Eddleman Mount Pleasant Recreation Activities

 

Shem Creek Waterfront Park

 

Shem Creek Waterfront Park

October 18, 2011 - The new Shem Creek Waterfront

Park was dedicated today by the Mayor of Mt. Pleasant, Billy Swails.

Shem Creek Mt. Pleasant

A Slide Show Of The New Shem Creek Park

Shem Creek Park Docks

 

 



Mt. Pleasant Among Safest Towns In SC

Thu, Oct 13th 2011 4:18 pm by Joe Eddleman Mount Pleasant SC Information

 

The town of Mt. Pleasant was one of the three grand winners of South Carolina's safest communities awards by the Foundation for Traffic Safety of AAA Carolinas

The awards are based on crash statistics, law enforcement officers per capita, traffic safety programs and whether communities have traffic safety divisions. The city of Hanahan and Cameron were te other two winners in the state.




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Charleston Rated # 1 Tourist Destination

Tue, Oct 11th 2011 12:29 pm by Joe Eddleman Mount Pleasant SC Information

 

Charleston South Carolina # 1 Tourist Destination

Charleston just replaced San Francisco as the # 1 tourist destination in the United States according to Conde Nast Magazine readers. This honor had been held by San Francisco for the past 18 years.

Charleston Tourist

 

 

Top 10

1. Charleston

2. San Francisco

3. Santa Fe, N.M.

4. Chicago

5. Honolulu

6. New York

7. Savannah

8. Carmel, California

9. Seattle

10. Boston

 




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Charleston Leads Nation In "Brain Gain"

Tue, Oct 11th 2011 12:22 pm by Joe Eddleman Mount Pleasant SC Information

 

Charleston Area

 

According to an article in The Post and Courier Newspaper, "The Charleston, North Charleston and Summerville metropolitan area had the greatest percentage-point increase in the nation over the past decade in the portion of residents who hold bachelor's degrees. Experts attribute the increase largely to more educated people moving here from other states." "The percentage of people in the area who hold a bachelor's degree grew by 6.9 percentage points to 31.9 percent between 2000 and 2010."

It is speculated that this increase is due to the large increase in highly educated people moving into the Charleston area from out of state, including retirees. Many of the...




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Wando Boys Win State Swim Championship

Sun, Oct 9th 2011 2:52 pm by Joe Eddleman Mount Pleasant SC Schools

 

The Wando High School Boys Win The

20011 Class AAAA State Swimming Championship

Zach Lierley Wando High School Swim Team

 

Led by Zach Lierley, the Wando High School Boys Swimming Team won the Class AAAA 2011 South Carolina State Swimming Championship.  The Wando boys swimming team had been seeded second behind Riverside High School. Wando finished 5 points in front of Riverside with 378 points. Zach Lierley won the 200-yard individual medley (1:52.93) and the 100 breaststroke (59.11)




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Shem Creek Waterfront Park Update

Mon, Oct 3rd 2011 7:28 pm by Joe Eddleman Mount Pleasant Recreation Activities

Shem Creek Waterfront Park Construction Update

Shem Creek Waterfront Park

These photos were taken on October 3, 2011

Shem Creek Mt. Pleasant

The new Shem Creek waterfront park was scheduled to open the end of August

but the construction project appears to be behind schedule.

Shem Creek Park Docks

 



Johnnie Dodds Bld. Construction Update Sept.2, 2011

Fri, Sep 2nd 2011 12:38 pm by Joe Eddleman Mount Pleasant SC Construction Improvements

 

 

Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Construction Update

 

Johnnie Dodds and Bowman Road Construction

The above photos was taken on September 2, 2011 at the the intersection of Highway 17 North and Bowman Road in Mt. Pleasant. The large mountain of dirt appears to be in preparation of the construction of the overpass.



Bowman Road Overpass Construction Update

Thu, Aug 11th 2011 11:06 am by Joe Eddleman Mount Pleasant SC Construction Improvements

 

August 11, 2011 Photo Of The Bowman Road Overpass Construction On Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, SC

Johnnie Dodds Overpass

The above photo was taken on August 11, 2011 at the intersection of Bowman Road and Highway 17 (Johnnie Dodds Blvd) in Mt. Pleasant, SC.




Sale Of Old East Cooper Hospital

Thu, Aug 11th 2011 10:54 am by Joe Eddleman Mount Pleasant SC Real Estate Market

 

East Cooper Medical Center & Kindred Complete Sale Of The Old East Cooper Hospital In Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina

 

East Cooper Medical Center

The Old East Cooper Hospital Facility Site has been sold to Kindred Healthcare.The existing Kindred Hospital Charleston will relocate it's operations to the 125,000 square foot facility in the near future. Kindred Hospital Charleston will renovate the East Cooper facility to house 59 long term acute care beds and 35 sub acute care beds by 2012. East Cooper Medical Center left the old facility in 2010, when it opened it's new five-floor 250,000 square foot hospital at 2000 Hospital Drive.

Old East Cooper Medical Center



Johnnie Dodds Bld. Construction Update July 22, 2011

Fri, Jul 22nd 2011 10:49 am by Joe Eddleman Mount Pleasant SC Construction Improvements

 

Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Construction Update July 22, 2011

Highway 17 Mt. Pleasant Construction

It appears that the construction project to widen Highway 17 in Mt. Pleasant SC. continues at a steady pace. Part of the roadway project entails the construction of an overpass at the intersection of Highway 17 and Bowman Road. As you can see, the construction of the overpass has started. This overpass in addition to the two additional traffic lanes should substantially improve traffic flow at this bottleneck.




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Johnnie Dodds Bld. Construction Update July 17, 2011

Sun, Jul 17th 2011 6:47 pm by Joe Eddleman Mount Pleasant SC Construction Improvements

Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Photo Taken July 17, 2011 At Bowman Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC

Johnnie Dodds Blvd Mt. Pleasant Construction



Trader-Joes-Mt-Pleasant-Update

Sun, Jul 17th 2011 6:36 pm by Joe Eddleman Mount Pleasant SC Shopping

Trader Joe's Mt. Pleasant - 12 days and counting.

Trader Joe's Mt. Pleasant SC

The above photo of Trader Joe's in Mt. Pleasant, SC was taken Sunday, July 17, 2011. Trader Joe's is scheduled to open on July 29, 2011. This Charleston area real estate web site is being developed to provide updates on items of interest to Charleston area residents in addition to providing real estate information and access to the most advanced real estate search engine available outside of the Charleston MLS.

 

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Trader Joe's To Open July 29, 2011

Fri, Jul 8th 2011 10:06 am by Joe Eddleman Mount Pleasant SC Shopping

 

Trader Joe's In Mt. Pleasant SC To Open July 29, 2011

Trader Joe's Grocery Store, Mt. Pleasant, SC Construction

The new Trader Joe's Grocery is scheduled to open at 8:00am on July 29, 2011. There will be a ceremonial lei-cutting. The Mt. Pleasant Trader Joe's is the second Trader Joe's store in South Carolina with other being in Greenville, SC. The opening celebration will include food demonstrations and stickers for children. The store hours will be from 8:00am and 9:00pm. The new store manager is Chris Spina who comes from the Trader Joe's store in Atlanta. The assistant is Brian Travers from the the company store in New York City's Time Square.



Trader Joes Mt. Pleasant Hiring

Tue, Jul 5th 2011 12:35 pm by Joe Eddleman Mount Pleasant SC Shopping

 

Trader Joe's In Mt. Pleasant, SC Currently Hiring

The New Trader Joe's Grocery In Mt. Pleasant, SC

Has Started Hiring For Positions At The Store. A Contact Telephone Number For

Trader Joe's In Reference To Hiring Is 843-884-4037.

It is My Understanding That Trader Joe's Is Only Accepting Joe Applications

On Site At The Mt.Pleasant Store, But You Might Want To Double Check With The Store.

Trader Joe's Grocery Store, Mt. Pleasant, SC Construction

Trader Joe's Mt. Pleasant, SC Now Hiring As Of July 5, 2011.

Photo Taken July 5, 2011

Trader Joe's Grocery Store, Mt. Pleasant, SC Construction



Trader Joe's Mt. Pleasant SC

Tue, Jun 28th 2011 2:02 pm by Joe Eddleman Mount Pleasant SC Shopping

 

Trader Joe's Mount Pleasant, SC Construction Update

The construction of the new Trader Joe's grocery store in Mt. Pleasant, SC appears to be on schedule. The photos below were taken on June 28, 2011. They show that the new Trader Joes's Grocery store building is now identified with store signs. Landscaping is currently being installed & I would assme that the interior of Trader Joe's is proceeding as scheduled with an opening scheduled for mid to late summer 2011.

Trader Joe's Charleston

Trader Joe's Grocery Store, Mt. Pleasant, SC Construction

Trader Joe's Grocery Store

401 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Map of Trader Joe's Grocery Store

(On the site of the former Hungryneck Antiques)


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Johnnie Dodds Overpass Construction

Sat, Jun 25th 2011 8:46 pm by Joe Eddleman Mount Pleasant SC Construction Improvements

 

Johnnie Dodds Blvd. & Bowman Road Overpass Construction

 

Johnnie Dodds Overpass

Highway 17 (Johnnie Dodds Blvd.) in Mt. Pleasant, SC

Will Be Closed For About 10 Months starting On June 26, 2011

At Bowman Road Due To The Start Of Construction Of An

Overpass Which Should Eliminate Congestion & Back-ups

At This Busy Intersection. Traffic Will Be Re-directed To

Temporary Lanes Constructed Parallel To The Current

Frontage Road.

Johnnie Doods Blvd Bowman Road Overpass

Johnnie Dodds Blvd. & Bowman Road

 




Trader Joe's Mt. Pleasant Photo Update

Wed, Jun 22nd 2011 8:42 pm by Joe Eddleman Mount Pleasant SC Shopping

 

The Construction Of Trader Joe's In Mt. Pleasant, SC Continues At A Steady Pace And Is On Schedule To Open This Year.

 

Trader Joe's Mt. Pleasant SC

 




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Trader Joe's Mt. Pleasant SC Photo Update

Sun, Jun 12th 2011 7:43 pm by Joe Eddleman Mount Pleasant SC Shopping

 

Trader Joe's Mt. Pleasant SC - Photo Update

Trader Joe's Grocery Store, Mt. Pleasant, SC Construction

Trader Joe's Mt. Pleasant Photo Taken June 12, 2011




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2011 Mt. Pleasant SC Demographic Report

Sun, Jun 12th 2011 1:18 pm by Joe Eddleman Mount Pleasant Recreation Activities

 

The 2011 Demographic Report For The Town Of Mount Pleasant, SC 

 

Mount Pleasant Demographics

The 2011 Demographic Report for the town of Mt. Pleasant, SC was just released setting forth interesting statistics for the town as of 2010 and compared to the year 2000. At the end of 2010 the population of Mt. Pleasant was given as 67,843 as compared with 47,609 in the year 2000.

Mout Pleasant SC Population

 

The medium household income in the town in 2009 was given as $74,128 and medium family income as $92,930 in that year. 61.8% of the population 25 years or older held a bachelor's degree or higher and 21.1% held a graduate or professional degree. 96.9% held at least a high school degree.

 

The medium age of a town resident was 39.1...



Shem Creek Photos

Fri, Jun 10th 2011 11:23 am by Joe Eddleman Mount Pleasant Recreation Activities

 

Shem Creek In Mt. Pleasant On A Sunny Day In June

The following three photos were taken at Shem Creek in the award winning town of Mt. Pleasant, SC just minutes from the Charleston Historic District. Shem Creek is adjacent to the historic waterfront community of "The Old Village."

Shem Creek

Homes For Sale In The Old Village Of Mt. Pleasant

Shem Creek

Shem Creek

Shem Creek Waterfront Park Master Plan




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