2009 Hurricane Season Begins…and I need your help

Hurricane season is once again upon us and this year will mark the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Hugo which devastated McClellanville on September 21st (and well into the 22nd) of 1989.  Amazingly there was no loss of life within the town, but the path of destruction was the worst left by a hurricane at it’s … Read more

Could School Credits Save McClellanville?

With poor school performances rampant in Charleston County and the state as a whole, State Senator Robert Ford has finally decided that school tax credits for parents choosing to send their children to private schools could be the only solution to parents wanting the best possible option for their children’s future.  The bill, as reported … Read more

McClellanville Middle School Closes

The inevitable news that McClellanville Middle School will be closing to help Charleston County Schools try to trim their $28 million budget deficit was announced yesterday.  The vast rural district serving the residents of McClellanville and most of Awendaw may be labeled “District 1”, but many residents didn’t feel that they were number 1 in … Read more

More McClellanville Land is Protected by the Nature Conservancy

Once again The Nature Conservancy has preserved land surrounding McClellanville through purchase and conservation easement . Earlier this year an 812 acre tract of land just south of McClellanville was sold by the Nature Conservancy to Charleston County Parks. This land will be used as a public park with a few buildings but will remain … Read more