Monthly Archives for January 2018

On May 5, 1935, someone climbed the water tower that was built to service the Windermere neighborhood and snapped this picture.  Once water service was provided to St. Andrew’s Parish the water tower was no longer needed and was disassembled. (Photograph courtesy of Carolee Williams)

West Ashley Flashback — The History of Our Water (part 1 of 4)

Water is arguably an important influence on the...Read More

Photo Courtesy Charleston Foodie Guy on Instagram

Snowpocalypse Wow!

Snow may be a rare and beautiful thing here in the...Read More


West Ashley Man Awarded State’s Highest Civilian Honor

After decades of working to better his native Charleston...Read More

The artwork of Major Henry F. Church, whose initials are in the lower right corner, graced the cover of the souvenir booklet of the Exchange Club of St. Andrew’s Parish in 1943. (Permission courtesy of the office of the National Exchange Club)

West Ashley Flashback — A Celebration of Progress

Late in 1941, H. A. Petit of Windermere had the...Read More

Mex 1’s Snowboard Rail Jam & Five Year Anniversary Party will be held Saturday, Jan. 13, from 5-11 p.m. at 817 St. Andrew’s Blvd. Entry costs are $15 (includes a drink), kids 12 and under get in free. Ticket information is available at or the Mex 1 Facebook Page.

More Snow Heading Our Way!

While most in West Ashley have had enough ice and...Read More


Mug Shots

The following were taken from actual incident...Read More

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A New Year’s Resolution

As a new year opens up, many of us strive to change...Read More