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5:21 am on Thursday July 19, 2012

WWII veterans being honored with trip to DC (Update: Next flight announced)

photo by flickr member Bernt Rostad Update July 19, 2012:  The next Honor Flight has been scheduled for October 24, 2012. For more information about volunteering or honoring a WWII or terminally ill veteran get on the flight from MYR to Washington...
9:59 am on Thursday July 14, 2011

Locals irked, worried by mortar rounds found on Folly

Image by Flickr user Zlatko UngerWe all know that the beach (particularly the ocean) can be a dangerous place--but on Wednesday, it became a different, strange kind of dangerous when two mortar rounds were discovered on Folly Beach. It's estimated...
3:32 am on Saturday June 26, 2010

French deputy consul awards Legion of Honor to Seabrook vet

At 85-years-old, Seabrook Island resident Mason "Mickey" Dorsey has been awarded the Legion of Honor for his efforts in freeing france during World War II.  The Post and Courier has the story about Dorsey and his unique experiences before and during...
10:00 am on Monday November 16, 2009

North Charleston WWII Vets travel to New Orleans

Image by Flickr user North CharlestonImage by 20091116-vets.jpgNorth Charleston honored its World War II Veterans on a recent trip to the new National World War II Museum in New Orleans. Ron Brinson details the trip and its importance in his...
3:44 am on Tuesday September 1, 2009

World War II-era B-17 flying around Charleston this weekend

Image by Liberty BelleImage by 20090901-b17.jpgThis weekend a B-17 will return to the skies over Charleston. The World War II-era Liberty Belle will be offering $430 30-minute plane rides on Saturday and Sunday, giving folks a chance to live (or re-...
10:00 am on Monday June 29, 2009

France honors local man for WWII heroics

Image by Flickr user wallygImage by 20090629-legion.jpg Stephen M. Carney of Mount Pleasant was awarded the for his help in liberating several cities in France while fighting during World War II. The Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur (the Legion of...
6:01 am on Saturday December 6, 2008

Cause of fatal biplane crash changed to 'unkown'

Image by Flickr user anttlerImage by 20081206-pt-17.jpg The plane was used heavily for training during World War II. On Friday night the cause behind the crash of a World War II-era plane in May 2007 came to as much of conclusion as it ever may....
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