Magnolia | Southern Magnolias produce fragrant white flowers in the summer, so stay on the lookout for those and their leaves are a notable dark green with a tan underside. There are three types of magnolia indigenous to South Carolina – southern, star and sweetbay.
Yellow Jessamine | We can’t talk about South Carolina flowers and not mention the state flower. The yellow jessamine features trumpet shaped, yellow blooms, which you can begin to spot in early spring.
Coronavirus ○ Gov. McMaster + DHEC announced that South Carolina willadvance to Phase 1b of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan beginning Mon., March 8. The list includes anyone aged 55+, those considered high risk for COVID-19, and frontline workers. (WCBD) ○DHEC released a COVID-19Vaccine Appointment System to help state residents schedule their vaccination appointments online with ease. As of now, the site includes the locations of clinics + health department affiliates. (WCIV) ○ VisitSCDHEC’s website for full coronavirus data + stats, and here for daily positive COVID-19 cases + related deaths in South Carolina andaccelerateSC’s website for full coronavirus data + stats on South Carolina’s employment, business, economy, education, and more.
NowOpen ○ Belle Hall in Mount Pleasant has welcomed RISE: CrossFit to its shopping center. There will be a grand opening for the fitness business March 6 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. + March 7 from 1-4 p.m. RSVP for the event here.
ComingSoon ○ James Island’s Paddock & Whisky will open a second location in North Charleston’s Park Circlethis summer. The new location will feature a 48-foot bar, a 1,600-square-foot dining room + a private room for bourbon tastings or private dinners. 🥃
Theatre ○David Lee Nelson + the PURE Theatre will virtually present “Stages,” a solo play about Nelson’s experience with Stage Four Colon Cancer. The play will be available online from March 5-20 to those who purchase a streaming link. 🎭 (Holy City Sinner)
Drink ○ Winc delivers a world of wine right to your door. Take their simple 6-question quiz and get wine paired to your taste preferences. The best part? You’ll receive 40% off + free shipping (read: 4 bottles of vino for under $39). 🍷 Ⓟ
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FeaturedEvent ○ Wild Dunes Resort Hiring Event| Wed., Mar. 3-Thurs., Mar. 4 | 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. | 1 Sundial Circle, Isle of Palms | Free | Wild Dunes Resort is hosting a Hiring Event to source enthusiastic, dedicated, and skilled applicants to join the opening team of the new Sweetgrass Inn. Ⓟ
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