The Daily Eastern News

Remainder of Red, White, Blue Days festivities to begin this week

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

July 2, 2019

People can celebrate Independence Day with the rest of the Charleston community over food, live entertainment, fireworks and more at the rest of the Red, White and Blue Days festivities this week. The rest of the Red, White and Blue Days will take place at Morton Park on Wednesday (July 3) and Thursday...

FEATURE PHOTO: Conducting the Community Band

FEATURE PHOTO: Conducting the Community Band

Raine Zhu, Photographer

July 2, 2019

Director Ginger Stanfield conducts the Charleston Community Band as it performs “Pop Culture” and “The Beach Boys' Greatest Hits” in the Band Rehearsal Room of the Doudna Fine Arts Center Tuesday evening. The Band will meet on Thursday morning for the Red, White and Blue Days' Parade, which...

FEATURE PHOTO: Selling fireworks on Lincoln Avenue

FEATURE PHOTO: Selling fireworks on Lincoln Avenue

Raine Zhu, Photographer

July 1, 2019

Tristan Warner (right) from Warner Enterprises talks with a customer at a set of merchant tables at an empty space next to Arby’s Monday. He said Warner Enterprises provides premier consumer fireworks across the state. Warner said business hours for the fireworks sales go from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The...

FEATURE PHOTO: Charleston Community Band patriotic salute

FEATURE PHOTO: Charleston Community Band patriotic salute

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 27, 2019

Director Ginger Stanfield conducts the Charleston Community Band as it performs "Amazing Grace" at the Kiwanis Park Thursday evening. This was part of the band's patriotic salute; the band performed a number of patriotic songs and marches to kick off the Red, White and Blue Days.    

Community Band salute, bingo to kick off Red, White, Blue Days

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

June 25, 2019

As part of the Red, White and Blue Days celebration, people can attend the Community Band patriotic salute and Harold Hackett Memorial Bingo this week to begin the city's Independence Day festivities. Ginger Stanfield, director of the Community Band, said the band will perform a number of patriotic...

City Council approves emergency purchase of ozone chiller

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

June 5, 2019

The Charleston City Council voted to approve authorizing the emergency purchase of a new ozone chiller for the water treatment plant during its Tuesday meeting. Kurt Buescher, director of public works, said the chillers act as radiators for the ozone at the water treatment plant. The ozone chillers...

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