Mount Pleasant Magazine Jan/Feb 2022

87 2022 WWW. BESTOFMP.COM www. Bes tOfMP. com | www. Bes tOfMP. Vi deo | www. Bes tOfMPpodcas t . com BEST RADIO STATION Don’t touch that dial! If Mount Pleasant’s favorite Mix 95.9 is in your presets, then you’re ready to rock. Or roll. Or kick it. Cut a rug. Pump up the jams? Whatever the whippersnappers are saying these days. Other Nominees: The Bridge 105.5 / 100.5 HIS Radio BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT Lowcountry real estate is too red-hot to touch these days, but Paul Smith isn’t afraid to handle the heat. Voted Best Real Estate Agent by our savvy readers, he’ll help you sell, buy and navigate tough transactions, all without getting burned. Other Nominees: Harrison Gilchrist / John Bell BEST REAL ESTATE COMPANY When you’re buying or selling, things like trust, local knowledge, market understanding and client relationships are key. Carolina One was the top-voted real estate company in Mount Pleasant for helping people find their dream homes. Other Nominees: The Boulevard / Keller Williams BEST REAL ESTATE TEAM If you’re looking for a special real estate team that works together on behalf of your dreams, take it from our readers: the Paul Smith Team is #squadgoals. With their aptitude for buying and selling, you’ll always be well ahead of the game. Other Nominees: Southern Bell Living / Troy Phillips Team BEST (FAVORITE) SCHOOL PRINCIPAL Getting sent to the principal’s office isn’t so bad when it’s Tiffany Henderson at Charles Pinckney Elementary. Not only does she put the “PAL” back into the word principal, she gets a glowing A+ from students, parents and, of course, our readers. Other Nominees: JD Zubia at Palmetto Christian Academy / Karen Felder at Jennie Moore Elementary School BEST (FAVORITE) SCHOOL TEACHER Finding a well-suited career is no easy task, but for Emily Epps and Kacey McCarty of Laurel Hill Primary School, teaching is definitely their calling. Voted Best (Favorite) Teachers by satisfied parents and readers, these two are definitely worth your apples – and tax dollars. Other Nominees: Meg Sternberg / Amy Adkins / Dana Bowen / Scott Douty BEST SHOPPING CENTER Whether you’re seeking a burger, bathing suit, birthday card or book, there’s always a shop in Mount Pleasant Towne Centre in which to take a look. A onestop shop-until-you-drop spot, this shopping center is pretty hot. Other Nominees: Belle Hall Shopping Center / Shoppes at Seaside Farms BEST SPA/HOT TUB COMPANY Is your favorite movie “Hot Tub Time Machine?”Do you stay “back at the lodge” on every family ski trip? Perhaps it’s time to call Carolina Spa Company and get a slice of heated heaven in your own backyard. Just don’t be surprised when “friends” come over. Other Nominees: ASP – America’s Swimming Pool Company / Atkinson Pools & Spas BEST TELEVISION PERSONALITY Weather patterns come and go, but there’s a 100% chance that Rob Fowler of Storm Team 2 WCBDTV News can tell you what to plan for. He’s been on the air for over 30 hurricane seasons – definitely more predictable than coastal showers. Other Nominees: Josh Marthers / Erin Kienzle BEST VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY Trendy gratitude journals are great and all, but let’s remember the classics and volunteer with East Cooper Community Outreach. Our readers say it’s the chance to be selfless and uplift our community – and helping each other never goes out of style. Other Nominees: Meals on Wheels / SeaCoast Church