Get text messages on your mobile phone or PDA with news, weather and more from The Charleston Post and Courier.

Stay connected to us wherever you are! Now you can get breaking news updates along with other area information sent to you as a text message to your wireless device.

Sign-up is fast and easy! In Step 1 below, enter your mobile contact information and select the information categories you want to receive. In Step 2, an authorization code will be sent to you as a text message. Enter this code to complete the sign-up process.

The Charleston Post and Courier has created the following message categories for you to choose from to get updates as text messages on your wireless device.

  • Breaking News - Get breaking local news information.
  • Severe Weather & Hurricane Alerts - Be alerted to severe weather and receive emergency notification information.
  • Daily Weather Forecast - Receive the daily forecast each morning.
  • Local Sports News - Stay up to date on your favorite local sports teams.
  • Traffic Alerts - Receive regular traffic alerts.

Already receiving messages? Update Message Preferences / Unsubscribe

Step 1: Sign-Up - Test Your Phone

Please complete the information below and click on the CONTINUE button.

In Step 2 of the sign up process, a personal authorization code will be sent to your mobile phone or email address. You will need to enter the 5-digit code in the next screen within (5) minutes in order to verify and complete your enrollment in the system. Do not navigate away from that screen until your enrollment is complete.

Important: Our systems are tested for performance and reliability on a frequent basis. However, normal network transmission limitations can occur from time-to-time and may cause delays in the receipt of messages.

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Important: You may update message preferences or unsubscribe at any time. Check your wireless provider for any message and data rates that may apply.

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