Jul 06

Fat Hen Gets Published

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Staff Report for The Island Connection Fat Hen, a Johns Island restaurant, has published its first cookbook. “The Fat Hen Cookbook, Celebrating French Lowcountry Cuisine,” features dozens of recipes from the kitchen of Chef and Owner Fred Neuville. Recipes cover entrees, sides, soups, salads, brunch and more. The cookbook is available for purchase at the …

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Jul 03

Dueling Demos, Art Show Come To Sandcastle

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By Tricia Cordina for Island Connection The Friends of MUSC Children’s Hospital Fine Art Annual, a free art show and sale, will be held at the oceanfront Sandcastle Community Center on Kiawah Island, Friday, July 10, from 3 to 8 p.m. A portion of this event’s proceeds will help build the new Children’s Hospital and …

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Jul 03

Get Your Big City Buzz In Charlotte

“When the world seems crazy and nothing much seems to make sense anymore, turn to Bacon Jam.”
Chris Coleman

By Carol Antman for The Island Connection In 1941, sick and confined to bed, unable to stand at an easel and paint, it seemed Henri Matisse’s artistic life was over. Critics had labeled him the “wild beast” for his startlingly bold colors. Now he was a broken man But Matisse was not bowed. He began …

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Jul 02

Op-Ed: Remove Confederate Flag From Statehouse Grounds

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By Senator Chip Campsen for The Island Connection Sunday evening, while participating in the Bridge to Peace event my sister witnessed an act that encapsulates Charleston’s reaction to the brutal Emanuel AME Church murders. While 15,000 held hands in unity across the Ravenel Bridge, a man stretched his hands toward heaven and declared at the …

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Jul 01

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting, June 2015

This flyer detailing the town of Seabrook's beach rules will be distributed by beach patrol
officers when giving out warnings to offenders, as well as being distributed at rental
agencies and made into signs to be posted at strategic beach locations.

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The start of Seabrook’s town council meeting was uncharacteristically delayed, if you’re concerned about 12 minutes. The room was already filled with residents perfectly content just being inside, out of the June heat. They also appreciated the chance to impact a public hearing, even if it did …

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Jul 01

Freshfields Village Feeds Kids

Freshfields Feeds Kids Banner 2015

By Jennifer Tuohy, The Island Connection Editor Following the success of her fundraiser at The Resort Shop last year, Sea Glass Jewelry designer, Judith Paixao has been invited back to help raise more funds for the Sea Islands’ efforts to support the local Backpack Buddies program. The weekend of July 17 through July 20, Paixao …

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Jun 26

Seasons Of The South: Field Pea Hummus

Field pea hummus on a wonton cracker with duck confit.

By Marilyn Markel for The Island Connection Make the most of the bounty of our great farmers’ markets. Fresh summer peas are abundant and can be prepared in so many ways. Prep time: 15 minutes active, length of time to cook peas. Ingredients Makes 2 1/2 cups • 2 cups peas, cooked and drained • …

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Jun 26

The People You Meet: John Reynolds

“I heard on the radio the Civil Rights Act had been signed. So I went, by myself, to Byrd Drug Store, and ordered lunch.”

By Gregg Bragg for The Island Connection John Reynolds took a different route on his way to becoming a full-time resident of Seabrook than most. He immediately became involved with the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) on the island after having something of an epiphany. As a volunteer firefighter in Rhode Island, he had been …

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Jun 25

PayPal Can Do What?!

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By Bob Hooper for The Island Connection So we all have a PayPal account to buy all those wonderful things on the internet. They grab you and it’s the perfect object that fits in your home or office, and PayPal is the easiest way to buy it. It’s all wonderful and so easy with eBay …

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