Jul 22 2019

Donate Today To Help Mount Zion Kids

By Wendy Kulick for The Island Connection Contrary to what you might think, the items below are not part of a list of supplies the Charleston County School District (CCSD) provides to its teachers. These are just some of the items purchased over more than the last 10 years for students and teachers at Mt. …

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Jul 22 2019

Swim Across America Kiawah Event Starts August 4th

By Colin McCandless for The Island Connection More than 1.7 million new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2019, according to the American Cancer Society. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States and most of us have been affected by cancer whether through personal experience, a family member, …

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Jul 19 2019

We Want Your Input

Staff Report for The Island Connection As a community paper for Kiawah, Seabrook, and Wadmalaw Islands, we want to hear from our readers about how we can best serve you.  To help us do that, please take a few moments to answer the Reader Survey available here:  https://islandconnectionnews.com/reader-survey/.  If you would like to provide content in …

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Jul 19 2019

’Tis The Season

By Dave Williams for Island Connection Dave Williams                   The best way to be prepared for Hurricane Season is by understanding the foe you are up against, arming yourself with knowledge, and remaining calm. Each storm is different and presents a unique set of potential impacts. Never …

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Jul 18 2019

Do You Take Clean Water For Granted?

By Cathy Coleman for The Island Connection “Non-potable water. No drinking. No washing. No personal use.” A serious message for a serious problem that impacts our island neighbors.  The Sea Island Water Wellness Mission currently has 50 families on Johns and Wadmalaw Islands on a list for new well and filtration systems, and many more …

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Jul 17 2019

Kiawah Municipal Center To Host Second Annual Fine Art Show

By Colleen Parker For The Island Connection Kiawah’s Municipal Center on Betsy Kerrison Parkway is hosting a fine art show on Saturday, July 27th, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Admission is free and light refreshments will be provided. Eight members of the Kiawah Art Guild will display original representational and abstract paintings and all …

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Jul 11 2019

Berry Bouquet Tea Granita

By Marilyn Markel for The Island Connection As summer and warm weather approach, there is nothing more refreshing for dessert than an icy granita. Serve in pretty martini glasses or something similar for an elegant touch. Similar concoctions can be made with strawberries or watermelon. Berry Bouquet Tea Granita Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 heaping Tbsp …

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Jul 10 2019

And The Winner Is…

By Karen Nuttall for The Island Connection Congratulations to 3305 Seabrook Island Road as the first-place winner of the 4th of July Mailbox Contest on Seabrook’s Island. 

Jul 10 2019

Be A Champion For Small Business

By Heather Valeri for The Island Connection SCORE Charleston invites entrepreneurs, business owners, and local leaders to its 9th Annual Golf Tournament at the Charleston National Golf Club on Tuesday, Oct. 8. This event will include golfers from the community for the goal of raising funds that will be invested back into the Charleston region …

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Jul 09 2019

Boat Landings See Heavy Traffic

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) maintains 19 public boat landings throughout Charleston County. During the summer months, these waterway access points reach their highest volume. To make the use of the boat landings an easier experience, CCPRC is providing tips and educational information. Boat landings …

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