Feb 25 2017

Run With The Wild Things At Caw Caw

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By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection Where do wild things run? At Caw Caw Interpretive Center. The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) hosts its annual Where the Wild Things Run, a 5K Run and Walk on Saturday, March 4. Nature lovers get a little slice of heaven as they make their way …

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Feb 23 2017

Haut Gap Students Learn About ‘Girl Power’

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By Amy Mercer, The Island Connection Editor Great movies have long been used in the classroom as a way to add to the discussion, increase learning, and sometimes, as a simple reward. Movies like “To Kill a Mockingbird” can help students understand race and justice issues, while “Dead Poet’s Society” demonstrates the importance of friendship …

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Feb 22 2017

Prime Cuts Salon At Bohicket Marina Celebrates Its 6th Anniversary

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By KimberMarie Faircloth for The Island Connection Celebrate Prime Cuts Salon sixth Anniversary on Thursday, Feb. 23, from 4-7 p.m. at Bohicket Marina with owners Pandora and Lydia and their talented staff of master stylists, colorists, and educators. Step into Spring and experience new and latest color and cutting techniques with Pandora, Sophi, Syd, Cyndi …

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Feb 22 2017

A Satisfying Meal For A Cold Winter Night

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By Marilyn Markel for The Island Connection Chili Ingredients: 1 cup dried pinto beans 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 large yellow onion, chopped 1 poblano pepper, seeded and chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tbsp tomato paste 1 Tbsp chili powder 2 …

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Feb 21 2017

Kiawah Cup Races To The Island

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By Doug Reynolds for The Island Connection Photos by Jackie McFadden Come celebrate a unique aspect of our state’s heritage and enjoy a party on the pool deck, all while supporting the work of the Kiawah Cares Foundation (KCF) on the Sea Islands, at the 2017 Kiawah Cup. The event, which is a partnership between …

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Feb 21 2017

How To Step Up Your Painting Results With Artist Tina Mayland

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By Monique Sporn for The Island Connection Well-known exhibiting and teaching artist Tina Mayland will give a two-hour art class called “Step up Your Painting Results” on March 7, 2017, at the Seabrook Island Lake House (1:00-3:00 p.m.; Eagle’s Nest studio). Self-improvement is the spice of life, and all artists strive to broaden their skills …

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Feb 21 2017

Op-Ed: Adapting To Rising Seas

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By Richard Wildermann for  The Island Connection The evidence Small, low-lying islands in the open ocean are like canaries in the coal mines, warning of the dangers of sea level rise. There are thousands of such islands in the western Pacific Ocean, and sea level has been rising faster there, especially over the last couple …

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Feb 20 2017

Island Residents Unhappy With Potential Utility Rate Hike

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By Gregg Bragg, Island Connection Staff Reporter The Kiawah Island Utility (KIU) requested a 25.57 percent rate increase on both water and sewer services last fall, as previously reported in The Island Connection’s municipal coverage over the past several months. The news was not welcome to Kiawah residents, who wrote the South Carolina Public Service …

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Feb 18 2017

Town Of Kiawah Island Donates $150,000 Annually To Local Charities.

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By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Reporter The town council meeting of the Town of Kiawah Island (TOKI) started promptly on February 7. Parliamentary obligations quickly gave way to the mayor’s update. Mayor Weaver reminded attendees of a public hearing with the Public Service Commission (PSC) later in the evening. Comments would be heard …

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Feb 18 2017

Singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen Plays At The Music Hall

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By Bonny Wolfe for The Island Connection The Charleston Music Hall is thrilled to welcome Robert Earl Keen on Wednesday, March 15 at 8:00 p.m. Now three decades on from the release of his debut album — with well over a dozen other records to his name, thousands of shows under his belt and still …

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