Dec 19

Spreading Christmas Cheer

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Photos by Ralph Secoy Santa has been visiting the Sea Islands in preparation for his big trip later this month, and getting some help from the military in his efforts to bring good cheer to all this Holiday Season! Share on FacebookEmail this pageTweet

Dec 19

How To Have A Safe New Year

By Captain Chad A. Kelly for The Island Connection It’s that time of year where we start making resolutions for the New Year. A resolution that should be at the top of everyone’s list is a safe home. Here are some tips to make your home safer: • Are the counters and stove top clean …

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Dec 19

A Smorgasbord Of Advice For The Season

By Bob Hooper for The Island Connection A new email scam purporting to be either from Costco, Sam’s, Amazon or any other big name warehouse or online wholesaler is circulating. The email starts out “Our online store (insert name here) received an order…” and continues with instructions that seem to confirm either an order or …

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Dec 18

Seabrook Island Artist Guild Recognizes Eight January Artists Of The Month

The Horton workshop students will be exhibiting their work in January.

By Roberta Boatti for The Island Connection Yes, there are eight Artists of the Month for January. To kick off the New Year, and in a slight departure from its regularly monthly AOM hangings, the Seabrook Island Artist Guild will celebrate the work of eight of the artists who participated in a two day, oil painting …

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Dec 18

Seasons Of The South: Southern Buttermilk Pie

Buttermilk Pie

By Marilyn Markel for The Island Connection Buttermilk or chess pies have been a staple of the South for decades. This pie is simple and delicious and a bit of cornmeal in the crust gives it a nice chewy texture to the flaky pastry. Of course feel free to buy a crust if that is …

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Dec 17

Lipuma Re-elected Mayor Of Kiawah

Charles Lipuma

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Mayor Charles Lipuma has been elected to a second term as Mayor of Kiawah Island. The voter turnout was just over 24 percent with 403 of the 1,646 registered voters on the island casting their vote. The previous month’s election saw a turnout of 55 percent. The …

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Dec 17

Beginner’s Oil Painting Class At Kiawah’s Sandcastle Community Center

Patricia Huff

Staff Report for The Island Connection Have you always wanted to paint, but did not know how to begin? This class is for you. For nine weeks beginning Friday, Jan. 2 and continuing each Friday for nine weeks, ending Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the class will explore essential skills for painting …

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Dec 17

Pat Conroy And Cassandra King Headline 2015 Wild Dunes Author’s Event

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Connection Editor The 2015 Wild Dunes Club Author’s Event will feature Pat Conroy and Cassandra King and takes place Saturday, Jan. 10 from 4 to 7 p.m. The event will be moderated by Isle of Palm’s own Mary Alice Monroe. This annual event is the Wild Dunes Club’s largest charitable effort and …

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Dec 12

The Christmas Season Is Upon Us

By Bob Hooper for The Island Connection  They are all out to get you this Christmas season with lots of new and recycled tricks. I have received several phones calls in the past few days that have told me that my computer was infected, that I just won a new computer or that they could …

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Dec 11

2014 Charleston Veterans’ Day Parade

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By Ralph Secoy for The Island Connection The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center Voluntary Services Department organized this year’s Charleston Veterans’ Day Parade. The Voluntary Services Department is headed by Fred Lesinski with his staff of Vicki L. Johnson and others. The Parade was a tremendous success with over 1,000 participating Vets and numerous …

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