May 28

The Big Cheese

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By Catherine Gilmore for The Island Connection When it comes to fresh, local cheese, Charleston Artisan Cheesehouse is at the top of its game in the Lowcountry. Owners Greg Tatis, Monica Jaramillo-Tatis and Pete and Heather Holmes work hard to provide an array of Charleston-themed cheeses that have that authentic, raw flavor desired by connoisseurs. …

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May 28

Tastes Of The South: Bulls Bay Saltworks

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By Charlotte Meyer for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Tastes of the South is a new column by Charlotte Myer, Specialty Food Buyer at Southern Season, highlighting South Carolina vendor’s and their delicious local products, all available at Southern Season’s store in Mount Pleasant. Founded just three years ago, in May 2012, Bull’s Bay Saltworks …

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May 27

WIC Opens On Johns Island

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Staff Report for Island Connection Nicholas Davidson, Public Health Director for DHEC cut the ribbon to officially open a new Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) clinic in the Sea Island Comprehensive facility on Johns Island 3627 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island, SC. The new clinic will offer a range of WIC services, including food products, infant …

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May 27

Island Photo: Who’s There?

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By Jennifer Tuohy for Island Connection Larry Corio, a, part-time Kiawah Island resident from New York, photographed this great owl perched above lot 5 of Shell Creek Landing on Kiawah Island. See more of Larry’s work at www.larrycorio.com. If you photograph an interesting wildlife sighting or beautiful scene on the islands, please send them to …

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May 27

Seasons Of The South: Tomato Pie

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By Marilyn Markel for The Island Connection As the weather heats up, the tomato plants really start producing. Wondering what to do with your surplus crop? Make a pie! Ingredients • 1 5.3 oz box Carr’s Cheese Melts Crackers • 4 Tbsp butter • 4 – 6 heirloom tomatoes • Salt, to taste • 1/2 …

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May 26

The People You Meet: Sidi Limehouse

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By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The Island Connection is launching a new monthly column, “The People You Meet” will profile interesting individuals from across the Sea Islands. If you have suggestions for future subjects please email jennifer@luckydognews.com If you have an opinion about the completion of 526, construction of the “Greenway” or …

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May 26

Cava Riley Teaches English As A Second Language

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By Maria Gurovich for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. Cava Riley grew up in Walterboro and went to the College of Notre …

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May 26

Windows 10 Is Closer Than You Think

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By Bob Hooper for The Island Connection A few columns back I wrote a short paragraph about Windows 10 and it coming out later this year, well it seems the date may be more like the middle of the summer. Unless of course Microsoft changes its mind and slips the date, back but for now …

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May 25

Arts, etc. House Tour Raises Funds For Local Schools

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By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Photos by Tina Schell   Arts, etc. may be a new name, but the same sisterhood of Kiawah and Cassique women has been promoting art appreciation and education for fifteen years. The name change coincided with the group’s transition to 501(c)(3) status as an independent charitable organization. …

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May 22

CATR Raises $71,000 For A Roof

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By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer In the Company of Horses is a great way to spend an afternoon on Johns Island. ICOH is also a fundraiser held at the Brickhouse Equestrian Center where many of the steeds they house participate in the Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding program for those coping with physical …

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