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Sep 04 2018

Before You Kick The Sand Bucket…

By Lorna Hollifield for The Island Connection Here’s the thing about life on the islands…it’s life on the islands. All of us who live out here on Seabrook or Kiawah know why we initially chose it. Nine times out of 10, it’s not because it’s near work. We chose it because of the golf, or …

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Sep 04 2018

Empowering Women After Abuse

By Gregg Bragg,  The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer The third annual Hope Walk is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15 and will kick off at 8 a.m. on the Charleston side of the Ravenel Bridge (look for the tents and banners). Victims of domestic violence will march in cathartic unity, empowering each other and the …

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Sep 03 2018

Seabrook Island Photography Club Welcomes Janet Garrity Saucier

By Marty Cline for The Island Connection Janet Garrity Saucier is an author and photographer, originally from Upstate New York, now living in Brevard, NC, by way of Beaufort, SC. While growing up in the countryside near Cooperstown, NY, Saucier had a camera in her hand from the young age of 8. Having to make …

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Sep 03 2018

Ending Summer Season

By Geoff Bennett for The Island Connection Fall is the best time to fish in Charleston as cooling water temperatures let fish know that they better eat heartily because food will begin to disappear shortly. There is still time to catch summer seasonal species like shark, Spanish mackerel and ladyfish. However, by mid-September they will …

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Aug 31 2018

Seabrook Island Garden Club Opens 2018-19 Season

By Alberta Barron for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Garden Club will hold its first meeting of the 2018-19 season on Sept. 14 at the Seabrook Island Lake House. The meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. and will consist of brunch and a brief business agenda. We enthusiastically look forward to greeting our membership, sharing …

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Aug 31 2018

Beachfront Management Reform Put Into Action

By Mimi Wood, The Island Connection Staff Writer Literally, a line in the sand. Actually two lines; jurisdictional lines, designed to preserve the beach and dune systems, while still maintaining land rights for coastal property owners. That’s the crux of the Beachfront Management Reform Act, signed into law by Governor Henry McMaster under a glorious …

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Aug 30 2018

Victory Cup

We’re excited to join The Victory Cup Polo Match & Hot Air Balloon Festival on October 13 in Charleston, SC. If you don’t have your tickets yet, make sure you get them before prices increase on September 1st: www.victorycup.org/charleston.  Lucky Dog News will be giving away FREE tickets to the event. Check back for details!

Aug 30 2018

Keefe Teaches At Todd & Huff Art Center

By Patricia Huff for The Island Connection Wisconsin native, Shelby Keefe, will give a plein air oil workshop for Todd & Huff Art Center on September 18, 19 and 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Painting venues will be in downtown Charleston with one day spent indoors. Indoor location, also to be used in …

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Aug 29 2018

Opinion-Editorial: Barrier Islands And Rising Seas

By Richard Wildermann for The Island Connection The 35 barrier islands that form a broken chain along the South Carolina coast have important responsibilities. They protect the coastline and are the front-line guardians of a vital ribbon of life at the interface of land and sea. Salt marshes, essential habitat for marine life, nestle behind …

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Aug 28 2018

Democrat Joe Cunningham Gains Local Support

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Joe Cunningham is on the ballot for South Carolina’s first congressional district (SC-1). He says; “We need common sense, not chaos. We have to put people over politics, and country before party.” Cunningham prefers making himself available in person, and has been busy with “Meet & …

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