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Date registered: June 12, 2009

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  1. The Gullah Gala Returns — April 22, 2017
  2. Backpack Buddies Helping To Alleviate Hunger — April 21, 2017
  3. Annual Haygood/Grady Tennis Tournament Raises Money For Cancer — April 20, 2017
  4. Sea Islands Release Christmas Bird Count Report — April 19, 2017
  5. Experience The 7th Annual Mullet Haul Trail Run — April 19, 2017

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  1. Op Ed: The argument for building the Greenway now — 7 comments
  2. Plans For Kiawah Town Hall Uncovered — 7 comments
  3. The Beached Dog bellies up to the Bohicket Marina — 6 comments
  4. Local café finds new home on the Stono: Stono Café opens at St. Johns Yacht Harbor — 4 comments
  5. James Island officially opposes I-526 extension — 3 comments

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Apr 13 2017

Debate Over Captain Sam’s Spit Continues

By Meredith Poston, The Island Connection Staff Writer The debate over Captain Sam’s Spit development continues, with a much-needed opportunity to speak on the subject coming to fruition on April 18 from 6p.m. to 8p.m. at Kiawah Town Hall. Those opposed and those in favor of the development proposed by Kiawah Island Partners are encouraged …

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Apr 13 2017

Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding Hosts Blue Jean Ball

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By Amanda A. Gerald for The Island Connection On Sunday, April 23rd, from 4 to 7 p.m., Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding will host its ninth annual In the Company of Horses fundraising event. This year the event will be a Blue Jean Ball under the roof of the organization’s new covered arena. The event will …

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Apr 12 2017

Freshfields Announces Spring Events

By Jamie Gnazzo for The Island Connection In celebration of Spring and Easter weekend, Freshfields Village will host an array of events for the whole family from Friday, April 14 to Sunday, April 16. The events kick off Friday evening with a special spring edition of Music on the Green. Local, four- piece band Port …

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Apr 06 2017

Kiawah Kids Triathlon

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Reporter Elisabeth King, Director of Outdoor Programs for the Kiawah Island Golf Resort (KIGR), spent part of the last year setting up for Kiawah’s inaugural kid’s triathlon. She saw it as another in a series of ways to engage the community and provide activities designed to keep kids …

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Apr 05 2017

Artist Mary Whyte’s Pursuit Of The Podium

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By Amy Mercer, The Island Connection Editor Every year the Charleston Symphony Orchestra presents “The Sunset Serenade,” a free concert that’s held on the steps of the Custom House in downtown Charleston to kick off the Piccolo Spoleto Festival. The concert is sponsored by The City of Charleston and starts at sundown. This year the …

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Apr 04 2017

The God Box

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By Meredith Poston for The Island Connection One of life’s greatest hardships is experiencing the loss of a loved one. Finding a way to cope with that grief can be overwhelming, and it is not uncommon to turn to the personal belongings of that loved one as a way to reconnect. After New York CEO, …

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Apr 04 2017

Dominica: The Nature Island

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By Carol Antman for The Island Connection For several years, a yellowing magazine clip had lingered in our “dream trip” file tantalizing my husband and me: Take the “ultimate challenge…” hiking to “hot streams of varied colours, sulphur deposits, boiling mud, mini-geysers and fumaroles…” It touted a paradise of 365 rivers, hot springs, waterfalls, tropical …

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Apr 03 2017

“Library Teacher” Volunteers To Make A Positive Change

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By Jennifer Meshanko for The Island Connection Shirley Polite has lived her entire life in the Lowcountry. She was born in Cottageville, South Carolina and graduated from Colleton High School. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in elementary education from South Carolina State University. In 1969, Polite married and moved to Charleston. Mrs. Polite and her …

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Apr 03 2017

SEADOGS Presents A Dog’s Day At The Beach

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By Mitch Pulwer for The Island Connection Photos by Ralph Secoy SEADOGS, the Seabrook Island dog and beach advocacy group, announced today that the annual Beach Walk will occur on April 27, 2017 starting at 5 p.m. on North Beach. The Beach Walk is a tradition that has helped the Seabrook Island community combine fun …

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Apr 02 2017

SCLEP Celebrates 30 Years Of Advocating For The Environment

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By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Reporter The South Carolina Environmental Law Project (SCELP) opened its doors to advocate for “environmental regulation benefiting environmental organizations and concerned citizens” in 1987. The 30 year anniversary alone merited the celebration held on Bowen’s Island on Feb. 12, 2017. Ticket sales, combined with a donated oyster roast …

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