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Aug 22 2018

George McBean

By Jennifer Meshanko for The Island Connection Growing up in Jamaica, George McBean watched his parents help those in need by providing food to families. His parents set an example for him to serve his community as an adult. In 1980, McBean moved to Charleston to be closer to his grandmother. Five years later, he …

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Aug 21 2018

The Bookish Blonde: Why Seabrook?

By Lorna Hollifield for The Island Connection “Why’d you move all the way out to Seabrook?” Ahh…the age old question. I get it all the time. Why would a 32-year-old extrovert choose a sliver of a barrier island 20 miles outside of the city to build her nest on right alongside the snowbirds? Today, I’m …

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Aug 20 2018

Mark Horton Visits Seabrook Island Artist Guild

By Betsy Turner for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Artist Guild’s first meeting of the fall season will be on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 2–4 p.m., at the Lake House and will feature the well-known Charleston artist Mark Horton. Horton is one of the most popular guest artists, having done demonstrations and workshops for …

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Aug 20 2018

Dessert Crepes

By Marilyn Markel for The Island Connection  Dessert crepes are perfect to have on hand for summer desserts. You can make a batch and refrigerate the cooked crepes for several days or for several months in the freezer. If freezing freeze wrapped in smaller amounts such as 4 crepes on a wrapped package so you …

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Aug 17 2018

Seabrook Island Mayor’s Message: August 2018

At the August 7 meeting regarding the proposed senior living complex, it became clear to me that residents continue to have a number of questions with respect to the ownership of Seabrook Island Road, the contractual commitment of the Seabrook Island Utility Commission to provide sewer service to the property on which the senior living …

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Aug 17 2018

Town Of Kiawah Island Council Meeting August 7, 2018

By Katy Calloway, The Island Connection Managing Editor The Aug. 7 Town Council meeting was called to order at a special time, 10 a.m., with only 4 Councilmembers in attendance; John Wilson was away on vacation. Previous meeting minutes Mayor Weaver began his Mayor’s update by declaring he had, “nothing of substance to add,” except …

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Aug 15 2018

Pet Helpers Vandalized

By Carrie Browning-Perez for The Island Connection It came to the attention of Pet Helpers management early morning on Friday, August 10, that the 44,000 sq. ft. hurricane proof (category 5) building had been vandalized. When the management team arrived Friday morning they found the ceiling had fallen in on the Executive Director’s office. Upon …

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Aug 14 2018

Timbers Opens 16th Property At Kiawah Island

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer According to Chris Burden, Managing Director of Development, Timbers is on schedule for their October 2018 opening and are meeting sales goals for the project at Kiawah’s west end. Timbers will compete in one of the country’s more expensive zip codes by combining 5 star service …

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Aug 10 2018

Leonard Goldberg Releases Second Novel In Series

By Marci Shore for The Island Connection The game is afoot once again for Joanna Blalock, the daughter of Sherlock Holmes, in A Study in Treason. The book is the second in the series by Sullivan’s Island’ s own, USA Today best-selling author, Leonard Goldberg. Goldberg is a native of Charleston, who spent summers on …

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Aug 08 2018

Op-Ed: Sea Islands Hunger Awareness Foundation Lives Up To Its Name . . . And More

By Jim Bannister for the Island Connection The Sea Islands Hunger Awareness Foundation. Nice name, right? Even impressive and inspiring. But many organizations with impressive names too often seem to fall short of their titles. Not this one. This organization is more than aware; it is DOING something about it by daily feeding of the …

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