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Oct 15 2009

Building sustainable communities

Provided by: Charleston Chamber of Commerce The Charleston Metro Chamber’s Developers Council presents its Annual Growth Forum focusing on building sustainable communities and issues of sustained and balanced growth in our region, Tuesday, October 20, 2009, from 2 – 5pm at the Charleston Marriott. The City of Charleston’s Green Committee (CGC) has involved hundreds of …

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Oct 15 2009

Daily Discoveries: the facts on bats

By Jennifer Barbour It is that time of year when bats are everywhere. Too many people only associate these flying mammals with the spooky Halloween decorations and vampire movies that play on late night television every October. There are so many myths about bats that I thought it would be good to share some facts …

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Oct 15 2009

Activities at Night Heron Park: October 16 – October 31

All activities are open to the public. For more info, please call 768-6001 ext. 86001. Fireside Tidbits & Tails: Every Friday through November 20, sip hot chocolate and roast marshmallows while enjoying a live animal show presented by our Island Naturalists. 7:30 – 9pm. Friday, October 16 Kamp Kiawah: Yippie – Hippie – Skippie: 8:30am …

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Oct 15 2009

Halloween happenings around Charleston

Following is a list of fun, frightening and family-oriented Halloween events taking place around Charleston County during the month of October: All month long Take a haunting walking tours of the Old City Jail, Charleston’s most haunted building. Tours depart on the hour from 7-10 p.m. nightly. Tickets can be purchased at Bulldog Tour’s offices …

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Oct 14 2009

Johns Island items at next City Planning Commission meeting – October 21, 2009

The following items concerning Johns Island will be discussed at the next City of Charleston Planning Commission at 5:00 p.m., on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 in the Meeting Room, Third Floor at 75 Calhoun St (Charleston County School District Building): Subdivision concept plan 1. Southwick Dr (Fenwick Hills II – Johns Island) TMS# 2790000017 & …

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Oct 14 2009

Charleston County to Hold Agricultural Special Assessment Workshop

The Charleston County Assessor’s Office will hold a workshop about the state’s agricultural special property tax assessment at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27, in the Charleston County Council Chambers on the second floor of the Lonnie Hamilton III, Public Services Building located at 4045 Bridge View Drive in North Charleston. Charleston County property owners …

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Oct 06 2009

Sewing the seeds of celebration

By Kristin Hackler There is something so special about a handmade quilt. The small imperfections in the stitch, the almost imperceptible size irregularity in the fabric squares; each unintentional difference is a small note from the quilter, a reminder that the warm tones of fabric were not chosen by a machine and whipped together in …

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Oct 06 2009

Seabrook Town Council – September 22, 2009

A public hearing was held at 2:25pm on Ordinance 2009-05 for the rezoning of two parcels in Jenkins Point Plantation. As there were no comments, the public hearing was closed. Financials Mayor McNulty noted before reading the financials that neither the $400,000 plus loan to the Utility Commission, nor the rebate that will be sent …

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Oct 06 2009

Seabrook Council candidates, part two

Staff report In the last edition of The Island Connection, we spoke with several candidates for Town Council, as well as William Holtz, the sole candidate for Town Mayor, and Lee Vancini, the incumbent running against Charles Measter for Utility Commissioner. At the time, we were unable to reach two of the Town Council candidates …

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Oct 06 2009

LEGISLATORS TO HEAR SENIORS

The Silver Haired Legislature, made up of 152 members, each over 60 years of age, and representing all 46 of South Carolina’s counties, met in session in Columbia on September 15, 16, and 17. Three resolutions were adopted to be presented to the coming session of the South Carolina General Assembly for consideration in 2010. …

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