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Jan 05 2010

Greenway comment period extended

RoadWise has extended the comment period for the Johns Island Greenway proposal. Comments will be accepted through Monday, January 11. The Towns of Kiawah and Seabrook Islands along with the Kiawah and Seabrook Property Owners Associations are devoting extensive time and resources to gaining approval of this new road. If you have not yet submitted …

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Dec 15 2009

Tim Mallard’s comments on final reading of 2010 City of Charleston Budget

Citizens of Charleston, fellow council members, mayor and staff: Dialogue and discussion is the springboard to consensus. With the huge job of joining together to pass this cities budget, we need discussion because we need consensus. That discussion helps us determine policy. Determining Policy is OUR job as Councilmembers. We cannot have “group think” without …

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Dec 14 2009

Kiawah marathon results

Congratulations to those die hard runners who braved the 40 degree weather and rain to compete in the 2009 Kiawah Marathon this past Saturday, December 12. For complete results, click here. Overall winners: 1st place overall: Blair Teal, 23, of Gastonia, NC with a time of 2.29.57 1st place mens: Blair Teal, 23, of Gastonia, …

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Dec 12 2009

Caring for those you love the most

By Kristin Hackler She stared at nothing in particular as we talked. Her eyes wandered unfocused, glancing at but not seeing the tall conference room walls and scattered chairs. The only sign of anxiety was in her hands, and the hands of the next woman’s and the next. They twisted them in their laps, fingers …

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Dec 12 2009

Seabrook Town Council – November 24, 2009

A public hearing for Ordinances 2009-08 and 2009-09 was held at 2:25 before the Town Council meeting. As there were no comments, the public hearing was closed at 2:30pm. Financials For the ten months ending on October 31, 2009, Mayor Holtz reported that revenues are $732,302.69, which is $53,607.54 better than budgeted, but still $183,176.61 …

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Dec 12 2009

Kiawah Town Council – December 1, 2009

In reading the attendance roll for the day’s meeting, Mayor Wert noted that Councilman Burnaford was still in California visiting family and that Town Administrator Tumiko Rucker is recovering from surgery and will return to work by mid-December. Arts Council recognizes Lenni Freeburg Councilman Charles Lipuma announced that Arts Council charter member Lenni Freeburg will …

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Dec 12 2009

Johns Island Council – December 3, 2009

Chairman Chris Cannon announced that Congressman Leon Stavrinakis from District 119 has confirmed that he will attend the January Council meeting to conduct an informal question and answer session with the Johns Island Council. Private Sewage Treatment facilities Chairman Cannon confirmed that a letter expressing the Johns Island Council’s disapproval of Charleston County becoming liable …

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Dec 12 2009

Do You Know Your Charleston: A good thrashing of graciousness

By David Farrow Why do people spend scads of money to move to a place they consider a unique, idyllic garden spot, and then work with all their might to change it? Why do some people think that some sort of minor celebrity status entitles them to demand that everyone change for their benefit? Pete …

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Dec 12 2009

There are options outside of the Pool

By Jules Anderson With enormous population growth and ever more expensive coastal-area homes, it is simply not possible for a single insurer to collect enough premiums to cover all possible property loss. In 2008, Hurricane Ike cost Texas insurers more than they had collected in premiums in the previous 38 years. To get the highest …

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Dec 12 2009

The Charleston Christmas Special

By Dwight S. Ives As children great and small start their Christmas wish list, Brad and Jennifer Moranz are polishing up on their talents to bring you a fresh, new Broadway-quality Christmas show. Join Johnny Fortuna, the Elvis impersonator who does Elvis better than Elvis himself, and Brad and Jennifer, who will brighten up your …

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