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Apr 02 2010

A great award for an amazing woman

While researching Kiawah, Seabrook and Johns Islands for the first publication of The Island Connection, there was one very important person we had to visit. Almost every islander we met told us that, if we were even considering writing about these islands, we had to sit down and talk with Ms. Betty Stringfellow. That suggestion …

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Apr 02 2010

10th Annual Kiawah Island Art and House Tour

The 10th annual Kiawah Island Art and House Tour, sponsored by the volunteer group Gibbes, etc., will take place on Friday, April 9, 2010, from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. This year, six stunning Kiawah Island homes that showcase spectacular art collections and dramatic views of the salt marsh, creeks, ocean, and woodlands have been …

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Apr 02 2010

Church of our Saviour

Good Friday: 12 Noon – Stations of the Cross Service Easter Day: 6:45 a.m. – Sunrise Services at Kiawah (Beachfront at The Sanctuary) and Seabrook (Ocean Terrace at the Beach Club) 9 a.m. – Easter Sunday Service (traditional) 10:20 a.m. – Easter Egg Hunt. Bring your basket! 11 a.m. – Easter Sunday Service (contemporary) Church …

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Apr 02 2010

Suits, irons and the stubborn male ego

By Richard Hricik Guys never want to appear ignorant. It’s the answer to the why-we-never-want-to-ask-for-directions question. Men who are asking for directions are asking for help and are therefore weak, stupid or both and it is akin to death to appear as such in front of their woman. Thankfully technology, GPS and satellite directional uploads …

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Apr 02 2010

Spring arrives at Rosebank Farms

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Apr 02 2010

Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club supports Darkness to Light

Provided by Sam Reed The Exchange Club of Kiawah-Seabrook recently donated $ 30,000 to Darkness to Light, a program which combats child sexual abuse in the Charleston area. This is one of many charitable activities sponsored by the Club. They also support education and youth services, as well as Habitat for Humanity, the Rural Mission, …

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Apr 02 2010

Dust off your muskets:6th annual Battle of Charleston

Provided by Helen Legare The 27th SC Volunteer Infantry and Legare Farms Education Foundation are proud to announce the 6th annual “Battle of Charleston” Civil War re-enactment. This event will take place on April 17 and 18, 2010, at Legare Farms on Johns Island. Gates open at 9 a.m., with battles taking place both days …

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Mar 18 2010

Giving from the very edges of your field

By Kristin Hackler “When you reap the harvest of your land, do not reap to the very edges of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. 10 Do not go over your vineyard a second time or pick up the grapes that have fallen. Leave them for the poor.” – Leviticus 19:9-10 Jackie …

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Mar 18 2010

Kiawah Island Town Council – March 2, 2010

Second reading of ordinance 2010-02: Fence amendment The amendments to this ordinance clarify the definition of a “fence”, which includes hedges as well as a more specific definition of height, which includes any ornamentation in the height limit of five feet for a fence. There were no comments given during the ordinance’s public hearing before …

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Mar 18 2010

John DuBois: candidate for Charleston County District 9

By Kristin Hackler As a child born in Charleston, John DuBois spent many summer days on his grandparent’s farm in Colleton County. He recalls the fall harvest celebrations and drinking sugar cane juice fresh from the press. Though the call of duty took him from his hometown for many years, John was able to return …

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