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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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Oct 06 2009

Senator Glenn McConnell at the Exchange Club

By Sue Holloman Glenn McConnell, President Pro Tem of the South Carolina Senate, was the guest speaker at the Kiawah/Seabrook Exchange Club meeting held on Kiawah this past Wednesday, September 16. He was welcomed by a large audience and discussed what the legislature is doing to help bring new business to South Carolina. He told …

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Oct 06 2009

News from Legare Farms

Provided by Helen Legare Fall Harvest Dinner Tickets are on sale now for our Fall Harvest Dinner on November 8, 2009. Tickets are $50 each. All food will be Legare Farms meat and vegetables and will be prepared by some of Charleston’s finest chefs. Call or e-mail if you want to get tickets. We can …

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Oct 06 2009

A Moon for All Seasons

by Lynda Fox People have always been fascinated by the night sky. Giving names to constellations, stars, moon phases, and even specific full moons helps bring these celestial observances into everyday life. Hundreds of years ago, Native Americans living in what is now the eastern US kept track of seasons by naming full moons. Harvest …

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Oct 06 2009

Kiawah River Plantation planning dates

The developers of Kiawah River Plantation (also known as Mullet Hall Plantation), which is adjacent to the current Kiawah River Estates (formerly Hope Plantation), held a workshop on Monday, September 21, with the Charleston County Planning Commission to discuss the upcoming development. If you are interested in the planning of Kiawah River Plantation, the developers …

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Oct 01 2009

The National Solar Tour comes to Charleston

The non-profit American Solar Energy Society (ASES) and the South Carolina Solar Council have announced that this year’s National Solar Tour will take place on Saturday, October 3, 2009. This annual event allows home owners, businesses and non-profits to showcase how they are using solar power to slash energy costs, improve property values and reap …

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