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Feb 19 2010

Capturing solar energy for your home

If you’ve ever been interested in learning how to capture solar energy for use in your home, now is your chance! Dr. Pete Silveston, a member of the SC Solar Council’s Board of Directors, will be conducting two workshops on Kiawah and Seabrook Islands, with the first workshop scheduled for February 23 from 2 – …

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Feb 19 2010

Anne Rivers Siddons presents “The Heart of Southern Spirit and Culture”

On Tuesday, March 30, the Sophia Institute will host its first event on Kiawah Island with a conversation featuring renowned author, Anne River Siddons. Anne has written sixteen New York Times bestselling novels, including Sweetwater Creek, Islands, Nora Nora, Low Country, and Up Island. Her newest novel, due out this summer, is entitled Burnt Mountain. …

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Feb 19 2010

A veggie a day keeps those seasonal colds away

Hurry! Subscriptions for the Rosebank Farms CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) are running out quickly. Now in its second year, the farm’s program features a variety of fresh, local produce and fruits available in three 12-week seasons. The program is limited to 200 subscribers in order to ensure the freshness and quality of the produce, so …

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Feb 17 2010

Notice of Re-Scheduled February 12 CSO Spiritual Ensemble Performance

New Date: Friday, March 5, 7:30pm Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Johns Island The CSO Spiritual Ensemble’s free performance of Spiritual Masterworks originally scheduled for Friday, February 12 will take place Friday March 5, 7:30pm at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 3871 Betsy Kerrison Parkway, Johns Island, SC. Those with free entry tickets for the original performance …

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Feb 13 2010

Snow on the coast! Be careful if you need to travel

Crews from the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) continue working around the clock and using all available resources in response to the winter weather event. Although snowfall has stopped in all areas of the state, there is an accumulation of snow, ice and slush on most roadways and crews are plowing and treating with …

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Feb 03 2010

180 degrees of inspiration

By Kristin Hackler It was six or so years ago when Bob LeFevre first pedaled his bicycle to Nancy Island, a small hammock island near the end of Jenkins Point. At the time there was only a farm on the far stretch of land; a handful of cows and a few shaggy goats lazily chewing …

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Feb 03 2010

Seabrook Town Council – January 26, 2010

Financials “This are unaudited, but I don’t think they’ll change a lot,” said Mayor Holtz as he read through the year end financials. Revenue for the year is $950,302.48, which is over the budgeted $860,400. The expenditures were dead on: $539,412.40 compared to a budget of $539,200. “McNulty [the former Mayor of Seabrook] should be …

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Feb 03 2010

Go, go, Greenway

Staff report On January 26, 2010, Dr. Paul Roberts and Al Burnaford of the Kiawah Island Roads Committee, with the support of Sam Reed from the Seabrook Island Roads Committee, and Joe Bunting, President of the Kiawah Island Community Association, gave a brief but thorough presentation of the potential Johns Island Greenway to the Property …

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Feb 03 2010

Captain Sam’s revetment a “shore” thing?

By Kristin Hackler On Monday, January 25, 2010, Chief Administrative Law Judge Ralph King Anderson III overturned the Department of Health and Environmental Control’s (DHEC) ruling for a 2,783 foot long revetment along the neck of Captain Sam’s Spit. The ruling followed a hearing wherein Kiawah Development Partners (KDP) contested DHEC’s ruling which limits the …

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Feb 03 2010

Starmageddon

By Jennifer Barbour Thousands of dead or dying sea stars washed ashore on our local beaches as winter storms ravaged the coastline recently, bringing below freezing temperatures and plenty of rain. This phenomenon, know as a “wreck of starfish”, is not unusual for the Atlantic. Residents have most likely observed an onslaught of marine life …

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