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Sep 29 2009

Firefly distillery launch at Irvin House – Saturday, October 3

WHO: Irvin Vineyards WHAT: Firefly Distillery & Tasting Room LAUNCH PARTY WHEN: Saturday, October 3 ~ 1 pm – 5pm WHERE: Irvin Vineyards, 6775 Bears Bluff Road, Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487 COST: $10 DETAILS: On Saturday, October 3rd, Firefly will be doing an official launch of their distillery and tasting room at Irvin Vineyards. They …

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Sep 29 2009

WTF Charleston: Water the Future

Anniversaries are generally a time of reflection, recognition and celebration of growth. However, Charleston Waterkeeper is choosing to observe their one-year anniversary a bit differently. Charleston Waterkeeper has launched their Water the Future (WTF) campaign: an invitation to every citizen of the tri-county area to celebrate the importance of our waterways while standing together to …

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Sep 22 2009

Best-Ever Pear Cobbler

Provided by Rosebank Farms (From the September 1982 Southern Living magazine) 4 medium pears, peeled, cored, and sliced (about 4 cups) 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour 1 c. sugar ½ tsp. ground cinnamon ½ tsp. ground nutmeg Dash of salt 1 Tbsp. butter or margarine Cheddar Cheese Pastry (see recipe below) Arrange …

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Sep 17 2009

A day of remembrance at St. Johns

Military cadence calls echoed off the brick walls of St. Johns High School on the morning of September 11. The school troop was in full uniform, marching from one end of the parking lot to the other, rehearsing calls and formations in preparation for the ten o’clock ceremony. In the grassy front lawn of the …

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Sep 17 2009

Kiawah Town Council – September 1, 2009

Second reading: Ordinance 2009-06: Control of Pets The second reading of the ordinance was seconded with only one comment which came from Councilman Orban, who pointed out that the words “and under voice command” should be included under the “dogs off leash” area on the diagram which maps out the on leash/off leash areas of …

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Sep 17 2009

Beach Polo comes to Kiawah: divot stampers welcome!

On September 20, 2009, the beaches of Kiawah Island will once again resound with the steady drum of horses hooves as the Town of Kiawah, the Kiawah Island Community Association and the Kiawah Island Club welcome the island’s first Polo match. Although the Great Kiawah Island Horse Race was held at various times between 1976 …

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Sep 17 2009

Johns Island Council – September 3, 2009

Treasurer’s report Sam Brownlee reported that $76 had been spent on the Council’s yearly postal box rental, so the remaining balance stands at $676.31. CHATS “As all of you know, Main road is being repaved,” Sam Brownlee reported. “But that’s about all I know at this time.” There were no other Johns Island projects discussed …

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Sep 17 2009

Op-Ed: Letter to Kiawah and Seabrook residents

Dear Kiawah and Seabrook residents: The image of Kiawah would be affected by the development of Captain Sam’s Spit. Kiawah is considered to be a place where homeowners have a true sense of the unspoiled beauty of their island. By allowing the development of Captain Sam’s Spit, that rare attribute would be permanently marred and …

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Sep 17 2009

Candidates announced for Seabrook Island Town Council

The names are in and the race for the Seabrook Island Town Council, Utility Commissioner and Mayor has begun. With four spots to fill on Town Council and four new candidates along with two incumbents in the running, the competition will be close. However, the position of Mayor is uncontested, with only Mayor Pro Tem …

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Sep 17 2009

Roads are moving along

Provided by Sam Reed Although you might not know it from reading the Post and Courier, a huge step forward was accomplished recently for Johns Island road safety. On September 1, the Charleston County Council, approved the study of a “Sea Island Greenway” by a vote of 8 to 1. The study could determine a …

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