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May 18 2010

Seabrook Town Council meeting – April 27, 2010

PGA provides sneak preview of 2012 Brett Sterba, Championship Director for the 2012 PGA Championship, attended the Seabrook Town Council meeting to answer a few questions about the tournament and its logistics. The tournament will be held August 9 – 12, 2012, but Sterba has been on Kiawah since June of 2009 planning the event. …

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May 18 2010

Haut Gap visits Kiawah Island

By Courtney Winders On Tuesday, April 27, 2010, twenty-one students and fourteen adults from the Communities In Schools (CIS) E-Mentoring Program at Haut Gap Middle School visited the Heron Park Nature Center on Kiawah Island. The students and mentors participated in guided bike tours on the beach, spent time learning about Kiawah Island wildlife from …

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May 18 2010

Kiawah Town Council – May 4, 2010

Before going into the business of Council, Mayor Wert asked for a moment of silence for Sid Williams and Earl Carrara, two Kiawah citizens who recently passed away. The mayor asked that everyone take the moment to offer their hopes and prayers to the families. First reading of the 2010/2011 budget In response to a …

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May 18 2010

10th annual Women Build

By Kristin Hackler With a grand kick-off on Saturday, April 30, this year’s Sea Island Habitat for Humanity Women Build project is officially underway with anywhere from 30 to 40 women working on the 1,100 square foot home at any given time. Even with a rainy washout on Tuesday, the new home was already standing …

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May 18 2010

Johns Island Council – May 6, 2010

The District 8 Debate In light of the upcoming County Council and State House elections, the Johns Island Council hosted two debates during their regular Council meeting. Republicans Fran Roberts and Thomas Legare for County Council District 8, and Republicans Anthony LaMantia and Sean Pike for State House District 116, were asked to present some …

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May 18 2010

How wet is it on the islands?

By Ian Millar When we look at local precipitation data available to us from two weather stations on Seabrook Island (SI), one on Kiawah Island (KI) and the one at the Custom House in Charleston City (CC), we see rainfall events that vary significantly from place to place. For example, on April 2, 2009, the …

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May 18 2010

Beep! Beep! Cars in the Park on Kiawah

By Jessica Richardson Despite drizzling rain and gray skies, the third annual Cars in the Park auto show, presented by the Kiawah Island Community Association, was a smashing success! Over 300 automobile lovers of all ages enjoyed leisurely strolls through rows of classic and exotic treasures displayed throughout Kiawah’s Night Heron Park soccer field. From …

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May 18 2010

Charleston Breast Center Golf Classic: A Tribute to Pete Radding

Provided by Olivia French The Charleston Breast Center will hold its inaugural golf tournament on Monday, June 7, at Cassique on Kiawah Island. The tournament is a tribute to the late Pete Radding who died in a plane crash on October 21, 2009, in Summerville. Pete Radding was a remarkable man who is greatly missed. …

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May 18 2010

BIFMC 3rd Annual Celebrity Golf Invitational

Barrier Island Free Medical Clinic on Maybank Road, Johns Island, has only been serving the sea islands for a little over four years, but they have already become an invaluable asset to our island communities. To help support their ongoing efforts of providing primary health care to uninsured adults living at or below 200% of …

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May 18 2010

Memorial Day at Freshfields

This Memorial Day weekend, join Freshfields Village and commemorate the service of our nation’s fallen soldiers with three nights of free live music on the Village Green from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. The celebration begins on Friday May 28, with a live performance by The Men of Distinction. This seven-piece band offers everything from …

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