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Apr 30 2010

JIKISI Cycle Group kicks off with inaugural ride

Several local residents from Johns Island, Kiawah, and Seabrook met on April 21 at Java-Java in Freshfields Village to establish the JIKISI Cycling group. The participants’ hope is to organize rides together and meet new friends who enjoy getting out for a bit of exercise on a two-wheeler. On Saturday, April 24, five JIKISI Cycle …

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Apr 30 2010

A peek into our Confederate past

This past April 16 – 18,2010, Legare Farms celebrated their 6th annual Battle of Charleston. With an amazing kick-off of 800 school students visiting the farm on Friday, April 16, the Legares were happy with the turnout over the weekend. In an effort to continually offer new and exciting presentations of the Civil War as …

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Apr 30 2010

Governor’s Cup returns to Bohicket Marina

The year 2010 will be a very exciting year for the Bohicket Marina, beginning with the Bohicket Marina Invitational Billfish Tournament. We have the privilege of kicking off the South Carolina Governor’s Cup Billfishing Series, as well as welcoming one of Charleston’s favorite restaurants, Red’s Ice House, to the Marina. Bohicket Marina hosted the inaugural …

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Apr 30 2010

A bella afternoon

On a balmy Lowcountry spring afternoon, Cottage Aroma Bella held their official grand opening party on the lawn at their new spa located on Fort Trenholm Road on Johns Island. Although Cottage Aroma Bella has been open since early January of this year, owners Peggy and Paul Lieber wanted to give their elegant new spa …

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Apr 30 2010

As we move into our fourth year …

In May of 2007, our company sent the very first edition of The Island Connection to your doorsteps, but the heart of this paper has been beating in my own heart for far longer than that. When I first moved to Charleston at the age of eight, my dad, an Episcopalian minister, was given the …

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Apr 30 2010

Appreciating our every day angels

As many saw and almost everyone heard, the Blue Angels were in town recently. We lined the banks of Charleston Harbor and for nearly an hour we turned our eyes and attention to the sky. I was mesmerized as I watched them fly past at dizzying speeds, displaying the raw power of a jet fighter. …

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Apr 15 2010

Council Holds Public Hearing to Gather Feedback on Drainage Concerns

Charleston County Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 27, at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at the Lonnie Hamilton, III, Public Services Building (4045 Bridge View Drive; North Charleston, 29405) about drainage concerns in the unincorporated portions of the County. “I requested to have a hearing after receiving phone calls from my …

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Apr 15 2010

Dog Ordinance

The Walmans are sitting outside of Java Java Café in Freshfields enjoying the mid-afternoon sun when Stuart Walman feels a sudden tug on the leash in his hand. He looks up and grins as his four year old Golden Retriever, Lake, strains toward a group of smiling kids who are already running their fingers through …

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Apr 15 2010

Interacting with St. Johns High School

It started with a trip to Washington, D.C. Through the generous donations of residents from Johns, Kiawah and Seabrook Islands, as well as the Town of Kiawah, thirty students from St. Johns High School were able to experience the historical inauguration of President Barack Obama last year. On their return, the students gave an enthusiastic …

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Apr 15 2010

Kiawah Town Council – April 6, 2010

Photos by Alan Kleinfeld ATAX funded events for 2011 The Ways and Means Committee recommended the following list of events to be funded through the Town’s Accomodations Tax fund. All of the events were approved by the ATAX Committee before being approved by Ways and Means: $125,184 for Charleston County Sheriff’s Deputies; $28, 816 for …

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