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Jul 13 2018

Keep Beach Lights Out To Protect Sea Turtle Hatchlings

By Erin Weeks for Island Connection The 2018 sea turtle hatching season is underway in South Carolina – and due to dune erosion, state wildlife officials say it’s more important than ever to keep artificial lights off the beach. Beginning in May of each year, four sea turtle species come ashore to lay eggs on …

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Jul 11 2018

Correction

Staff Report for the Island Connection The June 22 issue of the Island Connection reported that the sentences of Kenneth Gunnells and Tumiko Rucker will be announced in Circuit Court when in fact, sentencing will be announced in District Court. Share on FacebookEmail this pageTweet

Jul 10 2018

Family Fun On The Islands

By Barbara Radin Fox, LISW-CP for The Island Connection Summer is a wonderful time for family vacations on our sea islands. There are so many healthy and fun activities for children including swimming, biking, dolphin cruises, etc. Any parent or grandparent knows that vacationing with kids can require a good bit of logistics and planning …

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Jul 10 2018

Avian Conservation Center Studies South Carolina Bald Eagle Populations

By Kara Bale for The Island Connection The Avian Conservation Center, a renowned educational, conservation, and scientific organization in Charleston, has received a $10,000 Environmental Education and Stewardship Grant from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, the non-profit arm of Dominion Energy. The grant will fund the Lowcountry Environmental Access Program, which combines the Center’s medical, …

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Jul 09 2018

Lindsey Weser

By Jennifer Meshanko for The Island Connection Volunteer dental assistant, Lindsey Weser, is a strong believer that good oral health leads to good overall health. She wants to make a difference in people’s lives by providing them information and ongoing care in order to stay healthy. This single mother of two daughters is pursuing an …

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Jun 21 2018

Our Lady Of Mercy Community Outreach Receives $30,000

By Traci Rhoden for The Island Connection Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach is pleased to announce it has received a $30,000 grant from Delta Dental of Missouri, which also does business in South Carolina as Delta Dental of South Carolina. The Delta Dental grant was awarded to support the Dental Services for the Uninsured: …

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Jun 20 2018

Stranded Sea Turtle On Kiawah Island

By Stephanie Braswell Edgerton for The Island Connection On May 23, a beachgoer spotted a distressed loggerhead sea turtle in a tidal pool in front of the Sanctuary Hotel. The Kiawah Island Turtle Patrol responded and then notified South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Once SCDNR arrived on the scene, they began to load the …

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Jun 19 2018

Robinson’s Football Camp Is Back

By Gregg Bragg, Senior Staff Writer for The Island Connection Photos courtesy of the Arizona Cardinals Edmond Robinson’s Football Camp is back for its second consecutive year, scheduled for July 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Johns High School (1518 Main Road). Both boys and girls between the ages of 8-18 are …

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Jun 19 2018

Town Of Kiawah Island Appeals DHEC’s Jurisdictional Lines

By Katy Calloway, The Island Connection Managing Editor The TOKI regular meeting was called to order on June 5 and Mayor Weaver wasted no time in jumping to approve the previous month’s meeting minutes. Councilmember Mezzanotte had sent a couple of changes to Town Clerk, Petra Reynolds, and the minutes were unanimously approved. Mayor Weaver’s …

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Jun 14 2018

Farm-to-Table Supper Celebrates Conservation

By Amber Cook  for The Island Connection On Saturday, June 30 from 6 – 9 p.m., Lowcountry Land Trust will hold its 4th annual Farm-to-Table Supper at the Ambrose family home on Wadmalaw Island. The 2018 Farm-to-Table Supper is presented by the Ambrose Family Farm and Anderson Insurance Associates. The event is designed to highlight …

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