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Nov 30 2009

Police Reports: early November

The following police reports were provided by the Charleston County Sheriff’s Department: November 9, 2009: (Freshfields) Between 6pm and 6:45am, a complainant stated that someone broke into his store. The suspect first tried to go through the back door as the security latch for the door was broken off, but entry was never gained and …

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Nov 30 2009

Supporting art in local schools

By Stephanie Braswell On Friday, October 30, The Town of Kiawah Island Arts Council hosted a painting demonstration at the Sandcastle led by nationally known artist Rick Reinert. Reinert showcased his use of color, light, and shadow in a still life piece which was then sold in silent auction. Reinert donated the proceeds to support …

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Nov 30 2009

Mom and the microwave: an international Thanksgiving

As Ives Sees It By Dwight S. Ives My mother was first introduced to the modern marvels of technological advances in cooking when I was tapped by one of the University’s vice presidents to be the new Foreign Student Advisor and International Student Office’s Manager. Suddenly, I found myself with a secretary, ten or more …

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Nov 30 2009

Swearing in on Seabrook

It was a bright, excited crowd that gathered in Seabrook Town Hall on Friday, November 6. Newly elected and returning Council members were dressed to the nines, shaking hands with congratulatory constituents before stepping to the front of the room to be sworn in by Judge O’Neil. Former Councilman Bill Holtz was the first to …

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Nov 30 2009

Seabrook Town Council – October 27, 2009

A public hearing was held for ordinance 2009-06: to adopt the 2010 budget for Seabrook Island, and ordinance 2009-07: emergency powers of the Mayor, at 2:25pm before the Town Council meeting. As there were no comments, the hearing was closed. Minutes of last meeting There was only one correction to last month’s meeting minutes, which …

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Nov 30 2009

Kiawah Town Council – November 3, 2009

Public hearing: second reading for ordinance 2209-10 A public hearing was held for the second reading of ordinance 2009-10: Health and Sanitation, at 1:30pm before the 2pm Council meeting. A few residents arrived to speak at the meeting, all of them thanking the Town and Councilman McHugh for working with them on the issue. “Speaking …

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Nov 30 2009

The fight for Cap’n Sams

By Kristin Hackler A crisp fall morning welcomed the first day of November in the Lowcountry, and the sharp breeze helped to draw the last remnants of sleepiness from a gathering of more than 120 kayakers assembled at Kiawah’s Mingo Point. By 11am, a battalion of 80 rented single and tandem kayaks and more than …

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Nov 30 2009

The preservation practices of Tina Mayland

By Kristin Hackler The customer couldn’t believe her eyes as she stared at the ribbons of crimson, violet and copper spilling over a thick bank of loblolly pines and pooling on the rippling mirrored surface of a Lowcounty creek. “You don’t really have sunsets like that around here, do you?” she asked the artist incredulously. …

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Nov 30 2009

Johns Island Council – November 5, 2009

Charleston City Council member Tim Mallard arrived to have an informal question and answer session with the Council before the meeting began. Council members asked questions ranging from the widening of Maybank Road to traffic lights, snipe signs littering, construction waste burning, turning lanes on Maybank, and traffic on the Stono bridge. Mallard replied that, …

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Nov 30 2009

New hours for recycling centers

Charleston County’s Environmental Management Department (formerly known as the Solid Waste and Recycling Department) has adjusted the hours of operation for its staffed convenience centers around daylight-saving time. The new hours will allow for the convenience centers to be open only during daylight hours. The new hours for all convenience centers are: •November 1 through …

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