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Sep 05 2009

Golf tournament to benefit St. Johns Rotary

The finals for the PGA Nationwide Tour Championship Golf Tournament will be held at the Daniel Island Club this October 19-25, rounding out a year-long, country-wide tournament schedule. The cost for a week-long pass is only $30 and all proceeds will benefit local charities and civic groups such as the St.Johns Parish Rotary Club. In …

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Sep 05 2009

Sell off your summer clutter

Legare Farms Education Foundation is offering Free Spaces for a Multi-Family Yard Sale on Saturday October 3, 2009. The Yard Sale will correspond with the opening day of Legare Farms’ Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze. The Yard Sale will open at 8am and run to 12 noon. The pumpkin patch and corn maze will also …

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Sep 05 2009

Daily Discoveries: Belted Kingfishers

By Jennifer Barbour “The keenness of their eyes gives them vision to spot the tiniest bit of food, and with alacrity and precision of motion they pick it up … Theirs is a world of instant decisions and quick action.” – Gwen Frostic The summer sun is beginning to give up its fight, giving way …

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Sep 05 2009

The ease of e-mentoring

Provided by Frances Boyd The e-mentoring pilot project which was conducted last spring at Haut Gap Middle School was very successful and will be expanded this year. The students from the pilot will have the same mentors they had during their eighth grade year, so this year, sixteen more mentors will be needed for this …

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Sep 05 2009

Sip and stroll through a southern afternoon

There is a peace about Middleton Place that is hard to match. Just after crossing the border between Charleston and Summerville, the right side of old highway 61 opens up to manicured pastures, massive live oaks and long lines of elegantly simple fencing. It doesn’t take much to encourage anyone who has been to Middleton …

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Sep 05 2009

Making a difference in difficult times

By Chris Brooks The recession has produced many difficult challenges for the Rural Mission during 2009, but He continues to provide, and this gives us faith. The low income rural families, the elderly, migrant families and the at-risk children and youth we serve are suffering greatly in hardships and poverty. The people with the least …

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Sep 04 2009

Seabrook announces Council candidates

All applications for Seabrook Island Town Council, Mayor and Utility Commission were required to be turned in to Town Hall by noon on September 4. The following islanders have announced their candidacy for the following positions: Mayor: William Holtz Town Council: Terrence J. Ahern G. Jeremy Cummin Frank J. Farfone Henry W. Hobson III Samuel …

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Aug 31 2009

Op-ed: Opportunity Presents Itself

by Lorna Hattler As I was driving down Bohicket Road on Johns Island yesterday I noticed a sign on the side of the road near the Angel Oak. The sign was posted on the property owned by the Angel Oak Village developers by the County of Charleston and read: Delinquent Tax Sale “This property is …

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Aug 21 2009

How a Fox fell in love with a Wood Stork

“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” – Aristotle The Wood Storks seemed completely comfortable with the pair of Foxes watching them intently from a newly installed boardwalk at Dungannon Plantation. One Fox raised a pair of binoculars to his face as the other clicked her camera over and over again, …

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Aug 21 2009

Island Police Reports

The following police reports were provided by the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office: June 21, 2009: (Kiawah) On this date, the complainant called 911 in reference to being aboard a vessel whose captain was intoxicated. The captain was unable to navigate the vessel back to the boat landing that they had launched from. The complainant also …

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