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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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Aug 21 2009

Moyer kicks off Kiawah arts season

By Stephanie Braswell An amazingly talented classical pianist who has performed in 41 countries, Frederick Moyer returns to Kiawah on September 30 to open the Kiawah Arts Council concert season with his jazz group, the Jazz Arts Trio. The Jazz Arts Trio, through note-for-note transcriptions of historic moments in piano jazz, is keeping alive music …

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Aug 21 2009

Kiawah Town Council – August 4, 2009

The meeting of the Kiawah Town Council was preceded by two public hearings. The first meeting was held at 1pm for Ordinance 2009-06: relating to the control of pets. The second meeting was held at 1:30pm for Ordinance 2009-07: amendments to Health and Sanitation. There was no comment for the Control for Pets ordinance at …

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Aug 21 2009

View from the water: sunsets

By Captain Chad Hayes Nearly everyone who lives, or has the opportunity to visit the Lowcountry, experiences a beautiful sunrise or sunset. Many carry memories of the magical glow they witnessed on a crisp autumn morning, or the searing shine of a July afternoon. These memories can remind us of the best of times and …

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Aug 21 2009

Sunday strings – August 30, 2009

Amos Lawrence, Assistant Concert Master of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, will be playing a violin concert with piano accompaniment of light classics and easy listening at the Episcopal Church of Our Savior on Sunday, August 30, 2009, beginning at 4pm. The doors will be open for seating at 3:30pm. This concert is a thank you …

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Aug 21 2009

Student to scholar for a dollar

By Mary Girault In 1991, Mrs. Elizabeth Stringfellow established the Stringfellow-Andell Scholarship Fund for deserving John’s Island High School seniors seeking a college education. While Mrs. Stringfellow’s family, the Andells, once owned what is now called Seabrook Island, she grew up on John’s Island and felt a strong connection to the families she encountered. Seventy-five …

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Aug 21 2009

Op-Ed: Johns Island Roads: Truths, Inconvenient Truths, and Statistics

By Rich Thomas, Southern Johns Island Reading the article “Johns Island Roads: Unsafe At Any Speed!” in the July 10 issue of The Island Connection, I was reminded of the phrase, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics”. This article was neither honestly nor objectively based on available statistics. A referenced …

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Aug 21 2009

Johns Island Council – August 6, 2009

Grand tree damage control Joel Evans with Charleston County Planning Commission and Sally Brooks, a certified arborist, gave a presentation to the Johns Island Council concerning the South Carolina Department of Transportation’s (SC DOT) plans to evaluate the safety of a “whole slew of trees” on Bohicket and River roads. According to State law, all …

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Aug 21 2009

Spring singing with the Island Choraliers

By Dr. Charles Bensonhaver Conductor Nat Malcolm has busied his singers this spring with concerts at the Seabrook Island Club and the Bishop Gadsden retirement community. This fall, the Choraliers will kick of their season with an appearance at “The Joe” in downtown Charleston, singing the National Anthem before the Rome Braves/Charleston Riverdogs game. There …

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Aug 19 2009

Clean my house! Contest seeks dirtiest room

In this situation, having a dirty house is a good thing. Castle Keepers, a residential cleaning company in Charleston, is hosting the Clean My House! contest and searching for the dirtiest room in the Lowcountry. The winner will get a free house cleaning and a Castle Keepers prize pack. The contest invites locals to nominate …

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