Oct 30 2017

Seabrook Island Natural History Guild Explores “My Gullah Life”

By Norman Powers for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Natural History Group is proud to present Lowcountry native Alfonso Brown for November’s Evening Program, “My Gullah Life: Growing Up In The Rural Area Of Charleston” on Thursday evening, Nov. 9 at the Lake House. Brown is known to Charleston area visitors and natives alike …

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Oct 27 2017

New Faces At Freshfields Village

By Brent Petri for The Island Connection A brand-new fitness studio and a charming children’s boutique are two of Freshfields’ newest additions this summer. Studio 33 was opened by owners Frank and Liz Silva, who aim to improve the overall health of patrons through a broad range of fitness classes like yoga, pilates, and barre, …

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Oct 26 2017

New Ordinances Proposed For Kiawah Island

By Katy Calloway, The Island Connection Editor The Oct. 3 meeting of the Town of Kiawah opened with an air of anticipation as it was announced that the meeting was live and in color for the test of the new broadcast system. Subsequent meetings will be streamed on-line and archived on the TOKI website. After …

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Oct 25 2017

Meet Your Seabrook Island Candidates

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer The Town of Seabrook Island will hold elections on Nov. 7 with polling to take place in the comfort of Seabrook’s Lake House from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. “Odd” year elections tend to have lower turnouts but there are some advantages to the scheduling; it …

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Oct 24 2017

Seabrook Island Turns 30

By Hannah Nuccio for The Island Connection Seabrook Island celebrated its 30th anniversary. The town, which includes Bohicket Marina, Seabrook Island and a farm property between the two, was formed in 1987 after nearly 85 percent of Seabrook Island residents voted in favor of the incorporation. Just two years after the formation of the Town …

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Oct 20 2017

Our Lady Of Mercy Community Outreach Celebrates Growing Community

By Hannah Finley for The Island Connection Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach will host Fall Fest 2017 Saturday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The community is invited to come out and celebrate the season at this free event, complete with hot apple cider, pumpkin treats, caramel corn, as well as fall …

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Oct 19 2017

Kate Silvia Lectures For Seabrook Island Photo Club

Staff Report for The Island Connection Working with photographic textures has become all the “rage” in the photo editing world. Kate Silva will walk the audience through the process of choosing the images to try textures on, where to find textures on-line, how to make them, and finally, how to process the images. She will …

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Oct 19 2017

Thelma Buggs

By Jennifer Meshanko for The Island Connection Lowcountry native, Thelma Buggs, moved to New York to start her career shortly after graduating from Haut Gap High School. However, she never forgot her roots and is now giving back to the community where she grew up. After graduation, Thelma relocated to upstate New York where a …

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Oct 18 2017

Seabrook Island Photography Club Presents Dieter Lantin

By Marty Cline for The Island Connection Born at the end of World War II in Germany, Dieter Lantin grew up in rural northern Germany. Following completion of High School, he left his home town to live and work in Cologne, Zuerich and Lugano, prior to emigrating to Canada at age 21. Thanks to his …

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Oct 17 2017

McLeod Plantation Hosts Sea Island Cotton Day October 21

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection Photos courtesy of wikimedia.com. McLeod Plantation Historic Site, owned by the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission, will host a Sea Island Cotton Day to educate the public on the rare crop that will be harvested at the property this fall. Planted in May at McLeod Plantation Historic …

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