Sep 17 2009

Candidates announced for Seabrook Island Town Council

The names are in and the race for the Seabrook Island Town Council, Utility Commissioner and Mayor has begun. With four spots to fill on Town Council and four new candidates along with two incumbents in the running, the competition will be close. However, the position of Mayor is uncontested, with only Mayor Pro Tem …

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Sep 17 2009

Roads are moving along

Provided by Sam Reed Although you might not know it from reading the Post and Courier, a huge step forward was accomplished recently for Johns Island road safety. On September 1, the Charleston County Council, approved the study of a “Sea Island Greenway” by a vote of 8 to 1. The study could determine a …

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Sep 17 2009

Police reports: mid-September 2009

The following police reports were provided by the Charleston County Police Department: August 12, 2009: (Kiawah) An officer was contacted by the victim in reference to Subject 1 harrassing her by phone and in person. The victim states that Subject 1 and Subject 2 were having an affair in the past and that Subject 1 …

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Sep 16 2009

Fall in love with sustainable seafood dining

Kick off the start of fall with a South Carolina Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Dinner at Fat Hen The South Carolina Aquarium and the Fat Hen celebrate the first week of fall with an evening of sustainable seafood education matched with Southern-style dining on Monday, September 21, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. on John’s Island. Enjoy the …

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Sep 05 2009

Immortalizing the dying south

Seabrooker Mary Whyte didn’t know what she was getting into during a recent visit to Greenville, South Carolina. While working on the portrait of a local bank president, she heard that a nearby textile mill was shutting down. The person who told her the news sadly shrugged their shoulders and said, “It was going to …

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Sep 05 2009

Seabrook Town Council – August 25, 2009

Financials “There’s not an awful lot to talk about,” said Mayor McNulty as he read through this month’s financial report. Revenues for this year-to-date are $587,470.46, which is $118,892.97, or 17%, less than this same time last year. However, it’s better by $54,509.38 than budgeted. “Business licenses, local option and investments are all down,” said …

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Sep 05 2009

Op-Ed: A roads rebuttal

By Sam Reed It is not my nature to respond publicly to citizens who have taken positions with which I disagree. However, in reading the August 21, 2009, issue of The Island Connection, there were some writings which caught my attention. This is probably because I (along with many others) have expended so much time …

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Sep 05 2009

Attention: Seabrook Island newcomers

Don’t miss the October cocktail mixer in the Osprey room of the new SIPOA Lake House on October 23, 2009, from 5 to 7:30pm. If you have purchased property in the past year or were unable to attend a previous party, you are welcome to join us. This is a great opportunity to build new …

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Sep 05 2009

Mozart in the South

Provided by Chamber Music Charleston Chamber Music Charleston is pleased to announce their inaugural music festival Mozart in the South, which will take place September 10-13, 2009. “This festival celebrates classical music in Charleston, [and it will be an opportunity] to share with both visitors and residents the musical opportunities which exist in this cultural …

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Sep 05 2009

The cost of a good student

A couple weeks before school went back into session, Hebron Zion Presbyterian Church was overflowing with school supplies. Shirts, pants, socks, pens, pencils, notebooks, erasers, backpacks and everything a student could need were carefully laid out in the Fellowship Hall. The items were collected throughout the year by church members, as well as through a …

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