Mar 05 2010

The golden goodness of the Golden Cup

By Kristin Hackler The smell of fresh sticky buns rising in the oven waft from the front door of the Golden Cup Café on Johns Island. Located in the Piggly Wiggly Shopping Center at the corner of Maybank and Main, the Golden Cup has been open for almost a year and is already gaining a …

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Mar 05 2010

Permit it or forget it: From home repairs to construction, Seabrook requires building permits

“From time to time, people on the island complain because their contractor has to get a permit for this or that,” said Randy Pierce, the Town Administrator for Seabrook Island. “But it’s for a very good reason that we ask them to do this.” Not only are Seabrook residents required to comply with Charleston County’s …

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Mar 05 2010

All aboard Freshfields annual Boat Show

All are welcome to come socialize and to discover what’s new in the world of boating. On March 20 and 21, the Village Green will be lined with the newest boats from Duncan’s Boats, Butler Marine of Charleston, Sea Ray of Charleston and many others. The Freshfields Village Boat Show also offers an array of …

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Mar 05 2010

An excellent arrangement

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Flower Arrangement competition hosted by the Seabrook Island Garden Club! It was a tough call for judges Fred Ristow, Tina Dear and Ernie Berger, but in the end, five power flower arrangers walked away with the blue ribbon in several of the most interesting arrangement categories to date. …

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Mar 05 2010

The Angel Oak needs clothes

Provided by Samantha Siegel Donations of cloths, textiles and scraps of fabric are needed for a new exhibit at the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry. Titled “Tree of Life”, this exhibit is part of the Museum’s new artist-in-residence program and will focus on teaching children about sustainable creativity. Created by artist Jennifer Van Winkle, The …

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Mar 04 2010

KI-SI Exchange Club meeting notice: KDP to speak at March 17 meeting

by Sam Reed Due to a scheduling glitch, the Exchange Club discussion about “Potential Development of Cap’n Sams Spit” only included a speaker from The Coastal Conservation League on Wednesday evening, March 3. The program will now be broken down into two segments, with the speaker from Kiawah Development Partners being at the Exchange Club …

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Feb 19 2010

Rise and shine with Sunrise Bistro

By Kristin Hackler It’s a quiet, unassuming place from the outside. Located in the little pewter-gray strip mall on the side of Maybank highway and Main road, there is a delicious new reason to stop and give this blossoming roadside complex another look. Sunrise Bistro is the product of a collaboration between two former chef’s …

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Feb 19 2010

Kiawah Town Council – February 2, 2010

Second reading: ordinance 2010-1, annexation of the roundabout The annexation of the Freshfields roundabout was approved unanimously. Boy Scouts of America proclamation Mayor Wert read a proclamation, declaring February 8, 2010, at Boy Scouts Centennial Celebration Day. “I encourage all citizens to recognize with me the contributions of the Boy Scouts to this great nation,” …

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Feb 19 2010

Johns Island Council meeting – February 4, 2010

Parris Williams, candidate for Charleston County Council, District 8 Parris Williams, James Island Councilman, Chair of the James Island Public Works Committee and fifth generation James Islander, announced during the Johns Island Council meeting that he will be running for Curtis Inabinett’s seat on Charleston County Council. “My great, great grandfather came onto James Island …

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Feb 19 2010

Stirring the imagination

By Kristin Hackler To look at these intricate pieces of art, one would never guess their trash to treasure origins: that is, unless you’re Paul Covert. A Seabrook Island resident and well-known inventor, Paul’s work has been seen all across the islands, often turning heads and in some cases, causing people to stop in their …

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