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Oct 06 2009

LEGISLATORS TO HEAR SENIORS

The Silver Haired Legislature, made up of 152 members, each over 60 years of age, and representing all 46 of South Carolina’s counties, met in session in Columbia on September 15, 16, and 17. Three resolutions were adopted to be presented to the coming session of the South Carolina General Assembly for consideration in 2010. …

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Oct 06 2009

Senator Glenn McConnell at the Exchange Club

By Sue Holloman Glenn McConnell, President Pro Tem of the South Carolina Senate, was the guest speaker at the Kiawah/Seabrook Exchange Club meeting held on Kiawah this past Wednesday, September 16. He was welcomed by a large audience and discussed what the legislature is doing to help bring new business to South Carolina. He told …

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Oct 06 2009

News from Legare Farms

Provided by Helen Legare Fall Harvest Dinner Tickets are on sale now for our Fall Harvest Dinner on November 8, 2009. Tickets are $50 each. All food will be Legare Farms meat and vegetables and will be prepared by some of Charleston’s finest chefs. Call or e-mail if you want to get tickets. We can …

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Oct 06 2009

A Moon for All Seasons

by Lynda Fox People have always been fascinated by the night sky. Giving names to constellations, stars, moon phases, and even specific full moons helps bring these celestial observances into everyday life. Hundreds of years ago, Native Americans living in what is now the eastern US kept track of seasons by naming full moons. Harvest …

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Oct 06 2009

Kiawah River Plantation planning dates

The developers of Kiawah River Plantation (also known as Mullet Hall Plantation), which is adjacent to the current Kiawah River Estates (formerly Hope Plantation), held a workshop on Monday, September 21, with the Charleston County Planning Commission to discuss the upcoming development. If you are interested in the planning of Kiawah River Plantation, the developers …

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Oct 01 2009

The National Solar Tour comes to Charleston

The non-profit American Solar Energy Society (ASES) and the South Carolina Solar Council have announced that this year’s National Solar Tour will take place on Saturday, October 3, 2009. This annual event allows home owners, businesses and non-profits to showcase how they are using solar power to slash energy costs, improve property values and reap …

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Oct 01 2009

An afternoon of ocean Polo

‭ By‭ ‬Paul Robinson Spectators and enthusiasts gathered for the‭ ‬1st Annual Beach Polo Exhibition benefitting the Kiawah Conservancy on Sunday September‭ ‬20,‭ ‬2009.‭ ‬The‭ ‬325‭ ‬supporters‭ ‬in attendance enjoyed an afternoon of‭ ‬horses,‭ ‬sand,‭ ‬cocktails,‭ ‬and dancing‭;‬ raising‭ ‬$3,750‭ ‬for the Kiawah Conservancy. Buck Limehouse,‭ ‬father of the Kiawah team‭’‬s three players Chip,‭ ‬Brad …

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Sep 29 2009

Firefly distillery launch at Irvin House – Saturday, October 3

WHO: Irvin Vineyards WHAT: Firefly Distillery & Tasting Room LAUNCH PARTY WHEN: Saturday, October 3 ~ 1 pm – 5pm WHERE: Irvin Vineyards, 6775 Bears Bluff Road, Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487 COST: $10 DETAILS: On Saturday, October 3rd, Firefly will be doing an official launch of their distillery and tasting room at Irvin Vineyards. They …

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Sep 29 2009

WTF Charleston: Water the Future

Anniversaries are generally a time of reflection, recognition and celebration of growth. However, Charleston Waterkeeper is choosing to observe their one-year anniversary a bit differently. Charleston Waterkeeper has launched their Water the Future (WTF) campaign: an invitation to every citizen of the tri-county area to celebrate the importance of our waterways while standing together to …

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Sep 22 2009

Best-Ever Pear Cobbler

Provided by Rosebank Farms (From the September 1982 Southern Living magazine) 4 medium pears, peeled, cored, and sliced (about 4 cups) 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour 1 c. sugar ½ tsp. ground cinnamon ½ tsp. ground nutmeg Dash of salt 1 Tbsp. butter or margarine Cheddar Cheese Pastry (see recipe below) Arrange …

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