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Sep 17 2009

A day of remembrance at St. Johns

Military cadence calls echoed off the brick walls of St. Johns High School on the morning of September 11. The school troop was in full uniform, marching from one end of the parking lot to the other, rehearsing calls and formations in preparation for the ten o’clock ceremony. In the grassy front lawn of the …

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Sep 17 2009

Kiawah Town Council – September 1, 2009

Second reading: Ordinance 2009-06: Control of Pets The second reading of the ordinance was seconded with only one comment which came from Councilman Orban, who pointed out that the words “and under voice command” should be included under the “dogs off leash” area on the diagram which maps out the on leash/off leash areas of …

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Sep 17 2009

Beach Polo comes to Kiawah: divot stampers welcome!

On September 20, 2009, the beaches of Kiawah Island will once again resound with the steady drum of horses hooves as the Town of Kiawah, the Kiawah Island Community Association and the Kiawah Island Club welcome the island’s first Polo match. Although the Great Kiawah Island Horse Race was held at various times between 1976 …

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Sep 17 2009

Johns Island Council – September 3, 2009

Treasurer’s report Sam Brownlee reported that $76 had been spent on the Council’s yearly postal box rental, so the remaining balance stands at $676.31. CHATS “As all of you know, Main road is being repaved,” Sam Brownlee reported. “But that’s about all I know at this time.” There were no other Johns Island projects discussed …

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Sep 17 2009

Op-Ed: Letter to Kiawah and Seabrook residents

Dear Kiawah and Seabrook residents: The image of Kiawah would be affected by the development of Captain Sam’s Spit. Kiawah is considered to be a place where homeowners have a true sense of the unspoiled beauty of their island. By allowing the development of Captain Sam’s Spit, that rare attribute would be permanently marred and …

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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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