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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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Sep 05 2009

Golf tournament to benefit St. Johns Rotary

The finals for the PGA Nationwide Tour Championship Golf Tournament will be held at the Daniel Island Club this October 19-25, rounding out a year-long, country-wide tournament schedule. The cost for a week-long pass is only $30 and all proceeds will benefit local charities and civic groups such as the St.Johns Parish Rotary Club. In …

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Sep 05 2009

Sell off your summer clutter

Legare Farms Education Foundation is offering Free Spaces for a Multi-Family Yard Sale on Saturday October 3, 2009. The Yard Sale will correspond with the opening day of Legare Farms’ Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze. The Yard Sale will open at 8am and run to 12 noon. The pumpkin patch and corn maze will also …

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Sep 05 2009

Daily Discoveries: Belted Kingfishers

By Jennifer Barbour “The keenness of their eyes gives them vision to spot the tiniest bit of food, and with alacrity and precision of motion they pick it up … Theirs is a world of instant decisions and quick action.” – Gwen Frostic The summer sun is beginning to give up its fight, giving way …

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Sep 05 2009

The ease of e-mentoring

Provided by Frances Boyd The e-mentoring pilot project which was conducted last spring at Haut Gap Middle School was very successful and will be expanded this year. The students from the pilot will have the same mentors they had during their eighth grade year, so this year, sixteen more mentors will be needed for this …

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Sep 05 2009

Sip and stroll through a southern afternoon

There is a peace about Middleton Place that is hard to match. Just after crossing the border between Charleston and Summerville, the right side of old highway 61 opens up to manicured pastures, massive live oaks and long lines of elegantly simple fencing. It doesn’t take much to encourage anyone who has been to Middleton …

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