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Sep 05 2009

Making a difference in difficult times

By Chris Brooks The recession has produced many difficult challenges for the Rural Mission during 2009, but He continues to provide, and this gives us faith. The low income rural families, the elderly, migrant families and the at-risk children and youth we serve are suffering greatly in hardships and poverty. The people with the least …

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Sep 04 2009

Seabrook announces Council candidates

All applications for Seabrook Island Town Council, Mayor and Utility Commission were required to be turned in to Town Hall by noon on September 4. The following islanders have announced their candidacy for the following positions: Mayor: William Holtz Town Council: Terrence J. Ahern G. Jeremy Cummin Frank J. Farfone Henry W. Hobson III Samuel …

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Aug 31 2009

Op-ed: Opportunity Presents Itself

by Lorna Hattler As I was driving down Bohicket Road on Johns Island yesterday I noticed a sign on the side of the road near the Angel Oak. The sign was posted on the property owned by the Angel Oak Village developers by the County of Charleston and read: Delinquent Tax Sale “This property is …

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Aug 21 2009

How a Fox fell in love with a Wood Stork

“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” – Aristotle The Wood Storks seemed completely comfortable with the pair of Foxes watching them intently from a newly installed boardwalk at Dungannon Plantation. One Fox raised a pair of binoculars to his face as the other clicked her camera over and over again, …

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Aug 21 2009

Island Police Reports

The following police reports were provided by the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office: June 21, 2009: (Kiawah) On this date, the complainant called 911 in reference to being aboard a vessel whose captain was intoxicated. The captain was unable to navigate the vessel back to the boat landing that they had launched from. The complainant also …

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Aug 21 2009

Moyer kicks off Kiawah arts season

By Stephanie Braswell An amazingly talented classical pianist who has performed in 41 countries, Frederick Moyer returns to Kiawah on September 30 to open the Kiawah Arts Council concert season with his jazz group, the Jazz Arts Trio. The Jazz Arts Trio, through note-for-note transcriptions of historic moments in piano jazz, is keeping alive music …

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Aug 21 2009

Kiawah Town Council – August 4, 2009

The meeting of the Kiawah Town Council was preceded by two public hearings. The first meeting was held at 1pm for Ordinance 2009-06: relating to the control of pets. The second meeting was held at 1:30pm for Ordinance 2009-07: amendments to Health and Sanitation. There was no comment for the Control for Pets ordinance at …

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Aug 21 2009

View from the water: sunsets

By Captain Chad Hayes Nearly everyone who lives, or has the opportunity to visit the Lowcountry, experiences a beautiful sunrise or sunset. Many carry memories of the magical glow they witnessed on a crisp autumn morning, or the searing shine of a July afternoon. These memories can remind us of the best of times and …

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Aug 21 2009

Sunday strings – August 30, 2009

Amos Lawrence, Assistant Concert Master of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, will be playing a violin concert with piano accompaniment of light classics and easy listening at the Episcopal Church of Our Savior on Sunday, August 30, 2009, beginning at 4pm. The doors will be open for seating at 3:30pm. This concert is a thank you …

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Aug 21 2009

Student to scholar for a dollar

By Mary Girault In 1991, Mrs. Elizabeth Stringfellow established the Stringfellow-Andell Scholarship Fund for deserving John’s Island High School seniors seeking a college education. While Mrs. Stringfellow’s family, the Andells, once owned what is now called Seabrook Island, she grew up on John’s Island and felt a strong connection to the families she encountered. Seventy-five …

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