Jan 23 2010

“Congratulations, your dog is a father”

Dorothy Farfone was thrilled to announce this year’s flower arrangement categories during the Seabrook Garden Club’s January 8, 2010, meeting. “Some of these I came up with at 2am,” she laughed. The competition will be held on Friday, February 12, at 9:30am. However, due to a conflict in scheduling, the meeting will be held at …

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Jan 23 2010

February Kiawah Arts events

The Kiawah Island Arts Council is continuing its amazing winter arts season with some incredible performances and presentations during the month of February. All events are open to the public and tickets are available at Kiawah Town Hall. Please refer to individual events to find out when tickets will become available. For more information, call …

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Jan 23 2010

Daily Discoveries: A chorus of frogs to bring in the New Year

By Jennifer Barbour I woke to a cold, damp, and cloud-covered New Year’s Day this year. By eight o’clock I had my one year old son, Dylan, sufficiently bundled up and in a stroller: we were off to greet the day with a good long walk. The chirps and chatter of cardinals, chick-a-dees, and warblers …

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Jan 23 2010

New year to volunteer

Kiawah Island hosted its first annual Volunteer Fair at the Sandcastle this past Thursday, January 14. Spearheaded by Red Cross volunteer and Kiawah Island resident Judy Sperling-Newton, the fair was very well attended, with 24 local volunteer organizations represented. The Fair kicked off with an instructional talk by Sally Burnett of Trident United Way, who …

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Jan 23 2010

The Island Curmudgeon – Iran: The swing of the pendulum

By William J. Duggan The year was 1979. It was a tragic year with major repercussions which are still felt today: the fall of the Shah of Iran and the rise of the Mullahs, the Iran hostage crisis, and the Russian invasion of Afghanistan. One year later, Iraq would invade Iran. The Shahs The year …

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Jan 23 2010

As Ives Sees It: Head on a swivel

By Dwight S. Ives Despite the White House party crashers blunder, the US Secret Service consists of some of the most highly trained and experienced personnel in the world. Having had the honor to work periodically with some of these wonderful people over the past 30 years, I have had the rare opportunity to “talk …

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Jan 14 2010

Hollywood Planning Commission considering annexation on John’s Island

Provided by the Concerned Citizens of the Sea Islands Dear friends of John’s Island, tonight (Thursday, January 14, 2010) the Town of Hollywood Planning Commission will consider approving the annexation of 118 acres of land on Chisolm Road. This is the same property that County Council refused to rezone. This property is outside of the …

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Jan 14 2010

Beesferry Landfill hours and garbage pick up on MLK Day (Monday, January 18,2010)

The Bees Ferry Landfill will be open on Monday, January 18, (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) during its normal business hours from 8am – 4:30pm. All convenience center sites, except the Bees Ferry Landfill Convenience Center, will be closed on Monday, January 18, (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day), and will resume normal business hours on …

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Jan 11 2010

Public invited to comment on Angel Oak Village

Provided by the Save the Angel Oak Group Please attend the CCDRB meeting, Thursday, January 14 at 5pm. The meeting will be held downtown, 75 Calhoun Street, 3rd Floor (across from the public library). The public will have an opportunity to comment on the proposed Angel Oak Village. Your presence will make a huge difference! …

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Jan 11 2010

Greenbelt Advisory Board Begins Review of Comprehensive Greenbelt Plan

The public is encouraged to participate in the first meeting at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12 Charleston County Government’s Greenbelt Advisory Board (GAB) for the Transportation Half-Cent Sales Tax is holding a meeting to begin the process of reviewing the Comprehensive Greenbelt Plan. The meeting is open to the public, and will be held …

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