Dec 12 2009

Seabrook Town Council – November 24, 2009

A public hearing for Ordinances 2009-08 and 2009-09 was held at 2:25 before the Town Council meeting. As there were no comments, the public hearing was closed at 2:30pm. Financials For the ten months ending on October 31, 2009, Mayor Holtz reported that revenues are $732,302.69, which is $53,607.54 better than budgeted, but still $183,176.61 …

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Dec 12 2009

Kiawah Town Council – December 1, 2009

In reading the attendance roll for the day’s meeting, Mayor Wert noted that Councilman Burnaford was still in California visiting family and that Town Administrator Tumiko Rucker is recovering from surgery and will return to work by mid-December. Arts Council recognizes Lenni Freeburg Councilman Charles Lipuma announced that Arts Council charter member Lenni Freeburg will …

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Dec 12 2009

Johns Island Council – December 3, 2009

Chairman Chris Cannon announced that Congressman Leon Stavrinakis from District 119 has confirmed that he will attend the January Council meeting to conduct an informal question and answer session with the Johns Island Council. Private Sewage Treatment facilities Chairman Cannon confirmed that a letter expressing the Johns Island Council’s disapproval of Charleston County becoming liable …

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Dec 12 2009

Do You Know Your Charleston: A good thrashing of graciousness

By David Farrow Why do people spend scads of money to move to a place they consider a unique, idyllic garden spot, and then work with all their might to change it? Why do some people think that some sort of minor celebrity status entitles them to demand that everyone change for their benefit? Pete …

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Dec 12 2009

There are options outside of the Pool

By Jules Anderson With enormous population growth and ever more expensive coastal-area homes, it is simply not possible for a single insurer to collect enough premiums to cover all possible property loss. In 2008, Hurricane Ike cost Texas insurers more than they had collected in premiums in the previous 38 years. To get the highest …

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Dec 12 2009

The Charleston Christmas Special

By Dwight S. Ives As children great and small start their Christmas wish list, Brad and Jennifer Moranz are polishing up on their talents to bring you a fresh, new Broadway-quality Christmas show. Join Johnny Fortuna, the Elvis impersonator who does Elvis better than Elvis himself, and Brad and Jennifer, who will brighten up your …

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Dec 11 2009

Irvans drop lawsuit against Ambrose Farms

provided by David Farrow davidfarrow.wordpress.com From Babs Ambrose: “The Irvans have dropped the lawsuit against us. The FARMER has prevailed! Your support and contributions have been instrumental in this battle and have generated the heat that has caused the Irvans to leave the kitchen. They have put their house on the market and are going …

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Dec 10 2009

KDP permit denied

provided by the Friends of the Kiawah River The DHEC Board has denied Kiawah Development Partners (KDP) a permit to construct a metal sheet pile wall on the narrow portion of Captain Sam’s Spit. At a Board review on Thursday, December 10, 2009, in Columbia, the Board reversed their staff decision. The review was the …

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Dec 02 2009

Johns Island Workshop on Dec. 7 for Sea Islands Greenway

Charleston County Government announces a public workshop to gather input on a Sea Islands Greenway for Johns Island. The workshop will be held on Monday, Dec. 7, from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the Johns Island Regional Library (3531 Maybank Highway). The workshop will include various presentations by County staff and consultants at 11 …

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Nov 30 2009

Stall Marching Band on Ebay!

The R. B. Stall High School Marching “Band of Blue” in North Charleston, SC, is auctioning off a 45-minute performance for the purpose of fund-raising to buy much needed musical instruments, supplies, and to finance our way to bandcamp! Stall High School is an urban low-income school in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. The band …

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