Aug 07 2009

Turtle release

PHOTOS BY: Barbara Bergwerf Back at sea By Evans Craddock Hundreds of eager spectators gathered on Beachwalker County Park this past Sunday, July 26, to witness the release of three very special sea turtles: Wadmalaw, Winyah, and Kiawah. Wadmalaw, Winyah, and Kiawah are the fortieth, forty-first and forty-second turtles to be successfully released by the …

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Aug 07 2009

Lake House Opening

Lake House grand opening The Lake House opening celebration was held this past Saturday, August 1, to an eager crowd of roughly 250 Seabrook Island residents. The Seabrook Building Committee and representatives of [INSERT NAME OF CONTRACTING COMPANY] and GMK Associates cut the red ribbon at 10:45am and by 10:50am, both the indoor and outdoor …

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Aug 07 2009

How animals beat the heat

Daily Discoveries: how animals beat the heat By Jennifer Barbour On a recent visit to the beach on Kiawah with my young son Dylan, I had an encounter with a retriever which made me appreciate the fact that I don’t have to endure a Carolina summer with a fur coat. I had spent an hour …

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Aug 07 2009

Notice Seabrook elections

LEGAL NOTICE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CHARLESTON TOWN OF SEABROOK ISLAND NOTICE OF ELECTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seabrook Island Election Commission will conduct a non-partisan, at large Municipal election for the following offices for the Town of Seabrook Island: Mayor, 4 (four) Town Council Members, 1 (one) Utility Commissioner. Polls …

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Aug 07 2009

The mane event

It was a perfect, blessedly cool morning for late July in Charleston, and at the Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding (CATR) stables off Hamilton Road on Johns Island, the campers from Camp Star of Hope were taking full advantage of it. Camp Star of Hope has been a tradition since the early 1970s for families and …

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Aug 07 2009

Peering into the real estate crystal ball

Peering into the real estate crystal ball By James T. Sears, PhD At a recent open house event where Seabrook Island Real Estate was showing off several of its single family homes, a Realtor informed me that the buyer had just that day dropped the sales price again. The house was a bargain especially, she …

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Aug 07 2009

Set for the Alan Fleming Championship

2008 Women’s 60s Doubles winners: (l to r) Mike Kiser, Head Tennis Professional, Joan Johnson and Linda Saver. By Diana Cohen The 26th Alan Fleming Senior Open Clay Court State Championship will be held October 7-11, 2009, at the Seabrook Island Racquet Club. Recently voted “South Carolina Adult Tournament of the Year”, this is a …

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Aug 07 2009

Silver haired Legislature

Silver Haired Legislature welcomes dark haired islander Sam Reed, a resident of Seabrook Island and last year’s president of the Seabrook Island Property Owners Association, has recently been appointed as a Charleston County member of the Trident Caucus (Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester Counties) of the South Carolina Silver Haired Legislature. Reed is the only representative …

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Aug 07 2009

Teeing off for prostate cancer

“When you mention prostate cancer at the driving range, you suddenly have a dozen new friends,” wrote Ken Burger in his column for The Post and Courier. “Every guy seems to have a story; if not about himself, then about a relative or friend.” Burger, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2007, invited his …

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Jul 23 2009

Daily Discoveries: sea turtle release July 26

By Jennifer Barbour Meet Kiawah, an 80-pound Loggerhead sea turtle who was given another chance to live. On Saturday, March 28, participants of the Kiawah Island Turtle Patrol found the turtle stranded on the beach in poor condition. The SC Department of Natural Resources transported the emaciated and dehydrated turtle to the South Carolina Aquarium’s …

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