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Sep 17 2019

Well, Well, Well

By Cathy Coleman for the Island Connection If you live on any of the local barrier islands, you may have heard of Water Wellness Mission, which installs new wells and filtration systems for many families on Wadmalaw and Johns islands who have lived with contaminated water – or, even worse, or no water at all …

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Sep 16 2019

A Pleasant Sunday Afternoon

By Tonya Pilkenton for the Island Connection Are you looking for a way to spend a pleasant Sunday afternoon shucking delicious Bulls Bay oysters, sampling an array of chili recipes, sipping beer and wine, listening to live music and, at the same time, supporting one of South Carolina’s oldest charitable organizations?  If so, you’re probably …

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Sep 13 2019

Music In The Garden Featuring HiCaliber

By Jennifer Woody for The Island Connection Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy the finest pop-rock songs from yesterday and today, along with some original music written and performed by HiCaliber. Meet the Charleston RiverDogs mascot, Charlie T. RiverDog, and enjoy a stroll through the Garden with one of the Conservancy Garden Keepers and …

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Sep 13 2019

Get Out And Glamp

By Carol Antman for The Island Connection “My mother says the only tent she goes into is a wedding tent,” my friend Carol told me when I said we were going glamping. “But this is glamorous camping,” I explained.  “Who doesn’t love glamour?”              My husband, Mark, and I made our first glamping stop at …

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Sep 12 2019

For The Birds

By Kara Bale for the Island Connection Tickets will go on sale Sept. 16 for the Avian Conservation Center’s annual fundraising event, a dynamic experience featuring an engaging conservation-themed program with live birds of prey, distinctive auction items, a brunch with an open bar and an opportunity to win a private catered event for up …

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Sep 11 2019

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting: Tuesday, August 27, 2019

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Satellite parking outside Town Hall and front row seats inside were all that remained when Seabrook Island Town Council called its Aug. 27 meeting to order. Several thorny issues of interest to a broad swath of Seabrook residents checkered an otherwise thin agenda. The resulting discussions, …

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Sep 10 2019

Changing Lives For The Better

By Hannah Finley for The Island Connection Residents of Johns Island are getting ready to recognize the accomplishments of Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach during the past three decades. From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 21, the community will enjoy an oyster roast, barbecue and sides, local beer, wine and live music, to …

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Sep 07 2019

Edward Hart Is Charleston Symphony’s Composer In Residence

By Kate Gray for The Island Connection The Charleston Symphony has named Edward Hart as its Composer in Residence for the 2019-2020 season. A Charleston native whose work has received worldwide attention, Hart’s music has been performed across the United States, Europe, Latin America and Africa. He is a professor at the College of Charleston …

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Sep 06 2019

Isle Of Palms Will Host Turtle Trek 5K

Staff Report for The Island Connection Runners will race across the sands of Isle of Palms Sept. 21 at the annual Turtle Trek 5K, an event that raises funds for conservation initiatives including the South Carolina Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Care Center. “Turtle Trek is one of our favorite events of the year,” said Aquarium Strategic …

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Sep 06 2019

Judy Walters Is September 2019 Artist Of The Month

Staff Report for The Island Connection Oil painter Judy Walters is Artist of the Month at Perspective Gallery in Mount Pleasant. The gallery will host a reception for the artist on Sept. 14, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Walters discovered her passion for painting after retiring from the business world in 2008. From her …

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