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Jul 06 2020

Photo Box

Photos by Allison Zamora for The Island Connection Seabrook is a photogenic island, as Allison Zamora can attest. Some photos she’s taken recently, clockwise, starting at top left: Chris Collins with a huge red he caught in Captain Sam’s Creek; sunset on Seabrook; one of the island’s many avian inhabitants; Allison and her catch; and …

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Jul 03 2020

Virtual Birding

By Jackie Brooks for The Island Connection With the heat of the summer and the need to continue social distancing, the Seabrook Island Birders have scheduled a “Virtual Movie Matinee” series using Zoom. Join us on the second and fourth Tuesdays in July and August – and the best part is, you don’t even have …

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Jul 03 2020

Monsters And Memberships

By Josh Zalabak for The Island Connection July at the South Carolina Aquarium is offering many opportunities. There’s lots to look forward to at the South Carolina Aquarium during the month of July, from monsters to enhanced membership opportunities to the second annual Flipper Float. The Aquarium’s newest “exhibit,” Monsters: From Micro to Mega, will …

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Jul 02 2020

East West Partners

By Kelsey Donnelly for The Island Connection East West Partners has purchased 13.8 acres of oceanfront property on Kiawah Island and plans to develop a luxury condominium community on the property in collaboration with Kiawah Partners. The transaction closed on June 22. “East West Partners has deep roots in the Charleston region, and we believe …

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Jul 01 2020

Why The 4th Of July Is The Most Dangerous Day Of The Year For Pets!

By Kay Hyman for Island Connection  The 4th of July Holiday is a happy time of year for people, but can be dangerous for pets in more ways than one. “By far, we see more pets turn up missing right after the 4th of July than any other time of year,” said Charleston Animal Society CEO Joe …

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Jul 01 2020

Emphatic Advice

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Senior Staff Writer Seabrook residents were cautioned to mute their phones at the outset of the Seabrook Island Town Council meeting June 23. The mayor and town treasurer were in the Council chambers, but everyone else attended from remote bunkers. COVID-19 has re-asserted itself in the Lowcountry, necessitating strict …

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Jun 30 2020

Dolphins

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer A particularly robust “Dolphin Week” event in 2019 seemed to have the Lowcountry Marine Mammal Network headed in the right direction. Plans for this year were moving right along until the COVID-19 pandemic ruined everything in its path, including dolphin education in the Lowcountry. This year …

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Jun 26 2020

Heartbreaking Decisions

By Natassia Donohue for The Island Connection What would you do if your family pet was suddenly faced with a treatable illness or experienced a medical emergency? Would your family be able to afford the cost of veterinary care? According to one American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals study, 40% of low-income …

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Jun 25 2020

Global Connections

By Zach Watson for The Island Eye News A quick drive from The Citadel over the Cooper River Bridge demonstrates the global connections within the modern world. According to the South Carolina Ports Authority, about five cargo ships enter Charleston Harbor every day, carrying cargo worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Another example can be …

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Jun 24 2020

Back In Business

By Sheilagh Carlisle for The Island Connection Sea Island Habitat for Humanity remains dedicated to building affordable housing in the Lowcountry. As of June 15, our ReStore at 3304 Maybank Highway is open to shoppers. We have taken necessary precautions to ensure their safety, including providing masks and hand sanitizer, and we will be allowing …

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