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Nov 26 2021

Will You Be One Of The 100?

By Lynn Pierotti, Publisher of The Island Connection Local newspapers are a dying breed. Over the last two years 1,800 local newspapers have shuttered. Research shows that the existence of local newspapers encourages political participation in small communities and improves decision-making in favor of the collective good, in both local and state governments. Last month, …

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Nov 24 2021

Sea Islands Hunger Awareness Foundation Announces $75,000 To Hunger Awareness Challenge

By Marlisa Bannister for The Island Connection The Sea Islands Hunger Awareness Foundation (SIHAF) is excited and very thankful to four awesome, loyal, donors, who have generously offered to match our $75,000 Hunger Awareness Challenge! As we approach the season of giving, Thanksgiving, we hope you will join us in raising awareness, and much needed …

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Nov 24 2021

Seabrook Island Election Yields New Councilmember, Rest Incumbents

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection    The election results of the Seabrook Island municipal election held on Tuesday, Nov. 2 are in. Mayor John Gregg will remain as mayor for another two years as he ran uncontested. Leon Vancini will remain on the utility commission as he ran uncontested as well. His term is …

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Nov 23 2021

Common Ragweed, The Culprit For Allergies

By April Punsalan for The Island Connection Common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia) is the main cause of allergies in the fall. It causes the usual allergy symptoms — itchy, watery eyes, scratchy throat, runny nose, congestion, and coughing and wheezing. However, few people know what the plant looks like because it is wind pollinated and has …

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Nov 19 2021

Kiawah Women’s Foundation Puts On Teen Holiday Project

By Marie Stephens for The Island Connection   The Kiawah Women’s Foundation (KWF) was started in August 2013 by Terry Weaver and Theresa Widuch.  It is a registered non-profit volunteer organization, designed exclusively for charitable purposes. The mission of the KWF is to provide services for children in underserved communities in the Low Country of South …

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Nov 18 2021

Gary Kunkelman Named Seabrook Island Artist Of The Month For December

By Sharon Peck for The Island Connection Painter and teacher, Gary Kunkelman will be exhibiting some of his Lowcountry scenes and marine works at the Lakehouse throughout the month of December.  Kunkelman’s exhibit will kick off with a reception at the Lakehouse on Wednesday, Dec. 1 from 5-7 p.m. Refreshments will be served and masks …

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Nov 17 2021

Kiawah Island Noise Ordinance Does Not Fall On Deaf Ears

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection  It was a time to “sound off” on some amendments to the Kiawah Island noise ordinance at the Nov. 2 Town Council meeting. Because of the discussion brought up in the October meeting concerning the ordinance, Council directed Town Attorney Joe Wilson to look at the ordinance and …

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Nov 16 2021

Kiawah Island Entrance Sign To Be Replaced

By The Town of Kiawah Island for The Island Connection  As of Nov. 10, the Town of KiawahIsland began working to replace their two entrance signs at the main gate and roundabout. The new sign is expected to be installed by the end of the week.  There may be a period of time between removal …

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Nov 12 2021

Will You Be One Of The 100?

By Lynn Pierotti, Publisher, The Island Connection Local newspapers are a dying breed. Over the last two years 1,800 local newspapers have shuttered. Research shows that the existence of local newspapers encourages political participation in small communities and improves decision-making in favor of the collective good, in both local and state governments. Last month, we …

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Nov 11 2021

Seabrook Island Artist Guild To Add Splash Of Color To Black Friday

y Seabrook Island Artist Guild for The Island Connection The Black Friday event has been one of the biggest shows of the year for the many talented and prized artists of the Seabrook Island Artist Guild. Expect to see oil paintings, watercolors and pastels of seascapes, landscapes, wildlife and more. This event promises to offer …

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