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Dec 04 2020

Laurie Meyer Workshop

By Sharon Peck for The Island Connection Colorist Laurie Meyer will hold a workshop at the Oyster Catcher Community Center Jan. 25 and Jan. 26. The cost is $200 for Seabrook Island Artist Guild members and $250 for non-members. The class will be limited to 12 students, so if you are interested, don’t delay in …

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Dec 03 2020

Holiday Fun

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection An enthusiastic group of Kiawah Island Garden Club members met recently outdoors in the Night Heron Park Pavilion to create flower arrangements for Thanksgiving. Eleanor Harris gave insights into successful creations, and members chose pumpkins already carved and filled with oasis by Rosebank Farms.  The results were varied …

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Dec 02 2020

What’s In A Name?

By Zach Giroux for The Island Connection A road in the Seabrook Island city limits has prompted an unprecedented town ordinance. The change came on the heels of citizen complaints regarding a “derogatory” street name in a residential area. In late July, the town received a request from a group of residents who live on …

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Dec 01 2020

Seabrook Island Golf

By Alan Armstrong for The Island Connection Lowcountry golfers teed it up for the ninth annual Seabrook Island Veterans Day Charitable Golf Tournament Nov. 8, recognizing veterans and raising money to support the Charleston Fisher House and the Ralph Johnson Veterans Hospital in Charleston. The event is sponsored by the Seabrook Island Club and the …

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Nov 30 2020

Temperatures Near Freezing Expected In Lowcountry

By Kay Hyman for Island Connection With the weather forecast calling for temperatures to dip into the low 30s this week, Charleston Animal Society is urging the public to take steps to protect their pets during this cold weather. Here are some tips to help keep your pets safe: 1.     Keep cats inside. Domestic cats are not …

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Nov 24 2020

The Fishing Report: November 2020

By Capt. Geoff Bennett for The Island Connection Chilly nights remind redfish and trout that they had better eat soon or it will be a long few months ahead. As usual, artificial lures become very effective as natural bait leaves our waters. Take advantage of sunny days and go catch a mess of fish. As …

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Nov 24 2020

Come Sea The Magic At The Aquarium

Staff Report for Island Connection The South Carolina Aquarium’s holiday promotion, Come Sea the Magic, which starts Dec. 1 and runs through Dec.24, will offer photo ops and the opportunity for families to experience the magic of the season – in a socially distanced manner, of course.  Santa will be visiting the Aquarium from 9 …

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Nov 24 2020

Lighting Up The Night

by Macey Davis for The Island Connection Tickets are now on sale for Brookgreen Gardens’ 21st annual holiday light display, Nights of a Thousand Candles, scheduled for Wednesday through Sunday evenings from Nov. 27 through Dec. 31, with the exception of Dec. 23 through Dec. 25. The captivating holiday event features millions of twinkling lights …

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Nov 23 2020

Additions Made To Reefs On Carolina Coast

by Erin Weeks for The Island Connection A 65-foot trawler and experimental concrete structures are among the recent additions to South Carolina’s artificial reef system. At the C.J. Davidson Jr. Reef off the coast of Georgetown, Department of Natural Resources staff recently deployed the retired trawler, where it joins a large barge and 20 Army …

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Nov 23 2020

Tickets Now Available For 2021 Volvo Car Open

by Arielle Alpino for The Island Connection Tickets are now on sale to the general public for The Volvo Car Open, the premier women’s-only professional tennis tournament in North America, which will celebrate its return to the Women’s Tennis Association Tour April 3 through April 11 next year. The event, hosted annually on Daniel Island, was …

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