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Oct 17 2019

Treasure Trove Of Folklore

By Keely Laughlin for The Island Connection Four-time Grammy Award winner David Holt and Grammy nominees Josh Goforth and Zeb Holt bring to life the joy and spirit of mountain music and storytelling Nov. 15 at the Seabrook Island Club. “Carolina Heroes” presents tales, ballads and tunes sung with the banjo, fiddle, guitar, harmonica, bones, …

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Oct 16 2019

Get Teed Off

By Alan Armstrong for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Club and the Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club will host their eighth annual Veterans Day charitable golf outing Nov. 11, honoring veterans who have served the country and raising money to support the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center and Fisher House.  The event will be a …

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Oct 15 2019

We The People

By Kate Gray for The Island Connection The Charleston Symphony will perform as part of opening weekend for acclaimed artist Mary Whyte’s highly-anticipated new collection, “We the People: Portraits of Veterans in America.” The CSO’s Oct. 25 and Oct. 26 performance, “Pictures at an Exhibition,” will feature the orchestra performing iconic works by Copland, Respighi …

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Oct 14 2019

Honoring Volunteers

By Alan Armstrong for The Island Connection The Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club is soliciting nominations for its Angel Oak Award. First presented in 2012, the honor recognizes a person who performs volunteer services that contribute significantly to the people, environment and quality of life of Wadmalaw, Johns, Kiawah or Seabrook Island. The award is named after …

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Oct 11 2019

Understanding Sharks

By Erin Weeks for The Island Connection If you fish on the South Carolina coast, chances are you are no stranger to the bonnethead shark. These small, unusual members of the hammerhead family are one of the most common shark species caught both on rod and reel and in trawl nets, but, despite their familiarity …

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Oct 11 2019

Marshes And The Sea

By Sharon Peck for The Island Connection The work of watercolorist and printmaker Pat Van de Graaf will be on display at the Lake House Gallery on Seabrook Island through Oct. 31. An exhibiting member of The Charleston Artist’s Guild and the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, Connecticut, Van de Graaf has been printing …

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Oct 10 2019

Town Of Kiawah Island Council Meeting: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Arguments in favor of building the new municipal center on Betsy Kerrison Parkway included the shortage of parking available at the old offices on Beachwalker Drive. However, there were no spaces available at the new building 15 minutes before the start of the Town of Kiawah …

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Oct 10 2019

Shellfish Harvest Season Open Until May

By Erin Weeks for The Island Connection The 2019-2020 season for recreational harvest of shellfish opened on Sept. 28 and will continue through through May 15, 2020, unless conditions warrant extending or shortening the season.  If there is another hurricane, major rain event or pollution spill, shellfish beds may be temporarily closed by the South …

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Oct 09 2019

Supreme Court Will Take Another Look At Sams Spit

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer The Aug. 9 email from Coastal Conservation League Executive Director Laura Cantral came as welcome news to Lowcountry conservationists. The South Carolina Supreme Court agreed to hear CCL’s case to stop development on Captain Sams Spit for an unprecedented fifth time. “Justices will consider plans to …

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Oct 08 2019

Kiawah Island To Host Symphony Tour Of Homes

By David Savard and Keely Laughlin for The Island Connection Guests are invited to tour six of the most stunning and exceptional homes on exclusive Kiawah Island Nov. 2, and they’ll also be able to stick around for a free masterworks-style concert by the Charleston Symphony, “A World Class Orchestra for a World Class City.” …

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