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Jun 24 2019

Seabrook Island Artist Guild Artist Of The Month: July 2019

By Sharon Peck for The Island Connection Painter and teacher, Gary Kunkelman will be exhibiting his Maritime Works at the Lake House in the front hallway throughout the month of July. The exhibit will kick off with a reception at the Lake House of one of his favorite subject areas, marine art, on July 1 …

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Jun 24 2019

It’s All About Balance

By Emma Woodham for The Island Connection Sarah Quinn, a resident of Johns Island, is no average fourteen-year-old student. For the past three years, she has been working closely with the Charleston chapter of Bicycles for Humanity, raising money and collecting bikes that are then shipped to African communities in need. Quinn, a rising ninth-grader …

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Jun 21 2019

A Banner Shark Season

By Geoff Bennett for The Island Connection June is a great time of year to be fishing because there are so many options. The usual suspects, redfish and trout, are plentiful and active. Sharks are readily available to really give your arms a workout while ladyfish make your drag scream as they fly acrobatically through …

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Jun 20 2019

Kiawah Island Ordinance Bans Single-use Plastics

By Stephanie Braswell for The Island Connection On June 4, Kiawah Town Council approved a new ordinance banning single-use plastics on Kiawah Island effective September 8, 2019. With the passing of this ordinance, Town Council intends to protect and preserve the natural environment of Kiawah Island by regulating the use of materials detrimental to the …

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Jun 19 2019

Kiawah Island Town Council Meeting: June 3, 2019

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Mayor Weaver made only one comment during his remarks to open the June 3 council meeting for the Town of Kiawah Island (TOKI). His voice sounded positive, but there was also a note of lament as he observed this was probably the last council meeting staff …

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Jun 18 2019

Indigo On Johns Island

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Senior Staff Writer The United States Congress officially recognized the contributions of the Gullah/Geechee peoples to American history on October 12, 2006. Acting under the authority of the National Heritage Areas Act, the legislature designated 12,000 square miles across 4 states as the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor. Encompassing …

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Jun 14 2019

Letter To The Editor: Stolen Flag

For a number of years now, the Kiawah Seabrook Exchange Club has worked diligently to provide the beautiful islands where we are so blessed to live with a glorious periodic remembrance for several important annual holidays. That remembrance is presented in the form of multiple flags of our great country, the United States of America, …

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Jun 13 2019

Beach Cruisers Raise Awareness

By Elena Gaudino for The Island Connection Timbers Kiawah – Ocean Club & Residences, the newest luxury residential offering on Kiawah Island’s beachfront in over 30 years, and Peter Millar, one of the most sought-after brands in the lifestyle apparel market, have partnered to create a limited edition beach cruiser to raise awareness for the …

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Jun 12 2019

Creamy Deviled Eggs

By Marilyn Markel for The Island Connection Serves 6 Ingredients:  6 eggs ¼ cup mayonnaise  1 Tbsp Dijon mustard  ½ tsp Onion Obsession blend  ½ tsp (about 30 grinds) Herbal Garden blend  ½ tsp Pink Pepper Berries, crushed with a spoon Instructions: In a saucepan cover eggs with at least 1 inch of water and …

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Jun 12 2019

When There’s Too Much Fun In The Sun

Summer in the Lowcountry is perfect for beaching, boating and surfing – but if you’re not careful, you could end up needing medical attention. Before heading out on a summer day, learn when you should seek medical care for yourself or for loved ones who’ve enjoyed a little too much summer sun. Sunburns are a …

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