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Apr 24 2019

Kiawah Island Town Council Meeting: April 2, 2019

By Katy Calloway, The Island Connection Managing Editor Kiawah Island Town Council convened April 2 with the Mayor and Councilmembers in high spirits. Minutes of the 2019 Strategic Planning Retreat, held January 23 and 24 were approved with no changes or comments, as well as the minutes from the last council meeting held March 5. …

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Apr 23 2019

The Village Movement

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Questions to determine the level of interest in Seabrook Island Village – Neighbors Helping Neighbors (SIV) seemed moot by the time a meeting was held to answer them. The initiative to help seniors/singles/injured/etc. stay in their homes and prolong the transition to assisted living facilities seemed …

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Apr 22 2019

Broad St Art Reception

By Kathleen Radenbaugh for Island Connection Join us on May 2, 2019 – NV Realty Group (formerly Golden Bear Realty) will host an art reception and exhibit of the works of local SC artists Ginny Versteegen and Joni Purk on Thursday, May 2, 2019, from 5pm – 7pm. All residents, art enthusiasts, and friends are …

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Apr 18 2019

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And Thyme

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection In February the Kiawah Island Garden Club took an informative outing to Sea Islands Savory Herbs. The garden began as a chicken farm in the 1980s, planted by the farmer’s wife who liked to cook with herbs. It was expanded by their son and is still a working …

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Apr 18 2019

Addictions

By Barbara Radin Fox for The Island Connection Lots of people suffer from addictions, sometimes knowingly and sometimes not. There are many addictions: alcohol and other legal and illegal drugs, shopping, gambling, sex, sugar, nicotine, caffeine and codependency – and they can all affect the addict’s health in many ways and can certainly affect the …

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Apr 18 2019

Into The Swamp

By Carol Antman for The Island Connection The sign along the canal pointed “To Fargo and all points south (if you know how).” It was a wisecrack reminder that this place the Indians called “The Land of Trembling Earth” is an everchanging, confusing landscape. “It’s really easy to get disoriented out here… People disappear. You …

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Apr 17 2019

Senator Chip Campsen Introduces Budget Proviso To Prevent Industrialization Of South Carolina’s Coast From Offshore Oil

By Reagan Kelley for Island Connection  Senator Chip Campsen (R-Beaufort, Charleston, and Colleton Counties) today in a press conference announced the introduction of a budget proviso preventing the industrialization of South Carolina’s coast by prohibiting the permitting of onshore infrastructure related to offshore drilling. The budget proviso introduced today would carry the full weight of …

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Apr 17 2019

Dolphin Week Debuts Across Lowcountry

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Dolphin Week is just around the corner and is designed to celebrate the bottlenose dolphin’s place in Lowcountry lore, and serve as a gateway to education. Local pods are among a precious few on the planet known to herd bait fish onto shore in an act …

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Apr 17 2019

Mayors Convene Against Offshore Drilling

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Congressman Joe Cunningham (SC1) won his seat last November despite running in a district drawn to favor his opponent by approximately 13%. He campaigned on opposing offshore drilling and seismic testing; a fulcrum issue in his coastal district. He announced decisive action to keep that promise, …

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Apr 16 2019

26th Annual Our Lady Of Mercy Golf Tournament

By Jeannie Colson for The Island Connection Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach is excited to announce that the 26th Annual Charity Golf Tournament is on May 22 at the exclusive Golf Club at Briar’s Creek on Johns Island. Golfers will enjoy a round of golf in a four-player team format, lunch, refreshments, door prizes, …

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