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Jan 04 2022

10th Annual Angel Oak Award Seeking Nominations

By Alan Armstrong for The Island Connection  The Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club is soliciting nominations for its 10th Angel Oak Award. The annual award was first presented in 2012 and recognizes a person who performs volunteer services which contribute significantly to the people and/or quality of life of Wadmalaw, Johns, Kiawah, and/or Seabrook Island.  The award …

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Jan 04 2022

Rat Poison Kills More Than Rats

By Mary Pringle for The Island Connection Many of us who live on barrier islands where houses are elevated have had the unfortunate experience of having rats get into our garage ceilings or house walls and do damage to water lines, electric wires, sheetrock, or ductwork. Sometimes they even die inside the walls and create …

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Jan 03 2022

Seabrook Island Birding Activities To Make For Jubilant January

By Jackie Brooks for The Island Connection January is a busy month for area birders. Lots of opportunities to improve your birding skills as you participate in the many activities available.  You do not have to be a Seabrook Island resident.  We welcome all levels of interest and ability. To see all programs being offered …

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Jan 03 2022

Four-star Rating

By Charleston County Public Library for Island Connection         For the second consecutive year, Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) has been ranked among the top libraries in the U.S. in Library Journal’s Index of Public Library Service (Index).               CCPL received a four-star rating in its peer group, improving upon the threestar rating it received in 2020. …

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Dec 31 2021

Donate Food, Clothing Through December At Freshfields Village

By Kwyn Johnson for The Island Connection  ‘Tis the season for giving back! Faherty Kiawah as Freshfields Village has partnered with Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach this holiday season for a special Food & Clothing Drive to help neighbors in need.  Faherty Kiawah will accept new and donated items for the drive through Dec. …

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Dec 30 2021

Business License Regulation Revamp

By John Gregg for The Island Connection  Approximately 46% of total unrestricted revenue for the Town of Seabrook Island is derived from license fees that businesses pay to the Town, a mix of direct payments and distributions of receipts administered for select businesses (telecommunications and insurance businesses) by the Municipal Association of South Carolina. The …

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Dec 29 2021

New Year Brings New Town Appointments On Seabrook Island

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection  The last Seabrook Island Town Council meeting of 2021 included the announcement of appointments to town boards, committees and commissions. Three committees are newly established, meaning that all the appointments are new appointments. The Town’s Board of Zoning Appeals, which hears and decides appeals where it is alleged …

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Dec 28 2021

Kiawah Island Club’s Carol Preisinger Named Ladies Professional Golf Association’s Top 50 Best Teachers

By Isabelle Martin for The Island Connection  Carol Preisinger, Kiawah Island Club’s Director of Instruction, has been recognized by the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) in the Elite category of the 2022-23 Top 50 LPGA Teachers list. This list identifies and recognizes the best LPGA instructors from more than 1,800 LPGA certified professionals worldwide. Carol …

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Dec 23 2021

Seabrook Island Veterans Day Golf Charity Raises $24,000

By Alan Armstrong for The Island Connection On Nov. 8, Lowcountry golfers teed it up at the 10th annual Seabrook Island Veterans Day Charitable Golf Tournament to recognize veterans and raise money to support the Charleston Fisher House and the Ralph Johnson Veterans Hospital in Charleston. The event is sponsored by the Seabrook Island Club …

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Dec 23 2021

Former Grand Slam Champions, World No. 1s Enter Credit One Charleston Open Field

By Arielle Alpino for The Island Connection The Credit One Charleston Open, the largest women’s only tennis tournament in North America, will host Grand Slam champions Garbiñe Muguruza and Simona Halep next year in a player field that is shaping up to be one of the tournament’s strongest. In addition to Muguruza and Halep, Paula …

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