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Jul 11 2019

Berry Bouquet Tea Granita

By Marilyn Markel for The Island Connection As summer and warm weather approach, there is nothing more refreshing for dessert than an icy granita. Serve in pretty martini glasses or something similar for an elegant touch. Similar concoctions can be made with strawberries or watermelon. Berry Bouquet Tea Granita Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 heaping Tbsp …

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Jul 10 2019

And The Winner Is…

By Karen Nuttall for The Island Connection Congratulations to 3305 Seabrook Island Road as the first-place winner of the 4th of July Mailbox Contest on Seabrook’s Island. 

Jul 10 2019

Be A Champion For Small Business

By Heather Valeri for The Island Connection SCORE Charleston invites entrepreneurs, business owners, and local leaders to its 9th Annual Golf Tournament at the Charleston National Golf Club on Tuesday, Oct. 8. This event will include golfers from the community for the goal of raising funds that will be invested back into the Charleston region …

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Jul 09 2019

Boat Landings See Heavy Traffic

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) maintains 19 public boat landings throughout Charleston County. During the summer months, these waterway access points reach their highest volume. To make the use of the boat landings an easier experience, CCPRC is providing tips and educational information. Boat landings …

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Jul 08 2019

Coastal Expeditions Adds New Launch Point At Kiawah River

Staff Report for The Island Connection Local tour operator Coastal Expeditions announced its first tour to operate out of Kiawah River, a new waterfront community under development on Johns Island. On June 22, participants on the Kiawah River: Baby Birds & Brilliant Beach tour explored salt marsh creeks, ocean tributaries and the abundance of natural …

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Jul 05 2019

Freshfields Village Announces Pet-friendly Initiatives

Staff Report for The Island Connection Freshfields Village announced new pet-friendly initiatives, designed to welcome locals and visitors who want to bring their pets along. “The team at Freshfields Village understands firsthand that pets are an important part of the family and vacation experience,” says Trish Pruitt, Marketing Director of Freshfields Village. “With these new …

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Jul 05 2019

Bragging Rights

By Carol Antman for The Island Connection I had to restrain my impulse to boast. As our boat bobbed in the Bull’s Bay estuary, dolphins leaped acrobatically on cue. The woman beside me, who’d come from Michigan, grabbed my arm in excitement. “Did you see that?” she yelled. “I know,” I wanted to tell her. …

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Jul 04 2019

Seabrook Island Town Council: June 25, 2019

By Gregg Bragg for The Island Connection Mayor Ron Ciancio lead the Seabrook Island Town Council (SITC) meeting on June 25, reporting the overall fund balance dropped to just over $4.8 million down from $4.9 million in April. The town generated $44,000 in revenue for the month, half of which was from business licenses with …

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Jul 02 2019

Seabrook Island Hosts Disaster Awareness Day

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer The Town of Seabrook Island hosted Disaster Awareness Day (DAD) at the Seabrook Island Club on June 14. The event was attended by an estimated 150 locals, which is a bit off the “stacked to the rafters” participation of past iterations. Seabrook mayor pro tem John …

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Jun 25 2019

Charleston County Coroner Provides Information On Death Involving An Alligator On Kiawah Island

By David Lucas for Island Connection The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has issued a finding in the death of a Kiawah Island man that occurred over the weekend. The deceased, John Elias, 79 years of age, was located by deputies with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) late Saturday afternoon in a pond adjacent to …

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