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Sep 02 2020

An Ever-changing Environment

By Zach Watson for The Island Connection The COVID-19 environment is forcing educators, students and specialists who train working professionals to re-evaluate their traditional methods of teaching.  In a time when many are focused on alternative learning systems, The Citadel’s Zucker Family School of Education is now offering a new graduate degree to help P-12 …

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Sep 01 2020

Sponsors Needed

From Sea Island Habitat for Humanity for The Island Connection Sponsors are needed to make the annual Sea Island Habitat for Humanity Golf Tournament a success. The tourney, presented by the Kelly Family Foundation, is scheduled for Sept. 15 at the exclusive Cassique Golf Club on Kiawah Island.  Sponsorship donations come with perks, and your …

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Sep 01 2020

A Future Superstar

By Kimberly Keelor for The Island Connection Operation Fall Return 2020 at The Citadel has about 2,301 central figures: 2,300 cadets and cadet recruits and one future superstar who represents the return of the live mascot program to campus. His name is Gen. Mike D. Groshon. His new friends call him G3 for short.  “He’s …

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Aug 31 2020

Virtual Birding

by Jackie Brooks for The Island Connection Is a lack of group activities getting you down? Do you wish you had something to do besides organize workshops or closets? Join the Seabrook Island Birders as they continue to meet virtually to enjoy movies and discussion from the comfort of your own living room. Dinner and …

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Aug 28 2020

A School Year Like No Other

By Wendy Kulick for The Island Connection As the Charleston County School District notes on its website, “The outstanding question is when will it be safe enough to open for some in-person instruction, which is our goal. On July 29, the board approved no more than 25% of students based on the school’s capacity returning …

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Aug 27 2020

Cars On Kiawah Canceled

By Bruce Stemerman for The Island Connection Organizers of Cars on Kiawah, an annual classic car show on Kiawah Island, have decided to cancel the 2020 show, which had been postponed from April 18 to Nov. 7.  In light of the number of new cases of COVID-19 in the Charleston area and projections from medical …

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Aug 26 2020

Request Denied

By Stephanie Braswell Edgerton for The Island Connection The Clemson Department of Pesticide Regulation has denied the Town of Kiawah Island’s request for a temporary, one-year prohibition on second-generation anticoagulant use on Kiawah Island. The temporary ban would have immediately removed these products from our ecosystem and mitigated any further damage to our bobcat population …

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Aug 25 2020

Kiawah Island Town Council: August 4, 2020

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer An ordinance that would increase the terms of office for elected officials passed its first reading at the Aug. 4 meeting of the Kiawah Island Town Council. Mayor Craig Weaver based his pitch for the law on continuity. During the next election, on Dec. 1, 2020, …

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Aug 20 2020

A Virtual Event

By Jordan Amaker for The Island Connection Lowcountry Local First is taking its eighth annual Good Business Summit online. “While we will look forward to having this event in-person again in the future, we feel this route is best for 2021, and we are finding creative ways now to ensure our attendees, speakers and sponsors …

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Aug 18 2020

Bach Society

Staff Report for The Island Connection The Bach Society of Charleston has scheduled two upcoming events. The Society’s fall concert, “J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations,” will feature Parker Ramsay on harp Sept. 18 at the Unitarian Church, 4 Archdale St. in Charleston. Tickets to the 7:30 p.m. show are $25. Ramsay will perform his own arrangement …

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