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Jan 02 2020

Meet The Candidates

Staff Report for The Island Connection Seabrook Island residents will have the opportunity to meet the candidates for the Seabrook Island Property Owners Association from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 6. This event is an opportunity for property owners to get to know the candidates and to make an informed decision when voting in …

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Jan 01 2020

Town Of Seabrook Island Council Meeting: Tuesday, December 17, 2019

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Seabrook Mayor John Gregg broke the usual quiet that accompanies public hearings, summarizing ordinance 2109-12 as a required measure for the Seabrook Island Town Council. Scheduled for a second reading later in their Dec. 17 confab, the measure updates the town’s beach management plan – as …

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Dec 31 2019

Saint Johns Fire District Makes Christmas Merrier

By Ryan Kunitzer for The Island Connection Families throughout Johns Island and Wadmalaw Island had a merrier Christmas this past year, thanks to the efforts of the St. Johns Fire District’s “Stuff-A-Truck” program and the local BI-LO store. In its second year of the program, the STJFD collected toys for local kids and delivered them, …

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Dec 27 2019

In The Footsteps Of Our Forebears

By Norm Powers for The Island Connection Noted conservationist and author Dr. Richard Porcher will be the first speaker of the new year for The Seabrook Island Natural History Group’s evening program on Jan. 9. Activities get underway at 7:30 p.m. at the Lake House. Dr. Porcher will explore the rich human and cultural history …

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Dec 27 2019

Thankful Arrangements

Photo by Terry Higgins Members of the Kiawah Island Garden Club met at the Sandcastle Nov. 20 to create their own Thanksgiving floral arrangements in pumpkins.

Dec 26 2019

Digging Up DIRT

By Lynn Baker for The Island Connection The Seabrook/Kiawah Island Genealogy Club, Digging Into Roots Together (DIRT), will host  “Genealogy Fair 2020” on Jan. 14, 2020. The event is planned from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Live Oak Room at the Lake House on Seabrook Island. The theme of the free event is …

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Dec 26 2019

Holiday Musings Continued

By Dr. Dorree Lynn for The Island Connection It’s the most wonderful time of the year, so the song says. However, following up on last issue’s theme, there’s much room for conflict and loneliness during this holiday time. Break-ups are common, and gifts may not always be appreciated or returned. I’ve included a few of …

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Dec 25 2019

Seabrook Island Artists Guild Schedules Workshop

By Sharon Peck for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Artists Guild will present a workshop featuring Chris Groves Jan. 6 and Jan. 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Oyster Catcher. Groves’ love of art grew from his early experiences with nature and the introduction of a master sculpture in his youth. …

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Dec 24 2019

No Drilling Allowed

By Reagan Kelley for The Island Connection State Sen. Chip Campsen pre-filed a bill Dec. 11 that prohibits the issuance of state and local permits for infrastructure and other activities related to offshore drilling. Twenty-eight of 46 senators joined Campsen as co-sponsors of the bill. Earlier in 2019, Campsen authored and successfully passed the only …

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Dec 24 2019

The Gift Of Education

By State Treasurer Curtis Loftis for The Island Connection With a late Thanksgiving this year, I know many people are feeling the crunch of a shortened holiday season – and news of delivery delays and wondering whether your nifty packages will arrive on time just add to the holiday anxiety. But what if I told …

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