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Nov 15 2019

Seabird Nesting Season Comes To An End

By Felicia Sanders for Island Connection The nesting pelican colony on Deveaux Bank Seabird Sanctuary was the second largest in the Palmetto State in 2019. South Carolina’s 2019 seabird nesting season has come to an end, and counts from nesting colonies have been compiled for this season by SCDNR biologists. Nine species of seabirds, including …

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Nov 14 2019

Paws In The Park Petwalk Is On: Rain Or Shine!

By Kay Hyman for Island Connection  Rain or shine, Charleston Animal Society’s 2019 Paws in the Park fundraising pet walk is a go! “We know it’s going to be cold and wet, but aren’t our animals worth it,” said Charleston Animal Society President & CEO Joe Elmore. “This is going to be a day that …

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Nov 14 2019

Explore Some More With Mimi

Staff Report for The Island Connection The third and final book in Catherine Farley’s “Explore with Mimi” children’s book series will grace the shelves of local retailers just in time for the Christmas season. In “Mimi’s Adventures on Kiawah Island,” the beloved Lowcountry deer discovers the beauty and wonder of the island. Once again, Farley …

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Nov 14 2019

The Wild Side

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer The “WOW of South Carolina” took center stage on the grounds of the Kaminski House, located on the banks of the Sampit River in Georgetown on Oct. 10. South Carolina Environmental Law Project (SCELP) Executive Director Amy Armstrong used the term to describe the watersheds, marshes, …

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Nov 14 2019

Chilly Water Bringing Bigger Schools Of Fish

By Geoff Bennett for Island Connection Angler Lisa Pape of Austin, Texas shows off her 7 pound redfish caught with a mud minnow under a popping cork. Fishing this past month was great and we can expect November to be just as productive!  Chilly nights remind redfish and trout that they had better eat now or …

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Nov 13 2019

The Latest In Libraries

By Doug Reynolds for The Island Connection The second of five new Charleston County libraries planned after a $108.5 million referendum passed in 2014 has opened its doors. A ribboncutting ceremony was held Nov. 2 for the Baxter-Patrick James Island Library, located at 1858 South Grimball Road. The referendum called for new facilities and the …

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Nov 12 2019

Republican Presidential Candidate Mark Sanford Suspends Campaign Citing “Impeachment Noise”

By Sarah Allred for Island Eye News Republican Presidential candidate and former South Carolina Governor and U.S. Representative Mark Sanford announced his intention to suspend his Presidential Primary campaign today. In announcing his decision in front of the New Hampshire State House, Governor Sanford cited the overwhelmingly polarized climate swirling around the Congressional Impeachment Inquiry …

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Nov 12 2019

Calling All Hoosiers

By Valerie Doane for The Island Connection Seabrook Island residents are preparing for the ninth annual Indiana Day on Dec. 11, celebrating the 203rd anniversary of the Hoosier State’s admittance into the Union on Dec. 11, 1816.  The gathering has become an annual event including food, drinks, games, prizes and singing, all with a lot …

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Nov 11 2019

‘They come in here full of energy’

From Charleston County School District for The Island Connection Students who live in rural parts of Charleston County often don’t have the same opportunities as those who live in the suburbs. For example, dance studios are not plentiful on Johns Island, and programs in adjacent communities often are financially out of reach for families and …

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Nov 08 2019

Picture Perfect

By Sylvia Bacon for The Island Connection The objective of the Kiawah Photography Club is to foster the use and appreciation of photography as a science, art and hobby by providing a forum for mutual enjoyment and the development of photographic skills. Workshops, programs and small group sessions, offered on all skill levels, are geared …

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