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Aug 20 2010

Seabrook Garden Club blossoms into new season

by B.J. Schleier The first meeting of the 2010-2011 Seabrook Island Garden Club season will be held on Friday, September 10, in Live Oak Hall at The Lake House on Seabrook Island. Co-Presidents Maryann Bannwart and Karen Sewell would like to welcome all gardeners and those interested in becoming gardeners to join the group at …

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Aug 20 2010

15th Annual Sea Island Habitat for Humanity Golf Benefit

provided by Sea Island Habitat for Humanity Join us on Sunday, September 19, for a “kicked-back” afternoon of golf as we tee-up at the Cassique Golf Course on Kiawah Island for the purpose of funding a house for an area family-in-need. This event is all about fun with a shamble format, shotgun start, putting contest, …

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Aug 18 2010

Greenway rejected by County Council

During the Charleston County Council meeting on August 17, council members voted 5 – 4 against moving forward with the proposed Johns Island Greenway. Council members voting against the Greenway were Condon, Inabinett, McKeown, Rawl, and Schweers. Those voting for the Greenway included Council Chair Pryor and Council members Darby, Summey, and Thurmond. After the …

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Aug 10 2010

Sea Islands Greenway Study to be Presented to County Council on Aug. 12

Provided by Charleston County The results of the Sea Islands Greenway Preliminary Environmental and Traffic Analysis Concept Study will be presented to Charleston County Council on Thursday, August 12. The presentation will be given during Council’s 4:15 p.m. finance committee meeting, which will be held in Council Chambers at the Lonnie Hamilton, III Public Services …

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Aug 06 2010

Flying with Coastal Aviation

BY MEREDITH POWELL Do you have a “bucket list” of things you’d like to do before entering the Great Beyond? I know I do, which might be silly considering I’m 22-years-old, but it sure is exciting when you are able to cross off one of the activities. Flying a plane was one of those things …

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Aug 06 2010

G, what an alternative!

By Kristin Hackler In 1972, plans for a completed “Charleston Inner Belt Freeway” were drawn to include a connection between West Ashley, James Island and Johns Island. However, after the 19.4 miles of the existing I-526 was completed in the late 1980s and early 1990s, work on the remaining section fell to the wayside until …

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Aug 06 2010

The Silver Swimmer returns to Seabrook

By Kristin Hackler The conference room at the Lake House was decked out with cookies, cupcakes and bowls of M&Ms on Wednesday, July 28, in honor of a remarkable Seabrook Island resident. Tim McBride, son of Gail and Robert McBride, recently arrived home from the National Special Olympics in Nebraska with two silver medals to …

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Aug 06 2010

Celebrating the cogs in the Rotary wheel

By Kristin Hackler There are so many people selflessly giving their time and talents to help others on and around John’s Island, and on July 21, the Johns Island Rotary Club took the time to recognize a few of them. During their annual leadership installation celebration, Johns Island Rotary also introduced a new annual service …

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Aug 06 2010

Quilting lives with Earthalee McPherson

BY MEREDITH POWELL Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach Center (OLM) does not just reach out to residents of James, John’s, and Wadmalaw Islands to help prevent homelessness and destitution. They do not just help adults further their education with GED and English as a Second Language classes, all while providing childcare. They do not …

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Aug 06 2010

Gullah culture visits Wadmalaw

BY MEREDITH POWELL On the morning of Friday, July 23, the Wadmalaw Island Community Center (WICC) hosted a luncheon and lecture for the Pan African Diaspora Family Union Group. The afternoon began with a greeting from WICC Director Bertha Smalls-Middleton, West Ashley High School student (INSERT HER NAME) who sang the National Anthem, and Reverend …

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