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Aug 05 2011

Pony rides for all ages

By: Ted Henderson Family trips are often filled with activities that involve learning or experiencing something that is unavailable in the home town the family is from. For the Baillies, the parent led pony rides at Seabrook Island’s equestrian center is no different. Elizabeth Baillie said “it’s hard to find something like this in our area. …

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Aug 05 2011

Charleston Angler Fishing Report

By Charleston Angler Staff Let’s start off by saying that the fishing recently has been great! The heat has been almost unbearable, but it sure has gotten the fish active as we’ve seen great numbers in the main inshore species (Redfish, Trout, and Flounder). The extra cold winter that was thought to stifle the spotted …

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Aug 05 2011

Golf Tips

By Ronnie Miller As a right-handed putter, place your right hand on the putter where it would be if you had both hands on it. Hit 5’ putts for five to ten minutes with just your right hand. Keep your left hand behind your back or let it just hang at your side. Hit putts …

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Jul 25 2011

App-Quest, Red’s Ice House Saku Tuna Treat

By Ted Henderson I’ve always known Red’s Ice House for their cold beers and lively atmosphere. So when I was invited by one of the managers to try his favorite appetizer, I was wondering if the food wood match the quality of other high end restaurants in the Seabrook and Bohicket area. I was not …

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Jul 25 2011

Big catch!

On Tuesday, July 5, 2011, Tom Stanek of Mutts and Jeff Sportfishing reeled in quite a catch. Tom and his crew caught 5 mahi-mahi weighing 25 to 30 pounds each and a 40 pound wahoo. Their fishing boat spent nearly 12 hours at sea to make the catch. Tom says it’s been a busy season …

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Jul 25 2011

Sea turtle release

By Liz King At 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 12, three sea turtles made their way back home being rehabilitated by the Aquarium Sea Turtle Hospital at the South Carolina Aquarium, in partnership with the SC Department of Natural Resources and the Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission. Hundreds of onlookers at Beachwalker Park on Kiawah …

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Jul 06 2011

CATR takes therapy by the reins

Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding (CATR) just completed a spring session with the kids from Mount Zion Elementary School ending with a horse show and an awards presentation. Mount Zion Elementary School teacher Jozetta Marshall said “The students received the most marvelous and exciting learning experiences this year at the Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding Program.” Therapeutic …

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Jun 15 2011

Large Area Woodland Fire on Johns Island

JOHNS ISLAND – On June 14, from mid-morning until mid afternoon, units from the St. Johns Fire Department, City of Charleston Fire Department, James Island Fire Department, and the South Carolina Forestry Commission battled a deep-seated woodland fire on Main Road, between Chisholm Road and Brownswood Road, across for St. Johns High School.  The area …

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Jun 15 2011

Sea Turtle Release

On Friday, June 3, the South Carolina Aquarium released nine more turtles into the wild, as the Aquarium continued to move forward with its successful Sea Turtle Rescue Program.  The Aquarium, in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Charleston County Parks and Recreation, released eight green sea turtles and one loggerhead …

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Jun 15 2011

River otters are making a splash

By Jennifer Woody, Kiawah Conservancy Arguably one of the most cuddly, cute, and playful creatures around, river otters (Lutra canadensis) are social animals undaunted by the presence of humans. Although otters can often be seen playing games during the day, they are most active at night. It is very difficult to determine river otter population …

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