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Jun 23 2010

St. Johns Fire District joins Consolidated 9-1-1 Center

Provided by the St. Johns Fire Department Through responsiveness and technical excellence while in partnership with Charleston County, St. Johns Fire District Communications Center joined the Charleston County Consolidated 9-1-1 Center on Thursday, June 24, 2010. Before the move, St. Johns Fire District 911 calls were answered at the River Road Communications Center on Johns …

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Jun 23 2010

Time to sign up for summer CSAs

Provided by Rosebank Farms Improve your health, save money, expand your culinary horizons, support local agriculture, and better the environment. These are some of the many reasons you’ll want to “go green” by signing up for the summer season of the Rosebank Farms Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. As a member of the CSA, you’ll …

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Jun 23 2010

Super sod stands up to sea salt

By Nick Strehle Many of you have been watching the progress of the turfgrass and drainage improvements we have been making along the area of Seabrook Island Road just before the gates over the past eight months. After the completion of the new bike path and unusually high tides last year, the turf could not …

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Jun 23 2010

Saying goodbye to Ernest

By Louise Bennett Ernest Taylor, who worked with us at Rosebank Farms for 20 years, died of lung cancer on June 5 and was buried on June 9. Some of you knew Ernest as our delivery man; others of you may have known him from the years we participated in farmers’ markets. He was also …

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Jun 23 2010

Travel green, clean and mosquito-free with Low Speed Vehicles

By Kristin Hackler There are so many things that make Dewees Island a wonderful place to live: the close proximity of the ocean in all directions; the maritime forests; its fascinating history rife with Indians, pirates and rum runners; and the dedication of its small population to “conservation” in every aspect of the word. And …

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Jun 23 2010

The evening of the starfish

By Jessica Rodriguez As a child, I remember staring out of the window and thinking summer never came quickly enough. Though many things have changed as I have gotten older and become a teacher and a mother, I still can’t wait for summer to arrive. When it does, I find myself as excited as my …

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Jun 23 2010

Show off your etiquette

Calling all upcoming 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students! This summer is a great time to become a member of the J.E.T. Set. The Junior Etiquette Team , commonly known as J.E.T., is an extra-curricular activity group for pre-teens. From polishing table manners to Internet safety, pre-teens will be exposed to life lessons and more …

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Jun 23 2010

Wine strolls at Middleton Place

Provided by Middleton Plantation The popular Summer Wine Strolls continue at Middleton Place through November. From 5:30-7:00 pm, enjoy strolling through America’s oldest landscaped gardens while sampling a variety of summer wines. The wine tastings, offered each Wednesday, will take place in a different garden location each week. Middleton Place garden interpreters will also be …

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Jun 11 2010

Haunted Secrets of Johns Island

By Kristin Hackler Buried along the back roads of Johns Island, built more than 200 years ago, is a creaking old home shrouded in mystery. Its grounds are covered in live oaks draped in ghostly Spanish moss and winds kick up at the oddest times. On the hill to the back of the property is …

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Jun 11 2010

Second round results for SC Governor’s Cup Billfishing Series

Provided by the SC Dept. of Natural Resources Round two of the 22nd Annual SC Governor’s Cup Billfishing Series took place over the last weekend in May at the Georgetown Landing Marina. Also known as the 43rd Annual Georgetown Blue Marlin Billfish Tournament, the second round saw Caramba tie with Game On for first place …

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