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Nov 11 2011

Bohicket Marina & Market Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Bohicket Marina & Market celebrated 30 years in business and helped raise over $1000 in cash and new toys for Debi’s Kids with it’s 30th Birthday Party October 21 and 22.  The two-day event consisted of an 80’s themed party Friday night with the Taco Boy food truck, cold beverages, and DJ Rick Rush playing …

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Nov 11 2011

Recent Poll on Kiawah Suggests New Utility Ownership

By Jacob Flannick The Town of Kiawah is working to resolve ownership of the island’s water and sewer utility system, in an effort to fulfill residents’ recently polled requests. The Town held a state-required referendum on Oct. 25 toward pursuing utility ownership, after receiving a written request on Aug. 25 from Kiawah Development Partners (KDP), …

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Nov 11 2011

Recreation Center Planned on John’s Island

By Jacob Flannick Residents speckled across the Sea Islands will soon have a space to join together for recreational festivities. A roughly 25,000 sq. ft. recreation center is planned for John’s Island County Park (JICP), offering residents a variety of invigorating activities alongside various amenities, including an indoor pool, a gym, walking trail, and multi-purpose …

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Nov 11 2011

The Kiawah Island Golf Resort Marathon: Two ways to Support the Kiawah Conservancy

The Kiawah Island Golf Resort (KIGR) and the Kiawah Conservancy take their mission of identification, preservation, and management of our environment to heart. To that end, the Kiawah Island Golf Resort Marathon will be donating $10 from every full or half race registration to the Kiawah Conservancy’s Dr. James L. Chitwood Science Fellowship to support ongoing wildlife science …

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Oct 11 2011

Proposed community dock at Captain Sam’s Spit

By Blake Bunch The possibility of having a communal dock near the area commonly referred to as “Captain Sam’s Spit” has surrounding residents and environmentalists up in arms. A project application to DHEC’s Ocean Coastal Resource Management (OCRM) submitted by Kiawah Development Partners, Incorporated recently brought concerned parties to a public hearing regarding the matter. …

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Oct 11 2011

National Geographic films with local boat captain

By Capt Chad Hayes I was contacted by National Geographic last spring. They believe I am the local expert on Strand Feeding. The producers wanted to film this unique feeding behavior for an upcoming special on predators. The series is a large production, and they consider the feeding behavior of our local dolphins to be …

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Sep 20 2011

An Evening with Rudy Mancke

By Jennifer Woody, Kiawah Conservancy When Rudy Mancke looks out on any environment, he sees the plants and animals, the resources and development just the same as most of us would. But he also sees more – the connections between all that is seen and not seen. Anyone who has watched his nationally syndicated program …

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Sep 20 2011

McGinley speaks to Exchange Club

By Sam Reed The Superintendent of the Charleston County Schools recently spoke to the Kiawah- Seabrook Exchange Club. Dr. Nancy McGinley has been on the job for about 4 ½ years, coming here from Philadelphia. She is promoting 4 priority goals, i.e.: (1)literacy improvement, particularly in the lower grades; (2)effective teachers; (3)good facilities; and (4)strategic …

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Sep 20 2011

Sun sets on hot summer

By Ian Millar Over the last 18 months we looked at the 2009/2010 and 2010/2011 winters. Most residents of the islands felt that both winters had been extremely cold. The data indeed confirmed that they had been the coldest winters on the islands since the 1977/1978 winter and that they ranked as the 18th and …

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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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