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May 25 2012

Local Coffee without Leaving your Car

By Kristin Hackler Drivers arriving on Johns Island from the Stono Bridge have always enjoyed the passage from hot concrete to the cool shade of overarching oaks. But with the opening of the new Southern Brews at the corner of River and Maybank, they’ll also be greeted with the warm smell of fresh coffee and …

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May 24 2012

Kiawah welcomes Jimmy Bailey

Provided Meet Jimmy Bailey. The former head of the Daniel Island Property Owners Association and administrator of the Daniel Island Community Fund, Bailey took the reins this past week as the new president of the Kiawah Island Community Association. “This is such a great opportunity in my business,” said Bailey. From managing a staff of …

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May 11 2012

Spam, Unsolicited Calls, and Virus Protection

By Bob Hooper, a.k.a. Rent-A-Bob A client of mine recently received a call informing him that his computer was infected, yet he didn’t ask anyone for help. He called me and I checked his computer. Sure enough he had a bad virus that was sending data over the internet without his approval or knowledge. And …

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May 11 2012

The 2012 PGA Championship Dream Package

Provided Want the VIP package to the 2012 PGA but missed your chance to buy them early? Camp St. Christopher is now offering a one in 250 opportunity or better to win four, weeklong “Wanamaker Club” passes to attend all of the 2012 PGA Championship Golf Tournament at Kiawah Island’s Ocean Course. This opportunity includes …

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May 10 2012

Hitting the Road with Your Furry Friend

By Dr. Katherine A. Saenger Summer travel is just around the corner for many of us, and if our beaches are any indication, travel season has opened for thousands of pet owning beach goers. It’s important to note that, before you head out anywhere with your dog, be sure to have the following with you: …

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May 10 2012

Leatherback First Turtle Nest of the Season

By Elizabeth King, reprinted from Kiawah Nature Notes During the very early hours of April 17, an enormous female Leatherback Sea Turtle made her way onto Kiawah’s beach front to lay her eggs. Bringing some history along with her, this is the first sea turtle nest in South Carolina for the 2012 nesting season and …

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May 09 2012

A fair fern mystery

By Dr. John Nelson Botanists tend to be rather easy-going people. They enjoy being outdoors on field trips and seeing interesting plants, and some botanists are known for an occasional and perhaps unusual sense of humor. Over the years, my own long-suffering students have been subjected to a wide variety of brilliant anecdotes and excellent …

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May 09 2012

Exchange Club News

By Sam Reed American Flag Recycling Project As an Americanism project, the Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club has initiated a program to allow residents of the islands to properly dispose of worn out or damaged American flags. They may be brought to a collection area at the Seabrook Town Hall or the Lake House on Seabrook on …

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May 09 2012

Kiawah Town Council – May 1 , 2012

  Citizen’s Presentations Amanda Mole of the Kiawah Architectural Review Board (ARB) gave a description regarding the jurisdiction of the ARB in terms of dune walkovers, noting that the walkovers will still follow ARB guidelines up to) 40 year setback line, at which point the portion that is seaward must meet the requirements of SC …

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May 08 2012

Warmer Water Means Abundant Fish

by Captain Geoff Bennett Our fishery is really cooking now! The arrival of seasonal species like ladyfish, bluefish, and shark now compliment our redfish and trout. Look around you on the water and you’ll also find plenty of baitfish including mullet and menhaden. There are more reasons now than ever to get fishing! Recently, we’ve …

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