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Apr 29 2011

Police Reports for April 29, 2011

March 31: (Seabrook) An officer received a complaint of fraud from a victim who stated that an unknown subject had defrauded her out of approximately $25,000. On March 28, the victim received a call from her investment broker, who was inquiring about a large sum of money ($25,000) that he had wired to her. The …

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Apr 29 2011

The Sanctuary receives recycling award

By SC DHEC On Wednesday, April 13, the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) awarded The Sanctuary on Kiawah Island with the Outstanding Waste Reduction and Recycling Program award. Eight South Carolina businesses have been honored for outstanding waste reduction and recycling programs by the S.C. Smart Business Recycling Program. “Businesses generate between 35 …

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Apr 29 2011

It’s not easy being green … or is it?

By Jessica Jordan Richardson One of my New Year’s resolutions was to follow a more green, sustainable diet. My husband, Wil, and I have attempted this in the past with great intentions, but for some reason or another (generally lack of time or energy), we always deviated from the green highway, deeming it just too …

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Apr 29 2011

Oysters: Protecting South Carolina’s Multifaceted Resources

By Sean Bath “T’was a brave person indeed, who first ate an oyster.” – Mark Twain Let me confess right off that I have yet to try eating oysters. The thought intimidates me and consequently, I never cared much about them. They were just something else from the sea. However, after researching the place of …

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Apr 29 2011

11th Annual Women Build kicks off this weekend! High heels optional

Provided by Sea Island Habitat for Humanity In the days leading up to Mother’s Day, construction crews of female volunteers will raise their hammers at Sea Island Habitat for Humanity and other Habitat for Humanity construction sites across the country in recognition of National Women Build Week, an annual week-long project sponsored by Lowe’s. The …

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Apr 29 2011

Arts on the islands

by Stephanie Braswell Kiawah steps it up just in time to introduce islanders to a taste of the Spoleto art scene with a Prelude to Piccolo on May 1. And if you’re in the mood for something a little spicy, check out the West End Mambo performance and dance class at Turtle Point this coming …

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Apr 29 2011

How do you recycle your newspaper?

For every ton of paper that is recycled, 17 trees live. According to TimetoRecycle.com, newspaper can be recycled five to seven times, but each time it is recycled, its fibers become shortened. Eventually, they become too short to make good paper. What are you going to do with this paper once you’re done reading it? …

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Apr 16 2011

Island Side Concert Series presents “A European Journey”

This Tuesday, April 19, treat yourself to a fiery, classical journey through the European countryside, courtesy of the Island Side Concert Series. Since their first premiere in November 2010, the Island Side Concert Series’ performers continue to expand their artistic horizons through either intense training in school or their wide array of involvement on stage …

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Apr 14 2011

Harnessing nature

by Kristin Hackler It didn’t seem real until we crested the top of a dune on the narrow horse trail just off of Oyster Catcher Road on Seabrook Island. The wind was whipping through the tops of the sea oats, brushing the white tops of the waves back like wisps of fine hair. My horse …

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Apr 14 2011

Kiawah Town Council – April 5, 2011

Why CERT? Jack Reagan of the new Kiawah Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT, gave a brief presentation to the Council on the purpose and structure of the program. Reagan explained that, while CERT began in the 1990s, it was made a part of President Bush’s Citizen Corps in 2003. Today, there are 1635 programs …

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