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Jul 19 2012

Do You Have the Vine?

By Dr. John Nelson When I was a kid, we all watched the Tarzan movie on TV every Saturday afternoon. Everything stopped for this—all activities ceased—because this was our only afternoon break and our time for thrilling adventures in tropical Africa. There he was, Tarzan, doing his jungly thing and taking to a vine whenever …

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Jul 19 2012

PGA Partners with Habitat for Humanity to Build a Better Future

The PGA of America and Kiawah Island Golf Resort partnered with Sea Island Habitat for Humanity to build an entire house from June 23-July 7. Over 200 volunteers helped make this special event come together, and the project was a huge success! Earnie Ellis of the National PGA Foundation helped work on the house. “What’s …

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Jul 19 2012

Moving Along the Greenway

By Jacob Flannick A regional group of transportation supervisors recently set out on a search for funding for the Sea Island Greenway, a proposed road that would cut between River Road and Bohicket Road on the southeast end of Johns Island. The Berkley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments’ transportation committee unanimously agreed late last month to begin …

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Jul 19 2012

Relax and Un-wine-d at Sippin’ Saturdays

By Hannah Dockery If the summer heat has you down and the crowded beaches have lost their appeal, Irvin House Vineyards “Sippin’ Saturdays” provide the perfect weekend escape. Whether you’re having friends in town and in need of entertainment, or just tired of the same weekend routine, Sippin’ Saturdays is the perfect solution. Each Saturday …

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Jul 18 2012

The Perfect Meat for your Cookout Needs

With summer in full swing, what better way to enjoy the summer evenings than a cookout? Legare Farms hamburger and beef sausages provide the perfect meat for your cookouts, made from the farms own farm-raised beef. All of their beef sausages will be on sale for the month of July, including their Zesty Italian, Hot …

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Jul 18 2012

Lower Taxes for Homeowners

Provided by Charleston County On Tuesday, June 26, 2012, Charleston County Council gave final approval to its budget for fiscal year 2013 (July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013). The $428.2 million operating budget, presented by County Administrator Kurt Taylor, is the result of County staff preparation beginning in the fall of 2011, followed by …

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Jul 18 2012

Give Back with Greenbax

Staff Report Do you have a bunch of Piggly Wiggly Greenbax and are not sure what to do with them? Why not donate them to charity? Rural Mission of Johns Island is currently seeking donations of Greenbax stamps to help those in need through their outreach ministry. Through their services, Rural Mission’s goal is to …

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Jul 17 2012

Damsel in Distress

By Dwight Ives Nature never ceases to amaze me. While on Johns Island just before lunch recently, I observed a damselfly dangling from remnants of what was once a spider web. The tiny insect made a heroic effort to free itself by flying around in circles reminiscent of a child’s motorized tethered airplane that only …

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Jul 17 2012

Birds on the Brain

By Kristin Hackler staff writer Ever since she was two years old, Sarah Diaz has been fascinated with birds. “We used to have Zebra Finches when I was little and I carried them around with me. Then one day a cat ate them. That began my lifelong love of birds and my lifelong hatred of …

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Jul 17 2012

There’s Still Life in the Arts

By Hannah Dockery On Friday, June 29, the Seabrook Island Artists Guild and Photography Club sponsored their 2012 summer art show and sale at The Lake House. Visitors to the show were able to meander through the many different displays as well as meet and greet the featured artists, while enjoying a glass of wine …

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