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Apr 01 2011

Chez Fish? I’d chez so! Chez Fish reopens on John Island

By Kristin Hackler Chef Rene Constantin, a veteran chef with 45 years of experience under his belt, was born in a small French village called Nax in the canton of Valais, Switzerland. As of 2009, the population of this little town situated 4,000 feet above sea level in the Swiss Alps was close to 460. …

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Apr 01 2011

Into books at Indigo Books

Indigo Books at Freshfields Village recently announced the upcoming launch of a new book discussion series entitled Indigo Talks Books. “We hope to learn, share, inspire and inform one another in a quite setting while discovering new books and new writers along the way,” said Indigo Books owner, Linda Malcolm. Scheduled to be held every …

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Apr 01 2011

Beaming with delight: Buy-A-Beam and help build a home

provided by Sea Island Habitat for Humanity Get your art supplies ready and help support the Sea Island Habitat for Humanity 2011 Women Build Project. This April 1 through April 20, Habitat will be offering beams for sale which will be used during this year’s Women Build Project. Those who purchase beams are welcome to …

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Apr 01 2011

Gap in the community: Haut Gap holds Open House April 12

by Frances Boyd The School Improvement Council of Haut Gap Middle School is hosting a Community Open House on April 12 to showcase the new school building and special school programs. Haut Gap is now the site of a middle school advanced studies program, and the larger school can now accommodate additional students. Students from …

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Apr 01 2011

Op Ed: The argument for building the Greenway now

By Dr. Paul Roberts Something badly needs to be done about safety on Johns Island roads. There are currently an average of 10 accidents per week and six deaths per year. Half of the deaths involve hitting a tree. This is the consequence of roads built in the early part of the last century, to …

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Mar 18 2011

Mullets abound at inaugural Mullet Haul Run

More than 90 runners arrived at Mullet Hall on Johns Island this past March 5 for Charleston Parks and Recreation’s inaugural Mullet Haul Run, the first trail run at the area’s only equestrian trail park. While the opportunity to run on some of the area’s most beautiful trails was enough to get a good crowd …

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Mar 18 2011

Islanders get cooking: Sea Islands Cookbook holds launch party; requests recipes

By Kristin Hackler Of all the pastimes in the world, there are few that bring people together as much as good cooking. Everyone has their favorite recipe – whether it was passed down through the generations in a sacred box of recipe cards or treasured as a favorite childhood treat, the art of cooking and …

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Mar 18 2011

Cold winter + hot summer + cold winter = “normal” 2010

By Ian Millar The coldest winter (December through February) in the last 140 years on Seabrook-Kiawah was 1977/78 when the mean temperature would have been 44.2 ⁰F (see chart). The mean temperature for winter 2010/2011 was 46.5 ⁰F. That made it the 17th coldest winter in the last 140 and made it just slightly colder …

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Mar 18 2011

The Point Is … women!

By Kristin Hackler As with most great ideas, the concept for The Point Is began over drinks. “We [the Ambrose girls] wanted to get a group of women together in order to give back to the community,” said The Point Is co-founder, Becky Stallworth. “Five years ago, over drinks and scribbling on napkins, we came …

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Mar 18 2011

The bobcats of Kiawah

by Jim Jordan, Town of Kiawah Island Wildlife Biologist Bobcats are reputed to be shy, secretive animals that avoid humans and development. They are often found living on the fringe of development, but are rarely if ever, found within it. Kiawah’s bobcats, however, seem to follow their own set of rules and for this reason …

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