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Mar 04 2011

Op-Ed: Questioning our councils

by Harry Polychron I’ve lived on Seabrook Island for 14 years and have yet to meet a single Seabrooker who arrived here because he fell off a turnip truck. I doubt there are too many Kiawah residents that fit that description either, but our town halls certainly treat us that way in regards to their …

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Mar 04 2011

Recipe for a fresh St. Patrick’s Day

By Louise Bennett, Rosebank Farms The rows stretching before me are appropriately green for March: brussel sprouts, collards and cabbage. Cabbage is an underappreciated vegetable, perhaps because it has been overcooked, boiled and/or “aged out”. Sidi and I enjoy cabbage both cooked and raw; however, cooked cabbage sautéed in olive oil is delicious. The cabbages …

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Feb 18 2011

Artist shows his WILD side

BY MEREDITH POWELL The Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) begins today and lasts until Sunday, February 20, and this outdoor-orients arts and exhibitions weekend will be filled with artists similar to James “Jim” Nicholson. Along with being an avid outdoorsman and competitive shooter, Jim is a skilled artist and wildlife enthusiast; a passion which is clearly …

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Feb 18 2011

Kiawah Town Council – February 1, 2011

Special recognition of Leo and Carol Fishman “This is a fun and pleasurable thing we do, recognizing people who have served our community well over the past five, ten or fifteen years,” said Mayor Orban as he welcomed Carol and Leo Fishman to the front of the room. After more than twenty years combined service …

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Feb 18 2011

Johns Island Civic Club looking for successors

by Kristin Hackler While there weren’t enough members of the Johns Island Council present for an official meeting this past February 3, those in attendance welcomed Calvin Schuler, an 83-year-old resident of Johns Island, to speak about an interesting situation with the island Civic Club. Years ago, the old Johns Island Civic Club building was …

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Feb 18 2011

OP-ED: Why do we need safer roads on Johns Island?

By Sam Reed The issue of heavily traveled, yet unsafe and non-standard roads on Johns Island is not new. There has been lots of talk, but very little action. It is time to move forward or accept things as they are. Bohicket and River roads started out years ago as dirt lanes used by locals …

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Feb 18 2011

Smile, Kiawah, you’re on TV!

By Kristin Hackler It started with a contest on the video website, Youtube.com. Arnold Blum, a Kiawah resident and veteran Advertising Creative Director, came across an announcement on the site encouraging people to submit a video titled “A Life in My Day.” “It was about summarizing your life through the actions of a day,” said …

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Feb 18 2011

Prime Cuts moves into prime location

By Kristin Hackler In a matter of a weekend, Prime Cuts – a full service hair and nail salon celebrating more than a quarter century of service to the islands – picked up their brushes and booths and moved from their long-time location in the Island Center to their new spot in the Bohicket Marina …

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Feb 17 2011

Op-Ed: On the matter of Johns Island’s roads

by Safe Drivers for Johns Island Roads I was thinking to write this opinion piece and hide behind a contrived organization name, but decided it would be more honest to tell y’all who I am: Rich Thomas, resident of Johns Island for three years, and someone who loves our beautiful rural island. My wife and …

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Feb 10 2011

Legare Farms’ Clean Out The Freezer Sale!

We’re having a Clean Out the Freezer Sale at Legare Farms. From 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 11, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12, all of our hormone-free, pasture-raised beef in the freezer is 25% off and some things are 50% off. Lots of ground beef, beef stew …

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