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Jan 21 2011

Seabrook launches new streamlined website

Provided by Obviouslee Marketing The Town of Seabrook Island unveiled a new town website with the advent of the New Year. The new site, townofseabrookisland.org, was created by Obviouslee Marketing and provides a complete perspective on the Town of Seabrook Island for visitors and residents alike. The site includes information from the Town, the Seabrook …

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Jan 21 2011

Beauty in Synergy

By Kristin Hackler “It is absolutely beautiful here,” said Collette Armstrong as she glanced out of the tall plate glass windows of Synergy Day Spa at Bohicket Marina. Outside, the sun danced on the ripples of a long-passed boat wake as it washed between the harbored boats and marsh grass. The scene is a far …

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Jan 21 2011

Road Review: Is there really no congestion on Johns Island roads?

Provided by Safe Roads for Johns Island Some say there are no traffic problems on Johns Island. They believe everyone’s attention should be focused on transportation corridors to the west of the metro area, where there are real problems. After all, traffic volumes on Johns Island roads are only a piddling 12,000 trips per day …

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Jan 21 2011

Near-record cold December for the islands

By Ian Millar The average temperature for the month of December 2010 was 42.6 ⁰F, which made it the third coldest December in the history of monthly averages available back to 1871. Only the Decembers of 1876 (42.2 ⁰F) and 1917 (42.0 ⁰F) were colder. A history of daily temperatures (highs, low and averages) is …

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Jan 13 2011

2nd Annual local Juried Art Show at The Wells Gallery

Since the inaugural event was so well received last year, The Wells Gallery at The Sanctuary on Kiawah will be hosting their 2nd Annual Juried Art Show with works from 27 local artists starting this Thursday, January 13. The works will be on display from January 13 – 31, and a drop-in Opening Reception will …

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Jan 07 2011

Looking back on a fitful year

by Kristin Hackler A 6.9 magnitude earthquake shook China causing thousands of deaths and injuries, the BP-owned Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion spilled 205.8 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, and a volcano in Iceland erupted, delaying international flights for weeks … and that was just April of last year. 2010, …

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Jan 07 2011

Seabrook Town Council – December 14, 2010

Financials Mayor Bill Holtz reported that the Town is currently running $83,376.51 ahead of the year-to-date budget and is almost steady with the revenues from last year-to-date. Expenditures are running $43,294.26 more than budgeted, but excess of revenues over expenditures are approximately $3000 above last year, coming in at $290,761.36. “We’re having a decent year,” …

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Jan 07 2011

Road Review: What were the findings from the County’s study of Johns Island roads?

Special to The Island Connection The ongoing public concern with the unsafe nature of Johns Island roads has generated significant controversy over how to fix them. After all, over the last few years there has been an average of 10 accidents per week on Johns Island roads. One segment of the community is convinced that …

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Jan 07 2011

Margaret Hagerty’s amazing feet

BY MEREDITH POWELL Eighty-seven year-old Concord, North Carolina, resident Margaret Hagerty planned on running the Kiawah Marathon last month, but a minor leg injury caused her to reconsider. In the end, she feels her decision to switch to the half-marathon was definitely the better alternative. Margaret’s concern for her long-term health began when her doctors …

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Jan 07 2011

Op-Ed: An option for Rosebank

by Margaret M. Chiara After reading and reflecting on the article “Locals may lose Rosebank Farms” which appeared on the front page of the December 17, 2010, edition of The Island Connection, I offer a constructive resolution for consideration. At the outset, I acknowledge with appreciation the property owner’s outstanding contribution to posterity and her …

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