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Nov 24 2020

The Fishing Report: November 2020

By Capt. Geoff Bennett for The Island Connection Chilly nights remind redfish and trout that they had better eat soon or it will be a long few months ahead. As usual, artificial lures become very effective as natural bait leaves our waters. Take advantage of sunny days and go catch a mess of fish. As …

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Nov 24 2020

Come Sea The Magic At The Aquarium

Staff Report for Island Connection The South Carolina Aquarium’s holiday promotion, Come Sea the Magic, which starts Dec. 1 and runs through Dec.24, will offer photo ops and the opportunity for families to experience the magic of the season – in a socially distanced manner, of course.  Santa will be visiting the Aquarium from 9 …

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Nov 24 2020

Lighting Up The Night

by Macey Davis for The Island Connection Tickets are now on sale for Brookgreen Gardens’ 21st annual holiday light display, Nights of a Thousand Candles, scheduled for Wednesday through Sunday evenings from Nov. 27 through Dec. 31, with the exception of Dec. 23 through Dec. 25. The captivating holiday event features millions of twinkling lights …

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Nov 23 2020

Additions Made To Reefs On Carolina Coast

by Erin Weeks for The Island Connection A 65-foot trawler and experimental concrete structures are among the recent additions to South Carolina’s artificial reef system. At the C.J. Davidson Jr. Reef off the coast of Georgetown, Department of Natural Resources staff recently deployed the retired trawler, where it joins a large barge and 20 Army …

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Nov 23 2020

Tickets Now Available For 2021 Volvo Car Open

by Arielle Alpino for The Island Connection Tickets are now on sale to the general public for The Volvo Car Open, the premier women’s-only professional tennis tournament in North America, which will celebrate its return to the Women’s Tennis Association Tour April 3 through April 11 next year. The event, hosted annually on Daniel Island, was …

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Nov 20 2020

Free Admission To South Carolina State Parks Offered On Friday, November 27

By Dawn Dawson for Island Connection Admission will be free at state parks in South Carolina on Friday, Nov. 27, as the Park Service joins the national #OptOutside initiative. The promotion, sponsored by REI, encourages people to spend some time in the great outdoors the day after Thanksgiving.   “State parks are some of the most beautiful outdoor …

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Nov 20 2020

It’s Time To Get Festive

By Jennifer Massey for The Island Connection Wow! I can’t believe the holidays are just around the corner. We are looking forward to decorating for the holidays, even if the celebrations will be intimate family gatherings. From nostalgic trends to glitz and glamour, here are a few holiday style tips to spruce up your home. …

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Nov 20 2020

Celebrity Chef Joins The Pack For Animal Society Chili Cook-off

by Kay Hyman for The Island Connection Celebrity Chef Bob Waggoner and award-winning dog trainer Brandon McMillan will highlight the Charleston Animal Society’s 20th annual Chili Cook-off, which has been re-imagined this year as an online event.  To celebrate on Nov. 21 with thousands of animal lovers raising money for Toby’s Fund, which provides medical …

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Nov 19 2020

Dental Clinic

by Jeannie Colson for The Island Connection For over 31 years, Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach has believed in community first by assisting neighbors who live in the Sea Islands and downtown Charleston, helping them achieve a path to self-sufficiency. Among the services we provide is access to dental care, and we currently are …

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Nov 19 2020

Search Underway For New Commandant Of Cadets

by Kim Keelor-Parker for The Island Connection The Citadel is searching for the college’s next commandant of cadets, a vice presidential position that is responsible for the command, leadership development and oversight of the 2,300-member South Carolina Corps of Cadets. Citadel President Gen. Glenn Walters initiated the search Nov. 2 to identify the next leader …

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