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Jan 20 2022

An Ode To The Wax Myrtle

By April Punsalan for The Island Connection Wax myrtle (Morella cerifera), a common shrub growing along the coast, was considered one of the most important useful and medicinal plants in the 1800s. Despite it being an important medicinal plant in the 1800s, it is barely used for medicine today. I am not sure why or …

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Jan 19 2022

South Carolina Beach Advocates To Meet At Kiawah Island Golf Resort

By Nicole Elko for Island Connection The South Carolina Beach Advocates is the state’s only organization whose singular mission is to advocate for South Carolina beach preservation. The board of directors is comprised of the mayors and administrators of the state’s beach communities. The Advocates are holding their annual meeting Monday through Wednesday, Jan. 31 …

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Jan 14 2022

Kiawah Partners Development Agreement Amendment Introduced At Council

By The Town of Kiawah Island for The Island Connection The Town has two key development agreements that play a critical role in the long-term development of Kiawah Island. These two development agreements are executed with the island’s two major developers, Kiawah Partners (KP) and the Kiawah Island Golf Resort (KIGR).  The Town outlined these …

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Jan 13 2022

2021 Year In Review: Seabrook Island

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection As tourism increased on the Sea Islands in 2021 and future plans for development took shape, this past year was busy, yet successful. As they eased out of COVID, both towns experienced significant change. Here is a lookback at some of the more pertinent occurrences on Seabrook from …

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Jan 12 2022

2021 Year In Review: Kiawah Island

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection As tourism increased on the Sea Islands in 2021 and future plans for development took shape, this past year was busy, yet successful. As they eased out of COVID, both towns experienced significant change.  The following is a compilation of news stories that greatly impacted Kiawah island over …

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Jan 07 2022

January Events And Programs At Charleston County Parks

By Charleston County Parks And Recreation for The Island Connection Off Road Duathlon Laurel Hill County Park Saturday, Jan. 15, 8:30 a.m. race start Traverse the scenic trails of Laurel Hill County Park during the Off Road Duathlon, presented in partnership with Anne Moore Endurance Coaching. This three-part beginner-friendly course begins with a 2-mile run, …

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Jan 07 2022

Lucy Beckham High School Plants Daffodils To Honor Holocaust Victims

By Charleston County School District for Island Connection Lucy Garrett Beckham High School students participated in the Daffodil Project on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. This project was spearheaded by junior Emma Bluestein, with the help of fellow classmates Lucy Scott and Lila Avendano. The Daffodil Project’s goal is to plant 1.5 million daffodils in memory …

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Jan 06 2022

Sea Turtle Nest Disturbance Results In Fines, Community Service

By South Carolina Department Of Natural Resources for Island Connection Three individuals in the Lowcountry are facing fines and restitution in the form of community service work with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources’ (SCDNR) sea turtle program after filming themselves digging up a loggerhead nest on Folly Beach this past summer. The incident …

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Jan 05 2022

January Classes For Patricia Reno Huff Gallery

By Pat Huff for The Island Connection Painting Classes at Patricia Reno Huff Gallery & Art Center at Freshfield Village for Winter 2022 will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 11, Wednesday, Jan. 12, and Thursday, Jan. 13 and will meet from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.on each day. Tuesday class will be “Deconstructing Composition Oil Class;” …

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Jan 05 2022

Get Ready For Next Year’s Tax Season

By South Carolina Department Of Revenue for Island Connection While next year’s tax season is still a few months away, taking steps now to make sure you’re organized and prepared can save you time, headaches, and even money later. The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) offers the following tips and reminders for both tax …

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