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May 10 2019

6th Annual Dolphin Slam

Staff Report for The Island Connection The dolphin fish is one of the fastest fish in the sea, but it didn’t elude the crew of “Jobsite,” who brought in the winning fish at the 6th Annual Bohicket Dolphin Slam, held Saturday, April 28. Dolphin are quick growing, cannibalistic and voracious according to SC DNR, and …

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May 09 2019

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting: April 23, 2019

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Parliamentary obligations were dispatched with haste by Seabrook Island Town Council to open its April 23 meeting at Town Hall. The Town’s leadership seemed anxious to get to one of the most important parts of the day, and hop-scotched to a latter point on the agenda. …

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May 08 2019

Timbers Promotes Local Artists With Straight To Art

Staff Report for The Island Connection Timbers Kiawah-Ocean Club & Residences, the newest oceanfront residential construction on Kiawah Island, announces a new partnership with Straight to Art, a Charleston-based online gallery revolutionizing the way both emerging and established artists sell their work. The partnership will introduce Straight to Art at the Sea, one of the …

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May 07 2019

Kiawah Cares Fundraiser Fuels Sea Islands Education

By Kiawah Cares Foundation for The Island Connection South Carolina is known to have one of the weakest public school systems in the nation. However, the tides are turning within the Sea Islands, thanks to a budding network of nonprofits determined to improve education. The Kiawah Cares Foundation is a local nonprofit that acts primarily …

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May 03 2019

Hops And Vines Returns To McLeod Plantation

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection After a popular debut two years ago, Charleston County Parks’ Hops and Vines event series returns to beautiful McLeod Plantation Historic Site for its third year on May 9. Hops and Vines will feature live music from Chris Boone, and food from Madrigal’s Tacos and James Island’s own …

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May 03 2019

Citadel Offers Military History On-line

By Kimberly Keelor for The Island Connection Explore the greatest military achievements and the most excruciating defeats. Learn lessons from witnessing historic military acts of courage, skill and leadership genius, as well as epic mistakes leading to war. Some of the most distinguished minds in military history today will teach students enrolled in The Citadel …

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May 02 2019

Barrier Island Free Medical Clinic Expands

By Carrie Moores for The Island Connection Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic announces that as of April 1, 2019, the free clinic will be accepting low income, uninsured adults who live or work on Folly Beach in addition to Johns, James and Wadmalaw Island. The announcement comes on the one-year anniversary marking the expansion of …

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May 01 2019

Archaeological Excavation At Botany Bay

By SC DNR for The Island Connection The public is invited to join the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Archaeology team as they conduct excavations at Pockoy Island, located on Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve. Archaeological excavation will take place from Monday, May 6 through Friday, May 24. The site will be open …

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May 01 2019

Warm Water Prompts Season

By Geoff Bennett for The Island Connection Wonderful sunny weather has continued day after day making for awesome fishing conditions. With all this warm weather, it’s no surprise that our fishery is 4-6 weeks ahead of schedule. The water is teeming with bait and anglers can expect April to be a fantastic month of fishing. …

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Apr 30 2019

Library Establishes Blessing Box

By Katy Calloway, The Island Connection Managing Editor The Johns Island Regional Library has become the latest participant in the Lowcountry Blessing Box Project. The project has well over 50 boxes located throughout the greater Charleston area. Blessing boxes are stocked with non-perishable food items, basic toiletries, baby supplies, and anything else that might be …

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