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Oct 15 2010

Sharing our stories

By Bertha Middleton-Smalls In looking back on our lives, each of us has life experiences from which we have learned and which have helped to shape us into who we are today. We also have achievements of which we are quite proud because we know the effort we put into them. How many times have …

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Oct 05 2010

Candidate Forum: Thursday, Oct. 7 at the Johns Island Council meeting

The John’s Island Council is inviting the community to a candidate form/debate for house seats 116, 119 and Charleston County Council seat for district #8. The meeting will start this Thursday, October 7, at 7:00 P.M. with a short presentation by the City of Charleston planning department and then the candidate form. Johns Island Council …

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Sep 29 2010

You can’t beat this heat: Camp St. Christopher receives grant, installs new solar heaters

By Kristin Hackler “More solar energy hits the earth in one day than all of humanity can use in one year,” said Paul Fleury, co-owner of Sustainable Energy Solutions, as he looked up with pride at a solar panel which his company recently installed on a cabin roof at Camp St. Christopher on Seabrook Island. …

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Sep 29 2010

Zero to seventeen in six months: Horseback riding on the beach

by Lynda Fox note: Seabrook Island Equestrian Center is open to everyone. It offers Scenic Walking Trail Rides (no experience necessary), Advanced Trail Rides, Advanced Beach Rides, Parent-Led Pony Rides, and lessons. To start your equestrian adventure, call Gwen at 768-7541 for information and reservations. Part 1: Lefty “I’d like to ride a horse on …

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Sep 29 2010

Calling all artists!: Seabrook Art Guild open to all islanders, not just Seabrookers

by Kristin Hackler “Every day painting is like a day in heaven,” said artist Mark Horton as he set up his easel for a quick painting demonstration for the Seabrook Island Art Guild during their September meeting. Horton, a graphic designer specializing in movie posters for 18 years, finally stepped away from his computer and …

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Sep 29 2010

Meet the Candidates Night: KPOG sponsors open, public forum to meet County District 9 candidates

provided by the Kiawah Island Property Owners Group Kiawah Property Owners Group (KPOG) is sponsoring a “Meet The Candidates Night” on Tuesday, October 5, for the two candidates who are running for the District 9 seat on Charleston County Council. Paul Thurmond, Who currently serves Kiawah and Seabrook as District 9 representative, has chosen not …

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Sep 29 2010

St. Johns shows they care

By Kristin Hackler More than 30 students and 9 volunteers from the City of Charleston staff showed up bright and early in the courtyard at St. Johns High School on Tuesday, September 14, for Trident United Way’s annual Day of Caring. The Day of Caring, which is geared toward encouraging area employees to “skip” work …

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Sep 29 2010

Red’s brings Marina into the black: Bohicket Marina business booming with arrival of Red’s Ice House

by Kristin Hackler For years, the Bohicket Marina slept in a quiet little crook of the Bohicket Creek. Occasionally it would come alive with the visit of the annual Governor’s Cup Billfishing Tournament and Rockville Regatta, and some summers ago it danced a shag or two under the stars as local bands played beach music …

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Sep 29 2010

Local businesses show they care: Blackbaud, Second Presbyterian Church volunteer at Rural Mission for Day of Caring

By Chris Brooks September 14 was a special day for two needy families and two dedicated volunteer teams who came to help Rural Mission during the Trident United Way Day of Caring. Special thanks go to the Blackbaud Company of Daniel Island, and Second Presbyterian Church for their hard work. Both partners also provided the …

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Sep 29 2010

Gardens for gardeners: tour the gardens of historic Mazyck Wraggborrough

Provided by the Charleston Horticultural Society The Charleston Horticultural Society welcomes gardeners and garden enthusiasts alike to their annual fall Gardens for Gardeners Tour on Sunday, October 3, 2010. This year, the focus will be Charleston’s gorgeous Garden District, also known as Mazyck Wraggborrough. Located downtown, the area is off the beaten path and is …

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