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Sep 17 2010

Wine and beer on the Green

Celebrating the 4th Annual Wine and Beer Festival By Meredith Powell On Sunday, September 5, locals and tourists gathered on the Green at Freshfields Village for its annual wine festival. Although this was the Festival’s fourth year, this year was the first to include craft beers like Purple Haze, Agave Wheat and Son of a …

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Sep 17 2010

Forward thinking on Johns Island’s roads

By Sam Reed The Kiawah and Seabrook Roads Committees continue to meet with government officials about the sorry safety conditions of the only means of ingress and egress to the islands. Accidents and deaths continue on a regular basis. Trees hugging the pavement are commonplace. There is no place to escape if an unexpected animal …

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Sep 17 2010

Catch of the day

On September 5, nine-year-old Marisa Giuliani felt a tug at the end of her line while fishing off of Captain Sam’s Inlet on Seabrook Island. Setting the hook like her parents taught her, little Marisa began cranking the line in and soon discovered that she had hooked a whopping 42-inch-long redfish; the biggest fish either …

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Sep 17 2010

How hot was this summer on Seabrook and Kiawah?

By Ian Millar Charleston City has some raw temperature data that go back a long way. The 10 years of temperature data available to us from weather stations on the two islands demonstrate relatively consistent relationships with the data from the Charleston City station. Earlier this year we looked at the 2009/2010 winter. Most residents …

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Sep 17 2010

St. Johns students give to the Rural Mission

by Chris Brooks On September 3, a great group of students and teachers gathered with Mission staff to begin sorting, cutting and stacking donated lumber to be used for home repair. The lumber is stored on Johns Island at a site donated by Freeman Farms off of River Road, and the lumber is generously donated …

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Sep 17 2010

Bishop Gadsden breaks out the black ties

Auction event to raise $80,000 for Barrier Island Free Medical Clinic The Bishop Gadsden Resident Outreach Committee is working hard to raise funds for the Barrier Island Free Medical Clinic, a non-profit clinic which serves low-income families on Johns, James and Wadmalaw Islands. With a goal of $80,000, the resident-run committee is putting together a …

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Sep 17 2010

Share your love for the library! (SUB HEAD) New CCPL Director to visit all area library branches this September(HEADLINE) Share your love for the library!: New CCPL Director to visit all area library branches this September

by Jaime Thomas Whether you are a library lover or someone who hasn’t visited a library in years, Charleston County Public Library wants your ideas on how it can grow and improve services to area residents. CCPL’s new Executive Director Douglas Henderson is holding a series of informal community meetings at CCPL branches in September …

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Sep 03 2010

8th Annual Grape Stomp and Harvest: Irvin House Vineyards

The occasional spattering of rain from stray storm clouds only served to make the heavy muscadine grapes swinging on their vines look that much more appetizing during the 8th annual Grape Stomping and Harvest Festival at Irvin House Vineyards on Wadmalaw Island this past Saturday, August 28. As attendees milled around looking at several vendors …

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Sep 03 2010

The Battle of Burden’s Causeway

by Kristin Hackler While the debate over the course of the I-526 extension simmers among residents of West Ashley, James Island and Johns Island alike, other local organizations are encouraging the Mark Clark design team to take a closer look at the areas which the new interstate corridor could potentially affect. One of these areas …

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Sep 03 2010

Seabrook Town Council – August 24, 2010

Financials Mayor Bill Holtz reported that the revenues for July were $22,858.02 less than budgeted, but the year-to-date is still $16,568.91 more than was budgeted. Excess of revenues over expenditures is $71,154.95 more than was budgeted for the year-to-date, coming in at $233,040.94, but the Town is still running $77,055.17 behind last year-to-date figures. “$233,000 …

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