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Mar 02 2012

“Oh Say Can You Sing?”: Family Circle Cup Seeks National Anthem Singers

Provided Do you think you have what it takes to belt out the National Anthem in front of thousands? Four lucky singers will have the opportunity to show off their vocal talent at the Family Circle Cup on the nights of April 3 – 6, 2012. For the second year, The Family Circle Cup, in …

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Mar 02 2012

Family Circle Cup Announces 40love: A Night Of Empowerment Celebrating 40 Years Of The Family Circle Cup

Provided   The Family Circle Cup announces 40Love: A Night of Empowerment Celebrating 40 Years of the Family Circle Cup, a special evening presented by Dove, featuring a reunion of the Original 9, including Billie Jean King and first-ever Family Circle Cup Champion Rosie Casals. Honorary coaches Billie Jean King and Virginia Wade will lead …

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Mar 01 2012

Kiawah Island Police Reports

The following incidents were taken from the Charleston County Sheriff’s Department police reports:   “Bats in the Belfry” February 8 – (Kiawah) County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call from a Kiawah resident residing on Bald Pate Court. The victim complained that someone was in her attic as she heard an unidentified male voice coming …

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Mar 01 2012

Computer Corner: Security, security, and yes, security!

By Bob Hooper, AKA Rent A Bob One of the most important things to remember about your online experiences is to secure yourself from harm. Regardless of the sites you visit, the type of computer you use, and the operating system, there are bad people out there. No one is specifically targeting you personally, but …

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Feb 29 2012

Explore your county parks for free: County parks offer free gate admission Sunday, March 18

Provided by Charleston County Parks and Recreation Come enjoy all the play with none of the pay during Customer Appreciation Day at Charleston County Parks. On Sunday, March 18, Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission says “thank you” by offering free gate admission to Ravenel Caw Caw Interpretive Center, North Charleston Wannamaker, Mount Pleasant Palmetto …

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Feb 29 2012

“Love is in the Air” with the Charleston Men’s Chorus

Provided The Charleston Men’s Chorus will present “Love is in the Air” on Sunday, March 18, at 3 p.m. in the Sottile Theater, located at 44 George Street. The concert will feature the all-male group singing various love songs and arrangements. Interim director Ricard Bordas says, “Our goal is to serenade the audience and remind …

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Feb 29 2012

Film fanatics, mark your calendars: 5th Annual Charleston International Film Festival will kick off April 11, 2012

Provided by Charleston IFF The Charleston International Film Festival (CIFF) will host its 5th Annual festival this April 11-15, 2012, in the heart of historic Charleston with new partner Charliewood Pictures. Charleston IFF co-founder Summer Peacher states, “We are very excited to have Charliewood Pictures as our presenting sponsor this year and very much look …

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Feb 28 2012

Mystery Plant: Care to place a bet on the name of this oak?

by Dr. John Nelson   The other day my class and I trooped out to beautiful Peachtree Rock Heritage Preserve, located not too far from downtown Edmund, South Carolina. Here’s one the permanent residents of the area. It’s an oak—most often seen as a small tree and usually not any taller than about forty feet …

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Feb 28 2012

Dargan’s Birds: American Avocet

By Sarah Dargan Diaz The American Avocet is a tall, medium-sized shorebird which can be found in the lowcountry during the winter months. This species has a distinctive upwardly-curved beak, which the birds swing back and forth rapidly in shallow water in search of aquatic insects, crustaceans, and other invertebrates. Avocets forage in fresh and …

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Feb 28 2012

Photo of the Month: Fish Haul Creek in February

By Eric Horan   Fall brings southbound shorebirds escaping the unfriendly winter climates of the Arctic region. They begin arriving in October, and depending on the weather up north they may still be arriving in December. The birds that come to our beaches travel thousands of miles in the Eastern Flyway against all odds, both …

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