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Jan 23 2010

New year to volunteer

Kiawah Island hosted its first annual Volunteer Fair at the Sandcastle this past Thursday, January 14. Spearheaded by Red Cross volunteer and Kiawah Island resident Judy Sperling-Newton, the fair was very well attended, with 24 local volunteer organizations represented. The Fair kicked off with an instructional talk by Sally Burnett of Trident United Way, who …

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Jan 23 2010

The Island Curmudgeon – Iran: The swing of the pendulum

By William J. Duggan The year was 1979. It was a tragic year with major repercussions which are still felt today: the fall of the Shah of Iran and the rise of the Mullahs, the Iran hostage crisis, and the Russian invasion of Afghanistan. One year later, Iraq would invade Iran. The Shahs The year …

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Jan 23 2010

As Ives Sees It: Head on a swivel

By Dwight S. Ives Despite the White House party crashers blunder, the US Secret Service consists of some of the most highly trained and experienced personnel in the world. Having had the honor to work periodically with some of these wonderful people over the past 30 years, I have had the rare opportunity to “talk …

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Jan 14 2010

Hollywood Planning Commission considering annexation on John’s Island

Provided by the Concerned Citizens of the Sea Islands Dear friends of John’s Island, tonight (Thursday, January 14, 2010) the Town of Hollywood Planning Commission will consider approving the annexation of 118 acres of land on Chisolm Road. This is the same property that County Council refused to rezone. This property is outside of the …

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Jan 14 2010

Beesferry Landfill hours and garbage pick up on MLK Day (Monday, January 18,2010)

The Bees Ferry Landfill will be open on Monday, January 18, (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) during its normal business hours from 8am – 4:30pm. All convenience center sites, except the Bees Ferry Landfill Convenience Center, will be closed on Monday, January 18, (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day), and will resume normal business hours on …

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Jan 11 2010

Public invited to comment on Angel Oak Village

Provided by the Save the Angel Oak Group Please attend the CCDRB meeting, Thursday, January 14 at 5pm. The meeting will be held downtown, 75 Calhoun Street, 3rd Floor (across from the public library). The public will have an opportunity to comment on the proposed Angel Oak Village. Your presence will make a huge difference! …

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Jan 11 2010

Greenbelt Advisory Board Begins Review of Comprehensive Greenbelt Plan

The public is encouraged to participate in the first meeting at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12 Charleston County Government’s Greenbelt Advisory Board (GAB) for the Transportation Half-Cent Sales Tax is holding a meeting to begin the process of reviewing the Comprehensive Greenbelt Plan. The meeting is open to the public, and will be held …

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Jan 11 2010

Seabrook Town Council – December 15, 2009

Financials “It has been pointed out to me that we’re one of the few councils that report on our financials, but that’s a problem for other councils,” smiled Mayor Holtz as he opened the December Seabrook Island Council meeting. For the eleven months ending on November 30, 2009, the Town has exceeded the budget for …

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Jan 11 2010

Sea Island seniors receive Christmas cheer

By Chris Brooks The St. Johns Parish Rotary Club provided a Christmas luncheon and gifts to 80 plus senior citizens, with the support and help of the Our Lady of Mercy Outreach Center. This is the thirteenth year that the St. Johns Parish Rotary has provided a full Christmas luncheon dinner and gifts to these …

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Jan 11 2010

What does it mean to be well?

by Kristin Hackler “My hand hurts,” said the man as he cradled his arm, struggling to keep his fingers from moving for fear of the shooting pain that would follow. “And my golf game has been horrible,” he muttered. Mary White studied his hand and then looked him in the eyes. “Do you think you …

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