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Feb 03 2010

Seabrook Town Council – January 26, 2010

Financials “This are unaudited, but I don’t think they’ll change a lot,” said Mayor Holtz as he read through the year end financials. Revenue for the year is $950,302.48, which is over the budgeted $860,400. The expenditures were dead on: $539,412.40 compared to a budget of $539,200. “McNulty [the former Mayor of Seabrook] should be …

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Feb 03 2010

Go, go, Greenway

Staff report On January 26, 2010, Dr. Paul Roberts and Al Burnaford of the Kiawah Island Roads Committee, with the support of Sam Reed from the Seabrook Island Roads Committee, and Joe Bunting, President of the Kiawah Island Community Association, gave a brief but thorough presentation of the potential Johns Island Greenway to the Property …

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Feb 03 2010

Captain Sam’s revetment a “shore” thing?

By Kristin Hackler On Monday, January 25, 2010, Chief Administrative Law Judge Ralph King Anderson III overturned the Department of Health and Environmental Control’s (DHEC) ruling for a 2,783 foot long revetment along the neck of Captain Sam’s Spit. The ruling followed a hearing wherein Kiawah Development Partners (KDP) contested DHEC’s ruling which limits the …

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Feb 03 2010

Starmageddon

By Jennifer Barbour Thousands of dead or dying sea stars washed ashore on our local beaches as winter storms ravaged the coastline recently, bringing below freezing temperatures and plenty of rain. This phenomenon, know as a “wreck of starfish”, is not unusual for the Atlantic. Residents have most likely observed an onslaught of marine life …

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Feb 03 2010

Exchange Club to debate Cap’n Sams Spit

The Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club is anticipating a lively discussion of the potential development of Cap’n Sams Spit by representatives of Kiawah Development Partners and the Coastal Conservation League at the regular meeting of the Exchange Club on the evening of Wednesday, March 3, 2010. The meeting will be held at the new Seabrook “Island House”, …

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Feb 03 2010

Christmas with the fishes

by Kristin Hackler On Friday, January 22, the fish of Palmetto Lake at the Seabrook Lake House were probably a bit surprised to receive a collection of their very own Christmas trees. Inspired by the SC Department of Natural Resources, Seabrook Islander and Wildlife & Lakes Committee member Jim Altemus suggested that the remaining Christmas …

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Feb 03 2010

Island Choraliers celebrate 10 years

For ten years, the Island Choraliers have been serenading barrier island residents with their unique blend of harmonies and classic selection of songs. This March 26 at 7pm, the Choraliers will celebrate their ten year anniversary with a reunion performance at the Church of Our Saviour on Betsy Kerrison Blvd. Among their song selections for …

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Feb 03 2010

Op-Ed: – The Island Curmudgeon – Time to lighten up: Let’s go to the three ring circus

By William J. Duggan When I was a little boy many years ago, my father took me to the circus. It was a very exciting experience. The lights, the colors, the music, the entertainers, and the animals simply enthralled me; especially the clowns. In my old age, I am once again thrilled by the Three …

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Jan 25 2010

Chisolm annexation issue to be brought before Hollywood Town Council

Provided by the Concerned Citizens for the Sea Islands Last Thursday, January 14, the Town of Hollywood Planning Commission voted against this annexation and PUD request from Canal Land and Timber Co – 118 acres on Chisolm Road, Johns Island. Nevertheless, Canal Land and Timber is bringing it before the full Town Council at today’s …

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Jan 23 2010

A hidden cottage of the senses

Beneath the distant drone of passing Cessnas, the first measures of Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 14 in C Sharp Minor can be heard drifting up from a drowsy hedge of late summer hydrangeas. Somewhere in the wild English garden, water splashes over a hidden waterfall and those passing through are swiftly immersed in a feeling …

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