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Nov 30 2009

Seabrook Grays bring home the gold

By Warren Kimball When the United States Tennis Association (USTA) league program first began back in the late 1970s, its total enrollment was some 500 players. This past November 5 through 8, more than twice that number descended on the Wild Dunes Tennis Club on the Isle of Palms for the South Carolina State (district) …

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Nov 30 2009

Once a Marine, always a Marine

By Ed Dear On November 10, ninety three people, including Marines from Seabrook, Kiawah and Johns Islands, gathered at The Club on Seabrook Island to celebrate the 234th birthday of the United States Marine Corps, established in 1775 at the Tun Tavern in Philadelphia. Of the Marine veterans in attendance, three served in WWII, four …

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Nov 30 2009

Police Reports: early November

The following police reports were provided by the Charleston County Sheriff’s Department: November 9, 2009: (Freshfields) Between 6pm and 6:45am, a complainant stated that someone broke into his store. The suspect first tried to go through the back door as the security latch for the door was broken off, but entry was never gained and …

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Nov 30 2009

Supporting art in local schools

By Stephanie Braswell On Friday, October 30, The Town of Kiawah Island Arts Council hosted a painting demonstration at the Sandcastle led by nationally known artist Rick Reinert. Reinert showcased his use of color, light, and shadow in a still life piece which was then sold in silent auction. Reinert donated the proceeds to support …

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Nov 30 2009

Mom and the microwave: an international Thanksgiving

As Ives Sees It By Dwight S. Ives My mother was first introduced to the modern marvels of technological advances in cooking when I was tapped by one of the University’s vice presidents to be the new Foreign Student Advisor and International Student Office’s Manager. Suddenly, I found myself with a secretary, ten or more …

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Nov 30 2009

Swearing in on Seabrook

It was a bright, excited crowd that gathered in Seabrook Town Hall on Friday, November 6. Newly elected and returning Council members were dressed to the nines, shaking hands with congratulatory constituents before stepping to the front of the room to be sworn in by Judge O’Neil. Former Councilman Bill Holtz was the first to …

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Nov 30 2009

Seabrook Town Council – October 27, 2009

A public hearing was held for ordinance 2009-06: to adopt the 2010 budget for Seabrook Island, and ordinance 2009-07: emergency powers of the Mayor, at 2:25pm before the Town Council meeting. As there were no comments, the hearing was closed. Minutes of last meeting There was only one correction to last month’s meeting minutes, which …

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Nov 30 2009

Kiawah Town Council – November 3, 2009

Public hearing: second reading for ordinance 2209-10 A public hearing was held for the second reading of ordinance 2009-10: Health and Sanitation, at 1:30pm before the 2pm Council meeting. A few residents arrived to speak at the meeting, all of them thanking the Town and Councilman McHugh for working with them on the issue. “Speaking …

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Nov 30 2009

The fight for Cap’n Sams

By Kristin Hackler A crisp fall morning welcomed the first day of November in the Lowcountry, and the sharp breeze helped to draw the last remnants of sleepiness from a gathering of more than 120 kayakers assembled at Kiawah’s Mingo Point. By 11am, a battalion of 80 rented single and tandem kayaks and more than …

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Nov 30 2009

The preservation practices of Tina Mayland

By Kristin Hackler The customer couldn’t believe her eyes as she stared at the ribbons of crimson, violet and copper spilling over a thick bank of loblolly pines and pooling on the rippling mirrored surface of a Lowcounty creek. “You don’t really have sunsets like that around here, do you?” she asked the artist incredulously. …

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