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Jul 31 2019

Charleston Gets Jazzy

By Allie Kubu for The Island Connection If you listen closely through the summer swelter, robust, sweet harmonies will rush across the channel when the talented, ever-present Dave Koz performs as part of the Summer Horns Tour at the Lowcountry Jazz Festival on September 1 in Charleston. This melodious ensemble consisting of the legend himself …

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Jul 30 2019

South Carolina Women’s Open Golf Championships To Be Held On Seabrook Island

By Clarissa Childs & Kristi Coggins for The Island Connection The Women’s South Carolina Golf Association will host the 2nd Annual South Carolina Women’s Open Golf Championship presented by Seabrook Island Club and Real Estate. The event will be played on The Seabrook Island Club’s Ocean Winds Course, August 9 – 11. Tee times start …

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Jul 25 2019

Turtle Nest Numbers Hurtle Past All-time Record

By Erin Weeks for The Island Connection With several weeks of nesting season remaining, sea turtles have laid the highest number of nests on South Carolina’s beaches since record keeping began in the early 1980s. Staff and volunteers have counted 6,978 nests by ground survey across the coast. The previous record, set in 2016, was …

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Jul 22 2019

Donate Today To Help Mount Zion Kids

By Wendy Kulick for The Island Connection Contrary to what you might think, the items below are not part of a list of supplies the Charleston County School District (CCSD) provides to its teachers. These are just some of the items purchased over more than the last 10 years for students and teachers at Mt. …

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Jul 22 2019

Swim Across America Kiawah Event Starts August 4th

By Colin McCandless for The Island Connection More than 1.7 million new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2019, according to the American Cancer Society. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States and most of us have been affected by cancer whether through personal experience, a family member, …

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Jul 19 2019

We Want Your Input

Staff Report for The Island Connection As a community paper for Kiawah, Seabrook, and Wadmalaw Islands, we want to hear from our readers about how we can best serve you.  To help us do that, please take a few moments to answer the Reader Survey available here:  https://islandconnectionnews.com/reader-survey/.  If you would like to provide content in …

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Jul 19 2019

’Tis The Season

By Dave Williams for Island Connection Dave Williams                   The best way to be prepared for Hurricane Season is by understanding the foe you are up against, arming yourself with knowledge, and remaining calm. Each storm is different and presents a unique set of potential impacts. Never …

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Jul 18 2019

Do You Take Clean Water For Granted?

By Cathy Coleman for The Island Connection “Non-potable water. No drinking. No washing. No personal use.” A serious message for a serious problem that impacts our island neighbors.  The Sea Island Water Wellness Mission currently has 50 families on Johns and Wadmalaw Islands on a list for new well and filtration systems, and many more …

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Jul 17 2019

Kiawah Municipal Center To Host Second Annual Fine Art Show

By Colleen Parker For The Island Connection Kiawah’s Municipal Center on Betsy Kerrison Parkway is hosting a fine art show on Saturday, July 27th, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Admission is free and light refreshments will be provided. Eight members of the Kiawah Art Guild will display original representational and abstract paintings and all …

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Jul 11 2019

Berry Bouquet Tea Granita

By Marilyn Markel for The Island Connection As summer and warm weather approach, there is nothing more refreshing for dessert than an icy granita. Serve in pretty martini glasses or something similar for an elegant touch. Similar concoctions can be made with strawberries or watermelon. Berry Bouquet Tea Granita Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 heaping Tbsp …

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