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Dec 05 2019

Kiawah Town Council Approves Contract For Town Attorney

By Stephanie Braswell Edgerton for The Island Connection The Kiawah Island Town Council has approved a contract to hire Joseph Wilson IV as the town attorney, beginning in January 2020. Wilson is scheduled to be appointed to the position at the Council’s Jan. 7, 2020, meeting. He has served as the attorney for the city …

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Dec 05 2019

Grants Available From Town Of Kiawah Island

By Stephanie Braswell Edgerton for The Island Connection Given the available resources, the town of Kiawah Island supports a variety of charitable and educational organizations whose services and programs seek to benefit the Johns Island and Wadmalaw Island communities. Priority consideration is given to applicants that utilize large volunteer participation, collaborate with other organizations, leverage …

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Dec 04 2019

Town Of Seabrook Island Council Meeting: Tuesday, November 19, 2019

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer John Gregg presided over the Nov. 19 meeting of Seabrook Island Town Council, but this time as the newly elected mayor. He was joined on the dais by Council members Jeri Finke and Skip Crane, re-elected to their second and third terms, respectively, as well as …

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Dec 04 2019

Bird Watching

By Stephanie Braswell Edgerton for The Island Connection The ninth annual Sea Islands Christmas Bird Count will take place Jan. 3, 2020. The count includes Kiawah Island, Seabrook Island, Wadmalaw Island and Johns Island. Count organizer Aaron Given, town of Kiawah Island wildlife biologist, is looking for Kiawah residents to participate. Aaron is looking for …

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Dec 03 2019

Half Gone

By Arielle Alpino for The Island Connection Eighteen months before the 2021 PGA Championship begins, 50% of its all-inclusive hospitality offerings have sold out. The 2021 PGA Championship will be contested May 17 through May 23 at The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, the second major hosted on the famed golf course. The …

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Dec 01 2019

Rob Bavier Grew Up On The Water

By Sharon Peck for The Island Connection Please visit the Lakehouse on Seabrook Island during the month of December to view Rob Bavier’s paintings. The Seabrook Island Artist Guild’s Artist of the Month, he will hold a reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 5. Bavier grew up on the water. As the son …

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Nov 30 2019

Bishop Gadsden Dedicates Anderson Croquet Court And Pavilion

By Maggie Brown for The Island Connection Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community held a grand opening ceremony for its new Anderson Croquet Court and Pavilion Nov. 8. The ceremony got underway with remarks from Bishop Gadsden President and Chief Executive Officer Sarah Tipton and retired President/CEO Bill Trawick, as well as residents who were instrumental …

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Nov 28 2019

Still Digging

By Cathy Coleman for The Island Connection The six volunteers who comprise the Water Wellness Mission team hosted a gathering at the Seabrook Island Clubhouse Oct. 27, honoring 65 local islanders who have made generous donations for new wells. Co-program Directors Bill Britton and John Carpenter thanked the organization’s contributors and shared with them all …

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Nov 27 2019

Ranked Number One

By Arielle Alpino for The Island Connection Ashleigh Barty, the first Australian to be ranked No. 1 in the world in more than four decades, will compete in the 2020 Volvo Car Open April 4 through April 12 on Daniel Island. Barty is the reigning French Open champion and the newest winner of the WTA …

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Nov 26 2019

The Very Best Time Of The Year

By Candace Dwyer for The Island Connection The Charleston Coastal Choir will present its annual Christmas concert Dec. 3 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church on Betsy Kerrison Parkway. There is no admission charge for “The Very Best Time of the Year,” a choral celebration of traditional and contemporary holiday favorites. Chorus Director Van McCallum is …

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