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Feb 28 2020

Morning Light

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection The oil painting “Morning Light,” by Ignat Ignatov, depicts a sunrise, incorporating the color, harmony and mood of the morning light coming through the cloudy sky. The 30 x 40-inch painting was graciously donated by the artist to Arts, etc. to be raffled in conjunction with the Arts, …

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Feb 28 2020

Teeing It Up

By Sara Perry for The Island Connection Respite Care Charleston’s 16th Annual MORE.GOOD.DAYS. Golf Tournament will be held April 20 on the Seabrook Island Club’s Crooked Oaks course. Proceeds from the event will help the 501(c)3 nonprofit provide support and services to those living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Registration begins at …

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Feb 27 2020

Master Gardener

By Alberta Barron for The Island Connection Master Gardener Christopher Burtt will speak to the Seabrook Island Garden Club March 13. The meeting gets underway at 9:30 a.m. at the Oyster Catcher Community Center. Burtt, who serves as the urban horticulture extension agent and the master gardener coordinator for Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties, attended …

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Feb 27 2020

Food And Fun For All

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection The Cajun Festival is April 5. The 29th annual Cajun Festival will feature a full day of Zydeco music, authentic Cajun and Creole food, children’s activities and more April 5 at James Island County Park. Charleston’s best Cajun restaurants, caterers and food trucks will cook up a variety …

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Feb 26 2020

Charleston Coastal Choir Presents Spring Concert

By Candace Dwyer for The Island Connection The Charleston Coastal Choir will present its spring concert at 5 p.m. March 27 at the Church of Our Saviour on Johns Island.  There is no admission charge for the concert – “On the Lighter Side” – which will feature a variety of fun songs. The group is …

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Feb 26 2020

The Trout And Redfish Are Waiting For You

By Capt. Geoff Bennett for The Island Connection  Brooke Baham of Houston shows off a 9-pound redfish. Warmer weather is arriving in the Lowcountry, and we’ve already seen a few days in the 70s. As the water temperature rises, trout and redfish will become more active. For all of you eager to get out on …

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Feb 25 2020

Kiawah Island Town Council Sets Speed Record

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Most records were made to be broken, but this one maybe not so much. The Kiawah Island Town Council broke the 30-minute meeting barrier on Feb. 4, sprinting through a skinny agenda and effectively slamming the door on neighboring Seabrook’s previous best of 41 minutes. Mayor …

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Feb 21 2020

Spreading The Love

By Dan Jordan de Jong for The Island Connection Charleston Collegiate School freshmen Paulsen and Alec Evans are spreading the love with their latest philanthropic endeavor. They collected 375 jars of peanut butter and jelly to donate to the Lowcountry Food Bank on Valentine’s Day. Paulsen and Alec are no strangers to philanthropy. Earlier in …

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Feb 21 2020

Correction

There was a typo in the Jan. 31 issue of The Island Connection. In the article about the Town of Kiawah Island Council meeting, published on page 2, a sentence read: “Between insurance and payback agreements and court ordered paybacks, the $15,000 settlement from Webster Rogers represents the bulk of TOKI’s losses, Wilson explained.” The …

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Feb 21 2020

No Drill Bill

By Reagan Kelley for The Island Connection Senate Bill 870, which would permanently prohibit infrastructure associated with offshore drilling off the coast of South Carolina, received key approval Jan. 30 from the 17-member Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, which passed the legislation out of the committee with a single dissenting vote. “Clearing the committee …

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