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Category: Letters To The Editor and Op-Eds

Jun 20 2014

Letter To The Editor: Stop Berkeley Electric Cooperative From Implementing TWACS/PLC

  Berkeley Electric Cooperative is planning on making a fundamental change to our electric system that will have serious implications for all of us. They are planning on making these changes this August and they do not intend for us as member owners of our own cooperative to have any say or choice in the …

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Oct 03 2013

Letter To The Editor: First Class Education

Dear Editor, I am a Kiawah Island resident and the chairperson of Haut Gap Advanced Studies and Middle School Improvement Council. I am aware of the anonymous donor who gave “more than a dozen students” scholarships to Charleston Collegiate School. In your article reporting this donation, you stated that “the funds will help increase the accessibility …

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Jul 12 2013

Letter To The Editor: St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center

Dear Editor, St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center on Seabrook Island has just been blessed to be able to celebrate the milestone achievement of reaching 75 years of ministry and service. This celebration was marked with a three-day event that was widely supported by past and present supporters of St. Christopher from throughout the lowcountry …

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Apr 19 2013

Letter to the Editor: Forgive Sanford but Don’t Forget

Dear Editor, I met a couple recently who had just moved to Charleston. The conversation quickly turned to politics. The gentleman leaned over to me and observed, “Sanford’s got the Christian voters all figured out.” He said, “They HAVE to forgive him.” That first struck me as a bit of an insult. Then it struck …

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Apr 05 2013

Letter To The Editor: Gay Marriage

Dear Editor, The current popular trend is in favor of gay marriage. During a speech last year, Hillary Clinton said, “…human rights and gay rights…are one in the same.”  If so, then why are Mormons denied the “right” to marry multiple partners based on their religious beliefs. After all, polygamy has Biblical precedents dating all the …

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Mar 06 2013

Letter To The Editor: Greenway

Dear Editor, For years developers and others promoting a four lane highway through the forests and farms of Johns Island have used the code words “safer roads ” to promote their agenda of building the oddly named “Greenway.” In the January Seabrook Island Town Council meeting Councilman Sam Reed reported he heard the PGA announced …

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Mar 06 2013

Letter To The Editor: Spread The Word To End The Word

Dear Editor, As The Island Connection is a leader in driving local culture, we need your support, and the support of your readers, in our Spread the Word to End the Word campaign to help make a stand against a word that has gained popularity in culture, but is offensive to many. The “R-word” or …

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Feb 26 2013

Top Honors

By Olivia French Congratulations to Charleston Collegiate School’s 2nd Quarter Honor Roll students! 4th Grade: Caelan Crow, Ryan Duffy, Kelsey Hay, Ella Kindt and Lazo Kirages 5th Grade: Candler Fontaine, Jack Jones, Andie Mancusi-Ungaro, Tyler Pottichen, Reed Reynolds and Skyler Warf 6th Grade: Elvin Chateauvert and Molly Corcoran 7th Grade: Jacob Bryson, Brinley Frank, Cameron Hay, Will …

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