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Oct 31 2019

A Generous Spirit

From Bishop Gadsden for The Island Connection At Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community, giving is a part of the culture. The final line of the mission statement says, “We reach out with a generous spirit.” It is a blessing to have such giving residents, but, in addition, Bishop Gadsden is also fortunate to have team …

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Oct 30 2019

Talking Politics

By Abe Jenkins for The Island Connection The city of Charleston’s aggressive push toward development, tourism and annexation over the past decade has contributed to flooding issues, gentrification, economic inequities, infrastructure problems and traffic congestion. While these are issues impacting all Charleston residents, the African American and Hispanic communities have felt these quality of life …

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Oct 29 2019

Rat Poison Caused Bobcat’s Death

By Stephanie Braswell for The Island Connection Kiawah’s historically healthy and stable bobcat population is declining, due in part to a recent rise in mortality rates. Four of the six bobcats fitted with GPS collars this past winter as part of the town’s Bobcat GPS Study have died, and town biologists have been trying to …

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Oct 29 2019

Seabrook Island Artists Guild Hosts Demonstration And Two-day Workshop

By Sharon Peck for The Island Connection William P. Duffy, a fellow of the American Society of Marine Artist, will demonstrate his art on Nov. 11 at the Seabrook Island Artists Guild’s monthly meeting. He will also offer a two-day painting workshop Nov. 12 and 13. This is a rare and affordable opportunity to work …

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Oct 28 2019

Local Scholarships

By Alicia Whitley for The Island Connection The fourth annual Robert and Janice McNair Invitational, held Oct. 9 at The Golf Club at Briar’s Creek, raised a record amount of money that will provide scholarships for local students and benefit Briar’s Creek employees as well. Fifty-five golfers participated at $5,000 each, additional tournament supporters contributed …

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Oct 28 2019

Tina Mayland’s Work Is On Display At The Lake House

By Sharon Peck for The Island Connection Please visit the gallery of the Lake House during the month of November to enjoy Tina Mayland’s latest exhibit of her paintings. She is the Seabrook Island Artist Guild’s Artist of the Month. Mayland is an oil painter whose work can also be found in the Wells Gallery …

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Oct 25 2019

Fun And Education

By Jeannie Colson for The Island Connection Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach Services will hold its third annual Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 26 at its Johns Island location, 1684 Brownswood Road. Sponsored by Berkeley Electric Cooperative, the event offers free admission and parking at St. John’s High School, with …

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Oct 25 2019

The Other Tea Party

By Norm Powers for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Natural History Group continues its autumn series of evening programs Nov. 14 at Lake House, with a presentation on a little-known episode in Charleston’s Revolutionary War history. Historian and author John Young will speak on “The Lesser Known Charleston Tea Party,” examining the arrival in …

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Oct 24 2019

Plenty To Ponder

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Senior Writer The Town of Seabrook Island will hold off-year elections Nov. 5 at the Lake House, giving local residents the opportunity to go to the polls without being mired in national issues – but they still have plenty to ponder. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. …

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Oct 24 2019

Kiawah Conservancy Gala Set For November 3

Staff Report for The Island Connection Only a few tickets remain for the Kiawah Conservancy’s Legacy Gala, scheduled for Nov. 3 at 6 p.m. at the Sanctuary Hotel on Kiawah Island. The Gala is a black tie optional event. To purchase tickets, call 843-768-2029 or email Beverly@kiawahconservancy.org.  The Kiawah Conservancy is a nonprofit organization established …

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