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Oct 15 2020

River Road Pottery

Photo courtesy of River Road Pottery for Island Connection River Road Pottery, an open-air facility on Johns Island, is open for business. The store is offering a selection of handmade, high-fired stoneware and porcelain. Its business hours are Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Oct 14 2020

Restore Habitat

By Michael Hook and Kristin Coulter for The Island Connection If you are of a certain age, you might recall hearing the iconic bobwhite whistle while you spent your summer days outside. This call isn’t from just any bird but from the bobwhite quail. Bobwhites breed from April to September, with mid-June to the end …

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Oct 13 2020

Our Lady Of Mercy Community Outreach Saturday Distribution

By Jeannie Colson for The Island Connection Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach, in sponsorship with South State Bank, will hold a free food and dental kit distribution Oct. 17, between 9 a.m. and noon at its Johns Island location at 1684 Brownswood Road. Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach has been able to stay …

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Oct 12 2020

Visiting The Sanctuary

By Deb Rowland and Martha Zink for The Island Connection Pictures fail to fully capture the beauty and enjoyment 28 members of the Kiawah Island Garden Club experienced as they toured the Sanctuary’s chapel and surrounding gardens on Sept. 25. Jenna Garrison, the Sanctuary conference service manager, provided information on the beautiful chapel, which was …

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Oct 12 2020

Letter To The Editor: School Board Priorities

Fellow Islanders,  I have followed with great interest the work of the Charleston Shared Future Community Scenario Project on the future of education in Charleston County. The CCSD website home page (scroll down to More  – Mission Critical Actions) provides detailed information about the project, including an executive summary and a report from CCSD Superintendent …

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Oct 12 2020

Letter To The Editor: Promises Kept

  In the Sept. 14 issue, I inquired when you would feature 1st Congressional District Rep. Joe Cunningham. Realizing you’re not in control of the timing of candidate submissions to your requests, I want to note The Island Connection’s commitment to giving candidates page space in the runup to these critical elections. Both the caption …

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Oct 12 2020

Letter To The Editor: We Need Better Beach Access

Dear Editor, The beach is one of the most important attractions and amenities of Seabrook Island. The board of directors of the Seabrook Island Property Owners Association recently decided to remove the stairs to the beach at Seabrook’s beach walk 8. Though frequently and safely used until SIPOA blocked off the top of the stairs, …

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Oct 09 2020

Happy Birthday, Beethoven

By Bob Gebhardt for The Island Connection  The 2020 Symphony Tour of Homes on Kiawah Island, now in its 23rd year, will include a festive celebration commemorating Beethoven’s 250th birthday. Carol Cronk, the 2020 event chair commented, “By partnering these two unique events, we are creating a fundraiser, with an eye toward safety, that will …

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Oct 09 2020

Scarlett Wilson Hopes Actions Speak Louder Than Words

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Senior Staff Writer Scarlett Wilson is defending her position as Ninth Circuit solicitor for the first time since being appointed to replace Ralph E. Hoisington on Aug. 3, 2007. The Hemingway, South Carolina, native has since been elected to the position by voters in Charleston and Berkeley counties three …

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Oct 08 2020

Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding

Staff Report for Island Connection Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding will hold its fourth annual Pony Up Movie Night Oct. 17, from 4:30 p.m.to 8:30 p.m. The whole family will enjoy kid-friendly games, a photo booth, raffles, a cake walk and the second annual Pony Up Stick Horse Derby. Attendees also will have the opportunity to …

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