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Sep 20 2019

World Traveler

By Jennifer Turner for The Island Connection An unmanned sailing vessel built by sixth graders at Ashley Hall School in Charleston has successfully completed an 118-day journey across the Atlantic Ocean. “The Spirit of Ashley Hall,” launched April 24 from near the Delaware Capes, arrived on White Island, part of the Isles of Scilly near …

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Sep 20 2019

Mark Sanford To Run For President

Provided for The Island Connection Former South Carolina Governor and U.S. Representative (R-SC-1) Mark Sanford announced Sept. 8  that he will run as a Republican candidate for the Office of President of the United States. Governor Sanford intends to start a national debate and discussion around the debt, deficits and spending which he believes has …

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Sep 18 2019

Kindlewood Farms

By Cassell Presnell and Carlie Joye for the Island Connection Kindlewood Farms, run by Ashley and Matt Horry, is a loyal vendor at the Johns Island Farmers Market, showing up every Saturday for the past two years to sell organic vegetables. Not only are they committed to their customers at the market on the grounds …

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Sep 17 2019

Well, Well, Well

By Cathy Coleman for the Island Connection If you live on any of the local barrier islands, you may have heard of Water Wellness Mission, which installs new wells and filtration systems for many families on Wadmalaw and Johns islands who have lived with contaminated water – or, even worse, or no water at all …

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Sep 16 2019

A Pleasant Sunday Afternoon

By Tonya Pilkenton for the Island Connection Are you looking for a way to spend a pleasant Sunday afternoon shucking delicious Bulls Bay oysters, sampling an array of chili recipes, sipping beer and wine, listening to live music and, at the same time, supporting one of South Carolina’s oldest charitable organizations?  If so, you’re probably …

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Sep 13 2019

Music In The Garden Featuring HiCaliber

By Jennifer Woody for The Island Connection Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy the finest pop-rock songs from yesterday and today, along with some original music written and performed by HiCaliber. Meet the Charleston RiverDogs mascot, Charlie T. RiverDog, and enjoy a stroll through the Garden with one of the Conservancy Garden Keepers and …

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Sep 13 2019

Get Out And Glamp

By Carol Antman for The Island Connection “My mother says the only tent she goes into is a wedding tent,” my friend Carol told me when I said we were going glamping. “But this is glamorous camping,” I explained.  “Who doesn’t love glamour?”              My husband, Mark, and I made our first glamping stop at …

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Sep 12 2019

For The Birds

By Kara Bale for the Island Connection Tickets will go on sale Sept. 16 for the Avian Conservation Center’s annual fundraising event, a dynamic experience featuring an engaging conservation-themed program with live birds of prey, distinctive auction items, a brunch with an open bar and an opportunity to win a private catered event for up …

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Sep 11 2019

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting: Tuesday, August 27, 2019

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Satellite parking outside Town Hall and front row seats inside were all that remained when Seabrook Island Town Council called its Aug. 27 meeting to order. Several thorny issues of interest to a broad swath of Seabrook residents checkered an otherwise thin agenda. The resulting discussions, …

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Sep 10 2019

Changing Lives For The Better

By Hannah Finley for The Island Connection Residents of Johns Island are getting ready to recognize the accomplishments of Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach during the past three decades. From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 21, the community will enjoy an oyster roast, barbecue and sides, local beer, wine and live music, to …

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