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Apr 14 2011

History: The Ball Begins – April 12, 1861

By Robert E. Bohrn Jr. For most Charlestonians, Fort Sumter is considered hallowed ground. And that is as it should be. The first recollections of my life are of the Civil War Centennial in 1961. At age five, my family climbed into the car and headed toward a reenactment of the firing on Fort Sumter …

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Apr 14 2011

Bingo!: Hebron Zion holds annual Senior Bingo Tournament

The community room at Hebron Zion Presbyterian Church was packed with more than 80 seniors on April 6, all of them gathered together with heads down over their tables. For minutes at a time, not a sound could be heard except the clatter of ping pong balls as they fell out of a small bingo …

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Apr 14 2011

Freshfields in the spring: enjoy free concerts and holiday celebration for families

Are you looking for a place to enjoy the sights and sounds of spring in Charleston? From concerts to an Easter Festival, Freshfields Village has you and your family covered for free! Experience spring in full bloom during the Spring Concert Series at the Freshfields Village Green. This free series is sure to entertain with …

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Apr 14 2011

Discover clothing treasures at Finders Keepers: Shop ‘til you drop and support Sea Island Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build

Get your pocketbooks ready and come join us for the second annual Finders Keepers upscale clothing resale event!  On Thursday, April 28, and Friday, April 29, Sea Island Habitat for Humanity will transform the Berkeley Electric multi-purpose room into a resale boutique selling dresses, silk blouses, sports clothes, and more, all to benefit the 2011 …

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Apr 14 2011

JIKISI Cycling Group back in the saddles again

By Rich Thomas About a year and a half ago, a group of cycling enthusiasts from Johns, Kiawah, and Seabrook Islands got together to start a cycling club in the local area.  With this exception of this past winter, we have had group rides almost every week.  On Sunday mornings we usually ride the roads …

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Apr 14 2011

Police Reports: April 15, 2011

March 12: (Kiawah Island Parkway) A Johns Island resident hit a palm tree on the Kiawah Island Parkway just after exiting the main gate. The driver stated that she had swerved to avoid hitting a squirrel and instead, hit the tree. March 18: (Kiawah) The victim, calling from a road in North Carolina, reported that …

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Apr 14 2011

A Seabrook recital: Seabrook resident Anna Manicone Boulden presents short works on the piano

This Thursday, April 21, drop by the Lake House on Seabrook Island for a musical and educational journey though some of the greatest short works by a few of the world’s most notable composers. A native New Yorker, pianist Anna Maincone Boulden has been performing since the age of five. She received honors in music …

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Apr 14 2011

Bunnies and Bluegrass Festival at Irvin House Vineyards

This Saturday, April 23, visit Irvin House Vineyards for a festival that kids of all ages will remember! From 1 to 5 p.m., enjoy an egg hunt, kids games, pony rides by All About Fun for Children, face painting by Cupcake the Clown, and balloon twisting by the Pirate and his parrot, Bob. Food vendors …

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Apr 13 2011

Runners on Seabrook roads this Saturday, April 23, 2011

On Saturday, April 23, the first annual Seabrook Island 5K-10K foot race will be held on the island. The race will begin at 8 a.m. that day at the Bohicket Marina, and should end no later than mid-morning. Drivers need to be alert to avoid the runners during this short time. Please follow the directions …

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Apr 01 2011

Bobcats demand equal rights on Kiawah

By Kristin Hackler For years, bobcats have been recognized as an unofficial mascot for Kiawah Island thanks to the ongoing efforts of town biologist Jim Jordan, the Kiawah Conservancy, and the environmentally conscious residents of the island. Because of these efforts, not only have bobcat habitats been sustained throughout the island, a GPS-collar tracking system …

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