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Apr 17 2018

Game, Set, Match And Championship!

By Jennifer Tuohy, The Island Connection Contributing Editor Photos courtesy Volvo Car Open “If you love tennis, this is the place to be,” said a Tennis Channel commentator last Sunday afternoon. And he wasn’t wrong. Thanks to the Lowcountry’s erratic spring weather, Charleston tennis fans were gifted a spectacular day of tennis at the Volvo …

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Aug 08 2017

Lindy Carter

By Jennifer Meshanko for The Island Connection Lindy Carter moved to Johns Island looking for a quieter place to live, but she also found a meaningful way to support her neighbors in need. Lindy grew up in Athens, Georgia. She is a University of Georgia graduate, with a degree in journalism. “Over the last 40 …

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Jul 12 2017

Maureen Morris

By Jennifer Meshanko for The Island Connection Neighborhood House volunteer, Maureen Morris, brings her vast experience in food service to the lunch program. Maureen was born in Brooklyn, NY into a military family. Her father was in the army and was stationed between Germany and New Jersey during the majority of Maureen’s childhood. She has …

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Jun 28 2017

Larry Midla

By Jennifer Meshanko for The Island Connection After an attempt at teaching middle school math, Larry Midla discovered other ways to help children and adults learn by volunteering with Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach. “I grew up in Pennsylvania, south of Pittsburgh on a farm in a small coal mining town named Marianna,” says …

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May 08 2014

Thriving In The Company Of Horses

By Kathryn Casey for The Island Connection Photos by Ralph Secoy On Sunday April 27, Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding hosted its 6th annual fundraiser, In the Company of Horses. The event, held at the organization’s home, the Brickhouse Equestrian Center on Johns Island, included live music, dinner and a silent auction. The evening raised over …

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Apr 29 2011

Oysters: Protecting South Carolina’s Multifaceted Resources

By Sean Bath “T’was a brave person indeed, who first ate an oyster.” – Mark Twain Let me confess right off that I have yet to try eating oysters. The thought intimidates me and consequently, I never cared much about them. They were just something else from the sea. However, after researching the place of …

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Aug 21 2009

Kiawah Town Council – August 4, 2009

The meeting of the Kiawah Town Council was preceded by two public hearings. The first meeting was held at 1pm for Ordinance 2009-06: relating to the control of pets. The second meeting was held at 1:30pm for Ordinance 2009-07: amendments to Health and Sanitation. There was no comment for the Control for Pets ordinance at …

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