Apr 02 2010

A peek into the history of Dewees Island

By Anne Anderson A new exhibit showcasing the historical time line from the Sewee Indian’s use of Dewees Island as hunting grounds through today’s development was unveiled on Sunday, March 21, in the Landings Building on Dewees Island.  The exhibit was prepared and presented by the Dewees Island Archives Committee and highlights each significant era of …

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Apr 02 2010

On loan from God and happy to be sailing her

One of the first things you see upon boarding the Carolina Girl is a passage on the side of the yacht that says, “On loan from God and happy to be sailing on her”.  Captain Bob Murray will tell you that the Carolina Girl has been a work in progress for him for over 30 …

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Apr 02 2010

Full sails for the 13th annual Charleston Race Week

With most major winter/spring regattas suffering yet another hard year, Charleston continues to gain steam as it works towards another record year. With 149 confirmed entries, Charleston Race Week can claim the title of “biggest multiclass regatta in the South” to go along with its longtime moniker of “friendliest regatta in the world.” Vinci tore …

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Apr 02 2010

PetFest returns to Palmetto Islands County Park

Our pets love us unconditionally – so why not give back to your best friends by bringing them out to experience a day of fun, frolic and exploration?   Pets and their owners are invited to join Charleston County Parks for a full weekend of exhibits, demonstrations, experts, entertainment and more at Pet Fest, this Saturday, …

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Apr 02 2010

Island Easter services

Ecumenical Easter Service at Breach Inlet Join the Churches of Sullivan’s Island and the Isle of Palms for a Sunrise Service at Breach Inlet starting at 6:30 a.m. Please dress comfortably for the weather and bring a chair! For more information, contact any of the churches listed below. Sunrise Presbyterian Good Friday: 7:30 p.m. “Service …

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Apr 02 2010

Lace up for spring Boot Camp

By Meredith Nelson Spring is upon us, but will you be ready when it’s time to hit the beach, or do you need to seriously turn up the heat of your workouts and lighten up your diet? You’re in luck, because Spring training begins April 5! If you are even thinking about participating in Boot …

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Apr 02 2010

Passover or Easter, lamb is the meal ticket

By Robert Dickson, Roberts of Charleston I remember stopping in several Charleston supermarkets trying to find lamb in the 1970s. There used to be a butcher shop on the corner of spring and President Streets in downtown Charleston and the old time butcher, now in butcher heaven, offered his customers their favorite cuts of lamb …

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Apr 02 2010

Leprechaun on the run

As the sun cast its first glitters of gold on the ocean this past Wednesday, March 17, officers from the Town of Sullivan’s Island tracked some suspicious footprints to the doors of Sullivan’s island Elementary. With the help of Mrs. Mary Jane Watson’s first grade class, Officer Horne and Lt. Griffin were able to track …

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Apr 02 2010

The Unlucky Dog is missing! Can you find him by Easter?

By Shea Stanley There has been a horrible accident in this town of Isle of Palms. The Lucky Dog’s brother, the Unlucky Dog, has gone missing! I am the Island Investigator, the same one who reported the Lucky Dog’s disappearance a couple of weeks ago, and I am determined to find Unlucky and bring him …

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Apr 02 2010

Isle of Palms annual community yard sale

Isle of Palms Yard sale - April 17, 2010

The Isle of Palms Recreation Department will host their annual Community Yard Sale on Saturday, April 17, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the grounds around the Rec. Department, located at 24 28th Avenue. Over 50 vendors will be selling used or ‘like new’ items. The sale of retail items will not be permitted. …

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