Oct 01 2009

Edgar Allan Poe: Back From the Grave

A Performance Art Event Saturday, Oct. 10 at Fort Moultrie on Sullivan’s Island With a special presentation for children on Friday, Oct. 9 “I was a child and she was a child in this kingdom by the sea…” says the memorable poem “Annabelle Lee” by Edgar Allan Poe. Many believe it was written on Sullivan’s …

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Oct 01 2009

Color me Kathy

By Kristin Hackler There’s a painting that looks a shade too familiar hanging in the front window of Sandpiper Art Gallery on Middle Street, Sullivan’s Island. The wild face of a Doberman smiles from a cool blue-green background and the myriad of colors creates more of the impression of solid colors than actually composing them. …

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Oct 01 2009

Who was Ben Sawyer?

Provided by Julie Hussey Benjamin Mack Sawyer was the Chief Highway Commissioner/Executive Director of the South Carolina Department of Transportation (known at the time as the SC Highway Department) between the years 1926 and 1940.   Nicknamed “Builder Ben”, Sawyer oversaw a period in South Carolina during which the number of roads in the highway system …

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Oct 01 2009

A visit from Malawi

A little over two years ago, Sullivan’s Islander Dr. Carolyn Thiedke travelled to Malawi in southeastern Africa to work with the program Doctors without Borders (or Medecins sans Frontiere) as a physician in an HIV project. While there, Dr. Thiedke met and befriended several of the locals, but there was one small girl that grasped …

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Sep 30 2009

Rest your hooves with‭ ‬Shuttle Hogs

By‭ ‬Paul Robinson How often have you debated over driving to see a great band or‭ ‬going out for some excellent local food,‭ ‬only to decide on staying home because you didn‭’‬t want to deal with bar scene traffic and terrible parking‭? ‬Home Team Barbeque understands your dilemma and‭ ‬is offering a unique solution to …

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Sep 29 2009

Fall Thrift Sale of Children’s Goods Supporting Charity

As thrift sales for children’s goods continue to thrive across the Lowcountry in the down economy, the MOMs Clubs of Mt Pleasant are once again hosting their bi-annual Mom to Mom Sale. The sale, which takes place October 10 from 7-11 a.m. at the National Guard Armory, 245 Mathis Ferry Rd. in Mt Pleasant, is …

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Sep 29 2009

WTF Charleston: Water the Future

Anniversaries are generally a time of reflection, recognition and celebration of growth. However, Charleston Waterkeeper is choosing to observe their one-year anniversary a bit differently. Charleston Waterkeeper has launched their Water the Future (WTF) campaign: an invitation to every citizen of the tri-county area to celebrate the importance of our waterways while standing together to …

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Sep 17 2009

The light shines on Shinefest

By Paul Robinson With the combined efforts of locals Christi Page, Brett McKee, and Mike Vitale, ShineFest – which will be held on October 17, 2009, at Joe Riley Stadium – will benefit the Charleston County School District and the Trip Page Education Initiative. The event will feature live music from Blues Traveler, Blue Dogs, …

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Sep 17 2009

The revival of bluegrass

By Paul Robinson Music styles are constantly in transition. From early jazz to today’s pop rock, our music is constantly morphing and it’s usually in-tune with the social atmosphere of the time: but sometimes, it’s the life of the musicians themselves that sculpts the music of tomorrow. Two locally renown national musicians recently passed through …

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Sep 17 2009

The day He arrived

By Dylan Sharek As Jamie and Dorothy “Dot” Moore lead me into their multi-story home off Jasper Boulevard on Sullivan’s Island, Mr. Moore motions to a commemorative plaque on the right-hand side of the stairwell that leads to the main floor. “This is the first mention of Hugo [in our home]. The line below it …

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