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Sol Driven Train heads for the mountains: Local band signs with Worldwide Booking Agency Blue Mountain Artists

Joel Timmons, singer and songwriter with the group Sol Driven Train, laughs when he talks about the band’s 1000th show and their new association with Charlotte-based worldwide booking agency, Blue Mountain Artists. “We are honored to be a part of Blue Mountain Artists,” said Joel. “2010 has been a great year for us. We’ve toured …

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SPROUTS Theatre presents Cinderella

SPROUTS, a professional children’s performance group based out of Creative Sparks on Long Point Road, will be presenting an engaging, 45 – 60 minute rendition of the classic fairy tale, Cinderella, for the first two weeks of December. Designed for audiences aged four and up, attendees are invited to sit right at the edge of …

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You say “oyster”, I say “not this year”: Sullivan’s Island Oyster Roast canceled

By Blake Bunch There are numerous ways islanders entertain themselves during the fall and winter months. Activities typically involve getting together for sporting events, fishing, boating, hunting, and, of course, oyster roasts. Luckily for Charleston, the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has not affected our aquatic resources directly, but as a result, …

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Halloween events around Charleston

While the October weather in Charleston is already one reason to stay outdoors as much as possible, organizations across the county are making it even easier to spend some time outside with your community with dozens of fun activities and festivals this Halloween weekend. October 29, 2010 Halloween Moonlight Climb Come and howl at the …

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October 19, 2010 – Sullivan’s Island Town Council

By Blake Bunch Mayor Smith informed Council that they were to hold a hearing for the Urban Entitlement Program hosted by Mrs. Janah Murray of the Charleston County Department of Community Service. Murray spoke about how Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms are part of their participating jurisdiction, and also informed Council that, as far …

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Further feedback for four-block facelift: Sullivan’s Planning Commission hears public opinion on Overlay District plan

BY MEREDITH POWELL On the evening of Wednesday, October 13, Sullivan’s Island’s Planning Commission held a public hearing to gather citizen comments on a potential plan for the Sullivan’s Island’s Commercial District. While the proposed modifications for the Community Commercial District are far from simple, Planning Commission Chairman Hal Curry and other Planning Commission members …

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Brunch on the beach

By Kristin Hackler According to Live 5 News Chief Meteorologist Bill Walsh, we’re currently in “The Dome of Delight” in terms of weather. Perfect temperatures, low humidity, little rain and clear, Carolina-blue skies framed only with the occasional brush of upper stratus clouds. This is the perfect time of year for taking long, sweater-wrapped walks …

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A taste of the southern west coast: Talley Vinyards featured for Atlanticville’s second Guest Chef dinner

Atlanticville on Sullivan’s Island would like to welcome Brian Talley, winemaker and owner of the highly acclaimed Talley Vineyards, for a four-course wine-paired dinner on Wednesday, November 3, at 6:30 p.m. Talley Vineyards, a three-generation farm located in the Arroyo Grande and Edna Valleys of California’s south central coast, boasts consistently high ratings from internationally …

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A delicious Taste: Celebrating the 30th annual Taste of Charleston

Provided by the Charleston Restaurant Association As the Taste of Charleston weekend wrapped up on Sunday, October 10, at Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant, an estimated 9,000 people arrived to enjoy sample-size portions of signature dishes from more than 50 local restaurants. Sunday’s attractions also included live music from Homemade Wine, a three ton …

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De Gal in de tickit: A Johns Island Gullah ghost story

By Sidi Limehouse, Rosebank Farms The English began to populate the Charleston area in the late 17th century and their numbers multiplied in the early18th century. Most came from Barbados – another English colony – because Barbados had become all used up; the land, that is. Plantations had grown and the tillable land was under …

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