Category Archives: In the News

Lowcountry Splash

The 19th annual 2.4 miles Low Country Splash Open Water Swim was held in the Wando and Cooper rivers on Saturday, September 26, 2020. The event raises funds for the Low Country Aquatics Program (LAPS) which provides free swim lessons … Continue reading

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Update on Absentee Ballots

On Wednesday, September 23, Tidelines published an article about the changes in Absentee Voting. One of the changes concerned the necessity of having a witness sign the ballot before you mail it in. According to WIS News, a federal lawsuit … Continue reading

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Register to Vote

Are you new to South Carolina or have you been here a while and have not had a chance to register to vote?  Today is not the only day you can register, but Tuesday, September 24, is set aside to … Continue reading

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New Rules for Absentee Voting

On September 16, 2020, the South Carolina State Legislature signed into law H.5305/R.149 that makes important changes to absentee voting rules for the November 3, 2020, General Election. All voters are now qualified to vote absentee under the “State of … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Our Census Count Even Higher

We learned recently that as of September 15, Seabrook Island’s response rate for the 2020 Census was 43.1%– higher than our nearby neighbors but significantly lower than for the whole state of South Carolina (59.9%). And South Carolina ranks 43rd … Continue reading

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Answer the Call

Most of us ignore calls from phone numbers we don’t recognize. Contact tracing is an essential part of COVID-19 containment so if you receive a call from 803-529-1551, answer it. It is the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control. … Continue reading

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Check Your Absentee Ballot Status

Did you know that you can check the status of your absentee ballot?  It is on the same website that housed the absentee ballot scvotes.gov/absentee-voting. Once you are on the website, click on “Check Your Absentee Ballot.”  This will take … Continue reading

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Vision Test Required for License Renewal

From the South Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles website: Beginning October 1, 2020, drivers must have vision examination results electronically submitted to the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) or have their eyes checked in person at SCDMV branches … Continue reading

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Voting Options in SC

The Federal Election is drawing near and I know that everybody on Seabrook is interested in voting. As of September 8, 2020, there are four ways that you can vote in the November election: The traditional way. Go to the … Continue reading

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Leatherman Terminal Progressing

The Post and Courier recently reported that the new Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal, still scheduled to open in March 2021, will be the first new container terminal to open at a US seaport since 2009. Delivery of five new ship-to-shore … Continue reading

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Proposed Property Rezoning

In a recent email, the Town of Kiawah Island reported that representatives attended the August 25 public information meeting regarding the proposed rezoning of property located at 4455 Betsy Kerrison Parkway, Johns Island, SC 29455 (the undeveloped property between the … Continue reading

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Amberjack Court Water Shut-0ff for Repair

The water that serves Amberjack Court will be temporarily shut-off today, September 4, 2020, to allow for the replacement of a water line. The crew is currently on-site and will restore the water as soon as possible. The Seabrook Island … Continue reading

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