Aug 18 2017

Seabrook Island Natural History Guild Evening Program At The Lake House

Staff Report for The Island Connection The McLeod Plantation, on the banks of Wappoo Creek at the intersection of Folly Road and Maybank Highway on James Island, will be the subject of the Seabrook Island Natural History Group’s first evening program of the fall season on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Lake …

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Aug 18 2017

Eclipse Activities At Charleston’s National Parks

By Dawn Davis for The Island Connection Fort Sumter National Monument, including Fort Moultrie and Liberty Square, and Charles Pinckney National Historic Site are planning activities for the upcoming 2017 Eclipse Across America on Aug. 21. Activities for the public, including an eclipse junior ranger activity book and badge for children, will be offered from …

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Aug 17 2017

Seabrook Island Municipal Election

By Faye Allbritton for The Island Connection The Town of Seabrook Island election for Mayor, Town Council (4 positions) and Utility Commission (1 position) is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 7. The filing period for candidates is now open and will run through noon on Friday, Sept. 8. Mayor and Town Council positions are two-year terms …

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Aug 16 2017

Town Of Kiawah Island Municipal Center Completion

By Stephanie Braswell Edgerton for The Island Connection The Town of Kiawah Island is pleased to announce completion of the new Kiawah Island Municipal Center. The Town will host a grand opening of the new facility located at 4475 Betsy Kerrison Dr. on Thursday, Sept. 7 from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. The ribbon cutting …

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Aug 15 2017

Kiawah Island Town Council Meeting, August 1 2017

By Katy Calloway, The Island Connection Editor The last Town Council Meeting in the current facility opened with an air of anticipation for the new Town Hall, which opened Monday Aug. 7. Mayor Weaver began the meeting with a proposed amendment to the agenda regarding item 6a. Approval of the Island Beach Services Franchise Amendment, …

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Aug 15 2017

The Great American Eclipse

By Susan Hill Smith for The Island Connection Expect a lot of jostling for position as people consider viewing spots for the Aug. 21 “Great American Eclipse,” and don’t be surprised if the event draws some extra celestial attention to Isle of Palms, the final U.S. city the moon’s shadow will touch before heading into …

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Aug 11 2017

McLeod Plantation Historic Site Hosts Photography Exhibit

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is proud to host a one-day pop-up photography exhibit at McLeod Plantation Historic Site. On Sunday, Aug. 20, award winning photographer Pete Marovich will show selections from his exhibit entitled Shadows of the Gullah Geechee at the historic site on …

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Aug 11 2017

From The Editor

The July 21 Island Connection News article covering the July 11 Kiawah Island Town Council meeting incorrectly identified the Kiawah Island Golf Resort, in reference to rezoning issues. The same article misstated that the new conference center is planned for East Beach, when actually it is planned for West Beach. In addition, the report stated …

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Aug 10 2017

Charlestown Summer Classic Horseshow Concludes

By Brent Petri for The Island Connection The 26th Charlestown Summer Classic has just reached its conclusion, dolling out a staggering $70,000 in prize money between two grand prix. Since the late 80’s The Classic Company has been producing equestrian competitions encompassing riders and horses of all skill levels, beginner to professional. They’ve fostered a …

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Aug 10 2017

Weather Alert

By Dave Williams for Island Connection News   I can watch hurricanes for days on satellites orbiting the earth. I can even track tornadoes on Doppler radar. The one thing you cannot foretell is where that next lightning strike is going to connect between the cloud and the earth. Let’s start with the basics, a …

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