Feb 11 2016

Barrier Island Free Medical Clinic Saving Lives, Serving The Community

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By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Photos by Gary Weart The Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic was taking no chances in the wake of last fall’s weather. Elegant white tents adorned the Freshfields common for the second of their annual fundraisers, the 9th Annual Lowcountry Wine & Beer Festival, rescheduled to Oct. 25, …

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Feb 11 2016

Get Set For SEWE

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By Jennifer Tuohy, The Island Connection Editor Photos by Jennifer Tuohy Fancy riding a camel or watching a red tailed hawk swoop down on its dinner? How about witnessing a sporting dog leap through the air or getting up close and personal with a Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake? All this and more is possible as The …

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Feb 10 2016

Five Kiawah Homes Open Their Doors For Arts. etc.

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By Carroll Dunn For Island Connection The 16th annual Kiawah Island Art and House Tour, sponsored by Arts, etc. will take place on Friday, April 8, 2016 from 1-5 p.m. This year five spectacular homes in the private gated community will be open for public viewing. Proceeds from the event benefit the Art to Go …

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Feb 10 2016

Vendors Wanted For Sullivan’s Island Farmers’ Market

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By Lisa Darrow for The Island Connection Photos by Ralph Secoy The Town of Sullivan’s Island is now accepting vendor applications for its inaugural farmers’ market slated to begin Thursday, April 7, 2016. The market will be located on the grounds of 1921 I’On Avenue, in front of Battery Gadsden and Edgar Allan Poe Library. …

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Feb 05 2016

Orchid Tips And Tricks

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By Martha Zink for The Island Connection On Monday, Jan. 11, the Kiawah Island Garden Club learned from Tom Wise, of Johns Island Orchids, how to have more success with our orchids at home. Tom began dividing and selling the “babies” of his orchids 20 years ago and has been a judge for the American …

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Feb 04 2016

The People You Meet: Louetta Davis

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By Lorraine McDermott for The Island Connection Louetta Davis comes to the Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach on Thursday mornings for quilting and fellowship. Born in 1936 to Mamie and Jack Bennett in Williams, SC, she often talks of how hard her “daddy” worked on their sharecropper farm. Beside cash crops of cotton and …

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Feb 04 2016

Seasons Of The South: Rustic Camembert Tarts With Wilted Greens

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By Marilyn Markel for The Island Connection Ingredients 2 cups flour ⅛ tsp salt 2 sticks butter, cut into 16 pieces 2-4 Tbsp ice water 2 cups peppery baby arugula, rough chopped ¼ cup thinly sliced red onion 8 oz Camembert, cubed ¼ cup pine nuts ¼ cup cream fleur de sel, to taste Directions …

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Feb 03 2016

Be Safe While Heating This Winter

By Chief Gary Lohr for The Island Connection The winter months are upon us and many of us spend time indoors, curled up by a fireplace or space heater, reading a book or watching television. The St. Johns Fire District wants to remind you that heating equipment is a leading cause of home fire deaths …

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Feb 03 2016

Windows 10 Questions, Comcast’s Unwelcome Visitor

By Bob Hooper for The Island Connection  Windows 10 has been in the news recently and I wanted to answer some questions about it that have been posed by clients. It’s a big upgrade and will still be free until near the end of July 2016. The new operating system has some wonderful gimmicks and …

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Feb 02 2016

Bohicket Creek Bait And Tackle Relocates, Renames

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By Amanda Bunting Comen for The Island Connection Bohicket Creek Bait and Tackle is now South Side Bait and Tackle. In addition, the business relocated from Bohicket Marina to 3874 Savannah Highway. SSB&T will continue to carry all the same products and services. Performance wear, tackle, marine supplies, ice, live and frozen bait – all …

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