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Date registered: June 12, 2009

Latest posts

  1. Wm. Austin Norvell At Redux Studios — July 22, 2017
  2. Charleston Friends Of The Library Host John’s Island Book Sale — July 22, 2017
  3. Our Community Listens — July 22, 2017
  4. Sea Island Habitat For Humanity — July 21, 2017
  5. Lowcountry Food Bank Announces Veterans Program — July 21, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. Op Ed: The argument for building the Greenway now — 7 comments
  2. Plans For Kiawah Town Hall Uncovered — 7 comments
  3. The Beached Dog bellies up to the Bohicket Marina — 6 comments
  4. Local café finds new home on the Stono: Stono Café opens at St. Johns Yacht Harbor — 4 comments
  5. James Island officially opposes I-526 extension — 3 comments

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Jul 12 2017

South Carolina Department Of Natural Resources Warns Against Handling Wildlife

By Kyndel McConchie for The Island Connection A lot of wildlife makes appearances during the summer season, and it is not uncommon for people to come across these animals while out and about. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) wants to remind everyone that the best thing to do when one comes across …

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Jul 11 2017

Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club 2017 Handbook Released

Bob Leggett, President of the Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club.

By Bob Leggett for The Island Connection A few weeks ago the 2017-2018 Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club Handbook was delivered. Although the Handbook is heavily utilized by our residents and others, make no mistake – the key reason the Exchange Club publishes it is to provide funding for grants to local charities. Over the past several …

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Jul 10 2017

Warmer Waters Bring Seasonal Species

Capt. Geoff Bennett with fresh catch.

By Capt. Geoff Bennett for Island Connection It’s a fantastic time to be fishing here in Charleston! The usual suspects, redfish and trout, are now complimented by a host of seasonal species including Spanish mackerel, ladyfish and sharks. Combined with warmer temperatures, the fishing conditions are now excellent. Redfish have been making quick work of …

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Jul 07 2017

Seabrook Island Town Council Report For June 26, 2017

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Awkward silence in council chambers preceded the start of the June 26 meeting of Seabrook Island Town Council. Wandering eyes eventually landed on the clock, confirming there was just enough time to pillory this reporter for an assault on Seabrook’s “never ending candy bowl.” There were plenty …

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Jul 07 2017

Wild At Wingswood


By Kara Bale for The Island Connection The Avian Conservation Center is pleased to announce the date for their distinctive annual fundraising gala, Wild at Wingswood, Saturday, October 21 at the Center for Birds of Prey. Under a sky filled with stars and with the sound of owls in the night, the Wild at Wingswood …

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Jul 06 2017

Brenda Tilson Exhibits At Seabrook Lake House Gallery

“Old Barn”

By Monique Boissier-Sporn for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Artists Guild is proud to present a special exhibit of pastel paintings by Brenda Tilson, juried member of the Pastel Society of America. The series of pastels, illustrating animal life in America’s farms, will be displayed through the month of July at the Seabrook Island …

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Jul 06 2017

Swim For It

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) and the Parklands Foundation have created a new campaign to raise money for drowning prevention, which includes swimming instruction, construction and maintenance of pools in three rural areas of Charleston County. The Parklands Foundation, a non-profit component of CCPRC, is …

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Jul 05 2017

NFL Player, Local Johns Islander Returns Home For Training

Robinson’s free youth football clinic will be Saturday July 15, 10 – 2 at St Johns High School.  (Photo courtesy of

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Lowcountry native Edmond Robinson miraculously survived football’s “funneling effect.” Most of the estimated 37,000 high schools in the United States have a football team. There are also several hundred colleges with football programs in the United States, split almost evenly between three major divisions. Including numbers from …

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Jul 05 2017

Eat With A Local

Watching Catherine cook in her artistic apartment. (photo by Carol Antman)

By Carol Antman for The Island Connection My best travel memories are the times I’ve connected with locals: tea at an Arab home in Jerusalem, being a houseguest in Peru, joining a camping group in France. Making friends, not just photographs. The burgeoning sharing economy has made these sorts of opportunities as easy as a …

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