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Nov 08 2018

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting: October 23, 2018

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Participation in Seabrook Island Town Council meetings continues to impress. Oct. 23 saw a nearly full house at Town Hall, and a busy agenda. Three ordinances were listed for first reading, and Ordinance 2018-09 was back for a second reading and ratification. Seabrook’s financial report continues …

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Nov 07 2018

Watch For Deer On State Roads

By Charles Ruth, SC DNR for The Island Connection Motorists throughout the state need to be constantly aware of roaming white-tailed deer. Despite a persistent rumor, neither the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources nor any other state agency will compensate motorists for injuries or damages resulting from deer collisions. Besides practicing safe and defensive …

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Nov 07 2018

2018 Kiawah Island Election Candidates

Staff Report for The Island Connection The Kiawah Island Municipal Election will take place Tuesday, Dec. 4. This election marks the sixteenth administration of the Town of Kiawah Island, which was incorporated on September 13, 1988. The terms of this administration will expire December 2020. On the ballot there is one position for Mayor and …

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Nov 02 2018

Joe Cunningham Speaks At Sea Islands Action Network

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Some quality one-on-one time with congressional candidate Joe Cunningham (SC-1) was all the Sea Islands Action Network (SIAN) needed to say on its announcement. The Oyster Catcher Community Center on Seabrook Island seemed thronged like never before on Oct. 9. SIAN scheduled the 4 p.m. event …

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Nov 01 2018

Spicy Candied Walnuts

By Marilyn Markel for Island Connection Just in time for fall these sweet and spicy morsels keep for weeks. Enjoy them on a cheese plate, tossed on green salad or even as a garnish for sweet potatoes or pumpkin pie! Ingredients:  1 lb whole walnuts 1 – 1 1/2 pack habanero sugar (about 1/4 cup) …

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Oct 31 2018

Seabrook Island Artists Guild Artist Of The Month: November 2018

By Betsy Turner for The Island Connection Visit the front hallway of the Lake House during the month of November to enjoy Tina Mayland’s latest exhibit of her paintings. Mayland is an oil painter whose work can also be found in the Wells Gallery at The Sanctuary on Kiawah Island or at WellsGallery.com. She has …

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Oct 30 2018

Mt. Zion Holiday Fund Kicks Off

Staff Report for The Island Connection ‘Tis once again that time of year When we seek your patronage to spread Christmas cheer.  For the past eleven years, it has been such a joy To provide Mt. Zion students with gifts of clothing, books and toys. For many of the children, these gifts they receive  Are …

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Oct 30 2018

Live Reef Discovered Off South Carolina Coast

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Photos courtesy of NOAA. Dr. Sandra Brooke earned her Ph.D. in Oceanography from the University of Southampton’s National Oceanography Centre, UK in 2002. Her current assignment as Associate Research Faculty at Florida State University (FSU) has her working with a mosaic of government agencies including; the …

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Oct 29 2018

Letter To The Editor: Register Of Deeds

To The Editor, On Nov. 6, we will elect a new Register of Deeds (ROD) for Charleston County. The former and current ROD have been the keepers of these documents for the past 24 years. Mr. Lybrand stepped down last year and Mrs. Bozman is retiring in December. What is The Register of Deeds (ROD) …

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Oct 29 2018

Hibernating Is Not An Option

By Barbara Radin Fox for The Island Connection Fall is here and it’s the time for many animals to get ready to hibernate, or sleep, for the winter. We humans don’t need to do that for survival, so we don’t have that “luxury”, but our bodies do need to “hibernate” for the night, or for …

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