Category: Johns Island Council

The unofficial minutes of Johns Island's monthly Council meetings.

Jun 27 2017

Boy Scouts Of America Coastal Carolina Council Raises $55,000

By Arielle Alpino for The Island Connection The Boy Scouts of America Coastal Carolina Council held its annual Select Heath of SC Tenderfoot Golf Tournament on May 15 at Kiawah Island Club’s River Course. The 37th annual tournament raised $55,000 Boy Scouts in nine coastal, Lowcountry counties. In total, the proceeds will support 6,500 scouts …

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Feb 17 2017

World Affairs Council of Charleston Addresses Putin’s Russia

Staff Report for Island Connection The World Affairs Council of Charleston presents ‘Vladimir Putin’s Russia – big problems at home; aggressive posture and success abroad. What does Putin seek, and can we work with him?’ on Feb. 28 at 5:15 p.m. The talk, one of 6 in its annual series, will be given by Dr. Stephen …

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Sep 13 2016

World Affairs Council Of Charleston To Examine Brexit

Staff Reports for The Island Connection Two foreign policy experts will discuss Great Britain’s vote to leave the European Union and its potential impact on the U.S. in Charleston on Oct. 3. The talk, to be held at the Citadel Alumni Center, kicks off the World Affairs Council of Charleston’s 2016-17 season. Samuel Wells, a …

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May 07 2015

Prepare For Disaster

Staff Report for The Island Connection The annual local “Disaster Awareness Day” sponsored by the towns of Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island will be held  June 11 at the Seabrook Island Club. This event, open to all, combines an informational half-day program with displays by vendors and emergency service first responders. Lunch will be provided …

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May 07 2015

Sanford Switches Sides, Opposes Offshore Drilling, Testing

Staff Report for The Island Connection On April 27, U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford held a press conference at Shem Creek park in Mount Pleasant to announce his opposition to permits for seismic testing and offshore drilling in the waters off the coast of South Carolina. This announcement reversed his previous position on the matter. Among …

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May 08 2014

Island Connection Seeks Community Reporter

The Island Connection is looking to hire a part-time reporter to cover municipal government on Seabrook and Kiawah Islands. The successful candidate will be required to attend various municipal committee meetings and Town Council meetings and translate the information succinctly and accurately to the citizens of the islands. He or she will also have the …

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Jan 01 2014

A Look Back Before We Leap Forward: A Photographic Review Of 2013

Celebrate the dawn of 2014 with a celebration of 2013, as seen through the lens of The Island Connection photographer Ralph Secoy. Here are some of his favorite images from the events he covered on the Sea Islands and surrounding communities over the past 12 months.

Feb 26 2013

Top Honors

By Olivia French Congratulations to Charleston Collegiate School’s 2nd Quarter Honor Roll students! 4th Grade: Caelan Crow, Ryan Duffy, Kelsey Hay, Ella Kindt and Lazo Kirages 5th Grade: Candler Fontaine, Jack Jones, Andie Mancusi-Ungaro, Tyler Pottichen, Reed Reynolds and Skyler Warf 6th Grade: Elvin Chateauvert and Molly Corcoran 7th Grade: Jacob Bryson, Brinley Frank, Cameron Hay, Will …

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Sep 17 2012

Kiawah COO Named President of Local Rotary

Special to Island Connection Jimmy Bailey, chief operating officer of Kiawah Island Community Association (KICA), was recently elected as the new president for the Johns Island Rotary Club. Bailey takes over for Tumiko Rucker, Kiawah Island’s Town Administrator, who finished her third one-year term last month. Bailey, a life-long Charlestonian, has been active with Rotary …

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Mar 08 2012

New Business and Career Center Offices Serve St. Paul’s Parish and Sea Islands

Provided Charleston County Government reminds citizens in St. Paul’s Parish and the Sea Islands about new services available at the George W. Tumbleston, Jr. Ravenel Service Center. The center opened its doors on Friday, Jan. 20, as the new satellite office for the Charleston Area USC Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and SC Works Trident. …

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