Category Archive: Johns Island Council

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

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

U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford with State Sen. Chip Campsen and various elected officials from coastal communities in South Carolina at a press conference last month. (Photo by Myles Maland)

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. Share on FacebookEmail this pageTweet

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

Jimmy Bailey KICA COO

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

The new New Business and Career Center Offices are now open to all residents.

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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Feb 13 2012

County Plants Six Live Oak Trees on Johns Island

Charleston County is planting six live oak trees on Johns Island this week.

Provided   Charleston County Government will be planting six live oak trees this week within the Bohicket Road, River Road and Betsy Kerrison Parkway rights of way on Johns Island, as approved by the S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT). “The new trees will help restore the canopy over the designated state Scenic Highways where six …

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Nov 11 2011

Recreation Center Planned on John’s Island

By Jacob Flannick Residents speckled across the Sea Islands will soon have a space to join together for recreational festivities. A roughly 25,000 sq. ft. recreation center is planned for John’s Island County Park (JICP), offering residents a variety of invigorating activities alongside various amenities, including an indoor pool, a gym, walking trail, and multi-purpose …

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Feb 18 2011

Johns Island Civic Club looking for successors

by Kristin Hackler While there weren’t enough members of the Johns Island Council present for an official meeting this past February 3, those in attendance welcomed Calvin Schuler, an 83-year-old resident of Johns Island, to speak about an interesting situation with the island Civic Club. Years ago, the old Johns Island Civic Club building was …

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