Mar 28 2018

James Island Native Announces County Council Bid

Staff Report for The Island Connection Republican Jenny Costa Honeycutt, a James Island native and successful businesswoman and attorney, announced March 8 that she will run this year to represent District 9 on Charleston County Council. The district encompasses most of James Island, Kiawah Island, Seabrook Island, Folly Beach, and parts of Johns Island and …

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Mar 27 2018

Seabrook Island Earns Prestigious Audubon Award

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Seabrook in general, and the Seabrook Island Property Owners Association specifically have earned a bushel of congratulations. Audubon International (AI) awarded Certified Sustainable Community status to SIPOA/Seabrook at a ceremony in Okatie on the Ides of March, 2018. Although three SC towns were recognized on the …

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Mar 23 2018

Bach Society Hosts Annual Festival

Staff Report for The Island Connection Photos by Joel Bateman The Bach Society of Charleston hosted its annual festival March 1-4. Selections featured the Charleston Baroque Orchestra and Charleston Baroque Voices performing St. John Passion, sung in German. The festival concluded with a performance at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church on John’s Island, sponsored by …

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Mar 22 2018

Seabrook Island Artist Guild Workshop Features Sergio Roffo

By Sharon Peck for The Island Connection Sergio Roffo, an elected Fellow member of both the American Society of Marine Artists and the Guild of Boston Artists, holds the honor of being one of the youngest artists to be designated a Copley Master by the Copley Society of Boston. Roffo will hold a two-day workshop …

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Mar 21 2018

Respite Care Charleston Hosts 2018 Golf Tournament

Staff Report for The Island Connection Respite Care Charleston announces its 14th Annual Respite Golf Tournament at Crooked Oaks Golf Course on Monday, April 9. This year’s tournament is sponsored by Kiawah residents Pat and Bill Wert. Golfer and sponsorship slots are still available for this enjoyable tournament, but they’re going fast. For the cost …

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Mar 19 2018

Kiawah Island Launches New Video Series

Staff Report for The Island Connection The Town of Kiawah Island announced the launch of its new video series Wild About. Hosted by Town Biologists, each episode of the series will explore an element of nature, wildlife or the environment that are vital components to the ecosystem. From the wooded uplands to the beaches, audiences …

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Mar 19 2018

SCDNR Hosts Workshop March 20

By Erin Weeks for The Island Connection The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources in partnership with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, administers the National Boating Infrastructure Grant Program (BIG) in South Carolina. The BIG program provides grant funding to construct, renovate, and maintain tieup facilities with features for transient boaters in vessels 26 …

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Mar 16 2018

Duneside Drive Tops Citizen’s Concerns

By Katy Calloway, The Island Connection Managing Editor The March 6 meeting of the Town of Kiawah Island opened with the approval of the minutes from the two-day strategic planning retreat held Feb. 1.  The motion was approved unanimously. Council’s February meeting minutes were also approved. Councilmember Dianne Mezzanotte had comments on both but stated …

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Mar 15 2018

Seabrook Island Transfers Surplus Into Emergency Fund

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Senior Staff Writer The Town of Seabrook Island’s Feb. 27 town council meeting was preceded by a public hearing on Ordinance 2018-01. The new legislation reconciles two disparate pieces of code; one of which says zoning changes go into effect the day after council approval, while the second designates …

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Mar 14 2018

McCoy Runs For Re-election

Staff Report for The Island Connection Representative Peter McCoy (R – Charleston) announced March 8 that he will seek re-election to the State House. McCoy, who chairs the House Utility Ratepayer Protection Committee investigating the VC Summer failure, has represented Charleston’s barrier islands in Columbia since 2011. “It has been an honor and a privilege …

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