Mar 15 2019

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting: February 26, 2019

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer The Feb. 26 meeting of Seabrook Island Town Council was called to order promptly at 2:30 p.m. Town clerk/treasurer Faye Allbritton confirmed the Mayor’s assumption; the Town had complied with all legal requirements for the assembly, and elected officials got straight to work. Five sets of …

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Mar 14 2019

Sea Level Rise At Our World Lecture Series

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Graphics created by Dr. Kristina Dahl, Senior Climate Scientist, Union of Concerned Citizens “There are two main causes of Sea Level Rise,” said Dr. Kristina Dahl during a presentation to an Our World Lecture Series audience of approximately 120 at Kiawah’s Municipal Center on February 14. …

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Mar 13 2019

19th Annual Kiawah Island Art And House Tour

By Carroll Dunn for The Island Connection The 19th Annual Kiawah Island Art and House tour sponsored by Arts, etc. offers visitors a rare glimpse into the art and architecture of 5 spectacular homes in the gated community of Kiawah Island. The tour takes place on Friday, April 5 from 1-5 p.m. The homes feature …

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Mar 10 2019

Labor, Commerce, And Industry Committee

The membership and Columbia addresses of the Labor, Commerce, and Industry Committee are; Alexander, Thomas C., Chairman  – 313 Gressette Bldg. Columbia 29201 Setzler, Nikki G. – 510 Gressette Bldg. Columbia 29201 Reese, Glenn G.  – 502 Gressette Bldg. Columbia 29201 Leatherman, Hugh K., Sr. – 510 Gressette Bldg. Columbia 29201 Williams, Kent M. – …

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Mar 07 2019

Distance Learning At St Johns High School

By Erica Taylor for The Island Connection A distance learning pilot program launched this school year in Charleston County School District, is an effort to create equity and ensure all students have access to classes, especially AP classes. Ninth and tenth graders at St. John’s High School and Baptist Hill High School are both using …

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Mar 06 2019

Acclaimed Pianist Performs For College Of Charleston Piano Series

By Nandini McCauley for The Island Connection Praised for his “powerful technique and voluptuous tone” (The Washington Post) and playing that is “at once sensitive and technically dazzling” (Daily Camera), Orion Weiss is one of the most sought-after soloists in his generation of young American musicians. Weiss has already performed with the top American Orchestras, …

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Mar 05 2019

Noted Geologist Explores Lowcountry Hazards

By Norman Powers for The Island Connection Dr. Norman Levine, director of the Lowcountry Hazards Center at the College of Charleston, will explore potentially dangerous natural events unique to the Lowcountry during the Seabrook Island Natural History Group’s Evening Program on Wednesday, Mar. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Lake House. Category 2 or higher-level …

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Mar 05 2019

Fashion For Feathers A Sold Out Success

By Sarah McKenna for The Island Connection Photos by Iggy Barskov Audubon South Carolina was pleased to host its first annual “Fashion for Feathers” event on Friday, Feb. 15, at the brand-new Hotel Bennett as part of the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition’s official 2019 lineup. The sold-out fashion show luncheon honored the legacies of John James …

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Mar 04 2019

Lowcountry Food Bank Hosts 20th Gala Event

By Alexis Barbalace for The Island Connection The Lowcountry Food Bank’s 20th annual Chefs’ Feast gala, which took place on Sunday, February 10, set a new record at $450,000 for donations that support the fight against childhood hunger. More than 750 community partners and guests attended the annual event. Three generous supporters donated $20,000 each …

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Mar 01 2019

Seabrook Island Garden Club: March 2019

By Alberta Barron for The Island Connection On Friday, Mar. 8 the Seabrook Island Garden Club meeting will be moving to the newly renovated Oyster Catcher Community Center. Members not residing on the island will receive a Special Event Pass that will allow them to park at the Oyster Catcher parking lot. This month the …

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