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Oct 23 2020

Say Hello To Your Spooky Side

By Chris Hauff for The Island Connection Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will offer spooky fun for Lowcountry families to enjoy during Halloween weekend. Visitors who come dressed in a costume Oct. 30 through Nov. 1 will have to pay only the children’s admission rate, and they’ll also have an opportunity to purchase daytime …

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Oct 23 2020

A Look At History

Staff Report for The Island Connection During January 2021, local residents and visitors will be able to visit all the sites on Charleston’s Museum Mile for one low ticket price. With the Museum Mile Month pass, they can spend an entire month learning about Charleston’s rich history and culture. The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic has taken …

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Oct 23 2020

Starlight, Star Bright

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection If you’re thinking you’d like to get a sneak peek at this year’s Holiday Festival of Lights, you might consider attending an outdoor evening yoga program at James Island County Park. A special holiday edition of Charleston County Parks’ Starlight Yoga series will take place on  Nov. 9 …

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Oct 22 2020

Mount Zion Holiday Fund

By Marilyn Armstrong for The Island Connection Once again, the Mt. Zion Holiday Fund Committee is seeking your help to place smiles on the faces of local children. The counselor and teachers at Mt. Zion Elementary School are already identifying families who are in most need of our support. The funds we raise will be …

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Oct 22 2020

Dunes Properties Announces New Brokers In Charge

By Angel Ward for The Island Connection Dunes Properties has announced the appointment of Mark Mitchell as broker in charge of its Mount Pleasant, Folly Beach and Charleston Peninsula offices.  “Mark’s 20-year background in management with Enterprise Holdings, as well as his leadership and real estate sales over the past 17 years with Dunes Properties, …

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Oct 21 2020

Kiawah Island Town Council Meeting: October 6, 2020

By Zach Giroux for The Island Connection The welfare of wildlife on Kiawah Island has been negatively impacted by the continued use of toxic rodent-control methods in recent years. Anticoagulant rodenticides have sickened and killed a vast array of island species and pose a threat to pets who ingest the toxic bait. Over the last …

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Oct 21 2020

Online Pledge

By Michael Stettner for The Island Connection Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center has launched an online pledge campaign that encourages people to take action and commit to prevent child abuse and protect children. The organization is joined by local mayors and other community leaders in a video message asking all …

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Oct 20 2020

Charleston County School District Teacher Of The Year

Staff Report for The Island Connection Lakevia Mills is honored to have been chosen as the Charleston County School District’s 2020 Teacher of the Year and hopes to use the opportunity to express the importance of creating equitable learning environments across the district. Mills, a science teacher at St. John’s High School, was informed that …

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Oct 20 2020

Pickin’ In The Park

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection Charleston County Parks is introducing a new way to celebrate fall this year – a drive-in bluegrass concert. Pickin’ in the Park will be held Nov. 7 from 1 p.m. o 4 p.m. at Johns Island County Park. Born out of a love for music and the desire …

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Oct 16 2020

Around the Bend

From the Charleston Music Hall for The Island Connection  Two upcoming performances are scheduled as part of the Charleston Music Hall’s Around The Bend series – the Marcus King Trio on Oct. 25 and Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires on Nov. 7. A 24-year-old guitar phenom and innovative songwriter, King can simultaneously switch from swaggering …

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