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Apr 22 2021

Skip Crane

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection There will soon be a vacancy on the Seabrook Island Town Council, but it was decided that a special election to fill the space will not take place. Councilmember Skip Crane is expected to officially resign from his post at the beginning of May. During the Ways & …

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Apr 21 2021

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection Consensus was reached among the Kiawah Island Town Council in its regular Town Council meeting on April 6 to use the town’s portion of fines collected through violations of the emergency ordinance regarding COVID-19 restrictions to donate to a nonprofit that impacts the hospitality industry. After sending the …

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Apr 20 2021

Kiawah Island Sign

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection Kiawah Island residents and visitors will soon have a new sign to welcome them as they enter the property, but it won’t be before the PGA Championship on May 20 as originally hoped. That being said, the lost effort certainly wasn’t from a lack of trying. At the …

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Apr 16 2021

International African American Museum Names Dr. Tonya M. Matthews New CEO

By Rochelle Riley for The Island Connection The International African American Museum (IAAM) has found the final piece for the massive global project that will change the landscape of African American history and its curation. Seventeen months after breaking ground on the museum, its board of directors has selected as their CEO, Dr. Tonya M. …

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Apr 14 2021

Mary Hill Named 2020 Angel Oak Award Honoree

By Thad Peterson for The Island Connection The challenges that our neighbors on Johns and Wadmalaw islands face every day are made even more  difficult when there isn’t enough food for themselves or their family. Mary Hill of Seabrook Island, the 2020 Exchange Club of Kiawah-Seabrook Angel Oak Award honoree knows that “Hunger is real …

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Apr 13 2021

PGA Championship

By Arielle Alpino for The Island Connection Delaware North’s Patina Restaurant Group is inviting local talent to join its team for the 2021 PGA Championship at The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, May 17-23. Patina Restaurant Group is looking to fill a variety of positions for the event, including bartenders, prep cooks, line …

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Apr 12 2021

Kiawah Island Photo Club

By Kimberly Wissel for The Island Connection The Kiawah Island Photo Club (KIPC) is saddened to mark the passing of our founder, John Sanders. He leaves a long legacy. Over the club’s 16 year history, Sanders served as club president, long-time board member, initiator of many of our most popular workshops, and creator of the …

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Apr 09 2021

Kiawah Island Town News

By Town of Kiawah Island for The Island Connection Solid Waste Service Change Monday, May 17 through Friday, May 21 – All residential and regime solid waste collection will take place in the evenings, beginning at 7 p.m. Trash and recycling cans must be placed curbside to ensure collection. There will be no backdoor service …

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Apr 08 2021

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting: March 23, 2021

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Town Council meeting held on March 23 hit on a number of current and upcoming issues. As for an upcoming issue, Council spoke about the expectation to hold the firework show on July 3. Town Administrator Joe Cronin reported that he spoke to the Seabrook …

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Apr 07 2021

Arguments Made Over Breaching Public Access To Captain Sam’s Spit In Future Development

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection The S.C. Supreme Court heard arguments for the fifth time on March 23 from several environmental groups, lawyers for Kiawah Development Partners and state officials about the future of Captain Sam’s Spit, a unique piece of land on Kiawah Island that is being eyed for the construction of …

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