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May 14 2021

Arts, Etc. Thanks Art And House Tour Business Sponsors

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection The Arts, etc. board and committees worked hard in preparation for the 2021 Art and House Tour, and were saddened to cancel it due to COVID-19 concerns and precautions. There were so many youths on the sea islands we were planning to support with arts enrichment programs. Therefore …

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May 14 2021

Alligator Mating Season Has Begun

By The Town Of Kiawah Island for The Island Connection Alligators are a common sight on Kiawah, basking on pond edges or lazily swimming in the numerous ponds. The warmer weather of spring triggers breeding activity in alligators. Read the timeline below on what you can expect. April – Alligator courtship beings May – Mating …

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May 13 2021

Cassique Club Chef Demonstrates Use Of Herbs In Cuisine

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection Michael O’Shaughnessey spoke to a large gathering of the Kiawah Island Garden Club in the Cassique herb garden and then prepared a wonderful herb-filled luncheon for them. O’Shaughnessey was originally from Ohio and came to Charleston in 2006 to attend the Culinary Institute of Charleston. After receiving his …

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May 12 2021

Spring Is In Full Swing And We’re Ready For A Sea Island Celebration

By Jennifer Woody for The Island Connection Sea Island gardeners are looking for ideas, which means it’s time for garden tours. Find inspiration for your garden at the Kiawah Conservancy’s Garden Party. This year the Kiawah Conservancy is pairing our garden tours with live music and food. During the tour, Lee Bundrick, Sr. Ecological Health …

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May 12 2021

Beach Leash Ordinance Seasonal Change

By Town Of Kiawah Island for The Island Connection As a reminder, from March 16 – Oct. 31, dogs must be on a leash at all times on the beach from the western Critical Habitat Area (near Beachwalker County Park) to the eastern boundary of the Beach Club. Electronic leashes are prohibited. View the pet …

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May 11 2021

Rabbit Disease Concerns South Carolina Wildlife Officials

By South Carolina Department Of Natural Resources for The Island Connection Officials with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) are concerned about a rabbit disease that affects wild and domestic rabbits and is nearly always fatal. Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus-2 (RHDV2) is a highly contagious disease that affects all rabbits. Fortunately, humans are not …

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May 11 2021

2021 Charitable Contribution Awardees

By Town Of Kiawah Island for The Island Connection On April 6, Kiawah Island Town Council approved the 2021 Charitable Contribution recommendations made by the Ways and Means Committee at the preliminary review on March 22. Funding was awarded to the following organizations: • Backpack Buddies Seabrook Island: $2,500 • Barrier Island Free Medical Clinic, …

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May 10 2021

Charleston County Public Library Seeking Community Input For Future Branches

By Doug Reynolds For The Island Connection Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) wants your help in shaping the future of some of its branches! CCPL is collecting input and opinions from community members about potential programs/events and makerspace equipment for the three libraries currently under renovation (Hurd/St. Andrews, John’s Island, and Otranto Road). The information …

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May 07 2021

Seabrook Island Artist Guild

By Sharon Peck for The Island Connection Oil painter Hilarie Lambert enjoys painting: vintage toys, notable architecture, or coastal scenes.  Through the filter of light in an egret’s wings in flight, or the way a newspaper crumbles under just-caught blue crabs, Lambert reveals the beauty in what we might have forgotten or gotten too busy …

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May 06 2021

PGA Of America Shares Official Spectator Guide & Tips For PGA Championship

By Arielle Alpino for Island Connection The official PGA Championship spectatorguide has been released for the golf season’s second major championship, May 17 – 23 at The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. All attendees are encouraged to review the guide ahead of the 2021 Championship to learn important information regarding tickets and admissions policies, on-site …

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