Sep 16 2022

Van Gogh Exhibit Extends Stay Due To High Demand

By Arielle Alpino For The Island Connection Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, an internationally acclaimed Vincent Van Gogh multimedia exhibit that has sold more than 3 million tickets globally, has extended its stay at the Charleston Area Convention Center through September 25. The traveling exhibit was originally scheduled to leave the Lowcountry after its …

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Sep 14 2022

Palmetto Park Jam To Rock Out Palmetto Island County Park

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection Palmetto Park Jam is back this fall. Grateful Dead tribute band The Reckoning returns to headline this live music event at Mount Pleasant Palmetto Islands County Park on Sunday, Oct. 23. Held in a family-friendly festival atmosphere, this concert in the park will also feature food trucks and …

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Sep 14 2022

Fall Fishing Calls For Cool, Crisp Conditions

By Geoff Bennett for The Island Connection Fantastic fall fishing is about to begin thanks to a perfect storm of conditions. The combination of lower water temperatures, tons of bait and fewer fishermen on the water makes for an ideal scenario. The fact that cooler days will make fishing much more pleasant doesn’t hurt either! …

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Sep 13 2022

Swing Fore The Symphony Set For October 10

By Joyce Stifel for The Island Connection  The Charleston Symphony Orchestra League, Inc. offers both golf and music at “Swing Fore the Symphony 2022,” a premier golf event at the Country Club of Charleston on Monday, October 10. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Charleston Symphony Orchestra and CSOL music scholarships. Teams will be …

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Sep 13 2022

National Alliance On Mental Illness Promises A ‘Banner Year’ For Mental Health

Provided by the National Alliance on Mental Illness for Island Connection It’s a new day for mental health in America. More people are speaking openly about their mental health conditions than ever before, and the need for mental health services is on the rise.  It’s also a new day for NAMIWalks Your Way Charleston Area, …

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Sep 12 2022

Kiawah Island Golf Resort Triathlon Slated For October 2

By Town of Kiawah Island for The Island Connection The Kiawah Island Golf Resort Triathlon is a USAT sanctioned intermediate distance competition featuring a .7-mile swim, 25-mile bike and 6-mile run. This race is currently the only intermediate distance triathlon in the Charleston area to feature an ocean swim.  Race Date: Sunday, Oct. 2  Event …

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Sep 09 2022

Meet Kiawah Island’s Planning Manager, John Taylor Jr.

By Town of Kiawah Island for The Island Connection The following Q&A was conducted by the Town of Kiawah Island.  Q: What brought you to the Town?  “The Sea Islands is home to me, and I have a personal connection to Kiawah. I’ve always had a desire at some point in my career to do …

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Sep 08 2022

Seabrook Island Looks To Add Park On Town Hall Property

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection  Just when you thought Seabrook Island couldn’t get any more beautiful, Town Council is now thinking of adding a park to be situated somewhere on the 6 acres of property where Town Hall resides. With money already set aside for amenities around the Town Hall building, Seabrook Island …

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Sep 07 2022

Seabrook Island Looks Into Enhancing Beach Patrol Efforts

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection  It is not always true that the more things change, the more things stay the same. At least not when it comes to the Seabrook Island Beach Patrol. At the Seabrook Island Town Council meeting on Aug. 23, Council Member Jeri Finke announced that the town’s Environmental and …

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Sep 06 2022

Lowcountry Nonprofit Named Primary Responder For Stranded Dolphins, Whales

By Lauren Rust for The Island Connection Lowcountry Marine Mammal Network, a nonprofit organization, is now the primary organization authorized by the National Marine Fisheries Service to respond to sick, injured and dead marine mammals. The previous permit holder was Rob Young with Coastal Carolina University, who will continue to partner in the northern part …

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