Jun 24 2022

Lowcountry Bottom Fishing Rodeo Gears Up To Cast Off

By Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy for The Island Connection The Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy is on the hook for its biggest fundraiser of the year. The Lowcountry Bottom Fishing Rodeo returns for its fourth year in Charleston waters from July 8 to July 10 at the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina. With prizes up to $7,000, anglers …

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Jun 24 2022

Youth Triathlon Set To Plunge Into James Island County Park

By Charleston County Parks And Recreation Commission In association with youth and junior triathlon coaching specialists Palmetto TRIbe, the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission will host its annual Youth Triathlon on Saturday, July 30 at James Island County Park. The event is open to ages 7 to 15. The multi-sport event will be held …

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Jun 24 2022

Seabrook Island To Kick Off Fourth Of July With Fitness

By Seabrook Island Property Owners Association Start your celebration of the Fourth of July holiday with some fitness fun at the Seabrook 5K Walk/Run. Whether you are running, walking, or a combination of the two, it is fun for all.  This family-friendly event will begin at 8 a.m. at The Lake House and take participants …

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Jun 24 2022

Letter To The Editor: Preserve Our Home

The Town of Seabrook Island recently published a study regarding the growth of short-term rentals on Seabrook Island. This report, which was supposed to be the Town’s data-driven effort to study this topic, was neither data-driven nor objective. In fact, the report seemed more focused on discrediting Preserve Seabrook, a concerned citizen’s alliance with nearly …

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Jun 23 2022

Envisioning The Future

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection Kiawah Island Mayor John Labriola addressed the residents and other constituents at the Town Council meeting on June 7 with a heartfelt message. “The next five years will see a great amount of activity,” Labriola observed. “There will be projects underway, some completed and some being initiated. And …

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Jun 23 2022

Tina Mayland Named Seabrook Island Artist Guild Artist Of The Month

By Seabrook Island Artist Guild for The Island Connection Tina Mayland is a native Charlestonian and to her, the Lowcountry of South Carolina is as close to paradise as any place on earth. After a 30-year career as VP of Marketing with AT&T taking her to Atlanta, Georgia., Washington DC, and New Jersey, she returned …

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Jun 22 2022

Independence Day Art Show

Staff Report for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Artist Guild will hold an art show on Friday, July 3 at The Lake House in Live Oak Room. The show goes from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will include Artist’s work from all over Seabrook. Many different mediums, including oil, fine craft, watercolor, pastel, …

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Jun 22 2022

South Carolina Shrimp Harvest Fully Opens

By South Carolina Department Of Natural Resources for Island Connection After a cool spring in South Carolina, the majority of white shrimp in coastal waters have reproduced – and officials at the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources have given the go ahead for shrimp season to open in full. Commercial shrimp trawling opened in …

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Jun 21 2022

Kiawah Island Corridor Study ‘Critically Important’ Priority

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection As development increases on Kiawah Island, so does the traffic, which is why road improvements are a priority for the Town of Kiawah Island. Dillon Turner of Kimley Horn, the consultant working with the Town on recommendations for the potential impacts on the Kiawah Island Parkway, presented a …

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Jun 21 2022

Alan Fleming Tennis Tournament To Seize The Court In October

Staff Report for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Racquet Club has announced the annual Alan Fleming Senior Open Clay State Championship to be held on Seabrook Island from Oct. 5-9. The event has grown into a premier tournament in the Southeast and nationally, attracting more than 250 senior tennis players from as many as …

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