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Jul 19 2021

Beach Rules

By The Town of Kiawah Island for The Island Connection Although the Fourth of July holiday has passed, please be mindful of the following ordinances in place for your safety and preservation of our environment. Ordinances apply to property owners and visitors, and anyone found in violation could be ticketed.  Beach Rules  • Stay off …

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Jul 16 2021

Katherine Watkins

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection  The search is over. The Town of Seabrook Island has a new town clerk/treasurer upon the impending retirement this summer of Faye Allbritton, who served the post for the past 25 years.  Katharine Watkins will fill the shoes of Allbritton, providing accounting, clerical and secretarial services to the …

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Jul 15 2021

No Pay Or Benefits

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection Serving as mayor of Kiawah Island or as a member of Town council won’t pay off – monetarily that is. At the July 6 Town Council meeting, Kiawah Island Town Council unanimously approved, on first reading, Ordinance 2021-09, which would rescind Ordinance 2020-13 passed in December 2020 approving …

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Jul 14 2021

Medical University Of South Carolina Emergency Department

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection It was October 2019 when the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) first proposed a Certificate of Need application with the state of South Carolina for a Sea Islands emergency department (ED) to be located at 1884 Seabrook Island Road on Johns Island. Now, almost three years later, …

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Jul 09 2021

Letter To The Editor: Emily Claire

In accordance with the Bill of Rights and 2nd Amendment, I support our constitutional right and privilege to bear arms. However, if you are incapable of safely using a firearm, you should not own a gun. Just as if you are blind, you cannot get a driver’s license, and if you are a convicted felon, …

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Jul 08 2021

Art Exhibition

By Public Works Art Center for The Island Connection Public Works Art Center, a non-profit community art center in Historic Downtown Summerville, is showcasing Charleston-based artist Anita Laudone Harley’s exhibits at the West Gallery through July 23. Harley has lived full time on Kiawah for 9 years and is a member of both the Kiawah …

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Jul 07 2021

July 2021 Artist Of The Month: Debbe Falls Finkelstein

By Seabrook Island Artist Guild for The Island Connection Now that the Lakehouse has relaxed its COVID-19 restrictions, the Seabrook Island Artist Guild will once again showcase one of the guild’s artist’s works each month. Take a walk down the hall from the lobby towards the library to see the artworks of Debbe Falls Finkelstein.  …

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Jul 06 2021

James Island Elementary School

By Charleston County School District for Island Connection The MUSC Boeing Center for Children’s Wellness (BCCW) in partnership with Charleston County School District (CCSD) celebrated over 80 schools and their wellness efforts last month. During the 2020-21 school year, 41 CCSD schools earned a Wellness Award. The grand prize winner was James Island Elementary School …

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Jul 02 2021

Sea Island Habitat For Humanity

By Sea Island Habitat for Humanity for The Island Connection Starting July 1, 2021, Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach and Sea Island Habitat for Humanity partnered together to complete critical home repair projects across the Sea Islands and beyond. This partnership will allow Sea Island Habitat for Humanity to increase their capacity to complete …

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Jul 01 2021


By Maddie Heid for The Island Connection Each town is ringing in Independence Day with its own special celebration. Look below to find out what’s going on in your area!  North Charleston  4th of July Festival Location: Riverfront Park Start Time: 7 PM  North Charleston’s 4th of July festival is back for 2021! The event …

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