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Oct 12 2021

Major Berkeley Electric Project Coming Down The Treeline

By The Town of Kiawah Island for The Island Connection This fall, Berkeley Electric Cooperative (BEC) will be working on significant upgrades to the island’s electric infrastructure. These updates, which span most of the island, will replace old infrastructure and add capacity in areas where growth has outpaced the current grid’s reliability.  The most visible …

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Oct 11 2021

Symphony Tour Of Homes To Make Grand Return

By The Charleston Symphony Orchestra for The Island Connection The 2021 Symphony Tour of Homes on Kiawah Island, now in its 24th year, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13. Susan Leggett, the 2021 Event Chair comments, “The Tour is a fun way to explore the beauty of Kiawah Island while supporting the Charleston Symphony …

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Oct 08 2021

Cars On Kiawah Revs Up After COVID Stall

By Bruce Stermerman for The Island Connection Cars on Kiawah, the popular car show on Kiawah Island, returns on Oct. 16 after cancellations due to the COVID-19 virus. When last held in May 2019, Cars on Kiawah attracted 275 classic and collectible cars and around 4,000 spectators.  The show is held at Ocean Park, a …

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Oct 07 2021

Sea Island Golf Planned Development Update – Notice Of Withdrawal

By Stephanie Braswell for The Island Connection Today, Charleston County informed the Town that the applicant withdrew the Sea Island Golf Planned Development rezoning application. Please contact with any questions. The Town will update the community if/when a new application is submitted.

Oct 07 2021

Rezoning Proposes Outdoor Recreation Over Residential

By The Town of Kiawah Island for The Island Connection On Tuesday, Oct. 12, Charleston County Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed rezoning request for Sea Island Golf Planned Development located at 4455 Betsy Kerrison Parkway Johns Island. The undeveloped property between the Municipal Center and Resurrection Road. This parcel is in …

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Oct 06 2021

Zoning Administrator To Double As Code Enforcement Chief

By Maddie Heid for The Island Connection At the Sept. 30 Seabrook Island Town Council meeting, Mayor John Gregg was pleased to announce that Tyler Newman has been selected as the zoning administrator and chief code enforcement officer. The Town Administrator has fulfilled the position in the past. But numerous council members felt it needed …

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Oct 05 2021

Concealed Weapons

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection   In response to the new state law that went into effect on Aug. 15, the Open Carry with Training Act, Seabrook Island Town Council unanimously approved a resolution to prohibit the carrying of concealable weapons on town property and while using any machinery, vehicle or equipment owned or …

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Oct 01 2021

Eastern Horsemint, A Native Culinary Herb And Much More

By April Punsalan For The Island Connection Eastern horsemint (Monarda punctata), a native coastal herb, contains aromatic oils that bring delight to cooking and resilience to the body. This mighty herb contains up to 75% thymol, an essential oil with a sweet, peppery taste, known to be present in culinary herbs such as oregano and …

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Sep 30 2021

Message From The Mayor: September 2021

By Seabrook Island Mayor John Gregg for The Island Connection Hurricane season in our area begins June 1 and ends Nov. 30. The Atlantic basin peak period is from early August through the end of October. In recent years, hurricanes that impacted our area have been in September (Irma 2017, Florence 2018 and Dorian 2019) …

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Sep 29 2021

Crab Bank Construction, Restoration Underway

By United States Army Corps of Engineers for The Island Connection After several years of planning and fundraising, the anticipation is over and the excitement of construction activity begins on the restoration of the Crab Bank Seabird Sanctuary, nestled in Charleston Harbor between the tip of Sullivan’s Island and Patriots Point.  The U.S. Army Corps …

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