Feb 04 2020

Anne Rivers Siddons Tribute

By Doug Reynolds for Island Connection Acclaimed authors, renowned poets, distinguished educators and more will gather at CCPL’s Main Library on Friday, Feb. 7 from 6-8 p.m. to celebrate the life and legacy of their friend and colleague Anne Rivers Siddons. Join them as they share their personal experiences, tributes and feelings for Siddons, who …

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Feb 03 2020

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

By Alberta Barron for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Garden Club welcomes our very own Karen Babb Feb. 14, for a presentation on “Feng Shui Basics: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.” The program begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Oyster Catcher Community Center. With more than 35 years as a trained and …

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Feb 03 2020

No Drilling Zone

By Reagan Kelley for The Island Connection Senate Bill 870 received key approval from a five-member Senate subcommittee Jan. 15. The vote four to one vote signifies the first approval of the Senate to permanently prohibit infrastructure associated with offshore drilling off the coast of South Carolina. The bill, pre-filed by Sen. Chip Campsen, a  …

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Jan 31 2020

A Fun-filled Year Ahead

By Danielle Bol-De Greve for The Island Connection A Very Happy New Year to everyone. The Seabrook Island Photography Club Leadership Team has put together an exciting, fun-filled year, including field trips, presentations from local professional photographers, social activities and a schedule designed to further our photographic skills – to explore, learn, excite and entertain. …

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Jan 30 2020

Town Of Kiawah Island Council Meeting: Tuesday, January 7, 2020

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Plenty of staff attended the Town of Kiawah Island Jan. 7 meeting, a bevy of contractors and a handful of diehard constituents. The packet of materials was particularly thick for the first meeting after the holidays, despite a relatively thin agenda. Mayor Craig Weaver addressed parliamentary …

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Jan 30 2020

20 Years In Charleston

By Arielle Alpino for The Island Connection The Volvo Car Open, the largest women’s-only tennis tournament in North America, will celebrate 20 years in Charleston in 2020 with elevated experiences, exciting activities and new initiatives. The highly anticipated event will take place April 4 through April 12 on Daniel Island.       The 2020 tournament will …

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Jan 29 2020

They’re Back

By Mike Gorski for The Island Connection He’s back once again this year and with him are most of his clients, friends and fellow business owners – and he’s added a few in an effort to smash last year’s record of $40,000 raised for a worthy cause: helping children in need. This year’s goal is …

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Jan 29 2020

Among The Best

By Keely Laughlin for The Island Connection Bob Milne, considered to be the best ragtime/boogie-woogie pianist in the world, will perform Feb. 6 at the Seabrook Island Club. Milne was filmed and documented for future generations in 2004 during three days of interviews at the Library of Congress and was declared a National Treasure at …

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Jan 28 2020

For The Birds

By Aaron Given for The Island Connection Temperatures were mild, ranging from the upper 60s to the lower 70s, for the ninth Sea Islands Christmas Bird Count Jan. 3. Participants had to deal with south winds ranging from 12 to 20 mph, which undoubtedly affected the birding. The strong winds kept some songbirds hunkered down …

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Jan 28 2020

Artist Of The Month

By Sharon Peck for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Artist Guild will showcase one of its longtime active members, Brenda Tilson, in February.  Brenda’s paintings will be on display in the front hall of the Lake House throughout the month. A longtime SIAG active member and exhibitor, Brenda holds degrees from the University of …

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