Jun 03 2022

Kentucky Man Saves Two From Drowning On Seabrook Island

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection A recent visitor to Seabrook Island left his vacation with more than just fond memories of relaxing on the beach – he left as a hero. Robert Edgerton, with Island Beach Services, the company that supplies Seabrook’s beach patrol services, provided information to Seabrook Island Town Administrator Joe …

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Jun 03 2022

New Legislation Opens Red Snapper Harvest In South Carolina Waters

By South Carolina Department Of Natural Resources for The Island Connection Red snapper are not often caught within South Carolina state waters, but a new law will allow anglers along the coast to take advantage of some they do encounter. The South Carolina General Assembly recently passed legislation that allows for yearround harvest of up …

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Jun 02 2022

Kiawah Island Finds First Bobcat Den Of 2022

Staff Report for The Island Connection Kiawah Island’s first bobcat den of 2022 has been found. On April 12, the Town’s biologists, Jim Jordan and Aaron Given collared bobcat 550, an adult female, alongside her den with two male kittens near 25 Ocean Course Dr. During the past month, bobcat 550’s collar has stopped taking …

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Jun 01 2022

Calm Before The…

Photo by Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection The beach access path at Boardwalk 8 on Kiawah Island, taken on May 22, before a storm rolled in.  The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season officially began June 1 and is expected to run until Nov. 30. 

May 27 2022

Confirmed HPAI In Dead Vultures

Staff Report for Island Connection The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), US Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Clemson Livestock Poultry Health are aware of a mass die-off of wild vultures in Charleston County. Some of these dead vultures tested positive for highly pathogenic avian …

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May 27 2022

Bob LeFevre Named Artist Of The Month

By Seabrook Island Artist Guild for The Island Connection  Bob LeFevre, a resident of Seabrook Island and Salem, SC, retired from a successful career in business at the age of 55 pursuing his passion of oil painting. Since childhood, he loved the water and everything related to it, so naturally his painting from the start …

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May 26 2022

South Carolina Republican Party Rents Kiawah Island Town Hall

Staff Report for The Island Connection Memorial Day is a time of respectful remembrance of those who have served our country.  It is an appropriate time to consider how we may personally serve. One of those ways is to vote. The South Carolina Republican Party will be hosting an information meeting to help educate local …

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May 26 2022

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

By Sea Island Hunger Awareness Foundation for The Island Connection  New Johns Island neighbor, Minero Mexican Grill & Cantina, opening in the former Fat Hen location, popped up recently (April 13) for a sneak preview at Low Tide Brewing where Executive Chef Shamil offered Minero favorites—including homemade chips with a trio of arbol and the …

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May 25 2022

Kiawah Island Turtle Patrol Locates First Loggerhead Nests Of Season

Staff Report for The Island Connection The Kiawah Island Turtle Patrol has now located six loggerhead nests so far this season.  The Town is proud of the devoted resident volunteers that make up the Kiawah Island Turtle Patrol team.  REMINDER  • Never harass, touch or disturb hatchlings or eggs.  • Take all items with you …

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May 25 2022

Voting Opens For Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

Staff Report for Island Connection Voting is now open for the Condé Nast Traveler 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards. Once again, both The Sanctuary (Best Hotels & Resorts) and Kiawah Island (Best Islands) are nominated.  And once again, last year, Kiawah Island finished No. 2 Best Island in the Continental US, just behind Hilton Head. The …

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