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Jun 30 2021

Seabrook Island Code Enforcement

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection  Summer has arrived and with it comes more people on the beach, which equates to more violations. At the Seabrook Island Town Council meeting on Tuesday, June 22 there were quite a few public comments alluding to the need for more beach patrol. One comment complained of a …

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Jun 29 2021

Shark Bite

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection  At the June 22 Town Council Meeting, Seabrook Island Town Administrator Joe Cronin recounted a shark bite incident from June 6 at approximately 8 p.m. Beach patrol reported that the victim was a teenage girl who was taken to the hospital via ambulance. Since the incident happened at …

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Jun 25 2021

Darius Rucker

Photo by Mic Smith Photography LLC for Island Connection Country music star and Charleston native Darius Rucker performs June 9 at The Windjammer on Isle of Palms. The concert was not open to the general public and exclusively held for 1,000 area health care workers.

Jun 25 2021

Increases To State Saltwater Fishing License Fees Take Effect July 1

By Erin Weeks for The Island Connection Saltwater anglers fishing in South Carolina waters will begin paying more for their licenses beginning July 1, 2021. The change will affect both resident and non-resident recreational anglers, and saltwater charter fishing vessels. The increase in the license fee passed by state lawmakers and signed into law by …

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Jun 24 2021

Seabrook Island Birders: July 2021

By Seabrook Island Birders for The Island Connection After a whirlwind of activities in June, the summer heat will cause a small slowdown.  Birding at Camp St. Christopher  Thursday, July 1, 2021 8:00 am- 10:00 am  A trip to Camp St. Christopher will start off the month. While exploring the lagoons, paths, and slough of …

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Jun 23 2021

Concert

By Charleston County Parks for The Island Connection Charleston County Parks’ Johns Island County Park Concert Series wraps up with its final installment on July 10. Enjoy nature while taking in the smooth Motown tunes of The Legacy on Saturday, July 10. A variety of food trucks will also be available with a wide selection …

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Jun 22 2021

Citadel

By The Citadel for The Island Connection Andrew B. Williams, Ph.D., will join The Citadel School of Engineering as dean on July 1, 2021.  Williams joins the leadership team at the Military College of South Carolina from the University of Kansas School of Engineering where he is the Charles E. and Mary Jane Spahr Professor …

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Jun 21 2021

Triathlon

By Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission for The Island Connection In association with youth and junior triathlon coaching specialists Palmetto TRIbe, the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) will host its annual Youth Triathlon on July 24 at James Island County Park. The event is open to ages 7 to 15. The multi-sport …

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Jun 18 2021

Mink

By Theresa Stratford for The Island Connection   Described by Jim Jordan, a wildlife biologist on Kiawah Island, as “cryptic,” mink are small animals, dwelling mostly in the marsh. Although unseen by most people, the Kiawah Island Conservancy presented to the Town’s Environmental Committee on May 12 about possible funding to study this mysterious animal. …

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Jun 17 2021

Together While Apart

By Deanne Bowers for The Island Connection I want to share with you a beautiful story about collaboration, hope and creativity that came out of all the sadness and isolation at the height of the global pandemic. In July of 2020, I created the Together While Apart Art project out of a desire to combat …

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