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Mar 13 2020

Family-friendly Event Celebrates Outdoor Activities

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection The Charleston Outdoor Fest, a family-friendly event that celebrates the paddle sports and outdoor recreation communities, is scheduled for April 18 and April 19 at James Island County Park. The two-day event features a multitude of activities to explore in a festival setting. Guests can try their hand …

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Mar 12 2020

Spring Into Spring

By Ali Buendo for The Island Connection Freshfields Village, located at the crossroads of Kiawah and Seabrook islands, will offer various events to celebrate the spring season.  On March 19, Freshfield’s Village Sip & Stroll returns. Shoppers can take advantage of special in-store events, sales and promotions at select participating retailers while enjoying light refreshments …

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Mar 12 2020

Transparency Is The Key

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Senior Staff Writer Suffragettes in the early 20th century holding their “Votes for Women” signs were often treated to violence by an array of antagonists who painted them as an enduring threat. Nevertheless, they persisted, and the 19th Amendment was added to the U.S. Constitution on Aug. 26, 1920. …

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Mar 11 2020

Talking Turkey

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Seabrook Island Town Council opened its Feb. 24 meeting half an hour early to accommodate a public hearing of ordinances 2020-01 and 2020-02. There were still plenty of seats available, but late arrivals had to shoehorn themselves between existing clusters, as attendees seemed to have come …

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Mar 11 2020

Don’t Delay

By Brian Sherman for The Island Connection The 2021 PGA Championship is more than a year away, but now is the time to act if you hope to score tickets for or volunteer to help out at one of the most prestigious events in professional golf. Tickets and volunteer registration opened March 3 for the …

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Mar 10 2020

Art And Architecture

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection The 20th annual Arts, etc. Kiawah Art and House Tour is scheduled for April 3. On that day, between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., the public will have the opportunity to tour five spectacular homes on Kiawah Island, varying in architecture from traditional to contemporary and offering equally …

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Mar 10 2020

Encore Performance

By Brian Sherman for The Island Connection Speakers at the press conference at the PGA Championship’s Media Day, with the coveted Wanamaker Trophy, included, left to right: Julius Mason of PGA America; Roger Warren, president of Kiawah Island Golf Resort; former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley; and PGA Championship Director Scott Reid. (Photo by Chris …

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Mar 06 2020

The Red Knots Are Coming!

By Stephanie Braswell Edgerton for The Island Connection Each spring, from March through May, the red knots make their way to Kiawah Island. Did you know? Red knots undertake an incredible journey from South America to the Arctic, traveling over 9,000 miles, sometimes flying for six to eight days continuously over the open ocean without …

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Mar 06 2020

A Proactive Approach To Flood Mitigation

By Stephanie Braswell Edgerton for The Island Connection While Kiawah has proven itself to be resilient and adaptable to ever-changing coastal conditions, one cannot ignore the significant role that the ocean and rivers play in community planning. The Town of Kiawah, alongside all the island entities, is taking a proactive approach to address the issue …

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Mar 05 2020

Ticket And Volunteer Registration Open For The 2021 PGA Championship

By Arielle Alpino for Island Connection From left to right: Julius Mason, PGA America; Roger Warren, The President of Kiawah Island Golf Resort and past president of The PGA of America, Co-chair of PGA Championship Council; Nikki Haley, former United States Ambassador to the UN and former governor of the South Carolina; and Scott Reid, …

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