James Island in the News: December 2017

December 30, 2017
From The Post & Courier, Charleston
Kwanzaa’s principles continue to strike a chord
““But it’s not just for African Americans; Kwanzaa’s principles are relevant for everyone,” says Giovanni Richardson, a Gullah descendant and oral historian from James Island.”

December 30, 2017
From ABC News 4, Charleston
Space heater may have caused structure fire on James Island, investigators say
“Firefighters were able to contain and extinguish the fire while searching the property for occupants said Chief Fire Marshal Julazedeh.”

December 29, 2017
From The Post & Courier, Charleston
With Tony Elliott’s help, former Timberland standout Bernard Harmon managing success at Clemson
“Enter Elliott, a James Island High School graduate who makes it a habit to stop by Timberland High every spring.”

December 29, 2017
From CBS Live 5 News, Charleston
Emergency crews extinguish home fire on James Island
“Officials with the Charleston Fire Department say authorities received a 911 call just before 7:30 p.m. about a possible structure fire on Encampment Court.”

December 28, 2017
From ABC News 4, Charleston
James Island installs new public parking lot behind popular restaurant
“The Town of James Island recently installed a public parking lot on Santee Street just off Folly Road.”

December 28, 2017
From The Post & Courier, Charleston
Thriving restaurants, neighborhood complaints prompt town of James Island to open first public parking lot
“Some thriving restaurants and a popular community theater have created a shortage of safe parking near Folly and Camp roads and caused some complaints from nearby residents about cars blocking driveways.”

December 27, 2017
From ABC News 4, Charleston
The Lowcountry celebrates Kwanzaa
“Giovanni Richardson, the chairperson of the Kwanzaa committee—is James Island native who is devoted to educating the masses on why Kwanzaa is celebrated.”

December 27, 2017
From The Post & Courier, Charleston
Vision for Folly Road’s bike and pedestrian path steps closer to reality as funds fall into place
“Governments with jurisdiction on James Island have pledged matching funds to cover 20 percent of the project if the application is approved.”

December 24, 2017
From NBC News 2, Charleston
Dive team recovering body on James Island
“The initial call came in through the Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch Center shortly after 8:15 p.m. by a concerned family member or relative of the victim.”

December 24, 2017
From CBS Live 5 News, Charleston
Deputies: Body recovered after vehicle found in water on James Island
“Law enforcement and first responders are responding to a vehicle in the water, according to dispatch.”

December 24, 2017
From ABC News 4, Charleston
Body, vehicle reported in water at Sol Legare Landing on James Island
“Charleston County Sheriff’s Office divers are recovering what deputies say appears to be a body from the water at the Sol Legare Boat Landing in James Island, according to a CCSO spokesman.”

December 19, 2017
From CBS Live 5 News, Charleston
Charleston City leaders approve $400K match to fund ‘ReThink Folly Road’ project
“According to the in-depth report done, Folly Road struggles with inefficient traffic operations, infrequent sidewalks, limited bike lanes, sparse landscaping, and inadequate infrastructure to support Charleston Area Regional Transit Authority’s bus system. aging strip malls and auto-oriented commercial uses line the corridor.”

December 17, 2017
From NBC News 2, Charleston
Earth Heart Growers connects kids and the earth
“The group is currently in three Lowcountry schools, Malcolm Hursey Elementary in North Charleston, Montessori Community in West Ashley and Murray Lasaine on James Island.”

December 16, 2017
From The Post & Courier, Charleston
Clemson architecture, parks conservancy build pavilion for Medway community garden
“With input from Conservancy staff and community gardeners, the dozen students involved spent their fall semester designing and building a new garden pavilion at the community garden, located at 2113 Medway Road in the Riverland Terrace neighborhood on James Island.”

December 14, 2017
From The Post & Courier, Charleston
Stormtroopers descend upon Terrace Theater
“From 6-10 p.m. on Friday, December 15, Stormtroopers will be on site at the James Island theater to greet moviegoers.”

December 12, 2017
From The Post & Courier, Charleston
Charleston man sentenced to life for brutal 2013 domestic violence murder found dead in prison
“Her body was found at her James Island apartment by concerned co-workers after she didn’t show up for her shift at Locklear’s Beach City Grill on Folly Beach.”

December 12, 2017
From ABC News 4, Charleston
Power restored at James Island bus lot after drivers warn of “dangerous” conditions
“It’s pitch black,” said Sara Houl, a school bus driver for Durham School Services, before the issue was fixed. “Very, very dangerous.”

December 11, 2017
From ABC News 4, Charleston
New community garden from Clemson Architecture Center on James Island
“Graduate students from the Clemson Architecture Center have been designing and building a new garden pavilion at Medway Part and Community Garden on James Island.”

December 9, 2017
From The Post & Courier, Charleston
Interfaith arts group in Charleston addresses social justice issues
“The students, all ninth graders, came from Early College High School, Academic Magnet, James Island Charter High School, Porter-Gaud and Burke High School.”

December 6, 2017
From Discover Magazine
Saving Sea Turtles Through Community Litter Cleanups
“With funding from the Schutte STEM Enrichment Program, local high schools Ashley Hall and James Island Charter are incorporating this hands-on data collection into a comprehensive, semester-long project.”

December 5, 2017
From The Post & Courier, Charleston
Tony Elliott wins Broyles Award, given to college football’s best assistant coach
“Tony Elliott, the Clemson co-offensive coordinator and James Island High School graduate, has won the Broyles Award, given to college football’s top assistant coach.”

December 5, 2017
From ABC News 4, Charleston
James Island pedestrian hit by vehicle on Maybank Highway Tuesday morning
“The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash after which a pedestrian was sent to MUSC with head and leg injuries.”

December 5, 2017
From NBC News 2, Charleston
Auto-pedestrian accident on Maybank Highway
“This early morning, December 5, 2017, at 8:30 a.m., the driver of an Audi SUV was waiting to turn right from James Island Cleaners parking lot onto Maybank Highway as a pedestrian was walking west down the sidewalk.”

December 1, 2017
From CBS Live 5 News, Charleston
Man wanted after allegedly shoplifting over $1500 of items from Walgreens
“When deputies arrived they spoke to a witness who said they witnessed a man run out of the store with a shopping basket.”

December 1, 2017
From The Post & Courier, Charleston
Center for Heirs’ Property hold feast at McLeod Plantation 
“The Center for Heirs’ Property is hosting its annual “Unique Lowcountry Outing & Feast” on Dec. 9 at McLeod Plantation from noon to 5 p.m.”

 

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