James Island in the News: October 2017

October 31, 2017
From ABC News 4, Charleston
James Island residents concerned about school bus lot plans
“It’s been a debate on James Island for more than a year now.”

October 30, 2017
From the Post & Courier, Charleston
‘Sit down and shut up:’ Councilwoman sent insulting email to women behind Save James Island
“Charleston City Councilwoman Kathleen Wilson recently said she didn’t know why a group of politically-active James Island residents was backing her opponent, Carol Jackson, for the District 12 election on Nov. 7.”

October 30, 2017
From ABC News 4, Charleston
Charleston County School District seeks public input on bus lot
“Leaders say all James Island residents are encouraged to attend.”

October 28, 2017
From the Post & Courier, Charleston
Energetic shape — Green staples, innovations provide Charleston area home buyers with power saving choices 
“Richard Williams bought his home in Riverland Terrace on James Island five years ago.”

October 28, 2017
From the CBS Live 5 News, Charleston
Hundreds race across the James Island Connector
“The 19th Annual James Island Connector Run is officially in the books. Hundreds put on their running shoes and made the trek across the connector early Saturday morning.”

October 27, 2017
From the Post & Courier, Charleston
Police: Student charged after pellet gun found at James Island Charter High
“A tip to school administrators Friday morning led to the discovery of a pellet gun at James Island Charter High School Friday morning, Charleston Police have confirmed.”

October 25, 2017
From the Post & Courier, Charleston
Last chance for some outstanding October exhibits
“Gilmore is a painter of lush areas that are rich with the indelible impressions that the landscapes of James Island left on her young self.”

October 25, 2017
From the Post & Courier, Charleston
Crescent City pastry chef reshaping James Island sweets scene
“Sharon Aydlette by September was taking orders for Thanksgiving pies from devoted fans of her cinnamon rolls, pecan pie bars and sugar cookies.”

October 24, 2017
From the Mayo News, Mayo County, Ireland
Unmanned ‘Cruiser’ washes ashore in Ballycroy
“With the help of the US Coast Guard, students from the Harbor View Elementary School in Charleston, South Carolina launched HVES Cruiser on May 10, 2017 as part of an educational experiment to follow ocean currents and winds.”

October 24, 2017
From the Post & Courier, Charleston
Charleston City Council races on James Island get ‘bloody’ as outside groups weigh in
“The same group of residents who successfully pushed Charleston City Council for an apartment moratorium on James Island this year is now getting involved in the races for two of the island’s council seats.”

October 21, 2017
From the Post & Courier, Charleston
Crafting the creeps: Homeowners get creative in decorating homes for Halloween 
“Mimi Shogry-Dorman, and to a lesser degree, husband Matt Dorman, have been building their Halloween yard in the Ocean Neighbors subdivision on James Island for eight years, starting when their children were young.”

October 20, 2017
From South Strand News
SCDNR hosting open house in Charleston
“The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is hosting an open house at the Marine Resources Center on James Island on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.”

October 19, 2017
From the Post & Courier, Charleston
Porter-Gaud aiming for SCISA tennis title this weekend
“A James Island resident, she trains five times a week at Wild Dunes on the Isle of Palms with noted pro Martin Zumpft and three times weekly with Country Club of Charleston pro Toby Simpson.”

October 19, 2017
From the Charleston City Paper
Plan to manage development along Folly Road clears another hurdle
“New plans for regulating growth along Folly Road were approved by Charleston’s Planning Commission Wednesday night.”

October 18, 2017
From Live 5 News, Charleston
James Island Connector Run benefits students with disabilities
“Runners are preparing to hit the streets next weekend for the 19th annual James Island Connector Run.”

October 15, 2017
From the Post & Courier, Charleston
Officials and residents seek solutions to James Island’s deadly Maybank-Riverland intersection
“There on the pavement, at the intersection of Maybank Highway and Riverland Drive, she saw the banged-up Camry and pieces of 21-year-old Dani Betts’ motorcycle strewn across the road, she said.”

October 15, 2017
From NBC News 2, Charleston
Dog lost for a month following car crash
“It’s a scary thought for dog owners, you get into a car wreck and your dog disappears. That’s what happened to one James Island man during a recent roadtrip.”

October 15, 2017
From the Post & Courier, Charleston
Reviving a lost Lowcountry legend 
“With the seeds gathered from that initial effort, a quarter-acre was planted this year at McLeod Plantation on James Island, where it is flourishing with cultivation by the Friends of McLeod and other volunteers.”

October 13, 2017
From NBC News 2, Charleston
$4k of equipment stolen from James Island construction site
“The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a construction site burglary.”

October 13, 2017
From Live 5 News, Charleston
Wanted: Suspect caught on camera stealing more than $4k worth of equipment
“The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office needs your help to find a suspect who was caught on camera stealing more than $4,000 worth equipment from a construction company on James Island. ”

October 11, 2017
From the Moultrie News
The Nick Price Foundation – A local family’s journey of son’s brain tumor battle
“Nick Price is a James Island resident and a 17-year-old senior at Academic Magnet with a lifelong passion for soccer.”

October 11, 2017
From the Post & Courier, Charleston
Scram can’t keep the crowds away from its gourmet breakfast bites
“Scram is parked at 1291 Folly Road, in the Island Plaza near Grimball Road, from 8 a.m.-noon Thursday-Sunday.”

October 6, 2017
From the Charleston City Paper
Planning Commission meeting on short-term rentals turns into a real slobberknocker
‘“The law didn’t have room for us,” said Rashaunda Grant, who inherited a James Island home from her grandparents and has felt excluded under the current regulations and those under consideration by the Planning Commission.”

October 4, 2017
From the Post & Courier, Charleston
Stand-alone Ashley River bridge for cyclists and walkers proposed
“At the same time, the committee expressed its support for putting the bike lane on the James Island connector.”

October 3, 2017
From Charleston City Paper
McLeod Plantation hosts Sea Island Cotton Day on Oct. 21
“One muggy spring morning nearly five months ago, 1,500 circa-1939 Sea Island cotton seeds were planted at McLeod Historic Site.”

October 3, 2017
From ABC News 4, Charleston
Deputy injured in James Island crash
“The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that happened in the area of Camp Road at Folly Road on James Island.”

October 2, 2017
From Charleston Currents
GOOD NEWS: Officials break ground for new James Island library
“A new 20,000 square foot library on James Island should open by the end of 2018, according to library and county officials who kicked off construction of the facility at a Friday groundbreaking.”

October 1, 2017
From the Post & Courier, Charleston
21-year-old identified as victim in James Island motorcycle crash
“A 21-year-old Johns Island woman was identified as the individual who died on the scene of a two-vehicle wreck last month when the motorcycle she was riding collided with a car, authorities said.”

 

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Frontispiece" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1822. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3b47b780-0c31-0135-fa18-1917b1455179
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. “Frontispiece” The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1822. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3b47b780-0c31-0135-fa18-1917b1455179

James Island Bugle, 2017. James Island, South Carolina. 

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