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11:59 am on Monday May 20, 2013

Edisto Cocktail Party and Auction

The Edisto Island Open Land Trust (EIOLT) is hosting the 6th Annual Cocktail Party and Live Auction. The benefit will be held at The Club Room at Wyndham on Friday, June 21 at 6:30 p.m.  This is a night of great food, a fun casual atmosphere and a...
9:05 am on Saturday May 18, 2013

Smithsonian to preserve, display Edisto slave cabin

After local restoration attempts failed, one of the last standing slave cabins in the Lowcountry was headed for imenent collapse — until the Smithsonian Institution stepped in to save the Edisto Island structure at Point of Pines.
5:18 am on Saturday March 2, 2013

Edisto offering up a plethora of events for the spring season

With spring on the horizon, the Edisto Island and Edisto Beach communities are marking the shift with events. First up is the Edisto Eats Food Festival, on March 16 at McConkey’s Jungle Shack.  The Arts and Crafts Fair will begin at 11a.m.  The 3rd...
7:21 am on Tuesday August 21, 2012

Shrimp, shag, festivals and fun: Edisto winds down with late summer events

With school starting back and summer days shortening, the Edisto Island and Edisto Beach communities are prepared for the seasonal shift with a lineup of events for the fall season. On Labor Day weekend, Edisto will savor the last few official days...
3:58 am on Sunday July 29, 2012

Watch baby sea turtles crawl from their sea island nest

Sea turtles, they hatch from their sandy nests and make the short yet oh-so perilous guided-by-starlight crawl into the ocean waves. The S.C. Department of Natural Resources shares a video of 16 campers from Camp Wildwood whot set out at dusk on...
5:20 am on Friday September 2, 2011

Edisto savors the last lazy days of summer, 'shagging' into fall with a full lineup of festivals

Image by Flickr user scmikeburtonEdisto's island and beach communities plan to squeeze out the last bit of summer with a full schedule of events on Labor Day weekend and continuing through October.  The third annual Edisto Beach King Mackerel...
2:11 am on Sunday July 31, 2011

Five injured in Edisto night club shooting (update: video)

Image by Still image by Flickr user Null ValueUpdate July 31: Still no suspects, but ABC News 4 has expanded their coverage with a video report (watch it above) and notes the community's concern over the local spot. We'll be sure to keep you updated...
3:35 am on Wednesday February 9, 2011

Charleston County deputy witnesses early morning suicide (update: name released)

Update February 9: Police have released the name of the man who fatally shot himself, but little more appears to be known. The Post and Courier has the brief and reports the man's name at Guy Glen of Edisto Island. First reporting: A Charleston...
1:08 am on Wednesday March 10, 2010

Alligator, up close

Image by Kathy A closeup of an alligator at the Edisto Island Serpentarium.
2:30 am on Sunday January 10, 2010

Break-ins perplex in southern Charleston County

Image by Flickr user subsircle The southern and rural part of Charleston County has been shocked by an upswing in crime and burglaries, even more perplexing is why and where the crime surge has come from. The Post and Courier did a bit of looking...