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2012-07-19 23:00:06

It's official; Hilton Head Island, SC is now known internationally as a role-model for eco-friendly resort development, announces The Vacation Company, a long-standing property management firm specializing in vacation rentals in Hilton Head. Recently - July 10, 2012 - resort developers from China and Thailand met with a local environmental development consultant, Ed Modzelewski, Chairman of Applied Technology and Management Inc. (ATM), an engineering and design firm that specializes in...

2011-12-22 08:00:00

Hilton Head has turned up the heat for fall/winter season vacation rental reservations and bookings for 2012. With the Harbour Town Holiday Festival of Lights, winter sports events, and a temperate climate, the off-season is back on in this coastal island off South Carolina. Hilton Head Island, SC (PRWEB) December 22, 2011 Hilton Head Island is ablaze with holiday lights, shows, and displays everywhere you look, resulting in a record number of vacation rental reservations for 2012,...

2011-03-25 00:00:30

Hilton Head Island shakes off the recession and Island Getaway Rentals is leading the charge. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina (Vocus/PRWEB) March 24, 2011 2009 was a year that everyone in the tourism industry, or any industry for that matter, would love to erase from their fiscal memories. Island Getaway Rentals, Hilton Head Island's largest and most respected home and villa vacation Rental Company, is doing their part to make sure that those memories are foggy at best. Through...

2011-02-17 00:00:47

Area sports enthusiasts couldn't be happier that Hilton Head Island's premier annual PGA golfing event, the Heritage, survives even without the moniker of a major corporate sponsor. Instead, the 2011 tournament held April 18th - 24th, is being sponsored by a galvanized community of business owners, patrons, island visitors, residents of Beaufort County, and the Heritage Classic Foundation. Hilton Head Island, SC (PRWEB) February 16, 2011 Get up, get ready, get driving, and get your plaid...

2009-09-14 15:22:00

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Retired General Robert Magnus -- a member of the CNA Military Advisory Board (MAB) of top-ranking admirals and generals -- will present findings to a Parris Island Town Hall Meeting from the Board's two groundbreaking reports that identify national security threats posed by climate change and the United States' energy posture. Their most recent report warns that continuing business as usual is perilous and recommends immediate action to address...

2009-05-22 09:31:00

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C., May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- An exciting new juried fine art show will debut Memorial Day weekend at Shelter Cove Harbour on Hilton Head Island, S.C. The Hilton Head Art Festival at Shelter Cove Harbour will take place May 23 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and May 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. This two-day event brings together an eclectic mix of the nation's most talented artists, as well as leading local and regional artists, who will...

2008-08-06 09:00:30

By Tim Donnelly, The Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Aug. 6--Hilton Head Island's Town Council on Tuesday officially nixed a commercial building from plans to overhaul the parking lot at the island's busiest beach spot. When it first drafted the plan in 2006, the town wanted to include a snack stand, store or other commercial use as part of the major renovations of the Coligny district. The idea was to provide beachgoers a place to grab a snack or suntan lotion before hitting the...

2008-08-03 06:00:14

By Michael Welles Shapiro, The Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Aug. 3--The builder of a pagoda-shaped restaurant visible from the bridges to Hilton Head Island was granted permission to build a dock that extends 350 feet into Mackays Creek by Beaufort County's zoning board. The decision comes as construction continues on the building, which has a new sign that reads Sea Trawler Restaurant. The owner, Wilbert Roller Jr., had signaled at an April zoning board meeting that he...

2008-08-02 00:00:14

By The Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Aug. 2--Hilton Head Island was the in the enviable position this week of sitting back and watching officials up the coast scramble to defend water quality off their beaches. Hilton Head did well in an annual report by the Natural Resources Defense Council, but the report had state and Horry and Georgetown county officials parsing the data used. The council reported that eight of South Carolina's 10 most contaminated beaches are along the...

2008-08-01 06:00:28

By Justin Paprocki, The Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Aug. 1--A. Whitney Brown promises he'll do nonpartisan political humor this week at the Hilton Head Comedy Club. This comes from the self-proclaimed "100 percent Democrat," the child of a union household in Michigan, the man who wrote for liberal-bastion Air America. "You might laugh when I say I'm doing nonpartisan political humor," he said. "But that's my goal." "The job of the comedian is to make people laugh. My goal...


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