Latest Island Stories

2009-04-02 13:05:00

Researchers say global warming is bringing food stocks closer to shore, causing the mass beaching of whales along Australia's coast.

2009-03-31 08:30:00

HOUSTON, TX, March 31 /PRNewswire/ - The Terrapoint division of Ambercore, the 4D Company, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Tridex Solutions to provide an innovative LiDAR solution for Dauphin Island, Alabama.

2009-01-14 12:29:00

BALD HEAD ISLAND, N.C., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Every January, many of us resolve to change our lives for the better. Research shows that the most popular resolutions pertain to losing weight and getting in better shape in the coming year, yet a very small percentage actually achieve this goal.

2008-11-01 15:00:12

LL Cool J, Pat Benatar and Marvin Hamlisch were among those inducted this week into the Long Island, N.Y., Music Hall of Fame The artists, along with Blue Oyster Cult, Jean Ritchie, Public Enemy, The Tokens and The Ramones, were inducted during a gala Thursday night.

2008-08-27 00:00:24

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CRAWFORD, Texas President Bush proposed protecting three remote island chains, launching a marine conservation effort that could be one of the largest in history.

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.

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.

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.

2008-07-30 06:00:39

By Jim Faber and Tim Donnelly, The Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Jul. 30--Delta Air Lines will suspend its three daily flights from Hilton Head Island to Atlanta as of Nov. 30, less than two years after it started offering the service, the carrier announced Tuesday.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.