Latest Island Stories

2008-07-23 15:01:04

By Alvin Benn, Montgomery Advertiser, Ala. Jul. 23--SAND ISLAND -- Two rickety, one-way wooden bridges with protruding nails and rotting boards are all that connect this community of 200 to the "mainland." It isn't that far -- only a few feet really.

2008-06-26 06:02:32

By Tim Donnelly, The Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Jun. 26--Some property owners could get to use more of their land and not have to worry as much about tree cover under changes to environmental rules Hilton Head Island is considering.

2008-06-20 06:00:15

By Tim Donnelly, The Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Jun. 20--Recipe for the next 10 years of Hilton Head Island: Take 2 cups of the distinctive island brand, mix with a heaping helping of new environmental initiatives and cook over the flame of Charles Fraser's legacy.

2008-06-16 06:00:28

By The Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Jun. 16--20 YEARS AGO --A shark bite that sent a Missouri man to Hilton Head Hospital for leg surgery was only the third such incident reported in the ocean off Hilton Head Island in 15 years.

2008-02-20 03:00:33

By Lamont, Eric E Stalter, Richard LAMONT, E. E. (Honorary Research Associate, Institute of Systematic Botany, The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx. NY 10458) AND R. STALTER (Department of Biological Sciences, St. John's University, Jamaica, NY 11439).

2007-08-03 12:20:00

Health officials in South Carolina say they have received thousands of reports of jellyfish stings in the past week from the Hilton Head Island area south of Charleston.

2006-12-17 09:00:09

By Omhovre, Claire The fact is that the beginning always begins in-between, intermezzo. GILLES DELEUZE AND FLIX GUATTARI, A THOUSAND PLATEAUS.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.