2022 Chili & Chowder Cook-Off

We had a great time at the Chili/Chowder Cook-Off yesterday, 3/20/2022! Congratulations to the winners, Jeff Kramer, Nancy Lindimore, and Eric Johnson. Hopefully, if you missed this year, you can participate next time. Check out some of the photos from this year!  

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SPOA Chili/Chowder Cook-Off

The Annual Chili/Chowder Cook Off has been POSTPONED! 2:00pm Sunday, March 20th Beach Club We can still use contestants and professional tasters! Email communications@shipyardhhi.com to enter your dish

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Update from Deputy Town Manager 2/23/2021

An Update from Deputy Town Manager Josh Gruber 2/23/2021 View a Video Update at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=el_cL1bxyLg Here’s an update on what’s happening around Town: Hilton Head Hospital and Coastal Carolina Hospital to Reduce COVID-19 Testing Schedule As the demand and positivity rate for COVID-19 testing continues to decline within the community, Hilton Head Hospital and Coastal Carolina Hospital plan to reduce their hours of operation for drive-thru testing. Effective Monday, March 1, the hospitals will only offer drive-thru COVID-19 testing on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Please note, starting next week, the drive-thru will no longer …

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Update from Interim Town Manager 2/9/2021

An Update from Interim Town Manager Josh Gruber 2/9/2021 View a Video Update: https://youtu.be/viq8VdtNWnQ South Carolinians Aged 65 and Older Can Schedule COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments The window is now open for any South Carolina resident aged 65 or older, regardless of health status or preexisting conditions, to schedule an appointment to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Residents will be asked to provide a driver’s license or other form of ID at their appointment that confirms their age and, therefore, their eligibility to receive vaccine. Eligible persons can use the vaccine locator map (scdhec.gov/vaxlocator) on the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control’s …

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An Update from Interim Town Manager 2/2/2021

An Update from Interim Town Manager Angie Stone 2/2/2021 View a Video Update at www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYmuGNEotx8 Get Help Scheduling a COVID-19 Vaccine Shot Area hospitals and pharmacies continue to work on providing vaccines for COVID-19. A part of getting vaccinated is properly scheduling yourself for an appointment. Members of the Hilton Head Computer Club and Hilton Head Regional Healthcare are hosting two events to help local residents who are 70 and older and do not have an email address or a device to connect to the internet in order to register for a COVID-19 vaccine shot. The events will be held from …

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Update from Interim Town Manager 1/13/2021

An Update from Interim Town Manager Josh Gruber 1/13/2021 View the Video Update: yPVpukHwycQ Here’s an update on what’s happening around Town: We know many residents in our community want to sign up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. With the opening of registration for appointments for South Carolinians aged 70 and older, there has been an extremely large volume of requests. Officials with the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and Hilton Head Hospital, which is managing appointment requests, are asking for your patience with this process. Here is what you need to know about the registration process for the …

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Update from Deputy Town Manager 12/1/20

An Update from Deputy Town Manager Josh Gruber Here’s an update on what’s happening around Town: Town Review of Plans and Permit Submissions May Be Delayed Due to High Volume of Requests Due to a high volume of permit requests and plan submittals for development activity throughout Hilton Head Island, applicants may experience delays in plan reviews, permit issuances and inspections by Town staff. Also, please be aware that you may reach the Town’s voicemail system when calling the main Community Development Information Center line at 843-341-4757. Should you reach the voicemail, please provide the address, permit number and any …

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Update from Deputy Town Manager 10/30/2020

An Update from Deputy Town Manager Josh Gruber 10/30/2020 View a Video Update at https://www.youtube.com/watchv=gmd2eavN668&feature=emb_logo October 31 Marks Official End of Sea Turtle Nesting Season October 31 marks the official end of sea turtle nesting season. This year, the Hilton Head Sea Turtle Patrol reported nearly 46% fewer nests on Hilton Head Island beaches. They documented 291 nests for 2020 compared to 463 nests in 2019. They noted a 76% success rate with nest hatches. Unfortunately, 38 nests became misoriented due to violations with beachfront lighting. Beachfront lighting is an issue we are continuing to work on. Our Town Council’s …

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Update from Town Manager 10/28/2020

An Update from Town Manager Steve Riley 10/28/2020 View the Video Update at https://youtu.be/brfuaoYJPyY Here’s an update of what’s happening around Town. Parking Master Plan Highlights Walker Consultants, the firm we hired to conduct a study of our parking issues at our beach and community parks, shared a host of recommendations and possible actions with Town Council during its workshop on Tuesday. Among the recommendations Walker Consultants suggested are: Fee to park. Resident beach access pass. Coligny area on-street parking. Implementation of a pay-by-cell program. Resident parking district. License plate permit credentials. Consistent parking enforcement. Municipal parking citation program. Third …

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COVID-19 Reminders

Even though tourist season seems to be slowing down, we want to ensure that we work to keep you, the owners, and your guests safe. While there may be less traffic and beachgoers, the virus is still very much among us. Even with Hilton Head and Bluffton having enacted mask-wearing requirements, the Safety and Emergency Preparedness Committee urged us to provide you with the latest information showing the value of wearing a face covering. Data Analysis by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) shows: Those jurisdictions within South Carolina with mask requirements have seen an overall …

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