Showing posts from March 1, 2013

Bloody Point Update

Dear Friends of Bloody Point, We've been taking advantage of this slow season on Daufuskie to plan lots of exciting things for the Spring and Summer! We have all the ingredients to make your trip to Daufuskie one to remember. Now, with a full year and half under our belt, we're planning to be even bigger and better than ever before. Here is what we have in store for you: Amenities Update: The Golf Course is open and is improving every day! Our Grand Opening will take place on Memorial Day Weekend, which will give the course one more full season to reach peak conditions. Thanks to the early spring and lots of rain, we should be in tip-top shape sooner than anyone could have accepted. Pro Shop is open 7 days a week, from 8am to 5pm, and is accepting tee times - 843.341.5566. We have a fleet of brand-new rental carts that can go anywhere on the island except Haig Point! Whether you need a day rental, a week-long rental, or even a month-long rental, Bloody Point is your one

Helipad proposed on Daufuskie Island

by CASEY CONLEY 843-706-8147 Read more here: The Daufuskie Island Fire District is seeking Beaufort County approval to build a helipad near the main fire station on Haig Point Road. The proposal involves removing trees and other growth in a roughly 250-foot by 250-foot area to allow a medical helicopter to transport seriously injured people from the island. "They want an area adjacent to the fire station for the purpose of medical evacuation if it's needed," said county planning director Anthony Criscitello. "They would clear an area so that a helicopter could land and take off if necessary." No new construction is planned for the site. Criscitello said the proposal came before the county's Development Review Team because it calls for removing a number of large trees. "That's all it is, clearing lan