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Dewees Island Welcomes Public Safety Officer Lauren Cook

Dewees Island welcomes our newest POA staff member, Lauren Cook. Lauren is originally from Fairfax County, VA. She started out as a Fire Explorer for Fairfax County Fire Rescue in high school. She moved to Charleston to attend Charleston Southern University for Athletic Training, but ultimately went back to her passion and joined C&B Volunteer Fire Department in Ladson, SC. She completed all the required fire academy classes at C&B …Read More

It Is Sea Turtle Nesting Season!

We currently have two loggerhead nests; May 4th was CBCB and May 7th was Serendipity.  Folks are predicting it will be a big year for South Carolina.  If you would like to sign up for sea turtle patrol please click the following link  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0B4CAAA929A02-dewees3 We also have nesting Wilson’s Plovers, a threatened shorebird nesting on the beach.  Be on the lookout near posted nesting areas as well as any open …Read More

Message from the POA President – May 2, 2019

Dear fellow Deweesians, Your Board is charged with, and focused on, protecting this wonderful Island and community. We are actively trying to steer our way through these troubled waters and welcome all suggestions. Surgeons (and even mere Gastroenterologists like me) know that, when there is serious infection, like an abscess, it is essential to let the pus out. That seems to be happening on the island, with lots of comments …Read More

Call for Volunteers – Restoring Island Signage

Dear Community Members, We would like to gather a group of volunteers to help us paint our various signs around the community.  As you all know, the weather takes its toll on the signage over the years, and we are seeking volunteers who will assist us in helping restore these signs and beautify the island.  The signs in need of a little “TLC” include the signage at our docks as …Read More

Dewees Island Welcomes Captain Cindy Holland

Dewees Island welcomes our newest POA Staff member, Captain Cindy Holland. Cindy relocated to the Charleston area with her spouse in December 2017. As a Columbia, SC native, Cindy grew up near the lake and always enjoyed being on the water. She moved to Hilton Head in 1972 and got her captain’s license a few years after. During her time in Hilton Head, she lived on a boat at a …Read More

Dewees Island Welcomes New Staff Member, Ellen Dempsey

Dear Owners, It is my pleasure to welcome Ellen Dempsey as our new accountant.  We appreciate all that Ray Roberts has done over the past several months during this transition period, and he will continue to assist Ellen over the next couple of weeks.  I am very excited about the level of accounting experience Ellen brings to our operation.  Ellen and her husband moved from Ohio to Mount Pleasant 4 …Read More