At this year’s South Carolina Press Association awards ceremony held Friday, March 22, The Island News took home five awards.
Among all weekly newspaper in the state, a photograph by Bob Sofaly won second place in the Humorous Photo category.
In the division of weekly newspapers with a circulation over 6,000, Bob Sofaly took first place in the Sports Action Photo category.
Photographer Todd Stowe won third place in the Personality Photography category.
For the design categories, Pamela Brownstein took third place for her Page One Design Portfolios and for Single Sports Page Design.
The annual News Contest recognizes the best in South Carolina newspaper journalism.