July 12, 1997 |
It began with small hand-printed signs, posted now and then at the foot of the bridge joining this unruly South Carolina sea island to the mainland city of Charleston. Come to a meeting at the high school, the signs invited. Come help the new James Island Residential Assn. Bill "Cubby" Wilder saw one of those signs. He went to a meeting, then told others what was up. Eventually, Ron Middleton grew interested.