Apr 18

Letter To The Editor: The Road To Unity On Sullivan’s Island

Where to start in responding to Wayne Stelljes, who insists that certain people should not be allowed to speak at Town Council meetings and workshops? Does Wayne think that a rule like that should ever be applied to him? Who exactly would decide who gets to speak and who doesn’t – and when “enough is …

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Apr 18

Slow Start To Spring Fishing

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By Capt. Geoff Bennett For Island Eye News Lots of cold days and nights during March kept thoughts of traditional spring fishing on the back burner. With highs in the 70s forecast over the next ten days, let’s hope we have turned the corner. Warmer water temperatures should bring out the trout bite while anglers can …

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Apr 17

Is Isle Of Palms Funding Downtown Charleston Tourism?

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By Kathryn Casey for Island Eye News On Tuesday April 2, the Isle of Palms Accommodation Tax Committee met with representatives from the Charleston Visitors Bureau. Currently, the Isle of Palms pays $425,000 in accommodation taxes to the CVB to promote tourism on the island. J. Perrin Lawson III, Deputy Director of the Bureau explained …

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Apr 17

Artfields Revitalizes Lake City

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By Carol Antman For Island Eye News Until 2013, T.OD Johnson’s place on Saul Street was Lake City’s singular art gallery. His storefront window is a hodgepodge of cheap Asian cups and knick-knacks surrounded by arts and crafts (portraits, Eskimo and Indian motifs, hanging mobiles of spiraling cardboard and collaged cereal boxes) that he’d accumulated …

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Apr 16

Harris Teeter To Open By End Of Month

“We are in discussions with a restaurant for the free standing building.”
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(Photo by Steven Rosamilia)

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor After being without a major grocery store since late 2012, residents of the Isle of Palm’s will be pleased to hear they’ll be doing their weekly shops a little closer to home by the end of this month. “We are looking to wrap up the grocery store construction and …

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Apr 16

Signs On Notice?

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By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor The proposal to replace the two Isle of Palms welcome signs with electronic boards does not have favorable public opinion, says Isle of Palms City councilmember Michael Loftus. “I’m not in favor of the signs at all,” he said in an interview with Island Eye News. “It’s a fiscal …

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Apr 15

Sullivan’s Island Police Blotter: January And February, 2014

01/01/14 – Officers received a report of an assault taking place at Dunleavy’s Pub, on arrival the officers located the victim who stated that a female subject had been harassing and grabbing him. The female was located at Home Team BBQ and was advised that she was on trespass notice of Dunleavy’s; the victim did …

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Apr 15

Speedy Lil’ Devils On Sullivan’s Island

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Photos by Steven Rosamilia These Speedy Lil’ Devils pause on Sullivan’s during The Palmetto70 Relay on Saturday, March 29. The one-day relay adventure traveled through 70 scenic miles of the Lowcountry, beginning in the Francis Marion Forest and ending at James Island County Park taking in the Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s on its way. …

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Apr 11

Police Cars Get New Look

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The Isle of Palm’s Police Department is giving its fleet a spiffy new look. Going forward, all new cars will received this updated design (pictured). According to Emily Dziuban, Communication Coordinator for the city, this change will take several years to complete for the entire fleet, and there is no additional expense as all police …

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Apr 11

Tea And Treats At First United Methodist Church

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Photo by Steven Rosamillia The First United Methodist Church on Isle of Palms hosted its 24th annual Tea Room and Boutique Wednesday, March 26 through Saturday, March 29. Ladies served lunch from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. and The Crafty Ladies sold their handmade birdhouses, wreaths, floral arrangements, painted furniture and children’s clothes. Tweet

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