Oct 01

22nd Annual Isle Of Palms Connector Run And Walk For The Child

Race day is Saturday, October 4.

Staff Report for Island Eye News The Isle of Palms Connector Run celebrates its 22nd year on Saturday, October 4, 2014. The race offers a 5k run, 5k walk and a 10k run with one of the most scenic views in the South. All funds raised go directly to local organizations for the prevention of …

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Oct 01

Charleston Concert Association Presents Expanded 2014-2015 Season

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By Kevin Flarisee for Island Eye News This October, the Charleston Concert Association, will open its 78th season with an incredible line-up of world-class artists. The 2014-2015 season sees CCA performances take place in three venues: the Sottile Theatre at the College of Charleston, the Charleston Music Hall, and the Performing Arts Center in North …

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Sep 30

Isle Of Palms Holds Public Forum On Paid Parking Plan

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By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor Following months of intensive deliberation and study the City of Isle of Palms is seeking public input on its current proposal to implement a beach parking permit program for the 2015 beach season. (For details on the program see the article in Sept. 12 issue of Island Eye …

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Sep 29

The Dinghy Washes Up On Front Beach

Johnny Yaquinto is The Dinghy’s barman.

By Kathryn Casey, Island Eye News Staff Writer Photos by Steve Rosamilia By simply walking into The Dinghy, one can immediately tell that this new taproom and kitchen on the Isle of Palms is little bit different. Set across from the street from the bars on Front Beach, The Dinghy is metaphorically and literally an …

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Sep 29

Isle Of Palms Honors Former Fire Chief

Isle of Palms flags were at half staff for Larry Britton.

Photos by Steve Rosamilia Flags outside Isle of Palms’ Public Safety Building flew at half mast earlier this month, honoring former IOP Fire Chief Larry Britton, 58, who passed away September 8, 2014 while working for Charleston County as a Technology Services and Radio Operator. The flags at Sullivan’s Island Fire Department were also lowered …

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Sep 29

“The Multiple Crises In The Middle East: Where Are They Headed And What Can Washington Do About Them?”

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By Chuck Bensonhaver for Island Eye News Dr. Barbara Sude, Senior Political Scientist for the RAND Corporation, will speak at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, October 8 at The Citadel Alumni Center. Her topic, very relevant to current events will be, The Multiple Crises in the Middle East: Where Are They Headed and What Can Washington …

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Sep 26

Sullivan’s Island Unveils Design Of New Town Hall

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By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor As one major town building project concludes, another one ramps up. The Sullivan’s Island Elementary School dedication ceremony took place Monday, Sept. 22, a week after the town of Sullivan’s Island unveiled the final designs for the new Town Hall/ Police Station. “It’s very nice,” was the response …

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Sep 26

Invention Of Wings At Poe Book Club

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By Connie Darling for Island Eye News The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd will be discussing the next book discussed at the Edgar Allen Poe Library Book Club. The club will convene October 18 at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is invited to the discussion. There will be treats, coffee, conversation and of course book …

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Sep 26

Homeowners Tax Rates To Change

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By Natalie Hauff for Island Eye News The Charleston County Assessor’s Office wants the public to be aware of a recently amended South Carolina law that affects the tax rate of homeowners with rental properties. The law governs the four percent Legal Residence Exemption regarding owner occupied property that is rented for part of the …

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Sep 19

Beach Recycling Surprising Success On Isle Of Palms

Donnie Pitts deploys IOPs recycling bins along front beach. (Photo by Steve Rosamilia)

By Kathryn Casey for Island Eye News This summer, the city of Isle of Palms implemented an experimental recycling program on the beaches, adding blue recycling bins alongside the yellow bins. IOP was the first beach in the area to use this program. The bins were installed Memorial Day weekend, and following the immediate success, …

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