Aug 27

Isle Of Palms Heads Toward Uncontested Election

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor The 12 p.m. deadline for filing for a seat on Isle of Palms’ City Council passed on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 with just four petitions submitted. Incumbents Jimmy Ward and Jimmy Carroll are stepping up to serve another 4 years, while current councilmembers Michael Loftus and Ryan Buckhannon …

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Aug 27

Enjoy Dinner With Death

The cast of "Last Will and Testament," from left to right, Daniel Jones, Mariana Robertson Hall, Jerry Squires, Kristin Irvin and Terry Koster.

Staff Report for Island Eye News The Crabpot Players announced its Season 23 kick-off fundraising event will be an interactive murder mystery dinner. “Last Will and Testament,” an audience participation murder mystery directed by Jimmy Ward, will be staged at the Crabpot Theatre on two nights only. Texas was never this fun – or this …

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Aug 27

Half-rubber Is A Game Anyone Can Play

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By Joe Wright for Island Eye News Photos by Steve Rosamilia The physicality of many sports limits those who can play. Most athletes lose ability while they age. But the sport of Half-rubber is one you can play at almost any age, and one many play their entire lives. Saturday, August 15,the Isle of Palms …

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Aug 27

To Be Or Not To Be?

Crabpot follows up summer camps with a Hamlet workshop.

By Ashley Prentice for Island Eye News The final session of Crabpot Players musical theater summer camp saw campers performing selections from popular shows like Matilda, Hairspray, Cinderella, Les Miserables and more. Campers worked independently and in small groups to focus on their talents. They also performed in larger group numbers and the instructors helped …

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Aug 27

Bringing Nature Back To School

Andrew Killough, left of the sign holding paper, at the dedication ceremony for the SIES Nature Trail in 2008. Today Killough's Eagle Scout project is installing new signs on the newly revitalized trail.

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor Photos by Steve Rosamilia “Thank goodness for Eagle Scouts,” says Holly Blair, Coastal Programs Coordinator at Sullivan’s Island Elementary School. “It’s hard to get things done otherwise.” It’s a Saturday afternoon in August and Blair is standing with an armful of pizza boxes observing the grounds of the …

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Aug 27

Isle Of Palms Son And Peace Corps Volunteer Returns From Guatemala

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By Viraj Naik for Island Eye News Growing up in South Carolina it’s not often one has the opportunity to broaden his or her horizons in a rich new environment and culture. Luckily one resident of the Isle of Palms found a way. Jimmy Carroll III, the first-born son of IOP councilmember Jimmy Carroll, joined …

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Aug 21

Isle Of Palms Police Report: June 2015

Monday, June 1 Simple Possession of Marijuana – 14th Avenue. An Officer conducted a traffic stop for an equipment violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver had an arrest warrant with Summerville Police Department and was in possession of a quantity of marijuana. The driver was arrested and transferred to the Summerville Police Department. Tuesday, …

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Aug 20

Tastes Of The South: Jam Drinking Vinegars

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By Charlotte Myer for The Island Eye News Editor’s Note: Tastes of the South is a new column by Charlotte Myer, Specialty Food Buyer at Southern Season, highlighting South Carolina vendor’s and their delicious local products. One of my favorite Lowcountry offerings come from Charleston based producers of drinking vinegars, Jam Beverage Company. Owners Samantha …

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Aug 19

Isle Of Palms Tackles Noise Ordinance

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By Kathryn Casey, Island Eye News Staff Report Over the past year, some Isle of Palms residents have been complaining to city council about the noise levels on the island, emanating from both restaurants and bars, and residences. Some residents have expressed a desire that the city enact a stronger noise ordinance, others that the …

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Aug 18

Isle Of Palms Heads To Polls This November

Staff Report for Island Eye News This November, residents of Isle of Palms will go to the polls to fill four council seats. The municipality operates under a city council form of government consisting of the Mayor and eight council members. Candidates for office run in nonpartisan, at-large elections for staggered four year terms. The …

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