May 17 2019

SCDNR Courtesy Boat Inspections Set During Memorial Day Weekend

Staff Report for Island Eye News  With the approaching very busy Memorial Day holiday weekend, The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Law Enforcement Division will be holding courtesy boat inspections at public boat landings across the state. SCDNR officers will perform a quick, but thorough, inspection of your boat to make sure you …

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May 17 2019

Letter To The Editor: A Veteran’s Affairs Soldier In Need

The young man volunteered for The Armed Services of the United States. In his case, Army. He had his reasons, like adventure, “Be All That You Can Be,” and not really knowing what else he wanted to do. So, he served his country. Went to war in the Middle East and became a good soldier. …

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May 16 2019

Isle Of Palms Resident Recognized For Excellence In Scientific Research

By Citadel Staff for The Island Eye News The Citadel Director of Undergraduate Research, Dena Garner, Ph.D., is the recipient of one of the top science awards presented by the state of South Carolina. Governor Henry McMaster presented Garner with the Award for Excellence in Scientific Research at a Predominately Undergraduate Institution at a ceremony …

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May 16 2019

Academic Magnet Named Best School In United States

By Erica Taylor for The Island Eye News Academic Magnet High School has been named the Best High School in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The U.S. News Best High Schools rankings include data on more than 17,000 schools that were ranked on six factors based on their performance on state assessments …

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May 15 2019

Mark Your Calendar

By Aaron Sweet for The Island Eye News The 2019 Isle of Palms Beach Run will take place Saturday, July 27 on Front Beach, behind the Windjammer on the Isle of Palms. Competitors can enter in the following divisions; 5K Run/Walk or 10K Run.  The race begins at 8 a.m. Youth Fun Runs start at …

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May 15 2019

Letter To The Editor: Support For Tidal Wave

Dear Mr. Mayor and Isle of Palms Council members: We are writing today to show our support for the Tidal Wave business at the IOP Marina. We have lived on the lsle of Palms and now Goat Island for 30 years. We also own a slip in Wild Dunes Yacht Harbor. We realize the land …

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May 14 2019

Best Finds At Low Tide

By Mimi Wood, The Island Eye News Staff Writer “Walking the beach, searching for treasures, you usually get your best finds at low tide,” Kristine Ratner observes. Hence the name of her husband Sam’s new venture: Low Tide Liquidation. He’s beyond excited to have recently taken ownership of the overstock shop tucked into the southeast …

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May 14 2019

Local Rider In Great Cycle Challenge

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Lisa Giuliani, a resident of Charleston, is planning to ride 300 miles and raise $2,500 during the month of June for Children’s Cancer Research Fund (CCRF) in support of its 5th annual Great Cycle Challenge USA. Great Cycle Challenge USA encourages cyclists across the United States to challenge …

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May 13 2019

Shellfish Harvesting Season To Close May 31

By Erin Weeks for Island Eye News South Carolina’s 2018-2019 season for the harvest of oysters, mussels, clams and all other bivalves from State Shellfish Grounds and Public Shellfish Grounds will close on Friday, May 31, 2019 at one half hour after official sunset, according to South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) officials. Because …

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May 13 2019

University School Of The Lowcountry Students Volunteer At Food Bank

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Students from Mount Pleasant’s University School of the Lowcountry participated in their Day of Service at the Lowcountry Food Bank on May 1. The young volunteers packed boxes of canned produce and protein for distribution to schools and senior centers. The Lowcountry Food Bank serves over 200,000 people …

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