Nov 22 2017

Ferencz To Run For Isle Of Palms Open Council Seat

By Sandy Ferencz for Island Eye News At the time I withdrew from running for an IOP City Council seat, my husband was in the midst of quarterly medical procedures at the Mayo Clinic. This had to be my top priority, along with supporting fresh new candidates in the race. With Jimmy Carroll as our …

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Nov 21 2017

40th Annual Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble

By Danielle Snider for Island Eye News It’s that time of year again, when the pounding of sneakers will be heard throughout Downtown Charleston on the biggest running day of the year. We are talking about the 40th Annual Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble. Known as the largest 5K in Charleston, on Thanksgiving Morning …

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Nov 18 2017

Correction

Throughout the Oct. 27 edition of the Island Eye News, Volume 13, Issue 14, we incorrectly spelled candidate for IOP Council Jonathan Gandolfo’s name and incumbent candidate for IOP Council Barbara Bergwerf’s name. Our sincerest apologies to both candidates.

Nov 18 2017

Letter To The Editor: Charleston Deserves National Cemetery

Dear Editor, We are blessed to have three National Cemeteries in South Carolina: Beaufort (est.1863), Florence (est. 1865) and Fort Jackson (Columbia area, est. 2008). It disappoints me that the Charleston area, with its strong military heritage and significant military presence today, does not host a final resting place dedicated to our departed military heroes …

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Nov 15 2017

Students Learn Through Exit Polling

By Sarah Vega for The Island Eye News Students from University School of the Lowcountry researched Isle of Palms mayoral and town council candidates, as well as the $5.5 million marina referendum, as part of their annual exploration of elections and the democratic process. However, at USL, the research only provided the knowledge base for …

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Nov 15 2017

Circular Congregational Church Releases Cookbook

By Barbara Brant-Williams for The Island Eye News Circular Congregational Church is pleased to announce the publication of The Edible Gospel, Recipes and Reflections from Circular Congregational Church (UCC) $18.00. Curated by the editorial team of Barbara BrantWilliams, Linda Chinnis, Lucille Keller, and Carolyn Thiedke, this Charleston cookbook includes essays by Stephanie Hunt, artwork by …

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Nov 14 2017

Temperatures Falling, Redfish Schooling

By Geoff Bennett for The Island Eye News Fishing in October was fantastic and we can expect November to be just as good, if not better! Chilly nights remind redfish and trout that they had better eat now or it will be a long few months ahead. Per usual, artificial lures become very effective as …

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Nov 14 2017

Putting Your Home On A Short-term Rental Site?

Staff Report for Island Eye News Over the past several years, the private rental market has changed immensely with companies such as Airbnb, VRBO, Homeway, etc. Today, individual homeowners can rent their homes or single bedrooms simply with nice photos and a smartphone. “For property owners and tenants, the service easily connects various rental units …

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Nov 13 2017

Wando Warriors Deliver Memorable Performance

By Rebecca Imholz for The Island Eye News The Wando Marching Band lived up to and surpassed their own expectations and high standards by delivering another awardwinning performance at the 2017 Bands of America Super Regionals inside MercedesBenz Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 28. The Warriors earned second place overall, and tied for overall best music …

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Nov 13 2017

Reigning Champion To Defend Her Title At The Volvo Car Open

By Arielle Alpino for The Island Eye News  The 2017 Volvo Car Open champion Daria Kasatkina will return to Charleston in 2018 to defend her title. The 20-year-old Russian will join U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens, two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitová and U.S. Open finalist Madison Keys in the growing player field. Kasatkina secured her …

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