Oct 17 2017

Halloween Fun At Isle Of Palms Recreation Center

By Andy Sinwald for The Island Eye News Throughout the month of October, the Isle of Palms Recreation Department will host programs and events to help families get into the Halloween spirit. On Friday, Oct. 20 at 10 a.m. children ages 5-14 can paint and decorate their very own pumpkin. The program is held at …

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Oct 17 2017

Lowcountry Land Trust Collects 228lbs Of Beach Trash

Staff Report for The Island Eye News On Saturday, Sept. 16, 17 volunteers joined the Lowcountry Land Trust to participate in a beach sweep on Sullivan’s Island. Volunteers collected over 25 bags of trash weighing 228 lbs. and also cleared large pieces of wood, tires, children’s toys, beach chairs and rope from the beach. The …

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Oct 16 2017

South Carolina Department Of Health And Environmental Control Proposes Beachfront Jurisdictional Lines

The Island Eye News Staff Report The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has released new proposed beachfront jurisdictional lines for public comment through Nov. 6. DHEC’s Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management is required by law to establish and periodically review the position of two lines of beachfront jurisdiction once every …

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Oct 14 2017

Fort Sumter National Monument Announces Four Finalist Photos For The 2018 Annual Fort Moultrie Park Pass

By Dawn Davis for Island Eye News Fort Sumter National Monument has selected the four finalist photos. One of these pictures will be featured on the 2018 annual Fort Moultrie pass. The public will be able to start voting for their favorite photo starting Saturday, October 14. Voting will be done through www.facebook.com/FtMoultrieNPS or in …

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Oct 13 2017

Discover The History Of Your Lowcountry Property

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News Titles to property in the Lowcountry date back to the 1600s, and South Carolina has a rich trove of land records that document ownership dating back to the original land grants. On Thursday, Oct. 19, in a joint program sponsored by the Battery Gadsden Cultural Center and …

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Oct 12 2017

Marina, Drainage Main Topics For Isle Of Palms City Council

By Emma Woodham for The Island Eye News Mayor Dick Cronin opened the October City Council meeting by announcing that Isle of Palms has been voted the Charleston Choice Best Family Beach for 2017. He then opened the floor to citizens’ comments. First to speak was John Dodds, representative for Barrier Isles, LLC doing business …

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Oct 12 2017

Wando Band Takes Title In Summerville Competition

By Althea Stetser for The Island Eye News The Wando High School Marching Band began the season by continuing its winning tradition; it swept the awards at the Gus Moody Memorial Tournament of Champions at Summerville High School on Sept. 23. The event is important to high school bands from the Lowcountry, as it celebrates …

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Oct 10 2017

Open House At The Isle Of Palms Marina Draws Crowd And Questions

By Katy Calloway, The Island Eye News Editor Photos by Steve Rosamilia The City of Isle of Palms hosted a series of presentations at the Marina Open House event on Thursday, Sept. 28. The first of the three presentations on the Isle of Palms Marina Enhancement and Community Revitalization plan given by Kirby Marshall of …

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Oct 07 2017

Isle Of Palms Farmers Market

Photos by Steven Rosamilia

Oct 04 2017

Irmageddon, A Near Miss

By Mimi Wood for The Island Eye News Photos by Steve Rosamilia It wasn’t Irmageddon, as forecasters initially predicted. As island residents took heed of the prognostications, and scurried about filling gas tanks, emptying store shelves of water, and battening down the hatches, the old girl took a turn west. “The beach took a major …

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