Feb 13 2018

South Carolina Baltimore Oriole Winter Survey And Great Backyard Bird Count Set February 16-19

By SCDNR for Island Eye News The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will conduct an annual Baltimore Oriole Winter Survey Feb. 16-19in conjunction with the Great Backyard Bird Count. The state natural resources agency is interested in the status and distribution of these colorful songbirds that have begun wintering in the Palmetto State. Survey …

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Feb 07 2018

Baby Chicks In Time For Spring

Staff Report for Island Eye News Legare Farms is now taking reservations for its annual Rent-A-Chick program. Let your child experience the wonders of life by renting two baby chicks for two weeks. At the end of the two weeks, the chicks are returned to the farm to live with the other chickens in the …

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Feb 06 2018

In Their Own Words

Staff Report for Island Eye News Sandy Ferencz and Wendy Kelly will face off in the Feb. 13 special election for the seat vacated by Jimmy Carroll on the Isle of Palms City Council. They are both long-time island residents. To better familiarize you with their platforms, the Island Eye News posed to them the …

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Jan 23 2018

Signs To Save Shorebirds

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Are children’s drawings effective at keeping people away from migrating and nesting coastal birds? Audubon South Carolina (ASC) knows this to be true. Each winter, ASC staff gives coastal bird presentations to students across South Carolina’s coasts. The students are presented with a blank sign template and asked …

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Jan 22 2018

Lucky Dog Club: Goose

Age: 8 months Hometown: Mt Pleasant Breed: Blue Merle Border Collie Owner: Emma & Ryan Woodham Food: Iams Favorite Treat: Peanut Butter Vet: Mt Pleasant Animal Hospital Goose’s Story: In July 2017, my humans found me on Craigslist. They took one look at my spotted nose and knew they had to have me. Three days …

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Jan 20 2018

Surf Films Return To Charleston Music Hall

Staff Report for Island Eye News Carolina Surf Brand & the Charleston Music Hall are excited to announce Carolina Surf Film Festival’s first event of 2018, the 4th Annual Surf & Ale Bash on Friday, Feb. 2 at 7p.m. This is sure to be an awesome night packed full of surf films, delicious craft brews, …

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Jan 16 2018

Kelly Seeks Isle Of Palms Council Seat

Staff Report for Island Eye News Small business owner and longtime resident Wendy Kelly recently announced her candidacy for Isle of Palms City Council. A special election is scheduled for Feb. 13, to fill the seat made vacant by Jimmy Carroll’s election to mayor. “Living on this island is such a privilege,” said the candidate. …

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Jan 10 2018

Charleston County Parks And Recreation Commission Executive Director Honored

By Sarah Reynolds for Island Eye News On Dec. 13, the Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission’s executive director was honored with a statewide award. At their annual conference, the South Carolina Recreation and Park Association presented their Professional of the Year award to David Bennett. The SCRPA Professional of the Year nominee must be …

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Jan 09 2018

East Cooper Community Outreach Selected As Whole Foods Market 5% Day Community Giving Recipient

By Alana Morrall for Island Eye News East Cooper Community Outreach, also known as ECCO, proudly invites the public to support the organization by shopping at Whole Foods Market in Mount Pleasant this Thursday, January 11. Whole Foods Market, located at 923 Houston Northcutt Boulevard, will donate five percent of the store’s net sales for the day …

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Jan 08 2018

Top Players Join Volvo Car Open Field

By Arielle Alpino for The Island Eye News World No. 8 Caroline Garcia, World No. 9 Johanna Konta and WTA Newcomer of the Year Catherine ‘CiCi’ Bellis have committed to play in the Volvo Car Open’s main draw for 2018. The two top 10 players, Garcia and Konta, and 18-year-old Bellis, will be joined in …

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