Jul 23 2019

Protecting Yourself And Your Investment

Provided by The Nautilus Company for The Island Eye News If you have a home in the Charleston area, then you are familiar with Hurricane Season. Typically, the season runs June 1 through November 30, but storms have been known to show up earlier or later. The past few years in Charleston have been particularly …

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Jul 22 2019

Golf Carts Galore

Photos by Mark Howard for Island Eye News Residents of Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms put their creativity on display in this year’s island golf cart parades. The heat didn’t melt the spirit of this year’s participants or attendees.  

Jul 19 2019

Newest Lucky Dog

By Laura Fogarty, Island Eye News Managing Editor Hi friends! I’m delighted to be the new editor of Island Eye News. I’ve always been in love with the ocean and with words (ask my sister and she’ll tell you that my favorite book as a child was the dictionary). I am amazed that I am …

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Jul 19 2019

’Tis The Season

By Dave Williams for Island Eye News The best way to be prepared for Hurricane Season is by understanding the foe you are up against, arming yourself with knowledge, and remaining calm. Each storm is different and presents a unique set of potential impacts. Never generalize about a looming tropical cyclone and have a trusted …

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Jul 18 2019

Fort Sumter And Fort Moultrie National Historical Park Commemorates The Assault On Battery Wagner On Saturday, July 20 At 6 p.m. At Fort Moultrie Visitor Center

By Paula Ogden-Muse for Island Eye News On Saturday, July 20 at 6 p.m., the film Glory will be shown in the Fort Moultrie theater, located at 1214 Middle Street, Sullivan’s Island, SC. The film is based on the people and events that led to the July 18, 1863 Union assault on Confederate Battery Wagner. The 54th Massachusetts Regiment, …

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Jul 18 2019

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: July 2019

Dear Island Neighbors,  I hope your summer is going well. Hard to believe we are already nearing the end of July! INDEPENDENCE DAY AND SO “FOURTH.”  Before it’s too late, I’d like to send a serious thank you to all the Island folks who helped us to celebrate this year’s events commemorating our nation’s birth. …

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Jul 18 2019

Run, IOP, Run

by Brielle Asero for Island Eye News The IOP Beach Run scheduled for Jul. 27 has one of the islands biggest turnouts, bringing in crowds of over 300 runners. This event attracts participants of ages ranging from 4 years to 65+.  The run has been held by the IOP Rec since 1998, and was previously …

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Jul 17 2019

Carolina Day Was Booming

Photo by Rob Byko for Island Eye News On Jun. 29, visitors to Fort Moultrie explored the American Revolution through the life of a soldier in South Carolina. Artillery demonstrations presented by members of the 2nd South Carolina Regiment took place throughout the event. Children were welcome to join the musket drills being presented by …

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Jul 17 2019

Who Are These Loggerheads?

By Mary Pringle for Island Eye News This is the tenth year that the Island Turtle Team has participated in a multi-state genetics research project by collecting a DNA sample from every nest that is laid in our project area. This is happening all along the coast from North Carolina to Georgia and now even …

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Jul 11 2019

Perspective Gallery Hosts Reception

By Kathy Bates for The Island Eye News Amelia Rose Smith, known for her paintings of the Lowcountry, is artist of the month at Perspective Gallery in Mount Pleasant. The gallery will host an opening reception on Saturday, July 13 from 4-6 p.m. Smith employs light, value and color to capture Charleston’s lofty skies and …

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