Apr 20 2018

Celebrate National Junior Ranger Day

By Dawn Davis for The Island Eye News Come celebrate National Junior Ranger Day at Charles Pinckney National Historic Site on Saturday, April 21. Activities will be offered throughout the day from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. The event is free. Children of all ages are invited to explore and learn about a variety of history …

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Apr 19 2018

Meals On Wheels Holds Record Breaking Event

By Melissa Nelson for The Island Eye News The 13th annual event, “A Meal to Remember” presented by Motley Rice, raised more than $145,000 for East Cooper Meals on Wheels, which will provide nearly 50,000 meals for homebound neighbors east of the Cooper. Guests gathered at Wild Dunes Resort on March 29 for this black-tie …

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Apr 19 2018

Charleston Triathlon Series Kicks Off May 20

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Eye News  The Lowcountry’s premier swim, bike and run competition, the Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series, kicks off its 28th year on May 20 at James Island County Park. The Series is a five-race series spanning May through August and is hosted by the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission. …

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Apr 18 2018

Local Student Aces Geography Bee

By Charles Vaughan for The Island Eye News Congratulations to Sam Henshaw of Moultrie Middle School, Mount Pleasant, SC, who finished first place in the 30th Annual South Carolina National Geographic Bee in Columbia, SC on Friday, April 6. As the state champion, he received a $200 cash prize, the “National Geographic Visual Atlas of …

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Apr 17 2018

Local Clemson Student Receives High Honors

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Isle of Palms resident, Angeleki Zecopoulos has accepted membership into The National Society of Collegiate Scholars after earning a perfect 4.0 grade average in the 2017 Fall semester.  She received a personal commendation from the university President, James P. Clements, who commended her hard work and dedication and …

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Apr 17 2018

Game, Set, Match And Championship!

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Contributing Editor Photos courtesy Volvo Car Open “If you love tennis, this is the place to be,” said a Tennis Channel commentator last Sunday afternoon. And he wasn’t wrong. Thanks to the Lowcountry’s erratic spring weather, Charleston tennis fans were gifted a spectacular day of tennis at the Volvo …

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Apr 16 2018

Charleston Animal Society CEO To Step Down

By Kay Hyman for The Island Eye News Charleston Animal Society’s Chief Executive Officer, Joe Elmore, will bring his tenure to a close in late 2018 or early 2019, pending a national search for the organization’s next chief executive. “My goal was to lead the organization out of crisis and bring the Board’s dream of …

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Apr 13 2018

Isle Of Palms City Council Meeting: March 2018

By Emma Woodham, Staff Writer for The Island Eye News Only a handful of seats were left in the council chambers by the time the regularly scheduled Isle of Palms City Council meeting began. Year-round managed beach parking was the topic that most residents present were concerned with. Following the invocation and pledge of allegiance, …

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Apr 13 2018

Day Trippin’

By Captain Chad Stewart for The Island Eye News One of our favorite trips at Holy City Sailing is to Beaufort. The Downtown Marina is situated right on the boardwalk lined with shops and restaurants. It’s a full day on our sailboat but don’t be afraid to venture down for just the day on a …

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Apr 11 2018

Mike Sottile Announces Reelection Campaign

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Charleston County Representative Mike Sottile announced on Friday, March 30 he will be seeking re-election to the SC State House. Representative Sottile noted his success in pushing for school choice, increased road funding to help alleviate traffic issues, working to prevent income and business taxes, and his environmental …

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