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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Jan 02 2018

IOP moves to OPCON 4 in advance of Winter Storm Grayson

One to four inches of snow forecast A Winter Storm watch is in effect for Charleston County Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Weather forecast calls for a “wintry mix” to impact our area starting as early as 8:00 a.m. The coastal area could see anywhere from 1-4 inches of snow. In coordination with Charleston County, the …

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Dec 28 2017

Off-Road Duathlon Debuts At Laurel Hill County Park 

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Eye News A run-bike-run duathlon competition is set to debut at Laurel Hill County Park in Mount Pleasant. The inaugural OffRoad Duathlon will take place on Saturday, Jan. 20 and registration is now open. This event is hosted by the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission. The three-part race …

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Dec 27 2017

Meals On Wheels Receives 2018 Subaru Outback

By Melissa Nelson for The Island Eye News  East Cooper Meals on Wheels has won a 2018 Subaru Outback from Subaru of America Inc. On Nov. 16, Crews Subaru of Charleston presented the Mount Pleasant based nonprofit with the vehicle as part of the annual Share the Love event, a national effort that donates to …

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Dec 27 2017

Museum Mile Pass Available Online Through December

By Dana Clayton for The Island Eye News In January, Charleston’s Museum Mile offers a month long pass to 11 historical sites located within a one mile walking distance. The astonishing price is $25 adults/$10 children 12 and under, a savings of $98. The headliner is America’s first museum, The Charleston Museum, founded in 1773. …

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Dec 22 2017

Coyotes Concern Residents And Bettelli Recognized For 20 Years On Isle Of Palms

By Emma Woodham, Staff Writer for Island Eye News The Isle of Palms City Council met for its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 28. All members of council were present. Following the approval of last month’s minutes, Mayor Dick Cronin opened the floor for citizens’ comments. He said that the Citadel Brigadier Foundation 5K …

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Dec 21 2017

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: December 2017

Dear Island Neighbors, It’s hard to believe it’s already The Most Wonderful Time of The Year (good luck getting rid of that earworm!), but here it is. Better enjoy it before it slips away. It’s a great chance to share those moments with family and friends, and to enjoy the many treasures here in our …

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Dec 20 2017

Nativity Scene Gets A Facelift

By Susan Hill Smith for The Island Eye News Paint brush in hand, Bonnie Holden surveys the lifesized nativity figures in front of Isle of Palms First United Methodist Church and can’t help but see needed touch-ups. After all, she designed the scene in the early 1970s, and every December since then has worked with …

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