Aug 19

Business And Community Expo Slated For September 18

Stephanie Taylor, right, manned the Hudson’s Import Service booth at last year’s Mount Pleasant Business and Community Expo. Hudson’s is among the local businesses that have already reserved a booth for the 2014 Expo, scheduled for Sept. 18 at the Omar Shrine Convention Center.

  By Brian Sherman for Island Eye News How will this year’s Mount Pleasant Business and Community Expo be different from last year’s version? It won’t, for the most part, according to Expo Committee member Denise K. James. There’s a reason there will be few changes from 2013 to 2014. The Expo, sponsored by the …

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Aug 19

World Affairs Council Of Charleston Announces New Season

  By Chuck Bensonhaver for Island Eye News The war in Gaza, an airliner shot down in Ukraine, desperate children amassing on our southern borders; these, and many other world events increasingly command our attention. As Americans, our pride in good deeds done, our sense of decency, and we as the only remaining superpower, all …

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Aug 18

Sullivan’s Island Police Report: June, 2014

06/01/14 Officers responded to a report of a subject threating suicide after he and his girlfriend had been involved in an argument, officer arrived and spoke to the subject, had EMS check the subject. EMS determined that the subject was not suicidal and the subject was placed on trespass notice and released at the scene. …

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Aug 18

Golf For The Post On The Coast

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  By Bob Hooper for Island Eye News VFW Post 3137 on the Isle of Palms is having their 15th Annual Gene Johnson Golf Tournament September 14, 10 a.m. at Wild Dunes Harbor course. The cost is $80 per person ($320 a team), with shotgun format. Sign in is at 9 a.m., with drinks on …

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Aug 18

Wild Blue Ropes Hosts Back To School Bash For Pattison’s

  By Sarah Savoye for Island Eye News Charleston’s locally owned high climbing challenge course, will host a Back to School Bash benefitting Pattison’s Academy on Sunday, August 24 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. The mission of Pattison’s Academy is to improve the quality of life for children with disabilities through education and rehabilitation …

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Aug 16

Letter To The Editor: Resorting To Personal Attacks

  It is indeed sad that IOP resident Scott Kegel would resort to personal attacks to denigrate the efforts of hundreds of Sullivan’s Island residents to protect and preserve our historic community through the referendum process. And with such self-interested comments! Kegel will presumably be able to have his children attend SIES, without ever having …

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Aug 16

Hatching Time Is Here

Hatchlings break out of their leathery shells using the sharp red caruncle or “egg tooth” on their beaks, which then disappears.

  By Mary Pringle for Island Eye News Photos by Barb Bergwerf Loggerhead eggs normally take 45 to 60 days to hatch. Our first few nests have produced tiny loggerheads already. There is an amazing process involved from the time they are deposited in the sand by the mother until the hatchlings crawl to the …

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Aug 14

Marina Renovations Scheduled, Slowly

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  By Kathryn Casey, Island Eye News Staff Writer After going back to the drawing board several times, the Isle Of Palms Planning Commission has completed its final Request For Proposals for the Isle of Palms Marina Comprehensive Redevelopment Master Plan. The RFP calls for local contractors to help create a comprehensive redevelopment plan for …

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Aug 14

Two More Turtles Rehabilitated By South Carolina Aquarium

Christi Hughes of the Sea Turtle Hospital holds Kemp in the air.

  By Katie Ditloff for Island Eye News Two sea turtles rehabilitated at the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program were returned home on August 6, 2014. Bay, a Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, and Mitchel, a loggerhead sea turtle. Bay, an 11-pound juvenile Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, was accidentally caught by a fisherman at …

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