May 18 2018

Letter To The Editor: Senator McConnell, Secretary Chao And The Donald

Dear Editor, I believe Majority Leader Mitch McConnell came to Washington as an honorable man. A former Judge from Kentucky with high ethics; when he arrived in Washington in 1985. Subsequently, I was tasked, as senior aide to Senator Storm Thurmond, to assist he and his staff in establishing their Senate offices. Fast-forward 18 years …

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May 17 2018

13th Annual Hazelnut Hang At The Windjammer

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Platinum-selling group, Sister Hazel, is excited to announce the 13th Annual Hang at Hazelnut Isle, June 1-3 at the Windjammer on Isle of Palms. Fans can expect some high energy shows with brand-new Sister Hazel songs like “Roll on Bye” and “You Won’t See Me Again,” as well …

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May 16 2018

Isle Of Palms Garden Club’s May 2018 Yard Of The Month

By Jeanne Murray for The Island Eye News The Isle of Palms Garden Club has awarded Polly Herrin the May Yard of the Month. Herrin’s house is located at 3002 Cameron Blvd. on the Isle of Palms.  In spite of the terrible weather, this talented gardener has her yard looking spectacular, much to the enjoyment …

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May 16 2018

Watch Out For Beach Babes

Staff Report for The Island Eye News  This Memorial Day Weekend, Audubon South Carolina and Charleston Animal Society are urging beachgoers to be mindful of South Carolina’s original beach babes: the rare and declining bird species that nest on South Carolina’s beaches and barrier islands. “The beach is a fun place to be during the …

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May 15 2018

Summer Camps At The Citadel

Staff Report for Island Eye News Middle school STEAM camps The Citadel will host three weeks of science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) camps in June. The camps, which are for children in grades 4-8, will focus on a different STEAM-related topic each week. Citadel faculty, staff, cadets and volunteers staff the all-day camps. …

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May 15 2018

Charleston Forum Prepares June Event

By Meaghan Norman for The Island Eye News The Charleston Forum is excited to announce the details for its second annual event June 21, at the Charleston Music Hall from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Born in honor of the victims of the 2015 Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting, and part of the official Emanuel 9 commemorative …

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May 14 2018

2018 Alligator Hunting Season

Staff Report for The Island Eye News The S.C. Department of Natural Resources is accepting online applications for the 2018 Public Alligator Hunting season and the 2018 Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Alligator Hunting Season at dnr.sc.gov/wildlife/alligator/ index.html. It is estimated that more than 100,000 alligators live from the Midlands to the coast of South Carolina …

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May 11 2018

SiP Magazine Launches With Boathouse Party

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Contributing Editor Tuesday, May 1 saw the official launch of the 2018 edition of SiP Magazine, an annual, glossy magazine published by Lucky Dog News, owners of Island Eye News. The magazine, which covers Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms and Dewees, features stories about the people, places, history and …

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May 11 2018

The Woman Behind The Songs

By Carol Antman For The Island Eye News Quiana Parler was 7 years old when she started voice lessons with the renowned June Bonner. “Sing your ass off no matter the audience.” June told her. “I wish I could say ‘thank-you’ now,” Quiana says. So would local and international audiences.  “I’ve always been a singer; …

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May 07 2018

Oyster Season To Close May 15, Clam Season To Close May 31

By Erin Weeks for Island Eye News South Carolina’s season for harvest of oysters and mussels from State Shellfish Grounds and Public Shellfish Grounds will close on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at one half hour after official sunset, according to South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) officials. Clam season will close on Thursday, May 31, 2018, at …

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