Sep 22 2017

Isle Of Palms Farmers Market Opens To Enthusiastic Crowd

By Mimi Wood, The Island Eye News Staff Writer By all accounts, the inaugural Isle of Palms Farmers Market, held Thursday, Aug. 31 was a smashing success. “It’s the premier location of any local market,” enthused Lewis Gregory, of the nine-session market, held every Thursday through Oct. 26 at the County Park on IOP. “There …

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Sep 22 2017

Letter To The Editor: Is A Bigger Exercise Room Cost Effective?

Dear Editor, Responding to Mr. Kingfish’s recent letter, an enlarged exercise room would be a nice extravagance. With a debt and upkeep cost of over $4,000 a month, to make it cost negative to over 1000 tax payers we could sell 40 memberships at $100 monthly. We now have 8 machines with 8 to 10 …

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Sep 22 2017

Southwestern White Bean And Vegetable Salad

By Marilyn Markel for The Island Eye News It’s almost time for tailgating. This salad is easy to make and easy to transport to your favorite game. It’s also delicious! Ingredients 2 – 15 oz cans small white beans 3-4 green onions, white and green parts, finely chopped 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped 2 …

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Sep 21 2017

Islands’ Community Gives To Harvey Victims

By Katy Calloway, The Island Eye News Editor Photos by Steve Rosamilia On Sept. 1 community members showed support for victims of Hurricane Harvey, by parking a tractor-trailer at the Exclusive Properties office on Palm Blvd. and soliciting donations via social media. Word spread like wildfire and donations poured in over the course of the …

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Sep 21 2017

Op-Ed: The City Of Isle Of Palms Finances The Envy Of Many

By Ted Kinghorn, Vice Chairman, IOP Ways and Means Committee Ask any municipal official from another jurisdiction if they would like to be in IOP’s financial position and I believe you will receive a resounding “Yes!” Having worked with and for South Carolina local governments over the past 35 years I feel that I am …

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Sep 21 2017

Wave Dissipation Systems Not Harming Sea Turtles Designer Says

By Emma Woodham for The Island Eye News A federal judge recently ruled that the Wave Dissipation Systems on the Isle of Palms beach must be removed because they are preventing sea turtles from nesting, but WDS designer Deron Nettles argues that his turtle-friendly invention is doing more good than harm. The Wave Dissipation Systems—often …

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Sep 19 2017

Isle Of Palms Community Wellness Fair To Offer Flu Shots, Screenings

By Andy Sinwald for The Island Eye News The City of Isle of Palms has once again partnered with East Cooper Medical Center and Harris Teeter for the annual IOP Community Wellness Fair on Friday, Sept. 22 from 7 – 11 a.m. The event takes place at the IOP Recreation Center located at #24 28th …

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Sep 19 2017

Plastics In The Ocean Endanger Marine Animals

By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News The Sea Turtle Care Center at the South Carolina Aquarium admitted a small green sea turtle they called Gill on April 4. This turtle was weak and debilitated. Several weeks later Gill passed a four-inch piece of latex balloon out of his digestive tract. Eighteen turtles admitted …

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Sep 19 2017

John Moye Announces Candidacy For Isle Of Palms City Council

by John Moye for Island Eye News From my first-ever job at the Red & White to catching my first-ever wave at 25th Ave. to playing free Pac-Man at the old Rec Center, I knew early in my childhood that the island was special. However, only recently have I come to fully embrace and appreciate …

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Sep 19 2017

Auditions For Crabpot Players Production Of Steel Magnolias

Staff Report for The Island Eye News The Crabpot Players Theatre Company will hold open auditions for the southern comedy-drama Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling at the Windjammer on Isle of Palms on Monday, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. Casting calls for six women ages teens to sixties. No acting experience is necessary, but bring …

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