Jan 23 2017

Celebrate Your Four Legged Friend

By Amy Mercer, Island Eye News Editor Photos by IOP Recreation Staff On Saturday, February 4 at 9 a.m. the Isle of Palms Recreation Center will be taken over by man’s best friend for the annual IOP Doggie Day at the Rec. There is something for dogs, owners, and dog enthusiasts alike at this free …

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Jan 23 2017

Pastides Elected Chair Sea Grant Consortium’s

By Susan Ferris Hill for Island Eye News University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides has been elected chair of S.C. Sea Grant Consortium’s Board of Directors. Pastides began his one-year term on January 1, 2017. “I am delighted to have this opportunity to work with Executive Director Rick DeVoe and the S.C. Sea Grant …

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Jan 22 2017

Mining Is No Longer Deep Underground

By Bob Hooper for Island Eye News “Mining” your data is a little bit like mining coal. It is dirty and dangerous, and not without risk. Mining data is done from your computer and in many cases with your permission. Lots of companies try to install PUPs (potentially unwanted programs) or just outright malware (a …

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Jan 22 2017

Red Cross Urges Families To Prepare For Possible Impacts From Severe Weather

Staff Report for Island Eye News Severe weather is forecasted to affect South Carolina this weekend, bringing heavy rain and gusty winds, with the potential for tornadoes, flooding, downed trees, and power outages. The American Red Cross is urging people to prepare their families now, before the weather moves in. “We want everyone to be …

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Jan 19 2017

Message From The Mayor Of Sullivan’s Island: January 2017

Dear Island Neighbors, I hope your 2017 is thus far a very happy and healthy one and will continue as such through all its 12 months. I don’t know about you, but it seems that nearly every year goes by faster than the previous one…time inflation? Below we have info on several Island events you …

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Jan 19 2017

Satisfy Your Hunger With Warm Winter Waffles

By Marilyn Markel for Island Eye News Warm waffles in the middle of winter are so satisfying on a lazy weekend day. A pinch of cornmeal gives these fluffy waffles a little bite. For breakfast or brunch serve with warmed syrup, it’s intensely satisfying, or try the soft sorghum butter with fried chicken. Add a …

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Jan 18 2017

The Crabpot Players Successful Return

By Amy Mercer, Island Eye News Editor Photos by Steve Rosamilia The opening performance of the Crabpot Players’ “The Last Meeting of the Nights of the White Magnolia” was a success. The show enjoyed a full house, a crowd loud with laughter, and a standing ovation. Under the leadership of Jimmy Ward, the all male …

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Jan 18 2017

Time For Dreaming

By Wendy Kelly for Island Eye News If you’re anything like me, that last cold snap didn’t do your yard and garden any favors. The usual protocol for my plants when a frigid weather looms is to bring some inside, put some in the garage, cover some, and pretty much just cross my fingers on …

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Jan 17 2017

Carroll Declares Candidacy To Be Isle Of Palms Mayor

By Susan Hill Smith, Island Eye News Staff Writer Isle of Palms City Councilmember Jimmy Carroll has announced with the start of the new year that he is running for mayor in the city’s 2017 elections in November. Carroll is a lifelong island resident and well-known local realtor who was first elected to council in …

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Jan 17 2017

Honoring A Local Marine

By Kayla Good for Island Eye News Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus today announced that the city of Charleston, South Carolina, will serve as the commissioning site for the future USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114). The ship is named for Marine Pfc. Ralph Henry Johnson, a native of Charleston, who posthumously received the Medal …

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