Apr 22

The Battle For The Baseline

By Gregg Bragg  for Island Eye News Bill S.139, a piece of legislation seven years in the making, was introduced in the South Carolina Legislature in 2014. The primary intention of the bill is to prevent development on accreted land (landmass added to the shoreline by shifting sands) beyond the current baseline, the line seaward …

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Apr 22

Sharing The Sounds Of War

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Photos by Steve Rosamilia The 8th Regimental Band from Rome, GA, brought the sounds of the Civil War back to Sullivan’s Island, Saturday, April 11. The historical musicians, performing on authentic instruments over 100 years old, serenaded visitors at Fort Moultrie during events commemorating the 150th anniversary of the end of the war. The group …

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Apr 21

State House Of Representatives Honors Bob Miller

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Photo by Steve Rosamilia The family of Bob Miller, Jessica Miller, Margaret V. Miller, Julianna J. Miller, Mark J.J. Miller and Robert A. Miller, display the copy of the House of Representative Resolution presented to them by representatives Mike Sottile and Joe Daning (back row) at Isle of Palms’ City Hall earlier this month. The …

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Apr 17

Peanuts, Gratitude And A Dog Named Hudsen

“Most sadness comes from not having the right perspective. Gratitude, just gratitude and be thankful, baby.”
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By Marci Shore for Island Eye News It took 8 years of research and thought for Chris Bible, aka The Peanut Dude, to publish his book, “How the Peanut Dude Found Gratitude.” A moment that made it all worthwhile came when a middle school student came up to his Boiled Peanut food truck, regularly situated …

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Apr 16

Seasons Of The South: Grilled New York Strip Steak With Garden Salad

A succulent steak, perfect for spring grilling.

By Marilyn Markel for Island Eye News New York strip is one of my favorite cuts of beef. It’s easy and fast to cook and always tastes delicious. A perfect accompaniment is blue cheese. Ingredients Steak • 1 ¾ pounds (1-inch thick) New York strip steak • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil • 1 tablespoon …

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Apr 15

Hope On Goat Does It Again

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Photos by Steve Rosamilia   Another hugely successful fundraiser on Goat Island once again helped another very worthy children’s charity. One hundred percent of ticket sales and silent auction items sold at the March 21 event went to the “Give Me Shelter” initiative at the Callen-Lacey Center for Children who have been abused, abandoned or …

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Apr 15

Warmer Days Ahead Herald Happier Times For Fisherman

“Flounder, perhaps our tastiest fish, are becoming active.”

By Capt. Geoff Bennett for Island Eye News Weather remained cooler than average in March. The recent cold snap over the last few days is hopefully the last one of the year. Looking ahead we have forecasts of sunny days in 70s and 80s which should really bring the water temperatures up. Bait, however, has …

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Apr 14

Shaggin’ At Sunset

Get ready for summer, Shaggin’ on the Cooper is back.

By Sarah Reynolds for Island Eye News Celebrate the arrival of warmer weather with some dancing at Shaggin’ on the Cooper. Local bands perform live at the end of the Mount Pleasant Pier throughout the season (see schedule below), and the dance floor is open for all ages. Bring a date or meet friends, let …

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Apr 14

Printer Prices Plummet

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By Bob Hooper for Island Eye News If you have been limping along with that printer in the corner that been sitting there for years now is the time to consider upgrading. Printer prices have come down especially when you check prices online at places like Amazon as most local shops will price match. If …

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Apr 13

Easter Hops Onto The Island

Brooks Pounders takes a ride down the slide at the IOP Easter egg hunt.

Photos by Steve Rosamilia Egg hunters turned out in full force Saturday, April 4 for the IOP Easter Egg Hunt. A visit from the Easter Bunny and jump castles made for a fun day for all.

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