Jul 23

After Eight Years, Emily Dziuban Leaves Isle Of Palms

“I definitely owe them a big thank you [as] it’s really has been a pleasure. I’ve seen many different situations that have challenged me, so I’m grateful to everyone.”
Emily Dziuban (Photo by Kathryn Casey)

By Viraj Naik for Island Eye News Emily Dziuban, assistant to the island’s City Administrator Linda Tucker, as well as coordinator of the city’s website, is an example of one of the strong cogs in the wheel of city government that helps the city run smoothly every day. Sadly, Dziuban has decided to leave her …

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Jul 21

Former Councilwoman Gives Back To Isle Of Palms With New Award

“We just have wonderful people working in all of the departments on the island. That’s what makes it special.”
Leola Hanbury

By Viraj Naik For Island Eye News With so many dedicated citizens working and living upon the Isle of Palms, sometimes it’s nice to give back. That’s the mission of Leola Hanbury, former city councilmember and longtime resident of the island. At the council’s regular meeting on June 23, Hanbury presented an Employee of the …

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Jul 21

South Carolina Lifeguards Meet To Compete

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By Sally Dunaway for Island Eye News The beaches of Isle of Palms County Park were a little more heated on Friday, June 26 as lifeguards from all across the state gathered to compete in South Carolina Recreation and Park Association’s summer Lifeguard Competition. Participating contestants, ranging from beach, pool, and waterpark lifeguards, competed in …

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Jul 21

Seasons Of the South: Corn And Field Pea Salad

Corn and Field Pea Salad

By Marilyn Markel for Island Eye News This simple and original salad melds the flavors of summer into a refreshing dish that is perfect for sharing on a warm day. Corn, peas, tomatoes and bell peppers- nothing says summer more than a colorful dish made from the bounty of the garden or farmers’ market. Ingredients …

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Jul 20

IOP Parking Plan Receives Approval From SCDOT, Again

By Kathryn Casey, Island Eye News Staff Writer After revising the concept for the plan for summer parking on the Island, the Isle of Palms has received approval from SCDOT for its parking plan concept C. “When we [Carrol, Buchannon, Loftus & Ward] were elected 4 years ago we made it our goal to make …

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Jul 20

Casting With A Purpose

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Staff Report for Island Eye News Avid outdoorsman from all over the Lowcountry will drop their lines in the water on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015 at the Fourth and Final Annual John von Lehe Memorial Cast and Blast Fishing Tournament, which commemorates the life of Dr. John von Lehe of Mount Pleasant. Dr. von Lehe …

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Jul 20

Tastes Of The South: Melvin’s Legendary Bar-B-Q Sauce

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By Charlotte Meyer for The Island Eye News In 1939, in the backwoods of Holly Hill, South Carolina, “Big Joe” Bessinger traded a cow and a mule for a diner in the Lowcountry, from which he would serve South Carolina barbecue featuring his mustard-based barbecue sauce. He called his restaurant the Holly Hill Cafe. The …

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Jul 19

Frying Fish For Fire & Rescue

Leigh Amrhein and Catherine Detyens serve up a quadruple order of fish.

Photos by Steve Rosamilia Fish, smiling faces, and fun abounded at the Sullivan’s Island Fire Department’s Fish Fry on June 27.  

Jul 19

Letter To The Editor: Parking Solutions

The summer season is here and the daytrippers are performing a reverse Normandy invasion of the IOP. For whatever reason city council cannot or will not take any measures to try to control the parking problem even a wee bit. So, my fellow citizens, with tongue firmly in cheek, it is time for the residents …

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Jul 19

Famed Artist, Shepard Fairey, Joins Islanders In Fight Against Offshore Drilling

“We are over the moon to have the gift of Shepard’s extraordinary work to create a visual identity for the united voice that is rising up against drilling.”
Sarah Church

By Emily Periman Abedon for Island Eye News Since news outlets first reported that seismic testing permits had been granted off South Carolina’s coast, an anti-drill movement has surged across the state, with Sullivan’s Island taking a lead role among an increasing number of municipalities, businesses, nonprofit agencies and individuals, who have joined forces to …

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