Jul 26

Seasons Of The South: Grilled Pizza With Heirloom Tomatoes, Burrata And Basil

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  By Marilyn Markel for Island Eye News Everyone loves pizza. In my opinion less is more when choosing the finest ingredients to top your pie. Summer is the season for tomatoes and basil and a little burrata tops it off to make a memorable trio. Makes 2 pizzas Ingredients For Dough: 2 ½ cups …

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Jul 26

Take Home A Lucky Dog: Nana

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    My name is Nana—it rhymes with banana! I’m two-years-old, and a sweet, loving dog looking for a good home. I’m a Staffie mix, spayed and ready to be adopted at Charleston Animal Society, located at 2455 Remount Road in North Charleston. All summer long, adult dogs are free to good homes. See you …

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Jul 24

Mic Smith Named ‘Photographer Of The Year’ By Cooperative Communicators Association

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  By Susan Smith For Island Eye News Mic Smith recently received national recognition from the Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA), which named him 2014 Photographer of the Year for his contributions to South Carolina Living magazine. Smith was also honored with three additional awards for entries capturing dragon boat racing, local shrimpers’ uncertain future and …

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Jul 24

Patriots Point Launches New Audio Tour On USS YORKTOWN

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  Staff Report for Island Eye News The Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum is now offering an audio tour to enhance the USS YORKTOWN experience by bringing memories of the ship to life. The $6 tour includes unique and detailed descriptions of more than 110 exhibits. The commentary includes interviews from veterans who served …

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Jul 24

Threshold And Yosemite Are Coming

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  By Bob Hooper for Island Eye News Yep they are coming to visit you soon, maybe by the end of the year. Yikes. What or who are they and should you be afraid? “They” are the new Windows and Mac operating systems, due out later this year. With Threshold (or Windows 9) it may …

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Jul 23

Diffusing The Dangers Of Marine Debris

Trash collected by the Turtle Team in Wild Dunes on Isle of Palms, the morning of July 5, 2014.  (Photo by Jo March)

  By Mary Pringle for Island Eye News With so many people living on the coast, problems for our wildlife are caused by trash that floats in the water or is found on the shore. Not only sea turtles but shorebirds and marine mammals are killed by debris every year. In April of this year …

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Jul 23

Isle Of Palms Exchange Club Presents First Orrie Jane Parker Scholarship

Left to right, Patrick Harrington and Barbara Harrington of the IOP Exchange Club with Orrie Jame Parker Memorial Scholarship winner Weslee Langley, and her aunt Paula Moreland.

  By Barbara Harrington for Island Eye News On May 22, the IOP Exchange Club presented Weslee Langley with the first annual Orrie Jane Parker Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was established by Bonnie Parker Jones to serve two purposes that are dear to her: honor the memory of her lifelong best friend, Jane Parker, and …

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Jul 23

The Weather’s Hot And The Fish Are Jumping

While fly fishing, we've been seeing excellent tailing action from redfish in the grass.

  By Geoff Bennett for Island Eye News Could there be a better time of year to be fishing? Anglers have many different species to target and many different ways to fish for them. There’s just no way you won’t find something exciting to do on the water. As it becomes progressively hotter, anglers will …

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Jul 22

Sullivan’s Island Vet Helps Save Loggerhead

© South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program Loggerhead Sea Turtle Briar (1)

  By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor The morning of April 25, 2014 Dr. Anne Cook opened her surgery in preparation for the arrival of a very special patient. At 182 lbs, Briar was not only substantially larger than Cook’s regular patients, but she was a completely different species. A loggerhead sea turtle, Briar …

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Jul 22

Know Your Flood Insurance Changes

  Staff Report for Island Eye News On March 21, 2014, the President signed the Homeowners Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014. This law repeals and modifies certain provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. FEMA is actively analyzing and prioritizing implementation of this new law. In accordance with the new law, …

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