Nov 12

Lala Fogarty Talks To Isle Of Palms Exchange Club

Lala Fogarty with supporter and fellow child advocate, Jack Tracey.

By Ruth Thornburg for Island Eye News On Sept. 24, 2014, the Isle of Palms Exchange Club hosted guest speaker Lala Fogarty, an advocate for the prevention of child abuse and neglect, which is one of the main pillars of service of the National and Local Exchange Clubs. Jack Tracey, a longtime supporter of Fogarty …

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Nov 12

New Law Firm On Middle Street

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By Alicia Ward For Island Eye News Lewis, Babcock & Griffin LLP announces the expansion of its law practice with the addition of partner Badge Humphries and the opening of an office in the Charleston area. Located at 2113 Middle Street on Sullivan’s Island, the firm’s new office is just a few miles from the …

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Nov 12

Letter To The Editor: Thanks For The Coffee

Dear Residents of Sullivan’s Island, We would like to thank you for your support in passing the new designation for a “Coffee Shop” license. So many of you showed your support either by coming to the countless meetings, writing letters to the town staff and council members, or signing our petition. This, for obvious reasons, …

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Nov 12

Letter To The Editor: Who’s In Charge?

Years ago a neighbor and I swept the bike path between Oakview and Timber Lanes on Waterway Boulevard so our young children would not slip on the sand and pine straw that camouflaged the asphalt. Our children grew up, and we left that job for its rightful owners. Sounds easy enough, huh? It took years …

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Nov 12

Letter To The Editor: Hail To The Chief

I am often critical of our local and national government agencies for how slowly the wheels of bureaucracy turn and how long it often takes for positive action to occur. But I also believe in quickly giving praise when praise is due. Here is a great example of a super quick “government” response that had …

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Nov 12

Lunar Eclipse As Seen From Dewees

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By Judy Drew Fairchild for Island Eye News Photos by Judy Drew Fairchild On Dewees, where there is little light pollution, there is often an incredible celestial view. But astronomical events are hard to plan for. Meteor showers, eclipses, etc. can all be incredible, but often the clouds get in the way, or the visibility …

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Nov 12

Celebrate The SEA-son At South Carolina’s Aquarium

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By Kate Ditloff for Island Eye News Celebrate the magic of the holiday SEA-son at the South Carolina Aquarium. With loads of activities to unwrap, and visits from the Aquarium’s very own Santa, SCUBA Claus, it’s the perfect place for the whole family to come together and create lasting memories during this special time of …

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Nov 10

Isle Of Palms Council Tackles Parking, City’s Financial Health

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By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor While there was no formal discussion of the proposed parking plan at Isle of Palms’ October Ways and Means committee or City Council meetings, the topic did repeatedly pop up. It will be discussed in more detail at a special City Council meeting on Monday, Nov. 3, following …

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Nov 10

Island Photography: Sunrise

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By Lori McGee for Island Eye News Our sales manager, Lori McGee, recently took these incredible photos of recent sunrises on the Isle of Palms.           Tweet

Nov 08

Lawsuits, Parking, Filming Discussed At Sullivan’s Island Town Council

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By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor On October 21, 2014 a special Sullivan’s Island Council meeting was held just prior to the regular meeting. The intent was to go into executive session and discuss the Bluestein, et al lawsuit, otherwise known as the Accreted Land Lawsuit. Word spread quickly, and before Council had a …

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