Jun 24

Dorothea Benton Frank, You’ve Done It Again

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By Sally Dunaway for Island Eye News As promised, New York Times bestselling author and Sullivan’s Island native, Dorothea Benton Frank, has released her latest Lowcountry novel, “All the Single Ladies.” This already-cherished summer read hit the market on Tuesday, June 9. Frank, (aka “the queen of sassy Southern fiction” as the Charlotte Observer puts …

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Jun 24

The Turtle Who Crawled Forever

Linda Rumph is the turtle team member that located the eggs in the nest.

By Mary Pringle for Island Eye News Photos by Barbara Bergwerf Sometimes our loggerheads don’t crawl ashore at the best place to nest. This was illustrated when Helga Greim and Madeleine McGee discovered what may be the longest track in Turtle Team history. The turtle had wandered for hours on the sand between the inland …

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Jun 24

Fort Moultrie Offers Free Events During Carolina Day Celebration

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By Bill Martin for Island Eye News Fort Sumter National Monument celebrates Carolina Day at Fort Moultrie from Friday, June 26 to Sunday, June 28, 2015. Carolina Day, observed every June 28th throughout South Carolina, commemorates the successful defeat of British land and naval forces by Carolina and Virginia patriots on June 28, 1776. This …

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Jun 24

All-American Party At The Aquarium

Spend the 4th supporting Good Catch.

By Kate Dittloff for Island Eye News This July 4th forget about the traffic nightmares, long food lines and crowds and join the South Carolina Aquarium for the Sea Stars and Stripes celebration! The all-inclusive tickets to this Good Catch event include the Aquarium experience, a 4-D movie viewing, barbecue, sustainable seafood, local beer and …

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Jun 23

It’s Beach Safety Week On Isle Of Palms

“Isle of Palms Beach lifeguards patrol the beaches each day from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., practice rescue drills each morning before duty, and are always prepared to quickly and confidently combat any emergency that comes their way.”

By Sally Dunaway for Island Eye News “Three, two, one–aaand action,” Lifeguard supervisor Patrick Wilkins called at Isle of Palms County Park’s Lifeguard Rescue Demonstration on Saturday, June 6th. And with that, Chase Heffron, playing the part of the day’s victim, lunged into the sea and awaited his mock rescue. On the shore, Safety Program …

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Jun 22

Suzette Saves The Day

Suzette at the release of Bohicket.

Photos by Barbara Bergwerf Suzette Head, a five-year-old Isle of Palms resident, addressed IOP City Council at their May 26, 2015 meeting and asked for support of an ordinance that would stop the use of plastic bags at check-outs on IOP. The following week the South Carolina Aquarium asked Suzette to carry the sign for …

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Jun 20

Isle Of Palms Police Reports: April And May 2015

Wednesday, April 1 Fraud: Wild Dunes. Resort management reported that several guests received phone calls from a subject identifying himself as a “night manager,” telling the guests that their credit cards had been declined. The subject requested new credit card information, but only a few guests actually provided information. Tuesday, April 7 Motor Vehicle Theft: …

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Jun 18

Wind Sports For Wounded Warriors Returns To Sullivan’s Island

Daniel Ware, assistant manager at Sealand Adventure Sports, shows a veteran
proper kite control.

By Sally Dunaway for Island Eye News Last week, June 11 through 14, Sullivan’s Island joined together to celebrate our nation’s wounded war veterans with a four-day water sport retreat, Wind Sports for Wounded Warriors. This program, with branches in the Key West, Golden Isles, and Charleston, aims to help injured warriors “learn, cope, and …

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Jun 17

Parking And Congestion Prove Hard To Solve

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By Kathryn Casey for Island Eye News After receiving complaints about the right-of-way parking at the beginning of the Public Safety meeting on June 2 at 9:30 a.m., the Isle of Palms Public Safety Committee made many decisions regarding the coming parking plan. William O’Hanahan said that people who park in the right-of-way park too …

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Jun 17

Sea Creatures And More On The Shore

Sand sculptors and onlookers admire Spoleto-worthy works.

By Sally Dunaway for Island Eye News Photos by Steve Rosamilia A strange phenomenon occurred on Saturday, May 30. Beginning around 9 a.m., dozens of sea creatures, animated film characters, buried treasures and various other wild objects were reported sprawled across Isle of Palms’ sunny seaside. It was, it seems, Piccolo Spoleto’s 27th Annual Sand …

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