Jan 22 2019

Charleston County School District Board Approves Ad Hoc Transportation Committee

By Erica Taylor for The Island Eye News The formation of a temporary Ad Hoc Transportation Committee was approved at the December 2018 Board Meeting by the Charleston County School District (CCSD) Board of Trustees. The committee is tasked with examining the current bus transportation contract between CCSD and Durham School Services. The contract ends …

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Jan 22 2019

Soul Of The Lowcountry’s 4th Oyster Roast

By Maggie Carragher for The Island Eye News Photos by Becky Woods On Saturday, Feb. 23 from 1-4 p.m., Lindsay and Kate Nevin will host the 4th Annual Soul of the Lowcountry Oyster Roast at their home at Sunlean on Johns Island. Tickets include a catered oyster roast, local brews and spirits, and live music. …

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Jan 21 2019

Reading Around The Bases At Sullivan’s Island Elementary School

By Erica Taylor for The Island Eye News Charleston County School District is proud to announce its joint program with the Charleston RiverDogs, “Reading Around the Bases,” is back for the third year in a row. “Reading Around the Bases” began during the 2016- 2017 school year as a way to encourage literacy. The Lowcountry’s …

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Jan 18 2019

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: Tuesday, December 17, 2018

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer A skinny agenda and sparse crowd marked the final Sullivan’s Island Town Council assembly of 2018, held on Dec. 17. ‘Twas the meeting before Christmas, and Mayor Patrick O’Neil was ready with stacks of blue tins containing cookies, which he distributed to staff. Ribbed about the …

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Jan 17 2019

Free Hunley Tours This Weekend For Federal Employees

By Kellen Correia for Island Eye News  Friends of the Hunley will give free admission for public tours this weekend to any Federal Government employee with current identification.  The charity is offering this to employees to help them during the government shutdown and as a show of support for all they do. The free tickets …

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Jan 17 2019

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: January 2019

Dear Island Neighbors, I hope you enjoyed the holiday season and are having a healthy and happy new year. Here’s to a great 2019 for all with a complete absence of hurricanes and flooding! 36TH ANNUAL CHARLIE POST ROAD RACE For those of you trying to get or stay more active in the new year, …

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Jan 16 2019

The 2019 Wild Dunes Author Series

By Emma C. Woodham for The Island Eye News New York Times bestselling author and Isle of Palms resident Mary Alice Monroe will welcome two distinguished guests for the Wild Dunes Author Series on Jan. 27, Patti Callahan Henry and Lisa Wingate.  “This is our island, and I’m always shocked when people don’t know about …

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Jan 15 2019

Polar Plunge?

By Katy Calloway, The Island Eye News Managing Editor Mother Nature is on the side of Special Olympics. The 25th annual Dunleavy’s sponsored Polar Plunge saw record attendance as the sun shone down on swimmers and spectators alike. The event raises funds for the South Carolina Special Olympics and this year was a huge success. …

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Jan 11 2019

Letter To The Editor: New Parking Rules A Bust

I finally realized that the IOP City Council did a job on residents and visitors by effectively cutting the available parking on the north side of Palm Blvd. in half. Their new, must park parallel rule, cuts the spaces from 4 head in to 2 parallel.  I cannot wait as a resident to be caught …

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Jan 10 2019

Bolster Your Resolve At The Rec

By Mimi Wood, The Island Eye News Staff Writer I’ve exercised consistently for nearly two-thirds of my life, five days a week, 30 minutes a day. My routine can be described in two words: quick and dirty. The pricey, high-end gyms never held an attraction for me; I want to “git ‘er dun”, as efficiently …

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