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May 22 2018

2nd Annual Maritime Expo At Battery Gadsden

By Rick Reed for The Island Eye News Photos by Jason Ogden On June 9, the Battery Gadsden Cultural Center will host a daylong Wooden Boat Exhibition at the BGCC Grounds and Maritime Museum Exposition on the National Park Service’s Coast Guard Station Grounds. The Battery Gadsden Cultural Center, the National Park Service at Fort …

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May 18 2018

Letter To The Editor: Senator McConnell, Secretary Chao And The Donald

Dear Editor, I believe Majority Leader Mitch McConnell came to Washington as an honorable man. A former Judge from Kentucky with high ethics; when he arrived in Washington in 1985. Subsequently, I was tasked, as senior aide to Senator Storm Thurmond, to assist he and his staff in establishing their Senate offices. Fast-forward 18 years …

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May 17 2018

13th Annual Hazelnut Hang At The Windjammer

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Platinum-selling group, Sister Hazel, is excited to announce the 13th Annual Hang at Hazelnut Isle, June 1-3 at the Windjammer on Isle of Palms. Fans can expect some high energy shows with brand-new Sister Hazel songs like “Roll on Bye” and “You Won’t See Me Again,” as well …

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May 17 2018

Stuffed Peppers With Avocado Relish

By Marilyn Markel for The Island Eye News My husband made this last night and it was delicious. He originally made the ground beef for a taco salad and used the leftovers for this. The peppers could also be stuffed a day ahead and just reheated. There is no need to roast and peel the …

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May 16 2018

Isle Of Palms Garden Club’s May 2018 Yard Of The Month

By Jeanne Murray for The Island Eye News The Isle of Palms Garden Club has awarded Polly Herrin the May Yard of the Month. Herrin’s house is located at 3002 Cameron Blvd. on the Isle of Palms.  In spite of the terrible weather, this talented gardener has her yard looking spectacular, much to the enjoyment …

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May 16 2018

Watch Out For Beach Babes

Staff Report for The Island Eye News  This Memorial Day Weekend, Audubon South Carolina and Charleston Animal Society are urging beachgoers to be mindful of South Carolina’s original beach babes: the rare and declining bird species that nest on South Carolina’s beaches and barrier islands. “The beach is a fun place to be during the …

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May 15 2018

Summer Camps At The Citadel

Staff Report for Island Eye News Middle school STEAM camps The Citadel will host three weeks of science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) camps in June. The camps, which are for children in grades 4-8, will focus on a different STEAM-related topic each week. Citadel faculty, staff, cadets and volunteers staff the all-day camps. …

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May 15 2018

Charleston Forum Prepares June Event

By Meaghan Norman for The Island Eye News The Charleston Forum is excited to announce the details for its second annual event June 21, at the Charleston Music Hall from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Born in honor of the victims of the 2015 Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting, and part of the official Emanuel 9 commemorative …

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May 14 2018

Lesson In Kite Boarding

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Scott Hyland of Sealand Sports on Sullivan’s Island instructs the IOP Fire Department on kite operation, in preparation for the summer beach activity.

May 14 2018

2018 Alligator Hunting Season

Staff Report for The Island Eye News The S.C. Department of Natural Resources is accepting online applications for the 2018 Public Alligator Hunting season and the 2018 Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Alligator Hunting Season at dnr.sc.gov/wildlife/alligator/ index.html. It is estimated that more than 100,000 alligators live from the Midlands to the coast of South Carolina …

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