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Dec 14 2018

Help Wanted

The Island Eye News is looking for writers and photographers in the Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms communities to cover civic events and social interest stories. Have you always wanted to write? Do you love taking pictures? Please contact Katy@LuckyDogNews.com. Newspaper experience not needed, just a love for your community.

Dec 14 2018

Make Your Trip Historic

By Carol Antman for The Island Eye News If you’re ready to venture away from the predictability of chain hotels, curb your impulse to book a room on Expedia and click instead on the Historic Hotels of America website. It’s a tempting selection of over 300 unique accommodations in 46 states, the District of Columbia, …

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Dec 13 2018

Letter To The Editor: Crab Bank Needs Your Help

Dear Editor, It seemed like an impossible dollar figure for our Department of Natural Resources to match the Army Corps of Engineer’s price tag on restoring Crab Bank a few months ago. Now we are down to $400,000 to make the December 14 deadline. There has been an incredible surge from school children, to National …

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Dec 12 2018

Audubon South Carolina Receives $700,000 Grant

By Angelina Ricci Eisenhauer for The Island Eye News Audubon South Carolina is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $700,000 grant through the National Coastal Resilience Fund, a partnership between National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Shell Oil Company, and TransRe. Audubon will direct the funds toward …

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Dec 12 2018

Bridgepointe Therapy To Help Adopted Children And Teens

Staff Report for The Island Eye News A new counseling office, Bridgepointe Therapy, recently opened in Charleston to specialize in working with adoptive and foster families. This is Charleston’s only counseling center exclusively for adoptive families. Based in West Ashley, Bridgepointe Therapy serves families from throughout the tri-county area. “ After talking to over 20 …

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Dec 11 2018

Holiday Street Festival On Isle Of Palms

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Photos courtesy IOP Rec Center staff Isle of Palms ushered the holidays in, island style at its annual Front Beach Holiday Street Festival, which featured local entertainment, restaurants, carnival rides, holiday shopping and a visit from the Jolly Old Elf himself. The free event, sponsored by the City …

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Dec 11 2018

Basket Brigade Provides Holiday Cheer

Staff Report for The Island Eye News On Nov. 20 volunteers from the tri-county assembled at the Charleston Area Convention Hall to assemble and deliver Thanksgiving meals to over 3,500 Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester county residents. More than 300 volunteers assisted. The Charleston Basket Brigade is a 501-(c)(3) nonprofit with a mission to bring the …

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Dec 10 2018

Holiday Lights At Sullivan’s Island Fire & Rescue

Photos by Virginia Stith Sullivan’s Island hosted its annual lighting event at the Fire Station/Town Hall complex on Middle St., Friday evening Nov 30. The Wando High School Chorus performed and children got to visit with Santa.

Dec 07 2018

Isle Of Palms Mayor’s Message: December 2018

It is the most wonderful time of the year. It’s the season of celebrations and the season of giving. The City experienced unprecedented tidal flooding Thanksgiving holiday weekend due to a combination of a king tide, a nor’easter and a full moon. Unfortunately, the experts say that tidal flooding will happen more frequently due to …

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Dec 06 2018

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: Tuesday, November 20, 2018

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer The agenda for Town of Sullivan’s Island town council meetings is usually measured in hectares; both sides of an 8.5/14 sheet of paper. It was quite a bit shorter for the meeting at Town Hall on Nov. 20. However, the items on the smaller sheet were …

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