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Apr 18 2019

Wild Dunes Men’s Golf Association Hosts Prostate Cancer Foundation Event

By Colin McCandless for The Island Eye News One in nine men will be diagnosed with prostrate cancer in their lifetime, which is why events such as the 6th Annual Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) charity golf fundraiser, teeing off at 1 p.m. on May 11 at the Wild Dunes Links Course, are so important. Over …

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Apr 18 2019

Into The Swamp

By Carol Antman for The Island Eye News The sign along the canal pointed “To Fargo and all points south (if you know how).” It was a wisecrack reminder that this place the Indians called “The Land of Trembling Earth” is an everchanging, confusing landscape. “It’s really easy to get disoriented out here… People disappear. …

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Apr 17 2019

Senator Chip Campsen Introduces Budget Proviso To Prevent Industrialization Of South Carolina’s Coast From Offshore Oil

By Reagan Kelley for Island Eye News  Senator Chip Campsen (R-Beaufort, Charleston, and Colleton Counties) today in a press conference announced the introduction of a budget proviso preventing the industrialization of South Carolina’s coast by prohibiting the permitting of onshore infrastructure related to offshore drilling. The budget proviso introduced today would carry the full weight …

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Apr 17 2019

Easter Eggs On Isle Of Palms

By Weston Price for The Island Eye News On Saturday, Apr. 20 at 10 a.m. sharp the Isle of Palms Recreation Department will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt. Children ages 12 and under are invited to participate in this exciting morning of Easter egg fun. This free event will be held at the Isle …

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Apr 17 2019

Letter To The Editor: Speaking Of Climate Change

Dear Editor, $5.7 million towards climate change mitigation research is a huge triumph for everyone in the Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s Island communities. As mentioned, people and their children in island regions will be severely affected by climate change consequences in the next coming years even if we are able to stem the climate …

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Apr 17 2019

Mayors Convene Against Offshore Drilling

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Congressman Joe Cunningham (SC1) won his seat last November despite running in a district drawn to favor his opponent by approximately 13%. He campaigned on opposing offshore drilling and seismic testing; a fulcrum issue in his coastal district. He announced decisive action to keep that promise, …

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Apr 16 2019

National Historical Parks Offer Special Programs

By Dawn Davis for The Island Eye News The National Park Service is partnering with the Center for Birds of Prey-Avian Conservation Center, and the Lowcountry Stargazers to offer two special programs during National Park Week. First on Saturday, April 20, at 12:30 p.m., the Birds of Prey will bring live birds to Liberty Square, …

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Apr 16 2019

Old Homes On Isle Of Palms

The original owner of this IOP home was the mother of Clay Cable, former Mayor of IOP. The second owners were Reid and Peggy Wiseman, who lived in the home for 40 years, and now me, Suzy Kopp. The Wisemans sold it to me with a handshake agreement that I would not tear the home …

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Apr 12 2019

Isle Of Palms City Council Meeting Held March 26

By Katy Calloway for The Island Eye News The March 26 meeting of the Isle of Palms Town Council got off to a routine start. After the usual protocol citizen’s comments were opened by Michael Fiem co-owner of Tidal Wave Watersports. He has been working to come into compliance with DHEC cited violations that precluded …

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Apr 11 2019

30-Day Public Comment Period Open

By Dawn Davis for The Island Eye News The National Park Service invites the public to comment on the environmental assessment for the rehabilitation project during the 30-day public review period ending May 3. The preferred method of providing comments is through the NPS Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (PEPC) website at: ParkPlanning.nps.gov/document.cfm?parkID=381&projectID=6219 9&documentID=94291. Comments …

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