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Oct 16 2018

Marina Fest Hosts Local Mascots

By IOP Exchange Club for Island Eye News Charlie the RiverDogs mascot will be making a much-anticipated visit to the IOP Marina Festival on Sunday, Nov. 4. The highly sought after Lowcountry mascot is always a crowd pleaser with children and adults of all ages. This cuddly overstuffed all around fun loving dude will be …

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Oct 16 2018

Registration Open For Festival Of Lights

By Sarah Reynolds for Island Eye News Runners and walkers of all experience levels are invited to traverse through hundreds of spectacular light displays that fascinate thousands every holiday season. This year’s Holiday Festival of Lights Fun Run and Walk takes place on Nov. 7 and 8 at James Island County Park. This unique event …

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Oct 15 2018

Stella Maris Hosts Fall Fest

Staff Report for the Island Eye News The Stella Maris Church Fall Festival held Sept. 28 welcomed new parishioners and families to the church grounds with live music, face painting, games, food and fun! Over 600 tickets were sold and the event was blessed with beautiful weather.  

Oct 15 2018

Huddled Masses Yearning To Breathe Free

By Carol Antman for Island Eye News Numb from the ceaseless clamor of news about immigrant bans, terrorism, border walls and fear, my husband and I visited the Tenement Museum in New York hoping for some perspective. We are both second generation Americans; all of our grandparents emigrated from Eastern Europe in the early 20th …

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Oct 12 2018

Isle Of Palms City Council Meeting: September 25, 2018

By Gregg Bragg, Island Eye News Staff Writer Mayor Jimmy Carroll welcomed attendees, including the press, to the Sept. 25 meeting of the Isle of Palms town council (IOPTC). The well-attended meeting opened with a prayer and the Pledge. Parliamentary procedures were quickly dispatched with just one hiccup during the reading of last month’s meeting …

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Oct 12 2018

Keeping Kids Out Of Foster Care

By Gregg Bragg, Island Eye News Staff Writer Charleston Halos is the mixed bag of Lowcountry charities. Since their founding in 1997 by Dr. Eve Spratt, their operations have been primarily funded by grants from The Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC, The Duke Endowment, and a smidgen of individual donations. The Medical University of …

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Oct 11 2018

Isle Of Palms Marina Festival

Oct 11 2018

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: September 25, 2018

By Gregg Bragg, Island Eye News Staff Writer The pledge was recited and prayers were offered to open the Sept. 25 meeting of the Town of Sullivan’s Island Town Council (TOSI). Credit/blame goes to Hurricane Florence for a week’s delay holding this month’s gathering, normally scheduled for the third Tuesday each month. The meeting was …

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Oct 10 2018

Isle Of Palms Mayor’s Message: October 2018

Despite the warm weather, fall is here! The City has great events coming up this time of year you can’t miss. The Ghostly Tide Tales will be held on Friday, Oct. 19 from 6:30- 7:30 p.m. at the 25th Ave. beach access path. Bring your friends and neighbors to the beach to listen to local …

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Oct 09 2018

Alternative Transportation

By Susan Hill Smith for Island Eye News Isle of Palms City Council Member Susan Hill Smith accepted a challenge issued by the nonprofit advocacy group Charleston Moves for elected officials to take at least one trip a day by foot, bike or bus for eight days in celebration of Car Free Week. Here are …

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