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Oct 19 2018

Correction

The Sept. 28 issue of the Island Eye News incorrectly stated that volunteers for the IOP Clean Up Crew could take advantage of free city parking, which is available for all until spring. In actuality, City parking will be free for all vehicles from November to March, and is free year-round in city lots for …

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Oct 19 2018

Fall Brings Best Fishing Of The Year

By Geoff Bennett for Island Eye News Fall has arrived bringing with it cooler weather and shorter days. But don’t put your rods and reels away just yet because we’re about to experience the best fishing of the year! Fishermen will continue to find success with live bait but artificial lures should become increasingly productive. …

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Oct 18 2018

Letter To The Editor: Transition Zones And Lessons From Florence

Dear Editor,  All citizens on SI have a vested interest in the outcomes of discussion of the management of the so-called Transition Zones and should let their Council Representatives know their concerns. This Zone space was arbitrarily constructed in an effort to provide some residents with better views of the ocean and to mitigate some …

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Oct 18 2018

Madison Keys To Play Volvo Car Open

By Arielle Alpino for Island Eye News Madison Keys has committed to play the 2019 Volvo Car Open, March 30 – April 7, 2019 on Daniel Island. The 23-year-old American will join US Open champion Sloane Stephens and Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki in the growing player field. Keys’ 2018 season includes two semifinal Grand …

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Oct 17 2018

College Of Charleston Theater And Dance Staging Of The Wolves

By Nandini McCauley for Island Eye News Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girl’s indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit …

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Oct 17 2018

Letter To The Editor: Maintain Natural Buffers

Dear Lucky Dogs aka residents of Sullivan’s Island,  FEMA flood maps are the sine qua non for every Sullivan’s Islanders life and now we can also add wax myrtles, trees and other maritime habitat in the accreted land to the list. We pay our flood insurance never realizing that our rates are tied to what …

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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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