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Apr 05 2018

Letter To The Editor: Barney

Dear Editor,  In this age of inclusion, disability rights and general awareness and acceptance of individuals who use wheelchairs to travel, I was dumbstruck last month by the driver of a golf cart who squeezed next to the handicap space at Ron’s Home Team BBQ on Middle Street. Because the golf cart prevented the mobility …

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Apr 04 2018

Sullivan’s Island Residents Learn Through Experience

By Sarah Vega for The Island Eye News Two island residents, Stella Childress and Bennett Gilhuly of Sullivan’s Island, recently participated in University School of the Lowcountry’s (USL) annual Middle School trip. From February 22-27, the 6th through 8th grade students explored points of interest, historical sites, and military facilities throughout Alabama and Florida. The …

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Apr 04 2018

Training For The Bridge Run? Don’t Mess It All Up On Race Day!

By Meredith Nelson, M.Ed for The Island Eye News If you are planning to run the 2018 Cooper River Bridge Run, I know you and 39,999 other people will have a blast. It’s always a fun time, for not only the seasoned competitive runners, but also those who are there, some in costume, for the …

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Apr 04 2018

Dancing Through Misadventure In Fort Lauderdale

By Carol Antman for The Island Eye News The morning began with frantic and panic, the top two ways you don’t want to feel when you start a trip. In the interest of marital harmony, I won’t recount the reasons, but suffice it to say that we were running quite late for the early morning …

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Apr 03 2018

Goldbug Hosts Grand Re-opening

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Photos by Steve Rosamilia Ashley Reid Martin has been in her initial location, tucked under Mex 1 for a couple of years, but her recent expansion, including extensive renovation, has really opened things up. Martin started renting the space next door last summer and on March 10 she …

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Apr 02 2018

Preston Announces Candidacy For South Carolina District 112 House Seat

By Katie Preston for Island Eye News Joe Preston, an Isle of Palms husband, father, former volunteer firefighter and small business owner, has filed in the Democratic primary to represent District 112 in the State House of Representatives. A Democratic challenger has not filed for the seat for over 20 years. A campaign kick-off event …

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Apr 02 2018

Don’t Expect Email Privacy Without Encryption

By Bob Hooper for Island Eye News Emails are postcards. You send out that email to friends, relatives, work and away it goes…. To WHERE? Here are some things to remember about emails and the “free” fax services that people use every day without a thought. An email is like sending a postcard through the …

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Mar 30 2018

Kids March Out Of University School Of The Lowcountry

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Students at the University School of the Lowcountry joined other kids around Charleston and the world to walk out in honor of the 17 kids shot and killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School exactly one month prior. The effort was coordinated to protest gun violence. Kimberly Brown …

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Mar 28 2018

Sullivan’s Island Town Council: March 2018

By Emma Woodham, Staff Writer for The Island Eye News The Sullivan’s Island Town Council held its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, March 20. Mayor Pat O’Neil asked for citizen’s comments, but there were none. The first item on the agenda was to declare March as American Red Cross Month on the island, which is …

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Mar 27 2018

Beyond The Pews

By Mimi Wood for The Island Eye News Having served 20 years as a chaplain in the United States Navy, Lieutenant Commander, USN Ret. Phil Clark, the new pastor at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church on Isle of Palms, is “getting used to ‘island time’.” Things are a tad slower here, considering, for instance, his first …

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