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May 28 2010

Carol McGill Shows

When weddings become art Nationally renowned Isle of Palms artist Carol McGill will again be participating in Piccolo Spoleto this year, but her venue is all new and quite unique. Bella Vista Bridal will be hosting McGill’s show “RHYTHMS of LIFE” along with a collection of wedding dresses-turned-canvases in an artistic experiment that looks into …

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May 28 2010

IOPNA gift bags

Welcome bags winging across the island By Kathleen Doherty The Welcome Committee of the Isle of Palms Neighborhood Association (IOPNA) has just finished delivering 12 gift bags to new Isle of Palms residents who have moved to the island in the past four months. Each new resident was honored to be welcomed in such a …

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May 28 2010

Louie’s Kids event

2nd Annual Big Chef / Little Chef event
provided by Louie’s Kids Now in its second year, Big Chef/Little Chef has quickly become one of Louie’s Kids’ most popular fundraisers. Attracting top chefs from the Charleston area, this one-of-a-kind gastronomic event invites guests to taste delicious culinary creations courtesy of the “big chefs” and their “little” …

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May 28 2010

Spoleto Art Stroll

Edward Dare Gallery, located at 31 Broad Street in downtown Charleston, will feature a two person show during the first annual Spoleto Stroll – a collaboration of the creative energies of Spoleto Festival USA, Piccolo Spoleto, Gallery Row and King Street – on Friday, June 4, from 5 – 8 p.m. The event will feature exciting shows …

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May 28 2010

Wild Dunes Adventure Outfitters

Your island center for adventure Staff report The old Wachovia building at the base of the Isle of Palms connector is receiving a face lift and a total body transformation. Starting this Memorial Day, the former bank will now offer a wealth of information for Isle of Palms visitors and residents about turning the Lowcountry …

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May 28 2010

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Photos provided by Bob Lang Groudbreaking photo: First United Methodist Church founding member Clyde Dangerfield breaks ground on the new church on November 4, 1951. First United Methodist turns 60 In 1950, a founding group of 25 Isle of Palms residents expressed their faith by establishing a new church. A dream was realized, prayers answered, …

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May 28 2010

Billfishing Tournament Results

Game On in the lead for 22nd annual Governor’s Cup Billfishing tournament Provided by the SC Department of Natural Resources The first tournament in the 22nd South Carolina Governor’s Cup Billfishing series  took place from May 12 – 15 at Bohicket Marina on Seabrook Island, and the weather couldn’t have been better. This year marks …

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May 18 2010

Pedaling with a purpose

By Kristin Hackler The rapid squeaking of smalls wheels spinning under enthusiastic little feet echoed throughout Stith Park on Sullivan’s Island this past April 30 as students from The Children’s Garden School propelled themselves around a makeshift race track. For more than ten years, The Sullivan’s Island Garden School has held a Wheel-A-Thon to raise …

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May 18 2010

Here’s to another one hundred years

Five years ago I decided to create a community-based newspaper that would be objective and impartial for Sullivan’s Island and the Isle of Palms. I enlisted the help of Heather Holbrook and we published our first edition of The Island Eye News on May 20, 2005. Bunky Odom voluntarily sold the only three ads we …

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May 18 2010

Isle of Palms Council meeting – April 27, 2010

Citizen’s Comments Barbara Gobien thanked the Council for dealing with the drainage issue, and stated that it’s nice to have a Council that listens. “We all want our kids to be able to run around the island and play and enjoy the island and have a good time here,” said Gobien. “We all want visitors …

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