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Oct 30 2009

Letters to the editor

Below are links to individual letters to the editor from the following island residents: Bev Ballow Chuck Bates Dr. Joseph and Melissa Bianco Clay Cable Captain David W. Somers, Jr. Holly Covington Ron Denton Jeff Evans Debbie Jones Joyce A. Petzold Larry Pierson Jacoba Roest Nicholas Runza Phillip W. Smith Dear Editor, The “Barbs” for …

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Oct 30 2009

Sullivan’s Island Town Council – October 20, 2009

Staff Report The Sullivan’s Island Town Council held its regular meeting on October 20. Council member Jerry Kaynard was absent. Ben Sawyer Bridge update The majority of the first hour of the meeting was reserved for Julie Hussey, representa-tive for the Ben Sawyer Bridge replacement project, who informed the Town how the project has progressed …

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Oct 30 2009

A look back with IOP Council members Rice and Taylor

By Dylan Sharek Dryden “Dee” Taylor and Carol Rice are both on the Isle of Palms City Council. On paper, the similarities end there. Taylor is labeled a fiscal conservative and Rice is a self-proclaimed left-wing liberal. During the controversial smoking ban vote in late 2008, Taylor voted against the ordinance and Rice voted for …

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Oct 29 2009

Old dump site to be saved as protected green space

Submitted by Karen Coste for The Sullivan’s Islanders “…a scarcely perceptible creek, oozing its way through a wilderness of reeds and slime.” – Edgar Allan Poe, The Gold-Bug Miller Creek may not have been that specific creek described by Poe, but it certainly could have been. Located at the marsh end of Station 19, this …

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Oct 29 2009

Causing a “racquet” at Wild Dunes

Wild Dunes Resort will host the United States Tennis Association (USTA) South Carolina Section of the Super Senior Tennis Tournament on Thursday, November 5, through Sunday, November 8, 2009, at the Resort’s Tennis Center. The event is open to the public, and there is no charge for spectators. More than 750 of the state’s top …

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Oct 29 2009

Art on the Beach and Chefs in the Kitchen

On November 8, 2009, Creative Spark will once again open the artistic and culinary doors of Sullivan’s Island for the annual Art on the Beach & Chefs in the Kitchen event. From 1 – 5pm, attendees are invited to sneak a peek into luxurious historic homes and peruse the many artists’ studios around the island. …

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Oct 29 2009

News from the IOP Exchange Club

Meet the Candidate change of venue For many years the Isle of Palms Exchange Club hosted a Meet the Candidate’s Night at the Exchange Club. The Island Exchange Club has had a long-standing working relationship with the City and after consulting with Isle of Palms City Administrator Linda Tucker, the Board of Directors made the …

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Oct 29 2009

Code: Yellow

By Tess Abedon, 5th grader at SIES When you go to school, you feel you are safe. That must be why it is so alarming to hear that your school has gone to code yellow. Scary thoughts cross your mind. You wonder if an intruder -or worse ,a killer – has entered your school. On …

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Oct 24 2009

Uncle Mingo to perform at SIES Roast by the Coast

Roast by the Coast, an annual fundraiser for Sullivan’s Island Elementary School, will feature one of the Lowcountry’s most popular bands, Uncle Mingo. Sullivan’s Island Elementary depends on fundraisers like the Roast by the Coast to generate revenue for necessary expenditures not funded by county, state, or federal budgets. This year’s Roast by the Coast …

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Oct 22 2009

Jim Raih announces candidacy for IOP Mayor

Jim Raih,former-president of the IOP Exchange Club, announced today his candidacy for Mayor for the Isle of Palms. According to Raih, you will see no signs, you will receive no post cards and he will not have a blog. His slogan is “Every Vote Matters, Every Vote Counts”. Since his candidacy has just been announced, …

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