Category Archive: IOP Election

Oct 27 2017

Letter To The Editor: Vote Jimmy For Mayor!

Dear Editor, In 2011, I wrote a letter to Island Eye News encouraging the residents of the Isle of Palms to vote for Jimmy Carroll for City Council. Now I am urging the residents to vote for Jimmy for Mayor! It is obvious, he has done a great job on City Council and has earned …

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Oct 27 2017

Letter To The Editor: The Need For The Marina Referendum

Dear Editor, I moved to IOP in 1987, as a teenager with my family. I attended local schools, and in 1997 fulfilled my dream of opening Barrier Island EcoTours, located at the IOP Marina. From riding my bike to the marina as a kid, and launching our boat, to owning a business there for the …

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Oct 27 2017

Letter To The Editor: Where Is The Love?

Dear Editor One of the joys of election season on IOP is hearing proclamations of love for IOP. Candidates proclaim no one loves IOP more than they. Of course, if you live here you love it otherwise you would live elsewhere. Love requires a commitment to and responsibility for the loved one, in this case …

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Oct 27 2017

Letter To The Editor: It’s All About The Details

Dear Editor, As a past Councilmember, I was somewhat bemused by Jimmy Carroll’s campaign ad which was reaffirmed at the Mayoral Candidates forum. He clearly indicates that he likes to say no to just about everything and has yet to befriend accuracy and detail. Take, for example, his “millage increase” no vote, he implied there …

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Oct 27 2017

Letter To The Editor: In Support Of The Marina Referendum

Dear Editor I am writing to convey my strong support for the Isle of Palms Marina enhancement and community revitalization bond issue that will appear on the ballot this November. In doing so, I applaud the City of Isle of Palms, the mayor, council members, and citizens, who have been engaged in planning this much …

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Oct 25 2017

Isle Of Palms Mayoral Candidates

By Katy Calloway, The Island Eye News Editor Just in time for the election, the Island Eye News posed the same six questions we asked council candidates to your candidates for Mayor. Jimmy Carroll and Dick Cronin are going head-to-head and if you are still undecided, the following straight shooting answers to some of the …

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Oct 24 2017

Isle Of Palms Candidates

By Katy Calloway, The Island Eye News Editor The Island Eye News reached out to the eleven candidates for City Council and asked them six questions compiled by our editorial staff. Their unedited answers to the final three questions are reprinted below in their entirety. The first set of questions was printed in the Oct. …

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Oct 20 2017

Isle Of Palms Council Forum 2017

Oct 20 2017

Isle Of Palms Mayoral Forum 2017

Oct 13 2017

A Tale Of Two Candidates

By Katy Calloway, The Island Eye News Editor Jimmy Carroll’s run for mayor began back in January, months before he officially filed with the City, and one could argue he’s been campaigning most of his life, professing “I know everybody here, know every aspect. I live and breathe IOP.” Carroll’s been on IOP since 1959, …

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