Category: Isle Of Palms City Council

Aug 16 2013

IOP Councilman Graduates from Institute of Government

Councilmember Jimmy Carroll from the City of Isle of Palms graduated from the Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government on July 19. Graduates received their certificates during the Municipal Association of South Carolina’s Annual Meeting. Established in 1986, the Institute is a program of the Municipal Association of South Carolina that gives municipal officials a …

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Aug 09 2013

Letter To The Editor: Candidate Buckhannon

Dear Editor, It is laudable that Councilmember Buckhannon has announced he is running for Mayor of the City of Isle of Palms. Public service is always laudable. However, I take exception with the quote in his announcement “In June 2011, Councilman Buckhannon was the only member on council to vote against installing parking nodes…” The …

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Aug 08 2013

IOP Mayor Elected to Association of SC Mayors

Staff Report The Association of South Carolina Mayors met on Friday, July 19, at the Municipal Association of South Carolina’s 73rd Annual Meeting and elected new officers and board members. Isle of Palms Mayor Dick Cronin was elected President of the Association. Congratulations, Mayor Cronin. It is an honor for me to work with so …

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Aug 07 2013

Current Isle of Palms Mayor Seeks Reelection

Staff Report Last week in a special announcement to the Island Eye News current Isle of Palms Mayor Dick Cronin announced that he would be seeking reelection in the November 5, 2013 election. “With the strong support of many residents, I am seeking re-election as Mayor of the City of Isle of Palms,” Cronin said. …

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Jul 04 2013

Islander Abroad Experiences Adventures in Guatemala

By Jimmy Carroll It has been over four months since I left my home on Isle of Palms, and began my service as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala. In the grand scheme of things, it is a relatively short amount of time, but in that short amount of time, I have grown tremendously, both …

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Jun 25 2013

Mayor Cronin Receives Distinguished Recognition

By Hannah Dockery Last week, over 350 attendees at the Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) annual luncheon recognized Isle of Palms Mayor Dick Cronin with the prestigious Barrett Lawrimore Tourism Leadership Award, “for his wisdom, guidance, and positive contributions to the local hospitality and tourism industries.” The Barrett Lawrimore Award is presented annually …

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Jun 12 2013

Memorial Day Madness

By Hannah Dockery This Memorial Day weekend on the islands was one for the books, but not in a good way. Record crowds flocked to the beaches of Sullivan’s Island and the Isle of Palms to celebrate the kickoff to summer. But the expectant beach-goers ended up creating a gridlock, as vehicles were stuck on …

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Jun 04 2013

Barrel Painting Helps City Prepare For Busy Beach Season

Last week, members of the Isle of Palms Garden Club joined City staff to help paint the brightly colored palm trees on yellow barrels in preparation for the busy beach season. The Garden Club has helped the City paint the barrels for over 40 years now, and will continue to do so for years to …

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May 29 2013

Pedaling for Progress

By Hannah Dockery Bright and early on Saturday morning, Isle of Palms Mayor Dick Cronin joined nearly 40 other bikers to participate in a segmented bike ride as a part of National Bike Month. Morning rides took place on May 18 as members of our island communities departed from the Isle of Palms Marina to …

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