Category: Sullivans Island Town Council

Apr 08 2013

Letter To The Editor: I Should Not, I Could Not, I Will Not Vote.

Dear Editor, I am an involved American who takes my civil liberties seriously. I am not apathetic. I am not lazy. I have voted in every national, state, and local election since I was of age. Through the years, I always made a point to take my child with me into the voting booths so …

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Apr 02 2013

2013 Sullivan’s Island Election Guide

On Tuesday, May 7, Sullivan’s Island residents will head to the polls and elect a new Council. Three spots are open for councilmembers, with four candidates vying for the seats. Current councilman Mike Perkis is the sole mayoral candidate. Below you will find short biographies of the Council candidates. Get to know them all a …

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Apr 02 2013

Bill Matthews

My wife and I were born and raised in North Carolina. We are from Western North Carolina and have been happily married for six years. We both have grown children and grandchildren from previous marriages. We lived in Aiken, SC for the first part of our marriage and were quite content there until one of …

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Apr 02 2013

Chauncey Clark

It has been a long and eventful road to Sullivan’s Island. I was raised with two sisters near Ft. Lauderdale, a beach town that in those days was much like Sullivan’s Island. Although I lived many miles from the shore, the beach became my refuge. In 1967, many of us received welcome letters to be …

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Apr 02 2013

Patrick Mahlen O’Neil

Despite what you might assume from my name, I was born on the bayou, in Thibodaux, Louisiana, where I grew up in a very good family and community, cut grass for pocket change, earned my Eagle Scout badge, learned to play the clarinet badly and the piano even worse, and graduated in the final class …

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Apr 02 2013

Susan Middaugh

I am proud to call Sullivan’s Island home. I am running for Town Council because I want to keep Sullivan’s Island a family friendly small town. My husband, Larry, and I have lived on the Island for 35 years and raised our two daughters here. Gina and Ellen attended Sullivan’s Island Elementary School, Laing Middle …

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Mar 18 2013

A Single Stream Dream

Recycling has always been a priority for residents on Sullivan’s Island. But you have to admit… it’s a little inconvenient. Those going green are asked to separate recyclables based on material composition, which are then placed into two 22-gallon blue bins. Every other week, the bins are carried to the curb (which can be quite …

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Mar 18 2013

Sight Council Remains Anonymous

The Island Eye News received results from the island-wide survey conducted on behalf of the “Sight Council” in mid-February. Results will not be published due to the anonymity of the group and the unknown methodology by which the survey was conducted and the results concluded. All articles, letters to the editor, and opinion-editorial pieces must …

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Mar 06 2013

Kaynard Supports Perkis for Mayor

On February 27, Sullivan’s Island Councilman Jerry Kaynard announced his endorsement and support of Mayoral candidate Mike Perkis. “The Mayor of Sullivan’s Island should be a position of leadership and a source of creative ideas. In times of controversy, the Mayor should serve as a unifying force. This sometimes requires subordinating your personal beliefs for …

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Mar 05 2013

Monster Machine Making Way on Sullivan’s

By Hannah Dockery Don’t be surprised if you’re out on Sullivan’s Island beaches in the next few weeks and notice a giant military vehicle rolling around in the sand and salty waters. Our beaches have long allured inlanders and vacationers from across the U.S. in search of a sunny escape, but now, a newcomer will …

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