Jun 16 2017

Surf In The City

By Bonny Wolfe for Island Eye News The Charleston Music Hall is thrilled to be teaming up with The Carolina Surf Film Festival and Channels to present a night of Surf Films in downtown Charleston, SC on Friday, July 14 at 8pm. We hope to make Surf in the City an annual event in which …

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Jun 15 2017

Fort Moultrie To Observe The Battle Of Sullivan’s Island

By Dawn Davis for Island Eye News Fort Sumter National Monument will mark the 241st anniversary of the Battle of Sullivan’s Island with special programs on Saturday, June 24. The fort will be open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and park entrance fees will be waived for the day. Visitors of all ages will explore …

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Jun 15 2017

Letter To The Editor: Graham

Dear Editor, I have a commercial lot on Sullivan’s Island which I believe can be helpful in easing some of the congestion problems in the commercial district. My plans include paid general parking if approved. I’m not against the continued success of the commercial establishments. Some council members have run stating an opposition to commercial …

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Jun 15 2017

Forecasters Predict Above Normal Hurricane Season

Staff Reports for Island Eye News Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center say the Atlantic could see another above-normal hurricane season this year. For the upcoming Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 30, forecasters predict a 45 percent chance of an above-normal season, a 35 percent chance of a near-normal season, …

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Jun 14 2017

Sullivan’s Islander Competing In America’s Cup Event

By Mimi Wood, Island Eye Staff Writer The America’s Cup. A sailboat race. Super prestigious. Beyond that…once every other year? Once every four years? Between who? The prize? Although nearly everyone has heard of it, it’s tough to find someone who knows much more than…a sailboat race. Sullivan’s Island resident Gavin Parker can tell you …

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Jun 14 2017

Catch Summer Fun

By Sarah Reynolds for Island Eye News This summer, catch fish, fun and prizes at the Mount Pleasant Piers tournament series! The Mount Pleasant Pier kicked off with the Cast Off Fishing Tournament series on May 20. The Mount Pleasant Piers first tournament of the year was May 20. Additional tournaments will be June 17, …

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Jun 14 2017

June 2017 Fishing Report

By Capt. Geoff Bennett for Island Eye News It’s a fantastic time to be fishing here in Charleston! The usual suspects, redfish and trout, are now complimented by a host of seasonal species including spanish mackerel, ladyfish and sharks. Combined with warmer temperatures, the fishing conditions are now excellent. Redfish have been making quick work …

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Jun 13 2017

The Things We Find On The Beach

By Mary Pringle for Island Eye News Turtle Team members rise at dawn seven days a week to look for the telltale two-foot wide tracks of nesting loggerheads. But in addition to these, we often come across some very strange and wondrous discoveries. Some of these have been: • Portuguese Men of War and other …

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Jun 13 2017

Freedom Boat Club Invests And Relaunches Charleston Facilities

By Wanda Kenton Smith for Island Eye News  Freedom Boat Club, the world’s oldest and largest boat club with 15,000 members and 130 locations officially relaunched its two Charleston destinations on June 3. The club sports a brand new fleet of boats and now operates under the leadership of a unique new ownership team. According …

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Jun 13 2017

Boating Safety Tips

Staff Report for Island Eye News It’s 1 a.m. almost 60 miles offshore — waves are pounding your foundering boat — a Coast Guard cutter arrives just as the ocean is making it’s final pull downward on the vessel that just moments before had been floating quite well. Many thoughts run through your head, the …

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