Oct 04 2017

Ft. Moultrie Reschedules Gullah Program

By Dawn Davis for The Island Eye News On Saturday, Oct. 14 at 1 p.m. Sharon Cooper-Murray will present a special program on the Gullah-Geechee culture at the Ft. Moultrie Visitor Center. She will introduce the audience to the Gullah language by using a storytelling format with Gullah language and the English translations. This event …

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Oct 03 2017

Nesting Season Starts And Ends With A Bang

By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News Photos by Barb Bergwerf This season got off to a very exciting start with the Isle of Palms having the first nest north of Florida. It was also our earliest nest and the first one documented by us in April. And at this time the Sullivan’s Island …

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Oct 03 2017

Fun Fall For Grown-ups At The Poe Library

By Delores Schweitzer for The Island Eye News Frequent visitors to the Poe Branch Library on Sullivan’s Island know it is a lively place. Laughter and snatches of deep conversations pour forth from the Fiction and Nonfiction rooms as patrons write, play games, or talk about books. Be warned. Poe is about to get a …

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Oct 03 2017

Sloane Stephens, U.S. Open Champion, To Play 2018 Volvo Car Open

By Arielle Alpino for The Island Eye News  Newly crowned U.S. Open champion and 2016 Volvo Car Open champion Sloane Stephens has committed to play the 2018 Volvo Car Open, March 31 – April 8 on Daniel Island. Joining Stephens in the current field is Madison Keys, the 2017 U.S. Open finalist, and Petra Kvitová, …

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Oct 03 2017

Isle Of Palms Election Cycle Full Of Potential

By Katy Calloway, Island Eye News Editor What has prompted 11 Isle of Palms citizens to step up and offer to serve their local government? Considering the last council election was uncontested, it could be current issues and a discontent with how things are being run that has stirred so many to heed the call …

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Oct 03 2017

Lock It Up

By Carol Antman for The Island Eye News It was a surreal image: our pontoon boat floating 76 feet above the Tail Race Canal on a wall of water held in place by the Pinopolis Dam’s massive metal doors. In the next 20 minutes, six million gallons of water drained to lower us from Lake …

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Oct 03 2017

Hurricane Irma Debris Clean Up

By Andy Benke for Island Eye News Good afternoon Island residents,  Charleston County Public Works has advised that the FEMA debris removal trucks will be on the Island this week to remove the Hurricane Irma debris from the roadside.  The goal is to complete the work on Sullivan’s Island by Friday October 6, 2017. Please make …

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Sep 29 2017

Sullivan’s Island Holds Up Well In Storm

By Emma Woodham for The Island Eye News During the first meeting since Sullivan’s Island was affected by tropical storm force winds and storm surge, the Town Council had nothing but praise for all those who helped keep the town safe during the storm. Councilmember Chauncey Clark asked that being affected by Hurricane Maria be …

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Sep 28 2017

Letter From The Mayor Of Sullivan’s Island: October 2017

I hope you are enjoying the early stages of what is my favorite time of year on the island: Fall. Nothing like those cool breezes and that great, clear fall light on the Spartina grass as it goes golden. And college football…depending on who your team is. But before we get too captivated by all …

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Sep 27 2017

Lessons In Gratitude

By Sarah Vega for The Island Eye News Photos provided by University School of the Lowcountry High-level, individualized academics are at the core of University School of the Lowcountry’s (USL) educational philosophy, but equally important is the opportunity to build leadership and life skills among its student body. “Visiting places that make up our community, …

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