Mar 21 2017

Isle Of Palms Hosts Community Yard Sale

By Andy Sinwald for The Island Eye News The Isle of Palms Recreation Department will host the Annual Community Yard Sale on Saturday, March 25 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Over 40 vendors will be selling used or ‘like new’ items on Hartnett Boulevard between 27 and 29th Avenue just outside of the Recreation …

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Mar 20 2017

Isle Of Palms Council Considers City Administrator’s Evaluation

By Susan Hill Smith for The Island Eye News Isle of Palms City Administrator Linda Tucker scored well on her annual evaluation from City Council with one council member making a point to say that he thought she deserved even higher marks. Overall, Tucker received a 4.29 out of a possible 5 based on input …

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Mar 20 2017

Wigs And ‘Stashes Raise Money, Merriment

By Kerin Wright for The Island Eye News Sullivan’s Island Elementary School held its annual fundraiser on Friday, March 10. The Wig & Stache Bash was held at the Sand Dunes Club on Sullivan’s Island. The event featured 843 Productions- DJ, an open bar, food from Mex 1 Coastal Cantina and a specially curated Silent …

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Mar 20 2017

FEMA Preliminary Flood Maps Released

By Lisa Darrow for The Island Eye News New preliminary flood maps are complete, and a majority of Island wide flood zones and heights (Base Flood Elevations) have been reduced. Sullivan’s Island has received, and is currently reviewing, the new preliminary flood maps provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The Flood Insurance Rate Maps …

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Mar 19 2017

Sullivan’s Island Police Chief Resigns

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Contributing Editor Sullivan’s Island Police Chief Daniel Howard has resigned, effective March 1, 2017. Mayor Patrick O’Neil told Island Eye News that Howard chose to submit his resignation for personal reasons. The resignation letter was delivered on the same day it was effective, March 1, according to the Mayor. …

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Mar 18 2017

Fall 2016 Bird Banding Season Recap

By Sarah Diaz for The Island Eye News The Sullivan’s Island Bird Banding Station had a successful Fall 2016 season. Our biologists banded 1,552 birds from 62 different species. The total number of species banded for the station is now up to 75. There were some unusual and unexpected finds this Fall season. We banded …

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Mar 16 2017

Adjusted Isle Of Palms Parking Ordinance Passes On First Reading

By Susan Hill Smith, Island Eye News Staff Writer Isle of Palms City Council unanimously approved first reading of an updated parking ordinance for 2017 with some last minute changes in addition to those approved and reported on in November. Council voted on the ordinance at its Feb. 28 meeting, with all nine members present …

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Mar 16 2017

Great Horned Owls Nesting

By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News Photos by Barbara Bergwerf For the last few weeks dog owners at the Isle of Palms Recreation Center’s dog park have been aware that Great Horned Owls were nesting in a tall oak tree within the chain linked fence there. Recent pictures show that the two owl …

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Mar 15 2017

Sullivan’s Island Town Hall Hosts Grand Opening

By Amy Mercer, Island Eye News Editor On Monday, Feb. 20 the Town of Sullivan’s Island dedicated the new Town Hall and Police Headquarters. Town Administrator Andy Benke, Mayor Pro Temp Chauncey Clark and Mayor Pat O’Neil officially opened the island’s first purpose built Town Hall. Construction began on the 13,500 square foot building (about …

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Mar 15 2017

Take Time For The Tea Room

By Carol King for The Island Eye News Spring is here and it’s time for the Annual Tea Room which will be held Wednesday, March 22 through Friday, March 24. Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and features favorites such as black bean and okra soups, shrimp and chicken salad plates, Greek …

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