Aug 10 2017

Weather Alert

By Dave Williams for Island Eye News I can watch hurricanes for days on satellites orbiting the earth. I can even track tornadoes on Doppler radar. The one thing you cannot foretell is where that next lightning strike is going to connect between the cloud and the earth. Let’s start with the basics, a lightning …

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Aug 09 2017

Maritime Expo 2017

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Photos by Rick Reed A good time was had at the first annual Sullivan’s Island Maritime Expo, sponsored by the Battery Gadsden Cultural Center. There was a wide variety of participating watercrafts on display. “Lots of folks bid on the silent auction to benefit the Battery Gadsden Cultural …

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Aug 09 2017

Everyone’s Biting

By Capt. Geoff Bennett for The Island Eye News Charleston is a great place to be fishing this summer. No matter what type of fish you want to catch, they are all active and biting. Fishing for redfish and trout remains strong even with increasingly warmer water temperatures. Seasonal species like spanish mackerel, ladyfish, bluefish …

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Aug 09 2017

Hallie Hill A Safe Haven For Homeless Pets

By Gregg Bragg, Island Eye News Staff Writer Photos by Michele Bayme Hollywood, SC has the same thrill magic and all the drama of its counterpart on the West Coast. It is home to Hallie Hill Animal Sanctuary and the action there is nonstop. 150 puppies and 30 kittens (generically speaking, ages vary) currently reside …

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Aug 08 2017

Advice To Hatchlings

By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News Photos by Barb Bergwerf. Now that our loggerhead nests are hatching and producing tiny sea turtles, we thought it was again time to give them some advice. Our beloved state reptiles certainly don’t need any since they have been instinctively nesting and surviving for over 100 million …

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Aug 08 2017

Time To Shag

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Eye News The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission invites people of the Lowcountry to put on their dancing shoes. The popular Shaggin’ on the Cooper series returns for its secondto- last event of the series on Saturday, Aug 12 at the Mount Pleasant Pier with live music by …

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Aug 08 2017

What Was Buzzing At Poe Library

Photos by Steven Rosamilia On Saturday, July 22 Kay Greiman spoke to a group of young people at Poe Library on behalf of the Bee Cause Project, a national project whose mission is to ensure future generations are stewards of the natural environment who understand, engage and are inspired by the wonder of honey bees. …

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Aug 04 2017

Celebrate National Lighthouse Day

By Dawn Davis for The Island Eye News Join Fort Sumter National Monument as we celebrate National Lighthouse Day on the grounds the Sullivan’s Island Lighthouse on Sunday, Aug 6. The free special public event with family friendly activities takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1815 I’On Ave. on Sullivan’s Island. While …

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Aug 03 2017

Sunk Boat At Station 10

Staff Report for The Island Eye News On July 23 a boat ran out of fuel and crashed on the jetties while being delivered. It was photographed in front of Station 10. According to Chief Stith of Sullivan’s Island Fire & Rescue, there were no injuries and no major fuel spillage. The owner had insurance …

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Aug 02 2017

Isle Of Palms City Council: July 18, 2017

By Meredith Poston, Island Eye News Staff Writer The July Isle of Palms City Council meeting began with discussion of the upcoming City sponsored farmers market, which begins on Thursday, Aug 31, at 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the county park. Parking for citizens and residents of the island will be available free of …

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