Dec 05 2018

Moultrie Middle School Asks Community To ‘Choose Kind’

By Moultrie Middle School PTO for The Island Eye News Moultrie Middle School Principal Ryan Cumback says one of the many reasons his school is an amazing place to learn and work is the kind-hearted nature of the students.  “It seems like every other day a group of students is asking for permission to raise …

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Dec 05 2018

Deepwater Church Calling Isle Of Palms Home

By Mimi Wood, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Paul Coleman wasn’t looking to start a new church. As one of the founding pastors of The Church at LifePark in north Mount Pleasant he thought he’d be there forever. “LifePark was growing, says Paul. “As the Next Generation Pastor I oversaw 10 employees, and nearly …

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Nov 30 2018

First Responders Blessed By Pastor Clark

Staff Report for The Island Eye News The First Responders Department and Equipment Blessing took place at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church on Sunday, Nov. 11. Performed by Pastor Phil Clark, the annual event marks the beginning of the holiday season and begs the good Lord’s protection for those who serve in and receive services from …

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Nov 30 2018

Letter To The Editor: Sullivan’s Island Town Council Likes Compromise – But How Much?

Dear Editor,  For years Sullivan’s Island Town Council has indeed successfully defended, in the South Carolina Courts, the Town’s right to protect and manage the Accreted Land Trust area – the Maritime Forest – for the benefit of all Sullivan’s Island residents. Now Town Council is bending over backwards in a compassionate attempt to implement …

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Nov 29 2018

Marina Festival Wraps Up

By Mimi Wood, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Photos by Sharon Annichino Seemingly, the biggest winners of the IOP Exchange Club’s Marina Fest raffle, held at the Isle of Palms Marina on Sunday, Nov. 4, walked away with a guitar autographed by some of country music’s finest, a lakeside vacation, a watersports adventure package, …

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Nov 29 2018

University School Of The Lowcountry Students Predict Cunningham Victory

By Sarah Vega for The Island Eye News Long before Joe Cunningham was declared the winner in a tight race to become South Carolina’s District 1 representative in Congress, University School students had tabulated data from approximately 2,000 exit polls showing that he was expected to win in Charleston County with a 2-1 margin. Third …

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Nov 28 2018

Moultrie Students Raise Money For Crab Bank

By SC DNR for The Island Eye News Teachers and students at Moultrie Middle School raised hundreds to help the Crab Bank renourishment project in Mount Pleasant. The only public school in the county to require uniforms held a “Dress Down” day on Sept. 27 where students could dress casually if they donated $1 to …

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Nov 28 2018

East Cooper Community Outreach Benefits From Sullivan’s Island Charity

By Jessica Willis for The Island Eye News On the chilly morning of Nov. 3, in the spirit of this Thanksgiving season, volunteers and island residents from the Church of the Holy Cross headed around the island station by station to invite their neighbors to “give back and give hope.” Volunteers visited nearly every home …

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Nov 28 2018

Archaeological Dig Breaks Ground Fall 2018

By Kelly Ryan for The Island Eye News One of the South’s most important historic sites, The Pinckney Mansion, is about to be the subject of a nationally relevant archeological dig. The Pinckney Mansion, among the first grand homes in Charleston, was an early inhabitant on Charleston’s colonial waterfront. “[The Pinckney Mansion] is arguably the …

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Nov 27 2018

Veterans Day At Sullivan’s Island Elementary

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Sullivan’s Island Elementary School celebrated Veteran’s Day by inviting local vets to attend breakfast with students. Veterans were welcomed by kindergarteners offering salutes and waving flags in their honor. Honorees were invited to tour the school following the feast. The inaugural event was organized by the SIES PTA, …

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