May 11 2017

Isle Of Palm Town Council Says No To Bravo Show

By Mimi Wood, Island Eye News Staff Writer No small wonder the IOP City Council meeting opened to a full house on April 25; Ways and Means was chock-full of hot topics. Citizens opined for well over an hour, immediately following Mayor Dick Cronin’s recognition of the IOP Police Force and their recently acquired Meritorious …

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May 11 2017

Get Creative For Sand Sculpting Competition

By Andy Sinwald for Island Eye News The 29th  Annual Piccolo Spoleto Sand Sculpting Competition takes place on Saturday, June 3 at 9 a.m. on Front Beach of Isle of Palms. The event is free and open to all those that would like to show off their sand sculpting abilities. Competitors can enter in the …

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May 10 2017

Mischievous Mimi Returns

By Anne Harris for Island Eye News As it does for so many of us, Sullivan’s Island hold a special place in the heart of children’s book author Catherine Farley and her family. From spending summers on the island in college to eventually getting engaged to her husband right on Station 30, Sullivan’s Island is …

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May 10 2017

Fort Moultrie To Participate In “Kids To Parks Day,” May 20, 2017

By Dawn Davis for Island Eye News Children and their families are invited to participate in fun, hands-on activities at Fort Moultrie on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 10 am – 2 pm for the National Park Trust’s seventh annual Kids to Parks Day. Children will talk with soldiers and a civilian from the American …

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May 09 2017

Charleston Officials, Conservation League Oppose Offshore Drilling Order

By Meredith Poston, Island Eye News Staff Writer President Trump has signed a new executive order directed at opening vast areas of the East coast for oil and gas exploration projects. This order, which was signed on Friday, April 29, includes a review of current regulations overseeing President Obama’s five year drilling plan. The current …

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May 09 2017

Op-Ed: Church Says Negative Smear Campaigns Have No Place On Sullivan’s Island

By Sarah Church for Island Eye News The only reason I ever ran for election on Town Council was to serve our community. I have no single agenda. I want to ensure the actions taken by Council keep Sullivan’s Island on a path that is thoughtful, responsible, and reasonable. Yet I became the target of …

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May 05 2017

Want To Get Fit?

By Meredith Nelson for Island Eye News Calling all Fitbit, Apple Watch, and other fitness tech device users, lovers, and addicts … you know who you are, and you undoubtedly have goals to reach. Perhaps it’s hitting 10,000 steps or exercising a certain number of minutes. But how valuable are those numbers? Not very, if …

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May 05 2017

Dutch Tall Ship Celebrates 100-year Anniversary

By Elvira Beetstra for Island Eye News Tall Ship ‘Oosterschelde’ will be visiting the city of Charleston for the maritime festival Tall Ships Charleston from May 19 to 21. This year the ship turns 100 years old and she still sails the world seas like never before. Everyone is welcome on board during the event …

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May 04 2017

Lowcountry Torch Run For Special Olympics

By Chris Griffin for Island Eye News Law Enforcement Officers from around the Lowcountry participated in the Coast to Capital relay run for the Special Olympics this morning. The torch run started on the beach at Station 22 1/2 and continued from the beach down SC 703 over the Ben Sawyer Bridge into Mount Pleasant.

May 04 2017

Charleston County Republican Party Elects Officers

By Amy Mercer, Island Eye News Editor Sullivan’s Island resident Larry Kobrovsky was unanimously re-elected as Chairman and Maurice Washington was elected as First Vice Chairman of the Charleston County Republican Party on Thursday, April 20 at the Charleston County Republican Convention. Chairman Kobrovsky touted the success of last year’s record turnout in the Republican …

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