Nov 30 2017

Fort Sumter Seeking Public Comment On Access Changes

By Dawn Davis for The Island Eye News Fort Sumter National Monument is seeking public comments for the proposed replacement of the existing and inoperable accessibility chairlifts with a combination of ramps and an enclosed elevator that will meet guidelines with the Architectural Barriers Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act as well as the …

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Nov 28 2017

Home Sweet Homestay

By Carol Antman for The Island Eye News Apropos of the connectivity of our world today, I booked a home stay with a Quechua family in Ecuador through Airbnb. From my first-world home on Sullivan’s Island, it seemed like a soft adventure for solo travel and a good way to practice speaking Spanish. Especially for …

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Nov 27 2017

Bette Griffith Legacy More Than Just Soup

By Mimi Wood, Senior Staff Writer for Island Eye News With all due respect to the Stella Maris Women’s Club, The Bette Griffith Food Fest is a misnomer. Sure, you can purchase the club’s todie-for Okra Soup, reportedly the finest in the Lowcountry, along with delicious homemade casseroles, cakes and pies. But it’s the Silent …

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Nov 24 2017

Butchers Of America Raise Funds

By Katy Calloway, Managing Editor for the Island Eye News Meat on Goat was an outstanding culinary event that took place on Oct. 14. The event raised funds for the US Butchers team to travel to Belfast, Ireland and compete in the World Butchers Challenge in the spring on Goat Island. US Team members include …

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Nov 22 2017

Ferencz To Run For Isle Of Palms Open Council Seat

By Sandy Ferencz for Island Eye News At the time I withdrew from running for an IOP City Council seat, my husband was in the midst of quarterly medical procedures at the Mayo Clinic. This had to be my top priority, along with supporting fresh new candidates in the race. With Jimmy Carroll as our …

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Nov 21 2017

40th Annual Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble

By Danielle Snider for Island Eye News It’s that time of year again, when the pounding of sneakers will be heard throughout Downtown Charleston on the biggest running day of the year. We are talking about the 40th Annual Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble. Known as the largest 5K in Charleston, on Thanksgiving Morning …

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Nov 18 2017

Correction

Throughout the Oct. 27 edition of the Island Eye News, Volume 13, Issue 14, we incorrectly spelled candidate for IOP Council Jonathan Gandolfo’s name and incumbent candidate for IOP Council Barbara Bergwerf’s name. Our sincerest apologies to both candidates.

Nov 18 2017

Letter To The Editor: Charleston Deserves National Cemetery

Dear Editor, We are blessed to have three National Cemeteries in South Carolina: Beaufort (est.1863), Florence (est. 1865) and Fort Jackson (Columbia area, est. 2008). It disappoints me that the Charleston area, with its strong military heritage and significant military presence today, does not host a final resting place dedicated to our departed military heroes …

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Nov 15 2017

Students Learn Through Exit Polling

By Sarah Vega for The Island Eye News Students from University School of the Lowcountry researched Isle of Palms mayoral and town council candidates, as well as the $5.5 million marina referendum, as part of their annual exploration of elections and the democratic process. However, at USL, the research only provided the knowledge base for …

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Nov 15 2017

Circular Congregational Church Releases Cookbook

By Barbara Brant-Williams for The Island Eye News Circular Congregational Church is pleased to announce the publication of The Edible Gospel, Recipes and Reflections from Circular Congregational Church (UCC) $18.00. Curated by the editorial team of Barbara BrantWilliams, Linda Chinnis, Lucille Keller, and Carolyn Thiedke, this Charleston cookbook includes essays by Stephanie Hunt, artwork by …

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