Sep 26 2018

Let’s Talk Trash

By The Isle of Palms Cleanup Crew for Island Eye News Isle of Palms Cleanup Crew volunteers recorded collecting more than 23,000 pieces of trash on the beach during a series of 11 sweeps this summer, according to data logged with tools and guidance from the South Carolina Aquarium. Their haul included at least 10,240 …

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Sep 22 2018

Oops! Sometimes We Miss One

By Mary Pringle for Island Eye News Sometimes loggerheads come ashore and crawl around without laying any eggs. On the morning of July 7 there were tracks in Wild Dunes at Shipwatch, at Ocean Club Villas, at Ocean Point and at Dunecrest Lane. But none of them had the characteristic “body pit” where the turtle …

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Sep 22 2018

Letter To The Editor: Zoning Rules Call For Attention

Dear Editor,             At recent town meetings, Sullivan’s Island residents were given the opportunity to speak concerning commercial parking on residential lots behind Poe’s and adjacent buildings. Most of the residents who spoke live directly behind the area and certainly deserve to be heard. There was talk of a breach of trust in rezoning residential …

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Sep 22 2018

Weekend Of Water Fun

Staff Report for Island Eye News Photos by Jason Ogden, Station 28.5 Photography It was a wet weekend on Isle of Palms as two events centered around the summer sun and surf. The inaugural Holy City SwimJam was held at the Windjammer on Saturday, Sept. 8 and raised money for Operation Restored Warrior, an organization …

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Sep 22 2018

Fort Moultrie Will Increase Entrance Fees In January 2019 And 2020 To Address Infrastructure Needs And Improve Visitor Experience

By Paula Ogden Muse for Island Eye News Fort Moultrie, a unit of Fort Sumter National Monument, will raise entrance fees incrementally over the next two years to provide additional funding for infrastructure and maintenance needs, to enhance the visitor experience, and to bring the park into alignment with the National Park Service entrance fee schedule …

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Sep 19 2018

26th Annual Isle Of Palms Connector Run/Walk For The Child

By Elizabeth Grantham for Island Eye News What are you doing on Saturday, Oct. 6? Members of the Isle of Palms Exchange Club hope that you, your friends, and family will be participating in the 26th Annual Isle of Palms Connector Run/Walk for the Child, on what is likely to be the most beautiful day …

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Sep 18 2018

Tri County Republicans Celebrate Congressmen

Staff Report for The Island Eye News The Charleston County Republican Party joined hands with the Dorchester County Republican Party and Berkeley County Republican Party to honor the former Congressmen of the First Congressional District. The banquet was held on Thursday, August 16 at Alhambra Hall in Mount Pleasant. The event recognized the service of …

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Sep 18 2018

Isle Of Palms Marina Festival And Raffle Benefits Youth Organizations

By Ted Klinghorn for Island Eye News November 4th, 2018 is the date for the IOP Marina Festival located at the IOP Marina. The Festival offers an opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled day with activities for all ages, especially for children and a chance to contribute to a worthy cause. Activities include an Eco boat …

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Sep 17 2018

Bridge Run 2019 Artwork Released

By Liza Vilnits for the Island Eye News Julian Smith, Executive Director of the Cooper River Bridge Run (CRBR), has announced the official artwork for the 42nd Annual Cooper River Bridge Run 10K, which will take place on Saturday, April 6, 2019. Unveiled at a private event held at Alhambra Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 29, …

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Sep 17 2018

Clara Yang Performs At College Of Charleston

By Tiffany Gammell for the Island Eye News The College of Charleston Department of Music’s International Piano Series is pleased to present pianist Clara Yang, who will be performing at the Sottile Theater on Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. Praised by Fanfare as “a first-rate pianist who isn’t afraid of challenges,” Chinese-American pianist Clara Yang …

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