Jul 12 2017

Turtles In Trouble

By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News Photos by Barbara Bergwerf In the last part of June there were three incidents that were troubling for the Turtle Team. First on June 21 we received a call from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) that someone had dug into Nest #7 laid on …

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Jul 12 2017

South Carolina Department Of Natural Resources Warns Against Handling Wildlife

By Kyndel McConchie for The Island Eye News A lot of wildlife makes appearances during the summer season, and it is not uncommon for people to come across these animals while out and about. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) wants to remind everyone that the best thing to do when one comes across …

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Jul 11 2017

Diggin In

Staff Report for Island Eye News Photos by Steven Rosamilia This year’s annual Fish Fry provided approximately 2500 dinners to residents and guests. After ticket sales and t-shirts were sold out, the event brought in over $10,000 for local fire and rescue teams. Fire Chief Anthony Stith was thrilled with the results telling IEN, “We …

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Jul 10 2017

Patriotic Dedication

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Rev. Msgr. McInerny and Mayor Pat O’Neill are flanked by patriots at the rededication ceremony for the Sgt. Jasper monument placed in front of the new Sullivan’s Island Town Hall on June 28.

Jul 10 2017

Warmer Waters Bring Seasonal Species

By Capt. Geoff Bennett for Island Eye News It’s a fantastic time to be fishing here in Charleston! The usual suspects, redfish and trout, are now complimented by a host of seasonal species including Spanish mackerel, ladyfish and sharks. Combined with warmer temperatures, the fishing conditions are now excellent. Redfish have been making quick work …

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Jul 07 2017

Isle Of Palms City Council Report For June 20, 2017

By Meredith Poston, The Island Eye Staff Writer The June 20 Isle of Palms City Council monthly meeting opened with Mayor Dick Cronin speaking of the City’s intent to open a Farmer’s market. Mayor Cronin explained that the idea is still in the works; the County Park will serve a major role in the market …

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Jul 07 2017

Wild At Wingswood

By Kara Bale for The Island Eye News The Avian Conservation Center is pleased to announce the date for their distinctive annual fundraising gala, Wild at Wingswood, Saturday, October 21 at the Center for Birds of Prey. Under a sky filled with stars and with the sound of owls in the night, the Wild at …

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Jul 06 2017

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Report For June 20, 2017

By Meredith Poston, Island Eye News Staff Writer The June Sullivan’s Island Town Council meeting was a notable one, as Council bid farewell to member Susan Middaugh. Middaugh, who has been a Sullivan’s Island resident for the past 39 years, was elected to council in 2013, but lost her seat in last May’s election. In …

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Jul 06 2017

Swim For It

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Eye News The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) and the Parklands Foundation have created a new campaign to raise money for drowning prevention, which includes swimming instruction, construction and maintenance of pools in three rural areas of Charleston County. The Parklands Foundation, a non-profit component of CCPRC, …

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Jul 05 2017

Mayor Cronin Announces Run For Office

By Dick Cronin, Special to The Island Eye News With the Isle of Palms having just completed another successful fiscal year, it is time for me to look to the future. I have decided to seek reelection this November. While much has been accomplished there is more to be done and I look forward to …

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