Dec 21 2017

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: December 2017

Dear Island Neighbors, It’s hard to believe it’s already The Most Wonderful Time of The Year (good luck getting rid of that earworm!), but here it is. Better enjoy it before it slips away. It’s a great chance to share those moments with family and friends, and to enjoy the many treasures here in our …

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Dec 20 2017

Nativity Scene Gets A Facelift

By Susan Hill Smith for The Island Eye News Paint brush in hand, Bonnie Holden surveys the lifesized nativity figures in front of Isle of Palms First United Methodist Church and can’t help but see needed touch-ups. After all, she designed the scene in the early 1970s, and every December since then has worked with …

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Dec 15 2017

Eric Metaxas Comes To Charleston

By Maraide Sullivan for Island Eye News  Eric Metaxas, #1 NY Times Bestselling author, is coming to Charleston, Dec. 17-18th! His new book about Martin Luther was recently #7 on the NY Times Best Sellers List! Along with speaking, he will also be signing his new book, Martin Luther. He will be at St. Michael’s (corner …

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Dec 14 2017

2017 Fur Ball Brings Community Together

By Carrie Browning-Perez for The Island Eye News Pet Helpers recently held its annual fundraising gala, Fur Ball. This year’s event brought together over 300 members of the Charleston community. The event was held in the grand Crystal Ballroom at the Marriott. Belly-dancers, Moroccan décor and the Joe Clarke Big Band entertained a room filled …

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Dec 13 2017

Wando’s Alexis Glover Named National Coach Of The Year

By David Crocket for The Island Eye News When it comes to volleyball in the state of South Carolina, Alexis Glover is a coaching legend. Wando’s head coach added to her legendary status this week when she was named the 2017 United States Marines Corps/American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) National High School Coach of the …

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Dec 12 2017

Christmas Trees For A Cause

Staff Report for The Island Eye News What if your Christmas tree sprouted legs and delivered another fully decorated tree to a local family in need this year? Buy One, Give One (BOGO) Christmas Tree Company is going to do just that (well, maybe not the legs part). For every tree that is purchased from …

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Dec 12 2017

New York City Ballet Dancer Opens Conservatory

By Hannah Nuccio for The Island Eye News When Lindy Mandradjieff opened the Dance Conservatory of Charleston in June 2017, she set out to raise the bar for dance curriculum in the Lowcountry. Today, Mandradjieff is attracting world-famous industry names to her studio for hands-on training to connect students of all ages and skill levels …

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Dec 11 2017

Moultrieville Bicentennial: The 200-year Story

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News This Bicentennial talk by island historian Roy Williams will be presented on Saturday, Dec. 16, at noon, at the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center Auditorium, 1214 Middle St., Sullivan’s Island. The Town of Moultrieville was incorporated by S.C. State statute 200 years ago on December 17, 1817, at …

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Dec 11 2017

35th Annual Lowcountry Oyster Festival Returns To Boone Hall

By Charlotte Parks for The Island Eye News On Jan. 28, the Greater Charleston Restaurant Association invites guests to head to Boone Hall Plantation for the world’s largest oyster festival- the 35th Annual Lowcountry Oyster Festival. Tickets are now available for purchase online at charlestonrestaurantassociation.com/ lowcountry-oyster-festival. Named one of the “Top 20 Events in the …

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Dec 08 2017

Gerrita Postlewait Passes Charleston County School District Evaluation

By Erica Taylor for The Island Eye News All nine Board of Trustees members participated in Charleston County School District Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait’s evaluation, which concluded today after a productive discussion. “The Board rated the evaluation as ‘met’ overall,” said Kate Darby, CCSD Board of Trustees Chair. “We agree that the results accurately represent the …

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