Mar 08 2018

Hope On Goat 2018

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Photos by Steve Rosamilia The 9th Annual Hope on Goat event took place on Feb. 24 on beautiful Goat Island. The event, cosponsored by Goat Island Gatherings and Barrier Island Eco Tours, raises money for Tricounty Family Ministries which provides vital services to the less fortunate in the …

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Mar 08 2018

Lowcountry Native Competes In Volvo Car Open

By Arielle Alpino for Island Eye News  Charleston native Shelby Rogers will return to her hometown to play in the 2018 Volvo Car Open. She joins Caroline Garcia, Johanna Konta, Sloane Stephens, Petra Kvitová, Madison Keys, Daria Kasatkina and CiCi Bellis in the field. The Volvo Car Open will take place March 31 – April …

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Mar 07 2018

Keep Pets Safe This Spring

By Katherine Saenger, DVM for The Island Eye News Playing with and chewing on the beautiful Easter bouquet that just arrived is all fun and games, until someone gets sick, really, really sick.  As Easter traditions near, Easter lilies (Lilium longiflorum) and many other forms of lilies will begin to appear in bouquets, so this …

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Mar 07 2018

Help Stop Offshore Drilling In The Atlantic

Deadline for Submitting Comments Opposing Offshore Drilling is March 9th Directions for filing a comment online can be found here: https://www.boem.gov/National-Program-Comment/ You can mail in your comments to: Ms. Kelly Hammerle, National OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program Manager, BOEM (VAM-LD), 45600 Woodland Road, Sterling, Va., 20166-9216. The deadline for submitting comments is March 9th.  Oh, …

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Mar 06 2018

Charleston’s Maritime Law

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News Maritime Lawyer and Sullivan’s Island resident, S. Scott Bluestein, Esquire, is the invited speaker on Thursday, March 15 at 6 p.m., at the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center Auditorium, 1214 Middle St., Sullivan’s Island. Charleston developed from a colonial seaport town in 1670 into a wealthy city by …

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Mar 06 2018

Designer Showhouse Opens March 14

Staff Report for The Island Eye News   A gracious 3-story stucco home, circa 1870, on Charleston’s legendary Tradd St., South of Broad, is featured in the 41st annual Charleston Symphony Orchestra League, Inc. (CSOL) Symphony Designer Showhouse. Opening March 14, the house will display 12 exquisitely decorated spaces designed by locally and nationally renowned interior …

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Mar 05 2018

Expect Bedlam At Baroque Concert

By Susan Hill Smith for The Island Eye News Attend an upcoming performance on Isle of Palms, and you can journey back to the 16th and 17th centuries when the lute was one of the most admired musical instruments across Europe, with fans ranging from commoners to kings. Kayleen Sanchez, new director of traditional music …

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Mar 05 2018

It’s Veggie Time

Staff Report for Island Eye News Legare Farms will soon start its CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) vegetable deliveries. A CSA is a way for the community to form a relationship with a local farm and get fresh vegetables each week.  Members help pay for seeds, fertilizer, water, equipment maintenance, labor, etc. In return, the farm …

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Mar 02 2018

Celebrate Women’s History Month

By Dawn Davis for The Island Eye News Charles Pinckney National Historic Site will offer a free, 45-minute program for Women’s History Month entitled “Founding Planter: One Pioneer’s Vision to Sustain the Wealth of the Carolina Colony” at 2 p.m. on March 10 and 24. Visitors will learn about the life of a Lowcountry planter …

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Mar 01 2018

Isle Of Palms Mayor’s Message: March 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in the first ever Isle of Palms Citizen Forums held on Feb. 1 and Feb. 8 at the Recreation Center. I am thrilled with the response from our citizens; over 200 people came to share their concerns and hopes for the beautiful island we are blessed to …

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