May 05 2017

Dutch Tall Ship Celebrates 100-year Anniversary

By Elvira Beetstra for Island Eye News Tall Ship ‘Oosterschelde’ will be visiting the city of Charleston for the maritime festival Tall Ships Charleston from May 19 to 21. This year the ship turns 100 years old and she still sails the world seas like never before. Everyone is welcome on board during the event …

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May 04 2017

Lowcountry Torch Run For Special Olympics

By Chris Griffin for Island Eye News Law Enforcement Officers from around the Lowcountry participated in the Coast to Capital relay run for the Special Olympics this morning. The torch run started on the beach at Station 22 1/2 and continued from the beach down SC 703 over the Ben Sawyer Bridge into Mount Pleasant.

May 04 2017

Charleston County Republican Party Elects Officers

By Amy Mercer, Island Eye News Editor Sullivan’s Island resident Larry Kobrovsky was unanimously re-elected as Chairman and Maurice Washington was elected as First Vice Chairman of the Charleston County Republican Party on Thursday, April 20 at the Charleston County Republican Convention. Chairman Kobrovsky touted the success of last year’s record turnout in the Republican …

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May 04 2017

Isle Of Palms Police Department Officer Louise Hardy Builds Community Trust

By Mimi Wood, Island Eye News Staff Writer Just when you think life on Isle of Palms couldn’t possibly get any better, you meet IOPPD Officer Louise Hardy. Smart, approachable and engaging, Hardy has been in law enforcement for nearly seven years, with two years of active duty in the Navy and two years as …

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May 03 2017

Circling The Sun

By Delores Schweitzer for Island Eye News Brought to Kenya from England as a child and then abandoned by her mother, Beryl is raised by both her father and the native Kipsigis tribe who share his estate. Her unconventional upbringing transforms Beryl into a bold young woman with a fierce love of all things wild …

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May 01 2017

Acting Police Chief Named To Lead Department During Transition

  By Andy Benke for Island Eye News Mayor Pat O’Neil and the Sullivan’s Island Ad Hoc Police Chief Search Committee have appointed Lieutenant Chris Griffin as Acting Chief of the Sullivan’s Island Police Department while the search and interview process is conducted. Former Chief Dan Howard retired effective March 1, 2017.  Lieutenant Griffin has …

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May 01 2017

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Addresses Changes To The Historic Design Review Process

By Amy Mercer, Island Eye News Editor The Town council meeting opened with public comments from Bill Harwell who has lived on the Island for 27 years, and is frustrated with traffic and parking on Ion at Station 17. “It’s a narrow street and there is nowhere to pull over,” said Harwell who is “sick …

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May 01 2017

Mary Alice Monroe Pursues Charleston Symphony Orchestra Podium

By Amy Mercer , Island Eye News Editor Every year the Charleston Symphony Orchestra presents “The Sunset Serenade,” a free concert that’s held on the steps of the Custom House in downtown Charleston to kick off the Piccolo Spoleto Festival. The concert is sponsored by The City of Charleston and starts at sundown. This year …

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Apr 28 2017

Cancellation Of “Out Of Ashes” Living History Event Planned For April 29-30, 2017 At Fort Moultrie

By Dawn Davis for Island Eye News The “Out of Ashes: Rebirth of a Nation” living history event that was planned for Fort Moultrie for this weekend, April 29-30, 2017 has been cancelled. Unfortunately, the volunteer re-enactors are unable to attend and provide the living history programs.

Apr 28 2017

A Meal To Remember

By Kim Sawyer for Island Eye News The East Cooper Meals on Wheels 12 Annual Gala and Auction, sponsored by Motley Rice, took place on Thursday, March 30, at Wild Dunes Resorts Isle of Palms. Over 300 guests enjoyed culinary creations from local restaurants at nine signature chef stations. These restaurants included; Le Farfalle, The …

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