Feb 05 2019

Bishop Gadsden’s President Steps Down

By Kimberly Borts for The Island Eye News After more than 33 years of dedication, love, and service, Bill Trawick has announced his intention to retire from Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community. Trawick became CEO of Bishop Gadsden in January 1986 and facilitated the planning and fundraising for the new community on James Island. Bishop …

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Feb 04 2019

Oral History Project Goes Live

By Mike Walsh, Board President, Battery Gadsden Cultural Center for The Island Eye News In 1997 the late Make Macmurphy, founder of what is now Battery Gadsden Cultural Center, conceived the idea of an oral history of Sullivan’s Island. With the assistance of Jeri England and Susannah Smith Miles, long time islanders were videotaped reminiscing …

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Feb 04 2019

Charleston Music Fest Continues Chamber Music Season

By Nandini McCauley for The Island Eye News The 2nd Monday Series will host Charleston Music Fest, both part of the College of Charleston School of the Arts, for a night of intimate chamber music on Monday, Feb. 11. Graduates of the prestigious Moscow Conservatory, faculty duo Natalia Khoma (cello) and Volodymyr Vynnytsky (piano) will …

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Feb 01 2019

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: January 15, 2019

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer There was little by way of preamble to the Jan. 15 meeting of the Sullivan’s Island Town Council. Attendance was back to pre-holiday levels. Mayor Patrick O’Neil dispatched parliamentary procedures, and reviewed the rules for making citizen’s comments. He said remarks should be addressed to Council …

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Feb 01 2019

Concert To Benefit HALOS

By Jennifer Richard for The Island Eye News The Duke Pitchforks return to Charleston for the ninth year in a performance benefiting families where grandparents are raising grandchildren to keep them out of foster care. Each year, the all-male a capella group from Duke University delights the audience with a range of songs from contemporary …

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Jan 31 2019

2019 Sullivan’s Island Fire And Rescue Oyster Roast

Staff Report for Island Eye News The 2019 Sullivan’s Island Fire and Rescue Oyster Roast will be held on Saturday, February 9th from 5pm to 8pm at the Big Tin, located at 1424 Hennessy St. Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 on event day. Tickets are now available at the Fire Station, Town Hall, …

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Jan 31 2019

Isle Of Palms Mayor’s Message: February 2019

I hope and wish that everyone had a great holiday season and brought in 2019 with optimism. The Isle of Palms started 2018 with a new Council that is aware of our challenges and remains committed to forward thinking. The City has begun working on the FY20 budget process earlier than ever. The Ways and …

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Jan 30 2019

2019 Author Series Shares Inspirations

By Emma Woodham for The Island Eye News Three New York Times bestselling authors spent the afternoon of Sunday, Jan. 27 sharing about their latest novels at the 12th Wild Dunes Author Series. Mary Alice Monroe invited two of her close friends, Lisa Wingate and Patti Callahan Henry, to Wild Dunes for the event. Henry …

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Jan 30 2019

BREAKING NEWS: Interim Isle Of Palms Police Chief To Retire In May

By Mimi Wood for Island Eye News Isle of Palms Interim Police Chief Kimberly Usry announced last evening that she will be retiring from the IOP PD, effective 5/15/19.  Chief Usry cited familial reasons for her seemingly sudden announcement.  “My father is terminally ill, and I have to put family first. My mother is going …

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Jan 29 2019

Home Team Hosts Rock The Block

By Megan Brown for The Island Eye News Home Team BBQ presents the second annual block party benefitting Hogs for the Cause, Rock the Block. The freeto-attend, family-friendly event will take place on Saturday, Feb. 23. Gather on Williman St. in Charleston to revel in food, drink, music & more in support of the fight …

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