Mar 14 2017

Island Team Headed To Postseason Final Four

By Susan Hill Smith, Island Eye News Staff Writer The Sullivan’s Island Boys Basketball Team went to the final four in its division of the Trident Basketball Association’s post-season tournament in February, after finishing its regular season with an 11-1 record. “I could not be prouder of the boys. They far exceeded my expectations,” said …

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Mar 14 2017

Isle Of Palms Front Beach Fest

Photos by Steve Rosamilia On Saturday, March 4, The City of Isle of Palms welcomed the spring season with a free street festival featuring fun for the whole family. The afternoon featured live beach music from The Carolina Soul Band followed by legendary artists, The Tams. Kids of all ages enjoyed jump castles, a bungee …

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Mar 11 2017

Poe Library Book Club Reads “The Underground Girls Of Kabul”

By Delores Schweitzer for The Island Eye News On March 18, the Poe Library’s Beachlovers Book Club will discuss “The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan,” by Jenny Nordberg. In Afghanistan, a culture ruled almost entirely by men, the birth of a son is cause for celebration and the …

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Mar 10 2017

Windjammer Polar Plunge Raises Money For Special Olympics

By Deputy Chief Stan Gragg for The Island Eye News Photos by Steve Rosamilia On Saturday, Feb. 18, a group of dedicated law enforcement officers partnered with the Windjammer to host the 3rd Annual Polar Plunge for Special Olympics. Registration began in the morning and the entertainment kicked off shortly thereafter thanks to the band …

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Mar 10 2017

Letter To The Editor: Mayor Dick Cronin Should Seek Re-election

Dear Editor We hope the Mayor announces at an appropriate time of his choosing to seek reelection. The City of Isle of Palms would be well served if the attributes represented by Mayor Dick Cronin would be present in our future elected officials. Our citizens have enjoyed a smart, honest, balanced, mature, dedicated public servant. …

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Mar 08 2017

North Carolina Students Give Donation To Fort Sumter

By Dawn Davis for The Island Eye News Fort Sumter National Monument is pleased to announce South Caldwell High School students from Ms. Maura Schaffer’s American History class raised over $100 to help the fort with Hurricane Matthew damages. Over a two week period in December, students brought in donations to send to the park. …

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Mar 08 2017

Warm Weather Means Productive Fishing

By Capt. Geoff Bennett for The Island Eye News The warmest weather that I can remember has been terrific for our fishery. Higher than normal water temperatures have made for some productive fishing. I never thought I would say this, but there has been a decent trout bite in February. Days filled with sun and …

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Mar 07 2017

United States Coast Guard Awarded For Responses To Hurricane Matthew

By BMC David Browne for The Island Eye News Photos By Steve Rosamilia On Monday, Feb. 13, the crews from U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Anvil, and U.S Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Charleston and Georgetown met on the National Park Service’s Historic Sullivan’s Island Lifeboat Station at the base of the Lighthouse to be …

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Mar 07 2017

Quit Counting Sheep

By Meredith Nelson for The Island Eye News A Google search for “sleep” makes it clear . . . the top trending searches include “sleep for better performance,” “sleep, obesity, and exercise,” “sleep protects the brain,” and other such phrases connecting sleep to improved health and wellness. Ask anyone who has been lucky enough to …

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Mar 07 2017

Get Lifted At The Savannah Music Festival

By Carol Antman for The Island Eye News  One of the best things about music is that it transcends. It ignores borders, persists through tragedy, unites crowds and reveals souls. It fills our ears with beauty. It shows us other perspectives. The programming at this year’s Savannah Music Festival is an invitation to experience the …

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