Sep 04 2009

Op-Ed: Common sense on common grounds

by The Sullivan’s Islanders On August 4, consultants hired by the Sullivan’s Island Town Council presented management options for the 90 plus acres of accreted land in the RC-1 Recreation and Conservation Area District. This RC-1land was placed in trust in 1991 with deed restrictions and Town ordinances indicating that the property should “remain in …

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Sep 04 2009

The great exercise debate: is all this exercise really making us fat?

By Meredith Nelson, M.Ed In the August 10 issue of TIME Magazine, columnist John Cloud expanded on his theory that exercise is the culprit making us fat. His “Why Exercise Won’t Make You Thin” article makes the assumption that the belief of “if you exercise, you will lose weight” is erroneous. Not only does he …

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Sep 04 2009

IOP Labor Day trash pick-up reminder

All Isle of Palms City offices will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2009, for Labor Day. Reminder: Garbage pickup schedule will be as follows: Tuesday, September 8: Breach Inlet through 30th Avenue Wednesday, September 9: 30th Avenue through Wild Dunes Thursday, September 10: Breach Inlet through 30th Avenue Friday, September 11: 30th Avenue through …

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Sep 04 2009

Seeking a home for two family dogs

The Morris family is moving overseas in less than a week. Unfortunately, they have not been able to find a home for their two beautiful, well-trained Labrador retrievers, Cookie and Coco. They are not able to take the dogs with them and have desperately been trying to find a home for them together. Both pups …

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Sep 04 2009

Seel’s on Sullivan’s is one Good Neighbor

Provided by the SC Restaurant Association On August 17, the South Carolina Hospitality Association announced that two Charleston area restaurants were selected as the South Carolina Restaurant Neighbor Award winners. Both outstanding restaurants are in the running for the national Restaurant Neighbor Award, a program by the National Restaurant Association that recognizes restaurants that exemplify …

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Sep 04 2009

Rombauer wine dinner scheduled at Atlanticville

Atlanticville is pleased to welcome Alan Cannon, National Sales Manger of Rombauer Wines, to host our 5-course Rombauer Wine Dinner on Thursday, September 24 at 7pm. Over the past 27 years, Rombauer wines have garnered some of the most prestigious scores, reviews, and awards available in the world of wine. Last year, Wine and Spirits …

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Sep 04 2009

Sullivan’s Island Police Reports: July

These reports were provided by the Sullivan’s Island Police Department for the month of July: July 4, 2009: While on patrol, an officer found a beach bag with personal belongings in it. The bag was placed in Lost and Found. July 5, 2009: A vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation. While conducting the stop, …

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Sep 04 2009

A tennis-volleyball love affair at the Windjammer

By Dylan Sharek Not many sports have grown in popularly as quickly as beach tennis. Once a secluded, intermittent pickup game played only overseas, beach tennis debuted in 2005 at the Charleston Maritime Festival to puzzled looks. Since then, however, Charleston has become known as beach tennis’ official birthplace and as the hub for Beach …

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Sep 04 2009

Old School brings home the Half Rubber gold

By Dylan Sharek The Crosby Family team seemed out of place at the 11th Annual Isle of Palms Half Rubber Tournament this past Saturday, August 22. In a field dominated by college students and thirty-somethings, the team’s median age was 58 years old. Larry Crosby, 68, is the second oldest member of the team behind …

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Sep 04 2009

17th Annual Isle of Palms Connector Run and Walk set for October 3

By Sarah Reynolds The annual Isle of Palms Connector Run and Walk for the Child began 17 years ago with the opening of the Isle of Palms Connector, and continues today with the goal of supporting the prevention of child abuse and other child-related programs. Net proceeds from the event go to support this cause. …

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