Apr 15 2010

Fighting for the island economy

By Kristin Hackler According to their website, the Isle of Palms Islanders (also known as the Isle of Palms Concerned Citizens) is “a grassroots group keeping tabs on the City Council, Planning Commission, and other groups that work with the of the local government.” The group was formed in response to several of the laws …

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Apr 15 2010

New pizza place arrives on Isle of Palms

By Kristin Hackler There’s new scent drifting down the walkways at Front Beach. It’s warm, hot and full of spicy tomatoes and a touch of sizzling sausage. Follow your nose and it will lead you to something that’s been a long time coming on the Isle of Palms: Luke n’ Ollie’s Pizzeria. Taking up residence …

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Apr 15 2010

Living Lowcountry history

By Carlin Timmons Celebrate National Park Week with two days of Lowcountry living history. Charles Pinckney National Historic Site in Mount Pleasant presents Colonial Days from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, April 23, and Saturday, April 24, 2010. The programs include demonstrations of period craftsmanship, domestic arts, games and military drills. All programs …

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Apr 15 2010

Dining for Dan Mills

By Ryan Buckhannon The Acme Cantina on the Isle of Palms has once again graciously offered up their location for another worthy cause. On Saturday, April 24, from 2 – 6 p.m., locally renowned barbecue team “Grill Porn” will prepare a Lowcounty BBQ along with all the fixings to support Dan Mills, an Isle of …

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Apr 15 2010

Easter Egg Hunt

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Apr 15 2010

Easter at the Poe

Photos by Linda Rumph At noon on Saturday, April 4, several Sullivan’s Island kids leapt to their feet and began searching the grounds outside of the Poe Library for their share of elusive Easter eggs. The Poe Library has sponsored an Easter egg hunt for the past several years and they always have a decent …

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Apr 15 2010

PrimeTime takes on the sugar challenge

By Meredith Nelson, M.eD At the time when most people are cleaning out their closets, straightening up the garage, and freshening up their flower beds, a few PrimeTime members have decided to do some spring cleaning of their own. When member and PrimeTime Spin instructor Shannon Cagle decided it was time to quit the junk …

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Apr 15 2010

Run for Adela Holmes Cook

By Blake Bunch On the sun-drenched morning of April 10 the first annual “Run for Adela” commenced, teeming with enthusiasm, organization, and amazing community support. The 5K run, held in honor of Adela Holmes Cook, a Bishop England student who passed away last year in the Bahamas, took place near the beach access on Station …

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Apr 15 2010

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Before throwing the baby out with the bath water, would the city council please do a factual study on what impact the proposed change in rental occupancy limits might do to our taxes? How many rental licenses renew each year? How many file late and would miss the ‘grandfathered’ status? Look at this …

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Apr 15 2010

Exchange Club announced Youth of the Year

Provided by the IOP Exchange Club On March 25, the Isle of Palms Exchange Club announced the winners of their Student Scholarship program. The students are recognized for displaying excellence in academics, leadership and community service activities. Each student also submitted an essay entitled “Inspired by the Power of Community” as part of their application …

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