Sep 04 2009

Socialize with the Garden Club – September 17

Gardening is a way of showing that you believe in tomorrow. ~ Author Unknown The Isle of Palms Garden Club invites everyone to join them for useful information and social networking on September 17, 2009. This meeting starts with horticulture questions and design review while enjoying delicious treats. The focus of this meeting is “Can …

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Sep 04 2009

Sullivan’s Island Town Council – August 18, 2009

Staff Report The Sullivan’s Island Town Council held their regular meeting on August 18. The meeting began with the recognition of former Councilman Everett Presson’s extensive work with the Council, as well as the individuals associated with the Police and Fire Departments who dedicated themselves and risked their own lives between July 9 and 13, …

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Sep 04 2009

Rules and reminders in Isle of Palms rentals

By Paul Robinson It’s an issue that has been bubbling to the political surface of the Isle of Palms for years: how to inform IOP guests of the local laws and do it in a way that still demonstrates the southern hospitality for which South Carolina is known. At the recent Isle of Palms Council …

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Sep 04 2009

IOPNA Neighbor News: Looking to the fall

By Catherine Malloy Where did the summer go? We hear everyone asking that question these days. With the kids returning to school, it feels like we are moving to the official end of summer and back to our usual routines. Did you notice that even the sunlight looks different as we move to September? Like …

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Sep 04 2009

Isle of Palms City Council – August 25, 2009

Citizen’s comments The meeting opened with a presentation by Bill Huggins of the Municipal Association of South Carolina, who presented Council with the Municipal Achievement award for Communications in respect to the City’s monthly electronic newsletter. The award was originally presented to the City during the MASC 69th annual meeting on August 8. The Association …

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Sep 04 2009

Presson recognized for service

Everett Presson was recognized by the Town of Sullivan’s Island for his service as a member of the Town Council. He was present to receive the resolution and, despite a joking warning not to speak from Pat O’Neil, took a moment to thank everyone involved with the Town and to reflect on his life on …

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Sep 04 2009

Those that save lives

Staff report The Sullivan’s Island Town Council recognized the Town’s Police Department, Fire Department, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, and firefighter Amanda Hawver for their parts in preserving life and responding to emergencies between July 9 and July 13. During that short four day stint, Sullivan’s Island’s waters became especially treacherous, sweeping many people out …

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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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