Feb 04 2010

Wando High School is playing the odds with Guys and Dolls

For five years, the Wando Fine Arts Department has been producing spectacular musicals, and this year’s edition, Guys and Dolls, promises to hold to those high standards which audiences have come to expect from director Lori Carroll. The show opens on Thursday, February 11, at 7pm in the Wando High School Performing Arts Center in …

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Feb 04 2010

February fitness challenges at PrimeTime Fitness

February” Gym and Tonic” contest Feel like you need a new look? Does your hair need some new life? PrimeTime Fitness is teaming up with their own Julie Nestler – whom you can also now find across the street at Beauty and the Beach – to bring you the “Gym and Tonic” contest! Log the …

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Feb 04 2010

IOP looks to shoal scraping for erosion hotspots

Following a special Council meeting Wednesday night, the Isle of Palms City Council voted unanimously to begin the permitting process for shoal scraping to fill in several eroding hot spots along the beach. The decision was reached following a presentation by Coastal Geologist Dr. Tim Kana and his company, Coastal Science and Engineering (CSE), who …

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Jan 30 2010

Bridge closing on Saturday, February 6, 2010

PCL Civil Constructors, Inc. and the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) expect to completely close Ben Sawyer Boulevard (SC 703) over the Ben Sawyer Bridge for 10 days (236 hours) on Saturday, February 6, 2010. This notice and the placement of variable message signs (VMS) on Ben Sawyer Boulevard and the Isle of Palms …

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Jan 26 2010

Fine decorating to support SC Aquarium

Isle of Palms author and New York Times bestseller Mary Alice Monroe has been selected to participate in the Charleston Home + Design “Celebrity Idea Room” contest happening this weekend. She’s competing against five other writers, each of whom is designing a room that will be on display from Friday, January 29 – Sunday, January …

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Jan 22 2010

Fiona and the birds

By Kristin Hackler “I don’t know how we could do this if we didn’t home school,” smiled Theresa Thomas as she watched her ten year old daughter, Fiona Kent, carefully place another handful of bird seed on a short concrete pedestal. During the wet winter storm of late December, Fiona, her mother and Girl Scout …

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Jan 22 2010

Isle of Palms municipal inaugurations – January 5, 2010

The Very Reverend John B. Burwell, Rector of Church of the Holy Cross, opened the official inauguration ceremony for the new Isle of Palms Council members with a brief invocation, followed by a presentation of colors by the Isle of Palms Fire Department. Following the pledge of allegiance, City Administrator Linda Luvvorn Tucker pointed out …

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Jan 22 2010

Earthquakes and diversity shape SIES future

By Ali Akhyari Earthquakes, diversity, and money are all issues that have prompted concerned parents to hit the streets and spread the word that the uncertain future of Sullivan’s Island Elementary (SIES) is currently in the hands of Charleston County and is in no way certain. During a routine inspection of the half century old …

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Jan 22 2010

New year, new Planning Commission

The first meeting of the Isle of Palms Planning Commission for newly appointed members Diane Oltorik, Bev Ballow and Noel Scott opened with a brief but slightly controversial appointment of the Commission’s Chairman and Vice Chairman. Following a brief “thank you” to Commission member Pat Campbell for encouraging her to run for the seat, newly …

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Jan 22 2010

Pelican rescue boys

By Beau Hollingsworth, 2nd grade, Mrs. Semsar’s class On Saturday, January 9, Baker, Brody, Ben and I went to Noni’s house. We got out of the car when all of a sudden an injured pelican walked out from behind a tree. It was limping over nicely to us. The pelican wasn’t scared; it just kept …

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