Nov 30 2009

Sullivan’s Island lengthens dog leash

On November 17, the Sullivan’s Island Town Council ratified an ordinance that extends the days and times that dogs are allowed on the beach with and without a leash. Ordinance 2009-08, as it’s known to those who speak jargon, was one of the latest fee increasing pieces of legislation introduced by the Council. It was …

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Nov 30 2009

E-Sullivan’s

Residents of Sullivan’s Island can now get news from the Town through their email inbox. The Town has partnered with Constant Contact to provide E-Newsletters, a new and innovative way to reach out to residents and visitors using modern technology. Residents must subscribe to receive their free E-Newsletter, which the Town will publish approximately twice …

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Nov 30 2009

“Our Town” comes to our town

The set is simple. A few chairs, some tables, a ladder or two, and a blank slate background. As the play opens, the stage manager quietly walks out onto the stage and arranges a few pieces of furniture before informing the audience that they are in the town of Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire, just before …

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Nov 30 2009

Bridging the Island celebration

Provided by Creative Spark During the week that the Ben Sawyer Bridge is closed, residents of Sullivan’s Island will find plenty to do without leaving the island. Every night during the bridge closing, residents can choose a local restaurant and take advantage of special prices “Bridge Closing” prices. On Sunday, December 6 (or the first …

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Nov 30 2009

“Bravo!” to the Wando High School Marching Band

By Chris Starr Wando band students and extended family members were overjoyed with the 11th place finals finish at the 2009 BOA Grand Nationals marching band competition in Indianapolis, Indiana. The show, Beyond, was presented three times; in quarter-finals, semi-finals, and finals. This is the first time that the Wando Marching Band, under the direction …

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Nov 30 2009

The Lone Ranger returns

by Paul Robinson Sullivan’s Island resident Bill Dunleavy, owner of Dunleavy’s Pub, and his wife Darragh Dunleavy recently returned from a sailing trip aboard Bill’s sail boat, Kemo Sabe – AKA The Lone Ranger. Originally from Block Island, RI, Bill sailed south to the South Carolina coast and moved to Sullivan’s Island in 1982. Drawn …

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Nov 30 2009

Holy Cross Island School accepting applications

Holy Cross Island School on Daniel Island is now accepting applications for their new four year old program and the one year old program beginning January 4, 2010. The Friday one year old class is a special program for our littlest of lambs (children must be one by September 1, 2009). Children spend the morning …

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Nov 16 2009

Buckhannon announces candidacy for Congress

Isle of Palms businessman Dr. Ryan Buckhannon has announced that he plans on challenging the five term incumbent Congressman Henry Brown Jr. for the U.S. House of Representatives First Congressional District. “I believe that I have made a difference in my community through hard work and fiscal responsibility,” says Buckhannon in regards to his bid …

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Nov 16 2009

Welcoming the new Isle of Palms Council

Staff report On Wednesday, November 4, the Isle of Palms welcomed the return of two incumbents and two new Council members to the Isle of Palms Council, as well as returning Mayor Dick Cronin. The race was tight, with returning Council member Marty Bettelli bringing in the most votes at 881. Bettelli was followed closely …

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Nov 16 2009

Isle of Palms City Council – October 27, 2009

Citizen’s comments Isle of Palms resident Diane Oltorik commented on ways in which Accomodations Tax (ATAX) money could be spent to bring more business on to the island during the “dry seasons”. “In August and September, ATAX talked about ways to bring more business to our local businesses during our dry seasons: November, December and …

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