Sep 17 2009

IOP Mayoral Candidate: Dick Cronin

Dick Cronin, Mayor of the Isle of Palms, has announced his plans to run for re-election on November 3. Elected in February of this year in a special election, Cronin previously served three years on the City Council and is past Chairman of the Isle of Palms Planning Commission. Now retired, Dick has proven leadership …

Continue reading

Sep 17 2009

IOP Council Candidate: Doug Thomas

Doug Thomas and his wife, Mary, retired to the Isle of Palms 10 years ago and immediately became involved in the community. Starting as a volunteer at the Aquarium, Doug also joined the volunteer staff at East Cooper Regional Medical Center. Next year he will be serving as the President of the volunteers, as well …

Continue reading

Sep 17 2009

IOP Council Candidate: Sandy Stone

Provided by Sandy Stone I have lived on the Isle of Palms for over three decades and have seen it evolve from a quaint beach community into the thriving municipality that we enjoy today. Throughout that evolution there has always been a natural balance among the Isle of Palms residents and those who visit and …

Continue reading

Sep 17 2009

IOP Council Candidate: Marty Bettelli

Marty Bettelli has announced his candidacy for reelection. He has lived on the Isle of Palms since 1971, and his wife Linda grew up on Sullivan’s Island. He has two sons, a daughter, and one granddaughter. He retired from BellSouth after 33 years. He served in many capacities in their business systems organization and was …

Continue reading

Sep 17 2009

IOP Council Candidate: Barbara Bergwerf

Provided by Barbara Bergwerf Barbara Bergwerf is running for re-election to the City Council on the Isle of Palms. Bergwerf brings valuable experience and insights into the needs of the City and its residents, having been a member of the Planning Commission for three years prior to winning her Council seat. In addition to her …

Continue reading

Sep 17 2009

IOP Council Candidate: Ron Denton

Provided by Ron Denton I am running for City Council because there is a critical need for candidates who have experience with the City government, in-depth knowledge of the issues currently facing the island and who have proven their dedication to improve the quality of life for the residents. I am currently the Chairman of …

Continue reading

Sep 17 2009

IOP Council Candidate: Barbara Gobien

Barb Gobien has lived on Isle of Palms since 1980. After completing a degree in Radiological Technology at the University of Rochester, she worked as a staff Technologist at Strong Memorial University Hospital for 10 years. She and her husband, Rolf, moved to South Carolina in 1979. On their arrival, Barb became an RT Supervisor …

Continue reading

Sep 11 2009

Lip Sync, anyone?

For a night of fun and entertainment, join us at the Annual Wando Lip Sync Competition taking place Wednesday September 16 at 7pm in the Wando High School Performing Arts Center. Students will present costumed and choreographed performances to a variety of musical styles, including Top 40 and musical theatre selections from Rent to Aladdin. …

Continue reading

Sep 10 2009

Sullivan’s Island Elementary School Day Celebrate 911 Day of Caring

Principal Susan King, Jay O’Dell of Johnnie Dodds Publix along with PTA President Susan Ballinger will kick off Sullivan’s Island Elementary School Day of Caring at 7:45 on Friday, September 11. The Day of Caring is an unforgettable, hands-on experience; participants get to actively improve the school and community while spending quality time together. Publix …

Continue reading

Sep 09 2009

Husband stabs wife during IOP vacation

The peace and serenity associated with a typical Isle of Palms weekend was shattered for a visiting family from Aiken, SC, over the Labor Day weekend. On Sunday, Septem-ber 6, a domestic dispute resulted in a husband stabbing his wife in plain view. According to Isle of Palms Police Lieutenant Raymond Wright, 52 year-old David …

Continue reading