Jul 09 2009

How a bucket saved a sea turtle

By Mary Pringle During the night on June 26, a female Loggerhead turtle crawled over the dunes near the Isle of Palms County Park, looking for a place to lay her eggs. Turtle Team members Glenn Rhodes and Lois Klein found only one set of tracks leading into the dunes, but no tracks coming back …

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Jul 09 2009

Not so far flung Floyd

by Chris Marchewka Do you know any “board people”? You probably do. They are those lucky few who, when given a well-balanced, streamlined slip of timber (surfboard, snowboard, skateboard, kiteboard, windsurf board, ironing board, etc.), they move with such grace and skill that the rest of us are left slack jawed, wide eyed and perhaps …

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Jul 09 2009

Isle of Palms is one Clean Beach

Provided by the Clean Beach Council On July 1, the Clean Beaches Council released its annual list of beaches which have been officially certified as clean, healthy and environmentally well managed. The announcement was made as families and beach-lovers around the country prepare to flock to the beach for the July 4th weekend, the biggest …

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Jul 09 2009

Surfing gator on the IOP

Elizabeth Smith Darrah of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was in for a surprise when she visited the Isle of Palms during the last week of June. On their first full day at the beach, an animal control officer pulled a “wayward gator” from the ocean next to the IOP pier. Darrah, who snapped the picture of …

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Jun 27 2009

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Jun 26 2009

News from the neighborhood: IOPNA Pig Pickin’ Party

By Catherine Malloy The morning of our Pig Pickin’ day dawned with buckets of rain and more rain. The downpour was great for our lawns, but was a damper on our party plans. We were a little concerned about what the conditions would be like by 4pm; the time the Pig Pickin’ was to begin. …

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Jun 26 2009

IOP Council takes it to court

On June 11, the Isle of Palms City Council took members of the IOP Recreation, Fire and Public Works departments to court: the volleyball court, that is. To show their support for the Windjammer and to ease tensions over a recent issue with the bar’s volleyball posts on the beach, Council members and public servants …

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Jun 26 2009

Ben Sawyer trestles completed on schedule

Provided by the SC Department of Transportation While the design/build team for the rehabilitation of the Ben Sawyer Bridge has until May 2010 to complete the project, they would like to finish even sooner. Completion of project’s four temporary work trestles by June 16 is a step in the right direction. The eastern trestles will …

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Jun 26 2009

Giant asparagus stalks island

A giant monster looms over the intersection of Middle Street and Station 22 ½ on Sullivan’s Island, and its great arms reach out over the roof of a small pink and teal island home. For a while, most island residents thought it looked like a giant asparagus until it began to sprout limbs, then short …

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Jun 26 2009

18th hole returns to Wild Dunes

It was another sweltering hot day for the Lowcountry on June 12, but that didn’t deter several groups of golfers from enjoying the first day of the return of the 18th hole at Wild Dune’s Links Course. After erosion took a large bite out of the famed oceanfront hole, it took close to twenty months …

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