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Aug 07 2009

Paul Tucker

Staff Report Even though Paul Tucker was sitting in a small office, his eyes weren’t seeing the pale walls and low light house plants. They were further away, watching thin bands of white ocean froth as they twisted in Escher-like patterns across the marine blue water. Still in his early 50s, Tucker is among a …

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Aug 07 2009

Old times are not forgotten

By Smoky Weiner At the new Home Team BBQ on Sullivan’s Island, my significant other and I saw Big Bill Morganfield and his band play the blues. He played several songs written by Muddy Waters, which is not unusual for your average blues band. What made this compelling is that Muddy Waters’ real name was …

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Aug 07 2009

Igneous inspiration at the Poe

provided by the Poe Library When is a rock not a rock? When it is a pet! And not just any pet … a pet that doesn’t need feeding, walking or cleaning up after. Thirty four rocks were transformed this past Tuesday, July 28, by local children as part of the Poe Library summer reading …

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Aug 05 2009

Windjammer calendar: August/September

The Windjammer 1008 Ocean Blvd Isle Of Palms SC 29451 Open Mic Night every Tuesday when there is not a band. Sign up at 8pm and music starts at 9pm. AUGUST August 3 Ten Toes Up August 6 Sons of Bill W/ The Defilers August 7 Tonic W/ Chris Holly August 8 Playlist August 9 …

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Aug 05 2009

Ben Sawyer girders a perfect fit

Steel girders are now being erected for the new Ben Sawyer Bridge’s approach spans. The first sets of girders and its associated in-fill began arriving on site in mid-July. By the end of the month, crews had almost completed three of the six spans for each side. Girders have been arriving on site every three …

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Jul 23 2009

How funky is your chicken (salad)?

The Heron Grocery and Deli welcomes another addition to its fabulous menu: chicken salad! Since you, The Heron’s loyal island customer, have such good taste, you are invited to submit your own chicken salad recipe by July 31, 2009. Your chicken salad may be the new Heron chicken salad! The chosen winner will receive a …

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Jul 23 2009

Sullivan’s Island Committees of Council

staff report Split-zone additions Bob Graham asked the Council for permission to build a single-family residence at 2118 Ion, a commercially zoned area that only allows businesses and duplexes. The Council seemed in favor of allowing it to be built, but had trouble determining the best way to allow it. One solution which the Council …

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Jul 23 2009

Should Sullivan’s have lifeguards?

By Ali Akhyari It came as no surprise that Sullivan’s Island Town Council members took some time during their July 13 meeting to discuss the recent string of tragedies associated with strong currents which have killed three people this year. However, it was a bit surpris-ing to hear that one of the suggested solutions was …

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Jul 23 2009

Sullivan’s Accreted Land meeting – August 4, 6-8pm

Staff report Since last winter, commissioned companies Coastal Science & Engineering, Sabine & Waters and Dewberry, have been surveying and studying the Accreted Land of Sulli-van’s Island in order to draft a report outlining several options for the land’s future use. On August 4, residents will have their first official look at the report and …

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Jul 23 2009

Completing the IOP Public Safety building

by Chris Marchewka The new Isle of Palms Public Safety Building at #30 J.C. Long Blvd. will be near completion on the twenty-seventh of this month as vital communications equipment is installed for the Police Department. The last few weeks have seen largely cosmetic additions to the building like blinds, shelving, and ceiling tiles, as …

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