Sep 04 2009

17th Annual Isle of Palms Connector Run and Walk set for October 3

By Sarah Reynolds The annual Isle of Palms Connector Run and Walk for the Child began 17 years ago with the opening of the Isle of Palms Connector, and continues today with the goal of supporting the prevention of child abuse and other child-related programs. Net proceeds from the event go to support this cause. …

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Sep 04 2009

We the People … celebrate Constitution Week

Join the National Park Service in celebration of Constitution Week by attending one of the free special events scheduled September 17-23, 2009, at Charles Pinckney National Historic Site at 1254 Long Point Road in Mount Pleasant. The park preserves the last 28 acres of Snee Farm, a plantation that was once owned by Charles Pinckney, …

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Sep 03 2009

IOP announces candidates for Council

With four open City Council seats and the Mayor’s seat up for grabs on November 3, Isle of Palms candidates are already gearing up for the campaign trail. Running for City Council will be residents Ron Denton, Barbara Gobein, Sandy Stone and Doug Thomas, along with incumbents Barbara Bergwerf and Marty Bettelli. Running for Mayor …

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Sep 03 2009

Alert: missing dog!

On Sullivan’s Island: A black and grey poodle mix which answers to the names “Mona” or “Sugar” was last seen around Station 22 on Middle Street. If you find her, please call either Katie ( 513-9212), Trish (367-8449), Robin (568-0227), or the Sullivan’s Island Fire and Rescue Department (883-9944). There is a reward for her …

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Aug 21 2009

Op-Ed: The best is yet to come

By the Sullivan’s Islanders What if we could protect our homes from storm and hurricane damage, protect property values island-wide, implement a healthy and sustainable land management practice that doesn’t require an enormous capital expenditure AND find a way for residents to enjoy beach views? We’d all say yes, wouldn’t we? I honestly believe that …

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Aug 21 2009

Three options for accreted land

Staff report On August 4, approximately 150 Sullivan’s Island residents had a chance to look at the draft plan that has been in development since last year for the Town’s accreted land. Representatives from Coastal Science & Engineering, Dewberry and Sabine & Waters presented information on the various options for managing the 90-190 acres of …

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Aug 21 2009

Isle of Palms Police Reports

The following is a synopsis of some of the activities of the Isle of Palms Police Department during the month of July 2009: Patrol July 1, 2009: The homeowner of a Twin Oaks residence reported that he had contracted with a construction company in March of 2008 to do renovations, which amounted to just over …

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Aug 21 2009

The end of turtle season

By Mary Pringle On August 15, the Turtle Team ended its early morning dawn patrol looking for turtle tracks on our beaches. Volunteers will continue to monitor existing nests for signs of hatching and erosion, or problems with ants, ghost crabs, artificial lights, or other disturbances. These early morning walks and late evening patrols by …

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Aug 21 2009

Op-Ed: Knuckleheads

By Smoky Weiner I don’t like it when someone uses words to manipulate people. I don’t like misleading statements, jingoism and obfuscation of the truth and I really hate it when someone creates a scapegoat to further his own ambition. I just read a mailer that was sent to everyone on Sullivan’s Island and boy …

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Aug 21 2009

Art on the Beach and Chefs in the Kitchen

Creative Spark Center for the Arts’ eagerly awaited fall fundraiser includes a sneak peek into luxurious, historic homes and artist’ studios on Sullivan’s Island filled with wonderful artists, entertainment and chefs. Chef demonstrations and tastings from last year’s event included The Old Village Post House, The Mustard Seed, Cypress, Café Medley, the Red Drum Gastropub …

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