Nov 30 2009

Celebrating Veterans Day at SIES

Filing in one by one, students from kindergarten to fifth grade went out of their way to wave or stop and say “thank you” to the men in uniform resting next to the stage in the Sullivan’s Island Elementary cafeteria. It was 1:30pm on November 11, and the entire student body of SIES was on …

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Nov 30 2009

Sullivan’s Island Town Council – November 17, 2009

The Sullivan’s Island Town Council held their regular meeting on November 17 at 6pm. That meeting was preceded by a public hearing at 5:45pm regarding a proposed “Annual Action Plan” by Charleston County that was apparently presented this past spring and included the request of over $3 million in federal funds by the County for …

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Nov 30 2009

Isle of Palms City Council – November 17, 2009

The Council welcomed new council members Sandy Stone and Douglas Thomas, and Council member Dee Taylor thanked them both for attending his and Council member Carol Rice’s last meeting. Citizens’ comments Former Mayor Clay Cable addressed the Council in regards to the new Consolidated 911 System.  “When they established the 911 system, we took the …

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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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