Mar 20 2010

Methodist Tea Room returns!

The 19th Annual Tea Room at First United Methodist Church on the Isle of Palms will be held March 23 – 26, 2010, with lunch served from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Featured returning favorites will include black bean and okra soups, shrimp and chicken salad plates, Greek salad plates, shrimp and chicken salad, plus …

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Mar 20 2010

The Cat in the Hat at SIES

As part of the nationwide “Read Across America” celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Heather Holbrook, owner of The Green Heron, braved the elements on Tuesday, March 2, to read to over 120 students from Miss Aimee’s Child Care and Sullivan’s Island Elementary School.

Mar 20 2010

Letters to the Editor – 3.19.10

Dear Editor, For the past 3 years or more, the issue of protecting the residential character of the Isle of Palms has been under discussion. When I moved here 8 years ago I was shocked to learn that I was the only full-time resident on my street. I was further shocked to discover that I …

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Mar 20 2010

Op-Ed: Don’t be fooled

By Holly Covington Please don’t be fooled by the IOPNA! Wow, its official, they have moved their comments to the Moultrie News from the Island Eye Newspaper! Bravo IOPNA for giving the Island Eye a break from your same ole, same ole. I know I enjoyed reading the Island Eye this week. It is the …

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Mar 16 2010

Kent family gives bonnie Irish performance

The musically-gifted Kent family gave an amazing performance (see video below) of Irish and Scottish compositions to the Children’s Garden School on Sullivan’s Island this past Friday, March 12. Their selection ranged from Bo Mhin Na Toitean (Highland Lassie Going to the Fair) to a jig entitled Planxty Irwin, and an upbeat standard called The …

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Mar 13 2010

Sullivan’s meeting to discuss bike-friendly community – Monday, March 15

6:00PM Monday, March 15, 2010 Town Hall, 1610 Middle Street TOPIC: Sullivan’s Island – A Bicycle Friendly Community The Town is looking for a few volunteers to lead the way toward making Sullivan’s Island a designated Bicycle Friendly Community. There are a number of standards that any municipality must meet to achieve this designation, one …

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Mar 11 2010

Old Ben Sawyer being demolished

by Julie Hussey Demolition has begun on the old approach spans and will be underway for the next several weeks. First, the reinforced concrete deck, along with the associated railing, is saw cut and removed piece by piece. With portions of the deck out of the way, welders dismantle the large steel girders. Hauling away …

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Mar 05 2010

Isle of Palms City Council – February 23, 2010

Dog license fee increased to $5 for residents In response to an outpouring from island residents, the Isle of Palms Ways and Means committee voted to change the City’s required dog license fee from the proposed $25 per license for residents to $5 per license; a number much closer to the current license fee of …

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Mar 05 2010

Hope on Goat for Haiti

Barrier Island Eco Tours and Goat Island Gatherings are teaming up to host an old fashioned oyster roast benefit for the American Red Cross Haiti Relief and Development Fund on March 6 from 1 – 6 p.m. The minimum $35 donation will get you into the party and includes free parking at the Isle of …

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Mar 05 2010

Bustos challenges Sottile for House District 112

Special to The Island Eye Promising to bring an end to “politics as usual in Columbia”, former Town Councilman Joe Bustos this week announced his candidacy for S.C. House of Representatives District 112, which encompasses Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms, and portions of Mount Pleasant. “The people are tired of politics as usual in Columbia, …

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