Jan 15 2010

Islanders to help Haiti

Starting next Tuesday, January 19, Sullivan’s Island Elementary School will be a drop-off point for essential items that will be distributed to Danita’s Children, an orphanage in Haiti which SIES family members Lisa and Jordan Mitchell, traveled to last month. The severe level of need was overwhelming at that time, when there were 75 kids …

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Jan 13 2010

Have you seen Mary?

The Hoyt’s much loved cat, Mary, is missing. She’s a white Persian, small, very fluffy and very sweet. She is microchipped, but she wasn’t wearing a collar when she went missing. The kids are heartbroken. If you’ve seen Mary or have any information, please call (843)303-2928. Mary and the Hoyt’s live on Officer’s Row on …

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Jan 12 2010

Prime Time Fitness has been flocked!

Prime Time Fitness has been "flocked" by the College of Charleston Track and Field team.

by Meredith Nelson, M.Ed If you haven’t seen the flock of pink flamingos at Prime Time Fitness on Middle Street, Sullivan’s Island, be sure to slow down the next time you drive by. The College of Charleston’s Cross-Country and Track & Field Teams have deemed your favorite gym as being worthy of such a prestigious …

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Jan 11 2010

Ben Sawyer closure shifted to February 2010

Ben Sawyer Bridge, Sullivan's Island

by Julie Hussey PCL Civil Constructors, the Ben Sawyer Bridge Rehabilitation Contractor, will wait until early February 2010 to close the Ben Sawyer Bridge and Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. To provide sufficient notice for maritime traffic to schedule travel plans after the new year, the closure of the waterway at the bridge will not occur prior …

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Jan 11 2010

Habitat for Humanity Restore SALE Thursday, January 14, 2010

By Hanna Reed Come on out and help us kick off the 20th year of East Cooper Habitat. The entire store will on sale this Thursday, January 14 from 4 to 9pm. We have been hoarding some items to put out especially for this sale. You will be amazed what people donate. In fact, we …

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Jan 11 2010

Future of Sullivan’s Island Elementary uncertain

By Susan and Jim Ballenger Sullivan’s Island Elementary School (SIES) is an educational jewel of an institution with a 50 year reputation for providing the best elementary education in the Southeast, all in a modest cinderblock structure by the sea. It is also facing an uncertain future because new seismic codes require it to be …

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Jan 11 2010

New City attorney expected to do a “Sterling” job

Sterling Halversen

Staff report A bright new face will be gracing the City of Isle of Palms Council and Committee meetings this year. Sterling Halversen, former assistant City Attorney for the Isle of Palms, will be taking the place of City Attorney Nick Sottile, who is stepping down after 14 years of service. A graduate of Vanderbuilt …

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Jan 11 2010

SPROUTS Theatre for Children

The Giant is seven feet tall as he pursues Jack down the beanstalk! The lovely Rapunzel sings her lonely song as she lets down her long golden tresses, a pair of hysterical ugly step-sisters argue over which of them will win the hand of the Prince. With the children sitting only five feet away from …

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Jan 11 2010

Fort Sumter receives National Park Foundation Grant

Re-enactors take school kids on tour of Morris Island.

Provided by the National Park Service Fort Sumter National Monument proudly announces the receipt of a grant award from the National Park Foundation. The $6,000 grant supports Morris Island Expeditions, an educational outreach program begun by the park in 2004 that focuses on Civil War history and conservation. Classroom study culminates with a boat trip …

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Jan 05 2010

Charleston celebrates South Carolina Restaurant Week

As part of the inaugural event, several Charleston area restaurants will participate in the Hospitality Association of South Carolina’s statewide Restaurant Week, January 11 – 17, 2010. The Hospitality Association of South Carolina is taking a page from the playbook of New York’s successful Restaurant Week. Charleston has an impressive culinary scene worthy of showcasing. …

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