Jun 12 2018

Protect Your Home From Storm Damage

By Henry Hay for The Island Eye News  With recent hurricanes Matthew and Irma and another busy season predicted, more people are interested in protecting their homes and businesses. After Katrina in 2005, there was a huge increase in demand for home hurricane protection and inquires into hurricane protection have continued over the last two …

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Jun 11 2018

New Hotel In Wild Dunes

By Emma Woodham, Staff Writer For The Island Eye News A new hotel in Wild Dunes has been the topic of conversations on Isle of Palms for many weeks now, and representatives from Lowe, the company that owns and operates Wild Dunes, presented information about the proposed hotel to city council in May.  “Lowe is …

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Jun 11 2018

Cunningham Runs Against Sanford

By Gregg Bragg for The Island Eye News Joe Cunningham is a College of Charleston graduate, an ocean engineer, and Charleston based attorney. He’s also a candidate running for South Carolina’s District 1 congressional seat. Upon recent inquiry, campaign manager Mariah Hill responded to questions on behalf of Joe Cunningham. Asked about the incumbent’s track …

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Jun 08 2018

Former Charleston County Register Of Deeds Endorses Tom Hartnett Jr.

By Christian LeBlanc for The Island Eye News Former Charleston County Register of Deeds Charlie Lybrand has endorsed the Tom Hartnett Jr. for Register of Deeds campaign. “I am proud to endorse Tom Hartnett Jr. for Charleston County Register of Deeds. As the former Register of Deeds (formerly RMC), I know that Tom plans to …

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Jun 08 2018

Sand Sculpting Competition

  By Courtland Sutton for Island Eye News Sand Sculpting Competition Saturday, June 9, 2018 9:00 am   Isle of Palms Front Beach 1300 Ocean Blvd Charleston, SC 29451 Come out to participate in the 30th annual sand sculpting competition at the Isle of Palms Front Beach. Watch artists compete for prizes in six different categories as they …

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Jun 07 2018

New Catch Limit For Red Drum To Address Overfishing

By Erin Weeks for Island Eye News  Red drum, redfish, spottail, channel bass – South Carolina’s most popular saltwater gamefish goes by many names and plays a key role in the coastal economy and ecosystems. In recent years, state biologists have documented a declining trend in the state’s red drum population, which has been underscored by reports …

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Jun 07 2018

Isle Of Palms Mayors Message: June 2018

SUMMER IS FINALLY HERE We have a couple of construction projects in the works that will affect traffic and create potential travel delays. The Phase II Drainage project has crossed on to Palm Blvd., which means that the contractor will be installing drainage infrastructure on Palm Blvd. between 45th and 52nd Aves. Due to the …

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Jun 07 2018

James Smith Eyes South Carolina Governor’s Seat

By Gregg Bragg, Senior Staff Writer for The Island Eye News James Smith wants to be the next governor of South Carolina. The Columbia, South Carolina native graduated from USC and later, the USC School of Law. No stranger to public service, he has served in the SC House of Representatives for the past 22 …

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Jun 06 2018

Ask The County Council District 2 Candidates

The June 12 primary elections have significance for the Lowcountry, as we will be looking to fill seats at the national, state and county levels in this year’s election cycle. The Island Eye News posed six questions to our two candidates for County Council, District 2, which covers Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms, Mount Pleasant …

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Jun 06 2018

Willey Running For Charleston County Probate Judge

By Gregg Bragg for The Island Eye News Kelsey Willey is running for Charleston County Probate Judge and is the only lawyer contesting the office in the June 12 democratic primary. She graduated from Longwood University, a liberal arts institution in Farmville, VA founded in 1839, with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology. Willey …

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