Jan 24 2019

Letter To The Editor: Passports At Isle Of Palms Post Office

Those of us who live on the IOP find it difficult to buy stamps, mail a package or special postage required item, reclaim hold mail, or do any other post office business these days because our post office is now a passport center for greater Charleston. The lines, many days, are very long and we …

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Jan 24 2019

Audubon South Carolina Urges Energy Reform In 2019 State Legislature

By Sarah McKenna for The Island Eye News Audubon South Carolina is urging the South Carolina General Assembly to pass an innovative, comprehensive energy modernization bill that expands access to solar energy for consumers and businesses. Adopting responsible solar energy benefits birds and people by preserving the quality of South Carolina’s natural resources, stimulating job …

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Jan 23 2019

Letter To The Editor: Fill May Do More Harm Than Good

The Town of Sullivan’s owns undeveloped lands that provide an incredible service to its residents. Not only is the land beautiful and providing a home for birds, frogs and other wildlife, it also acts as a sponge for stormwater, allowing stormwater storage for flood overflow, and providing relief to residential parcels that flood. Recently, the …

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Jan 23 2019

CSOL, Inc. Designer Showhouse

By David M. Savard for The Island Eye News An elegant 1903 high-style Queen Anne Victorian on Charleston’s beautiful Rutledge Avenue, South of Broad, will be featured as the 42 nd annual Charleston Symphony Orchestra League, Inc. (CSOL® ) Symphony Designer Showhouse. Opening March 27, 2019, the house will display three levels of exquisite spaces …

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Jan 22 2019

Charleston County School District Board Approves Ad Hoc Transportation Committee

By Erica Taylor for The Island Eye News The formation of a temporary Ad Hoc Transportation Committee was approved at the December 2018 Board Meeting by the Charleston County School District (CCSD) Board of Trustees. The committee is tasked with examining the current bus transportation contract between CCSD and Durham School Services. The contract ends …

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Jan 22 2019

Soul Of The Lowcountry’s 4th Oyster Roast

By Maggie Carragher for The Island Eye News Photos by Becky Woods On Saturday, Feb. 23 from 1-4 p.m., Lindsay and Kate Nevin will host the 4th Annual Soul of the Lowcountry Oyster Roast at their home at Sunlean on Johns Island. Tickets include a catered oyster roast, local brews and spirits, and live music. …

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Jan 21 2019

Reading Around The Bases At Sullivan’s Island Elementary School

By Erica Taylor for The Island Eye News Charleston County School District is proud to announce its joint program with the Charleston RiverDogs, “Reading Around the Bases,” is back for the third year in a row. “Reading Around the Bases” began during the 2016- 2017 school year as a way to encourage literacy. The Lowcountry’s …

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Jan 18 2019

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: Tuesday, December 17, 2018

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer A skinny agenda and sparse crowd marked the final Sullivan’s Island Town Council assembly of 2018, held on Dec. 17. ‘Twas the meeting before Christmas, and Mayor Patrick O’Neil was ready with stacks of blue tins containing cookies, which he distributed to staff. Ribbed about the …

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Jan 17 2019

Free Hunley Tours This Weekend For Federal Employees

By Kellen Correia for Island Eye News  Friends of the Hunley will give free admission for public tours this weekend to any Federal Government employee with current identification.  The charity is offering this to employees to help them during the government shutdown and as a show of support for all they do. The free tickets …

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Jan 17 2019

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: January 2019

Dear Island Neighbors, I hope you enjoyed the holiday season and are having a healthy and happy new year. Here’s to a great 2019 for all with a complete absence of hurricanes and flooding! 36TH ANNUAL CHARLIE POST ROAD RACE For those of you trying to get or stay more active in the new year, …

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