Mar 19 2019

South Carolina Politics Consider A Ban On Plastic’s Ban.

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Something to know before visiting the Statehouse in Columbia; water from the drinking fountain contains microplastics. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration defines the substance as any plastic debris smaller than 5 mm (about the size of sesame seed, they say). Dr. John Weinstein, Chair of the …

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Mar 18 2019

Rita Langley Seeks Re-election

I am excited to run for reelection for Sullivan’s Island Town Council and continue the hard work of tackling the Island’s critical projects. Over the last four years, we have accomplished much. I am proud to have negotiated a compromise on managing the accredited land; spearheaded the Island’s plastic ban ordinance; overseeing the water/sewer system …

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Mar 18 2019

2nd Annual IOP Front Beach Crawl & Raffle

On Saturday, March 23, 1 to 4 p.m. join The Exchange Club to raise spirits and money for our local charity. Great door prizes and raffle – just buy a ticket. $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Be at The Windjammer at 4 p.m. for the raffle and door prize drawings – admission …

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Mar 15 2019

Redesignation Of Fort Sumter National Monument To Fort Sumter And Fort Moultrie National Historical Park

By Dawn Davis for Island Eye News The National Park Service announces the redesignation of Fort Sumter National Monument to Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park. The law also establishes management authority and defines the boundaries of the park to include: Fort Sumter, Fort Moultrie and the Sullivan’s Island Life Saving Station Historic …

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Mar 15 2019

Sullivan’s Island Mayors Message: March 2019

Dear Island Neighbors, A variety of items for you again this month. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATIONS, THE DAY BEFORE ST. PATRICK’S DAY  Speaking purely objectively, the commemoration of good St. Patrick is devoted to such a worthy saint with such a beautiful name that the Island will be celebrating it a day early this year. There …

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Mar 15 2019

2nd Annual Dumpster Day

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Photos by Penny Lanigan The 2nd annual Dumpster Day took place on Saturday morning, March 9. With signs of spring in the air, island residents got to cleaning out old furniture, appliances, building materials and more. Sponsored and created by Sea Island Builders, the free dumpster access was …

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Mar 14 2019

Greg Hammond Announces Run

I’m running for Town Council to 1) expand town services to better maintain our island in the face of rapid Charleston-area growth and 2) proactively find new ways to fund the cost of our growing service requirements.  I’m 37-years-old and have lived on Sullivan’s for 10 years with my wife Kate; we have two children …

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Mar 14 2019

Local Star Releases New Single

By Katie O’Brien for The Island Eye News Rising star Haley Mae Campbell’s latest single, an upbeat, energetic song about a classic loophole phrase, is now available at all digital retailers and streaming services for preorder, and will be officially released on March 15. Written by Campbell alongside Jerry Jacobs, Asking for a Friend is …

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Mar 14 2019

More Than A Half-Dozen Navy Programs To Participate In Navy Day At Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

By Chris Hauff for Island Eye News On Saturday, March 16, the historic USS Yorktown aircraft carrier will host sailors from more than a half-dozen different Navy programs for Navy Day at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum.  Special activities will be offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and are included in general admission.  …

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Mar 13 2019

Sullivan’s Island 2019 Election

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Sullivan’s Island City Council election will be held on Tuesday, May 7. The election for 3 seats serving 4-year terms pits 3 incumbents, Mark Howard, Rita Langley and Bachman Smith against newcomers Greg Hammond and Kaye Smith. The Island Eye will ask six questions of each candidate. The …

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