Oct 03 2017

Lock It Up

By Carol Antman for The Island Eye News It was a surreal image: our pontoon boat floating 76 feet above the Tail Race Canal on a wall of water held in place by the Pinopolis Dam’s massive metal doors. In the next 20 minutes, six million gallons of water drained to lower us from Lake …

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Oct 03 2017

Hurricane Irma Debris Clean Up

By Andy Benke for Island Eye News Good afternoon Island residents,  Charleston County Public Works has advised that the FEMA debris removal trucks will be on the Island this week to remove the Hurricane Irma debris from the roadside.  The goal is to complete the work on Sullivan’s Island by Friday October 6, 2017. Please make …

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Sep 29 2017

Sullivan’s Island Holds Up Well In Storm

By Emma Woodham for The Island Eye News During the first meeting since Sullivan’s Island was affected by tropical storm force winds and storm surge, the Town Council had nothing but praise for all those who helped keep the town safe during the storm. Councilmember Chauncey Clark asked that being affected by Hurricane Maria be …

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Sep 28 2017

Letter From The Mayor Of Sullivan’s Island: October 2017

I hope you are enjoying the early stages of what is my favorite time of year on the island: Fall. Nothing like those cool breezes and that great, clear fall light on the Spartina grass as it goes golden. And college football…depending on who your team is. But before we get too captivated by all …

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Sep 27 2017

Lessons In Gratitude

By Sarah Vega for The Island Eye News Photos provided by University School of the Lowcountry High-level, individualized academics are at the core of University School of the Lowcountry’s (USL) educational philosophy, but equally important is the opportunity to build leadership and life skills among its student body. “Visiting places that make up our community, …

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Sep 27 2017

Isle Of Palms Residents Need Permanent Solution For Drainage

By Emma Woodham for The Island Eye News Photos by Corrine Enright Drainage issues have plagued the Isle of Palms for years, but for island resident Corinne Enright, the problem has begun to affect her quality of life. “The lack of drainage on my street recently required me to drive the three-hundred feet just to …

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Sep 26 2017

Candidacy Announcement For Patrick Harrington

By Patrick Harrington for Island Eye News I am honored to announce my candidacy for re-election to the Isle of Palms City Council. Serving on Council, the last year as Mayor Pro Tem, has allowed me to continue my dedication to public service following a 45-year career in education.  This experience included more than 40 years …

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Sep 25 2017

Buckhannon 2017 Announcement

By Ryan Buckhannon for Island Eye News I am pleased and honored to announce my candidacy for Isle of Palms City Council. I previously served on city council but decided to take some time off to focus on getting my triplet boys through high school and off to college. Now, that they all have started …

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Sep 25 2017

Ralph Piening Runs For A Isle Of Palms City Council Seat

By Ralph Piening for Island Eye News It is with excitement that I announce I am running for a seat on the IOP city council. My wife and I have lived at 246 Forest Trail for 18 years and we want to make sure the island maintains its residential character and city council always puts …

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Sep 23 2017

Isle Of Palms City Council Candidate Justin Miklas

By Justin Miklas for Island Eye News Professional Background Justin Miklas, Executive Vice President and Partner at Clear Impact, is an international government performance management expert. Justin consults, trains, and speaks on topics related to government performance and the use of data to create measurable community improvement. He has worked with federal, state, and local …

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