Aug 25 2017

Island Swimmers Collect Medals At Championship Meet

By Susan Hill Smith for The Island Eye News Wild Dunes Dolphins Swim Team wrapped up its summer season by winning multiple medals at the 2017 East Cooper Swim League Championship meet, which was held at Park West in Mount Pleasant on July 14 and 15. The following Dolphins received medals for 1st (gold), 2nd …

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Aug 22 2017

Wild Dunes Yacht Club 10th Anniversary Cruise

By Delores Schweitzer for The Island Eye News Photos by Sue Widhalm and Pamela Marsh of Wild Dunes Yacht Club Enthusiastic greetings and easy laughter enlivened the conversations on the night of July 22 as the benches of the Caretta and Delphinus Barrier Island Eco Tours pontoon boats filled. Like children on a field trip, …

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Aug 22 2017

How Sea Turtles Help Our Ocean And Beach

By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News Photos by Barb Bergwerf We may not realize it but the presence of sea turtles in our world is important to our marine ecosystem in many ways. They have played an important role for over 100 million years in maintaining the health of the ocean and even …

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Aug 21 2017

Sullivan’s Island Lit Up National Lighthouse Day

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Photos by Steven Rosamilia Fort Sumter National Monument celebrated National Lighthouse Day Sunday, Aug. 6 on the grounds of the Sullivan’s Island Lighthouse. There were children’s activities and officials from the US Coast Guard, Sullivan’s Island Fire & Rescue and the Morris Island Lighthouse Save the Light organization …

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Aug 21 2017

National Geographic Photographer To Lead Photo Workshop On Dewees Island

By Judy Drew Fairchild for The Island Eye News National Geographic Photographer Peter Essick will be leading a photography workshop on Dewees Island Oct. 12-15, brought to you by SxSE magazine. Photography workshops fill fast, so if this is on your bucket list, be sure to register in advance. Recently named one of the 40 …

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Aug 21 2017

Viewing The Eclipse At Your County Parks

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Eye News The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) will offer a variety of programs in August to view and learn about the total solar eclipse expected to be visible in Charleston on the afternoon of Aug. 21. CCPRC will host a pre-eclipse program as well as two …

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Aug 18 2017

National Night Out On Isle Of Palms

By Mimi Wood, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Tuesday evening, Aug. 1 found approximately 275 neighbors at The Rec, mingling with a cadre of the Island’s finest, attending the IOP’s Third Annual National Night Out. Crime Prevention Specialist and Community Relations Officer Louise Hardy ordered up a picture-perfect night, which sought to “promote policecommunity …

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Aug 18 2017

Eclipse Activities At Charleston’s National Parks

By Dawn Davis for The Island Eye News Fort Sumter National Monument, including Fort Moultrie and Liberty Square, and Charles Pinckney National Historic Site are planning activities for the upcoming 2017 Eclipse Across America on Aug. 21. Activities for the public, including an eclipse junior ranger activity book and badge for children, will be offered …

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Aug 17 2017

Rusty Williamson Runs For Isle Of Palms City Council

By Rusty Williamson for Island Eye News My name is Rusty Williamson and I am announcing my intention to run for City Council for the Isle of Palms, SC in the November 2017 election. I was born and raised in Aiken, SC and have family with ties to Edisto Beach, SC. Spending Summers at Edisto …

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Aug 16 2017

Susan Hill Smith Runs For Isle Of Palms Council

By Susan Hill Smith for Island Eye News After living on Isle of Palms for nearly 23 years, Susan Hill Smith has filed for election to City Council committed to promote quality of life for residents and families. “By design, this island provides us with an idyllic place to live and raise children at the …

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