Oct 25 2016

Grow Citrus And Buy Holiday Wreaths

Staff Report for Island Eye News The Thursday, Nov. 17 meeting of the Isle of Palms Garden Club will feature guest speaker Darren Sheriff, “The Citrus Guy” He will discuss “Growing Citrus in the LowCountry.” The club meetings are open to the public and are held at 6:30 p.m. at The Exchange Club on Palm …

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Oct 24 2016

Water, Water Everywhere

Andy “Capt Ahab” Hager prepares to evacuate
(Photo by Marlene Hager)

By Wendy Sang for Island Eye News Preparing to evacuate for a hurricane is never easy. In fact, it’s a freakin’ pain in the neck. Because, on top of all the time and planning, there are always the lingering doubts: Do we really need to go? Do you think it’s going to hit us? How …

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Oct 21 2016

Post-Matthew Free For All At Acme

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Mary Grace Epps, left, Mavis Love Epps, Ivy Rose Iwinski and Ella Byrd Epps relax after a free breakfast at Acme Lowcountry Kitchen the morning after Hurricane Matthew. “We were fortunate enough not to have any damage or lose power at Acme,” co-owner Rodger Tully said. “We knew there were a lot of folks out on …

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Oct 21 2016

Crafting Fun At The Library

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Photo by Steve Rosamilia Dylan and Vivienne Roedema create beautiful crafts with their grandmother Karen Petersen at the Poe Library’s stained glass craft workshop last Saturday morning. See the calendar for future events at the Sullivan’s Island library.

Oct 20 2016

Fundraiser Started For Sea Biscuit Chef

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor A memorial fund to help the wife and stepson of Sea Biscuit Cafe chef Phillip Wallace, 51, has been started by Mount Pleasant resident Lisa Thomas. In three days, the gofundme page had already raised over half of its $10,000 goal. Wallace, a chef at the popular Isle …

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Oct 20 2016

Trick Or Treat!

It’s Halloween Carnival time.

By Andy Sinwald for Island Eye News The Isle of Palms Recreation Department is calling all ghouls and goblins, witches and warlocks, superheroes and princesses to head down to the Recreation Center for a night of spooky fun. The annual IOP Halloween Carnival takes place on Monday, Oct. 31 from 5 – 7 p.m. at …

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Oct 19 2016

Message From The Mayor Of Sullivan’s Island: October 2016

Dear Island Neighbors, Writing this a few days after Matthew, and seeing how people elsewhere in South Carolina and our neighboring states were affected, I am ready to declare that this year, Thanksgiving Day on Sullivan’s Island should have been Sunday, Oct. 9, the day we got out and about after Matthew had come and …

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Oct 19 2016

A Lowcountry Christmas

Lowcountry author Mary Alice Monroe  is tackling PTSD among America’s veterans in her new novel.

By Angela May for Island Eye News New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe will release her first ever holiday novel, “A Lowcountry Christmas,” on Oct. 25 with a book launch event in Charleston. Monroe, who has written more than 20 books, tackles the complex issue of post-traumatic stress disorder among military veterans. Monroe, …

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Oct 19 2016

Recovering From Hurricane Matthew

“There are areas in Wild Dunes where the dune damage is critical and as a result, structures have no protection and are significantly threatened.”
Linda Lovvorn Tucker (Photo by Ashley Sheppard)

By Susan Hill Smith, Island Eye News Staff Writer Hurricane Matthew, once a powerful category 5 storm, arrived on our shores the evening of Friday, Oct. 7. The second major hurricane of the active 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, Matthew was a category 1 by the time it hit South Carolina, but its erratic path and …

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Oct 19 2016

Art On The Beach And Chefs In The Kitchen Returns To Sullivan’s Island

For 17 years the popular fundraiser has drawn hundreds of visitors to Sullivan’s Island for an afternoon house tour replete with artists selling their creations and restaurants offering tasty treats.

By Carol Antman for Island Eye News Until a few months ago, the desperate population of homeless folks camped under the bridge was the first thing we each saw when we drove downtown. All we could do was reach through our window and give a buck or two and hope that somehow the recipients found …

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