Oct 31 2018

The Meaning Of Halloween

By Guy Mead for the Island Eye News It is the job of youth to whittle away on their fear of death so they may live peacefully in their old age. Years ago, on Halloween, I used to walk my children around the neighborhood, making sure they weren’t dragging their paper grocery store bags through …

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Oct 30 2018

Waterfront Improvement Plans Unveiled

By Katy Calloway, Island Eye News Managing Editor Service is nothing new to the Isle of Palms Exchange Club, which has been working with and contributing to worthwhile children’s and veterans causes for years. Providing direct service to these causes, however, is a whole new direction for the group.  The construction of a new bulkhead …

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Oct 30 2018

Live Reef Discovered Off South Carolina Coast

By Gregg Bragg,  Island Eye News Staff Writer Photos courtesy of NOAA. Dr. Sandra Brooke earned her Ph.D. in Oceanography from the University of Southampton’s National Oceanography Centre, UK in 2002. Her current assignment as Associate Research Faculty at Florida State University (FSU) has her working with a mosaic of government agencies including; the Bureau …

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Oct 29 2018

Letter To The Editor: Register Of Deeds

To The Editor, On Nov. 6, we will elect a new Register of Deeds (ROD) for Charleston County. The former and current ROD have been the keepers of these documents for the past 24 years. Mr. Lybrand stepped down last year and Mrs. Bozman is retiring in December. What is The Register of Deeds (ROD) …

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Oct 29 2018

Battery Gadsden Cultural Center & The National Park Service Present “Moultrieville’s Doughboys”

By Susan Middaugh for the Island Eye News Marina Conner of the National Park Service is the guest speaker for the Battery Gadsden Cultural Center’s November program, on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. in the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center Auditorium.  Conner is excited to present her research on Sullivan’s Island participation in the Great …

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Oct 26 2018

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: October 16, 2018

By Gregg Bragg, Island Eye News Staff Writer Calling attendance at the Oct. 16 Council meeting for the Town of Sullivan’s Island (TOSI) “robust” is probably an understatement. Residents streamed into council chambers well in advance of the scheduled start time, and standing room was the only option by the time the gavel fell at …

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Oct 25 2018

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: October 2018

Dear Island Neighbors, I hope you are enjoying the fall changes that we enjoy in our special place, which may not include spectacular tree colors, but certainly feature the clearest light we get all year, the marsh grass going golden in that light, and hopefully some cool, dry days. And as we are in late …

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Oct 24 2018

Crabpot Players Present, “Last Will & Testament”

Staff Report for the Island Eye News The Crabpot Players Theater Company will open its 26th season with the comedy/ murder mystery “Last Will & Testament” by Lisa Patrick Wilkinson at the Windjammer Nov. 6. The show will be performed Nov. 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14 and 15. Curtain is 7:30 each night and …

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Oct 24 2018

Love Birds

By SC DNR for the Island Eye News Coastal bird populations face multiple threats, including habitat loss and degradation, human disturbance, increased predation and sea level rise, and an innovative publicprivate partnership needs to raise $1.2 million between now and Dec. 14 in order to take advantage of a prime opportunity to address this problem …

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Oct 23 2018

Local Politicians Endorse Joe Cunningham

Staff Report for Island Eye News Mayors of Sullivan’s Island and Isle Of Palms joined local politicians in endorsing Joe Cunningham at Shem Creek Park this afternoon.