Jan 16 2019

The 2019 Wild Dunes Author Series

By Emma C. Woodham for The Island Eye News New York Times bestselling author and Isle of Palms resident Mary Alice Monroe will welcome two distinguished guests for the Wild Dunes Author Series on Jan. 27, Patti Callahan Henry and Lisa Wingate.  “This is our island, and I’m always shocked when people don’t know about …

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Jan 15 2019

Polar Plunge?

By Katy Calloway, The Island Eye News Managing Editor Mother Nature is on the side of Special Olympics. The 25th annual Dunleavy’s sponsored Polar Plunge saw record attendance as the sun shone down on swimmers and spectators alike. The event raises funds for the South Carolina Special Olympics and this year was a huge success. …

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Jan 11 2019

Letter To The Editor: New Parking Rules A Bust

I finally realized that the IOP City Council did a job on residents and visitors by effectively cutting the available parking on the north side of Palm Blvd. in half. Their new, must park parallel rule, cuts the spaces from 4 head in to 2 parallel.  I cannot wait as a resident to be caught …

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Jan 10 2019

Bolster Your Resolve At The Rec

By Mimi Wood, The Island Eye News Staff Writer I’ve exercised consistently for nearly two-thirds of my life, five days a week, 30 minutes a day. My routine can be described in two words: quick and dirty. The pricey, high-end gyms never held an attraction for me; I want to “git ‘er dun”, as efficiently …

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Jan 10 2019

Around In Circles

By Tom McQueeney, Special to  Island Eye News Several years in compilation, Around in Circles details the seemingly endless stories of a local NCAA basketball celebrity, Les Robinson. If ever there was a Forrest Gump figure in the sport, this affable Sullivan’s Island resident would be the main character. The Les Robinson story weaves through …

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Jan 09 2019

Additional Federal Funding Awarded For Crab Bank

By SC DNR for The Island Eye News Early in 2018, the federal government announced a program under the U.S. Water Resources Development Act that would fund ten projects supporting beneficial uses of dredged material. The SC Department of Natural Resources submitted a proposal for this pilot program to cover 100% of the construction costs …

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Jan 08 2019

Pet Food Assistance To Federal Workers

By Kay Hyman for Island Eye News The Pet Food Bank at Charleston Animal Society is helping families of federal workers. Due to the government shutdown, they are reminding the public that for families and people in need, they do offer free pet food. Due to the extended government shutdown, many find themselves trying to …

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Jan 08 2019

Lutheran Hospice Seeks Volunteers

The Island Eye News Staff Report Lutheran Hospice of the Lowcountry is looking for volunteers. Our trained volunteers are an integral part of the hospice team devoted to fulfilling the values, goals and wishes of our patients and families. Lutheran Hospice is a non-profit, ministry-based program that delivers individualized end-of-life care, providing physical, emotional and …

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Jan 07 2019

The Crabpot Players Presents The Savannah Sipping Society

The Island Eye News Staff Report The Crabpot Players Theater Company presents the southern comedy, “The Savannah Sipping Society ” by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten at the Windjammer, Jan. 8-10 & 14-17, 2019. Tickets are available now at the Windjammer and the Dinghy and online at the Windjammer’s website. Tickets are $10 …

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Jan 04 2019

Local Siblings Support Local Outreach

The Island Eye News Staff Report Christmas is the season of giving and one Sullivan’s Island 8-year-old certainly did that this year. With help from his big brother and the Sullivan’s Island Co-op, Tanner Volkmann raised more than $150 to provide Christmas gifts for three kids through the East Cooper Community Outreach Adopt-a-Family holiday program. …

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