Dec 21 2016

Just What Is A Router And Motherboard?

By Bob Hooper for Island Eye News A wireless router is either from your ISP (Internet Service Provider) or one you purchased. A router allows you “give” out IP addresses to all your computers, printers, cell phones, tablets, etc. in your home. It works like Town Hall in that it issues “addresses” to each item …

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Dec 20 2016

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

Dear Island Neighbors, I bet you are pursuing your Christmas shopping and holiday preparations at warp speed! Hopefully you will have many chances after (or despite!) the annual rushing around to enjoy the special feel of our Island during this time of year. At our 26th annual holiday Fire Station Lighting event earlier this month, …

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Dec 20 2016

Juvenile Loggerhead “Vader” Is Released

Staff Report for Island Eye News  The South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care Center released a juvenile loggerhead named Vader (after Darth Vader) earlier this month. Vader was found by Barrier Island Eco Tours in Caper’s Inlet in August. When found, Vader was struggling at the surface of the water, the animal was entangled in …

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Dec 19 2016

Isle Of Palms Restaurateur Gets Best Gift Ever

By Susan Hill Smith, Island Eye News Staff Writer Their first conversation started by text. “Are you my mother?” 47-year-old Christiana Harsch wanted to know. A string of texts followed between her and Katharine Rhoades, who eventually answered with a confident “Yes.” Nothing has been the same for them since that moment in mid-October, as …

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Dec 16 2016

Charleston Takes On Sea Level Rise

By Sarah Kirk for Island Eye News On Monday, Nov. 14 the Charleston Library Society and the League of Women Voters hosted a talk entitled “Charleston Takes on Sea Level Rise” to discuss strategies, projects, funding and progress around the city’s response to the imminent and growing threat of sea level rise. The panel included …

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Dec 16 2016

Isle Of Palms City Council Pushes On With Public Works Improvements

By Susan Hill Smith, Island Eye News Staff Writer Isle of Palms City Council is moving forward with improvements to the city’s Public Works site on the island with a vote at council’s Dec. 6 meeting to award a $756,000 contract to Hitt Contracting for the work. The improvements are needed to bring the site …

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Dec 14 2016

Mayor Riley Conjures Sullivan’s Island Memories

By Sarah Nolan for Island Eye News Photos by Steve Rosamilia In August of 1898 a 12-year-old boy was swimming off Station 12 with a friend when he got caught in a bad current and was carried out. A young newlywed named James L. Coste was working at the lifesaving station on the beach that …

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Dec 05 2016

Book Release At The Powder Magazine

By John Young for Island Eye News “I cannot forget that happy day when we marched into Charleston with the American troops; it was a proud day…and I felt myself much elated , at seeing the balconies, the doors and windows crowded with the Patriotic fair, and aged citizens and others, congratulating us on our …

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Nov 29 2016

Sea Island Builder’s Food Drive

Nov 25 2016

Saying Goodbye To ‘Pez’

By Mimi Wood for Island Eye News I met Judy and Walter ‘Pez’ Pezanowski when I moved in next door to them, on Isle of Palms, about a year ago. Judy was the embodiment of Southern hospitality. Pez, while cordial, was much more reserved. With his passing on October 29, I’ve come to realize what …

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