Jun 21 2017

Celebrate July 4 With Uncle Sam Jam

By Sarah Reynolds for Island Eye News Charleston County Parks invites the Lowcountry to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday at the Mount Pleasant Pier! Known as Uncle Sam Jam, this annual event is the perfect spot to enjoy a fantastic Independence Day party. Groove to live Carolina beach and party music Recollections as they …

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Jun 20 2017

Letter From The Mayor Of Sullivan’s Island: June 2017

Dear Island Neighbors, Summer is here, and there is absolutely no excuse for boredom on Sullivan’s Island. Lots of events in the weeks to come. But before we get to all the events, a new public safety tool for the island… DRONES Our public safety professionals frequently get calls concerning people at possible peril, whose …

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Jun 18 2017

Fort Sumter National Monument Seeks Comments On Entrance Fee Increase At Fort Moultrie

By Dawn Davis for Island Eye News Fort Sumter National Monument is requesting public comment on a planned entrance fee increase at Fort Moultrie on Sullivan’s Island. The entrance fee at Fort Moultrie has not been increased since 2005. The change, planned for implementation on October 1, 2017 includes increasing the per person/1-day entrance fee …

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Jun 18 2017

Local Author Releases New Novel And Conservation Message

By Angela May for Island Eye News New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe releases BEACH HOUSE FOR RENT on June 20 with local book signing events and an effort to raise awareness about migrating shorebirds. Shorebirds and the brown pelican are the backdrop of Monroe’s BEACH HOUSE FOR RENT, which is set on …

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Jun 16 2017

Lake Timicau Restoration Project Begins

By Judy Drew Fairchild for The Island Eye News It was exciting to see a large earth mover at six pipes last week; even more exciting when we heard Pete Y describe it coming out of the water at six pipes. The Lake Timicau restoration project has begun. And no time like the present: six …

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Jun 16 2017

Surf In The City

By Bonny Wolfe for Island Eye News The Charleston Music Hall is thrilled to be teaming up with The Carolina Surf Film Festival and Channels to present a night of Surf Films in downtown Charleston, SC on Friday, July 14 at 8pm. We hope to make Surf in the City an annual event in which …

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Jun 15 2017

Fort Moultrie To Observe The Battle Of Sullivan’s Island

By Dawn Davis for Island Eye News Fort Sumter National Monument will mark the 241st anniversary of the Battle of Sullivan’s Island with special programs on Saturday, June 24. The fort will be open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and park entrance fees will be waived for the day. Visitors of all ages will explore …

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Jun 15 2017

Letter To The Editor: Graham

Dear Editor, I have a commercial lot on Sullivan’s Island which I believe can be helpful in easing some of the congestion problems in the commercial district. My plans include paid general parking if approved. I’m not against the continued success of the commercial establishments. Some council members have run stating an opposition to commercial …

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Jun 15 2017

Forecasters Predict Above Normal Hurricane Season

Staff Reports for Island Eye News Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center say the Atlantic could see another above-normal hurricane season this year. For the upcoming Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 30, forecasters predict a 45 percent chance of an above-normal season, a 35 percent chance of a near-normal season, …

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Jun 14 2017

Sullivan’s Islander Competing In America’s Cup Event

By Mimi Wood, Island Eye Staff Writer The America’s Cup. A sailboat race. Super prestigious. Beyond that…once every other year? Once every four years? Between who? The prize? Although nearly everyone has heard of it, it’s tough to find someone who knows much more than…a sailboat race. Sullivan’s Island resident Gavin Parker can tell you …

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