Dec 23 2015

Sullivan’s Island Police Report: August, September, October 2015

08/04 – A vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation, while conducting the traffic stop it was learned that the driver and passenger were under age and in possession of alcohol and marijuana; both subjects were arrested and lodged in the county jail. 08/04 – A complainant reported that someone entered his residence and removed …

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Dec 22 2015

Parking Kick Off Meeting Well Attended

Cathy Adams and Norma Jean Page check out the maps of the new residents only parking areas.

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor Photos by Steve Rosamilia After many, many months of planning, and many, many years of discussion prior to those months of planning, the Isle of Palms’ new Beach Season Parking Plan is finally here. The plan, put in place to mitigate excessive congestion and complaints from residents about …

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Dec 22 2015

Letter To The Editor: Fire Risk On Sullivan’s Island

Dear Editor It’s interesting that Jennifer Tuohy led her article on Drake Carroll’s presentation to Sullivan’s Island Town Council about fire risk to homes adjacent to the accreted land with Carroll’s statement, “It would take a perfect storm to have a fire on Sullivan’s Island.” I don’t recall the fire expert saying this. What I …

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Dec 22 2015

Letter To The Editor: A Perfect Storm

Dear Editor, Earlier this Fall, Hurricane Joaquin, a powerful Category 4 storm, hovered off South Carolina’s coast, adding inches more rain to a 1,000-year rainfall that left death and destruction in its wake here and in the midlands. Had Joaquin made landfall, it could have been catastrophic. If offshore oil rigs and coastal infrastructure were …

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Dec 21 2015

Intracoastal Dredging Underway

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Photo by Steve Rosamilia The US Army Corps of Engineers Charleston District began dredging the intracoastal waterway between Ben Sawyer Bridge and the IOP Connector earlier this month. Of particular concern is the section at Breach Inlet, where at low tide it can be as low as two feet. The long-awaited project, which is being …

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Dec 18 2015

Message From The Mayor Of Sullivan’s Island: December 2015

“Keep your Christmas tree watered, check it once a day and don't overload extension cords. Throw out old Christmas Lights. And of course, cheer on the Clemson Tigers!!!”
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Dear Island Neighbors, I hope you and your families are having a very happy holiday season. By the time this appears Hanukkah will have ended, and Christmas will be right around the corner. And then there’s New Year’s Day. This column has a gift giving idea, information about Town Hall closings, reminders about Christmas fire …

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Dec 18 2015

Getting Crafty With Cookies

Cecilia Martin shows off her marshmallow wonder.

Photos by Steve Rosamilia The Isle of Palms Rec. Department hosted its popular holiday cookie decorating contest earlier this month attracting hoard of creative, and hungry young artists!  

Dec 18 2015

Local Collaboration Brings Holiday Tradition Back To Sottile Stage

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By Jonathan Tabbert for Island Eye News The collaborative ballet company, Ballet Evolution, presents Charleston’s holiday classic “The Little Match Girl,” an original ballet with choreography by Jonathan Tabbert and original score by Laura Ball. Ballet Evolution highlights the future of the art form as gifted young the artists of the Charleston Youth Ballet bring …

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Dec 17 2015

It’s Starting To Look A Lot Like…Spring Break?

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Photos by Steve Rosamilia Santa has stopped by for his photo op, the trees are lit and children are getting ready to welcome back the big guy in under a week, but it’s still hovering in the high 70s on the islands… Welcome to the holidays island style! While the warm weather will cool slightly …

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