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Jun 14 2018

Local Couple Preserves Beaches Through Business

By Mimi Wood, Staff Writer For The Island Eye News Trina Limbach’s brain is like a turtle nest boil, idea after idea bubbling up, tumbling out almost faster than she can implement…the key word being ‘almost.’ Limbach packs a lot of energy into that tiny frame of hers. She has a knack for making things …

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Jun 14 2018

Farm-to-Table Supper Celebrates Conservation

By Amber Cook for The Island Eye News On Saturday, June 30 from 6 – 9 p.m., Lowcountry Land Trust will hold its 4th annual Farm-to-Table Supper at the Ambrose family home on Wadmalaw Island. The 2018 Farm-to-Table Supper is presented by the Ambrose Family Farm and Anderson Insurance Associates. The event is designed to …

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Jun 13 2018

New Market Is Home Run For The Team

By Mimi Wood, Staff Writer For The Island Eye News No one could be more excited about Middle Street Market, located next door to Home Team BBQ on Sullivan’s Island, than its new General Manager, Lesley Fox. “She was hand picked,” says Sean Daniher, of Home Team, which opened Middle Street Market on Memorial Day …

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Jun 13 2018

Hurricane Season 2018 Blows In

By Dave Williams for The Island Eye News  The easiest way to look into the future is to take a gander at the past. The last two hurricane seasons in the Lowcountry, have been impacted by at least a few tropical systems, the most notable of those being Matthew (2016) and Irma (2017). Matthew was …

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Jun 13 2018

Measure Up

Photo by Barb Bergwerf Jack Lurkin and Laura Sheppard see how they “Measure Up” to our local sea turtles. This sign was created for the SC Aquarium by island residents, Bev Ballow and Barbara Bergwerf. The sign became available to take up residence at the IOP Marina when the Aquarium created its new Sea Turtle …

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Jun 12 2018

Protect Your Home From Storm Damage

By Henry Hay for The Island Eye News  With recent hurricanes Matthew and Irma and another busy season predicted, more people are interested in protecting their homes and businesses. After Katrina in 2005, there was a huge increase in demand for home hurricane protection and inquires into hurricane protection have continued over the last two …

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Jun 11 2018

New Hotel In Wild Dunes

By Emma Woodham, Staff Writer For The Island Eye News A new hotel in Wild Dunes has been the topic of conversations on Isle of Palms for many weeks now, and representatives from Lowe, the company that owns and operates Wild Dunes, presented information about the proposed hotel to city council in May.  “Lowe is …

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Jun 11 2018

Cunningham Runs Against Sanford

By Gregg Bragg for The Island Eye News Joe Cunningham is a College of Charleston graduate, an ocean engineer, and Charleston based attorney. He’s also a candidate running for South Carolina’s District 1 congressional seat. Upon recent inquiry, campaign manager Mariah Hill responded to questions on behalf of Joe Cunningham. Asked about the incumbent’s track …

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Jun 08 2018

Former Charleston County Register Of Deeds Endorses Tom Hartnett Jr.

By Christian LeBlanc for The Island Eye News Former Charleston County Register of Deeds Charlie Lybrand has endorsed the Tom Hartnett Jr. for Register of Deeds campaign. “I am proud to endorse Tom Hartnett Jr. for Charleston County Register of Deeds. As the former Register of Deeds (formerly RMC), I know that Tom plans to …

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Jun 08 2018

Sand Sculpting Competition

  By Courtland Sutton for Island Eye News Sand Sculpting Competition Saturday, June 9, 2018 9:00 am   Isle of Palms Front Beach 1300 Ocean Blvd Charleston, SC 29451 Come out to participate in the 30th annual sand sculpting competition at the Isle of Palms Front Beach. Watch artists compete for prizes in six different categories as they …

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