Mar 13 2019

Sullivan’s Island 2019 Election

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Sullivan’s Island City Council election will be held on Tuesday, May 7. The election for 3 seats serving 4-year terms pits 3 incumbents, Mark Howard, Rita Langley and Bachman Smith against newcomers Greg Hammond and Kaye Smith. The Island Eye will ask six questions of each candidate. The …

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Mar 13 2019

Front Beach Fest 2019

Photos provided by IOP Rec Center Another successful year of celebrating IOP and its residents. The local flavor of this spring event is what makes it special. Folks danced while kids played and IOP gears up for another season of surf, sand and sun.

Mar 08 2019

Hot Yoga In Mount Pleasant

By Alexandra Lucia for The Island Eye News Powerflow Yoga is pleased to announce the opening of two new hot yoga studios in Mount Pleasant. PFY originates in New Jersey, where a single studio has blossomed into 10. We are now extending into the Lowcountry with two studios slated to open in Spring 2019. Powerflow …

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Mar 08 2019

Distance Learning At St Johns High School

By Erica Taylor for Island Eye News A distance learning pilot program launched this school year in Charleston County School District, is an effort to create equity and ensure all students have access to classes, especially AP classes. Ninth and tenth graders at St. John’s High School and Baptist Hill High School are both using …

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Mar 06 2019

Local Physical Therapist Writes Book On Sciatica Relief

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Local business owner Dean Volk, PT, MPT recently became a published author by releasing “Sciatica Relief Now – I Helped My Wife Overcome Excruciating Sciatica, Now It’s Your Turn.”  Owner of two local physical therapy clinics, Volk Physical Therapy of Concord and Harrisburg, has been serving the Cabarrus …

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Mar 06 2019

Acclaimed Pianist Performs For College Of Charleston Piano Series

By Nandini McCauley for The Island Eye News Praised for his “powerful technique and voluptuous tone” (The Washington Post) and playing that is “at once sensitive and technically dazzling” (Daily Camera), Orion Weiss is one of the most sought-after soloists in his generation of young American musicians. Weiss has already performed with the top American …

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Mar 05 2019

Hey Abe

By Deborah Palmer for The Island Eye News SIES kindergarten students were given a surprise visit by Abraham Lincoln on President’s Day. Charles Dieckmann, a longtime visitor to IOP, dresses up like President Lincoln and shares a great deal of knowledge about our 16th President. Mrs. Dieckmann dresses up as Mary Todd, Mrs. Lincoln, but …

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Mar 05 2019

Fashion For Feathers A Sold Out Success

By Sarah McKenna for The Island  Eye News Photos by Iggy Barskov Audubon South Carolina was pleased to host its first annual “Fashion for Feathers” event on Friday, Feb. 15, at the brand-new Hotel Bennett as part of the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition’s official 2019 lineup. The sold-out fashion show luncheon honored the legacies of John …

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Mar 04 2019

Reading Ravens

Photo by Deborah Palmer Santos 5th grade students at Sullivan’s Island Elementary School competed in the first ever CCSD Book Battle on Feb. 12, and won first place.  Team Reading Ravens includes (l-r) Olivia Hauff, Lucia Spiotta, Amelia Bernson, Greer McCallum and Wyatt Waters.

Mar 04 2019

Lowcountry Food Bank Hosts 20th Gala Event

By Alexis Barbalace for The Island Eye News The Lowcountry Food Bank’s 20th annual Chefs’ Feast gala, which took place on Sunday, February 10, set a new record at $450,000 for donations that support the fight against childhood hunger. More than 750 community partners and guests attended the annual event. Three generous supporters donated $20,000 …

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