Dec 22 2018

Isle Of Palms City Council Meeting: November 2, 2018

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Mayor Jimmy Carroll warned of a long November meeting at the conclusion of the previous month’s Isle of Palms City Council assembly. True to his estimate, the meeting of Nov. 27 at lasted nearly 2 hours. Parliamentary obligations were dispatched, a summary of the previous month’s …

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Dec 22 2018

Citadel Top Public College In South

By Kimberly Keelor for Island Eye News For the eighth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks The Citadel as the #1 public college in the South offering up to a master’s degree. The Citadel ranks #3 Best College in the South, when private and public schools are combined, up from #4 last year. …

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Dec 20 2018

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: December 2018

Dear Island Neighbors,  I hope your holiday season is proving to be happy, enjoyable and at some point, restful. NEITHER SNOW NOR RAIN NOR HEAT…BUT RETIREMENT, THAT’S DIFFERENT Those of us who live on the Western (harbor) half of the island have been the beneficiaries of a very devoted mail carrier for 25 years. Kathy …

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Dec 20 2018

Seasoned Pecans

By Marilyn Markel for The Island Eye News These are addictive. Great with a glass of wine or bubbly and some delicious cheese before a romantic dinner. They can be made several days in advance and are easily transportable. They also make great gifts if stored in food ready gift bags with a big bow. …

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Dec 19 2018

Seeking Melissa And Kayla

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Contributing Editor It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and Santa Claus is busy checking his list to see who’s been naughty or nice. Two waitresses from Sullivan’s Island are definitely on the nice list, the problem is no one knows where to find them. In fact, we …

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Dec 19 2018

36th Annual Lowcountry Oyster Festival

By Charlotte Park for Island Eye News On Jan. 27 the Charleston Restaurant Foundation invites guests to head to Boone Hall Plantation for the world’s largest oyster festival, the 36th Annual Lowcountry Oyster Festival. Tickets are now available for purchase online at CharlestonRestaurantAssociation.com.  A tribute to the mighty mollusk, the Lowcountry Oyster Festival will feature …

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Dec 18 2018

Cutting Trees Lands Former Isle Of Palms Council Candidate In Jail

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Photos provided by the IOP Building Dept. Isle of Palms City Councilmembers should have been tired after an hour long Ways & Means committee meeting, followed immediately by a two-hour long City Council meeting on Nov.20, but if they were it didn’t show. They went straight …

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Dec 18 2018

Tom Steyer Visits Charleston

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Tom Steyer paid a visit to the Lowcountry on Dec. 4 and spent a few minutes with the Island Eye News in the Mills House’ Best Friend Lounge. The billionaire philanthropist got his start managing mergers and acquisitions for Morgan Stanley in 1979. He followed that …

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Dec 14 2018

Help Wanted

The Island Eye News is looking for writers and photographers in the Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms communities to cover civic events and social interest stories. Have you always wanted to write? Do you love taking pictures? Please contact Katy@LuckyDogNews.com. Newspaper experience not needed, just a love for your community.

Dec 14 2018

Make Your Trip Historic

By Carol Antman for The Island Eye News If you’re ready to venture away from the predictability of chain hotels, curb your impulse to book a room on Expedia and click instead on the Historic Hotels of America website. It’s a tempting selection of over 300 unique accommodations in 46 states, the District of Columbia, …

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