Oct 10 2018

Isle Of Palms Mayor’s Message: October 2018

Despite the warm weather, fall is here! The City has great events coming up this time of year you can’t miss. The Ghostly Tide Tales will be held on Friday, Oct. 19 from 6:30- 7:30 p.m. at the 25th Ave. beach access path. Bring your friends and neighbors to the beach to listen to local …

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Oct 09 2018

Alternative Transportation

By Susan Hill Smith for Island Eye News Isle of Palms City Council Member Susan Hill Smith accepted a challenge issued by the nonprofit advocacy group Charleston Moves for elected officials to take at least one trip a day by foot, bike or bus for eight days in celebration of Car Free Week. Here are …

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Oct 04 2018

Sherlock Holmes And The Art Of Mystery Writing

By Susan Middaugh for Island Eye News Have you wondered if you could write a mystery or thriller? Could you conceive of an intricate plot? Write a first page that commands the reader’s interest? Develop engaging characters? Plant clues so deftly that the reader doesn’t piece them all together until the final “Aha!” On Thursday, …

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Oct 03 2018

Charleston’s Deep-Sea Coral Reef Discovery

By Frank Knapp for Island Eye News Dr. Sandra Brooke from Florida State University studies deep-sea coral ecology and is one of a team of scientists working on the federally-funded ‘Deep Search’ project. This team is tasked with exploration and research of sensitive ecosystems, such as deep-sea corals, in areas that are open to future …

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Oct 03 2018

Locals Support Hurricane Relief Efforts

By Mimi Wood and Katy Calloway for the Island Eye News The Town of Sullivan’s Island and the City of Isle of Palms Fire Departments are joining forces to assist in Hurricane Florence recovery efforts in North Carolina. Specifically, both Fire Departments are collecting supplies such as water, diapers and wipes, non-perishable foods, cleaning supplies, …

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Oct 02 2018

Isle Of Palms Recreation Department Hosts Wellness Fair

By Mimi Wood, Island Eye News Staff Writer If you missed the Community Wellness Fair at the IOP Rec on Friday, September 21… well, you missed it. Blood screening for cholesterol, skin cancer screening, flu shots, hearing tests, coupons, freebies and a drawing for a $260 pillow… could it get any better? Yes, it could …

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Oct 02 2018

Charleston Moves’ Annual Pedal & Panache

By Savannah Brennan for Island Eye News Charleston Moves presents our 4th annual Pedal & Panache on Nov. 7 at Cannon Green! This year’s gala features soulful, funky music by Charleston’s own The Black Diamond Band, an open bar stocked with local beer, wine, and a special cocktail by The Rarebit, upscale hors d’oeuvres from …

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Oct 01 2018

Everyone Invited To Join The Party

By Mary Pringle for Island Eye News Now that our loggerhead nesting season is over, we invite you to celebrate with us at the Windjammer on Ocean Blvd. and 10th Ave. for our 6th Jammin’ for Jammer party on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. As you probably know, this is to honor a loggerhead …

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Oct 01 2018

Three Island Challenge Is Back

By Colin McCandless for Island Eye News The Three Island Challenge, an annual golf event starting in October and continuing through early November, will pit three teams from Wild Dunes, Seabrook Island and Kiawah Island against each other in a game called “Nines.” Lasting over the course of three matches, the first round of 18 …

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Sep 28 2018

Opinion-Editorial: Barrier Islands And Rising Seas

By Richard Wildermann for Island Eye News The 35 barrier islands that form a broken chain along the South Carolina coast have important responsibilities. They protect the coastline and are the front-line guardians of a vital ribbon of life at the interface of land and sea. Salt marshes, essential habitat for marine life, nestle behind …

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