Tag: 2018

Jan 18 2019

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: Tuesday, December 17, 2018

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer A skinny agenda and sparse crowd marked the final Sullivan’s Island Town Council assembly of 2018, held on Dec. 17. ‘Twas the meeting before Christmas, and Mayor Patrick O’Neil was ready with stacks of blue tins containing cookies, which he distributed to staff. Ribbed about the …

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Jan 02 2019

A Year In Review 2018

Staff Report for The Island Eye News   A year of campaigning kicked off in January 2018 as local candidates vied for Jimmy Carroll’s vacated IOP Council seat. Announcements were made throughout the year as local, state and federal mid-term elections ate up every media opportunity. Winter gave way to another summer full of festivities …

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Dec 27 2018

No-Shave November…December

By Mimi Wood, The Island Eye News Staff Writer If you’ve had the opportunity to encounter one of Isle of Palm Police Department’s finest in the past month or so, you may have noticed an unusually scruffy visage, especially on the male officers.  “To date, none of our female officers have been able to grow …

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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 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 07 2018

Isle Of Palms Mayor’s Message: December 2018

It is the most wonderful time of the year. It’s the season of celebrations and the season of giving. The City experienced unprecedented tidal flooding Thanksgiving holiday weekend due to a combination of a king tide, a nor’easter and a full moon. Unfortunately, the experts say that tidal flooding will happen more frequently due to …

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Dec 06 2018

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: Tuesday, November 20, 2018

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer The agenda for Town of Sullivan’s Island town council meetings is usually measured in hectares; both sides of an 8.5/14 sheet of paper. It was quite a bit shorter for the meeting at Town Hall on Nov. 20. However, the items on the smaller sheet were …

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Nov 28 2018

Archaeological Dig Breaks Ground Fall 2018

By Kelly Ryan for The Island Eye News One of the South’s most important historic sites, The Pinckney Mansion, is about to be the subject of a nationally relevant archeological dig. The Pinckney Mansion, among the first grand homes in Charleston, was an early inhabitant on Charleston’s colonial waterfront. “[The Pinckney Mansion] is arguably the …

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Nov 27 2018

Veterans Day At Sullivan’s Island Elementary

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Sullivan’s Island Elementary School celebrated Veteran’s Day by inviting local vets to attend breakfast with students. Veterans were welcomed by kindergarteners offering salutes and waving flags in their honor. Honorees were invited to tour the school following the feast. The inaugural event was organized by the SIES PTA, …

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Nov 26 2018

Veteran’s Day Wreath Laying On Sullivan’s Island

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Island residents celebrated Veterans Day by remembering former residents who gave their lives for our country. Honored by Boy Scouts, veterans and community members, the following remembrances were read aloud at the ceremony that took place on Sunday, Nov. 11. Alexander G. Izlar was working as an electrician …

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