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Sep 11 2018

Sullivan’s Island Library Extends WiFi Access

By Maggie Mohr for the Island Eye News Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) customers who visit the Edgar Allan Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library can now take advantage of free 24/7 WiFi access at the park in front of Battery Gadsden thanks to the recent installation of a transmitter that boosts the signal. The Town of Sullivan’s …

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Nov 30 2017

Fort Sumter Seeking Public Comment On Access Changes

By Dawn Davis for The Island Eye News Fort Sumter National Monument is seeking public comments for the proposed replacement of the existing and inoperable accessibility chairlifts with a combination of ramps and an enclosed elevator that will meet guidelines with the Architectural Barriers Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act as well as the …

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Sep 12 2017

$5.5 Million Marina Project On Ballot For November 7 Election

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Contributing Editor Just over 20 years ago, the City of Isle of Palms asked its citizens if it should purchase the Wild Dunes Yacht Harbor Marina to “ensure public access to the water.” The 5-acre site was slated to be developed into a 21 home, private marina. The answer …

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Sep 17 2016

All Access

Photo by Sullivan’s Island Fire & Rescue Department Sullivan’s Island Fire and Rescue Department members recently donated a new beach special needs chair to Sullivan’s Island Elementary School. Pictured from left are Stephen Poole, SIES Principal Susan King, Mandy Hawver and Eric Stinnett. Members raised $1,500 for the school to have a chair of its …

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Aug 25 2016

August 2016 Message And Trivia From The Mayor Of Sullivan’s Island

Dear Island Neighbors, I hope you have had a happy and healthy summer. Of course, for school families, by the time this appears, summer will have come to a screeching halt nearly two weeks ago and is now no doubt only a dim memory. But now we eagerly anticipate the start of college football season, …

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Jun 10 2016

Saving Shorebirds On The Seashore

Photos by Steve Rosamilia Eagle eyed island residents will have spotted new signs appearing along the beach and at beach access paths that look a bit like a fourth grader drew them. That’s because they did. These delightful signs are there to encourage beachgoers to keep an eye out for nesting shorebirds, and were designed …

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May 21 2016

They’re Baaack!

By Mary Pringle for Island Eye News Photos by Barb Bergwerf It’s always exciting when our first sea turtle nest is found. On the morning of May 10 Jackie Taylor and Diane and Marion Valentino were patrolling the south end of the Isle of Palms at dawn. They came upon the telltale two foot wide …

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Aug 21 2015

Isle Of Palms Police Report: June 2015

Monday, June 1 Simple Possession of Marijuana – 14th Avenue. An Officer conducted a traffic stop for an equipment violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver had an arrest warrant with Summerville Police Department and was in possession of a quantity of marijuana. The driver was arrested and transferred to the Summerville Police Department. Tuesday, …

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Mar 13 2015

Isle Of Palms Pushing Ahead With Residents’ Only Parking

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor Despite having decided to delay the implementation of a managed beach parking plan until the 2016 beach season, Mayor Dick Cronin is hopeful the city will be able to implement the residents-only parking restrictions during this beach season. The paid portion of the parking plan has been pushed …

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Jan 29 2015

SCDOT Approves Beach Parking Plan

By Kathryn Casey for Island Eye News The Isle of Palms City Council’s proposal for a new Managed Beach Access Parking plan has been approved by South Carolina Department of Transportation. The plan divides the city’s streets into two designations, one where free parking is allowed during beach season, and the other, generally closer to …

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