Tag: Action

Aug 31 2018

Beachfront Management Reform Put Into Action

By Mimi Wood, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Literally, a line in the sand. Actually two lines; jurisdictional lines, designed to preserve the beach and dune systems, while still maintaining land rights for coastal property owners. That’s the crux of the Beachfront Management Reform Act, signed into law by Governor Henry McMaster under a …

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Dec 06 2017

Sullivan’s Island’s First Responders Commended For Outstanding Action

By Emma Woodham, Staff Writer for Island Eye News In situations where normal people might panic or not know how to respond, first responders are trained to remain calm and act quickly in the face of uncertainty. Three Sullivan’s Island first responders were recently commended by the Town Council for their exemplary actions, one of …

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Sep 15 2017

Mike Loftus Seeks Isle Of Palms City Council Reelection After Hiatus

by Mike Loftus for Island Eye News I am excited to announce that I am running for Isle of Palms City Council. I was fortunate to previously serve two terms on City Council from 2008 – 2015 and prior to that, served three years on the IOP Planning Commission. I did not run for reelection …

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Aug 08 2017

Advice To Hatchlings

By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News Photos by Barb Bergwerf. Now that our loggerhead nests are hatching and producing tiny sea turtles, we thought it was again time to give them some advice. Our beloved state reptiles certainly don’t need any since they have been instinctively nesting and surviving for over 100 million …

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Jul 19 2015

Letter To The Editor: Parking Solutions

The summer season is here and the daytrippers are performing a reverse Normandy invasion of the IOP. For whatever reason city council cannot or will not take any measures to try to control the parking problem even a wee bit. So, my fellow citizens, with tongue firmly in cheek, it is time for the residents …

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Jun 23 2015

It’s Beach Safety Week On Isle Of Palms

By Sally Dunaway for Island Eye News “Three, two, one–aaand action,” Lifeguard supervisor Patrick Wilkins called at Isle of Palms County Park’s Lifeguard Rescue Demonstration on Saturday, June 6th. And with that, Chase Heffron, playing the part of the day’s victim, lunged into the sea and awaited his mock rescue. On the shore, Safety Program …

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Mar 12 2015

Isle Of Palms Councilmember Graduates From Municipal Elected Officials Institute Of Government

Staff Report for Island Eye News Councilmember Sandy Ferencz from the City of Isle of Palms graduated from the Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government on Feb. 4. Graduates received their certificates during the Municipal Association of South Carolina’s Hometown Legislative Action Day. Established in 1986, the Institute is a program of the Municipal Association …

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Mar 11 2015

Nine Vie For Four Seats On Sullivan’s Island Town Council

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor This May the Town of Sullivan’s Island will once again go to the polls to choose the people who will help shape the future of their town. Nine candidates are vying for four open seats, three for the full 4 year term, and one for a 2 year …

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Nov 12 2014

New Law Firm On Middle Street

By Alicia Ward For Island Eye News Lewis, Babcock & Griffin LLP announces the expansion of its law practice with the addition of partner Badge Humphries and the opening of an office in the Charleston area. Located at 2113 Middle Street on Sullivan’s Island, the firm’s new office is just a few miles from the …

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Jul 10 2013

A Good Egg

By Hannah Dockery Marguerite Peterseim. You might want to remember the name. She may only be 12 years old, but this young lady is already doing big things. It all started last year with a bird’s nest. Up in the top of a tree near Station 17 and Poe Avenue, a mother bird decided to …

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