Tag: beachfront

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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Oct 23 2017

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: October 2017

By Pat O’Neil for The Island Eye News Dear Island Neighbors, I hope you are enjoying the wonderful fall weather that has finally found its way to us. We are competing with a crowded paper this issue, so to respect your time I’ll try to be briefer than usual. (And shame on those of you …

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Oct 16 2017

South Carolina Department Of Health And Environmental Control Proposes Beachfront Jurisdictional Lines

The Island Eye News Staff Report The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has released new proposed beachfront jurisdictional lines for public comment through Nov. 6. DHEC’s Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management is required by law to establish and periodically review the position of two lines of beachfront jurisdiction once every …

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Jul 11 2014

Have A Happy, Virus-Free Fourth

  By Bob Hooper for Island Eye News We are celebrating the beginning of our great nation this Friday. What a wonderful place to live, especially in the Lowcountry on a barrier island. I have been forced in recent columns to speak about viruses, bad people either stealing your data or ransoming it for large …

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Sep 14 2012

Letter To The Editor: Marianski

Dear Editor, I have been a resident on Sullivan’s Island for the last three years, and I have no children attending the school, nor have I had. I also live a couple of miles away from the current proposed site and am not in close proximity to its location. However it is morally wrong to …

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May 25 2012

Memorial Day on the Isle of Palms

By Bob Hooper More than 100 years ago, the Isle of Palms started as a summer party place in 1906 with a 50 room resort, which was followed in 1912 by the construction of a beach pavilion with a Ferris wheel. In 1953, the island was incorporated as the City of the Isle of Palms …

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Apr 29 2011

Isle of Palms looking to save a lot: Council considers saving a piece of natural history on the island

By Blake Bunch Don’t blink, but right now there is a beautifully maintained lot at 3206 Palm Blvd. on the Isle of Palms without a residence built on it. And due largely in part to a recommendation from a concerned citizen, the Isle of Palms City Council is very interested in acquiring and preserving this …

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