Tag: Bridge

Sep 17 2018

Bridge Run 2019 Artwork Released

By Liza Vilnits for the Island Eye News Julian Smith, Executive Director of the Cooper River Bridge Run (CRBR), has announced the official artwork for the 42nd Annual Cooper River Bridge Run 10K, which will take place on Saturday, April 6, 2019. Unveiled at a private event held at Alhambra Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 29, …

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Sep 04 2018

Empowering Women After Abuse

By Gregg Bragg,  Island Eye News Sr. Staff Writer The third annual Hope Walk is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15 and will kick off at 8 a.m. on the Charleston side of the Ravenel Bridge (look for the tents and banners). Victims of domestic violence will march in cathartic unity, empowering each other and the …

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Jun 06 2018

Ask The County Council District 2 Candidates

The June 12 primary elections have significance for the Lowcountry, as we will be looking to fill seats at the national, state and county levels in this year’s election cycle. The Island Eye News posed six questions to our two candidates for County Council, District 2, which covers Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms, Mount Pleasant …

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May 24 2018

Bridge Closure May Affect Holiday Traffic

By Emma Woodham, Staff Writer for The Island Eye News The May meeting of the Sullivan’s Island Town Council was unusually brief. Councilmembers Mark Howard and Tim Reese were absent, leaving only five members of the council present. Mayor Pat O’Neil opened the meeting by congratulating Sullivan’s Island Police Officer Sydney DeNett on her recent …

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May 23 2018

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: May 2018

Dear Island Neighbors, Well, it looks like our entry to summer will be marked with a bit of traffic hassle thanks to the Wando I-526 bridge closure caused by cable failure. (I wonder how many confused folks called Comcast to complain?) But right here on the Island, there’s a lot going on these days, so …

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Apr 04 2018

Training For The Bridge Run? Don’t Mess It All Up On Race Day!

By Meredith Nelson, M.Ed for The Island Eye News If you are planning to run the 2018 Cooper River Bridge Run, I know you and 39,999 other people will have a blast. It’s always a fun time, for not only the seasoned competitive runners, but also those who are there, some in costume, for the …

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Feb 21 2018


By Patrick Harrington for The Island Eye News The East Cooper Charity Bridge Club held a unique seven-hour seminar on learning to play bridge at the Isle of Palms Exchange Club on Feb. 3 and 10. Club manager and course facilitator Graydon Vadas described the seminar as a relaxing way to learn bridge for people …

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Jul 18 2017

Gateway Gets Go-Ahead

By Charlie Morrison for The Island Eye News Mount Pleasant Town Council voted last week to settle a potential, multi-million-dollar lawsuit filed against the Town in 2015 over the Town’s blockage of “the Atlantic Project,” a 224-unit apartment complex slated to be constructed at the foot of the Ben Sawyer Bridge, was once called “the …

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Jun 17 2016

Message From The Mayor Of Sullivan’s Island: June 2016

Dear Island Neighbors, We have several items this time: Fire and Rescue Fish Fry, Carolina Day events, Independence Day events, stormwater management update, and Ben Sawyer Bridge info. So let’s get down to business. FISH FRY IS SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 5 TO 8 P.M. This is our 67th (!!!) annual fish fry to support our …

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Apr 06 2016

Do You Need A Great Reason For Running?

By Meredith Nelson for Island Eye News Now that the Cooper River Bridge Run has come and gone once again, many who “got over it” will put their running shoes away for another year. One goal down, check it off the bucket list, boast about it to friends. For some it’s a yearly ritual, something …

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