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Jul 08 2019

Isle Of Palms Approves City Budget

By Gregg Bragg for The Island Eye News       The Isle of Palms Ways & Means Committee meeting of June 18 started like those before it. There were parliamentary procedures to be observed, minutes of previous meetings to approve, and emerging business to be broached. The July 1 deadline to complete the budget for fiscal …

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Jul 05 2019

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: June 18, 2019

By Gregg Bragg for The Island Eye News The parking lot at Town Hall was full well in advance of the June 18 meeting of Sullivan’s Island Town Council (TOSI), and so were council chambers. A busy, two page agenda including bids for work on the transition zone promised plenty of discussion. TOSI often manages …

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Jul 04 2019

Isle Of Palms City Council Meeting: June 25, 2019

By Gregg Bragg for The Island Eye News Isle of Palms Mayor Jimmy Carroll welcomed everybody to the June 25 City Council meeting. He said everyone had been duly notified including the press in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act. “It’s 6:00, let’s start on-time,” he said. Carroll then dispatched parliamentary obligations, approved minutes …

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Jun 25 2019

Charleston County Coroner Provides Information On Death Involving An Alligator On Kiawah Island

By David Lucas for Island Eye News, The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has issued a finding in the death of a Kiawah Island man that occurred over the weekend. The deceased, John Elias, 79 years of age, was located by deputies with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) late Saturday afternoon in a pond adjacent …

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Jun 21 2019

Isle Of Palms Mayors Message: June 2019

Memorial Day has come and gone along with the anticipated traffic and parking challenges of a summer holiday weekend. As a result, I attended a joint meeting with Charleston County Chairman Elliot Summey, the Dorchester, Charleston and Berkeley Council of Governments Executive Director Ron Mitchum, Charleston County Sheriff Al Cannon, along with the mayors of …

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Jun 20 2019

Sullivan’s Island Mayors Message: June 2019

Dear Island Neighbors, Lots o’ stuff in the next couple of weeks, so let’s get right to it!  CAN YOU BELIEVE IT’S THE 70TH ANNUAL FISH FRY??!! This great event is one of the longest continuously running events on the East Coast. It will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 22 at …

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Jun 14 2019

Sullivan’s Island Elementary School Students Protect Beach Wildlife

By Sarah McKenna for The Island Eye News A series of signs designed by students at Sullivan’s Island Elementary School have been placed along the high tide line and at beach access stations 13 and 16, in an effort to raise awareness to residents and beachgoers about the shoreline’s newest locals, a state threatened bird. …

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Jun 11 2019

Three In One Day On Isle Of Palms And Sullivan’s Island’s First Nest

By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News This is shaping up to be a banner year for loggerhead nesting. All over the state DNR volunteers like the Island Turtle Team are reporting heavy nest numbers. The Isle of Palms has broken its previous May record of 14 nests in 2017 and Sullivan’s Island has …

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Jun 11 2019

Battery Gadsden Cultural Center And The National Park Service Present Danger On Sullivan’s Island

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News Colonel William “Danger” Thomson played the key role in defending Sullivan’s island from British forces who attempted to cross Breach Inlet to attack Fort Moultrie from the rear. This battle played a pivotal role in the American Revolution and is celebrated each year on June 28 as …

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Jun 10 2019

Wando Mount Pleasant Library Now Open To The Public

By Doug Reynolds for Island Eye News Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) officially opened the Wando Mount Pleasant Library, located at 1400 Carolina Park Boulevard in Mount Pleasant, during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, June 10. “We are thrilled with this example of library innovation and accessibility for all of Charleston County’s residents,” said CCPL …

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