Tag: Chas

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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May 02 2019

Charleston Symphony Orchestra League Announces 2019 Scholarship Awards

By David M. Savard for Island Eye News What do you get when you mix $33,000 in Charleston Symphony Orchestra League scholarships with 87 talented student musicians, (grades 5-12), throw in competitive auditions held on March 16, 18 and 19 in the Recital Hall of the Simmons Center at the College of Charleston, judged by …

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Mar 21 2019

South Carolina Environmental Law Project Files In Charleston

Staff Report for The Island Eye News On February 28, South Carolina Environmental Law Project, on behalf of sixteen South Carolina coastal communities and small businesses, is heightening efforts to prevent seismic airgun surveying that stands to devastate the Palmetto State’s thriving, multi-billion dollar tourism, recreation and fishing industries. SCELP filed a motion for a …

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Mar 06 2019

Acclaimed Pianist Performs For College Of Charleston Piano Series

By Nandini McCauley for The Island Eye News Praised for his “powerful technique and voluptuous tone” (The Washington Post) and playing that is “at once sensitive and technically dazzling” (Daily Camera), Orion Weiss is one of the most sought-after soloists in his generation of young American musicians. Weiss has already performed with the top American …

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Feb 04 2019

Charleston Music Fest Continues Chamber Music Season

By Nandini McCauley for The Island Eye News The 2nd Monday Series will host Charleston Music Fest, both part of the College of Charleston School of the Arts, for a night of intimate chamber music on Monday, Feb. 11. Graduates of the prestigious Moscow Conservatory, faculty duo Natalia Khoma (cello) and Volodymyr Vynnytsky (piano) will …

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Jan 23 2019

CSOL, Inc. Designer Showhouse

By David M. Savard for The Island Eye News An elegant 1903 high-style Queen Anne Victorian on Charleston’s beautiful Rutledge Avenue, South of Broad, will be featured as the 42 nd annual Charleston Symphony Orchestra League, Inc. (CSOL® ) Symphony Designer Showhouse. Opening March 27, 2019, the house will display three levels of exquisite spaces …

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Jan 22 2019

Charleston County School District Board Approves Ad Hoc Transportation Committee

By Erica Taylor for The Island Eye News The formation of a temporary Ad Hoc Transportation Committee was approved at the December 2018 Board Meeting by the Charleston County School District (CCSD) Board of Trustees. The committee is tasked with examining the current bus transportation contract between CCSD and Durham School Services. The contract ends …

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Dec 18 2018

Tom Steyer Visits Charleston

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Tom Steyer paid a visit to the Lowcountry on Dec. 4 and spent a few minutes with the Island Eye News in the Mills House’ Best Friend Lounge. The billionaire philanthropist got his start managing mergers and acquisitions for Morgan Stanley in 1979. He followed that …

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Dec 11 2018

Basket Brigade Provides Holiday Cheer

Staff Report for The Island Eye News On Nov. 20 volunteers from the tri-county assembled at the Charleston Area Convention Hall to assemble and deliver Thanksgiving meals to over 3,500 Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester county residents. More than 300 volunteers assisted. The Charleston Basket Brigade is a 501-(c)(3) nonprofit with a mission to bring the …

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Nov 08 2018

Pro Tips Courtesy Of The Charleston Angler

By Tyler Almond, The Island Eye News Fall brings three things to mind: Football, campfires, and fishing. As the water temperature continues to drop, inshore fish will gorge and try to pack on as many pounds as they can before the long winter. This feeding frenzy translates into awesome fishing. The next few weeks will …

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