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Sep 12 2018

Democrat Joe Cunningham Gains Local Support

By Gregg Bragg, Island Eye News Sr. Staff Writer Joe Cunningham is on the ballot for South Carolina’s first congressional district (SC-1). He says; “We need common sense, not chaos. We have to put people over politics, and country before party.” Cunningham prefers making himself available in person, and has been busy with “Meet & …

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Jul 17 2014

Fin-tastic Fun At The Aquarium

  By Kate Ditloff for Island Eye News Living in the Lowcountry, sharks are a common sight. Whether you’ve seen one cruise close to shore, while out fishing, or in the water, sharks are our ocean neighbors and are not to be feared. Across the world, sharks are poorly understood, but they are in fact …

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Nov 15 2013

Travel Back To Plantation Days

By Warren Cobb for The Island Eye News Plantation Days returns to Middleton Place this weekend, November 16 and 17. The plantation’s stableyards are a living outdoor museum interpreting 18th and 19th century plantation life every day. This weekend however, the stableyards activities will be greatly expanded when the National Historic Landmark presents Plantation Days, …

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Oct 01 2013

Isle of Palms Mayoral Race Heats Up

Isle of Palms Mayoral Candidates Ryan Buckhannon and Dick Cronin provided the following biographies at the request of The Island Eye News in order for readers to get to know each candidate a little better. The Isle of Palms Municipal Election will be on Tuesday, November 5. Ryan Buckhannon Few get the opportunity to experience …

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Apr 26 2013

A Lowcountry Paradise and Some Common Clams

By Lori McGee One of my favorite things to do when I can carve out at least an hour, is to explore the tide pools along the coast on Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms. Since I work in sales (for this wonderful community paper that you are reading), exploring our beaches helps me deal …

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Mar 22 2013

February 2013 Isle of Palms Police Reports

The following is a summary of some of the police activity on the Isle of Palms during the month of February. February 1 An officer conducted a traffic stop for an equipment violation and discovered that the driver’s license was suspended for four unpaid traffic tickets. February 2 Officers were dispatched to Palm Boulevard in …

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Mar 07 2013

The Longer the Vent, the Greater the Need

By Mark Stoner Common sense tells us that the farther hot air has to travel to escape the house, the harder it is to get it there. The greater the distance of the run, the more force needed to push it outside the home. It is also a matter of common sense that longer ducts …

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Jan 29 2013

Where Eagles Dare

By Rob Byko This isn’t a story about the classic 1968 WWII movie staring Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood. This is a report on one of the lowcountry’s more noticeable and noteworthy residents – The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus). At once majestic, proud and quintessentially American, there are many artistic expressions of this once- endangered …

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Jan 28 2013

Saving Dollars for Your Doggie

By Katherine Saenger If all this talk about the fiscal cliff and higher taxes has you worried about how you are going to be able to afford to keep your pets healthy in 2013, then this article is for you. There are many different approaches to keeping health-care costs down while still keeping your best …

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Aug 14 2012

Security Is Important For Smartphone And Tablet Users

By Bob Hooper Welcome to another Computer Corner column. I aim to provide helpful information for your computer ailments – from meltdowns to simple one-button questions. Security is a common theme of this column and I want to make sure the bad guys don’t catch you. Let’s review some options you have. We have talked …

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