Tag: county

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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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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Oct 29 2018

Letter To The Editor: Register Of Deeds

To The Editor, On Nov. 6, we will elect a new Register of Deeds (ROD) for Charleston County. The former and current ROD have been the keepers of these documents for the past 24 years. Mr. Lybrand stepped down last year and Mrs. Bozman is retiring in December. What is The Register of Deeds (ROD) …

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Sep 11 2018

Sullivan’s Island Library Extends WiFi Access

By Maggie Mohr for the Island Eye News Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) customers who visit the Edgar Allan Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library can now take advantage of free 24/7 WiFi access at the park in front of Battery Gadsden thanks to the recent installation of a transmitter that boosts the signal. The Town of Sullivan’s …

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Aug 20 2018

Jellyfish Stings Concern Beachgoers

By Katy Calloway for The Island Eye News Jellyfish season is in full swing and IOP County Parks continues to report higher than normal stings among beachgoers. Saturday, Aug. 11 saw 213 stings reported by the County Park, Sunday saw another 42. Park officials clarify that it’s relative to the number of people frequenting the …

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Jun 08 2018

Former Charleston County Register Of Deeds Endorses Tom Hartnett Jr.

By Christian LeBlanc for The Island Eye News Former Charleston County Register of Deeds Charlie Lybrand has endorsed the Tom Hartnett Jr. for Register of Deeds campaign. “I am proud to endorse Tom Hartnett Jr. for Charleston County Register of Deeds. As the former Register of Deeds (formerly RMC), I know that Tom plans to …

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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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Jun 06 2018

Willey Running For Charleston County Probate Judge

By Gregg Bragg for The Island Eye News Kelsey Willey is running for Charleston County Probate Judge and is the only lawyer contesting the office in the June 12 democratic primary. She graduated from Longwood University, a liberal arts institution in Farmville, VA founded in 1839, with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology. Willey …

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Jun 01 2018

‟Libraries Rock” This Summer

By Delores Schweitzer for The Island Eye News Are you ready to Rock and Roll this summer? The Poe library is part of the 16-branch Charleston County Public Library system, connecting patrons to great books, movies, and media of all types, along with wonderful performers, speakers and teachers. This year’s theme is “Libraries Rock” and …

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May 29 2018

South Carolina Aquarium’s First Turtle Release Of The Season

By Mimi Wood for The Island Eye News A crowd of 300 spectators, fans and well wishers gathered at the Isle of Palms County Park on May 10 for the first turtle release of 2018. Staff and volunteers from the South Carolina Aquarium were on hand to facilitate the event. Using the opportunity to help …

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