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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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May 29 2018

Bell Seeks Registrar Of Deeds Office

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Patrick Bell has been one of Charleston County’s leading commercial real estate brokers for over 20 years. He won coveted Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) status awarded by the CCIM Institute, considered by many to be global standard for professional achievement in the industry. He has …

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May 02 2018

South Carolina High School Writing Finalists Announced

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Forty-one high school juniors and seniors from across the state have been named finalists in the fifth South Carolina High School Writing Contest. Isle of Palms resident, Chloe Koth, a junior at Charleston County School of the Arts is among the finalists. “We started in 2013 with 23 …

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Apr 30 2018

Charleston Waterparks Open Weekends In May

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Eye News Cool fun awaits kids (and adults) of all ages at the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission’s three area waterparks – Splash Island, Splash Zone and Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark. Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark and Splash Island will open for weekends-only operations beginning May 5, and daily …

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