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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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Aug 15 2018

Katie Arrington Returns To Campaign Trail

By Gregg Bragg for the Island Eye News Katie Arrington surprised a minority of voters in South Carolina’s first congressional district (SC1) republican primary on June 12. The first term state representative and veteran defense industry consultant ran straight at incumbent Mark Sanford’s nearly forgotten infidelity, mocking her opponent’s trip to Argentina/Appalachian Trail with a …

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Aug 02 2018

Isle of Palms Mayor’s Message: August 2018

First, I want to thank the City of Isle of Palms employees who put in long hours during the busy summer season to provide services to our residents and visitors. I also want to show my appreciation for our amazing public safety personnel who put their lives on the line and work endless hours to …

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Jun 19 2018

BREAKING: East Cooper District 2: Middle School Rezoning

By Christine Jeanné for The Island Eye News             After months of consideration, the East Cooper District 2 Constituent School Board is slated to decide new zoning lines for Moultrie Middle School when it meets this Wednesday, with one proposal splitting off Isle of Palms students and sending them to Laing Middle School of Science …

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Jun 11 2018

Cunningham Runs Against Sanford

By Gregg Bragg for The Island Eye News Joe Cunningham is a College of Charleston graduate, an ocean engineer, and Charleston based attorney. He’s also a candidate running for South Carolina’s District 1 congressional seat. Upon recent inquiry, campaign manager Mariah Hill responded to questions on behalf of Joe Cunningham. Asked about the incumbent’s track …

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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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Apr 26 2018

Joe Bowers Seeks County Council Seat

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Constituent School Board Member Joe Bowers is mounting a challenger campaign in the June 12 Republican Primary for Charleston County Council District 2. No other party fielded a candidate during the March filing period for the seat, which represents Awendaw, Isle of Palms, McClellanville, Sullivan’s Island, with portions …

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Apr 11 2018

Mike Sottile Announces Reelection Campaign

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Charleston County Representative Mike Sottile announced on Friday, March 30 he will be seeking re-election to the SC State House. Representative Sottile noted his success in pushing for school choice, increased road funding to help alleviate traffic issues, working to prevent income and business taxes, and his environmental …

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Apr 02 2018

Preston Announces Candidacy For South Carolina District 112 House Seat

By Katie Preston for Island Eye News Joe Preston, an Isle of Palms husband, father, former volunteer firefighter and small business owner, has filed in the Democratic primary to represent District 112 in the State House of Representatives. A Democratic challenger has not filed for the seat for over 20 years. A campaign kick-off event …

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Dec 14 2017

Eagle Scout Project On Isle Of Palms

By Mae Millicent Peterseim  for The Island Eye News Boy Scout Troop 502 chartered by the First United Methodist Church, IOP, (Etiwan District, Coastal Carolina Council) pressure washed and painted the Battery Gadsden Cultural Center over the Thanksgiving holiday. The work was completed under the direction of John Peterseim (Sullivan’s Islander and junior at SOA) …

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