Tag: Gregg

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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Sep 04 2018

Empowering Women After Abuse

By Gregg Bragg,  Island Eye News Sr. Staff Writer The third annual Hope Walk is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15 and will kick off at 8 a.m. on the Charleston side of the Ravenel Bridge (look for the tents and banners). Victims of domestic violence will march in cathartic unity, empowering each other and the …

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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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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 07 2018

James Smith Eyes South Carolina Governor’s Seat

By Gregg Bragg, Senior Staff Writer for The Island Eye News James Smith wants to be the next governor of South Carolina. The Columbia, South Carolina native graduated from USC and later, the USC School of Law. No stranger to public service, he has served in the SC House of Representatives for the past 22 …

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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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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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Nov 11 2017

DHEC Holds Public Hearing Over Jurisdictional Lines

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Sr. Staff Writer Blair Williams, Manager of Wetland Permitting with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control division of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management opened the public hearing on SC’s new shoreline development regulations in the usual manner. He called for a four-minute time limit on …

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Aug 09 2017

Hallie Hill A Safe Haven For Homeless Pets

By Gregg Bragg, Island Eye News Staff Writer Photos by Michele Bayme Hollywood, SC has the same thrill magic and all the drama of its counterpart on the West Coast. It is home to Hallie Hill Animal Sanctuary and the action there is nonstop. 150 puppies and 30 kittens (generically speaking, ages vary) currently reside …

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Jun 23 2017

World Turtle Day At The South Carolina Aquarium

By Gregg Bragg, Island Eye News Staff Writer The staff of the South Carolina Aquarium (SCA) had their fins and flippers full in the run up to the May 27 grand opening of the new sea turtle hospital. The week prior boasted a raft of “soft” events associated with the new facility, which was famously catapulted …

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