Tag: Into

Apr 18 2019

Into The Swamp

By Carol Antman for The Island Eye News The sign along the canal pointed “To Fargo and all points south (if you know how).” It was a wisecrack reminder that this place the Indians called “The Land of Trembling Earth” is an everchanging, confusing landscape. “It’s really easy to get disoriented out here… People disappear. …

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Aug 31 2018

Beachfront Management Reform Put Into Action

By Mimi Wood, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Literally, a line in the sand. Actually two lines; jurisdictional lines, designed to preserve the beach and dune systems, while still maintaining land rights for coastal property owners. That’s the crux of the Beachfront Management Reform Act, signed into law by Governor Henry McMaster under a …

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Jul 11 2018

Diving Into Summer

Photo by Mic Smith Photography, LLC Wild Dunes Swim Team’s 2018 summer is off to a fantastic start with 149 swimmers, ages 5-18, from the islands and nearby neighborhoods. The Dolphins already have two wins from early meets against I’on and Rivertowne on the Wando. The season continues into mid-July with the East Cooper Swim …

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Apr 21 2017

Local Artist Transforms Trash Into Treasure

By Amy Mercer, Island Eye News Editor Photos by Amy Mercer and Barbara Bergwerf Thanks to local artist, Gretta Kruesi, the Isle of Palms public restrooms have a whole new look. Council Member Barbara Bergwerf says “The city had hoped to get Charleston county to contribute to building a new restroom since it is predominately …

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Sep 14 2016

Book Club Digs Into “Hamilton” With Help From Hoopla

By Delores Schweitzer For Island Eye News It’s the hottest ticket on Broadway, and the experience is coming to the Beach Lovers Book Club at the Poe Library on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 10:30 a.m. It’s an unusual choice for a book club selection, but “Hamilton” isn’t just any musical. With 20,000 words (the equivalent …

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Jul 19 2016

Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series Continues Into August

By Sarah Reynolds for Island Eye News  Photos by Brian Fancher The area’s premier swim, bike and run competition, the Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series, continues its 26th year at James Island County Park. The Charleston Sprint Triathlon (CSTS) is a five-race series that spans May through August. Athletes may sign up for one race, or …

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Nov 09 2015

Musical Rolls Into Town

By Rodney Vaughn for Island Eye News Take a woman who hasn’t set foot out of her trailer home since her baby was kidnapped 20 years ago. Bring in her cheating, toll-collector husband, a voluptuous stripper on the run from her marker-sniffing no-good ex-boyfriend, one woman who suffers from a hysterical pregnancy and another with …

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Sep 09 2015

Volvo Drives Into The Family Circle Cup

By Arielle Alpino for Island Eye News On August 31 Meredith Corporation unveiled its new partnership with Volvo Cars of North America for the Family Circle Cup, the largest women’s-only tennis tournament in the world. In conjunction with Volvo Car’s first American plant in South Carolina’s Berkeley County, the brand will become the title sponsor …

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Jul 24 2015

False Bomb Threat Called Into Windjammer On Isle Of Palms

By Viraj Naik for Island Eye News Confusion spread quickly across Isle of Palms Wednesday, July 8 when a bomb threat was reported at popular bar and restaurant, The Windjammer located at 1008 Ocean Boulevard. Around 2:46 p.m. Isle of Palms Police Department was notified by dispatch that an unknown caller had reported a bomb …

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May 29 2015

Turning Lemons Into Lemonade

Staff Report for Island Eye News Mrs Stefan’s second grade class hosts its annual lemonade stand May 13 in front of Sullivan’s Island Elementary School. The students sold the lemonade for charity and will vote on where to donate the money.