Tag: Island

Jan 21 2019

Reading Around The Bases At Sullivan’s Island Elementary School

By Erica Taylor for The Island Eye News Charleston County School District is proud to announce its joint program with the Charleston RiverDogs, “Reading Around the Bases,” is back for the third year in a row. “Reading Around the Bases” began during the 2016- 2017 school year as a way to encourage literacy. The Lowcountry’s …

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Jan 18 2019

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: Tuesday, December 17, 2018

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer A skinny agenda and sparse crowd marked the final Sullivan’s Island Town Council assembly of 2018, held on Dec. 17. ‘Twas the meeting before Christmas, and Mayor Patrick O’Neil was ready with stacks of blue tins containing cookies, which he distributed to staff. Ribbed about the …

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Jan 17 2019

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: January 2019

Dear Island Neighbors, I hope you enjoyed the holiday season and are having a healthy and happy new year. Here’s to a great 2019 for all with a complete absence of hurricanes and flooding! 36TH ANNUAL CHARLIE POST ROAD RACE For those of you trying to get or stay more active in the new year, …

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Dec 20 2018

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: December 2018

Dear Island Neighbors,  I hope your holiday season is proving to be happy, enjoyable and at some point, restful. NEITHER SNOW NOR RAIN NOR HEAT…BUT RETIREMENT, THAT’S DIFFERENT Those of us who live on the Western (harbor) half of the island have been the beneficiaries of a very devoted mail carrier for 25 years. Kathy …

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Dec 13 2018

Letter To The Editor: Crab Bank Needs Your Help

Dear Editor, It seemed like an impossible dollar figure for our Department of Natural Resources to match the Army Corps of Engineer’s price tag on restoring Crab Bank a few months ago. Now we are down to $400,000 to make the December 14 deadline. There has been an incredible surge from school children, to National …

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Dec 10 2018

Holiday Lights At Sullivan’s Island Fire & Rescue

Photos by Virginia Stith Sullivan’s Island hosted its annual lighting event at the Fire Station/Town Hall complex on Middle St., Friday evening Nov 30. The Wando High School Chorus performed and children got to visit with Santa.

Dec 06 2018

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: Tuesday, November 20, 2018

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer The agenda for Town of Sullivan’s Island town council meetings is usually measured in hectares; both sides of an 8.5/14 sheet of paper. It was quite a bit shorter for the meeting at Town Hall on Nov. 20. However, the items on the smaller sheet were …

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Nov 30 2018

Letter To The Editor: Sullivan’s Island Town Council Likes Compromise – But How Much?

Dear Editor,  For years Sullivan’s Island Town Council has indeed successfully defended, in the South Carolina Courts, the Town’s right to protect and manage the Accreted Land Trust area – the Maritime Forest – for the benefit of all Sullivan’s Island residents. Now Town Council is bending over backwards in a compassionate attempt to implement …

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Nov 28 2018

East Cooper Community Outreach Benefits From Sullivan’s Island Charity

By Jessica Willis for The Island Eye News On the chilly morning of Nov. 3, in the spirit of this Thanksgiving season, volunteers and island residents from the Church of the Holy Cross headed around the island station by station to invite their neighbors to “give back and give hope.” Volunteers visited nearly every home …

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Nov 27 2018

Veterans Day At Sullivan’s Island Elementary

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Sullivan’s Island Elementary School celebrated Veteran’s Day by inviting local vets to attend breakfast with students. Veterans were welcomed by kindergarteners offering salutes and waving flags in their honor. Honorees were invited to tour the school following the feast. The inaugural event was organized by the SIES PTA, …

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