Tag: local

Jan 04 2019

Local Siblings Support Local Outreach

The Island Eye News Staff Report Christmas is the season of giving and one Sullivan’s Island 8-year-old certainly did that this year. With help from his big brother and the Sullivan’s Island Co-op, Tanner Volkmann raised more than $150 to provide Christmas gifts for three kids through the East Cooper Community Outreach Adopt-a-Family holiday program. …

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Oct 23 2018

Local Politicians Endorse Joe Cunningham

Staff Report for Island Eye News Mayors of Sullivan’s Island and Isle Of Palms joined local politicians in endorsing Joe Cunningham at Shem Creek Park this afternoon.

Oct 16 2018

Marina Fest Hosts Local Mascots

By IOP Exchange Club for Island Eye News Charlie the RiverDogs mascot will be making a much-anticipated visit to the IOP Marina Festival on Sunday, Nov. 4. The highly sought after Lowcountry mascot is always a crowd pleaser with children and adults of all ages. This cuddly overstuffed all around fun loving dude will be …

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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 28 2018

NV Realty Group Hosts Local Art Initiative To Benefit Local Children’s Charity

By Kathleen Radenbaugh for Island Eye News NV Realty Group (formerly Golden Bear Realty) will host an art reception and exhibit of the works of local Charleston Artist, Marcia Mathias, on Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 5pm to 8pm. All residents, art enthusiasts, and friends are welcome to attend. This is NV Realty Group’s 8th …

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Aug 23 2018

Celebrating Local Art

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Perspective Gallery in Mt. Pleasant, SC is pleased to present “By Land and By Sea,” a collection of new oil paintings by featured artist, Ginny Versteegen. “By Land and By Sea” invites you into the landscapes of the Lowcountry through the eyes of contemporary impressionist Ginny Versteegen. Join …

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Jun 14 2018

Local Couple Preserves Beaches Through Business

By Mimi Wood, Staff Writer For The Island Eye News Trina Limbach’s brain is like a turtle nest boil, idea after idea bubbling up, tumbling out almost faster than she can implement…the key word being ‘almost.’ Limbach packs a lot of energy into that tiny frame of hers. She has a knack for making things …

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Jun 13 2018

Measure Up

Photo by Barb Bergwerf Jack Lurkin and Laura Sheppard see how they “Measure Up” to our local sea turtles. This sign was created for the SC Aquarium by island residents, Bev Ballow and Barbara Bergwerf. The sign became available to take up residence at the IOP Marina when the Aquarium created its new Sea Turtle …

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Apr 18 2018

Local Student Aces Geography Bee

By Charles Vaughan for The Island Eye News Congratulations to Sam Henshaw of Moultrie Middle School, Mount Pleasant, SC, who finished first place in the 30th Annual South Carolina National Geographic Bee in Columbia, SC on Friday, April 6. As the state champion, he received a $200 cash prize, the “National Geographic Visual Atlas of …

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Apr 17 2018

Local Clemson Student Receives High Honors

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Isle of Palms resident, Angeleki Zecopoulos has accepted membership into The National Society of Collegiate Scholars after earning a perfect 4.0 grade average in the 2017 Fall semester.  She received a personal commendation from the university President, James P. Clements, who commended her hard work and dedication and …

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