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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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Mar 20 2018

Sullivan’s Island Neighbors Give Back And Give Hope

By Jessica Willis for The Island Eye News On Feb. 24, members of two local churches, the Church of the Holy Cross and Sullivan’s Island Baptist, came together on a beautiful Saturday morning to invite their neighbors to “give back and give hope.” Station by Station, they visited nearly every home on Sullivan’s Island with …

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Feb 23 2018

Letter To The Editor: Williams

Dear Editor, Many thanks to the Island Eye and Rick Reed for the two articles on Aging in Place: the Senior Village concept for Sullivan’s Island and IOP. My Plan A is to live out my days on Sullivan’s Island, but the recent weather-related episodes support my daughters’ argument that I move to higher ground-Plan …

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Feb 13 2018

Celebrated Authors Visit Wild Dunes

By Christine Jeanne’ for The Island Eye News Photos by Barbara Bergwerf With a beach theme and a local setting, three authors came together to share personal stories, characters in their books, and upcoming literature projects. Nearly 300 people attended the 11th Wild Dunes Author Series featuring three of the most celebrated beach writers; New …

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