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Aug 30 2018

Why Our Leatherback Eggs Did Not Hatch

By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News Photos by Barb Bergwerf Many people have asked how the Leatherback nest laid in Wild Dunes did. Unfortunately the inventory conducted on August 10 when it was 73 days old and overdue showed that none of the 95 large eggs showed any sign of embryonic development. While …

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Aug 06 2018

Letter To The Editor: Dr. Hazel Announces Results Of Beach Study

Dr. Hazel has lived on Isle of Palms for the past six years and calls the Lowcountry home. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Round Valley in Park City, Utah, with a B.S. in Single Track Critter Studies. She logged over 4,000 miles of single-track trail, studying behavior of various sizes of …

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Aug 03 2018

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: Tuesday, July 17

By Emma Woodham, Staff Writer For The Island Eye News The Town Council of Sullivan’s Island met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 17. All members of the council were present except for Town Administrator Andy Benke. Following the pledge of allegiance and the invocation, Mayor Pat O’Neil opened the floor to citizen’s …

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Jul 19 2018

Wild Horses Couldn’t Keep Me Away

By Carol Antman for The Island Eye News  Snubs, cultural differences and misunderstandings are the backstories of Cumberland Island and St. Marys Georgia. The misguided Seal sisters for example were just waving their handkerchiefs good-bye as the Yankees finally abandoned the occupation of their town. Captain Higginson, the commanding officer, saw it differently. “They’re sending …

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May 10 2018

Town Of Sullivan’s Island Appeals Appeal Of Resident’s Lawsuit

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Contributing Editor A long-running lawsuit between The Town of Sullivan’s Island and Sullivan’s resident Paul Boehm almost came to a conclusion last month, when the South Carolina Court of Appeals upheld Judge Dennis’s ruling that Boehm’s garage apartment building on Goldbug Ave. was in fact a principal building and …

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Apr 20 2018

Letter To The Editor: Parking Not Up To Standard

 Dear Editor, The picture associated with this letter shows cars parked at Battery Thompson and behind the Post Office. The parking is mostly for Commercial District customers. Both areas are zoned “Residential” and should not be used for general parking. The town started allowing parking at the Battery Thompson site several years ago without going …

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Apr 19 2018

Letter To The Editor: Residents First, Not So Much

Dear Editor, Last fall’s election swept in a new council. Its mantra was “Putting the residents FIRST”. Well, it’s been four months and let’s see how it’s doing. At the last council meeting members managed to do just the opposite. They voted to make the Beach Parking Plan year round, instead of running only during …

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Apr 04 2018

Training For The Bridge Run? Don’t Mess It All Up On Race Day!

By Meredith Nelson, M.Ed for The Island Eye News If you are planning to run the 2018 Cooper River Bridge Run, I know you and 39,999 other people will have a blast. It’s always a fun time, for not only the seasoned competitive runners, but also those who are there, some in costume, for the …

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Apr 02 2018

Don’t Expect Email Privacy Without Encryption

By Bob Hooper for Island Eye News Emails are postcards. You send out that email to friends, relatives, work and away it goes…. To WHERE? Here are some things to remember about emails and the “free” fax services that people use every day without a thought. An email is like sending a postcard through the …

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Feb 21 2018

Don’t Step Off Island To Treat Your Tootsies

By Mimi Wood, Senior Staff Writer for Island Eye News Finally, a day warm enough for sandals. Except…my feet. Sandals are definitely not an option. Far worse than “beach toes,” (my euphemism for a scuffed pedi during the warm months) these neglected winter dogs are flat-out gnarly. I need a pedicure, quick, before I suffer …

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