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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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Jul 22 2017

Our Community Listens

By Julie Chapman for The Island Eye News Think of your most challenging relationship. What words come to mind? Frustration, confusion, anger, thoughts of giving up? These words represent the human struggle when we neither understand one another’s communication style or behavior that differs from ours. I personally know how tricky that can be. My …

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Jan 14 2017

Letter To The Editor: Addressing Our Council Grinches

Dear Editor, Your Beach Renourishment assessment, levied by the Wild Dunes Community Association is unfair. I doubt that any resident of the IOP is against renourishing our beach but the cost should be shared by every property owner on the Island. Why are the property owners of Wild Dunes singled out for such an expensive …

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Dec 27 2016

Christ Our King/Stella Maris Lego Robotics Team Wins Big

By Nathaniel Hoyt for Island Eye News The Lego Robotics team from Christ Our King/Stella Maris school won the regional qualifier in December by a wide margin. The judges were very impressed with the project and said it was a clear contender, not just for state champions, but for the world championship in St. Louis. …

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Jun 09 2015

Letter To The Editor: Protect Our Oceans

Dear Editor, Over the next month or two, we are sure to hear a lot about plastic bags. The plastic bag industry is likely to float around “data” out of context or collected from non-scientific studies to try to derail ordinances like 15-08. Despite their use of half-truths to try to convince us otherwise, we …

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Dec 25 2014

Sunrise Presbyterian Donates Gift Bags To Meals On Wheels

By Lauren Adams for Island Eye News It’s the season of giving and a time to remember those in our community who are less fortunate. Each year, East Cooper Meals on Wheels’ Angel Tree Program allows individuals, community groups, churches and businesses to help make the holidays shine a little brighter. Sunrise Presbyterian Church on …

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Jul 21 2014

SweetWater Brewery Aims To “Save Our Water” One Brew At A Time

  By Hannah Danahey for Island Eye News Although water is one of the most vital resources on the planet, waterways continue to decline in quality and quantity in virtually every part of the world. Earth is home to one billion cubic kilometers of water, yet only 2.5 percent is fresh water. Of that, less …

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Feb 04 2014

Letter To The Editor: Keep Our Island Safe

Dear Editor, The coyote issue on Sullivan’s Island is unique and not comparable to that on Kiawah Island. The coyote on Kiawah Island that had a radio transmitter attached to it, “mostly stayed within a 400- to 500- acre area” as reported in The Post and Courier.  Kiawah Island is over four times the size …

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May 31 2013

Props to Port City Moped

Special to the Island Eye News Port City Moped Founder Jordan Chaplin was inspired to found Port City Mopeds after learning that his great grandfather owned the first Schwinn bicycle dealership in the City of Charleston. Looking to provide visitors and locals with a safe, fuel-efficient moped experience, Jordan and his friend Dave Jarman cashed …

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May 17 2013

Suzy McGrane Memorial

The ninth annual Suzy McGrane Memorial promises to be the one of the best Share Our Suzy (SOS) celebrations yet! As always, there’s great BBQ and beverages accompanied by the fantastic music that you’ve come to expect. Make this event a part of your holiday weekend and come share in the fun. Proceeds benefit breast …

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