Tag: Palms

Mar 22 2019

Isle Of Palms City Council Meeting: February 26, 2019

By Katy Calloway for The Island Eye News “It’s nice to see an involved audience,” proclaimed Mayor Carroll at the opening of the Feb. 26 City Council meeting. It was indeed a packed house as the Mayor prayed for guidance and wisdom. Roll was called, and minutes approved and adopted by all councilmembers present and …

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Mar 22 2019

Letter To The Editor: Isle Of Palms Exchange Club And Isle Of Palms Community Corporation Explained

I have been an active member of the Isle of Palms Exchange Club for 11 years having been inspired by my parents’ involvement in the 50s and 60s. I am currently Past President of the IOP Exchange Club, and Chair of the Isle of Palms Community Corporation, the IOPCC.  I’ve learned over time that many …

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Mar 22 2019

Letter To The Editor: Regarding Fiscal Transparency

I’d like to address progress regarding transparency.  It’s important for a community and many councilmembers ran on it during the last election. In government, where funding comes from residents through taxes and fees, it’s a public duty to disclose in detail where the money is raised and spent. On Isle of Palms, for fiscal year …

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Mar 18 2019

2nd Annual IOP Front Beach Crawl & Raffle

On Saturday, March 23, 1 to 4 p.m. join The Exchange Club to raise spirits and money for our local charity. Great door prizes and raffle – just buy a ticket. $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Be at The Windjammer at 4 p.m. for the raffle and door prize drawings – admission …

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Feb 27 2019

Coastal Mayors Convene In Isle Of Palms

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Dr. Nicole Elko did her undergraduate work at Penn State, and earned both a Masters and a PhD in coastal geology from the University of South Florida. She felt there was a void she could fill in shaping SC’s beach management policy, so she established the …

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Feb 15 2019

Isle of Palms City Council Meeting: January 23

By Katy Calloway, The Island Eye News Managing Editor Mayor Jimmy Carroll enthusiastically welcomed the crowd to the first City Council meeting of 2019 and was off to a positive and optimistic start with a heartfelt prayer followed by the pledge of allegiance. The first order of business was to elect a Mayor Pro Tem. …

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Jan 31 2019

Isle Of Palms Mayor’s Message: February 2019

I hope and wish that everyone had a great holiday season and brought in 2019 with optimism. The Isle of Palms started 2018 with a new Council that is aware of our challenges and remains committed to forward thinking. The City has begun working on the FY20 budget process earlier than ever. The Ways and …

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Jan 30 2019

BREAKING NEWS: Interim Isle Of Palms Police Chief To Retire In May

By Mimi Wood for Island Eye News Isle of Palms Interim Police Chief Kimberly Usry announced last evening that she will be retiring from the IOP PD, effective 5/15/19.  Chief Usry cited familial reasons for her seemingly sudden announcement.  “My father is terminally ill, and I have to put family first. My mother is going …

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Jan 24 2019

Letter To The Editor: Passports At Isle Of Palms Post Office

Those of us who live on the IOP find it difficult to buy stamps, mail a package or special postage required item, reclaim hold mail, or do any other post office business these days because our post office is now a passport center for greater Charleston. The lines, many days, are very long and we …

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Jan 03 2019

Isle Of Palms Faces Budget Issues Head On

By Katy Calloway, The Island Eye News Managing Editor The December 18 special meeting of the Isle of Palms Ways & Means Committee was enlightening to say the least. “Eyes wide open,” is the mantra of several City leaders in regards to the income and expense reports that they spent nearly 2 hours discussing. The …

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