Tag: Past

Aug 31 2018

Tales Of Sullivan’s Island Past

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News What was the government of Sullivan’s Island like before we had a Town Council and Mayor? When was Sullivan’s Island forced to prepare for a nuclear missile attack? Where did islanders go to enjoy an evening of roller skating? How did the IOP connector almost not get …

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Jun 13 2018

Hurricane Season 2018 Blows In

By Dave Williams for The Island Eye News  The easiest way to look into the future is to take a gander at the past. The last two hurricane seasons in the Lowcountry, have been impacted by at least a few tropical systems, the most notable of those being Matthew (2016) and Irma (2017). Matthew was …

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Mar 14 2018

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: March 2018

Dear Island Neighbors, Hopefully it won’t be madness, but March has a number of events for the island that are well worth noting. ANOTHER LOOK AT OUR FASCINATING PAST The March program by the Battery Gadsden Cultural Center will continue their great record of intriguing looks into our unique past. This one will be on …

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Oct 27 2017

Letter To The Editor: It’s All About The Details

Dear Editor, As a past Councilmember, I was somewhat bemused by Jimmy Carroll’s campaign ad which was reaffirmed at the Mayoral Candidates forum. He clearly indicates that he likes to say no to just about everything and has yet to befriend accuracy and detail. Take, for example, his “millage increase” no vote, he implied there …

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Mar 22 2017

Five Past Champions To Play The Volvo Car Open

By Arielle Alpino for The Island Eye News As of today, the Volvo Car Open will welcome back at least five of its past champions for its 2017 tournament, held April 1 – 9 at the Volvo Car Stadium in Charleston, South Carolina. Currently in the field are: • Venus Williams, 2004 Champion • Jelena …

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Mar 25 2016

3 Past Champs Return To Volvo Cars Open

By Arielle Alpino for Island Eye News Jelena Jankovic, the 2007 Family Circle Cup champion, Sabine Lisicki, the 2009 Family Circle Cup champion and Samantha Stosur, the 2010 Family Circle Cup champion, will all return to Charleston for the inaugural Volvo Car Open, April 2 – 10, 2016, on Daniel Island. The three former champions …

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Jan 14 2016

Dredging Up The Past

Staff Report for Island Eye News When the Isle of Palms executed a successful off-shore dredging project in 2008, a Civil War cannonball was dredged onto the beach. This relic from the past created a lot of excitement! It was evaluated by SWAT team members and a historian from Fort Moultrie. Deemed safe, the cannonball …

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Sep 16 2015

Raising Their Hands For Service

By Ruth Thornburg for Island Eye News Once again, at the summer Installation of Officers ceremony, newly elected Isle of Palms Exchange Club officers and board members raised their hands for service to the Club, the community, and the children of the Lowcountry. Dimi Matouchev, an investment advisor for Edward Jones Advisors, is serving as …

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May 08 2015

Sullivan’s Island Removes Parking On Middle Street, Looks To Make It Permanent

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor Photos by Jennifer Tuohy This past weekend Sullivan’s Island began its weekend summer traffic calming measures. This includes removing parking on Middle Street westbound from stations 22.5 to 22 (in front of Poe’s Restaurant), and eastbound from stations 22 to 21 and 21 to 20.5 (across from Stith …

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Nov 06 2014

Kaynard, O’Neil Step Up For Mayor

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor The election to decide who will fill Mayor Mike Perkis’s unexpired term will be held Jan. 6, 2015. As of press time, Monday, Nov. 3, two residents have stepped up to offer their service to the town, current councilmembers Jerry Kaynard and Patrick O’Neil. The deadline to file …

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