Tag: Ravenel

Sep 04 2018

Empowering Women After Abuse

By Gregg Bragg,  Island Eye News Sr. Staff Writer The third annual Hope Walk is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15 and will kick off at 8 a.m. on the Charleston side of the Ravenel Bridge (look for the tents and banners). Victims of domestic violence will march in cathartic unity, empowering each other and the …

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Feb 04 2017

Author Michele Moore To Discuss The Cigar Factory At Poe Library

By Amy Mercer, Island Eye News Editor “The sun leaned for down bringing shade to the waterfront,” begins Michele Moore’s entrancing novel, set in the time when the fishermen of the Mosquito Fleet rowed miles offshore for their daily catch and street vendors sold she-crab and porgy. With keen, evocative dialect and remarkable prose, The …

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Jul 02 2015

Op-Ed: Remove Confederate Flag From Statehouse Grounds

By Senator Chip Campsen for Island Eye News Sunday evening, while participating in the Bridge to Peace event my sister witnessed an act that encapsulates Charleston’s reaction to the brutal Emanuel AME Church murders. While 15,000 held hands in unity across the Ravenel Bridge, a man stretched his hands toward heaven and declared at the …

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May 22 2015

Get The Most Out Of Summer With These Charleston Outdoor Adventures

By Lori McGee for Island Eye News Images courtesy of Coastal Expeditions www.coastalexpeditions.com Charleston is bursting with hundreds of outdoor adventures. The nearby islands are natural paradises for water sports, long walks, bicycling tours, paddleboarding and kayaking, not to mention the marinas where you can find day sailing cruises, water ferries and deep-sea fishing excursions. Charleston …

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Mar 28 2014

“Wine” Down This Spring At A New Parkland!

By Sarah Reynolds for Island Eye News The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission invites the Lowcountry to get another sneak peek of a future park this spring. In April, Wine Down Wednesday returns to Old Towne Creek County Park! Old Towne Creek County Park, located at located 1400 Old Towne Road, is not yet …

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Mar 06 2014

Take Home A Lucky Dog: Chance

Chance was found limping along the side of the road near Ravenel on February 12. He was taken to an emergency veterinary clinic by a good Samaritan, then transferred to Charleston Animal Society. He had been shot at close range and there was a gaping open wound. X-rays showed buckshot spread throughout his leg. Charleston …

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Feb 17 2014

Charleston Harbor Resort And Marina Host Cleanup

Staff Report for Island Eye News The first boater cleanup of 2014 scheduled by Wounded Nature – Working Veterans, will be hosted by the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina. Wounded Nature has targeted Drum Island as its first Charleston area boater cleanup for 2014. Drum Island is located under the Ravenel Bridge. “Many visitors to …

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Oct 16 2013

Letter From The Editor

Dear Readers, Since arriving in Charleston from Sun Valley, Idaho a little over a year ago, my favorite early morning ritual has been to bundle my two sleepy-eyed children into the car and drive over the intracoastal waterway to one of the spectacular beaches just minutes from my Mount Pleasant home. As we roll across …

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May 29 2013

Pedaling for Progress

By Hannah Dockery Bright and early on Saturday morning, Isle of Palms Mayor Dick Cronin joined nearly 40 other bikers to participate in a segmented bike ride as a part of National Bike Month. Morning rides took place on May 18 as members of our island communities departed from the Isle of Palms Marina to …

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May 27 2013

The Ambassadors of Southern Hospitality

By Carol Antman And you thought you were having fun at Spoleto! Have you been greeted by a live elephant as you arrived at a party? Introduced the Polish dancers to the beach? Walked your dog with opera stars? When double bass player Anthony Manzo calls Charleston “the most welcoming city there is” it’s because …

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