Tag: Republican

Oct 29 2018

Letter To The Editor: Register Of Deeds

To The Editor, On Nov. 6, we will elect a new Register of Deeds (ROD) for Charleston County. The former and current ROD have been the keepers of these documents for the past 24 years. Mr. Lybrand stepped down last year and Mrs. Bozman is retiring in December. What is The Register of Deeds (ROD) …

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Aug 31 2018

Beachfront Management Reform Put Into Action

By Mimi Wood, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Literally, a line in the sand. Actually two lines; jurisdictional lines, designed to preserve the beach and dune systems, while still maintaining land rights for coastal property owners. That’s the crux of the Beachfront Management Reform Act, signed into law by Governor Henry McMaster under a …

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Aug 15 2018

Katie Arrington Returns To Campaign Trail

By Gregg Bragg for the Island Eye News Katie Arrington surprised a minority of voters in South Carolina’s first congressional district (SC1) republican primary on June 12. The first term state representative and veteran defense industry consultant ran straight at incumbent Mark Sanford’s nearly forgotten infidelity, mocking her opponent’s trip to Argentina/Appalachian Trail with a …

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Jun 06 2018

Ask The County Council District 2 Candidates

The June 12 primary elections have significance for the Lowcountry, as we will be looking to fill seats at the national, state and county levels in this year’s election cycle. The Island Eye News posed six questions to our two candidates for County Council, District 2, which covers Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms, Mount Pleasant …

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May 23 2018

Bill Would Improve FEMA Practices

By Sanford Press Office for The Island Eye News U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Tim Scott (R-SC) and U.S. Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Mark Sanford (R-SC) introduced legislation that would help more vulnerable homeowners move out of dangerous flood zones. The bipartisan bill calls for a comprehensive review of the Federal Emergency Management …

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Apr 26 2018

Joe Bowers Seeks County Council Seat

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Constituent School Board Member Joe Bowers is mounting a challenger campaign in the June 12 Republican Primary for Charleston County Council District 2. No other party fielded a candidate during the March filing period for the seat, which represents Awendaw, Isle of Palms, McClellanville, Sullivan’s Island, with portions …

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Jul 21 2017

Lowcountry Food Bank Announces Veterans Program

By Kathryn Douglas for The Island Eye News Feeding America®, the nation’s largest hunger relief organization, recently announced a new partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that will help men and women who have served this country. The new Veterans Pantry Pilot program will provide food assistance to veterans onsite at VA Medical …

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Jul 14 2017

Letter To The Editor: Conservatives, Moderates Speak Up

Dear Editor, When you see a wrong oppose it. This was a core value we were all taught while growing up at home, in Sunday school, in youth sports and in civic organizations. During a tumultuous Presidential primary campaign my siblings reminded me that “The Donald’s” behavior, language, manners and demeanor were contrary to everything …

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Jun 02 2017

Sullivan’s Island Native To Release Innovative Travel App

By Brent Petri for Island Eye News Landon Sanford, a Charleston resident raised on Sullivan’s Island, is the founder and developer of a new travel application soon to be available for both the iOS and Android operating systems. “Rayka,” referring to the Icelandic word for wander, is a unique service that allows the user explore …

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May 04 2017

Charleston County Republican Party Elects Officers

By Amy Mercer, Island Eye News Editor Sullivan’s Island resident Larry Kobrovsky was unanimously re-elected as Chairman and Maurice Washington was elected as First Vice Chairman of the Charleston County Republican Party on Thursday, April 20 at the Charleston County Republican Convention. Chairman Kobrovsky touted the success of last year’s record turnout in the Republican …

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