Tag: Sand

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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Jun 08 2018

Sand Sculpting Competition

  By Courtland Sutton for Island Eye News Sand Sculpting Competition Saturday, June 9, 2018 9:00 am   Isle of Palms Front Beach 1300 Ocean Blvd Charleston, SC 29451 Come out to participate in the 30th annual sand sculpting competition at the Isle of Palms Front Beach. Watch artists compete for prizes in six different categories as they …

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May 08 2018

Renourishment Project Wraps Up

By Emma Woodham, Staff Writer for The Island Eye News Great Lakes Dredge and Dock finished pumping nearly 1.5 million cubic yards of sand onto the beaches of Isle of Palms in the latest beach restoration at the end of March, wrapping a project that was more than a year in the planning. Ten years …

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Apr 25 2018

Soft Sand In Isle Of Palms Restored Beach Following Rain And Tide Event

Staff Report for Island Eye News The City of Isle of Palms has received reports from citizens of soft sand in the recently restored beach. In response to these concerns, the City has investigated conditions and worked with the City’s Coastal Engineering Firm.   Coastal Science & Engineering (CSE) assessed the situation this morning and reports …

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Jun 28 2017

Digging Spoleto

Staff Report for Island Eye News Photos by Steven Rosamilia The 2017 IOP Sand Sculpting Contest took place on June 3 at Front Beach. The 29th Annual Piccolo Spoleto competition invited teams of up to four people to compete for prizes donated by local sponsors.

May 11 2017

Get Creative For Sand Sculpting Competition

By Andy Sinwald for Island Eye News The 29th  Annual Piccolo Spoleto Sand Sculpting Competition takes place on Saturday, June 3 at 9 a.m. on Front Beach of Isle of Palms. The event is free and open to all those that would like to show off their sand sculpting abilities. Competitors can enter in the …

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Mar 20 2017

Wigs And ‘Stashes Raise Money, Merriment

By Kerin Wright for The Island Eye News Sullivan’s Island Elementary School held its annual fundraiser on Friday, March 10. The Wig & Stache Bash was held at the Sand Dunes Club on Sullivan’s Island. The event featured 843 Productions- DJ, an open bar, food from Mex 1 Coastal Cantina and a specially curated Silent …

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Mar 16 2017

Adjusted Isle Of Palms Parking Ordinance Passes On First Reading

By Susan Hill Smith, Island Eye News Staff Writer Isle of Palms City Council unanimously approved first reading of an updated parking ordinance for 2017 with some last minute changes in addition to those approved and reported on in November. Council voted on the ordinance at its Feb. 28 meeting, with all nine members present …

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Dec 23 2016

Isle Of Palms City Council Correction

Coverage of Isle of Palms City Council in the Dec. 2 issue of Island Eye News incorrectly stated the amount of a contract for drainage improvements analysis on Sand Dollar Court. The amount of the contract, awarded to Civil Site Engineering, is $2,500. The article also misstated the location of potential sand borrow sites that …

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Jun 14 2016

Sifting Sand Sparks Creative Teamwork

Photos by Steve Rosmailia Piccolo Spoleto’s 28th annual sand sculpting competition took place on Isle Of Palms on June 4.