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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 21 2019

South Carolina Environmental Law Project Files In Charleston

Staff Report for The Island Eye News On February 28, South Carolina Environmental Law Project, on behalf of sixteen South Carolina coastal communities and small businesses, is heightening efforts to prevent seismic airgun surveying that stands to devastate the Palmetto State’s thriving, multi-billion dollar tourism, recreation and fishing industries. SCELP filed a motion for a …

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Mar 19 2019

South Carolina Politics Consider A Ban On Plastic’s Ban.

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Something to know before visiting the Statehouse in Columbia; water from the drinking fountain contains microplastics. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration defines the substance as any plastic debris smaller than 5 mm (about the size of sesame seed, they say). Dr. John Weinstein, Chair of the …

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Mar 15 2019

Sullivan’s Island Mayors Message: March 2019

Dear Island Neighbors, A variety of items for you again this month. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATIONS, THE DAY BEFORE ST. PATRICK’S DAY  Speaking purely objectively, the commemoration of good St. Patrick is devoted to such a worthy saint with such a beautiful name that the Island will be celebrating it a day early this year. There …

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Mar 13 2019

Sullivan’s Island 2019 Election

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Sullivan’s Island City Council election will be held on Tuesday, May 7. The election for 3 seats serving 4-year terms pits 3 incumbents, Mark Howard, Rita Langley and Bachman Smith against newcomers Greg Hammond and Kaye Smith. The Island Eye will ask six questions of each candidate. The …

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Mar 08 2019

Hot Yoga In Mount Pleasant

By Alexandra Lucia for The Island Eye News Powerflow Yoga is pleased to announce the opening of two new hot yoga studios in Mount Pleasant. PFY originates in New Jersey, where a single studio has blossomed into 10. We are now extending into the Lowcountry with two studios slated to open in Spring 2019. Powerflow …

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Mar 06 2019

Acclaimed Pianist Performs For College Of Charleston Piano Series

By Nandini McCauley for The Island Eye News Praised for his “powerful technique and voluptuous tone” (The Washington Post) and playing that is “at once sensitive and technically dazzling” (Daily Camera), Orion Weiss is one of the most sought-after soloists in his generation of young American musicians. Weiss has already performed with the top American …

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Mar 01 2019

Sullivans Island Elementary School Students’ Species Project

By Deborah Palmer Santos for The Island Eye News Students had to identify the different classes of vertebrates. After conducting research to determine the features and characteristics of those animals, they then were tasked with creating a new species. Along with naming their new animal, students also had to identify its class and provide information …

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