Tag: Sense

Sep 12 2018

Democrat Joe Cunningham Gains Local Support

By Gregg Bragg, Island Eye News Sr. Staff Writer Joe Cunningham is on the ballot for South Carolina’s first congressional district (SC-1). He says; “We need common sense, not chaos. We have to put people over politics, and country before party.” Cunningham prefers making himself available in person, and has been busy with “Meet & …

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Jun 30 2016

Sullivan’s Island’s Inaugural Farmers’ Market Deemed A Success

By Mimi Wood, Island Eye News Staff Writer Photos by Steve Rosamilia A detectable sense of disappointment pervaded the Sullivan’s Island Farmers’ Market on June 30— disappointment that it was the final market of the summer. By all accounts, the inaugural season was a smashing success; the refrain from residents and vendors alike is “We …

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Oct 03 2013

Council Candidates Speak Out

The following is a candidacy statement provided by each candidate for Isle of Palms City Council. Responses are ordered alphabetically. Barbara Bergwerf Isle of Palms Council member Barbra Bergwerf announces her candidacy for re-election in the upcoming November 5, 2013 election. If elected, this will be her second full term having been elected previously to …

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Oct 01 2013

Isle of Palms Mayoral Race Heats Up

Isle of Palms Mayoral Candidates Ryan Buckhannon and Dick Cronin provided the following biographies at the request of The Island Eye News in order for readers to get to know each candidate a little better. The Isle of Palms Municipal Election will be on Tuesday, November 5. Ryan Buckhannon Few get the opportunity to experience …

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May 09 2013

A Sorrowful Reminder

By Bob Hooper, aka Rent a Bob We have all seen the results of the terrible events in Boston, and I along with other lowcountry residents, abhor the event. It is a wakeup call for most that violence can intrude into any venue and is not stopped by just vigilance, but by a common sense …

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Apr 02 2013

Patrick Mahlen O’Neil

Despite what you might assume from my name, I was born on the bayou, in Thibodaux, Louisiana, where I grew up in a very good family and community, cut grass for pocket change, earned my Eagle Scout badge, learned to play the clarinet badly and the piano even worse, and graduated in the final class …

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Mar 07 2013

The Longer the Vent, the Greater the Need

By Mark Stoner Common sense tells us that the farther hot air has to travel to escape the house, the harder it is to get it there. The greater the distance of the run, the more force needed to push it outside the home. It is also a matter of common sense that longer ducts …

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Jun 20 2012

A southern sit-down with Dorothea Benton Frank

By Lori McGee I had the pleasure of chatting with Dorothea Benton Frank at her home on Sullivan’s Island to talk about her life, the Lowcountry, her crazy sense of humor, and what inspires her. Dorothea just released her thirteenth bestseller, Porch Lights, which hit stores on June 12. Dorothea is a brilliant writer who …

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