Tag: Sr

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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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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Jun 07 2018

James Smith Eyes South Carolina Governor’s Seat

By Gregg Bragg, Senior Staff Writer for The Island Eye News James Smith wants to be the next governor of South Carolina. The Columbia, South Carolina native graduated from USC and later, the USC School of Law. No stranger to public service, he has served in the SC House of Representatives for the past 22 …

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Feb 21 2018

Don’t Step Off Island To Treat Your Tootsies

By Mimi Wood, Senior Staff Writer for Island Eye News Finally, a day warm enough for sandals. Except…my feet. Sandals are definitely not an option. Far worse than “beach toes,” (my euphemism for a scuffed pedi during the warm months) these neglected winter dogs are flat-out gnarly. I need a pedicure, quick, before I suffer …

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Feb 08 2018

Inaugural Front Beach Crawl

By Mimi Wood, Senior Staff Writer for Island Eye News If the chance to win big while helping a great cause sounds appealing to you, the Isle of Palms Exchange Club has just the ticket. A $100 raffle ticket, to be exact. The purchase of which, in conjunction with the first ever IOP Front Beach …

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Dec 26 2017

Boathouse Celebrates 20 Years As Local Hotspot

By Mimi Wood, Senior Staff Writer for Island Eye News Richard Stoney’s life as a restaurateur started well before 1997, when he opened the doors to The Boathouse at Breach Inlet. “My father was not happy,” Stoney recalls, “when, as a 19 year-old college sophomore, I told him I was opening a bar” in downtown …

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Nov 27 2017

Bette Griffith Legacy More Than Just Soup

By Mimi Wood, Senior Staff Writer for Island Eye News With all due respect to the Stella Maris Women’s Club, The Bette Griffith Food Fest is a misnomer. Sure, you can purchase the club’s todie-for Okra Soup, reportedly the finest in the Lowcountry, along with delicious homemade casseroles, cakes and pies. But it’s the Silent …

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Mar 07 2014

‘Still At The Helm And Still Sailing Strong’

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor Durst Family Medicine has sat at the corner of Middle Street and Station 22 1/2 since 1948, when Dr. George G. Durst Sr. opened his practice. Today, Dr. George G. Durst Jr., along with his associate Dr. Rochelle Rutledge and his daughter Dr. Kay Durst, continues his father’s tradition …

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Dec 06 2013

Valarie Kobrovsky, Former Miss South Carolina United States, Weds In McClellanville

Valarie Sarah Kobrovsky and Doctor William John Bulsiewicz, Junior were united in marriage on November 9, 2013 at the McClellanville United Methodist Church in McClellanville, South Carolina. The Reverend Jimmy Harper officiated the ceremony at three o’clock in the afternoon. The ceremony included elements of both Judaism and Christianity, reflecting the bride’s mixed faith heritage. …

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