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Sep 14 2018

Isle Of Palms City Council Meeting: August 28, 2018

By Emma Woodham, Island Eye News Staff Writer Prior to Isle of Palms City Council’s regularly scheduled meeting, a public hearing was held for Ordinance 2018-13, which relates to a new definition for impervious material. Only one island resident spoke about the proposed ordinance, and it was passed unanimously. Following the conclusion of the hearing, …

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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

Flying High

By Mimi Wood, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Photos by Laura Togami Two years of pole vaulting; fourth in the nation in his age group. Not bad for Jonathan Togami, third-generation Sullivan’s Islander. Not bad at all, except Hannah, his little sister, can one-up him. She can’t quite beat his personal best of 14’ …

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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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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 29 2018

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: August 22, 2018

By Emma Woodham, The Island Eye News Staff Writer On Tuesday, Aug. 22, the Sullivan’s Island Town Council met for its regularly scheduled meeting. After the Pledge of Allegiance and the invocation, Mayor Pat O’Neil opened the floor to citizens’ comments. Norman Khoury, a resident of I’on Ave., addressed the proposed changes to the Maritime …

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Aug 28 2018

Flying Free For A Cause

By Mimi Wood, The Island Eye News Staff Writer “I am mortified to admit this,” grimaces Michael Fiem, “but the first year we ‘flew’ kids for Camp Happy Days, we were paid.” He explains, “We had no idea what we were hired for.” Fiem, along with his Tidalwave Watersports partners Mark Fiem and Michael Malley, …

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Aug 23 2018

Celebrating Local Art

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Perspective Gallery in Mt. Pleasant, SC is pleased to present “By Land and By Sea,” a collection of new oil paintings by featured artist, Ginny Versteegen. “By Land and By Sea” invites you into the landscapes of the Lowcountry through the eyes of contemporary impressionist Ginny Versteegen. Join …

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Aug 03 2018

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: Tuesday, July 17

By Emma Woodham, Staff Writer For The Island Eye News The Town Council of Sullivan’s Island met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 17. All members of the council were present except for Town Administrator Andy Benke. Following the pledge of allegiance and the invocation, Mayor Pat O’Neil opened the floor to citizen’s …

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Aug 01 2018

Isle Of Palms City Council Meeting: Tuesday, July 24, 2018

By Emma Woodham, Staff Writer For The Island Eye News All members of the Isle of Palms City Council were present for the regularly scheduled meeting on July 24. Following the invocation, Mayor Jimmy Carroll opened the floor to citizens’ comments. James Raih, a resident of Cameron Blvd., addressed council regarding the fact that the …

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