Tag: Susan

Aug 31 2018

Tales Of Sullivan’s Island Past

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News What was the government of Sullivan’s Island like before we had a Town Council and Mayor? When was Sullivan’s Island forced to prepare for a nuclear missile attack? Where did islanders go to enjoy an evening of roller skating? How did the IOP connector almost not get …

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Aug 09 2018

Dolphins Finish Season Strong

By Susan Hill Smith for The Island Eye News Photos by Mic Smith Photography LLC Wild Dunes Dolphins Swim Team made notable gains with the 2018 season, which ended with the team taking fourth place at the East Cooper Swim League Championships the weekend of July 20-21. “This year, we won three out of five …

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Jul 18 2018

Loaves And Fishes

By Susan Hill Smith for The Island Eye News They connect in the parking lot of Isle of Palms First United Methodist Church Saturday mornings through the heart of the summer – church volunteers greeting vacationers who drop off leftover groceries before heading back home, a ritual for almost a quarter century. Last year alone, …

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May 01 2018

Dolphins Swim Team Registration Underway

By Susan Hill Smith for The Island Eye News Wild Dunes Dolphins Swim Team Head Coach Nick Tipling has seen a growing dedication from the team’s swimmers since he started leading them in 2016, and that makes him optimistic about the upcoming season, which kicks off the second week of May. “We have some good …

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Mar 06 2018

Charleston’s Maritime Law

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News Maritime Lawyer and Sullivan’s Island resident, S. Scott Bluestein, Esquire, is the invited speaker on Thursday, March 15 at 6 p.m., at the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center Auditorium, 1214 Middle St., Sullivan’s Island. Charleston developed from a colonial seaport town in 1670 into a wealthy city by …

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Mar 05 2018

Expect Bedlam At Baroque Concert

By Susan Hill Smith for The Island Eye News Attend an upcoming performance on Isle of Palms, and you can journey back to the 16th and 17th centuries when the lute was one of the most admired musical instruments across Europe, with fans ranging from commoners to kings. Kayleen Sanchez, new director of traditional music …

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Feb 06 2018

Music And Poetry In Early Moultrieville

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News Historian Nic Butler, Ph.D. will present on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 6 p.m., at the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center Auditorium, 1214 Middle St., Sullivan’s Island. Daily life in Moultrieville on Sullivan’s Island included far more than periodic wars and military activities. Townspeople and visitors, from the 1790s …

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Dec 20 2017

Nativity Scene Gets A Facelift

By Susan Hill Smith for The Island Eye News Paint brush in hand, Bonnie Holden surveys the lifesized nativity figures in front of Isle of Palms First United Methodist Church and can’t help but see needed touch-ups. After all, she designed the scene in the early 1970s, and every December since then has worked with …

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Dec 11 2017

Moultrieville Bicentennial: The 200-year Story

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News This Bicentennial talk by island historian Roy Williams will be presented on Saturday, Dec. 16, at noon, at the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center Auditorium, 1214 Middle St., Sullivan’s Island. The Town of Moultrieville was incorporated by S.C. State statute 200 years ago on December 17, 1817, at …

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Oct 24 2017

Isle Of Palms Candidates

By Katy Calloway, The Island Eye News Editor The Island Eye News reached out to the eleven candidates for City Council and asked them six questions compiled by our editorial staff. Their unedited answers to the final three questions are reprinted below in their entirety. The first set of questions was printed in the Oct. …

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