Tag: Tales

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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Apr 03 2017

Actor Josh Lucas Trades Sullivan’s Island Tales With Stephen Colbert

By Susan Hill Smith, Island Eye News Staff Writer Actor Josh Lucas visited “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” recently to promote his new movie, but the vivid personal stories he shared about his growing up years on Sullivan’s Island really stole the show. “When I grew up, it was this remote little, beautiful, beachy …

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Feb 03 2016

Tommy Tells Tales From The Island’s History

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor Photos by Jennifer Tuohy An appetite for history is the sign of a strong community, at least that’s what the evidence presented at the inaugural Isle of Palms’ history event last Wednesday suggested. A crowd of islanders packed into the recreation center’s multipurpose room, prompting the organizers to …

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Oct 08 2015

Enjoy Ghost Tales On The Beach

By Andy Sinwald for Island Eye News Grab your chairs, blankets and flashlights for a night of spooky fun on the beach. The Isle of Palms Recreation Department is hosting the Ghostly Tide Tales on Friday, Oct. 16 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. A local pirate will be telling family friendly ghost stories around campfires …

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Jul 31 2015

Comeyah Tales Come To Poe Library

Photos by Steve Rosamilia Acclaimed storyteller and Gullah Gullah Island actress Natalie Daise presented “Comeyah Tales” stories and songs on July 17, 2015, as part of the Poe Branch Library’s Summer Program Lineup for families. Summer Reading programs continue at all Charleston County Public Library branches through August 10.

May 27 2015

Enjoy A Summer Of Heroic Stories And Adventures

By Delores Schweitzer for Island Eye News The start of summer heralds great programs and reading promotions for the whole family, coming in June to the Edgar Allan Poe Branch Library. Babies and toddlers get in the reading act through the “Every Baby Needs a Story” promotion. Parents complete several interactive activities with their little …

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Oct 15 2013

Sand, Sea And Spooks, Halloween Island Style

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor It’s time to get spooky on the Isle of Palms. Halloween celebrations begin next Friday with Eric Lavender’s Ghostly Tide Tales. Meet at 7 p.m. at the 28th Avenue beach access for a short walk down a fire lit path to the perfect spot on the beach for a …

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Oct 09 2012

Spooktacular Stories Coming to the Islands

Join Eric Lavender of Charleston Pirate Tours for a spooky evening of Lowcountry ghost stories on the beach Friday, October 19. The event, Ghostly Tide Tales, is free. It is a special event by the Isle of Palms Recreation Department. If you would like to participate in the program, be at the Isle of Palms …

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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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