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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 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 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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Jul 23 2018

Op-Ed: Threatened Habitat Demands Attention

By Rick Reed for The Island Eye News At the last Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting, Eve Gentieu asked the Town to allow DHEC to place signage alerting beach goers to a Wilson Plover mom and her 2 remaining chicks (1 disappeared). This will not restrict anyone or dog from anything. It will be merely …

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Jul 18 2018

Sullivan’s Island Receives Excellent Bond Ratings

Staff Report for The Island Eye News “The Town of Sullivan’s Island is pleased with the excellent bond ratings it recently received from the nation’s two largest rating agencies,” said Mayor Pat O’Neil. “In connection with the Town’s issuance of approximately $20 million of Installment Purchase Revenue Bonds to finance improvements and upgrades to the …

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Jun 19 2018

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: June 2018

Dear Island Neighbors,  I hope you are having a healthy and enjoyable summer despite the traffic and crowds that come with our popularity. Here are some reminders about upcoming events and opportunities, and some facts you might not have known about our very dedicated public safety staff and volunteers and the equipment that helps them …

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May 24 2018

Bridge Closure May Affect Holiday Traffic

By Emma Woodham, Staff Writer for The Island Eye News The May meeting of the Sullivan’s Island Town Council was unusually brief. Councilmembers Mark Howard and Tim Reese were absent, leaving only five members of the council present. Mayor Pat O’Neil opened the meeting by congratulating Sullivan’s Island Police Officer Sydney DeNett on her recent …

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May 23 2018

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: May 2018

Dear Island Neighbors, Well, it looks like our entry to summer will be marked with a bit of traffic hassle thanks to the Wando I-526 bridge closure caused by cable failure. (I wonder how many confused folks called Comcast to complain?) But right here on the Island, there’s a lot going on these days, so …

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May 10 2018

Town Of Sullivan’s Island Appeals Appeal Of Resident’s Lawsuit

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Contributing Editor A long-running lawsuit between The Town of Sullivan’s Island and Sullivan’s resident Paul Boehm almost came to a conclusion last month, when the South Carolina Court of Appeals upheld Judge Dennis’s ruling that Boehm’s garage apartment building on Goldbug Ave. was in fact a principal building and …

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May 04 2018


A letter to the Editor in the April 13 issue was incorrectly accredited to Rick Graham, Isle of Palms. Mr. Graham is in fact a resident of Sullivan’s Island, where he is concerned about current parking issues. The image he submitted shows cars parked at Battery Thompson and behind the Post Office. Both areas are …

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