Tag: Wild

Aug 30 2018

Why Our Leatherback Eggs Did Not Hatch

By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News Photos by Barb Bergwerf Many people have asked how the Leatherback nest laid in Wild Dunes did. Unfortunately the inventory conducted on August 10 when it was 73 days old and overdue showed that none of the 95 large eggs showed any sign of embryonic development. While …

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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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Aug 08 2018

Wild Dunes Yacht Club Swears In 2018-19 Officers

By Pamela Marsh for The Island Eye News The Wild Dunes Yacht Club conducted its annual Change of Command on July 14 at the Wild Dunes Property Owners Beach House. The 2018-19 Fleet Officers are: Commodore – Pamela Marsh, Vice Commodore – Mike McCall, Rear Commodore – Bob Smith, Past Commodore – Jack Leber, Membership …

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Jul 19 2018

Wild Horses Couldn’t Keep Me Away

By Carol Antman for The Island Eye News  Snubs, cultural differences and misunderstandings are the backstories of Cumberland Island and St. Marys Georgia. The misguided Seal sisters for example were just waving their handkerchiefs good-bye as the Yankees finally abandoned the occupation of their town. Captain Higginson, the commanding officer, saw it differently. “They’re sending …

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Jul 11 2018

Diving Into Summer

Photo by Mic Smith Photography, LLC Wild Dunes Swim Team’s 2018 summer is off to a fantastic start with 149 swimmers, ages 5-18, from the islands and nearby neighborhoods. The Dolphins already have two wins from early meets against I’on and Rivertowne on the Wando. The season continues into mid-July with the East Cooper Swim …

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Jun 11 2018

New Hotel In Wild Dunes

By Emma Woodham, Staff Writer For The Island Eye News A new hotel in Wild Dunes has been the topic of conversations on Isle of Palms for many weeks now, and representatives from Lowe, the company that owns and operates Wild Dunes, presented information about the proposed hotel to city council in May.  “Lowe is …

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May 31 2018

Dawes Cooke Leads South Carolina Bar

By Leigh Thomas for The Island Eye News Charleston attorney Dawes Cooke was installed as the 2018-19 president of the South Carolina Bar on Thursday, May 24, during the Bar’s House of Delegates meeting at Wild Dunes on the Isle of Palms. Judge Stephanie P. McDonald of the S.C. Court of Appeals administered the oath …

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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 19 2018

WDMGA Seeks Sponsorship For Annual Event

Staff Report for The Island Eye News The Wild Dunes Club Men’s Golf Association is sponsoring a Charity Golf Outing, Auction and Dinner on May 13. They are seeking business and individual sponsors to help with fundraising efforts. In the last four years WDMGA has donated over $100,000 to the Prostate Cancer Foundation through the …

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Feb 13 2018

Celebrated Authors Visit Wild Dunes

By Christine Jeanne’ for The Island Eye News Photos by Barbara Bergwerf With a beach theme and a local setting, three authors came together to share personal stories, characters in their books, and upcoming literature projects. Nearly 300 people attended the 11th Wild Dunes Author Series featuring three of the most celebrated beach writers; New …

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