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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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May 07 2018

Letter To The Editor: Ready, Get Set, Vote

Dear Editor, Voters in our communities will soon be casting votes in the South Carolina Primary Election. Eligible citizens have until May 13 to register so they can vote in the June 12th Primaries and June 26thPrimary Runoffs (runoff if needed).  Now is also the time to familiarize ourselves with the candidates on the ballot and the offices up for …

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Nov 02 2017

Isle Of Palms Council Candidates Discuss Issues In Public Forum

By Katy Calloway, The Island Eye News Editor The League of Women Voters along with The Island Eye News hosted the eleven candidates for IOP City Council in a question and answer forum last Thursday evening, Oct. 20 at the IOP Rec Center. Over 200 residents showed up to see and hear the candidates answer …

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Oct 31 2017

Carroll, Cronin Face Off In Mayor’s Forum

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Contributing Editor The two contenders for Isle of Palms mayor faced off in a candidates forum hosted by The League of Women Voters and Island Eye News on Tuesday, Oct. 17. Incumbent Dick Cronin is seeking his third term as mayor, and councilmember Jimmy Carroll, who has served one …

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Sep 02 2017

League Of Women Voters Provides Info On Local Candidates

By Barbara Zia for The Island Eye News  Voting is the most powerful way to have citizens’ voices heard, and it is the core of our democracy. Voting’s a chance to stand up for what matters most to citizens and have an impact on the issues that affect them, their communities and their futures. Informed …

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Aug 18 2017

National Night Out On Isle Of Palms

By Mimi Wood, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Tuesday evening, Aug. 1 found approximately 275 neighbors at The Rec, mingling with a cadre of the Island’s finest, attending the IOP’s Third Annual National Night Out. Crime Prevention Specialist and Community Relations Officer Louise Hardy ordered up a picture-perfect night, which sought to “promote policecommunity …

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Dec 16 2016

Charleston Takes On Sea Level Rise

By Sarah Kirk for Island Eye News On Monday, Nov. 14 the Charleston Library Society and the League of Women Voters hosted a talk entitled “Charleston Takes on Sea Level Rise” to discuss strategies, projects, funding and progress around the city’s response to the imminent and growing threat of sea level rise. The panel included …

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Aug 10 2016

Book Club Takes Literary Trip To St. Simons Island

By Carol Antman for Island Eye News In 1961, popular religious book author Eugenia Price and her companion Joyce Blackburn were exhausted from a Southern promotional tour. Looking for a convenient place to rest, they glanced at a map and changed their lives by heading to St. Simons Island. From their ocean-side room at the …

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Jul 18 2016

Jennifer Pinckney To Talk At ‘Be Brave Brunch’

Staff Report for Island Eye News  The Center for Women will host its 5th Annual “Be Brave” celebration on Thursday, July 28. The Be Brave Brunch will take place at Founders Hall in West Ashley from 11:30 a.m to 1:30 p.m. Food will be provided by Three Little Birds Café. The center will hear from …

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Jun 08 2016

Fort Moultrie Honors Women Who Served In World War II.

By Dawn Davis for Island Eye News On Memorial Day, May 30, Fort Moultrie conducted two programs to honor the women who served during World War II. Park staff will presented two 45-minute programs on the role of women who enlisted in the Women Army Corps at Fort Moultrie and throughout the global theatre during …

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