Sep 20 2019

Mark Sanford To Run For President

Provided for Island Eye News  Former South Carolina Governor and U.S. Representative (R-SC-1) Mark Sanford announced Sept. 8  that he will run as a Republican candidate for the Office of President of the United States. Governor Sanford intends to start a national debate and discussion around the debt, deficits and spending which he believes has …

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Sep 19 2019

Park Ranger Thomas Sobol To Speak At Fort Moultrie

By Susan Middaugh for Island Eye News Park Ranger Thomas Sobol enjoys researching American Indian history and thanks the Battery Gadsden Cultural Center for the invitation to speak on Osceola, a Seminole warrior who was briefly imprisoned in January 1838 at Fort Moultrie. Sobol, a recognized authority on this topic, will tell stories about Osceola’s amazing …

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Sep 18 2019

Goodbye Dorian

Photo by Tommy Freeman While the latest hurricane to approach Sullivan’s Island and the Isle of Palms ravaged the Bahamas as a Category 5, our islands mercifully experienced only minor impact before Dorian ventured up the Atlantic coast.

Sep 17 2019

Local Doctor Competes In Lip Sync For Lungs

By Allie Kubu for Island Eye News  Isle of Palms may soon have a new celebrity – Island resident Dr. Robert Beall is scheduled to strut his stuff on Sept. 26 for the Lip Sync for Lungs event sponsored by the American Lung Association. The fundraiser focuses on raising money for those with lung diseases. Like …

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Sep 16 2019

Isle Of Palms Garden Club

By Betsy Cappelmann for Island Eye News The Isle of Palms Garden Club will be having a meeting Thursday, September 19th at the Exchange club, 201 Palm Blvd. We will have a social at 6:30 with drinks and appetizers, meeting starts at 7. Our speaker will be Rainey Evans, AKA Happy Rain, a TV personality …

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Sep 16 2019

Lace Up Your Running Shoes

By Hannah Lagaly for Island Eye News  The Isle of Palms Connector Run is right around the corner. We can assure you that this is an event you don’t want to miss. For the past 27 years, the IOP Run has been dedicated to serving the Lowcountry community and protecting its most vulnerable citizens: children. …

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Sep 13 2019

Kevin Popson Set For Isle Of Palms City Council Run

Provided for Island Eye News  Kevin Popson, an active Isle of Palms resident for more than 34 years, has announced his candidacy for City Council in the upcoming November election. Popson brings to his run an established track record of leadership, management, and business experience in the community.  “I’ve lived on Isle of Palms for more …

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Sep 12 2019

Katrina Limbach To Run For Council

Provided for Island Eye News  As a young mother, small business owner, community activist, and conservationist, Katrina Limbach welcomes the opportunity to run for Isle of Palms City Council Nov. 5 and take office in January. Her campaign is thoughtfully focused on three pillars: prioritizing family residential life, preserving our coastal environment and supporting the …

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Sep 11 2019

“Frankly my dear, I want to come home.”

By Jennifer Tuohy, The Island Eye News Contributing Editor In life and in words, Dorothea Benton Frank told it like it was. The New York Times best-selling author never shied from the hard truths, nor missed an opportunity to extol her beloved Lowcountry, while pointing out its many flaws. Dottie, as she was called by …

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Sep 07 2019

Council Members Bid Farewell

Staff Report for Island Eye News SANDY FERENCZ For the last two weeks since the filing for Council seats opened, I have considered all the pros and cons of another four years in service to Isle of Palms residents. These last eight years (two years on ATAX and six years on Council) have been full …

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