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Dec 10 2019

Pump Stations

By Brian Sherman for Island Eye News The Sullivan’s Island Town Council plans to award the contract to rebuild the town’s five wastewater pump stations at its Dec. 17 meeting, agreeing to spend in the neighborhood of $4 million to replace equipment that has outlived its expected life span by 15 years. Not everyone in …

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Dec 10 2019

Live Nativity

By Hannah Webster for Island Eye News Sunrise Church presents the Live Nativity & Bethlehem Village on December 14th 5-7pm. Our youth and choir will be presenting the Live Nativity complete with live animals.  Then, come explore Bethlehem Village in the Fellowship Hall with crafts, hot cocoa, and cookies.  This is a free event.  Showtimes at 5pm, 5:30pm, 6pm, and …

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Dec 10 2019

Tis The Season

Provided for Island Eye News  Friendly reminder from the police department to Isle of Palms residents to please report all coyote activity to the IOP Police non-emergency number, 843.886.6522. This time of year, coyotes are particularly active and neighbors need to be vigilant, especially those with pets. The police department aggregates this information which helps …

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Dec 09 2019

Improvements Ahead

Staff Report for Island Eye News Aesthetic modifications for Sullivan’s Island’s sole gas station received preliminary approval from the Sullivan’s Island Design Review Board, Wednesday Nov. 11. Blake Middleton of Middleton and Associates Architects gave a short presentation of proposed design changes for a Refuel Station. The Station would like to add a canopy and …

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Dec 06 2019

Holiday Beach Sweep

By Susan Hill Smith for Island Eye News  Beach Santa Howard Hogue picks up thousands of litter items on Isle of Palms each year. He will suit up for the cold weather for a special December trash sweep Monday, Dec. 9 on Front Beach, IOP from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Join IOP Cleanup Crew and …

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Dec 05 2019

Fort Moultrie Announces Rate Increase

Staff Report for Island Eye News  Fort Moultrie will raise entrance fees starting on Jan. 2, 2020. This is the second increase which has been planned over the last year to bring the park into compliance with the National Park Service entrance fee schedule. The park is one of 111 National Park Service sites that …

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Dec 01 2019

Letter To The Editor: Maritime Forest

Dear Editor, As a forty year resident of Sullivan’s Island I want to state as strongly as possible that the Maritime Forest is a gift from God and nature. All over the Lowcountry we are witnessing the loss of nature to over development and concrete. In my time I have witnessed the loss of the …

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Nov 30 2019

Editorial: Sullivan’s Island Cannot Afford ‘Free’ Parking

By Greg Hammond for Island Eye News  We’ve all heard the saying “there’s no such thing as a free lunch.”  The reality of the situation is that there’s no such thing as free parking either. Both IOP and Folly seem to have figured this out… it’s time for Sullivan’s to do the same. The Town of …

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Nov 30 2019

Editorial: Conservation Bank’s Effectiveness Showcased In Boone Hall Protection

By Chip Campsen for Island Eye News  “A society is defined not only by what it creates, but also by what it refuses to destroy.”  –    John Sawhill, The Nature Conservancy I was born and raised on the Isle of Palms. In the 1970s, I would camp and hunt on the north end of my island …

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Nov 29 2019

Lessons From Our Mother

By Carol Antman for Island Eye News  Mom taught my two sisters and me that any trip wasn’t all it could be unless you were arrested, got lost or injured and we’ve taken that lesson to heart.  “We’re not lost, we’re having an unexpected adventure,” she’ll say.  We often return pock marked with bruises from …

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