Feb 14 2020

2020 Special Olympics Polar Plunge

Feb 14 2020

In Their Honor

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News Sitting on the Sullivan’s Island side of Breach Inlet, Thomson Park stands as a reminder of a battle that helped turn the tide of history. Though they might not have known about the significance of the early Revolutionary War skirmish, Frank and Dorothy Blackett were well aware …

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Feb 14 2020

Back In The Palmetto State

By Joe Siegrist for The Island Eye News In a sure sign that spring is not far behind, the first purple martins of the year have been spotted in South Carolina. The birds were seen on Jan. 30 in New Ellenton by a purple martin enthusiast – one of many people throughout the Eastern and …

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Feb 14 2020

Best-in-state

By Mary Chapman for The Island Eye News Cummings Wealth Management Group in Mount Pleasant has announced that its founder and president, Sullivan’s Island resident Bobby Cummings, CFP®, AIF®, CFBS, has been named to Forbes’ Best-in-State Wealth Advisors list for 2020.  The list was published on Forbes.com, and a condensed listing will be available in …

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Feb 12 2020

A Memorial Jam

By Lorrie Dixson Griggs for The Island Eye News Drifter Fest, the inaugural Bert Griggs Memorial Jam, will be held March 6 through March 8 in Charleston. The music-filled weekend will celebrate the life of Mount Pleasant resident and Drifter Merch business co-owner Bert Griggs, who died unexpectedly in December.  Friday night’s festivities kick off …

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Feb 12 2020

Tuesday Garbage Collection

By Andy Benke for Island Eye News The Town learned that the vendor’s truck experienced mechanical issues yesterday and was unable to complete the household garbage collection on the Island. If your address was not serviced on Tuesday, please leave your receptacle street-side on Wednesday. Should you have an issue with servicing your address please …

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Feb 11 2020

Isle Of Palms Council Discusses Community Pool

By Charles Claxton for The Island Eye News Members of the Isle of Palms Town Council discussed the possibility of building a community pool, elected a mayor pro tem and received good news about the city’s annual audit at their Jan. 28 meeting. The Council and those in attendance also heard from various committee chairs, …

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Feb 10 2020

Isle Of Palms Folks At The Sullivan’s Island Oyster Roast

Photo by Amy Lee for Island Eye News      

Feb 07 2020

South Carolina Baltimore Oriole Winter Survey And Great Backyard Bird Count Set For February 14-17

By David Lucas for Island Eye News The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will conduct an annual Baltimore Oriole Winter Survey Feb. 14-17 in conjunction with the Great Backyard Bird Count. The state natural resources agency is interested in the status and distribution of these colorful songbirds that are wintering in the Palmetto …

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Feb 07 2020

Stories From A Nautical Family

By Susan Middaugh for Island Eye News  Long-time Sullivan’s Island resident and island historian, Hal Coste, has collected family records, stories and photographs dating back to the early 1800s and his Charleston Huguenot roots. In a videotaped interview, Hal recounts stories, both humorous and serious, from the Coste family’s long association with all things nautical …

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