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Sullivan’s Island Town Council July 20, 2021 Meeting

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News The Sullivan’s Island Town Council has shot down two proposed ordinances, at least temporarily delaying a change in the town’s zoning rules and putting to rest a plan with the potential to eliminate approximately 162 parking spaces on the island. Council members considered two ordinances on third …

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The Longboard

By Meghan Daniel for The Island Eye News  After just under two years of work, The Longboard Sullivan’s is finally (almost) here.  Managing partner Clint Gaskins expects to open the second iteration of The Longboard (the first is in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands) on Aug. 11, pending an inspection by SCDHEC and other ensuing …

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Environmental Champion Beach Santa To Receive Distinguished Isle Of Palms Award

By Desiree Fragoso for Island Eye News Isle of Palms City Council will honor Howard Hogue – aka Beach Santa – on July 27 with its Signal 30 Award, recognizing Hogue’s efforts to keep the coast clean and draw attention to the litter crisis plaguing beaches, oceans and waterways. The City of Isle of Palms …

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Op-Ed: Sullivan’s Island For All

By Sullivan’s Island for All for Island Eye News In a recent ruling, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signaled they will be closely watching to ensure the Town of Sullivan’s Island complies with all environmental regulations as plans to cut the island’s Maritime Forest move forward. While the Army Corps determined that the Sullivan’s …

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Letter To The Editor: Speaking From Experience

As a member of the Isle of Palms City Council from 2014-19, I served under the leadership of two mayors with very different management styles. What I find in Phillip Pounds, as a candidate for mayor, is the best attributes of each. One served with data points and graphs and Columbia contacts, while the other …

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Turtle Happenings

By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News  NESTING  Loggerhead nesting began for us when the first nest was laid at the north end of the Isle of Palms in Dewees Inlet on May 18. As this is written we have 22 nests of the Isle of Palms and 9 nests on Sullivan’s Island. People …

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Charleston Symphony Orchestra League Raises Over $200,000

By Charleston Symphony Orchestra League for Island Eye News The Charleston Symphony Orchestra League (CSOL) held its final fundraiser for the 2020-21 season, A Summer Fête at the Charleston Yacht Club, Sunday, June 27. Celebrating a truly remarkable year, the CSOL announced it raised $210,000 this year making it one of the best fundraising years …

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Carolina Day

By Mike Walsh for The Island Eye News Carolina Day 2021 was a rousing success on Sullivan’s Island. On Saturday, June 26, about 75 onlookers enjoyed the ceremony commemorating the 245th anniversary of the Battle of Sullivan’s Island when Col. William Moultrie and his band of American patriots turned away the mighty British military in …

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Citadel Names New Vice President For Communications And Marketing

By The Citadel for Island Eye News The communications strategist working on behalf of the United States and more than 50 countries will join his alma matter as vice president for communications and marketing. Col. William (Sonny) Leggett, USA, Citadel Class of 1996, will join the college after he retires from 25 years of military …

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The Citadel Board Of Visitors Adds Bill Connor

By The Citadel for Island Eye News Colonel William M. (Bill) Connor, V, USA (Ret.), ’90, will join The Citadel Board of Visitors as its newest member on July 1, 2021. Connor is a retired Army officer, an attorney and the owner/founder of Bill Connor Law Firm, LLC, headquartered in Orangeburg, South Carolina. For over …

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