Aug 21 2019

Sullivan’s Island Mayors Message: August 2019

Dear Island Neighbors, Today we announce our new Town website, ask for your feedback on our Farmers’ Market, and explain what on earth was going on with that Middle Street project that caused the detour by Town Hall and the Post Office.  NEW TOWN WEBSITE  If you haven’t been to our Town website in a …

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Aug 20 2019

Rusty Streetman To Run For Isle Of Palms City Council

Staff Report for Island Eye News  As a 35 year resident of the Isle of Palms, Rusty Streetman announces his run for Isle of Palms City Council. Since his retirement from the corporate world a few years ago, Streetman has become much more involved in Isle of Palms community issues and opportunities. He’s attended many …

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Aug 19 2019

Bird Walk And Free Kayak Trips At Fort Sumter And Fort Moultrie National Historical Park On August 24

By Paula Ogden-Muse for Island Eye News On Saturday, August 24, 2019 the National Park Service will offer a bird walk and two kayak trips from Fort Moultrie.  The two-hour bird walk will leave at 8:00 AM from the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center and will be led by local avian expert Sarah Diaz. The area …

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Aug 19 2019

Tree Summit On Jasper

By Rob Byko for Island Eye News  Things got hot quickly last week when Sullivan’s Island residents returned home to find tree-trucks and wood chippers buzzing along Jasper Blvd. The unwelcome guests took to the trees in elevated buckets with their chainsaws blazing. The long line of trucks worked in orchestration to prune the trees …

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Aug 09 2019

Bird Banding On Sullivan’s Island

Staff Report for Island Eye News  Just in time for the annual bird migrations, Sarah Harper Diaz, a widely-recognized expert on Sullivan’s Island birds, will talk about the birds we can expect to visit our island.  She will highlight the migratory bird species that regularly use Sullivan’s Island as a stopover location or as breeding …

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Aug 09 2019

Choosing The Right Storm Protection

By Armor Building Solutions for The Island Eye News As we begin this hurricane season, it is important to understand what you can do to protect your home in the event of a storm. One of the best solutions is adding storm protection to your home. Whether you already have storm protection or are interested …

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Aug 08 2019

Police Encourage Diligence After Recent Golf Cart Thefts

By Brielle Asero for Island Eye News  Throughout the warm summer months, not only has the island been bustling with tourists and plenty of beach activity, it has also been experiencing a multitude of vehicle related crimes. In the month of June, eight golf carts had been stolen from homes around the Isle of Palms, including …

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Aug 08 2019

When Is It More Than Fatigue?

By John Saunders for Island Eye News Fatigue is a problem that often brings people to Doctors Care. Sometimes they just need some common-sense reminders: Get eight hours’ sleep, eat sensibly from the four basic food groups, exercise three to five days a week and keep weight under control. But sometimes fatigue is a sign of …

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Aug 07 2019

Preparing For 2019 Hurricane Season

By Sam Shrimer for Island Eye News After seeing several named storms in recent years, the Lowcountry is on high alert each summer heading into hurricane season. Just last year, Hurricane Florence caused over $2 billion in insured losses with record-breaking rainfall on the coasts of North and South Carolina. In 2017, we witnessed Hurricane …

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Aug 06 2019

Taking Inventory

By Mary Pringle for Island Eye News  We have reached the busiest point in the 2019 nesting season when hatchlings are coming out of the nests and new nests are still being laid. The average incubation time is 45 to 60 days. These eggs depend on constant heat in the sun-warmed sand to develop and hatch. …

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