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Letter To The Editor: Scott Pierce Is A Protector

The Isle of Palms has been governing itself as a town and then a city for approximately 84 years. During that time we have had many mayors and city councils. As we head into 2022 it is more important than ever that we have the right people to lead this city. Our outgoing mayor and …

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Letter To The Editor: Scott Pierce Is Uniquely Qualified

It is my distinct honor to endorse and support Scott Pierce for the open seat on the Isle of Palms City Council. He is neither flamboyant nor bombastic but rather steadfast and committed to using every resource at his disposal to arrive at an educated solution to any problem. He will be an invaluable addition …

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Letter To The Editor: Gary Nestler Is A Proven Leader

Few times in one’s lifetime do you meet someone so impressive that, decades later, you never cease to be amazed. For me, that person is Dr. Gary Nestler, who I believe should be the next City Councilman for Isle of Palms. I first heard of Gary when I was the Director of Public Relations at …

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Letter To The Editor: Gary Nestler Is The Residents’ Candidate

The sweeping change in the composition of the IOP City Council offers the island a tremendous opportunity to come together and start fresh, with a clean slate. No one could enhance the incoming Council more than Dr. Gary Nestler. He will not only blend seamlessly with the new Council; he is the missing piece. Gary …

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Letter To The Editor: Support for Scott Pierce

I am delighted to endorse Scott Pierce for Isle of Palms City Council. I’ve had the privilege of getting to know Scott during my term on Council and have been absolutely blown away by his experience, expertise, and thoughtfulness. As a third-generation resident raising a young family out here, I don’t think there’s another candidate …

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An Ode To The Wax Myrtle

By April Punsalan for The Island Eye News Wax myrtle (Morella cerifera), a common shrub growing along the coast, was considered one of the most important useful and medicinal plants in the 1800s. Despite it being an important medicinal plant in the 1800s, it is barely used for medicine today. I am not sure why …

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New Year’s Resolutions Revisited

By Meredith Nelson  for The Island Eye News If you set any New Year’s resolutions this year, by now you’ve probably either settled into some new healthy habits or thrown in the towel. It typically takes 30 days to establish a new habit, so you may be well on your way and if so, kudos …

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South Carolina Beach Advocates To Meet At Kiawah Island Golf Resort

By Nicole Elko for Island Eye News The South Carolina Beach Advocates is the state’s only organization whose singular mission is to advocate for South Carolina beach preservation. The board of directors is comprised of the mayors and administrators of the state’s beach communities. The Advocates are holding their annual meeting Monday through Wednesday, Jan. …

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Letter To The Editor: Support Scott Pierce

Island Eye Editor, I am writing to put my full support behind Scott Pierce for the upcoming special election for IOP City Council. I feel so strongly about this that I am writing this endorsement before knowing who all may throw their hats in the ring. Scott currently serves on the IOP Planning Commission which …

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Mayor Pounds Makes Initial Remarks Following Inauguration

Happy New Year to everyone! Again, congratulations to the newly sworn in Council members and to the ones returning – thanks for coming back after the couple of years we’ve had! I felt it was important to have a few opening remarks as this Council tenure begins to help set the tone for what can …

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