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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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Sullivan’s Island Residents To Help Study Town Historic Ordinances

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News A diverse group of local residents and Sullivan’s Island employees is expected to spend at least the next few months taking a serious look at the relationship between laws that have been enacted to protect and preserve the historic nature of the town and other codes and …

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Scott Pierce Places Bid In Isle Of Palms Special Election

Following statement provided by the candidate  With Phillip Pound’s transition to his role as Mayor of Isle of Palms, I will be running for the open Council seat in the April 5 election. I’d first like to extend sincere gratitude to our City Council and Administration. You served endless hours over the past few years …

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Isle Of Palms Inauguration Sees New Mayor, Four Council Members

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News The newly-installed mayor of Isle of Palms wants to make a difference during his first term in office by encouraging residents of the island community to treat one another with kindness and respect – “two things that have fallen by the wayside in the past few years” …

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Preserving The Forest

Staff Report for Island Eye News State Rep. Joe Bustos (left) presented a framed copy of House Resolution H 4663 to Sullivan’s Island Mayor Pat O’Neil on Jan. 7 at the Maritime Forest. The resolution commends the town for protecting and preserving the forest. Sullivan’s Island’s previous Council voted last year to settle a 10-year-old …

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Jackie LaPan Edgerton Announces State House Campaign

By Michael Mule for Island Eye News Former Assistant United States Attorney Jackie LaPan Edgerton, whose legal career also includes public service as an attorney for the United States Army and as a state prosecutor, announced today that she is seeking the Republican nomination for the South Carolina State House of Representatives’ District 112 seat. …

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Statehouse Honoring Fight To Save Maritime Forest

By Karen Byko for Island Eye News District 112 State Rep. Joe Bustos is formally presenting House Resolution 4663 to the Town of Sullivan’s Island Friday afternoon at 2:30pm. The resolution commends Sullivan’s Island’s Town Council and its residents “for protecting and preserving the Maritime Forest.”  “When I was elected, I said I thought the Maritime …

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