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Jun 18 2019

Party Like It’s 1776

By Mike Walsh for The Island Eye News Many residents of Sullivan’s Island are at least aware of something called “Carolina Day.” They may even know that it is celebrated each June 28. But often there’s little appreciation for the significance of this date. It all goes back to 1776. The British, including South Carolina’s …

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Jun 14 2019

Sullivan’s Island Elementary School Students Protect Beach Wildlife

By Sarah McKenna for The Island Eye News A series of signs designed by students at Sullivan’s Island Elementary School have been placed along the high tide line and at beach access stations 13 and 16, in an effort to raise awareness to residents and beachgoers about the shoreline’s newest locals, a state threatened bird. …

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Jun 13 2019

Contra Comes To East Cooper

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Contra dance, lively folk dancing to live music, is coming to East Cooper. Charleston Folk has been hosting these dances twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Fridays at Felix Davis Community Center in Park Circle for many years. But on Friday, June 21, there’s an opportunity …

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Jun 12 2019

An Honor And A Privilege

By Nancy Newlin Lain for The Island Eye News What were you doing this Memorial Day weekend?  While you were sleeping in or heading to the beach, the IOP Exchange Club hosted the 3rd Memorial Luncheon for all of the staff, patients and care givers at the VA Hospital. Hundreds were served an outstanding BBQ …

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Jun 12 2019

Wild Dunes New Tennis Director

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Wild Dunes Resort is pleased to announce its new Director of Tennis Carlos Lozano. An AllAmerican graduate of Brigham Young University, Lozano joins the resort with over 13 years of experience serving as the Director of Tennis at various locations around the world. Born in Mexico City, Lozano …

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Jun 12 2019

When There’s Too Much Fun In The Sun

Summer in the Lowcountry is perfect for beaching, boating and surfing – but if you’re not careful, you could end up needing medical attention. Before heading out on a summer day, learn when you should seek medical care for yourself or for loved ones who’ve enjoyed a little too much summer sun. Sunburns are a …

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Jun 11 2019

Financial Planner Kathy Landing Announces For Congress

By Michael Mule for Island Eye News Conservative Republican Kathy Landing – businesswoman, financial planner, military wife, mother, and public servant – made her official announcement of candidacy for South Carolina’s First District today before a large crowd in Mount Pleasant. Landing stressed her experience as a financial professional as an extremely important need in …

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Jun 11 2019

Three In One Day On Isle Of Palms And Sullivan’s Island’s First Nest

By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News This is shaping up to be a banner year for loggerhead nesting. All over the state DNR volunteers like the Island Turtle Team are reporting heavy nest numbers. The Isle of Palms has broken its previous May record of 14 nests in 2017 and Sullivan’s Island has …

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Jun 11 2019

Battery Gadsden Cultural Center And The National Park Service Present Danger On Sullivan’s Island

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News Colonel William “Danger” Thomson played the key role in defending Sullivan’s island from British forces who attempted to cross Breach Inlet to attack Fort Moultrie from the rear. This battle played a pivotal role in the American Revolution and is celebrated each year on June 28 as …

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Jun 11 2019

Prepare For Hurricane Season

As the 2019 hurricane season officially begins, Atlantic Shield Insurance Group would like to provide you with some helpful tips to help your household prepare, organize and prioritize. One of the biggest challenges is knowing where to start and how to take some initial actionable steps. We believe the best preparation takes place well in …

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