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Dec 13 2019

Tax Changes

By David Lucas for The Island Eye News Springtime is prime time for South Carolinians attending the Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic and other outdoor expos to shop for good deals on new boats. Both aspiring and current boat owners need to be aware of changes to how boat taxes and registration renewal fees will be collected …

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Dec 12 2019

Turkey Bowl

Staff Report for Island Eye News  The 12th Annual Turkey Bowl took place on the Isle of Palms Recreation Center field the day after Thanksgiving. Originally started by Michael Hay, this football tradition of the unofficial “Old Man” league folds in family and friends, including girls and boys who want to get in the game. …

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Dec 11 2019

Isle Of Palms Smoking And Plastic Bans

By Desiree Fragoso for Island Eye News New rules will soon go into effect in the City of Isle of Palms that may impact your next trip to the beach.  Smoking cigarettes, cigars, or pipes anywhere on the Isle of Palms beach and beach access paths will be illegal as of January 1, 2020.   Additionally, …

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Dec 10 2019

Pump Stations

By Brian Sherman for Island Eye News The Sullivan’s Island Town Council plans to award the contract to rebuild the town’s five wastewater pump stations at its Dec. 17 meeting, agreeing to spend in the neighborhood of $4 million to replace equipment that has outlived its expected life span by 15 years. Not everyone in …

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Dec 10 2019

Live Nativity

By Hannah Webster for Island Eye News Sunrise Church presents the Live Nativity & Bethlehem Village on December 14th 5-7pm. Our youth and choir will be presenting the Live Nativity complete with live animals.  Then, come explore Bethlehem Village in the Fellowship Hall with crafts, hot cocoa, and cookies.  This is a free event.  Showtimes at 5pm, 5:30pm, 6pm, and …

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Dec 10 2019

Tis The Season

Provided for Island Eye News  Friendly reminder from the police department to Isle of Palms residents to please report all coyote activity to the IOP Police non-emergency number, 843.886.6522. This time of year, coyotes are particularly active and neighbors need to be vigilant, especially those with pets. The police department aggregates this information which helps …

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Dec 09 2019

Improvements Ahead

Staff Report for Island Eye News Aesthetic modifications for Sullivan’s Island’s sole gas station received preliminary approval from the Sullivan’s Island Design Review Board, Wednesday Nov. 11. Blake Middleton of Middleton and Associates Architects gave a short presentation of proposed design changes for a Refuel Station. The Station would like to add a canopy and …

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Dec 06 2019

Holiday Beach Sweep

By Susan Hill Smith for Island Eye News  Beach Santa Howard Hogue picks up thousands of litter items on Isle of Palms each year. He will suit up for the cold weather for a special December trash sweep Monday, Dec. 9 on Front Beach, IOP from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Join IOP Cleanup Crew and …

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Dec 05 2019

Fort Moultrie Announces Rate Increase

Staff Report for Island Eye News  Fort Moultrie will raise entrance fees starting on Jan. 2, 2020. This is the second increase which has been planned over the last year to bring the park into compliance with the National Park Service entrance fee schedule. The park is one of 111 National Park Service sites that …

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Dec 01 2019

Letter To The Editor: Maritime Forest

Dear Editor, As a forty year resident of Sullivan’s Island I want to state as strongly as possible that the Maritime Forest is a gift from God and nature. All over the Lowcountry we are witnessing the loss of nature to over development and concrete. In my time I have witnessed the loss of the …

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