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Mar 30 2020

Enjoy World-class Chamber Music

By Sandra Nikolajevs for The Island Eye News Chamber Music Charleston has announced its schedule for the 2020-21 season, the organization’s 14th year of bringing world-class chamber music concerts to the Holy City. Highlights of the 2020-21 season include the Ovation Concert Series, which begins on Oct. 13 at the newly renovated Sottile Theatre. Guest …

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Mar 28 2020

COVID-19 Access Restrictions To Sullivan’s Island

By Andy Benke for Island Eye News Due to the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus, the public is reminded that access remains controlled to the Town of Sullivan’s Island and its beach. Only Island residents with proof of residency and contractors with a current business license will be allowed on to the Island between …

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Mar 27 2020

South Carolina State Parks Closing Through April

By Dawn Dawson-House for Island Eye News Beginning Saturday, March 28, all state parks in South Carolina will be closed through Thursday, April 30, to support the state’s response to COVID-19. The closure is designed to keep visitors and employees as safe as possible by mitigating the spread of the Coronavirus. Visitors who are currently …

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Mar 27 2020

Ryan Buckhannon Seeks State House Seat

By Ryan Buckhannon for The Island Eye News My love affair with the Lowcountry began as a boy. I remember vacationing on Isle of Palms with my parents when life was simpler – before the era of iPhones, Instagram and yes, pandemics. I vowed that one day, I’d return. And return I did. Along the …

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Mar 27 2020

Pet Helpers Helps Take The Bite Out Of The Coronavirus

By Natassia Donohue for The Island Eye News Pet Helpers has announced that it will limit its public hours to help in the fight against COVID-19 and is urging the public to keep their pets home while maintaining social distancing protocols. Pet Helpers vaccine clinics have been canceled through the end of March. The shelter …

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Mar 26 2020

Short-term Rentals

By Brian Sherman, The Island Eye News Managing Editor Forced to choose between its city’s economic well-being and the health of its residents, the Isle of Palms City Council opted to put in place additional measures to help slay COVID-19, the biological beast that has already infected more than half a million people and claimed …

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Mar 26 2020

A Literary Tradition For Literacy

By Angela May for The Island Eye News The annual author series held Jan. 19 at Wild Dunes Resort raised more than $8,000 for Reading Partners South Carolina. More than 350 people attended “Wild Dunes Presents: A Conversation with Mary Alice Monroe,” which featured bestselling novelists Elizabeth Berg, Kate Quinn and Signe Pike. A total …

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Mar 26 2020

Safe To Enjoy

By Erin Weeks for The Island Eye News Eating local, sustainably caught fish is a priority for many South Carolinians who want to be healthy and support the coastal economy. But eating fish is not without potential risks – fish consumption represents the greatest source of mercury exposure for Americans, which can present serious health …

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Mar 25 2020

South Carolina Announces Additional 82 Cases Of COVID-19

By Laura Renwick and Chris Delcamp for Island Eye News The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is investigating 82 additional cases of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. This brings the total number statewide to 424 cases in 39 counties*. Two previously reported cases, one in Lexington County and one in Lancaster County, …

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Mar 25 2020

Coastal Community Foundation Launches COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund

By Abigail Darlington for The Island Eye News Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina, the largest nonprofit community foundation in the Palmetto State, has launched the COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund to receive charitable donations to support communities disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic consequences of the outbreak. The fund is seeded …

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