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Sep 06 2019

Speak Up South Carolina

Staff Report for Island Eye News  My Sister’s House, Inc., the community’s longest operating domestic violence organization, is excited to announce its first “Speak Up South Carolina” campaign in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. Historically, My Sister’s House has hosted its Walk A Mile In Her Shoes advocacy march and annual luncheon …

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Sep 04 2019

Dreaming Of Drama

Jean Schubert, director of Tee Shirt Theater, and her cast of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” that recently finished an August week-long drama camp at the IOP Rec. Ms Jean conducts both summer camps and 10-week long sessions at the Rec during the school year that introduce children age 8-13 to theater and kids versions of …

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Sep 03 2019

Family Ties

By Susan Hill Smith for Island Eye News  As he prepared for one of his last Sunday mornings as pastor of Isle of Palms First United Methodist Church this spring, Thomas Smith texted Laura Canine, who would take over his role once he left for his next appointment in Florence. “Walking into your new office,” she …

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Sep 02 2019

Isle Of Palms Hurricane Dorian Update

By Desirée Fragoso for Island Eye News The City of Isle of Palms continues to monitor the development of Hurricane Dorian and its impacts to our community.  The City remains at OPCON 2, which means that a disaster or emergency is likely to affect the County and emergency operations plans are implemented.  City staff continues …

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Sep 02 2019

Isle Of Palms Mayor’s Message: September 2019

We are in the peak of hurricane season so don’t let it catch you by surprise. The storm we experienced several weeks ago served as a reminder that we should be proactive to reduce property damage and get through any storm emergency with less stress by preparing ahead of time.  Every year, the City reviews …

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Aug 29 2019

Pounds Is In The Race

Staff Report for Island Eye News  There are many large, long term projects on the City’s horizon and Phillip Pounds would like to offer his help in solving these for the benefit of all residents of Isle of Palms. Pounds and his wife, Laurie, have vacationed on the island for many years and have been …

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Aug 25 2019

Change Of Command Ceremony

By Pamela Marsh for Island Eye News  The Wild Dunes Yacht Club held their annual “Change of Command” ceremony last month at the Property Owners’ Beach House on the Isle of Palms. The 2019-20 Fleet Officers are Commodore Pamela Marsh, Vice Commodore Jim Bunting, Rear Commodore John Harris, Past Commodore Jack Leber, Membership Captain Rick Bradley, …

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Aug 24 2019

Picture History

Staff Report for Island Eye News  The public is invited to participate in a photo contest for the 2020 Fort Moultrie annual pass. Individuals may submit up to five photos of Fort Moultrie beginning Sunday, August 18 and through Sunday, September 8, 2019. The Park Superintendent will select the top four images and the public will be able to vote …

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Aug 23 2019

Special Program To Commemorate 400 Years Of African American History At Fort Sumter And Fort Moultrie National Historical Park On August 25, 2019

By Paula Odgen-Muse for Island Eye News On Sunday, August 25, 2019 the National Park Service will offer a special program at the Liberty Square Visitor and Education Center to mark the 400th anniversary of the 1619 landing of enslaved Africans at Virginia’s Point Comfort, now part of Fort Monroe National Monument. This special program will …

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Aug 23 2019

A Night Out

Staff Report for Island Eye News  America’s National Night Out Against Crime is an annual event giving communities the opportunity to meet with and celebrate local law enforcement and first responders. This year’s celebration at the IOP Rec on 28th Avenue featured our local fire department’s Sparky talking about fire safety. Jump castles, face painting, …

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