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Sullivan’s Island History

By Mike Walsh for The Island Eye News By the time you read this, I hope the craziness of the political season is behind us, and we can turn our attention once again to more important things – like island history. Battery Gadsden Cultural Center is always flattered when someone looks to us as a …

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Sullivan’s Island House

by Holly Fisher for The Island Eye News An oceanfront home on Sullivan’s Island has sold for a recordbreaking price of $8.2 million. Realtor Meghan Stein Webster of The Cassina Group represented the buyer in the sale at 2307 Atlantic Ave. Laurie Minges of Dunes Properties was the listing agent.  “The home is a truly …

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Lucky Dog Club: Buoy Rice

by Seth Rice for The Island Eye News Lucky Dog – Buoy, a 6-month-old black lab male (currently 60 pounds)  Humans – Rice family (owners of the original Lucky Dog: Hudson River Rice) Home – Isle of Palms Vet – Pet Vet Dr. Brian King What makes Buoy such a lucky dog? First of all, …

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Come Sea The Magic At The Aquarium

Staff Report for Island Eye News The South Carolina Aquarium’s holiday promotion, Come Sea the Magic, which starts Dec. 1 and runs through Dec.24, will offer photo ops and the opportunity for families to experience the magic of the season – in a socially distanced manner, of course.  Santa will be visiting the Aquarium from …

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Lighting Up The Night

by Macey Davis for The Island Eye News Tickets are now on sale for Brookgreen Gardens’ 21st annual holiday light display, Nights of a Thousand Candles, scheduled for Wednesday through Sunday evenings from Nov. 27 through Dec. 31, with the exception of Dec. 23 through Dec. 25. The captivating holiday event features millions of twinkling …

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Going Greener

by Meghan Daniel for The Island Eye News After a contentious exit from the Isle of Palms Marina by Tidal Wave Water Sports last month, followed by a unanimous vote by IOP’s City Council to approve a lease agreement with the IOP Families Group for a new restaurant at the Marina, the latest in the …

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Letter To The Editor: Gary Visser

To the editor, Many of our communities are served by their residents who volunteer time to serve on boards and commissions. Hal Curry has retired this summer, having given over 20 years of his time and talent to the Sullivan’s Island Planning Commission. Like the Tree Commission, Design Review and Zoning Appeals, Planning is a …

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Additions Made To Reefs On Carolina Coast

by Erin Weeks for The Island Eye News A 65-foot trawler and experimental concrete structures are among the recent additions to South Carolina’s artificial reef system. At the C.J. Davidson Jr. Reef off the coast of Georgetown, Department of Natural Resources staff recently deployed the retired trawler, where it joins a large barge and 20 …

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Tickets Now Available For 2021 Volvo Car Open

by Arielle Alpino for The Island Eye News Tickets are now on sale to the general public for The Volvo Car Open, the premier women’s-only professional tennis tournament in North America, which will celebrate its return to the Women’s Tennis Association Tour April 3 through April 11 next year. The event, hosted annually on Daniel Island, …

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Free Admission To South Carolina State Parks Offered On Friday, November 27

By Dawn Dawson for Island Eye News Admission will be free at state parks in South Carolina on Friday, Nov. 27, as the Park Service joins the national #OptOutside initiative. The promotion, sponsored by REI, encourages people to spend some time in the great outdoors the day after Thanksgiving.   “State parks are some of the most beautiful …

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