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May 26 2020

Phased Re-opening

By Doug Reynolds for The Island Eye News The Charleston County Public Library is in the process of a phased re-opening of its branches, which were shut down March 16 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On May 18, book drops started operating again at 16 of the library’s 17 locations – the Poe Library on …

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May 25 2020

Realtors Back Buckhannon In House Race

By Brian Sherman, The Island Eye News Managing Editor Ryan Buckhannon, who is in the race for the District 112 seat in the South Carolina House, has been designated as a recommended candidate by the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors. Buckhannon, currently a member of the Isle of Palms City Council, has also received financial …

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May 25 2020

Shell Game

By Erin Weeks for The Island Eye News South Carolina’s 2019-2020 season for harvesting oysters, mussels, clams and all other bivalves from state and public shellfish grounds will close May 31, a half hour after official sunset, according to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Because higher bacterial levels occur when water temperatures exceed …

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May 23 2020

Kaynard Ends Campaign

By Daniel Brownstein for The Island Eye News     Democratic candidate for State House District 112 Cheryl McMurry Kaynard has announced that she is no longer seeking the seat and is endorsing Daniel Brownstein to represent Mount Pleasant, Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms in Columbia.   “With the impact of COVID on the …

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May 23 2020

America Sings For You

By Carol Antman for The Island Eye News I love that transcendent moment when the curtain goes up and the air is electric with anticipation. But nothing was like the opening of “Hamilton.” In-your-face lyrics asked who the “bastard, orphan, son of a whore … dropped in the middle of a forgotten spot in the …

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May 21 2020

Beach Towns Ease Restrictions

By Brian Sherman, The Island Eye News Managing Editor As the saga of COVID-19 continued, both East Cooper beach towns loosened their restrictions concerning who is welcome to visit the confines of their islands and what activities they can participate in once they arrive. At a May 8 meeting, the Isle of Palms City Council …

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May 21 2020

Mother-Daughter Teamwork

By Gretchen Koss for The Island Eye News Sullivan’s Island native Dorothea Benton Frank passed away in 2019, leaving behind literally millions of fans and a long list of bestselling novels. Now her legacy includes her only children’s book, co-authored by her daughter, a story about a standout kid who learns to stick up for …

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May 20 2020

Help Us Help You

By Brian Sherman, The Island Eye News Managing Editor The Lowcountry’s mayors have no problem with you visiting the beach during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. But if you plan to enjoy the sun and surf, which wasn’t an option for many local residents for sixand-a-half weeks, they want you to follow the rules and …

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May 19 2020

Spoleto At Home Begins This Friday!

By John Hagerty for Island Eye News This is your all-access invitation to Spoleto at Home—17 days of virtual programming you can enjoy from the comfort and safety of your own living room! Starting this Friday, May 22, tune in for original concerts, best-of Bank of America Chamber Music hits, and insightful conversations with Festival artists. …

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May 19 2020

Isle Of Palms Palm Trees

By Reagin von Lehe for The Island Eye News As if the COVID-19 pandemic wasn’t causing enough of a problem for the Isle of Palms, city officials now are forced to deal with another major challenge: Ninetyseven of the island’s iconic sabal palm trees have been marked with a white X, indicating that Dominion Energy …

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