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Corps Of Engineers, South Carolina Department Of Natural Resources Announce Start Of Construction For The Crab Bank Restoration Project

By Glenn Jeffries for Island Eye News  After several years of planning and fundraising, the anticipation is over and the excitement of construction activity begins on the restoration of the Crab Bank Seabird Sanctuary, nestled in Charleston Harbor between the tip of Sullivan’s Island and Patriots Point.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Charleston …

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Hiring

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News The Isle of Palms City Council, which has been unwilling or unable to hire a fire chief since longtime Chief Ann Graham retired late last year, has decided to change the way department heads are chosen. At its regularly-scheduled meeting Aug. 24, the city’s governing body passed …

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Downtown Real Estate Firm To Expand On Sullivan’s Island

By Grace Nichols for The Island Eye News From being featured on national television, published on home magazines covers, being involved in runway fashion and owning her own public relations agency, Rachel Urso lived a busy New York City lifestyle up until five years ago. Urso moved to Charleston and by combining her skills coming …

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Op-Ed: Response To Message From Mayor Carroll

By Renee and Rom Reddy for Island Eye News It was unfortunate to read Mayor Carroll’s  “ Message from the Mayor” column in the Island Eye News. While this island is being attacked from the outside, the Mayor used his column not to communicate an uplifting message but to attack and divide the very citizens …

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Environmental Committee

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News The Isle of Palms City Council has appointed nine local residents, including a high school student and a college student, to the newly-formed Environmental Advisory Committee. The purpose of the group is to advise Council on matters of environmental impact, protection, conservation and sustainability,” according to Personnel …

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Amazing Science

By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News The use of DNA analysis has not only made a huge difference in forensics and crime solving, but also in sea turtle research and conservation. In the 12 years since 2010, the Turtle Team has been collecting an empty egg shell from each nest on our two …

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Josh Hooser

The following statement was provided by the political candidate for The Island Eye News My name is Joshua Ryan Langdon Hooser. I am running to be the next Mayor of Isle of Palms because these last 18 months have taught me the importance of having local representation for my values in my government. Local action …

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A Baker’s Dozen

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News Five more candidates have been added to the slate for the Nov. 2 Isle of Palms election, bringing to 10 the number of local residents seeking seats on the IOP City Council and setting the stage for a three-way battle for the mayor’s position. Jan Anderson, S. …

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Op-Ed: Isle of Palms $8 Million Marina Drain

By Scott Pierce, CPA, CFP, MBA, RIA (retired), for Island Eye News Isle of Palms has another multi-million-dollar drainage challenge, not related to water in our streets and yards – it’s called the Marina Enterprise Fund.  Unfortunately for Isle of Palms taxpayers, the Marina has been a complete bust, resulting in a subsidized entity for …

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Isle Of Palms Candidates

Office Associated Counties Name on Ballot Running Mate Party Location of Filing Candidate Status Mayor, Isle Of Palms CHARLESTON Phillip Pounds Nonpartisan CHARLESTON Active Mayor, Isle Of Palms CHARLESTON Joshua Ryan Langdon Hooser Nonpartisan CHARLESTON Active Mayor, Isle Of Palms CHARLESTON Ryan Buckhannon Nonpartisan CHARLESTON Active Isle of Palms Water & Sewer Commissioner CHARLESTON Robert …

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